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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 75 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.99% 6.73% 10.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.88% 19.74% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 19
Average daily rate
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£330 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £449 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £591 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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
215 76 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.84% 34.08% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 36 83
Average daily rate £395 £413 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £308 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £51.05 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +1 29 £450 -14.28% 4
Cheltenham - 16 £263 - 4
Tewkesbury - 1 £220 - 1
Berkeley - - - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.14%) Project Management
3 24 (18.32%) LAN
4 18 (13.74%) Linux
5 17 (12.98%) Windows
5 17 (12.98%) WAN
6 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
6 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.21%) UNIX
6 16 (12.21%) Oracle
7 14 (10.69%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (9.92%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.40%) ITIL
10 10 (7.63%) MS Project
10 10 (7.63%) SQL
10 10 (7.63%) Cisco
10 10 (7.63%) SAN
10 10 (7.63%) Firewall
10 10 (7.63%) Change Management
10 10 (7.63%) DO-178B
11 9 (6.87%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (6.87%) Shell Script
11 9 (6.87%) .NET
11 9 (6.87%) Avionics
12 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
12 8 (6.11%) Java
12 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
12 8 (6.11%) VPN
12 8 (6.11%) MPLS
12 8 (6.11%) MATLAB

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.76%) FileNet
7 1 (0.76%) Documentum
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Project
2 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.11%) Simulink
3 7 (5.34%) MS Office
4 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.53%) Windchill
6 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) LAN
2 17 (12.98%) WAN
3 10 (7.63%) SAN
3 10 (7.63%) Firewall
4 8 (6.11%) VPN
4 8 (6.11%) MPLS
5 7 (5.34%) BGP
5 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.34%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (4.58%) SSL
6 6 (4.58%) EIGRP
7 5 (3.82%) BIG-IP
7 5 (3.82%) VLAN
8 2 (1.53%) DNS
8 2 (1.53%) Internet
9 1 (0.76%) Wireless
9 1 (0.76%) Frame Relay
9 1 (0.76%) DSL
9 1 (0.76%) SONET
9 1 (0.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) MS Access
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.76%) ProClarity
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Selenium
2 4 (3.05%) NUnit
3 1 (0.76%) JUnit
3 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (6.87%) Avionics
2 8 (6.11%) Automotive
3 7 (5.34%) Finance
4 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Military
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.50%) Architect
2 17 (12.98%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (11.45%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.69%) Developer
5 13 (9.92%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.11%) Consultant
7 8 (6.11%) Administrator
8 7 (5.34%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.58%) Network Team Leader
9 6 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.05%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.05%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.29%) J2EE
3 3 (2.29%) WPF
3 3 (2.29%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (2.29%) Yii
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) XML
4 1 (0.76%) OpenMP
4 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) Economics
2 3 (2.29%) Clustering
2 3 (2.29%) SCADA
2 3 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.76%) VHDL
4 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.76%) Open Source
4 1 (0.76%) CUDA
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Linux
2 17 (12.98%) Windows
3 16 (12.21%) UNIX
4 7 (5.34%) Solaris
5 5 (3.82%) HPUX
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) Project Management
2 14 (10.69%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (9.92%) Software Engineering
4 11 (8.40%) ITIL
5 10 (7.63%) Change Management
6 9 (6.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.34%) Migration
7 7 (5.34%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.05%) ERP
8 4 (3.05%) Service Management
9 3 (2.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.29%) UML
9 3 (2.29%) Workflow
9 3 (2.29%) Scrum
9 3 (2.29%) Data Migration
10 2 (1.53%) Release Management
10 2 (1.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.63%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.11%) Java
3 8 (6.11%) MATLAB
4 6 (4.58%) Ruby
5 5 (3.82%) Bourne shell
5 5 (3.82%) Korn
6 4 (3.05%) PHP
6 4 (3.05%) C
6 4 (3.05%) VB
6 4 (3.05%) C++
7 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.29%) C#
7 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.53%) VBScript
8 2 (1.53%) VBA
8 2 (1.53%) Python
9 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 131 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.34%) CCNP
3 6 (4.58%) BC Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.29%) MCTS
6 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) MCSE
6 2 (1.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) CISM
7 1 (0.76%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) CCDA
7 1 (0.76%) CCSP
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) DO-254
System Software
1 5 (3.82%) ISA Server
1 5 (3.82%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
1 16 (12.21%) Oracle
2 10 (7.63%) Cisco
3 7 (5.34%) Juniper
4 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.82%) HP
4 5 (3.82%) SAP
4 5 (3.82%) Blue Coat
4 5 (3.82%) F5
5 4 (3.05%) VMware
5 4 (3.05%) Informatica
6 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.29%) Mercator
6 3 (2.29%) NetApp
7 2 (1.53%) Citrix
7 2 (1.53%) EMC
7 2 (1.53%) Remedy
8 1 (0.76%) webMethods
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) Brocade
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