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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 179 274 245
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -29
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 630 333 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 4.00% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 150 164
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Average hourly rate £17.07 £23.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% -19.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.70 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.75 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.32% -19.90%
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
10011 8323 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.16% 17.26% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5633 4713 4945
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 391 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +65 266 £400 +6.66% 38
South West +28 196 £446 +20.62% 22
London +18 128 £500 +17.64% 24
West Midlands -9 12 £425 -22.72% 1
East of England -13 8 £450 - 1
North West - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +2 2 £263 - 1
East Midlands 0 1 £335 +11.66% 1
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1239 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 429 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 389 (31.40%) Windows
4 353 (28.49%) Microsoft
5 266 (21.47%) HP
6 226 (18.24%) ITIL
7 213 (17.19%) Oracle
8 174 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 167 (13.48%) VMware
10 160 (12.91%) Active Directory
11 145 (11.70%) SQL
12 142 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 137 (11.06%) Linux
14 135 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 125 (10.09%) Java
15 125 (10.09%) ISTQB
16 120 (9.69%) .NET
17 119 (9.60%) Project Management
18 114 (9.20%) JavaScript
19 111 (8.96%) UNIX
19 111 (8.96%) Service Management
20 103 (8.31%) JSP
21 95 (7.67%) ASP.NET
21 95 (7.67%) HTML
22 94 (7.59%) MS Exchange
23 92 (7.43%) Service Delivery
24 91 (7.34%) Citrix
25 88 (7.10%) Test Scripting
26 86 (6.94%) Telecoms
26 86 (6.94%) Finance

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 94 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 57 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.45%) IIS
7 16 (1.29%) Documentum
8 14 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.97%) MS Project Server
9 12 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (0.97%) Apache
10 11 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
11 10 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.73%) Lync
13 7 (0.56%) Confluence
14 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.40%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 174 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 74 (5.97%) MS Office
3 66 (5.33%) MS Project
4 22 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 74 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.40%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.081%) Summit
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.081%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.81%) IaaS
2 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.24%) PaaS
3 3 (0.24%) Office 365
4 2 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.13%) DNS
2 74 (5.97%) Firewall
3 70 (5.65%) SAN
4 62 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 45 (3.63%) DHCP
6 36 (2.91%) X.400
7 35 (2.82%) X.500
8 33 (2.66%) Network Security
9 31 (2.50%) Internet
10 27 (2.18%) WAN
11 26 (2.10%) LAN
12 24 (1.94%) HTTP
13 23 (1.86%) SMTP
14 21 (1.69%) HTTPS
14 21 (1.69%) Wireshark
15 20 (1.61%) LDAP
16 17 (1.37%) SSL
17 16 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (0.97%) SNMP
19 11 (0.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
3 46 (3.71%) Oracle Database
4 24 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (1.61%) Big Data
7 18 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (0.89%) EDRMS
9 11 (0.89%) MongoDB
9 11 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.73%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.65%) MS Access
11 8 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 44 (3.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 33 (2.66%) Subversion
3 26 (2.10%) ClearCase
4 19 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (1.45%) Maven
5 18 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 17 (1.37%) LoadRunner
6 17 (1.37%) Ant
6 17 (1.37%) JUnit
7 13 (1.05%) StarTeam
8 12 (0.97%) MSI
9 10 (0.81%) JIRA
9 10 (0.81%) Apache Ivy
9 10 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.48%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 86 (6.94%) Telecoms
1 86 (6.94%) Finance
2 54 (4.36%) Military
3 17 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 11 (0.89%) Legal
5 7 (0.56%) Billing
6 5 (0.40%) Electronics
7 3 (0.24%) Banking
7 3 (0.24%) Retail
7 3 (0.24%) Law
7 3 (0.24%) Marketing
8 2 (0.16%) Publishing
9 1 (0.081%) Back Office
9 1 (0.081%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.081%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 149 (12.03%) Analyst
2 132 (10.65%) Developer
3 88 (7.10%) Architect
4 68 (5.49%) Consultant
5 52 (4.20%) Java Developer
5 52 (4.20%) Project Manager
6 50 (4.04%) Administrator
7 45 (3.63%) Test Analyst
8 39 (3.15%) Tester
9 35 (2.82%) Test Manager
9 35 (2.82%) Support Engineer
10 34 (2.74%) Service Manager
11 28 (2.26%) Build Engineer
12 27 (2.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (2.10%) Systems Administrator
13 26 (2.10%) Network Engineer
14 24 (1.94%) Support Analyst
14 24 (1.94%) Service Analyst
15 22 (1.78%) DBA
16 21 (1.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (9.69%) .NET
2 103 (8.31%) JSP
3 95 (7.67%) ASP.NET
3 95 (7.67%) HTML
4 40 (3.23%) XML
5 26 (2.10%) Web Services
6 20 (1.61%) J2EE
7 18 (1.45%) Application Packaging
8 16 (1.29%) JSF
9 14 (1.13%) EJB
10 12 (0.97%) Java EE
10 12 (0.97%) JPA
10 12 (0.97%) REST
11 11 (0.89%) Hibernate
12 10 (0.81%) jQuery
13 9 (0.73%) WDK
13 9 (0.73%) EJB 3.0
14 8 (0.65%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.65%) SOAP
14 8 (0.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.99%) Clustering
4 26 (2.10%) Replication
5 17 (1.37%) RMADS
6 16 (1.29%) PKI
7 14 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.05%) User Experience
9 12 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.81%) Firmware
11 9 (0.73%) Blackberry
12 8 (0.65%) Economics
12 8 (0.65%) Statistics
12 8 (0.65%) Open Source
13 7 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.56%) Web 2.0
14 6 (0.48%) CMDB
14 6 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
15 5 (0.40%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 389 (31.40%) Windows
2 142 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (11.06%) Linux
4 135 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 111 (8.96%) UNIX
6 74 (5.97%) Windows 7
7 64 (5.17%) Windows XP
8 38 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (2.26%) Windows 2000
11 15 (1.21%) Solaris
11 15 (1.21%) Android
12 12 (0.97%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.56%) AIX
14 7 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.48%) CentOS
16 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.24%) HPUX
18 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (18.24%) ITIL
2 119 (9.60%) Project Management
3 111 (8.96%) Service Management
4 92 (7.43%) Service Delivery
5 88 (7.10%) Test Scripting
6 80 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (6.13%) Migration
8 72 (5.81%) Configuration Management
9 66 (5.33%) Knowledge Management
10 63 (5.08%) PRINCE2
11 50 (4.04%) CRM
12 44 (3.55%) Test Automation
13 39 (3.15%) Validation
14 38 (3.07%) Workflow
14 38 (3.07%) Release Management
14 38 (3.07%) Software Testing
14 38 (3.07%) Software Engineering
15 35 (2.82%) Risk Management
15 35 (2.82%) Unit Testing
16 33 (2.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 145 (11.70%) SQL
2 125 (10.09%) Java
3 114 (9.20%) JavaScript
4 76 (6.13%) C
5 74 (5.97%) C#
6 65 (5.25%) PowerShell
7 49 (3.95%) Python
8 45 (3.63%) VB
9 40 (3.23%) VBScript
10 39 (3.15%) C++
11 36 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.78%) Perl
13 19 (1.53%) VBA
14 16 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.21%) Ruby
16 13 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.89%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.48%) PHP
19 5 (0.40%) Lua
20 3 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1239 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 429 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 125 (10.09%) ISTQB
4 75 (6.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 55 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 36 (2.91%) CCNA
9 34 (2.74%) MCSE
10 32 (2.58%) ISEB
11 28 (2.26%) CCNP
12 27 (2.18%) Degree
13 23 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.61%) CISSP
15 19 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (1.37%) MCP
16 17 (1.37%) MCITP
17 10 (0.81%) CEH
18 9 (0.73%) MOS
18 9 (0.73%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.08%) SLA
2 55 (4.44%) QA
3 15 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.89%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.73%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.56%) BS15000
7 6 (0.48%) COBIT
8 4 (0.32%) P3O
9 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.081%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.081%) BS25999
10 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 160 (12.91%) Active Directory
2 82 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.87%) vSphere
4 34 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 30 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 27 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 16 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
10 15 (1.21%) XenApp
11 14 (1.13%) Nmap
12 12 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.81%) NFS
13 10 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.40%) Postfix
14 5 (0.40%) Sendmail
14 5 (0.40%) Squid
15 4 (0.32%) vCloud
16 3 (0.24%) DFS Replication
17 2 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (6.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 61 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
3 53 (4.28%) SCCM
4 30 (2.42%) SCOM
4 30 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 25 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 24 (1.94%) HP SIM
7 16 (1.29%) Tivoli
8 14 (1.13%) Nessus
8 14 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 13 (1.05%) OVSD
10 12 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (0.89%) Backup Exec
12 9 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.73%) Netcool
12 9 (0.73%) HP UCMDB
13 8 (0.65%) MIIS
14 7 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 353 (28.49%) Microsoft
2 266 (21.47%) HP
3 213 (17.19%) Oracle
4 167 (13.48%) VMware
5 91 (7.34%) Citrix
6 82 (6.62%) Cisco
7 47 (3.79%) Symantec
8 36 (2.91%) McAfee
9 26 (2.10%) Lumension
9 26 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.69%) Sophos
11 18 (1.45%) 3PAR
11 18 (1.45%) JBoss
12 17 (1.37%) Juniper
12 17 (1.37%) NetApp
12 17 (1.37%) Altiris
13 16 (1.29%) Clearswift
14 15 (1.21%) Veritas
15 13 (1.05%) AppSense
15 13 (1.05%) Brocade
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