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 28 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 Clearance
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 24 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.86% 10.13% 6.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.24% 44.44% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 26
Median daily rate £406 £364 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.68% -11.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £187 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -10.17% +18.78%  

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 99 153 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.94% 22.80% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 97 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 £205 £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 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 63 (65.63%) SC Cleared
2 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.04%) HTML
3 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
4 24 (25.00%) CSS
5 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.67%) Cisco
6 16 (16.67%) CRM
7 15 (15.63%) .NET
7 15 (15.63%) Windows
8 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
8 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
8 13 (13.54%) DV Cleared
8 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (13.54%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (13.54%) .NET Framework
8 13 (13.54%) WCF
8 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 12 (12.50%) HTML5
9 12 (12.50%) Middleware
10 11 (11.46%) MS Office
10 11 (11.46%) Web Development
10 11 (11.46%) Drupal
10 11 (11.46%) Content Management
10 11 (11.46%) CMS
11 10 (10.42%) Migration
11 10 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (9.38%) VoIP
12 9 (9.38%) ITIL

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 11 (11.46%) CMS
1 11 (11.46%) Drupal
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.04%) Confluence
5 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Office
2 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.08%) Sentinel
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (9.38%) Office 365
2 6 (6.25%) OneDrive
3 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.21%) Yammer
4 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.13%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.13%) Route 53
5 3 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) IaaS
6 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) VoIP
2 8 (8.33%) DHCP
2 8 (8.33%) DNS
3 6 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 6 (6.25%) LAN
3 6 (6.25%) LDAP
3 6 (6.25%) Skype
4 5 (5.21%) HTTP
4 5 (5.21%) PBX
4 5 (5.21%) SSL
4 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.21%) Unified Communications
5 4 (4.17%) WAN
6 3 (3.13%) Firewall
7 2 (2.08%) Internet
7 2 (2.08%) MPLS
8 1 (1.04%) BGP
8 1 (1.04%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.04%) Intranet
8 1 (1.04%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.04%) Power BI
5 1 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
1 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) JMeter
5 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.04%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.04%) Protractor
5 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Electronics
2 2 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.04%) Publishing
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Developer
2 13 (13.54%) CRM Developer
2 13 (13.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (11.46%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (9.38%) Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (7.29%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Consultant
6 5 (5.21%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (5.21%) HTML Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Office 365 Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Azure Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) HTML
2 24 (25.00%) CSS
3 15 (15.63%) .NET
4 13 (13.54%) .NET Framework
4 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (13.54%) WCF
5 12 (12.50%) HTML5
5 12 (12.50%) Middleware
6 4 (4.17%) Web Services
7 3 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.13%) Sensu
8 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
8 1 (1.04%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.04%) React
8 1 (1.04%) RESTful
8 1 (1.04%) Struts2
8 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) NHS
1 5 (5.21%) PKI
2 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.04%) CCTV
5 1 (1.04%) CMDB
5 1 (1.04%) SCADA
5 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) Unix
4 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.67%) CRM
3 12 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 11 (11.46%) Content Management
4 11 (11.46%) Web Development
5 10 (10.42%) Migration
6 9 (9.38%) ITIL
7 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.25%) Identity Management
8 6 (6.25%) Project Management
9 5 (5.21%) Email Filtering
9 5 (5.21%) ERP
9 5 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.21%) Open Source
9 5 (5.21%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.21%) Service Management
10 4 (4.17%) Change Management
10 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.21%) Python
2 5 (5.21%) Ruby
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 4 (4.17%) PHP
4 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (65.63%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.54%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (8.33%) CCNA
6 5 (5.21%) CCNP
7 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.13%) MCITP
9 2 (2.08%) CEH
9 2 (2.08%) CISM
9 2 (2.08%) CISMP
9 2 (2.08%) CISSP
9 2 (2.08%) CRISC
9 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.04%) ISEB
10 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) VCP6
10 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (2.08%) GPG13
4 2 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.08%) RMADS
5 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) XenApp
3 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (5.21%) Nagios
1 5 (5.21%) SCOM
2 4 (4.17%) Ansible
2 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.17%) Puppet
2 4 (4.17%) Salt
3 3 (3.13%) collectd
3 3 (3.13%) Kibana
3 3 (3.13%) logstash
3 3 (3.13%) StatsD
3 3 (3.13%) Terraform
4 1 (1.04%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) Cisco
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle
4 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.21%) Juniper
5 5 (5.21%) VMware
6 4 (4.17%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.13%) EMC
7 3 (3.13%) IBM
7 3 (3.13%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.08%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.04%) Citrix
9 1 (1.04%) F5
9 1 (1.04%) HP
9 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.04%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.04%) SAP
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