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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 4 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 78 58 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.26% 20.21% 5.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 44.96% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 3
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £44.50 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £32.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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
286 129 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.97% 44.95% 65.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 53 124
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 34
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £13.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.30 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 34 £400 +25.00% 5
Cheltenham -27 3 £678 +54.04% 6
Tewkesbury - 3 £520 -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (25.52%) Windows
3 22 (15.17%) Linux
4 21 (14.48%) ITIL
5 19 (13.10%) CSS
5 19 (13.10%) HTML
6 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
7 17 (11.72%) LAN
7 17 (11.72%) WAN
7 17 (11.72%) HTML5
7 17 (11.72%) CSS3
8 16 (11.03%) DV Cleared
9 14 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (9.66%) Cisco
10 13 (8.97%) C#
10 13 (8.97%) C++
10 13 (8.97%) UNIX
10 13 (8.97%) Remedy
11 12 (8.28%) .NET
11 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
12 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
12 11 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (7.59%) Project Management
12 11 (7.59%) Problem Management
13 10 (6.90%) Firewall
13 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery
13 10 (6.90%) CCNP
13 10 (6.90%) Active Directory
13 10 (6.90%) Avionics
14 9 (6.21%) Node.js

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.21%) Node.js
3 8 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Lync
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Project
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) LAN
1 17 (11.72%) WAN
2 10 (6.90%) Firewall
3 8 (5.52%) MPLS
4 7 (4.83%) BGP
5 6 (4.14%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (4.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.45%) VPN
6 5 (3.45%) SAN
6 5 (3.45%) EIGRP
7 4 (2.76%) VLAN
7 4 (2.76%) DNS
7 4 (2.76%) SSL
7 4 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.07%) DHCP
8 3 (2.07%) SMS
8 3 (2.07%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.38%) IPv4
9 2 (1.38%) IPv6
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MSI
2 3 (2.07%) GCC
2 3 (2.07%) GDB
2 3 (2.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.69%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (6.90%) Avionics
2 6 (4.14%) Military
3 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.76%) Publishing
4 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Finance
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Developer
2 17 (11.72%) Software Developer
2 17 (11.72%) Consultant
3 9 (6.21%) Hardware Engineer
4 8 (5.52%) C++ Developer
4 8 (5.52%) Project Manager
5 7 (4.83%) Administrator
5 7 (4.83%) Team Leader
5 7 (4.83%) Network Team Leader
6 6 (4.14%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (3.45%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Cognos BI Developer
7 5 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Architect
7 5 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (3.45%) Exchange Consultant
7 5 (3.45%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Cognos Developer
8 4 (2.76%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.10%) CSS
1 19 (13.10%) HTML
2 17 (11.72%) HTML5
2 17 (11.72%) CSS3
3 12 (8.28%) .NET
4 6 (4.14%) STL
5 4 (2.76%) jQuery
6 3 (2.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (2.07%) Backbone.js
6 3 (2.07%) HTML5 Canvas
6 3 (2.07%) Ember.js
6 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.07%) MFC
6 3 (2.07%) SVG
6 3 (2.07%) Dojo
7 2 (1.38%) XMPP
8 1 (0.69%) Web Services
8 1 (0.69%) POSIX
8 1 (0.69%) Middleware
8 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) VHDL
1 9 (6.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (5.52%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.45%) User Experience
4 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.07%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.38%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) CESG
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.52%) Windows
2 22 (15.17%) Linux
3 14 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.97%) UNIX
5 8 (5.52%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.14%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.14%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.76%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.76%) Android
9 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.07%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.69%) AIX
10 1 (0.69%) HPUX
10 1 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.69%) VMS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.48%) ITIL
2 11 (7.59%) Project Management
2 11 (7.59%) Problem Management
3 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.52%) PRINCE2
6 7 (4.83%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (4.83%) ITSM
7 6 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.45%) Service Management
8 5 (3.45%) Change Management
8 5 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (2.76%) Business Development
9 4 (2.76%) Multithreading
9 4 (2.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
2 13 (8.97%) C#
2 13 (8.97%) C++
3 8 (5.52%) C
4 6 (4.14%) SQL
5 5 (3.45%) Python
6 4 (2.76%) Ruby
6 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.07%) Java
8 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.69%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.69%) VBScript
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) Ada
9 1 (0.69%) Lua
9 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.03%) DV Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.90%) CCNP
5 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.52%) MCTS
7 4 (2.76%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.76%) CCEE
7 4 (2.76%) CCAA
8 3 (2.07%) CCNA
8 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.07%) Degree
9 2 (1.38%) MCITP
9 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.38%) CCA
9 2 (1.38%) CCSP
9 2 (1.38%) VCP5
9 2 (1.38%) APMP
10 1 (0.69%) MCSE
10 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) DO-254
2 3 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) XenApp
2 4 (2.76%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.07%) vSphere
3 3 (2.07%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.69%) Firmware
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) SCCM
2 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.69%) Netcool
4 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (9.66%) Cisco
2 13 (8.97%) Remedy
3 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.21%) Xilinx
5 7 (4.83%) Oracle
6 6 (4.14%) Citrix
6 6 (4.14%) Juniper
7 5 (3.45%) Cognos
7 5 (3.45%) VMware
8 4 (2.76%) Mercator
8 4 (2.76%) HP
9 3 (2.07%) F5
9 3 (2.07%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.07%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.38%) NetApp
10 2 (1.38%) Informatica
10 2 (1.38%) Dell
10 2 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.69%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.69%) SAP
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