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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 82 67 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.45% 14.14% 18.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.87% 28.88% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 30
Average daily rate £390 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 8
Average hourly rate £45.05 £43.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £41.40 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.55 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% +52.77%
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
284 232 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.43% 48.95% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 122 68
Average daily rate £405 £458 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +27.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 16
Average hourly rate £44.00 £43.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £29.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham +19 21 £325 -10.34% 8
Gloucester 0 16 £455 -3.44% 6
Tewkesbury -1 3 £325 -
Filton -1 1 - -
Fairford - 1 £250 -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.66%) Unix
3 22 (18.18%) C
3 22 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 22 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 20 (16.53%) C++
5 17 (14.05%) LAN
5 17 (14.05%) Cisco
5 17 (14.05%) Project Management
5 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.22%) CCNP
6 16 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (12.40%) WAN
7 15 (12.40%) Oracle
8 14 (11.57%) J2EE
8 14 (11.57%) Java
8 14 (11.57%) Web Services
8 14 (11.57%) CCNA
9 13 (10.74%) ITIL
9 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
10 12 (9.92%) Linux
10 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (9.09%) UML
11 11 (9.09%) SOAP
11 11 (9.09%) Nortel
11 11 (9.09%) Middleware
11 11 (9.09%) webMethods
12 10 (8.26%) SQL
12 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (7.44%) GlassFish
1 9 (7.44%) JBoss
1 9 (7.44%) WebLogic
1 9 (7.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) Moodle
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Project
3 3 (2.48%) MS Office
4 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) LAN
2 15 (12.40%) WAN
3 8 (6.61%) IP Telephony
3 8 (6.61%) Wireless
3 8 (6.61%) WLAN
4 7 (5.79%) DNS
5 6 (4.96%) Firewall
5 6 (4.96%) Network Security
6 3 (2.48%) DHCP
6 3 (2.48%) MPLS
7 2 (1.65%) ASN.1
7 2 (1.65%) BGP
7 2 (1.65%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.83%) IPsec
8 1 (0.83%) IPv6
8 1 (0.83%) SAN
8 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.83%) VLAN
8 1 (0.83%) VPN
8 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.48%) Big Data
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) MS Access
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Eclipse
1 9 (7.44%) Eclipse RCP
2 7 (5.79%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.65%) GCC
3 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) MSTest
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.13%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Billing
3 2 (1.65%) Electronics
3 2 (1.65%) Legal
3 2 (1.65%) Military
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Developer
2 15 (12.40%) Architect
3 13 (10.74%) Software Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Hardware Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Telecoms Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) DBA
10 5 (4.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) J2EE
1 14 (11.57%) Web Services
2 11 (9.09%) Middleware
2 11 (9.09%) SOAP
3 9 (7.44%) EJB
3 9 (7.44%) REST
3 9 (7.44%) Swing
3 9 (7.44%) SWT
4 2 (1.65%) .NET
4 2 (1.65%) CSS
4 2 (1.65%) HTML
4 2 (1.65%) RESTful
4 2 (1.65%) WSDL
4 2 (1.65%) XForms
4 2 (1.65%) XML
4 2 (1.65%) XSD
4 2 (1.65%) XSL
5 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.83%) POSIX
5 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) Cybercrime
2 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.31%) Blog
3 4 (3.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (3.31%) VHDL
4 3 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.65%) EPoS
5 2 (1.65%) iPad
5 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.65%) Physics
5 2 (1.65%) PMI
5 2 (1.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.66%) Unix
2 12 (9.92%) Linux
3 4 (3.31%) Solaris
3 4 (3.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.83%) HPUX
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.05%) Project Management
1 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
2 13 (10.74%) ITIL
3 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (9.09%) UML
4 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.26%) Validation
5 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (5.79%) ITIL V3
6 7 (5.79%) TOGAF
7 6 (4.96%) MODAF
8 5 (4.13%) Scrum
8 5 (4.13%) SDLC
8 5 (4.13%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.31%) Migration
9 4 (3.31%) OOD
9 4 (3.31%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.18%) C
2 20 (16.53%) C++
3 14 (11.57%) Java
4 10 (8.26%) SQL
5 9 (7.44%) Embedded C++
6 5 (4.13%) VC++
7 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.65%) C#
8 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.65%) XPath
8 2 (1.65%) XQuery
9 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.83%) Groovy
9 1 (0.83%) Korn
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Tcl
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 16 (13.22%) CCNP
3 16 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (11.57%) CCNA
5 9 (7.44%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (5.79%) Degree
7 2 (1.65%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) CCIE
7 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.83%) APMG
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.83%) HNC
8 1 (0.83%) HND
8 1 (0.83%) MAPM
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (4.13%) QA
4 2 (1.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.83%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Firmware
2 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.48%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.83%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) Cisco
2 15 (12.40%) Oracle
3 11 (9.09%) Nortel
3 11 (9.09%) webMethods
4 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.44%) Sybase
5 5 (4.13%) HP
5 5 (4.13%) Polycom
6 4 (3.31%) Genesys
6 4 (3.31%) Meraki
6 4 (3.31%) Siemens
7 3 (2.48%) EMC
7 3 (2.48%) Endeca
7 3 (2.48%) Rally
8 2 (1.65%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.65%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.65%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.83%) Green Hills
9 1 (0.83%) VMware
9 1 (0.83%) Xilinx
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