Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 101 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 36.46% 35.42% 19.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.72% 69.86% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 27 10
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +14.13%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £368
90th Percentile £538 £663 £588
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £28.75 - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

DV Cleared 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 137 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 49.46% 50.69% 38.17%
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 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% -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 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +15.45% -37.57%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Cheltenham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared 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 DV Cleared.

1 101 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (25.74%) Java
3 24 (23.76%) Linux
4 22 (21.78%) Windows
5 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
6 18 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (16.83%) SCCM
7 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (15.84%) Hyper-V
9 15 (14.85%) VMware
10 14 (13.86%) ITIL
10 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (13.86%) Windows Server
11 13 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (11.88%) Network Security
13 11 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (10.89%) Solaris
13 11 (10.89%) HP
13 11 (10.89%) Citrix
13 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
14 10 (9.90%) OOD
14 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
14 10 (9.90%) OO
14 10 (9.90%) C#
14 10 (9.90%) .NET
14 10 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (9.90%) ITSM
14 10 (9.90%) Technical Leadership
15 9 (8.91%) Oracle

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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 3 (2.97%) Apache
1 3 (2.97%) JBoss
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.99%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.97%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.99%) Office 365
4 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Network Security
2 6 (5.94%) Firewall
2 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 6 (5.94%) NAS
3 5 (4.95%) LAN
3 5 (4.95%) WAN
4 4 (3.96%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.97%) Broadband
5 3 (2.97%) DNS
5 3 (2.97%) GSM
5 3 (2.97%) HTTP
5 3 (2.97%) IPv4
5 3 (2.97%) IPv6
5 3 (2.97%) LTE
5 3 (2.97%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.97%) UMTS
5 3 (2.97%) VoIP
5 3 (2.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Big Data
2 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.97%) MySQL
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.98%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Selenium
2 6 (5.94%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.95%) JIRA
4 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.98%) JMeter
6 2 (1.98%) WATIR
7 1 (0.99%) Gradle
7 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.99%) Maven
7 1 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.83%) Developer
2 13 (12.87%) Administrator
3 10 (9.90%) Software Developer
3 10 (9.90%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.91%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (8.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.91%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Consultant
6 5 (4.95%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.95%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Architect
8 3 (2.97%) DBA
8 3 (2.97%) Deployment Specialist
8 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Implementation Specialist
8 3 (2.97%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 5 (4.95%) XML
3 3 (2.97%) Java EE
3 3 (2.97%) JSON
3 3 (2.97%) Middleware
3 3 (2.97%) WebRTC
4 2 (1.98%) HTML
4 2 (1.98%) HTML5
5 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) D3.js
5 1 (0.99%) Material Design
5 1 (0.99%) NumPy
5 1 (0.99%) Pandas
5 1 (0.99%) REST
5 1 (0.99%) RESTful
5 1 (0.99%) Spring
5 1 (0.99%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.99%) Vert.x
5 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) HP Storage
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) PKI
3 3 (2.97%) Replication
4 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Linux
2 22 (21.78%) Windows
3 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (13.86%) Windows Server
5 11 (10.89%) Solaris
6 9 (8.91%) CentOS
6 9 (8.91%) Unix
7 6 (5.94%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (13.86%) ITIL
4 13 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.90%) ITSM
5 10 (9.90%) OO
5 10 (9.90%) OOD
5 10 (9.90%) Technical Leadership
6 9 (8.91%) Data Protection
6 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.93%) Information Assurance
8 7 (6.93%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.93%) Service Management
9 6 (5.94%) High Availability
10 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
10 5 (4.95%) Scrum
10 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) Java
2 10 (9.90%) C#
3 8 (7.92%) Python
4 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.95%) SQL
7 2 (1.98%) Perl
7 2 (1.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) Java 8
8 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.91%) Degree
3 7 (6.93%) ISEB
4 6 (5.94%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.97%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (2.97%) CISSP
8 2 (1.98%) CISM
8 2 (1.98%) MCP
8 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.98%) SNIA Certification
8 2 (1.98%) SSCP
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.99%) MCSA
9 1 (0.99%) MCSE
9 1 (0.99%) OCP
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.99%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.84%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (8.91%) vSphere
5 4 (3.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.97%) Docker
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) SCOM
2 4 (3.96%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.97%) Ansible
3 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.98%) Puppet
4 2 (1.98%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.98%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.99%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.99%) vRealize
5 1 (0.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) VMware
2 11 (10.89%) Citrix
2 11 (10.89%) HP
2 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.91%) NetApp
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle
5 7 (6.93%) Brocade
5 7 (6.93%) EMC
6 2 (1.98%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Sybase
6 2 (1.98%) Veritas
7 1 (0.99%) F5