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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 25 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 185 136 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.03% 4.27% 6.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.29% 13.39% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 42 83
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£473 £449 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £649 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -21.42%
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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
869 1016 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.31% 31.89% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 588 361
Average daily rate £405 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 43
Average hourly rate £38.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 +8 151 £473 +3.56% 15
Somerset +2 12 £520 -9.17%
Wiltshire -10 12 £430 +4.55% 3
Bristol +9 5 £500 +81.81%
Devon +5 1 £215 -38.57%
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 424 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 111 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (23.82%) Java
4 82 (19.34%) C
5 79 (18.63%) SQL
6 76 (17.92%) Oracle
7 73 (17.22%) Python
8 70 (16.51%) SC Cleared
9 60 (14.15%) Windows
10 57 (13.44%) UNIX
11 56 (13.21%) Scrum
12 53 (12.50%) Linux
13 52 (12.26%) Perl
14 48 (11.32%) J2EE
15 46 (10.85%) Bash Shell
16 43 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (10.14%) OO
17 42 (9.91%) PL/SQL
17 42 (9.91%) C++
17 42 (9.91%) Oracle Database
18 41 (9.67%) Finance
19 40 (9.43%) Ruby
20 37 (8.73%) Release Management
20 37 (8.73%) Subversion
20 37 (8.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 37 (8.73%) ClearCase
21 34 (8.02%) Web Services
22 33 (7.78%) Cisco
23 32 (7.55%) WAN
24 31 (7.31%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (4.25%) JBoss
2 8 (1.89%) CMS
3 7 (1.65%) OpenStack
3 7 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (0.94%) Eucalyptus
6 3 (0.71%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.47%) Apache Qpid
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.71%) MS Project
3 2 (0.47%) Simulink
3 2 (0.47%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 23 (5.42%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.12%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.71%) Summit
4 2 (0.47%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) assyst
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.55%) WAN
2 31 (7.31%) LAN
3 28 (6.60%) Firewall
4 23 (5.42%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.54%) DNS
5 15 (3.54%) VoIP
6 14 (3.30%) Wireshark
7 12 (2.83%) VPN
7 12 (2.83%) Network Security
8 11 (2.59%) SDH
9 10 (2.36%) BGP
9 10 (2.36%) 3G
9 10 (2.36%) OSPF
9 10 (2.36%) IPsec
9 10 (2.36%) 2G
9 10 (2.36%) 2.5G
10 9 (2.12%) 4G
11 8 (1.89%) SSL
12 6 (1.42%) DHCP
12 6 (1.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.91%) Oracle Database
2 17 (4.01%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.30%) MySQL
4 13 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (2.83%) Oracle9i Database
6 11 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.94%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.47%) SQLite
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.47%) Big Data
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.24%) QlikView
11 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (8.73%) Subversion
1 37 (8.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 37 (8.73%) ClearCase
2 22 (5.19%) Maven
3 20 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.48%) Apache Ivy
4 19 (4.48%) Ant
5 17 (4.01%) Oracle APEX
6 16 (3.77%) LoadRunner
7 15 (3.54%) SoapUI
8 12 (2.83%) JIRA
9 8 (1.89%) Rational Functional Tester
10 6 (1.42%) JUnit
11 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.94%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.71%) Mockito
13 3 (0.71%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (9.67%) Finance
2 28 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.59%) Military
4 3 (0.71%) Back Office
4 3 (0.71%) Electronics
4 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.47%) Billing
5 2 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.24%) Publishing
6 1 (0.24%) Law
6 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 133 (31.37%) Developer
2 68 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 42 (9.91%) Architect
4 28 (6.60%) C++ Developer
5 24 (5.66%) DBA
6 23 (5.42%) Oracle DBA
7 22 (5.19%) Consultant
8 21 (4.95%) Analyst
8 21 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.25%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.07%) Network Engineer
11 12 (2.83%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (2.83%) Designer
12 11 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (2.59%) Test Manager
13 10 (2.36%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.36%) Senior Oracle Developer
14 9 (2.12%) Tester
14 9 (2.12%) .NET Developer
15 8 (1.89%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.32%) J2EE
2 34 (8.02%) Web Services
3 24 (5.66%) XML
3 24 (5.66%) Hibernate
3 24 (5.66%) Java EE
4 18 (4.25%) EJB
4 18 (4.25%) JSF
5 16 (3.77%) .NET
6 15 (3.54%) JPA
6 15 (3.54%) EJB 3.0
6 15 (3.54%) JAXB
7 12 (2.83%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (2.59%) STL
9 10 (2.36%) HTML
9 10 (2.36%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.65%) Entity Framework
10 7 (1.65%) Spring
11 6 (1.42%) Django
11 6 (1.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.08%) Management Information System
2 20 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.83%) Client/Server
3 12 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.42%) Open Source
5 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.94%) Replication
6 4 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.94%) Private Cloud
6 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.71%) Statistics
7 3 (0.71%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.71%) CESG
7 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.71%) GIS
7 3 (0.71%) Clustering
8 2 (0.47%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.47%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.15%) Windows
2 57 (13.44%) UNIX
3 53 (12.50%) Linux
4 9 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.42%) Solaris
6 6 (1.42%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.71%) CentOS
7 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (13.21%) Scrum
3 43 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (10.14%) OO
4 37 (8.73%) Release Management
5 29 (6.84%) PRINCE2
6 27 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (6.37%) ITIL
7 26 (6.13%) OOD
8 20 (4.72%) Change Control
9 19 (4.48%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.25%) Test Scripting
11 17 (4.01%) Unit Testing
11 17 (4.01%) Configuration Management
12 16 (3.77%) Information Security
12 16 (3.77%) Information Assurance
12 16 (3.77%) Functional Testing
12 16 (3.77%) Software Engineering
13 15 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (23.82%) Java
2 82 (19.34%) C
3 79 (18.63%) SQL
4 73 (17.22%) Python
5 52 (12.26%) Perl
6 46 (10.85%) Bash Shell
7 42 (9.91%) PL/SQL
7 42 (9.91%) C++
8 40 (9.43%) Ruby
9 30 (7.08%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.01%) Lua
10 17 (4.01%) PHP
11 14 (3.30%) C#
12 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.94%) VB
13 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 424 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (16.51%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.72%) CISSP
4 14 (3.30%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.07%) Sun Certification
6 12 (2.83%) Degree
7 11 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.59%) ISEB
8 10 (2.36%) OCPJP
8 10 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.89%) CISM
10 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.65%) MCP
11 6 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.18%) CCNA
12 5 (1.18%) RHCE
12 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.94%) CCNP
13 4 (0.94%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.71%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.12%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.94%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.71%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.47%) QA
8 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.42%) XenApp
5 5 (1.18%) Samba
6 4 (0.94%) vSphere
7 3 (0.71%) vCloud
7 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.71%) Puppet
3 3 (0.71%) SCCM
4 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.47%) Nagios
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.47%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 76 (17.92%) Oracle
2 33 (7.78%) Cisco
3 20 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.72%) Citrix
4 19 (4.48%) Sun
5 18 (4.25%) VMware
6 14 (3.30%) McAfee
7 7 (1.65%) HP
8 6 (1.42%) Juniper
9 5 (1.18%) OpenText
10 4 (0.94%) ESRI
10 4 (0.94%) Sybase
10 4 (0.94%) NetApp
10 4 (0.94%) Tandberg
11 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.71%) Sophos
12 2 (0.47%) BT
12 2 (0.47%) SAP
12 2 (0.47%) IBM
12 2 (0.47%) Dell
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