Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 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 Clearance
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 23 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 21 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.55% 5.13% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 33.33% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -14.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £192 £246 £275
90th Percentile £500 £450 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £63.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -28.85% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £37.50 £36.03
90th Percentile £61.15 £48.50 £91.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -21.95% +36.67% -15.49%

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 42 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 21.11% 15.38% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 28
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £343 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% +3.40% -17.29%
10th Percentile £165 £263 £243
90th Percentile £487 £484 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £433 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +1.76% +7.59% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -52.63% +458.82%
10th Percentile £28.08 £37.50 £42.30
90th Percentile £61.56 £48.50 £97.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £29.70 £17.38
% change year-on-year -19.19% +70.94% -11.15%

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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

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 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 -1 7 £450 +30.91%
Tamworth -2 3 £375 +80.72%
Stoke-on-Trent +12 1 - -
Rugeley - 1 £133 - 2
Stafford - 1 - -
Security Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 15 (71.43%) SOAP
2 15 (71.43%) Web Services
2 15 (71.43%) REST
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) C#
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) TDD
6 10 (47.62%) CSS
6 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 9 (42.86%) NHibernate
7 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (42.86%) jQuery
8 8 (38.10%) Middleware
8 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
9 6 (28.57%) Use Case
9 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 5 (23.81%) SDLC
10 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
10 5 (23.81%) SoapUI

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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 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) .NET Developer
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) REST
1 15 (71.43%) SOAP
1 15 (71.43%) Web Services
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 9 (42.86%) NHibernate
5 8 (38.10%) Middleware
6 5 (23.81%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) Spring
8 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Use Case
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) V-Model
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft