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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 20 22 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 219 193 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.48% 6.44% 3.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.48% 23.39% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 98 38
Median daily rate £450 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £386 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
- +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £26.25 £47.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.73% +72.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -21.63%
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
974 825 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.29% 27.52% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 482 622
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £547 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 36 60
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +1 174 £475 +3.48% 23
Wiltshire +2 25 £365 -12.04% 3
Bristol -4 7 £388 -19.27% 5
Somerset +4 3 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 461 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 134 (29.07%) Java
3 127 (27.55%) C
4 119 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (19.09%) Linux
6 84 (18.22%) SC Cleared
7 67 (14.53%) Oracle
8 64 (13.88%) Project Management
9 56 (12.15%) Python
10 49 (10.63%) PRINCE2
11 48 (10.41%) Unix
11 48 (10.41%) Microsoft
12 47 (10.20%) JavaScript
13 46 (9.98%) Windows
13 46 (9.98%) Information Assurance
13 46 (9.98%) Bash Shell
14 45 (9.76%) Finance
15 44 (9.54%) Cisco
16 42 (9.11%) C++
17 41 (8.89%) SQL
18 38 (8.24%) DevOps
18 38 (8.24%) ITIL
19 37 (8.03%) Scrum
20 36 (7.81%) Perl
21 33 (7.16%) MS Excel
21 33 (7.16%) Hadoop
22 31 (6.72%) Big Data
23 29 (6.29%) ISTQB
23 29 (6.29%) J2EE
23 29 (6.29%) Cisco Certification

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (5.21%) JBoss
2 21 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.47%) Apache
3 16 (3.47%) Confluence
4 14 (3.04%) IIS
4 14 (3.04%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.17%) GlassFish
6 10 (2.17%) Node.js
7 8 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.08%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.65%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.22%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.60%) MS Office
3 10 (2.17%) MS Project
4 6 (1.30%) InfoPath
5 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.65%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.60%) Primavera
2 10 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.07%) WAN
2 25 (5.42%) BGP
2 25 (5.42%) IPsec
2 25 (5.42%) MPLS
2 25 (5.42%) OSPF
2 25 (5.42%) VPN
3 20 (4.34%) Firewall
4 10 (2.17%) Internet
5 9 (1.95%) EIGRP
6 8 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.74%) DHCP
6 8 (1.74%) DNS
7 5 (1.08%) HTTP
8 4 (0.87%) SAN
8 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.65%) LAN
9 3 (0.65%) LDAP
9 3 (0.65%) Network Security
9 3 (0.65%) VoIP
10 2 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.16%) Hadoop
2 31 (6.72%) Big Data
3 27 (5.86%) Oracle Database
4 26 (5.64%) SQL Server
5 22 (4.77%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.04%) MySQL
7 12 (2.60%) OrientDB
8 11 (2.39%) Neo4j
9 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.65%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.64%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.21%) JIRA
3 16 (3.47%) Visual Studio
4 14 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (3.04%) Eclipse
4 14 (3.04%) Selenium
5 13 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 12 (2.60%) Bitbucket
6 12 (2.60%) Maven
7 11 (2.39%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.39%) Protractor
8 10 (2.17%) Eclipse RCP
8 10 (2.17%) Subversion
8 10 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (1.95%) ClearCase
10 8 (1.74%) Ant
10 8 (1.74%) JUnit
11 7 (1.52%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (1.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (9.76%) Finance
2 18 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.74%) Military
4 4 (0.87%) Electronics
5 3 (0.65%) Billing
5 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.65%) Marketing
6 2 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.22%) Avionics
7 1 (0.22%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 132 (28.63%) Developer
2 77 (16.70%) Java Developer
3 39 (8.46%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 37 (8.03%) Analyst
5 35 (7.59%) Project Manager
6 34 (7.38%) Consultant
7 25 (5.42%) Designer
7 25 (5.42%) Network Designer
8 22 (4.77%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 18 (3.90%) Test Analyst
10 17 (3.69%) C++ Developer
11 16 (3.47%) Applications Developer
11 16 (3.47%) Test Engineer
12 14 (3.04%) Administrator
12 14 (3.04%) Architect
13 13 (2.82%) Information Assurance Consultant
14 12 (2.60%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.60%) Programme Planner
15 11 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
15 11 (2.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.29%) J2EE
2 23 (4.99%) HTML
3 22 (4.77%) Web Services
4 20 (4.34%) AngularJS
4 20 (4.34%) EJB
5 19 (4.12%) .NET
6 18 (3.90%) CSS
7 15 (3.25%) jQuery
7 15 (3.25%) Spring
8 14 (3.04%) Java EE
8 14 (3.04%) XML
9 10 (2.17%) JSF
9 10 (2.17%) Swing
9 10 (2.17%) SWT
10 9 (1.95%) RESTful
10 9 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (1.74%) HTML5
12 7 (1.52%) CSS3
13 6 (1.30%) Hibernate
14 4 (0.87%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.56%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.47%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.04%) Wiki
5 11 (2.39%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.95%) Ergonomics
8 8 (1.74%) CESG
8 8 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.87%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.87%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.65%) Derivative
10 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.65%) Physics
10 3 (0.65%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.65%) VHDL
11 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.43%) Replication
11 2 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (19.09%) Linux
2 48 (10.41%) Unix
3 46 (9.98%) Windows
4 14 (3.04%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.74%) Solaris
7 7 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.87%) CentOS
11 3 (0.65%) AIX
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (13.88%) Project Management
3 49 (10.63%) PRINCE2
4 46 (9.98%) Information Assurance
5 38 (8.24%) DevOps
5 38 (8.24%) ITIL
6 37 (8.03%) Scrum
7 29 (6.29%) Risk Management
8 27 (5.86%) Change Management
8 27 (5.86%) Software Engineering
9 25 (5.42%) OO
10 23 (4.99%) Requirements Analysis
10 23 (4.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (4.56%) Change Control
12 21 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (4.34%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.90%) Open Source
14 18 (3.90%) Requirements Management
15 17 (3.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (29.07%) Java
2 127 (27.55%) C
3 56 (12.15%) Python
4 47 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 46 (9.98%) Bash Shell
6 42 (9.11%) C++
7 41 (8.89%) SQL
8 36 (7.81%) Perl
9 23 (4.99%) Ruby
10 19 (4.12%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.47%) C#
12 14 (3.04%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.82%) Scala
14 10 (2.17%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.95%) PHP
16 8 (1.74%) Lua
17 6 (1.30%) VBScript
18 3 (0.65%) VB
19 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
19 2 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 461 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (18.22%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (6.29%) ISTQB
4 27 (5.86%) CCNP
5 26 (5.64%) CISSP
6 20 (4.34%) CLAS
7 16 (3.47%) ISEB
7 16 (3.47%) JNCIS
8 11 (2.39%) APMP
9 10 (2.17%) IISP
9 10 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.95%) JNCIP
11 7 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (1.30%) MCITP
12 6 (1.30%) MCTS
13 5 (1.08%) Degree
13 5 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 23 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.99%) QA
3 15 (3.25%) JSP 440
4 12 (2.60%) RMADS
5 5 (1.08%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.30%) vSphere
5 3 (0.65%) Firmware
5 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.22%) Docker
6 1 (0.22%) HDFS
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.22%) Samba
6 1 (0.22%) Snort
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.39%) Puppet
2 10 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.74%) SCCM
4 3 (0.65%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.43%) Kibana
5 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.43%) SCOM
5 2 (0.43%) yum
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.22%) MIIS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.22%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 67 (14.53%) Oracle
2 48 (10.41%) Microsoft
3 44 (9.54%) Cisco
4 25 (5.42%) Juniper
5 22 (4.77%) VMware
6 16 (3.47%) BT
6 16 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.60%) HP
8 10 (2.17%) Sybase
9 6 (1.30%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.30%) OpenText
10 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.08%) Sun
11 4 (0.87%) Citrix
11 4 (0.87%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.87%) Dell
11 4 (0.87%) IBM
11 4 (0.87%) NetApp
11 4 (0.87%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.87%) Sourcefire
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