Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 265 145 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.23% 7.91% 11.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.11% 41.43% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 74 115
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £313 £135 £282
90th Percentile £568 £600 £624
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 9 13
Bristol median hourly rate £37.53 £17.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.43% -53.33% +114.29%
10th Percentile £17.62 £17.49 £14.13
90th Percentile £60.23 £25.05 £52.75
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.15 £39.50
% change year-on-year +4.50% +4.18% -7.06%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 499 350 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.91% 19.09% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 197 233
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.91% +8.28%
10th Percentile £276 £221 £261
90th Percentile £557 £565 £613
South West median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 12 23
Bristol median hourly rate £37.53 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.43% -50.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £60.18 £28.75 £52.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -22.08% -8.33%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Bristol

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Bristol

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Bristol

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 265 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (13.96%) Project Management
5 31 (11.70%) Oracle
6 29 (10.94%) Microsoft
7 28 (10.57%) SQL
7 28 (10.57%) Linux
8 27 (10.19%) Middleware
9 26 (9.81%) Web Services
10 24 (9.06%) Java
10 24 (9.06%) Windows
10 24 (9.06%) Finance
10 24 (9.06%) Waterfall
11 22 (8.30%) Software Engineering
11 22 (8.30%) Citrix
12 21 (7.92%) SQL Server
12 21 (7.92%) WebCenter
13 20 (7.55%) Active Directory
14 19 (7.17%) Oracle ADF
14 19 (7.17%) Oracle BPM
14 19 (7.17%) Oracle Fusion
15 17 (6.42%) UML
16 16 (6.04%) NetScaler
16 16 (6.04%) DevOps
16 16 (6.04%) Requirements Management
16 16 (6.04%) RESTful
17 15 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (5.66%) Degree
17 15 (5.66%) Integration Testing

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 10 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.75%) Confluence
3 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.75%) JBoss
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.38%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) Revit
5 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (7.17%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.40%) Teamcenter
3 7 (2.64%) Primavera
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.26%) Office 365
3 5 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (1.89%) IaaS
4 3 (1.13%) PaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.04%) NetScaler
2 11 (4.15%) Firewall
3 6 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (2.26%) LAN
4 5 (1.89%) DNS
5 4 (1.51%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.51%) Internet
6 3 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.13%) Network Security
6 3 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.13%) SMTP
7 2 (0.75%) DHCP
7 2 (0.75%) HTTP
7 2 (0.75%) IntruShield
7 2 (0.75%) OSPF
7 2 (0.75%) SNMP
7 2 (0.75%) SSL
7 2 (0.75%) VPN
7 2 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.53%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (3.40%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.40%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.13%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.13%) MySQL
6 2 (0.75%) Big Data
6 2 (0.75%) GIS
6 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.75%) Power BI
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (5.28%) Maven
2 11 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.02%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (1.51%) JIRA
6 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.75%) Toad
7 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.38%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.38%) JUnit
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (9.06%) Finance
2 11 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.40%) Aerospace
3 9 (3.40%) Electronics
4 7 (2.64%) Military
5 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.89%) Marketing
6 4 (1.51%) Automotive
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (18.11%) Developer
2 37 (13.96%) Project Manager
3 19 (7.17%) Azure Engineer
4 17 (6.42%) Architect
5 16 (6.04%) Analyst
5 16 (6.04%) Oracle Developer
5 16 (6.04%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 15 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.28%) Citrix Engineer
7 14 (5.28%) Consultant
8 13 (4.91%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.53%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.40%) Java Software Developer
11 8 (3.02%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.02%) DBA
12 7 (2.64%) BPM Developer
12 7 (2.64%) Contracts Manager
12 7 (2.64%) Network Engineer
12 7 (2.64%) Project Planner
13 6 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.19%) Middleware
2 26 (9.81%) Web Services
3 21 (7.92%) WebCenter
4 19 (7.17%) Oracle ADF
4 19 (7.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (6.04%) RESTful
6 14 (5.28%) Java EE
7 13 (4.91%) .NET
7 13 (4.91%) HTML
8 12 (4.53%) JAX-RS
9 11 (4.15%) AngularJS
9 11 (4.15%) jQuery
10 10 (3.77%) JSF
10 10 (3.77%) PrimeFaces
10 10 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (3.40%) Itk
11 9 (3.40%) LDAP
12 8 (3.02%) XML
13 5 (1.89%) REST
14 4 (1.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.02%) Data Centre
2 5 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.89%) Virtual Team
3 4 (1.51%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.51%) PMI
4 3 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.13%) User Experience
5 2 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.57%) Linux
2 24 (9.06%) Windows
3 15 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.51%) VMS
7 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.75%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.96%) Project Management
3 24 (9.06%) Waterfall
4 22 (8.30%) Software Engineering
5 17 (6.42%) UML
6 16 (6.04%) DevOps
6 16 (6.04%) Requirements Management
7 15 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (5.66%) Integration Testing
7 15 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 15 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (4.91%) Workflow
9 12 (4.53%) ITIL
9 12 (4.53%) OO
10 11 (4.15%) Content Management
10 11 (4.15%) Software Delivery
11 10 (3.77%) Data Protection
11 10 (3.77%) Document Management
11 10 (3.77%) Test Scripting
12 9 (3.40%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.57%) SQL
2 24 (9.06%) Java
3 15 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.77%) Ada
4 10 (3.77%) C++
5 7 (2.64%) C
5 7 (2.64%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.26%) C#
6 6 (2.26%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.89%) Ada 95
8 3 (1.13%) Python
8 3 (1.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.38%) Java 8
9 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 265 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.66%) Degree
3 11 (4.15%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.51%) CCA
5 4 (1.51%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.51%) MCSE
5 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.13%) CCNA
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.75%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCSAM
8 1 (0.38%) CCSAS
8 1 (0.38%) HNC
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.02%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) PMO
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) MISRA
3 2 (0.75%) MISRA C
3 2 (0.75%) RMADS
4 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.89%) XenApp
4 4 (1.51%) Docker
5 2 (0.75%) XenServer
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.40%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (3.02%) SCCM
3 6 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.13%) Ansible
5 2 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.75%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.38%) Puppet
6 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (11.70%) Oracle
2 29 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.30%) Citrix
4 11 (4.15%) Cisco
5 8 (3.02%) McAfee
6 7 (2.64%) VMware
7 6 (2.26%) IBM
7 6 (2.26%) SAP
8 5 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.89%) HP
9 4 (1.51%) Juniper
10 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.75%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.75%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.75%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.75%) Intel
12 1 (0.38%) Cognos
12 1 (0.38%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.38%) ILOG
12 1 (0.38%) LogRhythm