The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 7 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 296 196 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.83% 7.67% 7.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.08% 37.62% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 119
Median daily rate £400 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.99% +16.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Median hourly rate £24.75 £42.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.76% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £16.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.95 £43.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +62.63%
Security Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
591 521 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.62% 20.38% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 267 231
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 54
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £9.76 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Midlands region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Midlands region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 78 £425 +30.76% 10
Shropshire +28 74 £340 +36.00%
Solihull +3 44 £175 - 4
Coventry +12 34 £448 -0.55% 4
Worcestershire +11 22 £413 -8.33% 2
Warwickshire +3 10 £430 - 1
Staffordshire +2 6 £450 +8.43%
Herefordshire 0 3 £400 -11.11%
Wolverhampton +1 2 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield 0 2 £613 +36.11%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 411 (73.92%) SC Cleared
2 122 (21.94%) Cisco
3 107 (19.24%) Microsoft
4 92 (16.55%) ITIL
5 77 (13.85%) LAN
5 77 (13.85%) Data Centre
6 74 (13.31%) Firewall
7 73 (13.13%) Windows
7 73 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (12.05%) WAN
9 63 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (11.33%) Juniper
10 53 (9.53%) HTML
11 51 (9.17%) CSS
12 48 (8.63%) Linux
12 48 (8.63%) DNS
12 48 (8.63%) Project Management
13 47 (8.45%) PRINCE2
14 46 (8.27%) Migration
15 44 (7.91%) SQL
16 43 (7.73%) CCNP
17 40 (7.19%) Active Directory
17 40 (7.19%) DV Cleared
18 39 (7.01%) Finance
19 38 (6.83%) JavaScript
19 38 (6.83%) ITIL V3
20 37 (6.65%) Cybersecurity
20 37 (6.65%) SQL Server
20 37 (6.65%) Telecoms
21 36 (6.47%) Oracle

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.60%) Skype for Business
3 17 (3.06%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.70%) CMS
5 11 (1.98%) Drupal
5 11 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (1.80%) NServiceBus
7 8 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.26%) Confluence
9 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.90%) Apache
10 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.54%) IIS
12 3 (0.54%) nginx
12 3 (0.54%) SAS
12 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (5.22%) MS Excel
1 29 (5.22%) MS Office
2 7 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.44%) Maximo
4 6 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.90%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.36%) assyst
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.06%) Office 365
3 15 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.08%) OneDrive
6 5 (0.90%) SaaS
6 5 (0.90%) Yammer
7 4 (0.72%) GitHub
7 4 (0.72%) IaaS
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.54%) Route 53
8 3 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.36%) PaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.85%) LAN
2 74 (13.31%) Firewall
3 67 (12.05%) WAN
4 48 (8.63%) DNS
5 30 (5.40%) VPN
6 27 (4.86%) DHCP
7 26 (4.68%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (4.50%) VoIP
9 24 (4.32%) HTTP
9 24 (4.32%) TCP/IP
10 23 (4.14%) Wireless
11 19 (3.42%) BGP
11 19 (3.42%) SAN
12 18 (3.24%) MPLS
12 18 (3.24%) VLAN
13 17 (3.06%) Network Security
14 13 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (2.34%) OSPF
14 13 (2.34%) Unified Communications
15 12 (2.16%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.34%) MySQL
2 13 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.98%) Big Data
3 11 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.26%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.90%) HBase
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.54%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 21 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.16%) JIRA
4 12 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (1.44%) Subversion
7 7 (1.26%) JUnit
8 6 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.90%) Ant
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.72%) MSI
11 3 (0.54%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.54%) Capybara
11 3 (0.54%) git-flow
11 3 (0.54%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.54%) Protractor
11 3 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.54%) RSpec
General
1 39 (7.01%) Finance
2 37 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.80%) Legal
4 9 (1.62%) Billing
5 5 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 5 (0.90%) Automotive
5 5 (0.90%) Law
5 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.72%) Marketing
6 4 (0.72%) Military
6 4 (0.72%) Publishing
7 3 (0.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.36%) Advertising
8 2 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Banking
9 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 79 (14.21%) Architect
2 68 (12.23%) Analyst
3 55 (9.89%) Developer
4 37 (6.65%) Network Engineer
5 29 (5.22%) Network Architect
6 28 (5.04%) Software Engineer
7 23 (4.14%) Consultant
8 22 (3.96%) Project Manager
9 18 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
9 18 (3.24%) Designer
9 18 (3.24%) Security Analyst
10 16 (2.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 16 (2.88%) Lead Architect
10 16 (2.88%) Telecoms Architect
11 15 (2.70%) Network Designer
11 15 (2.70%) Service Manager
12 13 (2.34%) Administrator
12 13 (2.34%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (2.16%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.53%) HTML
2 51 (9.17%) CSS
3 28 (5.04%) .NET
4 23 (4.14%) Middleware
4 23 (4.14%) XML
5 22 (3.96%) WCF
5 22 (3.96%) Web Services
6 19 (3.42%) jQuery
7 16 (2.88%) HTML5
8 14 (2.52%) SOAP
9 12 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (1.80%) StructureMap
12 9 (1.62%) Struts
13 8 (1.44%) Spring
14 7 (1.26%) ASP.NET
14 7 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
15 6 (1.08%) 802.1X
15 6 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.60%) User Experience
4 17 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.34%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.98%) CESG
6 11 (1.98%) PKI
7 9 (1.62%) CMDB
8 8 (1.44%) Replication
8 8 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.26%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.26%) PDA
10 6 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.72%) Clustering
12 4 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.54%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (13.13%) Windows
2 48 (8.63%) Linux
3 34 (6.12%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.86%) Unix
5 23 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.62%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.62%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.72%) CentOS
11 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.72%) Solaris
11 4 (0.72%) SUSE
11 4 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.54%) AIX
12 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (16.55%) ITIL
2 73 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (8.63%) Project Management
4 47 (8.45%) PRINCE2
5 46 (8.27%) Migration
6 38 (6.83%) ITIL V3
7 37 (6.65%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (6.12%) Network Design
9 33 (5.94%) Mentoring
9 33 (5.94%) Service Management
10 32 (5.76%) Software Engineering
11 28 (5.04%) SIEM
12 27 (4.86%) Scrum
13 25 (4.50%) Customer Engagement
13 25 (4.50%) Incident Management
13 25 (4.50%) Presales
13 25 (4.50%) Service Delivery
14 24 (4.32%) MVC
15 22 (3.96%) Configuration Management
16 21 (3.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.91%) SQL
2 38 (6.83%) JavaScript
3 24 (4.32%) Java
4 22 (3.96%) PowerShell
5 21 (3.78%) C#
6 16 (2.88%) C++
6 16 (2.88%) Python
7 13 (2.34%) Ruby
8 8 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.26%) PHP
9 7 (1.26%) Scala
10 6 (1.08%) C
11 5 (0.90%) VB
12 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.72%) R
13 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.18%) Jython
15 1 (0.18%) Perl
15 1 (0.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 411 (73.92%) SC Cleared
2 63 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (7.73%) CCNP
4 40 (7.19%) DV Cleared
5 33 (5.94%) CCNA
6 30 (5.40%) Degree
7 25 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 17 (3.06%) BICSI Certification
11 17 (3.06%) BICSI RCDD
12 16 (2.88%) MCSA
13 13 (2.34%) MCSE
14 12 (2.16%) JNCIA
15 9 (1.62%) CCDP
15 9 (1.62%) CCSA
16 8 (1.44%) CCDA
16 8 (1.44%) CEH
16 8 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.62%) QA
4 6 (1.08%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (0.90%) SLA
6 4 (0.72%) MISRA
6 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.54%) GPG13
7 3 (0.54%) RMADS
8 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.34%) vSphere
3 11 (1.98%) XenApp
4 8 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.44%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.90%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.90%) XenServer
6 4 (0.72%) HDFS
7 2 (0.36%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) Docker
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.52%) SCCM
2 10 (1.80%) Nagios
3 8 (1.44%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.44%) Puppet
4 7 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (1.26%) SCOM
5 5 (0.90%) Ansible
5 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.90%) OPNET
5 5 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.90%) Salt
6 3 (0.54%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.54%) collectd
6 3 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.54%) Kibana
6 3 (0.54%) logstash
6 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.54%) StatsD
6 3 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 122 (21.94%) Cisco
2 107 (19.24%) Microsoft
3 63 (11.33%) Juniper
4 36 (6.47%) Oracle
5 34 (6.12%) VMware
6 29 (5.22%) CheckPoint
7 26 (4.68%) BT
8 22 (3.96%) EMC
9 21 (3.78%) IBM
10 19 (3.42%) Citrix
10 19 (3.42%) Intel Security
11 18 (3.24%) SolarWinds
11 18 (3.24%) TOWER Software
12 17 (3.06%) HP
13 16 (2.88%) Capita
13 16 (2.88%) F5
14 15 (2.70%) Aruba
14 15 (2.70%) Fortinet
15 12 (2.16%) Brocade
15 12 (2.16%) CA
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £100 - £101 per day + Expense allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Rate: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago