Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 23 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 15.97% 13.48% 15.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.59% 29.25% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 21
Cheltenham median daily rate £406 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% +13.08% +23.81%
10th Percentile £384 £271 £225
90th Percentile £433 £432 £463
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -14.47% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +34.62% -70.52%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% -70.93%

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 54 106 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 37.50% 46.09% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 53 86
Cheltenham median daily rate £575 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £409 £290 £263
90th Percentile £663 £563 £535
Gloucestershire median daily rate £440 £416 £411
% change year-on-year +5.71% +1.22% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.30 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.50% +53.85% -68.29%
10th Percentile £16.08 £16.38 £11.72
90th Percentile £17.48 £45.10 £33.65
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.73% - -32.10%

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 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 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 5 (21.74%) Workflow
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
5 5 (21.74%) XSD
5 5 (21.74%) XSL
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) HTTP
5 5 (21.74%) XQuery
5 5 (21.74%) XForms
5 5 (21.74%) webMethods
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) JDBC
5 5 (21.74%) SOAP
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
5 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (21.74%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Applications Developer
3 5 (21.74%) webMethods Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) DOORS Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) DOORS Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Rollout Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) JDBC
2 5 (21.74%) SOAP
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) XForms
2 5 (21.74%) XSD
2 5 (21.74%) XSL
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) MFC
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
1 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Validation
2 5 (21.74%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.35%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) XPath
1 5 (21.74%) XQuery
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) CA Agile Central
1 5 (21.74%) webMethods
2 4 (17.39%) IBM