Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 12 7
Rank change year-on-year -16 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 13 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.66% 9.03% 12.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 17.81% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Cheltenham median daily rate £140 £398 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.78% +32.50% -29.41%
10th Percentile £113 £336 £115
90th Percentile £538 £447 £435
Gloucestershire median daily rate £381 £275 £425
% change year-on-year +38.64% -35.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +92.59% -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.00 £46.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +162.86% -61.96%

SC Cleared 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 138 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 49.46% 50.69% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 21
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £500 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.21% -8.24%
10th Percentile £365 £341 £263
90th Percentile £541 £663 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £456 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +7.35% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 9
Cheltenham median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +93.75% +66.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £32.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.88 £63.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.31% +18.18% -37.57%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (7.69%) vRealize
7 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
7 1 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 1 (7.69%) Data Science
7 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
7 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
7 1 (7.69%) Big Data
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics

SC Cleared
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Customer Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Customer Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Java EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (7.69%) Deep Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) DSDM
2 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
2 1 (7.69%) MODAF
2 1 (7.69%) Neural Network
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.69%) UML
2 1 (7.69%) Use Case
2 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware