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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 73 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 50.69% 30.33% 12.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 86.90% 88.10% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 8
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£415 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £150 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £600 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £44.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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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
84 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 58.33% 34.43% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 16
Average daily rate £415 £330 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £580 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £44.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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

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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 31 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 31 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 98 (73.13%) DV Cleared
2 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.61%) UNIX
4 34 (25.37%) Python
5 33 (24.63%) SC Cleared
6 29 (21.64%) Perl
7 27 (20.15%) Java
8 24 (17.91%) OO
9 23 (17.16%) ClearCase
9 23 (17.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 23 (17.16%) Bash Shell
9 23 (17.16%) Subversion
9 23 (17.16%) Ruby
10 22 (16.42%) Linux
10 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
11 20 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (14.18%) WAN
12 19 (14.18%) LAN
12 19 (14.18%) DNS
13 17 (12.69%) Release Management
14 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (11.94%) Windows
14 16 (11.94%) C++
14 16 (11.94%) Scrum
15 15 (11.19%) Oracle
16 14 (10.45%) Ant
16 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
16 14 (10.45%) Maven
16 14 (10.45%) Apache Ivy
16 14 (10.45%) Oracle Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (2.24%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) Drupal
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) MS Project
2 5 (3.73%) MS Office
3 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 19 (14.18%) WAN
2 19 (14.18%) LAN
2 19 (14.18%) DNS
3 13 (9.70%) DHCP
4 11 (8.21%) Firewall
5 10 (7.46%) 2G
5 10 (7.46%) 2.5G
5 10 (7.46%) Wireshark
5 10 (7.46%) SDH
5 10 (7.46%) 3G
6 9 (6.72%) 4G
7 5 (3.73%) Network Security
7 5 (3.73%) VPN
8 4 (2.99%) MPLS
8 4 (2.99%) BGP
9 3 (2.24%) SSL
9 3 (2.24%) VoIP
10 2 (1.49%) ATM
10 2 (1.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.46%) MySQL
3 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.97%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (5.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.75%) Impala
7 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Subversion
1 23 (17.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 23 (17.16%) ClearCase
2 14 (10.45%) Maven
2 14 (10.45%) Ant
2 14 (10.45%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.97%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (4.48%) Rational Functional Tester
5 6 (4.48%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Publishing
3 1 (0.75%) Military
3 1 (0.75%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 38 (28.36%) Developer
2 17 (12.69%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.70%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.21%) Analyst
5 10 (7.46%) C++ Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.22%) DBA
7 7 (5.22%) Architect
7 7 (5.22%) Administrator
7 7 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (4.48%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Consultant
8 6 (4.48%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Transition Manager
10 4 (2.99%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) J2EE
2 10 (7.46%) STL
3 5 (3.73%) Web Services
4 4 (2.99%) XML
4 4 (2.99%) Middleware
4 4 (2.99%) CSS
4 4 (2.99%) Django
4 4 (2.99%) HTML
5 3 (2.24%) REST
5 3 (2.24%) SOAP
6 1 (0.75%) GraphX
6 1 (0.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.46%) Client/Server
2 10 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.99%) Replication
5 3 (2.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Derivative
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Blog
6 1 (0.75%) RMADS
6 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
6 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.61%) UNIX
2 22 (16.42%) Linux
3 16 (11.94%) Windows
4 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.91%) OO
3 20 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (12.69%) Release Management
5 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (11.94%) Scrum
6 12 (8.96%) OOD
7 11 (8.21%) ITIL
8 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.97%) Functional Testing
8 8 (5.97%) User Stories
9 7 (5.22%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.22%) Security Architecture
9 7 (5.22%) SIEM
10 6 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.48%) Test Management
10 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.48%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.73%) SOA
11 5 (3.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.37%) Python
2 29 (21.64%) Perl
3 27 (20.15%) Java
4 23 (17.16%) Ruby
4 23 (17.16%) Bash Shell
5 16 (11.94%) C++
6 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.70%) PHP
7 13 (9.70%) SQL
7 13 (9.70%) Lua
8 10 (7.46%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.46%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (73.13%) DV Cleared
2 33 (24.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.21%) Sun Certification
4 8 (5.97%) OCPJP
5 7 (5.22%) CISSP
6 4 (2.99%) ISEB
6 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.99%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.24%) MCTS
7 3 (2.24%) MCITP
7 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.24%) CCNP
7 3 (2.24%) CCNA
8 2 (1.49%) Degree
8 2 (1.49%) CISM
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.75%) CCIA
9 1 (0.75%) CCA
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) vSphere
2 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.75%) HDFS
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Oracle
2 11 (8.21%) Sun
3 9 (6.72%) Cisco
3 9 (6.72%) McAfee
4 8 (5.97%) CA
5 7 (5.22%) HP
5 7 (5.22%) VMware
6 6 (4.48%) Citrix
7 5 (3.73%) TOWER Software
7 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.99%) Sourcefire
8 4 (2.99%) Infoblox
8 4 (2.99%) Juniper
8 4 (2.99%) Informatica
8 4 (2.99%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.24%) webMethods
10 2 (1.49%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.75%) F5
11 1 (0.75%) IBM