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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK / England
Rank 176 149 118
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -31
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 587 789 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.40% 1.65% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 7.75% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 369 434
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £55.55 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% -0.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £55.55 £55.65
% change year-on-year
-30.69% -0.17%

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
8656 10184 9629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.68% 21.33% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5535 6392 5578
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 401 449
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +61.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.70 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
South East -2 188 £425 +2.40% 29
London -42 188 £450 -10.00% 14
South West -10 151 £475 +12.09% 19
West Midlands +25 21 £369 -13.23% 2
East of England +10 13 £263 -27.58% 7
North West +6 4 £425 -10.52% 3
Midlands - 4 - -
North East -22 3 £323 +61.25%
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1317 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 501 (38.04%) SC Cleared
3 309 (23.46%) Windows
4 301 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
5 236 (17.92%) Microsoft
6 217 (16.48%) Linux
7 202 (15.34%) ITIL
8 194 (14.73%) Java
9 192 (14.58%) C
10 165 (12.53%) Active Directory
11 151 (11.47%) Project Management
12 146 (11.09%) VMware
13 138 (10.48%) Windows Server
14 137 (10.40%) MS Excel
15 136 (10.33%) Oracle
16 135 (10.25%) PRINCE2
17 126 (9.57%) Finance
18 124 (9.42%) Scrum
19 118 (8.96%) Python
20 108 (8.20%) Cisco
21 105 (7.97%) JIRA
22 103 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
23 100 (7.59%) SQL
24 99 (7.52%) Unix
25 97 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
26 96 (7.29%) DevOps
27 90 (6.83%) Service Management
28 89 (6.76%) Risk Management
29 88 (6.68%) Hadoop
30 87 (6.61%) Continuous Integration

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 70 (5.32%) Confluence
2 65 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 18 (1.37%) Apache
5 18 (1.37%) JBoss
5 18 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.91%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.84%) IIS
9 10 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.68%) Apache Pig
10 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.68%) GlassFish
10 9 (0.68%) SAS
11 8 (0.61%) Apache Qpid
11 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 137 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 80 (6.07%) MS Office
3 48 (3.64%) MS Project
4 22 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.46%) CPLEX
8 5 (0.38%) HipChat
9 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.15%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.076%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.076%) Revit
10 1 (0.076%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 40 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.61%) Primavera
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.23%) SAP GTS
5 3 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.29%) Office 365
3 15 (1.14%) IaaS
4 9 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.53%) GitHub
6 7 (0.53%) PaaS
7 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.23%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.23%) SaaS
9 2 (0.15%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.076%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 62 (4.71%) Firewall
3 58 (4.40%) LAN
4 48 (3.64%) DNS
5 46 (3.49%) WAN
6 29 (2.20%) Network Security
7 28 (2.13%) DHCP
8 24 (1.82%) Wireless
9 23 (1.75%) Internet
9 23 (1.75%) SAN
9 23 (1.75%) VLAN
10 22 (1.67%) VPN
11 18 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (1.37%) IPsec
12 15 (1.14%) VoIP
13 14 (1.06%) Ethernet
13 14 (1.06%) OSPF
14 13 (0.99%) SNMP
15 12 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
16 11 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.68%) Hadoop
2 83 (6.30%) Big Data
3 81 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 43 (3.26%) Oracle Database
5 33 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.97%) NoSQL
8 21 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.21%) HBase
10 13 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.84%) MySQL
12 9 (0.68%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.46%) GIS
14 6 (0.46%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.30%) DataStax
15 4 (0.30%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 105 (7.97%) JIRA
2 53 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 45 (3.42%) Selenium
4 41 (3.11%) Ant
5 39 (2.96%) Bitbucket
6 32 (2.43%) Git (software)
7 31 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.97%) Eclipse
9 23 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (1.75%) Gradle
10 22 (1.67%) Maven
11 21 (1.59%) LoadRunner
12 20 (1.52%) JUnit
13 17 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
14 15 (1.14%) Visual Studio
14 15 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
15 14 (1.06%) Hudson
16 13 (0.99%) JMeter
17 10 (0.76%) Mercurial
17 10 (0.76%) MSI
General
1 126 (9.57%) Finance
2 37 (2.81%) Military
3 29 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.37%) Electronics
6 16 (1.21%) Legal
7 14 (1.06%) Marketing
8 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.46%) Law
10 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.15%) Avionics
11 2 (0.15%) Back Office
11 2 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.076%) Advertising
12 1 (0.076%) Local Government
12 1 (0.076%) Publishing
12 1 (0.076%) Retail
Job Titles
1 187 (14.20%) Developer
2 135 (10.25%) Architect
3 113 (8.58%) Analyst
4 106 (8.05%) Consultant
5 93 (7.06%) Java Developer
6 63 (4.78%) Project Manager
7 54 (4.10%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 49 (3.72%) Business Analyst
8 49 (3.72%) Network Engineer
8 49 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
9 41 (3.11%) Support Engineer
10 36 (2.73%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 36 (2.73%) Integration Engineer
11 32 (2.43%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
12 30 (2.28%) Project Officer
13 29 (2.20%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
14 26 (1.97%) DevOps Engineer
15 24 (1.82%) Project Support Officer
15 24 (1.82%) Support Officer
16 22 (1.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.32%) Web Services
2 66 (5.01%) HTML
3 62 (4.71%) CSS
4 59 (4.48%) XML
5 54 (4.10%) .NET
6 40 (3.04%) J2EE
7 33 (2.51%) EJB
7 33 (2.51%) XSD
8 24 (1.82%) Java EE
8 24 (1.82%) Spring
8 24 (1.82%) XSLT
9 23 (1.75%) JSON
10 22 (1.67%) Middleware
11 21 (1.59%) REST
12 19 (1.44%) RESTful
12 19 (1.44%) Software Packaging
13 18 (1.37%) JMS
13 18 (1.37%) WCF
14 17 (1.29%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.26%) Data Centre
4 33 (2.51%) CESG
5 21 (1.59%) PKI
6 16 (1.21%) Clustering
7 14 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 13 (0.99%) Cyber Attack
9 11 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (0.76%) Replication
11 9 (0.68%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.68%) Fat Client
11 9 (0.68%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.61%) CCTV
12 8 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (0.61%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.53%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.53%) CMDB
13 7 (0.53%) PMI
13 7 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 309 (23.46%) Windows
2 217 (16.48%) Linux
3 138 (10.48%) Windows Server
4 99 (7.52%) Unix
5 75 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (3.87%) Windows 7
9 28 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.75%) CentOS
11 21 (1.59%) Windows 10
12 17 (1.29%) Solaris
13 8 (0.61%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.53%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.46%) AIX
15 6 (0.46%) Android
15 6 (0.46%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.46%) HPUX
16 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (15.34%) ITIL
3 151 (11.47%) Project Management
4 135 (10.25%) PRINCE2
5 124 (9.42%) Scrum
6 96 (7.29%) DevOps
7 90 (6.83%) Service Management
8 89 (6.76%) Risk Management
9 87 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 72 (5.47%) Migration
11 72 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 67 (5.09%) Change Management
13 58 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
13 58 (4.40%) Service Delivery
14 56 (4.25%) Programme Management
14 56 (4.25%) SDLC
15 54 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 50 (3.80%) Configuration Management
16 50 (3.80%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (14.73%) Java
2 192 (14.58%) C
3 118 (8.96%) Python
4 100 (7.59%) SQL
5 81 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 75 (5.69%) Perl
7 58 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 57 (4.33%) Bash Shell
9 53 (4.02%) C#
10 37 (2.81%) C++
11 35 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 34 (2.58%) Ruby
13 16 (1.21%) VB
13 16 (1.21%) VBScript
14 14 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.68%) Go
16 7 (0.53%) PHP
17 5 (0.38%) Groovy
17 5 (0.38%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1317 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 501 (38.04%) SC Cleared
3 77 (5.85%) Degree
4 61 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 44 (3.34%) CCNA
7 41 (3.11%) BC Cleared
7 41 (3.11%) CISSP
8 39 (2.96%) ISEB
9 33 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 29 (2.20%) CCNP
11 28 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
11 28 (2.13%) CREST Certified
12 27 (2.05%) ISTQB
12 27 (2.05%) OSCP
13 26 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (1.82%) CEH
15 21 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (1.37%) HNC
17 17 (1.29%) BICSI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.18%) JSP 440
2 27 (2.05%) QA
3 26 (1.97%) RMADS
4 25 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (1.82%) SLA
6 16 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.38%) COBIT
9 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 3 (0.23%) GPG13
11 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.15%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.076%) ISO27002
System Software
1 165 (12.53%) Active Directory
2 103 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.18%) Docker
4 36 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.75%) vCloud
6 22 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (1.52%) vSphere
8 17 (1.29%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.06%) HDFS
10 11 (0.84%) Samba
10 11 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.46%) Snort
11 6 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.38%) Corosync
12 5 (0.38%) Postfix
12 5 (0.38%) Squid
12 5 (0.38%) XenApp
13 4 (0.30%) Firmware
13 4 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 42 (3.19%) SCCM
2 41 (3.11%) Puppet
3 22 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (1.29%) Kubernetes
4 17 (1.29%) SCOM
4 17 (1.29%) Terraform
4 17 (1.29%) WSUS
5 16 (1.21%) ZABBIX
6 13 (0.99%) Ansible
7 10 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (0.76%) Nessus
8 9 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 9 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.68%) Kibana
8 9 (0.68%) Netcool
9 8 (0.61%) Consul
9 8 (0.61%) logstash
9 8 (0.61%) Packer
9 8 (0.61%) Sysdig
10 7 (0.53%) rkt
Vendors
1 236 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 146 (11.09%) VMware
3 136 (10.33%) Oracle
4 108 (8.20%) Cisco
5 73 (5.54%) HP
6 60 (4.56%) Red Hat
7 50 (3.80%) Citrix
8 42 (3.19%) Atlassian
9 37 (2.81%) Juniper
10 28 (2.13%) CheckPoint
11 25 (1.90%) SAP
12 22 (1.67%) Intel Security
13 19 (1.44%) Hortonworks
14 17 (1.29%) IBM
15 15 (1.14%) Cloudera
16 13 (0.99%) CA
16 13 (0.99%) Google
17 11 (0.84%) ArcSight
18 9 (0.68%) AppDynamics
18 9 (0.68%) F5
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AAP3
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Shropshire
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King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
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Gloucestershire
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Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
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City, London
Sanderson
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Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
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City, London
Sanderson
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Hook, Hampshire
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Lorien Resourcing
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City, London
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Guildford, Surrey
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Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
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Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
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City, London
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
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Hampshire
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Andover
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