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 24 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 Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 20 47 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 24.39% 29.19% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.14% 78.33% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.26% -1.38%  

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 60 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 42.68% 37.27% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Median daily rate £456 £440 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.69% +46.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Solihull.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) LAN
3 17 (42.50%) Juniper
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco
5 11 (27.50%) Windows
6 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (25.00%) SCCM
6 10 (25.00%) Office 365
6 10 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (25.00%) ITIL
6 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 10 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.00%) Citrix
7 9 (22.50%) WAN
7 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.50%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (15.00%) CCNA
9 6 (15.00%) EMC
9 6 (15.00%) Nortel
9 6 (15.00%) Presales
9 6 (15.00%) Network Management
9 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (15.00%) JNCIA
10 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
11 4 (10.00%) Service Management

SC Cleared
Co-occurring 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 10 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) LAN
2 10 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.50%) Megaco
4 1 (2.50%) RTCP
4 1 (2.50%) RTP
4 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Designer
2 11 (27.50%) Network Designer
3 8 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (17.50%) Network Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Network Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Telecoms Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Presales Solution Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.00%) Network Management
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (15.00%) Presales
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.50%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) CCNA
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Juniper
2 12 (30.00%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) EMC
4 6 (15.00%) Nortel
5 4 (10.00%) SevOne
6 3 (7.50%) BT
7 1 (2.50%) Mitel
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) VMware