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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 76 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.81% 15.89% 7.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.69% 39.67% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
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 £34.90 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.65 £31.85 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%
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
256 121 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.90% 40.07% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 52 42
Average daily rate £425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -45.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £16.50 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -1 28 £418 +26.51% 3
Cheltenham -17 10 £300 -21.56%
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.97%) Windows
3 25 (17.12%) LAN
4 22 (15.07%) ITIL
5 21 (14.38%) Linux
6 19 (13.01%) Project Management
7 17 (11.64%) WAN
8 16 (10.96%) UNIX
9 15 (10.27%) Cisco
10 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (8.90%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (8.90%) Remedy
11 13 (8.90%) Firewall
12 12 (8.22%) Problem Management
12 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
13 11 (7.53%) C++
13 11 (7.53%) Oracle
13 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (7.53%) DV Cleared
13 11 (7.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (6.85%) MPLS
15 9 (6.16%) .NET
15 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
15 9 (6.16%) CCNP
15 9 (6.16%) Avionics
16 8 (5.48%) Cisco PIX
16 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.11%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.42%) Node.js
5 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.74%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) MS Project
4 2 (1.37%) Simulink
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.68%) assyst
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) LAN
2 17 (11.64%) WAN
3 13 (8.90%) Firewall
4 10 (6.85%) MPLS
5 8 (5.48%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (5.48%) BGP
5 8 (5.48%) SAN
6 7 (4.79%) VPN
7 6 (4.11%) EIGRP
8 5 (3.42%) SSL
8 5 (3.42%) VLAN
9 4 (2.74%) BIG-IP
9 4 (2.74%) DNS
9 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.05%) Internet
10 3 (2.05%) SMS
10 3 (2.05%) DHCP
10 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.37%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MSI
2 3 (2.05%) GCC
2 3 (2.05%) GDB
3 2 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.68%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.68%) NUnit
4 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (6.16%) Avionics
2 5 (3.42%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Military
3 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.74%) Publishing
4 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (17.12%) Developer
2 17 (11.64%) Consultant
3 15 (10.27%) Architect
4 14 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.16%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.48%) Network Architect
6 8 (5.48%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.48%) Network Team Leader
6 8 (5.48%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Hardware Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Administrator
9 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Cognos Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Cognos BI Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Incident Manager
10 4 (2.74%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.16%) .NET
2 5 (3.42%) HTML
2 5 (3.42%) CSS
2 5 (3.42%) HTML5
2 5 (3.42%) CSS3
3 4 (2.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 4 (2.74%) STL
4 3 (2.05%) MFC
4 3 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.37%) Yii
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) J2EE
6 1 (0.68%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) POSIX
6 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (4.79%) VHDL
2 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.74%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) PDA
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) CESG
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.97%) Windows
2 21 (14.38%) Linux
3 16 (10.96%) UNIX
4 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.42%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) HPUX
10 1 (0.68%) Solaris
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.07%) ITIL
2 19 (13.01%) Project Management
3 13 (8.90%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (8.22%) Problem Management
5 10 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
6 8 (5.48%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.79%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.79%) ITSM
8 6 (4.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.11%) Scrum
8 6 (4.11%) Change Management
9 5 (3.42%) Service Management
9 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.74%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.74%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (2.05%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.53%) C++
2 8 (5.48%) C#
2 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.11%) Ruby
3 6 (4.11%) SQL
4 5 (3.42%) C
4 5 (3.42%) Java
4 5 (3.42%) Python
4 5 (3.42%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.05%) VBScript
6 3 (2.05%) PHP
7 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.37%) VB
7 2 (1.37%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) Lua
8 1 (0.68%) Korn
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
8 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.53%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.16%) CCNP
5 8 (5.48%) MCTS
6 4 (2.74%) CCEE
6 4 (2.74%) CCAA
6 4 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.05%) MCP
7 3 (2.05%) MCSE
7 3 (2.05%) CCNA
7 3 (2.05%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.37%) VCP5
8 2 (1.37%) APMP
8 2 (1.37%) MCITP
8 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.37%) CCA
8 2 (1.37%) CCSP
8 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) DO-254
2 4 (2.74%) DO-178B
3 3 (2.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.74%) XenApp
3 4 (2.74%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.74%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.05%) vSphere
5 2 (1.37%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) SCCM
2 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) Netcool
3 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.68%) WSUS
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Cisco
2 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.90%) Remedy
4 11 (7.53%) Oracle
5 8 (5.48%) Citrix
5 8 (5.48%) Juniper
6 7 (4.79%) Xilinx
6 7 (4.79%) VMware
7 6 (4.11%) HP
8 5 (3.42%) Cognos
9 4 (2.74%) F5
9 4 (2.74%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.74%) Mercator
9 4 (2.74%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.05%) SAP
11 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.37%) Dell
11 2 (1.37%) NetApp
12 1 (0.68%) Veritas
12 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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