The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 5 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 74 79 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.11% 13.06% 4.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.79% 50.97% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 21
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£363 £367 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
169 155 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.51% 25.62% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 109 86
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bristol region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bristol region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.26%) Finance
4 20 (17.39%) Project Management
5 16 (13.91%) Open Source
6 15 (13.04%) Scrum
7 13 (11.30%) JMeter
7 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
7 13 (11.30%) WebDriver
7 13 (11.30%) WATIR
7 13 (11.30%) Selenium
7 13 (11.30%) Performance Testing
8 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
8 11 (9.57%) Migration
9 10 (8.70%) LAN
9 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
10 9 (7.83%) Windows
10 9 (7.83%) SQL
10 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (6.96%) Oracle
11 8 (6.96%) Linux
11 8 (6.96%) EMC
11 8 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
11 8 (6.96%) VMware
11 8 (6.96%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.96%) Military
11 8 (6.96%) Ruby
12 7 (6.09%) Ubuntu
12 7 (6.09%) XenServer

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.09%) Apache
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Project
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) LAN
2 7 (6.09%) WAN
2 7 (6.09%) LDAP
2 7 (6.09%) Firewall
3 5 (4.35%) Intranet
4 4 (3.48%) SAN
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.61%) NAS
6 1 (0.87%) Internet
6 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.74%) MS Access
3 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) JMeter
1 13 (11.30%) WATIR
1 13 (11.30%) Selenium
1 13 (11.30%) WebDriver
2 7 (6.09%) Hudson
2 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.87%) Grunt
3 1 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Military
3 5 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.39%) Project Manager
1 20 (17.39%) Developer
2 13 (11.30%) Tester
3 11 (9.57%) Consultant
4 8 (6.96%) Project Planner
5 7 (6.09%) Analyst
5 7 (6.09%) Lead Developer
5 7 (6.09%) Technical Tester
5 7 (6.09%) Technical Developer
5 7 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (4.35%) Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.61%) Access Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) .NET
1 7 (6.09%) LAMP
2 3 (2.61%) CSS
2 3 (2.61%) Middleware
2 3 (2.61%) HTML
3 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.74%) Spring
3 2 (1.74%) jQuery
3 2 (1.74%) HTML5
3 2 (1.74%) CSS3
4 1 (0.87%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.87%) Spring Batch
4 1 (0.87%) Sass
4 1 (0.87%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.87%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Open Source
2 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) Economics
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Clustering
5 1 (0.87%) Statistics
5 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.87%) Kindle
5 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Linux
3 7 (6.09%) Ubuntu
3 7 (6.09%) CentOS
4 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.39%) Project Management
3 15 (13.04%) Scrum
4 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
4 13 (11.30%) Performance Testing
5 11 (9.57%) Migration
6 8 (6.96%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.09%) ITIL
7 7 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.09%) DevOps
8 6 (5.22%) Logistics
8 6 (5.22%) Supplier Management
9 5 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.35%) Change Management
10 4 (3.48%) Validation
10 4 (3.48%) ETL
10 4 (3.48%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.61%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) Ruby
3 7 (6.09%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.09%) Perl
3 7 (6.09%) PHP
4 6 (5.22%) C#
5 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.74%) Java
6 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.87%) C
7 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.09%) CCNA
4 5 (4.35%) Degree
5 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.74%) ISEB
6 2 (1.74%) APMP
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.87%) HND
7 1 (0.87%) CCIE
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Samba
1 7 (6.09%) XenServer
2 2 (1.74%) vSphere
3 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Puppet
1 7 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.09%) Salt
2 2 (1.74%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Netcool
2 2 (1.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.87%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) EMC
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle
2 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.96%) VMware
3 7 (6.09%) Citrix
4 5 (4.35%) Cisco
4 5 (4.35%) Remedy
5 4 (3.48%) Brocade
5 4 (3.48%) HP
6 3 (2.61%) SAP
7 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.87%) Symantec
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