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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 60 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.77% 7.32% 9.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.40% 20.93% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 15
Average daily rate
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£315 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £323 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £568 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £25.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.99% -33.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
219 86 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.60% 34.96% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 38 75
Average daily rate £401 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £295 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 24 £450 -15.88% 6
Cheltenham - 11 £263 - 2
Tewkesbury - 1 £220 -
Berkeley - - - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.44%) Project Management
3 27 (19.71%) LAN
4 20 (14.60%) WAN
5 19 (13.87%) Windows
6 18 (13.14%) UNIX
6 18 (13.14%) SharePoint
7 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
7 17 (12.41%) Linux
8 16 (11.68%) Oracle
9 15 (10.95%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (10.22%) ITIL
11 13 (9.49%) Cisco
11 13 (9.49%) Software Engineering
12 12 (8.76%) Firewall
13 11 (8.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (7.30%) DO-178B
14 10 (7.30%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (7.30%) MPLS
14 10 (7.30%) MS Project
14 10 (7.30%) SQL
14 10 (7.30%) Avionics
15 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (6.57%) .NET
15 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
15 9 (6.57%) SAN
15 9 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (6.57%) CCNP
15 9 (6.57%) VPN

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (13.14%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.73%) Documentum
7 1 (0.73%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.73%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Project
2 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.84%) Simulink
4 5 (3.65%) MS Office
5 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.46%) Windchill
7 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.73%) assyst
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.71%) LAN
2 20 (14.60%) WAN
3 12 (8.76%) Firewall
4 10 (7.30%) MPLS
5 9 (6.57%) SAN
5 9 (6.57%) VPN
6 8 (5.84%) BGP
6 8 (5.84%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.38%) SSL
8 6 (4.38%) EIGRP
9 5 (3.65%) BIG-IP
9 5 (3.65%) VLAN
10 3 (2.19%) DNS
11 2 (1.46%) DHCP
11 2 (1.46%) Internet
11 2 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.73%) NAS
12 1 (0.73%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) ProClarity
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Selenium
2 4 (2.92%) NUnit
3 1 (0.73%) JUnit
3 1 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (7.30%) Avionics
2 8 (5.84%) Automotive
3 7 (5.11%) Finance
4 6 (4.38%) Military
5 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.73%) Electronics
8 1 (0.73%) Billing
8 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (14.60%) Architect
2 18 (13.14%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (10.95%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.95%) Developer
4 13 (9.49%) Consultant
4 13 (9.49%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Administrator
5 9 (6.57%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.84%) Network Architect
6 8 (5.84%) Network Team Leader
7 6 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.38%) Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.92%) Exchange Consultant
8 4 (2.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.92%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (2.92%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (2.92%) PHP Developer
8 4 (2.92%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (2.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) .NET
2 4 (2.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (2.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.19%) WPF
3 3 (2.19%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.19%) Yii
3 3 (2.19%) J2EE
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) XML
4 1 (0.73%) Middleware
4 1 (0.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.65%) Economics
2 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.19%) Clustering
3 3 (2.19%) SCADA
3 3 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.46%) VHDL
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.73%) Open Source
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) Windows
2 18 (13.14%) UNIX
3 17 (12.41%) Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.38%) Solaris
6 4 (2.92%) HPUX
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Project Management
2 15 (10.95%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (10.22%) ITIL
4 13 (9.49%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.30%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (6.57%) Change Management
7 8 (5.84%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.38%) Service Management
9 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.38%) Migration
10 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.92%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.92%) ERP
12 3 (2.19%) UML
12 3 (2.19%) Scrum
12 3 (2.19%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.19%) Workflow
13 2 (1.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.30%) SQL
2 8 (5.84%) Java
2 8 (5.84%) Shell Script
2 8 (5.84%) MATLAB
3 6 (4.38%) Ruby
4 4 (2.92%) Korn
4 4 (2.92%) Bourne shell
4 4 (2.92%) PHP
4 4 (2.92%) C
4 4 (2.92%) VB
5 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.19%) C#
5 3 (2.19%) C++
5 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.46%) VBScript
6 2 (1.46%) VBA
6 2 (1.46%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) CCNP
2 9 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (5.11%) MCTS
4 4 (2.92%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) MCP
5 2 (1.46%) MCSE
5 2 (1.46%) CCSP
6 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.73%) Degree
6 1 (0.73%) CISM
6 1 (0.73%) CEH
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) CCDA
6 1 (0.73%) ISEB
6 1 (0.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.46%) DO-254
4 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.65%) ISA Server
1 5 (3.65%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) Oracle
3 13 (9.49%) Cisco
4 8 (5.84%) Juniper
5 6 (4.38%) Remedy
6 5 (3.65%) Blue Coat
6 5 (3.65%) Mercator
6 5 (3.65%) SAP
6 5 (3.65%) HP
6 5 (3.65%) F5
7 4 (2.92%) Informatica
7 4 (2.92%) VMware
7 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.19%) NetApp
9 2 (1.46%) Citrix
9 2 (1.46%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.73%) Brocade
10 1 (0.73%) webMethods
10 1 (0.73%) EMC
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