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 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 17 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 235 180 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.97% 5.79% 4.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.89% 20.16% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 94 45
Average daily rate £450 £473 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £383 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
- +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £47.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +72.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -21.63%
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
944 893 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.02% 28.72% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 523 587
Average daily rate £375 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 37 52
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +14.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 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
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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 179 £475 +0.52% 15
Wiltshire +26 40 £363 -15.69% 1
Bristol +4 9 £388 -22.50% 1
Somerset -2 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 442 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 129 (29.19%) Java
3 118 (26.70%) C
4 112 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (19.46%) Linux
6 82 (18.55%) SC Cleared
7 66 (14.93%) Project Management
8 63 (14.25%) Oracle
9 52 (11.76%) Python
10 49 (11.09%) Information Assurance
11 47 (10.63%) PRINCE2
11 47 (10.63%) JavaScript
11 47 (10.63%) Microsoft
12 46 (10.41%) Windows
13 45 (10.18%) Cisco
14 42 (9.50%) Finance
14 42 (9.50%) Bash Shell
15 40 (9.05%) Unix
16 36 (8.14%) SQL
17 34 (7.69%) C++
17 34 (7.69%) Scrum
18 33 (7.47%) ITIL
19 32 (7.24%) MS Excel
20 31 (7.01%) Risk Management
20 31 (7.01%) Perl
20 31 (7.01%) Big Data
20 31 (7.01%) DevOps
21 30 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
22 29 (6.56%) ISTQB
23 28 (6.33%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 24 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.75%) JBoss
3 17 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.62%) IIS
4 16 (3.62%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.39%) Apache
6 12 (2.71%) Confluence
7 10 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.04%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.36%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.36%) Node.js
10 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.68%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.45%) CMS
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 32 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.62%) MS Office
3 11 (2.49%) MS Project
4 8 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.36%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.68%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.71%) Primavera
2 10 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.33%) WAN
2 25 (5.66%) VPN
3 24 (5.43%) BGP
3 24 (5.43%) IPsec
3 24 (5.43%) MPLS
3 24 (5.43%) OSPF
4 21 (4.75%) Firewall
5 10 (2.26%) Internet
6 9 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.81%) EIGRP
8 7 (1.58%) HTTP
9 5 (1.13%) DNS
10 4 (0.90%) DHCP
10 4 (0.90%) LAN
11 3 (0.68%) LDAP
11 3 (0.68%) SAN
11 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.68%) VoIP
12 2 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.01%) Big Data
2 26 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 24 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 23 (5.20%) Oracle Database
5 20 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.71%) MySQL
7 10 (2.26%) OrientDB
8 9 (2.04%) Neo4j
8 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (5.43%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.62%) JIRA
2 16 (3.62%) Selenium
3 15 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 13 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 13 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.94%) Maven
5 12 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (2.71%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.49%) Bitbucket
6 11 (2.49%) Protractor
7 10 (2.26%) Subversion
7 10 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (2.04%) ClearCase
8 9 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
8 9 (2.04%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.81%) JUnit
10 7 (1.58%) Ant
10 7 (1.58%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (1.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 42 (9.50%) Finance
2 15 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.81%) Military
4 3 (0.68%) Electronics
5 2 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.23%) Avionics
6 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 120 (27.15%) Developer
2 69 (15.61%) Java Developer
3 37 (8.37%) Project Manager
4 36 (8.14%) Consultant
5 33 (7.47%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 32 (7.24%) Analyst
7 24 (5.43%) Designer
7 24 (5.43%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 24 (5.43%) Network Designer
8 17 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 16 (3.62%) Administrator
10 15 (3.39%) Test Engineer
11 14 (3.17%) Architect
12 13 (2.94%) C++ Developer
12 13 (2.94%) Information Assurance Consultant
13 12 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (2.71%) Programme Planner
14 11 (2.49%) Applications Developer
14 11 (2.49%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.33%) J2EE
2 20 (4.52%) Web Services
3 19 (4.30%) .NET
3 19 (4.30%) AngularJS
3 19 (4.30%) HTML
4 18 (4.07%) CSS
5 17 (3.85%) EJB
6 14 (3.17%) XML
7 12 (2.71%) Java EE
8 11 (2.49%) jQuery
9 9 (2.04%) Spring
9 9 (2.04%) Swing
9 9 (2.04%) SWT
9 9 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (1.81%) JSF
11 7 (1.58%) CSS3
11 7 (1.58%) RESTful
12 6 (1.36%) HTML5
12 6 (1.36%) RESTEasy
12 6 (1.36%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.52%) Data Centre
1 20 (4.52%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.71%) Wiki
5 11 (2.49%) Ergonomics
6 10 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.81%) CESG
8 7 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.68%) Derivative
10 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.45%) Physics
11 2 (0.45%) PKI
11 2 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (19.46%) Linux
2 46 (10.41%) Windows
3 40 (9.05%) Unix
4 17 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.58%) AIX
6 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.68%) CentOS
8 3 (0.68%) Solaris
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (14.93%) Project Management
3 49 (11.09%) Information Assurance
4 47 (10.63%) PRINCE2
5 34 (7.69%) Scrum
6 33 (7.47%) ITIL
7 31 (7.01%) DevOps
7 31 (7.01%) Risk Management
8 28 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 27 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (5.88%) Change Management
11 23 (5.20%) OO
11 23 (5.20%) Requirements Analysis
12 22 (4.98%) Change Control
12 22 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (3.85%) Document Management
13 17 (3.85%) Open Source
13 17 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 16 (3.62%) Requirements Management
14 16 (3.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 129 (29.19%) Java
2 118 (26.70%) C
3 52 (11.76%) Python
4 47 (10.63%) JavaScript
5 42 (9.50%) Bash Shell
6 36 (8.14%) SQL
7 34 (7.69%) C++
8 31 (7.01%) Perl
9 19 (4.30%) Ruby
10 16 (3.62%) C#
11 15 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.17%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.94%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.71%) Scala
15 8 (1.81%) Lua
15 8 (1.81%) PHP
16 6 (1.36%) VB
16 6 (1.36%) VBScript
17 2 (0.45%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 442 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (18.55%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (6.56%) ISTQB
5 28 (6.33%) CCNP
6 26 (5.88%) CISSP
7 20 (4.52%) CLAS
8 18 (4.07%) ISEB
9 16 (3.62%) JNCIS
10 10 (2.26%) IISP
11 9 (2.04%) APMP
11 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.81%) JNCIP
12 8 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (1.36%) MCITP
14 6 (1.36%) MCTS
15 5 (1.13%) RHCE
15 5 (1.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 25 (5.66%) QA
3 22 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (3.39%) JSP 440
5 12 (2.71%) RMADS
6 5 (1.13%) SLA
7 2 (0.45%) COSHH
7 2 (0.45%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.68%) Firmware
5 2 (0.45%) Samba
5 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.23%) Docker
6 1 (0.23%) HDFS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.23%) Snort
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.58%) Puppet
1 7 (1.58%) SCCM
2 4 (0.90%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.45%) Kibana
4 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.23%) MIIS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.23%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 63 (14.25%) Oracle
2 47 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 45 (10.18%) Cisco
4 24 (5.43%) Juniper
5 16 (3.62%) BT
5 16 (3.62%) VMware
6 15 (3.39%) HP
7 9 (2.04%) Sybase
8 7 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.36%) Sun
10 5 (1.13%) Intel Security
10 5 (1.13%) OpenText
11 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.90%) Citrix
11 4 (0.90%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.90%) Dell
11 4 (0.90%) IBM
11 4 (0.90%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.90%) Sourcefire
12 3 (0.68%) EMC
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago