Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 263 183 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.08% 9.29% 10.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.53% 45.64% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 92 109
Bristol median daily rate £410 £403 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.86% -2.42% +5.77%
10th Percentile £308 £149 £310
90th Percentile £550 £613 £592
South West median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 8
Bristol median hourly rate £37.53 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -3.13% +128.57%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.69 £16.48
90th Percentile £66.78 £44.38 £52.80
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £40.58 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.44% -3.01%

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 531 401 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.39% 20.37% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 210 246
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £212 £280
90th Percentile £538 £606 £600
South West median daily rate £436 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.61% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 22
Bristol median hourly rate £37.53 £37.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +53.06% +43.07%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.50 £16.23
90th Percentile £59.13 £45.00 £47.40
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -12.10%

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 11 December 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 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (14.45%) Linux
4 38 (14.45%) Project Management
5 33 (12.55%) Windows
6 29 (11.03%) Finance
7 27 (10.27%) Citrix
8 25 (9.51%) PRINCE2
8 25 (9.51%) SQL Server
8 25 (9.51%) Microsoft
9 23 (8.75%) Oracle
10 22 (8.37%) SQL
10 22 (8.37%) Software Engineering
10 22 (8.37%) Windows Server
11 21 (7.98%) Active Directory
12 20 (7.60%) Middleware
13 19 (7.22%) C
14 17 (6.46%) JavaScript
15 16 (6.08%) NetScaler
15 16 (6.08%) ITIL
16 15 (5.70%) DevOps
17 14 (5.32%) Cisco
17 14 (5.32%) Web Services
17 14 (5.32%) UML
17 14 (5.32%) CSS
17 14 (5.32%) VMware
18 13 (4.94%) HTML
18 13 (4.94%) Project Governance
18 13 (4.94%) Waterfall

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 (3.04%) Confluence
2 7 (2.66%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.52%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.14%) JBoss
5 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.90%) Simulink
4 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.76%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.76%) Revit
6 1 (0.38%) Maya
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.56%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.66%) Primavera
3 6 (2.28%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.38%) Maximo
4 1 (0.38%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.90%) IaaS
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.14%) GitHub
3 3 (1.14%) PaaS
4 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.08%) NetScaler
2 12 (4.56%) Firewall
3 7 (2.66%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (2.28%) LAN
4 6 (2.28%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.52%) Internet
6 4 (1.52%) Network Security
7 3 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.76%) DNS
8 2 (0.76%) SMS
8 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.76%) WAN
9 1 (0.38%) IPsec
9 1 (0.38%) SGSN
9 1 (0.38%) VPN
9 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.18%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (3.42%) MySQL
5 8 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.66%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.28%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.90%) Power BI
9 4 (1.52%) GIS
10 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.76%) Big Data
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.38%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (4.18%) JIRA
2 9 (3.42%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (2.66%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.28%) GDB
4 6 (2.28%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.76%) JUnit
6 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.38%) Ant
7 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.38%) FishEye
7 1 (0.38%) Hudson
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.38%) Toad
7 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (11.03%) Finance
2 9 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.66%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.28%) Electronics
5 5 (1.90%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 37 (14.07%) Developer
2 29 (11.03%) Project Manager
3 20 (7.60%) Analyst
4 17 (6.46%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 16 (6.08%) Azure Engineer
6 15 (5.70%) Junior
6 15 (5.70%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.32%) Architect
7 14 (5.32%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.32%) Citrix Engineer
8 13 (4.94%) Consultant
9 12 (4.56%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (3.80%) DBA
11 9 (3.42%) Junior Project Manager
11 9 (3.42%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.04%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.04%) BPM Developer
12 8 (3.04%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
13 7 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.66%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.60%) Middleware
2 14 (5.32%) CSS
2 14 (5.32%) Web Services
3 13 (4.94%) HTML
4 12 (4.56%) Oracle ADF
4 12 (4.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (4.56%) WebCenter
5 11 (4.18%) .NET
6 9 (3.42%) SOAP
7 8 (3.04%) REST
8 7 (2.66%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.66%) HTML5
8 7 (2.66%) LDAP
9 6 (2.28%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.28%) Itk
9 6 (2.28%) jQuery
9 6 (2.28%) NHibernate
10 5 (1.90%) CSS3
10 5 (1.90%) XML
11 4 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (3.04%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.66%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.28%) PMI
5 5 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.90%) User Experience
5 5 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.76%) CESG
8 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) BYOD
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.38%) LIMS
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.45%) Linux
2 33 (12.55%) Windows
3 22 (8.37%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.66%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.28%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.14%) VMS
7 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.76%) AIX
8 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.45%) Project Management
3 25 (9.51%) PRINCE2
4 22 (8.37%) Software Engineering
5 16 (6.08%) ITIL
6 15 (5.70%) DevOps
7 14 (5.32%) UML
8 13 (4.94%) Project Governance
8 13 (4.94%) Waterfall
9 12 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (4.56%) Content Management
9 12 (4.56%) Test Scripting
10 11 (4.18%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (4.18%) Information Security
10 11 (4.18%) Scrum
11 10 (3.80%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.42%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.42%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (3.42%) Process Management
12 9 (3.42%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.37%) SQL
2 19 (7.22%) C
3 17 (6.46%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.56%) Ada
5 10 (3.80%) Java
6 8 (3.04%) C++
7 7 (2.66%) Ada 95
7 7 (2.66%) C#
8 6 (2.28%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.28%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.90%) PHP
10 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.76%) Java 8
12 2 (0.76%) Python
13 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 263 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.18%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.66%) CCA
3 7 (2.66%) CCNA
3 7 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (2.66%) ISEB
3 7 (2.66%) MCSE
3 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.28%) Degree
4 6 (2.28%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.90%) CCNP
6 4 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.52%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (1.14%) APMP
8 2 (0.76%) PMP
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) QA
2 5 (1.90%) PMO
2 5 (1.90%) RMADS
3 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.76%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.38%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.66%) Docker
3 7 (2.66%) XenApp
4 5 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.90%) XenServer
5 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (4.56%) SCCM
2 6 (2.28%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.90%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.14%) Ansible
4 3 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.38%) Puppet
6 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (10.27%) Citrix
2 25 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.75%) Oracle
4 14 (5.32%) Cisco
4 14 (5.32%) VMware
5 6 (2.28%) McAfee
5 6 (2.28%) SAP
6 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.76%) CyberArk
7 2 (0.76%) IBM
7 2 (0.76%) Intel
7 2 (0.76%) Juniper
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe
8 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.38%) F5
8 1 (0.38%) ILOG
8 1 (0.38%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.38%) Palo Alto