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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 3 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 36 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.03% 6.78% 35.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.14% 23.53% 62.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 4
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£450 £388 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% -11.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £451 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.24% -25.80%
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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
63 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 54.31% 28.81% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 6 14
Average daily rate £357 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £309 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) Python
3 15 (29.41%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) Release Management
4 14 (27.45%) Perl
4 14 (27.45%) ClearCase
4 14 (27.45%) OO
5 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (19.61%) Subversion
7 10 (19.61%) C++
7 10 (19.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
9 8 (15.69%) Maven
9 8 (15.69%) Ant
9 8 (15.69%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.73%) Project Management
10 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
11 6 (11.76%) UNIX
11 6 (11.76%) Windows
11 6 (11.76%) SQL
12 5 (9.80%) MS Project
12 5 (9.80%) PHP
12 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
12 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
12 5 (9.80%) Ruby
12 5 (9.80%) Lua

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (5.88%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Project
2 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Network Security
1 2 (3.92%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) ClearCase
2 10 (19.61%) Subversion
2 10 (19.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (15.69%) Maven
3 8 (15.69%) Ant
3 8 (15.69%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.96%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) C++ Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Project Officer
5 2 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (3.92%) Cabling Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Spring
2 3 (5.88%) J2EE
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) Struts
3 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Economics
1 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) UNIX
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Release Management
2 14 (27.45%) OO
3 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.88%) Validation
9 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
10 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
11 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Python
2 15 (29.41%) Java
3 14 (27.45%) Perl
4 10 (19.61%) C++
5 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
7 6 (11.76%) SQL
8 5 (9.80%) PHP
8 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
8 5 (9.80%) Ruby
8 5 (9.80%) Lua
9 2 (3.92%) C
10 1 (1.96%) C#
10 1 (1.96%) VBScript
10 1 (1.96%) VB
10 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Altiris
2 4 (7.84%) Sun
2 4 (7.84%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Primavera
4 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Sophos
4 2 (3.92%) McAfee
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
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