The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 226 280 312
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +32
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 208 155 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 4.13% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 67 57
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £337 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £26.79 £20.03
% change year-on-year
+15.36% +33.75%
DV Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in London

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared across the London region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in London

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in London

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the London region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in London

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +9 53 £475 -5.00% 8
Croydon - 8 £675 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 392 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 117 (29.85%) SC Cleared
2 117 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (21.68%) Windows
4 81 (20.66%) Oracle
5 80 (20.41%) Java
6 63 (16.07%) Linux
7 50 (12.76%) JIRA
8 49 (12.50%) Scrum
9 44 (11.22%) C
10 42 (10.71%) UNIX
11 41 (10.46%) Web Services
12 40 (10.20%) ITIL
13 39 (9.95%) C#
13 39 (9.95%) Configuration Management
14 38 (9.69%) Oracle Database
15 35 (8.93%) .NET
15 35 (8.93%) Microsoft
16 34 (8.67%) JavaScript
16 34 (8.67%) Project Management
17 33 (8.42%) SQL
17 33 (8.42%) XML
17 33 (8.42%) MS Excel
17 33 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (8.42%) Puppet
18 32 (8.16%) PRINCE2
19 31 (7.91%) HTML
19 31 (7.91%) Atlassian
20 30 (7.65%) WebLogic
20 30 (7.65%) Finance

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 30 (7.65%) WebLogic
2 26 (6.63%) Confluence
3 20 (5.10%) Apache
4 15 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.32%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.81%) SAS
6 11 (2.81%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.55%) JBoss
8 9 (2.30%) IIS
9 7 (1.79%) Drupal
9 7 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.77%) Eucalyptus
13 3 (0.77%) Lync
13 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 33 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.10%) MS Project
3 14 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (3.32%) MS Office
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.26%) Revit
7 1 (0.26%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 24 (6.12%) Maximo
2 9 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.77%) Primavera
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.26%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.28%) Office 365
2 3 (0.77%) IaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.36%) Internet
2 15 (3.83%) AMQP
3 13 (3.32%) DNS
4 11 (2.81%) LAN
5 10 (2.55%) SAN
5 10 (2.55%) Firewall
6 7 (1.79%) DHCP
6 7 (1.79%) HTTP
7 6 (1.53%) VoIP
7 6 (1.53%) WAN
7 6 (1.53%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.53%) LDAP
8 4 (1.02%) NAS
8 4 (1.02%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.51%) SSL
9 2 (0.51%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.51%) Network Security
9 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.69%) Oracle Database
2 28 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.32%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.06%) Big Data
5 12 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.81%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 9 (2.30%) Base SAS
8 6 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.02%) MySQL
10 4 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.02%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.77%) OLTP
11 3 (0.77%) TKPROF
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (12.76%) JIRA
2 22 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.10%) Subversion
3 20 (5.10%) Maven
4 16 (4.08%) Ant
5 15 (3.83%) Mercurial
6 14 (3.57%) Gradle
6 14 (3.57%) JUnit
7 12 (3.06%) Selenium
8 11 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.55%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.55%) Git (software)
9 10 (2.55%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.55%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.79%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.79%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.28%) JMeter
11 5 (1.28%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (7.65%) Finance
2 10 (2.55%) Law
3 8 (2.04%) Legal
4 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.77%) Banking
5 3 (0.77%) Retail
6 2 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (25.26%) Developer
2 35 (8.93%) Analyst
3 24 (6.12%) Java Developer
4 21 (5.36%) Consultant
4 21 (5.36%) Architect
5 20 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 19 (4.85%) Tester
6 19 (4.85%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.08%) Applications Support
8 14 (3.57%) Change Manager
8 14 (3.57%) Applications Manager
9 11 (2.81%) Project Support Officer
9 11 (2.81%) Web Developer
9 11 (2.81%) Project Officer
10 10 (2.55%) Service Manager
11 9 (2.30%) Business Manager
11 9 (2.30%) Junior
11 9 (2.30%) Administrator
12 8 (2.04%) Support Engineer
12 8 (2.04%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.46%) Web Services
2 35 (8.93%) .NET
3 33 (8.42%) XML
4 31 (7.91%) HTML
5 24 (6.12%) JSON
6 22 (5.61%) CSS
7 20 (5.10%) Middleware
8 19 (4.85%) JMS
9 16 (4.08%) XSD
10 15 (3.83%) SOAP
10 15 (3.83%) Java EE
10 15 (3.83%) jQuery
11 14 (3.57%) J2EE
12 12 (3.06%) WCF
12 12 (3.06%) Apache Camel
13 11 (2.81%) CSS3
13 11 (2.81%) Spring
13 11 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (2.55%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.34%) User Experience
4 13 (3.32%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.79%) GIS
6 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.79%) Wiki
7 6 (1.53%) Replication
8 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.02%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.02%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.02%) E-Learning
9 4 (1.02%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.77%) W3C
10 3 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 85 (21.68%) Windows
2 63 (16.07%) Linux
3 42 (10.71%) UNIX
4 23 (5.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.04%) AIX
8 7 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.53%) CentOS
9 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.26%) pSOS
13 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (12.50%) Scrum
3 40 (10.20%) ITIL
4 39 (9.95%) Configuration Management
5 34 (8.67%) Project Management
6 32 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 30 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (7.14%) SDLC
9 26 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (6.12%) Waterfall
10 24 (6.12%) Software Delivery
11 23 (5.87%) TDD
11 23 (5.87%) Requirements Analysis
12 21 (5.36%) Service Delivery
13 20 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (4.85%) Test Automation
14 19 (4.85%) Service Management
15 18 (4.59%) Change Management
15 18 (4.59%) UML
15 18 (4.59%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.41%) Java
2 44 (11.22%) C
3 39 (9.95%) C#
4 34 (8.67%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.42%) SQL
6 20 (5.10%) Shell Script
7 18 (4.59%) Python
8 14 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.55%) Perl
11 9 (2.30%) SAS Macro
12 8 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.53%) XPath
14 4 (1.02%) VBA
15 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.51%) Groovy
16 2 (0.51%) VB
16 2 (0.51%) C++
17 1 (0.26%) PHP
17 1 (0.26%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 392 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 117 (29.85%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (3.83%) ISEB
5 7 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.79%) APMP
6 6 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.28%) Degree
7 5 (1.28%) CCNP
8 4 (1.02%) MCSE
8 4 (1.02%) CISSP
9 3 (0.77%) APMG
9 3 (0.77%) CCNA
9 3 (0.77%) CCIE
10 2 (0.51%) CCDP
10 2 (0.51%) HNC
10 2 (0.51%) RHCE
10 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.06%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.02%) vSphere
5 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.51%) XenApp
8 1 (0.26%) Snort
8 1 (0.26%) Samba
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 33 (8.42%) Puppet
2 10 (2.55%) SCCM
3 8 (2.04%) Vagrant
4 7 (1.79%) SCOM
5 5 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.77%) WSUS
6 3 (0.77%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.77%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.26%) SCSM
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.26%) Opsview
7 1 (0.26%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 81 (20.66%) Oracle
2 35 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.91%) Atlassian
4 22 (5.61%) Red Hat
5 21 (5.36%) Cisco
5 21 (5.36%) VMware
6 15 (3.83%) HP
7 12 (3.06%) Greenplum
8 7 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.79%) NetApp
8 7 (1.79%) Citrix
9 5 (1.28%) Sybase
9 5 (1.28%) ESRI
9 5 (1.28%) Google
10 4 (1.02%) Dell
11 3 (0.77%) IBM
11 3 (0.77%) Avaya
11 3 (0.77%) Software AG
11 3 (0.77%) Splunk
11 3 (0.77%) ArcSight
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago