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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 66 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.96% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£800 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -35.18%
DV Cleared
North West

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
141 171 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.43% 21.46% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 73 58
Average daily rate £420 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £100 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £491 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 21
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.84 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.03% -51.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.50 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £800 -
DV Cleared
North West

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) Ant
3 12 (85.71%) JUnit
3 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 12 (85.71%) OOP
3 12 (85.71%) OO
3 12 (85.71%) J2EE
3 12 (85.71%) OOD
3 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 12 (85.71%) jQuery
3 12 (85.71%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Converged Networks

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.14%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Ant
1 12 (85.71%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Chief Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Chief Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) J2EE
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) jQuery
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) OOD
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
1 12 (85.71%) OOP
1 12 (85.71%) OO
1 12 (85.71%) SDLC
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle