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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.84% 5.81% 14.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% 31.03% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 18
Median daily rate £325 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £401 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -10.17% +18.78%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 29 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 14.60% 18.71% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 28
Median daily rate £325 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.80% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 £275 -31.33%
Lichfield - 1 £375 -
Tamworth - 1 £550 -
Security Cleared
West Midlands

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) IRCA
2 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
2 3 (23.08%) QMS
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Information Exploitation
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
4 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

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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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) Trainer
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (7.69%) IT Trainer
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
2 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (23.08%) QMS
1 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) BPMN
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Information Exploitation
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) IRCA
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Siemens
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