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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South West / Bristol
Rank 50 61 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 20 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.43% 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.58% 5.05% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Median daily rate £525 £401 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.84% -10.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £55.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year -60.39% +85.16%  

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 189 218 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 22.96% 24.09% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 156 122
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 1
Median hourly rate £37.75 £41.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +232.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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

DV Cleared
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

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Bristol

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Bristol

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) C
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Python
7 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco
8 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.68%) Firewall
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Unix
8 3 (9.68%) Internet
8 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
8 3 (9.68%) Information Security
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.68%) Snort
8 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.68%) SIEM
8 3 (9.68%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring

DV Cleared
Top Related 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 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Valgrind
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Requirements Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Information Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Project Planner
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) JDBC
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) SIEM
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) C
3 4 (12.90%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Ada
6 1 (3.23%) Ada 95
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) CITP
4 1 (3.23%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.23%) GCIA
4 1 (3.23%) GCIH
4 1 (3.23%) IIBA
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Snort
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nessus
1 2 (6.45%) QRadar
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (3.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) ScanSafe
3 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk