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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England / North West
Rank 135 136 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 4 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 3.08% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 11
Median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £435 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £489 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £55.55 £55.65
% change year-on-year
-30.69% -0.17%

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
503 714 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.16% 18.90% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 363 343
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 60
Median hourly rate £41.63 £39.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £16.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Lancashire +14 2 - -
Manchester +3 1 £400 -15.78% 2
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (82.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) SAP
3 8 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (21.43%) CISSP
4 6 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (17.86%) BC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
5 5 (17.86%) MBCS
5 5 (17.86%) CITP
5 5 (17.86%) CESG
5 5 (17.86%) Information Security
5 5 (17.86%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (17.86%) IISP
6 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (14.29%) SAP FI
6 4 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) C
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) SAP CO
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security
6 4 (14.29%) Investment Management
6 4 (14.29%) SAP Data Services

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 3 (10.71%) GlassFish
1 3 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 4 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 4 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.57%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 4 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (14.29%) SAP HANA
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse RCP
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.14%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Avionics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Domain Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Management Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Principal Architect
4 4 (14.29%) SAP FI Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Principal Security Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) CISSP Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) EJB
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
1 3 (10.71%) Swing
1 3 (10.71%) SWT
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (17.86%) CESG
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.86%) Information Security
1 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
1 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
1 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
2 4 (14.29%) Analytics
2 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (14.29%) ERP
2 4 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.71%) Social Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) HOOD
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Ada
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (82.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (21.43%) CISSP
4 5 (17.86%) BC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (17.86%) CITP
4 5 (17.86%) IISP
4 5 (17.86%) MBCS
5 2 (7.14%) CISM
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.57%) HND
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.57%) SANS
6 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kibana
1 1 (3.57%) logstash
1 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk