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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 56 121 135
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +14
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 266 136 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.87% 1.56% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.21% 6.76% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 59 60
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.55 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +23.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.32% -19.90%
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England

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
2372 2013 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.56% 23.05% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1049 1062
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 106 149
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.36 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -41.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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
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 19 September 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
Hampshire +18 147 £450 +19.04% 16
Berkshire +30 73 £400 -11.11% 17
Buckinghamshire +14 37 £360 +41.17% 7
Surrey - 9 £413 - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 572 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 244 (42.66%) SC Cleared
3 220 (38.46%) Windows
4 212 (37.06%) Microsoft
5 135 (23.60%) HP
6 87 (15.21%) Active Directory
6 87 (15.21%) ITIL
7 83 (14.51%) VMware
8 81 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (13.81%) Oracle
10 75 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 71 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 69 (12.06%) MS Exchange
13 65 (11.36%) ISTQB
14 63 (11.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 62 (10.84%) Windows 7
16 58 (10.14%) Citrix
17 57 (9.97%) Project Management
18 55 (9.62%) JSP
19 54 (9.44%) UNIX
19 54 (9.44%) PowerShell
20 51 (8.92%) Service Management
21 50 (8.74%) .NET
22 49 (8.57%) Cisco
22 49 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
23 47 (8.22%) HTML
23 47 (8.22%) ASP.NET
24 46 (8.04%) JavaScript
24 46 (8.04%) Linux
24 46 (8.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 69 (12.06%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (2.62%) Documentum
6 14 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.10%) IIS
8 8 (1.40%) MS Project Server
9 6 (1.05%) Lync
9 6 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.87%) Apache
11 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.35%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.17%) Confluence
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.99%) MS Project
3 36 (6.29%) MS Office
4 8 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (5.59%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 42 (7.34%) Firewall
3 40 (6.99%) SAN
4 36 (6.29%) DNS
5 33 (5.77%) X.400
5 33 (5.77%) X.500
6 23 (4.02%) Network Security
7 20 (3.50%) SMTP
8 17 (2.97%) Internet
9 15 (2.62%) LDAP
10 14 (2.45%) HTTP
11 13 (2.27%) LAN
11 13 (2.27%) WAN
12 12 (2.10%) DHCP
12 12 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.57%) FTP
13 9 (1.57%) HTTPS
14 8 (1.40%) OSPF
14 8 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.22%) Big Data
5 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.05%) OLAP
6 6 (1.05%) EDRMS
7 5 (0.87%) MS Access
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.70%) DTS
8 4 (0.70%) IDOL
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.35%) DB2
11 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (4.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (2.27%) StarTeam
3 12 (2.10%) MSI
3 12 (2.10%) Subversion
4 10 (1.75%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.57%) JUnit
6 8 (1.40%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.87%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.87%) Ant
8 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.52%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.35%) Trac
11 1 (0.17%) JIRA
11 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.17%) Mockito
General
1 38 (6.64%) Finance
2 32 (5.59%) Military
3 10 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.05%) Legal
5 2 (0.35%) Electronics
5 2 (0.35%) Publishing
6 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (10.14%) Analyst
2 49 (8.57%) Architect
3 36 (6.29%) Developer
4 28 (4.90%) Build Engineer
5 26 (4.55%) Consultant
5 26 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 25 (4.37%) Tester
7 18 (3.15%) Support Analyst
8 17 (2.97%) Test Analyst
9 16 (2.80%) Support Engineer
10 14 (2.45%) Applications Packager
10 14 (2.45%) Rollout Engineer
11 13 (2.27%) Integration Engineer
11 13 (2.27%) Test Specialist
11 13 (2.27%) Service Manager
11 13 (2.27%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (2.27%) Administrator
11 13 (2.27%) Network Engineer
12 11 (1.92%) Java Developer
12 11 (1.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.62%) JSP
2 50 (8.74%) .NET
3 47 (8.22%) HTML
3 47 (8.22%) ASP.NET
4 24 (4.20%) XML
5 15 (2.62%) Application Packaging
6 9 (1.57%) WDK
7 8 (1.40%) Web Services
8 5 (0.87%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.87%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 5 (0.87%) LAMP
9 4 (0.70%) Middleware
9 4 (0.70%) OLE
10 3 (0.52%) REST
11 2 (0.35%) SOAP
11 2 (0.35%) Spring
12 1 (0.17%) BC4J
12 1 (0.17%) JSON
12 1 (0.17%) jQuery
12 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.45%) Management Information System
2 14 (2.45%) Clustering
3 11 (1.92%) PKI
3 11 (1.92%) Replication
4 7 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.05%) Open Source
6 5 (0.87%) Taxonomies
6 5 (0.87%) Device Driver
6 5 (0.87%) Firmware
6 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.52%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.52%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.35%) CCTV
9 2 (0.35%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.17%) Economics
10 1 (0.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 220 (38.46%) Windows
2 81 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (10.84%) Windows 7
5 54 (9.44%) UNIX
6 46 (8.04%) Linux
7 45 (7.87%) Windows XP
8 17 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.45%) Android
10 13 (2.27%) Windows 2000
11 11 (1.92%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.22%) Solaris
14 6 (1.05%) CentOS
15 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.87%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.35%) AIX
16 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (15.21%) ITIL
2 57 (9.97%) Project Management
3 51 (8.92%) Service Management
4 40 (6.99%) Service Delivery
5 37 (6.47%) Migration
6 35 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 33 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 32 (5.59%) Configuration Management
9 29 (5.07%) Knowledge Management
10 26 (4.55%) CRM
11 25 (4.37%) Integration Testing
12 21 (3.67%) Incident Management
13 20 (3.50%) Validation
14 19 (3.32%) Problem Management
14 19 (3.32%) Software Distribution
15 18 (3.15%) Software Engineering
16 17 (2.97%) Workflow
16 17 (2.97%) Functional Testing
17 16 (2.80%) Test Automation
17 16 (2.80%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.44%) PowerShell
2 46 (8.04%) JavaScript
3 42 (7.34%) SQL
4 34 (5.94%) VBScript
5 32 (5.59%) C#
6 27 (4.72%) Java
7 23 (4.02%) VB
8 17 (2.97%) C
9 11 (1.92%) Python
10 9 (1.57%) VBA
11 7 (1.22%) C++
12 6 (1.05%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.17%) Perl
14 1 (0.17%) PHP
14 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.17%) Golang
Qualifications
1 572 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 244 (42.66%) SC Cleared
3 65 (11.36%) ISTQB
4 46 (8.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 41 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (4.90%) MCSE
8 23 (4.02%) CCNA
9 18 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (2.80%) MCP
11 13 (2.27%) MCITP
11 13 (2.27%) CCNP
12 12 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (1.22%) HNC
13 7 (1.22%) HND
14 6 (1.05%) Degree
14 6 (1.05%) MOS
15 5 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.87%) MCTS
15 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.90%) QA
2 25 (4.37%) SLA
3 7 (1.22%) BS15000
4 5 (0.87%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.70%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 87 (15.21%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.24%) vSphere
4 25 (4.37%) XenDesktop
5 21 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.97%) Hyper-V
8 16 (2.80%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (1.40%) NFS
10 7 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (1.05%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.87%) Squid
12 5 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.87%) Postfix
12 5 (0.87%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.70%) XenApp
13 4 (0.70%) Nmap
14 3 (0.52%) vCloud
15 2 (0.35%) Xen
16 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 63 (11.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 32 (5.59%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (3.50%) SCCM
4 14 (2.45%) SCOM
5 13 (2.27%) OVSD
6 10 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (1.57%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.40%) Netcool
9 7 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (1.05%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.87%) Netcool/Webtop
11 5 (0.87%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
11 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 212 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 135 (23.60%) HP
3 83 (14.51%) VMware
4 79 (13.81%) Oracle
5 58 (10.14%) Citrix
6 49 (8.57%) Cisco
7 23 (4.02%) Lumension
8 22 (3.85%) McAfee
9 16 (2.80%) Symantec
9 16 (2.80%) Clearswift
10 12 (2.10%) Juniper
10 12 (2.10%) Borland
11 11 (1.92%) AppSense
12 9 (1.57%) Sophos
12 9 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.57%) NetApp
13 8 (1.40%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.22%) Altiris
14 7 (1.22%) Brocade
14 7 (1.22%) EMC
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