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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 28 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.04% 14.46% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 37.50% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £25.38
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -29.06%
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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
81 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.10% 38.55% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 19
Average daily rate £478 £304 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.23% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £243 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 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 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (8.33%) Clustering

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) GIS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) PDA
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Information Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) OOD
2 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) CAPM
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
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