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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 75 70 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.18% 14.71% 7.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.41% 33.33% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -39.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £261 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.49% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.58% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £41.70 £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £44.10 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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
264 210 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.44% 44.12% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 93 38
Average daily rate £408 £377 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.07% -5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +75.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £25.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £44.10 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Cheltenham +2 22 £306 +16.66% 8
Gloucester -4 22 £400 -11.11% 6
Tewkesbury +2 2 £375 +70.51%
Mitcheldean +1 2 - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (30.97%) Windows
3 23 (20.35%) Java
4 20 (17.70%) DV Cleared
5 19 (16.81%) Windows 7
6 17 (15.04%) C#
7 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
7 16 (14.16%) Shell Script
8 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
8 15 (13.27%) HTML
9 13 (11.50%) C++
9 13 (11.50%) Oracle
9 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
10 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
10 12 (10.62%) C
10 12 (10.62%) ITIL
10 12 (10.62%) DNS
11 11 (9.73%) WAN
11 11 (9.73%) LAN
11 11 (9.73%) Python
11 11 (9.73%) UNIX
12 10 (8.85%) Linux
12 10 (8.85%) CSS
12 10 (8.85%) User Experience
13 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.96%) WPF
13 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
13 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
13 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
13 9 (7.96%) SQL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (4.42%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.77%) JBoss
3 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.77%) Node.js
3 2 (1.77%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.62%) DNS
3 11 (9.73%) WAN
3 11 (9.73%) LAN
4 6 (5.31%) DHCP
5 4 (3.54%) MPLS
6 3 (2.65%) Firewall
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.77%) Network Security
7 2 (1.77%) VLAN
7 2 (1.77%) BGP
7 2 (1.77%) DSL
7 2 (1.77%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.77%) VPN
7 2 (1.77%) ATM
8 1 (0.88%) ISDN
8 1 (0.88%) VoIP
8 1 (0.88%) HTTP
8 1 (0.88%) X.509
8 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.31%) MySQL
4 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) DB2
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.88%) SQLite
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.77%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 2 (1.77%) Interactive Media
2 1 (0.88%) Avionics
2 1 (0.88%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.88%) Games
2 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Developer
2 10 (8.85%) Java Developer
2 10 (8.85%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Administrator
4 8 (7.08%) Analyst
4 8 (7.08%) Consultant
5 6 (5.31%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) DBA
8 3 (2.65%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) HTML
2 10 (8.85%) CSS
3 9 (7.96%) WPF
4 8 (7.08%) WCF
5 6 (5.31%) J2EE
5 6 (5.31%) Web Services
6 5 (4.42%) Java EE
6 5 (4.42%) Drools
7 4 (3.54%) HTML5
7 4 (3.54%) REST
7 4 (3.54%) Middleware
7 4 (3.54%) SOAP
8 3 (2.65%) JSON
8 3 (2.65%) CSS3
9 2 (1.77%) RESTful
9 2 (1.77%) Leaflet
9 2 (1.77%) Flask
9 2 (1.77%) SWT
9 2 (1.77%) EJB
9 2 (1.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) User Experience
2 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.54%) Replication
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
5 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) VHDL
5 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Physics
5 1 (0.88%) Blog
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.97%) Windows
2 19 (16.81%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.73%) UNIX
4 10 (8.85%) Linux
5 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.42%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.77%) Android
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.88%) webOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.62%) ITIL
2 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
3 8 (7.08%) MVVM
4 7 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.54%) Migration
6 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (3.54%) Application Discovery
7 3 (2.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.65%) Release Management
7 3 (2.65%) Content Management
7 3 (2.65%) Database Tuning
7 3 (2.65%) TDD
8 2 (1.77%) Identity Management
8 2 (1.77%) OO
8 2 (1.77%) UX Design
8 2 (1.77%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.35%) Java
2 17 (15.04%) C#
3 16 (14.16%) Shell Script
4 13 (11.50%) C++
5 12 (10.62%) C
6 11 (9.73%) Python
7 9 (7.96%) SQL
7 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.19%) Ruby
9 5 (4.42%) Perl
9 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) VBScript
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 113 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.70%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Degree
4 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.65%) CCNP
4 3 (2.65%) CCNA
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) CEH
5 1 (0.88%) CISMP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (4.42%) SCCM
3 3 (2.65%) Puppet
4 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.88%) Ansible
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) Oracle
3 8 (7.08%) CA
4 6 (5.31%) OpenText
5 5 (4.42%) Informatica
5 5 (4.42%) Juniper
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco
6 4 (3.54%) webMethods
6 4 (3.54%) Sourcefire
6 4 (3.54%) LogRhythm
7 3 (2.65%) ESRI
8 2 (1.77%) VMware
8 2 (1.77%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.77%) Sybase
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) EMC
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.88%) F5
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