The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 April 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.67% 1.98% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.36% 12.12% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £550 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +9.67% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £41.25 £33.84
% change year-on-year -6.06% +21.89%  

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 the Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22 33 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 18.33% 16.34% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 6
Median daily rate £400 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the Midlands over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (26.67%) Security Management
3 4 (26.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (26.67%) CLAS
3 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 3 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (20.00%) OSCP
4 3 (20.00%) CEH
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (6.67%) Service Design
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) CLAS Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (26.67%) Security Management
2 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) RAD
5 1 (6.67%) SSADM
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (26.67%) CLAS
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) OSCP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
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