Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 154 102 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.70% 15.53% 30.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.09% 44.16% 62.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 34 126
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £363 £217 £319
90th Percentile £575 £663 £600
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.88 £22.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.25 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +25.17% +9.09% -

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 327 231 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 43.95% 35.16% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 77 242
Gloucestershire median daily rate £429 £430 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.15% +4.56% -0.30%
10th Percentile £229 £194 £228
90th Percentile £574 £663 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 32
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +10.91% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.79 £14.60
90th Percentile £49.00 £56.45 £44.48
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.75% +36.36% -31.25%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +1 52 £475 -17.39% 6
Gloucester +7 30 £500 +42.86% 14
DV Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (37.01%) Java
4 50 (32.47%) C
5 35 (22.73%) Oracle
6 32 (20.78%) Windows
7 30 (19.48%) Microsoft
8 29 (18.83%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (17.53%) ITIL
10 26 (16.88%) Scrum
10 26 (16.88%) Linux
10 26 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (15.58%) PRINCE2
12 23 (14.94%) Active Directory
13 22 (14.29%) Project Management
14 21 (13.64%) ITSM
14 21 (13.64%) ITIL V3
15 20 (12.99%) JUnit
16 19 (12.34%) J2EE
17 18 (11.69%) Web Services
17 18 (11.69%) XML
17 18 (11.69%) JBoss
17 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
17 18 (11.69%) Finance
17 18 (11.69%) Test Automation
18 17 (11.04%) SDLC
18 17 (11.04%) Windows Server
18 17 (11.04%) Software Engineering
18 17 (11.04%) Selenium
18 17 (11.04%) SCCM

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 18 (11.69%) JBoss
2 5 (3.25%) Apache
2 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.65%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Primavera
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) OpenShift
2 3 (1.95%) npm
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) Firewall
1 11 (7.14%) Network Security
2 7 (4.55%) DNS
2 7 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.90%) DHCP
4 5 (3.25%) HTTP
4 5 (3.25%) LAN
5 3 (1.95%) NAS
5 3 (1.95%) SAN
5 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.95%) WAN
6 2 (1.30%) Broadband
6 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.30%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.30%) Software-Defined Radio
6 2 (1.30%) VLAN
6 2 (1.30%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) GSM
7 1 (0.65%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) Big Data
1 10 (6.49%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.84%) MySQL
3 7 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.60%) Apache Accumulo
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 20 (12.99%) JUnit
2 17 (11.04%) Selenium
3 16 (10.39%) Cucumber
4 14 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.09%) Rational Team Concert
5 13 (8.44%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.49%) JIRA
7 6 (3.90%) JMeter
8 5 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.25%) EasyMock
8 5 (3.25%) MSI
9 4 (2.60%) WATIR
10 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.30%) Gradle
10 2 (1.30%) Maven
11 1 (0.65%) CodeSonar
11 1 (0.65%) FishEye
11 1 (0.65%) git-flow
11 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.65%) Robot Framework
General
1 18 (11.69%) Finance
2 2 (1.30%) Marketing
2 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.65%) Electronics
3 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Developer
2 27 (17.53%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 11 (7.14%) Project Officer
4 11 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 10 (6.49%) Project Control Officer
6 9 (5.84%) Analyst
6 9 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.19%) Junior
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Administrator
9 6 (3.90%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Junior Project Manager
10 5 (3.25%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) DBA
10 5 (3.25%) Security Engineer
11 4 (2.60%) Applications Packager
11 4 (2.60%) Architect
11 4 (2.60%) Consultant
11 4 (2.60%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.34%) J2EE
2 18 (11.69%) Web Services
2 18 (11.69%) XML
3 16 (10.39%) JSF
3 16 (10.39%) REST
4 15 (9.74%) EJB
4 15 (9.74%) Hibernate
5 14 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
5 14 (9.09%) JAXB
5 14 (9.09%) JPA
5 14 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
5 14 (9.09%) XSD
5 14 (9.09%) XSLT
6 12 (7.79%) .NET
7 9 (5.84%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.19%) Node.js
8 8 (5.19%) React
9 6 (3.90%) Java EE
9 6 (3.90%) Spring
10 4 (2.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (3.25%) Clustering
3 5 (3.25%) Replication
4 4 (2.60%) PKI
5 3 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.30%) Verilog
6 2 (1.30%) VHDL
7 1 (0.65%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.78%) Windows
2 26 (16.88%) Linux
3 17 (11.04%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.74%) Windows 10
4 15 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.90%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.25%) Unix
9 3 (1.95%) CentOS
10 2 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.65%) Android
11 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.65%) Fedora
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.83%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (17.53%) ITIL
4 26 (16.88%) Scrum
5 24 (15.58%) PRINCE2
6 22 (14.29%) Project Management
7 21 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 21 (13.64%) ITSM
8 18 (11.69%) Test Automation
9 17 (11.04%) SDLC
9 17 (11.04%) Software Engineering
10 16 (10.39%) Service Delivery
11 15 (9.74%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (9.09%) Software Testing
12 14 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (9.09%) Workflow
13 13 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (7.79%) OO
14 12 (7.79%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.01%) Java
2 50 (32.47%) C
3 17 (11.04%) SQL
4 16 (10.39%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.44%) Python
6 12 (7.79%) C#
6 12 (7.79%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.60%) Perl
10 4 (2.60%) Ruby
11 3 (1.95%) C++
12 2 (1.30%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.30%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) Korn
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 13 (8.44%) ISEB
4 9 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.90%) CCNA
7 6 (3.90%) Degree
7 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.25%) MCSE
9 3 (1.95%) MCSA
10 2 (1.30%) CISSP
10 2 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.30%) MCP
10 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.30%) SSCP
11 1 (0.65%) IIBA
11 1 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) PMO
2 4 (2.60%) QA
3 2 (1.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.49%) Docker
4 8 (5.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.30%) Firmware
7 2 (1.30%) vSphere
7 2 (1.30%) XenApp
7 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.04%) SCCM
2 5 (3.25%) Ansible
2 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (3.25%) Puppet
3 4 (2.60%) SCOM
4 3 (1.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.30%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.30%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.65%) Salt
6 1 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.65%) vRealize
6 1 (0.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (22.73%) Oracle
2 30 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.55%) McAfee
4 6 (3.90%) Cisco
5 5 (3.25%) HP
5 5 (3.25%) Sybase
5 5 (3.25%) VMware
6 4 (2.60%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.30%) Citrix
7 2 (1.30%) Juniper
7 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) NetApp
8 1 (0.65%) Remedy
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas
8 1 (0.65%) Wyse