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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 18 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 208 223 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.17% 6.66% 5.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.85% 22.43% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 127 68
Median daily rate £450 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-11.00% -15.34%
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
837 994 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.85% 29.69% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 607 586
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 66 32
Median hourly rate £36.50 £41.24 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% +17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 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 0 151 £450 +2.85% 49
Wiltshire -6 26 £364 -16.37% 3
Bristol -5 15 £500 -16.66% 9
Somerset +12 1 £613 +80.14%
Devon - 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 427 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 126 (29.51%) Java
3 112 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (24.82%) C
5 76 (17.80%) Linux
6 71 (16.63%) Oracle
7 70 (16.39%) SC Cleared
8 61 (14.29%) Unix
9 54 (12.65%) Windows
9 54 (12.65%) Python
10 52 (12.18%) C++
11 50 (11.71%) SQL
12 46 (10.77%) ITIL
12 46 (10.77%) Microsoft
12 46 (10.77%) Project Management
13 43 (10.07%) PRINCE2
14 38 (8.90%) Hadoop
15 36 (8.43%) Bash Shell
16 34 (7.96%) Finance
17 32 (7.49%) MS Excel
17 32 (7.49%) JavaScript
17 32 (7.49%) Information Assurance
18 31 (7.26%) JIRA
19 30 (7.03%) Perl
19 30 (7.03%) DevOps
20 28 (6.56%) Jenkins
20 28 (6.56%) J2EE
21 27 (6.32%) SQL Server
21 27 (6.32%) Requirements Management
21 27 (6.32%) Software Engineering

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 24 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.98%) JBoss
3 15 (3.51%) Confluence
4 13 (3.04%) Apache
4 13 (3.04%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.58%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.34%) GlassFish
7 9 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.87%) IIS
8 8 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.41%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.17%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.94%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.11%) MS Office
3 8 (1.87%) MS Project
4 4 (0.94%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.47%) Simulink
7 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Primavera
2 5 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.47%) Maximo
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.11%) Amazon S3
2 6 (1.41%) Office 365
3 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.51%) Firewall
2 10 (2.34%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.34%) WAN
3 9 (2.11%) DHCP
4 8 (1.87%) BGP
4 8 (1.87%) DNS
4 8 (1.87%) EIGRP
4 8 (1.87%) Internet
4 8 (1.87%) IPsec
4 8 (1.87%) MPLS
4 8 (1.87%) OSPF
4 8 (1.87%) VPN
5 4 (0.94%) SAN
6 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.70%) LDAP
7 2 (0.47%) LAN
7 2 (0.47%) Network Security
7 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.90%) Hadoop
2 27 (6.32%) Oracle Database
2 27 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.62%) Big Data
4 20 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.51%) OrientDB
6 12 (2.81%) MySQL
7 10 (2.34%) Neo4j
8 9 (2.11%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.94%) Apache Accumulo
13 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (7.26%) JIRA
2 28 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.98%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (3.75%) Selenium
5 15 (3.51%) Eclipse
6 14 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.81%) Ant
7 12 (2.81%) Maven
8 10 (2.34%) ClearCase
8 10 (2.34%) Eclipse RCP
9 9 (2.11%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.87%) JMeter
10 8 (1.87%) JUnit
10 8 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (1.64%) Hudson
12 6 (1.41%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.17%) Subversion
13 5 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.94%) Apache Ivy
General
1 34 (7.96%) Finance
2 9 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.87%) Military
4 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.17%) Electronics
5 5 (1.17%) Marketing
6 4 (0.94%) Billing
7 3 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 111 (26.00%) Developer
2 66 (15.46%) Java Developer
3 41 (9.60%) Consultant
4 40 (9.37%) Analyst
5 39 (9.13%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 21 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.45%) Test Engineer
8 18 (4.22%) C++ Developer
9 16 (3.75%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 16 (3.75%) Project Officer
10 15 (3.51%) Architect
10 15 (3.51%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.58%) Test Analyst
12 10 (2.34%) Administrator
12 10 (2.34%) Applications Developer
12 10 (2.34%) Designer
12 10 (2.34%) Project Support Officer
12 10 (2.34%) Support Officer
13 9 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (2.11%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.56%) J2EE
2 19 (4.45%) EJB
3 18 (4.22%) HTML
3 18 (4.22%) Spring
4 15 (3.51%) JSON
5 14 (3.28%) Java EE
6 13 (3.04%) jQuery
7 11 (2.58%) Swing
7 11 (2.58%) SWT
8 10 (2.34%) .NET
9 9 (2.11%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.11%) JSF
9 9 (2.11%) Web Services
9 9 (2.11%) XML
10 7 (1.64%) CSS
10 7 (1.64%) Node.js
10 7 (1.64%) REST
11 4 (0.94%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.94%) OpenCL
12 3 (0.70%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.75%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.04%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.58%) Wiki
7 10 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.64%) CESG
9 6 (1.41%) Ergonomics
10 5 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.17%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.17%) Physics
11 4 (0.94%) NHS
11 4 (0.94%) VHDL
12 3 (0.70%) Applied Mathematics
12 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.70%) Neural Network
12 3 (0.70%) Ontologies
12 3 (0.70%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (17.80%) Linux
2 61 (14.29%) Unix
3 54 (12.65%) Windows
4 17 (3.98%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.87%) Solaris
7 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.70%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.47%) AIX
11 2 (0.47%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (10.77%) ITIL
2 46 (10.77%) Project Management
3 43 (10.07%) PRINCE2
4 32 (7.49%) Information Assurance
5 30 (7.03%) DevOps
6 27 (6.32%) Requirements Management
6 27 (6.32%) Software Engineering
7 26 (6.09%) Scrum
8 24 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (5.39%) Service Delivery
10 20 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (4.68%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (4.68%) Risk Management
10 20 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 19 (4.45%) OO
11 19 (4.45%) Requirements Analysis
11 19 (4.45%) UML
12 18 (4.22%) Document Management
13 17 (3.98%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 126 (29.51%) Java
2 106 (24.82%) C
3 54 (12.65%) Python
4 52 (12.18%) C++
5 50 (11.71%) SQL
6 36 (8.43%) Bash Shell
7 32 (7.49%) JavaScript
8 30 (7.03%) Perl
9 23 (5.39%) PL/SQL
10 21 (4.92%) Ruby
11 14 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.04%) C#
12 13 (3.04%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.34%) Scala
14 6 (1.41%) PHP
15 4 (0.94%) Lua
15 4 (0.94%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.94%) VBScript
16 3 (0.70%) C-shell
17 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 427 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.22%) CISSP
4 16 (3.75%) ISTQB
5 15 (3.51%) ISEB
6 14 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.04%) CLAS
8 12 (2.81%) Degree
9 10 (2.34%) CCNP
10 8 (1.87%) JNCIP
11 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.41%) CCNA
12 6 (1.41%) Sun Certification
13 5 (1.17%) CEH
13 5 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (1.17%) HNC
14 4 (0.94%) IISP
14 4 (0.94%) MCAD
14 4 (0.94%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.51%) QA
3 14 (3.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 12 (2.81%) RMADS
5 10 (2.34%) JSP 440
6 9 (2.11%) SLA
7 2 (0.47%) COBIT
7 2 (0.47%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 22 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.87%) vSphere
4 7 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.17%) Snort
5 5 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.70%) Firmware
6 3 (0.70%) NFS
6 3 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.47%) HDFS
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.23%) Samba
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (3.51%) Puppet
2 9 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.11%) SCCM
3 5 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.17%) RSA enVision
4 4 (0.94%) Kibana
4 4 (0.94%) SCOM
5 3 (0.70%) Nessus
5 3 (0.70%) QRadar
6 2 (0.47%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.47%) SCSM
6 2 (0.47%) yum
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (16.63%) Oracle
2 46 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.62%) Cisco
4 20 (4.68%) VMware
5 19 (4.45%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.34%) HP
6 10 (2.34%) Splunk
6 10 (2.34%) Sybase
7 8 (1.87%) Juniper
8 5 (1.17%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.17%) Intel Security
8 5 (1.17%) LogRhythm
8 5 (1.17%) NetApp
8 5 (1.17%) SAP
9 4 (0.94%) IBM
10 3 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.70%) Citrix
10 3 (0.70%) Facebook
10 3 (0.70%) Google
10 3 (0.70%) ScanSafe
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago