Period
to 16 December 2017

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 6 months to 16 December 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 191 392 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 28.98% 44.04% 44.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.58% 89.09% 87.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 219 219
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £164 £263 £275
90th Percentile £663 £575 £553
South West median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 27
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £17.48 £16.38 £11.17
90th Percentile £40.48 £45.25 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -7.23% -2.35%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 240 440 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 36.42% 49.44% 50.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 254 264
Gloucestershire median daily rate £430 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.80% -1.76%
10th Percentile £176 £189 £261
90th Percentile £663 £575 £539
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 30
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -31.25%
10th Percentile £16.53 £16.94 £11.17
90th Percentile £45.35 £46.45 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.45% -12.10% +12.14%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 16 December 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 6 months to 16 December 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 0 54 £575 +39.82% 4
Gloucester -9 39 £325 -28.57% 10
Filton 0 2 £133 -
Tewkesbury -2 2 - - 1
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 113 (59.16%) DV Cleared
2 77 (40.31%) SC Cleared
3 64 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (29.84%) C
5 48 (25.13%) Java
6 33 (17.28%) Scrum
7 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
8 27 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (13.61%) ITIL
10 25 (13.09%) SQL
11 23 (12.04%) Project Management
12 21 (10.99%) Windows
13 20 (10.47%) Web Services
13 20 (10.47%) XML
13 20 (10.47%) Test Automation
14 19 (9.95%) Linux
14 19 (9.95%) Cisco
15 18 (9.42%) PRINCE2
15 18 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.90%) Active Directory
17 16 (8.38%) LAN
17 16 (8.38%) WAN
18 15 (7.85%) Finance
19 14 (7.33%) BPSS Clearance
19 14 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
20 13 (6.81%) Root Cause Analysis
20 13 (6.81%) Skype for Business
20 13 (6.81%) J2EE
20 13 (6.81%) Oracle
21 12 (6.28%) Cisco Certification

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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 13 (6.81%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.57%) Confluence
5 3 (1.57%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.38%) LAN
1 16 (8.38%) WAN
2 11 (5.76%) Firewall
3 10 (5.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.19%) Network Security
5 7 (3.66%) Wireless
6 6 (3.14%) Internet
7 5 (2.62%) HTTP
8 4 (2.09%) Broadband
8 4 (2.09%) DHCP
8 4 (2.09%) DNS
8 4 (2.09%) Junos
8 4 (2.09%) WLAN
9 3 (1.57%) ISDN
9 3 (1.57%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.57%) VPN
10 2 (1.05%) BGP
10 2 (1.05%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.05%) MPLS
10 2 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.28%) Big Data
2 6 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.09%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (5.76%) SoapUI
2 8 (4.19%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (3.66%) JIRA
3 7 (3.66%) Selenium
4 6 (3.14%) JMeter
4 6 (3.14%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.57%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.05%) Ant
8 2 (1.05%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.05%) JUnit
9 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.52%) Hudson
9 1 (0.52%) Maven
9 1 (0.52%) MSI
9 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (7.85%) Finance
2 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Military
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (18.85%) Developer
2 25 (13.09%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.38%) Analyst
3 16 (8.38%) Consultant
4 13 (6.81%) Network Engineer
5 12 (6.28%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.24%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 8 (4.19%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 8 (4.19%) Project Control Officer
7 8 (4.19%) Project Officer
8 7 (3.66%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.66%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.14%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.14%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.14%) Architect
10 5 (2.62%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.62%) C++ Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.62%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.62%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.47%) Web Services
1 20 (10.47%) XML
2 13 (6.81%) J2EE
3 11 (5.76%) SOAP
3 11 (5.76%) XSD
4 9 (4.71%) JSON
5 7 (3.66%) JDBC
6 5 (2.62%) .NET
6 5 (2.62%) RESTful
6 5 (2.62%) XForms
6 5 (2.62%) XSL
7 4 (2.09%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.57%) CSS
8 3 (1.57%) HTML
8 3 (1.57%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.05%) EJB
9 2 (1.05%) Node.js
9 2 (1.05%) Spring
9 2 (1.05%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.28%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.62%) PMI
4 3 (1.57%) User Experience
5 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.99%) Windows
2 19 (9.95%) Linux
3 9 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.19%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.62%) Unix
7 4 (2.09%) AIX
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.57%) Solaris
9 2 (1.05%) CentOS
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.28%) Scrum
3 27 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (13.61%) ITIL
5 23 (12.04%) Project Management
6 20 (10.47%) Test Automation
7 18 (9.42%) PRINCE2
8 14 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (6.28%) Change Control
10 12 (6.28%) Information Assurance
10 12 (6.28%) Problem Management
11 11 (5.76%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.76%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.24%) Analytical Thinking
12 10 (5.24%) DevOps
12 10 (5.24%) Migration
13 9 (4.71%) Network Design
13 9 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (4.71%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.84%) C
2 48 (25.13%) Java
3 25 (13.09%) SQL
4 12 (6.28%) Python
5 9 (4.71%) C++
5 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.14%) C#
8 5 (2.62%) XPath
8 5 (2.62%) XQuery
9 2 (1.05%) Perl
9 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.52%) Lua
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 113 (59.16%) DV Cleared
2 77 (40.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (4.71%) CCNP
7 6 (3.14%) CISSP
7 6 (3.14%) ISEB
8 5 (2.62%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (1.57%) CISM
10 3 (1.57%) Degree
10 3 (1.57%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.57%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.57%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.57%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.05%) CCNA
11 2 (1.05%) ISACA
12 1 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.52%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) PMO
3 2 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 17 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.05%) KVM
3 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.52%) Firmware
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Puppet
1 3 (1.57%) QRadar
1 3 (1.57%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.05%) SCOM
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.52%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.95%) Cisco
3 13 (6.81%) Oracle
4 10 (5.24%) IBM
5 8 (4.19%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.19%) Remedy
6 5 (2.62%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (2.62%) VMware
6 5 (2.62%) webMethods
7 4 (2.09%) Juniper
7 4 (2.09%) Nortel
8 3 (1.57%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.57%) Citrix
8 3 (1.57%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.57%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.57%) Siemens
9 2 (1.05%) Polycom
10 1 (0.52%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.52%) Meraki
10 1 (0.52%) Splunk