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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 23 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 187 202 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.70% 6.33% 6.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.54% 19.33% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 107 111
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 4
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +12.36%
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
957 1045 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.30% 32.74% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 673 589
Median daily rate £404 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 63 76
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £16.75 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 121 £450 -2.70% 27
Wiltshire +24 38 £400 +10.34% 1
Bristol +5 13 £460 +19.48% 4
Devon - 10 £400 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 391 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 118 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (29.41%) Java
4 105 (26.85%) C
5 75 (19.18%) Linux
6 69 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 67 (17.14%) Python
8 60 (15.35%) Windows
9 56 (14.32%) Oracle
10 53 (13.55%) PRINCE2
11 52 (13.30%) ITIL
12 49 (12.53%) Project Management
13 46 (11.76%) Software Engineering
14 45 (11.51%) Finance
15 40 (10.23%) Scrum
16 39 (9.97%) Unix
17 38 (9.72%) Requirements Management
17 38 (9.72%) Hadoop
18 36 (9.21%) Bash Shell
18 36 (9.21%) Cisco
19 34 (8.70%) Microsoft
19 34 (8.70%) SharePoint
20 33 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
20 33 (8.44%) Selenium
21 32 (8.18%) Information Assurance
21 32 (8.18%) MS Excel
22 30 (7.67%) DevOps
23 29 (7.42%) SQL
23 29 (7.42%) C++
23 29 (7.42%) Perl

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 34 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.30%) Confluence
4 9 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.05%) Apache
6 6 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.53%) SAS
7 5 (1.28%) JBoss
7 5 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.02%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.77%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.56%) MS Project
3 6 (1.53%) CPLEX
3 6 (1.53%) MS Office
4 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.77%) Primavera
3 2 (0.51%) Maximo
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.81%) Office 365
2 10 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.51%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.09%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.58%) Firewall
3 12 (3.07%) DHCP
3 12 (3.07%) DNS
4 11 (2.81%) VLAN
5 7 (1.79%) Internet
6 6 (1.53%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.28%) VoIP
8 4 (1.02%) SAN
9 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.26%) ATM
10 1 (0.26%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.26%) LAN
10 1 (0.26%) OSPF
10 1 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.26%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.72%) Hadoop
2 24 (6.14%) Big Data
3 21 (5.37%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.30%) OrientDB
8 6 (1.53%) MySQL
9 5 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.02%) Apache Accumulo
10 4 (1.02%) GIS
10 4 (1.02%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.51%) HBase
12 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (8.44%) Selenium
2 25 (6.39%) JIRA
3 23 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.09%) Ant
4 16 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (3.58%) Maven
6 11 (2.81%) LoadRunner
7 10 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.56%) JMeter
8 9 (2.30%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.30%) Git (software)
9 8 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (1.79%) JUnit
11 6 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (1.53%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.28%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.28%) Hudson
13 4 (1.02%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.77%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 45 (11.51%) Finance
2 11 (2.81%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.05%) Military
4 7 (1.79%) Electronics
4 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.79%) Marketing
5 4 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (19.69%) Developer
2 53 (13.55%) Java Developer
3 35 (8.95%) Consultant
4 29 (7.42%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 29 (7.42%) Test Engineer
5 28 (7.16%) Analyst
6 21 (5.37%) Project Officer
7 17 (4.35%) Architect
8 15 (3.84%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.58%) Coordinator
9 14 (3.58%) Project Support Officer
9 14 (3.58%) Software Engineer
9 14 (3.58%) Support Officer
9 14 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (3.32%) Network Engineer
11 12 (3.07%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 12 (3.07%) Integration Engineer
11 12 (3.07%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 11 (2.81%) CISSP Consultant
12 11 (2.81%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.37%) J2EE
2 16 (4.09%) Web Services
3 13 (3.32%) Spring
4 12 (3.07%) Java EE
4 12 (3.07%) JSON
5 11 (2.81%) EJB
6 9 (2.30%) HTML
7 8 (2.05%) XML
8 7 (1.79%) .NET
9 6 (1.53%) CSS
9 6 (1.53%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.53%) REST
10 5 (1.28%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.28%) JSF
10 5 (1.28%) RESTful
10 5 (1.28%) XSD
11 4 (1.02%) JDBC
11 4 (1.02%) jQuery
11 4 (1.02%) Swing
11 4 (1.02%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 16 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.84%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (3.07%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.07%) Physics
6 11 (2.81%) CESG
7 9 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.79%) Wiki
9 6 (1.53%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.02%) Clustering
10 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.02%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.02%) NHS
10 4 (1.02%) PKI
10 4 (1.02%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.77%) CCTV
11 3 (0.77%) Ontologies
11 3 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.18%) Linux
2 60 (15.35%) Windows
3 39 (9.97%) Unix
4 22 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.79%) Solaris
8 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.77%) CentOS
10 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.77%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.51%) AIX
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.26%) HPUX
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.55%) PRINCE2
3 52 (13.30%) ITIL
4 49 (12.53%) Project Management
5 46 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 40 (10.23%) Scrum
7 38 (9.72%) Requirements Management
8 33 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (8.18%) Information Assurance
10 30 (7.67%) DevOps
11 24 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 22 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (5.37%) Change Control
15 20 (5.12%) Document Management
15 20 (5.12%) SDLC
16 19 (4.86%) Change Management
16 19 (4.86%) Open Source
17 18 (4.60%) Test Scripting
17 18 (4.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 115 (29.41%) Java
2 105 (26.85%) C
3 67 (17.14%) Python
4 36 (9.21%) Bash Shell
5 29 (7.42%) C++
5 29 (7.42%) Perl
5 29 (7.42%) SQL
6 26 (6.65%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.09%) C#
7 16 (4.09%) Ruby
8 14 (3.58%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.07%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.81%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.02%) Scala
12 3 (0.77%) PHP
13 2 (0.51%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.26%) C-shell
14 1 (0.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 391 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 69 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (5.63%) Degree
4 21 (5.37%) CCNA
5 19 (4.86%) ISEB
6 17 (4.35%) ISTQB
7 15 (3.84%) CISSP
8 14 (3.58%) CLAS
8 14 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (2.56%) HNC
10 8 (2.05%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.28%) Sun Certification
13 4 (1.02%) APMP
13 4 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.02%) CEH
14 3 (0.77%) MCP
14 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) JSP 440
2 15 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.32%) SLA
4 12 (3.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (2.56%) RMADS
6 4 (1.02%) QA
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 19 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.56%) vSphere
4 7 (1.79%) Docker
4 7 (1.79%) Snort
5 5 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.77%) Firmware
7 2 (0.51%) HDFS
7 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.26%) Samba
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.53%) Puppet
3 5 (1.28%) Nessus
3 5 (1.28%) QRadar
3 5 (1.28%) RSA enVision
3 5 (1.28%) SCCM
4 4 (1.02%) Kibana
4 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.02%) WSUS
4 4 (1.02%) yum
5 3 (0.77%) SCOM
6 2 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.26%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.26%) SCSM
7 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (14.32%) Oracle
2 36 (9.21%) Cisco
3 34 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.37%) HP
5 20 (5.12%) VMware
6 16 (4.09%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.05%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.05%) Citrix
7 8 (2.05%) Intel Security
7 8 (2.05%) SAP
7 8 (2.05%) Splunk
8 7 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.79%) IBM
9 6 (1.53%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.53%) ILOG
10 5 (1.28%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.28%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.28%) ScanSafe
11 4 (1.02%) Sophos
11 4 (1.02%) TOWER Software
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