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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 55 181 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 16.62% 40.58% 30.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.03% 69.62% 62.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 62 78
Median daily rate £475 £488 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +6.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £425 £428
% change year-on-year +3.64% -0.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 157 260 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 47.43% 58.30% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 99 124
Median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £44.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £45.00
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared in Gloucestershire.

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -11 8 £375 -28.57% 6
Cheltenham -10 2 £365 -23.15%
DV Cleared
South West

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 75 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (45.96%) C
4 67 (41.61%) Java
5 35 (21.74%) Oracle
6 33 (20.50%) Scrum
6 33 (20.50%) Software Engineering
7 32 (19.88%) Python
8 30 (18.63%) J2EE
8 30 (18.63%) Web Services
9 29 (18.01%) Windows
10 23 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 23 (14.29%) Information Assurance
11 22 (13.66%) Linux
12 21 (13.04%) ITIL
12 21 (13.04%) PRINCE2
12 21 (13.04%) Requirements Management
12 21 (13.04%) Hadoop
12 21 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (13.04%) Change Control
12 21 (13.04%) SDLC
13 20 (12.42%) MS Excel
13 20 (12.42%) Project Management
14 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
14 19 (11.80%) Perl
14 19 (11.80%) DevOps
15 18 (11.18%) Selenium
16 17 (10.56%) Finance
17 16 (9.94%) C++
17 16 (9.94%) Big Data

DV Cleared
Top Related 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 12 (7.45%) SharePoint
1 12 (7.45%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.59%) JBoss
3 6 (3.73%) Apache
3 6 (3.73%) SAS
4 5 (3.11%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.48%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.86%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.86%) Confluence
6 3 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.24%) IIS
7 2 (1.24%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) CPLEX
3 4 (2.48%) MS Project
4 2 (1.24%) MS Office
5 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.86%) Primavera
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.97%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) DHCP
1 6 (3.73%) DNS
1 6 (3.73%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (2.48%) Firewall
2 4 (2.48%) LAN
2 4 (2.48%) WAN
3 3 (1.86%) Junos
3 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.86%) VoIP
4 2 (1.24%) Broadband
4 2 (1.24%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) ISDN
4 2 (1.24%) Network Security
4 2 (1.24%) SAN
4 2 (1.24%) VPN
4 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.24%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 16 (9.94%) Big Data
3 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.24%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.24%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.24%) MS Access
7 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.62%) GIS
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.62%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Selenium
2 11 (6.83%) JIRA
2 11 (6.83%) JUnit
3 9 (5.59%) Cucumber
3 9 (5.59%) LoadRunner
4 7 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.11%) Ant
5 5 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.48%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.48%) JMeter
6 4 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.86%) Maven
7 3 (1.86%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (1.24%) Gradle
8 2 (1.24%) Hudson
8 2 (1.24%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (10.56%) Finance
2 4 (2.48%) Electronics
2 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.48%) Marketing
2 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (27.95%) Developer
2 44 (27.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.94%) Consultant
3 16 (9.94%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 13 (8.07%) Project Officer
5 12 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (6.83%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 11 (6.83%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.21%) CISSP Consultant
8 9 (5.59%) Integration Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Project Support Officer
8 9 (5.59%) Support Officer
8 9 (5.59%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.11%) Administrator
11 5 (3.11%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Architect
11 5 (3.11%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.63%) J2EE
1 30 (18.63%) Web Services
2 14 (8.70%) EJB
3 13 (8.07%) Hibernate
3 13 (8.07%) XML
4 11 (6.83%) JPA
4 11 (6.83%) XSD
4 11 (6.83%) XSLT
5 10 (6.21%) JSF
5 10 (6.21%) REST
5 10 (6.21%) RESTful
6 9 (5.59%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (5.59%) JAXB
6 9 (5.59%) PrimeFaces
7 7 (4.35%) Middleware
8 5 (3.11%) CSS
8 5 (3.11%) HTML
8 5 (3.11%) Java EE
8 5 (3.11%) Spring
9 4 (2.48%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.48%) Driving Licence
2 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.24%) CCTV
3 2 (1.24%) Clustering
3 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.24%) Wiki
4 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.01%) Windows
2 22 (13.66%) Linux
3 9 (5.59%) Unix
3 9 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.73%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.86%) Solaris
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.24%) AIX
7 2 (1.24%) Android
7 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.24%) CentOS
7 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.50%) Scrum
2 33 (20.50%) Software Engineering
3 23 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 23 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 21 (13.04%) Change Control
4 21 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (13.04%) ITIL
4 21 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 21 (13.04%) Requirements Management
4 21 (13.04%) SDLC
5 20 (12.42%) Project Management
6 19 (11.80%) DevOps
7 14 (8.70%) Mathematics
8 12 (7.45%) Document Management
8 12 (7.45%) Risk Management
9 11 (6.83%) Compliance Audit
9 11 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.83%) Remediation Plan
9 11 (6.83%) UML
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.96%) C
2 67 (41.61%) Java
3 32 (19.88%) Python
4 19 (11.80%) Perl
5 16 (9.94%) C++
6 11 (6.83%) Bash Shell
6 11 (6.83%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.97%) SQL
8 6 (3.73%) Ruby
9 4 (2.48%) C#
9 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.24%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.62%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (6.83%) CISSP
3 11 (6.83%) CLAS
4 10 (6.21%) Degree
4 10 (6.21%) ISEB
5 7 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.86%) JNCIE
6 3 (1.86%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.24%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.86%) PMO
3 3 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.11%) Docker
3 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.24%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.48%) Netcool
1 4 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.86%) SCCM
2 3 (1.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.24%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.62%) Kibana
4 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (21.74%) Oracle
2 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.35%) HP
4 6 (3.73%) ILOG
5 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.11%) VMware
6 4 (2.48%) Citrix
6 4 (2.48%) IBM
6 4 (2.48%) SAP
7 3 (1.86%) Juniper
7 3 (1.86%) Veritas
8 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.24%) Cisco
8 2 (1.24%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.24%) EMC
8 2 (1.24%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.24%) Meridio
8 2 (1.24%) OpenText
9 1 (0.62%) Apple