Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 149 185 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.64% 11.17% 8.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.62% 47.44% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 114 99
Bristol median daily rate £410 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +10.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £185 £263 £234
90th Percentile £535 £600 £614
South West median daily rate £445 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +11.25% +4.92% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Bristol median hourly rate £40.25 £37.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.62% -3.21% +0.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.75 £30.20
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.25 £44.15
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% -6.98% -4.44%

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 358 390 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.77% 23.55% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 265 311
Bristol median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £237 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £573 £588
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 14
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £37.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +3.42% -0.60%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.95 £26.90
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £45.80
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £41.78
% change year-on-year -5.01% -4.25% +4.44%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.44%) Windows
4 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
5 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (12.08%) Linux
7 17 (11.41%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (10.74%) C
9 13 (8.72%) C++
10 12 (8.05%) JavaScript
11 11 (7.38%) Project Management
11 11 (7.38%) SQL
11 11 (7.38%) Java
11 11 (7.38%) Oracle
11 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
11 11 (7.38%) Finance
12 10 (6.71%) Scrum
12 10 (6.71%) UML
12 10 (6.71%) EMC
12 10 (6.71%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (6.71%) Analytics
13 9 (6.04%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (5.37%) Risk Management
14 8 (5.37%) PHP
14 8 (5.37%) HTML
14 8 (5.37%) MySQL
14 8 (5.37%) CSS
14 8 (5.37%) Risk Analysis

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 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) JBoss
2 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.67%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.36%) Simulink
3 2 (1.34%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Primavera
2 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.03%) Office 365
3 5 (3.36%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.01%) GitHub
6 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.34%) SaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.67%) G Suite
7 1 (0.67%) IaaS
7 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.67%) PaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Slack
7 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) Wireshark
2 6 (4.03%) Firewall
3 3 (2.01%) Junos
3 3 (2.01%) Skype
3 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.01%) VLAN
4 2 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.34%) DNS
4 2 (1.34%) IPv4
4 2 (1.34%) LAN
4 2 (1.34%) OSPF
4 2 (1.34%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (1.34%) VRRP
5 1 (0.67%) BGP-4
5 1 (0.67%) DAB
5 1 (0.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) SMS
5 1 (0.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.37%) MySQL
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.03%) Power BI
6 5 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.34%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.34%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.67%) DataStage
9 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (4.70%) GDB
2 7 (4.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.68%) GitLab
4 4 (2.68%) JIRA
4 4 (2.68%) PhpStorm
5 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.01%) Selenium
5 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.34%) Ant
6 2 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.34%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.34%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.34%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.67%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.67%) Subversion
7 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (7.38%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Electronics
3 4 (2.68%) Legal
4 3 (2.01%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.01%) Military
4 3 (2.01%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.34%) Law
5 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (18.12%) Developer
2 15 (10.07%) Software Engineer
3 12 (8.05%) Architect
4 10 (6.71%) Analyst
5 9 (6.04%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.37%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.70%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Consultant
8 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.36%) Programmer
9 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.68%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) CSS
1 8 (5.37%) HTML
2 7 (4.70%) .NET
3 6 (4.03%) CSS3
3 6 (4.03%) HTML5
4 5 (3.36%) jQuery
5 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.01%) Spring Boot
5 3 (2.01%) Struts
5 3 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.34%) Ajax
6 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.34%) JSP
6 2 (1.34%) Pthreads
6 2 (1.34%) REST
6 2 (1.34%) STL
6 2 (1.34%) Web Services
7 1 (0.67%) Node.js
7 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.36%) EMC VNX
1 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.01%) User Experience
4 2 (1.34%) CPLD
4 2 (1.34%) CUDA
4 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.44%) Windows
2 18 (12.08%) Linux
3 7 (4.70%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.36%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.68%) Unix
5 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.01%) Solaris
6 3 (2.01%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.34%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) Android
8 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.67%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.41%) Software Engineering
3 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (7.38%) Project Management
5 10 (6.71%) Analytics
5 10 (6.71%) Scrum
5 10 (6.71%) UML
6 8 (5.37%) DevOps
6 8 (5.37%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (5.37%) Risk Management
7 7 (4.70%) Security Hardening
7 7 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.03%) Information Security
9 5 (3.36%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.36%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (3.36%) TDD
9 5 (3.36%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.68%) BDD
10 4 (2.68%) Microservices
10 4 (2.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.74%) C
2 13 (8.72%) C++
3 12 (8.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.38%) Java
4 11 (7.38%) SQL
5 8 (5.37%) PHP
6 6 (4.03%) Ada
7 5 (3.36%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.01%) Python
10 2 (1.34%) ABAP
10 2 (1.34%) C#
10 2 (1.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.67%) Fortran
11 1 (0.67%) Korn
11 1 (0.67%) Lisp
11 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.03%) Degree
3 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.01%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.01%) CCNA
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) APMP
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) RMADS
2 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) BS25999
3 1 (0.67%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.67%) MISRA
3 1 (0.67%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.01%) Docker
2 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.01%) vSphere
3 2 (1.34%) Firmware
3 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (3.36%) SCCM
3 3 (2.01%) Terraform
4 2 (1.34%) Ansible
4 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.34%) Packer
4 2 (1.34%) Puppet
4 2 (1.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.67%) Nessus
5 1 (0.67%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.38%) Oracle
3 10 (6.71%) EMC
4 7 (4.70%) VMware
5 5 (3.36%) Cisco
6 4 (2.68%) McAfee
7 3 (2.01%) Centrify
7 3 (2.01%) Citrix
7 3 (2.01%) Cognos
7 3 (2.01%) Google
7 3 (2.01%) SAP
8 2 (1.34%) F5
8 2 (1.34%) Juniper
8 2 (1.34%) MKS
9 1 (0.67%) Darktrace
9 1 (0.67%) FireEye
9 1 (0.67%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.67%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) Splunk
9 1 (0.67%) Zend