Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 84 320 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 38.18% 36.32% 16.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.33% 64.78% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 227 51
Median daily rate £548 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £381 £378 £325
90th Percentile £733 £583 £563
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £66.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% +140.00% -
10th Percentile £25.75 £37.28 £22.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £69.00 £40.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £37.55
% change year-on-year -1.16% +14.51% +10.44%

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 144 494 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 65.45% 56.07% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 263 116
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +2.24%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £263
90th Percentile £713 £575 £563
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 66 38
Median hourly rate £26.50 £50.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.00% +30.72% +14.18%
10th Percentile £22.00 £14.53 £17.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £58.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.13% +2.54%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Gloucestershire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Gloucestershire

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Gloucestershire

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Hourly rate trend 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 18 September 2020. 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 0 52 £650 +30.00% 8
Gloucester -1 22 £500 - 3
DV Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.33%) Java
4 22 (26.19%) Linux
4 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
5 19 (22.62%) VMware
6 18 (21.43%) Docker
7 17 (20.24%) Scrum
7 17 (20.24%) Python
8 16 (19.05%) JIRA
8 16 (19.05%) Confluence
9 15 (17.86%) Information Assurance
9 15 (17.86%) Hadoop
9 15 (17.86%) DevOps
9 15 (17.86%) Ansible
9 15 (17.86%) Technical Leadership
10 14 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 14 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 14 (16.67%) Apache NiFi
10 14 (16.67%) CentOS
10 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (16.67%) Kafka
11 13 (15.48%) Bitbucket
11 13 (15.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (15.48%) Apache Accumulo
11 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
11 13 (15.48%) Bash Shell
11 13 (15.48%) Open Source
11 13 (15.48%) AWS
11 13 (15.48%) PKI

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 16 (19.05%) Confluence
2 9 (10.71%) Moodle
3 3 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Azure
3 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Serverless
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) DHCP
1 6 (7.14%) NGN
2 5 (5.95%) DNS
3 4 (4.76%) VSAN
4 2 (2.38%) AMQP
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) DSL
5 1 (1.19%) Network Security
5 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.19%) Skype
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Hadoop
2 13 (15.48%) Apache Accumulo
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) JIRA
2 13 (15.48%) Bitbucket
2 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) JUnit
4 1 (1.19%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 13 (15.48%) Aerospace
2 12 (14.29%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Military
4 1 (1.19%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Administrator
1 16 (19.05%) Architect
2 15 (17.86%) Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (15.48%) Systems Administration Leader
5 11 (13.10%) Web Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Project Control Officer
9 5 (5.95%) Project Officer
10 4 (4.76%) Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.57%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Security Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) Apache NiFi
1 14 (16.67%) Kafka
2 3 (3.57%) REST
3 2 (2.38%) Spring
3 2 (2.38%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) CSS3
4 1 (1.19%) EJB
4 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) HTML5
4 1 (1.19%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) JAXB
4 1 (1.19%) JSF
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Graph
4 1 (1.19%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) XSD
4 1 (1.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) PKI
2 3 (3.57%) CESG
2 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.38%) Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) CentOS
2 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (15.48%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Scrum
3 15 (17.86%) DevOps
3 15 (17.86%) Information Assurance
3 15 (17.86%) Technical Leadership
4 14 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 13 (15.48%) Open Source
6 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 11 (13.10%) ITIL
7 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (13.10%) Web Development
8 10 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.52%) Change Control
9 8 (9.52%) Document Management
9 8 (9.52%) Requirements Management
9 8 (9.52%) TOGAF
10 7 (8.33%) Project Management
10 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.14%) Project Planning
12 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (20.24%) Python
3 13 (15.48%) Bash Shell
3 13 (15.48%) Perl
4 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 11 (13.10%) VB
6 10 (11.90%) C#
6 10 (11.90%) C++
7 9 (10.71%) SQL
8 6 (7.14%) C
9 3 (3.57%) VBA
10 2 (2.38%) Java 8
11 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 7 (8.33%) PMP
3 6 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (4.76%) CISM
5 3 (3.57%) CISSP
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.38%) CITP
7 1 (1.19%) APMP
7 1 (1.19%) CCDA
7 1 (1.19%) CCDP
7 1 (1.19%) CCNP
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) PMO
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.43%) Docker
3 13 (15.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.14%) VMware NSX
6 4 (4.76%) vSphere
7 2 (2.38%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (17.86%) Ansible
2 3 (3.57%) SCOM
2 3 (3.57%) Terraform
3 2 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.38%) SCCM
3 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.38%) SCSM
3 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 2 (2.38%) WSUS
4 1 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) VMware
2 14 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.95%) Cisco
4 4 (4.76%) Juniper
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.38%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle
7 1 (1.19%) Splunk