Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 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 Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 5 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 13 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Worcestershire 18.52% 16.25% 30.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.25% 41.94% 69.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 29
Median daily rate £444 £180 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +146.53% -57.65% -
10th Percentile £393 £166 £133
90th Percentile £525 £576 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £464 £449
% change year-on-year -12.28% +3.46% +5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.33 £19.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +33.32% -55.29% -10.53%

SC 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 Worcestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 59.26% 38.75% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 47
Median daily rate £332 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% -2.86% +105.88%
10th Percentile £146 £164 £200
90th Percentile £626 £580 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.94% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.91 £37.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.59% -15.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.68 £34.75 £41.63
90th Percentile £20.34 £39.25 £44.88
Median hourly rate £22.91 £15.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year +44.54% -27.95% -22.81%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Worcestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Worcestershire.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Worcestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Worcestershire.

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Worcestershire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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
Malvern +1 4 £444 -13.41% 15
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Red Team
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) SCADA
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Red Team
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) NCSC
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Informatica
1 1 (20.00%) Talend
1 1 (20.00%) VMware