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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 23 23 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 176 157 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.49% 6.64% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.99% 38.11% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £147 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.40 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.05 £38.60 £17.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -22.41%
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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
489 412 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.04% 17.43% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 186 131
Average daily rate £343 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -2 50 £410 +70.83% 5
Staffordshire +14 31 £425 - 1
Worcestershire +13 22 £500 -7.40% 2
Shropshire -14 20 £275 +29.93% 1
Warwickshire +8 13 £300 +87.50% 1
Solihull -10 5 £274 -4.11% 1
Coventry -5 3 £125 -68.75% 3
West Bromwich - - - - 1
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 274 (75.48%) SC Cleared
2 71 (19.56%) Windows
3 62 (17.08%) ITIL
4 59 (16.25%) Cisco
5 53 (14.60%) Microsoft
6 36 (9.92%) DV Cleared
7 35 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (9.37%) Telecoms
9 33 (9.09%) Migration
10 32 (8.82%) Oracle
11 29 (7.99%) SQL Server
11 29 (7.99%) IBM
12 28 (7.71%) Project Management
13 27 (7.44%) C#
14 26 (7.16%) SQL
14 26 (7.16%) MS Office
14 26 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (6.89%) CheckPoint
15 25 (6.89%) Active Directory
15 25 (6.89%) .NET
15 25 (6.89%) MS Excel
16 24 (6.61%) SOA
16 24 (6.61%) Network Security
17 23 (6.34%) SharePoint
17 23 (6.34%) WAN
17 23 (6.34%) Finance
17 23 (6.34%) VMware
18 22 (6.06%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.48%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.48%) JBoss
3 6 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.38%) CMS
4 5 (1.38%) Apache
4 5 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.83%) Confluence
6 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.83%) Lync
7 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 26 (7.16%) MS Office
2 25 (6.89%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.20%) MS Project
4 7 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.10%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.93%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.38%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.55%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.28%) assyst
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.61%) Network Security
2 23 (6.34%) WAN
3 22 (6.06%) Firewall
4 21 (5.79%) DNS
4 21 (5.79%) DHCP
4 21 (5.79%) LAN
5 12 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (2.48%) MPLS
7 9 (2.48%) Internet
7 9 (2.48%) VPN
8 8 (2.20%) BGP
8 8 (2.20%) SAN
9 7 (1.93%) OSPF
9 7 (1.93%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.93%) VLAN
10 6 (1.65%) ASN.1
10 6 (1.65%) IP Telephony
10 6 (1.65%) NAS
10 6 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.10%) Big Data
4 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.28%) EDMS
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.28%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Subversion
1 6 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.38%) Hudson
2 5 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.38%) Maven
2 5 (1.38%) JIRA
3 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.83%) Selenium
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.55%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.28%) Ant
6 1 (0.28%) JUnit
6 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (9.37%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.34%) Finance
3 8 (2.20%) Law
4 7 (1.93%) Military
5 5 (1.38%) Publishing
6 3 (0.83%) Banking
6 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.55%) Electronics
7 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (12.67%) Analyst
2 37 (10.19%) Network Engineer
3 33 (9.09%) Architect
3 33 (9.09%) Developer
4 29 (7.99%) Consultant
5 19 (5.23%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.23%) Service Analyst
5 19 (5.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (4.96%) Administrator
7 16 (4.41%) Security Engineer
8 15 (4.13%) Support Engineer
9 14 (3.86%) Service Manager
9 14 (3.86%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.31%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.03%) Server Engineer
11 11 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.03%) Design Engineer
12 10 (2.75%) Network Design Engineer
13 8 (2.20%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.89%) .NET
2 18 (4.96%) CSS
3 12 (3.31%) HTML
3 12 (3.31%) XML
4 10 (2.75%) J2EE
5 9 (2.48%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.93%) JSP
7 5 (1.38%) Web Services
8 4 (1.10%) Middleware
8 4 (1.10%) JSON
8 4 (1.10%) GTK+
9 3 (0.83%) HTML5
9 3 (0.83%) RESTful
9 3 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.55%) CSS3
10 2 (0.55%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.55%) Play Framework
10 2 (0.55%) jQuery
10 2 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.41%) Open Source
3 12 (3.31%) Clustering
4 8 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.93%) PKI
6 5 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.38%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.38%) User Experience
7 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.10%) PDA
7 4 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.10%) Physics
7 4 (1.10%) CESG
7 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.10%) NHS
7 4 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.55%) Social Media
9 2 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.56%) Windows
2 19 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (4.68%) Linux
4 15 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.31%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.31%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.48%) UNIX
8 7 (1.93%) Solaris
9 6 (1.65%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.38%) AIX
10 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.55%) Android
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.08%) ITIL
2 35 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (9.09%) Migration
4 28 (7.71%) Project Management
5 26 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (6.61%) SOA
7 20 (5.51%) Service Delivery
8 18 (4.96%) Service Management
8 18 (4.96%) PRINCE2
9 16 (4.41%) Network Design
10 14 (3.86%) Scrum
11 13 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (3.03%) Problem Management
13 10 (2.75%) Change Management
13 10 (2.75%) Workflow
13 10 (2.75%) Cyber Security
13 10 (2.75%) Mentoring
14 9 (2.48%) Infrastructure Management
14 9 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (2.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.44%) C#
2 26 (7.16%) SQL
3 18 (4.96%) Java
4 12 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.03%) C
6 10 (2.75%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.65%) C++
7 6 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.10%) Python
8 4 (1.10%) Perl
9 2 (0.55%) XQuery
9 2 (0.55%) Scala
9 2 (0.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) Tcl
10 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 274 (75.48%) SC Cleared
2 36 (9.92%) DV Cleared
3 26 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.68%) CCNP
4 17 (4.68%) CCNA
5 13 (3.58%) BC Cleared
6 10 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.20%) Degree
8 4 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (1.10%) CCSA
8 4 (1.10%) HND
9 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.55%) HP AIS
10 2 (0.55%) CCIP
10 2 (0.55%) ISEB
10 2 (0.55%) CISSP
11 1 (0.28%) CCDP
11 1 (0.28%) MCSE
11 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.20%) SLA
2 6 (1.65%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.38%) QA
4 4 (1.10%) BS7799
5 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (6.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.31%) XenApp
4 5 (1.38%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.10%) XenServer
5 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.55%) Squid
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (6.06%) SCCM
2 9 (2.48%) SCOM
3 7 (1.93%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.38%) Puppet
4 5 (1.38%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.38%) SCSM
5 4 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.55%) OPNET
6 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.55%) WSUS
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.28%) Nessus
7 1 (0.28%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 59 (16.25%) Cisco
2 53 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.82%) Oracle
4 29 (7.99%) IBM
5 25 (6.89%) CheckPoint
6 23 (6.34%) VMware
7 21 (5.79%) Juniper
8 15 (4.13%) Citrix
8 15 (4.13%) HP
9 12 (3.31%) F5
10 10 (2.75%) McAfee
11 7 (1.93%) Symantec
11 7 (1.93%) Blue Coat
12 6 (1.65%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.65%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.65%) Mitel
12 6 (1.65%) Avaya
12 6 (1.65%) BMC
12 6 (1.65%) i2
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