Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

Security Clearance
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 31 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.69% 2.97% 3.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.44% 26.67% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £450 £394 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.25% +1.20%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £384
90th Percentile £509 £458 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £419 £375
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.89% -2.17% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £42.50 £32.90
90th Percentile £60.25 £47.50 £87.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.00 £47.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -32.63% +163.89% -52.63%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 64 30 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 22.07% 11.15% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 34
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -15.93%
10th Percentile £308 £270 £204
90th Percentile £499 £450 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.63% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.89% -2.17% +199.28%
10th Percentile £33.71 £18.10 £34.85
90th Percentile £61.19 £49.50 £97.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -40.89% +32.61% -26.84%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Staffordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Staffordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Staffordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Staffordshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Staffordshire

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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 Security Cleared within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Lichfield -3 9 £500 - 6
Tamworth - 9 £375 - 4
Stoke-on-Trent -4 2 - -
Stafford - 1 - - 1
Security Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 25 (80.65%) SC Cleared
2 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 23 (74.19%) .NET
3 20 (64.52%) Oracle
4 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
4 19 (61.29%) C#
4 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET
4 19 (61.29%) SOAP
4 19 (61.29%) Web Services
4 19 (61.29%) REST
5 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
6 16 (51.61%) MVC
6 16 (51.61%) TDD
6 16 (51.61%) .NET Framework
7 15 (48.39%) Middleware
8 14 (45.16%) CSS
8 14 (45.16%) HTML
8 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
9 12 (38.71%) Use Case
9 12 (38.71%) jQuery
9 12 (38.71%) NHibernate
10 11 (35.48%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (29.03%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
13 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (16.13%) SDLC
14 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
14 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
14 5 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (16.13%) MongoDB

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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 5 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 22 (70.97%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET
2 19 (61.29%) REST
2 19 (61.29%) SOAP
2 19 (61.29%) Web Services
3 16 (51.61%) .NET Framework
4 15 (48.39%) Middleware
5 14 (45.16%) CSS
5 14 (45.16%) HTML
6 12 (38.71%) jQuery
6 12 (38.71%) NHibernate
7 5 (16.13%) XML
8 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (3.23%) Spring
9 1 (3.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (29.03%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) MVC
1 16 (51.61%) TDD
2 12 (38.71%) Use Case
3 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
5 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
6 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) V-Model
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) C#
3 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft