The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheltenham region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.15% 10.84% 35.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 88.37% 33.33% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 18
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£365 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.58% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £397 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.10 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.25% 32.53% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 29
Average daily rate £330 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £302 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £454 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.10 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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

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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 1 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 1 August 2014, 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 39 (50.65%) DV Cleared
2 29 (37.66%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.29%) SQL
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 11 (14.29%) UNIX
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
4 9 (11.69%) Windows
5 8 (10.39%) LAN
5 8 (10.39%) WAN
5 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 7 (9.09%) Finance
6 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 7 (9.09%) Informatica
6 7 (9.09%) Solaris
6 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.79%) ITIL
7 6 (7.79%) MS Project
7 6 (7.79%) Cisco
7 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
8 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.49%) Release Management
8 5 (6.49%) Windchill
8 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.49%) ISA Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.30%) FileNet
3 1 (1.30%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Project
3 5 (6.49%) Windchill
4 3 (3.90%) MS Office
5 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ASCP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) LAN
1 8 (10.39%) WAN
2 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.49%) SAN
3 4 (5.19%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) Network Security
4 3 (3.90%) DHCP
4 3 (3.90%) DNS
5 2 (2.60%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.60%) VPN
5 2 (2.60%) MPLS
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.30%) Ethereal
6 1 (1.30%) VLAN
6 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.30%) BGP
6 1 (1.30%) DSL
6 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.30%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.30%) OLAP
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.49%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.90%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.60%) MSI
3 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Avionics
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) Developer
2 8 (10.39%) Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Network Supervisor
7 3 (3.90%) Project Officer
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.60%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
1 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.19%) WPF
2 3 (3.90%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.60%) XML
3 2 (2.60%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Clustering
2 3 (3.90%) SCADA
3 2 (2.60%) Economics
3 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) CMDB
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) UNIX
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Solaris
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.49%) Linux
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.90%) HPUX
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.09%) Project Management
3 6 (7.79%) ITIL
3 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.49%) Release Management
4 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.49%) Migration
5 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.19%) ETL
6 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.90%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
6 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.90%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) Validation
6 3 (3.90%) Workflow
6 3 (3.90%) OO
6 3 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.19%) Python
3 4 (5.19%) Perl
3 4 (5.19%) C
3 4 (5.19%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.90%) Bourne shell
4 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.90%) Ruby
4 3 (3.90%) Korn
4 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.90%) C++
5 2 (2.60%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (50.65%) DV Cleared
2 29 (37.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) CCNP
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) APMP
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) DO-178B
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) ISA Server
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) vSphere
2 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.60%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Informatica
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.49%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.90%) Altiris
5 3 (3.90%) VMware
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) Juniper
6 2 (2.60%) Veritas
6 2 (2.60%) 3Com
6 2 (2.60%) Primavera
6 2 (2.60%) Acronis
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.30%) McAfee
7 1 (1.30%) Sophos
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