Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 215 119 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.56% 19.19% 27.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.74% 49.38% 55.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 44 124
Gloucestershire median daily rate £480 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £386 £450 £350
90th Percentile £569 £663 £563
South West median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 17
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £24.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.25 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +24.55% - -

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 366 241 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 46.92% 38.87% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 95 253
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £266 £176 £163
90th Percentile £563 £663 £563
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 39
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £20.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.15 £49.80
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.14% -12.67% -4.46%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 85 £478 -15.11% 10
Gloucester +7 35 £500 +5.26% 10
DV Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.51%) C
4 54 (25.12%) Java
5 47 (21.86%) Windows
6 38 (17.67%) Linux
6 38 (17.67%) ITIL
7 36 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (16.28%) Microsoft
9 34 (15.81%) Active Directory
9 34 (15.81%) PRINCE2
10 33 (15.35%) Oracle
10 33 (15.35%) Finance
11 31 (14.42%) Project Management
12 28 (13.02%) SCCM
12 28 (13.02%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (12.09%) ITIL V3
13 26 (12.09%) ITSM
14 25 (11.63%) Windows Server
15 24 (11.16%) Hyper-V
15 24 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (11.16%) Scrum
16 23 (10.70%) Microsoft Excel
17 22 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 21 (9.77%) Information Assurance
19 20 (9.30%) PowerShell
19 20 (9.30%) HP
20 19 (8.84%) SQL

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 12 (5.58%) JBoss
2 5 (2.33%) Apache
2 5 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (10.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Primavera
2 4 (1.86%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.86%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.40%) npm
5 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.51%) Network Security
2 13 (6.05%) NAS
3 12 (5.58%) Firewall
4 11 (5.12%) Internet
5 10 (4.65%) DNS
5 10 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (3.72%) iSCSI
7 7 (3.26%) DHCP
7 7 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.33%) HTTP
8 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.86%) Broadband
9 4 (1.86%) LAN
10 3 (1.40%) GSM
10 3 (1.40%) IPv4
10 3 (1.40%) IPv6
10 3 (1.40%) SAN
10 3 (1.40%) UMTS
10 3 (1.40%) VoIP
10 3 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.05%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.58%) MySQL
3 11 (5.12%) Big Data
4 10 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.79%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.40%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.47%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 13 (6.05%) Cucumber
1 13 (6.05%) JUnit
1 13 (6.05%) Selenium
2 11 (5.12%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.19%) JIRA
4 8 (3.72%) Rational Team Concert
5 6 (2.79%) MSI
6 5 (2.33%) JMeter
7 4 (1.86%) EasyMock
8 3 (1.40%) WATIR
9 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.93%) Gradle
9 2 (0.93%) Maven
10 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.47%) CodeSonar
10 1 (0.47%) FishEye
10 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) Robot Framework
General
1 33 (15.35%) Finance
2 4 (1.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.47%) Electronics
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (18.14%) Developer
2 23 (10.70%) Java Developer
3 16 (7.44%) Project Officer
4 15 (6.98%) Software Developer
5 14 (6.51%) Administrator
6 11 (5.12%) Project Control Officer
6 11 (5.12%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.12%) Storage Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Analyst
7 10 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (3.72%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.72%) DBA
8 8 (3.72%) Junior
8 8 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.26%) Business Change Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Business Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Change Manager
9 7 (3.26%) DV Cleared DBA
10 6 (2.79%) DV Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.44%) .NET
2 14 (6.51%) XML
3 12 (5.58%) J2EE
3 12 (5.58%) REST
4 10 (4.65%) Web Services
5 9 (4.19%) AngularJS
5 9 (4.19%) Hibernate
5 9 (4.19%) JSF
6 8 (3.72%) EJB
6 8 (3.72%) EJB 3.0
6 8 (3.72%) JAXB
6 8 (3.72%) JPA
6 8 (3.72%) Node.js
6 8 (3.72%) PrimeFaces
6 8 (3.72%) React
6 8 (3.72%) XSD
6 8 (3.72%) XSLT
7 7 (3.26%) Java EE
7 7 (3.26%) Spring
8 5 (2.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.58%) HP Storage
3 8 (3.72%) Clustering
3 8 (3.72%) Replication
4 7 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.86%) PKI
7 3 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.40%) Verilog
7 3 (1.40%) VHDL
8 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.86%) Windows
2 38 (17.67%) Linux
3 25 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 21 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (8.84%) Windows 10
6 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.51%) Unix
8 8 (3.72%) CentOS
8 8 (3.72%) Solaris
9 6 (2.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.47%) Android
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) Fedora
12 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.67%) ITIL
3 34 (15.81%) PRINCE2
4 31 (14.42%) Project Management
5 28 (13.02%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (12.09%) ITIL V3
6 26 (12.09%) ITSM
7 24 (11.16%) Scrum
7 24 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (9.77%) Information Assurance
10 18 (8.37%) Service Delivery
11 17 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (7.91%) Test Automation
12 16 (7.44%) Data Protection
12 16 (7.44%) Risk Management
13 15 (6.98%) Document Management
13 15 (6.98%) OO
13 15 (6.98%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.51%) C
2 54 (25.12%) Java
3 20 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 19 (8.84%) SQL
5 16 (7.44%) C#
6 15 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.05%) Python
8 12 (5.58%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.19%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.33%) C++
10 5 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.40%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.40%) Perl
11 3 (1.40%) Ruby
12 2 (0.93%) Java 8
12 2 (0.93%) PHP
13 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 215 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.98%) Degree
3 11 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (4.19%) ISEB
4 9 (4.19%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.72%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.79%) CCNA
7 6 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.79%) MCSE
8 5 (2.33%) CISSP
8 5 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.33%) SNIA Certification
9 4 (1.86%) MCSA
10 3 (1.40%) MCP
10 3 (1.40%) SSCP
11 2 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) QA
2 5 (2.33%) PMO
3 3 (1.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (15.81%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.16%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.65%) Docker
4 9 (4.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.19%) vSphere
5 8 (3.72%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.93%) Firmware
9 2 (0.93%) XenApp
10 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (13.02%) SCCM
2 8 (3.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (3.26%) SCOM
4 5 (2.33%) Ansible
4 5 (2.33%) Puppet
4 5 (2.33%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.93%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.93%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.47%) Salt
8 1 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.47%) vRealize
8 1 (0.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.35%) Oracle
3 20 (9.30%) HP
4 19 (8.84%) VMware
5 15 (6.98%) NetApp
6 12 (5.58%) Brocade
6 12 (5.58%) Citrix
6 12 (5.58%) EMC
7 9 (4.19%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.26%) McAfee
8 7 (3.26%) Sybase
9 6 (2.79%) Cisco
9 6 (2.79%) Veritas
10 3 (1.40%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.93%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.93%) Juniper
12 1 (0.47%) Google
12 1 (0.47%) Remedy
12 1 (0.47%) SAP
12 1 (0.47%) Wyse