Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 June 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.

Security Clearance
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 45 28 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 31.47% 22.58% 51.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.36% 84.85% 91.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 44
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £140 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +257.14% -65.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £393 £115 £300
90th Percentile £550 £445 £607
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Cheltenham median hourly rate £25.15 £15.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.28% +26.04% -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +4.29% -0.71% -18.97%

Security 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 56 33 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 39.16% 26.61% 56.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 49
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -43.75% -7.25%
10th Percentile £400 £115 £243
90th Percentile £550 £433 £584
Gloucestershire median daily rate £416 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +4.06% -5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.87% +38.00% -69.14%
10th Percentile £24.53 £13.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £17.50 £12.90
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +12.31% -24.42% +2.38%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 33 (73.33%) DV Cleared
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) Java
4 22 (48.89%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 13 (28.89%) Selenium
7 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
8 11 (24.44%) DevOps
8 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
8 11 (24.44%) ISEB
9 10 (22.22%) JIRA
9 10 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (17.78%) Scrum
10 8 (17.78%) Spring
10 8 (17.78%) JSF
10 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
10 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 8 (17.78%) OO
10 8 (17.78%) OOD
10 8 (17.78%) C#
10 8 (17.78%) JUnit
10 8 (17.78%) EJB
10 8 (17.78%) Bitbucket
10 8 (17.78%) Confluence
10 8 (17.78%) Wiki
10 8 (17.78%) EasyMock
10 8 (17.78%) CentOS

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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 8 (17.78%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) Documentum
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
2 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
3 10 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (22.22%) JIRA
4 8 (17.78%) Bitbucket
4 8 (17.78%) EasyMock
4 8 (17.78%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.44%) JMeter
6 2 (4.44%) WATIR
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Tester
5 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Business Change Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (2.22%) Electrical Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) EJB
1 8 (17.78%) JSF
1 8 (17.78%) Spring
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Core
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Wiki
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) CentOS
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (24.44%) DevOps
5 8 (17.78%) OO
5 8 (17.78%) OOD
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Coaching
8 2 (4.44%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) SDLC
8 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) DV Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
3 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (24.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) HNC
5 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.44%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle