Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 197 212 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 28.30% 27.57% 18.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.18% 59.05% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 115 44
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £480 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £375 £385 £450
90th Percentile £595 £571 £663
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £26.25 £22.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £40.00 £40.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.19% +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 322 359 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 46.26% 46.68% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 176 95
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £263 £176
90th Percentile £575 £563 £663
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 28
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -9.84% +10.91%
10th Percentile £26.25 £17.50 £21.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £45.00 £43.55
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -13.33%

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 26 January 2020.

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
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 26 January 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 87 £500 +3.90% 25
Gloucester +6 33 £506 -1.22% 24
DV Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 75 (38.07%) Java
3 74 (37.56%) Cybersecurity
4 64 (32.49%) Software Engineering
5 63 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (31.98%) C
6 50 (25.38%) Linux
7 45 (22.84%) DevOps
8 43 (21.83%) C#
9 39 (19.80%) Python
10 37 (18.78%) SC Cleared
11 34 (17.26%) OO
12 33 (16.75%) .NET
13 29 (14.72%) C++
13 29 (14.72%) Big Data
13 29 (14.72%) Cucumber
14 28 (14.21%) Test Automation
15 27 (13.71%) Internet
15 27 (13.71%) JavaScript
15 27 (13.71%) OOD
16 26 (13.20%) Military
17 25 (12.69%) Ansible
18 23 (11.68%) DNS
18 23 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (11.68%) TDD
19 22 (11.17%) Selenium
20 20 (10.15%) Google
20 20 (10.15%) Apple
21 18 (9.14%) Docker
21 18 (9.14%) Microservices

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 10 (5.08%) Confluence
2 7 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.05%) JBoss
4 4 (2.03%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.02%) Apache
5 2 (1.02%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.51%) Camunda
6 1 (0.51%) Drupal
6 1 (0.51%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) Azure
2 4 (2.03%) AWS
2 4 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.03%) Office 365
2 4 (2.03%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.71%) Internet
2 23 (11.68%) DNS
3 12 (6.09%) DHCP
4 7 (3.55%) Network Security
4 7 (3.55%) SNMP
5 6 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.03%) Firewall
7 3 (1.52%) LAN
7 3 (1.52%) VPN
8 2 (1.02%) BGP
8 2 (1.02%) Broadband
8 2 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.02%) ISDN
8 2 (1.02%) NAS
8 2 (1.02%) OSPF
8 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.02%) VoIP
8 2 (1.02%) WAN
8 2 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.72%) Big Data
2 11 (5.58%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.03%) MySQL
5 3 (1.52%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.02%) GIS
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (14.72%) Cucumber
2 22 (11.17%) Selenium
3 17 (8.63%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.09%) JIRA
5 9 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.55%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (2.54%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.02%) GitLab
8 2 (1.02%) Gradle
8 2 (1.02%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.02%) PyCharm
9 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.51%) JUnit
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 26 (13.20%) Military
2 17 (8.63%) Public Sector
3 10 (5.08%) Finance
4 7 (3.55%) Electronics
5 6 (3.05%) Marketing
6 5 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (26.90%) Software Engineer
2 39 (19.80%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 28 (14.21%) Developer
4 17 (8.63%) Test Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) Analyst
6 12 (6.09%) C Software Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) Embedded C Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 12 (6.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (5.58%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.75%) .NET
2 12 (6.09%) Spring
3 11 (5.58%) AngularJS
3 11 (5.58%) Middleware
3 11 (5.58%) React
4 9 (4.57%) Node.js
5 7 (3.55%) EJB
6 6 (3.05%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.54%) REST
7 5 (2.54%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.52%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.02%) Apache NiFi
9 2 (1.02%) Dojo
10 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.51%) Django
10 1 (0.51%) jBPM
10 1 (0.51%) JSF
10 1 (0.51%) JSON
10 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.57%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (3.55%) ASIC
2 7 (3.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (2.54%) Clustering
4 4 (2.03%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.03%) User Experience
5 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.02%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.02%) Wiki
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.38%) Linux
2 16 (8.12%) Windows
3 9 (4.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.06%) Unix
5 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.54%) CentOS
6 5 (2.54%) Solaris
6 5 (2.54%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.56%) Cybersecurity
2 64 (32.49%) Software Engineering
3 63 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (22.84%) DevOps
5 34 (17.26%) OO
6 28 (14.21%) Test Automation
7 27 (13.71%) OOD
8 23 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (11.68%) TDD
9 18 (9.14%) Microservices
10 16 (8.12%) ITIL
11 15 (7.61%) UML
12 14 (7.11%) BDD
13 13 (6.60%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
14 12 (6.09%) Programme Management
15 11 (5.58%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (5.58%) Systems Engineering
16 10 (5.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (38.07%) Java
2 63 (31.98%) C
3 43 (21.83%) C#
4 39 (19.80%) Python
5 29 (14.72%) C++
6 27 (13.71%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.58%) Ruby
8 10 (5.08%) Java 8
9 5 (2.54%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.54%) Go
9 5 (2.54%) SQL
10 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.02%) Perl
11 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.02%) VB
12 1 (0.51%) Groovy
12 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 197 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (18.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.63%) ISEB
4 13 (6.60%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.57%) APMP
6 5 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.03%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.03%) CISSP
7 4 (2.03%) Degree
8 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.52%) MCP
8 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.52%) OCP
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CCNP
9 2 (1.02%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CCNA
10 1 (0.51%) MCSA
10 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.03%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) GDPR
2 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (9.14%) Docker
2 14 (7.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.52%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.02%) vSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Ceph
8 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (12.69%) Ansible
2 10 (5.08%) SCOM
3 8 (4.06%) Puppet
3 8 (4.06%) SCCM
4 6 (3.05%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.54%) Nagios
6 4 (2.03%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.03%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.03%) WSUS
7 3 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.52%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.52%) SCSM
8 2 (1.02%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.02%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.02%) vRealize
9 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 20 (10.15%) Apple
1 20 (10.15%) Google
2 13 (6.60%) Oracle
3 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.58%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.55%) SAP
6 6 (3.05%) EMC
6 6 (3.05%) NetApp
6 6 (3.05%) VMware
7 5 (2.54%) Cisco
7 5 (2.54%) HP
7 5 (2.54%) Veritas
8 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.52%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.52%) Dell
9 3 (1.52%) Juniper
10 2 (1.02%) Brocade
11 1 (0.51%) Citrix
11 1 (0.51%) F5
11 1 (0.51%) Hyperion