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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 54 72 95
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +23
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 313 224 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.08% 2.36% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.60% 9.28% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 93 92
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £242 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £14.84 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -74.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.93%
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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
2698 2414 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.52% 25.48% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1181 916
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 115
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +57 143 £400 -5.88% 17
Hampshire -6 98 £415 +16.24% 13
Buckinghamshire 0 73 £375 +19.42% 3
Surrey -11 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £388 -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 718 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 316 (44.01%) SC Cleared
3 284 (39.55%) Microsoft
4 278 (38.72%) Windows
5 186 (25.91%) VMware
6 148 (20.61%) HP
7 136 (18.94%) Active Directory
8 118 (16.43%) MS Excel
9 114 (15.88%) ITIL
10 110 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 103 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 102 (14.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 101 (14.07%) SQL
14 94 (13.09%) Linux
14 94 (13.09%) PowerShell
15 89 (12.40%) Configuration Management
16 81 (11.28%) Oracle
17 79 (11.00%) Firewall
17 79 (11.00%) SCCM
17 79 (11.00%) Windows 7
18 73 (10.17%) Citrix
19 66 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
20 65 (9.05%) Migration
21 58 (8.08%) MS Office
22 57 (7.94%) Cisco
23 56 (7.80%) Service Management
24 53 (7.38%) Project Management
24 53 (7.38%) TCP/IP
25 51 (7.10%) Hyper-V
26 49 (6.82%) MSI

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 30 (4.18%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (2.09%) OpenStack
5 11 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.11%) IIS
8 7 (0.97%) Documentum
9 6 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.70%) Lync
10 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.70%) Live Communications Server
11 4 (0.56%) Confluence
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
12 3 (0.42%) Apache
13 2 (0.28%) JBoss
13 2 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 118 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.08%) MS Office
3 21 (2.92%) MS Project
4 16 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.11%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (11.00%) Firewall
2 53 (7.38%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.01%) SAN
4 31 (4.32%) LAN
5 30 (4.18%) WAN
5 30 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (3.62%) Internet
6 26 (3.62%) DNS
7 23 (3.20%) SSL
8 22 (3.06%) NetScaler
9 20 (2.79%) Network Security
10 19 (2.65%) SMTP
11 18 (2.51%) Wireshark
12 16 (2.23%) X.400
12 16 (2.23%) X.500
13 15 (2.09%) SMS
14 14 (1.95%) Ethernet
15 13 (1.81%) DHCP
16 12 (1.67%) BIG-IP
17 11 (1.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.37%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 7 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 7 (0.97%) EDRMS
5 6 (0.84%) MySQL
5 6 (0.84%) Big Data
6 5 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.56%) MS Access
7 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.28%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.28%) OLTP
9 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (6.82%) MSI
2 39 (5.43%) StarTeam
3 10 (1.39%) JUnit
3 10 (1.39%) Subversion
4 8 (1.11%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.84%) JIRA
6 6 (0.84%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.56%) Ant
8 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.56%) Gradle
9 3 (0.42%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.28%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.28%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.28%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.28%) Checkstyle
10 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 18 (2.51%) Telecoms
2 17 (2.37%) Finance
3 15 (2.09%) Military
4 2 (0.28%) Billing
5 1 (0.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (10.03%) Architect
2 49 (6.82%) Analyst
3 39 (5.43%) Consultant
3 39 (5.43%) Support Engineer
4 36 (5.01%) Applications Packager
5 31 (4.32%) Developer
6 30 (4.18%) Integration Engineer
7 27 (3.76%) Build Engineer
8 25 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (3.34%) Network Engineer
10 20 (2.79%) Network Architect
11 19 (2.65%) Incident Manager
12 18 (2.51%) Project Manager
13 17 (2.37%) Test Analyst
13 17 (2.37%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (2.37%) Wintel Engineer
14 16 (2.23%) Security Engineer
15 15 (2.09%) Desktop Engineer
15 15 (2.09%) Rollout Engineer
16 14 (1.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.55%) .NET
2 36 (5.01%) JSP
3 31 (4.32%) ASP.NET
4 30 (4.18%) HTML
5 21 (2.92%) OpenID
5 21 (2.92%) SAML
5 21 (2.92%) OAuth
6 12 (1.67%) Application Packaging
7 10 (1.39%) Middleware
8 9 (1.25%) JSON
8 9 (1.25%) J2EE
9 7 (0.97%) Ajax
9 7 (0.97%) Web Services
10 6 (0.84%) EJB
11 5 (0.70%) STL
11 5 (0.70%) COM
11 5 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.56%) XML
12 4 (0.56%) JMS
12 4 (0.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.55%) PKI
2 34 (4.74%) Open Source
3 30 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.37%) Client/Server
5 10 (1.39%) Device Driver
6 8 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.11%) Clustering
7 7 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.97%) Statistics
8 5 (0.70%) Replication
9 4 (0.56%) CESG
10 3 (0.42%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) EMC Centera
11 2 (0.28%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.28%) e-Health
11 2 (0.28%) Economics
12 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.14%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 278 (38.72%) Windows
2 110 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (13.09%) Linux
4 79 (11.00%) Windows 7
5 66 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (5.57%) UNIX
7 39 (5.43%) Windows XP
8 33 (4.60%) Windows Vista
8 33 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.53%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.25%) Solaris
12 6 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.70%) CentOS
13 5 (0.70%) HPUX
14 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (15.88%) ITIL
2 89 (12.40%) Configuration Management
3 65 (9.05%) Migration
4 56 (7.80%) Service Management
5 53 (7.38%) Project Management
6 41 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 37 (5.15%) Test Scripting
8 36 (5.01%) Service Delivery
9 34 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
10 33 (4.60%) Knowledge Management
11 30 (4.18%) PRINCE2
12 29 (4.04%) TOGAF
13 28 (3.90%) Information Security
14 25 (3.48%) Integration Testing
15 21 (2.92%) Software Distribution
15 21 (2.92%) Identity Management
16 20 (2.79%) Software Delivery
17 19 (2.65%) Network Management
17 19 (2.65%) Data Analysis
17 19 (2.65%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (14.07%) SQL
2 94 (13.09%) PowerShell
3 37 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 26 (3.62%) VBScript
4 26 (3.62%) VBA
5 25 (3.48%) C#
6 22 (3.06%) VB
7 17 (2.37%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.23%) C
9 15 (2.09%) Java
10 14 (1.95%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.81%) C++
12 11 (1.53%) Ruby
13 8 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.56%) Python
15 3 (0.42%) Perl
16 2 (0.28%) Pascal
16 2 (0.28%) PL/1
17 1 (0.14%) SAS Macro
17 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 718 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 316 (44.01%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (5.29%) ISTQB
6 33 (4.60%) MCSE
7 30 (4.18%) CISSP
7 30 (4.18%) MCP
8 28 (3.90%) CCNA
9 22 (3.06%) CCNP
10 19 (2.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 18 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (1.67%) MCITP
14 7 (0.97%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.97%) RHCA
14 7 (0.97%) CCIE
14 7 (0.97%) RHCE
15 6 (0.84%) CCIP
15 6 (0.84%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.29%) SLA
2 11 (1.53%) QA
3 7 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.28%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) BS15000
System Software
1 136 (18.94%) Active Directory
2 103 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.04%) vSphere
5 23 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (3.06%) Forefront TMG
7 19 (2.65%) XenApp
7 19 (2.65%) XenDesktop
8 15 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.97%) iptables
11 6 (0.84%) Firmware
12 4 (0.56%) Xen
12 4 (0.56%) vCloud
13 3 (0.42%) UAG
13 3 (0.42%) Postfix
13 3 (0.42%) Snort
13 3 (0.42%) NFS
14 2 (0.28%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 102 (14.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 79 (11.00%) SCCM
3 40 (5.57%) HP Quality Center
4 32 (4.46%) SCOM
5 19 (2.65%) OVSD
6 14 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (1.53%) Tivoli
8 10 (1.39%) FortiGate
8 10 (1.39%) OpenView
9 9 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.97%) Puppet
11 7 (0.97%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.84%) Netcool
12 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.70%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.56%) Nessus
14 4 (0.56%) Nmap
14 4 (0.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 284 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 186 (25.91%) VMware
3 148 (20.61%) HP
4 81 (11.28%) Oracle
5 73 (10.17%) Citrix
6 57 (7.94%) Cisco
7 44 (6.13%) McAfee
8 41 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 38 (5.29%) Lumension
10 25 (3.48%) NetApp
10 25 (3.48%) F5
11 24 (3.34%) Juniper
12 17 (2.37%) Dell
12 17 (2.37%) AppSense
13 14 (1.95%) IBM
13 14 (1.95%) Wyse
14 11 (1.53%) EMC
14 11 (1.53%) Borland
14 11 (1.53%) Clearswift
14 11 (1.53%) 3PAR
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