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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 9 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 107 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.73% 10.74% 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.58% 48.51% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 15
Average daily rate
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£380 £367 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £249 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £35.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -50.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -34.61%
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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
240 134 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.07% 22.15% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 98 82
Average daily rate £378 £367 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

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 30 October 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 30 October 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.69%) Project Management
3 21 (14.69%) Finance
4 17 (11.89%) LAN
5 16 (11.19%) Migration
6 15 (10.49%) Open Source
7 14 (9.79%) SQL
7 14 (9.79%) Oracle
7 14 (9.79%) Linux
7 14 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.09%) Logistics
8 13 (9.09%) Scrum
8 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.39%) Java
9 12 (8.39%) Citrix
9 12 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (8.39%) Firewall
9 12 (8.39%) JMeter
9 12 (8.39%) Red Hat
9 12 (8.39%) VMware
9 12 (8.39%) Performance Testing
9 12 (8.39%) WATIR
9 12 (8.39%) Selenium
9 12 (8.39%) Bash Shell
9 12 (8.39%) WebDriver
9 12 (8.39%) Hudson
9 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
10 11 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (7.69%) DevOps

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (7.69%) Apache
2 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.80%) MS Project
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.70%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.89%) LAN
2 12 (8.39%) Firewall
3 11 (7.69%) WAN
3 11 (7.69%) LDAP
4 6 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (4.20%) SAN
5 4 (2.80%) NAS
5 4 (2.80%) HTTP
6 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.40%) MS Access
4 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.70%) SSDT
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) JMeter
1 12 (8.39%) WATIR
1 12 (8.39%) Selenium
1 12 (8.39%) WebDriver
1 12 (8.39%) Hudson
1 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.80%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.40%) PVCS
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.70%) Ant
4 1 (0.70%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
4 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.70%) Grunt
General
1 21 (14.69%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.99%) Military
3 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (18.18%) Developer
2 21 (14.69%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.39%) Tester
3 12 (8.39%) Consultant
4 11 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.69%) Analyst
5 9 (6.29%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.59%) Project Planner
7 6 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.50%) Technical Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.50%) Architect
8 5 (3.50%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.50%) Technical Tester
9 4 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (2.80%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.10%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) LAMP
2 8 (5.59%) Spring
3 7 (4.90%) Middleware
4 5 (3.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (2.80%) JSON
5 4 (2.80%) HTML
5 4 (2.80%) CSS
6 3 (2.10%) J2EE
6 3 (2.10%) J2SE
6 3 (2.10%) GWT
6 3 (2.10%) jQuery
6 3 (2.10%) Spring Batch
7 2 (1.40%) HTML5
7 2 (1.40%) REST
7 2 (1.40%) CSS3
7 2 (1.40%) Qt
7 2 (1.40%) Ext JS
7 2 (1.40%) .NET
7 2 (1.40%) Web Services
7 2 (1.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Open Source
2 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.50%) Economics
4 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) DTV
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
6 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.70%) Kindle
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.79%) Linux
2 11 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 11 (7.69%) CentOS
3 8 (5.59%) Windows
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.80%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) UNIX
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.69%) Project Management
3 16 (11.19%) Migration
4 14 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (9.09%) Logistics
5 13 (9.09%) Scrum
5 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.39%) Performance Testing
7 11 (7.69%) DevOps
7 11 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.59%) Validation
10 7 (4.90%) ITIL
10 7 (4.90%) Change Management
10 7 (4.90%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.20%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.20%) ETL
12 5 (3.50%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.50%) Resource Management
13 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.79%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) Java
2 12 (8.39%) Bash Shell
3 11 (7.69%) Ruby
3 11 (7.69%) Perl
3 11 (7.69%) PHP
4 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.80%) C
6 2 (1.40%) C#
6 2 (1.40%) C++
6 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.69%) CCNA
4 6 (4.20%) Degree
5 2 (1.40%) APMP
5 2 (1.40%) ISEB
5 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.70%) HND
6 1 (0.70%) CCNP
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) XenServer
1 11 (7.69%) Samba
2 3 (2.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (7.69%) Salt
1 11 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (2.10%) Netcool
2 3 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Oracle
2 12 (8.39%) Citrix
2 12 (8.39%) Red Hat
2 12 (8.39%) VMware
3 10 (6.99%) Cisco
3 10 (6.99%) EMC
4 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.20%) SAP
5 6 (4.20%) HP
6 5 (3.50%) Brocade
7 4 (2.80%) Teradata
8 3 (2.10%) Google
9 2 (1.40%) Sencha
9 2 (1.40%) Remedy
9 2 (1.40%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.70%) IBM
10 1 (0.70%) RedPrairie
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