Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 79 53 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 38.16% 36.55% 42.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.61% 96.36% 89.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 47
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £575 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +39.39% -2.65%
10th Percentile £400 £450 £299
90th Percentile £538 £663 £568
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.86% -13.25% +53.85%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -

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 98 55 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 47.34% 37.93% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 51
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +43.75% -5.60%
10th Percentile £263 £450 £263
90th Percentile £538 £663 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £28.75 £17.35 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.71% -59.18% +226.92%
10th Percentile £17.05 £15.96 £16.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £17.49 £79.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 12 December 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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 68 (86.08%) DV Cleared
2 27 (34.18%) Java
3 24 (30.38%) Windows
3 24 (30.38%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.99%) Linux
5 15 (18.99%) Test Automation
6 14 (17.72%) Selenium
6 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (15.19%) OO
8 12 (15.19%) OOD
8 12 (15.19%) C#
8 12 (15.19%) .NET
8 12 (15.19%) ISTQB
9 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
10 10 (12.66%) ISEB
11 9 (11.39%) Python
11 9 (11.39%) ITIL
11 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
11 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
12 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
12 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (10.13%) JIRA
12 8 (10.13%) SCCM
12 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
13 7 (8.86%) Oracle
13 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (8.86%) ITSM
13 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V

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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 5 (6.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) JBoss
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Network Security
2 4 (5.06%) NAS
3 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) HTTP
4 2 (2.53%) Broadband
4 2 (2.53%) DHCP
4 2 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) GSM
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) IPv4
4 2 (2.53%) IPv6
4 2 (2.53%) LAN
4 2 (2.53%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.53%) UMTS
4 2 (2.53%) VoIP
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Apache Accumulo
1 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.06%) Big Data
3 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.27%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Selenium
2 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.13%) JIRA
4 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.33%) JMeter
6 5 (6.33%) WATIR
7 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.27%) Gradle
8 1 (1.27%) Maven
8 1 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Developer
1 14 (17.72%) Test Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Software Developer
3 6 (7.59%) Administrator
4 5 (6.33%) Customer Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Senior Customer Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared DBA
7 2 (2.53%) Middleware Administrator
7 2 (2.53%) Project Control Officer
7 2 (2.53%) Project Officer
7 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 2 (2.53%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) XML
3 3 (3.80%) Java EE
3 3 (3.80%) JSON
3 3 (3.80%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) WebRTC
5 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) Material Design
5 1 (1.27%) RESTful
5 1 (1.27%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) HP Storage
2 3 (3.80%) PKI
2 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.53%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) EPoS
4 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Linux
3 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.06%) Unix
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) Solaris
9 2 (2.53%) CentOS
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Test Automation
4 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (15.19%) OO
5 12 (15.19%) OOD
6 9 (11.39%) ITIL
7 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.86%) ITSM
8 6 (7.59%) DevOps
8 6 (7.59%) ITIL V3
8 6 (7.59%) Service Management
8 6 (7.59%) TDD
9 5 (6.33%) High Availability
9 5 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.06%) Scrum
10 4 (5.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) Java
2 12 (15.19%) C#
3 9 (11.39%) Python
4 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.33%) Perl
5 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.33%) Ruby
6 3 (3.80%) C
6 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.80%) SQL
7 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (86.08%) DV Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.66%) ISEB
5 6 (7.59%) Degree
6 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.53%) MCP
7 2 (2.53%) MCSA
7 2 (2.53%) MCSE
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.53%) SNIA Certification
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.80%) Docker
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.80%) vSphere
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Ansible
3 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (2.53%) SCOM
4 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.27%) vRealize
5 1 (1.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle
2 6 (7.59%) HP
3 5 (6.33%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) NetApp
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) Brocade
5 3 (3.80%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) EMC
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.53%) Sybase
6 2 (2.53%) Veritas
7 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.27%) Dell