Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Solihull
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 34 86 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 17.89% 32.58% 12.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.39% 84.31% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Solihull median daily rate £380 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £375 £369 £315
90th Percentile £385 £455 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median hourly rate - £15.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £33.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +40.74% -4.93% +51.06%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Solihull
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 49 102 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 25.79% 38.64% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 23
Solihull median daily rate £426 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £378 £300 £304
90th Percentile £549 £448 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Solihull median hourly rate - £15.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.71% +6.06%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +46.23%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Solihull

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Solihull

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
2 20 (58.82%) LAN
3 16 (47.06%) Juniper
4 12 (35.29%) WAN
5 11 (32.35%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (29.41%) Presales
6 10 (29.41%) Windows
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) Citrix
7 9 (26.47%) Blackberry
7 9 (26.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (26.47%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (26.47%) SCCM
7 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
7 9 (26.47%) Office 365
8 8 (23.53%) Network Management
9 7 (20.59%) Network Security
9 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
9 7 (20.59%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (20.59%) VoIP
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco
10 6 (17.65%) CRM
11 5 (14.71%) Network Design
11 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
12 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
12 4 (11.76%) Wireless
12 4 (11.76%) Risk Management

Security 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 9 (26.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) LAN
2 12 (35.29%) WAN
3 9 (26.47%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (20.59%) Network Security
4 7 (20.59%) VoIP
5 4 (11.76%) Wireless
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall
6 3 (8.82%) HTTP
6 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
6 3 (8.82%) Megaco
6 3 (8.82%) RTCP
6 3 (8.82%) RTP
6 3 (8.82%) VLAN
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 3 (8.82%) WLAN
7 2 (5.88%) 4G
7 2 (5.88%) 5G
7 2 (5.88%) RFID
7 2 (5.88%) ZigBee
7 2 (5.88%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Designer
5 4 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Designer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) Telecoms Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (29.41%) Presales
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Network Management
5 7 (20.59%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
6 6 (17.65%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
7 5 (14.71%) Network Design
8 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (8.82%) ERP
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
10 2 (5.88%) Analytics
10 2 (5.88%) Data Security
10 2 (5.88%) Service Design
10 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
10 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.94%) Change Management
11 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Juniper
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Brocade
4 3 (8.82%) BT
4 3 (8.82%) Capita
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) Mitel
4 3 (8.82%) TOWER Software
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Sigfox
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) SevOne