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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 44 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.29% 14.93% 38.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 81.48% 47.62% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £309 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £432 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -32.69%
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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
54 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.76% 31.34% 57.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 9 19
Average daily rate £330 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £309 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 51 (56.04%) DV Cleared
2 32 (35.16%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.38%) Python
3 14 (15.38%) Release Management
4 13 (14.29%) LAN
4 13 (14.29%) WAN
4 13 (14.29%) UNIX
4 13 (14.29%) ClearCase
5 12 (13.19%) OO
5 12 (13.19%) Java
5 12 (13.19%) Perl
5 12 (13.19%) Oracle
6 11 (12.09%) SQL
6 11 (12.09%) Windows
7 10 (10.99%) ITIL
7 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.99%) Finance
7 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.89%) Subversion
8 9 (9.89%) Cisco
8 9 (9.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
9 8 (8.79%) C++
9 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
9 8 (8.79%) Project Management
9 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
10 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.10%) Documentum
3 1 (1.10%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Project
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.30%) MS Office
5 2 (2.20%) Windchill
5 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) LAN
1 13 (14.29%) WAN
2 6 (6.59%) VPN
2 6 (6.59%) MPLS
2 6 (6.59%) Firewall
2 6 (6.59%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.40%) EIGRP
4 4 (4.40%) BGP
4 4 (4.40%) BIG-IP
4 4 (4.40%) VLAN
4 4 (4.40%) SSL
5 2 (2.20%) SAN
5 2 (2.20%) DNS
5 2 (2.20%) DHCP
5 2 (2.20%) Network Security
5 2 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.10%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.10%) ATM
6 1 (1.10%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 9 (9.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (9.89%) Subversion
3 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.59%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (6.59%) Maven
4 6 (6.59%) Ant
5 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.10%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Developer
2 10 (10.99%) Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.59%) Consultant
5 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Administrator
5 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
5 5 (5.49%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (4.40%) C++ Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.30%) Network Supervisor
7 3 (3.30%) Operations Team Leader
7 3 (3.30%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 2 (2.20%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.40%) WPF
3 3 (3.30%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.30%) J2EE
3 3 (3.30%) Spring
4 2 (2.20%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.20%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) Middleware
5 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.10%) Struts
5 1 (1.10%) jQuery
5 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Clustering
2 3 (3.30%) SCADA
3 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.20%) Economics
3 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) UNIX
2 11 (12.09%) Windows
3 6 (6.59%) Solaris
4 5 (5.49%) Linux
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.20%) HPUX
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) Release Management
2 12 (13.19%) OO
3 10 (10.99%) ITIL
3 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.79%) Project Management
5 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.59%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.49%) Migration
7 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.30%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.30%) ETL
9 3 (3.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) Python
2 12 (13.19%) Java
2 12 (13.19%) Perl
3 11 (12.09%) SQL
4 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.79%) C++
5 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.49%) Ruby
7 4 (4.40%) PHP
7 4 (4.40%) Lua
8 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.20%) Korn
9 2 (2.20%) C
9 2 (2.20%) C#
9 2 (2.20%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.10%) VBScript
10 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (56.04%) DV Cleared
2 32 (35.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) CCNP
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.30%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
1 2 (2.20%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.30%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.10%) XenApp
5 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) SCOM
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco
4 7 (7.69%) Informatica
5 6 (6.59%) Juniper
6 4 (4.40%) Altiris
6 4 (4.40%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.40%) F5
6 4 (4.40%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) Sun
7 3 (3.30%) IBM
7 3 (3.30%) Primavera
7 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.20%) VMware
8 2 (2.20%) McAfee
8 2 (2.20%) Sophos
8 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.20%) webMethods
9 1 (1.10%) Symantec
9 1 (1.10%) Serena
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