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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 192 124 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.84% 31.88% 25.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.96% 75.61% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 46 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £281 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.09% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £30.80 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.14 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+24.60% +16.27%
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
226 164 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.60% 42.16% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 78 52
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.09% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £27.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.98 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Cheltenham 0 70 £423 +16.55% 4
Gloucester +4 28 £425 +6.11% 12
Tewkesbury - 1 - - 2
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 286 (72.04%) DV Cleared
2 128 (32.24%) SC Cleared
3 114 (28.72%) Java
4 101 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (24.94%) C
6 70 (17.63%) Python
7 65 (16.37%) Oracle
8 64 (16.12%) SQL
9 57 (14.36%) UNIX
10 56 (14.11%) Linux
11 52 (13.10%) J2EE
12 45 (11.34%) Windows
13 41 (10.33%) C++
14 39 (9.82%) JavaScript
15 38 (9.57%) Scrum
16 37 (9.32%) Perl
16 37 (9.32%) Web Services
17 36 (9.07%) Oracle Database
18 33 (8.31%) Ruby
18 33 (8.31%) OO
19 29 (7.30%) PL/SQL
19 29 (7.30%) TCP/IP
19 29 (7.30%) DNS
19 29 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (7.30%) Finance
20 28 (7.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 28 (7.05%) ITIL
20 28 (7.05%) ClearCase
20 28 (7.05%) Subversion
20 28 (7.05%) Continuous Integration

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (4.28%) JBoss
2 4 (1.01%) CMS
3 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.76%) Node.js
3 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.50%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.25%) Lync
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.76%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.76%) MS Project
3 3 (0.76%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.77%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) GitHub
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.30%) TCP/IP
1 29 (7.30%) DNS
2 24 (6.05%) WAN
2 24 (6.05%) LAN
3 15 (3.78%) DHCP
4 13 (3.27%) Firewall
5 12 (3.02%) Wireshark
6 11 (2.77%) SDH
7 10 (2.52%) 3G
7 10 (2.52%) 2G
7 10 (2.52%) 2.5G
8 9 (2.27%) 4G
9 6 (1.51%) Network Security
10 5 (1.26%) IPsec
10 5 (1.26%) BGP
10 5 (1.26%) SSL
10 5 (1.26%) VoIP
10 5 (1.26%) VPN
11 4 (1.01%) OSPF
11 4 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.07%) Oracle Database
2 22 (5.54%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.04%) MySQL
4 13 (3.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (3.02%) Oracle9i Database
5 12 (3.02%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.76%) Impala
8 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.76%) SQLite
8 3 (0.76%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (7.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 28 (7.05%) ClearCase
1 28 (7.05%) Subversion
2 22 (5.54%) Oracle APEX
3 19 (4.79%) Ant
4 18 (4.53%) Maven
4 18 (4.53%) Apache Ivy
5 16 (4.03%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.78%) SoapUI
7 13 (3.27%) JIRA
8 7 (1.76%) JUnit
9 6 (1.51%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.26%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.01%) Mockito
11 4 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.50%) Selenium
13 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.50%) JMeter
General
1 29 (7.30%) Finance
2 7 (1.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.26%) Military
3 5 (1.26%) Avionics
4 1 (0.25%) Electronics
4 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.25%) Legal
4 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (35.26%) Developer
2 72 (18.14%) Java Developer
3 24 (6.05%) Architect
4 23 (5.79%) Analyst
5 22 (5.54%) C++ Developer
6 20 (5.04%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.79%) Consultant
8 18 (4.53%) DBA
9 17 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (3.78%) Administrator
11 14 (3.53%) Tester
12 13 (3.27%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.02%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.52%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (2.52%) Project Officer
15 9 (2.27%) Python Developer
15 9 (2.27%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.27%) Support Engineer
15 9 (2.27%) Network Engineer
16 8 (2.02%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.10%) J2EE
2 37 (9.32%) Web Services
3 25 (6.30%) XML
4 22 (5.54%) HTML
4 22 (5.54%) Hibernate
5 19 (4.79%) JSF
6 17 (4.28%) EJB
7 16 (4.03%) CSS
8 15 (3.78%) JAXB
8 15 (3.78%) JPA
8 15 (3.78%) EJB 3.0
9 13 (3.27%) STL
10 12 (3.02%) Java EE
11 7 (1.76%) Django
11 7 (1.76%) RESTful
11 7 (1.76%) HTML5
11 7 (1.76%) CSS3
11 7 (1.76%) Middleware
12 6 (1.51%) jQuery
13 4 (1.01%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.27%) User Experience
4 12 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.76%) VHDL
8 6 (1.51%) Replication
9 5 (1.26%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.01%) Clustering
11 3 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.76%) Derivative
11 3 (0.76%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Statistics
12 2 (0.50%) CESG
12 2 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.36%) UNIX
2 56 (14.11%) Linux
3 45 (11.34%) Windows
4 12 (3.02%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.01%) Android
8 4 (1.01%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.01%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) VMS
10 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (9.57%) Scrum
3 33 (8.31%) OO
4 29 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (7.05%) ITIL
5 28 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (6.30%) Release Management
7 25 (6.30%) PRINCE2
8 18 (4.53%) Risk Management
8 18 (4.53%) Software Engineering
9 16 (4.03%) Project Management
9 16 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (4.03%) Information Assurance
10 15 (3.78%) Functional Testing
10 15 (3.78%) OOD
11 14 (3.53%) Test Scripting
12 13 (3.27%) Analytics
12 13 (3.27%) Change Control
13 10 (2.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 114 (28.72%) Java
2 99 (24.94%) C
3 70 (17.63%) Python
4 64 (16.12%) SQL
5 41 (10.33%) C++
6 39 (9.82%) JavaScript
7 37 (9.32%) Perl
8 33 (8.31%) Ruby
9 29 (7.30%) PL/SQL
10 28 (7.05%) Bash Shell
11 22 (5.54%) Shell Script
12 18 (4.53%) PHP
13 17 (4.28%) Lua
14 12 (3.02%) C#
15 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.50%) Ada
17 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.25%) Tcl
17 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 286 (72.04%) DV Cleared
2 128 (32.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.53%) CISSP
4 14 (3.53%) Sun Certification
5 10 (2.52%) OCPJP
5 10 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.26%) CCNP
7 5 (1.26%) ISEB
7 5 (1.26%) Degree
8 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.76%) CISM
9 3 (0.76%) MCTS
9 3 (0.76%) MCITP
9 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.50%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.50%) CCNA
11 1 (0.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.76%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) DO-254
3 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.50%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 15 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.27%) vSphere
3 6 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.26%) Firmware
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.76%) HDFS
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.02%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.51%) SCCM
3 3 (0.76%) Puppet
3 3 (0.76%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (16.37%) Oracle
2 16 (4.03%) Cisco
3 14 (3.53%) Sun
4 12 (3.02%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.02%) VMware
5 11 (2.77%) McAfee
6 10 (2.52%) HP
7 9 (2.27%) Citrix
7 9 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.02%) CA
9 6 (1.51%) Infoblox
10 5 (1.26%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.26%) TOWER Software
10 5 (1.26%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.26%) Informatica
11 4 (1.01%) webMethods
11 4 (1.01%) Juniper
11 4 (1.01%) IBM
11 4 (1.01%) OpenText
12 3 (0.76%) Xilinx
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