The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 62 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 17 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.00% 0.82% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 3.29% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
Median daily rate £525 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £709
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.06 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.48% +5.36%  

DV Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 207 213 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.30% 25.09% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 157 140
Median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -4.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.90 £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DV Cleared in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Firewall
5 7 (18.42%) SIEM
5 7 (18.42%) Coaching
5 7 (18.42%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 6 (15.79%) C
7 5 (13.16%) Windows
7 5 (13.16%) Linux
7 5 (13.16%) CISSP
7 5 (13.16%) GCIA
7 5 (13.16%) GCIH
7 5 (13.16%) Snort
7 5 (13.16%) RSA enVision
7 5 (13.16%) CREST Certified
7 5 (13.16%) SANS
7 5 (13.16%) LogRhythm
7 5 (13.16%) Splunk
7 5 (13.16%) ArcSight
7 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.53%) IT Strategy
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.53%) Finance
9 3 (7.89%) VMware
9 3 (7.89%) Management Information System

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Simulink
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) SMS
3 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (15.79%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Requirements Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Transformation Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Change Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Coaching
3 7 (18.42%) SIEM
4 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (10.53%) IT Strategy
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (7.89%) ArchiMate
6 3 (7.89%) BPMN
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) MODAF
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.89%) SFIA
6 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
2 2 (5.26%) Ada
2 2 (5.26%) Ada 95
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) CISSP
3 5 (13.16%) CREST Certified
3 5 (13.16%) GCIA
3 5 (13.16%) GCIH
3 5 (13.16%) SANS
4 2 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) HNC
5 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CITP
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) IIBA
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) COBIT
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Snort
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) XenServer
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 5 (13.16%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) ArcSight
1 5 (13.16%) LogRhythm
1 5 (13.16%) Splunk
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Becrypt
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco