The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 4 3 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 19 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 15.57% 18.26% 5.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.29% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £442 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +138.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +33.84%  

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 Solihull.

Academic & Professional Certification
Solihull
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 35 42 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 28.69% 36.52% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
Median daily rate £265 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.11% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £625 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Solihull

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Solihull

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Solihull region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (61.54%) Juniper
3 31 (59.62%) LAN
4 24 (46.15%) Cisco
5 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
6 13 (25.00%) BT
7 12 (23.08%) Presales
8 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
8 10 (19.23%) Nortel
8 10 (19.23%) WAN
9 9 (17.31%) IBM
9 9 (17.31%) TOWER Software
9 9 (17.31%) Capita
9 9 (17.31%) Network Design
9 9 (17.31%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (15.38%) Migration
11 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (13.46%) CCNA
11 7 (13.46%) CCDA
12 5 (9.62%) JNCIA
13 4 (7.69%) Firewall
13 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
14 3 (5.77%) DHCP
14 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
14 3 (5.77%) Wireless
14 3 (5.77%) SSL
14 3 (5.77%) EMC
14 3 (5.77%) VPN
14 3 (5.77%) DNS
14 3 (5.77%) IPsec

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (3.85%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) LAN
2 10 (19.23%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (5.77%) DHCP
4 3 (5.77%) DNS
4 3 (5.77%) IPsec
4 3 (5.77%) Network Security
4 3 (5.77%) SSH
4 3 (5.77%) SSL
4 3 (5.77%) VLAN
4 3 (5.77%) VPN
4 3 (5.77%) Wireless
5 2 (3.85%) ATM
5 2 (3.85%) Broadband
5 2 (3.85%) Frame Relay
5 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (1.92%) VRRP
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Designer
1 22 (42.31%) Network Designer
2 13 (25.00%) Architect
3 12 (23.08%) Telecoms Architect
4 10 (19.23%) Lead Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Network Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Network Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Presales Solution Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Data Centre Manager
8 1 (1.92%) DBA
8 1 (1.92%) Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) CSS
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) jQuery
1 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (3.85%) SOAP
1 2 (3.85%) StructureMap
1 2 (3.85%) WCF
1 2 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.92%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) EMC VNX
2 3 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.92%) CESG
3 1 (1.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Presales
2 9 (17.31%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (17.31%) Network Design
3 8 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
5 3 (5.77%) Security Operations
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) MVC
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.92%) Database Tuning
7 1 (1.92%) Information Security
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C#
1 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) CCDA
2 7 (13.46%) CCNA
2 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.62%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Juniper
2 24 (46.15%) Cisco
3 13 (25.00%) BT
4 10 (19.23%) Nortel
5 9 (17.31%) Capita
5 9 (17.31%) IBM
5 9 (17.31%) TOWER Software
6 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.77%) EMC
6 3 (5.77%) F5
6 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.77%) Isilon
6 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.92%) Aruba
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle