The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 14 29
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 21 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.34% 8.05% 4.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 34.67% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 17
Median daily rate £384 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £185 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £33.84
% change year-on-year -13.79% +28.54%  

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 105 150 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.72% 23.22% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 96 74
Median daily rate £363 £388 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +16.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 63 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.81%) CRM
5 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.22%) HTML
6 13 (20.63%) .NET
6 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
6 13 (20.63%) CSS
6 13 (20.63%) Windows
6 13 (20.63%) Cisco
6 13 (20.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (20.63%) WCF
6 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
6 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (17.46%) DV Cleared
7 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
8 10 (15.87%) MS Office
9 9 (14.29%) Migration
10 8 (12.70%) Office 365
10 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (12.70%) VoIP
11 7 (11.11%) DHCP
11 7 (11.11%) DNS
11 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
12 6 (9.52%) ITIL
12 6 (9.52%) LDAP

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.17%) Sentinel
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.52%) OneDrive
4 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.94%) Yammer
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.76%) Route 53
5 3 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) VoIP
2 7 (11.11%) DHCP
2 7 (11.11%) DNS
3 6 (9.52%) Kerberos
3 6 (9.52%) LDAP
3 6 (9.52%) Skype
4 5 (7.94%) LAN
4 5 (7.94%) PBX
4 5 (7.94%) Unified Communications
5 4 (6.35%) SSL
6 3 (4.76%) HTTP
6 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.76%) WAN
7 2 (3.17%) Firewall
7 2 (3.17%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) BGP
8 1 (1.59%) DMZ
8 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.59%) MPLS
8 1 (1.59%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) Power BI
4 1 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
1 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) JMeter
5 1 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.59%) Protractor
5 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.17%) Electronics
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
1 2 (3.17%) Marketing
2 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Publishing
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) CRM Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Office 365 Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Migration Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Office 365 Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) HTML
2 13 (20.63%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
2 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (20.63%) CSS
2 13 (20.63%) WCF
3 3 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (4.76%) Sensu
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.59%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
5 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.59%) Struts
5 1 (1.59%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) PKI
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.59%) CCTV
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) CRM
3 9 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 6 (9.52%) ITIL
5 5 (7.94%) Email Filtering
5 5 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.94%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) ERP
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps
7 3 (4.76%) Open Source
7 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.76%) Web Operations
8 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.76%) PHP
2 3 (4.76%) Python
2 3 (4.76%) Ruby
3 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) DV Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.52%) CCNA
5 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.76%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.76%) CCNP
6 3 (4.76%) MCITP
7 2 (3.17%) CEH
7 2 (3.17%) CISM
7 2 (3.17%) CISMP
7 2 (3.17%) CISSP
7 2 (3.17%) CRISC
7 2 (3.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.59%) CCSA
8 1 (1.59%) ISEB
8 1 (1.59%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) VCP6
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (3.17%) GPG13
2 2 (3.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) RMADS
3 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
2 1 (1.59%) XenApp
2 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (7.94%) Nagios
1 5 (7.94%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) collectd
2 3 (4.76%) Kibana
2 3 (4.76%) logstash
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) Salt
2 3 (4.76%) StatsD
2 3 (4.76%) Terraform
3 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 4 (6.35%) Juniper
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.76%) EMC
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Rackspace
5 3 (4.76%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.17%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
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