Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - +27 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.25% - 4.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.46% - 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Cheltenham median daily rate £483 - £384
10th Percentile £458 - £380
90th Percentile £535 - £394
Gloucestershire median daily rate £483 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% +12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate £43.75 - £43.75
10th Percentile £41.63 - £41.38
90th Percentile £44.88 - £47.13
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.75 £15.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +191.67% -66.67% +8.43%

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 97 55 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 46.86% 38.73% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 51
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +43.75% -5.04%
10th Percentile £263 £450 £263
90th Percentile £538 £663 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.86% -59.18% +226.92%
10th Percentile £16.60 £15.96 £16.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £17.49 £79.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

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 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 13 December 2018, 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 13 (86.67%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (33.33%) Data Security
6 5 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (26.67%) High Availability
7 4 (26.67%) Big Data
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (26.67%) Clustering
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) MySQL
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Sybase
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell

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 1 (6.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) HP Storage
4 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (33.33%) Data Security
4 5 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Storage Management
8 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (6.67%) Data Science
8 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
8 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SNIA Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Sybase
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Tableau