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 24 September 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
24 Sep 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 45 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.50% 34.15% 38.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 88.24% 82.35% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 40
Median daily rate £400 £443 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% +9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £371 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £568 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
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
51 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.50% 41.46% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 47
Median daily rate £400 £436 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.30% +19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £329 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 24 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 66 (59.46%) DV Cleared
2 46 (41.44%) SC Cleared
3 41 (36.94%) Java
4 31 (27.93%) Unix
5 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (22.52%) Linux
7 21 (18.92%) Python
8 18 (16.22%) Firewall
9 16 (14.41%) Oracle
9 16 (14.41%) Cisco
10 15 (13.51%) SQL
10 15 (13.51%) REST
11 14 (12.61%) ISTQB
11 14 (12.61%) Selenium
11 14 (12.61%) DHCP
12 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (11.71%) Web Services
13 12 (10.81%) Juniper
13 12 (10.81%) C++
13 12 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (9.91%) Bash Shell
14 11 (9.91%) Windows
14 11 (9.91%) SOAP
14 11 (9.91%) ISEB
14 11 (9.91%) CCNP
14 11 (9.91%) Middleware
14 11 (9.91%) webMethods
14 11 (9.91%) Ruby
14 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Architecture
15 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing

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 (3.60%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) Firewall
2 14 (12.61%) DHCP
3 10 (9.01%) VPN
4 7 (6.31%) Network Security
5 6 (5.41%) BGP
5 6 (5.41%) EIGRP
5 6 (5.41%) VLAN
6 5 (4.50%) HSRP
6 5 (4.50%) IPsec
6 5 (4.50%) MPLS
6 5 (4.50%) WAN
7 4 (3.60%) DNS
7 4 (3.60%) LAN
8 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.80%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (1.80%) SAN
9 2 (1.80%) TACACS
9 2 (1.80%) Wireless
9 2 (1.80%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.90%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.31%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.50%) OrientDB
5 4 (3.60%) Big Data
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.80%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.90%) MySQL
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Selenium
2 10 (9.01%) JIRA
3 9 (8.11%) Ant
3 9 (8.11%) Maven
4 6 (5.41%) ClearCase
4 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.41%) JUnit
5 5 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.50%) JMeter
5 5 (4.50%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.80%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.80%) Subversion
8 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.90%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.90%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.90%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Developer
2 15 (13.51%) Test Engineer
3 13 (11.71%) Network Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.21%) DBA
6 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared DBA
6 7 (6.31%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Test Specialist
10 3 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.51%) REST
2 13 (11.71%) Web Services
3 11 (9.91%) Middleware
3 11 (9.91%) SOAP
4 7 (6.31%) J2EE
5 4 (3.60%) Java EE
5 4 (3.60%) JSON
6 2 (1.80%) EJB
6 2 (1.80%) Spring
6 2 (1.80%) WSDL
7 1 (0.90%) CSS
7 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.90%) HTML
7 1 (0.90%) JMS
7 1 (0.90%) JSF
7 1 (0.90%) OCX
7 1 (0.90%) Swing
7 1 (0.90%) SWT
7 1 (0.90%) XML
7 1 (0.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.60%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.70%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Ergonomics
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.80%) PKI
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.90%) VHDL
5 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Unix
2 25 (22.52%) Linux
3 11 (9.91%) Windows
4 9 (8.11%) Solaris
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) CentOS
8 1 (0.90%) HPUX
8 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
5 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.21%) Change Management
6 8 (7.21%) ITIL
6 8 (7.21%) SDLC
6 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.41%) Scrum
7 6 (5.41%) Time Management
8 5 (4.50%) BDD
8 5 (4.50%) Innovation Management
8 5 (4.50%) OO
8 5 (4.50%) Release Management
8 5 (4.50%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (4.50%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.50%) TDD
9 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) Java
2 21 (18.92%) Python
3 15 (13.51%) SQL
4 12 (10.81%) C++
5 11 (9.91%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.91%) Ruby
6 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.41%) Perl
8 5 (4.50%) C
8 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.80%) Lua
9 2 (1.80%) PHP
9 2 (1.80%) Scala
10 1 (0.90%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.90%) Korn
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) XPath
10 1 (0.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (59.46%) DV Cleared
2 46 (41.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.61%) ISTQB
4 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (9.91%) CCNP
5 11 (9.91%) ISEB
6 4 (3.60%) CCIE
6 4 (3.60%) CEH
6 4 (3.60%) Degree
6 4 (3.60%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.80%) CCNA
8 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) NEBOSH
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) Firmware
3 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.60%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.70%) SCCM
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Cisco
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle
2 12 (10.81%) Juniper
3 11 (9.91%) webMethods
4 10 (9.01%) HP
5 7 (6.31%) Blue Coat
5 7 (6.31%) F5
5 7 (6.31%) TippingPoint
6 6 (5.41%) VMware
7 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.60%) Endeca
8 4 (3.60%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.70%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.80%) IBM
10 2 (1.80%) SAP
11 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.90%) NetApp
11 1 (0.90%) Veritas
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
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