The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 48 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.43% 16.52% 26.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.85% 38.00% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 9
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£458 £500 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +29.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £915 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £367 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.80% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -21.42%
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Gloucestershire

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
65 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.92% 43.48% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 17
Average daily rate £458 £350 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.85% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £255 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -17.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DV Cleared 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 DV Cleared.

1 125 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (36.00%) Python
4 40 (32.00%) Perl
5 37 (29.60%) OO
6 36 (28.80%) Bash Shell
7 35 (28.00%) Ruby
8 34 (27.20%) Subversion
8 34 (27.20%) ClearCase
8 34 (27.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 32 (25.60%) UNIX
10 30 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (23.20%) Release Management
11 29 (23.20%) C++
12 26 (20.80%) Java
13 24 (19.20%) OOD
13 24 (19.20%) LAN
13 24 (19.20%) WAN
14 22 (17.60%) Linux
14 22 (17.60%) Firewall
14 22 (17.60%) Scrum
15 20 (16.00%) Maven
16 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
17 17 (13.60%) Ant
17 17 (13.60%) Apache Ivy
18 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
19 15 (12.00%) PHP
19 15 (12.00%) Lua
20 14 (11.20%) SQL
20 14 (11.20%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DV Cleared 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 DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.80%) CMS
2 4 (3.20%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.80%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Project
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.20%) LAN
1 24 (19.20%) WAN
2 22 (17.60%) Firewall
3 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.00%) SDH
4 10 (8.00%) 3G
4 10 (8.00%) 2G
4 10 (8.00%) 2.5G
4 10 (8.00%) Wireshark
5 9 (7.20%) 4G
6 8 (6.40%) VPN
7 7 (5.60%) BGP
7 7 (5.60%) IPsec
7 7 (5.60%) SSL
7 7 (5.60%) OSPF
8 6 (4.80%) VoIP
8 6 (4.80%) DNS
8 6 (4.80%) Network Security
9 1 (0.80%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) MySQL
1 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (27.20%) Subversion
1 34 (27.20%) ClearCase
1 34 (27.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (16.00%) Maven
3 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
4 17 (13.60%) Ant
4 17 (13.60%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (5.60%) Rational Functional Tester
5 7 (5.60%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.80%) Military
3 1 (0.80%) Law
3 1 (0.80%) Legal
3 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (34.40%) Developer
2 19 (15.20%) C++ Developer
2 19 (15.20%) Architect
3 17 (13.60%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.20%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.40%) Security Architect
8 7 (5.60%) Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Consultant
9 6 (4.80%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Network Architect
11 4 (3.20%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Business Consultant
11 4 (3.20%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.20%) Technical Team Leader
11 4 (3.20%) OBIEE Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) J2EE
2 10 (8.00%) STL
3 3 (2.40%) RESTful
4 2 (1.60%) Web Services
4 2 (1.60%) Django
4 2 (1.60%) Java EE
5 1 (0.80%) Spring
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.80%) Middleware
5 1 (0.80%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.80%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) PKI
6 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Open Source
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.60%) UNIX
2 22 (17.60%) Linux
3 14 (11.20%) Windows
4 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.60%) OO
3 30 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (23.20%) Release Management
5 24 (19.20%) OOD
6 22 (17.60%) Scrum
7 12 (9.60%) Security Architecture
8 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.20%) Functional Testing
9 9 (7.20%) Information Security
9 9 (7.20%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.40%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.60%) Software Testing
11 7 (5.60%) Test Management
11 7 (5.60%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.60%) Data Protection
11 7 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.60%) Security Management
11 7 (5.60%) ITIL
12 6 (4.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.00%) Python
2 40 (32.00%) Perl
3 36 (28.80%) Bash Shell
4 35 (28.00%) Ruby
5 29 (23.20%) C++
6 26 (20.80%) Java
7 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
8 15 (12.00%) PHP
8 15 (12.00%) Lua
9 14 (11.20%) SQL
10 13 (10.40%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.60%) C#
12 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 125 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.00%) CISSP
2 10 (8.00%) Sun Certification
3 9 (7.20%) OCPJP
4 7 (5.60%) CISM
5 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.00%) Degree
5 5 (4.00%) ISEB
6 3 (2.40%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.80%) APMP
7 1 (0.80%) CCIA
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.80%) PMP
7 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.80%) CCA
7 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.80%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) vCloud
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) XenApp
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.80%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (8.00%) Sun
2 9 (7.20%) Cisco
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle
3 7 (5.60%) Citrix
4 6 (4.80%) McAfee
5 2 (1.60%) VMware
5 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.80%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.80%) ProCurve
6 1 (0.80%) F5
6 1 (0.80%) Juniper
6 1 (0.80%) Informatica
6 1 (0.80%) NetApp
6 1 (0.80%) Veritas
6 1 (0.80%) HP
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft