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 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 102 158 129
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -29
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 57 35 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 0.65% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.94% 4.47% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 69
Median daily rate £550 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £177 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £643 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
- +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -21.63%
DV Cleared
London

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
521 783 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.75% 14.46% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 600 821
Median daily rate £450 £426 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 15
Median hourly rate £21.78 £22.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.16 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DV Cleared
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

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 106 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (26.42%) Windows
3 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.92%) Oracle
4 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
5 18 (16.98%) ISEB
6 17 (16.04%) HP
6 17 (16.04%) Change Management
7 16 (15.09%) Project Management
7 16 (15.09%) Java
7 16 (15.09%) ITIL
8 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2
9 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
10 13 (12.26%) Active Directory
10 13 (12.26%) Finance
11 12 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (10.38%) Linux
12 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.38%) Test Scripting
13 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.43%) SQL
14 9 (8.49%) Service Delivery
14 9 (8.49%) ISTQB
14 9 (8.49%) Test Strategy
15 8 (7.55%) Test Automation
15 8 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
15 8 (7.55%) JIRA
15 8 (7.55%) Atlassian

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.83%) SAS
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.89%) JBoss
3 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Project
3 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.94%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) Intranet
2 3 (2.83%) SMTP
3 2 (1.89%) LDAP
4 1 (0.94%) Broadband
4 1 (0.94%) DMZ
4 1 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.94%) FTP
4 1 (0.94%) HTTP
4 1 (0.94%) IPsec
4 1 (0.94%) ISDN
4 1 (0.94%) Network Security
4 1 (0.94%) SSH
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) WAN
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless
4 1 (0.94%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) Big Data
3 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.89%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.89%) GIS
4 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.94%) HBase
5 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) JIRA
2 4 (3.77%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.77%) Selenium
2 4 (3.77%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (3.77%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.89%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.89%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.89%) MSI
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.94%) Subversion
5 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (12.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (9.43%) Analyst
2 9 (8.49%) Developer
3 8 (7.55%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Consultant
4 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 6 (5.66%) Architect
5 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Business Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Project Officer
6 5 (4.72%) Project Support Officer
6 5 (4.72%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Test Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) Business Change Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Change Manager
7 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) Test Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
1 3 (2.83%) XML
2 2 (1.89%) HTML
2 2 (1.89%) SOAP
3 1 (0.94%) Ajax
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.94%) D3.js
3 1 (0.94%) Doctrine
3 1 (0.94%) J2EE
3 1 (0.94%) Java EE
3 1 (0.94%) JMS
3 1 (0.94%) jQuery
3 1 (0.94%) JSON
3 1 (0.94%) SAML
3 1 (0.94%) WCF
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.94%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.94%) XSD
3 1 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) PMI
3 4 (3.77%) Replication
4 3 (2.83%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.94%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.94%) CESG
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.94%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Unix
4 4 (3.77%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.04%) Change Management
3 16 (15.09%) ITIL
3 16 (15.09%) Project Management
4 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.38%) Test Scripting
6 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.49%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.49%) Test Strategy
8 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.55%) Migration
8 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.60%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.60%) Defect Management
9 7 (6.60%) Identity Management
9 7 (6.60%) Software Delivery
10 6 (5.66%) Scrum
10 6 (5.66%) Test Management
11 5 (4.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.09%) Java
2 10 (9.43%) SQL
3 6 (5.66%) Python
4 4 (3.77%) C#
4 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.77%) VBScript
5 3 (2.83%) C
5 3 (2.83%) C++
5 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.89%) SAS Macro
6 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (0.94%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.98%) ISEB
3 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.49%) ISTQB
5 8 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.77%) CISSP
7 4 (3.77%) Degree
7 4 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.77%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.83%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.89%) GIAC
10 1 (0.94%) CBAP
10 1 (0.94%) CCNA
10 1 (0.94%) CEH
10 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.94%) CITP
10 1 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.94%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.94%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.94%) EnCase
3 1 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.94%) FTK
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 17 (16.04%) HP
3 8 (7.55%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.60%) Citrix
5 6 (5.66%) VMware
6 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.89%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.89%) i2
7 2 (1.89%) Wyse
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco
8 1 (0.94%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.94%) Compaq
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) ILOG
8 1 (0.94%) OpenText
8 1 (0.94%) Splunk
8 1 (0.94%) Tableau
8 1 (0.94%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.94%) webMethods