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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 45 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -4
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 373 124 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.00% 1.49% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.38% 5.99% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 43 68
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£428 £380 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £465 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £390
% change year-on-year
+23.96% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.58 £26.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+74.11% -31.41%
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
2593 2070 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.78% 24.87% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1252 981 714
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 110 125
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.15 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hampshire +25 169 £450 +12.21% 27
Berkshire +74 129 £450 +5.88% 24
Buckinghamshire -1 45 £353 +20.92%
Surrey - 10 £450 - 3
Home Counties - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 713 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 311 (43.62%) SC Cleared
3 268 (37.59%) Windows
4 264 (37.03%) Microsoft
5 181 (25.39%) VMware
6 133 (18.65%) HP
7 130 (18.23%) Active Directory
8 113 (15.85%) PowerShell
9 108 (15.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 102 (14.31%) Linux
11 99 (13.88%) Firewall
12 97 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 94 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 94 (13.18%) ITIL
14 93 (13.04%) SQL
15 85 (11.92%) Oracle
16 83 (11.64%) MS Excel
17 74 (10.38%) Configuration Management
18 68 (9.54%) Citrix
19 66 (9.26%) Windows 7
20 64 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
21 59 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
21 59 (8.27%) Migration
22 55 (7.71%) Project Management
22 55 (7.71%) Cisco
23 52 (7.29%) SCCM
24 51 (7.15%) JSP
25 50 (7.01%) MS Exchange
26 48 (6.73%) MSI
26 48 (6.73%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (7.01%) MS Exchange
2 24 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (2.66%) Documentum
3 19 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (2.52%) IIS
5 15 (2.10%) OpenStack
6 12 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.12%) Lync
9 6 (0.84%) Live Communications Server
10 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.14%) SAS
13 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.49%) MS Office
3 22 (3.09%) MS Project
4 17 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.12%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (13.88%) Firewall
2 46 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 42 (5.89%) SAN
4 35 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (4.49%) Internet
6 31 (4.35%) Network Security
7 30 (4.21%) SMTP
8 27 (3.79%) LAN
8 27 (3.79%) X.400
8 27 (3.79%) X.500
9 26 (3.65%) WAN
10 25 (3.51%) DNS
11 22 (3.09%) Wireshark
12 19 (2.66%) SSL
13 18 (2.52%) NetScaler
14 17 (2.38%) FTP
15 12 (1.68%) VLAN
15 12 (1.68%) DHCP
16 10 (1.40%) HTTP
16 10 (1.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (1.82%) EDRMS
4 10 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.84%) MySQL
6 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.42%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) Big Data
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.28%) OLTP
8 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 48 (6.73%) MSI
2 40 (5.61%) StarTeam
3 19 (2.66%) Subversion
4 17 (2.38%) JUnit
5 16 (2.24%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.70%) Ant
7 5 (0.70%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.28%) Trac
8 2 (0.28%) BitKeeper
8 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.28%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.28%) JIRA
8 2 (0.28%) Checkstyle
8 2 (0.28%) Maven
8 2 (0.28%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 24 (3.37%) Military
2 23 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.66%) Finance
4 2 (0.28%) Billing
5 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 77 (10.80%) Architect
2 46 (6.45%) Analyst
3 44 (6.17%) Consultant
4 36 (5.05%) Developer
5 34 (4.77%) Support Engineer
6 31 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
7 29 (4.07%) Build Engineer
8 28 (3.93%) Network Architect
9 24 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (3.23%) Network Engineer
11 22 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (3.09%) Applications Packager
12 19 (2.66%) Security Engineer
12 19 (2.66%) Software Engineer
13 16 (2.24%) Test Analyst
14 15 (2.10%) Project Manager
14 15 (2.10%) Service Manager
14 15 (2.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (1.96%) Designer
15 14 (1.96%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.15%) JSP
2 44 (6.17%) .NET
3 41 (5.75%) HTML
4 37 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 20 (2.81%) OpenID
5 20 (2.81%) SAML
5 20 (2.81%) OAuth
6 19 (2.66%) XML
7 14 (1.96%) WDK
8 11 (1.54%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.98%) Middleware
9 7 (0.98%) Ajax
10 6 (0.84%) JSON
11 5 (0.70%) COM
11 5 (0.70%) STL
11 5 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.42%) SOAP
13 2 (0.28%) J2EE
14 1 (0.14%) CSS
14 1 (0.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.73%) PKI
2 33 (4.63%) Open Source
3 29 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (1.96%) Device Driver
4 14 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 13 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 12 (1.68%) Clustering
7 11 (1.54%) Replication
8 10 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.70%) Taxonomies
9 5 (0.70%) Statistics
10 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.42%) CESG
11 3 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.28%) RMADS
12 2 (0.28%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.28%) e-Health
12 2 (0.28%) Economics
12 2 (0.28%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 268 (37.59%) Windows
2 102 (14.31%) Linux
3 94 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 59 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (6.03%) UNIX
7 38 (5.33%) Windows XP
8 32 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (3.93%) Windows Vista
10 20 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (2.24%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.54%) Android
12 11 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (1.12%) CentOS
13 8 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.84%) Solaris
14 6 (0.84%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.28%) HPUX
16 1 (0.14%) AIX
16 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (13.18%) ITIL
2 74 (10.38%) Configuration Management
3 59 (8.27%) Migration
4 55 (7.71%) Project Management
5 44 (6.17%) Service Delivery
6 41 (5.75%) Service Management
7 39 (5.47%) Test Scripting
8 36 (5.05%) Knowledge Management
9 34 (4.77%) Integration Testing
10 30 (4.21%) TOGAF
10 30 (4.21%) Incident Management
11 29 (4.07%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (3.93%) PRINCE2
13 26 (3.65%) Software Engineering
13 26 (3.65%) Information Security
14 23 (3.23%) Network Architecture
15 22 (3.09%) Cyber Security
16 21 (2.95%) Boundary Protection
17 20 (2.81%) Identity Management
18 19 (2.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 113 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 93 (13.04%) SQL
3 44 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 40 (5.61%) VBScript
5 24 (3.37%) Bash Shell
5 24 (3.37%) C
6 23 (3.23%) Java
7 20 (2.81%) VB
8 19 (2.66%) C++
9 16 (2.24%) C#
10 13 (1.82%) Python
11 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.54%) Ruby
12 10 (1.40%) VBA
13 6 (0.84%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.28%) Perl
15 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.14%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.14%) Golang
Qualifications
1 713 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 311 (43.62%) SC Cleared
3 64 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (6.31%) ISTQB
5 44 (6.17%) MCSE
6 39 (5.47%) MCP
7 31 (4.35%) CCNA
8 29 (4.07%) CISSP
9 25 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 21 (2.95%) CCNP
11 20 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (2.10%) MCITP
13 13 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.98%) MCSA
14 7 (0.98%) RHCE
14 7 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.98%) RHCA
14 7 (0.98%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.35%) SLA
2 8 (1.12%) QA
3 7 (0.98%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.14%) BS15000
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 130 (18.23%) Active Directory
2 97 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.21%) Forefront TMG
5 28 (3.93%) vSphere
6 17 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.24%) XenApp
8 15 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.68%) Firmware
10 10 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.12%) Xen
12 6 (0.84%) vCloud
13 5 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.56%) Nmap
14 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.42%) UAG
16 2 (0.28%) Sendmail
16 2 (0.28%) Snort
17 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 108 (15.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 52 (7.29%) SCCM
3 41 (5.75%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (3.37%) SCOM
5 16 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (1.82%) Tivoli
6 13 (1.82%) FortiGate
7 10 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (1.40%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.12%) Netcool
9 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.84%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 6 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 5 (0.70%) OVSD
11 4 (0.56%) Nessus
11 4 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
12 3 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
12 3 (0.42%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 264 (37.03%) Microsoft
2 181 (25.39%) VMware
3 133 (18.65%) HP
4 85 (11.92%) Oracle
5 68 (9.54%) Citrix
6 55 (7.71%) Cisco
7 39 (5.47%) McAfee
8 35 (4.91%) Lumension
9 34 (4.77%) Red Hat
10 29 (4.07%) Juniper
11 20 (2.81%) Symantec
12 19 (2.66%) F5
13 17 (2.38%) IBM
13 17 (2.38%) Clearswift
14 16 (2.24%) NetApp
15 12 (1.68%) 3PAR
15 12 (1.68%) AppSense
16 11 (1.54%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.40%) Borland
17 10 (1.40%) Wyse
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