Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 177 173 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.23% 10.09% 9.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.36% 44.36% 41.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 102
Bristol median daily rate £375 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% -11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £262 £257
90th Percentile £525 £595 £611
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +5.63% +2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 13
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.91%
10th Percentile £24.53 £14.13 £31.60
90th Percentile £62.25 £43.88 £46.25
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.58 £42.48
% change year-on-year +5.98% -4.47% -0.64%

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 399 390 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.81% 22.75% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 245 267
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £260
90th Percentile £550 £573 £603
South West median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.13% - +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 21
Bristol median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +14.04%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.80 £20.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £43.75 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +12.68% -11.25%

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 August 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 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.25%) Linux
3 27 (15.25%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.12%) C
5 24 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (11.30%) Project Management
6 20 (11.30%) UML
7 19 (10.73%) Windows
8 18 (10.17%) C++
9 17 (9.60%) Microsoft
9 17 (9.60%) Finance
10 16 (9.04%) JavaScript
11 15 (8.47%) SQL Server
11 15 (8.47%) PRINCE2
11 15 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (8.47%) Scrum
12 14 (7.91%) Rational DOORS
13 13 (7.34%) Rational Rhapsody
13 13 (7.34%) SQL
14 12 (6.78%) CSS
14 12 (6.78%) Ada
14 12 (6.78%) GDB
14 12 (6.78%) Wireshark
15 11 (6.21%) ITIL
15 11 (6.21%) HTML
16 10 (5.65%) Oracle
16 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (2.26%) JBoss
2 3 (1.69%) Confluence
2 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.13%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.52%) Simulink
3 2 (1.13%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.56%) Primavera
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.82%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.26%) GitHub
4 2 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.56%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.56%) G Suite
5 1 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Slack
5 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.78%) Wireshark
2 9 (5.08%) Firewall
3 3 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.69%) SMS
3 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.13%) DNS
4 2 (1.13%) LAN
4 2 (1.13%) OSPF
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.56%) IPsec
5 1 (0.56%) Junos
5 1 (0.56%) Multicast
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) Unicast
5 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.56%) VLAN
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.08%) MySQL
3 9 (5.08%) Power BI
3 9 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.56%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (7.34%) Rational Rhapsody
3 12 (6.78%) GDB
4 9 (5.08%) JIRA
5 8 (4.52%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.26%) GitLab
7 4 (2.26%) PhpStorm
7 4 (2.26%) Selenium
8 3 (1.69%) Ant
8 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.13%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.13%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (9.60%) Finance
2 4 (2.26%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.26%) Legal
3 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.13%) Military
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (17.51%) Developer
2 24 (13.56%) Software Engineer
3 18 (10.17%) Project Manager
4 16 (9.04%) Analyst
5 14 (7.91%) Junior
6 13 (7.34%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 12 (6.78%) Business Analyst
8 11 (6.21%) Architect
9 10 (5.65%) Desktop Support
10 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
11 8 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Junior Project Manager
12 7 (3.95%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Test Engineer
13 6 (3.39%) Consultant
13 6 (3.39%) IT Manager
13 6 (3.39%) IT Project Manager
13 6 (3.39%) Programmer
13 6 (3.39%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.78%) CSS
2 11 (6.21%) HTML
3 8 (4.52%) .NET
4 7 (3.95%) CSS3
4 7 (3.95%) HTML5
4 7 (3.95%) jQuery
4 7 (3.95%) Middleware
4 7 (3.95%) REST
4 7 (3.95%) Web Services
5 6 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.26%) NHibernate
7 4 (2.26%) SOAP
8 3 (1.69%) Ajax
8 3 (1.69%) Struts
9 2 (1.13%) JSP
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.13%) Pthreads
9 2 (1.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (3.39%) User Experience
3 4 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.13%) CPLD
4 2 (1.13%) CUDA
4 2 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.13%) PMI
4 2 (1.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.25%) Linux
2 19 (10.73%) Windows
3 5 (2.82%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
4 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.13%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.25%) Software Engineering
3 20 (11.30%) Project Management
3 20 (11.30%) UML
4 15 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (8.47%) PRINCE2
4 15 (8.47%) Scrum
5 11 (6.21%) ITIL
6 10 (5.65%) Analytics
7 9 (5.08%) DevOps
8 8 (4.52%) Integration Testing
8 8 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.95%) Data Modelling
9 7 (3.95%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (3.95%) TDD
9 7 (3.95%) Visualisation
10 6 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (3.39%) Decision-Making
10 6 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.12%) C
2 18 (10.17%) C++
3 16 (9.04%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.34%) SQL
5 12 (6.78%) Ada
6 9 (5.08%) Java
6 9 (5.08%) MATLAB
6 9 (5.08%) PHP
7 7 (3.95%) C#
8 4 (2.26%) Ada 95
8 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.69%) Python
9 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.13%) ABAP
10 2 (1.13%) Java 8
10 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Korn
11 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 177 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.82%) CCNA
2 5 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.82%) Degree
2 5 (2.82%) DV Cleared
2 5 (2.82%) ISEB
3 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.69%) APMP
4 3 (1.69%) CCNP
5 2 (1.13%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.13%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.13%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) PMO
1 2 (1.13%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) MISRA
2 1 (0.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) Docker
3 3 (1.69%) XenServer
4 2 (1.13%) Firmware
4 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) SCCM
2 3 (1.69%) Terraform
3 2 (1.13%) Ansible
3 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.13%) Packer
3 2 (1.13%) Puppet
3 2 (1.13%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.56%) PTC Integrity
4 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.65%) Oracle
3 8 (4.52%) VMware
4 5 (2.82%) Citrix
5 4 (2.26%) Cisco
5 4 (2.26%) Google
6 3 (1.69%) SAP
7 2 (1.13%) F5
7 2 (1.13%) McAfee
7 2 (1.13%) MKS
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.56%) Capita
8 1 (0.56%) Centrify
8 1 (0.56%) Cognos
8 1 (0.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.56%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.56%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.56%) PTC
8 1 (0.56%) Sophos
8 1 (0.56%) Zend