Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 317 161 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 40.59% 28.45% 36.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.42% 74.88% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 66 170
Gloucestershire median daily rate £483 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £307 £133 £259
90th Percentile £575 £663 £563
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 39
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.50 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.65% +3.64% -36.05%
10th Percentile £17.50 £24.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.80 £46.00 £49.75
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +50.88% -28.75% -5.88%

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 380 215 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 48.66% 37.99% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 92 221
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £268 £133 £148
90th Percentile £575 £625 £563
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 43
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% +3.64% -36.78%
10th Percentile £25.31 £17.80 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.00 £49.55
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +44.74% -26.92% -6.02%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 0 116 £500 - 25
Gloucester +4 72 £500 +116.22% 19
Filton 0 10 £375 +181.38%
Cirencester - 4 £440 -
Stroud - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 235 (74.13%) DV Cleared
2 82 (25.87%) Windows
2 82 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (25.24%) SC Cleared
4 74 (23.34%) Java
5 71 (22.40%) Linux
6 64 (20.19%) C
7 53 (16.72%) Active Directory
8 45 (14.20%) Microsoft
9 44 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (13.25%) Finance
11 40 (12.62%) Oracle
12 37 (11.67%) Unix
13 36 (11.36%) VMware
13 36 (11.36%) SCCM
14 34 (10.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (10.73%) Windows Server
15 32 (10.09%) ITIL
16 31 (9.78%) JavaScript
16 31 (9.78%) SQL
16 31 (9.78%) Hyper-V
17 30 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
17 30 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
19 28 (8.83%) HP
20 27 (8.52%) PRINCE2
20 27 (8.52%) Python
21 26 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
21 26 (8.20%) Information Assurance

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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 23 (7.26%) JBoss
2 8 (2.52%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.21%) Apache
3 7 (2.21%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.58%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.79%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.26%) Windchill
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.63%) Primavera
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.79%) IaaS
3 12 (3.79%) PaaS
4 11 (3.47%) OpenShift
5 9 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.89%) npm
6 6 (1.89%) Office 365
7 3 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.32%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Trello
8 1 (0.32%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.36%) Firewall
1 17 (5.36%) Network Security
2 16 (5.05%) DNS
3 15 (4.73%) Internet
3 15 (4.73%) LAN
3 15 (4.73%) WAN
4 11 (3.47%) NAS
5 9 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (2.84%) HTTP
5 9 (2.84%) iSCSI
6 8 (2.52%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.21%) SAN
8 6 (1.89%) BGP
8 6 (1.89%) DHCP
8 6 (1.89%) OSPF
9 5 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (1.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.58%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.62%) Big Data
2 18 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 15 (4.73%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.10%) MySQL
5 12 (3.79%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.15%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (0.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.95%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.95%) Power BI
10 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.32%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.32%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 21 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.68%) JIRA
2 18 (5.68%) Selenium
3 13 (4.10%) Cucumber
4 12 (3.79%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.21%) Maven
6 6 (1.89%) webpack
7 5 (1.58%) Babel
7 5 (1.58%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.58%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.26%) JUnit
8 4 (1.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.95%) Gradle
9 3 (0.95%) JMeter
9 3 (0.95%) MSI
9 3 (0.95%) WATIR
10 2 (0.63%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.63%) Rational Team Concert
10 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (13.25%) Finance
2 11 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.15%) Marketing
4 9 (2.84%) Electronics
4 9 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.26%) Military
6 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (13.25%) Developer
2 28 (8.83%) Analyst
3 21 (6.62%) Administrator
3 21 (6.62%) Architect
4 17 (5.36%) Project Officer
5 15 (4.73%) Java Developer
6 14 (4.42%) Wintel Engineer
7 13 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (4.10%) Network Engineer
7 13 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (4.10%) Test Engineer
8 12 (3.79%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.79%) Software Developer
8 12 (3.79%) Technical Architect
9 11 (3.47%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.47%) Storage Engineer
10 10 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (3.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.15%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.73%) .NET
2 14 (4.42%) HTML
3 12 (3.79%) CSS
3 12 (3.79%) J2EE
3 12 (3.79%) Middleware
3 12 (3.79%) Web Services
4 10 (3.15%) React
5 9 (2.84%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.84%) Spring
5 9 (2.84%) XML
6 8 (2.52%) HTML5
6 8 (2.52%) Node.js
7 7 (2.21%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.21%) Java EE
8 6 (1.89%) EJB
8 6 (1.89%) REST
9 5 (1.58%) SOAP
10 4 (1.26%) JSON
10 4 (1.26%) Spring Boot
11 3 (0.95%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.05%) Replication
3 15 (4.73%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.10%) HP Storage
5 11 (3.47%) Clustering
6 9 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.52%) PKI
8 7 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.89%) VHDL
10 5 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.63%) EPoS
12 2 (0.63%) Verilog
13 1 (0.32%) CESG
13 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (25.87%) Windows
2 71 (22.40%) Linux
3 37 (11.67%) Unix
4 34 (10.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (10.73%) Windows Server
5 26 (8.20%) Windows 10
6 25 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (6.31%) Solaris
8 19 (5.99%) CentOS
9 12 (3.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) AIX
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (10.09%) ITIL
3 30 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (8.52%) PRINCE2
5 26 (8.20%) Information Assurance
6 24 (7.57%) Test Automation
7 22 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.62%) DevOps
8 21 (6.62%) ITSM
9 20 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (6.31%) Project Management
9 20 (6.31%) Service Management
10 19 (5.99%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.68%) ITIL V3
11 18 (5.68%) OO
11 18 (5.68%) Scrum
11 18 (5.68%) Waterfall
12 17 (5.36%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 74 (23.34%) Java
2 64 (20.19%) C
3 31 (9.78%) JavaScript
3 31 (9.78%) SQL
4 27 (8.52%) Python
5 23 (7.26%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.99%) C#
7 16 (5.05%) C++
8 15 (4.73%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.47%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.15%) Java 8
10 10 (3.15%) Ruby
11 6 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.58%) VB
13 4 (1.26%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.95%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.95%) Perl
14 3 (0.95%) VBA
15 2 (0.63%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 235 (74.13%) DV Cleared
2 80 (25.24%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.31%) Degree
4 14 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (3.79%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.84%) ISEB
6 9 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.52%) MCP
8 7 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.21%) CISSP
9 6 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (1.58%) CCNP
10 5 (1.58%) CISM
10 5 (1.58%) OCP
10 5 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.58%) SAP Certification
10 5 (1.58%) SNIA Certification
10 5 (1.58%) SSCP
11 4 (1.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (2.21%) SLA
2 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.58%) QA
3 4 (1.26%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
System Software
1 53 (16.72%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.78%) Hyper-V
3 25 (7.89%) Docker
4 19 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (4.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (3.79%) vSphere
7 9 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.58%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.95%) XenApp
10 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.32%) Firmware
12 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (11.36%) SCCM
2 17 (5.36%) SCOM
3 16 (5.05%) Ansible
4 13 (4.10%) SCVMM
5 10 (3.15%) Puppet
6 9 (2.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 8 (2.52%) Kubernetes
8 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (2.21%) vRealize
9 5 (1.58%) HP ALM
9 5 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.58%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.58%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.63%) SCSM
10 2 (0.63%) WSUS
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 45 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.62%) Oracle
3 36 (11.36%) VMware
4 28 (8.83%) HP
5 21 (6.62%) Citrix
6 20 (6.31%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.05%) NetApp
7 16 (5.05%) SAP
8 14 (4.42%) Cisco
8 14 (4.42%) EMC
9 13 (4.10%) Brocade
10 10 (3.15%) McAfee
11 8 (2.52%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.52%) Sybase
12 6 (1.89%) Micro Focus
12 6 (1.89%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.58%) F5
13 5 (1.58%) Veritas
14 3 (0.95%) ArcSight
14 3 (0.95%) Dell