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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 26 29 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 216 175 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.49% 5.33% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.41% 18.21% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 75 34
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£448 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £110 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £534 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £27.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
+12.36% +37.32%
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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
964 961 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.98% 29.25% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 623 353
Average daily rate £399 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 40 54
Average hourly rate £40.13 £35.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +90.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 0 155 £438 +5.42% 15
Wiltshire -9 38 £435 +24.28%
Bristol +15 19 £550 +66.03% 1
Dorset 0 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 398 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 124 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (31.16%) Java
3 92 (23.12%) C
4 71 (17.84%) Python
5 61 (15.33%) SC Cleared
6 57 (14.32%) Oracle
7 56 (14.07%) Perl
8 52 (13.07%) SQL
9 51 (12.81%) ITIL
9 51 (12.81%) UNIX
10 48 (12.06%) C++
11 47 (11.81%) Linux
12 45 (11.31%) Windows
13 41 (10.30%) J2EE
14 40 (10.05%) Scrum
15 39 (9.80%) Finance
16 36 (9.05%) JavaScript
17 33 (8.29%) Active Directory
18 32 (8.04%) Project Management
18 32 (8.04%) OO
19 31 (7.79%) PRINCE2
19 31 (7.79%) Release Management
20 30 (7.54%) Ruby
21 29 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (7.04%) Web Services
22 28 (7.04%) Cisco
22 28 (7.04%) Risk Management
23 27 (6.78%) Information Assurance
23 27 (6.78%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (3.02%) IIS
3 12 (3.02%) JBoss
4 8 (2.01%) Lync
5 7 (1.76%) Apache
6 6 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.26%) CMS
7 5 (1.26%) K2 blackpearl
8 4 (1.01%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.75%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.50%) Node.js
10 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.51%) MS Office
3 8 (2.01%) MS Project
3 8 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.50%) Summit
2 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.25%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.78%) DNS
2 22 (5.53%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.77%) DHCP
4 15 (3.77%) WAN
5 14 (3.52%) Firewall
5 14 (3.52%) LAN
6 10 (2.51%) Network Security
6 10 (2.51%) OSPF
6 10 (2.51%) BGP
7 9 (2.26%) SDH
8 8 (2.01%) VPN
8 8 (2.01%) IPsec
8 8 (2.01%) Wireshark
9 7 (1.76%) 2G
9 7 (1.76%) 2.5G
9 7 (1.76%) 3G
10 6 (1.51%) 4G
11 5 (1.26%) H.323
11 5 (1.26%) IPv4
11 5 (1.26%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.53%) MySQL
2 19 (4.77%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.52%) Hadoop
3 14 (3.52%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.76%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.26%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.51%) Big Data
9 3 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (0.75%) Impala
9 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 26 (6.53%) ClearCase
2 25 (6.28%) Subversion
2 25 (6.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 21 (5.28%) Oracle APEX
4 20 (5.03%) Maven
4 20 (5.03%) Ant
5 19 (4.77%) Apache Ivy
6 15 (3.77%) LoadRunner
7 13 (3.27%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.02%) Git (software)
9 11 (2.76%) JIRA
10 9 (2.26%) JMeter
10 9 (2.26%) JBehave
10 9 (2.26%) Selenium
11 8 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.76%) Rational Functional Tester
13 6 (1.51%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (1.51%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.01%) JUnit
15 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (9.80%) Finance
2 15 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.26%) Military
4 4 (1.01%) Billing
5 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.25%) Publishing
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 115 (28.89%) Developer
2 75 (18.84%) Java Developer
3 42 (10.55%) Architect
4 32 (8.04%) Analyst
5 21 (5.28%) Consultant
6 20 (5.03%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.03%) Tester
6 20 (5.03%) Designer
7 18 (4.52%) Test Manager
8 15 (3.77%) C++ Developer
9 13 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (3.27%) Test Analyst
9 13 (3.27%) Project Officer
9 13 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (2.76%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 9 (2.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (2.26%) Senior Designer
12 8 (2.01%) Technical Architect
13 7 (1.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.30%) J2EE
2 28 (7.04%) Web Services
3 26 (6.53%) HTML
4 21 (5.28%) XML
5 15 (3.77%) Hibernate
6 13 (3.27%) Java EE
7 11 (2.76%) .NET
8 10 (2.51%) Middleware
8 10 (2.51%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.26%) EJB
10 8 (2.01%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.01%) STL
10 8 (2.01%) JSF
11 7 (1.76%) Django
11 7 (1.76%) Spring
11 7 (1.76%) Entity Framework
12 6 (1.51%) JAXB
12 6 (1.51%) CSS
12 6 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.51%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.27%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.51%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.26%) CESG
7 8 (2.01%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (2.01%) User Experience
8 7 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.01%) RMADS
10 4 (1.01%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.01%) VHDL
11 3 (0.75%) Derivative
11 3 (0.75%) Clustering
11 3 (0.75%) Wiki
12 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.81%) UNIX
2 47 (11.81%) Linux
3 45 (11.31%) Windows
4 25 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (3.27%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.51%) Solaris
8 6 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.75%) CentOS
9 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.81%) ITIL
3 40 (10.05%) Scrum
4 32 (8.04%) OO
4 32 (8.04%) Project Management
5 31 (7.79%) PRINCE2
5 31 (7.79%) Release Management
6 29 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (7.04%) Risk Management
8 27 (6.78%) Information Assurance
9 23 (5.78%) Configuration Management
9 23 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (4.27%) Data Protection
10 17 (4.27%) Test Planning
11 16 (4.02%) TDD
12 15 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (3.77%) Change Control
13 14 (3.52%) Functional Testing
13 14 (3.52%) DevOps
14 13 (3.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 124 (31.16%) Java
2 92 (23.12%) C
3 71 (17.84%) Python
4 56 (14.07%) Perl
5 52 (13.07%) SQL
6 48 (12.06%) C++
7 36 (9.05%) JavaScript
8 30 (7.54%) Ruby
9 27 (6.78%) Bash Shell
10 21 (5.28%) PL/SQL
11 18 (4.52%) PHP
11 18 (4.52%) Lua
12 17 (4.27%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.27%) C#
14 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.01%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.50%) VB
17 1 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 398 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (15.33%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.03%) CISSP
4 23 (5.78%) Degree
5 17 (4.27%) ISEB
6 15 (3.77%) Sun Certification
7 14 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.26%) RHCE
11 7 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.76%) CCNP
12 6 (1.51%) JNCIS
12 6 (1.51%) OCPJP
13 5 (1.26%) CISM
13 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.26%) MAPM
14 4 (1.01%) HNC
15 3 (0.75%) CCNA
15 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.26%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) SLA
3 4 (1.01%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.75%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.27%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.26%) Samba
5 8 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.01%) vSphere
6 6 (1.51%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.75%) HDFS
7 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.76%) SCCM
2 8 (2.01%) SCOrch
3 7 (1.76%) WSUS
4 6 (1.51%) Puppet
4 6 (1.51%) SCOM
4 6 (1.51%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.51%) SCSM
5 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.01%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 57 (14.32%) Oracle
2 28 (7.04%) Cisco
3 26 (6.53%) VMware
4 25 (6.28%) Microsoft
5 24 (6.03%) Sun
6 11 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.51%) Citrix
7 10 (2.51%) ArcSight
8 9 (2.26%) McAfee
8 9 (2.26%) HP
9 8 (2.01%) Juniper
10 7 (1.76%) OpenText
11 5 (1.26%) TOWER Software
11 5 (1.26%) Tandberg
12 4 (1.01%) Infoblox
12 4 (1.01%) ESRI
12 4 (1.01%) Dell
12 4 (1.01%) IBM
13 3 (0.75%) Sybase
14 2 (0.50%) CheckPoint
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