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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 188 192 162
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 265 248 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.27% 1.18% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.95% 6.91% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 122 140
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £558 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
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
3815 3590 3784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.29% 17.12% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2604 2398 2365
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £14.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +45 42 £475 +5.55% 6
Croydon - 21 £583 -
Hendon - 4 £485 -
Westminster -6 1 £270 -36.47%
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 509 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 204 (40.08%) SC Cleared
3 125 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (22.59%) Java
5 108 (21.22%) Oracle
6 89 (17.49%) Linux
7 72 (14.15%) Project Management
7 72 (14.15%) PRINCE2
8 67 (13.16%) SQL
9 60 (11.79%) C
10 59 (11.59%) Windows
11 48 (9.43%) Finance
12 39 (7.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 39 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (7.27%) MS Project
14 37 (7.27%) ITIL
14 37 (7.27%) Hadoop
14 37 (7.27%) Waterfall
15 34 (6.68%) MS Excel
15 34 (6.68%) Microsoft
16 33 (6.48%) Active Directory
16 33 (6.48%) Unix
17 32 (6.29%) Migration
17 32 (6.29%) PL/SQL
18 31 (6.09%) Python
18 31 (6.09%) Oracle Database
19 29 (5.70%) Law
20 28 (5.50%) Service Delivery
20 28 (5.50%) Change Management

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (5.50%) WebLogic
2 20 (3.93%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 12 (2.36%) Confluence
5 11 (2.16%) JBoss
5 11 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.96%) Apache
6 10 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.96%) SAS
7 9 (1.77%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (1.77%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.38%) ArcGIS
9 6 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.79%) Eucalyptus
11 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.59%) IIS
13 2 (0.39%) Documentum
14 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (7.27%) MS Project
2 34 (6.68%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.57%) MS Office
4 6 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (3.93%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.96%) Maximo
4 9 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.39%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.39%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.95%) DNS
2 14 (2.75%) Firewall
3 10 (1.96%) LAN
4 9 (1.77%) WAN
5 8 (1.57%) Internet
6 7 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.18%) SAN
8 5 (0.98%) VPN
9 4 (0.79%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.79%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.79%) Intranet
9 4 (0.79%) LDAP
10 3 (0.59%) DHCP
10 3 (0.59%) Network Security
10 3 (0.59%) SSL
11 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.39%) HTTP
11 2 (0.39%) SSH
11 2 (0.39%) VLAN
11 2 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.27%) Hadoop
2 31 (6.09%) Oracle Database
3 27 (5.30%) GIS
4 20 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (3.54%) Big Data
5 18 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (3.54%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.55%) HBase
7 10 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.18%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.79%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.79%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (4.32%) JIRA
2 12 (2.36%) Eclipse
3 9 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (1.77%) Cucumber
3 9 (1.77%) Spock
4 8 (1.57%) Geb
4 8 (1.57%) IntelliJ
4 8 (1.57%) Selenium
5 7 (1.38%) JUnit
5 7 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.79%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.79%) Maven
7 4 (0.79%) MSI
7 4 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.59%) Subversion
8 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
General
1 48 (9.43%) Finance
2 29 (5.70%) Law
3 6 (1.18%) Legal
4 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.20%) Banking
6 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (16.31%) Developer
2 47 (9.23%) Consultant
3 44 (8.64%) Project Manager
4 39 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 33 (6.48%) Analyst
6 29 (5.70%) Architect
7 27 (5.30%) Applications Support
8 20 (3.93%) Test Engineer
9 16 (3.14%) Designer
9 16 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (2.95%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 15 (2.95%) Support Engineer
11 14 (2.75%) Business Analyst
11 14 (2.75%) Business Manager
11 14 (2.75%) Head of Security
11 14 (2.75%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (2.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 14 (2.75%) Test Manager
12 13 (2.55%) DV Cleared Java Developer
12 13 (2.55%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.30%) Web Services
2 20 (3.93%) J2EE
3 18 (3.54%) XML
4 17 (3.34%) Spring
5 15 (2.95%) .NET
6 14 (2.75%) HTML
7 13 (2.55%) Grails
7 13 (2.55%) Hibernate
8 11 (2.16%) Apache Camel
8 11 (2.16%) CSS
8 11 (2.16%) RESTful
9 8 (1.57%) JAX-RS
9 8 (1.57%) JPA
9 8 (1.57%) Spring Boot
9 8 (1.57%) XSD
10 7 (1.38%) jQuery
10 7 (1.38%) JSON
10 7 (1.38%) REST
11 5 (0.98%) Drools
11 5 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.34%) User Experience
3 15 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.18%) BYOD
7 6 (1.18%) CESG
8 5 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.79%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.79%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.79%) Replication
10 3 (0.59%) Clustering
10 3 (0.59%) PMI
11 2 (0.39%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.49%) Linux
2 59 (11.59%) Windows
3 33 (6.48%) Unix
4 20 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.14%) AIX
6 12 (2.36%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.57%) CentOS
8 8 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) pSOS
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.15%) PRINCE2
2 72 (14.15%) Project Management
3 38 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (7.27%) ITIL
4 37 (7.27%) Waterfall
5 32 (6.29%) Migration
6 28 (5.50%) Change Management
6 28 (5.50%) Service Delivery
7 27 (5.30%) Information Security
8 25 (4.91%) Analytics
8 25 (4.91%) Change Control
8 25 (4.91%) Configuration Management
9 24 (4.72%) DevOps
9 24 (4.72%) Service Management
10 23 (4.52%) Scrum
11 22 (4.32%) Mentoring
11 22 (4.32%) Risk Management
12 21 (4.13%) Data Migration
12 21 (4.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 115 (22.59%) Java
2 67 (13.16%) SQL
3 60 (11.79%) C
4 32 (6.29%) PL/SQL
5 31 (6.09%) Python
6 25 (4.91%) JavaScript
7 23 (4.52%) Shell Script
8 22 (4.32%) C#
9 17 (3.34%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.34%) Groovy
10 10 (1.96%) SAS Macro
11 8 (1.57%) Perl
12 7 (1.38%) C++
13 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.59%) R
15 2 (0.39%) ABAP
15 2 (0.39%) Ruby
15 2 (0.39%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.39%) VB
15 2 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 509 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 204 (40.08%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 27 (5.30%) ISTQB
5 21 (4.13%) CTC Cleared
6 17 (3.34%) ISEB
7 14 (2.75%) BC Cleared
7 14 (2.75%) Degree
7 14 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (2.36%) CISSP
9 10 (1.96%) CISM
10 9 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.18%) CISA
12 5 (0.98%) CLAS
12 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.79%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.59%) APMP
14 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.95%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.18%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.59%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 33 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.98%) HDFS
5 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.39%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) Docker
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
7 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.20%) Snort
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.77%) Puppet
2 7 (1.38%) SCCM
3 6 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.20%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.20%) EnCase
6 1 (0.20%) FTK
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Nmap
6 1 (0.20%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.20%) Opsview
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.20%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 108 (21.22%) Oracle
2 34 (6.68%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.95%) HP
4 9 (1.77%) Cisco
4 9 (1.77%) Citrix
4 9 (1.77%) VMware
5 8 (1.57%) CheckPoint
5 8 (1.57%) OpenText
6 7 (1.38%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.38%) ESRI
6 7 (1.38%) i2
7 6 (1.18%) IBM
8 5 (0.98%) NetApp
8 5 (0.98%) Splunk
9 4 (0.79%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.79%) Google
9 4 (0.79%) Lumension
9 4 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.79%) Sophos
10 3 (0.59%) Greenplum
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Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
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First Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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Rate: £600 - £1000 per day
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London
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