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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 139 117
Rank change year-on-year +26 -22  
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.17% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £510 £450 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +35.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £509 £385 £377
% change year-on-year +32.14% +2.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £51.92

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 389 587 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.38% 19.68% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 326 286
Median daily rate £413 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 34
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.28 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.34% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

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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

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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 3 months to 25 June 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
Shropshire - 3 £510 - 1
BC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) FishEye
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) 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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) FishEye
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Support
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Sales Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago