The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 19 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.62% 8.47% 13.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.20% 27.78% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£600 £475 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +50.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.00 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £20.00 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £23.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+32.37% -24.00%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 18 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 64.90% 30.51% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 4 17
Average daily rate £478 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.40 £30.50 £39.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 December 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Borland
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) CISM
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
6 1 (9.09%) MCSD
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) Solaris

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DMZ
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (45.45%) Electronics
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCSE
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) MCSD
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCEA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Borland
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
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