Period
to 22 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 195 505 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 28.47% 52.71% 43.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.95% 90.50% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 230 215
Gloucestershire median daily rate £410 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £165 £313 £263
90th Percentile £563 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.88% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 20
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £34.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.09% +24.55% -32.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.93
90th Percentile £50.25 £46.20 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £42.45 £42.48
% change year-on-year -1.06% -0.07% +14.81%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 247 558 474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 36.06% 58.25% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 261 266
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £140 £300 £250
90th Percentile £548 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £393 £393
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 22
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.17% +39.17% -25.93%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.20 £48.48
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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

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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 22 July 2017.

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 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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 49 £388 -10.92% 7
Cheltenham -1 34 £130 -67.50% 4
Tewkesbury 0 18 - -
Filton +1 5 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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.

1 101 (51.79%) SC Cleared
2 80 (41.03%) DV Cleared
3 56 (28.72%) Windows
3 56 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (20.51%) Java
5 39 (20.00%) C
6 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 32 (16.41%) Windows 7
8 31 (15.90%) Oracle
9 26 (13.33%) Web Services
10 25 (12.82%) C++
10 25 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (11.79%) SQL Server
13 22 (11.28%) SQL
14 21 (10.77%) Python
14 21 (10.77%) Active Directory
14 21 (10.77%) Software Engineering
14 21 (10.77%) Git (software)
15 19 (9.74%) Firewall
15 19 (9.74%) UML
15 19 (9.74%) ITIL
16 18 (9.23%) Linux
16 18 (9.23%) XML
17 17 (8.72%) Scrum
18 16 (8.21%) Windows Server
19 15 (7.69%) SDLC
19 15 (7.69%) J2EE
20 13 (6.67%) C#
20 13 (6.67%) Incident Management

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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 9 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.59%) Apache
2 7 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.59%) IIS
3 6 (3.08%) Confluence
3 6 (3.08%) JBoss
4 5 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.54%) Apache Qpid
6 3 (1.54%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.03%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.03%) Primavera
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.03%) IaaS
3 2 (1.03%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.74%) Firewall
2 12 (6.15%) LAN
3 11 (5.64%) WAN
4 10 (5.13%) Internet
5 9 (4.62%) HTTP
6 8 (4.10%) DHCP
7 7 (3.59%) DNS
8 6 (3.08%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.08%) VoIP
9 4 (2.05%) AMQP
9 4 (2.05%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.54%) Broadband
10 3 (1.54%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.54%) IPv4
10 3 (1.54%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.54%) ISDN
10 3 (1.54%) Junos
10 3 (1.54%) Network Security
10 3 (1.54%) VPN
11 2 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.10%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.59%) Big Data
5 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.54%) MS Access
7 3 (1.54%) MySQL
8 2 (1.03%) dBASE
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.51%) DB2
9 1 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.51%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 21 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.67%) JIRA
3 7 (3.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.08%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.05%) JUnit
6 4 (2.05%) Selenium
7 3 (1.54%) CMake
7 3 (1.54%) GoogleTest
7 3 (1.54%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.54%) Subversion
7 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.03%) Gradle
8 2 (1.03%) Hudson
8 2 (1.03%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (2.56%) Finance
1 5 (2.56%) Military
1 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.54%) Electronics
3 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Avionics
4 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (23.08%) Developer
2 26 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (10.77%) Analyst
3 21 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.18%) Consultant
5 13 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (6.15%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.13%) Administrator
7 10 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (5.13%) Desktop Support
7 10 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (4.62%) Architect
9 8 (4.10%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.10%) Deployment Engineer
9 8 (4.10%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (4.10%) Rollout Engineer
9 8 (4.10%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.59%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.59%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.33%) Web Services
2 18 (9.23%) XML
3 15 (7.69%) J2EE
4 10 (5.13%) SOAP
5 9 (4.62%) .NET
5 9 (4.62%) CSS
5 9 (4.62%) HTML
6 7 (3.59%) REST
6 7 (3.59%) RESTful
7 6 (3.08%) EJB
7 6 (3.08%) XSD
7 6 (3.08%) XSLT
8 5 (2.56%) JDBC
8 5 (2.56%) JMS
8 5 (2.56%) JSON
8 5 (2.56%) React
8 5 (2.56%) Redux
9 4 (2.05%) jQuery
9 4 (2.05%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (2.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.54%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.54%) Verilog
6 3 (1.54%) VHDL
7 2 (1.03%) Clustering
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.03%) PMI
7 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.51%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.51%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.51%) RIA
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.72%) Windows
2 32 (16.41%) Windows 7
3 18 (9.23%) Linux
4 16 (8.21%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.64%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.62%) Unix
7 9 (4.62%) Windows 10
7 9 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.54%) CentOS
9 3 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.03%) Debian
10 2 (1.03%) Solaris
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (10.77%) Software Engineering
4 19 (9.74%) ITIL
4 19 (9.74%) UML
5 17 (8.72%) Scrum
6 15 (7.69%) SDLC
7 13 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.64%) OO
8 11 (5.64%) Project Management
9 10 (5.13%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.62%) Demand Management
11 8 (4.10%) Change Control
11 8 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.10%) Migration
11 8 (4.10%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.10%) Software Testing
12 7 (3.59%) Change Management
12 7 (3.59%) Open Source
12 7 (3.59%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.51%) Java
2 39 (20.00%) C
3 25 (12.82%) C++
4 22 (11.28%) SQL
5 21 (10.77%) Python
6 13 (6.67%) C#
7 10 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.62%) Perl
9 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.08%) Ruby
11 4 (2.05%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.54%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.54%) Tcl
12 3 (1.54%) XAML
13 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (51.79%) SC Cleared
2 80 (41.03%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.62%) Degree
4 8 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.56%) CCNA
5 5 (2.56%) CCNP
6 4 (2.05%) BC Cleared
6 4 (2.05%) CISSP
6 4 (2.05%) ISEB
7 3 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.54%) JNCIA
7 3 (1.54%) JNCIE
7 3 (1.54%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.03%) CLAS
8 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.03%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) SLA
2 4 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.03%) QA
5 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.51%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.51%) DO-254
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.54%) Docker
5 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) KVM
6 1 (0.51%) UAG
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.05%) Netcool
1 4 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.54%) QRadar
2 3 (1.54%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.03%) SCOM
3 2 (1.03%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Grafana
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Kibana
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) logstash
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) SCCM
4 1 (0.51%) SELinux
4 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.90%) Oracle
3 10 (5.13%) Cisco
4 6 (3.08%) Citrix
4 6 (3.08%) IBM
4 6 (3.08%) Juniper
4 6 (3.08%) webMethods
5 5 (2.56%) Siemens
5 5 (2.56%) VMware
6 4 (2.05%) HP
6 4 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.54%) Altera
7 3 (1.54%) EMC
7 3 (1.54%) ESRI
7 3 (1.54%) Google
7 3 (1.54%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (1.54%) SAP
7 3 (1.54%) Veritas
7 3 (1.54%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
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