The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 18 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 186 109 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.55% 5.48% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.08% 35.16% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 61 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.83 £15.75 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.34% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.17 £14.35 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.00 £17.15 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
422 310 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.14% 15.59% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 157 174
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.80 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £34.45 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 83 £413 +3.12% 9
Shropshire +12 26 £248 -32.19% 1
Worcestershire +1 12 £500 +53.84% 2
Warwickshire +1 11 £386 +18.84% 10
Wolverhampton +6 9 £321 -35.75% 1
Solihull +2 8 £580 +134.34%
Coventry -18 4 £365 -1.01% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £325 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 287 (81.30%) SC Cleared
2 65 (18.41%) Windows
3 56 (15.86%) Microsoft
4 51 (14.45%) ITIL
5 40 (11.33%) LAN
6 39 (11.05%) Telecoms
7 34 (9.63%) PRINCE2
7 34 (9.63%) Oracle
7 34 (9.63%) Cisco
8 32 (9.07%) Project Management
8 32 (9.07%) WAN
9 31 (8.78%) MS Office
9 31 (8.78%) TRIRIGA
10 29 (8.22%) VMware
10 29 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (7.65%) Migration
11 27 (7.65%) Finance
12 26 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (6.80%) MS Excel
13 24 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (6.52%) Active Directory
15 22 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (5.67%) Firewall
16 20 (5.67%) HP
16 20 (5.67%) SLA
16 20 (5.67%) Citrix
17 19 (5.38%) SQL
18 18 (5.10%) MS Exchange
18 18 (5.10%) Change Control
18 18 (5.10%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (1.70%) Oracle UPK
5 5 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.85%) Lync
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.28%) TPMS
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) CICS
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (8.78%) MS Office
2 24 (6.80%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.98%) MS Project
4 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (8.78%) TRIRIGA
2 10 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.57%) Agresso
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.33%) LAN
2 32 (9.07%) WAN
3 20 (5.67%) Firewall
4 16 (4.53%) SAN
5 15 (4.25%) DHCP
6 13 (3.68%) DNS
7 11 (3.12%) VLAN
7 11 (3.12%) NAS
8 10 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (2.83%) Network Security
9 9 (2.55%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.27%) BGP
10 8 (2.27%) MPLS
10 8 (2.27%) OSPF
10 8 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.98%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (1.13%) VoIP
13 4 (1.13%) VPN
13 4 (1.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.85%) Big Data
3 3 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.57%) DataStage
4 2 (0.57%) QualityStage
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.57%) Essbase
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.28%) MSI
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (11.05%) Telecoms
2 27 (7.65%) Finance
3 9 (2.55%) Military
4 8 (2.27%) Publishing
5 7 (1.98%) Legal
6 4 (1.13%) Law
7 2 (0.57%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Billing
7 2 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (13.60%) Analyst
2 35 (9.92%) Project Manager
3 32 (9.07%) Consultant
4 30 (8.50%) Architect
5 20 (5.67%) Support Engineer
6 18 (5.10%) Network Engineer
7 12 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (3.40%) Technical Architect
8 11 (3.12%) Test Analyst
8 11 (3.12%) Developer
9 9 (2.55%) Service Analyst
9 9 (2.55%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (2.27%) Coordinator
10 8 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (2.27%) Lead Architect
11 7 (1.98%) Incident Manager
11 7 (1.98%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (1.98%) Implementation Manager
11 7 (1.98%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 7 (1.98%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.40%) .NET
2 8 (2.27%) JSP
3 6 (1.70%) CSS
4 4 (1.13%) HTML
5 3 (0.85%) XML
6 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.57%) WPF
7 1 (0.28%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.28%) jQuery
7 1 (0.28%) HTML5
7 1 (0.28%) CSS3
7 1 (0.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.28%) WinForms
7 1 (0.28%) JavaBeans
7 1 (0.28%) Web Services
7 1 (0.28%) COM
7 1 (0.28%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.40%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.12%) PDA
4 6 (1.70%) NHS
4 6 (1.70%) RMADS
5 4 (1.13%) E-Learning
6 3 (0.85%) Economics
6 3 (0.85%) FlexPod
6 3 (0.85%) Clustering
7 2 (0.57%) GIS
7 2 (0.57%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.57%) Social Media
7 2 (0.57%) CESG
7 2 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.57%) Wiki
8 1 (0.28%) CMDB
8 1 (0.28%) SCADA
8 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.28%) Physics
8 1 (0.28%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.41%) Windows
2 29 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (4.53%) Windows XP
5 15 (4.25%) UNIX
6 9 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.55%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.27%) Linux
8 7 (1.98%) Solaris
9 2 (0.57%) AIX
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (14.45%) ITIL
2 34 (9.63%) PRINCE2
3 32 (9.07%) Project Management
4 27 (7.65%) Migration
5 22 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (5.10%) Change Control
7 16 (4.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (4.25%) Service Delivery
8 15 (4.25%) Programme Management
9 14 (3.97%) Validation
9 14 (3.97%) Network Design
10 13 (3.68%) Requirements Management
10 13 (3.68%) Service Management
11 12 (3.40%) ERP
11 12 (3.40%) Supplier Management
12 11 (3.12%) Risk Management
13 10 (2.83%) UML
13 10 (2.83%) Change Management
13 10 (2.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.38%) SQL
2 11 (3.12%) C
2 11 (3.12%) Java
3 9 (2.55%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.13%) C#
5 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.85%) Tcl
5 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.85%) Perl
6 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.28%) Korn
7 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.28%) sed
7 1 (0.28%) XAML
7 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.28%) Python
7 1 (0.28%) VB
7 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 287 (81.30%) SC Cleared
2 26 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (4.82%) CCNP
4 13 (3.68%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.12%) ISEB
6 10 (2.83%) CCNA
7 9 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.98%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.98%) BC Cleared
8 7 (1.98%) CCIE
9 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.85%) Degree
10 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.85%) CCSP
10 3 (0.85%) MCSE
11 2 (0.57%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (0.57%) CCDP
11 2 (0.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.67%) SLA
2 7 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.13%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.13%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) P3O
5 1 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.68%) XenApp
4 12 (3.40%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.12%) XenServer
6 6 (1.70%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.28%) Nmap
8 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.10%) SCCM
2 5 (1.42%) SCOM
3 3 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.57%) WSUS
4 2 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.28%) Nessus
5 1 (0.28%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.28%) SCSM
5 1 (0.28%) OPNET
5 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 56 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.63%) Oracle
2 34 (9.63%) Cisco
3 29 (8.22%) VMware
4 20 (5.67%) HP
4 20 (5.67%) Citrix
5 15 (4.25%) McAfee
6 14 (3.97%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.68%) IBM
8 12 (3.40%) Juniper
9 11 (3.12%) Dell
10 10 (2.83%) F5
11 8 (2.27%) EMC
11 8 (2.27%) Blue Coat
12 7 (1.98%) Talend
13 6 (1.70%) SAP
14 4 (1.13%) Remedy
14 4 (1.13%) Fortinet
15 3 (0.85%) Riverbed
15 3 (0.85%) webMethods
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £34 to £40 per hour depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Volt
Rate: £200.00 - £235.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 - £210 per day + or £35k - £50k pro rata on FTC
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago