Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 Clearance
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 31 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 10 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.89% 3.57% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.04% 25.00% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £364 £410 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.28% -1.20% +27.69%
10th Percentile £269 £329 £326
90th Percentile £447 £538 £509
West Midlands median daily rate £411 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £46.25 £33.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +37.04% -4.93% +42.00%

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 27 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.51% 14.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 26
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -8.77% +26.11%
10th Percentile £260 £204 £266
90th Percentile £425 £475 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +196.03% -19.11%
10th Percentile £18.10 £33.58 £13.56
90th Percentile £49.50 £124.50 £17.74
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +44.55%

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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 20 November 2017.

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

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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 20 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 +2 4 £288 -31.95%
Stoke-on-Trent +1 2 £419 -
Burton-upon-Trent +8 1 - -
Security Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Complex ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) XAML

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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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Change Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Complex ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle