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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 87 53 93
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +40
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 209 303 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.23% 3.38% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.00% 12.39% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 133 85
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£417 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £244 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.73% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.53% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £31.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-31.04% -30.55%
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
2323 2445 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.83% 27.30% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1185 1070
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 95 133
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.92% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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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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 -23 80 £378 +6.50% 12
Berkshire +2 66 £417 +4.25% 6
Buckinghamshire -7 52 £410 +36.66% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 -
West Sussex - 2 £693 -
Surrey -11 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 £690 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 522 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 222 (42.53%) Microsoft
3 217 (41.57%) Windows
4 207 (39.66%) SC Cleared
5 128 (24.52%) HP
6 116 (22.22%) ITIL
7 109 (20.88%) Active Directory
8 101 (19.35%) Windows 7
9 94 (18.01%) VMware
10 90 (17.24%) MS Excel
11 80 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 76 (14.56%) SCCM
13 66 (12.64%) Configuration Management
14 62 (11.88%) SQL
15 59 (11.30%) MS Office
16 54 (10.34%) Project Management
16 54 (10.34%) Service Management
16 54 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 53 (10.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 48 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (9.00%) Migration
19 47 (9.00%) Citrix
20 45 (8.62%) UNIX
21 44 (8.43%) .NET
22 43 (8.24%) Data Centre
23 42 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
23 42 (8.05%) TCP/IP
24 41 (7.85%) Oracle
24 41 (7.85%) Linux
25 40 (7.66%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (3.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.15%) Documentum
6 5 (0.96%) IIS
6 5 (0.96%) Apache
6 5 (0.96%) Lync
6 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle 10gAS
7 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.77%) Confluence
8 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.38%) JBoss
9 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.38%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 90 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 59 (11.30%) MS Office
3 26 (4.98%) MS Visio
4 19 (3.64%) MS Project
5 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) PaaS
1 2 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.05%) TCP/IP
2 28 (5.36%) DNS
2 28 (5.36%) SAN
3 26 (4.98%) Firewall
4 18 (3.45%) LAN
5 16 (3.07%) WAN
6 14 (2.68%) DHCP
7 12 (2.30%) Ethernet
7 12 (2.30%) SSL
8 11 (2.11%) OSPF
8 11 (2.11%) EIGRP
8 11 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.92%) SMS
10 9 (1.72%) SMTP
10 9 (1.72%) Internet
11 8 (1.53%) BGP
11 8 (1.53%) X.400
11 8 (1.53%) X.500
11 8 (1.53%) VPN
11 8 (1.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 15 (2.87%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.96%) MS Access
6 4 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.77%) Big Data
6 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.57%) MySQL
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.19%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.45%) MSI
2 15 (2.87%) StarTeam
3 6 (1.15%) Subversion
4 5 (0.96%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.77%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.77%) Ant
5 4 (0.77%) JUnit
5 4 (0.77%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.77%) JIRA
5 4 (0.77%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.77%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.77%) Gradle
6 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.57%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.38%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.19%) GCC
8 1 (0.19%) SCons
8 1 (0.19%) Robot Framework
General
1 26 (4.98%) Finance
2 12 (2.30%) Military
3 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.19%) Publishing
5 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (9.39%) Analyst
2 42 (8.05%) Applications Packager
2 42 (8.05%) Support Engineer
3 33 (6.32%) Architect
4 24 (4.60%) Project Manager
4 24 (4.60%) Developer
5 20 (3.83%) Rollout Engineer
6 19 (3.64%) Consultant
6 19 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (3.26%) Incident Manager
8 16 (3.07%) Network Engineer
9 15 (2.87%) Test Analyst
10 14 (2.68%) Integration Engineer
10 14 (2.68%) Build Engineer
11 13 (2.49%) Server Engineer
11 13 (2.49%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (2.49%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.43%) .NET
2 22 (4.21%) JSP
3 20 (3.83%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.26%) HTML
5 8 (1.53%) Web Services
6 7 (1.34%) XML
6 7 (1.34%) J2EE
6 7 (1.34%) Middleware
7 6 (1.15%) EJB
7 6 (1.15%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.96%) OpenID
8 5 (0.96%) OAuth
8 5 (0.96%) SAML
9 4 (0.77%) JMS
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.77%) Java EE
9 4 (0.77%) JSON
10 3 (0.57%) CGI
10 3 (0.57%) SOAP
10 3 (0.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.45%) PKI
5 15 (2.87%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.72%) Clustering
7 6 (1.15%) Statistics
7 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.15%) Replication
8 4 (0.77%) CESG
9 3 (0.57%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.57%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.57%) User Experience
10 2 (0.38%) CCTV
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.38%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.38%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.19%) RMADS
11 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 217 (41.57%) Windows
2 101 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 80 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (8.62%) UNIX
6 41 (7.85%) Linux
7 25 (4.79%) Windows XP
8 15 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.68%) Windows Vista
10 12 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.53%) Solaris
12 7 (1.34%) HPUX
13 4 (0.77%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.77%) Android
14 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.57%) CentOS
15 2 (0.38%) AIX
15 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.22%) ITIL
2 66 (12.64%) Configuration Management
3 54 (10.34%) Project Management
3 54 (10.34%) Service Management
4 47 (9.00%) Migration
5 35 (6.70%) Incident Management
6 32 (6.13%) PRINCE2
7 26 (4.98%) Test Scripting
8 19 (3.64%) Software Delivery
9 18 (3.45%) Data Analysis
10 17 (3.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (3.26%) Software Distribution
11 16 (3.07%) ITIL V3
11 16 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (3.07%) Service Delivery
12 14 (2.68%) ITSM
12 14 (2.68%) Load Balancing
12 14 (2.68%) Integration Testing
13 13 (2.49%) Change Control
13 13 (2.49%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (11.88%) SQL
2 40 (7.66%) PowerShell
3 35 (6.70%) C#
4 21 (4.02%) VBA
5 19 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.30%) C
7 11 (2.11%) Java
8 9 (1.72%) C++
8 9 (1.72%) VB
8 9 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.53%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.53%) VBScript
10 4 (0.77%) Python
11 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.38%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.38%) Pascal
12 2 (0.38%) PL/1
13 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 522 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 207 (39.66%) SC Cleared
3 42 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (5.75%) MCSE
5 27 (5.17%) MCP
6 24 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.64%) ISTQB
8 17 (3.26%) CCNP
8 17 (3.26%) CCNA
9 15 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 14 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (2.30%) APMP
11 12 (2.30%) CISSP
12 11 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 9 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (1.53%) Degree
14 8 (1.53%) ISEB
15 6 (1.15%) CCIP
15 6 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.47%) SLA
2 14 (2.68%) QA
3 8 (1.53%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.38%) P3O
6 1 (0.19%) BS15000
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 109 (20.88%) Active Directory
2 54 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.28%) Hyper-V
3 38 (7.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (4.60%) vSphere
5 17 (3.26%) XenDesktop
6 15 (2.87%) XenApp
7 8 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.96%) Postfix
11 4 (0.77%) NFS
11 4 (0.77%) vCloud
12 3 (0.57%) UAG
12 3 (0.57%) Firmware
12 3 (0.57%) Snort
13 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 76 (14.56%) SCCM
2 53 (10.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 27 (5.17%) OVSD
4 23 (4.41%) SCOM
5 17 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (2.49%) OpenView
7 7 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.15%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.96%) Netcool
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.77%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.77%) Puppet
10 4 (0.77%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.57%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.57%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.38%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 222 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 128 (24.52%) HP
3 94 (18.01%) VMware
4 47 (9.00%) Citrix
5 41 (7.85%) Oracle
6 39 (7.47%) Cisco
7 29 (5.56%) McAfee
8 22 (4.21%) Lumension
9 21 (4.02%) Symantec
10 17 (3.26%) NetApp
11 13 (2.49%) Dell
12 12 (2.30%) Juniper
12 12 (2.30%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.30%) F5
13 11 (2.11%) EMC
13 11 (2.11%) AppSense
14 8 (1.53%) Wyse
14 8 (1.53%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.34%) Clearswift
16 6 (1.15%) Brocade
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £130 - £148 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago