The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 5 18 8
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 39 60 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 21.91% 14.08% 14.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.10% 60.00% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 13
Median daily rate £438 £398 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.06% +41.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £503 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +19.44%  

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 Shropshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 59 100 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 33.15% 23.47% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 15
Median daily rate £420 £395 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +41.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £34.38 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Shropshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Shropshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Shropshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Shropshire

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +15 35 £438 +9.37% 3
Security Cleared
West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 74 (82.22%) SC Cleared
2 30 (33.33%) Firewall
3 25 (27.78%) ITIL
4 21 (23.33%) Incident Management
5 18 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 17 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (18.89%) Aruba
6 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
7 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (17.78%) WAN
7 16 (17.78%) Cisco
8 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 15 (16.67%) Linux
9 14 (15.56%) Windows
9 14 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
10 13 (14.44%) LAN
11 12 (13.33%) CheckPoint
11 12 (13.33%) Network Design
11 12 (13.33%) Migration
12 11 (12.22%) Wireless
12 11 (12.22%) Project Management
12 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (12.22%) SIEM
12 11 (12.22%) DV Cleared
13 10 (11.11%) JIRA
13 10 (11.11%) ITIL V3
13 10 (11.11%) Ansible
13 10 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 9 (10.00%) Confluence
1 9 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) assyst
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.33%) Firewall
2 16 (17.78%) WAN
3 13 (14.44%) LAN
4 11 (12.22%) Wireless
5 9 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (10.00%) DNS
5 9 (10.00%) OSPF
6 8 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (8.89%) Network Security
7 7 (7.78%) BGP
7 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.67%) HTTP
8 6 (6.67%) VPN
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.22%) BIG-IP
10 2 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.22%) SNMP
10 2 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.67%) Big Data
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Security Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Design Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Incident Manager
7 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Major Incident Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) SOAP
1 2 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.11%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) PKI
5 3 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Linux
2 14 (15.56%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) CentOS
4 5 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Incident Management
3 14 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
5 12 (13.33%) Migration
5 12 (13.33%) Network Design
6 11 (12.22%) Project Management
6 11 (12.22%) SIEM
7 10 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.11%) Service Management
8 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.89%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (6.67%) PRINCE
10 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.56%) Disk Encryption
11 5 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (10.00%) Python
1 9 (10.00%) Ruby
2 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) C
3 2 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (82.22%) SC Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.22%) DV Cleared
3 10 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (10.00%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (8.89%) BICSI Certification
5 8 (8.89%) BICSI RCDD
6 7 (7.78%) CCNA
7 6 (6.67%) MCP
8 5 (5.56%) CCNP
8 5 (5.56%) CCSA
8 5 (5.56%) CEH
8 5 (5.56%) GCFA
8 5 (5.56%) GCIH
9 2 (2.22%) CCIE
9 2 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.11%) MCTS
10 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Docker
2 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Ansible
1 10 (11.11%) Terraform
2 9 (10.00%) Puppet
3 5 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.11%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 17 (18.89%) Aruba
3 16 (17.78%) Cisco
4 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 8 (8.89%) Blue Coat
7 8 (8.89%) Oracle
8 5 (5.56%) HP
9 4 (4.44%) BMC
10 3 (3.33%) F5
10 3 (3.33%) Remedy
10 3 (3.33%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.22%) Cloudera
11 2 (2.22%) IBM
11 2 (2.22%) TOWER Software
12 1 (1.11%) AppDynamics
12 1 (1.11%) VMware
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