Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 291 191 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 37.69% 28.98% 44.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.14% 79.58% 89.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 62 219
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £289 £164 £263
90th Percentile £563 £663 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 35
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.48 £16.38
90th Percentile £48.05 £40.48 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% - -7.23%

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 350 240 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 45.34% 36.42% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 87 254
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +1.80%
10th Percentile £263 £176 £189
90th Percentile £564 £663 £575
South West median daily rate £438 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.81% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.53 £16.94
90th Percentile £46.40 £45.35 £46.45
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +15.71% +1.45% -12.10%

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

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +9 86 £450 +38.46% 17
Cheltenham 0 80 £475 -17.39% 24
Filton +2 11 £375 +181.38%
Tewkesbury +3 1 - - 4
Mitcheldean - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 178 (61.17%) DV Cleared
2 105 (36.08%) SC Cleared
3 84 (28.87%) Windows
3 84 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (26.80%) Java
5 57 (19.59%) C
6 53 (18.21%) Linux
7 45 (15.46%) Microsoft
7 45 (15.46%) Active Directory
8 42 (14.43%) Oracle
9 38 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (12.71%) SQL
11 36 (12.37%) Test Automation
12 35 (12.03%) Windows Server
13 33 (11.34%) Cybersecurity
13 33 (11.34%) PRINCE2
14 32 (11.00%) Project Management
15 31 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (9.97%) ITIL
16 29 (9.97%) SCCM
17 28 (9.62%) JIRA
17 28 (9.62%) Scrum
18 26 (8.93%) JavaScript
18 26 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (8.59%) Web Services
19 25 (8.59%) Python
20 24 (8.25%) Finance
20 24 (8.25%) Software Engineering
21 23 (7.90%) Selenium
21 23 (7.90%) ITSM

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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 (5.15%) JBoss
2 11 (3.78%) Apache
3 10 (3.44%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.72%) IIS
5 5 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.69%) Confluence
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.69%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (7.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (2.75%) Primavera
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (1.72%) IaaS
3 5 (1.72%) PaaS
4 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.37%) GitHub
4 4 (1.37%) npm
4 4 (1.37%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.03%) Office 365
6 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.34%) Serverless
6 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.84%) Firewall
1 17 (5.84%) Network Security
2 15 (5.15%) DNS
3 11 (3.78%) Internet
4 9 (3.09%) HTTP
5 8 (2.75%) DHCP
5 8 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (2.75%) NAS
6 7 (2.41%) LAN
7 6 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.72%) IPv6
8 5 (1.72%) SAN
9 4 (1.37%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.37%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (1.37%) WAN
10 3 (1.03%) Broadband
10 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.03%) VLAN
10 3 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.50%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.81%) MySQL
4 12 (4.12%) Big Data
5 9 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.37%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.69%) MS Access
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.69%) Redis
9 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.34%) OrientDB
10 1 (0.34%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 28 (9.62%) JIRA
2 23 (7.90%) Selenium
3 22 (7.56%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 16 (5.50%) JUnit
6 14 (4.81%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.44%) Rational Team Concert
8 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.06%) JMeter
10 5 (1.72%) EasyMock
10 5 (1.72%) MSI
11 4 (1.37%) WATIR
12 3 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.03%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.69%) AdminStudio
13 2 (0.69%) Gradle
13 2 (0.69%) Maven
13 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.69%) Zephyr
14 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (8.25%) Finance
2 3 (1.03%) Military
2 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (0.69%) Marketing
3 2 (0.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.34%) Electronics
4 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (20.27%) Developer
2 32 (11.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (8.25%) Analyst
4 18 (6.19%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.15%) Software Developer
5 15 (5.15%) Test Engineer
6 12 (4.12%) Project Officer
6 12 (4.12%) Support Engineer
6 12 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
7 11 (3.78%) Administrator
8 10 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (3.44%) Project Control Officer
8 10 (3.44%) Test Analyst
9 8 (2.75%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (2.75%) DBA
9 8 (2.75%) Junior
10 7 (2.41%) Security Engineer
10 7 (2.41%) Software Engineer
10 7 (2.41%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (2.06%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.59%) Web Services
2 20 (6.87%) J2EE
3 16 (5.50%) XML
4 15 (5.15%) Node.js
5 13 (4.47%) .NET
5 13 (4.47%) REST
6 11 (3.78%) Hibernate
6 11 (3.78%) JSF
7 10 (3.44%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.44%) EJB
7 10 (3.44%) EJB 3.0
7 10 (3.44%) JAXB
7 10 (3.44%) JPA
7 10 (3.44%) PrimeFaces
7 10 (3.44%) XSD
7 10 (3.44%) XSLT
8 9 (3.09%) React
8 9 (3.09%) SOAP
9 8 (2.75%) Java SE
9 8 (2.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (2.75%) Replication
3 7 (2.41%) Clustering
3 7 (2.41%) HP Storage
3 7 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.06%) PKI
5 5 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.03%) CESG
7 3 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.03%) Verilog
7 3 (1.03%) VHDL
8 2 (0.69%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.69%) EPoS
8 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (28.87%) Windows
2 53 (18.21%) Linux
3 35 (12.03%) Windows Server
4 26 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (7.22%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.87%) Windows 10
7 18 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.50%) Unix
9 10 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.41%) Solaris
11 6 (2.06%) CentOS
12 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.34%) AIX
14 1 (0.34%) Android
14 1 (0.34%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.37%) Test Automation
3 33 (11.34%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (11.34%) PRINCE2
4 32 (11.00%) Project Management
5 31 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (9.97%) ITIL
7 28 (9.62%) Scrum
8 24 (8.25%) Software Engineering
9 23 (7.90%) ITSM
10 22 (7.56%) ITIL V3
11 19 (6.53%) Service Delivery
12 18 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (5.15%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.81%) Information Assurance
16 13 (4.47%) Configuration Management
16 13 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (4.47%) OO
16 13 (4.47%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 78 (26.80%) Java
2 57 (19.59%) C
3 37 (12.71%) SQL
4 26 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.59%) Python
6 22 (7.56%) PowerShell
7 21 (7.22%) C#
8 18 (6.19%) Bash Shell
9 15 (5.15%) C++
10 10 (3.44%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.41%) Java 8
12 6 (2.06%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.06%) Ruby
13 5 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.37%) Perl
15 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.69%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.69%) PHP
17 1 (0.34%) Scala
17 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 178 (61.17%) DV Cleared
2 105 (36.08%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.19%) Degree
4 16 (5.50%) ISEB
5 15 (5.15%) ISTQB
6 10 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.41%) CCNA
8 7 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.06%) MCSE
9 6 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.37%) CREST Certified
10 4 (1.37%) GCIH
10 4 (1.37%) MCSA
10 4 (1.37%) SNIA Certification
11 3 (1.03%) CISSP
12 2 (0.69%) CCNP
12 2 (0.69%) MCP
12 2 (0.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.78%) PMO
2 4 (1.37%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.22%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.12%) Docker
4 11 (3.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 11 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.75%) vSphere
6 7 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (1.72%) XenApp
9 4 (1.37%) Firmware
10 3 (1.03%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (9.97%) SCCM
2 8 (2.75%) SCOM
3 7 (2.41%) Ansible
3 7 (2.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (2.41%) Puppet
4 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.69%) Netcool
6 2 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.69%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.69%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.69%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 45 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.43%) Oracle
3 18 (6.19%) HP
4 14 (4.81%) McAfee
5 11 (3.78%) VMware
6 10 (3.44%) Citrix
7 9 (3.09%) EMC
7 9 (3.09%) NetApp
8 7 (2.41%) Brocade
8 7 (2.41%) Cisco
8 7 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.41%) Sybase
8 7 (2.41%) Veritas
9 6 (2.06%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (1.03%) LogRhythm
12 2 (0.69%) IBM
12 2 (0.69%) Juniper
12 2 (0.69%) Mentor Graphics
12 2 (0.69%) Meridio