Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 256 229 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.34% 12.08% 13.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.02% 54.78% 58.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 126 146
Bristol median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £243 £305
90th Percentile £538 £613 £617
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 17
Bristol median hourly rate £37.78 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +1.35% -12.94%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.03 £20.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £44.25 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +3.83% +3.23% -8.74%

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 457 418 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.02% 22.05% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 236 268
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £251 £218 £264
90th Percentile £525 £603 £607
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 22
Bristol median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +11.94% +119.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £45.00 £45.93
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +16.67% -19.51%

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 21 October 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 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 224 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 59 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.02%) Linux
4 34 (13.28%) Project Management
5 32 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 30 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (11.33%) Windows
8 27 (10.55%) C
9 25 (9.77%) PRINCE2
10 23 (8.98%) Finance
11 20 (7.81%) JavaScript
11 20 (7.81%) SQL Server
11 20 (7.81%) UML
12 17 (6.64%) Citrix
13 16 (6.25%) Microsoft
13 16 (6.25%) ITIL
13 16 (6.25%) CSS
14 15 (5.86%) SQL
14 15 (5.86%) C++
14 15 (5.86%) HTML
14 15 (5.86%) Ada
14 15 (5.86%) Windows Server
15 14 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (5.47%) Scrum
16 13 (5.08%) VMware
16 13 (5.08%) DV Cleared
16 13 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (5.08%) JIRA
16 13 (5.08%) Rational DOORS
17 12 (4.69%) Project Governance

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 6 (2.34%) Confluence
2 4 (1.56%) JBoss
3 3 (1.17%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (3.13%) Simulink
3 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.39%) Maya
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.56%) Primavera
3 2 (0.78%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.39%) Maximo
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.95%) GitHub
4 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.39%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.39%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.39%) Datadog
5 1 (0.39%) G Suite
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.39%) Slack
5 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.30%) Wireshark
2 9 (3.52%) Firewall
3 6 (2.34%) NetScaler
4 5 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.56%) Internet
6 3 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.78%) DNS
7 2 (0.78%) Network Security
7 2 (0.78%) OSPF
7 2 (0.78%) SMS
7 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.39%) Junos
8 1 (0.39%) Multicast
8 1 (0.39%) SGSN
8 1 (0.39%) VLAN
8 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.69%) MySQL
3 8 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.34%) MariaDB
4 6 (2.34%) Power BI
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.56%) GIS
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.78%) SSDT
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.39%) Ingres
9 1 (0.39%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.08%) JIRA
1 13 (5.08%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (4.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (4.30%) GDB
4 8 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.34%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.34%) Selenium
6 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.17%) Ant
7 3 (1.17%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (1.17%) Subversion
8 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.78%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.39%) Hudson
9 1 (0.39%) Mocha
9 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (8.98%) Finance
2 7 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.56%) Electronics
4 4 (1.56%) Legal
4 4 (1.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.17%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Avionics
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (14.45%) Developer
2 28 (10.94%) Project Manager
3 26 (10.16%) Software Engineer
4 23 (8.98%) Analyst
5 19 (7.42%) Junior
6 18 (7.03%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 14 (5.47%) Architect
7 14 (5.47%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.08%) Junior Project Manager
9 11 (4.30%) Consultant
10 9 (3.52%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 9 (3.52%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.13%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.73%) Business IT Analyst
12 7 (2.73%) C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (2.73%) DBA
12 7 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.25%) CSS
2 15 (5.86%) HTML
3 12 (4.69%) Middleware
4 11 (4.30%) .NET
5 9 (3.52%) .NET Framework
5 9 (3.52%) CSS3
5 9 (3.52%) HTML5
5 9 (3.52%) SOAP
5 9 (3.52%) Web Services
6 8 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.13%) REST
7 7 (2.73%) jQuery
8 6 (2.34%) NHibernate
9 5 (1.95%) Node.js
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.95%) React
9 5 (1.95%) WebCenter
10 4 (1.56%) Ajax
10 4 (1.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (2.73%) User Experience
3 5 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (1.56%) PMI
5 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.78%) CESG
6 2 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.02%) Linux
2 29 (11.33%) Windows
3 15 (5.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.95%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.78%) VMS
8 1 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.39%) Solaris
8 1 (0.39%) Unix
8 1 (0.39%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.28%) Project Management
3 32 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 25 (9.77%) PRINCE2
5 20 (7.81%) UML
6 16 (6.25%) ITIL
7 14 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (5.47%) Scrum
8 12 (4.69%) Project Governance
9 11 (4.30%) Decision-Making
9 11 (4.30%) Information Security
10 10 (3.91%) DevOps
11 9 (3.52%) Asset Management
11 9 (3.52%) Integration Testing
11 9 (3.52%) Programme Management
11 9 (3.52%) Risk Management
11 9 (3.52%) Test Automation
11 9 (3.52%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.55%) C
2 20 (7.81%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.86%) Ada
3 15 (5.86%) C++
3 15 (5.86%) SQL
4 10 (3.91%) C#
4 10 (3.91%) Java
5 9 (3.52%) MATLAB
5 9 (3.52%) PHP
6 7 (2.73%) Ada 95
7 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.78%) ABAP
9 2 (0.78%) Python
9 2 (0.78%) Ruby
9 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.39%) Fortran
10 1 (0.39%) Lisp
10 1 (0.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 224 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 13 (5.08%) DV Cleared
3 11 (4.30%) CCNA
3 11 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.34%) CCNP
5 6 (2.34%) Degree
5 6 (2.34%) ISEB
6 4 (1.56%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.17%) APMP
7 3 (1.17%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.17%) CCA
7 3 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.17%) MCSE
7 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.78%) PMP
9 1 (0.39%) CCSAM
9 1 (0.39%) CCSAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.73%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) PMO
3 3 (1.17%) RMADS
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.39%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.39%) MISRA
5 1 (0.39%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.73%) Docker
4 5 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.95%) XenServer
5 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.13%) SCCM
2 5 (1.95%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.56%) Ansible
3 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.56%) Terraform
4 3 (1.17%) Puppet
5 2 (0.78%) Packer
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.39%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.39%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.39%) Suricata
Vendors
1 17 (6.64%) Citrix
2 16 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.08%) VMware
4 11 (4.30%) Oracle
5 10 (3.91%) Cisco
6 7 (2.73%) SAP
7 4 (1.56%) Google
8 3 (1.17%) F5
8 3 (1.17%) McAfee
9 2 (0.78%) MKS
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.39%) Adobe
10 1 (0.39%) Cognos
10 1 (0.39%) HP
10 1 (0.39%) Juniper
10 1 (0.39%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.39%) PTC
10 1 (0.39%) Siemens
10 1 (0.39%) Sophos
10 1 (0.39%) Splunk