The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aerospace
Rank 17 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.35% 5.33% 6.25%
As % of the General category 12.50% 28.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £346 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.78% 18.67% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 12
Average daily rate £300 £312 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.69% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Aerospace
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Aerospace Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Aerospace
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aerospace across the Cheltenham region.

Aerospace Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Aerospace Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Aerospace also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Aerospace.

1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
1 7 (43.75%) DO-178B
1 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Avionics
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Windchill
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Serena
4 3 (18.75%) Wind River
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) PLM
5 2 (12.50%) PDM
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 2 (12.50%) CAD
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Ada
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Electronics
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Military

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Aerospace also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Aerospace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Windchill
2 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DVB
1 1 (6.25%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Avionics
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Compliance Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) PLM
3 2 (12.50%) PDM
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
2 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.25%) Ada
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) DO-178B
2 5 (31.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Serena
1 3 (18.75%) Wind River
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow