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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 125 126 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 0.55% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£475 - £390
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -25.69%
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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
642 544 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.99% 19.21% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 250 272
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 47 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £33.62 £31.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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

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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 24 December 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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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 24 December 2014. 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
Manchester -5 8 £488 - 1
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) J2EE
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (15.79%) AMQP
6 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.79%) Talend
6 3 (15.79%) Metadata Management
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) AMQP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Toad
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) EJB
3 2 (10.53%) Java EE
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) WinForms
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Data Management
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Metadata Management
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
4 2 (10.53%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) MCPD
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.79%) Talend
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat