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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 82 55 97
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +42
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 237 287 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.48% 3.12% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.56% 12.01% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 126 73
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £498 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 5
Average hourly rate £24.12 £17.07 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -62.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.07 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.14 £31.41 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -35.18%
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
2479 2390 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.96% 25.98% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 1169 1076
Average daily rate £375 £353 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 113
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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 30 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
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 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 -13 97 £390 -2.50% 11
Berkshire -4 77 £438 +9.37% 16
Buckinghamshire 0 49 £350 +12.00% 4
Kent - 2 £250 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £693 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 534 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 214 (40.07%) Microsoft
3 205 (38.39%) Windows
4 202 (37.83%) SC Cleared
5 130 (24.34%) ITIL
6 116 (21.72%) HP
7 103 (19.29%) Active Directory
8 100 (18.73%) Windows 7
9 85 (15.92%) MS Excel
10 81 (15.17%) VMware
11 76 (14.23%) SCCM
12 74 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 67 (12.55%) MS Office
14 65 (12.17%) Service Management
15 58 (10.86%) SQL
16 55 (10.30%) Configuration Management
17 51 (9.55%) Project Management
17 51 (9.55%) Migration
18 48 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (8.61%) .NET
20 43 (8.05%) UNIX
20 43 (8.05%) Citrix
20 43 (8.05%) Microsoft App-V
21 42 (7.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 41 (7.68%) TCP/IP
22 41 (7.68%) Linux
22 41 (7.68%) Data Centre
23 40 (7.49%) PRINCE2
23 40 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
24 39 (7.30%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 29 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.31%) Lync
7 5 (0.94%) IIS
7 5 (0.94%) Apache
8 4 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.75%) Confluence
8 4 (0.75%) Live Communications Server
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (0.56%) Documentum
10 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.37%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 67 (12.55%) MS Office
3 23 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.37%) MS Project
5 8 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 18 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.37%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) PaaS
1 2 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.68%) TCP/IP
2 31 (5.81%) Firewall
3 25 (4.68%) DNS
3 25 (4.68%) LAN
4 23 (4.31%) WAN
5 22 (4.12%) SAN
6 13 (2.43%) DHCP
6 13 (2.43%) Ethernet
7 11 (2.06%) VPN
7 11 (2.06%) MPLS
7 11 (2.06%) SSL
8 10 (1.87%) SMTP
9 9 (1.69%) OSPF
9 9 (1.69%) X.400
9 9 (1.69%) Internet
9 9 (1.69%) EIGRP
9 9 (1.69%) Wireless
10 8 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.50%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.62%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.75%) Big Data
5 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.75%) MS Access
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (0.56%) MySQL
7 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.19%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (2.81%) MSI
2 13 (2.43%) StarTeam
3 6 (1.12%) Subversion
4 4 (0.75%) Gradle
4 4 (0.75%) JIRA
4 4 (0.75%) Mercurial
4 4 (0.75%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.75%) Ant
4 4 (0.75%) JUnit
4 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.56%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.56%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.19%) GCC
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.19%) Selenium
7 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (5.81%) Finance
2 14 (2.62%) Military
3 12 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.94%) Electronics
5 3 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.19%) Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Legal
6 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (9.55%) Analyst
2 50 (9.36%) Architect
3 43 (8.05%) Applications Packager
4 32 (5.99%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 25 (4.68%) Developer
7 19 (3.56%) Consultant
7 19 (3.56%) Rollout Engineer
7 19 (3.56%) Incident Manager
8 18 (3.37%) Network Engineer
9 16 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (3.00%) Service Manager
9 16 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (2.81%) Build Engineer
11 14 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.43%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (2.25%) Integration Engineer
13 12 (2.25%) Desktop Engineer
13 12 (2.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.61%) .NET
2 19 (3.56%) JSP
3 18 (3.37%) ASP.NET
4 16 (3.00%) HTML
5 8 (1.50%) Application Packaging
5 8 (1.50%) Web Services
6 7 (1.31%) XML
6 7 (1.31%) J2EE
6 7 (1.31%) Middleware
7 6 (1.12%) EJB
8 4 (0.75%) JMS
8 4 (0.75%) Java EE
8 4 (0.75%) JSON
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.56%) XML Messaging
9 3 (0.56%) CGI
9 3 (0.56%) SOAP
10 2 (0.37%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.37%) LAMP
10 2 (0.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.68%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.18%) PKI
5 16 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.87%) Clustering
7 9 (1.69%) Replication
8 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.31%) CESG
9 5 (0.94%) RMADS
10 4 (0.75%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.75%) Statistics
11 3 (0.56%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.56%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.56%) User Experience
11 3 (0.56%) CMDB
12 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.37%) CCTV
13 1 (0.19%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 205 (38.39%) Windows
2 100 (18.73%) Windows 7
3 74 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (8.05%) UNIX
5 41 (7.68%) Linux
6 40 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (4.31%) Windows XP
8 16 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.43%) Windows Vista
10 12 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.31%) Solaris
12 6 (1.12%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.12%) HPUX
13 5 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.75%) Android
15 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.37%) CentOS
15 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (24.34%) ITIL
2 65 (12.17%) Service Management
3 55 (10.30%) Configuration Management
4 51 (9.55%) Project Management
4 51 (9.55%) Migration
5 40 (7.49%) PRINCE2
6 33 (6.18%) Incident Management
7 24 (4.49%) ITSM
8 23 (4.31%) Service Delivery
9 20 (3.75%) Test Scripting
10 19 (3.56%) ITIL V3
11 18 (3.37%) Data Analysis
12 16 (3.00%) Validation
13 15 (2.81%) Software Delivery
14 14 (2.62%) Integration Testing
15 13 (2.43%) Software Distribution
15 13 (2.43%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (2.43%) CRM
16 12 (2.25%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (2.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.86%) SQL
2 39 (7.30%) C#
3 36 (6.74%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.37%) VBA
5 17 (3.18%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.62%) C
6 14 (2.62%) Java
7 11 (2.06%) C++
8 9 (1.69%) VBScript
9 8 (1.50%) VB
9 8 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.75%) Python
11 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.37%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.37%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.37%) Pascal
12 2 (0.37%) PL/1
13 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 534 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 202 (37.83%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.12%) MCSE
6 21 (3.93%) MCP
7 20 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (3.37%) CCNP
9 17 (3.18%) CCNA
10 16 (3.00%) ISTQB
11 12 (2.25%) APMP
12 11 (2.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 11 (2.06%) ISEB
13 10 (1.87%) Degree
13 10 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (1.69%) CISSP
15 7 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
16 6 (1.12%) MCTS
16 6 (1.12%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.93%) SLA
2 12 (2.25%) QA
3 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.75%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.56%) BS25999
6 2 (0.37%) BS15000
6 2 (0.37%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.37%) P3O
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) BS7799
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 103 (19.29%) Active Directory
2 48 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 33 (6.18%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.56%) vSphere
6 12 (2.25%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.87%) XenApp
8 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.94%) Postfix
11 3 (0.56%) Snort
11 3 (0.56%) NFS
11 3 (0.56%) Firmware
11 3 (0.56%) UAG
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.19%) vCloud
13 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 76 (14.23%) SCCM
2 42 (7.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 30 (5.62%) OVSD
4 19 (3.56%) SCOM
5 13 (2.43%) OpenView
6 11 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.12%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.75%) WSUS
8 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.75%) Puppet
8 4 (0.75%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.75%) Netcool
9 3 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.56%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 214 (40.07%) Microsoft
2 116 (21.72%) HP
3 81 (15.17%) VMware
4 43 (8.05%) Citrix
5 39 (7.30%) Cisco
6 38 (7.12%) Oracle
7 24 (4.49%) McAfee
8 22 (4.12%) Symantec
9 20 (3.75%) Lumension
10 16 (3.00%) Juniper
11 13 (2.43%) NetApp
11 13 (2.43%) EMC
11 13 (2.43%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.06%) AppSense
12 11 (2.06%) F5
13 9 (1.69%) Dell
14 7 (1.31%) Clearswift
15 6 (1.12%) CheckPoint
16 4 (0.75%) Remedy
16 4 (0.75%) Wyse
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