The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 April 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 113 252 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.71% 53.62% 42.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.87% 88.73% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 110 104
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £396 £400
% change year-on-year +7.25% -0.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 9
Median hourly rate £30.00 £44.10 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.97% +1.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £27.50 £37.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £46.20 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.12% +11.11%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 147 284 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 39.95% 60.43% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 128 123
Median daily rate £395 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.46% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 11
Median hourly rate £27.00 £44.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.63% +1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £23.40 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +1 37 £400 -8.04% 15
Cheltenham -5 11 £120 -71.76% 5
Tewkesbury 0 6 - -
Filton +1 5 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 129 (50.79%) DV Cleared
2 113 (44.49%) SC Cleared
3 76 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (28.35%) C
5 63 (24.80%) Java
6 58 (22.83%) Windows
7 49 (19.29%) Oracle
8 38 (14.96%) Microsoft
9 35 (13.78%) Web Services
10 34 (13.39%) Python
10 34 (13.39%) Software Engineering
11 28 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (11.02%) J2EE
11 28 (11.02%) SQL Server
12 27 (10.63%) C++
12 27 (10.63%) Scrum
13 25 (9.84%) Project Management
13 25 (9.84%) Windows 7
14 22 (8.66%) Information Assurance
14 22 (8.66%) Change Control
15 21 (8.27%) UML
15 21 (8.27%) Firewall
16 20 (7.87%) Perl
16 20 (7.87%) SQL
16 20 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (7.87%) Windows Server
16 20 (7.87%) Software Testing
17 19 (7.48%) Requirements Management
17 19 (7.48%) RESTful
17 19 (7.48%) SDLC

Security 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 (4.72%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.33%) JBoss
3 9 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.15%) IIS
5 7 (2.76%) Apache
6 6 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.36%) SAS
6 6 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.57%) Confluence
7 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Qpid
9 2 (0.79%) Documentum
9 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.79%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.36%) CPLEX
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.57%) Primavera
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.36%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.27%) Firewall
2 10 (3.94%) LAN
2 10 (3.94%) WAN
3 8 (3.15%) DHCP
4 7 (2.76%) DNS
4 7 (2.76%) Internet
5 6 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.36%) VoIP
6 4 (1.57%) HTTP
6 4 (1.57%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.18%) AMQP
7 3 (1.18%) Broadband
7 3 (1.18%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.18%) IPv4
7 3 (1.18%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.18%) ISDN
7 3 (1.18%) Junos
7 3 (1.18%) Network Security
7 3 (1.18%) VPN
8 2 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.09%) Hadoop
3 14 (5.51%) Big Data
4 13 (5.12%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.57%) MySQL
7 3 (1.18%) MS Access
8 2 (0.79%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.79%) DB2
8 2 (0.79%) dBASE
8 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.39%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.39%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 14 (5.51%) JIRA
2 13 (5.12%) Selenium
3 12 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.54%) JUnit
4 9 (3.54%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (2.76%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.76%) LoadRunner
6 6 (2.36%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.97%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.97%) JMeter
8 3 (1.18%) CMake
8 3 (1.18%) GoogleTest
8 3 (1.18%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (1.18%) Subversion
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.39%) Hudson
10 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.39%) Valgrind
General
1 19 (7.48%) Finance
2 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.36%) Electronics
3 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.36%) Marketing
4 4 (1.57%) Military
5 3 (1.18%) Avionics
5 3 (1.18%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (24.41%) Developer
2 46 (18.11%) Java Developer
3 21 (8.27%) Analyst
3 21 (8.27%) Consultant
4 19 (7.48%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 18 (7.09%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (6.69%) Architect
7 13 (5.12%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.12%) Network Engineer
8 12 (4.72%) Project Officer
9 11 (4.33%) Administrator
9 11 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (4.33%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.94%) Desktop Support
10 10 (3.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 9 (3.54%) Project Support Officer
11 9 (3.54%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.78%) Web Services
2 28 (11.02%) J2EE
3 19 (7.48%) RESTful
4 15 (5.91%) XML
5 12 (4.72%) EJB
5 12 (4.72%) Hibernate
5 12 (4.72%) Middleware
5 12 (4.72%) REST
6 11 (4.33%) CSS
6 11 (4.33%) HTML
7 10 (3.94%) JPA
7 10 (3.94%) XSD
7 10 (3.94%) XSLT
8 9 (3.54%) .NET
8 9 (3.54%) EJB 3.0
8 9 (3.54%) JAXB
8 9 (3.54%) JSF
8 9 (3.54%) PrimeFaces
8 9 (3.54%) SOAP
9 5 (1.97%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (1.57%) VHDL
5 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.18%) Verilog
6 2 (0.79%) Clustering
6 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.39%) ASIC
7 1 (0.39%) BYOD
7 1 (0.39%) CESG
7 1 (0.39%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.39%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.39%) PMI
7 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.83%) Windows
2 25 (9.84%) Windows 7
3 20 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.69%) Linux
5 15 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.12%) Unix
7 8 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.15%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.79%) Android
10 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.79%) Solaris
11 1 (0.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) CentOS
11 1 (0.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.39%) Software Engineering
3 28 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (10.63%) Scrum
5 25 (9.84%) Project Management
6 22 (8.66%) Change Control
6 22 (8.66%) Information Assurance
7 21 (8.27%) UML
8 20 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (7.87%) Software Testing
9 19 (7.48%) Requirements Management
9 19 (7.48%) SDLC
10 18 (7.09%) ITIL
11 17 (6.69%) PRINCE2
11 17 (6.69%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.51%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.51%) Mathematics
13 13 (5.12%) DevOps
14 12 (4.72%) Document Management
14 12 (4.72%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.35%) C
2 63 (24.80%) Java
3 34 (13.39%) Python
4 27 (10.63%) C++
5 20 (7.87%) Perl
5 20 (7.87%) SQL
6 18 (7.09%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.12%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.94%) C#
9 8 (3.15%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.15%) Ruby
10 7 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.97%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.97%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.18%) Ada
12 3 (1.18%) Tcl
13 2 (0.79%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 129 (50.79%) DV Cleared
2 113 (44.49%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.12%) Degree
4 12 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.54%) CISSP
5 9 (3.54%) CLAS
6 8 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.36%) BC Cleared
7 6 (2.36%) CCNP
8 5 (1.97%) CCNA
8 5 (1.97%) ISEB
9 3 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.18%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.18%) JNCIE
9 3 (1.18%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.79%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (2.76%) SLA
4 6 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.18%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.79%) QA
7 1 (0.39%) DO-254
7 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.36%) Docker
4 5 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.79%) Firmware
5 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.57%) Netcool
1 4 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.18%) SCCM
2 3 (1.18%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.79%) QRadar
3 2 (0.79%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.39%) Kibana
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 49 (19.29%) Oracle
2 38 (14.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.15%) Cisco
4 7 (2.76%) SAP
4 7 (2.76%) VMware
5 6 (2.36%) Citrix
5 6 (2.36%) ILOG
5 6 (2.36%) Juniper
6 5 (1.97%) HP
6 5 (1.97%) IBM
6 5 (1.97%) webMethods
7 4 (1.57%) Xilinx
8 3 (1.18%) Altera
8 3 (1.18%) Google
8 3 (1.18%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (1.18%) Siemens
8 3 (1.18%) Veritas
9 2 (0.79%) EMC
9 2 (0.79%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.79%) Meridio
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Prospectus
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago