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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 46 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 2.25% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% 6.25% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£357 £425 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
209 80 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.19% 36.04% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 36 86
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £308 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.25% -36.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.95 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) WSDL
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) SysML
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) ProClarity
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Database Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) UML
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) SysML
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Software AG
2 1 (14.29%) IBM