Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 27 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.01% 3.80% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.55% 34.62% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Staffordshire median daily rate £450 £364 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -8.49% -7.56%
10th Percentile £363 £269 £268
90th Percentile £551 £447 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - £46.00
10th Percentile £48.45 - £45.50
90th Percentile £57.35 - £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -37.14% -2.78% +30.91%

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 55 26 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 20.30% 10.97% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 33
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.62% -6.47%
10th Percentile £304 £268 £204
90th Percentile £499 £475 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% -36.96% +240.74%
10th Percentile £20.16 £15.80 £43.10
90th Percentile £57.20 £45.90 £135.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -42.86% +14.29% -20.25%

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 - 10 £450 - 1
Lichfield -5 3 £515 +79.13% 4
Stoke-on-Trent -6 1 - -
Security Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
5 8 (42.11%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Middleware
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) SOAP
7 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 6 (31.58%) Use Case
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (26.32%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
8 5 (26.32%) NHibernate
8 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) Electronics
9 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) Law
9 4 (21.05%) HNC

Security 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 4 (21.05%) Law
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) BPM Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Chief Architect
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) Middleware
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) REST
5 6 (31.58%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) NHibernate
7 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Use Case
3 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Communications Security
4 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
4 4 (21.05%) Network Management
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (5.26%) Process Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) HNC
2 4 (21.05%) HND
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft