The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 41.76% 28.77% 4.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.44% 60.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 0
Median daily rate £400 £468 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
Security Cleared
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 49.45% 47.95% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 8
Median daily rate £380 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £148 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Worcestershire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Worcestershire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Malvern 0 16 £400 -17.31%
Worcester +2 14 £400 +222.58%
Security Cleared
West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 39 (88.64%) SC Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) Windows
3 16 (36.36%) MS Office
3 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 16 (36.36%) System Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 14 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (27.27%) MS Visio
7 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 10 (22.73%) Cisco
9 8 (18.18%) ITIL
9 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (18.18%) CentOS
9 8 (18.18%) SolarWinds
9 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (15.91%) Firewall
10 7 (15.91%) VMware
10 7 (15.91%) Network Security
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (13.64%) CCNP
11 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.64%) Unix
11 6 (13.64%) MCSE
11 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (13.64%) SIEM

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Office
2 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
3 12 (27.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
1 7 (15.91%) Network Security
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.82%) BGP
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) HSRP
4 3 (6.82%) HTTP
4 3 (6.82%) NX-OS
4 3 (6.82%) OSPF
4 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) VLAN
4 3 (6.82%) VPN
4 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.55%) FTP
5 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.55%) SSH
5 2 (4.55%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.27%) DataStage
3 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Database Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Security Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) COM
1 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Derivative
2 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) CentOS
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.82%) Fedora
7 2 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) System Testing
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (13.64%) SIEM
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.82%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Process Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.82%) Scala
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (88.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.64%) CCNP
3 6 (13.64%) MCSE
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCIE
4 3 (6.82%) JNCIP
5 2 (4.55%) CCVP
5 2 (4.55%) RHCE
5 2 (4.55%) VCP5
5 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.27%) CCDP
6 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) iptables
3 2 (4.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Nagios
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco
4 8 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 7 (15.91%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) Juniper
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix
8 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
8 3 (6.82%) Atlassian
8 3 (6.82%) LogRhythm
8 3 (6.82%) Sophos
8 3 (6.82%) Trustwave
9 2 (4.55%) Dell
9 2 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp