The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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 / Wolverhampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 2.70% 30.00% 6.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 81.82% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £600 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -28.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -9.88% +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 Wolverhampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1 11 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 2.70% 36.67% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £600 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -28.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Wolverhampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Wolverhampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) GPG13
3 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
1 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GPG13
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft