Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.31% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median daily rate - - -
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £370 £510
% change year-on-year +8.11% -27.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £54.50 - -

BPSS Clearance is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 65 81 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 43.05% 43.09% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 65
Cheltenham median daily rate £550 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £401 £163 £278
90th Percentile £663 £563 £575
Gloucestershire median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% -20.73% +5.13%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -29.49%

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 BPSS Clearance.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSL
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) XQuery
1 5 (100.00%) XForms
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) CA Agile Central

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XForms
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CA Agile Central