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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 154 173 178
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 718 574 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.71% 6.18% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 285 309
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.63% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.74 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.50 £54.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -32.09%
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
9313 9292 7751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 19.37% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 5509 4181
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 477 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -3 258 £417 +15.43% 30
South West +32 193 £465 +9.41% 18
London +17 182 £475 +5.55% 21
North West +16 38 £400 - 4
East Midlands +11 22 £425 -
East of England +10 8 £450 +102.24% 2
West Midlands -4 8 £369 -1.66% 5
North East -19 4 £325 +32.65%
Yorkshire -12 3 £800 +611.11% 1
Midlands -3 1 £450 -
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1593 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 507 (31.83%) SC Cleared
3 438 (27.50%) Windows
4 346 (21.72%) Microsoft
5 291 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
6 282 (17.70%) Oracle
7 242 (15.19%) Linux
8 238 (14.94%) Java
9 234 (14.69%) SQL
10 214 (13.43%) ITIL
11 213 (13.37%) VMware
12 191 (11.99%) HP
13 175 (10.99%) Active Directory
14 157 (9.86%) MS Excel
15 146 (9.17%) UNIX
16 140 (8.79%) Configuration Management
17 136 (8.54%) Project Management
18 130 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
19 125 (7.85%) C
20 121 (7.60%) Scrum
21 116 (7.28%) Cisco
22 110 (6.91%) PRINCE2
22 110 (6.91%) Oracle Database
23 108 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
24 107 (6.72%) JavaScript
24 107 (6.72%) .NET
25 106 (6.65%) J2EE
25 106 (6.65%) C#
25 106 (6.65%) Finance
26 104 (6.53%) Windows 7

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 78 (4.90%) WebLogic
2 46 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 32 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 29 (1.82%) JBoss
6 19 (1.19%) OpenStack
7 17 (1.07%) Confluence
8 16 (1.00%) IIS
9 13 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
10 12 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.69%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.56%) CMS
14 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.44%) Documentum
15 7 (0.44%) Apache
15 7 (0.44%) Lync
15 7 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 157 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.34%) MS Office
3 52 (3.26%) MS Project
4 29 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.13%) Simulink
9 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.063%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.063%) Revit
Business Applications
1 42 (2.64%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.75%) Maximo
5 11 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.25%) Summit
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.19%) Primavera
8 2 (0.13%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.13%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.13%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.063%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.063%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.063%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.44%) OpenShift
2 7 (0.44%) Office 365
2 7 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.25%) PaaS
5 2 (0.13%) GitHub
5 2 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.063%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 87 (5.46%) Firewall
3 66 (4.14%) LAN
4 64 (4.02%) DNS
5 61 (3.83%) WAN
6 46 (2.89%) SAN
7 41 (2.57%) Internet
8 36 (2.26%) DHCP
9 32 (2.01%) SSL
10 29 (1.82%) OSPF
10 29 (1.82%) Wireshark
11 28 (1.76%) VPN
12 27 (1.69%) Ethernet
13 26 (1.63%) BGP
14 25 (1.57%) Network Security
15 22 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (1.26%) VoIP
17 19 (1.19%) IPsec
17 19 (1.19%) AMQP
18 17 (1.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (6.91%) Oracle Database
2 91 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 42 (2.64%) MongoDB
4 35 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 34 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 34 (2.13%) MySQL
6 27 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.26%) Big Data
9 18 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.38%) MS Access
14 5 (0.31%) TKPROF
14 5 (0.31%) OLTP
14 5 (0.31%) Star Schema
15 4 (0.25%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 70 (4.39%) Subversion
2 62 (3.89%) JIRA
3 54 (3.39%) Ant
4 46 (2.89%) Eclipse
5 45 (2.82%) ClearCase
6 42 (2.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 39 (2.45%) JUnit
8 32 (2.01%) MSI
9 30 (1.88%) StarTeam
10 28 (1.76%) Git (software)
11 27 (1.69%) Maven
12 23 (1.44%) Visual Studio
13 22 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (1.38%) Mercurial
14 19 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
15 18 (1.13%) Gradle
16 16 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
16 16 (1.00%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.94%) SoapUI
18 13 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 106 (6.65%) Finance
2 46 (2.89%) Telecoms
3 30 (1.88%) Military
4 11 (0.69%) Law
5 10 (0.63%) Legal
6 9 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.38%) Electronics
8 5 (0.31%) Billing
9 4 (0.25%) Retail
10 3 (0.19%) Back Office
11 2 (0.13%) Banking
11 2 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.063%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 269 (16.89%) Developer
2 127 (7.97%) Architect
2 127 (7.97%) Java Developer
3 114 (7.16%) Analyst
4 96 (6.03%) Consultant
5 76 (4.77%) Project Manager
6 61 (3.83%) Support Engineer
7 47 (2.95%) Applications Packager
8 39 (2.45%) Network Engineer
9 38 (2.39%) DBA
9 38 (2.39%) Test Analyst
10 34 (2.13%) Tester
11 32 (2.01%) Designer
12 30 (1.88%) Oracle DBA
13 29 (1.82%) Wintel Engineer
14 28 (1.76%) Business Analyst
14 28 (1.76%) C++ Developer
15 27 (1.69%) Integration Engineer
15 27 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (1.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (6.72%) .NET
2 106 (6.65%) J2EE
3 87 (5.46%) Web Services
4 74 (4.65%) HTML
5 58 (3.64%) XML
6 43 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 42 (2.64%) EJB
7 42 (2.64%) Hibernate
7 42 (2.64%) Java EE
8 34 (2.13%) CSS
8 34 (2.13%) Middleware
9 30 (1.88%) JSP
10 29 (1.82%) JSF
11 27 (1.69%) JPA
12 22 (1.38%) JMS
13 21 (1.32%) .NET Framework
13 21 (1.32%) JSON
14 18 (1.13%) Spring
15 17 (1.07%) STL
15 17 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.45%) Open Source
4 37 (2.32%) PKI
5 32 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 24 (1.51%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.32%) Replication
8 19 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.13%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.07%) Clustering
11 12 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (0.75%) CESG
12 11 (0.69%) User Experience
13 10 (0.63%) Statistics
14 9 (0.56%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.56%) Computer Science
15 8 (0.50%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.44%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.44%) GIS
17 6 (0.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 438 (27.50%) Windows
2 242 (15.19%) Linux
3 146 (9.17%) UNIX
4 130 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (6.53%) Windows 7
6 102 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (2.07%) Windows XP
9 30 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.63%) Solaris
11 17 (1.07%) Windows Vista
12 15 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.63%) CentOS
13 10 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.56%) HPUX
15 7 (0.44%) AIX
16 5 (0.31%) Android
17 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
19 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (13.43%) ITIL
3 140 (8.79%) Configuration Management
4 136 (8.54%) Project Management
5 121 (7.60%) Scrum
6 110 (6.91%) PRINCE2
7 101 (6.34%) OO
8 81 (5.08%) Service Management
9 80 (5.02%) Migration
9 80 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 72 (4.52%) Test Scripting
11 66 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (3.89%) Service Delivery
13 54 (3.39%) Change Control
14 52 (3.26%) Software Engineering
15 49 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
16 48 (3.01%) Incident Management
17 43 (2.70%) OOD
18 42 (2.64%) Project Planning
18 42 (2.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 238 (14.94%) Java
2 234 (14.69%) SQL
3 125 (7.85%) C
4 107 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 106 (6.65%) C#
6 100 (6.28%) Python
7 80 (5.02%) PowerShell
8 78 (4.90%) PL/SQL
9 68 (4.27%) Perl
10 57 (3.58%) Bash Shell
11 50 (3.14%) Shell Script
12 49 (3.08%) C++
13 45 (2.82%) Ruby
14 27 (1.69%) VB
15 26 (1.63%) VBA
16 19 (1.19%) PHP
17 18 (1.13%) Lua
18 17 (1.07%) VBScript
19 9 (0.56%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1593 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 507 (31.83%) SC Cleared
3 62 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (2.82%) CISSP
6 38 (2.39%) MCP
7 37 (2.32%) CCNP
8 36 (2.26%) CCNA
9 35 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 34 (2.13%) ISTQB
11 32 (2.01%) Degree
11 32 (2.01%) MCSE
12 21 (1.32%) APMP
13 20 (1.26%) Sun Certification
14 19 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 19 (1.19%) ISEB
15 18 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (1.07%) MCITP
17 16 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 15 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.82%) SLA
2 27 (1.69%) QA
3 20 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.88%) JSP 440
5 12 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.19%) BS15000
10 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.063%) COBIT
System Software
1 175 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 108 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.76%) vSphere
5 38 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (1.69%) XenApp
7 20 (1.26%) XenDesktop
8 19 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (1.07%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
10 14 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.82%) Firmware
12 9 (0.56%) Samba
13 7 (0.44%) Oracle Clusterware
14 6 (0.38%) NFS
15 5 (0.31%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.31%) Postfix
15 5 (0.31%) vCloud
16 4 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 101 (6.34%) SCCM
2 89 (5.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 49 (3.08%) Puppet
4 39 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
5 34 (2.13%) SCOM
6 28 (1.76%) OVSD
7 18 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (0.94%) Vagrant
9 12 (0.75%) OpenView
10 11 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (0.50%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.50%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.38%) WSUS
13 6 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle Flashback
14 5 (0.31%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 346 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 282 (17.70%) Oracle
3 213 (13.37%) VMware
4 191 (11.99%) HP
5 116 (7.28%) Cisco
6 85 (5.34%) Citrix
7 77 (4.83%) Red Hat
8 57 (3.58%) McAfee
9 44 (2.76%) NetApp
10 32 (2.01%) Lumension
11 31 (1.95%) Atlassian
12 28 (1.76%) Juniper
12 28 (1.76%) Sun
13 24 (1.51%) F5
13 24 (1.51%) Dell
14 20 (1.26%) IBM
15 19 (1.19%) Symantec
15 19 (1.19%) SAP
15 19 (1.19%) AppSense
16 16 (1.00%) Sybase
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.55 per hour + n/a
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £150 - £280 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago