Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for BC 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.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 209 166
Rank change year-on-year +31 -43 +4
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 9 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.033% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.16% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £500 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +51.52% -1.71%
10th Percentile £445 £500 £265
90th Percentile £517 £500 £401
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £50.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -66.83% -33.05%

BC 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 861 1262 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.93% 20.60% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 696 501
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £207 £250 £200
90th Percentile £525 £544 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +44.55%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.53 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.38 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in the West Midlands

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BC Cleared in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in the West Midlands

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in the West Midlands

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the West Midlands 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
Shropshire - 9 £470 -
BC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) Atlassian
2 8 (88.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (88.89%) Bitbucket
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (88.89%) Vagrant
2 8 (88.89%) Ansible
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Presales
2 8 (88.89%) Terraform
2 8 (88.89%) Confluence
3 7 (77.78%) FishEye
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) GitHub
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Banking

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (88.89%) Confluence
1 8 (88.89%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (88.89%) Bitbucket
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) Vagrant
2 7 (77.78%) FishEye
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Consultant
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Support
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Sales Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
1 8 (88.89%) Presales
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ansible
1 8 (88.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware