The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 0.55% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £675 £375 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -20.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +11.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 181 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.06% 20.36% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 102
Median daily rate £398 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +28.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £219 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £665 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 17
Median hourly rate £19.66 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £17.77 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.54 £35.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £675 -
DV Cleared
North West

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 5 (71.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (57.14%) IISP
4 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 4 (57.14%) CESG
4 4 (57.14%) CISSP
4 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) MBCS
4 4 (57.14%) CITP
5 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 2 (28.57%) CISM
6 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (28.57%) Social Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) User Experience
7 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
7 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) XenApp

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architect
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Domain Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Principal Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Principal Security Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (57.14%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Social Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) CITP
3 4 (57.14%) IISP
3 4 (57.14%) MBCS
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
5 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft