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 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 47 151 138
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -13
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 364 89 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.71% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.95% 4.57% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 32 44
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£415 £424 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.07% +18.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.07 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 - £42.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.13% +11.47%
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
2810 1949 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.64% 22.91% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1007 825
Average daily rate £375 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 166
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +17 178 £450 +5.88% 42
Berkshire +76 94 £425 -5.55% 35
Buckinghamshire +31 55 £375 -1.31% 1
Surrey - 28 £450 - 3
Home Counties - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 635 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 268 (42.20%) SC Cleared
3 250 (39.37%) Windows
4 223 (35.12%) Microsoft
5 129 (20.31%) HP
6 119 (18.74%) Active Directory
7 118 (18.58%) VMware
8 101 (15.91%) ITIL
9 87 (13.70%) PowerShell
10 84 (13.23%) Firewall
11 80 (12.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 80 (12.60%) Oracle
12 75 (11.81%) Citrix
12 75 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 75 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 74 (11.65%) MS Exchange
13 74 (11.65%) Windows 7
14 69 (10.87%) MS Excel
15 66 (10.39%) Linux
16 59 (9.29%) ISTQB
17 58 (9.13%) JSP
17 58 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
18 57 (8.98%) SQL
18 57 (8.98%) Migration
19 56 (8.82%) UNIX
20 55 (8.66%) Cisco
21 54 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
22 53 (8.35%) Project Management
23 50 (7.87%) Service Management
24 46 (7.24%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 74 (11.65%) MS Exchange
2 27 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.83%) IIS
6 16 (2.52%) Documentum
7 8 (1.26%) Lync
8 7 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.79%) Live Communications Server
10 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) Apache
12 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.09%) MS Office
3 19 (2.99%) MS Project
4 12 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (5.20%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.63%) Office 365
2 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 84 (13.23%) Firewall
2 44 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 42 (6.61%) SAN
4 32 (5.04%) DNS
4 32 (5.04%) Network Security
5 30 (4.72%) X.400
5 30 (4.72%) X.500
6 29 (4.57%) Internet
7 27 (4.25%) LAN
7 27 (4.25%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (4.09%) WAN
9 24 (3.78%) SMTP
10 18 (2.83%) Wireshark
11 14 (2.20%) FTP
12 13 (2.05%) HTTP
12 13 (2.05%) SSL
12 13 (2.05%) DHCP
13 12 (1.89%) VLAN
14 11 (1.73%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.20%) EDRMS
3 12 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.79%) Big Data
6 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.47%) DB2
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.47%) MySQL
8 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.31%) OLAP
8 2 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (4.25%) MSI
2 25 (3.94%) StarTeam
3 17 (2.68%) Subversion
4 16 (2.52%) JUnit
5 15 (2.36%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.05%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.79%) Ant
7 5 (0.79%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.47%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.31%) Trac
10 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.16%) JIRA
10 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.16%) Maven
10 1 (0.16%) Checkstyle
10 1 (0.16%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
General
1 29 (4.57%) Military
2 27 (4.25%) Finance
3 22 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.31%) Billing
5 1 (0.16%) Back Office
5 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (11.34%) Architect
2 50 (7.87%) Analyst
3 34 (5.35%) Consultant
3 34 (5.35%) Developer
4 32 (5.04%) Build Engineer
5 26 (4.09%) Network Architect
6 22 (3.46%) Project Manager
6 22 (3.46%) Support Engineer
7 20 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (3.15%) Integration Engineer
8 19 (2.99%) Network Engineer
9 18 (2.83%) Software Engineer
10 17 (2.68%) Support Analyst
10 17 (2.68%) Applications Packager
10 17 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (2.52%) Test Analyst
11 16 (2.52%) Desktop Engineer
12 15 (2.36%) Rollout Engineer
12 15 (2.36%) Tester
13 14 (2.20%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.13%) JSP
2 46 (7.24%) HTML
3 43 (6.77%) .NET
4 40 (6.30%) ASP.NET
5 22 (3.46%) XML
6 14 (2.20%) WDK
7 13 (2.05%) SAML
7 13 (2.05%) OAuth
7 13 (2.05%) OpenID
8 12 (1.89%) Application Packaging
9 6 (0.94%) Middleware
10 3 (0.47%) Ajax
11 2 (0.31%) JSON
12 1 (0.16%) Drools
12 1 (0.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.16%) LAMP
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.16%) MAPI
12 1 (0.16%) COM
12 1 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.41%) PKI
3 15 (2.36%) Clustering
4 13 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.89%) Device Driver
5 12 (1.89%) Replication
5 12 (1.89%) Open Source
5 12 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.79%) Taxonomies
8 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.47%) Statistics
9 3 (0.47%) RMADS
9 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.31%) CCTV
10 2 (0.31%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.31%) CESG
11 1 (0.16%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 250 (39.37%) Windows
2 75 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (11.65%) Windows 7
4 66 (10.39%) Linux
5 56 (8.82%) UNIX
6 54 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (6.77%) Windows XP
8 28 (4.41%) Windows Vista
9 18 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.89%) Android
11 12 (1.89%) Windows 2000
12 11 (1.73%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (1.26%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.26%) Solaris
14 8 (1.26%) CentOS
15 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
15 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (15.91%) ITIL
2 57 (8.98%) Migration
3 53 (8.35%) Project Management
4 50 (7.87%) Service Management
5 43 (6.77%) Configuration Management
6 39 (6.14%) Test Scripting
7 38 (5.98%) Service Delivery
8 31 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
9 28 (4.41%) Incident Management
9 28 (4.41%) Integration Testing
10 27 (4.25%) Software Engineering
11 22 (3.46%) TOGAF
12 21 (3.31%) Information Security
12 21 (3.31%) PRINCE2
12 21 (3.31%) Cyber Security
13 20 (3.15%) Unit Testing
14 19 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
14 19 (2.99%) Network Architecture
15 17 (2.68%) Data Migration
15 17 (2.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 87 (13.70%) PowerShell
2 57 (8.98%) SQL
3 44 (6.93%) JavaScript
4 34 (5.35%) VBScript
5 26 (4.09%) Java
6 21 (3.31%) C
7 20 (3.15%) C#
8 19 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 16 (2.52%) C++
9 16 (2.52%) VB
10 12 (1.89%) Python
11 9 (1.42%) VBA
12 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.47%) Ruby
14 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.31%) Perl
14 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.16%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.16%) Golang
Qualifications
1 635 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 268 (42.20%) SC Cleared
3 59 (9.29%) ISTQB
4 58 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (5.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 36 (5.67%) MCSE
8 31 (4.88%) MCP
9 28 (4.41%) CCNA
10 21 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (2.83%) MCITP
11 18 (2.83%) CISSP
12 16 (2.52%) CCNP
13 11 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (1.42%) HNC
14 9 (1.42%) HND
15 8 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.10%) MCSA
16 7 (1.10%) Degree
17 6 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.72%) SLA
2 11 (1.73%) QA
3 5 (0.79%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.63%) BS15000
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) BS25999
System Software
1 119 (18.74%) Active Directory
2 75 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.09%) vSphere
4 24 (3.78%) Forefront TMG
5 19 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.99%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (1.73%) Firmware
9 7 (1.10%) Xen
10 6 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.94%) XenApp
11 5 (0.79%) Nmap
11 5 (0.79%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.47%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.47%) vCloud
12 3 (0.47%) UAG
13 2 (0.31%) NFS
13 2 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 80 (12.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 35 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (3.94%) SCCM
4 15 (2.36%) SCOM
5 14 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (1.73%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.57%) OVSD
7 10 (1.57%) FortiGate
8 9 (1.42%) Netcool
9 8 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (1.10%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 6 (0.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 5 (0.79%) Nessus
12 5 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
13 4 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
14 3 (0.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 223 (35.12%) Microsoft
2 129 (20.31%) HP
3 118 (18.58%) VMware
4 80 (12.60%) Oracle
5 75 (11.81%) Citrix
6 55 (8.66%) Cisco
7 32 (5.04%) McAfee
8 29 (4.57%) Lumension
9 25 (3.94%) Juniper
10 24 (3.78%) Symantec
11 14 (2.20%) Clearswift
12 13 (2.05%) F5
12 13 (2.05%) Sophos
13 12 (1.89%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.42%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.26%) IBM
15 8 (1.26%) 3PAR
16 7 (1.10%) AppSense
16 7 (1.10%) NetApp
17 6 (0.94%) EMC
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