Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 16 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 24 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 13.79% 8.25% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 47.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Bath median daily rate £405 £1,846 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -78.06% +483.72% -23.80%
10th Percentile £352 £345 £227
90th Percentile £510 £1,846 £409
Somerset median daily rate £388 £495 £375
% change year-on-year -21.72% +32.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £43.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% -21.59% +57.14%

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 56 36 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 32.18% 17.48% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 2
Bath median daily rate £410 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +10.67% +5.42%
10th Percentile £209 £251 £227
90th Percentile £575 £864 £409
Somerset median daily rate £385 £351 £391
% change year-on-year +9.84% -10.42% +11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bath median hourly rate - £27.00 -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £42.35 £55.00
% change year-on-year +12.16% -23.00% +57.14%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Bath over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 July 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 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (25.00%) Military
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Validation
8 3 (12.50%) WAN
9 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.33%) LAN
9 2 (8.33%) VoIP
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Demand Management
9 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting

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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) ISDN
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Test Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Project Planner
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) C# Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Handset
1 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
2 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Demand Management
5 2 (8.33%) Document Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) RMADS
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) CA
2 1 (4.17%) Pegasus