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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West / Bristol
Rank 8 17 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 98 66 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.14% 7.42% 6.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.41% 30.41% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 39
Median daily rate £378 £360 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £230 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +33.84%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 187 217 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 23.17% 24.38% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 156 127
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 1
Median hourly rate £37.75 £41.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +232.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 24 (13.33%) Oracle
5 23 (12.78%) Risk Management
6 21 (11.67%) Finance
7 20 (11.11%) Windows
8 19 (10.56%) Linux
8 19 (10.56%) Firewall
9 18 (10.00%) ITIL
10 15 (8.33%) Project Management
10 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (8.33%) PMO
11 14 (7.78%) MS Project
11 14 (7.78%) MS Office
11 14 (7.78%) Java
11 14 (7.78%) Management Information System
12 13 (7.22%) Oracle Database
12 13 (7.22%) DV Cleared
13 12 (6.67%) Scrum
13 12 (6.67%) Active Directory
14 11 (6.11%) .NET
14 11 (6.11%) MS Excel
14 11 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (6.11%) Project Planning
15 10 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
15 10 (5.56%) Configuration Management
15 10 (5.56%) Internet
15 10 (5.56%) Migration

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.11%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.11%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) MS Office
1 14 (7.78%) MS Project
2 11 (6.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.67%) Siemens NX
4 2 (1.11%) Simulink
4 2 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.67%) Primavera
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (1.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Office 365
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.56%) Firewall
2 10 (5.56%) Internet
3 6 (3.33%) DNS
4 5 (2.78%) LAN
4 5 (2.78%) Network Security
4 5 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.78%) WAN
5 4 (2.22%) LDAP
5 4 (2.22%) Wireless
6 3 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.67%) Skype
7 2 (1.11%) Broadband
7 2 (1.11%) SAN
7 2 (1.11%) Software-Defined Radio
7 2 (1.11%) SSL
7 2 (1.11%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.56%) DMZ
8 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.22%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.22%) MySQL
4 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.67%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.67%) Big Data
5 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.67%) HBase
5 3 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.67%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.11%) MS Access
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.67%) Maven
4 2 (1.11%) GDB
4 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.11%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.11%) PeopleTools
4 2 (1.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.11%) Toad
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) TestNG
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (11.67%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.78%) Electronics
3 5 (2.78%) Marketing
3 5 (2.78%) Military
4 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.11%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 27 (15.00%) Architect
2 21 (11.67%) Consultant
3 19 (10.56%) Project Planner
4 16 (8.89%) Developer
5 15 (8.33%) Analyst
6 11 (6.11%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.89%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (3.33%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (2.78%) Principal Consultant
9 5 (2.78%) Risk Manager
10 4 (2.22%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.22%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (2.22%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.22%) Support Engineer
11 3 (1.67%) Business Analyst
11 3 (1.67%) Desktop Support
11 3 (1.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) .NET
2 6 (3.33%) Middleware
3 5 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.78%) Web Services
3 5 (2.78%) WebCenter
4 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle ADF
4 4 (2.22%) WPF
4 4 (2.22%) XML
5 3 (1.67%) HTML
6 2 (1.11%) CSS
6 2 (1.11%) MCollective
7 1 (0.56%) Ajax
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.56%) JSR 168
7 1 (0.56%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.56%) REST
7 1 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.33%) PMI
4 5 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.67%) Clustering
5 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.67%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) CESG
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.11%) Windows
2 19 (10.56%) Linux
3 11 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.89%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.22%) Unix
7 4 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.67%) AIX
8 3 (1.67%) CentOS
9 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.56%) Debian
10 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.78%) Risk Management
3 18 (10.00%) ITIL
4 15 (8.33%) Project Management
5 12 (6.67%) Scrum
6 11 (6.11%) Project Planning
7 10 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.56%) Migration
7 10 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.44%) Change Management
9 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.44%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (3.89%) Information Security
10 7 (3.89%) PRINCE
11 6 (3.33%) Change Control
11 6 (3.33%) Programme Management
11 6 (3.33%) Service Management
12 5 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.78%) Java
2 9 (5.00%) C
3 8 (4.44%) SQL
4 7 (3.89%) C#
5 4 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.22%) Python
6 3 (1.67%) Ada
6 3 (1.67%) C++
7 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.11%) PHP
7 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) Ada 95
8 1 (0.56%) F#
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 180 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.22%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.44%) Degree
4 7 (3.89%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.78%) ISEB
6 4 (2.22%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.11%) APMP
8 2 (1.11%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.11%) CISSP
8 2 (1.11%) HNC
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.11%) PMP
8 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.56%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.33%) PMO
2 8 (4.44%) QA
3 6 (3.33%) SLA
4 3 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.11%) Def Stans
5 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.56%) COBIT
6 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.56%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.56%) MISRA
6 1 (0.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) DFS Replication
2 3 (1.67%) Snort
2 3 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) Docker
3 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.56%) Firmware
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.67%) Puppet
3 2 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.11%) Nessus
3 2 (1.11%) QRadar
3 2 (1.11%) vRealize
3 2 (1.11%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.56%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.33%) Oracle
3 9 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.89%) Intel Security
4 7 (3.89%) SAP
5 6 (3.33%) Remedy
6 5 (2.78%) Cisco
7 4 (2.22%) Splunk
7 4 (2.22%) VMware
8 3 (1.67%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.67%) MapR
8 3 (1.67%) Nintex
8 3 (1.67%) Nuix
9 2 (1.11%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.11%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.11%) Citrix
9 2 (1.11%) HP
9 2 (1.11%) ScanSafe
9 2 (1.11%) Serena
9 2 (1.11%) Sun
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