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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 129 131 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 27 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 0.65% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 2
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£483 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.84 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.96% -21.42%
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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
797 612 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.53% 19.69% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 295 196
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 76 34
Average hourly rate £37.00 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.70 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £34.00 £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -2 9 £500 -
Cheshire - 7 £500 -
Cumbria - 7 £378 - 5
Lancashire +2 3 £385 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (53.49%) Java
3 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (39.53%) OO
4 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
5 16 (37.21%) Oracle
5 16 (37.21%) Windows
5 16 (37.21%) Linux
6 14 (32.56%) Ant
6 14 (32.56%) TDD
6 14 (32.56%) JIRA
7 13 (30.23%) JUnit
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
8 12 (27.91%) Scrum
9 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
9 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (25.58%) Hadoop
10 10 (23.26%) Puppet
10 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
10 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
10 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
10 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
10 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
11 9 (20.93%) Open Source
11 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
12 8 (18.60%) User Stories
12 8 (18.60%) AMQP
12 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
12 8 (18.60%) JMS
12 8 (18.60%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
1 7 (16.28%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.65%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) AMQP
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Hadoop
2 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
2 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
4 7 (16.28%) Big Data
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) MS Access
6 1 (2.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Ant
1 14 (32.56%) JIRA
2 13 (30.23%) JUnit
3 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
4 8 (18.60%) Subversion
5 7 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (16.28%) Mercurial
5 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
5 7 (16.28%) Gradle
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Process Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Security Assurance Manager
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) JMS
2 7 (16.28%) JSON
2 7 (16.28%) Java EE
2 7 (16.28%) J2EE
2 7 (16.28%) EJB
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 6 (13.95%) jQuery
3 6 (13.95%) CSS
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) WinForms
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) OO
3 14 (32.56%) TDD
4 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
5 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
7 8 (18.60%) User Stories
8 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
8 7 (16.28%) MapReduce
8 7 (16.28%) Software Delivery
9 6 (13.95%) OOP
9 6 (13.95%) OOD
10 3 (6.98%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.98%) Stress Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Time Management
10 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.98%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Lua
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CISSP
4 2 (4.65%) MCTS
4 2 (4.65%) CISM
5 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.33%) MCPD
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Puppet
2 7 (16.28%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) OpenText
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) Sun
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