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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 36 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.47% 22.73% 12.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.65% 54.35% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 7
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£438 £405 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +30.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £285 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £27.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
+12.36% +37.32%
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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
74 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 54.41% 41.82% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 12
Average daily rate £408 £325 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £253 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £44.10 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +3.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 88 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.09%) Python
4 29 (32.95%) UNIX
5 27 (30.68%) Perl
6 23 (26.14%) Java
7 21 (23.86%) OO
7 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
8 20 (22.73%) Subversion
8 20 (22.73%) Ruby
8 20 (22.73%) ClearCase
8 20 (22.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 16 (18.18%) Linux
10 15 (17.05%) C++
10 15 (17.05%) Release Management
11 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (15.91%) SQL
11 14 (15.91%) Scrum
12 13 (14.77%) Ant
12 13 (14.77%) Apache Ivy
12 13 (14.77%) Maven
13 12 (13.64%) Lua
13 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
13 12 (13.64%) PHP
13 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
14 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL
14 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
15 10 (11.36%) Sun
15 10 (11.36%) Sun Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (1.14%) CMS
1 1 (1.14%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Project
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
3 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.41%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.23%) DNS
3 8 (9.09%) LAN
3 8 (9.09%) WAN
3 8 (9.09%) Firewall
4 7 (7.95%) DHCP
4 7 (7.95%) SDH
4 7 (7.95%) 3G
4 7 (7.95%) 2G
4 7 (7.95%) 2.5G
4 7 (7.95%) Wireshark
5 6 (6.82%) 4G
6 3 (3.41%) IPsec
6 3 (3.41%) OSPF
6 3 (3.41%) BGP
6 3 (3.41%) SSL
6 3 (3.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.14%) VoIP
7 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (7.95%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (5.68%) MySQL
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.14%) Impala
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Subversion
1 20 (22.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 20 (22.73%) ClearCase
2 13 (14.77%) Maven
2 13 (14.77%) Ant
2 13 (14.77%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.95%) LoadRunner
4 7 (7.95%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
3 1 (1.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.50%) Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.95%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Transition Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Author
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Author
9 3 (3.41%) DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) STL
2 6 (6.82%) J2EE
3 3 (3.41%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) XML
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) Django
4 2 (2.27%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) GraphX
5 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Derivative
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) UNIX
2 16 (18.18%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) Windows
4 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) HPUX
6 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.86%) OO
3 15 (17.05%) Release Management
4 14 (15.91%) Scrum
4 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (10.23%) OOD
6 8 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 7 (7.95%) Test Management
7 7 (7.95%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.82%) User Stories
9 5 (5.68%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.55%) Project Management
10 4 (4.55%) Information Security
10 4 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.55%) Security Architecture
10 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) Python
2 27 (30.68%) Perl
3 23 (26.14%) Java
4 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
5 20 (22.73%) Ruby
6 15 (17.05%) C++
7 14 (15.91%) SQL
8 12 (13.64%) Lua
8 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 12 (13.64%) PHP
9 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) Sun Certification
3 6 (6.82%) OCPJP
4 5 (5.68%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.68%) ISEB
5 3 (3.41%) CISSP
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.41%) MCTS
5 3 (3.41%) MCITP
5 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CISM
7 1 (1.14%) CCIA
7 1 (1.14%) Degree
7 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) CEH
7 1 (1.14%) CISMP
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CCNA
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) vSphere
2 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
5 1 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Sun
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) Cisco
2 8 (9.09%) VMware
3 7 (7.95%) HP
3 7 (7.95%) Citrix
4 5 (5.68%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.68%) McAfee
4 5 (5.68%) TOWER Software
5 4 (4.55%) Infoblox
6 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) Juniper
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica
7 1 (1.14%) NetApp