Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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 Clearance
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 49 104 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 34.27% 43.51% 41.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 96.08% 92.86% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 70
Cheltenham median daily rate £575 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -1.84% -7.91%
10th Percentile £439 £290 £264
90th Percentile £663 £563 £538
Gloucestershire median daily rate £488 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +14.04% +0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 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 £28.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -35.29%

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 51 112 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 35.66% 46.86% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 54 86
Cheltenham median daily rate £575 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £406 £271 £263
90th Percentile £663 £563 £535
Gloucestershire median daily rate £430 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +4.24% - +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.30 £18.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +44.23% -68.29%
10th Percentile £16.08 £14.31 £11.72
90th Percentile £17.48 £44.88 £33.65
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.73% - -32.10%

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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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 26 (53.06%) DV Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) XML
4 9 (18.37%) Project Management
4 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.29%) Migration
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
6 6 (12.24%) Windows
7 5 (10.20%) HTTP
7 5 (10.20%) XQuery
7 5 (10.20%) XForms
7 5 (10.20%) IBM
7 5 (10.20%) webMethods
7 5 (10.20%) XSD
7 5 (10.20%) XSL
7 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 5 (10.20%) JDBC
7 5 (10.20%) SOAP
7 5 (10.20%) Web Services
7 5 (10.20%) Validation
7 5 (10.20%) Workflow
7 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Broadband
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) GSM
2 1 (2.04%) IPv4
2 1 (2.04%) LTE
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) UMTS
2 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Consultant
2 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Applications Developer
3 5 (10.20%) webMethods Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Business Change Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Business Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Change Manager
4 4 (8.16%) DOORS Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) JDBC
2 5 (10.20%) SOAP
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) XForms
2 5 (10.20%) XSD
2 5 (10.20%) XSL
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) MFC
4 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Project Management
1 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
2 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.20%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Validation
4 5 (10.20%) Workflow
5 4 (8.16%) Business Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.16%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) XPath
2 5 (10.20%) XQuery
3 2 (4.08%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) DV Cleared
2 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) KVM
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) CA Agile Central
1 5 (10.20%) IBM
1 5 (10.20%) webMethods
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Dell
3 1 (2.04%) EMC
3 1 (2.04%) Isilon
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) VMware