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 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England / South East
Rank 76 74 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 186 226 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.56% 2.71% 4.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.41% 9.75% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 86 129
Median daily rate £425 £427 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 3
Median hourly rate £30.91 £55.55 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.35% -0.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.30 £27.83
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +41.19%

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
1977 2318 2603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.23% 27.76% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1374 1260
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 125 122
Median hourly rate £23.10 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.29% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.12 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +20 63 £433 +11.61% 2
Hampshire -17 63 £425 -1.16% 15
Berkshire +8 45 £495 +14.12% 5
Surrey +18 2 £358 -28.50% 3
Middlesex 0 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 332 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 148 (44.58%) SC Cleared
3 107 (32.23%) Windows
4 104 (31.33%) Microsoft
5 55 (16.57%) Active Directory
6 53 (15.96%) ITIL
7 49 (14.76%) VMware
8 48 (14.46%) Windows Server
9 44 (13.25%) Linux
10 40 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (11.75%) MS Office
12 38 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (11.14%) Cisco
14 32 (9.64%) Java
14 32 (9.64%) SQL
14 32 (9.64%) Oracle
14 32 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (9.04%) HP
16 29 (8.73%) MS Excel
17 28 (8.43%) Migration
18 27 (8.13%) Management Information System
18 27 (8.13%) Risk Management
18 27 (8.13%) Unix
18 27 (8.13%) Windows 7
19 24 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
19 24 (7.23%) Project Management
19 24 (7.23%) Finance
20 23 (6.93%) CCNP
21 22 (6.63%) SharePoint
21 22 (6.63%) Analytical Skills

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.42%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.52%) Documentum
4 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (1.81%) IIS
5 5 (1.51%) Confluence
5 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 39 (11.75%) MS Office
2 29 (8.73%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.61%) MS Project
4 7 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Primavera
4 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.92%) IaaS
2 8 (2.41%) Office 365
3 7 (2.11%) PaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.82%) DNS
1 16 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 15 (4.52%) WAN
3 14 (4.22%) DHCP
4 13 (3.92%) LAN
5 12 (3.61%) Firewall
6 11 (3.31%) SAN
6 11 (3.31%) Wireless
7 10 (3.01%) Network Security
8 9 (2.71%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.11%) IPsec
9 7 (2.11%) OSPF
10 6 (1.81%) VLAN
11 5 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.51%) FTP
11 5 (1.51%) SNMP
11 5 (1.51%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (1.51%) X.500
12 4 (1.20%) VPN
13 3 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.31%) Big Data
3 9 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.41%) MySQL
5 7 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.81%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.90%) DataStax
8 3 (0.90%) Essbase
8 3 (0.90%) HBase
8 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.60%) MS Access
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 12 (3.61%) Ant
3 10 (3.01%) JUnit
4 9 (2.71%) StarTeam
4 9 (2.71%) Subversion
5 7 (2.11%) MSI
6 6 (1.81%) CruiseControl
6 6 (1.81%) Gradle
6 6 (1.81%) JIRA
7 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.51%) Selenium
8 4 (1.20%) JMeter
8 4 (1.20%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.20%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.90%) Hudson
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (7.23%) Finance
2 10 (3.01%) Legal
3 6 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.51%) Electronics
5 4 (1.20%) Military
6 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (15.66%) Architect
2 38 (11.45%) Analyst
3 31 (9.34%) Developer
4 27 (8.13%) Consultant
5 19 (5.72%) Network Engineer
6 16 (4.82%) Java Developer
7 14 (4.22%) Business Analyst
8 13 (3.92%) Support Engineer
9 12 (3.61%) Build Engineer
9 12 (3.61%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 12 (3.61%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.31%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
10 11 (3.31%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 10 (3.01%) Security Consultant
12 9 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (2.71%) Lead Architect
13 8 (2.41%) Security Advisor
13 8 (2.41%) Tester
14 7 (2.11%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.52%) XML
2 11 (3.31%) .NET
2 11 (3.31%) CSS
3 10 (3.01%) HTML
4 7 (2.11%) Web Services
5 6 (1.81%) WDK
6 5 (1.51%) J2EE
6 5 (1.51%) Java EE
7 4 (1.20%) EJB
7 4 (1.20%) JMS
7 4 (1.20%) jQuery
7 4 (1.20%) JSON
7 4 (1.20%) XSD
7 4 (1.20%) XSLT
8 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.90%) Middleware
8 3 (0.90%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.90%) SOAP
8 3 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.02%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.92%) CESG
5 9 (2.71%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.41%) Clustering
7 6 (1.81%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.81%) PKI
7 6 (1.81%) Taxonomies
7 6 (1.81%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.51%) CCTV
8 5 (1.51%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.20%) Replication
9 4 (1.20%) Statistics
10 3 (0.90%) CMDB
10 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.90%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (32.23%) Windows
2 48 (14.46%) Windows Server
3 44 (13.25%) Linux
4 32 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (8.13%) Unix
5 27 (8.13%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.41%) Solaris
9 7 (2.11%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.11%) Windows Vista
9 7 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.81%) CentOS
11 4 (1.20%) AIX
11 4 (1.20%) HPUX
11 4 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.30%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.96%) ITIL
2 40 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (8.43%) Migration
4 27 (8.13%) Risk Management
5 24 (7.23%) Project Management
6 20 (6.02%) Service Management
7 16 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (4.52%) Business Analysis
9 14 (4.22%) CRM
9 14 (4.22%) PRINCE2
9 14 (4.22%) Security Testing
9 14 (4.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (3.92%) Incident Management
10 13 (3.92%) Information Management
10 13 (3.92%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (3.61%) Security Architecture
11 12 (3.61%) Service Design
11 12 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.64%) Java
1 32 (9.64%) SQL
2 21 (6.33%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.12%) Python
4 12 (3.61%) C#
5 11 (3.31%) C
5 11 (3.31%) Perl
5 11 (3.31%) VBScript
6 10 (3.01%) C++
6 10 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.20%) Ruby
8 4 (1.20%) VB
8 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Jython
10 1 (0.30%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 332 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 148 (44.58%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.93%) CCNP
5 19 (5.72%) CCNA
6 16 (4.82%) CISSP
6 16 (4.82%) CREST Certified
6 16 (4.82%) OSCP
7 14 (4.22%) CEH
8 13 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
8 13 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.31%) Degree
9 11 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.51%) MCSA
12 5 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.20%) BICSI Certification
13 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.72%) SLA
2 11 (3.31%) RMADS
3 10 (3.01%) QA
4 7 (2.11%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.60%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.60%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 55 (16.57%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.51%) vCloud
5 5 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.51%) vSphere
6 4 (1.20%) Docker
6 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.20%) Samba
6 4 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.90%) HDFS
8 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.30%) UAG
8 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (5.72%) SCCM
2 18 (5.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (3.61%) SCOM
4 9 (2.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (2.41%) WSUS
6 5 (1.51%) Netcool
7 4 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.20%) Puppet
7 4 (1.20%) vMotion
8 3 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.90%) OVSD
8 3 (0.90%) QRadar
8 3 (0.90%) vRealize
9 2 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.60%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 104 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.76%) VMware
3 37 (11.14%) Cisco
4 32 (9.64%) Oracle
5 30 (9.04%) HP
6 20 (6.02%) Juniper
7 19 (5.72%) Intel Security
8 16 (4.82%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.41%) EMC
10 7 (2.11%) Citrix
11 6 (1.81%) Altiris
12 5 (1.51%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.51%) BMC
12 5 (1.51%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.51%) Lumension
13 4 (1.20%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.20%) IBM
13 4 (1.20%) Remedy
13 4 (1.20%) Sun
13 4 (1.20%) Supermicro
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