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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 157 161 171
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 719 646 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.32% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.43% 6.82% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 303 309
Average daily rate
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£438 £410 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £242 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.63% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.70 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.40 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.84 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-16.96% -20.28%
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
9682 9478 7616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.13% 19.35% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5555 5495 4097
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 478 418
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £49.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -1 284 £405 +15.71% 28
London +4 187 £475 +5.55% 20
South West +15 182 £473 +11.17% 16
North West +8 28 £483 - 4
East Midlands +5 18 £425 -
East of England +5 7 £450 +109.30% 1
West Midlands -12 7 £369 +28.82%
North East -20 5 £300 +22.44%
Midlands +1 1 £450 -
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1631 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 512 (31.39%) SC Cleared
3 457 (28.02%) Windows
4 350 (21.46%) Microsoft
5 303 (18.58%) Oracle
6 276 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
7 245 (15.02%) Linux
8 244 (14.96%) SQL
9 229 (14.04%) Java
10 216 (13.24%) ITIL
11 215 (13.18%) VMware
12 191 (11.71%) HP
13 179 (10.97%) Active Directory
14 151 (9.26%) MS Excel
15 150 (9.20%) Configuration Management
16 139 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 138 (8.46%) UNIX
18 132 (8.09%) Project Management
19 127 (7.79%) C
20 126 (7.73%) Scrum
21 121 (7.42%) Cisco
22 119 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
23 114 (6.99%) Oracle Database
24 111 (6.81%) Finance
25 107 (6.56%) .NET
26 105 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
27 104 (6.38%) PRINCE2
27 104 (6.38%) Windows 7
28 102 (6.25%) C#
28 102 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 88 (5.40%) WebLogic
2 42 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 40 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 30 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 29 (1.78%) JBoss
6 27 (1.66%) OpenStack
7 16 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
8 14 (0.86%) IIS
8 14 (0.86%) Confluence
9 11 (0.67%) GlassFish
9 11 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.55%) CMS
11 9 (0.55%) Documentum
12 7 (0.43%) Apache
13 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.37%) Eucalyptus
14 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 151 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.78%) MS Office
3 44 (2.70%) MS Project
4 25 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.12%) Simulink
7 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.061%) Revit
8 1 (0.061%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 49 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.74%) Maximo
6 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.25%) Summit
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.12%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.061%) assyst
10 1 (0.061%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.061%) Primavera
10 1 (0.061%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.061%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.49%) OpenShift
4 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.25%) PaaS
6 3 (0.18%) Office 365
7 2 (0.12%) IaaS
8 1 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.061%) SaaS
8 1 (0.061%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.95%) Firewall
2 83 (5.09%) TCP/IP
3 64 (3.92%) LAN
4 60 (3.68%) WAN
5 58 (3.56%) DNS
6 49 (3.00%) SAN
7 47 (2.88%) Internet
8 34 (2.08%) SSL
9 31 (1.90%) VPN
10 30 (1.84%) Wireshark
10 30 (1.84%) Network Security
11 28 (1.72%) DHCP
11 28 (1.72%) Ethernet
12 27 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (1.59%) OSPF
14 24 (1.47%) VoIP
15 23 (1.41%) BGP
16 19 (1.16%) AMQP
17 18 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
18 17 (1.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (6.99%) Oracle Database
2 82 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 40 (2.45%) MongoDB
4 35 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (2.02%) MySQL
6 32 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 32 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 22 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (1.23%) Big Data
9 19 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.43%) MS Access
14 5 (0.31%) OLTP
14 5 (0.31%) TKPROF
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Discoverer
15 4 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 69 (4.23%) Subversion
2 60 (3.68%) JIRA
3 50 (3.07%) Ant
4 46 (2.82%) ClearCase
4 46 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 43 (2.64%) MSI
6 42 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 35 (2.15%) StarTeam
8 34 (2.08%) JUnit
9 30 (1.84%) Maven
10 28 (1.72%) Git (software)
11 23 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (1.35%) Visual Studio
13 21 (1.29%) Mercurial
14 19 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
15 18 (1.10%) LoadRunner
16 17 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
17 16 (0.98%) Gradle
18 15 (0.92%) SoapUI
19 14 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 111 (6.81%) Finance
2 65 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 30 (1.84%) Military
4 7 (0.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (0.43%) Electronics
5 5 (0.31%) Legal
6 4 (0.25%) Billing
7 3 (0.18%) Retail
7 3 (0.18%) Back Office
8 2 (0.12%) Law
9 1 (0.061%) Publishing
9 1 (0.061%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.061%) Banking
9 1 (0.061%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 256 (15.70%) Developer
2 137 (8.40%) Architect
3 120 (7.36%) Analyst
4 117 (7.17%) Java Developer
5 103 (6.32%) Consultant
6 72 (4.41%) Project Manager
7 61 (3.74%) Support Engineer
8 48 (2.94%) Applications Packager
9 43 (2.64%) DBA
10 42 (2.58%) Network Engineer
11 39 (2.39%) Test Analyst
12 35 (2.15%) Oracle DBA
13 33 (2.02%) Tester
14 32 (1.96%) Business Analyst
14 32 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (1.90%) C++ Developer
16 29 (1.78%) Service Manager
16 29 (1.78%) Designer
17 28 (1.72%) Applications Support
17 28 (1.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (6.56%) .NET
2 100 (6.13%) J2EE
3 79 (4.84%) Web Services
4 67 (4.11%) HTML
5 53 (3.25%) XML
6 43 (2.64%) ASP.NET
6 43 (2.64%) Hibernate
6 43 (2.64%) Java EE
7 41 (2.51%) EJB
8 39 (2.39%) Middleware
9 36 (2.21%) JSP
10 30 (1.84%) JPA
11 29 (1.78%) CSS
11 29 (1.78%) JSF
12 21 (1.29%) JMS
13 19 (1.16%) JSON
13 19 (1.16%) Application Packaging
13 19 (1.16%) .NET Framework
14 18 (1.10%) Spring
15 17 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.05%) Open Source
3 65 (3.99%) Management Information System
4 38 (2.33%) PKI
5 27 (1.66%) Client/Server
6 22 (1.35%) Replication
6 22 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 15 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (0.92%) Clustering
8 12 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 10 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (0.61%) User Experience
9 10 (0.61%) Private Cloud
9 10 (0.61%) CESG
9 10 (0.61%) Statistics
10 8 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.43%) GIS
12 6 (0.37%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 457 (28.02%) Windows
2 245 (15.02%) Linux
3 139 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (8.46%) UNIX
5 105 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 104 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 68 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (2.51%) Windows XP
9 37 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.53%) Windows Vista
11 24 (1.47%) Solaris
12 14 (0.86%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.74%) CentOS
13 12 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.55%) HPUX
15 7 (0.43%) AIX
16 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.25%) Android
17 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (13.24%) ITIL
3 150 (9.20%) Configuration Management
4 132 (8.09%) Project Management
5 126 (7.73%) Scrum
6 104 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 96 (5.89%) OO
8 88 (5.40%) Migration
9 83 (5.09%) Service Management
10 77 (4.72%) Test Scripting
11 74 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 71 (4.35%) Service Delivery
13 70 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (3.19%) Software Engineering
15 47 (2.88%) Information Security
15 47 (2.88%) Incident Management
16 46 (2.82%) Change Control
17 45 (2.76%) Release Management
18 44 (2.70%) Project Planning
19 40 (2.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 244 (14.96%) SQL
2 229 (14.04%) Java
3 127 (7.79%) C
4 102 (6.25%) C#
5 101 (6.19%) Python
6 100 (6.13%) JavaScript
7 83 (5.09%) PL/SQL
8 82 (5.03%) PowerShell
9 69 (4.23%) Perl
10 65 (3.99%) Bash Shell
11 56 (3.43%) C++
12 51 (3.13%) Ruby
13 46 (2.82%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.72%) VBA
14 28 (1.72%) VB
15 19 (1.16%) VBScript
16 17 (1.04%) PHP
16 17 (1.04%) Lua
17 9 (0.55%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1631 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 512 (31.39%) SC Cleared
3 62 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (3.07%) CISSP
6 47 (2.88%) ISTQB
7 40 (2.45%) CCNA
8 38 (2.33%) MCP
9 37 (2.27%) CCNP
10 34 (2.08%) MCSE
11 31 (1.90%) Degree
12 29 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 28 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 21 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 20 (1.23%) ISEB
16 19 (1.16%) Sun Certification
16 19 (1.16%) APMP
17 15 (0.92%) MCITP
17 15 (0.92%) RHCE
18 13 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.88%) SLA
2 25 (1.53%) QA
3 20 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.16%) JSP 440
5 11 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.18%) BS15000
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.12%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.061%) GAAP
System Software
1 179 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 119 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 36 (2.21%) vSphere
6 27 (1.66%) XenApp
7 20 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 20 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (0.98%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
10 12 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.61%) Firmware
12 8 (0.49%) Samba
12 8 (0.49%) Oracle Clusterware
13 7 (0.43%) vCloud
14 6 (0.37%) NFS
15 5 (0.31%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.31%) Postfix
16 4 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 102 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 99 (6.07%) SCCM
3 53 (3.25%) Puppet
4 49 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
5 33 (2.02%) SCOM
6 23 (1.41%) OVSD
7 19 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (0.86%) Vagrant
9 13 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.61%) OpenView
11 9 (0.55%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (0.49%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Flashback
14 6 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.37%) WSUS
14 6 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 350 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 303 (18.58%) Oracle
3 215 (13.18%) VMware
4 191 (11.71%) HP
5 121 (7.42%) Cisco
6 86 (5.27%) Citrix
7 79 (4.84%) Red Hat
8 55 (3.37%) McAfee
9 42 (2.58%) NetApp
10 35 (2.15%) Lumension
11 33 (2.02%) Atlassian
12 26 (1.59%) F5
12 26 (1.59%) Juniper
13 25 (1.53%) Sun
14 24 (1.47%) Dell
15 20 (1.23%) IBM
16 19 (1.16%) Symantec
17 17 (1.04%) AppSense
18 15 (0.92%) Wyse
19 14 (0.86%) Sybase
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