Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 161 264 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 28.15% 36.51% 48.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.19% 80.00% 88.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 168 206
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £133 £207 £319
90th Percentile £663 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 29
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -36.05% -3.37%
10th Percentile £24.00 £14.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £49.75 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.75% -5.88% +4.94%

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 217 330 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 37.94% 45.64% 55.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 219 234
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.30% -2.33%
10th Percentile £133 £140 £263
90th Percentile £625 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 28
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -36.78% +1.75%
10th Percentile £17.80 £14.00 £21.90
90th Percentile £46.00 £49.55 £46.20
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% -4.88% +7.89%

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 23 April 2018.

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 6 months to 23 April 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 23 April 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
Cheltenham +1 57 £500 +284.62% 16
Gloucester -4 40 £231 -45.59% 19
Filton 0 4 £133 -
Tewkesbury -2 2 - - 2
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 94 (58.39%) DV Cleared
2 62 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (35.40%) SC Cleared
4 42 (26.09%) Java
5 32 (19.88%) C
6 27 (16.77%) Windows
7 23 (14.29%) Linux
8 22 (13.66%) Project Management
8 22 (13.66%) Scrum
9 21 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 21 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 21 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (11.80%) ITIL
11 18 (11.18%) Risk Management
12 17 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (9.94%) DevOps
13 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
13 16 (9.94%) Active Directory
13 16 (9.94%) Information Assurance
13 16 (9.94%) JIRA
14 15 (9.32%) Finance
15 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (8.70%) SQL
15 14 (8.70%) Requirements Management
15 14 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (8.70%) Document Management
15 14 (8.70%) Change Control
15 14 (8.70%) Confluence
16 13 (8.07%) Jenkins
16 13 (8.07%) Red Hat

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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 (8.70%) Confluence
2 6 (3.73%) IIS
3 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.62%) Documentum
5 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.62%) InVision
4 1 (0.62%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.73%) Office 365
2 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.21%) Firewall
2 9 (5.59%) LAN
3 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.73%) DMZ
4 6 (3.73%) DNS
5 5 (3.11%) Internet
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.86%) Skype
6 3 (1.86%) WAN
6 3 (1.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.97%) Big Data
2 7 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.73%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (2.48%) Lumira
4 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (9.94%) JIRA
2 13 (8.07%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.21%) Selenium
4 9 (5.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (5.59%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.59%) EasyMock
4 9 (5.59%) JUnit
5 7 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.86%) JMeter
7 2 (1.24%) Ant
7 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.24%) Gradle
7 2 (1.24%) Hudson
8 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.62%) WATIR
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 4 (2.48%) Legal
3 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (18.63%) Developer
2 25 (15.53%) Analyst
2 25 (15.53%) Java Developer
3 14 (8.70%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 14 (8.70%) Project Officer
4 10 (6.21%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 10 (6.21%) Test Analyst
5 9 (5.59%) Desktop Support
6 8 (4.97%) Project Control Officer
7 7 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Consultant
8 6 (3.73%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Project Support Officer
8 6 (3.73%) Support Officer
9 5 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.11%) Business Change Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Change Manager
9 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) .NET
2 9 (5.59%) EJB
2 9 (5.59%) Web Services
3 8 (4.97%) Spring
4 7 (4.35%) CSS
4 7 (4.35%) J2EE
4 7 (4.35%) JSF
5 6 (3.73%) HTML
6 4 (2.48%) .NET Core
7 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.86%) XML
8 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.24%) Java EE
8 2 (1.24%) JMS
8 2 (1.24%) jQuery
8 2 (1.24%) Node.js
8 2 (1.24%) React
8 2 (1.24%) STL
8 2 (1.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.35%) Wiki
2 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.73%) PKI
3 5 (3.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.48%) VHDL
5 3 (1.86%) PMI
5 3 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.24%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Blog
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) Cyber Warfare
7 1 (0.62%) Social Media
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.77%) Windows
2 23 (14.29%) Linux
3 12 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.21%) CentOS
6 7 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.66%) Project Management
2 22 (13.66%) Scrum
3 21 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 21 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 19 (11.80%) ITIL
5 18 (11.18%) Risk Management
6 17 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (9.94%) DevOps
7 16 (9.94%) Information Assurance
8 14 (8.70%) Change Control
8 14 (8.70%) Document Management
8 14 (8.70%) Requirements Management
9 12 (7.45%) OO
10 11 (6.83%) Information Security
11 9 (5.59%) OOD
12 8 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.09%) Java
2 32 (19.88%) C
3 14 (8.70%) SQL
4 12 (7.45%) C#
5 7 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.11%) Python
7 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.86%) C++
8 3 (1.86%) Perl
9 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.24%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.24%) Ruby
9 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (58.39%) DV Cleared
2 57 (35.40%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (6.83%) ISEB
4 11 (6.83%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (4.35%) CCNP
6 7 (4.35%) CISSP
7 6 (3.73%) CCNA
7 6 (3.73%) MCSA
8 5 (3.11%) MCSE
9 4 (2.48%) CISM
9 4 (2.48%) ISACA
10 3 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.24%) HNC
11 2 (1.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.86%) PMO
3 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.62%) DO-160
4 1 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.73%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.48%) Firmware
4 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.62%) Docker
5 1 (0.62%) KVM
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.83%) SCCM
2 6 (3.73%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.73%) WSUS
3 3 (1.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.86%) QRadar
3 3 (1.86%) RSA enVision
4 2 (1.24%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.62%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) Red Hat
3 12 (7.45%) Cisco
3 12 (7.45%) Oracle
4 10 (6.21%) IBM
5 9 (5.59%) Fortinet
6 7 (4.35%) VMware
7 6 (3.73%) Cognos
7 6 (3.73%) SAP
7 6 (3.73%) Splunk
8 4 (2.48%) Altera
8 4 (2.48%) Xilinx
9 3 (1.86%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.86%) Meraki
9 3 (1.86%) Nortel
9 3 (1.86%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.86%) Veeam
9 3 (1.86%) Veritas
10 2 (1.24%) Centrify
10 2 (1.24%) Sophos