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 29 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
29 Aug 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 172 57 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.36% 25.68% 38.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.30% 71.25% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 60
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£375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £309 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £19.95 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
209 80 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.19% 36.04% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 36 86
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £308 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.25% -36.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.95 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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
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 29 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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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 0 41 £450 -8.16% 8
Cheltenham +3 39 £372 +19.94% 3
Tewkesbury - 1 £220 -
Berkeley - - - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 135 (47.54%) DV Cleared
2 131 (46.13%) SC Cleared
3 43 (15.14%) Project Management
4 41 (14.44%) Java
4 41 (14.44%) Oracle
4 41 (14.44%) Windows
5 35 (12.32%) Linux
6 34 (11.97%) C
6 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
7 33 (11.62%) Telecoms
8 27 (9.51%) LAN
8 27 (9.51%) Software Engineering
9 25 (8.80%) Finance
9 25 (8.80%) SQL
9 25 (8.80%) UNIX
10 24 (8.45%) C++
11 23 (8.10%) ITIL
11 23 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (7.75%) SharePoint
13 20 (7.04%) OO
13 20 (7.04%) WAN
14 19 (6.69%) MS Excel
14 19 (6.69%) Service Delivery
15 18 (6.34%) Python
15 18 (6.34%) MS Project
15 18 (6.34%) Release Management
16 17 (5.99%) Active Directory
17 16 (5.63%) VMware
17 16 (5.63%) HP
17 16 (5.63%) ClearCase

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.52%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.06%) IIS
6 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.70%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) Documentum
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) FileNet
8 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.34%) MS Project
3 13 (4.58%) MS Office
4 8 (2.82%) Simulink
5 5 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.41%) Windchill
7 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) assyst
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.51%) LAN
2 20 (7.04%) WAN
3 11 (3.87%) SAN
4 10 (3.52%) Firewall
5 9 (3.17%) VPN
6 8 (2.82%) MPLS
6 8 (2.82%) SSL
7 7 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.46%) BGP
7 7 (2.46%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (2.11%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.76%) VLAN
9 5 (1.76%) BIG-IP
10 4 (1.41%) Internet
11 3 (1.06%) DNS
11 3 (1.06%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.06%) AMQP
12 2 (0.70%) Network Security
12 2 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.70%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.28%) Oracle Database
2 14 (4.93%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.70%) Big Data
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.70%) MySQL
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.35%) OLTP
7 1 (0.35%) ProClarity
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (5.63%) ClearCase
2 10 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.52%) Subversion
2 10 (3.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (3.17%) Maven
4 6 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (1.76%) Ant
5 5 (1.76%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.76%) Selenium
5 5 (1.76%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (1.41%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.41%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.41%) NUnit
6 4 (1.41%) JUnit
7 3 (1.06%) JIRA
8 2 (0.70%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.35%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (11.62%) Telecoms
2 25 (8.80%) Finance
3 9 (3.17%) Avionics
4 8 (2.82%) Automotive
5 6 (2.11%) Military
6 5 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.06%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (16.90%) Developer
2 27 (9.51%) Architect
3 26 (9.15%) Project Manager
3 26 (9.15%) Consultant
4 21 (7.39%) Analyst
5 20 (7.04%) Software Engineer
6 18 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (5.99%) Java Developer
8 11 (3.87%) Administrator
8 11 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.17%) C++ Developer
10 8 (2.82%) Network Architect
10 8 (2.82%) Team Leader
10 8 (2.82%) Service Manager
10 8 (2.82%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.46%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (2.46%) Network Team Leader
12 6 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.11%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (1.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.93%) .NET
2 10 (3.52%) J2EE
3 9 (3.17%) XML
4 8 (2.82%) JPA
4 8 (2.82%) EJB
5 7 (2.46%) EJB 3.0
6 6 (2.11%) Hibernate
6 6 (2.11%) JMS
7 5 (1.76%) jQuery
7 5 (1.76%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.41%) HornetQ
8 4 (1.41%) WPF
8 4 (1.41%) Middleware
8 4 (1.41%) Web Services
9 3 (1.06%) PrimeFaces
9 3 (1.06%) SOAP
9 3 (1.06%) JAXB
9 3 (1.06%) Silverlight
9 3 (1.06%) Java EE
9 3 (1.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.58%) Economics
2 8 (2.82%) Clustering
3 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.76%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.76%) SCADA
4 5 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.06%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.06%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.06%) PKI
7 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.70%) Replication
8 1 (0.35%) W3C
8 1 (0.35%) VHDL
8 1 (0.35%) CMDB
8 1 (0.35%) CESG
8 1 (0.35%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.35%) RMADS
8 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.44%) Windows
2 35 (12.32%) Linux
3 25 (8.80%) UNIX
4 9 (3.17%) Solaris
5 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.76%) HPUX
7 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.14%) Project Management
2 27 (9.51%) Software Engineering
3 23 (8.10%) ITIL
3 23 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (7.04%) OO
5 19 (6.69%) Service Delivery
6 18 (6.34%) Release Management
7 16 (5.63%) Test Scripting
8 14 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (4.93%) Configuration Management
9 13 (4.58%) Change Management
9 13 (4.58%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.23%) UML
11 11 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.52%) Software Testing
12 10 (3.52%) Migration
12 10 (3.52%) Scrum
13 9 (3.17%) Service Management
13 9 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (2.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.44%) Java
2 34 (11.97%) C
3 25 (8.80%) SQL
4 24 (8.45%) C++
5 18 (6.34%) Python
6 14 (4.93%) Ruby
7 13 (4.58%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.52%) Perl
9 9 (3.17%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.82%) MATLAB
10 8 (2.82%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.11%) PHP
12 6 (2.11%) VBScript
13 5 (1.76%) C#
13 5 (1.76%) Korn
13 5 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.76%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.41%) VB
15 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (47.54%) DV Cleared
2 131 (46.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.82%) CCNP
5 7 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.46%) BC Cleared
5 7 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.76%) ISEB
6 5 (1.76%) CISSP
7 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.06%) Degree
7 3 (1.06%) MCTS
8 2 (0.70%) MCP
8 2 (0.70%) MCSE
9 1 (0.35%) HND
9 1 (0.35%) CCNA
9 1 (0.35%) CCDA
9 1 (0.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.87%) DO-178B
2 10 (3.52%) SLA
3 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) DO-254
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (2.11%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.76%) ISA Server
3 5 (1.76%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.06%) XenApp
4 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (3.17%) SCCM
2 7 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.41%) SCOM
4 2 (0.70%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.35%) MOM
5 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (14.44%) Oracle
2 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.63%) VMware
3 16 (5.63%) HP
4 14 (4.93%) Cisco
5 11 (3.87%) Citrix
6 10 (3.52%) JBoss
7 8 (2.82%) Juniper
8 7 (2.46%) Informatica
9 6 (2.11%) Altiris
9 6 (2.11%) Sophos
9 6 (2.11%) McAfee
9 6 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.76%) SAP
10 5 (1.76%) Mercator
10 5 (1.76%) NetApp
10 5 (1.76%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.76%) F5
11 4 (1.41%) IBM
12 3 (1.06%) CheckPoint
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Rate: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago