Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 207 221 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.30% 12.89% 13.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.63% 55.25% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 136 171
Bristol median daily rate £410 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +7.74% -6.63%
10th Percentile £238 £267 £263
90th Percentile £546 £613 £588
South West median daily rate £444 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.65% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -11.04% +7.98%
10th Percentile £21.00 £18.83 £31.78
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.38 £46.85
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £42.35
% change year-on-year +0.60% -0.83% -0.26%

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 386 400 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.07% 23.32% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 264 307
Bristol median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £230 £250 £263
90th Percentile £563 £563 £588
South West median daily rate £421 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +5.25% +1.59% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 19
Bristol median hourly rate £38.53 £34.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -11.54% +14.04%
10th Percentile £22.40 £15.75 £24.90
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.13 £46.60
South West median hourly rate £41.27 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -

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 23 July 2018.

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 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 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 170 (82.13%) SC Cleared
2 53 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (13.53%) Linux
4 27 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 26 (12.56%) Windows
5 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (12.08%) C
6 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
7 23 (11.11%) Finance
8 20 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (9.66%) UML
9 19 (9.18%) C++
10 16 (7.73%) Scrum
11 15 (7.25%) SQL Server
12 14 (6.76%) SQL
12 14 (6.76%) JavaScript
12 14 (6.76%) Project Management
12 14 (6.76%) Rational DOORS
13 13 (6.28%) Rational Rhapsody
14 12 (5.80%) GDB
14 12 (5.80%) Wireshark
14 12 (5.80%) Oracle
14 12 (5.80%) Ada
15 11 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (5.31%) DV Cleared
15 11 (5.31%) Analytics
15 11 (5.31%) Windows Server
16 10 (4.83%) Power BI
16 10 (4.83%) EMC NetWorker

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 4 (1.93%) JBoss
1 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.97%) Confluence
3 2 (0.97%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.97%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.48%) Apache
4 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.48%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (3.86%) Simulink
2 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.97%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Primavera
2 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.42%) Azure Data Factory
2 5 (2.42%) Office 365
3 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.93%) GitHub
4 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.48%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.48%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.48%) G Suite
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.48%) Slack
5 1 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.80%) Wireshark
2 8 (3.86%) Firewall
3 3 (1.45%) Junos
3 3 (1.45%) SMS
3 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.45%) VLAN
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.97%) DNS
4 2 (0.97%) Internet
4 2 (0.97%) IPv4
4 2 (0.97%) LAN
4 2 (0.97%) NAS
4 2 (0.97%) OSPF
4 2 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.97%) SAN
4 2 (0.97%) Skype
4 2 (0.97%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (0.97%) VPN
4 2 (0.97%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.83%) Power BI
4 9 (4.35%) MySQL
5 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.97%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.48%) DataStage
9 1 (0.48%) GIS
9 1 (0.48%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (6.76%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (6.28%) Rational Rhapsody
3 12 (5.80%) GDB
4 9 (4.35%) JIRA
5 6 (2.90%) Selenium
5 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.93%) GitLab
6 4 (1.93%) PhpStorm
6 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.45%) Ant
7 3 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.45%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.97%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (2.42%) Aerospace
3 4 (1.93%) Legal
3 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.45%) Electronics
4 3 (1.45%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (15.94%) Developer
2 25 (12.08%) Software Engineer
3 20 (9.66%) Analyst
4 18 (8.70%) Architect
5 14 (6.76%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.31%) Consultant
7 9 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (3.86%) Desktop Support
9 7 (3.38%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 7 (3.38%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (2.90%) Power BI Developer
10 6 (2.90%) Programmer
10 6 (2.90%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.42%) PHP Programmer
11 5 (2.42%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.83%) CSS
2 9 (4.35%) .NET
2 9 (4.35%) HTML
3 8 (3.86%) CSS3
3 8 (3.86%) HTML5
4 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (1.93%) jQuery
4 4 (1.93%) Web Services
5 3 (1.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.45%) Ajax
5 3 (1.45%) React
5 3 (1.45%) REST
5 3 (1.45%) Struts
6 2 (0.97%) .NET Core
6 2 (0.97%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.97%) Node.js
6 2 (0.97%) OAuth
6 2 (0.97%) OpenID
6 2 (0.97%) Redux
6 2 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.42%) EMC VNX
1 5 (2.42%) User Experience
2 4 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.97%) CPLD
4 2 (0.97%) CUDA
4 2 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
4 2 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (0.97%) PMI
4 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
4 2 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.97%) W3C
5 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.48%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.53%) Linux
2 26 (12.56%) Windows
3 11 (5.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.38%) Unix
5 5 (2.42%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.45%) Solaris
7 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.97%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.48%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 20 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (9.66%) UML
4 16 (7.73%) Scrum
5 14 (6.76%) Project Management
6 11 (5.31%) Analytics
7 10 (4.83%) ITIL
8 9 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 9 (4.35%) DevOps
8 9 (4.35%) Scenario Testing
8 9 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.86%) Integration Testing
9 8 (3.86%) Migration
10 7 (3.38%) Decision-Making
10 7 (3.38%) Due Diligence
10 7 (3.38%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (3.38%) Test Automation
10 7 (3.38%) Validation
10 7 (3.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.08%) C
2 19 (9.18%) C++
3 14 (6.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.76%) SQL
4 12 (5.80%) Ada
5 9 (4.35%) Java
5 9 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 9 (4.35%) PHP
6 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.93%) Ada 95
7 4 (1.93%) C#
7 4 (1.93%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.93%) Python
8 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.97%) ABAP
9 2 (0.97%) Java 8
9 2 (0.97%) Perl
9 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 170 (82.13%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.31%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.90%) Degree
5 5 (2.42%) CCNA
5 5 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.42%) ISEB
6 4 (1.93%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.45%) APMP
7 3 (1.45%) CCNP
7 3 (1.45%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.97%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.97%) PMP
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.45%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) GDPR
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.97%) PMO
3 2 (0.97%) WAI
4 1 (0.48%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.48%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.48%) MISRA
4 1 (0.48%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.48%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.93%) Docker
4 3 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.97%) Firmware
5 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.97%) Xen
5 2 (0.97%) XenServer
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (3.38%) SCCM
3 3 (1.45%) Ansible
3 3 (1.45%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.45%) SCOM
3 3 (1.45%) Terraform
4 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.97%) Packer
4 2 (0.97%) Puppet
4 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.48%) Nessus
5 1 (0.48%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.80%) Oracle
3 10 (4.83%) EMC
3 10 (4.83%) VMware
4 7 (3.38%) Cisco
5 5 (2.42%) McAfee
6 4 (1.93%) Citrix
6 4 (1.93%) Google
6 4 (1.93%) HP
6 4 (1.93%) SAP
7 3 (1.45%) Centrify
7 3 (1.45%) Cognos
8 2 (0.97%) F5
8 2 (0.97%) Juniper
8 2 (0.97%) MKS
8 2 (0.97%) Siemens
9 1 (0.48%) Capita
9 1 (0.48%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.48%) PTC
9 1 (0.48%) Tripwire