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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 55 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.41% 32.26% 35.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.30% 71.43% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 12
Average daily rate
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£458 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £259 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £518 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
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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
63 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.86% 45.16% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 16
Average daily rate £458 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £256 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 129 (91.49%) DV Cleared
2 52 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (36.17%) Python
4 46 (32.62%) Perl
5 42 (29.79%) Bash Shell
6 41 (29.08%) OO
7 40 (28.37%) Ruby
8 38 (26.95%) Subversion
8 38 (26.95%) ClearCase
8 38 (26.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 35 (24.82%) UNIX
10 34 (24.11%) C++
10 34 (24.11%) Release Management
10 34 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (21.28%) Java
12 24 (17.02%) OOD
13 23 (16.31%) LAN
13 23 (16.31%) WAN
13 23 (16.31%) Scrum
14 22 (15.60%) Maven
15 21 (14.89%) Git (software)
15 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
16 20 (14.18%) Linux
16 20 (14.18%) Firewall
17 19 (13.48%) Ant
17 19 (13.48%) Apache Ivy
18 17 (12.06%) PHP
18 17 (12.06%) Windows
18 17 (12.06%) Lua
19 16 (11.35%) SQL

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (4.26%) CMS
2 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.71%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (0.71%) Lync
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.31%) LAN
1 23 (16.31%) WAN
2 20 (14.18%) Firewall
3 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.09%) 3G
4 10 (7.09%) SDH
4 10 (7.09%) 2G
4 10 (7.09%) 2.5G
4 10 (7.09%) Wireshark
5 9 (6.38%) 4G
6 7 (4.96%) SSL
6 7 (4.96%) OSPF
6 7 (4.96%) BGP
6 7 (4.96%) IPsec
7 6 (4.26%) VPN
7 6 (4.26%) DNS
7 6 (4.26%) VoIP
7 6 (4.26%) Network Security
8 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (2.84%) MySQL
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (26.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 38 (26.95%) ClearCase
1 38 (26.95%) Subversion
2 22 (15.60%) Maven
3 21 (14.89%) Git (software)
4 19 (13.48%) Apache Ivy
4 19 (13.48%) Ant
5 8 (5.67%) LoadRunner
5 8 (5.67%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.71%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (7.80%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.42%) Law
3 2 (1.42%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) Developer
2 22 (15.60%) Java Developer
2 22 (15.60%) C++ Developer
3 17 (12.06%) Architect
4 13 (9.22%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) Consultant
6 9 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.38%) Analyst
6 9 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Security Architect
9 5 (3.55%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.55%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.84%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Business Consultant
10 4 (2.84%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Technical Team Leader
10 4 (2.84%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) J2EE
2 10 (7.09%) STL
3 3 (2.13%) Spring
3 3 (2.13%) RESTful
4 2 (1.42%) Apache Camel
4 2 (1.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.71%) MFC
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) Java EE
5 1 (0.71%) jQuery
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) Clustering
6 2 (1.42%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) PDA
7 1 (0.71%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.71%) GIS
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.82%) UNIX
2 20 (14.18%) Linux
3 17 (12.06%) Windows
4 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.13%) CentOS
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) VMS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.08%) OO
3 34 (24.11%) Release Management
3 34 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (17.02%) OOD
5 23 (16.31%) Scrum
6 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.80%) Test Scripting
7 10 (7.09%) Functional Testing
7 10 (7.09%) Software Testing
7 10 (7.09%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.38%) User Stories
8 9 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (6.38%) Security Architecture
9 8 (5.67%) Test Management
9 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.96%) Information Security
10 7 (4.96%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.17%) Python
2 46 (32.62%) Perl
3 42 (29.79%) Bash Shell
4 40 (28.37%) Ruby
5 34 (24.11%) C++
6 30 (21.28%) Java
7 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.06%) PHP
8 17 (12.06%) Lua
9 16 (11.35%) SQL
10 14 (9.93%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.42%) C#
13 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 129 (91.49%) DV Cleared
2 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
2 11 (7.80%) Sun Certification
3 10 (7.09%) OCPJP
4 9 (6.38%) CISSP
5 6 (4.26%) ISEB
5 6 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.26%) CISM
6 5 (3.55%) Degree
7 3 (2.13%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.42%) PMP
8 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.71%) MCTS
9 1 (0.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.71%) CAPM
9 1 (0.71%) CCA
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCEA
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) vCloud
3 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Puppet
1 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.71%) Netcool
2 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (7.80%) Sun
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle
2 9 (6.38%) Cisco
3 8 (5.67%) Citrix
4 6 (4.26%) McAfee
5 5 (3.55%) Informatica
6 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.13%) VMware
7 2 (1.42%) Veritas
7 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.71%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.71%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.71%) F5
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) NetApp
8 1 (0.71%) Juniper
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