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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 163 175 223
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +48
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 717 590 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.23% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.59% 6.50% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 263 220
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £243 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.73% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 4 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £31.25 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.04% -38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £27.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £38.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £31.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-31.04% -30.55%
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
9449 9079 8041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 18.96% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 5236 4338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 410 459
Average hourly rate £22.20 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
London +52 218 £475 +5.55% 30
South East -34 209 £417 +11.20% 24
South West +29 196 £450 +24.13% 16
North West +18 37 £400 -20.00% 2
East Midlands - 23 £407 - 1
East of England +3 8 £420 -6.66% 2
Yorkshire -14 8 £250 -2.43%
North East -23 7 £183 -25.51%
West Midlands -2 5 £369 -13.23% 1
Midlands -6 1 £450 -
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1525 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 486 (31.87%) SC Cleared
3 431 (28.26%) Windows
4 325 (21.31%) Microsoft
5 287 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
6 260 (17.05%) Oracle
7 254 (16.66%) Java
8 243 (15.93%) ITIL
9 215 (14.10%) SQL
10 213 (13.97%) Linux
11 188 (12.33%) HP
12 180 (11.80%) Active Directory
13 165 (10.82%) UNIX
13 165 (10.82%) VMware
14 155 (10.16%) C
15 151 (9.90%) MS Excel
16 140 (9.18%) Project Management
17 130 (8.52%) Configuration Management
18 126 (8.26%) Scrum
19 125 (8.20%) .NET
20 124 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
21 118 (7.74%) C#
22 117 (7.67%) Windows 7
23 113 (7.41%) Oracle Database
24 112 (7.34%) Finance
25 110 (7.21%) JavaScript
26 108 (7.08%) PRINCE2
26 108 (7.08%) Cisco
27 103 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
28 102 (6.69%) Service Management

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 63 (4.13%) WebLogic
2 54 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.16%) MS Exchange
4 28 (1.84%) Confluence
5 24 (1.57%) JBoss
6 22 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.38%) IIS
8 19 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.98%) Apache
10 14 (0.92%) Lync
11 13 (0.85%) SAS
12 11 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
13 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 151 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 96 (6.30%) MS Office
3 45 (2.95%) MS Project
4 37 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.33%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.066%) Revit
8 1 (0.066%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 39 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.18%) Maximo
3 15 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.66%) Primavera
8 7 (0.46%) SAP PS
9 5 (0.33%) SAP PP
10 4 (0.26%) Summit
11 3 (0.20%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.13%) SAP PLM
12 2 (0.13%) SAP PM
12 2 (0.13%) SAP QM
12 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.13%) SAP MM
12 2 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.59%) Office 365
2 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.26%) GitHub
5 3 (0.20%) PaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.066%) IaaS
6 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 72 (4.72%) DNS
3 59 (3.87%) Firewall
4 54 (3.54%) LAN
5 52 (3.41%) SAN
6 49 (3.21%) WAN
7 41 (2.69%) Internet
8 40 (2.62%) DHCP
9 29 (1.90%) AMQP
10 25 (1.64%) Ethernet
11 23 (1.51%) OSPF
12 22 (1.44%) VPN
13 21 (1.38%) SSL
13 21 (1.38%) Wireshark
14 20 (1.31%) BGP
15 19 (1.25%) Network Security
15 19 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.18%) HTTP
16 18 (1.18%) LDAP
17 15 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 87 (5.70%) SQL Server
3 49 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 45 (2.95%) Hadoop
5 40 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (2.36%) MySQL
7 27 (1.77%) NoSQL
8 26 (1.70%) Big Data
9 22 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (1.31%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
14 10 (0.66%) Base SAS
14 10 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.39%) MS Access
17 5 (0.33%) Star Schema
17 5 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 84 (5.51%) JIRA
2 65 (4.26%) Subversion
3 59 (3.87%) Ant
4 51 (3.34%) JUnit
5 39 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 34 (2.23%) ClearCase
7 33 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 27 (1.77%) Mercurial
9 26 (1.70%) Maven
10 25 (1.64%) Gradle
11 23 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
12 22 (1.44%) Visual Studio
13 21 (1.38%) Cucumber
14 20 (1.31%) MSI
15 19 (1.25%) Git (software)
15 19 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
16 18 (1.18%) SoapUI
17 16 (1.05%) Jenkins
17 16 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 112 (7.34%) Finance
2 37 (2.43%) Telecoms
3 25 (1.64%) Military
4 15 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.72%) Law
6 7 (0.46%) Legal
7 4 (0.26%) Electronics
7 4 (0.26%) Retail
7 4 (0.26%) Billing
8 3 (0.20%) Back Office
9 2 (0.13%) Publishing
9 2 (0.13%) Marketing
10 1 (0.066%) Banking
10 1 (0.066%) Games
10 1 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 284 (18.62%) Developer
2 131 (8.59%) Java Developer
3 119 (7.80%) Analyst
4 112 (7.34%) Architect
5 97 (6.36%) Consultant
6 72 (4.72%) Project Manager
7 63 (4.13%) Support Engineer
8 49 (3.21%) Tester
9 46 (3.02%) Applications Packager
10 41 (2.69%) Test Analyst
11 33 (2.16%) Designer
12 31 (2.03%) Network Engineer
13 30 (1.97%) DBA
14 28 (1.84%) Applications Support
14 28 (1.84%) Administrator
15 27 (1.77%) Delivery Manager
16 25 (1.64%) Service Manager
17 24 (1.57%) C++ Developer
17 24 (1.57%) Project Officer
18 23 (1.51%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (8.20%) .NET
2 100 (6.56%) J2EE
3 94 (6.16%) Web Services
4 80 (5.25%) HTML
5 65 (4.26%) XML
6 48 (3.15%) ASP.NET
7 46 (3.02%) CSS
8 43 (2.82%) Java EE
9 38 (2.49%) EJB
9 38 (2.49%) Hibernate
10 32 (2.10%) JMS
11 31 (2.03%) JSP
12 29 (1.90%) Middleware
12 29 (1.90%) jQuery
13 28 (1.84%) JSF
14 26 (1.70%) JSON
15 25 (1.64%) .NET Framework
16 22 (1.44%) JPA
17 19 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (1.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 59 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 29 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 26 (1.70%) User Experience
6 22 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.38%) Visualisation
7 21 (1.38%) PKI
8 19 (1.25%) Replication
9 18 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.11%) Clustering
11 13 (0.85%) CESG
11 13 (0.85%) GIS
12 12 (0.79%) Statistics
13 10 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.59%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.52%) Wiki
16 7 (0.46%) Data Structures
17 6 (0.39%) Blackberry
17 6 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 431 (28.26%) Windows
2 213 (13.97%) Linux
3 165 (10.82%) UNIX
4 124 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (7.67%) Windows 7
6 94 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (1.90%) Windows XP
9 28 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.70%) Solaris
11 21 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.11%) CentOS
13 16 (1.05%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.72%) HPUX
15 9 (0.59%) AIX
16 6 (0.39%) Android
17 5 (0.33%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
20 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (15.93%) ITIL
3 140 (9.18%) Project Management
4 130 (8.52%) Configuration Management
5 126 (8.26%) Scrum
6 108 (7.08%) PRINCE2
7 102 (6.69%) Service Management
8 90 (5.90%) OO
9 83 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 80 (5.25%) Test Scripting
11 77 (5.05%) Migration
12 63 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
13 62 (4.07%) SDLC
14 61 (4.00%) Change Control
15 57 (3.74%) Service Delivery
16 52 (3.41%) Software Engineering
17 50 (3.28%) Incident Management
18 47 (3.08%) Software Delivery
19 42 (2.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 254 (16.66%) Java
2 215 (14.10%) SQL
3 155 (10.16%) C
4 118 (7.74%) C#
5 110 (7.21%) JavaScript
6 98 (6.43%) Python
7 71 (4.66%) PL/SQL
8 66 (4.33%) Perl
9 59 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 57 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 47 (3.08%) C++
12 44 (2.89%) Bash Shell
13 31 (2.03%) Ruby
14 26 (1.70%) VBA
15 20 (1.31%) PHP
16 19 (1.25%) VB
17 18 (1.18%) Lua
18 11 (0.72%) VB.NET
19 10 (0.66%) SAS Macro
20 9 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1525 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 486 (31.87%) SC Cleared
3 65 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (2.43%) MCSE
5 37 (2.43%) CISSP
6 36 (2.36%) MCP
7 35 (2.30%) CCNP
8 32 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 31 (2.03%) Degree
10 30 (1.97%) ISTQB
10 30 (1.97%) CCNA
11 27 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 24 (1.57%) ISEB
13 20 (1.31%) APMP
14 19 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (1.18%) Sun Certification
16 17 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 16 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 13 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.15%) SLA
2 32 (2.10%) QA
3 17 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.85%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.20%) BS15000
9 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.13%) P3O
System Software
1 180 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 99 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 49 (3.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 42 (2.75%) vSphere
6 21 (1.38%) XenApp
7 18 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 18 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.79%) NFS
10 12 (0.79%) Samba
11 11 (0.72%) Firmware
12 6 (0.39%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.33%) Postfix
13 5 (0.33%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
14 4 (0.26%) vCloud
15 3 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 94 (6.16%) SCCM
2 60 (3.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 49 (3.21%) Puppet
4 37 (2.43%) OVSD
5 32 (2.10%) SCOM
6 27 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (1.25%) Vagrant
8 15 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
9 13 (0.85%) OpenView
10 11 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.66%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.59%) WSUS
13 8 (0.52%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.39%) Data Guard
15 5 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.33%) Netcool
15 5 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 4 (0.26%) SCSM
16 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 325 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 260 (17.05%) Oracle
3 188 (12.33%) HP
4 165 (10.82%) VMware
5 108 (7.08%) Cisco
6 69 (4.52%) Citrix
7 59 (3.87%) Red Hat
8 49 (3.21%) McAfee
9 39 (2.56%) NetApp
9 39 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 28 (1.84%) SAP
11 27 (1.77%) Sun
12 23 (1.51%) Juniper
12 23 (1.51%) Symantec
12 23 (1.51%) Lumension
13 22 (1.44%) F5
14 17 (1.11%) Dell
15 13 (0.85%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.85%) Infoblox
16 12 (0.79%) Greenplum
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £130 - £148 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Eminence Recruitment
Rate: Please Quote
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Solvings Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £550 - £600 a day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago