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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 167 141 135
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 720 829 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.64% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.79% 7.93% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 382 396
Median daily rate £450 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £30.90 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.68% +12.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.55 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £31.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +12.36%
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
9240 10450 10748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.70% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5843 6390 6183
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £556 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 499 502
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 276 £460 +2.22% 32
South West 0 187 £450 - 33
South East -22 160 £438 +1.74% 28
North East -12 27 £330 +65.00% 1
West Midlands -3 26 £320 -36.00%
North West -32 16 £663 +86.61% 4
East of England +2 14 £500 +17.64% 1
East Midlands -13 6 £400 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 England region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 1485 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 486 (32.73%) SC Cleared
3 340 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
4 327 (22.02%) Windows
5 303 (20.40%) Linux
6 284 (19.12%) Java
7 242 (16.30%) ITIL
8 234 (15.76%) Microsoft
9 201 (13.54%) C
10 199 (13.40%) Oracle
11 171 (11.52%) PRINCE2
12 158 (10.64%) Project Management
13 154 (10.37%) Active Directory
14 150 (10.10%) Scrum
15 149 (10.03%) VMware
16 148 (9.97%) Python
17 140 (9.43%) SQL
18 132 (8.89%) Windows Server
19 130 (8.75%) Unix
20 126 (8.48%) JIRA
21 122 (8.22%) MS Excel
22 115 (7.74%) Finance
23 109 (7.34%) Cisco
24 108 (7.27%) SharePoint
24 108 (7.27%) SQL Server
25 105 (7.07%) HP
25 105 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
26 104 (7.00%) Hadoop
27 103 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
28 100 (6.73%) DevOps

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 108 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 74 (4.98%) Confluence
3 55 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 37 (2.49%) MS Exchange
5 34 (2.29%) WebLogic
6 29 (1.95%) Apache
7 28 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 26 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (1.68%) JBoss
10 22 (1.48%) GlassFish
11 21 (1.41%) Documentum
12 17 (1.14%) Skype for Business
13 16 (1.08%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (0.67%) Apache Pig
18 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
19 8 (0.54%) Apache Spark
20 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 122 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 70 (4.71%) MS Office
3 42 (2.83%) MS Project
4 23 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.47%) HipChat
8 6 (0.40%) CPLEX
9 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.067%) Revit
10 1 (0.067%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.067%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.47%) Primavera
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Maximo
7 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.56%) Office 365
2 31 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 14 (0.94%) IaaS
4 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.40%) GitHub
6 5 (0.34%) PaaS
6 5 (0.34%) SaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.13%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.13%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.067%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.067%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.067%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.31%) TCP/IP
2 62 (4.18%) Firewall
3 44 (2.96%) LAN
4 43 (2.90%) WAN
5 41 (2.76%) DNS
6 38 (2.56%) SAN
7 25 (1.68%) DHCP
7 25 (1.68%) Internet
8 22 (1.48%) Network Security
9 20 (1.35%) VPN
10 18 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (1.08%) VLAN
12 15 (1.01%) HTTP
12 15 (1.01%) LDAP
13 13 (0.88%) IPsec
13 13 (0.88%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (0.81%) Wireless
15 11 (0.74%) AMQP
15 11 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.00%) Hadoop
3 85 (5.72%) Big Data
4 61 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 49 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.76%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (1.28%) MySQL
11 16 (1.08%) HBase
12 15 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (0.74%) Apache Accumulo
13 11 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.74%) OrientDB
14 10 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.61%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.54%) Neo4j
16 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 126 (8.48%) JIRA
2 76 (5.12%) Jenkins
3 62 (4.18%) Selenium
4 50 (3.37%) Ant
5 47 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 39 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 38 (2.56%) Git (software)
8 36 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (1.82%) JUnit
9 27 (1.82%) Maven
10 25 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.68%) LoadRunner
11 24 (1.62%) Subversion
12 23 (1.55%) Gradle
13 20 (1.35%) JMeter
14 19 (1.28%) Hudson
14 19 (1.28%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.08%) Eclipse RCP
16 14 (0.94%) Visual Studio
17 12 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 115 (7.74%) Finance
2 34 (2.29%) Military
3 24 (1.62%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.08%) Electronics
5 16 (1.08%) Marketing
6 9 (0.61%) Law
7 8 (0.54%) Legal
8 5 (0.34%) Back Office
9 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.067%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 237 (15.96%) Developer
2 155 (10.44%) Architect
3 139 (9.36%) Analyst
4 130 (8.75%) Consultant
5 121 (8.15%) Java Developer
6 75 (5.05%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 59 (3.97%) Project Manager
8 56 (3.77%) Business Analyst
9 54 (3.64%) Support Engineer
10 39 (2.63%) Network Engineer
11 38 (2.56%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
12 36 (2.42%) Project Officer
12 36 (2.42%) SharePoint Developer
12 36 (2.42%) Test Engineer
13 34 (2.29%) DV Cleared Project Manager
14 33 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
14 33 (2.22%) Tester
15 32 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
16 31 (2.09%) Integration Engineer
17 27 (1.82%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (5.19%) Web Services
2 65 (4.38%) XML
3 64 (4.31%) .NET
3 64 (4.31%) HTML
4 61 (4.11%) CSS
4 61 (4.11%) J2EE
5 41 (2.76%) EJB
5 41 (2.76%) JSON
6 34 (2.29%) Java EE
7 33 (2.22%) XSD
8 31 (2.09%) Spring
9 28 (1.89%) jQuery
10 21 (1.41%) REST
11 19 (1.28%) JMS
11 19 (1.28%) WCF
12 18 (1.21%) Software Packaging
12 18 (1.21%) Swing
12 18 (1.21%) SWT
12 18 (1.21%) XSLT
13 15 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 54 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 31 (2.09%) CESG
5 25 (1.68%) Clustering
6 22 (1.48%) PKI
7 21 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
8 18 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
11 15 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
12 13 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
12 13 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 13 (0.88%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.81%) Physics
14 11 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (0.67%) PMI
15 10 (0.67%) Wiki
16 9 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 327 (22.02%) Windows
2 303 (20.40%) Linux
3 132 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 130 (8.75%) Unix
5 87 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 42 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.55%) AIX
10 23 (1.55%) CentOS
11 21 (1.41%) Windows 10
12 18 (1.21%) Solaris
13 13 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.54%) Android
15 8 (0.54%) HPUX
16 7 (0.47%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.40%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (16.30%) ITIL
3 171 (11.52%) PRINCE2
4 158 (10.64%) Project Management
5 150 (10.10%) Scrum
6 100 (6.73%) DevOps
7 95 (6.40%) Service Management
8 94 (6.33%) Migration
9 90 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 82 (5.52%) Service Delivery
12 80 (5.39%) Software Engineering
13 73 (4.92%) Cybersecurity
14 67 (4.51%) Open Source
15 65 (4.38%) Change Management
16 58 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 55 (3.70%) SDLC
18 54 (3.64%) UML
19 53 (3.57%) Risk Management
20 52 (3.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 284 (19.12%) Java
2 201 (13.54%) C
3 148 (9.97%) Python
4 140 (9.43%) SQL
5 82 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 75 (5.05%) Bash Shell
7 74 (4.98%) C#
8 72 (4.85%) PowerShell
9 67 (4.51%) Perl
10 55 (3.70%) Shell Script
11 54 (3.64%) C++
12 38 (2.56%) Ruby
13 22 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.21%) VB
15 16 (1.08%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.81%) Scala
17 10 (0.67%) VBScript
18 8 (0.54%) Go
19 7 (0.47%) PHP
20 5 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1485 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 486 (32.73%) SC Cleared
3 74 (4.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 69 (4.65%) Degree
5 65 (4.38%) ISEB
6 64 (4.31%) BC Cleared
7 57 (3.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 49 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (3.03%) CISSP
9 45 (3.03%) ISTQB
10 36 (2.42%) CCNA
11 33 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (2.02%) APMP
13 27 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (1.62%) CESG Certified Professional
14 24 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 22 (1.48%) CCNP
16 20 (1.35%) CITP
16 20 (1.35%) CLAS
17 19 (1.28%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.43%) SLA
2 49 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (2.36%) JSP 440
4 31 (2.09%) QA
5 27 (1.82%) RMADS
6 15 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 11 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.27%) COBIT
9 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.20%) GPG13
10 1 (0.067%) GCP
10 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.067%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.067%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.067%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 154 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 103 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.57%) Docker
4 33 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.68%) vSphere
6 19 (1.28%) HDFS
7 18 (1.21%) vCloud
8 17 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 15 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.88%) KVM
11 12 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.61%) Samba
13 9 (0.61%) XenApp
14 8 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
15 7 (0.47%) Postfix
15 7 (0.47%) Snort
15 7 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 55 (3.70%) SCCM
2 51 (3.43%) Puppet
3 27 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (1.48%) SCOM
5 19 (1.28%) WSUS
6 18 (1.21%) Kubernetes
6 18 (1.21%) ZABBIX
7 17 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 16 (1.08%) Nessus
8 16 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 16 (1.08%) Terraform
9 13 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
10 12 (0.81%) Ansible
11 11 (0.74%) Kibana
11 11 (0.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (0.67%) Consul
12 10 (0.67%) Packer
12 10 (0.67%) QRadar
12 10 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (0.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 234 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 199 (13.40%) Oracle
3 149 (10.03%) VMware
4 109 (7.34%) Cisco
5 105 (7.07%) HP
6 80 (5.39%) Red Hat
7 52 (3.50%) Atlassian
8 39 (2.63%) Citrix
9 36 (2.42%) CheckPoint
10 32 (2.15%) IBM
10 32 (2.15%) Juniper
11 29 (1.95%) Intel Security
12 26 (1.75%) EMC
13 25 (1.68%) SAP
14 18 (1.21%) ArcSight
14 18 (1.21%) Cloudera
14 18 (1.21%) Splunk
14 18 (1.21%) Sybase
15 14 (0.94%) Hortonworks
16 13 (0.88%) Google
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