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 21 February 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England / South East
Rank 76 80 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 192 216 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.52% 2.52% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.79% 9.10% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 88 142
Median daily rate £425 £414 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £257 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £668 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 3
Median hourly rate £30.91 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £55.55 £55.65
% change year-on-year
-30.69% -0.17%

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
2185 2373 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.69% 27.65% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1415 1244
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 126 102
Median hourly rate £23.19 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +33 76 £425 +8.97% 2
Hampshire -21 60 £425 +2.78% 11
Berkshire +29 47 £375 -12.79% 2
Surrey +15 2 £358 -28.50% 3
Middlesex - 2 £550 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 345 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 178 (51.59%) SC Cleared
3 102 (29.57%) Microsoft
4 101 (29.28%) Windows
5 56 (16.23%) Active Directory
6 53 (15.36%) ITIL
7 51 (14.78%) VMware
7 51 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (12.17%) Cisco
8 42 (12.17%) Windows Server
9 41 (11.88%) Linux
10 40 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (10.14%) MS Office
12 34 (9.86%) Oracle
12 34 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (9.57%) Risk Management
14 31 (8.99%) CRM
15 30 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
16 29 (8.41%) MS Excel
16 29 (8.41%) Unix
17 28 (8.12%) SQL
17 28 (8.12%) HP
17 28 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
18 27 (7.83%) Finance
19 26 (7.54%) Management Information System
20 24 (6.96%) Service Management
20 24 (6.96%) Project Management
20 24 (6.96%) Java
20 24 (6.96%) PowerShell
21 23 (6.67%) CCNP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.03%) Documentum
3 7 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (1.74%) IIS
4 6 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.45%) Confluence
5 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.16%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.58%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (10.14%) MS Office
2 29 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.90%) MS Project
4 5 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.58%) SAP GTS
3 2 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.58%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Primavera
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.06%) IaaS
2 7 (2.03%) PaaS
3 5 (1.45%) Office 365
4 3 (0.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.80%) LAN
2 17 (4.93%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.93%) WAN
3 15 (4.35%) DNS
3 15 (4.35%) Firewall
3 15 (4.35%) Wireless
4 12 (3.48%) DHCP
4 12 (3.48%) IPsec
5 11 (3.19%) Network Security
5 11 (3.19%) OSPF
6 10 (2.90%) VLAN
7 9 (2.61%) SAN
8 8 (2.32%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (1.74%) BGP
10 6 (1.74%) FTP
10 6 (1.74%) SNMP
11 5 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.45%) VPN
11 5 (1.45%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.48%) Big Data
3 10 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.32%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.32%) MySQL
4 8 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.87%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.87%) DataStax
8 3 (0.87%) Essbase
8 3 (0.87%) HBase
8 3 (0.87%) MS Access
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 11 (3.19%) Ant
2 10 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.61%) MSI
4 8 (2.32%) StarTeam
5 7 (2.03%) Gradle
6 6 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.74%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.45%) JIRA
7 5 (1.45%) JUnit
7 5 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.45%) Subversion
8 4 (1.16%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.16%) Hudson
9 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.87%) Selenium
10 2 (0.58%) JMeter
10 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (7.83%) Finance
2 11 (3.19%) Legal
3 7 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.74%) Electronics
4 6 (1.74%) Military
5 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (15.07%) Architect
2 34 (9.86%) Analyst
2 34 (9.86%) Developer
3 29 (8.41%) Network Engineer
4 27 (7.83%) Consultant
5 20 (5.80%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 15 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 13 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 13 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (3.48%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.48%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 12 (3.48%) Lead Architect
9 10 (2.90%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
9 10 (2.90%) Security Consultant
9 10 (2.90%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.61%) Security Advisor
10 9 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (2.61%) VMware Specialist
11 8 (2.32%) CRM Developer
11 8 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.22%) XML
2 17 (4.93%) .NET
3 16 (4.64%) CSS
4 15 (4.35%) HTML
5 13 (3.77%) Web Services
6 7 (2.03%) WCF
7 6 (1.74%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.45%) EJB
8 5 (1.45%) Java EE
8 5 (1.45%) JMS
8 5 (1.45%) XSLT
9 4 (1.16%) WDK
10 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.87%) JFC
10 3 (0.87%) jQuery
10 3 (0.87%) JSON
10 3 (0.87%) Middleware
10 3 (0.87%) XSD
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.54%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.64%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.06%) CESG
5 10 (2.90%) Clustering
6 7 (2.03%) PKI
7 5 (1.45%) CCTV
7 5 (1.45%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.16%) CMDB
8 4 (1.16%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.16%) Replication
8 4 (1.16%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.16%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.87%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.58%) PMI
10 2 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.28%) Windows
2 42 (12.17%) Windows Server
3 41 (11.88%) Linux
4 34 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (8.41%) Unix
6 22 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 19 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.32%) Solaris
11 7 (2.03%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.74%) CentOS
13 5 (1.45%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.16%) HPUX
14 4 (1.16%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.58%) AIX
16 1 (0.29%) Android
16 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.36%) ITIL
2 51 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (9.57%) Risk Management
4 31 (8.99%) CRM
5 24 (6.96%) Project Management
5 24 (6.96%) Service Management
6 19 (5.51%) Migration
7 17 (4.93%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (4.93%) Incident Management
7 17 (4.93%) Security Testing
7 17 (4.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (4.64%) Configuration Management
8 16 (4.64%) PRINCE2
8 16 (4.64%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (4.06%) Service Design
11 13 (3.77%) Network Design
11 13 (3.77%) Protective Monitoring
12 12 (3.48%) ISMS
13 11 (3.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.12%) SQL
2 24 (6.96%) Java
2 24 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 15 (4.35%) Python
4 13 (3.77%) Perl
4 13 (3.77%) VBScript
5 11 (3.19%) C#
6 10 (2.90%) C
7 6 (1.74%) C++
8 5 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.16%) Ruby
9 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.87%) VB
11 2 (0.58%) PHP
12 1 (0.29%) Jython
12 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 345 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 178 (51.59%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.67%) CCNP
5 22 (6.38%) CCNA
6 21 (6.09%) CREST Certified
6 21 (6.09%) OSCP
7 18 (5.22%) CEH
8 14 (4.06%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (4.06%) CISSP
9 11 (3.19%) Degree
10 8 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.16%) BICSI Certification
14 4 (1.16%) BICSI RCDD
14 4 (1.16%) JNCIA
14 4 (1.16%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.35%) SLA
2 12 (3.48%) RMADS
3 11 (3.19%) QA
4 8 (2.32%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.58%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.58%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.29%) GPG13
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 56 (16.23%) Active Directory
2 40 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.03%) vCloud
5 6 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.45%) vSphere
7 4 (1.16%) Docker
7 4 (1.16%) Samba
8 3 (0.87%) HDFS
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (5.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (4.93%) SCCM
3 12 (3.48%) SCOM
4 9 (2.61%) Netcool
5 5 (1.45%) WSUS
6 4 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.16%) Puppet
6 4 (1.16%) vMotion
6 4 (1.16%) vRealize
7 3 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.87%) OVSD
7 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.87%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.58%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 102 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.78%) VMware
3 42 (12.17%) Cisco
4 34 (9.86%) Oracle
5 28 (8.12%) HP
6 21 (6.09%) Juniper
7 16 (4.64%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.48%) Citrix
8 12 (3.48%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.74%) EMC
9 6 (1.74%) Lumension
9 6 (1.74%) Veritas
10 5 (1.45%) F5
11 4 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.16%) BMC
11 4 (1.16%) Sun
12 3 (0.87%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.87%) IBM
12 3 (0.87%) Meridio
12 3 (0.87%) Veeam
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