The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 717 565 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.79% 17.96% 20.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.99% 64.20% 63.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 321 365
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 34
Median hourly rate £36.50 £44.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.51% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £27.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +23.60%
Security 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
996 880 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.05% 27.97% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 523 623
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 55
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.95 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security 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 Security Cleared across the South West region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Security 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 Security Cleared across the South West region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Security 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 Security Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Gloucestershire 0 257 £450 +5.88% 55
Wiltshire +1 206 £396 +13.21% 16
Bristol +3 127 £419 -1.47% 22
Devon 0 44 £359 -10.25% 2
Somerset -7 24 £425 +19.71% 4
Dorset -5 7 £328 +7.37% 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 811 (58.18%) SC Cleared
2 472 (33.86%) DV Cleared
3 283 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (17.22%) Java
5 167 (11.98%) Microsoft
6 163 (11.69%) Linux
7 161 (11.55%) Project Management
8 151 (10.83%) C
9 148 (10.62%) Oracle
10 147 (10.55%) Windows
11 144 (10.33%) ITIL
12 123 (8.82%) Finance
13 120 (8.61%) Migration
13 120 (8.61%) Cisco
14 116 (8.32%) Unix
14 116 (8.32%) SQL
15 114 (8.18%) C++
16 101 (7.25%) Firewall
16 101 (7.25%) Web Services
17 100 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
18 97 (6.96%) Software Engineering
19 96 (6.89%) Active Directory
20 94 (6.74%) PRINCE2
21 92 (6.60%) VMware
22 91 (6.53%) CCNP
23 88 (6.31%) JavaScript
24 86 (6.17%) MS Excel
25 85 (6.10%) SQL Server
26 83 (5.95%) WAN
27 73 (5.24%) Scrum

Security 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:

Application Platforms
1 53 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.37%) Apache
3 32 (2.30%) Confluence
4 27 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 26 (1.87%) JBoss
6 24 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.29%) IIS
8 18 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (1.22%) Skype for Business
9 17 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.93%) GlassFish
11 12 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.29%) CMS
14 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 86 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.94%) MS Office
3 23 (1.65%) MS Project
4 12 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.36%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.22%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.14%) Simulink
9 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.36%) Primavera
3 12 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (0.86%) Oracle Payroll
4 11 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.14%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.072%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle iSupplier
9 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.94%) Office 365
2 26 (1.87%) GitHub
3 21 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.57%) SaaS
6 5 (0.36%) IaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.29%) PaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.072%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.25%) Firewall
2 83 (5.95%) WAN
3 56 (4.02%) LAN
4 52 (3.73%) VPN
5 45 (3.23%) MPLS
6 43 (3.08%) BGP
7 41 (2.94%) IPsec
8 36 (2.58%) TCP/IP
9 35 (2.51%) OSPF
10 31 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (2.15%) Wireless
12 27 (1.94%) DNS
13 25 (1.79%) DHCP
14 23 (1.65%) VoIP
15 21 (1.51%) EIGRP
15 21 (1.51%) Internet
15 21 (1.51%) Network Security
16 19 (1.36%) SAN
17 18 (1.29%) HTTP
18 11 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.87%) Relational Database
3 36 (2.58%) MySQL
4 35 (2.51%) Hadoop
5 32 (2.30%) Big Data
5 32 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 25 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 24 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.43%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.86%) OrientDB
14 11 (0.79%) Star Schema
15 10 (0.72%) Neo4j
16 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 71 (5.09%) JIRA
2 50 (3.59%) Jenkins
3 43 (3.08%) Cucumber
4 42 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 40 (2.87%) Visual Studio
6 32 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
7 31 (2.22%) Subversion
8 30 (2.15%) Maven
9 19 (1.36%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.36%) JUnit
9 19 (1.36%) Selenium
10 17 (1.22%) Capybara
11 14 (1.00%) Hudson
12 13 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (0.93%) ClearCase
12 13 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
12 13 (0.93%) git-flow
12 13 (0.93%) RSpec
13 11 (0.79%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (8.82%) Finance
2 59 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 26 (1.87%) Military
4 16 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 14 (1.00%) Electronics
7 12 (0.86%) Marketing
8 10 (0.72%) Billing
9 8 (0.57%) Publishing
10 4 (0.29%) Games
11 3 (0.22%) Back Office
11 3 (0.22%) Legal
12 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.14%) Retail
13 1 (0.072%) Avionics
13 1 (0.072%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.072%) French Language
13 1 (0.072%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 282 (20.23%) Developer
2 137 (9.83%) Architect
3 113 (8.11%) Analyst
4 109 (7.82%) Java Developer
5 98 (7.03%) Consultant
6 94 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 59 (4.23%) Network Engineer
8 57 (4.09%) Designer
9 56 (4.02%) Software Engineer
10 41 (2.94%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 39 (2.80%) Test Analyst
12 36 (2.58%) C++ Developer
12 36 (2.58%) Network Designer
13 32 (2.30%) Coordinator
13 32 (2.30%) Project Planner
13 32 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
14 31 (2.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 31 (2.22%) Test Engineer
15 30 (2.15%) Technical Architect
16 26 (1.87%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (7.25%) Web Services
2 68 (4.88%) HTML
3 55 (3.95%) CSS
4 51 (3.66%) REST
5 49 (3.52%) J2EE
6 47 (3.37%) XML
7 43 (3.08%) .NET
8 35 (2.51%) Spring
9 34 (2.44%) AngularJS
10 31 (2.22%) RESTful
11 27 (1.94%) WSDL
11 27 (1.94%) XSD
12 24 (1.72%) jQuery
13 23 (1.65%) Middleware
14 22 (1.58%) EJB
15 20 (1.43%) HTML5
16 19 (1.36%) SOAP
17 17 (1.22%) Node.js
18 16 (1.15%) CSS3
19 14 (1.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.52%) Management Information System
2 61 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.51%) Visualisation
5 26 (1.87%) Wiki
6 22 (1.58%) NHS
7 21 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (1.22%) Replication
8 17 (1.22%) User Experience
9 15 (1.08%) CESG
10 14 (1.00%) Computer Science
11 13 (0.93%) Clustering
12 12 (0.86%) PKI
13 10 (0.72%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.65%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.65%) VHDL
15 8 (0.57%) Blackberry
15 8 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
15 8 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 163 (11.69%) Linux
2 147 (10.55%) Windows
3 116 (8.32%) Unix
4 57 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.37%) Solaris
7 21 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.22%) CentOS
10 16 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 14 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.57%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.29%) Android
16 3 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.14%) AIX
18 1 (0.072%) HPUX
18 1 (0.072%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.072%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (11.55%) Project Management
3 144 (10.33%) ITIL
4 120 (8.61%) Migration
5 97 (6.96%) Software Engineering
6 94 (6.74%) PRINCE2
7 73 (5.24%) Scrum
8 61 (4.38%) Risk Management
9 59 (4.23%) Service Delivery
10 58 (4.16%) Configuration Management
11 56 (4.02%) UML
12 55 (3.95%) Change Management
13 54 (3.87%) Information Assurance
14 53 (3.80%) Service Management
15 50 (3.59%) Data Migration
16 48 (3.44%) Continuous Improvement
17 46 (3.30%) TOGAF
18 44 (3.16%) DevOps
18 44 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
19 38 (2.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 240 (17.22%) Java
2 151 (10.83%) C
3 116 (8.32%) SQL
4 114 (8.18%) C++
5 88 (6.31%) JavaScript
6 70 (5.02%) Python
7 53 (3.80%) Perl
8 46 (3.30%) Ruby
9 39 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 38 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 38 (2.73%) C#
11 26 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 26 (1.87%) Scala
12 18 (1.29%) PHP
13 15 (1.08%) Groovy
14 12 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.72%) Embedded C++
15 10 (0.72%) VB
16 9 (0.65%) VBScript
17 7 (0.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 811 (58.18%) SC Cleared
2 472 (33.86%) DV Cleared
3 100 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (6.53%) CCNP
5 53 (3.80%) Degree
6 37 (2.65%) CISSP
7 31 (2.22%) CLAS
7 31 (2.22%) ISTQB
8 30 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (2.01%) CCNA
10 25 (1.79%) ISEB
11 24 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (1.65%) BC Cleared
12 23 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
13 19 (1.36%) JNCIS
14 16 (1.15%) RHCE
15 15 (1.08%) MCSE
16 13 (0.93%) JNCIP
17 12 (0.86%) MCSD
17 12 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.30%) QA
2 42 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 28 (2.01%) ISO 9001
5 21 (1.51%) ISO 14001
6 20 (1.43%) HL7
7 19 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 18 (1.29%) SLA
9 15 (1.08%) JSP 440
10 12 (0.86%) RMADS
11 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.29%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
13 3 (0.22%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.14%) COBIT
14 2 (0.14%) Def Stans
14 2 (0.14%) ISO27002
15 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
15 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (6.89%) Active Directory
2 67 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.43%) vSphere
4 20 (1.43%) Xen
5 14 (1.00%) Samba
6 12 (0.86%) Docker
7 11 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.65%) Firmware
9 8 (0.57%) ProxySG
9 8 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.29%) XenApp
11 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.22%) HDFS
12 3 (0.22%) Snort
12 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (2.37%) SCCM
2 29 (2.08%) Puppet
3 20 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (0.79%) WSUS
4 11 (0.79%) ZABBIX
5 10 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (0.50%) SCOM
8 5 (0.36%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.36%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.22%) Ansible
10 3 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.22%) RSA enVision
11 2 (0.14%) Kibana
11 2 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 167 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 148 (10.62%) Oracle
3 120 (8.61%) Cisco
4 92 (6.60%) VMware
5 55 (3.95%) Juniper
6 39 (2.80%) Red Hat
7 37 (2.65%) CheckPoint
8 27 (1.94%) Citrix
9 26 (1.87%) SAP
10 22 (1.58%) HP
11 19 (1.36%) webMethods
12 18 (1.29%) BT
12 18 (1.29%) Fortinet
13 16 (1.15%) Nortel
14 13 (0.93%) F5
14 13 (0.93%) Sybase
15 12 (0.86%) Sun
16 11 (0.79%) Intel Security
16 11 (0.79%) Remedy
17 10 (0.72%) Palo Alto
Devon
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Yoh
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
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South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday