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 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 15 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.40% 8.20% 10.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 20.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 12
Median daily rate £375 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £365 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +47.72%
SC Cleared
Gloucestershire

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
55 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.45% 40.98% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 48
Median daily rate £388 £436 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +17.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 50 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.00%) Unix
2 17 (34.00%) Firewall
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (24.00%) Juniper
5 11 (22.00%) CCNP
5 11 (22.00%) Middleware
5 11 (22.00%) webMethods
5 11 (22.00%) SOAP
5 11 (22.00%) Web Services
5 11 (22.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (20.00%) DHCP
6 10 (20.00%) VPN
6 10 (20.00%) REST
7 9 (18.00%) SQL
7 9 (18.00%) Java
8 8 (16.00%) Solaris
9 7 (14.00%) Change Management
9 7 (14.00%) Blue Coat
9 7 (14.00%) ProxySG
9 7 (14.00%) Linux
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle
9 7 (14.00%) TippingPoint
9 7 (14.00%) F5
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (12.00%) Network Security
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (12.00%) BGP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.00%) DHCP
2 10 (20.00%) VPN
3 6 (12.00%) BGP
3 6 (12.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (12.00%) Network Security
4 5 (10.00%) HSRP
4 5 (10.00%) IPsec
4 5 (10.00%) MPLS
4 5 (10.00%) VLAN
4 5 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
6 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (4.00%) TACACS
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless
7 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 1 (2.00%) PuTTY
8 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) DBA
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared DBA
4 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) OBIEE Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Informatica Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Operations Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Unix Administrator
9 1 (2.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Middleware
1 11 (22.00%) SOAP
1 11 (22.00%) Web Services
2 10 (20.00%) REST
3 5 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) WSDL
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) OCX
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Unix
2 8 (16.00%) Solaris
3 7 (14.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (14.00%) Change Management
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.00%) High Availability
6 2 (4.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) Java
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Korn
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) XPath
5 1 (2.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (22.00%) CCNP
4 4 (8.00%) CCIE
5 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) CCNA
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Cisco
2 12 (24.00%) Juniper
3 11 (22.00%) webMethods
4 7 (14.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (14.00%) F5
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 7 (14.00%) TippingPoint
5 5 (10.00%) Endeca
6 3 (6.00%) Informatica
6 3 (6.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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