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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 147 108 191
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +83
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 776 921 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.64% 1.96% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.74% 9.67% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 440 238
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 6
Average hourly rate £55.55 £55.65 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +108.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.11 £19.40 £16.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
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
10025 9523 8756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.23% 20.27% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6270 5581 4801
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 442 406
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £19.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% +0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 9 February 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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +19 264 £500 +5.26% 27
South West -3 227 £445 -1.11% 40
South East -38 208 £414 -2.52% 28
North West +13 39 £475 -2.56% 3
North East -23 13 £200 -27.27%
East of England +2 7 £363 -27.50% 3
East Midlands -4 4 - -
West Midlands -30 4 £438 +75.00% 3
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1603 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 588 (36.68%) SC Cleared
3 308 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (17.65%) Java
5 268 (16.72%) Oracle
6 266 (16.59%) Windows
7 242 (15.10%) Microsoft
8 226 (14.10%) Linux
9 211 (13.16%) C
10 197 (12.29%) Project Management
11 187 (11.67%) ITIL
12 177 (11.04%) PRINCE2
13 176 (10.98%) SQL
14 154 (9.61%) Finance
15 138 (8.61%) Unix
16 134 (8.36%) JavaScript
17 133 (8.30%) Service Management
18 127 (7.92%) Active Directory
19 117 (7.30%) HP
20 114 (7.11%) Cisco
21 112 (6.99%) MS Excel
22 108 (6.74%) Python
23 104 (6.49%) Migration
24 98 (6.11%) C#
25 96 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
26 94 (5.86%) VMware
26 94 (5.86%) Information Assurance
27 88 (5.49%) C++
27 88 (5.49%) Windows Server
28 87 (5.43%) .NET

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 84 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 45 (2.81%) WebSphere
4 41 (2.56%) JBoss
5 32 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 27 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (1.56%) Apache
8 21 (1.31%) IIS
9 18 (1.12%) Confluence
10 15 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (0.87%) Skype for Business
11 14 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
13 11 (0.69%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.69%) SAS
13 11 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.62%) GlassFish
15 9 (0.56%) ArcGIS
16 8 (0.50%) Eucalyptus
16 8 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 112 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.43%) MS Project
3 44 (2.74%) MS Office
4 25 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.56%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.44%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.12%) ArcView
10 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.12%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 42 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
3 17 (1.06%) Primavera
4 16 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.75%) Maximo
5 12 (0.75%) SAP PM
6 10 (0.62%) SAP HR
7 8 (0.50%) SAP MM
8 7 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.44%) SAP CS
8 7 (0.44%) SAP SM
9 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.31%) SAP HCM
10 5 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
10 5 (0.31%) SAP QM
11 4 (0.25%) SAP SD
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.12%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.75%) IaaS
3 8 (0.50%) PaaS
4 5 (0.31%) Office 365
5 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.062%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.74%) Firewall
2 51 (3.18%) SAN
2 51 (3.18%) WAN
3 42 (2.62%) VPN
4 41 (2.56%) DNS
5 30 (1.87%) LAN
6 29 (1.81%) TCP/IP
7 27 (1.68%) Internet
7 27 (1.68%) OSPF
8 25 (1.56%) IPsec
8 25 (1.56%) MPLS
9 24 (1.50%) BGP
10 18 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (1.06%) DHCP
11 17 (1.06%) Intranet
11 17 (1.06%) LDAP
11 17 (1.06%) Network Security
12 16 (1.00%) HTTP
13 15 (0.94%) Ethernet
13 15 (0.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (4.62%) Hadoop
1 74 (4.62%) Oracle Database
2 67 (4.18%) SQL Server
3 45 (2.81%) Big Data
4 40 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (1.93%) GIS
6 30 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
6 30 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 22 (1.37%) Neo4j
8 19 (1.19%) DB2
9 17 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
10 15 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 14 (0.87%) HBase
11 14 (0.87%) NoSQL
11 14 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 10 (0.62%) OrientDB
13 9 (0.56%) MySQL
14 8 (0.50%) Apache Accumulo
14 8 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (2.18%) Jenkins
1 35 (2.18%) Selenium
2 34 (2.12%) ClearCase
3 30 (1.87%) JIRA
3 30 (1.87%) Maven
4 28 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 28 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.50%) Cucumber
5 24 (1.50%) JUnit
6 20 (1.25%) ClearQuest
6 20 (1.25%) HP UFT
7 19 (1.19%) Ant
8 18 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 15 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (0.87%) IntelliJ
10 14 (0.87%) LoadRunner
10 14 (0.87%) Subversion
11 10 (0.62%) Eclipse RCP
11 10 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
11 10 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 154 (9.61%) Finance
2 33 (2.06%) Law
3 23 (1.43%) Military
4 21 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 12 (0.75%) Legal
6 11 (0.69%) Banking
7 9 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.19%) Electronics
9 3 (0.19%) Marketing
10 2 (0.12%) Advertising
10 2 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.062%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.062%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.062%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.062%) Publishing
11 1 (0.062%) Retail
Job Titles
1 259 (16.16%) Developer
2 172 (10.73%) Consultant
3 146 (9.11%) Architect
4 143 (8.92%) Project Manager
5 121 (7.55%) Java Developer
6 119 (7.42%) Analyst
7 62 (3.87%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 60 (3.74%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 56 (3.49%) Designer
9 56 (3.49%) Support Engineer
10 46 (2.87%) Applications Support
11 41 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
12 40 (2.50%) Software Developer
13 39 (2.43%) Administrator
14 37 (2.31%) Security Consultant
15 36 (2.25%) Test Engineer
16 34 (2.12%) Test Manager
17 33 (2.06%) Systems Engineer
18 32 (2.00%) Test Analyst
19 31 (1.93%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (5.43%) .NET
2 80 (4.99%) HTML
3 67 (4.18%) J2EE
4 66 (4.12%) Web Services
5 54 (3.37%) XML
6 39 (2.43%) CSS
7 34 (2.12%) jQuery
8 27 (1.68%) Spring
9 26 (1.62%) Hibernate
9 26 (1.62%) Java EE
9 26 (1.62%) XSLT
10 21 (1.31%) HTML5
11 20 (1.25%) SOAP
12 18 (1.12%) JSF
13 17 (1.06%) AngularJS
14 16 (1.00%) JMS
15 15 (0.94%) RESTful
16 14 (0.87%) ASP.NET
16 14 (0.87%) REST
17 13 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 84 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.87%) Data Centre
3 58 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.87%) PKI
5 36 (2.25%) User Experience
6 28 (1.75%) CESG
7 21 (1.31%) Visualisation
8 20 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 19 (1.19%) HACMP
10 18 (1.12%) Replication
11 17 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
12 16 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 14 (0.87%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.75%) Clustering
14 12 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.75%) PMI
15 11 (0.69%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.69%) Statistics
16 9 (0.56%) Blackberry
16 9 (0.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 266 (16.59%) Windows
2 226 (14.10%) Linux
3 138 (8.61%) Unix
4 88 (5.49%) Windows Server
5 65 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 52 (3.24%) AIX
7 50 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.12%) Windows XP
11 17 (1.06%) Windows Vista
12 16 (1.00%) CentOS
13 14 (0.87%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.75%) HPUX
15 11 (0.69%) Solaris
16 8 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.12%) NetWare
18 2 (0.12%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (12.29%) Project Management
3 187 (11.67%) ITIL
4 177 (11.04%) PRINCE2
5 133 (8.30%) Service Management
6 104 (6.49%) Migration
7 96 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 94 (5.86%) Information Assurance
9 76 (4.74%) Risk Management
10 75 (4.68%) Change Management
11 69 (4.30%) Information Security
11 69 (4.30%) Service Delivery
12 61 (3.81%) ITIL V3
13 60 (3.74%) Change Control
13 60 (3.74%) Configuration Management
14 59 (3.68%) TDD
15 58 (3.62%) Scrum
16 54 (3.37%) Test Scripting
17 49 (3.06%) DevOps
18 48 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 283 (17.65%) Java
2 211 (13.16%) C
3 176 (10.98%) SQL
4 134 (8.36%) JavaScript
5 108 (6.74%) Python
6 98 (6.11%) C#
7 88 (5.49%) C++
8 65 (4.05%) Bash Shell
9 58 (3.62%) PL/SQL
10 49 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 48 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 45 (2.81%) Perl
13 27 (1.68%) VB
14 24 (1.50%) Ruby
15 19 (1.19%) PHP
16 15 (0.94%) Groovy
16 15 (0.94%) VBScript
17 11 (0.69%) Scala
18 9 (0.56%) Lua
18 9 (0.56%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1603 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 588 (36.68%) SC Cleared
3 70 (4.37%) ISTQB
4 63 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (3.87%) CLAS
6 60 (3.74%) CISSP
7 57 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 51 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (2.99%) ISEB
10 46 (2.87%) CESG Certified Professional
11 37 (2.31%) BC Cleared
12 35 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
13 33 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 30 (1.87%) APMP
14 30 (1.87%) Degree
15 29 (1.81%) CCNP
15 29 (1.81%) MCSE
16 28 (1.75%) MCP
17 25 (1.56%) CCNA
18 24 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (2.81%) QA
3 29 (1.81%) RMADS
4 28 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 27 (1.68%) JSP 440
6 20 (1.25%) SLA
7 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.12%) COSHH
9 2 (0.12%) P3O
9 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.062%) ISO26262
10 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 127 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 81 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (0.69%) vSphere
6 10 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.37%) HDFS
7 6 (0.37%) NFS
8 5 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.19%) Firmware
9 3 (0.19%) Samba
9 3 (0.19%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.19%) XenApp
9 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.12%) Docker
10 2 (0.12%) Snort
11 1 (0.062%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.062%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (3.06%) SCCM
2 21 (1.31%) SCOM
3 18 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (0.87%) Puppet
5 10 (0.62%) OVSD
6 9 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (0.37%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.31%) OpenView
9 5 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.25%) Endace
10 4 (0.25%) Nagios
10 4 (0.25%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.25%) WSUS
11 3 (0.19%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.19%) Kibana
11 3 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 268 (16.72%) Oracle
2 242 (15.10%) Microsoft
3 117 (7.30%) HP
4 114 (7.11%) Cisco
5 94 (5.86%) VMware
6 62 (3.87%) Juniper
7 60 (3.74%) SAP
8 32 (2.00%) IBM
9 31 (1.93%) Citrix
10 28 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.50%) EMC
12 18 (1.12%) Sun
13 15 (0.94%) Lumension
14 14 (0.87%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.81%) NetApp
15 13 (0.81%) OpenText
16 12 (0.75%) Atlassian
16 12 (0.75%) BT
17 10 (0.62%) Sybase
18 9 (0.56%) ESRI
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £1000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Pewsey, Wiltshire
Acumin
Rate: Up to £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £195 - £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £245.00 - £255.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago