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 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 185 238 283
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +45
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 296 204 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 0.86% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.36% 5.55% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 120 69
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £325 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £26.79
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +15.36%
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
4020 3673 3841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 15.56% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2654 2423 2478
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 67 91
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +12 28 £588 +23.68% 4
Croydon -14 6 - -
Feltham - 1 £475 - 1
Westminster - 1 £600 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 529 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 162 (30.62%) SC Cleared
3 140 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (19.09%) Windows
5 97 (18.34%) Java
6 90 (17.01%) Linux
7 71 (13.42%) ITIL
8 64 (12.10%) C
9 58 (10.96%) Scrum
9 58 (10.96%) JIRA
10 57 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 56 (10.59%) Oracle
12 55 (10.40%) PRINCE2
13 49 (9.26%) Project Management
14 48 (9.07%) Web Services
14 48 (9.07%) Microsoft
15 47 (8.88%) SQL
16 44 (8.32%) SQL Server
17 41 (7.75%) ISEB
18 40 (7.56%) HTML
19 39 (7.37%) Active Directory
19 39 (7.37%) Atlassian
20 38 (7.18%) JavaScript
20 38 (7.18%) Python
21 37 (6.99%) CSS
21 37 (6.99%) Test Scripting
22 36 (6.81%) TDD
23 35 (6.62%) Hadoop
23 35 (6.62%) DevOps
24 34 (6.43%) BPSS Clearance

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 32 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.67%) Confluence
3 24 (4.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.27%) JBoss
6 10 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.70%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.70%) nginx
8 8 (1.51%) IIS
8 8 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.32%) Apache
9 7 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.13%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.13%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.13%) SAS
10 6 (1.13%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.95%) Documentum
11 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.08%) MS Project
3 8 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.13%) MS Office
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.38%) HipChat
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Revit
7 1 (0.19%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.08%) Office 365
3 9 (1.70%) GitHub
4 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.38%) IaaS
6 2 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.29%) Firewall
1 28 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 26 (4.91%) WAN
3 24 (4.54%) VPN
4 23 (4.35%) Internet
5 21 (3.97%) Network Security
6 17 (3.21%) Broadband
6 17 (3.21%) ISDN
7 16 (3.02%) Wireless
8 13 (2.46%) AMQP
9 9 (1.70%) LDAP
10 8 (1.51%) HTTP
10 8 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.32%) LAN
12 6 (1.13%) IPsec
12 6 (1.13%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.95%) Skype
13 5 (0.95%) VoIP
14 4 (0.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.62%) Hadoop
3 29 (5.48%) Big Data
4 21 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.51%) GIS
10 6 (1.13%) Apache Accumulo
10 6 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.13%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (1.13%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.95%) EDRMS
11 5 (0.95%) HBase
12 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.76%) MySQL
12 4 (0.76%) OrientDB
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (10.96%) JIRA
2 19 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (3.59%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.59%) Selenium
3 18 (3.40%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.21%) WebDriver
5 13 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.08%) LoadRunner
7 10 (1.89%) Artifactory
8 9 (1.70%) GitLab
9 8 (1.51%) JUnit
9 8 (1.51%) Selenium IDE
10 7 (1.32%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.32%) Subversion
11 6 (1.13%) Ant
11 6 (1.13%) Eclipse RCP
11 6 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.76%) Hudson
12 4 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (5.29%) Finance
2 12 (2.27%) Law
3 8 (1.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.13%) Electronics
4 6 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.13%) Marketing
5 3 (0.57%) Military
6 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.19%) Legal
6 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (18.34%) Developer
2 62 (11.72%) Analyst
3 46 (8.70%) Architect
4 44 (8.32%) Consultant
5 26 (4.91%) Java Developer
6 23 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 22 (4.16%) Support Engineer
8 21 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.59%) Tester
10 17 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 17 (3.21%) SharePoint Developer
11 15 (2.84%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 15 (2.84%) Network Analyst
12 13 (2.46%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
12 13 (2.46%) Test Manager
13 12 (2.27%) Test Analyst
14 11 (2.08%) DevOps Consultant
14 11 (2.08%) Java Engineer
14 11 (2.08%) Software Developer
14 11 (2.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.07%) Web Services
2 40 (7.56%) HTML
3 37 (6.99%) CSS
4 27 (5.10%) .NET
5 26 (4.91%) jQuery
6 24 (4.54%) Java EE
6 24 (4.54%) XML
7 22 (4.16%) HTML5
8 21 (3.97%) J2EE
8 21 (3.97%) JSON
9 18 (3.40%) CSS3
10 14 (2.65%) EJB
11 11 (2.08%) Ajax
11 11 (2.08%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.08%) XSD
12 10 (1.89%) Backbone.js
12 10 (1.89%) Dojo
12 10 (1.89%) Ember.js
12 10 (1.89%) WCF
13 9 (1.70%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.65%) User Experience
4 12 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (2.27%) PKI
5 11 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (1.32%) CESG
7 7 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.95%) PMI
9 5 (0.95%) Replication
9 5 (0.95%) Wiki
10 4 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.76%) VHDL
11 3 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.09%) Windows
2 90 (17.01%) Linux
3 28 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.40%) Unix
6 15 (2.84%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.65%) Android
8 10 (1.89%) webOS
8 10 (1.89%) Windows Phone
8 10 (1.89%) Windows Phone 7
9 9 (1.70%) CoreOS
10 7 (1.32%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.76%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.42%) ITIL
3 58 (10.96%) Scrum
4 57 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (10.40%) PRINCE2
6 49 (9.26%) Project Management
7 37 (6.99%) Test Scripting
8 36 (6.81%) TDD
9 35 (6.62%) DevOps
10 32 (6.05%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (5.67%) Change Management
12 29 (5.48%) Open Source
12 29 (5.48%) Test Automation
12 29 (5.48%) Test Strategy
13 27 (5.10%) Service Management
13 27 (5.10%) Software Engineering
14 25 (4.73%) Business Analysis
14 25 (4.73%) Configuration Management
15 23 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 97 (18.34%) Java
2 64 (12.10%) C
3 47 (8.88%) SQL
4 38 (7.18%) JavaScript
4 38 (7.18%) Python
5 29 (5.48%) C#
6 20 (3.78%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.40%) Ruby
8 12 (2.27%) Perl
9 10 (1.89%) C++
9 10 (1.89%) Go
9 10 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.70%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.32%) Scala
11 7 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.76%) Groovy
12 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.76%) VBScript
13 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 529 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 162 (30.62%) SC Cleared
3 41 (7.75%) ISEB
4 34 (6.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 29 (5.48%) BC Cleared
5 29 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 25 (4.73%) ISTQB
7 21 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.21%) APMP
9 13 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (1.70%) CISSP
10 9 (1.70%) Degree
11 8 (1.51%) Chartered Engineer
11 8 (1.51%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (1.32%) CBAP
12 7 (1.32%) CCNA
12 7 (1.32%) CITP
12 7 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.95%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.27%) QA
3 8 (1.51%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.76%) RMADS
5 3 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.57%) SLA
6 2 (0.38%) GxP
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) GCP
7 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 39 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.59%) Docker
4 11 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 10 (1.89%) etcd
5 10 (1.89%) flannel
5 10 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.70%) Ceph
6 9 (1.70%) GlusterFS
7 6 (1.13%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.13%) HDFS
8 4 (0.76%) vSphere
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.57%) XenApp
10 2 (0.38%) Firmware
10 2 (0.38%) Postfix
10 2 (0.38%) Squid
10 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (3.97%) Puppet
3 14 (2.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (2.46%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.08%) Ansible
5 11 (2.08%) logstash
6 10 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (1.70%) Graphite
7 9 (1.70%) HAProxy
7 9 (1.70%) rkt
8 8 (1.51%) SCCM
9 6 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (1.13%) Oozie
10 5 (0.95%) Nessus
11 3 (0.57%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.38%) Consul
12 2 (0.38%) Kibana
12 2 (0.38%) Packer
12 2 (0.38%) Terraform
12 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (10.59%) Oracle
2 48 (9.07%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.37%) Atlassian
4 29 (5.48%) Cisco
4 29 (5.48%) VMware
5 28 (5.29%) HP
6 25 (4.73%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.84%) Citrix
8 12 (2.27%) IBM
9 8 (1.51%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.51%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.32%) SAP
11 6 (1.13%) OpenText
11 6 (1.13%) Sybase
12 5 (0.95%) Splunk
13 4 (0.76%) AlienVault
13 4 (0.76%) NetApp
13 4 (0.76%) SolarWinds
14 3 (0.57%) MobileIron
14 3 (0.57%) Palo Alto
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