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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 62 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.14% 0.69% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.95% 3.24% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £364 £389
% change year-on-year
+23.79% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £28.10 £39.05
% change year-on-year
+98.07% -28.05%
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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
202 185 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.06% 21.22% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 136 87
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.30 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (35.29%) MCP
4 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) McAfee
6 3 (17.65%) Sophos
7 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) MCP
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee
2 3 (17.65%) Sophos
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec