The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
South West / Bristol
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 116 110 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.22% 12.15% 10.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.38% 50.46% 53.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 68
Median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £230 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £480 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Median hourly rate £37.75 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.71% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +19.44%  

Security 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 189 218 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 23.16% 24.09% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 156 121
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bristol

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 182 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 47 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.84%) DV Cleared
4 30 (13.39%) Microsoft
5 28 (12.50%) Oracle
6 27 (12.05%) Finance
7 25 (11.16%) Linux
8 24 (10.71%) ITIL
8 24 (10.71%) Risk Management
9 23 (10.27%) Windows
10 19 (8.48%) Firewall
10 19 (8.48%) Project Management
10 19 (8.48%) Java
11 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (7.59%) PMO
12 16 (7.14%) Management Information System
13 15 (6.70%) MS Project
13 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
14 14 (6.25%) Configuration Management
14 14 (6.25%) MS Office
14 14 (6.25%) MS Excel
14 14 (6.25%) Scrum
15 13 (5.80%) Oracle Database
16 12 (5.36%) Degree
16 12 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (4.91%) Project Planning
17 11 (4.91%) Migration
17 11 (4.91%) PRINCE2
17 11 (4.91%) SQL
17 11 (4.91%) C

Security 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 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.34%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.34%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.70%) MS Project
2 14 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.34%) Siemens NX
3 3 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.89%) Simulink
5 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.79%) Primavera
3 4 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.89%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) Office 365
2 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.34%) SaaS
4 2 (0.89%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.48%) Firewall
2 10 (4.46%) Internet
3 7 (3.13%) DNS
4 6 (2.68%) Network Security
4 6 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.68%) WAN
5 5 (2.23%) LAN
5 5 (2.23%) LDAP
6 4 (1.79%) Skype
6 4 (1.79%) Wireless
7 3 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.34%) SSL
8 2 (0.89%) Broadband
8 2 (0.89%) HTTP
8 2 (0.89%) SAN
8 2 (0.89%) Software-Defined Radio
8 2 (0.89%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.80%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.23%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.79%) Big Data
5 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.79%) MySQL
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.34%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.34%) HBase
6 3 (1.34%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.89%) MS Access
7 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (2.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.34%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.34%) JUnit
4 3 (1.34%) Maven
4 3 (1.34%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.89%) GDB
5 2 (0.89%) JIRA
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.89%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.89%) RSpec
5 2 (0.89%) Selenium
5 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.89%) Subversion
5 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 27 (12.05%) Finance
2 9 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.23%) Electronics
3 5 (2.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.23%) Marketing
3 5 (2.23%) Military
4 4 (1.79%) Legal
5 3 (1.34%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.89%) Avionics
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.30%) Architect
2 22 (9.82%) Consultant
2 22 (9.82%) Developer
3 19 (8.48%) Analyst
3 19 (8.48%) Project Planner
4 14 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 9 (4.02%) Technical Architect
6 8 (3.57%) Coordinator
6 8 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.13%) Senior Architect
8 6 (2.68%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (2.68%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (2.23%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.23%) Principal Consultant
9 5 (2.23%) Risk Manager
9 5 (2.23%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 4 (1.79%) Change Manager
10 4 (1.79%) Requirements Engineer
10 4 (1.79%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.91%) .NET
2 7 (3.13%) Middleware
3 6 (2.68%) HTML
3 6 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.23%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.23%) CSS
4 5 (2.23%) Web Services
4 5 (2.23%) WebCenter
4 5 (2.23%) XML
5 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle ADF
5 4 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (1.79%) WPF
6 2 (0.89%) Dropwizard
6 2 (0.89%) hapi
6 2 (0.89%) MCollective
6 2 (0.89%) Node.js
6 2 (0.89%) Sass
7 1 (0.45%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.68%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.68%) PMI
4 4 (1.79%) Clustering
4 4 (1.79%) Reference Data
4 4 (1.79%) User Experience
5 3 (1.34%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.34%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.89%) CESG
6 2 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.45%) CMDB
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.45%) Life Science
7 1 (0.45%) PKI
7 1 (0.45%) SCADA
7 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.16%) Linux
2 23 (10.27%) Windows
3 12 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.13%) Unix
7 6 (2.68%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.68%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.34%) AIX
9 3 (1.34%) CentOS
10 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.45%) Android
11 1 (0.45%) Debian
11 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.71%) ITIL
2 24 (10.71%) Risk Management
3 19 (8.48%) Project Management
4 14 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 14 (6.25%) Scrum
5 11 (4.91%) Migration
5 11 (4.91%) PRINCE2
5 11 (4.91%) Project Planning
6 10 (4.46%) Change Management
6 10 (4.46%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (4.02%) Software Engineering
8 8 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (3.57%) Service Management
8 8 (3.57%) UML
9 7 (3.13%) Information Security
9 7 (3.13%) PRINCE
9 7 (3.13%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.48%) Java
2 11 (4.91%) C
2 11 (4.91%) SQL
3 9 (4.02%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.57%) Python
5 7 (3.13%) C#
5 7 (3.13%) Ruby
6 5 (2.23%) C++
7 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.34%) Ada
8 3 (1.34%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.89%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.89%) Perl
9 2 (0.89%) PHP
9 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.45%) F#
10 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 182 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 31 (13.84%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.36%) Degree
4 7 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.68%) ISEB
6 5 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.34%) APMP
8 3 (1.34%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.34%) HNC
8 3 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.89%) CISSP
9 2 (0.89%) MCSE
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.89%) PMP
9 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.59%) PMO
2 9 (4.02%) QA
3 6 (2.68%) SLA
4 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.89%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.45%) COBIT
7 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.45%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.45%) MISRA
7 1 (0.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.34%) DFS Replication
3 3 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.34%) Snort
3 3 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.89%) Docker
4 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.45%) GFS2
5 1 (0.45%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.45%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.34%) Puppet
2 3 (1.34%) vRealize
3 2 (0.89%) Ansible
3 2 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.89%) Nessus
3 2 (0.89%) QRadar
3 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.45%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.50%) Oracle
3 10 (4.46%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.57%) SAP
5 7 (3.13%) Intel Security
6 6 (2.68%) Cisco
6 6 (2.68%) Remedy
7 5 (2.23%) VMware
8 4 (1.79%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.79%) Splunk
9 3 (1.34%) MapR
9 3 (1.34%) Nintex
9 3 (1.34%) Nuix
10 2 (0.89%) Becrypt
10 2 (0.89%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.89%) Citrix
10 2 (0.89%) HP
10 2 (0.89%) ScanSafe
10 2 (0.89%) Serena
10 2 (0.89%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £220 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago