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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 26 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 150 187 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.01% 7.21% 4.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.09% 40.30% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 86 57
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£363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £195 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.83 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.17% +70.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £16.11 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £71.50 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +25.00%
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
440 464 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.64% 17.89% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 219 154
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 61 £335 -8.21% 12
Worcestershire +4 18 £468 +94.79% 2
Shropshire -10 18 £313 +25.00% 2
Coventry +11 14 £300 -22.82% 4
Solihull 0 10 £400 -17.94% 2
Herefordshire +7 8 £420 -
Wolverhampton -3 4 £250 -9.09%
Sutton Coldfield 0 3 £330 -12.00%
Staffordshire -12 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -5 1 - - 3
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 184 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 55 (19.93%) Cisco
3 47 (17.03%) ITIL
4 45 (16.30%) Windows
5 33 (11.96%) Migration
5 33 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (10.87%) Juniper
7 28 (10.14%) CCNP
7 28 (10.14%) Microsoft
7 28 (10.14%) PRINCE2
8 27 (9.78%) WAN
8 27 (9.78%) Firewall
8 27 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (9.42%) CheckPoint
10 24 (8.70%) Linux
11 22 (7.97%) F5
11 22 (7.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (7.61%) Oracle
13 20 (7.25%) Finance
14 18 (6.52%) Project Management
14 18 (6.52%) CCNA
14 18 (6.52%) DV Cleared
15 17 (6.16%) Network Design
15 17 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (6.16%) LAN
16 16 (5.80%) MS Excel
16 16 (5.80%) Active Directory
17 15 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (5.43%) Service Management
17 15 (5.43%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.45%) Lync
5 3 (1.09%) JBoss
5 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.72%) Apache
6 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.72%) nginx
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Moodle
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.36%) WordPress
7 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.26%) MS Project
2 9 (3.26%) MS Office
3 7 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.45%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (1.45%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (1.09%) SAP PS
5 3 (1.09%) Primavera
5 3 (1.09%) SAP ECC
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.72%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
1 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.78%) WAN
1 27 (9.78%) Firewall
2 22 (7.97%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (6.16%) LAN
4 14 (5.07%) Network Security
5 13 (4.71%) BIG-IP
5 13 (4.71%) MPLS
6 12 (4.35%) DNS
7 8 (2.90%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.90%) OSPF
7 8 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.54%) VoIP
8 7 (2.54%) DHCP
9 6 (2.17%) HTTP
9 6 (2.17%) Wireless
10 5 (1.81%) VRRP
10 5 (1.81%) SSL
10 5 (1.81%) Internet
10 5 (1.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (1.81%) MySQL
3 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.72%) Big Data
4 2 (0.72%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.36%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Selenium
1 5 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.45%) Subversion
3 3 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.72%) MorphX
4 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.36%) JIRA
5 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.36%) Grunt
5 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (7.25%) Finance
2 11 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.45%) Electronics
4 3 (1.09%) Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Local Government
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (13.41%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.59%) Analyst
3 31 (11.23%) Consultant
4 25 (9.06%) Developer
5 23 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 22 (7.97%) Architect
7 18 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 18 (6.52%) Network Design Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.07%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.07%) Oracle Consultant
10 13 (4.71%) Functional Consultant
10 13 (4.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 11 (3.99%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.62%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.26%) Service Manager
13 9 (3.26%) Designer
14 8 (2.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.99%) CSS
1 11 (3.99%) XML
2 9 (3.26%) HTML
3 7 (2.54%) HTML5
4 6 (2.17%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.17%) .NET
4 6 (2.17%) RESTful
5 4 (1.45%) Web Services
5 4 (1.45%) jQuery
5 4 (1.45%) Django
5 4 (1.45%) J2EE
5 4 (1.45%) Flask
6 2 (0.72%) JSP
6 2 (0.72%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.72%) XSLT
7 1 (0.36%) LAMP
7 1 (0.36%) GWT
7 1 (0.36%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.36%) TopLink
7 1 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.43%) Clustering
1 15 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.81%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.45%) SecurID
5 3 (1.09%) PKI
5 3 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.72%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.36%) Handset
7 1 (0.36%) Replication
7 1 (0.36%) Social Media
7 1 (0.36%) New Media
7 1 (0.36%) User Experience
7 1 (0.36%) PDA
7 1 (0.36%) Statistics
7 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.30%) Windows
2 24 (8.70%) Linux
3 10 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.26%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.17%) UNIX
5 6 (2.17%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.09%) Debian
6 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.09%) CentOS
6 3 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.03%) ITIL
2 33 (11.96%) Migration
3 28 (10.14%) PRINCE2
4 27 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.52%) Project Management
6 17 (6.16%) Network Design
7 15 (5.43%) Service Management
8 14 (5.07%) Load Balancing
8 14 (5.07%) High Availability
9 13 (4.71%) Change Control
9 13 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.99%) Cyber Security
11 11 (3.99%) Protective Monitoring
11 11 (3.99%) SIEM
11 11 (3.99%) Data Migration
12 10 (3.62%) Validation
12 10 (3.62%) TOGAF
13 9 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.07%) Java
2 13 (4.71%) SQL
3 12 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.45%) C
4 4 (1.45%) Python
5 2 (0.72%) XQuery
5 2 (0.72%) PHP
5 2 (0.72%) X++
6 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.36%) Scala
6 1 (0.36%) Tcl
6 1 (0.36%) Ruby
6 1 (0.36%) C++
6 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 184 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 33 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (10.14%) CCNP
4 18 (6.52%) CCNA
4 18 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 15 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (4.35%) BC Cleared
7 7 (2.54%) Degree
7 7 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.45%) CCSA
8 4 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (1.45%) CCIE
9 3 (1.09%) ISEB
9 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.72%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.72%) CCDA
10 2 (0.72%) CCDP
10 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.36%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.26%) QA
2 7 (2.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.09%) Firmware
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.36%) Squid
7 1 (0.36%) vCloud
7 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.36%) XenServer
7 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) IAG
7 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) SCCM
2 5 (1.81%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.72%) SCOM
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.36%) SCSM
Vendors
1 55 (19.93%) Cisco
2 30 (10.87%) Juniper
3 28 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 26 (9.42%) CheckPoint
5 22 (7.97%) F5
6 21 (7.61%) Oracle
7 15 (5.43%) VMware
8 10 (3.62%) SAP
9 9 (3.26%) IBM
10 8 (2.90%) Citrix
10 8 (2.90%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.17%) McAfee
11 6 (2.17%) HP
11 6 (2.17%) LogRhythm
12 5 (1.81%) BMC
12 5 (1.81%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.81%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.45%) ArcSight
14 3 (1.09%) Baan
14 3 (1.09%) Brocade
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