Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 194 212
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 -5
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 8 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.75% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
South West median daily rate £425 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% - +9.35%
10th Percentile £336 £351 £371
90th Percentile £525 £511 £438
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -55.06% -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £50.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -66.83% -33.05%

BC 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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1590 1736 1999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.35% 30.60% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 1075 1248
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.56% +1.64%
10th Percentile £216 £233 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £530
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 129
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £50.45
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BC Cleared in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BC Cleared in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BC Cleared in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Devon -3 3 £450 +17.65%
Wiltshire -3 1 £338 -10.00%
Bristol -10 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
BC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 South West region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (37.50%) SMS
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) PMO
7 1 (12.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (12.50%) Military
7 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
7 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (12.50%) Electronics

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Controller
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) CODA
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle