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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 21 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 193 105 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.47% 3.50% 6.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.74% 10.93% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 38 79
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£465 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £282 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -32.09%
DV Cleared
England

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
813 961 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.25% 32.08% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 610 354
Average daily rate £400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 37
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 152 £459 -7.03% 10
Wiltshire -7 16 £415 -0.59% 2
Somerset +21 12 £520 -0.95%
Bristol - 9 £480 - 1
Devon - 1 £215 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 401 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 111 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (24.19%) Java
4 81 (20.20%) C
5 73 (18.20%) Oracle
6 72 (17.96%) SQL
6 72 (17.96%) SC Cleared
7 67 (16.71%) Python
8 54 (13.47%) Linux
9 52 (12.97%) UNIX
9 52 (12.97%) Scrum
10 51 (12.72%) J2EE
11 48 (11.97%) Perl
12 46 (11.47%) Windows
13 40 (9.98%) OO
14 38 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (9.23%) Oracle Database
15 37 (9.23%) Web Services
16 36 (8.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 36 (8.98%) ClearCase
16 36 (8.98%) Bash Shell
16 36 (8.98%) Subversion
17 35 (8.73%) C++
17 35 (8.73%) PL/SQL
17 35 (8.73%) Cisco
17 35 (8.73%) Finance
18 34 (8.48%) Ruby
19 33 (8.23%) WAN
20 32 (7.98%) LAN
21 31 (7.73%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (4.49%) JBoss
2 8 (2.00%) CMS
3 5 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.25%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.75%) GlassFish
4 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.50%) Node.js
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.50%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.00%) MS Project
3 3 (0.75%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) Simulink
4 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.74%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.75%) Summit
4 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.23%) WAN
2 32 (7.98%) LAN
3 29 (7.23%) Firewall
3 29 (7.23%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.49%) DNS
5 16 (3.99%) Wireshark
6 14 (3.49%) BGP
6 14 (3.49%) OSPF
7 13 (3.24%) IPsec
7 13 (3.24%) SDH
7 13 (3.24%) VPN
7 13 (3.24%) Network Security
8 12 (2.99%) 3G
8 12 (2.99%) 2G
8 12 (2.99%) 2.5G
9 11 (2.74%) VoIP
9 11 (2.74%) 4G
10 10 (2.49%) SSL
11 9 (2.24%) DHCP
12 6 (1.50%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.23%) Oracle Database
2 21 (5.24%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.99%) MySQL
4 11 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.49%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.50%) SQLite
9 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.50%) Big Data
10 1 (0.25%) Impala
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (8.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 36 (8.98%) ClearCase
1 36 (8.98%) Subversion
2 19 (4.74%) Maven
2 19 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.49%) Apache Ivy
3 18 (4.49%) Ant
4 15 (3.74%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (3.74%) SoapUI
5 12 (2.99%) JIRA
6 8 (2.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.50%) Rational Functional Tester
7 6 (1.50%) JUnit
8 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.75%) Mockito
9 3 (0.75%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 35 (8.73%) Finance
2 14 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.49%) Military
4 3 (0.75%) Back Office
4 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.75%) Billing
5 2 (0.50%) Retail
5 2 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.25%) Publishing
6 1 (0.25%) Law
6 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 128 (31.92%) Developer
2 69 (17.21%) Java Developer
3 43 (10.72%) Architect
4 24 (5.99%) C++ Developer
5 20 (4.99%) Consultant
5 20 (4.99%) DBA
6 19 (4.74%) Senior Developer
6 19 (4.74%) Oracle DBA
7 18 (4.49%) Analyst
8 17 (4.24%) Designer
9 14 (3.49%) Project Manager
10 12 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (2.99%) Network Engineer
11 11 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (2.49%) Tester
12 10 (2.49%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (2.24%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.24%) Python Developer
14 8 (2.00%) Network Architect
14 8 (2.00%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.72%) J2EE
2 37 (9.23%) Web Services
3 25 (6.23%) XML
3 25 (6.23%) Hibernate
4 19 (4.74%) Java EE
5 18 (4.49%) JSF
5 18 (4.49%) EJB
6 16 (3.99%) .NET
7 15 (3.74%) JAXB
7 15 (3.74%) JPA
7 15 (3.74%) EJB 3.0
8 13 (3.24%) STL
9 12 (2.99%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.74%) HTML
10 11 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (2.49%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.75%) Entity Framework
12 7 (1.75%) Django
12 7 (1.75%) Spring
13 5 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.73%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.50%) Clustering
6 5 (1.25%) CESG
6 5 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (0.75%) GIS
8 3 (0.75%) Open Source
8 3 (0.75%) Statistics
8 3 (0.75%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.50%) Derivative
9 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.50%) RMADS
9 2 (0.50%) Replication
9 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.47%) Linux
2 52 (12.97%) UNIX
3 46 (11.47%) Windows
4 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.00%) Solaris
7 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (12.97%) Scrum
3 40 (9.98%) OO
4 38 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (7.48%) Release Management
6 29 (7.23%) PRINCE2
7 27 (6.73%) ITIL
7 27 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (5.99%) OOD
9 20 (4.99%) Risk Management
10 17 (4.24%) Project Management
10 17 (4.24%) Information Security
10 17 (4.24%) Change Control
11 16 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (3.99%) Information Assurance
12 15 (3.74%) Unit Testing
12 15 (3.74%) Software Engineering
12 15 (3.74%) Functional Testing
13 14 (3.49%) Security Architecture
14 13 (3.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 97 (24.19%) Java
2 81 (20.20%) C
3 72 (17.96%) SQL
4 67 (16.71%) Python
5 48 (11.97%) Perl
6 36 (8.98%) Bash Shell
7 35 (8.73%) C++
7 35 (8.73%) PL/SQL
8 34 (8.48%) Ruby
9 28 (6.98%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.24%) PHP
10 17 (4.24%) Lua
11 14 (3.49%) C#
12 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.00%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 401 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (17.96%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.74%) CISSP
4 13 (3.24%) Sun Certification
5 12 (2.99%) Degree
6 10 (2.49%) OCPJP
6 10 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.24%) CISM
7 9 (2.24%) ISEB
8 7 (1.75%) MCP
8 7 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.75%) RHCE
8 7 (1.75%) CCNP
9 6 (1.50%) JNCIS
9 6 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.50%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.00%) MCITP
11 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.50%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.00%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.75%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.50%) QA
6 2 (0.50%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.24%) vSphere
4 8 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.75%) Samba
6 6 (1.50%) XenApp
7 5 (1.25%) Firmware
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.25%) HDFS
9 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) SCCM
2 2 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.25%) Nagios
3 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.25%) WSUS
3 1 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 73 (18.20%) Oracle
2 35 (8.73%) Cisco
3 21 (5.24%) Citrix
3 21 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.24%) Sun
3 21 (5.24%) VMware
4 17 (4.24%) McAfee
5 10 (2.49%) HP
6 8 (2.00%) Juniper
7 6 (1.50%) Tandberg
7 6 (1.50%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.25%) OpenText
8 5 (1.25%) Infoblox
9 4 (1.00%) Sybase
9 4 (1.00%) ESRI
9 4 (1.00%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.75%) Sophos
10 3 (0.75%) IBM
11 2 (0.50%) NetApp
11 2 (0.50%) i2
Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago