The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 52 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.48% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.36% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -25.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
110 78 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.11% 12.60% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 33
Average daily rate £375 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £136 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £20.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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

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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

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) NetBackup
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) DHCP
3 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 10 (76.92%) HP
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) SCCM
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DHCP
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Server Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Senior Server Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Server Support
3 8 (61.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) NetBackup
2 9 (69.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft