Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 41 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 24.68% 26.97% 45.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.37% 91.11% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 52
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £264 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.62% -34.06% -5.88%
10th Percentile £408 £115 £291
90th Percentile £523 £479 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £398 £430
% change year-on-year +13.21% -7.56% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.80 £17.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +32.69% -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.67% +36.36% -

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 54 45 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 35.06% 29.61% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 57
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £263 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -32.26% -8.82%
10th Percentile £263 £115 £279
90th Percentile £500 £435 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £391 £410
% change year-on-year +2.24% -4.57% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.87% -37.84% +113.46%
10th Percentile £27.18 £13.00 £15.83
90th Percentile £49.00 £17.50 £40.68
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.53% +16.36% -

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

Security Cleared
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 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 19 September 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 (86.84%) DV Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) Java
4 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
4 15 (39.47%) Selenium
4 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.95%) Cucumber
5 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) ISEB
6 10 (26.32%) OOD
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 10 (26.32%) OO
7 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
7 9 (23.68%) DevOps
8 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (21.05%) C#
8 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 8 (21.05%) JIRA
9 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.53%) Apache Spark
10 4 (10.53%) SDLC
10 4 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (10.53%) Apache Accumulo
10 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) Bitbucket

Security 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 4 (10.53%) Apache Spark
1 4 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) NAS
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Apache Accumulo
1 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Selenium
2 11 (28.95%) Cucumber
3 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
4 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (21.05%) JIRA
5 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.53%) Bitbucket
6 4 (10.53%) EasyMock
6 4 (10.53%) JMeter
6 4 (10.53%) JUnit
6 4 (10.53%) WATIR
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
1 11 (28.95%) Test Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) EJB
2 4 (10.53%) JSF
2 4 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) CentOS
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
3 10 (26.32%) OO
3 10 (26.32%) OOD
4 9 (23.68%) DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.53%) C
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 4 (10.53%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) DV Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
3 11 (28.95%) ISEB
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) CA Agile Central
1 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle