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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 122 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 36 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 2.41% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 1
Average daily rate £475 £488 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +39.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
732 664 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.31% 20.30% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 338 239
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +47.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 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
Cumbria +10 18 £378 +51.00%
Manchester -14 13 £475 -5.00% 2
Merseyside +2 4 £485 - 1
Lancashire +1 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 66 (81.48%) SC Cleared
3 40 (49.38%) SAP
4 19 (23.46%) Information Security
5 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (22.22%) C
6 15 (18.52%) C++
6 15 (18.52%) User Experience
7 14 (17.28%) System Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Python
7 14 (17.28%) TDD
7 14 (17.28%) Computer Forensics
8 12 (14.81%) SAP PM
8 12 (14.81%) Bluetooth
9 10 (12.35%) Requirements Management
10 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.11%) Project Management
10 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (9.88%) Quality Management
11 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.64%) SAP CS
12 7 (8.64%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.64%) SAP SM
12 7 (8.64%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (7.41%) BC Cleared
13 6 (7.41%) SAP MM
13 6 (7.41%) Java
13 6 (7.41%) Oracle
13 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
14 5 (6.17%) SAP QM

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.70%) GlassFish
2 3 (3.70%) JBoss
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.70%) MS Project
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (14.81%) SAP PM
2 7 (8.64%) SAP CS
2 7 (8.64%) SAP SM
3 6 (7.41%) SAP MM
4 5 (6.17%) SAP HR
4 5 (6.17%) SAP QM
5 4 (4.94%) SAP SD
6 2 (2.47%) SAP WM
7 1 (1.23%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.70%) Network Security
3 2 (2.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.23%) LAN
4 1 (1.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.70%) SAP HANA
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.70%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (2.47%) GDB
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
1 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Consultant
2 28 (34.57%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (20.99%) Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.64%) SAP PM Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Python Software Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Change Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) HR Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) SAP HR Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) SAP MM Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) SAP QM Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Communications Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Junior
8 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) EJB
1 3 (3.70%) J2EE
1 3 (3.70%) Spring
1 3 (3.70%) Spring Security
1 3 (3.70%) Swing
1 3 (3.70%) SWT
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) HTML5
2 2 (2.47%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) User Experience
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) BYOD
4 3 (3.70%) CESG
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Unix
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) HPUX
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Information Security
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) Computer Forensics
3 14 (17.28%) System Testing
3 14 (17.28%) TDD
4 10 (12.35%) Requirements Management
5 9 (11.11%) Project Management
5 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.88%) Quality Management
6 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.64%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Change Control
8 5 (6.17%) Document Management
9 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 4 (4.94%) Communications Security
9 4 (4.94%) Information Assurance
9 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.94%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) C
2 15 (18.52%) C++
3 14 (17.28%) Python
4 6 (7.41%) Java
5 3 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 66 (81.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (7.41%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.70%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Degree
6 2 (2.47%) ISEB
6 2 (2.47%) MCDST
6 2 (2.47%) MCP
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CISSP
7 1 (1.23%) CITP
7 1 (1.23%) IISP
7 1 (1.23%) MBCS
7 1 (1.23%) PMP
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO26262
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) SAP
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) Sun
4 3 (3.70%) Sybase
5 2 (2.47%) Capita
5 2 (2.47%) Symantec
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