Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 25 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.69% 5.45% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.78% 38.46% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +40.74% -25.00%
10th Percentile £157 £363 £261
90th Percentile £534 £538 £536
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £39.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -69.43% +65.26% -36.67%

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 18 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.68% 14.18% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 22
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £177 £196 £253
90th Percentile £499 £523 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £424 £413
% change year-on-year +6.07% +2.85% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £33.08 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.80% +29.31% -36.26%
10th Percentile £17.16 £17.81 £28.50
90th Percentile £51.99 £46.75 £29.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.71 £18.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.66% -16.06% +15.06%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 July 2019. 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 -3 3 £465 +26.53%
Rugeley - 1 £133 -
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) REST

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
1 1 (20.00%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Architectural Design
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware