The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 153 105 150
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +45
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 42 108 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.72% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 9.55% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 73 39
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £322 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -21.42%
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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 City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
820 1131 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.89% 18.04% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 803 610
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 36
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £17.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 85 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.71%) Windows
3 20 (23.53%) ITIL
4 19 (22.35%) Oracle
5 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
6 13 (15.29%) Linux
6 13 (15.29%) Project Management
7 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
7 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 10 (11.76%) Java
9 9 (10.59%) Finance
9 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (9.41%) MS Office
10 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.24%) HP
11 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (7.06%) Capacity Management
12 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
12 6 (7.06%) C#
12 6 (7.06%) WebLogic
12 6 (7.06%) MS Project
12 6 (7.06%) Change Management
12 6 (7.06%) Programme Management
13 5 (5.88%) Scrum
13 5 (5.88%) VMware
13 5 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
13 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (7.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.71%) SAS
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Office
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS Project
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) Maximo
2 1 (1.18%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.18%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) VoIP
2 3 (3.53%) SAN
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) AMQP
3 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.18%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.18%) NAS
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.71%) Big Data
5 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.53%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.35%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) EDRMS
6 2 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Ant
1 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.53%) JUnit
2 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) Maven
4 1 (1.18%) Rational Robot
4 1 (1.18%) MSI
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.18%) Gradle
4 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (15.29%) Analyst
2 6 (7.06%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (5.88%) Change Manager
3 5 (5.88%) Architect
4 4 (4.71%) Consultant
4 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
4 4 (4.71%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (4.71%) Developer
4 4 (4.71%) Project Officer
5 3 (3.53%) IT Support
5 3 (3.53%) Business Manager
5 3 (3.53%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
5 3 (3.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
5 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.35%) Applications Packager
6 2 (2.35%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (2.35%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (2.35%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) XML
2 4 (4.71%) CSS
2 4 (4.71%) HTML
2 4 (4.71%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) XSLT
3 3 (3.53%) Middleware
3 3 (3.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.35%) JMS
4 2 (2.35%) JSP
4 2 (2.35%) SOAP
4 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.18%) Java EE
5 1 (1.18%) JSON
5 1 (1.18%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.18%) WCF
5 1 (1.18%) WPF
5 1 (1.18%) WF
5 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.71%) Open Source
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Derivative
4 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.35%) GIS
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Wiki
5 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.18%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) UNIX
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) ITIL
2 13 (15.29%) Project Management
3 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
3 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
3 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.06%) Programme Management
4 6 (7.06%) Change Management
4 6 (7.06%) Capacity Management
5 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.88%) Scrum
6 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.53%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.53%) System Testing
7 3 (3.53%) SIEM
7 3 (3.53%) Change Control
7 3 (3.53%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) Java
2 6 (7.06%) C#
3 5 (5.88%) SQL
4 3 (3.53%) C
4 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) Perl
4 3 (3.53%) Python
4 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) SAS Macro
5 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.18%) AAT
5 1 (1.18%) HNC
5 1 (1.18%) HND
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) ACCA
5 1 (1.18%) CIMA
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.18%) MCPD
5 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) GAAP
2 1 (1.18%) COBIT
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Oracle
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) HP
4 5 (5.88%) VMware
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco
5 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.53%) NetApp
7 2 (2.35%) i2
7 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.35%) Splunk
7 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.18%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.18%) F5
8 1 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (1.18%) SAP
8 1 (1.18%) Apple