The first table below looks at the demand for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 59 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 0.82% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 5.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.18% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
170 97 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.88% 15.85% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 52 59
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £231 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £12.50 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared across the Birmingham region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Birmingham region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DV Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft