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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 13 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 174 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.04% 3.86% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.16% 28.72% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 48 37
Average daily rate
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£337 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £146 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -35.71%
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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
394 282 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.21% 13.45% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 149 122
Average daily rate £350 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 2 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.69 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -31.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 45 £360 +1.40% 7
Shropshire 0 27 £267 -14.23%
Wolverhampton - 22 £210 -
Worcestershire +9 17 £285 +3.63% 3
Coventry +6 10 £425 +54.54% 4
Warwickshire 0 8 £250 +12.35% 4
Staffordshire +4 5 £325 -25.07%
Solihull +5 2 £287 +14.80% 5
West Bromwich - 1 £375 -
Walsall - - - -
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 257 (71.79%) SC Cleared
2 82 (22.91%) Windows
3 67 (18.72%) ITIL
4 57 (15.92%) Microsoft
5 47 (13.13%) Cisco
6 40 (11.17%) Oracle
7 39 (10.89%) DV Cleared
8 35 (9.78%) Telecoms
9 34 (9.50%) Project Management
10 32 (8.94%) Active Directory
10 32 (8.94%) LAN
11 30 (8.38%) DNS
11 30 (8.38%) VMware
12 29 (8.10%) DHCP
12 29 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (7.82%) MS Office
13 28 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (6.98%) CCNA
14 25 (6.98%) Citrix
14 25 (6.98%) HP
15 24 (6.70%) SQL
16 23 (6.42%) Linux
16 23 (6.42%) WAN
16 23 (6.42%) Migration
17 22 (6.15%) SCCM
17 22 (6.15%) Network Security
18 21 (5.87%) Firewall
18 21 (5.87%) MS Excel
18 21 (5.87%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.47%) WebLogic
3 12 (3.35%) Apache
4 10 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.68%) JBoss
8 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.84%) Confluence
9 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.28%) CICS
11 1 (0.28%) Drupal
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) TPMS
Applications
1 28 (7.82%) MS Office
2 21 (5.87%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.68%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.68%) MS Project
4 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.40%) Oracle Payroll
2 5 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.40%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.94%) LAN
2 30 (8.38%) DNS
3 29 (8.10%) DHCP
4 23 (6.42%) WAN
5 22 (6.15%) Network Security
6 21 (5.87%) Firewall
7 13 (3.63%) VLAN
8 12 (3.35%) SAN
9 10 (2.79%) VoIP
10 9 (2.51%) OSPF
10 9 (2.51%) BGP
10 9 (2.51%) BIG-IP
11 8 (2.23%) NAS
11 8 (2.23%) TCP/IP
11 8 (2.23%) VPN
11 8 (2.23%) MPLS
11 8 (2.23%) Internet
12 6 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.68%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.56%) Big Data
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.56%) MySQL
5 2 (0.56%) Essbase
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.28%) Informix
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.28%) QlikView
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.40%) JIRA
2 5 (1.40%) Maven
2 5 (1.40%) Subversion
2 5 (1.40%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.40%) Hudson
3 3 (0.84%) Selenium
4 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) Ant
5 1 (0.28%) JUnit
5 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (9.78%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.75%) Finance
3 5 (1.40%) Military
3 5 (1.40%) Publishing
4 3 (0.84%) Billing
5 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Electronics
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Law
6 1 (0.28%) Legal
6 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (15.08%) Analyst
2 40 (11.17%) Network Engineer
3 29 (8.10%) Architect
4 28 (7.82%) Consultant
5 21 (5.87%) Administrator
6 18 (5.03%) Service Analyst
6 18 (5.03%) Developer
6 18 (5.03%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (4.47%) Server Engineer
8 15 (4.19%) Support Engineer
8 15 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (3.91%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.35%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (3.35%) Service Manager
11 10 (2.79%) Services Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.51%) Server Support
12 9 (2.51%) DBA
12 9 (2.51%) Design Engineer
12 9 (2.51%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.19%) CSS
2 14 (3.91%) JSP
3 13 (3.63%) XML
4 12 (3.35%) HTML
5 7 (1.96%) Middleware
6 6 (1.68%) .NET
6 6 (1.68%) J2EE
7 5 (1.40%) Web Services
8 4 (1.12%) GTK+
8 4 (1.12%) jQuery
9 3 (0.84%) SOAP
9 3 (0.84%) WCF
9 3 (0.84%) JSON
9 3 (0.84%) HTML5
9 3 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.84%) CSS3
10 2 (0.56%) Play Framework
10 2 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.63%) Open Source
3 9 (2.51%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.96%) PDA
4 7 (1.96%) IVR
5 6 (1.68%) User Experience
5 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.68%) NHS
6 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.40%) Statistics
6 5 (1.40%) PKI
6 5 (1.40%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.12%) CESG
7 4 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.12%) Physics
8 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.91%) Windows
2 23 (6.42%) Linux
3 20 (5.59%) UNIX
4 19 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.91%) Solaris
5 14 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.63%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.23%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.40%) AIX
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.56%) HPUX
12 1 (0.28%) VMS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.72%) ITIL
2 34 (9.50%) Project Management
3 29 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (6.42%) Migration
5 20 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (5.59%) Network Design
6 19 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (4.75%) Service Management
8 16 (4.47%) Service Delivery
9 15 (4.19%) Scrum
10 13 (3.63%) PRINCE2
11 12 (3.35%) Change Management
11 12 (3.35%) Mentoring
12 11 (3.07%) Cyber Security
12 11 (3.07%) Network Architecture
12 11 (3.07%) Network Management
13 10 (2.79%) Incident Management
14 9 (2.51%) ITSM
14 9 (2.51%) Business Analysis
14 9 (2.51%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.70%) SQL
2 21 (5.87%) Java
3 12 (3.35%) PL/SQL
4 10 (2.79%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.79%) Perl
5 8 (2.23%) C#
6 6 (1.68%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.68%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.40%) C
8 4 (1.12%) C++
9 3 (0.84%) Python
9 3 (0.84%) Ruby
10 2 (0.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 257 (71.79%) SC Cleared
2 39 (10.89%) DV Cleared
3 28 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (6.98%) CCNA
5 16 (4.47%) CCNP
6 14 (3.91%) BC Cleared
7 10 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.51%) Degree
9 6 (1.68%) ISEB
10 4 (1.12%) HND
11 3 (0.84%) OCP
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.56%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.56%) HP AIS
12 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.35%) SLA
2 10 (2.79%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.68%) QA
4 4 (1.12%) BS7799
5 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.35%) XenApp
4 6 (1.68%) XenServer
4 6 (1.68%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.68%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.56%) Squid
6 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.28%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 22 (6.15%) SCCM
2 11 (3.07%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.40%) SCOM
3 5 (1.40%) Puppet
4 4 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.84%) OPNET
5 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.84%) SCSM
6 2 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.56%) WSUS
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.28%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.28%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 47 (13.13%) Cisco
3 40 (11.17%) Oracle
4 30 (8.38%) VMware
5 25 (6.98%) Citrix
5 25 (6.98%) HP
6 15 (4.19%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.63%) BT
8 11 (3.07%) F5
9 10 (2.79%) Remedy
9 10 (2.79%) McAfee
10 9 (2.51%) Nokia
11 7 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.96%) Juniper
11 7 (1.96%) Sun
12 6 (1.68%) Mitel
12 6 (1.68%) Avaya
12 6 (1.68%) BMC
12 6 (1.68%) Dell
13 5 (1.40%) Symantec
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7.0 - £9.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 6 days ago