Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 26 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 16 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.82% 4.35% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.03% 29.73% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Staffordshire median daily rate £421 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.52% -32.35% -
10th Percentile £245 £263 £271
90th Percentile £531 £494 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £46.00
10th Percentile £37.25 - £45.50
90th Percentile £47.75 - £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +26.32% -34.03% +60.57%

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 39 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.18% 14.62% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 36
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £196 £253 £227
90th Percentile £523 £475 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £424 £413 £383
% change year-on-year +2.85% +7.84% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.31% -36.26% +219.30%
10th Percentile £17.81 £28.50 £24.65
90th Percentile £46.75 £29.50 £124.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.89 £22.50 £19.56
% change year-on-year -16.06% +15.06% -33.51%

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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 July 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

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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 July 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
Tamworth +9 7 £354 -35.68%
Lichfield 0 3 £368 +22.50%
Stoke-on-Trent -5 2 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Cannock - 1 - -
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West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Electronics
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (31.25%) Law
3 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (31.25%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Network Management
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) Communications Security
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) HNC
4 4 (25.00%) HND
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
5 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (12.50%) QMS
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Information Management
7 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Electronics
2 5 (31.25%) Law
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
1 2 (12.50%) Security Assurance Coordinator
1 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
2 1 (6.25%) C# GUI Developer
2 1 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Developer
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Electrical Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) GUI Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
2 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
1 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
1 5 (31.25%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Communications Security
2 4 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) QMS
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Security
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) HNC
2 4 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) IRCA
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (6.25%) Def Stans
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) EMC
1 1 (6.25%) Juniper