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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 20 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 199 219 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.05% 6.62% 5.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.15% 21.88% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 117 91
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £372 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +12.36%
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
824 1001 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.20% 30.25% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 617 684
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 68 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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
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 September 2016.

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 28 September 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 0 143 £450 - 32
Wiltshire +2 22 £358 -26.66%
Bristol -3 16 £450 +5.88% 4
Devon - 7 £350 -
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Dorset +4 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 430 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 126 (29.30%) Java
3 119 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (25.81%) C
5 81 (18.84%) Linux
6 73 (16.98%) Oracle
7 65 (15.12%) SC Cleared
8 63 (14.65%) Python
9 62 (14.42%) Unix
10 60 (13.95%) Windows
11 50 (11.63%) ITIL
12 45 (10.47%) PRINCE2
13 44 (10.23%) SQL
14 43 (10.00%) C++
14 43 (10.00%) Bash Shell
15 42 (9.77%) Hadoop
15 42 (9.77%) Microsoft
15 42 (9.77%) Project Management
16 38 (8.84%) Finance
17 35 (8.14%) Perl
18 33 (7.67%) JavaScript
19 32 (7.44%) MS Excel
20 31 (7.21%) Requirements Management
20 31 (7.21%) JIRA
20 31 (7.21%) DevOps
21 30 (6.98%) Software Engineering
22 29 (6.74%) Information Assurance
23 28 (6.51%) VMware
23 28 (6.51%) Oracle Database
23 28 (6.51%) Jenkins

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 23 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.49%) JBoss
3 13 (3.02%) Confluence
4 11 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.33%) Apache
5 10 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.86%) GlassFish
6 8 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.63%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.63%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.16%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.70%) IIS
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) MS Project
3 7 (1.63%) MS Office
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) Simulink
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Primavera
1 5 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.47%) Maximo
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.33%) Amazon S3
2 9 (2.09%) Office 365
3 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.95%) DHCP
2 16 (3.72%) DNS
3 14 (3.26%) Firewall
4 13 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.40%) Internet
5 6 (1.40%) VLAN
6 4 (0.93%) BGP
6 4 (0.93%) EIGRP
6 4 (0.93%) IPsec
6 4 (0.93%) MPLS
6 4 (0.93%) OSPF
6 4 (0.93%) VPN
6 4 (0.93%) WAN
7 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.70%) SAN
8 2 (0.47%) ATM
8 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.77%) Hadoop
2 28 (6.51%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.58%) SQL Server
4 23 (5.35%) Big Data
5 18 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.02%) OrientDB
7 11 (2.56%) MySQL
8 9 (2.09%) Neo4j
9 8 (1.86%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.86%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.70%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 31 (7.21%) JIRA
2 28 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 22 (5.12%) Selenium
4 17 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (3.72%) Ant
5 16 (3.72%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.72%) Maven
6 13 (3.02%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.33%) ClearCase
8 9 (2.09%) JMeter
8 9 (2.09%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (1.86%) Eclipse RCP
9 8 (1.86%) Hudson
9 8 (1.86%) JUnit
9 8 (1.86%) LoadRunner
10 7 (1.63%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (1.16%) Subversion
11 5 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (8.84%) Finance
2 7 (1.63%) Military
2 7 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.16%) Electronics
4 5 (1.16%) Marketing
5 4 (0.93%) Billing
6 3 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (23.49%) Developer
2 65 (15.12%) Java Developer
3 41 (9.53%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 38 (8.84%) Consultant
5 35 (8.14%) Analyst
6 25 (5.81%) Test Engineer
7 18 (4.19%) Project Manager
8 17 (3.95%) Project Officer
9 16 (3.72%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.02%) Unix Engineer
11 12 (2.79%) C++ Developer
11 12 (2.79%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 12 (2.79%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.56%) Applications Developer
12 11 (2.56%) Project Support Officer
12 11 (2.56%) Support Officer
13 10 (2.33%) Network Engineer
14 9 (2.09%) Architect
14 9 (2.09%) Coordinator
14 9 (2.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.12%) J2EE
2 20 (4.65%) Spring
3 17 (3.95%) EJB
4 15 (3.49%) JSON
5 14 (3.26%) Java EE
6 13 (3.02%) HTML
7 10 (2.33%) Hibernate
8 9 (2.09%) Swing
8 9 (2.09%) SWT
9 8 (1.86%) jQuery
9 8 (1.86%) JSF
9 8 (1.86%) Web Services
10 7 (1.63%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.63%) Node.js
11 6 (1.40%) .NET
11 6 (1.40%) REST
12 4 (0.93%) XML
13 3 (0.70%) Django
13 3 (0.70%) GWT
13 3 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.72%) Cyberthreat
3 16 (3.72%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.79%) CESG
4 12 (2.79%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.09%) Wiki
7 6 (1.40%) Physics
8 5 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.93%) Clustering
9 4 (0.93%) NHS
9 4 (0.93%) PKI
10 3 (0.70%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.70%) Neural Network
10 3 (0.70%) Ontologies
10 3 (0.70%) Statistics
10 3 (0.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.84%) Linux
2 62 (14.42%) Unix
3 60 (13.95%) Windows
4 25 (5.81%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.26%) Solaris
7 12 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.70%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.47%) AIX
12 2 (0.47%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) HPUX
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (11.63%) ITIL
3 45 (10.47%) PRINCE2
4 42 (9.77%) Project Management
5 31 (7.21%) DevOps
5 31 (7.21%) Requirements Management
6 30 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.74%) Information Assurance
8 26 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (6.05%) Scrum
9 24 (5.58%) Risk Management
10 22 (5.12%) Change Management
10 22 (5.12%) Service Delivery
11 21 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (4.42%) Document Management
12 19 (4.42%) Test Scripting
13 18 (4.19%) OO
13 18 (4.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 18 (4.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 126 (29.30%) Java
2 111 (25.81%) C
3 63 (14.65%) Python
4 44 (10.23%) SQL
5 43 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 43 (10.00%) C++
6 35 (8.14%) Perl
7 33 (7.67%) JavaScript
8 21 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 21 (4.88%) Ruby
9 16 (3.72%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.09%) C#
12 8 (1.86%) Scala
13 7 (1.63%) PHP
14 4 (0.93%) Lua
15 3 (0.70%) C-shell
16 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 430 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 65 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.65%) ISEB
4 19 (4.42%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.72%) CISSP
5 16 (3.72%) Degree
6 13 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.02%) CLAS
7 10 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (2.09%) CCNA
9 7 (1.63%) HNC
9 7 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.40%) Sun Certification
11 5 (1.16%) CEH
12 4 (0.93%) APMP
12 4 (0.93%) CCNP
12 4 (0.93%) JNCIP
12 4 (0.93%) MCP
13 3 (0.70%) IISP
13 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.95%) JSP 440
1 17 (3.95%) RMADS
2 16 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (2.56%) SLA
5 9 (2.09%) QA
6 2 (0.47%) COBIT
6 2 (0.47%) HMG Infosec
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.23%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 22 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.49%) vSphere
4 7 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.93%) Firmware
6 4 (0.93%) Snort
6 4 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.70%) Docker
7 3 (0.70%) NFS
8 2 (0.47%) HDFS
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.23%) Samba
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.26%) Puppet
2 10 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.33%) SCCM
3 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.40%) yum
5 5 (1.16%) SCOM
6 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.93%) RSA enVision
6 4 (0.93%) WSUS
7 3 (0.70%) Kibana
7 3 (0.70%) Nessus
7 3 (0.70%) QRadar
8 2 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.23%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.23%) SCSM
9 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 73 (16.98%) Oracle
2 42 (9.77%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.51%) VMware
4 27 (6.28%) Cisco
5 25 (5.81%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.72%) HP
7 9 (2.09%) Splunk
8 8 (1.86%) Sybase
9 7 (1.63%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.40%) Citrix
11 5 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.16%) IBM
11 5 (1.16%) SAP
12 4 (0.93%) ArcSight
12 4 (0.93%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.93%) Juniper
12 4 (0.93%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.93%) NetApp
12 4 (0.93%) TOWER Software
13 3 (0.70%) ScanSafe
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