Period
to 1 June 2020

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 6 months to 1 June 2020 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
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 79 94
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15 -28
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 30 41 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 2.57% 2.21% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.19% 8.67% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 6
Median daily rate £550 £525 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +28.05% -21.53%
10th Percentile £285 £325 £353
90th Percentile £614 £638 £481
South West median daily rate £515 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +67.27% -28.57%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 268 473 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.95% 25.44% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 282 193
Median daily rate £463 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +5.59% +6.27%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £227
90th Percentile £655 £625 £538
South West median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.63 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +47.73% -27.15%
10th Percentile £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £60.45 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +22.63% -14.38%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Bristol

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in Bristol over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) LAN
6 8 (26.67%) CCNP
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (26.67%) BGP
6 8 (26.67%) Firewall
7 7 (23.33%) OSPF
7 7 (23.33%) Juniper
7 7 (23.33%) Network Design
8 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (20.00%) Sophos
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) CCDP
8 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) Citrix
8 6 (20.00%) Server Management
8 6 (20.00%) Fibre Optics
9 5 (16.67%) DAB
9 5 (16.67%) Wireless
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 5 (16.67%) JNCIS
9 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (16.67%) Brocade

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 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) WAN
2 8 (26.67%) BGP
2 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) OSPF
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (16.67%) DAB
4 5 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
6 1 (3.33%) IPsec
6 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Designer
1 5 (16.67%) Network Designer
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Server Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Fibre Optics
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Network Design
2 6 (20.00%) Server Management
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.00%) Office Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (10.00%) Server Patching
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) C++
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (20.00%) CCDP
5 5 (16.67%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.67%) APMP
6 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.67%) PMP
7 1 (3.33%) CCDA
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE Collaboration
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Juniper
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Sophos
4 5 (16.67%) Brocade
5 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk