Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for SC 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 Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 79 124 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.02% 13.57% 12.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.20% 27.56% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 76 73
Gloucestershire median daily rate £335 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.26% -5.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £176 £263 £213
90th Percentile £444 £475 £485
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 12
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.43 £30.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.87% +144.00% -70.93%
10th Percentile £16.68 £13.70 £11.17
90th Percentile £58.75 £44.33 £44.38
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.88% -3.61% +2.47%

SC 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 231 450 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 35.16% 49.23% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 242 286
Gloucestershire median daily rate £430 £411 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -0.30% +1.85%
10th Percentile £194 £228 £235
90th Percentile £663 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.56% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 29
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.91% - -32.10%
10th Percentile £16.79 £14.60 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.45 £44.48 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Gloucestershire 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
Cheltenham +6 26 £400 +8.84%
Gloucester +2 24 £315 -25.88% 2
Tewkesbury -2 3 - -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 79 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.32%) ITIL
3 20 (25.32%) Windows
4 15 (18.99%) LAN
4 15 (18.99%) SQL
4 15 (18.99%) WAN
4 15 (18.99%) Cisco
5 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
6 13 (16.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (15.19%) Skype for Business
7 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
7 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
7 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.92%) Firewall
9 10 (12.66%) Migration
9 10 (12.66%) XML
9 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
9 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
9 10 (12.66%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (11.39%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
11 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
11 8 (10.13%) Project Management
11 8 (10.13%) Java
11 8 (10.13%) Scrum
11 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.13%) Network Design
11 8 (10.13%) Problem Management

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 12 (15.19%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.80%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.53%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) LAN
1 15 (18.99%) WAN
2 11 (13.92%) Firewall
3 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.13%) Network Security
5 7 (8.86%) Wireless
6 5 (6.33%) HTTP
7 4 (5.06%) Internet
7 4 (5.06%) Unified Communications
7 4 (5.06%) WLAN
8 3 (3.80%) Broadband
8 3 (3.80%) DHCP
8 3 (3.80%) DNS
8 3 (3.80%) ISDN
8 3 (3.80%) Junos
8 3 (3.80%) VPN
9 2 (2.53%) BGP
9 2 (2.53%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.53%) MPLS
10 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Consultant
2 10 (12.66%) Developer
3 8 (10.13%) Rollout Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) webMethods Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.06%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) DOORS Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) WPF Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) XML
2 6 (7.59%) Web Services
3 5 (6.33%) JDBC
3 5 (6.33%) SOAP
3 5 (6.33%) XForms
3 5 (6.33%) XSD
3 5 (6.33%) XSL
4 4 (5.06%) WPF
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) MFC
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.27%) RIA
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.80%) Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Solaris
6 2 (2.53%) Unix
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) ITIL
2 13 (16.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.66%) Migration
5 9 (11.39%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (10.13%) Data Migration
6 8 (10.13%) Network Design
6 8 (10.13%) Problem Management
6 8 (10.13%) Project Management
6 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 7 (8.86%) Agile Project Management
7 7 (8.86%) Performance Improvement
7 7 (8.86%) Quality Management
8 6 (7.59%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.33%) Validation
9 5 (6.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) Java
3 5 (6.33%) XPath
3 5 (6.33%) XQuery
4 4 (5.06%) C
4 4 (5.06%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) Python
5 3 (3.80%) XAML
6 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.59%) CCNP
6 4 (5.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (3.80%) Degree
7 3 (3.80%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.80%) JNCIE
7 3 (3.80%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.80%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.53%) CCNA
8 2 (2.53%) CISM
8 2 (2.53%) CISSP
9 1 (1.27%) CEH
9 1 (1.27%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.27%) ISACA
9 1 (1.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) QRadar
1 1 (1.27%) ThinApp
1 1 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Cisco
3 7 (8.86%) Remedy
4 5 (6.33%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
4 5 (6.33%) Siemens
4 5 (6.33%) webMethods
5 4 (5.06%) Nortel
6 3 (3.80%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) ESRI
6 3 (3.80%) Juniper
6 3 (3.80%) VMware
7 2 (2.53%) Polycom
8 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) Splunk