The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 52 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.96% - 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £448
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -22.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £13.53 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+180.85% -16.73%
BC Cleared
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
288 125 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.38% 42.81% 57.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 53 67
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £33.65 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 - -
BC Cleared
South West

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SysML
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) WSDL
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) CISM
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) IBM

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Database Architect
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
1 2 (22.22%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SysML
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Software AG
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle