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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 15 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.32% 50.51% 55.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.00% 89.29% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 43
Median daily rate £413 £450 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £363 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £546 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.22%

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
20 56 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.09% 56.57% 60.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 45
Median daily rate £413 £425 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £280 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Median hourly rate £28.75 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 43 (63.24%) DV Cleared
2 25 (36.76%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) SC Cleared
4 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (26.47%) Python
6 16 (23.53%) Selenium
7 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
7 15 (22.06%) Windows
8 13 (19.12%) Linux
9 11 (16.18%) Ant
9 11 (16.18%) Unix
9 11 (16.18%) ISEB
9 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
10 10 (14.71%) JIRA
10 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
10 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (13.24%) SDLC
11 9 (13.24%) Ruby
11 9 (13.24%) Maven
11 9 (13.24%) HP
11 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (11.76%) OO
12 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
12 8 (11.76%) Scrum
12 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
13 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
13 7 (10.29%) Release Management
13 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
13 7 (10.29%) 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 3 (4.41%) Apache
1 3 (4.41%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) DHCP
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.82%) Big Data
2 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.41%) OrientDB
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (2.94%) Endeca
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Selenium
2 11 (16.18%) Ant
3 10 (14.71%) JIRA
4 9 (13.24%) Maven
5 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.82%) LoadRunner
7 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
7 5 (7.35%) JUnit
7 5 (7.35%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (7.35%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.41%) ClearCase
8 3 (4.41%) Hudson
8 3 (4.41%) JMeter
9 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.94%) Gradle
10 1 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.47%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.47%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Electronics
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Test Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Developer
2 9 (13.24%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) OBIEE Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Informatica Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 3 (4.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Java EE
2 4 (5.88%) CSS
2 4 (5.88%) EJB
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) JMS
3 3 (4.41%) JSON
3 3 (4.41%) REST
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) Spring
4 2 (2.94%) XSLT
5 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.47%) J2EE
5 1 (1.47%) JSF
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) Swing
5 1 (1.47%) SWT
5 1 (1.47%) XSD
5 1 (1.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.94%) Clustering
1 2 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (2.94%) Wiki
2 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) Unix
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.94%) CentOS
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
3 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.24%) SDLC
5 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 8 (11.76%) OO
5 8 (11.76%) Scrum
6 7 (10.29%) Release Management
6 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) ITIL
7 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.35%) BDD
8 5 (7.35%) Open Source
8 5 (7.35%) Software Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) High Availability
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) Java
2 18 (26.47%) Python
3 9 (13.24%) Ruby
4 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.29%) SQL
6 6 (8.82%) C++
6 6 (8.82%) Perl
7 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.41%) C
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.47%) Lua
10 1 (1.47%) XPath
10 1 (1.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 43 (63.24%) DV Cleared
2 23 (33.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.18%) ISEB
3 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CISSP
6 1 (1.47%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) Firmware
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) Kibana
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) HP
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.35%) Cloudera
4 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) Informatica
5 4 (5.88%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
6 3 (4.41%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (1.47%) Apple
8 1 (1.47%) Motorola
8 1 (1.47%) OpenText