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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 154 164 177
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 815 740 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 1.44% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 7.37% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 396 309
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £298 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -21.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £13.70 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -21.63%
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
10750 10035 9772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.49% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 5752 5648
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 488 497
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +40 283 £501 +5.36% 11
South West +9 235 £450 -4.76% 19
South East -34 232 £426 +5.71% 14
North West -14 24 £425 -15.00%
West Midlands -7 11 £375 +1.69% 2
East of England +13 9 £363 -19.44% 4
North East -27 8 £250 -9.09%
East Midlands -6 5 £408 -4.11%
Yorkshire +2 2 £300 -
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1559 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 573 (36.75%) SC Cleared
3 296 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (17.90%) Java
5 254 (16.29%) Windows
6 227 (14.56%) Linux
7 220 (14.11%) Oracle
8 219 (14.05%) Microsoft
9 190 (12.19%) SQL
10 189 (12.12%) Project Management
11 183 (11.74%) C
12 173 (11.10%) ITIL
13 150 (9.62%) Cisco
14 147 (9.43%) PRINCE2
15 140 (8.98%) Active Directory
16 130 (8.34%) JavaScript
17 125 (8.02%) Migration
18 116 (7.44%) Finance
19 113 (7.25%) VMware
20 112 (7.18%) Python
21 111 (7.12%) HP
22 110 (7.06%) MS Excel
23 103 (6.61%) SQL Server
24 101 (6.48%) Juniper
25 96 (6.16%) Unix
26 93 (5.97%) Information Assurance
27 91 (5.84%) Service Management
28 90 (5.77%) Windows Server
29 88 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
29 88 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure

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 87 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.57%) JBoss
3 39 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.31%) WebLogic
5 33 (2.12%) IIS
6 29 (1.86%) Confluence
7 24 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.28%) Apache
9 20 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.03%) nginx
10 16 (1.03%) SAS
11 14 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
12 13 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
13 12 (0.77%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.71%) Skype for Business
15 10 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.58%) ArcGIS
17 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
18 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 110 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 60 (3.85%) MS Office
3 59 (3.78%) MS Project
4 18 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.03%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.38%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.13%) ArcView
11 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.13%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 33 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.77%) Primavera
3 12 (0.77%) SAP PM
4 11 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.45%) SAP CS
6 7 (0.45%) SAP SM
7 5 (0.32%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.32%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.32%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.26%) Maximo
9 3 (0.19%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.13%) SAP WM
11 1 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.03%) GitHub
3 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.51%) Office 365
5 6 (0.38%) IaaS
6 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.32%) PaaS
7 3 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.26%) Firewall
2 73 (4.68%) WAN
3 64 (4.11%) VPN
4 49 (3.14%) SAN
5 39 (2.50%) IPsec
6 36 (2.31%) Internet
7 35 (2.25%) OSPF
7 35 (2.25%) TCP/IP
8 34 (2.18%) DNS
9 33 (2.12%) BGP
9 33 (2.12%) MPLS
10 29 (1.86%) LAN
11 26 (1.67%) Network Security
12 24 (1.54%) DHCP
13 17 (1.09%) EIGRP
14 16 (1.03%) Broadband
14 16 (1.03%) Wireless
15 15 (0.96%) ISDN
16 14 (0.90%) NAS
17 13 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.68%) Hadoop
3 59 (3.78%) Oracle Database
4 53 (3.40%) Big Data
5 31 (1.99%) GIS
5 31 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 27 (1.73%) NoSQL
7 25 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 18 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (0.83%) HBase
12 13 (0.83%) MySQL
12 13 (0.83%) OrientDB
13 12 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.71%) EDRMS
15 10 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (3.21%) JIRA
2 34 (2.18%) Git (software)
3 31 (1.99%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.80%) Eclipse
5 28 (1.80%) JUnit
6 24 (1.54%) Selenium
7 23 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 19 (1.22%) Maven
9 18 (1.15%) ClearCase
9 18 (1.15%) Subversion
10 16 (1.03%) Artifactory
10 16 (1.03%) GitLab
11 15 (0.96%) LoadRunner
12 14 (0.90%) Bitbucket
12 14 (0.90%) MSI
13 11 (0.71%) IntelliJ
13 11 (0.71%) Protractor
13 11 (0.71%) WiX
General
1 116 (7.44%) Finance
2 29 (1.86%) Telecoms
3 25 (1.60%) Military
4 23 (1.48%) Law
5 12 (0.77%) Legal
6 8 (0.51%) Local Government
7 5 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.19%) Back Office
9 3 (0.19%) Banking
9 3 (0.19%) Billing
9 3 (0.19%) Electronics
9 3 (0.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.064%) Advertising
10 1 (0.064%) Avionics
10 1 (0.064%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.064%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 272 (17.45%) Developer
2 182 (11.67%) Consultant
3 167 (10.71%) Architect
4 130 (8.34%) Analyst
5 120 (7.70%) Project Manager
6 116 (7.44%) Java Developer
7 61 (3.91%) Support Engineer
8 56 (3.59%) Designer
9 55 (3.53%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 52 (3.34%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 45 (2.89%) Business Analyst
12 41 (2.63%) Network Engineer
13 40 (2.57%) Software Developer
14 39 (2.50%) Administrator
14 39 (2.50%) Test Engineer
15 34 (2.18%) Test Manager
16 33 (2.12%) Integration Engineer
16 33 (2.12%) Network Designer
17 32 (2.05%) Software Engineer
18 31 (1.99%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (5.26%) HTML
2 68 (4.36%) Web Services
3 64 (4.11%) CSS
4 63 (4.04%) .NET
5 55 (3.53%) jQuery
6 53 (3.40%) J2EE
7 47 (3.01%) XML
8 38 (2.44%) Java EE
9 32 (2.05%) Spring
10 23 (1.48%) HTML5
11 21 (1.35%) AngularJS
11 21 (1.35%) EJB
11 21 (1.35%) Grails
12 18 (1.15%) CSS3
12 18 (1.15%) Hibernate
13 17 (1.09%) RESTful
14 16 (1.03%) JSF
14 16 (1.03%) Sensu
15 14 (0.90%) JSON
15 14 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.27%) User Experience
4 50 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 40 (2.57%) Visualisation
6 34 (2.18%) PKI
7 31 (1.99%) CESG
8 20 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
9 17 (1.09%) Replication
10 15 (0.96%) Wiki
11 13 (0.83%) Ergonomics
12 12 (0.77%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.77%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
13 11 (0.71%) Statistics
14 10 (0.64%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 254 (16.29%) Windows
2 227 (14.56%) Linux
3 96 (6.16%) Unix
4 90 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 58 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 29 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (1.41%) AIX
11 20 (1.28%) Windows Vista
12 16 (1.03%) CoreOS
13 15 (0.96%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.71%) CentOS
15 10 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.58%) HPUX
16 9 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.58%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.45%) Android
17 7 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (12.12%) Project Management
3 173 (11.10%) ITIL
4 147 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 125 (8.02%) Migration
6 93 (5.97%) Information Assurance
7 91 (5.84%) Service Management
8 83 (5.32%) Change Management
9 77 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 76 (4.87%) DevOps
11 73 (4.68%) Risk Management
12 71 (4.55%) Scrum
13 67 (4.30%) Configuration Management
13 67 (4.30%) Service Delivery
14 61 (3.91%) TDD
15 60 (3.85%) Software Engineering
16 51 (3.27%) Information Security
17 46 (2.95%) Cybersecurity
17 46 (2.95%) Test Scripting
18 44 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 279 (17.90%) Java
2 190 (12.19%) SQL
3 183 (11.74%) C
4 130 (8.34%) JavaScript
5 112 (7.18%) Python
6 77 (4.94%) C++
7 66 (4.23%) PowerShell
8 61 (3.91%) C#
9 59 (3.78%) Bash Shell
10 52 (3.34%) PL/SQL
11 46 (2.95%) VBScript
12 43 (2.76%) Perl
13 40 (2.57%) Ruby
14 27 (1.73%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.60%) VB
16 24 (1.54%) Groovy
17 20 (1.28%) PHP
18 16 (1.03%) Go
19 15 (0.96%) Scala
20 10 (0.64%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1559 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 573 (36.75%) SC Cleared
3 88 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (4.30%) ISTQB
5 52 (3.34%) CLAS
6 51 (3.27%) ISEB
7 50 (3.21%) BC Cleared
8 49 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 49 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (2.95%) CISSP
10 43 (2.76%) CCNP
11 40 (2.57%) CESG Certified Professional
12 36 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 30 (1.92%) CCNA
14 28 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 23 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
16 22 (1.41%) Degree
17 21 (1.35%) APMP
17 21 (1.35%) MCSE
18 18 (1.15%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (2.82%) QA
3 35 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 30 (1.92%) RMADS
5 28 (1.80%) JSP 440
6 16 (1.03%) SLA
7 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.13%) COSHH
9 2 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.064%) GPG13
10 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 88 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (3.27%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.09%) Docker
5 16 (1.03%) Ceph
5 16 (1.03%) GlusterFS
6 14 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.77%) XenApp
8 11 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.51%) Firmware
9 8 (0.51%) HDFS
10 7 (0.45%) vSphere
11 6 (0.38%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.32%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.19%) NFS
14 3 (0.19%) Samba
14 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (2.18%) SCCM
2 28 (1.80%) Puppet
3 24 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 23 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 17 (1.09%) Ansible
6 16 (1.03%) Graphite
6 16 (1.03%) HAProxy
6 16 (1.03%) Kubernetes
6 16 (1.03%) logstash
7 12 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.58%) SCOM
9 8 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (0.51%) OVSD
10 7 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.32%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.32%) WSUS
12 4 (0.26%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 220 (14.11%) Oracle
2 219 (14.05%) Microsoft
3 150 (9.62%) Cisco
4 113 (7.25%) VMware
5 111 (7.12%) HP
6 101 (6.48%) Juniper
7 44 (2.82%) Citrix
7 44 (2.82%) SAP
8 37 (2.37%) EMC
9 27 (1.73%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.60%) Lumension
11 23 (1.48%) Atlassian
12 20 (1.28%) IBM
13 18 (1.15%) SolarWinds
14 16 (1.03%) BT
14 16 (1.03%) Intel Security
14 16 (1.03%) OpenText
15 15 (0.96%) CheckPoint
16 12 (0.77%) CA
16 12 (0.77%) ESRI
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