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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 147 170 236
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +66
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 789 635 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.29% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.02% 6.88% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 273 194
Average daily rate
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£425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 4 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.79 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -49.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.07 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £34.85 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -35.18%
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
9843 9224 8269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.10% 18.69% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5948 5255 4491
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 402 454
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
South East -18 242 £410 +2.50% 33
South West +5 221 £428 +13.24% 23
London +59 215 £475 - 33
North West +8 40 £488 -2.50% 2
East Midlands +30 31 £407 +21.49% 1
West Midlands +7 11 £420 -1.17% 5
North East -19 11 £190 -44.25% 1
East of England +2 9 £430 -4.44% 3
Yorkshire -17 8 £250 -2.43%
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1529 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 505 (33.03%) SC Cleared
3 404 (26.42%) Windows
4 309 (20.21%) Microsoft
5 286 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
6 265 (17.33%) Java
7 264 (17.27%) ITIL
8 226 (14.78%) Oracle
9 198 (12.95%) Linux
10 194 (12.69%) SQL
11 174 (11.38%) Active Directory
12 171 (11.18%) HP
13 157 (10.27%) C
14 154 (10.07%) UNIX
15 151 (9.88%) MS Excel
16 147 (9.61%) VMware
17 137 (8.96%) Project Management
18 123 (8.04%) Windows 7
19 122 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
20 120 (7.85%) Configuration Management
21 119 (7.78%) PRINCE2
22 118 (7.72%) Service Management
23 113 (7.39%) JavaScript
23 113 (7.39%) .NET
24 112 (7.33%) Finance
25 111 (7.26%) Scrum
26 109 (7.13%) C#
27 108 (7.06%) Python
28 107 (7.00%) MS Office
29 105 (6.87%) Cisco

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 60 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 52 (3.40%) WebLogic
3 41 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 29 (1.90%) Confluence
5 27 (1.77%) JBoss
6 25 (1.64%) IIS
7 21 (1.37%) Apache
7 21 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (1.24%) Lync
9 15 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.85%) SAS
12 11 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 151 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 107 (7.00%) MS Office
3 55 (3.60%) MS Project
4 34 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.33%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.13%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.065%) Revit
9 1 (0.065%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.065%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.24%) Maximo
3 13 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.78%) Primavera
4 12 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.59%) SAP PS
6 9 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.39%) SAP PP
7 6 (0.39%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.20%) Summit
9 3 (0.20%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.20%) SAP QM
9 3 (0.20%) SAP PLM
10 2 (0.13%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.13%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.59%) Office 365
2 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.26%) GitHub
5 3 (0.20%) PaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.065%) IaaS
6 1 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.76%) TCP/IP
2 73 (4.77%) DNS
3 60 (3.92%) LAN
4 58 (3.79%) Firewall
5 55 (3.60%) WAN
6 45 (2.94%) DHCP
7 43 (2.81%) SAN
8 37 (2.42%) Internet
9 26 (1.70%) Ethernet
10 25 (1.64%) AMQP
11 24 (1.57%) VPN
12 21 (1.37%) OSPF
12 21 (1.37%) Network Security
13 20 (1.31%) SSL
14 19 (1.24%) BGP
14 19 (1.24%) Wireshark
15 18 (1.18%) MPLS
15 18 (1.18%) HTTP
15 18 (1.18%) LDAP
16 17 (1.11%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (5.95%) Oracle Database
2 81 (5.30%) SQL Server
3 49 (3.20%) MongoDB
4 46 (3.01%) Hadoop
5 35 (2.29%) MySQL
6 29 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (1.64%) Big Data
8 23 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.37%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
14 10 (0.65%) Base SAS
14 10 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
16 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.33%) MS Access
16 5 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 86 (5.62%) JIRA
2 60 (3.92%) Ant
3 59 (3.86%) Subversion
4 46 (3.01%) JUnit
5 34 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 34 (2.22%) Maven
6 32 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.03%) ClearCase
8 30 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 26 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.64%) Mercurial
10 25 (1.64%) Git (software)
11 22 (1.44%) Gradle
11 22 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
11 22 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (1.18%) Visual Studio
12 18 (1.18%) Apache Ivy
13 17 (1.11%) LoadRunner
13 17 (1.11%) MSI
14 16 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 112 (7.33%) Finance
2 37 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 25 (1.64%) Military
4 16 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 13 (0.85%) Law
6 8 (0.52%) Legal
7 6 (0.39%) Retail
8 5 (0.33%) Billing
8 5 (0.33%) Electronics
9 4 (0.26%) Publishing
10 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.20%) Banking
11 2 (0.13%) Marketing
12 1 (0.065%) Back Office
12 1 (0.065%) Games
Job Titles
1 275 (17.99%) Developer
2 136 (8.89%) Architect
3 132 (8.63%) Java Developer
4 125 (8.18%) Analyst
5 88 (5.76%) Consultant
6 85 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 51 (3.34%) Support Engineer
8 49 (3.20%) Tester
9 48 (3.14%) Applications Packager
10 38 (2.49%) Test Analyst
11 32 (2.09%) Network Engineer
11 32 (2.09%) Service Manager
11 32 (2.09%) Designer
12 31 (2.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
14 28 (1.83%) Project Officer
14 28 (1.83%) Business Analyst
15 27 (1.77%) Test Manager
16 25 (1.64%) Administrator
16 25 (1.64%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (7.39%) .NET
2 91 (5.95%) Web Services
2 91 (5.95%) HTML
3 89 (5.82%) J2EE
4 74 (4.84%) XML
5 46 (3.01%) CSS
6 40 (2.62%) ASP.NET
7 36 (2.35%) Java EE
8 34 (2.22%) Hibernate
8 34 (2.22%) Middleware
9 33 (2.16%) jQuery
10 31 (2.03%) EJB
11 30 (1.96%) JSON
12 29 (1.90%) JMS
13 28 (1.83%) JSP
14 21 (1.37%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.24%) JSF
16 18 (1.18%) Spring
17 17 (1.11%) WCF
17 17 (1.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (5.89%) Data Centre
3 57 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.09%) Client/Server
5 30 (1.96%) User Experience
6 21 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 21 (1.37%) PKI
7 19 (1.24%) Replication
7 19 (1.24%) CESG
8 17 (1.11%) Clustering
9 16 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 13 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
10 13 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 12 (0.78%) GIS
12 10 (0.65%) Statistics
13 9 (0.59%) Wiki
13 9 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.52%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.46%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 404 (26.42%) Windows
2 198 (12.95%) Linux
3 154 (10.07%) UNIX
4 123 (8.04%) Windows 7
5 122 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 25 (1.64%) Solaris
11 18 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.11%) CentOS
13 15 (0.98%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.65%) HPUX
15 9 (0.59%) AIX
16 6 (0.39%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.39%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.33%) Android
17 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (17.27%) ITIL
3 137 (8.96%) Project Management
4 120 (7.85%) Configuration Management
5 119 (7.78%) PRINCE2
6 118 (7.72%) Service Management
7 111 (7.26%) Scrum
8 84 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 82 (5.36%) Migration
10 81 (5.30%) OO
11 69 (4.51%) Test Scripting
12 65 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (3.99%) Change Control
14 59 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
14 59 (3.86%) SDLC
15 57 (3.73%) Service Delivery
16 53 (3.47%) TDD
17 52 (3.40%) Software Engineering
18 50 (3.27%) Incident Management
19 44 (2.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 265 (17.33%) Java
2 194 (12.69%) SQL
3 157 (10.27%) C
4 113 (7.39%) JavaScript
5 109 (7.13%) C#
6 108 (7.06%) Python
7 77 (5.04%) Perl
8 65 (4.25%) C++
9 58 (3.79%) Shell Script
10 57 (3.73%) PowerShell
11 51 (3.34%) PL/SQL
12 43 (2.81%) Bash Shell
13 34 (2.22%) Ruby
14 23 (1.50%) VBA
15 19 (1.24%) PHP
16 17 (1.11%) Lua
17 16 (1.05%) VB
18 10 (0.65%) SAS Macro
19 9 (0.59%) VBScript
20 7 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1529 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 505 (33.03%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (2.88%) Degree
6 39 (2.55%) ISEB
7 38 (2.49%) CCNP
8 37 (2.42%) CISSP
9 32 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 32 (2.09%) ISTQB
10 31 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 30 (1.96%) CCNA
12 26 (1.70%) MCSE
13 23 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (1.44%) MCP
15 20 (1.31%) APMP
16 17 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 17 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 16 (1.05%) Sun Certification
18 15 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.20%) SLA
2 32 (2.09%) QA
3 22 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.52%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.26%) BS15000
7 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.26%) BS25999
7 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.13%) P3O
10 1 (0.065%) BS7799
10 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 174 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 89 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 58 (3.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 33 (2.16%) vSphere
6 22 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.98%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (0.92%) XenApp
9 13 (0.85%) Samba
9 13 (0.85%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.72%) NFS
11 9 (0.59%) Firmware
12 7 (0.46%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.33%) Postfix
15 3 (0.20%) UAG
15 3 (0.20%) Snort
15 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 101 (6.61%) SCCM
2 51 (3.34%) Puppet
3 47 (3.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 40 (2.62%) OVSD
5 32 (2.09%) SCOM
6 24 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (0.98%) Vagrant
7 15 (0.98%) WSUS
8 13 (0.85%) OpenView
8 13 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (0.85%) SCOrch
9 11 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.65%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.39%) SCSM
12 5 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
12 5 (0.33%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.33%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 309 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 226 (14.78%) Oracle
3 171 (11.18%) HP
4 147 (9.61%) VMware
5 105 (6.87%) Cisco
6 65 (4.25%) Citrix
7 55 (3.60%) Red Hat
8 41 (2.68%) McAfee
9 36 (2.35%) SAP
10 35 (2.29%) Atlassian
11 28 (1.83%) NetApp
12 27 (1.77%) Juniper
13 26 (1.70%) Lumension
13 26 (1.70%) Sun
14 22 (1.44%) Symantec
15 21 (1.37%) F5
16 16 (1.05%) CheckPoint
16 16 (1.05%) Dell
17 14 (0.92%) EMC
17 14 (0.92%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £45 - £60 per hour
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Rate: £market
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.90 - £43.28 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £295.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.90 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago