Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 58 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 33.92% 26.92% 5.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.60% 83.33% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -9.20% +17.33%
10th Percentile £311 £170 £287
90th Percentile £575 £469 £445
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £446 £425
% change year-on-year +3.70% +4.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £30.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% -40.00% +6.19%

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 81 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 47.37% 32.31% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 14
Worcestershire median daily rate £450 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +52.38% -27.08%
10th Percentile £325 £165 £198
90th Percentile £575 £481 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £45.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -36.00% +29.50%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 42 £525 +31.25% 7
Worcester +3 15 £388 +26.02%
Security Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 42 (72.41%) SC Cleared
2 27 (46.55%) DV Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
4 14 (24.14%) VMware
4 14 (24.14%) C++
5 12 (20.69%) Windows
5 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.69%) Business Development
5 12 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (20.69%) Systems Engineering
6 11 (18.97%) Degree
6 11 (18.97%) C#
7 10 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (17.24%) CREST Certified
8 9 (15.52%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (15.52%) Military
8 9 (15.52%) UML
9 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.79%) Change Management
9 8 (13.79%) Algorithms
10 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
10 7 (12.07%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (12.07%) Project Management
10 7 (12.07%) C
10 7 (12.07%) Public Sector
11 6 (10.34%) MCSE
11 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.34%) DNS
11 6 (10.34%) Active Directory

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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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) IaaS
1 2 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (8.62%) StarTeam
2 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.52%) Military
2 7 (12.07%) Public Sector
3 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Server Engineer
1 10 (17.24%) Tester
2 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Server Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) FPGA Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) IT Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (13.79%) Algorithms
3 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) ASIC
4 3 (5.17%) CPLD
4 3 (5.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.17%) VHDL
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Blog
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Podcast
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
1 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.69%) Business Development
2 12 (20.69%) Systems Engineering
3 10 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (15.52%) UML
5 8 (13.79%) Change Management
5 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
6 7 (12.07%) Project Management
7 6 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
7 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.34%) Requirements Management
8 5 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (1.72%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.72%) Data Management
10 1 (1.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) C++
2 11 (18.97%) C#
3 7 (12.07%) C
4 3 (5.17%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.45%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (72.41%) SC Cleared
2 27 (46.55%) DV Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) Degree
4 10 (17.24%) CREST Certified
5 6 (10.34%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Master's Degree
5 6 (10.34%) MCSE
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (10.34%) VCP6
5 6 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.72%) GIAC
6 1 (1.72%) GPEN
6 1 (1.72%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) GDPR
1 1 (1.72%) NCSC
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) vSphere
3 3 (5.17%) Firmware
4 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) WSUS
2 3 (5.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) VMware
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) Veeam
4 2 (3.45%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.72%) Avaya