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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 78 48 114
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +66
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 218 381 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.55% 3.99% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.24% 14.55% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 140 47
Average daily rate £414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £538 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Average hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
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
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 120 £413 -5.60% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 38 £390 +6.84% 3
Berkshire -56 36 £430 -4.44% 6
Surrey -15 1 £500 +11.11% 10
Thames Valley - 1 £450 -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £125 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 488 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 184 (37.70%) SC Cleared
3 150 (30.74%) Microsoft
4 131 (26.84%) Windows
5 83 (17.01%) HP
6 78 (15.98%) Service Management
7 75 (15.37%) Oracle
8 72 (14.75%) ITIL
9 67 (13.73%) Active Directory
10 59 (12.09%) VMware
11 53 (10.86%) Project Management
12 50 (10.25%) Linux
12 50 (10.25%) Unix
13 48 (9.84%) Cisco
14 47 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 47 (9.63%) Windows 7
15 46 (9.43%) PRINCE2
16 45 (9.22%) Finance
17 44 (9.02%) MS Excel
18 41 (8.40%) Firewall
18 41 (8.40%) .NET
18 41 (8.40%) SQL
19 40 (8.20%) SharePoint
19 40 (8.20%) PKI
20 39 (7.99%) Juniper
20 39 (7.99%) Migration
21 38 (7.79%) CESG Certified Professional
21 38 (7.79%) CLAS
22 37 (7.58%) C#
23 35 (7.17%) ITIL V3

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 40 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.02%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.82%) IIS
6 4 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.61%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.41%) Documentum
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.41%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.89%) MS Office
2 19 (3.89%) MS Project
3 14 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.41%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.41%) Primavera
4 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.64%) IaaS
1 8 (1.64%) PaaS
2 6 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.82%) Office 365
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.40%) Firewall
2 29 (5.94%) SAN
3 19 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.48%) WAN
5 15 (3.07%) VPN
6 14 (2.87%) DNS
7 12 (2.46%) LAN
8 10 (2.05%) NAS
8 10 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.64%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.43%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.43%) SMTP
11 6 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.23%) EIGRP
11 6 (1.23%) Internet
11 6 (1.23%) OSPF
11 6 (1.23%) Wireless
12 5 (1.02%) DHCP
12 5 (1.02%) IPsec
12 5 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.10%) Hadoop
2 20 (4.10%) Neo4j
3 19 (3.89%) DB2
4 17 (3.48%) IBM InfoSphere
5 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.82%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.20%) Essbase
12 1 (0.20%) GIS
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (4.10%) ClearCase
1 20 (4.10%) ClearQuest
2 13 (2.66%) HP UFT
3 8 (1.64%) StarTeam
4 6 (1.23%) MSI
4 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.61%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.61%) Selenium
6 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.41%) Subversion
7 2 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (0.41%) WiX
8 1 (0.20%) Ant
8 1 (0.20%) JMeter
8 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.20%) Maven
8 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (9.22%) Finance
2 14 (2.87%) Military
3 10 (2.05%) Banking
4 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.20%) Back Office
6 1 (0.20%) Legal
6 1 (0.20%) Publishing
6 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (19.47%) Architect
2 52 (10.66%) Analyst
3 43 (8.81%) Consultant
4 41 (8.40%) Project Manager
5 25 (5.12%) Security Consultant
5 25 (5.12%) Support Engineer
6 22 (4.51%) Developer
7 21 (4.30%) Network Architect
7 21 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (4.10%) DBA
8 20 (4.10%) Designer
8 20 (4.10%) Network Engineer
8 20 (4.10%) Programme Manager
9 18 (3.69%) Applications Packager
9 18 (3.69%) DV Cleared Application Packager
9 18 (3.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 18 (3.69%) Security Architect
10 15 (3.07%) Administrator
10 15 (3.07%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 15 (3.07%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.40%) .NET
2 21 (4.30%) HTML
3 11 (2.25%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.43%) jQuery
4 7 (1.43%) XML
5 5 (1.02%) CSS
5 5 (1.02%) SOAP
6 4 (0.82%) WAP
7 3 (0.61%) JMS
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.61%) XSLT
8 2 (0.41%) HTML5
8 2 (0.41%) Java EE
8 2 (0.41%) Middleware
9 1 (0.20%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.20%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.20%) Leaflet
9 1 (0.20%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.20%) PKI
2 27 (5.53%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.89%) HACMP
4 18 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.87%) CESG
7 11 (2.25%) CESG CLAS
8 7 (1.43%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.43%) Statistics
9 6 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.23%) SCADA
10 5 (1.02%) Clustering
10 5 (1.02%) PMI
10 5 (1.02%) Replication
11 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.82%) iPad
11 4 (0.82%) iPhone
12 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 131 (26.84%) Windows
2 50 (10.25%) Linux
2 50 (10.25%) Unix
3 47 (9.63%) Windows 7
4 28 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 21 (4.30%) AIX
7 20 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 15 (3.07%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.64%) HPUX
11 8 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.23%) CentOS
14 5 (1.02%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.41%) NetWare
16 1 (0.20%) Solaris
16 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.98%) Service Management
2 72 (14.75%) ITIL
3 53 (10.86%) Project Management
4 46 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 39 (7.99%) Migration
6 35 (7.17%) ITIL V3
7 34 (6.97%) Information Assurance
8 26 (5.33%) Configuration Management
9 24 (4.92%) ITSM
9 24 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
10 23 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (4.51%) CRM
11 22 (4.51%) Service Delivery
12 21 (4.30%) Incident Management
13 20 (4.10%) TOGAF
14 19 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (3.89%) Test Scripting
15 18 (3.69%) Change Management
16 17 (3.48%) Risk Management
17 16 (3.28%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.40%) SQL
2 37 (7.58%) C#
3 23 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.89%) Java
4 19 (3.89%) PowerShell
5 15 (3.07%) C++
6 13 (2.66%) C
6 13 (2.66%) VB
7 7 (1.43%) VBScript
8 5 (1.02%) Python
9 3 (0.61%) PHP
9 3 (0.61%) VBA
10 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) F#
11 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.20%) Perl
11 1 (0.20%) Scala
11 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 488 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 184 (37.70%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.79%) CESG Certified Professional
3 38 (7.79%) CLAS
4 32 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.92%) MCSE
7 21 (4.30%) MCP
8 20 (4.10%) ISTQB
9 18 (3.69%) CCNA
10 16 (3.28%) CISSP
10 16 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (2.46%) CISM
11 12 (2.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 10 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (1.84%) ISEB
14 8 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.64%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.30%) RMADS
3 14 (2.87%) SLA
4 8 (1.64%) QA
5 4 (0.82%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.41%) P3O
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 67 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.02%) NFS
6 4 (0.82%) vSphere
7 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.20%) Firmware
8 1 (0.20%) Snort
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (6.97%) SCCM
2 16 (3.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (3.28%) SCOM
3 10 (2.05%) OVSD
4 9 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.82%) Endace
8 3 (0.61%) OpenView
8 3 (0.61%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.61%) WSUS
9 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 150 (30.74%) Microsoft
2 83 (17.01%) HP
3 75 (15.37%) Oracle
4 59 (12.09%) VMware
5 48 (9.84%) Cisco
6 39 (7.99%) Juniper
7 23 (4.71%) IBM
8 18 (3.69%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.48%) EMC
10 15 (3.07%) Citrix
11 10 (2.05%) Lumension
12 6 (1.23%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.23%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.23%) StorageTek
12 6 (1.23%) Sun
13 5 (1.02%) LogRhythm
13 5 (1.02%) SAP
14 4 (0.82%) Aruba
14 4 (0.82%) FireEye
14 4 (0.82%) NetApp
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