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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 58 120 143
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +23
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 276 136 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.99% 1.56% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.56% 6.82% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 58 62
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£405 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.55 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +23.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.32% -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
2388 1994 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.86% 22.93% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1049 1064
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 100 152
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 +18 152 £450 +19.04% 22
Berkshire +31 70 £400 -11.11% 20
Buckinghamshire +16 40 £355 +42.00% 8
Surrey - 14 £415 - 4
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 583 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 246 (42.20%) SC Cleared
3 227 (38.94%) Windows
4 216 (37.05%) Microsoft
5 139 (23.84%) HP
6 91 (15.61%) Active Directory
7 87 (14.92%) ITIL
8 85 (14.58%) VMware
9 83 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 81 (13.89%) Oracle
11 75 (12.86%) MS Excel
12 72 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 71 (12.18%) MS Exchange
14 70 (12.01%) ISTQB
15 66 (11.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 64 (10.98%) Windows 7
17 61 (10.46%) Citrix
18 60 (10.29%) JSP
18 60 (10.29%) Project Management
18 60 (10.29%) PowerShell
19 58 (9.95%) UNIX
20 55 (9.43%) .NET
21 53 (9.09%) HTML
21 53 (9.09%) Linux
22 52 (8.92%) ASP.NET
22 52 (8.92%) Cisco
23 51 (8.75%) JavaScript
23 51 (8.75%) Service Management
23 51 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
24 50 (8.58%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 71 (12.18%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (2.57%) Documentum
6 14 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.23%) IIS
8 7 (1.20%) MS Project Server
9 6 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.03%) Lync
10 5 (0.86%) Apache
10 5 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.34%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.17%) Confluence
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 75 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.35%) MS Project
3 36 (6.17%) MS Office
4 8 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.58%) Firewall
2 45 (7.72%) TCP/IP
3 39 (6.69%) SAN
4 37 (6.35%) DNS
5 35 (6.00%) X.400
5 35 (6.00%) X.500
6 23 (3.95%) Network Security
7 21 (3.60%) SMTP
8 18 (3.09%) Internet
9 15 (2.57%) LDAP
9 15 (2.57%) HTTP
9 15 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (2.23%) LAN
10 13 (2.23%) DHCP
10 13 (2.23%) WAN
11 11 (1.89%) Wireshark
12 10 (1.72%) FTP
12 10 (1.72%) HTTPS
13 8 (1.37%) SSL
13 8 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.20%) Big Data
5 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.03%) EDRMS
7 5 (0.86%) MS Access
7 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.86%) OLAP
8 4 (0.69%) DTS
8 4 (0.69%) IDOL
8 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.34%) DB2
11 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (4.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (2.23%) StarTeam
3 12 (2.06%) Subversion
3 12 (2.06%) MSI
4 10 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.54%) JUnit
6 8 (1.37%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.86%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.86%) Ant
8 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.51%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.34%) Trac
11 1 (0.17%) JIRA
11 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.17%) Mockito
General
1 35 (6.00%) Finance
2 34 (5.83%) Military
3 12 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.86%) Legal
5 2 (0.34%) Publishing
5 2 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (9.95%) Analyst
2 51 (8.75%) Architect
3 36 (6.17%) Developer
4 29 (4.97%) Build Engineer
5 26 (4.46%) Tester
5 26 (4.46%) Project Manager
6 25 (4.29%) Consultant
7 18 (3.09%) Test Analyst
7 18 (3.09%) Support Analyst
8 17 (2.92%) Support Engineer
9 15 (2.57%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (2.40%) Test Specialist
10 14 (2.40%) Rollout Engineer
10 14 (2.40%) Applications Packager
10 14 (2.40%) Software Engineer
11 13 (2.23%) Network Engineer
11 13 (2.23%) Service Manager
11 13 (2.23%) Test Leader
12 12 (2.06%) Administrator
12 12 (2.06%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.29%) JSP
2 55 (9.43%) .NET
3 53 (9.09%) HTML
4 52 (8.92%) ASP.NET
5 27 (4.63%) XML
6 15 (2.57%) Application Packaging
7 9 (1.54%) WDK
8 8 (1.37%) Web Services
9 5 (0.86%) LAMP
9 5 (0.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 5 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.69%) Middleware
10 4 (0.69%) OLE
11 3 (0.51%) REST
12 2 (0.34%) Spring
12 2 (0.34%) SOAP
13 1 (0.17%) CSS
13 1 (0.17%) JDBC
13 1 (0.17%) Classic ASP
13 1 (0.17%) BC4J
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.57%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.40%) Clustering
3 14 (2.40%) PKI
4 11 (1.89%) Replication
5 7 (1.20%) Device Driver
5 7 (1.20%) Firmware
6 6 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.03%) Open Source
7 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.86%) Taxonomies
8 4 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.51%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.51%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.34%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.34%) CCTV
11 1 (0.17%) Statistics
11 1 (0.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 227 (38.94%) Windows
2 83 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (10.98%) Windows 7
5 58 (9.95%) UNIX
6 53 (9.09%) Linux
7 47 (8.06%) Windows XP
8 17 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.40%) Windows 2000
9 14 (2.40%) Android
10 12 (2.06%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.72%) CentOS
13 8 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.37%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.20%) Solaris
15 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.34%) AIX
18 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (14.92%) ITIL
2 60 (10.29%) Project Management
3 51 (8.75%) Service Management
4 41 (7.03%) Service Delivery
5 37 (6.35%) Migration
5 37 (6.35%) Test Scripting
6 32 (5.49%) Knowledge Management
7 31 (5.32%) PRINCE2
7 31 (5.32%) Configuration Management
8 27 (4.63%) CRM
9 25 (4.29%) Integration Testing
10 22 (3.77%) Software Engineering
11 21 (3.60%) Incident Management
11 21 (3.60%) Validation
12 19 (3.26%) Problem Management
12 19 (3.26%) Software Distribution
13 18 (3.09%) Cyber Security
13 18 (3.09%) Functional Testing
13 18 (3.09%) Workflow
14 17 (2.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (10.29%) PowerShell
2 51 (8.75%) JavaScript
3 43 (7.38%) SQL
4 35 (6.00%) VBScript
5 33 (5.66%) C#
6 27 (4.63%) Java
7 24 (4.12%) VB
8 18 (3.09%) C
9 11 (1.89%) Python
10 9 (1.54%) C++
10 9 (1.54%) VBA
11 8 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) Golang
13 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.17%) Perl
13 1 (0.17%) PHP
13 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 583 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 246 (42.20%) SC Cleared
3 70 (12.01%) ISTQB
4 49 (8.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 44 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (4.97%) MCSE
8 25 (4.29%) CCNA
9 20 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (2.92%) MCP
11 15 (2.57%) MCITP
12 12 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (2.06%) CCNP
13 7 (1.20%) HNC
13 7 (1.20%) HND
14 6 (1.03%) Degree
14 6 (1.03%) MOS
15 5 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.86%) MCTS
15 5 (0.86%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.80%) QA
2 24 (4.12%) SLA
3 6 (1.03%) BS15000
4 5 (0.86%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.69%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 91 (15.61%) Active Directory
2 51 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.15%) vSphere
4 25 (4.29%) XenDesktop
5 21 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (3.09%) Forefront TMG
6 18 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.74%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.37%) NFS
9 7 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.03%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.86%) Postfix
11 5 (0.86%) Sendmail
11 5 (0.86%) Nmap
11 5 (0.86%) Squid
12 4 (0.69%) Xen
12 4 (0.69%) XenApp
13 3 (0.51%) vCloud
14 1 (0.17%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 66 (11.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 34 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (3.60%) SCCM
4 14 (2.40%) SCOM
5 13 (2.23%) OVSD
6 10 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (1.37%) Netcool
8 7 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (1.03%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (0.86%) Nessus
10 5 (0.86%) Netcool/Webtop
10 5 (0.86%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (0.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 216 (37.05%) Microsoft
2 139 (23.84%) HP
3 85 (14.58%) VMware
4 81 (13.89%) Oracle
5 61 (10.46%) Citrix
6 52 (8.92%) Cisco
7 23 (3.95%) Lumension
8 22 (3.77%) McAfee
9 19 (3.26%) Symantec
10 18 (3.09%) Clearswift
11 15 (2.57%) Juniper
12 12 (2.06%) Borland
13 11 (1.89%) AppSense
14 9 (1.54%) Sophos
14 9 (1.54%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.54%) NetApp
15 8 (1.37%) 3PAR
16 7 (1.20%) EMC
16 7 (1.20%) Altiris
16 7 (1.20%) Brocade
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