The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 138 140 140
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.43% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 £104.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.67%
BC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1002 941 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.88% 29.36% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 558 547
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £13.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 5 £375 -
Devon +12 4 £383 -10.00%
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) ISO 9001
5 6 (27.27%) ISO 14001
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) ISO22301
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
7 4 (18.18%) Dojo
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) C#
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Security Hardening
9 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
9 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) NUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Billing
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Cost Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) CSS3
3 4 (18.18%) Dojo
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.09%) WebCenter
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.09%) Security Hardening
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Cost Transparency
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO 14001
1 6 (27.27%) ISO 9001
2 4 (18.18%) ISO22301
3 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Sun