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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 62 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.14% 0.32% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 1.53% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £385
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.58 £26.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+74.11% -26.20%
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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 Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 196 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.96% 21.21% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 87 51
Average daily rate £340 £420 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £261 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.04 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +34.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £13.50 £16.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.07 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley