The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 32 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 150 74 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.93% 3.45% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.12% 11.60% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 63
Average daily rate
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£365 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £301 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £379 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.54% -5.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £54.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.18% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
876 638 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.77% 29.72% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 362 410
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 60
Average hourly rate £35.50 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.17% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
DV Cleared
England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 +4 86 £403 +0.62% 16
Somerset - 13 £465 - 3
Bristol -27 2 £331 -13.62% 1
Devon - - - -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 290 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 100 (34.48%) Telecoms
3 70 (24.14%) Windows
4 61 (21.03%) Java
4 61 (21.03%) SC Cleared
5 48 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (16.55%) Microsoft
6 46 (15.86%) Linux
7 42 (14.48%) ITIL
8 37 (12.76%) MS Excel
8 37 (12.76%) VMware
9 36 (12.41%) HP
10 35 (12.07%) C
11 34 (11.72%) Active Directory
12 30 (10.34%) Oracle
13 28 (9.66%) Python
13 28 (9.66%) UML
14 27 (9.31%) C++
14 27 (9.31%) JavaScript
15 25 (8.62%) OO
16 24 (8.28%) Project Management
16 24 (8.28%) Test Scripting
17 23 (7.93%) SQL
17 23 (7.93%) SQL Server
17 23 (7.93%) SLA
18 22 (7.59%) SharePoint
19 21 (7.24%) Firewall
19 21 (7.24%) .NET
19 21 (7.24%) Oracle Database
20 20 (6.90%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (3.10%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.38%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (1.38%) Apache Qpid
7 3 (1.03%) IIS
8 2 (0.69%) Apache
8 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.69%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.69%) Lync
9 1 (0.34%) Drupal
9 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.48%) MS Project
3 11 (3.79%) MS Office
4 8 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.03%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Summit
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.76%) IaaS
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.24%) Firewall
2 17 (5.86%) DHCP
3 16 (5.52%) DNS
4 13 (4.48%) Wireshark
5 12 (4.14%) Internet
6 8 (2.76%) Network Security
7 7 (2.41%) LDAP
8 6 (2.07%) LAN
8 6 (2.07%) AMQP
9 5 (1.72%) WAN
10 4 (1.38%) VPN
11 3 (1.03%) SAN
11 3 (1.03%) ATM
11 3 (1.03%) Multicast
12 2 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.69%) SMTP
12 2 (0.69%) SNMP
12 2 (0.69%) X.400
13 1 (0.34%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.24%) Oracle Database
3 16 (5.52%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.10%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.76%) Big Data
8 6 (2.07%) MySQL
9 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (5.17%) ClearCase
2 14 (4.83%) Maven
3 9 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (2.76%) Hudson
4 8 (2.76%) Subversion
4 8 (2.76%) QUnit
4 8 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (2.07%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.72%) JUnit
7 4 (1.38%) JIRA
8 3 (1.03%) Ant
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (1.03%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.34%) Selenium
10 1 (0.34%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
General
1 100 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.79%) Military
3 11 (3.79%) Finance
4 10 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (0.69%) Billing
5 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 73 (25.17%) Developer
2 29 (10.00%) Architect
3 27 (9.31%) Analyst
4 23 (7.93%) Administrator
5 22 (7.59%) Software Developer
6 19 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 17 (5.86%) Consultant
8 16 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.10%) Test Manager
11 9 (3.10%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (2.41%) Service Manager
12 7 (2.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.07%) Storage Administrator
13 6 (2.07%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.24%) .NET
2 15 (5.17%) RESTful
3 12 (4.14%) REST
4 11 (3.79%) jQuery
4 11 (3.79%) Web Services
5 9 (3.10%) CSS
5 9 (3.10%) J2EE
5 9 (3.10%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.10%) Hibernate
5 9 (3.10%) HTML
6 8 (2.76%) HTML5
6 8 (2.76%) SVG
6 8 (2.76%) Java EE
7 7 (2.41%) JPA
7 7 (2.41%) EJB
8 6 (2.07%) JMS
8 6 (2.07%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (1.38%) Django
9 4 (1.38%) GWT
9 4 (1.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.83%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.45%) PKI
3 10 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.10%) RIA
5 8 (2.76%) RMADS
5 8 (2.76%) Economics
6 7 (2.41%) Web 2.0
6 7 (2.41%) Clustering
7 6 (2.07%) GIS
8 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.03%) Statistics
9 3 (1.03%) CMDB
10 2 (0.69%) Wiki
10 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.69%) SCADA
10 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.14%) Windows
2 46 (15.86%) Linux
3 20 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.17%) UNIX
5 11 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.10%) HPUX
7 8 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.48%) ITIL
3 28 (9.66%) UML
4 25 (8.62%) OO
5 24 (8.28%) Project Management
5 24 (8.28%) Test Scripting
6 20 (6.90%) SOA
7 19 (6.55%) Service Delivery
8 18 (6.21%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.86%) Configuration Management
10 16 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (4.83%) Scrum
11 14 (4.83%) Risk Management
11 14 (4.83%) Change Control
12 13 (4.48%) Reverse Engineering
12 13 (4.48%) Unit Testing
13 12 (4.14%) Release Management
14 11 (3.79%) Service Management
14 11 (3.79%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.79%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.03%) Java
2 35 (12.07%) C
3 28 (9.66%) Python
4 27 (9.31%) C++
4 27 (9.31%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.93%) SQL
6 18 (6.21%) C#
7 10 (3.45%) Perl
7 10 (3.45%) Ruby
8 9 (3.10%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.07%) VBScript
10 6 (2.07%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.03%) VBA
11 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.34%) VB
13 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.34%) XPath
13 1 (0.34%) Lua
Qualifications
1 290 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (21.03%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.21%) Degree
4 9 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.76%) CISSP
5 8 (2.76%) CCNP
6 7 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.07%) ISEB
8 5 (1.72%) CCNA
9 4 (1.38%) CEH
10 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.03%) APMP
10 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.34%) RHCE
11 1 (0.34%) HND
11 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.93%) SLA
2 8 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.72%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.38%) QA
5 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.03%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.69%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.83%) VMware ESX
3 10 (3.45%) XenApp
4 9 (3.10%) vSphere
5 7 (2.41%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.03%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.69%) vCloud
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.34%) Nmap
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (6.90%) SCCM
2 15 (5.17%) HP SIM
3 14 (4.83%) NetBackup
4 13 (4.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (4.48%) SCOM
5 8 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.03%) OpenView
8 3 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (1.03%) HP NNM
8 3 (1.03%) WSUS
8 3 (1.03%) Puppet
9 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.69%) MOM
9 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.34%) Nessus
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.34%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 48 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.76%) VMware
3 36 (12.41%) HP
4 30 (10.34%) Oracle
5 20 (6.90%) Symantec
6 16 (5.52%) JBoss
6 16 (5.52%) Citrix
7 14 (4.83%) Cisco
8 9 (3.10%) Sophos
8 9 (3.10%) Altiris
9 8 (2.76%) McAfee
10 6 (2.07%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.72%) IBM
12 3 (1.03%) Lumension
12 3 (1.03%) Brocade
12 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.03%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.03%) BT
13 2 (0.69%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.69%) Juniper
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