The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 73 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 1 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.31% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 1.47% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 20
Average daily rate £275 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -8.52%
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 136 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.43% 21.05% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 82 133
Average daily rate £388 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
DV Cleared
South West

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

DV Cleared
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 17 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Military
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) NFC
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) VBA

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DTS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) IBM