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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 137 131 142
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£500 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.79 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -19.90%
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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
597 493 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.11% 17.20% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 237 326
Average daily rate £350 £320 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 52 56
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +53.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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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

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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 29 August 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
Cheshire - 2 - -
Manchester -11 1 £500 +31.57%
DV Cleared
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) Talend
4 3 (30.00%) Metadata Management
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
5 2 (20.00%) RMADS
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (30.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Metadata Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Talend