The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 114 248 175
Rank change year-on-year
+134 -73
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 932 374 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.84% 0.79% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.89% 4.46% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 162 212
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £39.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £15.82 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £28.11 £54.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.83 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -25.69%
DV Cleared
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10484 8381 8136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.74% 17.72% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6162 4752 4313
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 350 562
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in England

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in England

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in England

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +91 428 £425 +8.97% 50
South West +46 232 £450 +13.92% 23
London +12 192 £455 +1.11% 20
West Midlands +17 24 £425 -10.52% 1
East of England +7 17 £525 +16.66%
North West +1 13 £475 - 1
East Midlands +10 3 £340 +9.67%
Yorkshire - - - -
DV Cleared
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DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1553 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 510 (32.84%) SC Cleared
3 482 (31.04%) Windows
4 367 (23.63%) Microsoft
5 255 (16.42%) VMware
6 246 (15.84%) ITIL
7 234 (15.07%) Linux
8 233 (15.00%) Oracle
9 231 (14.87%) HP
10 211 (13.59%) Active Directory
11 199 (12.81%) SQL
12 164 (10.56%) Java
13 161 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 155 (9.98%) MS Excel
15 151 (9.72%) UNIX
16 150 (9.66%) Firewall
17 144 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
18 131 (8.44%) Telecoms
19 130 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 124 (7.98%) PowerShell
21 120 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
22 115 (7.41%) Migration
23 114 (7.34%) Cisco
24 113 (7.28%) Project Management
25 110 (7.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
25 110 (7.08%) JavaScript
26 108 (6.95%) Service Delivery
27 106 (6.83%) Configuration Management
28 104 (6.70%) Citrix
29 100 (6.44%) MS Exchange

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 100 (6.44%) MS Exchange
2 62 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.96%) WebLogic
4 39 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 25 (1.61%) IIS
7 25 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 24 (1.55%) JBoss
9 22 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (1.09%) Documentum
10 17 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 14 (0.90%) Lync
13 12 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.71%) Apache
15 9 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.39%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 155 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.45%) MS Project
3 37 (2.38%) MS Office
4 22 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.13%) Simulink
8 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 69 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.13%) Summit
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.064%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (0.71%) IaaS
3 8 (0.52%) OpenShift
4 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.26%) Office 365
6 3 (0.19%) PaaS
7 2 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (9.66%) Firewall
2 80 (5.15%) DNS
3 70 (4.51%) TCP/IP
4 65 (4.19%) SAN
5 61 (3.93%) DHCP
6 60 (3.86%) Internet
7 56 (3.61%) LAN
7 56 (3.61%) WAN
8 44 (2.83%) Network Security
9 41 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (2.58%) Wireshark
11 30 (1.93%) SMTP
12 29 (1.87%) X.400
12 29 (1.87%) SSL
13 27 (1.74%) X.500
14 22 (1.42%) VPN
15 21 (1.35%) HTTP
16 19 (1.22%) NetScaler
17 18 (1.16%) LDAP
18 16 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (4.12%) Oracle Database
2 61 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 43 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
4 28 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 27 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (1.22%) EDRMS
6 19 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 15 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 13 (0.84%) MySQL
10 12 (0.77%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.71%) Big Data
12 10 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.45%) OLTP
15 6 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 63 (4.06%) Subversion
2 42 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 42 (2.70%) ClearCase
3 40 (2.58%) MSI
4 35 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.25%) StarTeam
5 33 (2.12%) Maven
6 31 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 29 (1.87%) Ant
8 26 (1.67%) JUnit
9 21 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
10 18 (1.16%) LoadRunner
11 14 (0.90%) JIRA
12 12 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (0.77%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.58%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.52%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 131 (8.44%) Telecoms
2 92 (5.92%) Finance
3 49 (3.16%) Military
4 15 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 8 (0.52%) Legal
6 6 (0.39%) Billing
6 6 (0.39%) Electronics
7 5 (0.32%) Law
8 4 (0.26%) Publishing
8 4 (0.26%) Banking
9 2 (0.13%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.064%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.064%) Back Office
10 1 (0.064%) Marketing
10 1 (0.064%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (13.33%) Developer
2 155 (9.98%) Architect
3 131 (8.44%) Analyst
4 112 (7.21%) Consultant
5 89 (5.73%) Java Developer
6 68 (4.38%) Project Manager
7 50 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 45 (2.90%) Support Engineer
9 44 (2.83%) Administrator
9 44 (2.83%) Service Manager
10 43 (2.77%) Network Engineer
11 42 (2.70%) C++ Developer
12 39 (2.51%) Test Analyst
13 38 (2.45%) Integration Engineer
14 35 (2.25%) Network Architect
15 33 (2.12%) Build Engineer
16 32 (2.06%) Test Manager
16 32 (2.06%) Delivery Manager
17 30 (1.93%) Security Architect
18 29 (1.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (6.31%) .NET
2 84 (5.41%) HTML
3 82 (5.28%) JSP
4 65 (4.19%) ASP.NET
5 48 (3.09%) XML
6 40 (2.58%) J2EE
7 37 (2.38%) Java EE
8 25 (1.61%) Middleware
9 24 (1.55%) JPA
10 19 (1.22%) Hibernate
10 19 (1.22%) Application Packaging
11 18 (1.16%) Spring
11 18 (1.16%) SAML
11 18 (1.16%) Web Services
11 18 (1.16%) EJB
12 16 (1.03%) OAuth
12 16 (1.03%) OpenID
13 14 (0.90%) WDK
13 14 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (0.77%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 49 (3.16%) Open Source
4 48 (3.09%) PKI
5 34 (2.19%) Clustering
6 30 (1.93%) Replication
7 25 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 22 (1.42%) RMADS
9 15 (0.97%) Blackberry
10 14 (0.90%) Device Driver
10 14 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.77%) User Experience
12 11 (0.71%) CESG
12 11 (0.71%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.52%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.52%) Statistics
14 8 (0.52%) Thin Client
15 7 (0.45%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 482 (31.04%) Windows
2 234 (15.07%) Linux
3 161 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 151 (9.72%) UNIX
5 120 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 90 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 67 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (3.80%) Windows XP
9 44 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 19 (1.22%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.97%) Solaris
13 13 (0.84%) Windows 2000
14 12 (0.77%) Android
15 11 (0.71%) CentOS
15 11 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.52%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.26%) AIX
17 4 (0.26%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (15.84%) ITIL
2 144 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (7.41%) Migration
4 113 (7.28%) Project Management
5 108 (6.95%) Service Delivery
6 106 (6.83%) Configuration Management
7 89 (5.73%) Service Management
8 82 (5.28%) Test Scripting
9 72 (4.64%) OO
10 64 (4.12%) Release Management
11 58 (3.73%) Knowledge Management
12 55 (3.54%) Software Engineering
13 54 (3.48%) PRINCE2
13 54 (3.48%) Scrum
14 49 (3.16%) Information Security
15 47 (3.03%) Integration Testing
16 44 (2.83%) Incident Management
17 43 (2.77%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (2.64%) Risk Management
19 39 (2.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 199 (12.81%) SQL
2 164 (10.56%) Java
3 124 (7.98%) PowerShell
4 110 (7.08%) JavaScript
5 82 (5.28%) Python
6 81 (5.22%) C
7 79 (5.09%) C++
8 71 (4.57%) Bash Shell
9 65 (4.19%) PL/SQL
10 60 (3.86%) C#
11 52 (3.35%) Perl
12 45 (2.90%) Ruby
13 39 (2.51%) VBScript
14 31 (2.00%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.67%) VB
16 14 (0.90%) PHP
17 13 (0.84%) Lua
18 12 (0.77%) VBA
19 7 (0.45%) VB.NET
20 5 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1553 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 510 (32.84%) SC Cleared
3 94 (6.05%) ISTQB
4 73 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (3.16%) CISSP
6 45 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 45 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 44 (2.83%) CCNA
8 43 (2.77%) MCSE
9 37 (2.38%) CCNP
10 35 (2.25%) MCP
11 33 (2.12%) ISEB
12 30 (1.93%) Degree
12 30 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.16%) MCITP
14 15 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 13 (0.84%) Sun Certification
16 12 (0.77%) CEH
17 11 (0.71%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.44%) SLA
2 24 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (1.55%) QA
3 14 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 10 (0.64%) ISO 9000
5 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.26%) BS15000
8 3 (0.19%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) GAAP
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.064%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 211 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 130 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.54%) vSphere
4 51 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.80%) Forefront TMG
6 21 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.09%) Firmware
8 16 (1.03%) XenApp
9 15 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
10 14 (0.90%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (0.77%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.71%) Nmap
14 8 (0.52%) Xen
15 5 (0.32%) vCloud
16 3 (0.19%) NFS
16 3 (0.19%) UAG
17 2 (0.13%) Snort
17 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 110 (7.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 77 (4.96%) SCCM
3 64 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
4 38 (2.45%) SCOM
5 30 (1.93%) NetBackup
6 24 (1.55%) HP SIM
6 24 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 18 (1.16%) Puppet
8 16 (1.03%) Tivoli
9 15 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 13 (0.84%) FortiGate
12 12 (0.77%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.71%) Nessus
14 10 (0.64%) OVSD
14 10 (0.64%) Netcool
15 9 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 9 (0.58%) MIIS
16 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
16 7 (0.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 367 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 255 (16.42%) VMware
3 233 (15.00%) Oracle
4 231 (14.87%) HP
5 114 (7.34%) Cisco
6 104 (6.70%) Citrix
7 58 (3.73%) Red Hat
8 52 (3.35%) McAfee
9 46 (2.96%) Symantec
10 39 (2.51%) Juniper
11 36 (2.32%) Lumension
12 23 (1.48%) IBM
13 21 (1.35%) NetApp
13 21 (1.35%) F5
14 20 (1.29%) 3PAR
15 18 (1.16%) Sophos
16 15 (0.97%) Clearswift
17 14 (0.90%) Sun
18 13 (0.84%) CheckPoint
18 13 (0.84%) Blue Coat
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