Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 August 2019 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 11 9
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 316 72 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 37.05% 12.06% 13.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 30.51% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 31 33
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.64%
10th Percentile £403 £325 £176
90th Percentile £606 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £66.00 £26.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.43% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £37.28 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £69.00 £31.38 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% +2.94% +23.64%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 474 236 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 55.57% 39.53% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 108 93
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -1.56% -3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £261 £163
90th Percentile £594 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £468 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +11.43% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 36 35
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.99% +4.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £14.21 £17.50 £14.40
90th Percentile £57.86 £50.00 £51.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% +12.68%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Gloucestershire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Gloucestershire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Gloucestershire

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Gloucestershire

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in Gloucestershire

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +3 104 £500 +11.11% 22
Gloucester +19 57 £500 +11.11% 13
DV Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 316 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (36.39%) C
3 109 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (31.65%) Linux
5 95 (30.06%) Java
6 65 (20.57%) Windows
6 65 (20.57%) Cybersecurity
7 56 (17.72%) Microsoft
8 52 (16.46%) Active Directory
9 49 (15.51%) Unix
9 49 (15.51%) Python
10 46 (14.56%) Ansible
10 46 (14.56%) SCCM
11 44 (13.92%) SC Cleared
11 44 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (13.61%) Software Engineering
13 42 (13.29%) VMware
13 42 (13.29%) Oracle
14 41 (12.97%) ITIL
15 40 (12.66%) Docker
15 40 (12.66%) DevOps
15 40 (12.66%) Hyper-V
16 36 (11.39%) Windows Server
17 35 (11.08%) Big Data
17 35 (11.08%) JBoss
18 33 (10.44%) DNS
18 33 (10.44%) Cisco
18 33 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (10.44%) Finance
18 33 (10.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 35 (11.08%) JBoss
2 13 (4.11%) Confluence
2 13 (4.11%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.22%) Apache
4 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.58%) Camunda
6 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.32%) Drupal
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.63%) Primavera
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.33%) OpenShift
4 16 (5.06%) Azure Stack
5 15 (4.75%) PaaS
6 12 (3.80%) IaaS
7 7 (2.22%) Office 365
8 5 (1.58%) npm
9 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.32%) SaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.44%) DNS
2 25 (7.91%) Firewall
3 23 (7.28%) DHCP
4 18 (5.70%) LAN
5 17 (5.38%) WAN
6 15 (4.75%) Network Security
7 14 (4.43%) SAN
8 13 (4.11%) BGP
8 13 (4.11%) OSPF
9 12 (3.80%) Internet
10 11 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (3.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (3.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (3.48%) NX-OS
11 7 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.90%) SNMP
13 5 (1.58%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.58%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.08%) Big Data
2 22 (6.96%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.01%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.06%) MySQL
5 15 (4.75%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.43%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (8.86%) Cucumber
2 24 (7.59%) Selenium
3 19 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.38%) JIRA
6 9 (2.85%) LoadRunner
7 7 (2.22%) Maven
8 6 (1.90%) HP UFT
8 6 (1.90%) webpack
9 5 (1.58%) Babel
9 5 (1.58%) JMeter
9 5 (1.58%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.27%) JUnit
11 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket Server
11 3 (0.95%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.95%) WATIR
12 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.63%) Rational Team Concert
12 2 (0.63%) TestRail
General
1 33 (10.44%) Finance
2 18 (5.70%) Public Sector
3 11 (3.48%) Military
3 11 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.16%) Marketing
5 9 (2.85%) Electronics
5 9 (2.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (15.19%) Architect
2 45 (14.24%) Developer
3 24 (7.59%) Technical Architect
4 22 (6.96%) Analyst
4 22 (6.96%) Software Engineer
4 22 (6.96%) Test Engineer
5 20 (6.33%) Administrator
5 20 (6.33%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (5.06%) Wintel Engineer
7 15 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (4.75%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.43%) Project Officer
9 13 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.80%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 12 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.48%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.16%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.16%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.59%) Middleware
2 22 (6.96%) Spring
3 19 (6.01%) AngularJS
4 15 (4.75%) .NET
4 15 (4.75%) Hibernate
5 14 (4.43%) EJB
5 14 (4.43%) Node.js
6 13 (4.11%) J2EE
6 13 (4.11%) React
7 10 (3.16%) XML
8 9 (2.85%) HTML
8 9 (2.85%) Web Services
9 8 (2.53%) JSON
10 6 (1.90%) REST
10 6 (1.90%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.58%) CSS
11 5 (1.58%) Java EE
11 5 (1.58%) jBPM
12 4 (1.27%) Django
12 4 (1.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.13%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.59%) Clustering
4 21 (6.65%) Replication
5 9 (2.85%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (2.85%) PKI
5 9 (2.85%) User Experience
6 6 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.58%) ASIC
7 5 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.95%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.95%) VHDL
10 2 (0.63%) CMDB
11 1 (0.32%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 100 (31.65%) Linux
2 65 (20.57%) Windows
3 49 (15.51%) Unix
4 36 (11.39%) Windows Server
5 33 (10.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (8.23%) Windows 10
8 24 (7.59%) CentOS
9 20 (6.33%) Solaris
10 2 (0.63%) AIX
10 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) Debian
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (20.57%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (13.61%) Software Engineering
4 41 (12.97%) ITIL
5 40 (12.66%) DevOps
6 33 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (9.49%) OO
8 29 (9.18%) Information Assurance
8 29 (9.18%) Service Management
9 28 (8.86%) TDD
10 26 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (7.91%) UML
12 24 (7.59%) PRINCE2
13 23 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 23 (7.28%) Load Balancing
14 22 (6.96%) Computer Science
14 22 (6.96%) Risk Management
15 21 (6.65%) Migration
15 21 (6.65%) Test Automation
16 20 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 115 (36.39%) C
2 95 (30.06%) Java
3 49 (15.51%) Python
4 31 (9.81%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.18%) C++
6 28 (8.86%) PowerShell
7 27 (8.54%) C#
7 27 (8.54%) SQL
8 20 (6.33%) Java 8
9 16 (5.06%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.75%) Ruby
11 12 (3.80%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.22%) VB
13 4 (1.27%) Perl
14 3 (0.95%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 316 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.33%) ISTQB
4 19 (6.01%) CESG Certified Professional
5 16 (5.06%) CISSP
5 16 (5.06%) ISEB
5 16 (5.06%) MCP
6 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.80%) CCNP
8 12 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (3.48%) Degree
10 9 (2.85%) MCSA
10 9 (2.85%) MCSE
11 6 (1.90%) OCP
11 6 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (1.90%) SAP Certification
12 5 (1.58%) CISM
12 5 (1.58%) SSCP
13 4 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.85%) PMO
2 8 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.22%) SLA
4 5 (1.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.63%) NCSC
System Software
1 52 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 40 (12.66%) Docker
2 40 (12.66%) Hyper-V
3 26 (8.23%) Virtual Desktop
3 26 (8.23%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.48%) VMware NSX
7 10 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.85%) DFS Replication
9 8 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.53%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.22%) vSphere
11 4 (1.27%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.95%) Gluster
13 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (14.56%) Ansible
1 46 (14.56%) SCCM
2 29 (9.18%) SCOM
3 28 (8.86%) Puppet
3 28 (8.86%) SCVMM
4 19 (6.01%) Kubernetes
5 17 (5.38%) vRealize
6 14 (4.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (3.16%) WSUS
8 9 (2.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 9 (2.85%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.85%) SCDPM
8 9 (2.85%) SCSM
9 7 (2.22%) HP ALM
9 7 (2.22%) Nagios
10 6 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (1.90%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 56 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.29%) Oracle
2 42 (13.29%) VMware
3 33 (10.44%) Cisco
4 27 (8.54%) Atlassian
5 20 (6.33%) Red Hat
6 18 (5.70%) Citrix
6 18 (5.70%) HP
7 16 (5.06%) SAP
8 11 (3.48%) F5
9 10 (3.16%) Apple
9 10 (3.16%) Google
9 10 (3.16%) Micro Focus
9 10 (3.16%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.85%) McAfee
11 6 (1.90%) Juniper
12 5 (1.58%) Sybase
13 4 (1.27%) Dell
14 3 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
15 2 (0.63%) EMC