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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 27 63 28
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -35
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 200 58 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.95% 2.53% 5.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.16% 8.92% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 32 57
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£450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.63% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £377 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.24% -25.80%
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
1044 650 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.03% 28.40% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 365 436
Average daily rate £378 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 64
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -36.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +8 117 £450 +15.97% 14
Wiltshire +22 58 £425 +25.00% 3
Somerset +7 15 £480 +21.51% 3
Devon - 2 £330 -
Bristol -28 1 £325 -7.14%
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (28.19%) Windows
3 71 (23.83%) Telecoms
4 67 (22.48%) SC Cleared
5 65 (21.81%) Microsoft
6 62 (20.81%) Java
7 56 (18.79%) ITIL
8 51 (17.11%) VMware
8 51 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (16.44%) Linux
9 49 (16.44%) MS Excel
9 49 (16.44%) Active Directory
10 47 (15.77%) C
11 45 (15.10%) HP
12 37 (12.42%) Python
13 33 (11.07%) Oracle
14 32 (10.74%) SQL
14 32 (10.74%) SLA
15 31 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (10.07%) C++
16 30 (10.07%) OO
16 30 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (9.73%) Firewall
17 29 (9.73%) JavaScript
18 27 (9.06%) DNS
19 26 (8.72%) DHCP
19 26 (8.72%) Symantec
19 26 (8.72%) ClearCase
20 25 (8.39%) Release Management
21 24 (8.05%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 14 (4.70%) SharePoint
1 14 (4.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.01%) Apache
5 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.34%) MS Project Server
6 4 (1.34%) K2 blackpearl
7 3 (1.01%) IIS
7 3 (1.01%) Lync
8 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
Applications
1 49 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.03%) MS Project
3 11 (3.69%) MS Office
4 10 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.34%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.02%) IaaS
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.73%) Firewall
2 27 (9.06%) DNS
3 26 (8.72%) DHCP
4 9 (3.02%) WAN
5 8 (2.68%) LAN
6 7 (2.35%) Internet
6 7 (2.35%) Network Security
7 6 (2.01%) VPN
7 6 (2.01%) ATM
8 5 (1.68%) SNMP
8 5 (1.68%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.34%) BGP
9 4 (1.34%) Multicast
9 4 (1.34%) SAN
10 3 (1.01%) AMQP
11 2 (0.67%) FWSM
11 2 (0.67%) DMVPN
11 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.36%) SQL Server
1 13 (4.36%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.68%) Big Data
3 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.01%) MySQL
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.67%) OrientDB
8 2 (0.67%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 26 (8.72%) ClearCase
2 19 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (5.70%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.70%) Subversion
3 17 (5.70%) Maven
4 12 (4.03%) Ant
4 12 (4.03%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (2.35%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.35%) JUnit
6 5 (1.68%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.68%) Gerrit
7 4 (1.34%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.01%) JIRA
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.01%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.34%) MSTest
9 1 (0.34%) Moq
General
1 71 (23.83%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.71%) Military
3 17 (5.70%) Finance
4 9 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.01%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (23.49%) Developer
2 33 (11.07%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.74%) Analyst
4 30 (10.07%) Administrator
5 22 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (6.04%) Consultant
7 17 (5.70%) Architect
8 14 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.70%) C++ Developer
9 12 (4.03%) Storage Administrator
9 12 (4.03%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.69%) Security Architect
10 11 (3.69%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.36%) Network Engineer
12 9 (3.02%) Service Manager
13 8 (2.68%) Service Analyst
13 8 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.68%) Test Analyst
13 8 (2.68%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.03%) Web Services
2 12 (4.03%) .NET
3 11 (3.69%) J2EE
3 11 (3.69%) EJB
3 11 (3.69%) JPA
3 11 (3.69%) REST
4 10 (3.36%) EJB 3.0
5 9 (3.02%) Hibernate
6 8 (2.68%) XML
7 6 (2.01%) JSP
7 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.01%) JAXB
7 6 (2.01%) Java EE
7 6 (2.01%) JSF
7 6 (2.01%) JAX-RS
7 6 (2.01%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.01%) jQuery
7 6 (2.01%) PrimeFaces
8 4 (1.34%) HornetQ
8 4 (1.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.70%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.36%) RMADS
3 10 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.02%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.35%) Economics
5 7 (2.35%) Web 2.0
6 6 (2.01%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.68%) User Experience
7 5 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.68%) PKI
7 5 (1.68%) Clustering
8 4 (1.34%) GIS
8 4 (1.34%) Statistics
9 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.67%) RIA
10 2 (0.67%) Wiki
10 2 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (28.19%) Windows
2 49 (16.44%) Linux
3 31 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.70%) UNIX
6 13 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.36%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.01%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.79%) ITIL
2 51 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (10.07%) OO
4 25 (8.39%) Release Management
5 24 (8.05%) Service Delivery
6 23 (7.72%) Project Management
7 22 (7.38%) Unit Testing
8 21 (7.05%) Risk Management
9 19 (6.38%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.70%) Scrum
10 17 (5.70%) Test Scripting
10 17 (5.70%) Software Engineering
11 16 (5.37%) SOA
11 16 (5.37%) Information Assurance
11 16 (5.37%) Capacity Management
12 14 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.03%) Service Management
13 12 (4.03%) UML
13 12 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.03%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.81%) Java
2 47 (15.77%) C
3 37 (12.42%) Python
4 32 (10.74%) SQL
5 30 (10.07%) C++
6 29 (9.73%) JavaScript
7 21 (7.05%) Perl
8 12 (4.03%) Ruby
9 11 (3.69%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.36%) C#
11 8 (2.68%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.01%) Lua
12 6 (2.01%) PHP
12 6 (2.01%) VBScript
13 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
15 1 (0.34%) VB
15 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 298 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (22.48%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.70%) CISSP
3 14 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.36%) CCNP
5 12 (4.03%) Degree
6 9 (3.02%) CCNA
7 8 (2.68%) CEH
8 7 (2.35%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.68%) ISEB
10 4 (1.34%) MCSE
10 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.34%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.34%) RHCE
12 1 (0.34%) HND
12 1 (0.34%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.74%) SLA
2 15 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.02%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.34%) QA
4 4 (1.34%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 49 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.37%) VMware ESX
3 15 (5.03%) vSphere
4 13 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.02%) XenApp
6 7 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.01%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.67%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) vCloud
10 1 (0.34%) Nmap
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (7.38%) HP SIM
2 20 (6.71%) SCCM
3 19 (6.38%) NetBackup
3 19 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (4.70%) SCOM
5 9 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.34%) OpenView
8 4 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (1.34%) HP NNM
9 3 (1.01%) WSUS
10 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.67%) MOM
10 2 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.67%) Nagios
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 65 (21.81%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.11%) VMware
3 45 (15.10%) HP
4 33 (11.07%) Oracle
5 26 (8.72%) Symantec
6 17 (5.70%) Cisco
6 17 (5.70%) Citrix
7 14 (4.70%) JBoss
7 14 (4.70%) McAfee
8 13 (4.36%) Sophos
9 12 (4.03%) 3PAR
10 10 (3.36%) Altiris
11 5 (1.68%) IBM
12 4 (1.34%) Sun
12 4 (1.34%) Brocade
12 4 (1.34%) ProCurve
12 4 (1.34%) Primavera
12 4 (1.34%) BT
13 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.01%) Remedy
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