The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 78 63 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +34
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 250 256 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.49% 2.76% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 10.94% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 125 65
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£417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £255 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £498 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 4
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.07 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £17.07 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £26.79 £20.03
% change year-on-year
+15.36% +33.75%
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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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2627 2340 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.13% 25.19% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1210 1081
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 105 111
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared across the South East region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the South East region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Hampshire -18 95 £413 -8.33% 1
Berkshire +8 90 £475 +21.79% 11
Buckinghamshire +8 51 £318 -2.30% 3
Kent - 2 £250 -
Surrey -10 1 £425 +6.25% 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 478 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 189 (39.54%) Microsoft
3 188 (39.33%) SC Cleared
4 167 (34.94%) Windows
5 116 (24.27%) ITIL
6 94 (19.67%) HP
7 90 (18.83%) Windows 7
8 87 (18.20%) Active Directory
9 77 (16.11%) MS Excel
10 57 (11.92%) SCCM
11 55 (11.51%) VMware
12 53 (11.09%) Service Management
13 51 (10.67%) Project Management
13 51 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (10.04%) MS Office
15 46 (9.62%) SQL
15 46 (9.62%) .NET
16 43 (9.00%) Configuration Management
17 41 (8.58%) Microsoft App-V
18 40 (8.37%) PRINCE2
19 39 (8.16%) Citrix
19 39 (8.16%) Migration
20 38 (7.95%) C#
21 37 (7.74%) UNIX
22 36 (7.53%) Cisco
23 34 (7.11%) Finance
24 33 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
25 32 (6.69%) Data Centre
26 31 (6.49%) Linux
26 31 (6.49%) Oracle

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 26 (5.44%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.09%) Lync
5 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.84%) Documentum
7 4 (0.84%) IIS
8 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.63%) Apache
8 3 (0.63%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.42%) SAS
9 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 77 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.04%) MS Office
3 22 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.14%) MS Project
5 10 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 13 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.28%) TCP/IP
2 26 (5.44%) LAN
2 26 (5.44%) Firewall
3 24 (5.02%) WAN
4 21 (4.39%) SAN
5 16 (3.35%) DNS
6 11 (2.30%) MPLS
7 10 (2.09%) VPN
7 10 (2.09%) SMTP
8 9 (1.88%) OSPF
8 9 (1.88%) EIGRP
8 9 (1.88%) Wireless
8 9 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.67%) WLAN
9 8 (1.67%) SSL
10 7 (1.46%) DHCP
10 7 (1.46%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.46%) FTP
10 7 (1.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (1.88%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.84%) MS Access
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.63%) MySQL
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.21%) Big Data
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (2.93%) StarTeam
2 11 (2.30%) MSI
3 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.84%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.63%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.63%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.63%) Subversion
5 2 (0.42%) Selenium
5 2 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.42%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.21%) NUnit
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 34 (7.11%) Finance
2 12 (2.51%) Military
3 9 (1.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.05%) Electronics
5 3 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.21%) Legal
6 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (12.34%) Analyst
2 45 (9.41%) Architect
3 40 (8.37%) Applications Packager
4 29 (6.07%) Project Manager
5 23 (4.81%) Support Engineer
6 20 (4.18%) Rollout Engineer
7 19 (3.97%) Developer
8 18 (3.77%) Consultant
8 18 (3.77%) Network Engineer
8 18 (3.77%) Service Manager
9 15 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (2.72%) Services Delivery Manager
10 13 (2.72%) Test Analyst
10 13 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (2.72%) Incident Manager
11 12 (2.51%) Network Architect
12 11 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (2.30%) Build Engineer
13 10 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.62%) .NET
2 20 (4.18%) JSP
3 19 (3.97%) HTML
4 16 (3.35%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.67%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.46%) XML
7 5 (1.05%) Middleware
8 3 (0.63%) CGI
8 3 (0.63%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.63%) SOAP
8 3 (0.63%) Web Services
9 2 (0.42%) XSLT
9 2 (0.42%) EJB
9 2 (0.42%) J2EE
9 2 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.42%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.42%) LAMP
9 2 (0.42%) Ajax
9 2 (0.42%) jQuery
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.69%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.56%) Client/Server
5 16 (3.35%) PKI
6 8 (1.67%) Clustering
7 7 (1.46%) CESG
8 6 (1.26%) Replication
8 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.05%) RMADS
10 4 (0.84%) User Experience
10 4 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.84%) Statistics
11 3 (0.63%) CCTV
11 3 (0.63%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.63%) CMDB
12 2 (0.42%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.21%) Social Network
13 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 167 (34.94%) Windows
2 90 (18.83%) Windows 7
3 51 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (7.74%) UNIX
5 31 (6.49%) Linux
6 23 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.05%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.05%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.84%) Android
12 3 (0.63%) HPUX
12 3 (0.63%) Solaris
13 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.21%) AIX
14 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (24.27%) ITIL
2 53 (11.09%) Service Management
3 51 (10.67%) Project Management
4 43 (9.00%) Configuration Management
5 40 (8.37%) PRINCE2
6 39 (8.16%) Migration
7 27 (5.65%) ITSM
8 23 (4.81%) Incident Management
9 22 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 20 (4.18%) Test Scripting
11 18 (3.77%) ITIL V3
12 16 (3.35%) Validation
13 14 (2.93%) Data Analysis
13 14 (2.93%) CRM
13 14 (2.93%) Mentoring
14 13 (2.72%) Software Testing
15 10 (2.09%) Enterprise Architecture
15 10 (2.09%) Programme Management
15 10 (2.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (1.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.62%) SQL
2 38 (7.95%) C#
3 24 (5.02%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.18%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.35%) C
6 13 (2.72%) C++
7 12 (2.51%) VBA
8 11 (2.30%) Java
9 10 (2.09%) VB
10 6 (1.26%) VBScript
11 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.84%) Python
12 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.42%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.42%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.21%) Pascal
15 1 (0.21%) PL/1
15 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 478 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 188 (39.33%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (4.81%) ISTQB
6 20 (4.18%) MCSE
7 19 (3.97%) MCP
7 19 (3.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 17 (3.56%) CCNA
9 16 (3.35%) CCNP
10 13 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (2.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 10 (2.09%) APMP
11 10 (2.09%) ISEB
12 9 (1.88%) Degree
13 8 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (1.46%) CISSP
15 6 (1.26%) CCIP
15 6 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (1.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.07%) SLA
2 7 (1.46%) QA
3 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.84%) BS25999
6 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.42%) P3O
7 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.21%) BS7799
7 1 (0.21%) BS15000
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (18.20%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 31 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.39%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.93%) vSphere
6 8 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.26%) XenApp
7 6 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.05%) Snort
9 4 (0.84%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.63%) UAG
10 3 (0.63%) Postfix
11 2 (0.42%) Firmware
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.21%) NFS
12 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 57 (11.92%) SCCM
2 25 (5.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (3.97%) OVSD
4 17 (3.56%) SCOM
5 13 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.26%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.05%) OpenView
8 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.84%) WSUS
9 3 (0.63%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.63%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.42%) Netcool
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.21%) Puppet
11 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 189 (39.54%) Microsoft
2 94 (19.67%) HP
3 55 (11.51%) VMware
4 39 (8.16%) Citrix
5 36 (7.53%) Cisco
6 31 (6.49%) Oracle
7 21 (4.39%) Symantec
8 18 (3.77%) Juniper
9 15 (3.14%) McAfee
9 15 (3.14%) Lumension
10 11 (2.30%) EMC
11 10 (2.09%) AppSense
12 8 (1.67%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.46%) F5
14 6 (1.26%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.05%) NetApp
15 5 (1.05%) Dell
15 5 (1.05%) IBM
15 5 (1.05%) Sourcefire
16 3 (0.63%) TOWER Software
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