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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 202 111 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 41.74% 30.00% 50.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 88.60% 81.62% 89.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 46 99
Average daily rate
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£450 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £44.25 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £13.30 £30.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.25 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -37.50%
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
228 136 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.11% 36.76% 56.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 62 113
Average daily rate £450 £368 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 18
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £12.75 £29.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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 -1 58 £458 +7.76% 13
Gloucester +1 39 £450 -2.70% 12
Tewkesbury +1 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 323 (70.52%) DV Cleared
2 144 (31.44%) SC Cleared
3 96 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (20.09%) Java
5 84 (18.34%) Python
6 74 (16.16%) C
7 71 (15.50%) SQL
8 67 (14.63%) Windows
9 63 (13.76%) Linux
9 63 (13.76%) Oracle
10 62 (13.54%) C++
11 56 (12.23%) UNIX
12 55 (12.01%) Bash Shell
13 53 (11.57%) JavaScript
14 52 (11.35%) Perl
15 49 (10.70%) OO
15 49 (10.70%) Ruby
16 45 (9.83%) PL/SQL
16 45 (9.83%) Scrum
17 42 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (8.95%) Release Management
19 40 (8.73%) Subversion
19 40 (8.73%) J2EE
19 40 (8.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 40 (8.73%) ClearCase
20 36 (7.86%) Oracle Database
21 32 (6.99%) Finance
21 32 (6.99%) WAN
22 31 (6.77%) PRINCE2
23 30 (6.55%) LAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (3.71%) JBoss
2 10 (2.18%) Node.js
3 7 (1.53%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.31%) CMS
5 4 (0.87%) Eucalyptus
6 3 (0.66%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.22%) Lync
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.09%) MS Project
2 5 (1.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (5.24%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.99%) WAN
2 30 (6.55%) LAN
3 25 (5.46%) Firewall
4 22 (4.80%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.06%) Wireshark
6 11 (2.40%) DNS
6 11 (2.40%) SDH
7 10 (2.18%) 2G
7 10 (2.18%) 2.5G
7 10 (2.18%) 3G
8 9 (1.97%) Network Security
8 9 (1.97%) 4G
9 8 (1.75%) IPsec
9 8 (1.75%) OSPF
9 8 (1.75%) BGP
9 8 (1.75%) SSL
10 7 (1.53%) VPN
11 6 (1.31%) Internet
11 6 (1.31%) VoIP
11 6 (1.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.86%) Oracle Database
2 19 (4.15%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.84%) MongoDB
3 13 (2.84%) Oracle9i Database
3 13 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.31%) MySQL
8 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.66%) SQLite
10 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (8.73%) Subversion
1 40 (8.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 40 (8.73%) ClearCase
2 25 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.02%) Maven
4 21 (4.59%) Ant
5 20 (4.37%) Apache Ivy
6 19 (4.15%) LoadRunner
7 14 (3.06%) Oracle APEX
7 14 (3.06%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.40%) JIRA
9 9 (1.97%) Rational Functional Tester
10 6 (1.31%) JUnit
11 5 (1.09%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.09%) MSI
12 4 (0.87%) GCC
13 3 (0.66%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (0.66%) GDB
General
1 32 (6.99%) Finance
2 30 (6.55%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.97%) Avionics
4 8 (1.75%) Military
5 6 (1.31%) Publishing
6 3 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.44%) Law
7 2 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 163 (35.59%) Developer
2 68 (14.85%) Java Developer
3 38 (8.30%) C++ Developer
4 27 (5.90%) Architect
5 26 (5.68%) Analyst
6 24 (5.24%) Consultant
7 23 (5.02%) DBA
8 22 (4.80%) Oracle DBA
9 21 (4.59%) Software Developer
10 20 (4.37%) Project Manager
10 20 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.49%) Test Analyst
12 15 (3.28%) Network Engineer
13 13 (2.84%) Test Manager
13 13 (2.84%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (2.40%) Senior Oracle Developer
14 11 (2.40%) Service Manager
15 10 (2.18%) Citrix Engineer
16 9 (1.97%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (1.97%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.73%) J2EE
2 27 (5.90%) HTML
3 26 (5.68%) Java EE
4 24 (5.24%) Web Services
5 22 (4.80%) Hibernate
5 22 (4.80%) CSS
6 18 (3.93%) XML
7 17 (3.71%) HTML5
7 17 (3.71%) CSS3
7 17 (3.71%) STL
7 17 (3.71%) EJB
7 17 (3.71%) .NET
8 16 (3.49%) JSF
9 14 (3.06%) JAXB
9 14 (3.06%) JPA
9 14 (3.06%) EJB 3.0
10 8 (1.75%) Spring
10 8 (1.75%) jQuery
11 7 (1.53%) Apache Camel
12 6 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.15%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.06%) Client/Server
4 12 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.75%) User Experience
6 7 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (1.53%) VHDL
7 5 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.87%) Clustering
8 4 (0.87%) Replication
8 4 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.87%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.66%) RMADS
9 3 (0.66%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.66%) Statistics
9 3 (0.66%) PKI
9 3 (0.66%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.63%) Windows
2 63 (13.76%) Linux
3 56 (12.23%) UNIX
4 10 (2.18%) Windows XP
5 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.87%) Android
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.66%) CentOS
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.44%) AIX
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (10.70%) OO
3 45 (9.83%) Scrum
4 42 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (8.95%) Release Management
6 31 (6.77%) PRINCE2
7 28 (6.11%) OOD
7 28 (6.11%) ITIL
8 26 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (5.46%) Test Scripting
10 24 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (5.02%) Software Engineering
12 19 (4.15%) Functional Testing
13 18 (3.93%) Configuration Management
14 17 (3.71%) Software Testing
14 17 (3.71%) Change Control
15 15 (3.28%) Project Management
16 13 (2.84%) Information Assurance
17 12 (2.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (20.09%) Java
2 84 (18.34%) Python
3 74 (16.16%) C
4 71 (15.50%) SQL
5 62 (13.54%) C++
6 55 (12.01%) Bash Shell
7 53 (11.57%) JavaScript
8 52 (11.35%) Perl
9 49 (10.70%) Ruby
10 45 (9.83%) PL/SQL
11 19 (4.15%) C#
12 18 (3.93%) PHP
12 18 (3.93%) Lua
13 12 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.44%) Ada
16 1 (0.22%) VBScript
16 1 (0.22%) VB
16 1 (0.22%) VC++
16 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 323 (70.52%) DV Cleared
2 144 (31.44%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.28%) ISTQB
3 15 (3.28%) CISSP
4 12 (2.62%) Sun Certification
5 11 (2.40%) Degree
6 10 (2.18%) OCPJP
7 9 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.75%) CISM
8 8 (1.75%) ISEB
8 8 (1.75%) BC Cleared
9 7 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.87%) CCEE
11 4 (0.87%) CCAA
12 3 (0.66%) CCA
12 3 (0.66%) CCNP
13 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.40%) SLA
2 10 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.53%) DO-254
4 2 (0.44%) QA
4 2 (0.44%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.31%) vSphere
5 5 (1.09%) XenApp
6 4 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.66%) vCloud
7 3 (0.66%) Firmware
8 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.62%) SCCM
2 10 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.87%) Puppet
3 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.66%) Nagios
5 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.44%) WSUS
5 2 (0.44%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.22%) Nessus
6 1 (0.22%) Netcool
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (13.76%) Oracle
2 22 (4.80%) Cisco
2 22 (4.80%) Citrix
3 19 (4.15%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.49%) VMware
5 12 (2.62%) Sun
6 7 (1.53%) Xilinx
6 7 (1.53%) HP
6 7 (1.53%) Informatica
6 7 (1.53%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.31%) Remedy
7 6 (1.31%) McAfee
7 6 (1.31%) NetApp
8 5 (1.09%) Cognos
8 5 (1.09%) Juniper
9 4 (0.87%) Sybase
10 3 (0.66%) IBM
11 2 (0.44%) Veritas
11 2 (0.44%) Dell
11 2 (0.44%) Infoblox
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