The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 4 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 73 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.26% 17.91% 6.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.89% 41.73% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -22.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 11
Average hourly rate £44.50 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.50% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £14.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £26.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.13 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -36.57%
SC 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
282 127 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.08% 42.91% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 53 78
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £260 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £458 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 34
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 £13.45 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SC 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 SC Cleared within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Gloucester 0 30 £405 +22.72% 1
Cheltenham -19 5 £509 +33.04% 7
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.53%) Windows
3 24 (17.65%) LAN
4 23 (16.91%) ITIL
5 19 (13.97%) Linux
6 18 (13.24%) WAN
6 18 (13.24%) Project Management
7 14 (10.29%) Cisco
7 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.56%) UNIX
8 13 (9.56%) Remedy
9 12 (8.82%) CSS
9 12 (8.82%) C#
9 12 (8.82%) HTML
9 12 (8.82%) .NET
9 12 (8.82%) Problem Management
9 12 (8.82%) HTML5
9 12 (8.82%) CSS3
10 11 (8.09%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
10 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
10 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
11 10 (7.35%) C++
11 10 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (7.35%) Firewall
11 10 (7.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (6.62%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (6.62%) MPLS

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (8.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (5.88%) Node.js
4 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.74%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.65%) LAN
2 18 (13.24%) WAN
3 10 (7.35%) Firewall
4 9 (6.62%) MPLS
5 8 (5.88%) BGP
6 7 (5.15%) VPN
6 7 (5.15%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (4.41%) EIGRP
8 5 (3.68%) SAN
8 5 (3.68%) VLAN
8 5 (3.68%) SSL
9 4 (2.94%) DNS
9 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.94%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.21%) DHCP
10 3 (2.21%) SMS
10 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.47%) IPv4
11 2 (1.47%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MSI
2 3 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.21%) GCC
2 3 (2.21%) GDB
3 2 (1.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.74%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.74%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (5.15%) Avionics
2 6 (4.41%) Military
3 4 (2.94%) Publishing
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Finance
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (21.32%) Developer
2 16 (11.76%) Consultant
3 15 (11.03%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.56%) Architect
5 12 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 8 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
7 7 (5.15%) Hardware Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Administrator
8 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Cognos Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Cognos BI Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Exchange Consultant
10 4 (2.94%) Incident Manager
10 4 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) CSS
1 12 (8.82%) HTML
1 12 (8.82%) .NET
1 12 (8.82%) HTML5
1 12 (8.82%) CSS3
2 5 (3.68%) STL
3 3 (2.21%) MFC
3 3 (2.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (2.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.74%) Yii
4 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) POSIX
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (5.15%) VHDL
2 4 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) PDA
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.53%) Windows
2 19 (13.97%) Linux
3 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.56%) UNIX
5 7 (5.15%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.74%) AIX
10 1 (0.74%) HPUX
10 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) ITIL
2 18 (13.24%) Project Management
3 12 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 11 (8.09%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (6.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.15%) Change Management
7 7 (5.15%) ITSM
7 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.15%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.41%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.68%) Service Management
10 4 (2.94%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.94%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (2.94%) Business Development
10 4 (2.94%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.21%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.82%) C#
2 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.35%) C++
4 6 (4.41%) SQL
5 5 (3.68%) Ruby
5 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.94%) Python
6 4 (2.94%) C
7 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.21%) Java
8 1 (0.74%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.74%) Korn
8 1 (0.74%) Lua
8 1 (0.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 136 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.62%) CCNP
5 8 (5.88%) MCTS
6 4 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.94%) CCEE
6 4 (2.94%) CCAA
7 3 (2.21%) CCNA
8 2 (1.47%) CCSP
8 2 (1.47%) CCA
8 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.47%) VCP5
8 2 (1.47%) APMP
8 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.47%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.47%) Degree
8 2 (1.47%) MCITP
9 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) DO-254
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.94%) XenApp
2 4 (2.94%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.21%) vSphere
3 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.74%) Firmware
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.74%) Netcool
4 1 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.74%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Cisco
2 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) Remedy
3 8 (5.88%) Juniper
4 7 (5.15%) Xilinx
5 6 (4.41%) Citrix
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle
6 5 (3.68%) Cognos
6 5 (3.68%) VMware
7 4 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.94%) F5
7 4 (2.94%) Mercator
7 4 (2.94%) HP
8 2 (1.47%) Dell
8 2 (1.47%) NetApp
8 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.74%) webMethods
9 1 (0.74%) McAfee
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