The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Clearance
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.38% 7.48% 6.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.76% 34.86% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 35
Median daily rate £425 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.70% +74.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.83% +0.47%  

Security 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 85 175 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.80% 21.47% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 127 124
Median daily rate £400 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Birmingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Birmingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 42 (76.36%) SC Cleared
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) Cisco
6 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (16.36%) DV Cleared
7 8 (14.55%) Migration
7 8 (14.55%) Oracle
8 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
8 7 (12.73%) .NET
8 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
8 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
8 7 (12.73%) HTML
8 7 (12.73%) CSS
8 7 (12.73%) Windows
8 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) Change Management
9 6 (10.91%) LAN
9 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
9 6 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.09%) CRM
10 5 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
10 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.09%) Project Management
10 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

Security 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 1 (1.82%) Confluence
1 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.82%) Route 53
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) VoIP
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) HSRP
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) IPsec
4 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) SNMP
4 1 (1.82%) SSH
4 1 (1.82%) TACACS
4 1 (1.82%) VLAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.82%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.82%) Power BI
6 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) JMeter
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Grunt
4 1 (1.82%) gulp
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.82%) Protractor
4 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.64%) Electronics
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
1 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Data Migration Specialist
3 5 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) CRM Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Network Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
1 7 (12.73%) CSS
1 7 (12.73%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.27%) WCF
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
4 3 (5.45%) CSS3
5 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.82%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.82%) LESS
6 1 (1.82%) Middleware
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.82%) RESTful
6 1 (1.82%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.73%) Change Management
3 7 (12.73%) Scrum
4 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
4 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.09%) CRM
5 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) Service Management
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps
7 3 (5.45%) Open Source
7 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.64%) MVC
8 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
4 3 (5.45%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (76.36%) SC Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.27%) CCNA
5 2 (3.64%) CCNP
5 2 (3.64%) ISEB
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.64%) VCP6
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.82%) APMP
6 1 (1.82%) CCIE
6 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Salt
2 1 (1.82%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.82%) collectd
2 1 (1.82%) Kibana
2 1 (1.82%) logstash
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) StatsD
2 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Cisco
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) Juniper
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) NVIDIA
7 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £133.27 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago