The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 66 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.11% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.56% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £275 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £367 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.80% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -21.42%
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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 Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
205 178 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.35% 19.45% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 118 81
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Average hourly rate £37.39 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.56% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.29 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (40.00%) MCP
4 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Sophos
6 3 (20.00%) McAfee
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Clustering
8 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
8 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
8 1 (6.67%) Summit
8 1 (6.67%) CESG

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Process Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Information Systems Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.67%) RMADS
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Code Coverage
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Sophos
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec