Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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 Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.55% 2.78% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 19.05% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £420 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +35.48% -4.62%
10th Percentile £320 £384 £305
90th Percentile £360 £550 £315
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £70.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.17% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% +4.17% +63.64%

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 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 25 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.69% 14.58% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 26
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -8.77% +29.55%
10th Percentile £270 £204 £266
90th Percentile £431 £474 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +199.28% +0.79%
10th Percentile £18.10 £34.85 £13.56
90th Percentile £49.50 £133.50 £17.74
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +46.23%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Lichfield 0 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning

SC Cleared
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (25.00%) MVVM
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle