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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 52 79 94
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +15
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 350 194 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.62% 2.19% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.36% 8.70% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 72 75
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£404 £364 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.08 £47.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +21.79%
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
2832 2230 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.33% 25.22% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 1078 769
Average daily rate £375 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 112 103
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.84 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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 +64 153 £417 -1.88% 15
Hampshire +6 129 £413 +13.63% 10
Buckinghamshire -1 56 £375 +36.36% 1
Surrey +2 8 £440 -7.36% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £388 -
Home Counties - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 749 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 325 (43.39%) SC Cleared
3 288 (38.45%) Microsoft
4 287 (38.32%) Windows
5 194 (25.90%) VMware
6 146 (19.49%) Active Directory
7 144 (19.23%) HP
8 111 (14.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 109 (14.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 108 (14.42%) ITIL
10 108 (14.42%) PowerShell
11 105 (14.02%) Linux
12 102 (13.62%) MS Excel
13 99 (13.22%) SQL
14 95 (12.68%) Firewall
15 88 (11.75%) Configuration Management
16 87 (11.62%) Oracle
17 83 (11.08%) Windows 7
18 71 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 71 (9.48%) Citrix
18 71 (9.48%) SCCM
19 61 (8.14%) Migration
20 57 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
20 57 (7.61%) Cisco
21 55 (7.34%) Project Management
22 52 (6.94%) TCP/IP
23 51 (6.81%) Service Management
24 50 (6.68%) MSI
24 50 (6.68%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 47 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.00%) IIS
5 15 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 13 (1.74%) Documentum
7 12 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.47%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.07%) Lync
11 6 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.80%) Live Communications Server
12 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.40%) Confluence
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle 10gAS
15 2 (0.27%) Apache
15 2 (0.27%) JBoss
15 2 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 102 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 50 (6.68%) MS Office
3 23 (3.07%) MS Project
4 18 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.07%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.53%) Office 365
4 3 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (12.68%) Firewall
2 52 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 39 (5.21%) SAN
4 33 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (3.74%) DNS
5 28 (3.74%) Internet
6 27 (3.60%) LAN
7 26 (3.47%) WAN
8 24 (3.20%) Network Security
9 23 (3.07%) Wireshark
10 22 (2.94%) SMTP
11 21 (2.80%) X.400
11 21 (2.80%) X.500
12 20 (2.67%) NetScaler
12 20 (2.67%) SSL
13 13 (1.74%) SMS
13 13 (1.74%) DHCP
14 12 (1.60%) FTP
14 12 (1.60%) BIG-IP
14 12 (1.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.07%) EDRMS
5 6 (0.80%) MySQL
5 6 (0.80%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.67%) Big Data
6 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (0.40%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.27%) OLTP
9 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.27%) OLAP
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 50 (6.68%) MSI
2 40 (5.34%) StarTeam
3 15 (2.00%) Subversion
3 15 (2.00%) JUnit
4 13 (1.74%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.67%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.67%) JIRA
7 5 (0.67%) Ant
8 3 (0.40%) Gradle
8 3 (0.40%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.40%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.27%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.27%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.27%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.27%) Maven
9 2 (0.27%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.27%) Checkstyle
General
1 23 (3.07%) Telecoms
2 20 (2.67%) Military
3 18 (2.40%) Finance
4 2 (0.27%) Billing
5 1 (0.13%) Retail
5 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 83 (11.08%) Architect
2 51 (6.81%) Analyst
3 42 (5.61%) Consultant
4 41 (5.47%) Support Engineer
5 36 (4.81%) Developer
6 31 (4.14%) Applications Packager
7 30 (4.01%) Integration Engineer
8 28 (3.74%) Build Engineer
8 28 (3.74%) Network Architect
9 26 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (3.34%) Network Engineer
11 20 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (2.67%) Security Engineer
12 19 (2.54%) Test Analyst
13 18 (2.40%) Desktop Engineer
14 17 (2.27%) Project Manager
15 15 (2.00%) Service Manager
15 15 (2.00%) DBA
15 15 (2.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 14 (1.87%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.28%) .NET
2 44 (5.87%) JSP
3 36 (4.81%) HTML
4 34 (4.54%) ASP.NET
5 21 (2.80%) SAML
5 21 (2.80%) OpenID
5 21 (2.80%) OAuth
6 11 (1.47%) Application Packaging
6 11 (1.47%) XML
7 10 (1.34%) Middleware
8 9 (1.20%) JSON
8 9 (1.20%) WDK
9 8 (1.07%) J2EE
10 7 (0.93%) Ajax
11 6 (0.80%) Web Services
12 5 (0.67%) COM
12 5 (0.67%) EJB
12 5 (0.67%) STL
12 5 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.14%) PKI
2 35 (4.67%) Open Source
3 31 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (1.87%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.87%) Device Driver
4 14 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 11 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.34%) Clustering
7 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.93%) Statistics
8 7 (0.93%) Replication
9 3 (0.40%) CESG
10 2 (0.27%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.27%) e-Health
10 2 (0.27%) Economics
10 2 (0.27%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.27%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.27%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.27%) RMADS
10 2 (0.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 287 (38.32%) Windows
2 111 (14.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (14.02%) Linux
4 83 (11.08%) Windows 7
5 71 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (5.47%) UNIX
7 40 (5.34%) Windows XP
8 36 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (4.41%) Windows Vista
10 25 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (1.34%) CentOS
14 8 (1.07%) Solaris
15 7 (0.93%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.67%) HPUX
17 4 (0.53%) Android
18 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
20 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (14.42%) ITIL
2 88 (11.75%) Configuration Management
3 61 (8.14%) Migration
4 55 (7.34%) Project Management
5 51 (6.81%) Service Management
6 42 (5.61%) Incident Management
7 40 (5.34%) Service Delivery
7 40 (5.34%) Test Scripting
8 35 (4.67%) Knowledge Management
9 32 (4.27%) TOGAF
10 31 (4.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 30 (4.01%) PRINCE2
12 29 (3.87%) Integration Testing
13 28 (3.74%) Information Security
14 23 (3.07%) Network Architecture
15 22 (2.94%) Software Engineering
16 21 (2.80%) Identity Management
17 19 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (2.54%) Software Distribution
17 19 (2.54%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (14.42%) PowerShell
2 99 (13.22%) SQL
3 41 (5.47%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.14%) VBScript
5 24 (3.20%) Bash Shell
6 22 (2.94%) C#
7 21 (2.80%) Java
8 20 (2.67%) C
8 20 (2.67%) VB
9 19 (2.54%) VBA
10 17 (2.27%) C++
11 14 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.47%) Ruby
13 9 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.93%) Python
15 2 (0.27%) Perl
16 1 (0.13%) Golang
16 1 (0.13%) SAS Macro
16 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.13%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 749 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 325 (43.39%) SC Cleared
3 57 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (5.47%) ISTQB
5 41 (5.47%) MCSE
6 38 (5.07%) MCP
7 31 (4.14%) CISSP
7 31 (4.14%) CCNA
8 21 (2.80%) CCNP
9 20 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 14 (1.87%) VCP4
11 13 (1.74%) MCITP
11 13 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.93%) RHCSA
12 7 (0.93%) Degree
12 7 (0.93%) RHCA
12 7 (0.93%) RHCE
13 5 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.81%) SLA
2 10 (1.34%) QA
3 8 (1.07%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) BS15000
System Software
1 146 (19.49%) Active Directory
2 109 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.87%) vSphere
5 27 (3.60%) Forefront TMG
6 19 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (2.27%) XenApp
7 17 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.34%) Firmware
10 9 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (1.07%) Xen
12 7 (0.93%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.67%) Nmap
14 4 (0.53%) vCloud
15 3 (0.40%) UAG
15 3 (0.40%) NFS
16 2 (0.27%) Snort
16 2 (0.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 109 (14.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 71 (9.48%) SCCM
3 42 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (3.60%) SCOM
5 15 (2.00%) OVSD
6 14 (1.87%) FortiGate
6 14 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (1.87%) Tivoli
7 10 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (1.34%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
8 9 (1.20%) Netcool
9 8 (1.07%) OpenView
10 6 (0.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 6 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (0.80%) Puppet
11 5 (0.67%) Nessus
12 4 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
13 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 288 (38.45%) Microsoft
2 194 (25.90%) VMware
3 144 (19.23%) HP
4 87 (11.62%) Oracle
5 71 (9.48%) Citrix
6 57 (7.61%) Cisco
7 42 (5.61%) McAfee
8 39 (5.21%) Red Hat
9 37 (4.94%) Lumension
10 28 (3.74%) Juniper
11 24 (3.20%) NetApp
12 23 (3.07%) F5
13 19 (2.54%) Symantec
14 17 (2.27%) IBM
15 15 (2.00%) Clearswift
16 14 (1.87%) Dell
16 14 (1.87%) AppSense
17 12 (1.60%) 3PAR
17 12 (1.60%) Wyse
18 11 (1.47%) Borland
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