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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 14 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 279 115 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.82% 4.82% 7.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.92% 26.87% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 62 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £257 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £22.42 £26.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.80% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £85.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
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
650 428 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.56% 17.95% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 260 201
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 33
Median hourly rate £25.06 £30.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +6 74 £400 +14.28% 14
Solihull +11 54 £430 - 1
Shropshire -4 44 £488 +26.62% 3
Worcestershire 0 21 £350 -22.22% 1
Coventry -5 21 £325 -16.12% 7
Herefordshire -1 12 £350 -15.66%
Staffordshire +4 9 £285 -34.10% 1
Warwickshire +2 7 £363 - 3
Sutton Coldfield +1 6 £295 -10.60%
Wolverhampton - 3 £350 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 455 (80.53%) SC Cleared
2 124 (21.95%) Windows
3 106 (18.76%) Cisco
4 93 (16.46%) Microsoft
5 78 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (13.27%) Linux
7 68 (12.04%) Oracle
7 68 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (11.86%) SQL
9 64 (11.33%) Unix
10 61 (10.80%) Migration
11 60 (10.62%) ITIL
12 59 (10.44%) Juniper
12 59 (10.44%) Firewall
13 54 (9.56%) Data Centre
14 53 (9.38%) Project Management
14 53 (9.38%) Citrix
15 52 (9.20%) Java
16 51 (9.03%) CCNP
16 51 (9.03%) Oracle Database
17 49 (8.67%) VMware
18 48 (8.50%) WAN
18 48 (8.50%) JIRA
19 47 (8.32%) PRINCE2
20 46 (8.14%) MS Excel
20 46 (8.14%) Service Management
21 45 (7.96%) LAN
22 44 (7.79%) Windows Server
23 43 (7.61%) Software Engineering
24 42 (7.43%) Scrum

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 (6.02%) WebLogic
2 29 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.42%) Confluence
4 19 (3.36%) Oracle Application Server
5 17 (3.01%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.65%) MS Exchange
7 14 (2.48%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.77%) SAS
10 8 (1.42%) IIS
10 8 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.06%) Apache
12 6 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.53%) CMS
15 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 46 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.49%) MS Office
3 19 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.88%) MS Project
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) Simulink
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (4.07%) Oracle Applications
2 22 (3.89%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (3.54%) Oracle 11i
3 20 (3.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (2.30%) Maximo
5 5 (0.88%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.77%) Office 365
5 3 (0.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.44%) Firewall
2 48 (8.50%) WAN
3 45 (7.96%) LAN
4 30 (5.31%) NetScaler
5 27 (4.78%) VPN
5 27 (4.78%) Wireless
6 26 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (4.42%) BGP
8 18 (3.19%) VoIP
9 16 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (2.83%) DHCP
9 16 (2.83%) DNS
9 16 (2.83%) SAN
10 14 (2.48%) OSPF
11 13 (2.30%) Structured Cabling
12 12 (2.12%) DAB
12 12 (2.12%) IPv4
12 12 (2.12%) MPLS
12 12 (2.12%) Network Security
12 12 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.03%) Oracle Database
2 35 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (4.07%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.89%) BusinessObjects
7 21 (3.72%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (3.54%) Oracle OWB
9 19 (3.36%) Oracle Discoverer
10 18 (3.19%) Pentaho
11 12 (2.12%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.77%) Big Data
13 9 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (1.42%) QlikView
15 7 (1.24%) Cloudera CDH
15 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (8.50%) JIRA
2 38 (6.73%) ClearQuest
3 36 (6.37%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.31%) PVCS
5 24 (4.25%) Jenkins
6 23 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (3.19%) Toad
8 17 (3.01%) Subversion
9 16 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.83%) FishEye
9 16 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (2.65%) ClearCase
10 15 (2.65%) GitLab
10 15 (2.65%) JIRA Agile
10 15 (2.65%) JUnit
11 14 (2.48%) Ant
11 14 (2.48%) Artifactory
11 14 (2.48%) Bitbucket
11 14 (2.48%) Eclipse
11 14 (2.48%) Maven
General
1 24 (4.25%) Finance
2 19 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.59%) Military
4 7 (1.24%) Legal
5 6 (1.06%) Billing
5 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 5 (0.88%) Electronics
7 3 (0.53%) Advertising
7 3 (0.53%) Back Office
7 3 (0.53%) Retail
8 2 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Banking
9 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (15.22%) Developer
2 77 (13.63%) Architect
3 46 (8.14%) Analyst
4 45 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 40 (7.08%) Network Engineer
6 35 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 32 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (4.07%) Administrator
8 23 (4.07%) Consultant
9 22 (3.89%) DBA
10 20 (3.54%) Designer
10 20 (3.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 19 (3.36%) SC Cleared DBA
12 18 (3.19%) Oracle DBA
13 17 (3.01%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 15 (2.65%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.65%) Network Architect
14 15 (2.65%) Technical Architect
15 14 (2.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 14 (2.48%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.78%) Web Services
2 25 (4.42%) Spring
3 24 (4.25%) HTML
4 22 (3.89%) CSS
4 22 (3.89%) XML
5 20 (3.54%) Apache CXF
6 19 (3.36%) .NET
7 17 (3.01%) J2EE
8 15 (2.65%) Hibernate
9 14 (2.48%) jQuery
9 14 (2.48%) JSP
9 14 (2.48%) Play Framework
9 14 (2.48%) Servlets
10 13 (2.30%) ELK Stack
10 13 (2.30%) Sensu
11 11 (1.95%) JSON
11 11 (1.95%) Node.js
12 10 (1.77%) REST
12 10 (1.77%) Spring Boot
12 10 (1.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.56%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.48%) Performance Metrics
4 13 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.59%) CESG
6 9 (1.59%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.42%) NHS
8 7 (1.24%) User Experience
9 5 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.71%) Clustering
10 4 (0.71%) CMDB
10 4 (0.71%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.71%) PDA
10 4 (0.71%) Replication
10 4 (0.71%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.53%) Arduino
11 3 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 124 (21.95%) Windows
2 75 (13.27%) Linux
3 64 (11.33%) Unix
4 44 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 29 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.12%) CentOS
7 12 (2.12%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.77%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.59%) SUSE
10 9 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.42%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.42%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.88%) AIX
12 5 (0.88%) Solaris
13 4 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.53%) Fedora
15 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (10.80%) Migration
3 60 (10.62%) ITIL
4 53 (9.38%) Project Management
5 47 (8.32%) PRINCE2
6 46 (8.14%) Service Management
7 43 (7.61%) Software Engineering
8 42 (7.43%) Scrum
9 34 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (5.49%) Configuration Management
11 29 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (4.96%) Mentoring
12 28 (4.96%) Presales
13 24 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (4.25%) Defect Tracking
14 22 (3.89%) Change Management
14 22 (3.89%) UML
15 21 (3.72%) Network Design
16 20 (3.54%) DevOps
16 20 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.86%) SQL
2 52 (9.20%) Java
3 39 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 34 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.78%) PL/SQL
6 19 (3.36%) C
6 19 (3.36%) C++
7 18 (3.19%) VB
8 17 (3.01%) Ruby
8 17 (3.01%) Scala
9 13 (2.30%) C#
9 13 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.06%) Python
10 6 (1.06%) VBScript
11 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.71%) PHP
11 4 (0.71%) R
11 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 455 (80.53%) SC Cleared
2 68 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (9.03%) CCNP
4 34 (6.02%) CCNA
5 33 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (4.60%) DV Cleared
7 20 (3.54%) Oracle Certification
8 19 (3.36%) Degree
8 19 (3.36%) MCSE
9 18 (3.19%) CCDP
10 16 (2.83%) JNCIA
11 14 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (2.12%) MCSA
13 11 (1.95%) Sun Certification
14 10 (1.77%) ISEB
14 10 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.59%) OCP
15 9 (1.59%) OCPJP
16 8 (1.42%) JNCIP
16 8 (1.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.42%) QA
5 6 (1.06%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.53%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.72%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (3.36%) vSphere
5 16 (2.83%) XenApp
6 12 (2.12%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.24%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.88%) Firmware
8 5 (0.88%) iptables
8 5 (0.88%) XenServer
9 4 (0.71%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.35%) HDFS
11 2 (0.35%) NFS
11 2 (0.35%) Postfix
11 2 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 31 (5.49%) Puppet
2 19 (3.36%) Data Guard
3 16 (2.83%) SCCM
4 14 (2.48%) Packer
5 13 (2.30%) Graphite
5 13 (2.30%) Uchiwa
6 11 (1.95%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.59%) SCOM
8 7 (1.24%) Nagios
9 6 (1.06%) WSUS
10 5 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle EDQ
11 4 (0.71%) OPNET
12 3 (0.53%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 106 (18.76%) Cisco
2 93 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 68 (12.04%) Oracle
4 59 (10.44%) Juniper
5 53 (9.38%) Citrix
6 49 (8.67%) VMware
7 31 (5.49%) Atlassian
8 29 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 23 (4.07%) BMC
10 21 (3.72%) CheckPoint
11 19 (3.36%) Cloudera
12 17 (3.01%) HP
13 16 (2.83%) F5
14 14 (2.48%) Dell
14 14 (2.48%) Google
14 14 (2.48%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.30%) ForgeRock
15 13 (2.30%) Informatica
15 13 (2.30%) MuleSoft
16 11 (1.95%) CA
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