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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 131 154 144
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 787 650 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.37% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.23% 7.11% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 306 312
Average daily rate
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£445 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -32.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £14.64 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.10 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.93%
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
9564 9146 7581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.67% 19.34% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5096 4065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 473 438
Average hourly rate £22.43 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +14 310 £400 +12.04% 42
London -8 230 £475 +4.33% 35
South West +15 183 £459 +9.28% 33
North West +1 20 £500 +42.85% 4
West Midlands +1 15 £250 -31.50% 1
East Midlands +7 14 £425 -
North East -23 9 £275 +12.24%
East of England 0 4 £450 +102.24%
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 1
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1691 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 560 (33.12%) SC Cleared
3 499 (29.51%) Windows
4 380 (22.47%) Microsoft
5 317 (18.75%) Oracle
6 265 (15.67%) VMware
7 261 (15.43%) SQL
8 258 (15.26%) Linux
9 246 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
10 236 (13.96%) ITIL
11 226 (13.36%) Java
12 208 (12.30%) HP
13 198 (11.71%) Active Directory
14 166 (9.82%) MS Excel
15 165 (9.76%) UNIX
16 157 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 148 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
18 146 (8.63%) Configuration Management
19 127 (7.51%) Cisco
20 126 (7.45%) Project Management
20 126 (7.45%) Firewall
21 118 (6.98%) .NET
22 115 (6.80%) JavaScript
23 114 (6.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
23 114 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
24 113 (6.68%) Scrum
25 112 (6.62%) Oracle Database
26 110 (6.51%) PowerShell
27 109 (6.45%) Citrix
28 107 (6.33%) Migration

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 79 (4.67%) WebLogic
2 53 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 48 (2.84%) MS Exchange
4 39 (2.31%) WebSphere
5 33 (1.95%) JBoss
6 26 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 21 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (0.95%) IIS
8 16 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
9 14 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (0.77%) Confluence
10 13 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (0.65%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.53%) CMS
13 9 (0.53%) Apache
13 9 (0.53%) Documentum
13 9 (0.53%) Oracle BPEL
14 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 166 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.61%) MS Office
3 42 (2.48%) MS Project
4 20 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) Simulink
8 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 60 (3.55%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.24%) Summit
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.059%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.059%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.47%) OpenShift
3 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.24%) PaaS
5 3 (0.18%) Office 365
5 3 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.059%) SaaS
6 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 126 (7.45%) Firewall
2 96 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 71 (4.20%) LAN
4 67 (3.96%) WAN
5 65 (3.84%) DNS
6 62 (3.67%) Internet
7 60 (3.55%) SAN
8 43 (2.54%) Wireshark
9 41 (2.42%) DHCP
10 37 (2.19%) SSL
10 37 (2.19%) Network Security
10 37 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (1.60%) VPN
12 26 (1.54%) NetScaler
13 23 (1.36%) Ethernet
14 21 (1.24%) OSPF
15 20 (1.18%) BGP
15 20 (1.18%) SMTP
15 20 (1.18%) VoIP
15 20 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (6.62%) Oracle Database
2 85 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 41 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 35 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 31 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 30 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 28 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 28 (1.66%) MySQL
8 26 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.18%) Big Data
11 15 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (0.59%) EDRMS
14 9 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.41%) OLTP
16 6 (0.35%) MS Access
17 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.30%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 69 (4.08%) Subversion
2 55 (3.25%) JIRA
3 53 (3.13%) MSI
4 48 (2.84%) ClearCase
4 48 (2.84%) Eclipse
5 45 (2.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 43 (2.54%) Ant
7 40 (2.37%) StarTeam
8 31 (1.83%) JUnit
9 30 (1.77%) Maven
9 30 (1.77%) Git (software)
10 22 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.18%) Mercurial
11 20 (1.18%) LoadRunner
11 20 (1.18%) Apache Ivy
12 19 (1.12%) Visual Studio
13 14 (0.83%) SoapUI
14 13 (0.77%) Gradle
15 12 (0.71%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (5.74%) Finance
2 84 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 32 (1.89%) Military
4 7 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.35%) Legal
6 5 (0.30%) Billing
6 5 (0.30%) Publishing
6 5 (0.30%) Law
6 5 (0.30%) Electronics
7 3 (0.18%) Back Office
7 3 (0.18%) Retail
8 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.059%) Banking
9 1 (0.059%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 256 (15.14%) Developer
2 141 (8.34%) Architect
3 133 (7.87%) Analyst
4 121 (7.16%) Consultant
5 117 (6.92%) Java Developer
6 68 (4.02%) Project Manager
7 56 (3.31%) Support Engineer
8 47 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 47 (2.78%) Network Engineer
8 47 (2.78%) DBA
9 44 (2.60%) Applications Packager
10 42 (2.48%) Integration Engineer
11 40 (2.37%) C++ Developer
11 40 (2.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (2.25%) Oracle DBA
13 34 (2.01%) Network Architect
14 33 (1.95%) Applications Support
14 33 (1.95%) Administrator
14 33 (1.95%) Systems Engineer
15 32 (1.89%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (6.98%) .NET
2 90 (5.32%) J2EE
3 77 (4.55%) HTML
4 61 (3.61%) Web Services
5 55 (3.25%) ASP.NET
6 52 (3.08%) JSP
7 51 (3.02%) XML
8 50 (2.96%) Java EE
9 41 (2.42%) Hibernate
10 39 (2.31%) EJB
11 31 (1.83%) Middleware
11 31 (1.83%) JPA
12 27 (1.60%) JSF
13 25 (1.48%) CSS
14 22 (1.30%) SAML
14 22 (1.30%) OAuth
14 22 (1.30%) OpenID
15 20 (1.18%) Spring
15 20 (1.18%) JMS
16 19 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 101 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (3.78%) Open Source
3 59 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 55 (3.25%) PKI
5 39 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 21 (1.24%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.18%) Clustering
8 19 (1.12%) Replication
9 15 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (0.77%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.71%) CESG
12 11 (0.65%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.65%) Statistics
12 11 (0.65%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.59%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.59%) RMADS
13 10 (0.59%) Device Driver
14 9 (0.53%) GIS
15 6 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 499 (29.51%) Windows
2 258 (15.26%) Linux
3 165 (9.76%) UNIX
4 157 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 90 (5.32%) Windows 7
7 72 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 37 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (2.01%) Windows Vista
11 24 (1.42%) Solaris
12 14 (0.83%) CentOS
13 13 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.77%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.53%) HPUX
15 6 (0.35%) AIX
15 6 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.30%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.24%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (13.96%) ITIL
3 146 (8.63%) Configuration Management
4 126 (7.45%) Project Management
5 113 (6.68%) Scrum
6 107 (6.33%) Migration
7 98 (5.80%) OO
8 95 (5.62%) Test Scripting
9 89 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 89 (5.26%) Service Management
10 86 (5.09%) Service Delivery
11 67 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (3.61%) Release Management
13 58 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 58 (3.43%) Software Engineering
14 57 (3.37%) Incident Management
15 55 (3.25%) Information Security
16 45 (2.66%) Enterprise Architecture
17 44 (2.60%) OOD
18 43 (2.54%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 261 (15.43%) SQL
2 226 (13.36%) Java
3 115 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 110 (6.51%) PowerShell
5 106 (6.27%) C
6 103 (6.09%) Python
7 100 (5.91%) C#
8 95 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 83 (4.91%) Bash Shell
10 73 (4.32%) Perl
11 71 (4.20%) C++
12 56 (3.31%) Ruby
13 53 (3.13%) Shell Script
14 33 (1.95%) VB
15 29 (1.71%) VBA
16 27 (1.60%) VBScript
17 18 (1.06%) PHP
18 17 (1.01%) Lua
19 14 (0.83%) VB.NET
20 6 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1691 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 560 (33.12%) SC Cleared
3 67 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (3.84%) ISTQB
6 53 (3.13%) CISSP
7 44 (2.60%) MCP
8 43 (2.54%) CCNA
9 41 (2.42%) MCSE
10 37 (2.19%) CCNP
11 34 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 33 (1.95%) Degree
13 29 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 23 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 22 (1.30%) ISEB
16 18 (1.06%) Sun Certification
17 17 (1.01%) MCITP
18 14 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
19 13 (0.77%) CISM
20 12 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.96%) SLA
2 22 (1.30%) QA
3 19 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.06%) JSP 440
5 11 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.18%) BS15000
10 2 (0.12%) GAAP
10 2 (0.12%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 198 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 148 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 51 (3.02%) vSphere
5 31 (1.83%) XenApp
6 30 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 22 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
8 20 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (1.01%) VMware ESX
11 12 (0.71%) Firmware
12 8 (0.47%) Oracle Clusterware
13 7 (0.41%) iptables
13 7 (0.41%) vCloud
14 6 (0.35%) NFS
15 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.30%) Samba
16 4 (0.24%) Snort
16 4 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 114 (6.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 97 (5.74%) SCCM
3 60 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
4 47 (2.78%) Puppet
5 35 (2.07%) SCOM
6 21 (1.24%) OVSD
7 19 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (0.77%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.71%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.59%) OpenView
11 10 (0.59%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.53%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (0.53%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.47%) Backup Exec
13 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 380 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 317 (18.75%) Oracle
3 265 (15.67%) VMware
4 208 (12.30%) HP
5 127 (7.51%) Cisco
6 109 (6.45%) Citrix
7 82 (4.85%) Red Hat
8 60 (3.55%) McAfee
9 41 (2.42%) NetApp
10 40 (2.37%) Lumension
11 33 (1.95%) Juniper
12 32 (1.89%) F5
13 30 (1.77%) Atlassian
14 22 (1.30%) Dell
14 22 (1.30%) Sun
15 21 (1.24%) IBM
16 17 (1.01%) AppSense
17 16 (0.95%) EMC
18 15 (0.89%) Wyse
19 14 (0.83%) CheckPoint
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