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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 18 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.69% 8.60% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.37% 32.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.84 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+23.60% -4.76%
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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
38 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 43.68% 26.88% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 12
Average daily rate £350 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £328 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £14.84 £14.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -55.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Malvern 0 14 £450 -10.00%
Worcester +3 4 £187 - 1
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West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 37 (92.50%) SC Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) High Availability
2 14 (35.00%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) Cyber Security
4 12 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (30.00%) SIEM
5 10 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco
7 8 (20.00%) Juniper
8 7 (17.50%) Firewall
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (17.50%) CCNP
8 7 (17.50%) CCNA
8 7 (17.50%) Network Design
8 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (17.50%) QA
9 6 (15.00%) LAN
9 6 (15.00%) WAN
9 6 (15.00%) SEO
9 6 (15.00%) Analytics
9 6 (15.00%) LogRhythm
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (12.50%) C
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.00%) Project Management
12 3 (7.50%) Validation
12 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
12 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
1 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
2 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.50%) ASN.1
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) X.400
6 1 (2.50%) X.509
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Security Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) PKI
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) PDA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) High Availability
2 13 (32.50%) Cyber Security
3 12 (30.00%) SIEM
3 12 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 7 (17.50%) Network Design
5 6 (15.00%) SEO
5 6 (15.00%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.50%) Requirements Management
8 2 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (2.50%) Open Source
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.50%) Test Management
9 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.50%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C
2 3 (7.50%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (92.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) CCNP
2 7 (17.50%) CCNA
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenServer
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) Juniper
3 6 (15.00%) LogRhythm
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix