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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 26 69 18
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -51
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 202 47 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.03% 2.10% 7.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.18% 8.32% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 24 56
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£450 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £276 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -7.75%
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
1053 565 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.41% 25.21% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 306 377
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 40 58
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.36 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 +18 139 £450 -11.76% 30
Wiltshire 0 37 £450 +37.40% 3
Bristol -21 7 £335 -0.14% 3
Somerset -2 6 £513 +29.74% 1
Devon - 2 £330 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 365 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 96 (26.30%) Windows
3 88 (24.11%) Telecoms
4 72 (19.73%) SC Cleared
5 71 (19.45%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (18.63%) Java
7 61 (16.71%) Linux
8 59 (16.16%) Microsoft
9 57 (15.62%) ITIL
10 51 (13.97%) C
10 51 (13.97%) Active Directory
11 49 (13.42%) VMware
12 48 (13.15%) MS Excel
13 47 (12.88%) Python
13 47 (12.88%) SQL
14 45 (12.33%) HP
15 43 (11.78%) C++
15 43 (11.78%) OO
16 38 (10.41%) Release Management
17 37 (10.14%) Oracle
18 35 (9.59%) Perl
19 34 (9.32%) SLA
19 34 (9.32%) Firewall
20 33 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008
20 33 (9.04%) Bash Shell
21 32 (8.77%) UNIX
22 31 (8.49%) ClearCase
23 30 (8.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
23 30 (8.22%) DNS
23 30 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 18 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.66%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.56%) JBoss
4 11 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.64%) Apache
7 6 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.10%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.82%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.82%) Eucalyptus
9 3 (0.82%) Lync
10 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.55%) IIS
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 48 (13.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.92%) MS Project
3 7 (1.92%) MS Office
4 4 (1.10%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.74%) IaaS
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.32%) Firewall
2 30 (8.22%) DNS
3 29 (7.95%) DHCP
4 13 (3.56%) WAN
5 12 (3.29%) LAN
6 11 (3.01%) Internet
7 7 (1.92%) SNMP
8 6 (1.64%) VoIP
8 6 (1.64%) VPN
8 6 (1.64%) ATM
8 6 (1.64%) BGP
8 6 (1.64%) Network Security
8 6 (1.64%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.37%) SAN
10 4 (1.10%) OSPF
10 4 (1.10%) Multicast
11 3 (0.82%) AMQP
11 3 (0.82%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.55%) SMTP
12 2 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.93%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.55%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.55%) Big Data
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.27%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (8.49%) ClearCase
2 30 (8.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 28 (7.67%) Subversion
4 27 (7.40%) Maven
5 22 (6.03%) Git (software)
6 20 (5.48%) Ant
6 20 (5.48%) Apache Ivy
7 16 (4.38%) LoadRunner
8 8 (2.19%) JUnit
8 8 (2.19%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.19%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (1.37%) Metasploit
10 5 (1.37%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (1.37%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 88 (24.11%) Telecoms
2 30 (8.22%) Finance
3 21 (5.75%) Military
4 9 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (26.58%) Developer
2 46 (12.60%) Java Developer
3 33 (9.04%) Consultant
4 32 (8.77%) Analyst
5 30 (8.22%) Administrator
6 26 (7.12%) C++ Developer
7 23 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (6.03%) Architect
9 20 (5.48%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.84%) Service Manager
12 13 (3.56%) Security Architect
12 13 (3.56%) Storage Administrator
12 13 (3.56%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 13 (3.56%) Network Engineer
13 12 (3.29%) Test Manager
14 11 (3.01%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (2.74%) Senior Developer
16 9 (2.47%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.38%) Java EE
2 15 (4.11%) J2EE
3 12 (3.29%) EJB
3 12 (3.29%) JPA
4 11 (3.01%) EJB 3.0
4 11 (3.01%) .NET
5 9 (2.47%) Hibernate
5 9 (2.47%) XML
6 8 (2.19%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.19%) JSP
7 7 (1.92%) PrimeFaces
7 7 (1.92%) Spring
7 7 (1.92%) JSF
7 7 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.92%) JAX-RS
7 7 (1.92%) Web Services
7 7 (1.92%) JAXB
8 6 (1.64%) jQuery
8 6 (1.64%) Application Packaging
9 5 (1.37%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.66%) RMADS
2 13 (3.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.92%) PKI
4 6 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 6 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.37%) User Experience
5 5 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.37%) Clustering
5 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.10%) Replication
6 4 (1.10%) Open Source
6 4 (1.10%) Statistics
6 4 (1.10%) Economics
6 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.82%) CESG
7 3 (0.82%) Wiki
7 3 (0.82%) SCADA
8 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.55%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 96 (26.30%) Windows
2 61 (16.71%) Linux
3 33 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (8.77%) UNIX
5 30 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (3.29%) Windows XP
7 12 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.01%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.82%) CentOS
10 2 (0.55%) Solaris
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.45%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (15.62%) ITIL
3 43 (11.78%) OO
4 38 (10.41%) Release Management
5 30 (8.22%) Scrum
5 30 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (6.58%) Risk Management
7 23 (6.30%) Service Delivery
8 22 (6.03%) Configuration Management
9 20 (5.48%) Test Scripting
10 19 (5.21%) Unit Testing
11 18 (4.93%) Information Assurance
12 17 (4.66%) SOA
13 16 (4.38%) Project Management
13 16 (4.38%) Capacity Management
14 14 (3.84%) PRINCE2
14 14 (3.84%) Migration
14 14 (3.84%) Software Testing
14 14 (3.84%) Software Engineering
15 13 (3.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.63%) Java
2 51 (13.97%) C
3 47 (12.88%) Python
3 47 (12.88%) SQL
4 43 (11.78%) C++
5 35 (9.59%) Perl
6 33 (9.04%) Bash Shell
7 29 (7.95%) JavaScript
8 27 (7.40%) Ruby
9 23 (6.30%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.01%) C#
11 10 (2.74%) PHP
11 10 (2.74%) Lua
12 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.27%) XPath
13 1 (0.27%) Scala
13 1 (0.27%) R
13 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 365 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (19.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (4.93%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.11%) CISSP
5 14 (3.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (3.56%) CCNP
7 11 (3.01%) CCNA
8 9 (2.47%) CEH
8 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.19%) Sun Certification
9 8 (2.19%) ISEB
10 6 (1.64%) MCSE
11 5 (1.37%) Degree
12 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.10%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.27%) MCITP
13 1 (0.27%) APMP
13 1 (0.27%) CISA
13 1 (0.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.32%) SLA
2 16 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.74%) ISO 9000
4 8 (2.19%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.82%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (13.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.66%) vSphere
3 10 (2.74%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.82%) vCloud
5 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.55%) XenApp
6 2 (0.55%) Nmap
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 24 (6.58%) HP SIM
2 21 (5.75%) SCCM
3 19 (5.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 19 (5.21%) NetBackup
4 15 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (3.84%) SCOM
6 7 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.10%) OpenView
7 4 (1.10%) Nagios
7 4 (1.10%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.82%) WSUS
8 3 (0.82%) Puppet
9 2 (0.55%) MOM
9 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.55%) Nessus
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 59 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.42%) VMware
3 45 (12.33%) HP
4 37 (10.14%) Oracle
5 28 (7.67%) Cisco
6 20 (5.48%) Symantec
7 13 (3.56%) 3PAR
8 12 (3.29%) Citrix
9 9 (2.47%) Sun
10 8 (2.19%) McAfee
11 7 (1.92%) Sophos
12 4 (1.10%) NetApp
12 4 (1.10%) BT
12 4 (1.10%) Juniper
12 4 (1.10%) ProCurve
12 4 (1.10%) Brocade
12 4 (1.10%) Altiris
13 3 (0.82%) Remedy
13 3 (0.82%) Primavera
14 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
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