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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 2 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 40 74 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.55% 48.37% 6.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.97% 85.06% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 1
Average daily rate £460 £488 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% +58.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
DV Cleared
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
58 87 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 61.70% 56.86% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 6
Average daily rate £400 £491 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +88.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £430 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £664 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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

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 9 February 2016.

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

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 60 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (41.67%) Java
3 24 (40.00%) Linux
4 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.33%) Python
6 13 (21.67%) Oracle
7 11 (18.33%) Windows
7 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
8 10 (16.67%) SQL
9 9 (15.00%) Unix
9 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
11 7 (11.67%) Scrum
11 7 (11.67%) HP
11 7 (11.67%) Cisco
11 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.67%) Project Management
11 7 (11.67%) ITIL
12 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
12 6 (10.00%) QA
12 6 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (10.00%) DevOps
13 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
13 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
13 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
13 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
13 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
1 4 (6.67%) LAN
1 4 (6.67%) WAN
2 3 (5.00%) DHCP
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (3.33%) BGP
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) OSPF
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) Broadband
4 1 (1.67%) GSM
4 1 (1.67%) IPv4
4 1 (1.67%) IPv6
4 1 (1.67%) LDAP
4 1 (1.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) OLTP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.67%) OrientDB
3 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.67%) Selenium
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (3.33%) RSpec
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.67%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.67%) JUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Administrator
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Technician
5 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Java EE
2 2 (3.33%) SOAP
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) EJB
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.67%) JMS
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) JSF
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.67%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) WCF
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.67%) XMPP
3 1 (1.67%) XSD
3 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Ergonomics
1 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Unix
4 5 (8.33%) AIX
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) HPUX
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Project Management
2 7 (11.67%) Scrum
3 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (10.00%) DevOps
4 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.67%) Change Management
5 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (6.67%) OO
5 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.00%) Kanban
6 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Java
2 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 17 (28.33%) Python
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.33%) C++
7 5 (8.33%) Perl
8 4 (6.67%) C#
8 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.67%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) C
9 2 (3.33%) VB
10 1 (1.67%) Lua
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) Scala
10 1 (1.67%) VBScript
10 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.67%) ISEB
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) MCAD
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCPD
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Firmware
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.67%) Samba
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco
2 7 (11.67%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) webMethods