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 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 Clearance
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 14 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.01% 1.13% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.45% 8.16% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Median daily rate £413 £375 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.20% +158.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £319 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £455 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £43.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year -11.62% +18.13%  

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 55 49 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 15.76% 13.84% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 12
Median daily rate £445 £410 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +49.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +105.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Coventry

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Coventry

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
4 10 (23.81%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
4 10 (23.81%) Information Security
5 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 9 (21.43%) Data Security
6 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (16.67%) Kanban
7 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (16.67%) MVC
7 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (16.67%) User Experience
8 6 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 6 (14.29%) Marketing
8 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
9 5 (11.90%) Web Development
9 5 (11.90%) TDD
9 5 (11.90%) C#
9 5 (11.90%) Management Information System

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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 2 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) Sitefinity
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 3 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Analyst
1 7 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Support Officer
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.14%) CRM Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) User Researcher
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Interface Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) CSS
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) .NET
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) Ajax
5 2 (4.76%) CSS3
5 2 (4.76%) Django
5 2 (4.76%) JSON
5 2 (4.76%) Play Framework
5 2 (4.76%) REST
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.38%) LESS
6 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 6 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) CESG
4 3 (7.14%) Social Media
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 10 (23.81%) Information Security
4 9 (21.43%) Data Security
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (16.67%) Kanban
6 7 (16.67%) MVC
6 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) BDD
7 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.14%) CRM
9 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Psychology
9 3 (7.14%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Ruby
4 2 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.38%) PMO
3 1 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (2.38%) VMware