The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheltenham region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 18 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.69% 7.69% 5.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 22.58% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.90% 34.07% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 36
Average daily rate £330 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £382 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.10 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
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Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) RSS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Zend
2 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Ethereal
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SONET
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) DSL
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Supervisor
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) RSS
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) AppSense
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco