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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 147 138 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -55
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.15% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.53% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 16
Average daily rate
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- £401 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 £13.35 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+323.22% -
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
964 950 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.97% 29.26% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 615 348
Average daily rate £399 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 40 54
Average hourly rate £40.13 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.72 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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
Devon +9 1 - -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Summit
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (14.29%) W3C
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) Bower
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) Mustache
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
1 1 (14.29%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
1 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (14.29%) SMACSS
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile First
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM