Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 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 Clearance
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 208 199 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.99% 12.81% 13.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.52% 59.94% 57.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 125 168
Bristol median daily rate £420 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +7.14% -2.53%
10th Percentile £180 £307 £288
90th Percentile £600 £619 £513
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +118.98% -63.95%
10th Percentile £15.36 £18.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.13 £48.38 £30.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -2.60% -4.94% -5.81%

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 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 368 332 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.44% 21.38% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 206 287
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £212 £269 £263
90th Percentile £600 £595 £512
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 20
Bristol median hourly rate £18.06 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.79% +87.50% -61.79%
10th Percentile £16.04 £16.65 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.38 £48.75 £29.38
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -7.14% -8.50% +5.08%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Bristol

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bristol

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Bristol

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bristol

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 169 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 41 (19.71%) Windows
3 26 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 22 (10.58%) Oracle
5 21 (10.10%) Cognos
5 21 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.13%) EMC
7 17 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.17%) SQL
7 17 (8.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 16 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 16 (7.69%) Linux
8 16 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 15 (7.21%) Analytics
10 14 (6.73%) Security Hardening
10 14 (6.73%) Cisco
10 14 (6.73%) C++
10 14 (6.73%) Unix
10 14 (6.73%) Project Management
10 14 (6.73%) Active Directory
11 13 (6.25%) CSS
11 13 (6.25%) HTML
11 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
11 13 (6.25%) IBM
11 13 (6.25%) Finance
11 13 (6.25%) Degree
12 12 (5.77%) Windows 10
12 12 (5.77%) Windows Server
12 12 (5.77%) Cognos TM1
12 12 (5.77%) UML

Security 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 7 (3.37%) MS Exchange
1 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.37%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.96%) Windchill
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.77%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (4.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.44%) Primavera
5 2 (0.96%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.48%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) Office 365
2 3 (1.44%) IaaS
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) PaaS
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.33%) Firewall
1 9 (4.33%) SAN
2 8 (3.85%) Skype
3 7 (3.37%) Wireshark
4 6 (2.88%) DNS
4 6 (2.88%) NAS
5 5 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.92%) DHCP
6 4 (1.92%) LAN
6 4 (1.92%) Network Security
6 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.92%) WAN
7 3 (1.44%) BGP
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.44%) MPLS
7 3 (1.44%) Multicast
7 3 (1.44%) SMS
7 3 (1.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.85%) MySQL
3 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.48%) Power BI
8 1 (0.48%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (5.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.85%) GitLab
3 7 (3.37%) GDB
3 7 (3.37%) PhpStorm
4 3 (1.44%) Selenium
4 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.48%) Ant
6 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.48%) TestNG
General
1 13 (6.25%) Finance
2 9 (4.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.88%) Military
4 5 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.92%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Law
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (15.87%) Developer
2 21 (10.10%) Analyst
3 19 (9.13%) Architect
4 16 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
5 13 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 12 (5.77%) Desktop Support
6 12 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.29%) Administrator
8 8 (3.85%) Applications Developer
8 8 (3.85%) Consultant
9 7 (3.37%) Analytics Developer
9 7 (3.37%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Cognos BI Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (2.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.40%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.40%) Unix Administrator
11 5 (2.40%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.25%) CSS
1 13 (6.25%) HTML
2 4 (1.92%) XML
3 3 (1.44%) Spring Boot
4 2 (0.96%) .NET
4 2 (0.96%) Middleware
4 2 (0.96%) REST
4 2 (0.96%) SOAP
4 2 (0.96%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) COM
5 1 (0.48%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.48%) JDBC
5 1 (0.48%) jQuery
5 1 (0.48%) RESTful
5 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.48%) Spring
5 1 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.37%) EMC VNX
3 6 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.40%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.48%) IVR
6 1 (0.48%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.71%) Windows
2 16 (7.69%) Linux
2 16 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.73%) Unix
4 12 (5.77%) Windows 10
4 12 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 7 (3.37%) Solaris
7 3 (1.44%) HPUX
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) AIX
8 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 15 (7.21%) Analytics
5 14 (6.73%) Project Management
5 14 (6.73%) Security Hardening
6 12 (5.77%) UML
7 10 (4.81%) Risk Management
8 9 (4.33%) Information Security
9 7 (3.37%) Data Modelling
9 7 (3.37%) ETL
9 7 (3.37%) ITIL
9 7 (3.37%) Migration
9 7 (3.37%) Test Automation
10 6 (2.88%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.88%) RAD
10 6 (2.88%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (2.88%) Workflow
11 5 (2.40%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (1.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.17%) SQL
2 14 (6.73%) C++
3 12 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.29%) Java
5 9 (4.33%) C
6 8 (3.85%) PHP
7 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.44%) C#
8 2 (0.96%) Perl
8 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) ABAP
9 1 (0.48%) F#
9 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) Tcl
9 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 169 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.25%) Degree
3 7 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.92%) APMP
7 3 (1.44%) CCIE
7 3 (1.44%) CCNP
8 2 (0.96%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.48%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.48%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.48%) HNC
9 1 (0.48%) HND
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.40%) QA
2 4 (1.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) BS25999
3 2 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) PMO
3 2 (0.96%) RMADS
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.48%) NIST 800
System Software
1 14 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.37%) vSphere
3 6 (2.88%) Xen
4 5 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.48%) Docker
7 1 (0.48%) HDFS
7 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (8.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (3.85%) SCCM
3 4 (1.92%) SCOM
4 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.96%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.58%) Oracle
3 21 (10.10%) Cognos
4 19 (9.13%) EMC
5 14 (6.73%) Cisco
6 13 (6.25%) IBM
7 11 (5.29%) VMware
8 7 (3.37%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.88%) Nintex
10 5 (2.40%) McAfee
11 3 (1.44%) SAP
12 2 (0.96%) Citrix
12 2 (0.96%) webMethods
13 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.48%) Dell
13 1 (0.48%) Genesys
13 1 (0.48%) HP
13 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.48%) Siemens
13 1 (0.48%) Software AG