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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 140 148 157
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 22 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 1.03% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.79% 6.99% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 51 26
Median daily rate £588 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £315 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £417 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
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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
581 873 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.30% 14.68% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 643 650
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.50 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £38.43 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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

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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

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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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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 94 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.40%) Windows
4 21 (22.34%) ISEB
5 19 (20.21%) ITIL
6 17 (18.09%) Java
6 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
7 16 (17.02%) HP
7 16 (17.02%) Change Management
8 14 (14.89%) PRINCE2
9 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (12.77%) Oracle
10 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
10 12 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (11.70%) SQL
12 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
12 10 (10.64%) Project Management
12 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
12 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.57%) Linux
14 8 (8.51%) Migration
14 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (8.51%) Finance
14 8 (8.51%) ISTQB
14 8 (8.51%) JIRA
14 8 (8.51%) Selenium
14 8 (8.51%) 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 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.19%) SAS
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.06%) CPLEX
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) LDAP
3 2 (2.13%) SMTP
4 1 (1.06%) Broadband
4 1 (1.06%) DMZ
4 1 (1.06%) HTTP
4 1 (1.06%) Intranet
4 1 (1.06%) ISDN
4 1 (1.06%) Network Security
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) VPN
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) Wireless
4 1 (1.06%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Big Data
3 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.13%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) GIS
4 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.06%) HBase
5 1 (1.06%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.06%) OLTP
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) JIRA
1 8 (8.51%) Selenium
2 7 (7.45%) WebDriver
3 5 (5.32%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.26%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.13%) AdminStudio
5 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.13%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.13%) MSI
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) JMeter
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.06%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (12.77%) Analyst
2 9 (9.57%) Business Analyst
2 9 (9.57%) Developer
3 7 (7.45%) Architect
3 7 (7.45%) Consultant
3 7 (7.45%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 6 (6.38%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.38%) Test Specialist
5 5 (5.32%) Project Officer
5 5 (5.32%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (5.32%) Support Officer
6 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (4.26%) Test Consultant
7 3 (3.19%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
1 3 (3.19%) REST
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) Ajax
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) D3.js
3 1 (1.06%) Doctrine
3 1 (1.06%) HTML5
3 1 (1.06%) J2EE
3 1 (1.06%) Java EE
3 1 (1.06%) JMS
3 1 (1.06%) jQuery
3 1 (1.06%) JSON
3 1 (1.06%) SAML
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) WCF
3 1 (1.06%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.06%) XSD
3 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.32%) PMI
4 4 (4.26%) Replication
5 3 (3.19%) e-Learning
5 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
7 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) Unix
4 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) ITIL
3 16 (17.02%) Change Management
4 14 (14.89%) PRINCE2
5 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 10 (10.64%) Project Management
6 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
7 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.51%) Migration
7 8 (8.51%) Software Delivery
7 8 (8.51%) Test Strategy
8 7 (7.45%) Identity Management
8 7 (7.45%) Scrum
8 7 (7.45%) Test Management
9 6 (6.38%) Defect Management
9 6 (6.38%) Software Testing
9 6 (6.38%) UML
9 6 (6.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) Java
2 11 (11.70%) SQL
3 5 (5.32%) Python
4 4 (4.26%) VBScript
5 3 (3.19%) C++
5 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.13%) C#
6 2 (2.13%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.06%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.34%) ISEB
3 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.32%) CBAP
6 5 (5.32%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) CITP
6 5 (5.32%) PMI Certification
6 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.19%) Degree
9 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.13%) CISSP
9 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) CCNA
10 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.06%) Firmware
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) HP
3 12 (12.77%) Oracle
4 8 (8.51%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.38%) Citrix
5 6 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.13%) i2
6 2 (2.13%) Wyse
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco
7 1 (1.06%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) ILOG
7 1 (1.06%) OpenText
7 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.06%) Splunk
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau