The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 30 3 19
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.01% 20.00% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 52.38% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£678 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
87 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 58.39% 38.18% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 5 18
Average daily rate £488 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.27% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £257 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £444 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 20
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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

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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 30 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) BGP
6 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) SSL
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
7 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
1 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) MPLS
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 4 (23.53%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) SSL
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.88%) DMZ
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
1 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Team Leader
1 5 (29.41%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Network Operations Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Operations Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Security Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Author
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) MFC
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
1 1 (5.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PMP
4 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) CAPM
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Netcool
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
3 3 (17.65%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) webMethods
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas
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