The first table below looks at the demand for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 85 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.081% 0.53% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 3.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.18% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 179 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.35% 15.72% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 88
Average daily rate £310 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix