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 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 20 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 181 93 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.00% 4.47% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.35% 32.07% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 55 30
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£349 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £231 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.83 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.34% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
460 290 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.80% 13.94% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 150 192
Average daily rate £330 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 21
Average hourly rate £26.42 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.10 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 71 £365 -7.94% 6
Shropshire +13 26 £250 -28.57%
Wolverhampton +5 16 £265 -47.00% 2
Worcestershire - 16 £225 - 1
Warwickshire +1 13 £400 +41.59% 3
Solihull +4 6 £488 +145.28%
Coventry -13 6 £389 +7.24%
Staffordshire 0 2 £300 -
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 288 (79.34%) SC Cleared
2 68 (18.73%) Windows
3 54 (14.88%) Microsoft
4 47 (12.95%) ITIL
5 41 (11.29%) Oracle
6 40 (11.02%) Telecoms
7 37 (10.19%) Cisco
8 32 (8.82%) VMware
8 32 (8.82%) LAN
9 31 (8.54%) MS Office
9 31 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (8.54%) Project Management
9 31 (8.54%) Firewall
9 31 (8.54%) TRIRIGA
10 29 (7.99%) WAN
11 28 (7.71%) Active Directory
12 26 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (7.16%) PRINCE2
13 24 (6.61%) SQL
13 24 (6.61%) Citrix
13 24 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (6.34%) MS Exchange
15 22 (6.06%) MS Excel
15 22 (6.06%) Migration
15 22 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (5.79%) Finance
16 21 (5.79%) DHCP
16 21 (5.79%) SLA
17 20 (5.51%) CCNP
17 20 (5.51%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (6.34%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (3.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.65%) Oracle UPK
4 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.83%) Lync
6 3 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.28%) CICS
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) TPMS
7 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (8.54%) MS Office
2 22 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.83%) MS Project
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (8.54%) TRIRIGA
2 12 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.55%) Agresso
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.82%) LAN
2 31 (8.54%) Firewall
3 29 (7.99%) WAN
4 21 (5.79%) DHCP
5 20 (5.51%) SAN
6 19 (5.23%) DNS
7 15 (4.13%) VLAN
7 15 (4.13%) Network Security
8 13 (3.58%) NAS
9 11 (3.03%) OSPF
9 11 (3.03%) BIG-IP
10 10 (2.75%) BGP
11 9 (2.48%) MPLS
11 9 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.20%) TCP/IP
13 7 (1.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (1.65%) VoIP
15 5 (1.38%) VPN
15 5 (1.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.38%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (1.10%) Essbase
4 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.83%) Big Data
4 3 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.55%) DataStage
5 2 (0.55%) QualityStage
5 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.93%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
General
1 40 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 21 (5.79%) Finance
3 9 (2.48%) Military
4 8 (2.20%) Publishing
5 6 (1.65%) Legal
6 4 (1.10%) Law
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.55%) Billing
7 2 (0.55%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (12.95%) Analyst
2 35 (9.64%) Architect
3 33 (9.09%) Consultant
4 29 (7.99%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 20 (5.51%) Support Engineer
7 14 (3.86%) Technical Architect
7 14 (3.86%) Developer
7 14 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (3.31%) Test Analyst
9 10 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (2.20%) Lead Architect
10 8 (2.20%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (2.20%) Security Consultant
11 7 (1.93%) Functional Consultant
11 7 (1.93%) Service Manager
11 7 (1.93%) Coordinator
11 7 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (1.93%) Server Engineer
11 7 (1.93%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.03%) .NET
2 7 (1.93%) CSS
3 6 (1.65%) JSP
4 5 (1.38%) HTML
5 3 (0.83%) XML
5 3 (0.83%) Middleware
6 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.55%) CSS3
6 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.55%) WPF
6 2 (0.55%) jQuery
6 2 (0.55%) HTML5
7 1 (0.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.28%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.28%) EJB
7 1 (0.28%) Web Services
7 1 (0.28%) WinForms
7 1 (0.28%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.51%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.68%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.58%) PDA
4 7 (1.93%) NHS
5 6 (1.65%) RMADS
6 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.10%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.83%) Clustering
7 3 (0.83%) Economics
7 3 (0.83%) Statistics
7 3 (0.83%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.55%) Wiki
8 2 (0.55%) Social Media
8 2 (0.55%) GIS
8 2 (0.55%) CESG
8 2 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.73%) Windows
2 31 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.68%) UNIX
5 15 (4.13%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.48%) Linux
6 9 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.20%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.93%) Solaris
9 3 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (12.95%) ITIL
2 31 (8.54%) Project Management
3 26 (7.16%) PRINCE2
4 22 (6.06%) Migration
4 22 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (4.41%) Programme Management
5 16 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 15 (4.13%) Service Management
7 14 (3.86%) ERP
8 13 (3.58%) Service Delivery
8 13 (3.58%) Network Design
9 12 (3.31%) Requirements Management
9 12 (3.31%) Change Control
9 12 (3.31%) Test Scripting
10 11 (3.03%) Change Management
10 11 (3.03%) Validation
10 11 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (2.75%) UML
11 10 (2.75%) Risk Management
11 10 (2.75%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.61%) SQL
2 11 (3.03%) Java
2 11 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.38%) C
4 4 (1.10%) C#
5 3 (0.83%) Tcl
5 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.83%) Perl
6 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.28%) VB
7 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.28%) Python
7 1 (0.28%) PHP
7 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.28%) sed
7 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 288 (79.34%) SC Cleared
2 26 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.51%) CCNP
4 15 (4.13%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.58%) ISEB
6 12 (3.31%) CCNA
7 10 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.20%) BC Cleared
9 7 (1.93%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.65%) CCIE
11 5 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.83%) CCSP
13 3 (0.83%) MCSE
13 3 (0.83%) Degree
14 2 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.55%) CCDP
14 2 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.55%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.79%) SLA
2 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.65%) QA
3 6 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.83%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 28 (7.71%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.13%) XenApp
4 14 (3.86%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.58%) XenServer
6 8 (2.20%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.28%) Nmap
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.28%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 20 (5.51%) SCCM
2 5 (1.38%) SCOM
3 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.83%) OPNET
5 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.55%) WSUS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.28%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.28%) SCSM
6 1 (0.28%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 54 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.29%) Oracle
3 37 (10.19%) Cisco
4 32 (8.82%) VMware
5 24 (6.61%) Citrix
6 18 (4.96%) CheckPoint
7 16 (4.41%) Juniper
8 15 (4.13%) HP
8 15 (4.13%) F5
9 13 (3.58%) Dell
9 13 (3.58%) IBM
10 10 (2.75%) McAfee
11 9 (2.48%) Nokia
11 9 (2.48%) EMC
12 7 (1.93%) Talend
13 6 (1.65%) SAP
13 6 (1.65%) BT
14 5 (1.38%) Hyperion
14 5 (1.38%) BMC
15 4 (1.10%) Blue Coat
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