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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 143 106 130
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.32% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 1.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £343 £474
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -27.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.25
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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
1040 562 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.52% 25.46% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 303 374
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 40 58
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.36 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 - 2
Bristol - - - -
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England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) SysML
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) WSDL
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Avionics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) WSDL
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (22.22%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) SysML
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Software AG
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