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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 93 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 232 298 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.41% 2.95% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.66% 11.36% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 159 124
Average daily rate £426 £403 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +13.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £239 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £21.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -1.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -21.63%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2679 2624 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.80% 25.99% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1663 1417 1250
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 123 117
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 127 £425 +4.93% 4
Berkshire -45 43 £400 -4.07% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 39 £420 +5.00% 1
Surrey -6 5 £500 - 3
Oxfordshire +6 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £480 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 427 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 156 (36.53%) SC Cleared
3 108 (25.29%) Microsoft
4 98 (22.95%) Windows
5 72 (16.86%) Cisco
6 69 (16.16%) SQL
7 67 (15.69%) Active Directory
8 66 (15.46%) Juniper
9 65 (15.22%) HP
10 62 (14.52%) VMware
11 61 (14.29%) Oracle
12 58 (13.58%) ITIL
13 55 (12.88%) Project Management
14 54 (12.65%) Migration
15 52 (12.18%) Service Management
16 48 (11.24%) Linux
17 47 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (10.77%) SQL Server
19 41 (9.60%) Firewall
20 40 (9.37%) PRINCE2
21 35 (8.20%) MS Excel
21 35 (8.20%) SharePoint
21 35 (8.20%) PowerShell
21 35 (8.20%) Windows Server
22 34 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
22 34 (7.96%) Finance
23 33 (7.73%) SAN
24 32 (7.49%) MS Office
25 31 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
25 31 (7.26%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 35 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.17%) IIS
4 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.94%) JBoss
5 4 (0.94%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (0.94%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.70%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.70%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (0.70%) SAS
6 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.49%) MS Office
3 23 (5.39%) MS Project
4 12 (2.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.94%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.23%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.17%) IaaS
1 5 (1.17%) Office 365
2 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.70%) PaaS
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.60%) Firewall
2 33 (7.73%) SAN
3 16 (3.75%) DNS
4 15 (3.51%) DHCP
5 14 (3.28%) WAN
6 12 (2.81%) VPN
7 10 (2.34%) LAN
7 10 (2.34%) NAS
8 9 (2.11%) Internet
9 8 (1.87%) IPsec
10 7 (1.64%) SMTP
11 6 (1.41%) OSPF
11 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.41%) VLAN
12 5 (1.17%) BGP
12 5 (1.17%) MPLS
13 4 (0.94%) EIGRP
13 4 (0.94%) FTP
13 4 (0.94%) Network Security
13 4 (0.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.58%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.41%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.17%) DB2
8 5 (1.17%) IBM InfoSphere
8 5 (1.17%) MS Access
8 5 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.94%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (2.58%) MSI
1 11 (2.58%) StarTeam
2 8 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.41%) WiX
4 5 (1.17%) ClearCase
4 5 (1.17%) ClearQuest
4 5 (1.17%) Subversion
5 4 (0.94%) JUnit
5 4 (0.94%) QUnit
6 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.70%) jMock
6 3 (0.70%) JSUnit
6 3 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (0.70%) Maven
6 3 (0.70%) Mockito
7 2 (0.47%) JIRA
7 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.47%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.23%) Gradle
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (7.96%) Finance
2 13 (3.04%) Military
3 4 (0.94%) Legal
3 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (0.70%) Banking
4 3 (0.70%) Billing
4 3 (0.70%) Law
5 2 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 100 (23.42%) Architect
2 49 (11.48%) Analyst
3 41 (9.60%) Project Manager
4 35 (8.20%) Consultant
5 30 (7.03%) Network Architect
6 27 (6.32%) Developer
7 25 (5.85%) Network Engineer
7 25 (5.85%) Support Engineer
8 22 (5.15%) Security Consultant
9 20 (4.68%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 19 (4.45%) Business Analyst
11 18 (4.22%) DV Cleared Project Manager
12 17 (3.98%) DBA
13 13 (3.04%) Security Architect
14 12 (2.81%) Designer
14 12 (2.81%) Programme Manager
15 11 (2.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 11 (2.58%) DV Cleared DBA
15 11 (2.58%) Information Assurance Consultant
15 11 (2.58%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.79%) .NET
2 14 (3.28%) HTML
3 12 (2.81%) jQuery
4 10 (2.34%) CSS
5 7 (1.64%) XML
6 6 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.94%) JMS
7 4 (0.94%) Spring
8 3 (0.70%) Flash
8 3 (0.70%) JAXB
8 3 (0.70%) JSP
8 3 (0.70%) JSTL
8 3 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.70%) RequireJS
8 3 (0.70%) SOAP
8 3 (0.70%) Spring MVC
8 3 (0.70%) Web Services
9 2 (0.47%) Ember.js
9 2 (0.47%) Handlebars
9 2 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.32%) PKI
2 25 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.11%) CESG
6 8 (1.87%) Statistics
7 6 (1.41%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.17%) Clustering
8 5 (1.17%) HACMP
9 4 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.94%) iPad
9 4 (0.94%) iPhone
10 3 (0.70%) CMDB
10 3 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 98 (22.95%) Windows
2 48 (11.24%) Linux
3 35 (8.20%) Windows Server
4 34 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.56%) Unix
6 18 (4.22%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.75%) Windows Vista
8 15 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (1.87%) AIX
12 8 (1.87%) HPUX
13 7 (1.64%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.17%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.47%) CentOS
15 2 (0.47%) NetWare
15 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.23%) Android
16 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (13.58%) ITIL
2 55 (12.88%) Project Management
3 54 (12.65%) Migration
4 52 (12.18%) Service Management
5 40 (9.37%) PRINCE2
6 26 (6.09%) Information Assurance
7 23 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (4.92%) Configuration Management
8 21 (4.92%) Service Delivery
9 19 (4.45%) Risk Management
10 17 (3.98%) ITIL V3
11 16 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (3.75%) Validation
12 15 (3.51%) Change Management
12 15 (3.51%) Open Source
13 14 (3.28%) Service Design
13 14 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (3.28%) TOGAF
14 13 (3.04%) Logistics
15 12 (2.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.16%) SQL
2 35 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.85%) VBScript
4 18 (4.22%) C#
5 17 (3.98%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.51%) C++
6 15 (3.51%) Java
7 9 (2.11%) VB
7 9 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.64%) C
9 6 (1.41%) PHP
9 6 (1.41%) Python
10 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) Perl
12 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 427 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 156 (36.53%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (6.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 26 (6.09%) CLAS
6 21 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.28%) MCSE
8 13 (3.04%) CCNA
9 10 (2.34%) MCP
10 9 (2.11%) CISSP
10 9 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (1.87%) APMP
12 7 (1.64%) CCNP
12 7 (1.64%) ISEB
12 7 (1.64%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.41%) MCITP
13 6 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.17%) Degree
14 5 (1.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.75%) RMADS
3 8 (1.87%) SLA
4 4 (0.94%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.47%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) GPG13
6 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 67 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 47 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.41%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.41%) XenApp
5 4 (0.94%) Firmware
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.94%) Sendmail
5 4 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) NFS
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (5.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (3.51%) SCCM
3 8 (1.87%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (1.64%) OVSD
5 6 (1.41%) SCOM
6 5 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.17%) WSUS
7 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.70%) Netcool
7 3 (0.70%) OpenView
7 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.70%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.47%) Endace
8 2 (0.47%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 108 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.86%) Cisco
3 66 (15.46%) Juniper
4 65 (15.22%) HP
5 62 (14.52%) VMware
6 61 (14.29%) Oracle
7 31 (7.26%) EMC
8 21 (4.92%) Citrix
9 18 (4.22%) Lumension
9 18 (4.22%) SolarWinds
10 11 (2.58%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.34%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.41%) Borland
12 6 (1.41%) CA
12 6 (1.41%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.41%) IBM
12 6 (1.41%) IFS
12 6 (1.41%) StorageTek
12 6 (1.41%) Sun
13 5 (1.17%) CommVault
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago