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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 35 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.46% 16.43% 18.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.72% 28.75% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 5
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £38.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +84.61%
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
69 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 56.10% 57.14% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 60 21
Median daily rate £340 £421 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 49 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) Unix
3 17 (34.69%) Firewall
4 14 (28.57%) Cisco
4 14 (28.57%) CCNP
4 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (26.53%) Middleware
5 13 (26.53%) webMethods
5 13 (26.53%) SOAP
5 13 (26.53%) Web Services
5 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (24.49%) REST
7 10 (20.41%) DHCP
7 10 (20.41%) VPN
7 10 (20.41%) Juniper
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 7 (14.29%) ProxySG
10 7 (14.29%) BGP
10 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 7 (14.29%) WAN
10 7 (14.29%) Solaris
10 7 (14.29%) F5
10 7 (14.29%) TippingPoint
11 6 (12.24%) Network Security
11 6 (12.24%) LAN
11 6 (12.24%) Java
11 6 (12.24%) Oracle
11 6 (12.24%) MPLS

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 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) DHCP
2 10 (20.41%) VPN
3 7 (14.29%) BGP
3 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (12.24%) LAN
4 6 (12.24%) MPLS
4 6 (12.24%) Network Security
5 5 (10.20%) HSRP
5 5 (10.20%) IPsec
5 5 (10.20%) VLAN
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (4.08%) TACACS
6 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) Wireless
6 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.04%) DNS
7 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.04%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) DBA
4 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared DBA
4 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) SIEM Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) SOC Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.08%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Middleware
1 13 (26.53%) SOAP
1 13 (26.53%) Web Services
2 12 (24.49%) REST
3 5 (10.20%) J2EE
4 2 (4.08%) WSDL
5 1 (2.04%) OCX
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) XForms
5 1 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) XSD
5 1 (2.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Unix
2 7 (14.29%) Solaris
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (12.24%) Change Management
3 4 (8.16%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) Security Operations
4 3 (6.12%) SIEM
4 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.08%) Database Tuning
5 2 (4.08%) High Availability
5 2 (4.08%) Information Security
5 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (4.08%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (4.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) Korn
5 1 (2.04%) XPath
5 1 (2.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) CCNP
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.16%) CCIE
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.16%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco
2 13 (26.53%) webMethods
3 10 (20.41%) Juniper
4 7 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 7 (14.29%) F5
4 7 (14.29%) TippingPoint
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) Endeca
7 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.08%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.08%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) Facebook
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Nokia
8 1 (2.04%) Rally
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Twitter
8 1 (2.04%) Veritas