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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 2 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 76 2 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 51.01% 3.64% 30.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.36% 9.52% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 1 16
Average daily rate
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£478 £308 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.19% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £308 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £308 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £390
% change year-on-year
+23.96% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.58 £26.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+74.11% -31.41%
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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
87 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 58.39% 38.18% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 5 18
Average daily rate £488 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.27% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £257 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £444 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 20
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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

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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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (40.71%) Python
3 41 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (35.40%) OO
4 40 (35.40%) Perl
5 36 (31.86%) Release Management
6 35 (30.97%) ClearCase
7 34 (30.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (30.09%) Subversion
7 34 (30.09%) Bash Shell
8 31 (27.43%) Java
9 30 (26.55%) C++
10 29 (25.66%) Ruby
11 26 (23.01%) UNIX
12 24 (21.24%) Maven
13 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
14 21 (18.58%) Ant
14 21 (18.58%) Apache Ivy
15 20 (17.70%) Linux
16 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
17 17 (15.04%) SQL
17 17 (15.04%) OOD
18 16 (14.16%) LAN
18 16 (14.16%) WAN
18 16 (14.16%) PHP
18 16 (14.16%) PL/SQL
18 16 (14.16%) Scrum
18 16 (14.16%) Lua
19 15 (13.27%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Project
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) LAN
1 16 (14.16%) WAN
2 15 (13.27%) Firewall
3 6 (5.31%) IPsec
3 6 (5.31%) BGP
3 6 (5.31%) SSL
3 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.31%) OSPF
4 5 (4.42%) VPN
5 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.54%) 4G
5 4 (3.54%) 2G
5 4 (3.54%) 2.5G
5 4 (3.54%) 3G
5 4 (3.54%) SDH
6 3 (2.65%) VoIP
6 3 (2.65%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.88%) DNS
7 1 (0.88%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (30.97%) ClearCase
2 34 (30.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 34 (30.09%) Subversion
3 24 (21.24%) Maven
4 21 (18.58%) Ant
4 21 (18.58%) Apache Ivy
5 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.42%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.54%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (3.54%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.77%) Law
3 2 (1.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (43.36%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.93%) C++ Developer
4 13 (11.50%) Architect
5 12 (10.62%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.19%) Consultant
7 7 (6.19%) Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Security Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.54%) OBIEE Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Business Consultant
11 3 (2.65%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) J2EE
2 7 (6.19%) Spring
3 5 (4.42%) Apache Camel
4 4 (3.54%) RESTful
4 4 (3.54%) STL
5 2 (1.77%) jQuery
5 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.88%) Struts
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) MFC
6 1 (0.88%) .NET
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) UNIX
2 20 (17.70%) Linux
3 12 (10.62%) Windows
4 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.40%) OO
3 36 (31.86%) Release Management
4 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (15.04%) OOD
6 16 (14.16%) Scrum
7 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.08%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.31%) Automated Testing
9 6 (5.31%) User Stories
9 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.31%) Security Architecture
9 6 (5.31%) Information Security
10 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.42%) Security Management
10 5 (4.42%) Migration
10 5 (4.42%) Project Management
10 5 (4.42%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.71%) Python
2 40 (35.40%) Perl
3 34 (30.09%) Bash Shell
4 31 (27.43%) Java
5 30 (26.55%) C++
6 29 (25.66%) Ruby
7 22 (19.47%) JavaScript
8 17 (15.04%) SQL
9 16 (14.16%) PHP
9 16 (14.16%) PL/SQL
9 16 (14.16%) Lua
10 3 (2.65%) C#
11 1 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.73%) Sun Certification
3 7 (6.19%) OCPJP
4 5 (4.42%) CISSP
4 5 (4.42%) CISM
5 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.54%) ISEB
6 3 (2.65%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) Degree
7 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) PCI DSS
1 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.65%) vCloud
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Puppet
1 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (9.73%) Sun
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle
3 8 (7.08%) Cisco
4 5 (4.42%) Citrix
5 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.77%) HP
7 2 (1.77%) McAfee
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) Sophos
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) Veritas
8 1 (0.88%) Juniper
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) Primavera
8 1 (0.88%) F5
8 1 (0.88%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.88%) Altiris