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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 48 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.63% 1.95% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 5.62% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£401 £425 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.86%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
226 89 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.28% 34.63% 50.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 41 75
Average daily rate £404 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £289 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 26
Average hourly rate £42.75 £16.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.09% -56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) SysML
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) ProClarity
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
1 2 (33.33%) WSDL
1 2 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Software AG
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle