The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gloucestershire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 61 15 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.33% 5.88% 11.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.66% 16.48% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £367 £374
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.11% -
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
176 91 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.22% 35.69% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 56 122
Average daily rate £388 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £480 £694
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 18
Average hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.94 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
SC Cleared
South West

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 11 July 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
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 11 July 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 22 £425 -8.05% 5
Cheltenham +10 16 £320 +11.49% 4
Berkeley - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (26.12%) Project Management
3 23 (17.16%) WAN
3 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.42%) LAN
5 21 (15.67%) Oracle
6 20 (14.93%) Windows
7 19 (14.18%) Service Management
8 18 (13.43%) Telecoms
9 17 (12.69%) Linux
10 16 (11.94%) SQL
11 15 (11.19%) Finance
11 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
12 14 (10.45%) UNIX
13 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
13 13 (9.70%) Migration
14 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
15 11 (8.21%) SharePoint
15 11 (8.21%) DO-178B
16 10 (7.46%) Cisco
16 10 (7.46%) Java
17 9 (6.72%) SAN
17 9 (6.72%) .NET
17 9 (6.72%) MS Project
17 9 (6.72%) Avionics
18 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database
18 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2
18 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
18 8 (5.97%) MATLAB
18 8 (5.97%) Simulink

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.49%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.75%) Documentum
5 1 (0.75%) FileNet
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.72%) MS Project
3 8 (5.97%) Simulink
4 7 (5.22%) MS Office
5 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.16%) WAN
2 22 (16.42%) LAN
3 9 (6.72%) SAN
4 7 (5.22%) Firewall
5 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.24%) VPN
6 3 (2.24%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.49%) Network Security
7 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.49%) Internet
7 2 (1.49%) MPLS
8 1 (0.75%) BGP
8 1 (0.75%) DSL
8 1 (0.75%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.75%) SONET
8 1 (0.75%) DHCP
8 1 (0.75%) DNS
8 1 (0.75%) SSL
8 1 (0.75%) WLAN
8 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.49%) OLAP
6 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.75%) MS Access
7 1 (0.75%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.75%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) NUnit
1 4 (2.99%) Selenium
2 3 (2.24%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.75%) JUnit
3 1 (0.75%) MSI
General
1 18 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.19%) Finance
3 9 (6.72%) Avionics
4 8 (5.97%) Automotive
5 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.99%) Military
6 3 (2.24%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (15.67%) Architect
2 20 (14.93%) Consultant
3 19 (14.18%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (11.19%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.70%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.70%) Solutions Consultant
6 12 (8.96%) Developer
7 10 (7.46%) Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Administrator
8 5 (3.73%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.73%) Test Leader
8 5 (3.73%) SCCM Specialist
9 4 (2.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.99%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.99%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.72%) .NET
2 5 (3.73%) J2EE
3 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.24%) WPF
4 3 (2.24%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.49%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.49%) Yii
6 1 (0.75%) OpenMP
6 1 (0.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.75%) XML
6 1 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.48%) Economics
2 4 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.24%) Clustering
3 3 (2.24%) SCADA
4 2 (1.49%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.75%) PKI
5 1 (0.75%) Open Source
5 1 (0.75%) CUDA
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.93%) Windows
2 17 (12.69%) Linux
3 14 (10.45%) UNIX
4 6 (4.48%) Solaris
5 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.99%) HPUX
7 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) Project Management
2 19 (14.18%) Service Management
3 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
4 13 (9.70%) Migration
5 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.97%) Change Management
6 6 (4.48%) UML
6 6 (4.48%) ERP
7 5 (3.73%) ITIL
8 4 (2.99%) ETL
8 4 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.99%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.24%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.24%) Scrum
9 3 (2.24%) Workflow
9 3 (2.24%) Validation
9 3 (2.24%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.94%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) Java
3 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
3 8 (5.97%) MATLAB
4 6 (4.48%) C
5 5 (3.73%) C++
5 5 (3.73%) VB
5 5 (3.73%) Ruby
6 4 (2.99%) Korn
6 4 (2.99%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.24%) PHP
7 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.24%) C#
8 2 (1.49%) VBScript
8 2 (1.49%) VBA
8 2 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.22%) BC Cleared
2 7 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.24%) CCNP
3 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.49%) MCP
4 2 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.75%) CEH
5 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) DO-178B
2 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) ISA Server
2 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.49%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (4.48%) SCCM
2 5 (3.73%) WSUS
3 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.67%) Oracle
3 10 (7.46%) Cisco
4 5 (3.73%) SAP
4 5 (3.73%) Informatica
4 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
4 5 (3.73%) VMware
5 4 (2.99%) HP
6 3 (2.24%) Juniper
6 3 (2.24%) NetApp
7 2 (1.49%) Dell
7 2 (1.49%) EMC
7 2 (1.49%) JBoss
7 2 (1.49%) Citrix
7 2 (1.49%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.49%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.49%) McAfee
8 1 (0.75%) Websense
8 1 (0.75%) 3Com