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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 26 54 30
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 196 57 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.89% 2.55% 5.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.37% 9.02% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 30 50
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£446 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.32% -19.90%
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
1012 632 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.41% 28.26% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 351 425
Average daily rate £395 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.36 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.58% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £11.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 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 19 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 19 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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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 +9 113 £450 +45.39% 12
Wiltshire +27 57 £413 +3.12% 2
Somerset +1 16 £475 +32.86% 3
Bristol -24 2 £325 -7.14% 1
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 83 (27.85%) Windows
3 71 (23.83%) Telecoms
4 64 (21.48%) SC Cleared
5 63 (21.14%) Microsoft
6 59 (19.80%) Java
7 54 (18.12%) ITIL
8 50 (16.78%) VMware
8 50 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (16.11%) MS Excel
10 47 (15.77%) Linux
10 47 (15.77%) Active Directory
11 46 (15.44%) C
12 44 (14.77%) HP
13 36 (12.08%) Python
14 32 (10.74%) Oracle
15 31 (10.40%) SQL
15 31 (10.40%) C++
16 30 (10.07%) SLA
16 30 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (9.40%) Firewall
19 27 (9.06%) OO
20 26 (8.72%) JavaScript
20 26 (8.72%) DNS
21 25 (8.39%) DHCP
21 25 (8.39%) Symantec
22 24 (8.05%) ClearCase
23 23 (7.72%) Project Management
23 23 (7.72%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 16 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.70%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.68%) Apache
7 4 (1.34%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (1.34%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.01%) Lync
8 3 (1.01%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.34%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 48 (16.11%) 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 2 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 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 28 (9.40%) Firewall
2 26 (8.72%) DNS
3 25 (8.39%) DHCP
4 8 (2.68%) LAN
4 8 (2.68%) WAN
4 8 (2.68%) Internet
5 7 (2.35%) Network Security
6 6 (2.01%) ATM
6 6 (2.01%) VPN
6 6 (2.01%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.68%) SNMP
8 4 (1.34%) BGP
8 4 (1.34%) SAN
8 4 (1.34%) Multicast
9 3 (1.01%) AMQP
10 2 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.67%) 802.11
10 2 (0.67%) MPLS
10 2 (0.67%) OSPF
10 2 (0.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.36%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.68%) Big Data
4 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.01%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.34%) MySQL
7 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.67%) OrientDB
9 2 (0.67%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (8.05%) ClearCase
2 18 (6.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 16 (5.37%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.37%) Subversion
3 16 (5.37%) Maven
4 10 (3.36%) Ant
4 10 (3.36%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (2.01%) JUnit
5 6 (2.01%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.68%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.34%) Gerrit
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.01%) JIRA
8 3 (1.01%) Metasploit
8 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.67%) QUnit
9 2 (0.67%) Hudson
10 1 (0.34%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (23.83%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.38%) Military
3 16 (5.37%) Finance
4 11 (3.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.01%) Legal
6 2 (0.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (21.48%) Developer
2 35 (11.74%) Analyst
3 29 (9.73%) Administrator
4 28 (9.40%) Java Developer
5 21 (7.05%) Architect
5 21 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (6.38%) Consultant
7 14 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (4.36%) C++ Developer
9 11 (3.69%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 11 (3.69%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.69%) Test Analyst
9 11 (3.69%) Security Architect
9 11 (3.69%) Storage Administrator
10 10 (3.36%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.02%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.68%) Service Manager
12 8 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.68%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.70%) Web Services
2 13 (4.36%) .NET
3 11 (3.69%) J2EE
4 10 (3.36%) EJB
4 10 (3.36%) REST
4 10 (3.36%) JPA
5 9 (3.02%) EJB 3.0
5 9 (3.02%) Hibernate
6 7 (2.35%) jQuery
6 7 (2.35%) XML
7 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.01%) JSP
7 6 (2.01%) Java EE
8 5 (1.68%) JSF
8 5 (1.68%) JAX-RS
8 5 (1.68%) JAXB
8 5 (1.68%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (1.34%) JMS
9 4 (1.34%) HornetQ
9 4 (1.34%) AngularJS
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%) Web 2.0
5 7 (2.35%) Economics
6 5 (1.68%) Clustering
6 5 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.34%) User Experience
7 4 (1.34%) GIS
7 4 (1.34%) Statistics
7 4 (1.34%) PKI
8 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.01%) RIA
8 3 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.67%) Replication
9 2 (0.67%) SCADA
9 2 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (27.85%) Windows
2 47 (15.77%) Linux
3 30 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.70%) UNIX
6 13 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.36%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.01%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.34%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.12%) ITIL
2 50 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (9.06%) OO
4 23 (7.72%) Project Management
4 23 (7.72%) Release Management
5 22 (7.38%) Service Delivery
6 21 (7.05%) Risk Management
6 21 (7.05%) Test Scripting
7 19 (6.38%) Unit Testing
7 19 (6.38%) SOA
8 18 (6.04%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.70%) Configuration Management
10 16 (5.37%) Scrum
10 16 (5.37%) Information Assurance
11 15 (5.03%) Capacity Management
12 13 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.36%) UML
12 13 (4.36%) Service Management
13 12 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (19.80%) Java
2 46 (15.44%) C
3 36 (12.08%) Python
4 31 (10.40%) SQL
4 31 (10.40%) C++
5 26 (8.72%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.04%) Perl
7 13 (4.36%) Ruby
8 10 (3.36%) C#
8 10 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.01%) VBScript
11 5 (1.68%) Lua
11 5 (1.68%) PHP
12 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.34%) XPath
14 1 (0.34%) Scala
14 1 (0.34%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 298 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 64 (21.48%) 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
11 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.01%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.34%) APMP
12 1 (0.34%) RHCE
12 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.07%) 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 47 (15.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.03%) VMware ESX
3 14 (4.70%) 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 3 (1.01%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.34%) Nmap
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (7.05%) HP SIM
2 20 (6.71%) SCCM
3 18 (6.04%) NetBackup
3 18 (6.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (4.36%) SCOM
5 9 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.34%) OpenView
7 4 (1.34%) HP NNM
8 3 (1.01%) WSUS
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.67%) Nagios
9 2 (0.67%) MOM
9 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 63 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.78%) VMware
3 44 (14.77%) HP
4 32 (10.74%) Oracle
5 25 (8.39%) Symantec
6 18 (6.04%) Citrix
7 17 (5.70%) Cisco
8 13 (4.36%) McAfee
8 13 (4.36%) JBoss
9 12 (4.03%) Sophos
10 11 (3.69%) 3PAR
11 10 (3.36%) Altiris
12 5 (1.68%) IBM
13 4 (1.34%) Primavera
13 4 (1.34%) BT
13 4 (1.34%) ProCurve
13 4 (1.34%) Brocade
14 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.01%) Sun
14 3 (1.01%) Remedy
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