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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 2 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 46 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.51% 17.50% 10.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.42% 51.22% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £138 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £629 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -35.18%
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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
83 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 56.85% 34.17% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 16
Average daily rate £415 £330 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £580 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £44.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 96 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (33.33%) Python
4 31 (32.29%) UNIX
5 29 (30.21%) Perl
6 24 (25.00%) OO
7 23 (23.96%) ClearCase
7 23 (23.96%) Java
7 23 (23.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 23 (23.96%) Subversion
7 23 (23.96%) Ruby
7 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
8 18 (18.75%) Linux
9 17 (17.71%) Release Management
10 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (16.67%) C++
10 16 (16.67%) Scrum
11 14 (14.58%) Ant
11 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 14 (14.58%) Maven
11 14 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (14.58%) Apache Ivy
12 13 (13.54%) Lua
12 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.54%) PHP
12 13 (13.54%) SQL
13 12 (12.50%) OOD
13 12 (12.50%) DNS
14 11 (11.46%) Sun
14 11 (11.46%) Sun Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Project
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.13%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.50%) DNS
3 10 (10.42%) SDH
3 10 (10.42%) 3G
3 10 (10.42%) 2G
3 10 (10.42%) 2.5G
3 10 (10.42%) Wireshark
4 9 (9.38%) WAN
4 9 (9.38%) 4G
4 9 (9.38%) LAN
5 8 (8.33%) Firewall
6 7 (7.29%) DHCP
7 3 (3.13%) VoIP
7 3 (3.13%) VPN
7 3 (3.13%) Network Security
8 2 (2.08%) OSPF
8 2 (2.08%) BGP
8 2 (2.08%) SSL
8 2 (2.08%) IPsec
9 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (9.38%) MySQL
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) Impala
6 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Subversion
1 23 (23.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 23 (23.96%) ClearCase
2 14 (14.58%) Maven
2 14 (14.58%) Ant
2 14 (14.58%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
5 6 (6.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Publishing
3 1 (1.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Developer
2 15 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.42%) C++ Developer
4 9 (9.38%) Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Transition Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) DBA
10 3 (3.13%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) J2EE
1 10 (10.42%) STL
2 3 (3.13%) CSS
2 3 (3.13%) XML
2 3 (3.13%) Django
2 3 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) GraphX
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Client/Server
1 10 (10.42%) Mobile App
1 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.29%) UNIX
2 18 (18.75%) Linux
3 9 (9.38%) Windows
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.00%) OO
3 17 (17.71%) Release Management
4 16 (16.67%) Scrum
4 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (12.50%) OOD
7 8 (8.33%) User Stories
7 8 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 7 (7.29%) Security Architecture
8 7 (7.29%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.25%) Test Management
9 6 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.21%) SOA
10 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.21%) Project Management
10 5 (5.21%) SIEM
11 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.17%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.33%) Python
2 29 (30.21%) Perl
3 23 (23.96%) Java
3 23 (23.96%) Ruby
3 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
4 16 (16.67%) C++
5 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.54%) PHP
5 13 (13.54%) SQL
5 13 (13.54%) Lua
6 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) Sun Certification
3 8 (8.33%) OCPJP
4 6 (6.25%) CISSP
5 4 (4.17%) ISEB
5 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.13%) MCTS
6 3 (3.13%) MCITP
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.08%) CISM
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CCA
8 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CCEA
8 1 (1.04%) CEH
8 1 (1.04%) CISMP
8 1 (1.04%) Degree
8 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) vSphere
2 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.13%) Firmware
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) XenApp
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.04%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Sun
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) McAfee
4 7 (7.29%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) HP
5 6 (6.25%) Citrix
6 5 (5.21%) Cisco
6 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.21%) TOWER Software
7 4 (4.17%) Infoblox
8 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.04%) IBM
9 1 (1.04%) Informatica