Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 11 89 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Worcestershire 22.00% 37.55% 18.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.11% 66.42% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 43 22
Median daily rate £550 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.38% +14.14%
10th Percentile £450 £312 £182
90th Percentile £770 £595 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.40 £12.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +61.67% -70.73% +72.63%

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 18 134 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 36.00% 56.54% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 70 34
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% +1.69%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £170
90th Percentile £760 £575 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
Median hourly rate £15.85 £15.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year +3.93% -31.46% +25.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram 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 1 June 2020. 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 0 10 £625 +13.64% 2
Worcester -4 1 £500 +29.03%
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Confluence
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Azure
3 3 (27.27%) AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (27.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Terraform
4 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Azure
2 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) IT Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Principal Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Principal Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Python Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) MCSA
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Terraform
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco