Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 224 186 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 32.80% 28.66% 47.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.32% 80.87% 89.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 44 226
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £313 £182 £300
90th Percentile £575 £628 £581
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 23
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.13 £15.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £44.15
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -11.20%

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 286 230 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 41.87% 35.44% 53.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 68 267
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £194 £263
90th Percentile £565 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 24
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +12.73% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.55 £16.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.75 £44.10
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.64% +18.46% -20.73%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 October 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

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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 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

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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 October 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 +6 63 £450 +34.33% 30
Cheltenham 0 46 £450 -20.00% 20
Filton - 6 £375 -
Tewkesbury 0 5 - - 1
Mitcheldean - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 129 (57.59%) DV Cleared
2 88 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 84 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (33.93%) C
5 65 (29.02%) Java
6 53 (23.66%) Windows
7 35 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 34 (15.18%) Software Engineering
8 34 (15.18%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 31 (13.84%) Scrum
10 31 (13.84%) Linux
11 30 (13.39%) PRINCE2
11 30 (13.39%) Oracle
12 28 (12.50%) Project Management
13 27 (12.05%) Active Directory
14 24 (10.71%) Web Services
14 24 (10.71%) ITIL
14 24 (10.71%) Git (software)
15 23 (10.27%) Python
15 23 (10.27%) JUnit
15 23 (10.27%) SQL
15 23 (10.27%) J2EE
15 23 (10.27%) Finance
16 21 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
16 21 (9.38%) JIRA
16 21 (9.38%) SDLC
17 19 (8.48%) Selenium
17 19 (8.48%) Windows Server
18 18 (8.04%) SCCM

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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 15 (6.70%) JBoss
2 9 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.68%) Apache
3 6 (2.68%) IIS
4 4 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.79%) Confluence
5 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.89%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.89%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Primavera
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.34%) GitHub
3 3 (1.34%) npm
4 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.45%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.80%) Firewall
1 13 (5.80%) Network Security
2 12 (5.36%) DNS
3 9 (4.02%) DHCP
4 8 (3.57%) LAN
5 6 (2.68%) Internet
6 5 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.23%) SAN
6 5 (2.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.23%) WAN
7 4 (1.79%) Wireless
8 3 (1.34%) NAS
8 3 (1.34%) VLAN
8 3 (1.34%) VPN
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.89%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.89%) Software-Defined Radio
9 2 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.23%) Big Data
2 5 (2.23%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.79%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.79%) MySQL
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.89%) MS Access
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.89%) Redis
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.45%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.27%) JUnit
3 21 (9.38%) JIRA
4 19 (8.48%) Selenium
5 15 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.70%) Rational Team Concert
6 14 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.13%) EasyMock
9 6 (2.68%) JMeter
9 6 (2.68%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.79%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.79%) MSI
10 4 (1.79%) WATIR
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.89%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.45%) Gradle
12 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.45%) Maven
12 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (10.27%) Finance
2 4 (1.79%) Aerospace
2 4 (1.79%) Military
3 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.45%) Electronics
4 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (24.11%) Developer
2 35 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.04%) Analyst
4 16 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 14 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.91%) Software Developer
6 11 (4.91%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.46%) Project Officer
8 9 (4.02%) Desktop Support
8 9 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.02%) Project Control Officer
9 8 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (3.13%) Junior
11 6 (2.68%) Consultant
11 6 (2.68%) DSP Engineer
12 5 (2.23%) Junior Project Manager
12 5 (2.23%) Process Engineer
12 5 (2.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.71%) Web Services
2 23 (10.27%) J2EE
3 18 (8.04%) EJB
3 18 (8.04%) JSF
4 17 (7.59%) REST
5 15 (6.70%) EJB 3.0
5 15 (6.70%) Hibernate
5 15 (6.70%) JAXB
5 15 (6.70%) JPA
5 15 (6.70%) PrimeFaces
5 15 (6.70%) XML
5 15 (6.70%) XSD
5 15 (6.70%) XSLT
6 12 (5.36%) Node.js
7 11 (4.91%) .NET
8 9 (4.02%) Spring
9 7 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.13%) React
10 6 (2.68%) Java SE
10 6 (2.68%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (1.79%) CESG
4 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.34%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.34%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.34%) Wiki
6 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.89%) Cybercrime
6 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.89%) PKI
6 2 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.45%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.66%) Windows
2 31 (13.84%) Linux
3 19 (8.48%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.36%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.23%) CentOS
7 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.34%) Unix
8 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.34%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.89%) Solaris
9 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.45%) Android
10 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.45%) Fedora
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.18%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (15.18%) Software Engineering
3 32 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 31 (13.84%) Scrum
5 30 (13.39%) PRINCE2
6 28 (12.50%) Project Management
7 24 (10.71%) ITIL
8 21 (9.38%) SDLC
9 18 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (8.04%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (7.59%) ITIL V3
10 17 (7.59%) ITSM
10 17 (7.59%) OO
10 17 (7.59%) OOD
10 17 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (7.14%) Software Testing
12 15 (6.70%) Service Delivery
12 15 (6.70%) Workflow
13 14 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.93%) C
2 65 (29.02%) Java
3 23 (10.27%) Python
3 23 (10.27%) SQL
4 18 (8.04%) C#
4 18 (8.04%) C++
4 18 (8.04%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.80%) Bash Shell
5 13 (5.80%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.36%) Embedded C
7 6 (2.68%) Ruby
8 5 (2.23%) Embedded C++
8 5 (2.23%) Java 8
8 5 (2.23%) Perl
8 5 (2.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.89%) PHP
9 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 129 (57.59%) DV Cleared
2 88 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.04%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.14%) ISEB
5 8 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (3.13%) CCNA
6 7 (3.13%) Degree
6 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.23%) MCSE
8 4 (1.79%) MCSA
9 3 (1.34%) CISSP
9 3 (1.34%) CREST Certified
9 3 (1.34%) GCIH
9 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.89%) CCNP
10 2 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.89%) MCP
10 2 (0.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) PMO
2 4 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) DO-160
5 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.80%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.13%) Docker
4 6 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.79%) Firmware
5 4 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.34%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.34%) vSphere
7 2 (0.89%) XenApp
7 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (8.04%) SCCM
2 8 (3.57%) Puppet
3 5 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.79%) SCOM
5 3 (1.34%) Ansible
5 3 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.89%) Netcool
6 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.89%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.89%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.89%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.89%) WSUS
7 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.45%) Salt
7 1 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.39%) Oracle
3 9 (4.02%) Cisco
4 6 (2.68%) McAfee
4 6 (2.68%) VMware
5 5 (2.23%) Freescale
5 5 (2.23%) Motorola
5 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.79%) Citrix
6 4 (1.79%) HP
6 4 (1.79%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (1.34%) Veritas
8 2 (0.89%) EMC
8 2 (0.89%) Juniper
8 2 (0.89%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.89%) Meraki
8 2 (0.89%) Meridio
8 2 (0.89%) NetApp