Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 12 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 172 176 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.74% 10.40% 8.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.85% 43.67% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 110
Bristol median daily rate £411 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +3.56% +3.00%
10th Percentile £138 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £577 £494
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 8
Bristol median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +128.57% -53.33%
10th Percentile £14.69 £16.82 £16.99
90th Percentile £44.38 £50.70 £30.63
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.88% -3.61% +2.47%

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 411 403 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.89% 23.82% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 266 285
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £205 £269 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £500
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 14
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £25.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% +48.91% -54.33%
10th Percentile £13.79 £17.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £44.88 £47.50 £25.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 172 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.79%) Cognos
3 20 (11.63%) Windows
3 20 (11.63%) Linux
4 19 (11.05%) SQL
4 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
4 19 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 16 (9.30%) Project Management
5 16 (9.30%) ITIL
6 15 (8.72%) Rational DOORS
7 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
7 14 (8.14%) C++
8 13 (7.56%) HTML
8 13 (7.56%) CSS
8 13 (7.56%) IBM
8 13 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.56%) Cognos TM1
8 13 (7.56%) Analytics
8 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (6.98%) Oracle
9 12 (6.98%) UML
10 11 (6.40%) C
10 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.40%) Firewall
10 11 (6.40%) Finance
10 11 (6.40%) Rational Rhapsody
10 11 (6.40%) Degree
11 10 (5.81%) VMware
12 9 (5.23%) ETL

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 8 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.33%) Apache
3 4 (2.33%) iPlanet
3 4 (2.33%) JBoss
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.16%) Siemens NX
4 2 (1.16%) Windchill
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (4.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.33%) Primavera
3 4 (2.33%) Sentinel
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (1.16%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.16%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.58%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.07%) Office 365
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) Firewall
2 8 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.07%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.91%) DNS
5 4 (2.33%) SAN
6 3 (1.74%) BGP
6 3 (1.74%) MPLS
6 3 (1.74%) Multicast
6 3 (1.74%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.74%) SMS
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.16%) LDAP
7 2 (1.16%) Network Security
8 1 (0.58%) DHCP
8 1 (0.58%) HTTP
8 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.58%) LAN
8 1 (0.58%) OSPF
8 1 (0.58%) VoIP
8 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.65%) MySQL
3 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Big Data
7 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.16%) HBase
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (8.72%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (6.40%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.65%) GitLab
4 7 (4.07%) GDB
4 7 (4.07%) PhpStorm
5 4 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.74%) Selenium
7 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.58%) Ant
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.58%) TestNG
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (6.40%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.07%) Aerospace
3 7 (4.07%) Military
4 6 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.12%) Developer
2 19 (11.05%) Analyst
3 16 (9.30%) Architect
4 12 (6.98%) Cognos Developer
4 12 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.07%) Analytics Developer
6 7 (4.07%) Desktop Support
6 7 (4.07%) Project Planner
7 6 (3.49%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (3.49%) CLAS Security Advisor
7 6 (3.49%) Consultant
7 6 (3.49%) Data Analyst
7 6 (3.49%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.49%) Security Advisor
7 6 (3.49%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (2.91%) Administrator
8 5 (2.91%) Cognos Architect
8 5 (2.91%) Support Engineer
8 5 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.56%) CSS
1 13 (7.56%) HTML
2 4 (2.33%) J2EE
2 4 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (1.16%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) Middleware
3 2 (1.16%) SOAP
3 2 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.58%) COM
4 1 (0.58%) CSS3
4 1 (0.58%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.58%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.58%) JDBC
4 1 (0.58%) REST
4 1 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.91%) CESG
2 5 (2.91%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.33%) Clustering
3 4 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.58%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.58%) Handset
5 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.58%) PKI
5 1 (0.58%) PMI
5 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.58%) RIA
5 1 (0.58%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.63%) Linux
1 20 (11.63%) Windows
2 8 (4.65%) Unix
3 7 (4.07%) HPUX
3 7 (4.07%) Solaris
3 7 (4.07%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.49%) AIX
5 5 (2.91%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.33%) SUSE
6 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (9.30%) ITIL
2 16 (9.30%) Project Management
2 16 (9.30%) Software Engineering
3 13 (7.56%) Analytics
3 13 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (6.98%) UML
5 9 (5.23%) ETL
5 9 (5.23%) Risk Management
6 7 (4.07%) Data Modelling
6 7 (4.07%) Migration
6 7 (4.07%) Workflow
7 6 (3.49%) Information Assurance
7 6 (3.49%) Information Security
7 6 (3.49%) RAD
7 6 (3.49%) Test Automation
8 5 (2.91%) Data Migration
8 5 (2.91%) IT Strategy
8 5 (2.91%) Line Management
8 5 (2.91%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.05%) SQL
2 14 (8.14%) C++
3 11 (6.40%) C
3 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.65%) Java
4 8 (4.65%) PHP
5 4 (2.33%) C#
6 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.16%) VBA
7 1 (0.58%) ABAP
7 1 (0.58%) C-shell
7 1 (0.58%) F#
7 1 (0.58%) Korn
7 1 (0.58%) Perl
7 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.58%) Python
7 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 172 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.40%) Degree
3 9 (5.23%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.49%) CLAS
5 5 (2.91%) CISSP
5 5 (2.91%) IISP
5 5 (2.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (2.33%) APMP
7 3 (1.74%) CCNP
7 3 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.16%) HND
8 2 (1.16%) PMP
8 2 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.58%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.58%) HNC
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.49%) QA
3 3 (1.74%) PMO
3 3 (1.74%) SLA
4 2 (1.16%) COBIT
4 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.58%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Hyper-V
1 9 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.74%) KVM
3 3 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (1.74%) XenApp
4 2 (1.16%) Samba
4 2 (1.16%) XenServer
5 1 (0.58%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) HDFS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.58%) OpenView
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (12.79%) Cognos
2 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.56%) IBM
4 12 (6.98%) Oracle
5 10 (5.81%) VMware
6 8 (4.65%) Cisco
7 7 (4.07%) Citrix
7 7 (4.07%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.49%) Nintex
9 5 (2.91%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.33%) F5
10 4 (2.33%) Sun
11 3 (1.74%) EMC
11 3 (1.74%) HP
11 3 (1.74%) PlateSpin
11 3 (1.74%) SAP
11 3 (1.74%) Veritas
12 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.16%) Siemens
12 2 (1.16%) webMethods