The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 69 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 241 171 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.49% 2.04% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.51% 8.20% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 100 67
Average daily rate £351 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.48% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £21.92 £61.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.21% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £58.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £64.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.97%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2535 2086 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.17% 24.93% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1019 1091
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 124 126
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
DV Cleared
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +24 113 £350 -12.50% 12
Buckinghamshire -14 72 £320 +18.51% 4
Berkshire +11 39 £380 +8.57% 9
Surrey +4 15 £475 +16.20% 4
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 366 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 153 (41.80%) SC Cleared
3 131 (35.79%) Windows
4 124 (33.88%) Microsoft
5 96 (26.23%) HP
6 68 (18.58%) VMware
6 68 (18.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (17.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (16.39%) ITIL
8 60 (16.39%) MS Excel
9 52 (14.21%) MS Project
10 51 (13.93%) Oracle
11 49 (13.39%) Active Directory
12 47 (12.84%) Linux
13 43 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (11.20%) PRINCE2
15 40 (10.93%) SharePoint
16 39 (10.66%) Project Management
17 38 (10.38%) UNIX
18 37 (10.11%) MS Exchange
19 36 (9.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 35 (9.56%) Configuration Management
21 34 (9.29%) DNS
22 33 (9.02%) .NET
23 32 (8.74%) ISTQB
24 29 (7.92%) Knowledge Management
25 28 (7.65%) Hyper-V
25 28 (7.65%) JavaScript
26 27 (7.38%) SQL
26 27 (7.38%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (10.93%) SharePoint
2 37 (10.11%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (4.92%) MS Project Server
5 13 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.73%) Lync
6 10 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (2.19%) Documentum
8 7 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.37%) IIS
10 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.09%) CMS
11 3 (0.82%) Apache
12 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.27%) Confluence
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 60 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 52 (14.21%) MS Project
3 18 (4.92%) MS Office
4 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.64%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.46%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.82%) Office 365
2 3 (0.82%) IaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.29%) DNS
2 25 (6.83%) TCP/IP
2 25 (6.83%) Firewall
3 19 (5.19%) DHCP
4 17 (4.64%) SAN
5 14 (3.83%) Network Security
6 12 (3.28%) HTTPS
7 11 (3.01%) NAS
7 11 (3.01%) Internet
8 10 (2.73%) SSL
8 10 (2.73%) SMTP
8 10 (2.73%) Wireshark
9 9 (2.46%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.46%) LDAP
10 8 (2.19%) X.400
10 8 (2.19%) X.500
11 7 (1.91%) WAN
11 7 (1.91%) LAN
12 5 (1.37%) HTTP
13 3 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (2.73%) OLAP
4 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.55%) Big Data
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) DTS
7 2 (0.55%) MySQL
7 2 (0.55%) IDOL
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 17 (4.64%) MSI
2 9 (2.46%) StarTeam
3 8 (2.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (1.91%) JUnit
4 7 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.64%) Ant
5 6 (1.64%) CruiseControl
5 6 (1.64%) Subversion
6 3 (0.82%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.55%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.27%) Selenium
8 1 (0.27%) JIRA
8 1 (0.27%) Mockito
8 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) WinRunner
General
1 27 (7.38%) Finance
2 10 (2.73%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.73%) Military
3 5 (1.37%) Electronics
4 4 (1.09%) Publishing
5 3 (0.82%) Marketing
5 3 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (12.02%) Analyst
2 25 (6.83%) Developer
3 22 (6.01%) Project Manager
3 22 (6.01%) Consultant
4 18 (4.92%) Administrator
4 18 (4.92%) Architect
5 15 (4.10%) Tester
6 13 (3.55%) Support Engineer
7 12 (3.28%) Applications Packager
8 11 (3.01%) Test Analyst
9 10 (2.73%) SQL DBA
9 10 (2.73%) Support Analyst
9 10 (2.73%) DBA
10 8 (2.19%) Project Planner
10 8 (2.19%) Android Developer
11 7 (1.91%) Exchange Specialist
11 7 (1.91%) Technical Architect
11 7 (1.91%) Network Engineer
11 7 (1.91%) Project Analyst
11 7 (1.91%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.02%) .NET
2 26 (7.10%) ASP.NET
3 24 (6.56%) JSP
3 24 (6.56%) HTML
4 11 (3.01%) XML
5 7 (1.91%) Web Services
6 5 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.37%) WDK
7 3 (0.82%) REST
7 3 (0.82%) OLE
7 3 (0.82%) LAMP
8 2 (0.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.55%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (0.55%) Spring
9 1 (0.27%) DAO
9 1 (0.27%) WCF
9 1 (0.27%) WF
9 1 (0.27%) WDF
9 1 (0.27%) AOM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.92%) CESG
2 13 (3.55%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.55%) Replication
3 9 (2.46%) Clustering
4 6 (1.64%) Taxonomies
4 6 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 5 (1.37%) PKI
5 5 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.37%) Physics
5 5 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.09%) Economics
7 3 (0.82%) Open Source
8 2 (0.55%) PMI
8 2 (0.55%) Firmware
8 2 (0.55%) CMDB
8 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.27%) CCTV
9 1 (0.27%) Derivative
9 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 131 (35.79%) Windows
2 68 (18.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (17.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (12.84%) Linux
5 38 (10.38%) UNIX
6 27 (7.38%) Windows XP
7 22 (6.01%) Windows 2000
8 10 (2.73%) Android
8 10 (2.73%) Windows Vista
9 8 (2.19%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.37%) CentOS
10 5 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.09%) Solaris
11 4 (1.09%) AIX
12 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.27%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.39%) ITIL
2 41 (11.20%) PRINCE2
3 39 (10.66%) Project Management
4 35 (9.56%) Configuration Management
5 29 (7.92%) Knowledge Management
6 22 (6.01%) Validation
6 22 (6.01%) Software Testing
7 21 (5.74%) Service Delivery
7 21 (5.74%) Service Management
8 19 (5.19%) Workflow
9 18 (4.92%) Test Scripting
10 15 (4.10%) Project Planning
11 14 (3.83%) Test Strategy
12 13 (3.55%) Unit Testing
12 13 (3.55%) CRM
13 12 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (3.28%) PRINCE
13 12 (3.28%) ITIL V3
13 12 (3.28%) Information Management
14 11 (3.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.65%) JavaScript
2 27 (7.38%) SQL
3 20 (5.46%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.37%) Java
5 10 (2.73%) C
5 10 (2.73%) C#
5 10 (2.73%) VBScript
6 8 (2.19%) C++
7 7 (1.91%) VB
8 6 (1.64%) Perl
9 4 (1.09%) VBA
9 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.55%) Python
12 1 (0.27%) Fortran
12 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 366 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 153 (41.80%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.74%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (3.55%) MCSE
6 10 (2.73%) MCP
7 9 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.19%) CCNP
8 8 (2.19%) Degree
9 7 (1.91%) CCNA
10 5 (1.37%) APMP
11 4 (1.09%) ISEB
11 4 (1.09%) CISSP
11 4 (1.09%) RHCE
11 4 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.09%) CISM
12 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.55%) GIAC
12 2 (0.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.01%) SLA
2 11 (3.01%) QA
3 4 (1.09%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.82%) BS15000
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 43 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.01%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.73%) Nmap
6 7 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.91%) XenApp
7 6 (1.64%) NFS
7 6 (1.64%) vSphere
7 6 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (1.64%) vCloud
8 5 (1.37%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.82%) Squid
9 3 (0.82%) Postfix
9 3 (0.82%) KVM
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (9.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (6.01%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (5.19%) SCCM
4 14 (3.83%) OVSD
5 13 (3.55%) SCOM
6 10 (2.73%) Backup Exec
6 10 (2.73%) Nessus
7 9 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (2.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (1.91%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (1.64%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.09%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
12 3 (0.82%) HP NNM
12 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (0.82%) OpenView
13 2 (0.55%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 124 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 96 (26.23%) HP
3 68 (18.58%) VMware
4 51 (13.93%) Oracle
5 26 (7.10%) Cisco
6 23 (6.28%) Citrix
7 15 (4.10%) McAfee
8 12 (3.28%) Lumension
9 11 (3.01%) Symantec
10 8 (2.19%) NetApp
10 8 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.19%) Sophos
11 7 (1.91%) Sun
12 5 (1.37%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.37%) Juniper
13 4 (1.09%) Borland
13 4 (1.09%) StorageTek
13 4 (1.09%) Clearswift
13 4 (1.09%) Brocade
14 3 (0.82%) Altiris
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