The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 146 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 8 41 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 1.06% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 5.06% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 1
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £417 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
687 810 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.82% 20.94% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 433 296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 60 57
Median hourly rate £42.73 £30.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.60 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £56.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester -5 4 £475 -5.00% 5
Lancashire -4 1 £373 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 North West region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) BC Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 9 (28.13%) SAP
7 9 (28.13%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) Scrum
7 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 9 (28.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (28.13%) Java EE
8 8 (25.00%) Local Government
9 7 (21.88%) Change Management
9 7 (21.88%) Communications Security
9 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (15.63%) JIRA
12 4 (12.50%) OO
12 4 (12.50%) OOD
12 4 (12.50%) EJB
12 4 (12.50%) J2EE
12 4 (12.50%) User Experience
12 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (12.50%) Confluence
13 3 (9.38%) HTML5
13 3 (9.38%) CSS3
13 3 (9.38%) Eclipse RCP

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) GlassFish
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) AMQP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.13%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (25.00%) Local Government
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Change Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Communications Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) UX Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Business Manager
8 2 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Juniper Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Migration Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) Java EE
3 4 (12.50%) EJB
3 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) CSS3
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) HTML5
4 3 (9.38%) Swing
4 3 (9.38%) SWT
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (3.13%) JSF
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) TDD
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
3 7 (21.88%) Communications Security
4 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) OOD
6 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) ABAP
3 2 (6.25%) SAPscript
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) BC Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) VMware