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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 61 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 38.61% 16.96% 16.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.22% 44.19% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 6
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£450 £500 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £170 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £880 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -33.73%
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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
77 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 48.73% 38.39% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 16
Average daily rate £454 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £600 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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

DV Cleared
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 27 May 2015.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

DV Cleared
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 27 May 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (34.13%) Python
4 39 (30.95%) Perl
5 37 (29.37%) UNIX
6 36 (28.57%) OO
7 35 (27.78%) ClearCase
7 35 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 35 (27.78%) Subversion
8 31 (24.60%) Ruby
8 31 (24.60%) Bash Shell
9 27 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (21.43%) Release Management
9 27 (21.43%) Java
10 24 (19.05%) C++
10 24 (19.05%) Linux
10 24 (19.05%) LAN
10 24 (19.05%) WAN
11 23 (18.25%) Firewall
12 21 (16.67%) OOD
13 20 (15.87%) Scrum
14 19 (15.08%) Maven
15 18 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 18 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
15 18 (14.29%) Ant
16 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
16 17 (13.49%) PHP
16 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
16 17 (13.49%) Lua
17 15 (11.90%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.38%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.05%) LAN
1 24 (19.05%) WAN
2 23 (18.25%) Firewall
3 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.52%) 3G
4 12 (9.52%) SDH
4 12 (9.52%) DNS
4 12 (9.52%) 2G
4 12 (9.52%) 2.5G
4 12 (9.52%) Wireshark
5 11 (8.73%) 4G
6 8 (6.35%) SSL
6 8 (6.35%) OSPF
6 8 (6.35%) BGP
6 8 (6.35%) VPN
6 8 (6.35%) IPsec
7 7 (5.56%) DHCP
8 6 (4.76%) VoIP
8 6 (4.76%) Network Security
9 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) MySQL
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) Impala
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 35 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (27.78%) ClearCase
1 35 (27.78%) Subversion
2 19 (15.08%) Maven
3 18 (14.29%) Ant
3 18 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 18 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
4 6 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
3 1 (0.79%) Law
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Publishing
3 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (31.75%) Developer
2 19 (15.08%) Architect
2 19 (15.08%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.70%) C++ Developer
4 13 (10.32%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.76%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Technical Team Leader
10 4 (3.17%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Python Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
11 3 (2.38%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) STL
2 11 (8.73%) J2EE
3 3 (2.38%) CSS
3 3 (2.38%) Django
3 3 (2.38%) XML
3 3 (2.38%) HTML
4 2 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.79%) RESTful
5 1 (0.79%) GraphX
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 12 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.17%) Clustering
6 3 (2.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.37%) UNIX
2 24 (19.05%) Linux
3 12 (9.52%) Windows
4 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.57%) OO
3 27 (21.43%) Release Management
3 27 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (16.67%) OOD
5 20 (15.87%) Scrum
6 12 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2
7 10 (7.94%) Information Security
8 9 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.35%) Functional Testing
9 8 (6.35%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.56%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.56%) User Stories
10 7 (5.56%) Cyber Security
10 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.56%) ITIL
10 7 (5.56%) Security Management
11 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.13%) Python
2 39 (30.95%) Perl
3 31 (24.60%) Ruby
3 31 (24.60%) Bash Shell
4 27 (21.43%) Java
5 24 (19.05%) C++
6 17 (13.49%) PHP
6 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.49%) Lua
7 13 (10.32%) SQL
8 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.59%) C
11 2 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.52%) Sun Certification
3 11 (8.73%) CISSP
4 9 (7.14%) OCPJP
5 7 (5.56%) CISM
6 5 (3.97%) Degree
7 4 (3.17%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.17%) ISEB
8 3 (2.38%) MCTS
8 3 (2.38%) MCITP
8 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.38%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) APMP
9 1 (0.79%) CCIA
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CEH
9 1 (0.79%) CISMP
9 1 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) vSphere
2 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) Firmware
3 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.79%) vCloud
4 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (9.52%) Cisco
1 12 (9.52%) Sun
2 11 (8.73%) Citrix
3 10 (7.94%) McAfee
4 8 (6.35%) HP
5 7 (5.56%) VMware
6 6 (4.76%) Oracle
7 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.97%) TOWER Software
8 4 (3.17%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.79%) Juniper
9 1 (0.79%) Veritas
9 1 (0.79%) F5
9 1 (0.79%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.79%) ProCurve