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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 30 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 168 64 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.29% 2.87% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.38% 9.62% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 43
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£405 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £281 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £54.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.76% -14.00%
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
914 665 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.81% 29.79% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 365 420
Average daily rate £388 £367 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £256 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 72
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 95 £405 +30.64% 8
Wiltshire +5 52 £325 -25.71% 4
Somerset - 16 £473 - 1
Bristol -26 2 £331 -15.04%
Devon - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 266 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 75 (28.20%) Telecoms
3 72 (27.07%) Windows
4 56 (21.05%) Java
5 52 (19.55%) Microsoft
6 50 (18.80%) SC Cleared
7 47 (17.67%) ITIL
8 42 (15.79%) VMware
9 41 (15.41%) MS Excel
10 40 (15.04%) Linux
10 40 (15.04%) HP
11 38 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 36 (13.53%) C
12 36 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (11.28%) Python
14 27 (10.15%) C++
14 27 (10.15%) Oracle
15 26 (9.77%) SLA
15 26 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (9.40%) Project Management
17 24 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (8.65%) JavaScript
19 22 (8.27%) Symantec
19 22 (8.27%) DNS
20 21 (7.89%) DHCP
20 21 (7.89%) Firewall
20 21 (7.89%) Test Scripting
21 20 (7.52%) OO
22 19 (7.14%) SQL
22 19 (7.14%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (3.76%) MS Exchange
1 10 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.50%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (1.13%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.75%) IIS
7 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.38%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.38%) Lync
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 41 (15.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.14%) MS Project
3 10 (3.76%) MS Office
4 9 (3.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.50%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) IaaS
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.27%) DNS
2 21 (7.89%) DHCP
2 21 (7.89%) Firewall
3 10 (3.76%) Internet
4 9 (3.38%) Wireshark
5 8 (3.01%) WAN
5 8 (3.01%) LAN
6 7 (2.63%) Network Security
7 5 (1.88%) ATM
7 5 (1.88%) VPN
8 4 (1.50%) AMQP
8 4 (1.50%) Multicast
9 3 (1.13%) BGP
9 3 (1.13%) SNMP
10 2 (0.75%) LDAP
10 2 (0.75%) SMTP
10 2 (0.75%) X.400
10 2 (0.75%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.75%) SAN
10 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.89%) Oracle Database
2 12 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.38%) Big Data
5 6 (2.26%) MySQL
5 6 (2.26%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.38%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (6.77%) ClearCase
2 14 (5.26%) Maven
3 11 (4.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (3.76%) Subversion
4 10 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.88%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (1.88%) QUnit
5 5 (1.88%) Hudson
5 5 (1.88%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.88%) Ant
6 4 (1.50%) JUnit
6 4 (1.50%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.13%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.13%) Metasploit
7 3 (1.13%) JIRA
8 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.38%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 75 (28.20%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.64%) Military
3 14 (5.26%) Finance
4 12 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.13%) Retail
5 3 (1.13%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (21.05%) Developer
2 28 (10.53%) Analyst
3 23 (8.65%) Administrator
4 21 (7.89%) Architect
4 21 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 18 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (6.02%) Consultant
7 14 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.89%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.38%) Security Architect
11 9 (3.38%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.38%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.01%) Storage Administrator
12 8 (3.01%) C++ Developer
12 8 (3.01%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 7 (2.63%) Service Manager
13 7 (2.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.89%) Web Services
2 12 (4.51%) REST
3 11 (4.14%) .NET
3 11 (4.14%) J2EE
4 10 (3.76%) jQuery
5 8 (3.01%) Java EE
6 7 (2.63%) RESTful
6 7 (2.63%) JPA
6 7 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 7 (2.63%) EJB
7 6 (2.26%) CSS
7 6 (2.26%) HTML
7 6 (2.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (2.26%) EJB 3.0
8 5 (1.88%) HTML5
8 5 (1.88%) SVG
8 5 (1.88%) JSP
8 5 (1.88%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.50%) XML
9 4 (1.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.89%) Management Information System
1 13 (4.89%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.51%) RMADS
3 10 (3.76%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.01%) Economics
5 7 (2.63%) Web 2.0
6 6 (2.26%) RIA
7 5 (1.88%) PKI
7 5 (1.88%) Clustering
7 5 (1.88%) GIS
8 4 (1.50%) Statistics
9 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 2 (0.75%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.75%) Wiki
10 2 (0.75%) SCADA
10 2 (0.75%) CMDB
10 2 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 72 (27.07%) Windows
2 40 (15.04%) Linux
3 26 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.51%) UNIX
6 10 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.26%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.50%) HPUX
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.67%) ITIL
2 36 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.40%) Project Management
4 21 (7.89%) Test Scripting
5 20 (7.52%) OO
6 19 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 19 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 18 (6.77%) Risk Management
7 18 (6.77%) SOA
7 18 (6.77%) Configuration Management
8 15 (5.64%) UML
8 15 (5.64%) Unit Testing
8 15 (5.64%) Release Management
9 12 (4.51%) Capacity Management
9 12 (4.51%) Information Assurance
9 12 (4.51%) Service Management
9 12 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.14%) Scrum
10 11 (4.14%) PRINCE2
11 9 (3.38%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.05%) Java
2 36 (13.53%) C
3 30 (11.28%) Python
4 27 (10.15%) C++
5 23 (8.65%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.14%) SQL
7 12 (4.51%) Ruby
8 11 (4.14%) Perl
9 8 (3.01%) C#
9 8 (3.01%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.26%) VBScript
11 6 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.75%) PHP
13 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.75%) Lua
14 1 (0.38%) Scala
14 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 266 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.02%) Degree
4 13 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.51%) CISSP
5 12 (4.51%) CCNP
6 8 (3.01%) CCNA
6 8 (3.01%) CEH
7 7 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.63%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.88%) ISEB
9 3 (1.13%) APMP
9 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.38%) RHCE
11 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.77%) SLA
2 13 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.38%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.50%) QA
5 3 (1.13%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.64%) VMware ESX
3 10 (3.76%) vSphere
4 9 (3.38%) XenApp
4 9 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.50%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.13%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.38%) vCloud
10 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.38%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 18 (6.77%) SCCM
2 17 (6.39%) HP SIM
3 15 (5.64%) NetBackup
3 15 (5.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (4.89%) SCOM
5 8 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.50%) OpenView
7 4 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.50%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.75%) MOM
8 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.38%) Nessus
9 1 (0.38%) WSUS
9 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.38%) Nagios
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 52 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.79%) VMware
3 40 (15.04%) HP
4 27 (10.15%) Oracle
5 22 (8.27%) Symantec
6 16 (6.02%) Cisco
6 16 (6.02%) Citrix
7 12 (4.51%) Sophos
8 11 (4.14%) JBoss
8 11 (4.14%) McAfee
9 10 (3.76%) Altiris
10 8 (3.01%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.88%) IBM
12 4 (1.50%) BT
12 4 (1.50%) Brocade
12 4 (1.50%) ProCurve
13 3 (1.13%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.13%) Primavera
14 2 (0.75%) NetApp
14 2 (0.75%) CA
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