Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 189 347 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.58% 42.58% 45.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.75% 85.89% 89.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 208 210
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £151 £263 £288
90th Percentile £663 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £17.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £40.25 £48.00 £48.40
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -2.60% -7.23% -3.49%

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 240 404 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 38.83% 49.57% 51.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 252 242
Gloucestershire median daily rate £456 £428 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% -2.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £176 £163 £263
90th Percentile £663 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 28
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -31.25%
10th Percentile £20.50 £17.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £41.15 £49.80 £47.20
South West median hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -12.67% -4.46% +7.83%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 0 57 £575 +39.39% 12
Gloucester -6 42 £320 -30.43% 12
Filton +1 4 £133 -
Tewkesbury -2 1 - - 1
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (62.43%) DV Cleared
2 68 (35.98%) SC Cleared
3 65 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (29.10%) C
5 47 (24.87%) Java
6 29 (15.34%) Scrum
7 27 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 24 (12.70%) Project Management
8 24 (12.70%) ITIL
8 24 (12.70%) Test Automation
9 22 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (11.11%) SQL
11 20 (10.58%) PRINCE2
11 20 (10.58%) Linux
11 20 (10.58%) Cisco
12 19 (10.05%) Windows
13 17 (8.99%) LAN
13 17 (8.99%) Finance
14 16 (8.47%) WAN
14 16 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (7.41%) Active Directory
15 14 (7.41%) Web Services
15 14 (7.41%) Change Control
15 14 (7.41%) DevOps
15 14 (7.41%) Information Assurance
15 14 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
16 13 (6.88%) Skype for Business
16 13 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (6.88%) Risk Management

Security Cleared
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 (6.88%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.65%) Confluence
3 5 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.59%) IIS
4 3 (1.59%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.53%) JBoss
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.53%) InVision
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.53%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.12%) Office 365
2 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.99%) LAN
2 16 (8.47%) WAN
3 12 (6.35%) Firewall
4 11 (5.82%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.23%) Network Security
6 7 (3.70%) Wireless
7 6 (3.17%) Internet
8 5 (2.65%) DNS
9 4 (2.12%) Broadband
9 4 (2.12%) DHCP
9 4 (2.12%) Junos
9 4 (2.12%) WLAN
10 3 (1.59%) ISDN
10 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.59%) VPN
11 2 (1.06%) BGP
11 2 (1.06%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.06%) MPLS
12 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.82%) Big Data
2 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.53%) GIS
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (4.23%) JIRA
1 8 (4.23%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (4.23%) Selenium
2 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.65%) JMeter
3 5 (2.65%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.65%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.12%) EasyMock
4 4 (2.12%) JUnit
5 3 (1.59%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.06%) Ant
6 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.53%) Maven
7 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 17 (8.99%) Finance
2 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (19.05%) Developer
2 29 (15.34%) Java Developer
3 15 (7.94%) Analyst
4 13 (6.88%) Network Engineer
4 13 (6.88%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.35%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 10 (5.29%) Consultant
6 10 (5.29%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 10 (5.29%) Project Control Officer
6 10 (5.29%) Project Officer
7 6 (3.17%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.17%) Desktop Support
8 5 (2.65%) Applications Support
8 5 (2.65%) Architect
8 5 (2.65%) Business Change Manager
8 5 (2.65%) Business Manager
8 5 (2.65%) Change Manager
8 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (2.12%) DOORS Consultant
9 4 (2.12%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.41%) Web Services
2 12 (6.35%) J2EE
2 12 (6.35%) XML
3 9 (4.76%) XSD
4 7 (3.70%) JSON
5 6 (3.17%) .NET
6 5 (2.65%) SOAP
7 4 (2.12%) CSS
7 4 (2.12%) EJB
7 4 (2.12%) HTML
7 4 (2.12%) RESTful
7 4 (2.12%) Spring
7 4 (2.12%) XForms
7 4 (2.12%) XSL
8 3 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.59%) JSF
9 2 (1.06%) JDBC
9 2 (1.06%) Node.js
9 2 (1.06%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.06%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.65%) PMI
3 3 (1.59%) User Experience
3 3 (1.59%) Wiki
4 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.06%) Replication
5 1 (0.53%) Blog
5 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.53%) PKI
5 1 (0.53%) Social Media
5 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.58%) Linux
2 19 (10.05%) Windows
3 9 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.17%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.65%) CentOS
6 5 (2.65%) Unix
6 5 (2.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.59%) AIX
7 3 (1.59%) Solaris
7 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.34%) Scrum
3 24 (12.70%) ITIL
3 24 (12.70%) Project Management
3 24 (12.70%) Test Automation
4 22 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.58%) PRINCE2
6 16 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (7.41%) Change Control
7 14 (7.41%) DevOps
7 14 (7.41%) Information Assurance
8 13 (6.88%) Risk Management
8 13 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.82%) Requirements Management
10 10 (5.29%) Document Management
10 10 (5.29%) Migration
10 10 (5.29%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.76%) Network Design
11 9 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (4.23%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.10%) C
2 47 (24.87%) Java
3 21 (11.11%) SQL
4 10 (5.29%) Python
5 7 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.17%) C#
6 6 (3.17%) C++
6 6 (3.17%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.12%) XPath
7 4 (2.12%) XQuery
8 2 (1.06%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) Lua
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (62.43%) DV Cleared
2 68 (35.98%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (4.76%) CCNP
7 8 (4.23%) ISEB
8 5 (2.65%) CISSP
8 5 (2.65%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (1.59%) CCNA
10 3 (1.59%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.59%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.59%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.59%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.59%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.06%) CISM
11 2 (1.06%) Degree
11 2 (1.06%) ISACA
11 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) PMO
3 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.06%) KVM
4 1 (0.53%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Puppet
1 3 (1.59%) QRadar
1 3 (1.59%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.06%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.06%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.53%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.58%) Cisco
3 11 (5.82%) Oracle
4 10 (5.29%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.76%) IBM
6 8 (4.23%) Remedy
7 6 (3.17%) VMware
8 4 (2.12%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (2.12%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.12%) Juniper
8 4 (2.12%) Nortel
9 3 (1.59%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.59%) Citrix
9 3 (1.59%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.59%) Siemens
10 2 (1.06%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.06%) Polycom
10 2 (1.06%) Sophos
11 1 (0.53%) HP
11 1 (0.53%) NEC