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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 101 186 142
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -44
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 924 501 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.99% 1.14% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.89% 6.02% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 223 268
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £390
% change year-on-year
+23.96% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £25.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.23% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.58 £26.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+74.11% -31.41%
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
9340 8325 7316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.11% 18.93% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 4589 3894
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 375 511
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £41.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +68 373 £428 +12.50% 56
London -13 250 £475 - 18
South West +50 241 £450 +12.50% 19
West Midlands +22 25 £288 -24.83% 2
North West -3 13 £463 +32.14% 5
East of England +5 9 £469 +36.98%
East Midlands - 1 £340 -
Yorkshire - - - -
DV Cleared
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DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1604 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 529 (32.98%) SC Cleared
3 481 (29.99%) Windows
4 377 (23.50%) Microsoft
5 272 (16.96%) VMware
6 270 (16.83%) Oracle
7 251 (15.65%) Linux
8 236 (14.71%) SQL
9 227 (14.15%) ITIL
10 215 (13.40%) Active Directory
11 208 (12.97%) HP
12 190 (11.85%) Java
13 188 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
14 162 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
15 159 (9.91%) UNIX
16 150 (9.35%) MS Excel
17 149 (9.29%) Firewall
17 149 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 129 (8.04%) JavaScript
19 128 (7.98%) PowerShell
20 124 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
21 121 (7.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 120 (7.48%) Project Management
23 118 (7.36%) Configuration Management
24 110 (6.86%) Cisco
25 105 (6.55%) Migration
26 104 (6.48%) Finance
27 103 (6.42%) .NET
28 102 (6.36%) Citrix
29 99 (6.17%) Telecoms

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.93%) MS Exchange
2 66 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 56 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 32 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 28 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 28 (1.75%) IIS
7 27 (1.68%) JBoss
8 19 (1.18%) Documentum
9 16 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
10 14 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.69%) Lync
13 10 (0.62%) Apache
14 8 (0.50%) Oracle BPEL
14 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 150 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.81%) MS Office
3 37 (2.31%) MS Project
4 22 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Simulink
8 1 (0.062%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 67 (4.18%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.062%) assyst
6 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.50%) OpenShift
3 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.31%) Office 365
5 4 (0.25%) IaaS
6 3 (0.19%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (9.29%) Firewall
2 74 (4.61%) TCP/IP
3 72 (4.49%) DNS
4 66 (4.11%) SAN
5 59 (3.68%) Internet
6 57 (3.55%) WAN
7 56 (3.49%) LAN
8 50 (3.12%) DHCP
9 46 (2.87%) Network Security
10 41 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (2.43%) Wireshark
12 31 (1.93%) SMTP
12 31 (1.93%) SSL
13 28 (1.75%) X.400
13 28 (1.75%) X.500
14 22 (1.37%) VPN
15 21 (1.31%) NetScaler
16 19 (1.18%) HTTP
17 18 (1.12%) FTP
17 18 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (5.11%) Oracle Database
2 70 (4.36%) SQL Server
3 34 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.31%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 18 (1.12%) MySQL
10 16 (1.00%) EDRMS
11 13 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.69%) Big Data
13 10 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 69 (4.30%) Subversion
2 50 (3.12%) MSI
3 46 (2.87%) ClearCase
4 42 (2.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 40 (2.49%) StarTeam
6 39 (2.43%) Eclipse
7 37 (2.31%) Ant
8 33 (2.06%) JUnit
8 33 (2.06%) Maven
9 31 (1.93%) Git (software)
10 28 (1.75%) JIRA
11 23 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
12 16 (1.00%) LoadRunner
13 14 (0.87%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.81%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.75%) SoapUI
16 11 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (0.69%) Mercurial
17 10 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 104 (6.48%) Finance
2 99 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 46 (2.87%) Military
4 7 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.37%) Billing
5 6 (0.37%) Legal
5 6 (0.37%) Electronics
6 5 (0.31%) Law
7 4 (0.25%) Publishing
8 3 (0.19%) Banking
9 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.062%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.062%) Marketing
10 1 (0.062%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (14.71%) Developer
2 136 (8.48%) Architect
3 122 (7.61%) Consultant
4 120 (7.48%) Analyst
5 105 (6.55%) Java Developer
6 63 (3.93%) Project Manager
7 56 (3.49%) Support Engineer
8 43 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 43 (2.68%) Network Engineer
8 43 (2.68%) Integration Engineer
9 42 (2.62%) C++ Developer
10 39 (2.43%) DBA
11 37 (2.31%) Service Manager
12 36 (2.24%) Network Architect
12 36 (2.24%) Systems Engineer
12 36 (2.24%) Test Analyst
13 32 (2.00%) Administrator
14 30 (1.87%) Oracle DBA
15 29 (1.81%) Delivery Manager
15 29 (1.81%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (6.42%) .NET
2 87 (5.42%) HTML
3 74 (4.61%) JSP
4 70 (4.36%) ASP.NET
5 62 (3.87%) J2EE
6 50 (3.12%) XML
7 46 (2.87%) Java EE
8 37 (2.31%) Web Services
9 30 (1.87%) Hibernate
10 26 (1.62%) JPA
11 24 (1.50%) Middleware
11 24 (1.50%) EJB
12 23 (1.43%) Spring
13 22 (1.37%) SAML
14 21 (1.31%) JSF
14 21 (1.31%) OpenID
14 21 (1.31%) OAuth
15 18 (1.12%) Application Packaging
16 17 (1.06%) CSS
17 16 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (3.30%) PKI
3 52 (3.24%) Open Source
4 46 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 31 (1.93%) Clustering
6 30 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 26 (1.62%) Replication
8 18 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.00%) Blackberry
10 14 (0.87%) Device Driver
11 13 (0.81%) Computer Science
12 12 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.62%) RMADS
13 10 (0.62%) CESG
14 8 (0.50%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.44%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.44%) Statistics
16 6 (0.37%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.37%) Fat Client
16 6 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 481 (29.99%) Windows
2 251 (15.65%) Linux
3 162 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 159 (9.91%) UNIX
5 124 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (5.05%) Windows 7
7 72 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (3.24%) Windows XP
9 33 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (1.75%) Windows Vista
11 18 (1.12%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.06%) Solaris
13 12 (0.75%) CentOS
13 12 (0.75%) Android
14 11 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
15 10 (0.62%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.50%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.31%) AIX
18 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (14.15%) ITIL
2 188 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (7.48%) Project Management
4 118 (7.36%) Configuration Management
5 105 (6.55%) Migration
6 96 (5.99%) Service Delivery
7 84 (5.24%) Scrum
8 82 (5.11%) Test Scripting
9 81 (5.05%) Service Management
10 78 (4.86%) OO
11 73 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 65 (4.05%) Release Management
13 57 (3.55%) Software Engineering
14 53 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (3.24%) Knowledge Management
16 48 (2.99%) Integration Testing
17 45 (2.81%) Information Security
18 44 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 40 (2.49%) TOGAF
19 40 (2.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 236 (14.71%) SQL
2 190 (11.85%) Java
3 129 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 128 (7.98%) PowerShell
5 97 (6.05%) C
6 89 (5.55%) Python
7 82 (5.11%) PL/SQL
8 78 (4.86%) C++
9 77 (4.80%) Bash Shell
10 73 (4.55%) C#
11 54 (3.37%) Perl
12 47 (2.93%) Ruby
13 40 (2.49%) VBScript
14 38 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 31 (1.93%) VB
16 17 (1.06%) PHP
17 16 (1.00%) Lua
18 13 (0.81%) VBA
19 10 (0.62%) VB.NET
20 9 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1604 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 529 (32.98%) SC Cleared
3 83 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (4.86%) ISTQB
5 67 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (3.37%) MCSE
7 52 (3.24%) MCP
8 49 (3.05%) CISSP
9 42 (2.62%) CCNA
10 37 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 36 (2.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 33 (2.06%) CCNP
13 29 (1.81%) Degree
14 23 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.43%) ISEB
15 21 (1.31%) MCITP
16 19 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 17 (1.06%) Sun Certification
18 13 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 12 (0.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.37%) SLA
2 23 (1.43%) QA
3 16 (1.00%) JSP 440
4 15 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.25%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) GAAP
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.062%) BS15000
9 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 215 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 149 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (3.62%) Hyper-V
3 58 (3.62%) vSphere
4 30 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
5 26 (1.62%) XenApp
6 21 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.06%) Firmware
8 16 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.00%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.62%) Nmap
12 9 (0.56%) vCloud
13 8 (0.50%) Xen
14 4 (0.25%) NFS
14 4 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 121 (7.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 77 (4.80%) SCCM
3 59 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (1.93%) SCOM
5 26 (1.62%) Puppet
6 20 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 16 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (0.87%) Tivoli
9 13 (0.81%) FortiGate
10 12 (0.75%) HP SIM
10 12 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 11 (0.69%) Backup Exec
11 11 (0.69%) Nessus
12 9 (0.56%) Netcool
12 9 (0.56%) MIIS
13 8 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (0.44%) Data Guard
15 6 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 377 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 272 (16.96%) VMware
3 270 (16.83%) Oracle
4 208 (12.97%) HP
5 110 (6.86%) Cisco
6 102 (6.36%) Citrix
7 69 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 57 (3.55%) McAfee
9 39 (2.43%) Juniper
10 37 (2.31%) Lumension
11 32 (2.00%) NetApp
12 30 (1.87%) Symantec
13 23 (1.43%) F5
14 21 (1.31%) IBM
14 21 (1.31%) Atlassian
15 19 (1.18%) Sun
15 19 (1.18%) 3PAR
16 17 (1.06%) Clearswift
17 15 (0.94%) Sophos
18 14 (0.87%) CheckPoint
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