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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 62 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.33% 38.94% 19.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 91.18% 95.65% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 8
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£450 £431 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +35.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £240 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £635 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £372
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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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
68 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.33% 40.71% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 16
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 122 (89.71%) DV Cleared
2 48 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.35%) Python
4 40 (29.41%) UNIX
5 39 (28.68%) Perl
6 36 (26.47%) OO
7 35 (25.74%) ClearCase
7 35 (25.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 35 (25.74%) Subversion
8 31 (22.79%) Java
9 30 (22.06%) Ruby
9 30 (22.06%) Bash Shell
10 27 (19.85%) Release Management
11 26 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (17.65%) C++
12 24 (17.65%) Linux
13 22 (16.18%) LAN
13 22 (16.18%) WAN
14 21 (15.44%) OOD
14 21 (15.44%) Firewall
15 20 (14.71%) Scrum
16 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
16 18 (13.24%) Ant
16 18 (13.24%) Maven
16 18 (13.24%) Git (software)
16 18 (13.24%) Apache Ivy
17 17 (12.50%) Lua
17 17 (12.50%) PHP
17 17 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 15 (11.03%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.41%) CMS
2 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.74%) Lync
3 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.21%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) LAN
1 22 (16.18%) WAN
2 21 (15.44%) Firewall
3 17 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (8.82%) SDH
4 12 (8.82%) DNS
4 12 (8.82%) 3G
4 12 (8.82%) 2G
4 12 (8.82%) 2.5G
4 12 (8.82%) Wireshark
5 11 (8.09%) 4G
6 8 (5.88%) VPN
7 7 (5.15%) DHCP
8 6 (4.41%) IPsec
8 6 (4.41%) OSPF
8 6 (4.41%) BGP
8 6 (4.41%) SSL
8 6 (4.41%) VoIP
8 6 (4.41%) Network Security
9 1 (0.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) MySQL
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.74%) Impala
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (25.74%) ClearCase
1 35 (25.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (25.74%) Subversion
2 18 (13.24%) Ant
2 18 (13.24%) Maven
2 18 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.24%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (3.68%) Rational Functional Tester
3 5 (3.68%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.41%) Finance
3 2 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Developer
2 21 (15.44%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.24%) Architect
4 16 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 13 (9.56%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Consultant
9 5 (3.68%) Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Technical Team Leader
10 4 (2.94%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.21%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) J2EE
2 12 (8.82%) STL
3 5 (3.68%) Web Services
4 4 (2.94%) Middleware
4 4 (2.94%) Django
5 3 (2.21%) REST
5 3 (2.21%) XML
5 3 (2.21%) CSS
5 3 (2.21%) SOAP
5 3 (2.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.74%) GraphX
6 1 (0.74%) Java EE
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 12 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.94%) Clustering
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.21%) Derivative
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) RMADS
7 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.41%) UNIX
2 24 (17.65%) Linux
3 11 (8.09%) Windows
4 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.47%) OO
3 27 (19.85%) Release Management
4 26 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (15.44%) OOD
6 20 (14.71%) Scrum
7 12 (8.82%) Security Architecture
7 12 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (7.35%) Information Security
9 9 (6.62%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.88%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.15%) Cyber Security
11 7 (5.15%) Functional Testing
11 7 (5.15%) User Stories
11 7 (5.15%) Data Protection
11 7 (5.15%) ITIL
11 7 (5.15%) Security Management
12 6 (4.41%) TOGAF
12 6 (4.41%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.35%) Python
2 39 (28.68%) Perl
3 31 (22.79%) Java
4 30 (22.06%) Ruby
4 30 (22.06%) Bash Shell
5 24 (17.65%) C++
6 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 17 (12.50%) Lua
7 17 (12.50%) PHP
8 13 (9.56%) SQL
9 9 (6.62%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.47%) C
12 2 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 122 (89.71%) DV Cleared
2 12 (8.82%) CISSP
2 12 (8.82%) Sun Certification
2 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.62%) OCPJP
4 7 (5.15%) CISM
5 5 (3.68%) Degree
6 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.21%) MCTS
6 3 (2.21%) MCITP
6 3 (2.21%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.21%) ISEB
6 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CEH
7 1 (0.74%) CISMP
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) CCIA
7 1 (0.74%) APMP
7 1 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) vSphere
2 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.21%) Firmware
4 1 (0.74%) HDFS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (8.82%) Sun
2 10 (7.35%) Citrix
2 10 (7.35%) Cisco
2 10 (7.35%) McAfee
3 8 (5.88%) HP
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle
4 7 (5.15%) VMware
5 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.68%) TOWER Software
6 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.94%) Infoblox
7 3 (2.21%) webMethods
7 3 (2.21%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.74%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.74%) F5
8 1 (0.74%) Juniper
8 1 (0.74%) CA
8 1 (0.74%) Veritas
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