Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 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 Clearance
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 118 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 42.29% 43.66% 33.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.89% 87.32% 90.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 29 21
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21% -8.33%
10th Percentile £408 £450 £263
90th Percentile £541 £663 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £480 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +85.71% +45.83%
10th Percentile £15.70 £31.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £29.25 £33.75 £78.60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -37.50%

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 139 71 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 49.82% 50.00% 36.69%
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 12 2 9
Cheltenham median hourly rate £28.75 £38.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.81% +93.75% +66.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £32.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.88 £63.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.08% +18.18% -37.57%

Security Cleared
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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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.

1 102 (86.44%) DV Cleared
2 33 (27.97%) Windows
3 28 (23.73%) Java
4 25 (21.19%) Linux
5 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (17.80%) Active Directory
7 18 (15.25%) SCCM
7 18 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (14.41%) Hyper-V
9 16 (13.56%) ITIL
9 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
10 15 (12.71%) VMware
11 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
12 13 (11.02%) HP
12 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
12 13 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (10.17%) Network Security
13 12 (10.17%) ITSM
14 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
14 11 (9.32%) Citrix
14 11 (9.32%) Solaris
14 11 (9.32%) Oracle
14 11 (9.32%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (8.47%) .NET
15 10 (8.47%) C#
15 10 (8.47%) OO
15 10 (8.47%) OOD
15 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery

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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 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.54%) Apache
2 3 (2.54%) JBoss
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.69%) Primavera
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.54%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) Network Security
2 7 (5.93%) Firewall
3 6 (5.08%) Internet
3 6 (5.08%) NAS
4 5 (4.24%) LAN
4 5 (4.24%) WAN
5 4 (3.39%) DNS
5 4 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.39%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.54%) Broadband
6 3 (2.54%) GSM
6 3 (2.54%) HTTP
6 3 (2.54%) IPv4
6 3 (2.54%) IPv6
6 3 (2.54%) LTE
6 3 (2.54%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.54%) UMTS
6 3 (2.54%) VoIP
6 3 (2.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) Big Data
2 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.54%) MySQL
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.69%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Selenium
2 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.24%) JIRA
4 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.69%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.69%) JMeter
6 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.69%) MSI
6 2 (1.69%) WATIR
7 1 (0.85%) Gradle
7 1 (0.85%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (14.41%) Developer
2 13 (11.02%) Administrator
3 10 (8.47%) Software Developer
3 10 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (7.63%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (7.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (7.63%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Consultant
6 5 (4.24%) Customer Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.24%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Senior Customer Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (3.39%) DBA
7 4 (3.39%) Project Officer
8 3 (2.54%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.54%) Implementation Specialist
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) .NET
2 5 (4.24%) XML
3 3 (2.54%) Java EE
3 3 (2.54%) JSON
3 3 (2.54%) Middleware
3 3 (2.54%) WebRTC
4 2 (1.69%) HTML
4 2 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) D3.js
5 1 (0.85%) Material Design
5 1 (0.85%) NumPy
5 1 (0.85%) Pandas
5 1 (0.85%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) RESTful
5 1 (0.85%) Spring
5 1 (0.85%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.85%) Vert.x
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) HP Storage
3 3 (2.54%) Clustering
3 3 (2.54%) PKI
3 3 (2.54%) Replication
4 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.85%) EPoS
5 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.97%) Windows
2 25 (21.19%) Linux
3 17 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.32%) Solaris
6 9 (7.63%) CentOS
6 9 (7.63%) Unix
6 9 (7.63%) Windows 10
6 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (13.56%) ITIL
4 13 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (10.17%) ITSM
6 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (8.47%) OO
6 10 (8.47%) OOD
6 10 (8.47%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (7.63%) Data Protection
7 9 (7.63%) ITIL V3
7 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.78%) Information Assurance
8 8 (6.78%) Service Management
9 6 (5.08%) High Availability
9 6 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (4.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.73%) Java
2 10 (8.47%) C#
3 8 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.78%) Python
4 7 (5.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.08%) SQL
6 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.69%) C
7 2 (1.69%) Perl
7 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.69%) Ruby
7 2 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 102 (86.44%) DV Cleared
2 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.63%) Degree
4 7 (5.93%) ISEB
4 7 (5.93%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.54%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.54%) CISSP
6 3 (2.54%) MCP
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.69%) CISM
7 2 (1.69%) OCP
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.69%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.69%) SNIA Certification
7 2 (1.69%) SSCP
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) MCSE
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.80%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.41%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.32%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.63%) vSphere
5 4 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.54%) Docker
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (15.25%) SCCM
2 4 (3.39%) SCOM
2 4 (3.39%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.54%) Ansible
3 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.69%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.69%) Puppet
4 2 (1.69%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.85%) vRealize
5 1 (0.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) VMware
2 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.02%) HP
4 11 (9.32%) Citrix
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle
4 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.63%) NetApp
6 7 (5.93%) Brocade
6 7 (5.93%) EMC
7 3 (2.54%) SAP
8 2 (1.69%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco
8 2 (1.69%) Sybase
8 2 (1.69%) Veritas
9 1 (0.85%) Dell
9 1 (0.85%) F5