The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 254 93 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.71% 32.18% 54.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 90.07% 75.00% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 40 64
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £451 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 25
Average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.98% -35.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.63 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £31.85 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
Security 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
282 124 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.19% 42.91% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 51 70
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £455 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £33.65 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Gloucestershire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Gloucestershire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Cheltenham +3 85 £478 +8.63% 7
Gloucester 0 65 £425 +28.78% 7
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 292 (65.77%) DV Cleared
2 138 (31.08%) SC Cleared
3 80 (18.02%) Java
4 77 (17.34%) Windows
5 76 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (13.74%) Telecoms
7 60 (13.51%) Python
8 59 (13.29%) C++
9 57 (12.84%) Linux
10 53 (11.94%) OO
11 50 (11.26%) C
12 49 (11.04%) Oracle
13 48 (10.81%) SQL
14 46 (10.36%) Bash Shell
15 45 (10.14%) Release Management
16 44 (9.91%) Perl
16 44 (9.91%) UNIX
17 41 (9.23%) ITIL
17 41 (9.23%) LAN
18 39 (8.78%) JavaScript
18 39 (8.78%) Ruby
18 39 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (8.33%) ClearCase
20 36 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 36 (8.11%) WAN
20 36 (8.11%) Subversion
21 35 (7.88%) PL/SQL
22 33 (7.43%) Finance
23 31 (6.98%) Scrum
24 30 (6.76%) Microsoft

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (2.93%) JBoss
4 10 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.80%) Node.js
6 6 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.90%) Lync
7 4 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.68%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (0.68%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.68%) IIS
8 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.48%) MS Project
2 11 (2.48%) MS Office
3 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) assyst
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.23%) LAN
2 36 (8.11%) WAN
3 24 (5.41%) Firewall
4 14 (3.15%) BGP
5 13 (2.93%) SSL
6 12 (2.70%) VPN
7 11 (2.48%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.03%) MPLS
9 8 (1.80%) Internet
9 8 (1.80%) Wireshark
10 7 (1.58%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (1.58%) DNS
11 6 (1.35%) SAN
11 6 (1.35%) EIGRP
11 6 (1.35%) OSPF
11 6 (1.35%) IPsec
12 5 (1.13%) DHCP
12 5 (1.13%) SNMP
12 5 (1.13%) SMS
12 5 (1.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (2.03%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (2.03%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) OrientDB
9 2 (0.45%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.23%) Big Data
10 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.23%) OLTP
10 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 36 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (8.11%) Subversion
3 28 (6.31%) Maven
4 25 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 21 (4.73%) Apache Ivy
5 21 (4.73%) Ant
6 19 (4.28%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (1.80%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.80%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.58%) JUnit
9 6 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.35%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (1.13%) MSI
10 5 (1.13%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.68%) GCC
11 3 (0.68%) GDB
11 3 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.68%) Metasploit
General
1 61 (13.74%) Telecoms
2 33 (7.43%) Finance
3 14 (3.15%) Military
4 8 (1.80%) Avionics
5 5 (1.13%) Publishing
5 5 (1.13%) Legal
6 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.68%) Electronics
7 2 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 129 (29.05%) Developer
2 57 (12.84%) Java Developer
3 41 (9.23%) Consultant
4 37 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 32 (7.21%) Architect
6 24 (5.41%) Analyst
7 20 (4.50%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.05%) Software Developer
8 18 (4.05%) Service Manager
9 15 (3.38%) Test Manager
9 15 (3.38%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.15%) Administrator
11 13 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (2.93%) Test Analyst
12 12 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.70%) Network Architect
13 11 (2.48%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (2.25%) Team Leader
15 9 (2.03%) Business Analyst
15 9 (2.03%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.41%) Java EE
2 17 (3.83%) HTML
3 16 (3.60%) J2EE
4 15 (3.38%) .NET
5 13 (2.93%) CSS
6 12 (2.70%) EJB
6 12 (2.70%) Hibernate
6 12 (2.70%) JPA
6 12 (2.70%) HTML5
6 12 (2.70%) CSS3
7 11 (2.48%) EJB 3.0
8 10 (2.25%) Spring
8 10 (2.25%) XML
9 8 (1.80%) STL
9 8 (1.80%) Web Services
9 8 (1.80%) Apache Camel
10 7 (1.58%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (1.58%) JAX-RS
10 7 (1.58%) Application Packaging
10 7 (1.58%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.58%) VHDL
3 7 (1.58%) Client/Server
3 7 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (1.35%) Clustering
4 6 (1.35%) Thin Client
4 6 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.13%) User Experience
5 5 (1.13%) RMADS
6 4 (0.90%) Blackberry
6 4 (0.90%) Replication
6 4 (0.90%) Economics
6 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.90%) PKI
7 3 (0.68%) CESG
7 3 (0.68%) SCADA
8 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 77 (17.34%) Windows
2 57 (12.84%) Linux
3 44 (9.91%) UNIX
4 23 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.15%) Windows XP
6 12 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.58%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.68%) CentOS
11 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (11.94%) OO
3 45 (10.14%) Release Management
4 41 (9.23%) ITIL
5 39 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (6.98%) Scrum
7 30 (6.76%) Project Management
8 26 (5.86%) Service Delivery
9 25 (5.63%) PRINCE2
9 25 (5.63%) Test Scripting
10 20 (4.50%) Configuration Management
11 19 (4.28%) OOD
11 19 (4.28%) Software Engineering
12 17 (3.83%) Software Testing
12 17 (3.83%) Business Development
13 16 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (3.15%) Mentoring
16 13 (2.93%) Service Management
16 13 (2.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.02%) Java
2 60 (13.51%) Python
3 59 (13.29%) C++
4 50 (11.26%) C
5 48 (10.81%) SQL
6 46 (10.36%) Bash Shell
7 44 (9.91%) Perl
8 39 (8.78%) JavaScript
8 39 (8.78%) Ruby
9 35 (7.88%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.60%) C#
11 14 (3.15%) PHP
11 14 (3.15%) Lua
12 7 (1.58%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.23%) Korn
14 1 (0.23%) XPath
14 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.23%) VBScript
14 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 292 (65.77%) DV Cleared
2 138 (31.08%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.50%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.70%) CISSP
6 10 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.25%) Sun Certification
7 9 (2.03%) CCNP
7 9 (2.03%) ISEB
7 9 (2.03%) Degree
7 9 (2.03%) BC Cleared
8 8 (1.80%) MCTS
9 6 (1.35%) CISM
10 5 (1.13%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.90%) MCSE
11 4 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.90%) CCEE
11 4 (0.90%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.38%) SLA
2 10 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.58%) DO-254
4 5 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.45%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.13%) XenApp
4 5 (1.13%) vSphere
5 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.90%) ProxySG
5 4 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.68%) vCloud
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (4.95%) SCCM
2 17 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.13%) HP SIM
4 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.68%) Puppet
5 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.45%) SCOM
6 2 (0.45%) Nagios
6 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.45%) WSUS
6 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Netcool
7 1 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.23%) MOM
7 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (11.04%) Oracle
2 30 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.08%) Cisco
4 22 (4.95%) Citrix
5 19 (4.28%) Remedy
6 16 (3.60%) VMware
6 16 (3.60%) HP
7 10 (2.25%) Sun
8 9 (2.03%) Juniper
9 7 (1.58%) McAfee
9 7 (1.58%) Xilinx
10 6 (1.35%) NetApp
11 5 (1.13%) F5
11 5 (1.13%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.13%) Cognos
12 4 (0.90%) Mercator
13 3 (0.68%) Primavera
13 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.68%) Informatica
13 3 (0.68%) Dell
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