Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 227 186 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.97% 9.80% 9.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.89% 43.87% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 101 102
Bristol median daily rate £376 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +8.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £293 £231 £301
90th Percentile £535 £613 £620
South West median daily rate £425 £415 £380
% change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 12
Bristol median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +3.90% -60.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.35 £26.53
90th Percentile £64.50 £44.50 £45.03
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £41.15 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.88% -5.79%

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 455 424 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.98% 22.34% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 243 268
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £241 £233 £264
90th Percentile £525 £611 £607
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 23
Bristol median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +15.38% +113.11%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £45.00 £45.85
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £38.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +8.25% +23.20% -22.84%

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 16 October 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 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.06%) Linux
4 32 (14.10%) Project Management
5 30 (13.22%) Software Engineering
6 27 (11.89%) C
7 26 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (11.01%) Windows
9 23 (10.13%) PRINCE2
10 22 (9.69%) JavaScript
10 22 (9.69%) Finance
11 19 (8.37%) UML
12 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
13 17 (7.49%) Citrix
14 16 (7.05%) CSS
15 15 (6.61%) HTML
15 15 (6.61%) Ada
16 14 (6.17%) C++
16 14 (6.17%) MySQL
16 14 (6.17%) ITIL
16 14 (6.17%) Scrum
17 13 (5.73%) VMware
17 13 (5.73%) SQL
17 13 (5.73%) Microsoft
17 13 (5.73%) Rational DOORS
18 12 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (5.29%) JIRA
18 12 (5.29%) Windows Server
18 12 (5.29%) Project Governance
18 12 (5.29%) Rational Rhapsody

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 6 (2.64%) Confluence
2 4 (1.76%) JBoss
3 3 (1.32%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.52%) Simulink
3 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.76%) Primavera
3 1 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.76%) GitHub
4 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.44%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.44%) G Suite
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Slack
5 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.85%) Wireshark
2 9 (3.96%) Firewall
3 6 (2.64%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.88%) DNS
6 2 (0.88%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) Network Security
6 2 (0.88%) OSPF
6 2 (0.88%) SMS
6 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.44%) BGP-4
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.44%) Junos
7 1 (0.44%) Multicast
7 1 (0.44%) SGSN
7 1 (0.44%) Unicast
7 1 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.17%) MySQL
3 8 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.64%) MariaDB
4 6 (2.64%) Power BI
5 4 (1.76%) GIS
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.44%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (5.29%) JIRA
2 12 (5.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (4.85%) GDB
4 7 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.76%) GitLab
5 4 (1.76%) PhpStorm
5 4 (1.76%) Selenium
6 3 (1.32%) Ant
6 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.88%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.44%) Mocha
8 1 (0.44%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (9.69%) Finance
2 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.76%) Legal
5 3 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.32%) Electronics
5 3 (1.32%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.88%) Military
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (14.54%) Developer
2 24 (10.57%) Project Manager
2 24 (10.57%) Software Engineer
3 20 (8.81%) Analyst
4 19 (8.37%) Junior
5 18 (7.93%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 14 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.73%) Junior Project Manager
8 9 (3.96%) Architect
8 9 (3.96%) Desktop Support
8 9 (3.96%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 8 (3.52%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.52%) Consultant
9 8 (3.52%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Business IT Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) DBA
10 7 (3.08%) IT Business Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.05%) CSS
2 15 (6.61%) HTML
3 12 (5.29%) Middleware
4 9 (3.96%) .NET
4 9 (3.96%) CSS3
4 9 (3.96%) HTML5
5 8 (3.52%) jQuery
5 8 (3.52%) REST
5 8 (3.52%) SOAP
5 8 (3.52%) Web Services
6 7 (3.08%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.64%) NHibernate
8 5 (2.20%) Ajax
8 5 (2.20%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.20%) WebCenter
9 4 (1.76%) Node.js
9 4 (1.76%) React
10 3 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (3.08%) User Experience
3 6 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.76%) PMI
6 2 (0.88%) CESG
6 2 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.44%) BYOD
7 1 (0.44%) Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) LIMS
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.06%) Linux
2 25 (11.01%) Windows
3 12 (5.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.64%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Unix
8 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.10%) Project Management
3 30 (13.22%) Software Engineering
4 23 (10.13%) PRINCE2
5 19 (8.37%) UML
6 14 (6.17%) ITIL
6 14 (6.17%) Scrum
7 12 (5.29%) Project Governance
8 11 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (4.85%) Information Security
9 9 (3.96%) Asset Management
9 9 (3.96%) Decision-Making
9 9 (3.96%) DevOps
9 9 (3.96%) Integration Testing
10 8 (3.52%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (3.52%) TDD
10 8 (3.52%) Test Scripting
11 7 (3.08%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.08%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (3.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.89%) C
2 22 (9.69%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.61%) Ada
4 14 (6.17%) C++
5 13 (5.73%) SQL
6 11 (4.85%) PHP
7 10 (4.41%) Java
8 9 (3.96%) MATLAB
9 8 (3.52%) C#
10 7 (3.08%) Ada 95
11 5 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.88%) ABAP
14 1 (0.44%) Fortran
14 1 (0.44%) Java 8
14 1 (0.44%) Lisp
14 1 (0.44%) Python
14 1 (0.44%) Ruby
14 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 227 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.41%) CCNA
2 10 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.41%) DV Cleared
3 6 (2.64%) CCNP
3 6 (2.64%) ISEB
4 5 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.20%) Degree
5 4 (1.76%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.32%) APMP
6 3 (1.32%) CCA
6 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.32%) MCSE
6 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.76%) PMO
1 4 (1.76%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) RMADS
3 1 (0.44%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.44%) MISRA
3 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.64%) Docker
4 5 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.20%) XenServer
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) SCCM
2 5 (2.20%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.76%) Ansible
3 4 (1.76%) Terraform
4 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.32%) Puppet
5 2 (0.88%) Packer
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.44%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (7.49%) Citrix
2 13 (5.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.73%) VMware
3 11 (4.85%) Oracle
4 9 (3.96%) Cisco
5 6 (2.64%) SAP
6 4 (1.76%) Google
7 3 (1.32%) F5
8 2 (0.88%) McAfee
8 2 (0.88%) MKS
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.44%) Cognos
9 1 (0.44%) Juniper
9 1 (0.44%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.44%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.44%) PTC
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.44%) Sophos
9 1 (0.44%) Zend