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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 29 60 25
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 166 57 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.07% 2.60% 6.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.05% 9.86% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 30 52
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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 £314 £249 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £490 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +12.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.55 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+48.24% -15.68%
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
1034 578 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.56% 26.38% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 323 410
Average daily rate £385 £360 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 64
Average hourly rate £30.25 £28.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.03% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +11 97 £454 -0.27% 21
Wiltshire +12 47 £450 +37.40% 2
Somerset -9 8 £475 +20.25% 1
Bristol -25 4 £299 -14.57% 2
Devon - 2 £330 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 324 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 87 (26.85%) Windows
3 76 (23.46%) SC Cleared
4 73 (22.53%) Telecoms
5 61 (18.83%) Java
5 61 (18.83%) Microsoft
6 60 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (17.59%) ITIL
8 54 (16.67%) Linux
9 53 (16.36%) VMware
10 51 (15.74%) Active Directory
11 50 (15.43%) C
12 46 (14.20%) MS Excel
13 44 (13.58%) HP
14 39 (12.04%) Python
15 36 (11.11%) C++
15 36 (11.11%) SQL
16 35 (10.80%) OO
17 33 (10.19%) SLA
17 33 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (9.57%) Firewall
18 31 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
18 31 (9.57%) Oracle
19 29 (8.95%) JavaScript
19 29 (8.95%) DNS
20 28 (8.64%) DHCP
20 28 (8.64%) Release Management
21 27 (8.33%) ClearCase
22 26 (8.02%) Perl
23 24 (7.41%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (4.32%) SharePoint
1 14 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.01%) JBoss
3 11 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.16%) Apache
7 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.23%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.93%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.93%) Lync
9 3 (0.93%) IIS
10 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.62%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 46 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.47%) MS Project
3 7 (2.16%) MS Office
4 4 (1.23%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.09%) IaaS
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.57%) Firewall
2 29 (8.95%) DNS
3 28 (8.64%) DHCP
4 10 (3.09%) WAN
5 9 (2.78%) LAN
5 9 (2.78%) Internet
6 7 (2.16%) Network Security
7 6 (1.85%) ATM
7 6 (1.85%) VPN
8 5 (1.54%) SNMP
8 5 (1.54%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.23%) Multicast
9 4 (1.23%) BGP
9 4 (1.23%) SAN
10 3 (0.93%) AMQP
11 2 (0.62%) FWSM
11 2 (0.62%) DMVPN
11 2 (0.62%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.40%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.16%) Big Data
3 7 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.62%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.62%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.31%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 23 (7.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 21 (6.48%) Subversion
3 21 (6.48%) Maven
4 17 (5.25%) Ant
4 17 (5.25%) Git (software)
4 17 (5.25%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (2.47%) SoapUI
5 8 (2.47%) JUnit
6 7 (2.16%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.54%) Gerrit
7 5 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.23%) Metasploit
8 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.93%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.31%) MSTest
General
1 73 (22.53%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.79%) Military
3 19 (5.86%) Finance
4 9 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (26.23%) Developer
2 42 (12.96%) Java Developer
3 32 (9.88%) Analyst
3 32 (9.88%) Administrator
4 29 (8.95%) Consultant
5 24 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (6.17%) Architect
7 19 (5.86%) C++ Developer
8 14 (4.32%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.01%) Security Architect
9 13 (4.01%) Storage Administrator
9 13 (4.01%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.40%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.40%) Service Manager
12 10 (3.09%) Network Engineer
13 9 (2.78%) Designer
14 8 (2.47%) C++/Java Developer
14 8 (2.47%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.32%) .NET
1 14 (4.32%) J2EE
2 12 (3.70%) EJB
2 12 (3.70%) JPA
3 11 (3.40%) EJB 3.0
3 11 (3.40%) Web Services
4 10 (3.09%) Java EE
5 9 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 9 (2.78%) XML
6 8 (2.47%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.16%) JAXB
7 7 (2.16%) JSF
7 7 (2.16%) JAX-RS
7 7 (2.16%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.16%) PrimeFaces
8 6 (1.85%) REST
8 6 (1.85%) Spring
8 6 (1.85%) jQuery
8 6 (1.85%) JSP
9 5 (1.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.25%) RMADS
2 13 (4.01%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.16%) PKI
4 5 (1.54%) Economics
4 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.54%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.54%) User Experience
5 4 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.23%) Statistics
5 4 (1.23%) Clustering
5 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.93%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.93%) Replication
6 3 (0.93%) Wiki
6 3 (0.93%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.62%) SCADA
7 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.62%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 87 (26.85%) Windows
2 54 (16.67%) Linux
3 33 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (7.10%) UNIX
6 14 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.09%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.85%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.62%) Solaris
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (17.59%) ITIL
3 35 (10.80%) OO
4 28 (8.64%) Release Management
5 24 (7.41%) Scrum
6 23 (7.10%) Service Delivery
7 22 (6.79%) Risk Management
8 20 (6.17%) Unit Testing
8 20 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (5.56%) Project Management
10 17 (5.25%) SOA
10 17 (5.25%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.25%) Information Assurance
11 16 (4.94%) Capacity Management
11 16 (4.94%) Software Engineering
12 14 (4.32%) Software Testing
13 13 (4.01%) Security Architecture
13 13 (4.01%) Test Scripting
14 12 (3.70%) UML
15 10 (3.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 61 (18.83%) Java
2 50 (15.43%) C
3 39 (12.04%) Python
4 36 (11.11%) SQL
4 36 (11.11%) C++
5 29 (8.95%) JavaScript
6 26 (8.02%) Perl
7 19 (5.86%) Bash Shell
8 16 (4.94%) Ruby
9 14 (4.32%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.70%) C#
11 8 (2.47%) PHP
11 8 (2.47%) Lua
12 6 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.93%) VBScript
14 1 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.31%) XPath
14 1 (0.31%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 324 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 76 (23.46%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.94%) CISSP
4 15 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.32%) CCNP
6 9 (2.78%) CCNA
6 9 (2.78%) CEH
6 9 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.78%) Degree
7 7 (2.16%) Sun Certification
7 7 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.85%) ISEB
9 4 (1.23%) MCSE
9 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.93%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.31%) HND
11 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.31%) CISA
11 1 (0.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.19%) SLA
2 17 (5.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.09%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.23%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.93%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 51 (15.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.25%) vSphere
3 15 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.32%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.85%) XenApp
7 5 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.62%) Nmap
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (7.10%) HP SIM
2 20 (6.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 20 (6.17%) NetBackup
2 20 (6.17%) SCCM
3 15 (4.63%) SCOM
4 8 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.23%) HP NNM
6 4 (1.23%) OpenView
6 4 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.93%) Nagios
7 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.93%) WSUS
8 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.62%) Nessus
8 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.62%) MOM
8 2 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 53 (16.36%) VMware
3 44 (13.58%) HP
4 31 (9.57%) Oracle
5 24 (7.41%) Symantec
6 20 (6.17%) Cisco
7 13 (4.01%) Citrix
7 13 (4.01%) 3PAR
8 11 (3.40%) McAfee
9 10 (3.09%) Sophos
10 8 (2.47%) Altiris
10 8 (2.47%) Sun
11 4 (1.23%) Brocade
11 4 (1.23%) ProCurve
11 4 (1.23%) BT
12 3 (0.93%) Primavera
12 3 (0.93%) Lumension
12 3 (0.93%) NetApp
12 3 (0.93%) Remedy
12 3 (0.93%) Juniper
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £300 - £327 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £515 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £440 - £516 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago