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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 52 61 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +32
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 289 270 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.91% 2.90% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.32% 10.84% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 124 108
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.92 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -66.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -21.42%
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
2553 2490 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.66% 26.77% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1393 1237 1085
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 117 123
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.13 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -25.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 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 1 May 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
Berkshire +41 109 £417 +9.73% 17
Hampshire -10 100 £403 +15.00% 15
Buckinghamshire -4 76 £400 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £388 - 2
Surrey -11 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £690 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 660 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 288 (43.64%) SC Cleared
3 262 (39.70%) Microsoft
4 255 (38.64%) Windows
5 164 (24.85%) VMware
6 143 (21.67%) HP
7 123 (18.64%) Active Directory
8 107 (16.21%) MS Excel
9 103 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 98 (14.85%) ITIL
11 92 (13.94%) Linux
12 90 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 89 (13.48%) Configuration Management
14 87 (13.18%) SQL
14 87 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 85 (12.88%) Windows 7
16 81 (12.27%) SCCM
17 73 (11.06%) PowerShell
18 66 (10.00%) Oracle
19 59 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
20 58 (8.79%) Migration
21 56 (8.48%) Firewall
21 56 (8.48%) Cisco
22 55 (8.33%) Citrix
22 55 (8.33%) Project Management
23 54 (8.18%) MS Office
24 48 (7.27%) Hyper-V
25 47 (7.12%) Service Management
26 46 (6.97%) TCP/IP
27 43 (6.52%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 11 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.21%) Documentum
5 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (0.76%) Apache
7 4 (0.61%) Confluence
8 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.45%) IIS
9 2 (0.30%) JBoss
9 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.30%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.30%) Lync
9 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 107 (16.21%) MS Excel
2 54 (8.18%) MS Office
3 22 (3.33%) MS Project
4 19 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.21%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.48%) Firewall
2 46 (6.97%) TCP/IP
3 27 (4.09%) SAN
4 24 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (3.33%) LAN
5 22 (3.33%) SSL
6 21 (3.18%) DNS
6 21 (3.18%) WAN
7 17 (2.58%) Internet
8 16 (2.42%) Ethernet
8 16 (2.42%) NetScaler
9 15 (2.27%) SMS
9 15 (2.27%) SMTP
10 13 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (1.97%) Network Security
10 13 (1.97%) OSPF
10 13 (1.97%) EIGRP
10 13 (1.97%) X.400
10 13 (1.97%) X.500
11 12 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.88%) Oracle Database
2 17 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.06%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.06%) MySQL
5 6 (0.91%) Big Data
6 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.76%) MS Access
7 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.30%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.15%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (6.21%) MSI
2 34 (5.15%) StarTeam
3 11 (1.67%) Subversion
4 9 (1.36%) JUnit
4 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.91%) JIRA
6 6 (0.91%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.61%) Ant
7 4 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.61%) Gradle
8 3 (0.45%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.30%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.30%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.30%) Maven
9 2 (0.30%) Checkstyle
9 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (3.48%) Finance
2 16 (2.42%) Military
3 12 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (10.76%) Architect
2 40 (6.06%) Applications Packager
3 39 (5.91%) Support Engineer
3 39 (5.91%) Analyst
4 34 (5.15%) Developer
4 34 (5.15%) Consultant
5 24 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
6 23 (3.48%) Network Engineer
7 22 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 22 (3.33%) Build Engineer
8 20 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (2.88%) Security Engineer
9 19 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (2.58%) Wintel Engineer
10 17 (2.58%) Incident Manager
11 16 (2.42%) Rollout Engineer
12 15 (2.27%) Server Engineer
13 14 (2.12%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (1.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.52%) .NET
2 28 (4.24%) JSP
3 22 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 20 (3.03%) HTML
5 14 (2.12%) SAML
5 14 (2.12%) OAuth
5 14 (2.12%) OpenID
6 12 (1.82%) Middleware
7 11 (1.67%) Application Packaging
8 9 (1.36%) J2EE
9 8 (1.21%) JSON
10 7 (1.06%) Web Services
11 6 (0.91%) EJB
12 5 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.76%) STL
12 5 (0.76%) COM
13 4 (0.61%) JMS
13 4 (0.61%) Ajax
13 4 (0.61%) Java EE
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.76%) PKI
2 34 (5.15%) Open Source
3 24 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.06%) Replication
7 6 (0.91%) Device Driver
8 5 (0.76%) Statistics
8 5 (0.76%) Clustering
9 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.45%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.45%) CESG
10 2 (0.30%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.30%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.30%) e-Health
10 2 (0.30%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.30%) Economics
10 2 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.30%) CMDB
10 2 (0.30%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 255 (38.64%) Windows
2 103 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (13.94%) Linux
4 85 (12.88%) Windows 7
5 59 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (5.15%) UNIX
7 33 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 32 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (4.09%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.21%) Solaris
13 5 (0.76%) HPUX
14 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.45%) Android
14 3 (0.45%) CentOS
15 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (14.85%) ITIL
2 89 (13.48%) Configuration Management
3 58 (8.79%) Migration
4 55 (8.33%) Project Management
5 47 (7.12%) Service Management
6 36 (5.45%) PRINCE2
7 32 (4.85%) Service Delivery
7 32 (4.85%) Incident Management
8 30 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (3.79%) Test Scripting
10 23 (3.48%) Knowledge Management
11 21 (3.18%) Network Management
11 21 (3.18%) Software Distribution
11 21 (3.18%) Software Delivery
12 20 (3.03%) Integration Testing
13 19 (2.88%) Data Analysis
13 19 (2.88%) Information Security
14 18 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (2.73%) TOGAF
15 16 (2.42%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 87 (13.18%) SQL
2 73 (11.06%) PowerShell
3 32 (4.85%) C#
4 25 (3.79%) VBA
4 25 (3.79%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.88%) C
5 19 (2.88%) VB
6 18 (2.73%) VBScript
7 16 (2.42%) C++
8 15 (2.27%) Java
9 13 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.67%) Ruby
11 8 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.91%) Python
14 2 (0.30%) Perl
14 2 (0.30%) Pascal
14 2 (0.30%) PL/1
14 2 (0.30%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 660 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 288 (43.64%) SC Cleared
3 42 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (4.24%) MCSE
5 28 (4.24%) CCNA
6 27 (4.09%) ISTQB
7 26 (3.94%) MCP
8 24 (3.64%) CCNP
9 22 (3.33%) CISSP
10 17 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 12 (1.82%) APMP
13 11 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (1.52%) MCITP
15 9 (1.36%) CCIP
16 8 (1.21%) CCIE
16 8 (1.21%) Degree
17 7 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.45%) SLA
2 13 (1.97%) QA
3 8 (1.21%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.30%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.15%) BS15000
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 123 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 87 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.39%) vSphere
5 28 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (2.73%) XenApp
6 18 (2.73%) XenDesktop
7 15 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
8 12 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.36%) VMware ESX
10 8 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.06%) Firmware
12 5 (0.76%) Postfix
13 4 (0.61%) vCloud
14 3 (0.45%) Snort
14 3 (0.45%) NFS
15 2 (0.30%) iptables
15 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 90 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 81 (12.27%) SCCM
3 33 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (4.39%) SCOM
5 20 (3.03%) OVSD
6 13 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (1.52%) OpenView
8 8 (1.21%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (1.06%) Puppet
9 7 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.91%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.76%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.76%) Netcool
11 5 (0.76%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.61%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.45%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 262 (39.70%) Microsoft
2 164 (24.85%) VMware
3 143 (21.67%) HP
4 66 (10.00%) Oracle
5 56 (8.48%) Cisco
6 55 (8.33%) Citrix
7 43 (6.52%) McAfee
8 42 (6.36%) Red Hat
9 37 (5.61%) Lumension
10 25 (3.79%) NetApp
11 20 (3.03%) F5
12 19 (2.88%) Dell
12 19 (2.88%) Juniper
13 17 (2.58%) AppSense
14 16 (2.42%) Symantec
15 14 (2.12%) Wyse
16 13 (1.97%) EMC
17 11 (1.67%) IBM
18 10 (1.52%) Borland
18 10 (1.52%) Clearswift
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.55 per hour + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £45 - £60 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 5 days ago