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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 141 102 132
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +30
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 16 54 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 1.30% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 6.86% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Median daily rate £663 £355 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.61% -25.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £352 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +12.36%
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
586 787 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.65% 18.97% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 434 330
Median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £535 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 52
Median hourly rate £35.63 £30.15 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +78.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.71 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Cheshire +19 6 £675 +80.00%
Manchester -8 5 £500 +17.64% 4
Cumbria -1 4 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (60.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) Java
4 8 (24.24%) SAP
4 8 (24.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (21.21%) EJB
5 7 (21.21%) J2EE
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.18%) Sybase
6 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
6 6 (18.18%) JBoss
6 6 (18.18%) Swing
6 6 (18.18%) Unix
6 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 6 (18.18%) Information Security
6 6 (18.18%) CESG
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (18.18%) Eclipse RCP
6 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 6 (18.18%) GlassFish
6 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 6 (18.18%) SWT
7 5 (15.15%) JIRA
7 5 (15.15%) CITP
7 5 (15.15%) MBCS
7 5 (15.15%) Load Testing

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 6 (18.18%) GlassFish
1 6 (18.18%) JBoss
1 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP CO
1 4 (12.12%) SAP FI
1 4 (12.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.03%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Network Security
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) AMQP
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (12.12%) SAP BW
2 4 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (12.12%) SAP HANA
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.03%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 6 (18.18%) Eclipse RCP
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
1 10 (30.30%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Security Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Domain Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Management Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Principal Architect
5 4 (12.12%) SAP FI Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Security Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Principal Security Architect
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) CISSP Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) EJB
1 7 (21.21%) J2EE
2 6 (18.18%) Swing
2 6 (18.18%) SWT
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) Java EE
4 1 (3.03%) JSF
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (18.18%) CESG
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.18%) Information Security
1 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 5 (15.15%) Load Testing
2 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
3 4 (12.12%) Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
3 4 (12.12%) Investment Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.09%) Social Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (60.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (15.15%) BC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CISSP
4 5 (15.15%) CITP
4 5 (15.15%) IISP
4 5 (15.15%) MBCS
5 2 (6.06%) CISM
5 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB
6 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Sybase
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat