The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England / South West
Rank 29 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 151 242 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.57% 8.09% 6.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.99% 23.61% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 121 127
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £55.55 £55.65
% change year-on-year
-30.69% -0.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
889 1025 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.78% 34.25% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 654 597
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £270 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 64 44
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -3 68 £475 +2.98% 9
Wiltshire +1 43 £400 +10.34% 2
Bristol +11 20 £525 +27.27% 5
Somerset +2 2 £328 -29.56%
Dorset - 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 349 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (29.80%) C
4 93 (26.65%) Java
5 58 (16.62%) Python
6 57 (16.33%) SC Cleared
7 56 (16.05%) Project Management
7 56 (16.05%) Finance
8 55 (15.76%) Windows
9 51 (14.61%) Linux
10 50 (14.33%) Software Engineering
11 49 (14.04%) Oracle
12 47 (13.47%) PRINCE2
13 46 (13.18%) ITIL
14 42 (12.03%) Scrum
15 36 (10.32%) Cisco
16 32 (9.17%) Requirements Management
17 31 (8.88%) Information Assurance
17 31 (8.88%) Hadoop
17 31 (8.88%) DevOps
18 30 (8.60%) MS Excel
19 29 (8.31%) Perl
19 29 (8.31%) Microsoft
19 29 (8.31%) Selenium
20 28 (8.02%) Software Testing
20 28 (8.02%) Web Services
20 28 (8.02%) SharePoint
21 27 (7.74%) J2EE
21 27 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
22 24 (6.88%) Bash Shell

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 28 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
2 14 (4.01%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.29%) SAS
4 7 (2.01%) JBoss
4 7 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.72%) Apache
5 6 (1.72%) Confluence
6 5 (1.43%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.86%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.86%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.57%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 30 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.58%) MS Project
3 10 (2.87%) MS Office
4 6 (1.72%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.57%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.86%) Primavera
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.87%) Office 365
2 8 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.29%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.72%) DNS
1 13 (3.72%) VLAN
2 11 (3.15%) DHCP
3 10 (2.87%) Firewall
3 10 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.01%) SAN
5 6 (1.72%) Internet
5 6 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.15%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.15%) VoIP
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.57%) Skype
8 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.29%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.29%) Network Security
9 1 (0.29%) OSPF
9 1 (0.29%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.88%) Hadoop
2 20 (5.73%) Big Data
3 18 (5.16%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.72%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.86%) OrientDB
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.57%) MySQL
8 2 (0.57%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (8.31%) Selenium
2 17 (4.87%) JIRA
3 14 (4.01%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.72%) Cucumber
4 13 (3.72%) LoadRunner
5 11 (3.15%) Ant
6 10 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (2.58%) JUnit
7 9 (2.58%) Maven
8 8 (2.29%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
9 6 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.43%) JMeter
10 5 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.86%) Hudson
11 3 (0.86%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.57%) Gradle
12 2 (0.57%) HP UFT
General
1 56 (16.05%) Finance
2 16 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.44%) Marketing
4 11 (3.15%) Electronics
4 11 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.15%) Military
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 2 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (18.91%) Developer
2 50 (14.33%) Java Developer
3 31 (8.88%) Consultant
4 28 (8.02%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.30%) Architect
5 22 (6.30%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 20 (5.73%) Analyst
7 18 (5.16%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 18 (5.16%) Test Engineer
8 17 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (4.58%) Coordinator
9 16 (4.58%) Project Officer
10 14 (4.01%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 13 (3.72%) CISSP Consultant
11 13 (3.72%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.44%) Integration Engineer
12 12 (3.44%) NOC Engineer
12 12 (3.44%) Project Support Officer
12 12 (3.44%) Support Officer
13 11 (3.15%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.02%) Web Services
2 27 (7.74%) J2EE
3 15 (4.30%) EJB
3 15 (4.30%) XML
4 12 (3.44%) Hibernate
5 11 (3.15%) XSLT
6 10 (2.87%) JSF
6 10 (2.87%) RESTful
6 10 (2.87%) Spring
6 10 (2.87%) XSD
7 9 (2.58%) JPA
8 8 (2.29%) HTML
8 8 (2.29%) Java EE
8 8 (2.29%) REST
9 7 (2.01%) .NET
9 7 (2.01%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (2.01%) JAXB
9 7 (2.01%) Middleware
9 7 (2.01%) PrimeFaces
10 6 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.30%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.87%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.29%) CESG
5 7 (2.01%) PKI
6 6 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.15%) Wiki
9 3 (0.86%) Clustering
9 3 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.57%) CCTV
10 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 55 (15.76%) Windows
2 51 (14.61%) Linux
3 22 (6.30%) Unix
4 18 (5.16%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.72%) Solaris
7 6 (1.72%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.57%) AIX
9 2 (0.57%) Android
9 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.57%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) HPUX
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.05%) Project Management
3 50 (14.33%) Software Engineering
4 47 (13.47%) PRINCE2
5 46 (13.18%) ITIL
6 42 (12.03%) Scrum
7 32 (9.17%) Requirements Management
8 31 (8.88%) DevOps
8 31 (8.88%) Information Assurance
9 28 (8.02%) Software Testing
10 27 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (6.88%) Programme Management
11 24 (6.88%) SDLC
12 23 (6.59%) Risk Management
13 21 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (6.02%) Validation
14 20 (5.73%) Mathematics
15 19 (5.44%) Change Control
15 19 (5.44%) Migration
16 16 (4.58%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (29.80%) C
2 93 (26.65%) Java
3 58 (16.62%) Python
4 29 (8.31%) Perl
5 24 (6.88%) Bash Shell
6 23 (6.59%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.73%) C++
8 18 (5.16%) C#
9 17 (4.87%) SQL
10 13 (3.72%) Ruby
11 10 (2.87%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.15%) PHP
15 3 (0.86%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.57%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.57%) Scala
16 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.29%) Lua
Qualifications
1 349 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (5.73%) CCNA
4 20 (5.73%) Degree
5 18 (5.16%) ISEB
6 15 (4.30%) CISSP
7 14 (4.01%) CLAS
7 14 (4.01%) ISTQB
8 13 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (2.01%) HNC
10 6 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.15%) APMP
11 4 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.86%) MCP
13 2 (0.57%) CCIE
13 2 (0.57%) CCNP
13 2 (0.57%) MCSE
13 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.30%) JSP 440
2 15 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (2.29%) RMADS
5 7 (2.01%) QA
6 6 (1.72%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) GPG13
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.29%) Docker
3 8 (2.29%) vSphere
4 5 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.15%) Snort
6 3 (0.86%) vCloud
6 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.57%) Firmware
7 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.29%) XenApp
8 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.72%) WSUS
3 4 (1.15%) yum
4 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.86%) Nessus
4 3 (0.86%) QRadar
4 3 (0.86%) SCCM
4 3 (0.86%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.57%) SCOM
5 2 (0.57%) vRealize
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.29%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.29%) Kibana
6 1 (0.29%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 49 (14.04%) Oracle
2 36 (10.32%) Cisco
3 29 (8.31%) Microsoft
4 21 (6.02%) VMware
5 17 (4.87%) HP
6 14 (4.01%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.44%) SAP
8 8 (2.29%) Intel Security
9 7 (2.01%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.01%) Citrix
10 6 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.72%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.72%) IBM
10 6 (1.72%) ILOG
11 4 (1.15%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.15%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.86%) ArcSight
12 3 (0.86%) F5
12 3 (0.86%) Remedy
12 3 (0.86%) ScanSafe
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