Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 11 2
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 7 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 28.72% 8.05% 27.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.41% 23.33% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 27
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 - £363
10th Percentile £201 - £220
90th Percentile £488 - £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £411 £384
% change year-on-year +3.34% +7.10% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +270.37% -9.03%
10th Percentile £41.25 £47.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £50.00 £14.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.00 £46.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year -30.81% +37.04% +11.57%

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 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 34 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 36.17% 34.48% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 37
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 £210 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -42.07% -12.12%
10th Percentile £205 £189 £220
90th Percentile £488 £305 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +185.71% -28.34%
10th Percentile £41.25 £47.38 £13.55
90th Percentile £43.75 £57.00 £21.45
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year -41.37% +25.51% -22.07%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Worcestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Worcestershire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Worcestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Worcestershire

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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 Security Cleared within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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 20 £438 - 16
Worcester - 6 £304 -
Security Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) C
2 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
2 11 (40.74%) Change Management
3 10 (37.04%) C++
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
4 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 9 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (33.33%) UML
5 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
6 7 (25.93%) Electronics
7 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) Cryptography
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Digital Signal Processing
8 5 (18.52%) Signal Processing
8 5 (18.52%) FPGA Design
9 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) MATLAB
9 4 (14.81%) Assembly Language
9 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
10 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) VHDL
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) CPLD
10 3 (11.11%) Firmware
10 3 (11.11%) OpenGL

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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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
1 2 (7.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 7 (25.93%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Embedded Engineer
1 8 (29.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) ICT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) ICT Operations Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Ember.js
1 3 (11.11%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (11.11%) ASIC
4 3 (11.11%) CPLD
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (11.11%) VHDL
5 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Change Management
1 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (33.33%) UML
3 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 5 (18.52%) Cryptography
4 5 (18.52%) Digital Signal Processing
4 5 (18.52%) FPGA Design
4 5 (18.52%) Signal Processing
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Memory Management
6 2 (7.41%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C
2 10 (37.04%) C++
3 4 (14.81%) Assembly Language
3 4 (14.81%) MATLAB
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) VMware