Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £394 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -7.78% +11.80% +19.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 -

BPSS Clearance 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 31 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.83% 11.47% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 37
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £219 £278
90th Percentile £419 £449 £464
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £390
% change year-on-year +1.27% +1.28% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £41.25 £95.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.58% +458.82% +11.48%
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £24.50 £25.33
% change year-on-year +13.27% -3.28% +11.34%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Staffordshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Staffordshire

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £388 -
BPSS Clearance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Complex ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Complex ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau