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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 191 176 189
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 243 276 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.26% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% 7.36% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 86
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £364 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.08 £37.85 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.46% -2.96%
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
4038 3752 3205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.98% 17.09% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2690 2348 1987
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 89 105
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £39.70 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -84 43 £456 -7.59% 14
Feltham - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 400 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 137 (34.25%) Oracle
3 106 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (26.00%) Windows
5 94 (23.50%) SC Cleared
6 89 (22.25%) Java
7 80 (20.00%) Linux
8 68 (17.00%) SQL
9 66 (16.50%) ITIL
10 54 (13.50%) WebLogic
11 53 (13.25%) Project Management
12 51 (12.75%) C#
13 50 (12.50%) .NET
13 50 (12.50%) UNIX
14 47 (11.75%) Microsoft
15 44 (11.00%) Scrum
16 43 (10.75%) Oracle Database
17 39 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (9.50%) PL/SQL
19 37 (9.25%) JavaScript
20 34 (8.50%) J2EE
21 33 (8.25%) Service Delivery
22 32 (8.00%) HP
22 32 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
23 30 (7.50%) Finance
23 30 (7.50%) Red Hat
24 29 (7.25%) VMware
24 29 (7.25%) MS Excel
24 29 (7.25%) WebSphere
24 29 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 54 (13.50%) WebLogic
2 29 (7.25%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 13 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.50%) JBoss
5 9 (2.25%) IIS
5 9 (2.25%) Oracle BPEL
6 8 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.75%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.50%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.25%) Apache
10 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.50%) Confluence
12 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.50%) SAS
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 29 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.50%) MS Project
3 12 (3.00%) MS Office
4 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.50%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.25%) PaaS
1 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.75%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.50%) Internet
3 16 (4.00%) DNS
4 12 (3.00%) SAN
5 11 (2.75%) Firewall
5 11 (2.75%) DHCP
6 10 (2.50%) Wireshark
7 7 (1.75%) NAS
7 7 (1.75%) HTTP
7 7 (1.75%) LDAP
8 6 (1.50%) AMQP
9 4 (1.00%) VPN
9 4 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.75%) LAN
10 3 (0.75%) WAN
10 3 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.75%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.75%) Network Security
10 3 (0.75%) VLAN
11 2 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.75%) Oracle Database
2 32 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 28 (7.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.50%) MySQL
4 14 (3.50%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.25%) Big Data
10 4 (1.00%) TKPROF
10 4 (1.00%) OLTP
11 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.50%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.25%) JIRA
2 22 (5.50%) Eclipse
3 13 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (2.75%) Subversion
5 10 (2.50%) Ant
6 8 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.75%) JMeter
7 7 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
8 6 (1.50%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.50%) NeoLoad
9 5 (1.25%) JUnit
9 5 (1.25%) Maven
9 5 (1.25%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.00%) MSI
10 4 (1.00%) Selenium
10 4 (1.00%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (7.50%) Finance
2 8 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.75%) Law
3 3 (0.75%) Legal
4 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.25%) Military
5 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (13.75%) Developer
2 53 (13.25%) Analyst
3 49 (12.25%) Consultant
4 30 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 27 (6.75%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.50%) Java Developer
7 24 (6.00%) Architect
8 18 (4.50%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.50%) Applications Consultant
8 18 (4.50%) Support Consultant
8 18 (4.50%) Applications Support Consultant
9 15 (3.75%) Test Analyst
10 14 (3.50%) Tester
10 14 (3.50%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (3.50%) J2EE Developer
11 12 (3.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (2.75%) Administrator
13 10 (2.50%) Support Engineer
14 9 (2.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.50%) .NET
2 34 (8.50%) J2EE
3 28 (7.00%) HTML
4 20 (5.00%) Middleware
5 19 (4.75%) Web Services
6 18 (4.50%) XML
7 14 (3.50%) Java EE
8 13 (3.25%) Hibernate
8 13 (3.25%) CSS
8 13 (3.25%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.25%) JPA
9 11 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (2.50%) JSP
10 10 (2.50%) Spring
11 9 (2.25%) JSF
11 9 (2.25%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.25%) Oracle ADF
11 9 (2.25%) XSLT
12 8 (2.00%) EJB
13 7 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.50%) Open Source
3 11 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.25%) Replication
6 7 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.50%) Clustering
7 6 (1.50%) GIS
8 5 (1.25%) CESG
8 5 (1.25%) User Experience
9 4 (1.00%) W3C
10 3 (0.75%) Human Factors
10 3 (0.75%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.75%) Wiki
11 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.50%) RMADS
11 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 104 (26.00%) Windows
2 80 (20.00%) Linux
3 50 (12.50%) UNIX
4 29 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.00%) AIX
8 4 (1.00%) HPUX
8 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.75%) Solaris
9 3 (0.75%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.25%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) SUSE
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) webOS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (16.50%) ITIL
3 53 (13.25%) Project Management
4 44 (11.00%) Scrum
5 33 (8.25%) Service Delivery
6 24 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 23 (5.75%) OO
8 22 (5.50%) Configuration Management
8 22 (5.50%) Migration
8 22 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (5.50%) Test Scripting
8 22 (5.50%) DevOps
9 17 (4.25%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (4.25%) Service Management
10 16 (4.00%) Test Automation
11 15 (3.75%) Test Strategy
11 15 (3.75%) RAD
12 14 (3.50%) Change Management
12 14 (3.50%) BPEL
12 14 (3.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (22.25%) Java
2 68 (17.00%) SQL
3 51 (12.75%) C#
4 38 (9.50%) PL/SQL
5 37 (9.25%) JavaScript
6 27 (6.75%) Shell Script
7 17 (4.25%) C
8 15 (3.75%) Python
9 13 (3.25%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.00%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.75%) Perl
12 7 (1.75%) VB
13 5 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.00%) XPath
15 3 (0.75%) VBA
16 2 (0.50%) C++
17 1 (0.25%) PHP
17 1 (0.25%) VC++
17 1 (0.25%) SAS Macro
17 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 400 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 94 (23.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.50%) Degree
5 9 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.75%) ISEB
7 6 (1.50%) CISSP
7 6 (1.50%) MCP
7 6 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.25%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.00%) MCPD
9 4 (1.00%) HND
9 4 (1.00%) MCSE
9 4 (1.00%) VCP4
9 4 (1.00%) MCITP
10 3 (0.75%) CISM
11 2 (0.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.25%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.50%) GAAP
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.00%) vSphere
4 8 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.00%) XenApp
8 4 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.00%) Firmware
9 3 (0.75%) NFS
9 3 (0.75%) Samba
9 3 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) Nmap
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 22 (5.50%) Puppet
2 9 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (2.00%) SCCM
4 6 (1.50%) Data Guard
5 5 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.75%) SCOM
6 3 (0.75%) WSUS
6 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 137 (34.25%) Oracle
2 47 (11.75%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.00%) HP
4 30 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 29 (7.25%) VMware
6 18 (4.50%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.25%) Sybase
8 8 (2.00%) Citrix
8 8 (2.00%) NetApp
9 7 (1.75%) Cisco
10 6 (1.50%) Infoblox
10 6 (1.50%) Google
11 5 (1.25%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.25%) Sun
11 5 (1.25%) McAfee
11 5 (1.25%) ESRI
12 4 (1.00%) IBM
12 4 (1.00%) Splunk
13 3 (0.75%) TOWER Software
13 3 (0.75%) Brocade
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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LA International
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City, London
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Rate: flexible
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