Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 31 42
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.18% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category - 11.11% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Staffordshire median daily rate - £400 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.75% -
West Midlands median daily rate £414 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +29.30% -20.00% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 65 27 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 22.57% 10.63% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 33
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -8.77%
10th Percentile £302 £260 £204
90th Percentile £485 £425 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year - +2.24% +11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.89% -1.10% +196.03%
10th Percentile £33.71 £18.10 £33.58
90th Percentile £61.19 £49.50 £124.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year -41.37% +25.51% -22.07%

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