The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 71 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 51.08% 32.74% 16.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 86.59% 92.50% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 14 8
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£415 £344 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% +10.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £180 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £555 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.60% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +16.27%
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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
82 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 58.99% 35.40% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 15 14
Average daily rate £418 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.46% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £555 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.60% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cheltenham region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cheltenham region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 94 (72.87%) DV Cleared
2 39 (30.23%) UNIX
2 39 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (27.91%) Python
4 32 (24.81%) SC Cleared
5 31 (24.03%) Perl
6 28 (21.71%) Java
7 27 (20.93%) OO
8 26 (20.16%) ClearCase
8 26 (20.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 26 (20.16%) Subversion
9 24 (18.60%) Ruby
9 24 (18.60%) Bash Shell
10 23 (17.83%) Linux
11 22 (17.05%) TCP/IP
12 20 (15.50%) WAN
12 20 (15.50%) LAN
12 20 (15.50%) Release Management
12 20 (15.50%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (14.73%) DNS
14 17 (13.18%) Scrum
15 16 (12.40%) Windows
15 16 (12.40%) Ant
15 16 (12.40%) JavaScript
15 16 (12.40%) C++
15 16 (12.40%) Maven
15 16 (12.40%) Apache Ivy
16 15 (11.63%) Lua
16 15 (11.63%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.10%) CMS
2 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.78%) Lync
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.05%) TCP/IP
2 20 (15.50%) WAN
2 20 (15.50%) LAN
3 19 (14.73%) DNS
4 13 (10.08%) DHCP
5 12 (9.30%) Firewall
6 10 (7.75%) 2G
6 10 (7.75%) 2.5G
6 10 (7.75%) Wireshark
6 10 (7.75%) SDH
6 10 (7.75%) 3G
7 9 (6.98%) 4G
8 6 (4.65%) Network Security
9 5 (3.88%) VPN
10 4 (3.10%) VoIP
10 4 (3.10%) MPLS
10 4 (3.10%) BGP
11 3 (2.33%) SSL
12 2 (1.55%) OSPF
12 2 (1.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.75%) MySQL
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) Impala
7 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (20.16%) Subversion
1 26 (20.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 26 (20.16%) ClearCase
2 16 (12.40%) Ant
2 16 (12.40%) Maven
2 16 (12.40%) Apache Ivy
3 11 (8.53%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (3.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (3.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.10%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.78%) Legal
3 1 (0.78%) Publishing
3 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (31.01%) Developer
2 19 (14.73%) Java Developer
3 10 (7.75%) C++ Developer
4 9 (6.98%) Network Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.20%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.43%) Analyst
6 7 (5.43%) DBA
6 7 (5.43%) Architect
6 7 (5.43%) Administrator
7 6 (4.65%) Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (4.65%) Security Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.33%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) J2EE
2 10 (7.75%) STL
3 5 (3.88%) Web Services
4 4 (3.10%) Middleware
4 4 (3.10%) Django
5 3 (2.33%) REST
5 3 (2.33%) XML
5 3 (2.33%) CSS
5 3 (2.33%) SOAP
5 3 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) GraphX
6 1 (0.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.75%) Client/Server
2 10 (7.75%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.10%) Replication
5 3 (2.33%) Clustering
5 3 (2.33%) Derivative
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) RMADS
6 1 (0.78%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.23%) UNIX
2 23 (17.83%) Linux
3 16 (12.40%) Windows
4 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.93%) OO
3 20 (15.50%) Release Management
3 20 (15.50%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.18%) Scrum
6 13 (10.08%) OOD
7 11 (8.53%) ITIL
8 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.20%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.20%) User Stories
9 7 (5.43%) Security Architecture
9 7 (5.43%) SIEM
9 7 (5.43%) Functional Testing
10 6 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.88%) SOA
11 5 (3.88%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.88%) Test Management
12 4 (3.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.91%) Python
2 31 (24.03%) Perl
3 28 (21.71%) Java
4 24 (18.60%) Ruby
4 24 (18.60%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.40%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.40%) C++
6 15 (11.63%) PHP
6 15 (11.63%) Lua
7 14 (10.85%) SQL
8 11 (8.53%) PL/SQL
9 10 (7.75%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (72.87%) DV Cleared
2 32 (24.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) Sun Certification
4 9 (6.98%) OCPJP
5 7 (5.43%) CISSP
6 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.33%) CCNP
7 3 (2.33%) CCNA
7 3 (2.33%) ISEB
7 3 (2.33%) MCTS
7 3 (2.33%) MCITP
7 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.55%) Degree
8 2 (1.55%) CISM
8 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CCIA
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.78%) CEH
9 1 (0.78%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) vSphere
2 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.78%) HDFS
5 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Oracle
2 12 (9.30%) Sun
3 9 (6.98%) Cisco
3 9 (6.98%) McAfee
4 8 (6.20%) CA
5 7 (5.43%) HP
5 7 (5.43%) VMware
6 6 (4.65%) Citrix
7 5 (3.88%) TOWER Software
7 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.10%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.10%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.10%) Juniper
8 4 (3.10%) Informatica
8 4 (3.10%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.33%) webMethods
10 2 (1.55%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.78%) F5
11 1 (0.78%) NetQoS
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