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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 22 41 13
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 211 116 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.63% 4.12% 9.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.38% 13.84% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 39 128
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £364 £389
% change year-on-year
+23.79% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £39.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.65 £28.10 £39.05
% change year-on-year
+98.07% -28.05%
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
987 838 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.03% 29.74% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 471 451
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 53
Average hourly rate £44.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.50 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 +12 166 £450 +25.00% 23
Wiltshire -11 22 £440 +6.02% 4
Bristol -4 10 £450 +24.13% 1
Somerset -8 5 £407 -14.86% 1
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Avon - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 403 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 87 (21.59%) Java
3 82 (20.35%) SC Cleared
4 80 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (19.60%) SQL
6 71 (17.62%) Python
7 69 (17.12%) Windows
8 64 (15.88%) Oracle
9 62 (15.38%) C
10 61 (15.14%) Linux
11 50 (12.41%) UNIX
12 49 (12.16%) C++
12 49 (12.16%) Perl
13 48 (11.91%) OO
14 46 (11.41%) Release Management
14 46 (11.41%) Bash Shell
15 45 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (11.17%) PL/SQL
16 44 (10.92%) Telecoms
17 43 (10.67%) Scrum
18 40 (9.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 40 (9.93%) ClearCase
19 39 (9.68%) JavaScript
19 39 (9.68%) Finance
19 39 (9.68%) Subversion
20 37 (9.18%) Ruby
20 37 (9.18%) Oracle Database
21 31 (7.69%) Firewall
22 30 (7.44%) VMware
22 30 (7.44%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (4.22%) JBoss
2 13 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.74%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.24%) Apache
5 5 (1.24%) CMS
6 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.99%) Eucalyptus
6 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.50%) Lync
8 2 (0.50%) Apache Qpid
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.99%) MS Project
3 3 (0.74%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) Simulink
4 2 (0.50%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) assyst
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.69%) Firewall
2 26 (6.45%) WAN
3 24 (5.96%) LAN
4 16 (3.97%) DNS
5 14 (3.47%) VoIP
6 11 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.73%) DHCP
7 9 (2.23%) VPN
7 9 (2.23%) OSPF
7 9 (2.23%) BGP
7 9 (2.23%) Wireshark
7 9 (2.23%) Network Security
8 8 (1.99%) IPsec
9 7 (1.74%) Internet
9 7 (1.74%) SSL
10 6 (1.49%) SDH
10 6 (1.49%) 3G
10 6 (1.49%) 2G
10 6 (1.49%) 2.5G
10 6 (1.49%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.18%) Oracle Database
2 14 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (2.98%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (1.99%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.99%) MySQL
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.50%) SQLite
9 2 (0.50%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.50%) OrientDB
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.25%) MS Access
10 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (9.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 40 (9.93%) ClearCase
2 39 (9.68%) Subversion
3 27 (6.70%) Git (software)
4 26 (6.45%) Maven
5 23 (5.71%) Ant
5 23 (5.71%) Apache Ivy
6 14 (3.47%) SoapUI
7 13 (3.23%) LoadRunner
8 12 (2.98%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (1.99%) JIRA
9 8 (1.99%) JUnit
9 8 (1.99%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.74%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.24%) Rational Functional Tester
12 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.50%) Mockito
13 2 (0.50%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 44 (10.92%) Telecoms
2 39 (9.68%) Finance
3 12 (2.98%) Military
4 3 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.50%) Back Office
5 2 (0.50%) Law
5 2 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.25%) Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 130 (32.26%) Developer
2 65 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 31 (7.69%) C++ Developer
3 31 (7.69%) Consultant
4 26 (6.45%) Architect
5 24 (5.96%) DBA
6 23 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
7 20 (4.96%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.71%) Analyst
8 19 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.23%) Network Engineer
9 13 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (3.23%) Service Manager
10 11 (2.73%) Administrator
10 11 (2.73%) Test Manager
10 11 (2.73%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 10 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (2.48%) Security Architect
11 10 (2.48%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (2.48%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.70%) J2EE
1 27 (6.70%) Java EE
2 22 (5.46%) Hibernate
3 18 (4.47%) XML
4 16 (3.97%) EJB
4 16 (3.97%) JSF
5 15 (3.72%) Web Services
6 14 (3.47%) JAXB
6 14 (3.47%) JPA
6 14 (3.47%) EJB 3.0
7 11 (2.73%) Spring
8 10 (2.48%) .NET
8 10 (2.48%) Apache Camel
9 8 (1.99%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.74%) HTML
10 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.49%) JAX-RS
11 6 (1.49%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (1.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.48%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.24%) RMADS
6 4 (0.99%) PKI
6 4 (0.99%) Replication
6 4 (0.99%) Open Source
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.74%) Clustering
7 3 (0.74%) CESG
7 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.50%) Statistics
8 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.12%) Windows
2 61 (15.14%) Linux
3 50 (12.41%) UNIX
4 12 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.74%) CentOS
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (11.91%) OO
3 46 (11.41%) Release Management
4 45 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (10.67%) Scrum
6 28 (6.95%) ITIL
7 23 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 21 (5.21%) OOD
9 20 (4.96%) Test Scripting
10 19 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (4.47%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.22%) Configuration Management
13 16 (3.97%) Unit Testing
14 15 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (3.47%) Service Delivery
16 13 (3.23%) Change Control
17 12 (2.98%) Information Assurance
17 12 (2.98%) Project Management
17 12 (2.98%) Risk Management
17 12 (2.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (21.59%) Java
2 79 (19.60%) SQL
3 71 (17.62%) Python
4 62 (15.38%) C
5 49 (12.16%) Perl
5 49 (12.16%) C++
6 46 (11.41%) Bash Shell
7 45 (11.17%) PL/SQL
8 39 (9.68%) JavaScript
9 37 (9.18%) Ruby
10 17 (4.22%) Lua
10 17 (4.22%) PHP
11 14 (3.47%) C#
12 7 (1.74%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.74%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.25%) R
16 1 (0.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 403 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (20.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.47%) Sun Certification
4 13 (3.23%) CISSP
4 13 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.98%) Degree
5 12 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.23%) OCPJP
7 8 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.74%) ISEB
8 7 (1.74%) MCP
8 7 (1.74%) CISM
9 6 (1.49%) CCNA
9 6 (1.49%) MCSE
9 6 (1.49%) VCP4
9 6 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.24%) CCNP
11 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.99%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.47%) SLA
2 11 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.99%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.48%) vSphere
4 9 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.24%) XenApp
6 4 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.74%) vCloud
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.50%) Firmware
8 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.25%) Nmap
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.99%) HP SIM
2 7 (1.74%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.74%) SCCM
3 5 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.99%) Nagios
5 3 (0.74%) Puppet
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.50%) SCOM
6 2 (0.50%) Nessus
6 2 (0.50%) WSUS
6 2 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (15.88%) Oracle
2 30 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.44%) VMware
3 27 (6.70%) Cisco
4 19 (4.71%) Citrix
5 16 (3.97%) Sun
6 15 (3.72%) HP
7 12 (2.98%) McAfee
8 7 (1.74%) Juniper
9 6 (1.49%) Symantec
10 5 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.24%) Open Text
10 5 (1.24%) 3PAR
11 4 (0.99%) Sophos
11 4 (0.99%) NetApp
12 3 (0.74%) Sybase
12 3 (0.74%) Tandberg
13 2 (0.50%) Infoblox
13 2 (0.50%) BT
13 2 (0.50%) Siebel
Wiltshire
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago