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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 4 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 10 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.23% 13.04% 21.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.43% 60.00% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Median daily rate £410 £438 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +71.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £457 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+4.12% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.50%

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
14 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 26.92% 21.74% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 10
Median daily rate £225 £425 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +45.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £290 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £460 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +2 7 £410 -3.52% 3
Worcester 0 3 £363 -19.44%
Security Cleared
West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) SIEM
3 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Protective Monitoring
5 7 (24.14%) LogRhythm
6 5 (17.24%) HTTP
6 5 (17.24%) DNS
6 5 (17.24%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (13.79%) QA
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) High Availability
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) CentOS
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Nagios
7 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) Apache
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 3 (10.34%) Citrix
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco

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 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) VLAN
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Capybara
1 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) git-flow
1 3 (10.34%) JUnit
1 3 (10.34%) RSpec
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Architect
1 5 (17.24%) Developer
1 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) SIEM Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) UAT Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) Dropwizard
2 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (10.34%) Sass
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
3 2 (6.90%) WCF
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.34%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (10.34%) PDA
1 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) CentOS
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.90%) Solaris
6 2 (6.90%) SUSE
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (34.48%) SIEM
2 7 (24.14%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) Ruby
2 3 (10.34%) Scala
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (6.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) LogRhythm
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Dell
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) 3Com
4 2 (6.90%) Avaya
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy