The first table below looks at the demand for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gloucester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 15 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 26.03% 24.19% 59.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.44% 88.24% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 90
Average daily rate £375 £380 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 17 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 30.82% 27.42% 64.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 104
Average daily rate £400 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 53 (64.63%) SC Cleared
2 26 (31.71%) Windows
3 25 (30.49%) Project Management
4 19 (23.17%) LAN
4 19 (23.17%) Telecoms
5 18 (21.95%) WAN
6 13 (15.85%) Service Management
6 13 (15.85%) DV Cleared
6 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (14.63%) SQL
8 11 (13.41%) Migration
8 11 (13.41%) SCCM
9 10 (12.20%) VMware
9 10 (12.20%) Cisco
9 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
10 9 (10.98%) WSUS
11 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (9.76%) Windows XP
11 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
11 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
11 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (8.54%) MS Office
12 7 (8.54%) Economics
12 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.32%) Change Management
13 6 (7.32%) Oracle
13 6 (7.32%) Citrix
13 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) LAN
2 18 (21.95%) WAN
3 3 (3.66%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.22%) SMS
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (23.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Military
3 2 (2.44%) Billing
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Consultant
2 12 (14.63%) Architect
3 11 (13.41%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (10.98%) Solutions Consultant
6 8 (9.76%) SCCM Specialist
7 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Server Technician
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Technician
8 5 (6.10%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Network Designer
10 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Project Leader
10 3 (3.66%) Designer
10 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Middleware
1 1 (1.22%) JavaBeans
1 1 (1.22%) XML
1 1 (1.22%) J2EE
1 1 (1.22%) JSF
1 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Economics
2 1 (1.22%) NHS
2 1 (1.22%) Psychology
2 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.76%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.10%) Linux
5 3 (3.66%) UNIX
5 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.22%) HPUX
6 1 (1.22%) Solaris
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Project Management
2 13 (15.85%) Service Management
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
4 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.32%) Change Management
6 4 (4.88%) Information Assurance
6 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.88%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.66%) ITIL
7 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.44%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Validation
8 2 (2.44%) Network Design
8 2 (2.44%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.44%) UML
9 1 (1.22%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.22%) ERP
9 1 (1.22%) SSADM
9 1 (1.22%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.22%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.22%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.22%) VBA
2 1 (1.22%) Korn
2 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 53 (64.63%) SC Cleared
2 13 (15.85%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CCNP
5 4 (4.88%) CISSP
6 2 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) CCIE
7 1 (1.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) XenServer
4 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) SCCM
2 9 (10.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (10.98%) WSUS
3 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) VMware
1 10 (12.20%) Cisco
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Citrix
3 3 (3.66%) HP
4 2 (2.44%) Nortel
4 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.44%) NetApp
5 1 (1.22%) Mercator
5 1 (1.22%) Nokia
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) Genesys
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) AppSense