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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 24 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 220 154 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.72% 5.06% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.33% 18.05% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 63 44
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£438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £110 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £405 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.96% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -35.18%
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
943 853 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.79% 28.02% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 546 363
Average daily rate £399 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 44
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +1 152 £438 +8.02% 14
Wiltshire 0 41 £420 +29.23%
Bristol +15 18 £550 +66.03% 4
Cornwall - 3 £250 - 1
Somerset -13 1 £340 -28.04%
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 124 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (30.35%) Java
4 95 (23.63%) C
5 72 (17.91%) Python
5 72 (17.91%) SC Cleared
6 68 (16.92%) Oracle
7 63 (15.67%) SQL
8 55 (13.68%) Perl
9 51 (12.69%) J2EE
9 51 (12.69%) UNIX
9 51 (12.69%) Linux
10 49 (12.19%) Windows
10 49 (12.19%) ITIL
11 48 (11.94%) C++
12 46 (11.44%) Scrum
13 37 (9.20%) Web Services
14 34 (8.46%) Active Directory
15 33 (8.21%) JavaScript
15 33 (8.21%) Finance
16 32 (7.96%) OO
17 31 (7.71%) Ruby
17 31 (7.71%) Release Management
18 30 (7.46%) Project Management
18 30 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (7.21%) Bash Shell
19 29 (7.21%) PRINCE2
19 29 (7.21%) XML
20 27 (6.72%) ClearCase
20 27 (6.72%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (3.98%) JBoss
2 15 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.99%) IIS
5 7 (1.74%) Apache
5 7 (1.74%) Lync
6 6 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.49%) CMS
7 5 (1.24%) K2 blackpearl
8 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.50%) Node.js
10 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 14 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.24%) MS Office
3 7 (1.74%) MS Project
3 7 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.25%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) Summit
3 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 26 (6.47%) DNS
3 18 (4.48%) DHCP
4 17 (4.23%) WAN
5 16 (3.98%) LAN
6 12 (2.99%) SDH
6 12 (2.99%) Firewall
7 11 (2.74%) Wireshark
7 11 (2.74%) Network Security
8 10 (2.49%) 2G
8 10 (2.49%) 2.5G
8 10 (2.49%) 3G
9 9 (2.24%) OSPF
9 9 (2.24%) BGP
9 9 (2.24%) 4G
10 8 (1.99%) VPN
11 7 (1.74%) IPsec
12 5 (1.24%) H.323
12 5 (1.24%) IPv4
12 5 (1.24%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.22%) Oracle Database
2 24 (5.97%) MySQL
3 17 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.48%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 10 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.24%) Big Data
9 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.75%) Impala
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.50%) SQLite
11 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.25%) QlikView
12 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 27 (6.72%) ClearCase
2 26 (6.47%) Subversion
2 26 (6.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 21 (5.22%) Oracle APEX
4 19 (4.73%) Maven
4 19 (4.73%) Ant
5 18 (4.48%) Apache Ivy
6 16 (3.98%) JIRA
7 14 (3.48%) Git (software)
8 12 (2.99%) LoadRunner
9 11 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.74%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.74%) JMeter
10 7 (1.74%) JBehave
10 7 (1.74%) Selenium
11 6 (1.49%) Rational Functional Tester
11 6 (1.49%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.24%) JUnit
13 4 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (0.75%) Hudson
General
1 33 (8.21%) Finance
2 13 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.99%) Military
4 4 (1.00%) Billing
5 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Back Office
7 1 (0.25%) Publishing
7 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (30.60%) Developer
2 76 (18.91%) Java Developer
3 44 (10.95%) Architect
4 29 (7.21%) Analyst
5 21 (5.22%) Designer
6 19 (4.73%) Project Manager
7 18 (4.48%) Tester
7 18 (4.48%) Consultant
7 18 (4.48%) C++ Developer
8 14 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (3.23%) Test Manager
9 13 (3.23%) Test Analyst
9 13 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 12 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (2.74%) Project Officer
12 10 (2.49%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 10 (2.49%) Senior Designer
13 9 (2.24%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (2.24%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (2.24%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.69%) J2EE
2 37 (9.20%) Web Services
3 29 (7.21%) XML
4 22 (5.47%) HTML
5 21 (5.22%) Hibernate
6 14 (3.48%) JSF
7 13 (3.23%) EJB
8 12 (2.99%) .NET
8 12 (2.99%) Java EE
9 11 (2.74%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.74%) JPA
9 11 (2.74%) EJB 3.0
9 11 (2.74%) JAXB
9 11 (2.74%) STL
10 8 (1.99%) Middleware
10 8 (1.99%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.74%) Spring
11 7 (1.74%) Entity Framework
12 6 (1.49%) CSS
12 6 (1.49%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.73%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.49%) CESG
7 9 (2.24%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.24%) User Experience
10 5 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.00%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.00%) VHDL
12 3 (0.75%) GIS
12 3 (0.75%) Clustering
12 3 (0.75%) Derivative
12 3 (0.75%) Wiki
13 2 (0.50%) RMADS
13 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.69%) UNIX
1 51 (12.69%) Linux
2 49 (12.19%) Windows
3 25 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.49%) Solaris
8 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.75%) CentOS
10 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (12.19%) ITIL
3 46 (11.44%) Scrum
4 32 (7.96%) OO
5 31 (7.71%) Release Management
6 30 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (7.46%) Project Management
7 29 (7.21%) PRINCE2
8 27 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (5.72%) Risk Management
10 21 (5.22%) Information Assurance
11 19 (4.73%) Configuration Management
12 17 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (3.98%) Software Engineering
14 15 (3.73%) Data Protection
14 15 (3.73%) Change Control
14 15 (3.73%) Functional Testing
14 15 (3.73%) Analytics
15 14 (3.48%) Service Management
16 13 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 122 (30.35%) Java
2 95 (23.63%) C
3 72 (17.91%) Python
4 63 (15.67%) SQL
5 55 (13.68%) Perl
6 48 (11.94%) C++
7 33 (8.21%) JavaScript
8 31 (7.71%) Ruby
9 29 (7.21%) Bash Shell
10 24 (5.97%) PL/SQL
11 17 (4.23%) PHP
11 17 (4.23%) Lua
12 16 (3.98%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.23%) C#
14 4 (1.00%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.75%) VB
16 1 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 402 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.47%) CISSP
4 20 (4.98%) Degree
5 15 (3.73%) Sun Certification
6 14 (3.48%) ISEB
7 13 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.49%) RHCE
8 10 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.99%) OCPJP
11 7 (1.74%) CCNP
12 6 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.49%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.00%) MAPM
13 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.00%) CISM
14 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.75%) MCTS
14 3 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.75%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.75%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.49%) Samba
6 8 (1.99%) vSphere
7 7 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.24%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.75%) HDFS
9 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.75%) Firmware
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.49%) SCCM
2 7 (1.74%) SCOrch
3 6 (1.49%) WSUS
3 6 (1.49%) Puppet
4 5 (1.24%) SCOM
4 5 (1.24%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.24%) SCSM
5 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.75%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 68 (16.92%) Oracle
2 27 (6.72%) Cisco
3 26 (6.47%) VMware
4 25 (6.22%) Sun
5 22 (5.47%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.23%) McAfee
7 11 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.49%) ArcSight
9 9 (2.24%) Citrix
9 9 (2.24%) HP
10 7 (1.74%) Juniper
11 5 (1.24%) Tandberg
11 5 (1.24%) TOWER Software
11 5 (1.24%) OpenText
12 4 (1.00%) ESRI
12 4 (1.00%) Infoblox
12 4 (1.00%) i2
12 4 (1.00%) Dell
12 4 (1.00%) IBM
13 2 (0.50%) Sybase
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
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