The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 42 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 136 161 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.11% 6.92% 10.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.15% 24.17% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 88 200
Average daily rate £448 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.97%
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1034 666 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.22% 28.63% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 365 597
Average daily rate £350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 42 94
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -12 33 £425 -5.55% 14
Wiltshire -13 31 £414 -24.77% 2
Bristol -13 1 £275 -38.88% 1
Dorset - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (26.87%) SC Cleared
2 54 (26.87%) Telecoms
3 47 (23.38%) Java
4 41 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (18.41%) Windows
6 31 (15.42%) Linux
7 27 (13.43%) ITIL
8 25 (12.44%) Microsoft
9 24 (11.94%) C
10 22 (10.95%) SQL Server
10 22 (10.95%) UML
11 21 (10.45%) JavaScript
12 19 (9.45%) SharePoint
12 19 (9.45%) HP
12 19 (9.45%) Degree
12 19 (9.45%) RESTful
12 19 (9.45%) MongoDB
13 18 (8.96%) Active Directory
13 18 (8.96%) MS Excel
13 18 (8.96%) Oracle
13 18 (8.96%) Service Delivery
13 18 (8.96%) VMware
14 17 (8.46%) Software Engineering
14 17 (8.46%) Python
15 15 (7.46%) Firewall
15 15 (7.46%) Test Scripting
16 14 (6.97%) SCCM
16 14 (6.97%) NoSQL
16 14 (6.97%) Oracle Database

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 19 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.49%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.49%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.99%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (1.49%) IIS
6 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.00%) Drupal
6 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.00%) Lync
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) Site Server
7 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.48%) MS Office
3 7 (3.48%) MS Project
4 4 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.46%) Firewall
2 14 (6.97%) Internet
3 10 (4.98%) Wireshark
3 10 (4.98%) LDAP
4 8 (3.98%) DNS
4 8 (3.98%) DHCP
5 7 (3.48%) Network Security
6 4 (1.99%) AMQP
6 4 (1.99%) WAN
7 3 (1.49%) SNMP
7 3 (1.49%) VPN
7 3 (1.49%) NFC
8 2 (1.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.00%) OSPF
8 2 (1.00%) Extranet
8 2 (1.00%) BGP
8 2 (1.00%) Intranet
8 2 (1.00%) SAN
8 2 (1.00%) LAN
8 2 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.45%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.97%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.97%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.99%) Big Data
6 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.99%) MySQL
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.50%) DTS
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Maven
2 8 (3.98%) Hudson
2 8 (3.98%) QUnit
2 8 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.49%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.99%) JIRA
5 4 (1.99%) JUnit
6 3 (1.49%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.00%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.50%) MSI
8 1 (0.50%) JMeter
8 1 (0.50%) MSTest
8 1 (0.50%) Moq
8 1 (0.50%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.50%) Gerrit
General
1 54 (26.87%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.98%) Retail
2 10 (4.98%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.49%) Finance
3 5 (2.49%) Military
4 2 (1.00%) Billing
4 2 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (26.87%) Developer
2 25 (12.44%) Architect
3 19 (9.45%) Software Developer
4 15 (7.46%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.47%) Consultant
6 12 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (5.97%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (5.47%) Analyst
8 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (3.98%) Administrator
9 8 (3.98%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.48%) Project Officer
10 7 (3.48%) Project Support Officer
11 5 (2.49%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.49%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.49%) Network Engineer
12 4 (1.99%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (1.99%) DBA
12 4 (1.99%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.45%) RESTful
2 13 (6.47%) Web Services
3 12 (5.97%) .NET
4 11 (5.47%) REST
5 9 (4.48%) jQuery
6 8 (3.98%) Java EE
6 8 (3.98%) HTML5
6 8 (3.98%) Hibernate
6 8 (3.98%) SVG
6 8 (3.98%) CSS
6 8 (3.98%) HTML
6 8 (3.98%) J2EE
7 6 (2.99%) XML
8 5 (2.49%) Servlets
8 5 (2.49%) SOAP
8 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.99%) Apache Camel
9 4 (1.99%) JPA
9 4 (1.99%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (1.99%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.47%) PKI
2 10 (4.98%) RIA
3 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.48%) CMDB
5 5 (2.49%) Clustering
5 5 (2.49%) Economics
5 5 (2.49%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.49%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.99%) GIS
7 3 (1.49%) Open Source
8 2 (1.00%) CESG
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.50%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.50%) Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.41%) Windows
2 31 (15.42%) Linux
3 13 (6.47%) UNIX
4 9 (4.48%) HPUX
4 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (13.43%) ITIL
3 22 (10.95%) UML
4 18 (8.96%) Service Delivery
5 17 (8.46%) Software Engineering
6 15 (7.46%) Test Scripting
7 13 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (5.97%) Change Control
8 12 (5.97%) Project Management
9 11 (5.47%) OO
9 11 (5.47%) SOA
10 10 (4.98%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.48%) Reverse Engineering
12 8 (3.98%) Scrum
12 8 (3.98%) Change Management
12 8 (3.98%) Service Management
12 8 (3.98%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.48%) Requirements Management
13 7 (3.48%) Information Assurance
14 6 (2.99%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.38%) Java
2 24 (11.94%) C
3 21 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.46%) Python
5 14 (6.97%) C++
6 13 (6.47%) SQL
7 12 (5.97%) C#
8 9 (4.48%) Ruby
9 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.49%) VBA
10 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.49%) VBScript
11 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.00%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 201 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (26.87%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.45%) Degree
4 5 (2.49%) CISSP
5 3 (1.49%) CCNP
5 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.49%) APMP
6 2 (1.00%) RHCE
6 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.00%) CCNA
6 2 (1.00%) ISEB
6 2 (1.00%) MCSE
7 1 (0.50%) MCSA
7 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.50%) MCP
7 1 (0.50%) HND
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) SLA
2 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.00%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.48%) VMware ESX
3 8 (3.98%) XenApp
4 4 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.49%) vSphere
5 3 (1.49%) vCloud
6 2 (1.00%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.00%) Nmap
7 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (6.97%) SCCM
2 7 (3.48%) NetBackup
2 7 (3.48%) SCOM
3 5 (2.49%) HP SIM
3 5 (2.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.99%) WSUS
5 3 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.49%) Puppet
6 2 (1.00%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.00%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.00%) SCSM
6 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.00%) Nessus
7 1 (0.50%) Nagios
7 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.45%) HP
3 18 (8.96%) Oracle
3 18 (8.96%) VMware
4 12 (5.97%) JBoss
5 11 (5.47%) Citrix
6 8 (3.98%) Symantec
6 8 (3.98%) Cisco
7 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.49%) McAfee
7 5 (2.49%) Sophos
8 4 (1.99%) Juniper
8 4 (1.99%) IBM
9 3 (1.49%) Altiris
9 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.49%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.50%) SAP
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe
10 1 (0.50%) CA
10 1 (0.50%) NetApp
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