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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England / South West
Rank 28 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 151 198 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.83% 6.85% 7.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.20% 20.00% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 95 133
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £348 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £48.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-20.65% +29.40%

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
878 990 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.90% 34.26% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 626 548
Median daily rate £413 £383 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 81 53
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £38.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +6.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £46.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -2 86 £475 +5.55% 13
Wiltshire +17 37 £390 +11.42% 1
Bristol +15 18 £525 +23.52% 3
Devon - 3 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 346 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 107 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (30.64%) Java
4 105 (30.35%) C
5 66 (19.08%) Python
6 57 (16.47%) Linux
7 55 (15.90%) Software Engineering
8 54 (15.61%) Windows
9 53 (15.32%) SC Cleared
10 51 (14.74%) Oracle
11 49 (14.16%) ITIL
12 45 (13.01%) PRINCE2
13 44 (12.72%) Project Management
14 43 (12.43%) Scrum
15 42 (12.14%) Finance
16 38 (10.98%) Hadoop
17 37 (10.69%) Cisco
18 35 (10.12%) Requirements Management
19 34 (9.83%) Selenium
20 33 (9.54%) Information Assurance
21 32 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
22 29 (8.38%) MS Excel
22 29 (8.38%) DevOps
23 28 (8.09%) J2EE
23 28 (8.09%) Perl
24 27 (7.80%) Microsoft
25 26 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
25 26 (7.51%) SharePoint
25 26 (7.51%) Unix
25 26 (7.51%) Bash Shell

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 26 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (4.34%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.31%) Confluence
5 7 (2.02%) Apache
6 6 (1.73%) JBoss
6 6 (1.73%) SAS
7 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 29 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.18%) MS Project
3 6 (1.73%) CPLEX
3 6 (1.73%) MS Office
4 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.87%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.18%) Amazon S3
2 9 (2.60%) Office 365
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.76%) VLAN
2 11 (3.18%) Firewall
2 11 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.89%) DHCP
3 10 (2.89%) DNS
4 7 (2.02%) Internet
4 7 (2.02%) SAN
5 6 (1.73%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.16%) VoIP
7 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.29%) ATM
8 1 (0.29%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.29%) FTP
8 1 (0.29%) LAN
8 1 (0.29%) Network Security
8 1 (0.29%) OSPF
8 1 (0.29%) SNMP
8 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.98%) Hadoop
2 24 (6.94%) Big Data
3 18 (5.20%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.20%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.02%) OrientDB
6 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.73%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.16%) GIS
7 4 (1.16%) MySQL
7 4 (1.16%) Neo4j
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.58%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (9.83%) Selenium
2 21 (6.07%) JIRA
3 18 (5.20%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (3.76%) Ant
5 13 (3.76%) LoadRunner
6 12 (3.47%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.18%) Maven
8 10 (2.89%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.89%) JUnit
9 9 (2.60%) JMeter
10 7 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (1.73%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.73%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (1.73%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.87%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.87%) Hudson
13 3 (0.87%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.58%) Gradle
General
1 42 (12.14%) Finance
2 10 (2.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.73%) Military
4 5 (1.45%) Electronics
4 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.45%) Marketing
5 2 (0.58%) Back Office
5 2 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (19.65%) Developer
2 54 (15.61%) Java Developer
3 34 (9.83%) Consultant
4 28 (8.09%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 24 (6.94%) Test Engineer
6 18 (5.20%) Architect
6 18 (5.20%) Project Officer
7 17 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (4.62%) Analyst
8 16 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 15 (4.34%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 14 (4.05%) CISSP Consultant
10 14 (4.05%) Integration Engineer
11 13 (3.76%) Coordinator
11 13 (3.76%) Network Engineer
11 13 (3.76%) NOC Engineer
11 13 (3.76%) Project Support Officer
11 13 (3.76%) Support Officer
11 13 (3.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.09%) J2EE
2 24 (6.94%) Web Services
3 16 (4.62%) EJB
4 12 (3.47%) Java EE
4 12 (3.47%) Spring
5 11 (3.18%) XML
6 10 (2.89%) Hibernate
6 10 (2.89%) JSF
6 10 (2.89%) RESTful
7 9 (2.60%) XSD
8 8 (2.31%) REST
9 7 (2.02%) HTML
9 7 (2.02%) JPA
9 7 (2.02%) JSON
9 7 (2.02%) Middleware
9 7 (2.02%) XSLT
10 6 (1.73%) .NET
10 6 (1.73%) CSS
11 5 (1.45%) JAXB
11 5 (1.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.20%) Mathematics
2 15 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.05%) Physics
4 11 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.89%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (2.60%) CESG
6 9 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.73%) PKI
7 6 (1.73%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.73%) Wiki
8 4 (1.16%) Clustering
8 4 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (0.87%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.87%) Neural Network
9 3 (0.87%) Ontologies
9 3 (0.87%) Remote Sensing
9 3 (0.87%) Statistics
9 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.47%) Linux
2 54 (15.61%) Windows
3 26 (7.51%) Unix
4 16 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.73%) Solaris
8 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.87%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.58%) AIX
10 2 (0.58%) Android
10 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.58%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.90%) Software Engineering
3 49 (14.16%) ITIL
4 45 (13.01%) PRINCE2
5 44 (12.72%) Project Management
6 43 (12.43%) Scrum
7 35 (10.12%) Requirements Management
8 33 (9.54%) Information Assurance
9 32 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (8.38%) DevOps
11 24 (6.94%) Risk Management
11 24 (6.94%) SDLC
11 24 (6.94%) Software Testing
12 22 (6.36%) Change Control
12 22 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (6.07%) Validation
14 18 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (5.20%) Migration
15 17 (4.91%) Change Management
15 17 (4.91%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (30.64%) Java
2 105 (30.35%) C
3 66 (19.08%) Python
4 28 (8.09%) Perl
5 26 (7.51%) Bash Shell
6 24 (6.94%) C++
6 24 (6.94%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.20%) SQL
8 17 (4.91%) C#
9 14 (4.05%) Ruby
10 12 (3.47%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.60%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.73%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.16%) Scala
14 3 (0.87%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.87%) PHP
15 2 (0.58%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.29%) Lua
Qualifications
1 346 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.65%) CCNA
5 22 (6.36%) Degree
6 17 (4.91%) ISEB
7 16 (4.62%) CISSP
7 16 (4.62%) CLAS
8 14 (4.05%) ISTQB
8 14 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (3.18%) HNC
10 8 (2.31%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.16%) APMP
12 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.87%) MCP
14 2 (0.58%) CCIE
14 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.58%) MCSE
14 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.34%) JSP 440
3 14 (4.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (2.89%) RMADS
4 10 (2.89%) SLA
5 3 (0.87%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.60%) vSphere
4 8 (2.31%) Docker
5 5 (1.45%) Snort
6 3 (0.87%) Firmware
6 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.58%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.29%) XenApp
8 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.16%) Kibana
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (1.16%) Nessus
2 4 (1.16%) QRadar
2 4 (1.16%) SCCM
2 4 (1.16%) WSUS
2 4 (1.16%) yum
3 2 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.58%) SCOM
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.29%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 51 (14.74%) Oracle
2 37 (10.69%) Cisco
3 27 (7.80%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.49%) VMware
5 16 (4.62%) HP
6 12 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.60%) Intel Security
8 8 (2.31%) Citrix
9 7 (2.02%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.02%) IBM
10 6 (1.73%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.73%) ILOG
10 6 (1.73%) SAP
11 4 (1.16%) ScanSafe
11 4 (1.16%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.87%) F5
12 3 (0.87%) Facebook
12 3 (0.87%) Juniper
12 3 (0.87%) Sophos
Gloucestershire
Curo Resourcing Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £345 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago