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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 44 127 130
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 416 105 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.23% 1.23% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.58% 5.05% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 37 52
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£428 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £485 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.83 - £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -25.69%
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
2854 2080 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.02% 24.37% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1051 771
Average daily rate £375 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 91 160
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +28 196 £450 +5.88% 22
Berkshire +77 122 £450 +9.09% 10
Buckinghamshire +9 54 £377 +43.71% 2
Surrey - 20 £450 - 2
Home Counties - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 690 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 300 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 262 (37.97%) Windows
4 240 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 163 (23.62%) VMware
6 128 (18.55%) HP
7 123 (17.83%) Active Directory
8 112 (16.23%) PowerShell
9 102 (14.78%) ITIL
10 101 (14.64%) Linux
11 100 (14.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 98 (14.20%) Firewall
13 88 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 85 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 81 (11.74%) Oracle
16 77 (11.16%) SQL
17 70 (10.14%) MS Excel
18 69 (10.00%) Citrix
19 66 (9.57%) Windows 7
20 64 (9.28%) Configuration Management
21 61 (8.84%) MS Exchange
22 58 (8.41%) Migration
23 57 (8.26%) Project Management
23 57 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
24 55 (7.97%) Cisco
25 50 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
25 50 (7.25%) JSP
26 47 (6.81%) UNIX
26 47 (6.81%) Service Delivery
27 46 (6.67%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (8.84%) MS Exchange
2 26 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.46%) IIS
5 16 (2.32%) Documentum
5 16 (2.32%) OpenStack
6 15 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.45%) Lync
8 8 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.72%) Live Communications Server
9 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.19%) MS Office
3 19 (2.75%) MS Project
4 14 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (4.64%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.16%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.58%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (14.20%) Firewall
2 45 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 38 (5.51%) SAN
4 32 (4.64%) Internet
4 32 (4.64%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (4.35%) Network Security
6 29 (4.20%) DNS
7 28 (4.06%) LAN
7 28 (4.06%) SMTP
8 27 (3.91%) X.400
8 27 (3.91%) X.500
8 27 (3.91%) WAN
9 21 (3.04%) Wireshark
10 17 (2.46%) SSL
11 16 (2.32%) FTP
11 16 (2.32%) NetScaler
12 14 (2.03%) DHCP
13 11 (1.59%) VLAN
14 10 (1.45%) HTTP
15 9 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (2.03%) EDRMS
3 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.87%) MySQL
5 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.43%) Big Data
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.29%) OLTP
8 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.29%) OLAP
9 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (5.65%) MSI
2 37 (5.36%) StarTeam
3 19 (2.75%) Subversion
4 17 (2.46%) JUnit
5 16 (2.32%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.72%) Ant
6 5 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.72%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.29%) Trac
7 2 (0.29%) BitKeeper
7 2 (0.29%) Maven
7 2 (0.29%) Checkstyle
7 2 (0.29%) JIRA
7 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.29%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.29%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 23 (3.33%) Military
2 16 (2.32%) Finance
3 2 (0.29%) Billing
4 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 86 (12.46%) Architect
2 47 (6.81%) Analyst
3 43 (6.23%) Consultant
4 36 (5.22%) Developer
5 30 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
5 30 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 28 (4.06%) Network Architect
7 25 (3.62%) Support Engineer
7 25 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 21 (3.04%) Network Engineer
11 20 (2.90%) Security Engineer
12 19 (2.75%) Software Engineer
13 18 (2.61%) Desktop Engineer
14 15 (2.17%) Senior Manager
14 15 (2.17%) Applications Packager
14 15 (2.17%) Support Analyst
15 14 (2.03%) Test Analyst
16 13 (1.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.25%) JSP
2 43 (6.23%) .NET
3 41 (5.94%) HTML
4 35 (5.07%) ASP.NET
5 21 (3.04%) XML
6 16 (2.32%) SAML
6 16 (2.32%) OAuth
6 16 (2.32%) OpenID
7 14 (2.03%) WDK
8 11 (1.59%) Application Packaging
9 10 (1.45%) Middleware
10 6 (0.87%) Ajax
11 5 (0.72%) JSON
11 5 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.72%) COM
11 5 (0.72%) STL
12 3 (0.43%) SOAP
13 2 (0.29%) J2EE
14 1 (0.14%) CSS
14 1 (0.14%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.09%) PKI
2 34 (4.93%) Open Source
3 30 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.03%) Device Driver
6 13 (1.88%) Replication
7 12 (1.74%) Clustering
7 12 (1.74%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.72%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.58%) Statistics
12 3 (0.43%) Economics
12 3 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.29%) RMADS
13 2 (0.29%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.29%) e-Health
13 2 (0.29%) CESG
13 2 (0.29%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 262 (37.97%) Windows
2 101 (14.64%) Linux
3 85 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (9.57%) Windows 7
5 50 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (6.81%) UNIX
7 34 (4.93%) Windows XP
8 32 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (3.62%) Windows Vista
10 22 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (2.46%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.74%) Android
13 11 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (1.16%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.16%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.01%) CentOS
16 6 (0.87%) Solaris
17 1 (0.14%) HPUX
17 1 (0.14%) VMS
17 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (14.78%) ITIL
2 64 (9.28%) Configuration Management
3 58 (8.41%) Migration
4 57 (8.26%) Project Management
5 47 (6.81%) Service Delivery
6 46 (6.67%) Service Management
7 37 (5.36%) Test Scripting
8 35 (5.07%) Integration Testing
9 33 (4.78%) Knowledge Management
10 31 (4.49%) Incident Management
11 29 (4.20%) Software Engineering
12 24 (3.48%) Enterprise Architecture
12 24 (3.48%) PRINCE2
12 24 (3.48%) TOGAF
13 23 (3.33%) Information Security
13 23 (3.33%) Network Architecture
14 22 (3.19%) Cyber Security
15 19 (2.75%) Boundary Protection
16 18 (2.61%) High Availability
17 17 (2.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (16.23%) PowerShell
2 77 (11.16%) SQL
3 42 (6.09%) JavaScript
4 40 (5.80%) VBScript
5 24 (3.48%) Java
5 24 (3.48%) Bash Shell
6 22 (3.19%) C
7 19 (2.75%) C++
8 17 (2.46%) VB
9 14 (2.03%) C#
10 13 (1.88%) Python
11 10 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.45%) Ruby
12 8 (1.16%) VBA
13 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.29%) Perl
15 1 (0.14%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.14%) Golang
Qualifications
1 690 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 300 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 57 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (6.38%) ISTQB
6 36 (5.22%) MCSE
7 33 (4.78%) MCP
8 31 (4.49%) CCNA
9 27 (3.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 20 (2.90%) CISSP
11 19 (2.75%) CCNP
12 17 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (2.17%) MCITP
14 11 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (1.30%) HNC
15 9 (1.30%) HND
16 8 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (1.01%) RHCE
17 7 (1.01%) RHCA
17 7 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.78%) SLA
2 6 (0.87%) QA
3 4 (0.58%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.58%) BS15000
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 88 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.20%) Forefront TMG
5 23 (3.33%) vSphere
6 14 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.74%) Firmware
8 10 (1.45%) XenApp
8 10 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (1.16%) Xen
9 8 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.58%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.58%) Nmap
12 3 (0.43%) UAG
13 2 (0.29%) vCloud
13 2 (0.29%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.29%) Snort
14 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 100 (14.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 40 (5.80%) SCCM
3 38 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (3.19%) SCOM
5 14 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (1.88%) FortiGate
7 12 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (1.74%) Tivoli
8 11 (1.59%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.59%) OVSD
9 8 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (1.01%) Netcool
11 6 (0.87%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 6 (0.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (0.58%) Nessus
13 4 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
14 3 (0.43%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 240 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 163 (23.62%) VMware
3 128 (18.55%) HP
4 81 (11.74%) Oracle
5 69 (10.00%) Citrix
6 55 (7.97%) Cisco
7 37 (5.36%) McAfee
8 32 (4.64%) Red Hat
8 32 (4.64%) Lumension
9 28 (4.06%) Juniper
10 25 (3.62%) Symantec
11 17 (2.46%) F5
12 16 (2.32%) Clearswift
12 16 (2.32%) IBM
13 12 (1.74%) NetApp
14 10 (1.45%) Sophos
14 10 (1.45%) AppSense
15 9 (1.30%) Borland
15 9 (1.30%) CheckPoint
16 8 (1.16%) 3PAR
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