Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Academic Degree
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 24 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 8.96% 0.69% 3.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.12% 1.37% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Cheltenham median daily rate £483 - -
Gloucestershire median daily rate £479 £500 £469
% change year-on-year -4.20% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £38.25 £45.00 £36.88
90th Percentile £44.75 £45.00 £46.63
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33% +4.65%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 138 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 49.46% 50.69% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 21
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £500 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.21% -8.24%
10th Percentile £365 £341 £263
90th Percentile £541 £663 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £456 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +7.35% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 9
Cheltenham median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +93.75% +66.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £32.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.88 £63.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.31% +18.18% -37.57%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cheltenham

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Cheltenham

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Cheltenham

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Degree.

1 21 (84.00%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (76.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (56.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (52.00%) Unix
4 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (36.00%) DV Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Solaris
8 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
8 8 (32.00%) CentOS
9 7 (28.00%) HP
9 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (24.00%) Windows
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (24.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
11 4 (16.00%) High Availability
11 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 4 (16.00%) Big Data
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (16.00%) Task Automation
11 4 (16.00%) MySQL
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle
11 4 (16.00%) Sybase
11 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
11 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
1 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (12.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.00%) HP Storage
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
1 13 (52.00%) Unix
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (32.00%) CentOS
3 8 (32.00%) Solaris
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) Data Security
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) Task Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Storage Management
7 2 (8.00%) API Design
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
8 1 (4.00%) Contract Management
8 1 (4.00%) Contract Negotiation
8 1 (4.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (36.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) SNIA Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Sybase
4 3 (12.00%) Brocade
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) EMC
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Veritas
4 3 (12.00%) VMware