The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 8.45% 11.34% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 64.71% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £388 £1,098 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.70% +161.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £393
% change year-on-year +8.97% -0.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.62% +27.69%  

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bath.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bath
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16 17 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 22.54% 17.53% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £1,136 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.87% +170.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Bath

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Bath

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Bath.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Bath

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Bath region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Degree

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Planner
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft