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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK / England
Rank 173 143 109
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -34
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 616 771 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.66% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.47% 7.87% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 339 409
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 5
Median hourly rate £38.50 £55.55 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +99.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.92 £26.90 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £48.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-20.65% +29.40%

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
8247 9801 9486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.22% 21.05% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 6006 5627
Median daily rate £423 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 451 434
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +89.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -26 214 £460 -8.00% 19
South East -3 182 £438 +3.53% 29
South West -3 145 £475 +5.55% 22
East of England +6 15 £200 -59.89%
West Midlands +13 14 £190 -58.52% 3
North East -13 9 £393 +96.25%
North West -15 8 £575 +35.29% 5
Midlands - 4 - -
East Midlands -5 3 £450 +12.50%
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1338 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 466 (34.83%) SC Cleared
3 305 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
4 303 (22.65%) Windows
5 238 (17.79%) Linux
6 237 (17.71%) Java
7 229 (17.12%) Microsoft
8 206 (15.40%) ITIL
9 205 (15.32%) C
10 150 (11.21%) Active Directory
11 148 (11.06%) VMware
12 146 (10.91%) Oracle
13 143 (10.69%) PRINCE2
14 142 (10.61%) Project Management
14 142 (10.61%) Scrum
15 137 (10.24%) Python
16 130 (9.72%) Windows Server
17 129 (9.64%) MS Excel
18 120 (8.97%) JIRA
19 107 (8.00%) SQL
20 105 (7.85%) Unix
20 105 (7.85%) Cisco
21 102 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
22 101 (7.55%) Hadoop
22 101 (7.55%) Finance
22 101 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
23 97 (7.25%) DevOps
24 92 (6.88%) Big Data
24 92 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
25 90 (6.73%) Software Engineering

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 81 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 77 (5.75%) Confluence
3 38 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (2.09%) WebLogic
5 24 (1.79%) Apache
5 24 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 23 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 18 (1.35%) JBoss
8 15 (1.12%) Documentum
9 14 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.90%) Apache Pig
11 11 (0.82%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.75%) IIS
12 10 (0.75%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.52%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.52%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.45%) Apache Qpid
16 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 129 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 72 (5.38%) MS Office
3 48 (3.59%) MS Project
4 24 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.52%) HipChat
8 6 (0.45%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.075%) Revit
9 1 (0.075%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.075%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.60%) Primavera
3 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.075%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.64%) Office 365
3 16 (1.20%) IaaS
4 15 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.52%) GitHub
6 7 (0.52%) PaaS
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.22%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.15%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.15%) SaaS
10 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.075%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.93%) Firewall
1 66 (4.93%) TCP/IP
2 52 (3.89%) LAN
3 45 (3.36%) WAN
4 41 (3.06%) DNS
5 28 (2.09%) Network Security
6 26 (1.94%) SAN
7 25 (1.87%) DHCP
7 25 (1.87%) Internet
8 24 (1.79%) VPN
9 21 (1.57%) Wireless
10 19 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (1.42%) VLAN
11 16 (1.20%) IPsec
12 14 (1.05%) Ethernet
13 13 (0.97%) VoIP
14 12 (0.90%) LDAP
14 12 (0.90%) SNMP
14 12 (0.90%) Wireshark
15 11 (0.82%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (7.55%) Hadoop
2 92 (6.88%) Big Data
3 85 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 50 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 37 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (2.69%) Relational Database
7 30 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 23 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (1.20%) HBase
11 15 (1.12%) MySQL
12 12 (0.90%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.60%) Neo4j
14 8 (0.60%) OrientDB
14 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.52%) Apache Accumulo
16 6 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.45%) GIS
16 6 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 120 (8.97%) JIRA
2 62 (4.63%) Jenkins
3 54 (4.04%) Selenium
4 46 (3.44%) Ant
5 43 (3.21%) Bitbucket
6 35 (2.62%) Eclipse
7 34 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (2.54%) Git (software)
8 31 (2.32%) JUnit
9 30 (2.24%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.87%) Maven
11 24 (1.79%) LoadRunner
12 22 (1.64%) Gradle
13 19 (1.42%) JMeter
14 14 (1.05%) Hudson
14 14 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (1.05%) Subversion
15 13 (0.97%) Mercurial
15 13 (0.97%) Visual Studio
16 12 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 101 (7.55%) Finance
2 36 (2.69%) Military
3 19 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.05%) Legal
4 14 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 12 (0.90%) Electronics
6 8 (0.60%) Law
7 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.52%) Marketing
8 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.15%) Avionics
9 2 (0.15%) Back Office
9 2 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.075%) Advertising
10 1 (0.075%) Local Government
10 1 (0.075%) Retail
Job Titles
1 200 (14.95%) Developer
2 139 (10.39%) Architect
3 117 (8.74%) Analyst
4 112 (8.37%) Consultant
5 103 (7.70%) Java Developer
6 60 (4.48%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 59 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 51 (3.81%) Business Analyst
9 49 (3.66%) Support Engineer
10 44 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
11 40 (2.99%) Network Engineer
12 33 (2.47%) Integration Engineer
13 32 (2.39%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
13 32 (2.39%) Project Officer
14 31 (2.32%) DV Cleared Project Manager
15 29 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
16 28 (2.09%) Test Engineer
17 25 (1.87%) Project Support Officer
17 25 (1.87%) Support Officer
18 24 (1.79%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.86%) Web Services
2 61 (4.56%) HTML
3 59 (4.41%) CSS
3 59 (4.41%) XML
4 56 (4.19%) .NET
5 50 (3.74%) J2EE
6 37 (2.77%) XSD
7 36 (2.69%) EJB
8 32 (2.39%) JSON
9 31 (2.32%) Spring
10 29 (2.17%) Java EE
11 24 (1.79%) REST
12 23 (1.72%) Middleware
13 20 (1.49%) XSLT
14 19 (1.42%) RESTful
14 19 (1.42%) Software Packaging
15 17 (1.27%) JMS
16 16 (1.20%) .NET Framework
16 16 (1.20%) WCF
17 15 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 30 (2.24%) CESG
5 20 (1.49%) PKI
6 19 (1.42%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 15 (1.12%) Clustering
9 14 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (1.05%) Physics
10 12 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
11 11 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (0.82%) Fat Client
11 11 (0.82%) Thin Client
12 9 (0.67%) Cryptography
12 9 (0.67%) User Experience
12 9 (0.67%) Wiki
13 8 (0.60%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 303 (22.65%) Windows
2 238 (17.79%) Linux
3 130 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 105 (7.85%) Unix
5 71 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (3.89%) Windows 7
8 44 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.72%) CentOS
11 17 (1.27%) Solaris
12 16 (1.20%) Windows 10
13 13 (0.97%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.67%) AIX
15 8 (0.60%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.52%) Android
16 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.52%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (15.40%) ITIL
3 143 (10.69%) PRINCE2
4 142 (10.61%) Project Management
4 142 (10.61%) Scrum
5 97 (7.25%) DevOps
6 92 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 89 (6.65%) Service Management
9 74 (5.53%) Risk Management
10 73 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 72 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
12 71 (5.31%) Migration
13 63 (4.71%) Change Management
14 62 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (4.48%) Open Source
15 60 (4.48%) Service Delivery
16 55 (4.11%) SDLC
17 52 (3.89%) Information Assurance
18 51 (3.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 237 (17.71%) Java
2 205 (15.32%) C
3 137 (10.24%) Python
4 107 (8.00%) SQL
5 76 (5.68%) JavaScript
6 70 (5.23%) Perl
7 65 (4.86%) PowerShell
8 63 (4.71%) Bash Shell
9 59 (4.41%) C#
10 48 (3.59%) C++
11 40 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 37 (2.77%) Ruby
13 17 (1.27%) VB
14 14 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.05%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.05%) VBScript
15 10 (0.75%) Scala
16 9 (0.67%) Go
17 5 (0.37%) Groovy
17 5 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1338 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 466 (34.83%) SC Cleared
3 74 (5.53%) Degree
4 63 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 60 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (3.96%) BC Cleared
7 49 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 45 (3.36%) CISSP
9 43 (3.21%) CCNA
10 41 (3.06%) ISEB
11 30 (2.24%) CESG Certified Professional
12 28 (2.09%) CCNP
12 28 (2.09%) ISTQB
13 25 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.72%) APMP
15 22 (1.64%) CREST Certified
16 21 (1.57%) OSCP
17 20 (1.49%) HNC
17 20 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 19 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (2.69%) JSP 440
3 33 (2.47%) SLA
4 30 (2.24%) RMADS
5 23 (1.72%) QA
6 18 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 13 (0.97%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.30%) COBIT
8 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.15%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.075%) GPG13
11 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.075%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.075%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.075%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 150 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 102 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.41%) Docker
4 30 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.87%) vSphere
6 19 (1.42%) vCloud
7 18 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.20%) HDFS
9 13 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.75%) Samba
11 10 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.52%) Postfix
12 7 (0.52%) Snort
12 7 (0.52%) Squid
12 7 (0.52%) XenApp
13 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.37%) Corosync
14 5 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 48 (3.59%) Puppet
2 45 (3.36%) SCCM
3 21 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 19 (1.42%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.42%) Terraform
5 18 (1.35%) ZABBIX
6 17 (1.27%) SCOM
7 15 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (1.12%) Nessus
7 15 (1.12%) WSUS
8 14 (1.05%) Ansible
9 13 (0.97%) Kibana
10 10 (0.75%) Consul
10 10 (0.75%) HP SiteScope
10 10 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 10 (0.75%) Packer
11 9 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 9 (0.67%) logstash
11 9 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 229 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 148 (11.06%) VMware
3 146 (10.91%) Oracle
4 105 (7.85%) Cisco
5 77 (5.75%) HP
6 61 (4.56%) Red Hat
7 47 (3.51%) Atlassian
8 39 (2.91%) Citrix
9 33 (2.47%) Juniper
10 29 (2.17%) CheckPoint
11 26 (1.94%) Intel Security
12 23 (1.72%) IBM
13 18 (1.35%) Cloudera
13 18 (1.35%) Hortonworks
14 16 (1.20%) SAP
15 14 (1.05%) Google
16 13 (0.97%) CA
17 11 (0.82%) AppDynamics
18 10 (0.75%) AlienVault
18 10 (0.75%) EMC
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