Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Security Clearance
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 219 243 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.18% 14.39% 12.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.16% 60.00% 58.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 160 164
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89% +2.30%
10th Percentile £202 £310 £297
90th Percentile £613 £588 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 9
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +120.00% -63.16%
10th Percentile £15.36 £18.25 £15.33
90th Percentile £44.13 £47.20 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £36.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +7.48% -12.50% +3.70%

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 412 405 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.03% 23.98% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 267 286
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £206 £270 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £500
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.56% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 14
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £25.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% +48.91% -51.76%
10th Percentile £13.79 £17.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £44.88 £47.50 £25.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 20 November 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.

1 172 (78.54%) SC Cleared
2 30 (13.70%) Windows
3 28 (12.79%) Cognos
4 26 (11.87%) Microsoft
5 24 (10.96%) Linux
6 22 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (9.13%) Project Management
7 20 (9.13%) SQL
8 19 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (8.22%) ITIL
10 17 (7.76%) Oracle
11 16 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (7.31%) Unix
11 16 (7.31%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.85%) Rational DOORS
12 15 (6.85%) DV Cleared
13 14 (6.39%) Windows 7
13 14 (6.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 14 (6.39%) Migration
13 14 (6.39%) SQL Server
13 14 (6.39%) C++
14 13 (5.94%) IBM
14 13 (5.94%) HTML
14 13 (5.94%) CSS
14 13 (5.94%) Firewall
14 13 (5.94%) Cognos TM1
14 13 (5.94%) Degree
14 13 (5.94%) Analytics
15 12 (5.48%) VMware
15 12 (5.48%) C

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 8 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.28%) Apache
3 5 (2.28%) iPlanet
3 5 (2.28%) JBoss
3 5 (2.28%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.91%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.91%) Windchill
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (6.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 13 (5.94%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.28%) Sentinel
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.83%) Primavera
5 3 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.91%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.91%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.46%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.20%) Office 365
2 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.94%) Firewall
2 10 (4.57%) SAN
3 9 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.65%) DNS
5 7 (3.20%) NAS
5 7 (3.20%) Wireshark
6 5 (2.28%) SMS
7 4 (1.83%) DHCP
8 3 (1.37%) BGP
8 3 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.37%) MPLS
8 3 (1.37%) Multicast
8 3 (1.37%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.37%) Skype
8 3 (1.37%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.91%) LDAP
9 2 (0.91%) Network Security
10 1 (0.46%) VoIP
10 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.65%) MySQL
3 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.37%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.91%) Big Data
6 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.91%) HBase
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (6.85%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (5.02%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.65%) GitLab
4 7 (3.20%) GDB
4 7 (3.20%) PhpStorm
5 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.37%) Selenium
7 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.91%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.46%) Ant
8 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.46%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.46%) TestNG
8 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (5.02%) Finance
2 9 (4.11%) Military
2 9 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.20%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.91%) Electronics
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (14.16%) Developer
2 26 (11.87%) Architect
3 22 (10.05%) Analyst
4 17 (7.76%) Cognos Developer
5 14 (6.39%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.48%) Administrator
6 12 (5.48%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.65%) Applications Developer
7 8 (3.65%) Project Planner
8 7 (3.20%) CLAS Security Advisor
8 7 (3.20%) Data Architect
8 7 (3.20%) Desktop Support
8 7 (3.20%) IT Trainer
8 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Trainer
8 7 (3.20%) Security Advisor
8 7 (3.20%) Senior Architect
8 7 (3.20%) Senior Data Architect
8 7 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (3.20%) Trainer
8 7 (3.20%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.94%) CSS
1 13 (5.94%) HTML
2 5 (2.28%) J2EE
3 4 (1.83%) XML
4 2 (0.91%) .NET
4 2 (0.91%) Middleware
4 2 (0.91%) SOAP
4 2 (0.91%) Web Services
5 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.46%) COM
5 1 (0.46%) CSS3
5 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.46%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.46%) HTML5
5 1 (0.46%) JDBC
5 1 (0.46%) jQuery
5 1 (0.46%) REST
5 1 (0.46%) RESTful
5 1 (0.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.20%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.74%) CESG
3 6 (2.74%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (2.74%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.28%) Clustering
4 5 (2.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.91%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.46%) Handset
6 1 (0.46%) IVR
6 1 (0.46%) PKI
6 1 (0.46%) RIA
6 1 (0.46%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.70%) Windows
2 24 (10.96%) Linux
3 16 (7.31%) Unix
4 14 (6.39%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.11%) Solaris
6 8 (3.65%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.20%) HPUX
7 7 (3.20%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.74%) AIX
9 4 (1.83%) SUSE
9 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.46%) CentOS
11 1 (0.46%) Debian
11 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (9.13%) Project Management
3 19 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (8.22%) ITIL
5 16 (7.31%) Software Engineering
6 14 (6.39%) Migration
7 13 (5.94%) Analytics
8 12 (5.48%) UML
9 11 (5.02%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.02%) Risk Management
10 10 (4.57%) ETL
10 10 (4.57%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.57%) TOGAF
11 8 (3.65%) Information Security
12 7 (3.20%) Information Assurance
12 7 (3.20%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.20%) Workflow
13 6 (2.74%) Data Architecture
13 6 (2.74%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (2.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.13%) SQL
2 14 (6.39%) C++
3 12 (5.48%) C
4 11 (5.02%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.65%) Java
5 8 (3.65%) PHP
6 5 (2.28%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.83%) C#
7 4 (1.83%) Perl
8 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.91%) Python
8 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.91%) VBA
9 1 (0.46%) ABAP
9 1 (0.46%) C-shell
9 1 (0.46%) F#
9 1 (0.46%) Korn
9 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 172 (78.54%) SC Cleared
2 15 (6.85%) DV Cleared
3 13 (5.94%) Degree
4 7 (3.20%) CLAS
5 6 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.74%) CISSP
6 5 (2.28%) APMP
6 5 (2.28%) IISP
6 5 (2.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (1.37%) CCIE
7 3 (1.37%) CCNP
8 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.91%) HND
8 2 (0.91%) PMP
8 2 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (3.65%) QA
2 7 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.37%) PMO
4 3 (1.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.91%) COBIT
5 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.46%) NIST 800
System Software
1 11 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.74%) Xen
5 4 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.37%) KVM
6 3 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.37%) XenApp
6 3 (1.37%) XenServer
7 2 (0.91%) Samba
7 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.91%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) Docker
8 1 (0.46%) HDFS
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.46%) OpenView
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (12.79%) Cognos
2 26 (11.87%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.76%) Oracle
4 13 (5.94%) IBM
5 12 (5.48%) Cisco
5 12 (5.48%) VMware
6 8 (3.65%) Citrix
7 7 (3.20%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.74%) Nintex
8 6 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.28%) F5
9 5 (2.28%) Sun
10 4 (1.83%) Veritas
11 3 (1.37%) EMC
11 3 (1.37%) HP
11 3 (1.37%) PlateSpin
11 3 (1.37%) SAP
12 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.91%) Siemens
12 2 (0.91%) webMethods