Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 164 194 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.52% 28.36% 53.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.79% 78.86% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 85 232
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £165 £313
90th Percentile £563 £563 £599
South West median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 29
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% - +54.55%
10th Percentile £17.56 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £50.25 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -

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 235 246 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 39.43% 35.96% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 123 263
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £199 £140 £300
90th Percentile £563 £548 £575
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 29
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +30.77%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £20.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £41.27 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -

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 20 July 2018.

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

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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
Gloucester -3 44 £438 +12.90% 14
Cheltenham 0 39 £450 +246.15% 13
Tewkesbury 0 6 - - 3
Filton 0 3 £133 -
Mitcheldean - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 89 (54.27%) SC Cleared
2 70 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (41.46%) DV Cleared
4 50 (30.49%) C
5 40 (24.39%) Windows
6 39 (23.78%) Java
7 28 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (15.24%) Linux
8 25 (15.24%) Scrum
9 22 (13.41%) SQL
9 22 (13.41%) Oracle
9 22 (13.41%) Active Directory
10 21 (12.80%) JIRA
10 21 (12.80%) Test Automation
11 19 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (11.59%) ISTQB
11 19 (11.59%) Microsoft
12 18 (10.98%) Project Management
12 18 (10.98%) Software Engineering
13 17 (10.37%) Jenkins
13 17 (10.37%) Git (software)
14 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
14 16 (9.76%) JUnit
14 16 (9.76%) EJB
14 16 (9.76%) OO
15 15 (9.15%) PRINCE2
15 15 (9.15%) OOD
15 15 (9.15%) Web Services
15 15 (9.15%) J2EE
15 15 (9.15%) JSF

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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 14 (8.54%) Confluence
2 10 (6.10%) IIS
3 8 (4.88%) JBoss
4 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.83%) Apache
6 3 (1.83%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.22%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.61%) Documentum
8 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.22%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.05%) Office 365
3 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (0.61%) npm
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) LAN
2 10 (6.10%) DNS
3 9 (5.49%) Firewall
4 8 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (3.66%) DMZ
5 6 (3.66%) Internet
6 5 (3.05%) WAN
7 3 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.83%) DHCP
7 3 (1.83%) Skype
7 3 (1.83%) WLAN
8 2 (1.22%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.22%) Network Security
8 2 (1.22%) SAN
9 1 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.61%) Wireless
9 1 (0.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (3.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.44%) Apache Accumulo
6 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (2.44%) Lumira
7 3 (1.83%) Big Data
8 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.22%) MS Access
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.61%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.61%) MySQL
9 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.61%) Redis
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (12.80%) JIRA
2 17 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.76%) JUnit
4 14 (8.54%) Selenium
5 12 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (6.71%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.88%) EasyMock
7 8 (4.88%) Rational Team Concert
8 7 (4.27%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.05%) JMeter
10 4 (2.44%) WATIR
11 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.61%) Ant
12 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.61%) Gradle
12 1 (0.61%) Hudson
12 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (9.15%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.22%) Legal
3 2 (1.22%) Military
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (20.73%) Developer
2 25 (15.24%) Analyst
3 24 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 13 (7.93%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.10%) Test Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) Project Officer
8 8 (4.88%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Project Support Officer
10 6 (3.66%) Support Officer
11 5 (3.05%) DSP Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) Process Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.44%) Consultant
12 4 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.76%) EJB
2 15 (9.15%) J2EE
2 15 (9.15%) JSF
2 15 (9.15%) Web Services
3 9 (5.49%) REST
3 9 (5.49%) Spring
3 9 (5.49%) XML
3 9 (5.49%) XSLT
4 8 (4.88%) .NET
4 8 (4.88%) EJB 3.0
4 8 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 8 (4.88%) JAXB
4 8 (4.88%) JPA
4 8 (4.88%) PrimeFaces
4 8 (4.88%) XSD
5 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.44%) CSS
5 4 (2.44%) STL
6 3 (1.83%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (4.27%) PKI
2 7 (4.27%) Wiki
3 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.44%) VHDL
5 3 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.61%) CESG
7 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.61%) Cyber Warfare
7 1 (0.61%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.39%) Windows
2 25 (15.24%) Linux
3 15 (9.15%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.88%) CentOS
6 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.66%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.83%) Unix
10 2 (1.22%) Solaris
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (15.24%) Scrum
4 21 (12.80%) Test Automation
5 19 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (10.98%) Project Management
6 18 (10.98%) Software Engineering
7 16 (9.76%) OO
8 15 (9.15%) OOD
8 15 (9.15%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.54%) DevOps
9 14 (8.54%) ITIL
9 14 (8.54%) Risk Management
9 14 (8.54%) SDLC
9 14 (8.54%) UML
10 12 (7.32%) Information Assurance
10 12 (7.32%) Migration
11 11 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.71%) Software Testing
12 10 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.49%) C
2 39 (23.78%) Java
3 22 (13.41%) SQL
4 13 (7.93%) Python
5 12 (7.32%) C#
6 11 (6.71%) Embedded C
7 10 (6.10%) C++
8 8 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.66%) Embedded C++
10 6 (3.66%) Perl
10 6 (3.66%) Ruby
11 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.61%) Java 8
13 1 (0.61%) Korn
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (54.27%) SC Cleared
2 68 (41.46%) DV Cleared
3 19 (11.59%) ISTQB
4 13 (7.93%) ISEB
5 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (3.66%) CCNA
7 6 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.66%) MCSA
8 5 (3.05%) CCNP
8 5 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.44%) CISSP
9 4 (2.44%) MCSE
10 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.22%) CISM
11 2 (1.22%) Degree
11 2 (1.22%) ISACA
12 1 (0.61%) APMP
12 1 (0.61%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.22%) PMO
2 2 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) DO-160
3 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.61%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.66%) Firmware
3 6 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.61%) Docker
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) SCCM
2 6 (3.66%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.66%) WSUS
3 5 (3.05%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.44%) Puppet
5 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.22%) Netcool
6 2 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.22%) SCOM
6 2 (1.22%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (13.41%) Oracle
2 19 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.10%) Cisco
3 10 (6.10%) IBM
3 10 (6.10%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.66%) Cognos
4 6 (3.66%) Fortinet
4 6 (3.66%) SAP
4 6 (3.66%) Splunk
4 6 (3.66%) VMware
5 5 (3.05%) Freescale
5 5 (3.05%) Motorola
5 5 (3.05%) Veritas
6 4 (2.44%) Altera
6 4 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.44%) HP
6 4 (2.44%) Mentor Graphics
6 4 (2.44%) Meraki
6 4 (2.44%) Xilinx
7 3 (1.83%) Veeam