The first table below looks at the demand for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheltenham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 13 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.21% 1.15% 11.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.50% 3.45% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
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£320 £265 £693
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -61.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £265 £703
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £368 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.02% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.10 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.48% 33.33% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 35
Average daily rate £330 £312 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -26.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £391 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.10 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheltenham region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheltenham region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
4 6 (19.35%) LAN
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Finance
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) Solaris
5 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) Informatica
6 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) ISA Server
6 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.68%) SCADA
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Documentum
2 1 (3.23%) FileNet
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) MPLS
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.23%) SONET
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) ATM
5 1 (3.23%) ISDN
5 1 (3.23%) BGP
5 1 (3.23%) DSL
5 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) Developer
1 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
2 3 (9.68%) Network Supervisor
2 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Data Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Data Conversion Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
1 3 (9.68%) WPF
1 3 (9.68%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
1 3 (9.68%) SCADA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) Solaris
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Workflow
2 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) CRM
3 2 (6.45%) ERP
3 2 (6.45%) ETL
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Network Design
4 1 (3.23%) Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Korn
3 3 (9.68%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) DO-178B
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Informatica
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) 3Com
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.23%) Acronis
5 1 (3.23%) F5