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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.97% 6.25% 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.29% 23.08% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 £30.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+440.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.53%
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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
69 13 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 58.97% 27.08% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 3 10
Average daily rate £438 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -5.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £23.40 £28.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £42.50 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) LAN
2 13 (44.83%) WAN
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) CCNP
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (24.14%) MPLS
5 7 (24.14%) Firewall
5 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (20.69%) Juniper
6 6 (20.69%) VPN
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (17.24%) BGP
7 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
7 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 5 (17.24%) VLAN
8 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
8 4 (13.79%) ProxySG
8 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
8 4 (13.79%) F5
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) SSL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Windchill
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) LAN
1 13 (44.83%) WAN
2 7 (24.14%) MPLS
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 5 (17.24%) VLAN
4 5 (17.24%) BGP
4 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) SSL
5 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
6 3 (10.34%) DNS
6 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) ATM
7 1 (3.45%) ISDN
7 1 (3.45%) DMZ
7 1 (3.45%) SONET
7 1 (3.45%) DSL
7 1 (3.45%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Team Leader
1 5 (17.24%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (10.34%) Network Supervisor
2 3 (10.34%) Administrator
2 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
2 3 (10.34%) Operations Team Leader
2 3 (10.34%) Network Operations Team Leader
2 3 (10.34%) Developer
2 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) DBA
3 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Business Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Security Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
1 3 (10.34%) WPF
1 3 (10.34%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) SCADA
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) CCNP
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CAPM
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) ProxySG
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) Juniper
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
3 4 (13.79%) F5
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) webMethods
5 1 (3.45%) NetQoS