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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 159 102 176
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +74
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 37 110 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 1.65% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 10.83% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £220 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £612 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -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 City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
850 1016 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.21% 15.28% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 695 586
Average daily rate £413 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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

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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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) Windows
3 14 (17.50%) ITIL
3 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.25%) Oracle
4 13 (16.25%) HP
5 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
6 9 (11.25%) Linux
7 8 (10.00%) .NET
7 8 (10.00%) Finance
7 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.75%) Migration
8 7 (8.75%) VMware
9 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.50%) Java
9 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 6 (7.50%) C#
9 6 (7.50%) SQL
9 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
9 6 (7.50%) JIRA
10 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 5 (6.25%) UNIX
10 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (5.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.50%) SAS
2 2 (2.50%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.25%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) Documentum
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Project
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) LDAP
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) SMTP
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) X.400
3 1 (1.25%) X.500
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.25%) NAS
3 1 (1.25%) AMQP
3 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.25%) MSI
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.25%) Ant
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Architect
2 7 (8.75%) Analyst
3 5 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 5 (6.25%) Consultant
4 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
5 3 (3.75%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (3.75%) Applications Architect
6 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (2.50%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Security Architect
6 2 (2.50%) Applications Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Performance Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Transition Manager
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (2.50%) Planning Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Supplier Manager
6 2 (2.50%) IT Support
6 2 (2.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) HTML
2 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.00%) JSP
3 2 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (1.25%) JMS
4 1 (1.25%) WinForms
4 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.25%) Java EE
4 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.25%) WPF
4 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.50%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.50%) Open Source
2 2 (2.50%) User Experience
2 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
3 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.25%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.25%) Wiki
3 1 (1.25%) RMADS
3 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) ITIL
2 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.75%) Migration
4 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.75%) Scrum
6 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 2 (2.50%) Service Management
7 2 (2.50%) Workflow
7 2 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (2.50%) Information Security
7 2 (2.50%) OO
7 2 (2.50%) Change Management
7 2 (2.50%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) C#
1 6 (7.50%) Java
1 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
4 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.50%) CIMA
6 2 (2.50%) ACCA
6 2 (2.50%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) CISSP
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
7 1 (1.25%) HNC
7 1 (1.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) CEH
7 1 (1.25%) MCPD
7 1 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) AAT
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) GAAP
1 2 (2.50%) COBIT
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.25%) XenApp
4 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.25%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Firmware
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
1 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.25%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) HP
1 13 (16.25%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Citrix
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.25%) ESRI
6 1 (1.25%) Wyse
6 1 (1.25%) Avaya
6 1 (1.25%) NetApp