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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 19 68 13
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -55
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 230 53 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.04% 2.25% 8.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.84% 8.51% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 21 89
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -25.69%
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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
1007 623 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 26.41% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 345 418
Average daily rate £413 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £36.80 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +19 176 £450 -1.09% 16
Wiltshire -3 33 £440 +10.00% 1
Bristol -12 9 £400 -0.31% 3
Somerset -6 4 £401 +1.51%
Devon - - - -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 428 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 95 (22.20%) Windows
3 90 (21.03%) Telecoms
4 78 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (17.99%) SC Cleared
5 77 (17.99%) Java
6 65 (15.19%) Linux
7 57 (13.32%) ITIL
7 57 (13.32%) Python
7 57 (13.32%) SQL
7 57 (13.32%) Microsoft
8 52 (12.15%) C
9 51 (11.92%) C++
10 50 (11.68%) OO
11 49 (11.45%) Oracle
12 46 (10.75%) MS Excel
13 45 (10.51%) Active Directory
14 44 (10.28%) Perl
14 44 (10.28%) Release Management
15 43 (10.05%) VMware
16 41 (9.58%) Firewall
16 41 (9.58%) Bash Shell
17 39 (9.11%) Finance
17 39 (9.11%) UNIX
17 39 (9.11%) HP
18 38 (8.88%) ClearCase
18 38 (8.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 36 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (8.41%) Subversion
20 35 (8.18%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.04%) JBoss
4 9 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.40%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.17%) Apache
9 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.70%) Eucalyptus
10 3 (0.70%) Lync
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.70%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.47%) IIS
12 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.34%) MS Project
3 8 (1.87%) MS Office
4 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.47%) Simulink
6 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.47%) Summit
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.34%) IaaS
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.58%) Firewall
2 25 (5.84%) WAN
3 24 (5.61%) DNS
4 23 (5.37%) DHCP
4 23 (5.37%) LAN
5 13 (3.04%) VPN
6 11 (2.57%) Internet
6 11 (2.57%) BGP
7 10 (2.34%) Wireshark
8 9 (2.10%) VoIP
8 9 (2.10%) OSPF
9 8 (1.87%) Network Security
10 7 (1.64%) IPsec
10 7 (1.64%) SNMP
11 6 (1.40%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.40%) SSL
12 5 (1.17%) ATM
13 4 (0.93%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.93%) SAN
14 3 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.31%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (2.10%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.47%) OrientDB
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) OLTP
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (8.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 38 (8.88%) ClearCase
2 36 (8.41%) Subversion
3 29 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 28 (6.54%) Maven
5 21 (4.91%) Ant
5 21 (4.91%) Apache Ivy
6 17 (3.97%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.87%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.87%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (1.64%) JUnit
9 6 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.40%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (1.17%) Metasploit
10 5 (1.17%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.23%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (21.03%) Telecoms
2 39 (9.11%) Finance
3 23 (5.37%) Military
4 9 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.93%) Electronics
5 4 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 113 (26.40%) Developer
2 56 (13.08%) Java Developer
3 36 (8.41%) Consultant
4 35 (8.18%) Analyst
5 34 (7.94%) Architect
6 32 (7.48%) C++ Developer
7 23 (5.37%) Administrator
7 23 (5.37%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.44%) Security Architect
9 16 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (3.74%) Network Engineer
9 16 (3.74%) Senior Developer
9 16 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (3.74%) Service Manager
10 13 (3.04%) Test Manager
11 12 (2.80%) Test Analyst
11 12 (2.80%) DBA
11 12 (2.80%) Designer
12 11 (2.57%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 11 (2.57%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.37%) Java EE
2 16 (3.74%) J2EE
3 12 (2.80%) EJB
3 12 (2.80%) JPA
3 12 (2.80%) Hibernate
4 11 (2.57%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (2.34%) Spring
6 9 (2.10%) .NET
7 8 (1.87%) JSP
7 8 (1.87%) XML
7 8 (1.87%) Apache Camel
8 7 (1.64%) PrimeFaces
8 7 (1.64%) JAX-RS
8 7 (1.64%) Web Services
8 7 (1.64%) JSF
8 7 (1.64%) JAXB
9 6 (1.40%) jQuery
9 6 (1.40%) Application Packaging
9 6 (1.40%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.37%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.97%) RMADS
3 8 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.40%) Clustering
5 6 (1.40%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.40%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.17%) User Experience
6 5 (1.17%) PKI
7 4 (0.93%) Statistics
7 4 (0.93%) Replication
7 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.93%) Open Source
8 3 (0.70%) Wiki
8 3 (0.70%) CESG
8 3 (0.70%) SCADA
8 3 (0.70%) Economics
9 2 (0.47%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 95 (22.20%) Windows
2 65 (15.19%) Linux
3 39 (9.11%) UNIX
4 27 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.57%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.57%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.70%) CentOS
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (13.32%) ITIL
3 50 (11.68%) OO
4 44 (10.28%) Release Management
5 36 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (7.24%) Scrum
7 26 (6.07%) Risk Management
8 22 (5.14%) Configuration Management
8 22 (5.14%) Service Delivery
9 21 (4.91%) Test Scripting
10 20 (4.67%) Information Assurance
11 18 (4.21%) Security Architecture
11 18 (4.21%) OOD
12 17 (3.97%) PRINCE2
13 16 (3.74%) Unit Testing
13 16 (3.74%) Software Engineering
14 15 (3.50%) Software Testing
14 15 (3.50%) SOA
14 15 (3.50%) Project Management
14 15 (3.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 77 (17.99%) Java
2 57 (13.32%) SQL
2 57 (13.32%) Python
3 52 (12.15%) C
4 51 (11.92%) C++
5 44 (10.28%) Perl
6 41 (9.58%) Bash Shell
7 35 (8.18%) PL/SQL
7 35 (8.18%) Ruby
8 34 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.04%) PHP
9 13 (3.04%) Lua
10 10 (2.34%) C#
11 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.23%) R
13 1 (0.23%) VB
13 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 428 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (17.99%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.91%) CISSP
4 20 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.67%) ISTQB
5 15 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (3.27%) CCNP
7 11 (2.57%) CCNA
8 10 (2.34%) Sun Certification
8 10 (2.34%) Degree
9 9 (2.10%) CEH
9 9 (2.10%) ISEB
9 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.40%) MCSE
10 6 (1.40%) CISM
11 5 (1.17%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.70%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.47%) MCP
13 2 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.78%) SLA
2 21 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.34%) ISO 9000
4 8 (1.87%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) QA
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 45 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.50%) vSphere
4 10 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.87%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.70%) vCloud
8 2 (0.47%) XenApp
8 2 (0.47%) Nmap
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 20 (4.67%) HP SIM
2 18 (4.21%) SCCM
3 16 (3.74%) NetBackup
4 15 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (3.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (2.10%) SCOM
6 5 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.93%) Nagios
8 3 (0.70%) OpenView
8 3 (0.70%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.70%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.70%) Puppet
8 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.47%) WSUS
9 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.47%) Nessus
10 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.45%) Oracle
3 43 (10.05%) VMware
4 39 (9.11%) HP
5 33 (7.71%) Cisco
6 16 (3.74%) Symantec
6 16 (3.74%) Citrix
7 12 (2.80%) Sun
8 11 (2.57%) McAfee
8 11 (2.57%) 3PAR
9 7 (1.64%) Sophos
9 7 (1.64%) Juniper
10 5 (1.17%) BT
10 5 (1.17%) ProCurve
11 4 (0.93%) Brocade
11 4 (0.93%) NetApp
12 3 (0.70%) Remedy
12 3 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.70%) Altiris
12 3 (0.70%) Open Text
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 13 days ago