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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 47 64 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.33% 14.19% 15.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.13% 24.33% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 47
Median daily rate £389 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £46.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.56% +4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £43.30 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +33.84%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 156 263 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 47.56% 58.31% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 102 124
Median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £44.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 16 £408 -2.39% 1
Cheltenham -1 6 £130 -74.00% 1
Filton 0 5 - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (29.57%) Windows
3 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
4 19 (16.52%) Windows 7
5 18 (15.65%) Oracle
6 17 (14.78%) SQL
7 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 15 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 13 (11.30%) Firewall
8 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.43%) Business Analysis
9 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
10 11 (9.57%) Web Services
10 11 (9.57%) LAN
10 11 (9.57%) WAN
10 11 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (9.57%) Windows Server
11 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 9 (7.83%) Cisco
12 9 (7.83%) CCNP
12 9 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (7.83%) UML
12 9 (7.83%) Unix
13 8 (6.96%) Java
13 8 (6.96%) OO
13 8 (6.96%) CCNA
13 8 (6.96%) Active Directory

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 4 (3.48%) IIS
1 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.61%) Apache
2 3 (2.61%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.61%) Confluence
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.74%) Documentum
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.87%) JBoss
4 1 (0.87%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
2 1 (0.87%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.61%) Primavera
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) Firewall
2 11 (9.57%) LAN
2 11 (9.57%) WAN
3 6 (5.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (3.48%) VoIP
5 3 (2.61%) AMQP
5 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.61%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.74%) DHCP
6 2 (1.74%) DNS
7 1 (0.87%) Broadband
7 1 (0.87%) HTTP
7 1 (0.87%) Internet
7 1 (0.87%) ISDN
7 1 (0.87%) Network Security
7 1 (0.87%) SAN
7 1 (0.87%) SSH
7 1 (0.87%) VPN
7 1 (0.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.61%) MySQL
5 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.74%) DB2
5 2 (1.74%) dBASE
5 2 (1.74%) Endeca
5 2 (1.74%) MS Access
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) GIS
6 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.48%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.61%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.61%) CMake
2 3 (2.61%) GoogleTest
2 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.61%) JIRA
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.74%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.87%) JMeter
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.87%) Selenium
4 1 (0.87%) Valgrind
General
1 6 (5.22%) Finance
1 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.35%) Electronics
2 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.35%) Marketing
3 3 (2.61%) Avionics
3 3 (2.61%) Law
4 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (20.00%) Developer
2 14 (12.17%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.70%) Administrator
3 10 (8.70%) Architect
4 9 (7.83%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Consultant
5 8 (6.96%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) Applications Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Build Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Desktop Support
6 7 (6.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 4 (3.48%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) Web Services
2 7 (6.09%) .NET
2 7 (6.09%) CSS
2 7 (6.09%) HTML
2 7 (6.09%) SOAP
3 6 (5.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.22%) Middleware
3 6 (5.22%) RESTful
4 3 (2.61%) jQuery
5 2 (1.74%) JSON
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.74%) XML
6 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.87%) HTML5
6 1 (0.87%) JDBC
6 1 (0.87%) JSP
6 1 (0.87%) REST
6 1 (0.87%) Struts
6 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.87%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) User Experience
3 2 (1.74%) BYOD
3 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) Clustering
4 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.87%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.87%) Replication
4 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.87%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.57%) Windows
2 19 (16.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.83%) Unix
6 4 (3.48%) Android
6 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.61%) Linux
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.74%) AIX
8 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.87%) CentOS
9 1 (0.87%) Debian
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.87%) Solaris
9 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.43%) Business Analysis
4 11 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.83%) UML
7 8 (6.96%) OO
8 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.09%) Scrum
8 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.22%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (5.22%) ITIL
9 6 (5.22%) Line Management
9 6 (5.22%) Target Operating Model
10 5 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (4.35%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.48%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.78%) SQL
2 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.96%) Java
4 7 (6.09%) C
5 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.22%) Python
6 5 (4.35%) C#
6 5 (4.35%) C++
6 5 (4.35%) Embedded C++
6 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.61%) Ada
8 3 (2.61%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.61%) Perl
8 3 (2.61%) Ruby
9 2 (1.74%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.74%) PeopleCode
9 2 (1.74%) SQR
10 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) CCNP
2 9 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.96%) CCNA
4 7 (6.09%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (4.35%) BC Cleared
7 4 (3.48%) Degree
8 1 (0.87%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.87%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.87%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) SLA
2 5 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.61%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.87%) DO-254
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.48%) Docker
3 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.87%) Netcool
1 1 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.87%) SELinux
1 1 (0.87%) Unicenter
1 1 (0.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.65%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) Cisco
4 7 (6.09%) VMware
5 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 5 (4.35%) SAP
5 5 (4.35%) webMethods
6 4 (3.48%) Informatica
6 4 (3.48%) Juniper
7 3 (2.61%) Citrix
7 3 (2.61%) Google
8 2 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.87%) EMC
9 1 (0.87%) HP
9 1 (0.87%) Meridio
9 1 (0.87%) Nortel
9 1 (0.87%) Siemens
9 1 (0.87%) Veritas
9 1 (0.87%) Xilinx