The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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 / Coventry
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.62% 3.16% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 22.41% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £173 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £385 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £393
% change year-on-year +7.18% -2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.66 £31.40
% change year-on-year +16.36% +3.99%  

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 Coventry.

Academic & Professional Certification
Coventry
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 44 58 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 17.81% 14.11% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 29
Median daily rate £413 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £248 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £496 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.35% +4.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £37.50 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Coventry

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) Concur
6 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (5.56%) Play Framework

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Interface Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Designer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) Django
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) OAuth
2 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Cognitive Psychology
6 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Server Building
6 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) ABAP
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) CWAP
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos
2 1 (5.56%) Concur
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware