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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 108 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -7
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 165 270 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.96% 2.77% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.85% 10.35% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 139 141
Median daily rate £425 £424 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £262 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 28 5
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +12.36%
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
2103 2609 2381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.01% 26.75% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1571 1210
Median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 114 117
Median hourly rate £34.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire 0 79 £402 -4.34% 11
Berkshire -30 41 £425 -10.52% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 31 £425 +21.42%
Surrey +6 4 - - 4
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
East Sussex - 1 £540 -
Home Counties - 1 £270 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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.

1 412 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 182 (44.17%) SC Cleared
3 119 (28.88%) Microsoft
4 115 (27.91%) Windows
5 103 (25.00%) Linux
6 101 (24.51%) Oracle
7 81 (19.66%) HP
8 76 (18.45%) Active Directory
9 71 (17.23%) SQL
10 67 (16.26%) ITIL
11 64 (15.53%) Migration
12 58 (14.08%) Windows Server
13 52 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 49 (11.89%) VMware
14 49 (11.89%) Cisco
14 49 (11.89%) SAN
15 48 (11.65%) SQL Server
15 48 (11.65%) Unix
16 41 (9.95%) MS Office
17 39 (9.47%) EMC
18 37 (8.98%) Juniper
19 36 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (8.50%) SharePoint
21 33 (8.01%) Project Management
21 33 (8.01%) SLA
21 33 (8.01%) PowerShell
21 33 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
22 32 (7.77%) MS Excel
23 31 (7.52%) Windows 7
24 30 (7.28%) Virtual Servers

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 35 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.85%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.61%) Documentum
4 9 (2.18%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.70%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.21%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.73%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.49%) IIS
10 2 (0.49%) JBoss
10 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (9.95%) MS Office
2 32 (7.77%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.16%) Office 365
2 3 (0.73%) IaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.89%) SAN
2 12 (2.91%) DHCP
2 12 (2.91%) DNS
3 8 (1.94%) Firewall
4 7 (1.70%) Internet
4 7 (1.70%) LAN
4 7 (1.70%) VLAN
5 5 (1.21%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.21%) Network Security
5 5 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.97%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.97%) WAN
7 3 (0.73%) FTP
7 3 (0.73%) HTTP
7 3 (0.73%) IPsec
7 3 (0.73%) SMTP
7 3 (0.73%) SSH
8 2 (0.49%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.34%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (1.94%) MS Access
6 7 (1.70%) Big Data
6 7 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.46%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.73%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.73%) Essbase
10 3 (0.73%) HBase
10 3 (0.73%) MySQL
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (4.61%) Subversion
2 15 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.43%) JUnit
4 8 (1.94%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.94%) TortoiseSVN
5 7 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.70%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.46%) Ant
7 5 (1.21%) Selenium
7 5 (1.21%) StarTeam
8 4 (0.97%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.73%) JIRA
9 3 (0.73%) Maven
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.49%) Hudson
10 2 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.49%) QUnit
10 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (6.07%) Finance
2 6 (1.46%) Military
3 5 (1.21%) Billing
4 4 (0.97%) Back Office
4 4 (0.97%) Legal
5 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.49%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (16.26%) Architect
2 41 (9.95%) Developer
3 36 (8.74%) Analyst
4 34 (8.25%) Consultant
5 28 (6.80%) Support Engineer
6 27 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (4.61%) Network Engineer
7 19 (4.61%) Unix Engineer
8 18 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (3.64%) Build Engineer
10 15 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
11 14 (3.40%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.40%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.16%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
13 12 (2.91%) Administrator
14 11 (2.67%) Service Architect
15 10 (2.43%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
15 10 (2.43%) DV Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.83%) .NET
2 17 (4.13%) jQuery
3 15 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 15 (3.64%) CSS
4 12 (2.91%) Web Services
5 11 (2.67%) XML
6 10 (2.43%) HTML
7 9 (2.18%) Regular Expression
7 9 (2.18%) WCF
8 6 (1.46%) J2EE
8 6 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.97%) Ajax
9 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.97%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (0.97%) WDK
10 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.73%) LAMP
10 3 (0.73%) Middleware
11 2 (0.49%) JAXB
11 2 (0.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.07%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.16%) Clustering
4 12 (2.91%) Statistics
5 11 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.70%) PKI
8 5 (1.21%) CESG
9 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.97%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.97%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.73%) LPAR
10 3 (0.73%) Replication
10 3 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 115 (27.91%) Windows
2 103 (25.00%) Linux
3 58 (14.08%) Windows Server
4 52 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (11.65%) Unix
6 31 (7.52%) Windows 7
7 28 (6.80%) Oracle Linux
8 25 (6.07%) HPUX
9 24 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (3.88%) Windows 10
12 14 (3.40%) AIX
13 13 (3.16%) Windows XP
14 12 (2.91%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.21%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.97%) CentOS
16 4 (0.97%) Solaris
17 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.26%) ITIL
2 64 (15.53%) Migration
3 33 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (8.01%) Project Management
4 30 (7.28%) Virtual Environments
5 29 (7.04%) Service Delivery
5 29 (7.04%) Service Management
6 19 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (4.61%) PRINCE2
6 19 (4.61%) Problem Management
7 15 (3.64%) Data Migration
7 15 (3.64%) High Availability
8 13 (3.16%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (3.16%) ITIL V3
8 13 (3.16%) MVC
8 13 (3.16%) Open Source
9 12 (2.91%) Configuration Management
9 12 (2.91%) Service Design
10 11 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (2.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.23%) SQL
2 33 (8.01%) PowerShell
3 29 (7.04%) C#
3 29 (7.04%) Java
4 19 (4.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.16%) Python
7 12 (2.91%) VB
8 11 (2.67%) VBScript
9 9 (2.18%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.70%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.46%) C
13 5 (1.21%) C++
14 4 (0.97%) Perl
15 3 (0.73%) Ruby
15 3 (0.73%) Tcl
16 2 (0.49%) PHP
17 1 (0.24%) Jython
17 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 412 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 182 (44.17%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (3.88%) BC Cleared
4 16 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.43%) CISSP
6 10 (2.43%) MCSE
6 10 (2.43%) RHCE
7 9 (2.18%) CCNP
7 9 (2.18%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.94%) Degree
8 8 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (1.70%) MCP
9 7 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.46%) CCNA
11 5 (1.21%) MCITP
11 5 (1.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.01%) SLA
2 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.21%) GPG13
4 4 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.97%) QA
4 4 (0.97%) RMADS
5 1 (0.24%) GAAP
5 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 76 (18.45%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.28%) Virtual Servers
4 19 (4.61%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.43%) KVM
5 10 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.94%) vSphere
7 5 (1.21%) XenApp
8 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.73%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.73%) HDFS
9 3 (0.73%) NFS
9 3 (0.73%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.49%) vCloud
10 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.24%) Docker
11 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (7.04%) SCCM
2 25 (6.07%) HP Data Protector
3 19 (4.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (3.16%) SCOM
5 12 (2.91%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (2.91%) WSUS
6 11 (2.67%) Netcool
7 9 (2.18%) NetBackup
7 9 (2.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (1.70%) Unicenter
10 6 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.21%) ArcSight ESM
11 5 (1.21%) OVSD
12 4 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.97%) QRadar
12 4 (0.97%) vMotion
13 3 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 119 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 101 (24.51%) Oracle
3 81 (19.66%) HP
4 49 (11.89%) Cisco
4 49 (11.89%) VMware
5 39 (9.47%) EMC
6 37 (8.98%) Juniper
7 26 (6.31%) Red Hat
8 25 (6.07%) Citrix
9 20 (4.85%) Intel Security
10 13 (3.16%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.43%) ArcSight
11 10 (2.43%) Veritas
12 9 (2.18%) IBM
13 8 (1.94%) CA
13 8 (1.94%) Lumension
14 7 (1.70%) Meridio
15 6 (1.46%) Altiris
15 6 (1.46%) Informatica
16 5 (1.21%) CommVault