The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 162 227 236
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 632 385 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 0.83% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.87% 4.64% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 196 208
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £532 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 16
Average hourly rate £25.79 £51.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.44% +104.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £21.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £54.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.18% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9202 8300 9096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.62% 17.82% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5236 4509 4796
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 457 566
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
DV Cleared
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +42 285 £400 +8.10% 36
South West +18 158 £384 -6.96% 29
London +35 141 £475 +8.57% 33
East of England -15 7 £450 - 1
West Midlands -26 7 £425 -19.04%
North West -3 6 £500 +31.57% 3
North East -17 4 £341 -30.44%
Yorkshire +4 2 £256 +156.25%
East Midlands +1 1 £335 -25.55% 1
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DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1272 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 441 (34.67%) SC Cleared
3 374 (29.40%) Windows
4 334 (26.26%) Microsoft
5 253 (19.89%) HP
6 225 (17.69%) ITIL
7 213 (16.75%) Oracle
8 173 (13.60%) MS Excel
9 146 (11.48%) Active Directory
10 144 (11.32%) Linux
10 144 (11.32%) VMware
11 139 (10.93%) SQL
12 133 (10.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 131 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 127 (9.98%) Project Management
14 127 (9.98%) Java
15 125 (9.83%) .NET
16 119 (9.36%) ISTQB
17 115 (9.04%) UNIX
18 112 (8.81%) Telecoms
19 108 (8.49%) JavaScript
20 105 (8.25%) Service Management
21 98 (7.70%) Service Delivery
22 96 (7.55%) Citrix
23 92 (7.23%) HTML
23 92 (7.23%) ASP.NET
24 91 (7.15%) MS Exchange
25 89 (7.00%) Test Scripting
26 88 (6.92%) SQL Server
26 88 (6.92%) Configuration Management

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 91 (7.15%) MS Exchange
2 74 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 39 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 20 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (1.10%) MS Project Server
10 12 (0.94%) Lync
10 12 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (0.86%) IIS
11 11 (0.86%) Apache
12 9 (0.71%) SAS
12 9 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (0.55%) CMS
13 7 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.55%) Confluence
14 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 173 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 85 (6.68%) MS Office
3 70 (5.50%) MS Project
4 21 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.39%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 70 (5.50%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.24%) Summit
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.079%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.02%) IaaS
2 7 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.31%) SaaS
4 3 (0.24%) PaaS
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.079%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.29%) DNS
2 58 (4.56%) SAN
3 57 (4.48%) Firewall
4 55 (4.32%) TCP/IP
5 45 (3.54%) DHCP
6 37 (2.91%) Internet
7 30 (2.36%) Network Security
8 29 (2.28%) Wireshark
9 25 (1.97%) X.400
9 25 (1.97%) LDAP
10 23 (1.81%) HTTPS
10 23 (1.81%) X.500
11 20 (1.57%) LAN
11 20 (1.57%) WAN
12 18 (1.42%) HTTP
12 18 (1.42%) SSL
13 16 (1.26%) SMTP
14 14 (1.10%) NAS
15 12 (0.94%) iSCSI
16 10 (0.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 51 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
4 31 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (1.81%) MongoDB
7 21 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.57%) Big Data
9 19 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 12 (0.94%) MySQL
12 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (0.71%) OLAP
14 9 (0.71%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.55%) MS Access
15 7 (0.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 40 (3.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (1.42%) LoadRunner
2 18 (1.42%) Maven
3 17 (1.34%) ClearCase
4 15 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 15 (1.18%) Subversion
5 14 (1.10%) MSI
6 12 (0.94%) StarTeam
7 11 (0.86%) JIRA
7 11 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.86%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.71%) Hudson
10 8 (0.63%) JUnit
10 8 (0.63%) QUnit
11 7 (0.55%) Ant
12 6 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 112 (8.81%) Telecoms
2 87 (6.84%) Finance
3 37 (2.91%) Military
4 26 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.86%) Retail
5 11 (0.86%) Legal
6 9 (0.71%) Billing
7 5 (0.39%) Marketing
8 3 (0.24%) Electronics
9 2 (0.16%) Law
9 2 (0.16%) Publishing
9 2 (0.16%) Banking
10 1 (0.079%) Back Office
10 1 (0.079%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 155 (12.19%) Analyst
2 152 (11.95%) Developer
3 86 (6.76%) Architect
4 66 (5.19%) Consultant
5 59 (4.64%) Project Manager
6 49 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 45 (3.54%) Administrator
8 44 (3.46%) Tester
9 42 (3.30%) Java Developer
10 34 (2.67%) Test Manager
11 31 (2.44%) Service Manager
12 29 (2.28%) Support Engineer
13 25 (1.97%) Software Developer
14 24 (1.89%) DBA
14 24 (1.89%) Build Engineer
15 22 (1.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (1.65%) Solutions Architect
16 21 (1.65%) Network Engineer
17 19 (1.49%) Service Analyst
18 18 (1.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (9.83%) .NET
2 92 (7.23%) ASP.NET
2 92 (7.23%) HTML
3 84 (6.60%) JSP
4 25 (1.97%) Web Services
4 25 (1.97%) XML
5 21 (1.65%) J2EE
6 17 (1.34%) Application Packaging
7 16 (1.26%) Java EE
8 15 (1.18%) jQuery
8 15 (1.18%) RESTful
8 15 (1.18%) REST
9 14 (1.10%) CSS
10 13 (1.02%) EJB
11 11 (0.86%) JMS
12 10 (0.79%) Middleware
12 10 (0.79%) Hibernate
12 10 (0.79%) HTML5
12 10 (0.79%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.79%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (3.93%) Management Information System
2 27 (2.12%) Clustering
3 23 (1.81%) Replication
4 21 (1.65%) PKI
5 19 (1.49%) CESG
6 17 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.18%) RMADS
8 13 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 13 (1.02%) CMDB
9 10 (0.79%) Open Source
10 9 (0.71%) RIA
10 9 (0.71%) Economics
11 8 (0.63%) Cryptography
12 7 (0.55%) Statistics
12 7 (0.55%) Web 2.0
12 7 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
12 7 (0.55%) Firmware
12 7 (0.55%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 374 (29.40%) Windows
2 144 (11.32%) Linux
3 133 (10.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 131 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (9.04%) UNIX
6 70 (5.50%) Windows XP
7 64 (5.03%) Windows 7
8 35 (2.75%) Windows 2000
9 31 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.49%) Solaris
12 12 (0.94%) Android
13 11 (0.86%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.79%) HPUX
15 8 (0.63%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.55%) AIX
17 6 (0.47%) CentOS
18 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (17.69%) ITIL
2 127 (9.98%) Project Management
3 105 (8.25%) Service Management
4 98 (7.70%) Service Delivery
5 89 (7.00%) Test Scripting
6 88 (6.92%) Configuration Management
7 69 (5.42%) PRINCE2
8 67 (5.27%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (5.11%) Migration
10 62 (4.87%) Knowledge Management
11 56 (4.40%) CRM
12 47 (3.69%) Change Management
13 44 (3.46%) Validation
14 41 (3.22%) Software Testing
14 41 (3.22%) Test Automation
15 36 (2.83%) Workflow
15 36 (2.83%) UML
16 35 (2.75%) OO
17 34 (2.67%) Risk Management
17 34 (2.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 139 (10.93%) SQL
2 127 (9.98%) Java
3 108 (8.49%) JavaScript
4 81 (6.37%) C#
5 63 (4.95%) C
6 56 (4.40%) PowerShell
7 43 (3.38%) VB
8 38 (2.99%) Python
9 35 (2.75%) C++
10 32 (2.52%) PL/SQL
11 31 (2.44%) VBScript
12 23 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.49%) VBA
13 19 (1.49%) Perl
14 12 (0.94%) Ruby
15 10 (0.79%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.71%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.47%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.16%) PHP
18 2 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1272 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 441 (34.67%) SC Cleared
3 119 (9.36%) ISTQB
4 65 (5.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 51 (4.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 49 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (3.07%) Degree
9 29 (2.28%) ISEB
9 29 (2.28%) CCNA
9 29 (2.28%) MCSE
10 23 (1.81%) CCNP
11 22 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 20 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.42%) MCITP
14 17 (1.34%) MCP
15 16 (1.26%) CISSP
16 10 (0.79%) MCTS
17 9 (0.71%) CEH
17 9 (0.71%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.87%) SLA
2 54 (4.25%) QA
3 11 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.71%) JSP 440
5 8 (0.63%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.47%) BS15000
7 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.31%) COBIT
8 4 (0.31%) P3O
9 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.079%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.079%) BS25999
10 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 146 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 80 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.99%) vSphere
4 36 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 34 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 27 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (1.73%) VMware ESX
8 20 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (1.26%) Nmap
10 15 (1.18%) XenApp
11 11 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.79%) NFS
12 10 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (0.71%) Sendmail
13 9 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.39%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.39%) Postfix
14 5 (0.39%) Squid
14 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 61 (4.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 59 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
3 52 (4.09%) SCCM
4 27 (2.12%) SCOM
5 25 (1.97%) NetBackup
6 20 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 19 (1.49%) HP SIM
8 17 (1.34%) Backup Exec
9 16 (1.26%) Nessus
9 16 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (1.10%) Tivoli
11 13 (1.02%) OVSD
11 13 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 12 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (0.79%) WSUS
14 9 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
14 9 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
16 7 (0.55%) Puppet
16 7 (0.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 334 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 253 (19.89%) HP
3 213 (16.75%) Oracle
4 144 (11.32%) VMware
5 96 (7.55%) Citrix
6 75 (5.90%) Cisco
7 40 (3.14%) McAfee
8 37 (2.91%) Symantec
9 34 (2.67%) Lumension
10 31 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 26 (2.04%) Sophos
12 23 (1.81%) JBoss
13 19 (1.49%) NetApp
14 17 (1.34%) Veritas
15 14 (1.10%) Altiris
16 13 (1.02%) AppSense
17 12 (0.94%) Borland
17 12 (0.94%) Juniper
18 11 (0.86%) IBM
18 11 (0.86%) CA
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