The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 18.10% 39.22% 27.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.37% 81.63% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 19
Median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £590 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £382 £390
% change year-on-year +8.56% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  

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 Gloucester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 27 49 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 25.71% 48.04% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 29
Median daily rate £388 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.48% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £568 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Gloucester

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Gloucester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Gloucester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 29 (63.04%) SC Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) DV Cleared
3 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (28.26%) Windows
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (23.91%) Firewall
5 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.74%) SQL
6 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.57%) Oracle
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
8 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.04%) C#
9 6 (13.04%) WAN
9 6 (13.04%) LAN
9 6 (13.04%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco
10 5 (10.87%) Juniper
10 5 (10.87%) Java
10 5 (10.87%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
10 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
11 4 (8.70%) Demand Management
11 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
11 4 (8.70%) IIS
11 4 (8.70%) Web Services
11 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
11 4 (8.70%) DNS

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (8.70%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Primavera
2 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) LAN
2 6 (13.04%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) Broadband
4 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 3 (6.52%) ISDN
4 3 (6.52%) Network Security
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) VPN
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.35%) Junos
5 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) MS Access
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (2.17%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Network Support
3 5 (10.87%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Security Incident Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) jQuery
3 3 (6.52%) JSON
3 3 (6.52%) SOAP
3 3 (6.52%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) Ajax
4 2 (4.35%) JMS
4 2 (4.35%) REST
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
4 2 (4.35%) Struts
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.17%) J2EE
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.17%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (17.39%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.70%) Demand Management
6 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (2.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) C#
3 5 (10.87%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) SC Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.35%) JNCIE
4 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
4 2 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.35%) Netcool
1 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (4.35%) QRadar
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) Juniper
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Siemens
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) Meridio
6 1 (2.17%) Nortel
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas
6 1 (2.17%) VMware