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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 122 152 136
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 864 637 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.81% 1.38% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.08% 7.04% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 277 306
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 17
Average hourly rate £41.58 £47.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.47% +23.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £47.50 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £47.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.08 £47.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +21.79%
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
10697 9050 7594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.43% 19.62% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6315 4927 4105
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 427 456
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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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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 +31 355 £410 +12.79% 39
London -26 243 £475 - 41
South West +21 211 £450 +9.75% 27
North West -4 17 £500 +42.85% 2
West Midlands 0 15 £250 -31.50% 2
North East -17 10 £275 +12.24%
East of England +7 8 £500 +119.05% 3
East Midlands - 5 £385 -
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 1
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1712 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 554 (32.36%) SC Cleared
3 524 (30.61%) Windows
4 400 (23.36%) Microsoft
5 309 (18.05%) Oracle
6 280 (16.36%) VMware
7 276 (16.12%) Linux
8 271 (15.83%) SQL
9 244 (14.25%) ITIL
10 232 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
11 226 (13.20%) Active Directory
12 221 (12.91%) Java
13 211 (12.32%) HP
14 172 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 163 (9.52%) MS Excel
16 160 (9.35%) UNIX
17 156 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 140 (8.18%) Configuration Management
18 140 (8.18%) Firewall
19 130 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
20 127 (7.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 126 (7.36%) JavaScript
22 125 (7.30%) Project Management
23 124 (7.24%) PowerShell
24 111 (6.48%) .NET
25 107 (6.25%) Cisco
25 107 (6.25%) Migration
25 107 (6.25%) Oracle Database
26 103 (6.02%) Scrum
26 103 (6.02%) Citrix

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 76 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 73 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 69 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 36 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 32 (1.87%) JBoss
6 28 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (1.52%) IIS
7 26 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 15 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (0.82%) Documentum
9 14 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
9 14 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.70%) Apache
11 12 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.64%) Confluence
12 11 (0.64%) Lync
12 11 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 163 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 69 (4.03%) MS Office
3 43 (2.51%) MS Project
4 23 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Simulink
7 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 63 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Summit
7 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.058%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.058%) assyst
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.47%) OpenShift
3 5 (0.29%) Office 365
3 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.29%) PaaS
4 3 (0.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (8.18%) Firewall
2 84 (4.91%) TCP/IP
3 71 (4.15%) DNS
4 65 (3.80%) SAN
5 63 (3.68%) Internet
6 57 (3.33%) WAN
7 56 (3.27%) LAN
8 46 (2.69%) DHCP
9 43 (2.51%) Wireshark
10 39 (2.28%) Network Security
11 38 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (1.69%) SSL
13 25 (1.46%) SMTP
14 24 (1.40%) X.400
14 24 (1.40%) X.500
15 23 (1.34%) NetScaler
16 21 (1.23%) VPN
17 19 (1.11%) LDAP
17 19 (1.11%) VoIP
18 17 (0.99%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 85 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 40 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (1.93%) MongoDB
5 29 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 28 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 27 (1.58%) Hadoop
8 26 (1.52%) MySQL
8 26 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 16 (0.93%) Big Data
11 12 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.64%) EDRMS
13 9 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.35%) OLTP
14 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.29%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 72 (4.21%) Subversion
2 55 (3.21%) MSI
3 51 (2.98%) JIRA
3 51 (2.98%) Eclipse
4 48 (2.80%) ClearCase
5 45 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 44 (2.57%) Ant
7 40 (2.34%) StarTeam
8 35 (2.04%) Git (software)
9 34 (1.99%) JUnit
10 33 (1.93%) Maven
11 23 (1.34%) Apache Ivy
12 22 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (0.99%) Mercurial
14 16 (0.93%) Visual Studio
14 16 (0.93%) LoadRunner
15 14 (0.82%) SoapUI
15 14 (0.82%) Jenkins
16 12 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (5.61%) Finance
2 95 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 40 (2.34%) Military
4 6 (0.35%) Law
4 6 (0.35%) Legal
4 6 (0.35%) Billing
5 5 (0.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.29%) Electronics
6 4 (0.23%) Publishing
7 2 (0.12%) Back Office
7 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.058%) Banking
8 1 (0.058%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 254 (14.84%) Developer
2 142 (8.29%) Architect
3 131 (7.65%) Analyst
4 127 (7.42%) Consultant
5 114 (6.66%) Java Developer
6 70 (4.09%) Project Manager
7 62 (3.62%) Support Engineer
8 46 (2.69%) DBA
9 45 (2.63%) Test Analyst
9 45 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
10 43 (2.51%) Network Engineer
10 43 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (2.34%) C++ Developer
12 39 (2.28%) Applications Packager
13 38 (2.22%) Service Manager
14 37 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
15 36 (2.10%) Network Architect
16 35 (2.04%) Administrator
16 35 (2.04%) Oracle DBA
17 34 (1.99%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (6.48%) .NET
2 78 (4.56%) HTML
3 76 (4.44%) J2EE
4 59 (3.45%) JSP
5 55 (3.21%) ASP.NET
5 55 (3.21%) XML
6 51 (2.98%) Java EE
7 49 (2.86%) Web Services
8 36 (2.10%) Hibernate
9 34 (1.99%) EJB
10 30 (1.75%) Middleware
11 29 (1.69%) JPA
12 26 (1.52%) JSF
13 22 (1.29%) CSS
13 22 (1.29%) SAML
13 22 (1.29%) OAuth
13 22 (1.29%) OpenID
13 22 (1.29%) Spring
14 19 (1.11%) Application Packaging
15 18 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.62%) Open Source
3 52 (3.04%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.04%) PKI
4 33 (1.93%) Client/Server
5 32 (1.87%) Clustering
6 21 (1.23%) Replication
7 17 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 16 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 14 (0.82%) Device Driver
9 14 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 12 (0.70%) CESG
11 11 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.58%) Statistics
12 10 (0.58%) RMADS
13 9 (0.53%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.41%) GIS
15 6 (0.35%) Mathematics
15 6 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 524 (30.61%) Windows
2 276 (16.12%) Linux
3 172 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 160 (9.35%) UNIX
5 130 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (5.55%) Windows 7
7 78 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 34 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (1.93%) Windows Vista
11 23 (1.34%) Solaris
12 19 (1.11%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.82%) CentOS
14 11 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
15 9 (0.53%) HPUX
16 8 (0.47%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.47%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.35%) Android
18 5 (0.29%) AIX
19 4 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (14.25%) ITIL
2 232 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (8.18%) Configuration Management
4 125 (7.30%) Project Management
5 107 (6.25%) Migration
6 103 (6.02%) Scrum
7 98 (5.72%) Service Delivery
8 96 (5.61%) OO
9 95 (5.55%) Test Scripting
10 91 (5.32%) Service Management
11 84 (4.91%) PRINCE2
12 68 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (3.86%) Release Management
14 64 (3.74%) Software Engineering
15 54 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 54 (3.15%) Incident Management
16 52 (3.04%) Information Security
17 46 (2.69%) Integration Testing
18 42 (2.45%) Knowledge Management
18 42 (2.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 271 (15.83%) SQL
2 221 (12.91%) Java
3 126 (7.36%) JavaScript
4 124 (7.24%) PowerShell
5 101 (5.90%) C
5 101 (5.90%) Python
6 96 (5.61%) PL/SQL
7 95 (5.55%) C#
8 84 (4.91%) Bash Shell
9 76 (4.44%) C++
10 67 (3.91%) Perl
11 54 (3.15%) Shell Script
12 50 (2.92%) Ruby
13 32 (1.87%) VBScript
14 30 (1.75%) VB
15 23 (1.34%) VBA
16 18 (1.05%) PHP
17 17 (0.99%) Lua
18 14 (0.82%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1712 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 554 (32.36%) SC Cleared
3 78 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (3.86%) ISTQB
5 62 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (3.15%) CISSP
7 53 (3.10%) MCP
8 52 (3.04%) MCSE
9 39 (2.28%) CCNA
10 35 (2.04%) Degree
10 35 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 32 (1.87%) VCP4
12 30 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 29 (1.69%) CCNP
14 22 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 19 (1.11%) Sun Certification
15 19 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (1.05%) ISEB
16 18 (1.05%) MCITP
17 14 (0.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.15%) SLA
2 22 (1.29%) QA
3 19 (1.11%) JSP 440
4 17 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.18%) BS15000
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) GAAP
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.058%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 226 (13.20%) Active Directory
2 156 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 58 (3.39%) vSphere
5 28 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
6 27 (1.58%) XenApp
7 24 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
9 18 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.99%) VMware ESX
11 16 (0.93%) Firmware
12 8 (0.47%) Xen
13 7 (0.41%) vCloud
13 7 (0.41%) Nmap
14 6 (0.35%) NFS
15 4 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.18%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 127 (7.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 93 (5.43%) SCCM
3 62 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
4 40 (2.34%) Puppet
5 33 (1.93%) SCOM
6 16 (0.93%) Tivoli
6 16 (0.93%) OVSD
7 15 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 14 (0.82%) FortiGate
9 12 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (0.64%) Vagrant
10 11 (0.64%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.58%) Netcool
12 9 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (0.53%) MIIS
12 9 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (0.47%) OpenView
13 8 (0.47%) Nessus
13 8 (0.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 400 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 309 (18.05%) Oracle
3 280 (16.36%) VMware
4 211 (12.32%) HP
5 107 (6.25%) Cisco
6 103 (6.02%) Citrix
7 80 (4.67%) Red Hat
8 60 (3.50%) McAfee
9 40 (2.34%) Lumension
10 37 (2.16%) NetApp
11 35 (2.04%) Juniper
12 28 (1.64%) Atlassian
13 27 (1.58%) F5
14 26 (1.52%) Symantec
15 23 (1.34%) IBM
16 21 (1.23%) Sun
17 17 (0.99%) 3PAR
18 16 (0.93%) Dell
18 16 (0.93%) Clearswift
19 15 (0.88%) EMC
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