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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 20 18 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +50
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 228 235 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.58% 7.36% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.14% 23.83% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 138 22
Average daily rate £439 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
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
1030 986 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.25% 30.86% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 605 392
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 54 40
Average hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +75.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.14 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 0 173 £450 - 30
Wiltshire +11 40 £363 -12.65% 2
Bristol -8 7 £488 +8.33% 7
Somerset +3 4 £400 -1.59%
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 423 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 138 (32.62%) Java
3 120 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (27.19%) C
5 85 (20.09%) Linux
6 79 (18.68%) SC Cleared
7 72 (17.02%) Oracle
8 68 (16.08%) JavaScript
9 55 (13.00%) Project Management
10 54 (12.77%) SQL
11 52 (12.29%) Finance
12 51 (12.06%) Python
13 46 (10.87%) PRINCE2
13 46 (10.87%) Bash Shell
14 45 (10.64%) Information Assurance
14 45 (10.64%) Windows
15 44 (10.40%) Unix
16 41 (9.69%) Microsoft
17 39 (9.22%) Cisco
18 38 (8.98%) ITIL
18 38 (8.98%) J2EE
18 38 (8.98%) C++
19 37 (8.75%) Risk Management
20 36 (8.51%) Perl
21 35 (8.27%) Web Services
22 32 (7.57%) HTML
23 31 (7.33%) C#
23 31 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
24 30 (7.09%) Jenkins
24 30 (7.09%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 26 (6.15%) JBoss
2 22 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 17 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (3.31%) IIS
7 13 (3.07%) Apache
8 7 (1.65%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.18%) Confluence
9 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.95%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.71%) CMS
11 3 (0.71%) Eucalyptus
11 3 (0.71%) Lync
11 3 (0.71%) Node.js
11 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.78%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (3.07%) MS Office
4 11 (2.60%) MS Project
5 6 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.07%) Primavera
2 11 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.96%) WAN
2 18 (4.26%) Firewall
2 18 (4.26%) VPN
3 17 (4.02%) BGP
3 17 (4.02%) OSPF
4 16 (3.78%) IPsec
4 16 (3.78%) MPLS
5 11 (2.60%) Internet
6 10 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.36%) LDAP
7 9 (2.13%) HTTP
8 8 (1.89%) DNS
9 6 (1.42%) LAN
10 5 (1.18%) DHCP
10 5 (1.18%) VoIP
11 4 (0.95%) EIGRP
11 4 (0.95%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.71%) Network Security
13 2 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.09%) Oracle Database
2 27 (6.38%) Big Data
3 19 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 17 (4.02%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.36%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.36%) OrientDB
8 8 (1.89%) Apache Accumulo
8 8 (1.89%) MySQL
9 5 (1.18%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.47%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.24%) OLTP
12 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (7.09%) Jenkins
2 25 (5.91%) Maven
3 24 (5.67%) Selenium
4 19 (4.49%) Ant
4 19 (4.49%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.02%) JUnit
6 13 (3.07%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.84%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.60%) LoadRunner
9 10 (2.36%) ClearCase
10 9 (2.13%) Subversion
10 9 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (1.89%) Protractor
12 7 (1.65%) Eclipse RCP
12 7 (1.65%) JIRA
12 7 (1.65%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.42%) HP UFT
13 6 (1.42%) IntelliJ
General
1 52 (12.29%) Finance
2 13 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.89%) Military
4 3 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (26.95%) Developer
2 70 (16.55%) Java Developer
3 44 (10.40%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 38 (8.98%) Project Manager
5 30 (7.09%) Analyst
6 29 (6.86%) Consultant
7 20 (4.73%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 17 (4.02%) Applications Support
8 17 (4.02%) Test Manager
8 17 (4.02%) Tester
9 16 (3.78%) Architect
9 16 (3.78%) Designer
10 15 (3.55%) Network Designer
11 13 (3.07%) Administrator
12 12 (2.84%) .NET Developer
12 12 (2.84%) Programme Planner
12 12 (2.84%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.60%) Information Assurance Consultant
13 11 (2.60%) Project Officer
13 11 (2.60%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.98%) J2EE
2 35 (8.27%) Web Services
3 32 (7.57%) HTML
4 28 (6.62%) .NET
5 22 (5.20%) CSS
6 18 (4.26%) Java EE
6 18 (4.26%) XML
7 14 (3.31%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.31%) JSF
8 13 (3.07%) jQuery
9 12 (2.84%) HTML5
10 11 (2.60%) XSLT
11 10 (2.36%) Hibernate
11 10 (2.36%) JMS
11 10 (2.36%) SOAP
12 9 (2.13%) EJB
13 8 (1.89%) CSS3
14 7 (1.65%) GWT
14 7 (1.65%) Swing
14 7 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.96%) Management Information System
2 20 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.36%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 8 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.42%) Ergonomics
6 6 (1.42%) VHDL
7 5 (1.18%) CESG
7 5 (1.18%) PKI
7 5 (1.18%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.95%) Replication
8 4 (0.95%) Wiki
9 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.71%) Statistics
9 3 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.09%) Linux
2 45 (10.64%) Windows
3 44 (10.40%) Unix
4 19 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.36%) AIX
6 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.71%) HPUX
10 3 (0.71%) Solaris
11 2 (0.47%) CentOS
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (13.00%) Project Management
3 46 (10.87%) PRINCE2
4 45 (10.64%) Information Assurance
5 38 (8.98%) ITIL
6 37 (8.75%) Risk Management
7 31 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (6.62%) Scrum
9 25 (5.91%) Change Control
10 24 (5.67%) Software Engineering
11 21 (4.96%) OO
11 21 (4.96%) Open Source
11 21 (4.96%) TDD
12 20 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (4.73%) Requirements Management
13 19 (4.49%) Change Management
14 18 (4.26%) Document Management
14 18 (4.26%) System Testing
15 17 (4.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 138 (32.62%) Java
2 115 (27.19%) C
3 68 (16.08%) JavaScript
4 54 (12.77%) SQL
5 51 (12.06%) Python
6 46 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 38 (8.98%) C++
8 36 (8.51%) Perl
9 31 (7.33%) C#
10 24 (5.67%) Shell Script
11 22 (5.20%) Ruby
12 17 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 17 (4.02%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.60%) Scala
14 9 (2.13%) Lua
14 9 (2.13%) PHP
15 8 (1.89%) VB
16 2 (0.47%) R
16 2 (0.47%) VBScript
17 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 423 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 79 (18.68%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.44%) ISTQB
4 22 (5.20%) CISSP
5 21 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (4.73%) CLAS
6 20 (4.73%) ISEB
7 18 (4.26%) CCNP
8 12 (2.84%) APMP
8 12 (2.84%) JNCIS
8 12 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (2.36%) IISP
10 9 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.65%) Sun Certification
12 6 (1.42%) Degree
13 4 (0.95%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.95%) HNC
13 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 21 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.26%) QA
4 12 (2.84%) JSP 440
5 8 (1.89%) RMADS
6 3 (0.71%) SLA
7 2 (0.47%) COSHH
8 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.71%) vSphere
5 2 (0.47%) Samba
6 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.24%) Docker
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.65%) SCCM
3 4 (0.95%) Puppet
4 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.71%) SCOM
5 2 (0.47%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.47%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.47%) OpenView
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Ansible
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.24%) Kibana
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.24%) SCSM
Vendors
1 72 (17.02%) Oracle
2 41 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.22%) Cisco
4 18 (4.26%) HP
5 17 (4.02%) Juniper
6 15 (3.55%) VMware
7 12 (2.84%) BT
8 9 (2.13%) Sun
9 7 (1.65%) Citrix
9 7 (1.65%) Sybase
10 6 (1.42%) OpenText
10 6 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.95%) Remedy
12 3 (0.71%) McAfee
12 3 (0.71%) NetApp
12 3 (0.71%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.71%) Sourcefire
13 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
Pewsey, Wiltshire
Acumin
Rate: Up to £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £195 - £295 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Acumin
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago