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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 128 129 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 20 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 0.89% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -10.00%
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 £30.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.93%
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
720 560 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.96% 19.76% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 250 163
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 90 33
Average hourly rate £46.71 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.50% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £36.07 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 13 £500 +42.85%
Cumbria - 3 £250 - 4
Cheshire 0 2 £500 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (60.61%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 16 (48.48%) Windows
4 16 (48.48%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) JIRA
6 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) OO
6 11 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 10 (30.30%) Puppet
7 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
7 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
7 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
8 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 9 (27.27%) Open Source
8 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 8 (24.24%) AMQP
9 8 (24.24%) Atlassian
9 8 (24.24%) Internet
9 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
9 8 (24.24%) Web Services
9 8 (24.24%) JMS
9 8 (24.24%) Ant
9 8 (24.24%) JUnit
9 8 (24.24%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (21.21%) WebLogic
1 7 (21.21%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.06%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
1 8 (24.24%) AMQP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
2 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 7 (21.21%) Big Data
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) MS Access
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) JIRA
2 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
3 8 (24.24%) Ant
3 8 (24.24%) JUnit
4 7 (21.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (21.21%) Mercurial
4 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
4 7 (21.21%) Gradle
4 7 (21.21%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.03%) Toad
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Security Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
1 8 (24.24%) JMS
2 7 (21.21%) EJB
2 7 (21.21%) Java EE
2 7 (21.21%) JSON
3 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) WPF
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) WinForms
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Open Source
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
2 11 (33.33%) OO
2 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) MapReduce
6 7 (21.21%) User Stories
7 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
8 3 (9.09%) V-Model
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) Time Management
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) MCPD
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
2 7 (21.21%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Atlassian
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) OpenText
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
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