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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 27 42 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 185 126 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.77% 4.22% 8.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.26% 14.33% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 43 110
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£463 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £648 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £47.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -37.93%
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
913 879 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.46% 29.43% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 487 408
Average daily rate £423 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 49
Average hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.33% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 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 +10 141 £459 +21.58% 21
Wiltshire -6 18 £450 +7.14% 2
Somerset 0 13 £470 -18.08% 1
Bristol 0 7 £500 +81.81% 2
Devon -1 1 £215 -38.57%
Dorset - - - -
Avon - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 418 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 95 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (21.53%) Java
4 78 (18.66%) SQL
5 77 (18.42%) SC Cleared
6 75 (17.94%) Python
7 68 (16.27%) C
8 66 (15.79%) Oracle
9 61 (14.59%) Windows
10 54 (12.92%) UNIX
10 54 (12.92%) Perl
11 51 (12.20%) Scrum
11 51 (12.20%) Bash Shell
12 50 (11.96%) C++
12 50 (11.96%) Linux
13 46 (11.00%) OO
14 44 (10.53%) PL/SQL
14 44 (10.53%) Ruby
15 42 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (9.81%) Release Management
16 41 (9.81%) J2EE
16 41 (9.81%) Finance
17 40 (9.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 40 (9.57%) ClearCase
17 40 (9.57%) Subversion
18 37 (8.85%) Telecoms
18 37 (8.85%) Oracle Database
19 31 (7.42%) JavaScript
19 31 (7.42%) Cisco
20 30 (7.18%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (4.07%) JBoss
2 8 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.91%) CMS
3 7 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (0.96%) Eucalyptus
6 3 (0.72%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Qpid
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.72%) MS Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) Simulink
3 2 (0.48%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (5.50%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.72%) Summit
4 1 (0.24%) assyst
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.18%) WAN
2 29 (6.94%) LAN
2 29 (6.94%) Firewall
3 20 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.59%) VoIP
5 14 (3.35%) Wireshark
6 13 (3.11%) DNS
7 11 (2.63%) SDH
7 11 (2.63%) Network Security
8 10 (2.39%) VPN
8 10 (2.39%) 3G
8 10 (2.39%) 2G
8 10 (2.39%) 2.5G
9 9 (2.15%) OSPF
9 9 (2.15%) BGP
9 9 (2.15%) IPsec
9 9 (2.15%) 4G
10 8 (1.91%) SSL
11 7 (1.67%) DHCP
12 6 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.85%) Oracle Database
2 14 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (2.87%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.44%) MySQL
6 6 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.48%) SQLite
9 1 (0.24%) QlikView
9 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.24%) Big Data
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 40 (9.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 40 (9.57%) ClearCase
1 40 (9.57%) Subversion
2 24 (5.74%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.50%) Maven
4 20 (4.78%) Ant
4 20 (4.78%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (4.07%) LoadRunner
6 14 (3.35%) SoapUI
7 13 (3.11%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (2.39%) JIRA
9 9 (2.15%) Rational Functional Tester
10 6 (1.44%) JUnit
11 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.20%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.72%) Eclipse RCP
14 2 (0.48%) Mockito
14 2 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 41 (9.81%) Finance
2 37 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.87%) Military
4 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.72%) Back Office
4 3 (0.72%) Electronics
5 2 (0.48%) Law
5 2 (0.48%) Legal
5 2 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.24%) Billing
6 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (31.10%) Developer
2 66 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 36 (8.61%) Architect
4 33 (7.89%) C++ Developer
5 30 (7.18%) Consultant
6 25 (5.98%) DBA
7 24 (5.74%) Oracle DBA
8 22 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 21 (5.02%) Analyst
10 20 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.35%) Network Engineer
12 12 (2.87%) Test Manager
12 12 (2.87%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (2.63%) Service Manager
13 11 (2.63%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.63%) Senior Oracle Developer
14 10 (2.39%) .NET Developer
15 9 (2.15%) Project Support Officer
15 9 (2.15%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (2.15%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.81%) J2EE
2 26 (6.22%) Web Services
3 25 (5.98%) Java EE
4 22 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 20 (4.78%) XML
6 17 (4.07%) EJB
7 16 (3.83%) JSF
8 15 (3.59%) .NET
9 14 (3.35%) JAXB
9 14 (3.35%) JPA
9 14 (3.35%) EJB 3.0
10 11 (2.63%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.63%) STL
11 10 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.91%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.91%) Spring
13 7 (1.67%) HTML
13 7 (1.67%) Apache Camel
14 6 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.35%) Client/Server
4 12 (2.87%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.44%) Open Source
5 6 (1.44%) RMADS
6 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.96%) Replication
7 4 (0.96%) CESG
7 4 (0.96%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.96%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.72%) Clustering
8 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.72%) PKI
8 3 (0.72%) Statistics
8 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.72%) GIS
8 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.59%) Windows
2 54 (12.92%) UNIX
3 50 (11.96%) Linux
4 8 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.96%) Solaris
8 3 (0.72%) CentOS
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.20%) Scrum
3 46 (11.00%) OO
4 42 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (9.81%) Release Management
6 29 (6.94%) PRINCE2
7 27 (6.46%) OOD
8 25 (5.98%) ITIL
9 24 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (4.78%) Test Scripting
10 20 (4.78%) Change Control
11 19 (4.55%) Software Engineering
12 18 (4.31%) Configuration Management
13 16 (3.83%) Risk Management
13 16 (3.83%) Information Security
13 16 (3.83%) Functional Testing
14 15 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (3.35%) Information Assurance
15 14 (3.35%) Software Testing
15 14 (3.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (21.53%) Java
2 78 (18.66%) SQL
3 75 (17.94%) Python
4 68 (16.27%) C
5 54 (12.92%) Perl
6 51 (12.20%) Bash Shell
7 50 (11.96%) C++
8 44 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 44 (10.53%) Ruby
9 31 (7.42%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.07%) PHP
10 17 (4.07%) Lua
11 14 (3.35%) C#
12 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.96%) VB
15 2 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 418 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.59%) ISTQB
3 15 (3.59%) CISSP
4 14 (3.35%) Degree
5 12 (2.87%) Sun Certification
6 11 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.63%) ISEB
7 10 (2.39%) OCPJP
8 9 (2.15%) CISM
8 9 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.67%) MCP
10 6 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.20%) CCNA
12 4 (0.96%) CCNP
13 3 (0.72%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.72%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.15%) JSP 440
2 9 (2.15%) SLA
3 7 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.96%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.96%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.48%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.44%) XenApp
5 5 (1.20%) vSphere
6 3 (0.72%) vCloud
6 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) Firmware
7 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.48%) Samba
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.96%) SCCM
3 3 (0.72%) Nagios
3 3 (0.72%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.72%) HP SIM
3 3 (0.72%) Puppet
4 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.48%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) Nmap
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.24%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 66 (15.79%) Oracle
2 31 (7.42%) Cisco
3 22 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.26%) VMware
4 20 (4.78%) Citrix
5 16 (3.83%) Sun
6 11 (2.63%) McAfee
7 8 (1.91%) HP
8 6 (1.44%) Juniper
9 5 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.20%) OpenText
10 4 (0.96%) ESRI
10 4 (0.96%) i2
10 4 (0.96%) NetApp
10 4 (0.96%) Sybase
11 3 (0.72%) Sophos
11 3 (0.72%) Tandberg
12 2 (0.48%) Infoblox
12 2 (0.48%) Symantec
12 2 (0.48%) BT
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £35,000 - £75,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: Flexible Daily Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago