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 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 46 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.81% 40.82% 49.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 95.83% 86.96% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 39
Median daily rate £400 £400 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £96.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 - £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.40 - £151.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £30.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.95% +62.63%
Security Cleared
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
48 46 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.71% 46.94% 60.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £152.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 62 (67.39%) DV Cleared
2 35 (38.04%) Java
3 28 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (25.00%) Python
6 22 (23.91%) Linux
7 19 (20.65%) Selenium
8 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
9 16 (17.39%) Windows
10 14 (15.22%) Unix
10 14 (15.22%) ISTQB
10 14 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (14.13%) Ant
12 12 (13.04%) Oracle
12 12 (13.04%) ISEB
12 12 (13.04%) JIRA
13 11 (11.96%) Automated Testing
13 11 (11.96%) Maven
13 11 (11.96%) Bash Shell
13 11 (11.96%) HP
13 11 (11.96%) SQL
13 11 (11.96%) C++
13 11 (11.96%) SDLC
14 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
14 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
14 10 (10.87%) Hadoop
14 10 (10.87%) Test Scripting
14 10 (10.87%) Ruby
15 9 (9.78%) MongoDB
15 9 (9.78%) Finance

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
2 3 (3.26%) Confluence
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Firewall
2 5 (5.43%) DHCP
3 3 (3.26%) VPN
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) BGP
5 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.09%) HSRP
5 1 (1.09%) IPsec
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) MPLS
5 1 (1.09%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.09%) VLAN
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) Hadoop
2 9 (9.78%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.52%) Big Data
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.43%) OrientDB
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.17%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Selenium
2 13 (14.13%) Ant
3 12 (13.04%) JIRA
4 11 (11.96%) Maven
5 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
6 7 (7.61%) JUnit
7 6 (6.52%) LoadRunner
8 5 (5.43%) ClearCase
8 5 (5.43%) JMeter
8 5 (5.43%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (5.43%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.26%) Hudson
11 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.17%) Gradle
12 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.09%) EasyMock
12 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Electronics
3 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Test Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.52%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Build Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) OBIEE Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Java EE
1 6 (6.52%) REST
2 5 (5.43%) JSON
3 4 (4.35%) CSS
3 4 (4.35%) EJB
3 4 (4.35%) HTML
3 4 (4.35%) XML
4 3 (3.26%) JMS
4 3 (3.26%) Web Services
5 2 (2.17%) .NET
5 2 (2.17%) Spring
5 2 (2.17%) XSLT
6 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.09%) J2EE
6 1 (1.09%) jQuery
6 1 (1.09%) JSF
6 1 (1.09%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) Swing
6 1 (1.09%) XSD
6 1 (1.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) Wiki
4 1 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Linux
2 16 (17.39%) Windows
3 14 (15.22%) Unix
4 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.17%) CentOS
7 2 (2.17%) Solaris
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
3 14 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (11.96%) Automated Testing
4 11 (11.96%) SDLC
5 10 (10.87%) Test Scripting
6 9 (9.78%) Scrum
7 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.70%) OO
8 7 (7.61%) Software Testing
9 6 (6.52%) BDD
9 6 (6.52%) ITIL
9 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.52%) Release Management
9 6 (6.52%) TDD
10 5 (5.43%) DevOps
10 5 (5.43%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (5.43%) Open Source
10 5 (5.43%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.04%) Java
2 23 (25.00%) Python
3 11 (11.96%) Bash Shell
3 11 (11.96%) C++
3 11 (11.96%) SQL
4 10 (10.87%) Ruby
4 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.61%) C
6 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.52%) Perl
7 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.17%) C#
9 2 (2.17%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.09%) Lua
10 1 (1.09%) XPath
10 1 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 62 (67.39%) DV Cleared
2 28 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.22%) ISTQB
4 12 (13.04%) ISEB
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.35%) CEH
6 4 (4.35%) Sun Certification
7 3 (3.26%) CCNP
7 3 (3.26%) Degree
8 2 (2.17%) CCNA
9 1 (1.09%) CISSP
9 1 (1.09%) CLAS
9 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.09%) NEBOSH
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.17%) Firmware
4 2 (2.17%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) Kibana
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
2 11 (11.96%) HP
3 7 (7.61%) Cisco
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.43%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.43%) Cloudera
4 5 (5.43%) Juniper
4 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.35%) Informatica
5 4 (4.35%) SAP
5 4 (4.35%) VMware
6 3 (3.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.17%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.17%) Endeca
7 2 (2.17%) F5
7 2 (2.17%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.09%) Apple
8 1 (1.09%) Motorola