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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 207 210 172
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 221 226 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.99% 0.93% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.13% 5.64% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 142 126
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£460 £450 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -6.77%
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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
3603 4008 3411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.15% 16.55% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 2665 2057
Average daily rate £413 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 115 117
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -59 37 £425 -10.52% 7
Feltham - - - -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 441 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 154 (34.92%) Oracle
3 121 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (25.85%) Windows
5 101 (22.90%) SC Cleared
6 100 (22.68%) Java
7 92 (20.86%) Linux
8 73 (16.55%) SQL
9 69 (15.65%) ITIL
10 64 (14.51%) WebLogic
11 59 (13.38%) UNIX
12 58 (13.15%) Project Management
13 54 (12.24%) C#
14 53 (12.02%) Microsoft
15 52 (11.79%) Scrum
16 51 (11.56%) .NET
17 50 (11.34%) Oracle Database
18 45 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (9.30%) PL/SQL
20 38 (8.62%) Finance
21 37 (8.39%) J2EE
22 36 (8.16%) VMware
23 35 (7.94%) JavaScript
23 35 (7.94%) WebSphere
24 34 (7.71%) Oracle Database 11g
24 34 (7.71%) MS Excel
25 33 (7.48%) Service Delivery
26 31 (7.03%) PRINCE2
26 31 (7.03%) SQL Server
26 31 (7.03%) Red Hat

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 64 (14.51%) WebLogic
2 35 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 17 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.40%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (2.27%) JBoss
6 9 (2.04%) IIS
6 9 (2.04%) Oracle BPEL
7 8 (1.81%) GlassFish
8 7 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.36%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.13%) Apache
11 4 (0.91%) SAS
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.68%) Eucalyptus
13 2 (0.45%) Confluence
13 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.45%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.45%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.08%) MS Project
3 15 (3.40%) MS Office
4 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Revit
6 1 (0.23%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.59%) Maximo
3 6 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Primavera
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 18 (4.08%) DNS
1 18 (4.08%) Internet
2 14 (3.17%) SAN
3 13 (2.95%) Firewall
4 12 (2.72%) DHCP
5 10 (2.27%) LDAP
6 9 (2.04%) LAN
7 8 (1.81%) NAS
8 7 (1.59%) Wireshark
9 6 (1.36%) AMQP
10 5 (1.13%) VoIP
10 5 (1.13%) WAN
10 5 (1.13%) VPN
11 4 (0.91%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.91%) HTTP
12 3 (0.68%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.34%) Oracle Database
2 34 (7.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 31 (7.03%) SQL Server
4 15 (3.40%) MySQL
5 13 (2.95%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.13%) OLTP
9 5 (1.13%) Big Data
9 5 (1.13%) TKPROF
10 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.45%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.45%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 27 (6.12%) JIRA
2 24 (5.44%) Eclipse
3 13 (2.95%) Ant
3 13 (2.95%) Subversion
3 13 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.81%) Eclipse RCP
6 7 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.59%) Maven
6 7 (1.59%) JMeter
7 6 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.36%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.36%) JUnit
7 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.36%) NeoLoad
8 5 (1.13%) Artifactory
8 5 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.91%) MSI
9 4 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 38 (8.62%) Finance
2 8 (1.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.68%) Legal
4 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
4 2 (0.45%) Law
5 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (14.97%) Developer
2 57 (12.93%) Analyst
3 50 (11.34%) Consultant
4 34 (7.71%) Applications Support
5 29 (6.58%) Java Developer
6 26 (5.90%) Project Manager
7 21 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.31%) Applications Consultant
9 18 (4.08%) Support Consultant
9 18 (4.08%) Tester
9 18 (4.08%) Architect
9 18 (4.08%) Applications Support Consultant
10 17 (3.85%) Administrator
11 15 (3.40%) Test Analyst
12 14 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
12 14 (3.17%) J2EE Developer
13 12 (2.72%) Change Manager
13 12 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (2.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 11 (2.49%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.56%) .NET
2 37 (8.39%) J2EE
3 30 (6.80%) HTML
4 24 (5.44%) Web Services
5 23 (5.22%) Middleware
6 21 (4.76%) XML
7 17 (3.85%) Hibernate
8 16 (3.63%) CSS
9 15 (3.40%) Java EE
9 15 (3.40%) JPA
10 13 (2.95%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (2.49%) Spring
11 11 (2.49%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.49%) XSLT
12 9 (2.04%) Oracle ADF
12 9 (2.04%) EJB
12 9 (2.04%) JSP
12 9 (2.04%) JSF
12 9 (2.04%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.63%) Open Source
3 12 (2.72%) Replication
4 10 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.81%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.59%) User Experience
7 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.36%) GIS
8 5 (1.13%) W3C
8 5 (1.13%) Wiki
8 5 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.91%) Human Factors
9 4 (0.91%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.68%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.68%) Clustering
10 3 (0.68%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 114 (25.85%) Windows
2 92 (20.86%) Linux
3 59 (13.38%) UNIX
4 30 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.72%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.36%) AIX
9 5 (1.13%) CentOS
9 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.68%) HPUX
10 3 (0.68%) Solaris
10 3 (0.68%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.23%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (15.65%) ITIL
3 58 (13.15%) Project Management
4 52 (11.79%) Scrum
5 33 (7.48%) Service Delivery
6 31 (7.03%) PRINCE2
7 30 (6.80%) Configuration Management
8 28 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (5.90%) DevOps
10 25 (5.67%) OO
11 24 (5.44%) Test Scripting
12 20 (4.54%) Migration
13 19 (4.31%) Project Planning
14 18 (4.08%) Service Management
14 18 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (3.85%) Test Automation
15 17 (3.85%) BPEL
16 16 (3.63%) RAD
17 15 (3.40%) UML
17 15 (3.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (22.68%) Java
2 73 (16.55%) SQL
3 54 (12.24%) C#
4 41 (9.30%) PL/SQL
5 35 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 30 (6.80%) Shell Script
7 25 (5.67%) C
8 17 (3.85%) Python
9 16 (3.63%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.95%) Perl
10 13 (2.95%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.81%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.59%) VB
13 5 (1.13%) XPath
14 2 (0.45%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.45%) VBA
14 2 (0.45%) C++
15 1 (0.23%) PHP
15 1 (0.23%) VC++
15 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 441 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 101 (22.90%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.27%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.81%) Degree
7 7 (1.59%) ISEB
7 7 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.36%) MCP
8 6 (1.36%) MCSE
8 6 (1.36%) Sun Certification
9 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.91%) HND
10 4 (0.91%) CISSP
10 4 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.91%) APMP
10 4 (0.91%) MCPD
10 4 (0.91%) MCITP
11 3 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.04%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.45%) GAAP
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.49%) vSphere
4 10 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.59%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.36%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.91%) Firmware
9 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.68%) Samba
9 3 (0.68%) XenApp
10 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.45%) NFS
11 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 31 (7.03%) Puppet
2 10 (2.27%) SCCM
3 8 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.59%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.59%) Oracle Flashback
5 6 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.91%) SCOM
7 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.68%) WSUS
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.23%) Nessus
9 1 (0.23%) Nmap
9 1 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.23%) SCSM
9 1 (0.23%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 154 (34.92%) Oracle
2 53 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 36 (8.16%) VMware
4 31 (7.03%) Red Hat
5 28 (6.35%) HP
6 20 (4.54%) Atlassian
7 17 (3.85%) Cisco
8 12 (2.72%) Citrix
8 12 (2.72%) NetApp
9 10 (2.27%) Sybase
10 7 (1.59%) Google
11 6 (1.36%) Infoblox
11 6 (1.36%) Sun
12 5 (1.13%) IBM
12 5 (1.13%) McAfee
12 5 (1.13%) Splunk
13 4 (0.91%) ESRI
13 4 (0.91%) Apple
13 4 (0.91%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.68%) Dell
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