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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 61 96 121
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +25
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 256 149 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.76% 1.70% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.94% 7.12% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 65 72
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £254 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £444 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.03 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.79 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -19.90%
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
2340 2093 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.19% 23.93% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1081 1058
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 156
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +24 141 £450 +20.00% 26
Berkshire +31 73 £390 -4.87% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 37 £325 -3.70% 1
Surrey - 3 £400 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 540 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 243 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 208 (38.52%) Windows
4 203 (37.59%) Microsoft
5 138 (25.56%) HP
6 83 (15.37%) ITIL
7 81 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 80 (14.81%) Active Directory
9 78 (14.44%) Oracle
10 75 (13.89%) MS Excel
11 74 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 73 (13.52%) VMware
13 69 (12.78%) ISTQB
14 62 (11.48%) MS Exchange
15 57 (10.56%) Citrix
16 56 (10.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 55 (10.19%) Project Management
17 55 (10.19%) UNIX
17 55 (10.19%) .NET
18 54 (10.00%) JSP
18 54 (10.00%) Windows 7
19 49 (9.07%) ASP.NET
19 49 (9.07%) Cisco
20 48 (8.89%) JavaScript
20 48 (8.89%) Service Management
21 47 (8.70%) HTML
21 47 (8.70%) Windows XP
21 47 (8.70%) PowerShell
21 47 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
22 46 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 62 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (2.04%) Documentum
6 9 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.48%) MS Project Server
7 8 (1.48%) IIS
8 6 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.93%) Apache
9 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.74%) Lync
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 75 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.04%) MS Project
3 36 (6.67%) MS Office
4 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) IaaS
1 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.96%) TCP/IP
2 37 (6.85%) SAN
2 37 (6.85%) Firewall
3 35 (6.48%) DNS
4 30 (5.56%) X.400
4 30 (5.56%) X.500
5 25 (4.63%) Network Security
6 17 (3.15%) SMTP
7 14 (2.59%) WAN
7 14 (2.59%) LAN
7 14 (2.59%) Internet
8 13 (2.41%) HTTP
9 12 (2.22%) LDAP
10 11 (2.04%) DHCP
11 10 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.67%) HTTPS
12 9 (1.67%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.48%) FTP
14 7 (1.30%) SNMP
14 7 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.30%) Big Data
6 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.11%) OLAP
8 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.93%) MS Access
8 5 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.93%) EDRMS
8 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.74%) IDOL
9 4 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.74%) DTS
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (2.41%) StarTeam
3 11 (2.04%) MSI
4 8 (1.48%) Subversion
4 8 (1.48%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.93%) JUnit
6 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.56%) Ant
7 3 (0.56%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.56%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.37%) Trac
9 1 (0.19%) Mockito
9 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 40 (7.41%) Finance
2 29 (5.37%) Military
3 6 (1.11%) Legal
4 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.19%) Electronics
6 1 (0.19%) Back Office
6 1 (0.19%) Banking
6 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (10.56%) Analyst
2 39 (7.22%) Architect
3 30 (5.56%) Developer
4 27 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 26 (4.81%) Project Manager
6 25 (4.63%) Tester
7 23 (4.26%) Consultant
8 19 (3.52%) Test Analyst
9 14 (2.59%) Rollout Engineer
9 14 (2.59%) Support Engineer
10 13 (2.41%) Test Leader
10 13 (2.41%) Support Analyst
10 13 (2.41%) Administrator
10 13 (2.41%) Test Specialist
11 12 (2.22%) Network Engineer
11 12 (2.22%) Applications Packager
12 11 (2.04%) Test Manager
12 11 (2.04%) Service Manager
12 11 (2.04%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (1.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.19%) .NET
2 54 (10.00%) JSP
3 49 (9.07%) ASP.NET
4 47 (8.70%) HTML
5 22 (4.07%) XML
6 15 (2.78%) Application Packaging
7 11 (2.04%) Web Services
8 7 (1.30%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.93%) WDK
9 5 (0.93%) LAMP
9 5 (0.93%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 4 (0.74%) Middleware
10 4 (0.74%) OLE
10 4 (0.74%) REST
11 2 (0.37%) Spring
11 2 (0.37%) SOAP
11 2 (0.37%) XSL
11 2 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.59%) Replication
2 13 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.04%) Clustering
4 9 (1.67%) PKI
5 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (0.93%) Firmware
6 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.56%) Open Source
6 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.56%) CLARiiON
6 3 (0.56%) Device Driver
6 3 (0.56%) Taxonomies
6 3 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.37%) CCTV
7 2 (0.37%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.37%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.19%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.19%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 208 (38.52%) Windows
2 81 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (10.19%) UNIX
5 54 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 47 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 42 (7.78%) Linux
8 17 (3.15%) Windows 2000
9 16 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.04%) Android
11 10 (1.85%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.11%) Solaris
12 6 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.93%) CentOS
13 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.37%) AIX
14 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.37%) ITIL
2 55 (10.19%) Project Management
3 48 (8.89%) Service Management
4 37 (6.85%) Service Delivery
5 36 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 32 (5.93%) PRINCE2
6 32 (5.93%) Migration
7 31 (5.74%) Knowledge Management
8 28 (5.19%) Configuration Management
9 27 (5.00%) CRM
10 23 (4.26%) Integration Testing
11 20 (3.70%) Validation
12 19 (3.52%) Problem Management
13 18 (3.33%) Software Distribution
14 17 (3.15%) Network Management
15 16 (2.96%) Test Automation
15 16 (2.96%) Incident Management
16 14 (2.59%) Software Engineering
17 13 (2.41%) Release Management
18 12 (2.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.89%) JavaScript
2 47 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 41 (7.59%) SQL
4 36 (6.67%) VBScript
5 34 (6.30%) C#
6 25 (4.63%) Java
6 25 (4.63%) VB
7 13 (2.41%) C
8 9 (1.67%) Python
8 9 (1.67%) VBA
9 7 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
11 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 540 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 243 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 69 (12.78%) ISTQB
4 47 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 35 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.26%) MCSE
8 22 (4.07%) CCNA
9 19 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (2.41%) CCNP
11 12 (2.22%) MCITP
12 11 (2.04%) MCP
12 11 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.11%) Degree
13 6 (1.11%) MOS
13 6 (1.11%) HNC
13 6 (1.11%) HND
13 6 (1.11%) ISEB
14 5 (0.93%) VCAP
14 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.19%) QA
2 23 (4.26%) SLA
3 7 (1.30%) BS15000
4 5 (0.93%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.74%) P3O
6 1 (0.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 80 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 46 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.37%) vSphere
4 26 (4.81%) XenDesktop
5 24 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 22 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.59%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (1.85%) NFS
10 8 (1.48%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.93%) Postfix
12 5 (0.93%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.93%) Squid
13 4 (0.74%) Nmap
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.74%) XenApp
14 3 (0.56%) vCloud
15 1 (0.19%) OCFS2
15 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 56 (10.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 34 (6.30%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (3.70%) SCCM
4 15 (2.78%) SCOM
5 14 (2.59%) OVSD
6 10 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (1.48%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (1.30%) Netcool
9 6 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.93%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.93%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.93%) Netcool/Webtop
11 4 (0.74%) Nessus
11 4 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 203 (37.59%) Microsoft
2 138 (25.56%) HP
3 78 (14.44%) Oracle
4 73 (13.52%) VMware
5 57 (10.56%) Citrix
6 49 (9.07%) Cisco
7 21 (3.89%) McAfee
7 21 (3.89%) Lumension
8 14 (2.59%) Clearswift
9 13 (2.41%) Symantec
10 12 (2.22%) Borland
11 11 (2.04%) NetApp
11 11 (2.04%) AppSense
12 10 (1.85%) Juniper
13 9 (1.67%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.67%) Sophos
14 8 (1.48%) Blue Coat
14 8 (1.48%) F5
15 7 (1.30%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.30%) EMC
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £110 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
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Farnborough
Orgtel
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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