The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 54 92 120
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +28
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 295 160 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.21% 1.90% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.23% 7.63% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 77 67
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £457 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.04 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.78% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2413 2098 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.28% 24.88% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1077 965
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 115 145
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% -24.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 +13 159 £400 +4.84% 14
Berkshire +41 81 £400 - 10
Buckinghamshire +5 49 £300 +15.38% 3
Surrey -8 4 £460 -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 548 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 246 (44.89%) SC Cleared
3 210 (38.32%) Microsoft
4 207 (37.77%) Windows
5 138 (25.18%) HP
6 97 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 85 (15.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (15.51%) ITIL
8 81 (14.78%) Active Directory
9 79 (14.42%) MS Excel
9 79 (14.42%) Oracle
10 76 (13.87%) VMware
11 70 (12.77%) MS Exchange
11 70 (12.77%) ISTQB
12 67 (12.23%) Project Management
13 61 (11.13%) UNIX
14 60 (10.95%) Citrix
15 56 (10.22%) .NET
16 54 (9.85%) Linux
16 54 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (9.31%) JSP
17 51 (9.31%) Service Management
18 50 (9.12%) ASP.NET
19 49 (8.94%) MS Project
19 49 (8.94%) JavaScript
19 49 (8.94%) Windows XP
19 49 (8.94%) Cisco
19 49 (8.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 46 (8.39%) HTML
21 45 (8.21%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 70 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.21%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.55%) MS Project Server
7 12 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (2.01%) Lync
9 7 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.09%) IIS
10 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.91%) Apache
12 4 (0.73%) Documentum
12 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.18%) Confluence
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 79 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 49 (8.94%) MS Project
3 36 (6.57%) MS Office
4 5 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (6.02%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.85%) DNS
2 42 (7.66%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.75%) Firewall
4 34 (6.20%) SAN
5 24 (4.38%) X.400
6 23 (4.20%) X.500
7 22 (4.01%) Network Security
8 16 (2.92%) LDAP
9 14 (2.55%) SMTP
9 14 (2.55%) HTTPS
10 13 (2.37%) Internet
11 12 (2.19%) iSCSI
11 12 (2.19%) NAS
12 11 (2.01%) DHCP
12 11 (2.01%) LAN
12 11 (2.01%) WAN
13 10 (1.82%) Wireshark
13 10 (1.82%) HTTP
13 10 (1.82%) SSL
14 7 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (2.19%) OLAP
4 9 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.28%) Big Data
5 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.91%) MS Access
6 5 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.73%) IDOL
7 4 (0.73%) DTS
7 4 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.55%) MySQL
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (4.01%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (2.37%) MSI
3 12 (2.19%) StarTeam
4 8 (1.46%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.36%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.18%) Mockito
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 42 (7.66%) Finance
2 25 (4.56%) Military
3 6 (1.09%) Legal
4 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.55%) Marketing
5 2 (0.36%) Billing
5 2 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.18%) Electronics
6 1 (0.18%) Back Office
6 1 (0.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (11.50%) Analyst
2 37 (6.75%) Architect
3 29 (5.29%) Project Manager
4 27 (4.93%) Developer
5 26 (4.74%) Tester
6 23 (4.20%) Test Analyst
7 22 (4.01%) Consultant
7 22 (4.01%) Build Engineer
8 18 (3.28%) Administrator
9 17 (3.10%) Support Engineer
10 12 (2.19%) Test Specialist
10 12 (2.19%) Network Engineer
10 12 (2.19%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.01%) Applications Packager
11 11 (2.01%) Test Manager
12 10 (1.82%) Service Manager
12 10 (1.82%) Test Leader
13 9 (1.64%) Android Developer
13 9 (1.64%) Design Engineer
13 9 (1.64%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.22%) .NET
2 51 (9.31%) JSP
3 50 (9.12%) ASP.NET
4 46 (8.39%) HTML
5 15 (2.74%) Application Packaging
6 14 (2.55%) XML
7 11 (2.01%) Web Services
8 7 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.91%) LAMP
9 5 (0.91%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 4 (0.73%) Middleware
10 4 (0.73%) OLE
10 4 (0.73%) REST
11 2 (0.36%) Spring
11 2 (0.36%) XSL
11 2 (0.36%) SOAP
11 2 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.18%) Kafka
12 1 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (2.19%) CESG
2 11 (2.01%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.01%) Replication
3 9 (1.64%) PKI
4 7 (1.28%) Clustering
5 6 (1.09%) Cryptography
6 4 (0.73%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.55%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.55%) Open Source
7 3 (0.55%) PMI
7 3 (0.55%) Firmware
7 3 (0.55%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.36%) CCTV
8 2 (0.36%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.36%) CMDB
8 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.18%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.18%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 207 (37.77%) Windows
2 97 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (15.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (11.13%) UNIX
5 54 (9.85%) Linux
6 49 (8.94%) Windows XP
7 43 (7.85%) Windows 7
8 23 (4.20%) Windows 2000
9 16 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.37%) Windows Vista
11 11 (2.01%) Android
12 7 (1.28%) Solaris
13 6 (1.09%) CentOS
13 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.91%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.36%) AIX
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.51%) ITIL
2 67 (12.23%) Project Management
3 51 (9.31%) Service Management
4 43 (7.85%) Configuration Management
5 41 (7.48%) PRINCE2
6 36 (6.57%) Service Delivery
7 34 (6.20%) Knowledge Management
8 33 (6.02%) Test Scripting
9 32 (5.84%) CRM
10 28 (5.11%) Validation
11 26 (4.74%) Migration
12 19 (3.47%) Software Distribution
13 18 (3.28%) Problem Management
14 17 (3.10%) Workflow
14 17 (3.10%) Network Management
15 16 (2.92%) ITIL V3
15 16 (2.92%) Software Testing
16 15 (2.74%) Test Automation
17 13 (2.37%) Change Management
17 13 (2.37%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.94%) JavaScript
2 45 (8.21%) SQL
3 43 (7.85%) PowerShell
4 31 (5.66%) C#
5 24 (4.38%) VB
6 23 (4.20%) VBScript
7 16 (2.92%) Java
8 9 (1.64%) C
9 7 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.28%) VBA
10 4 (0.73%) C++
11 3 (0.55%) Perl
11 3 (0.55%) Python
11 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 548 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 246 (44.89%) SC Cleared
3 70 (12.77%) ISTQB
4 41 (7.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 34 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (4.93%) MCSE
6 27 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (3.83%) CCNA
9 16 (2.92%) MCP
10 14 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (2.01%) CCNP
12 10 (1.82%) MCITP
13 7 (1.28%) ISEB
14 6 (1.09%) Degree
14 6 (1.09%) MOS
15 5 (0.91%) APMP
15 5 (0.91%) HNC
15 5 (0.91%) HND
16 4 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.29%) QA
2 25 (4.56%) SLA
3 6 (1.09%) BS15000
4 4 (0.73%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.73%) P3O
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 81 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 54 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.74%) vSphere
5 25 (4.56%) XenDesktop
6 22 (4.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.82%) NFS
8 10 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (1.64%) Nmap
10 8 (1.46%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.28%) Sendmail
12 6 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.91%) Postfix
13 5 (0.91%) Squid
14 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.55%) XenApp
16 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
17 1 (0.18%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 49 (8.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 31 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (2.92%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.74%) SCCM
5 13 (2.37%) OVSD
6 11 (2.01%) SCOM
7 9 (1.64%) Nessus
8 8 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (1.28%) Netcool
10 5 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.91%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (0.91%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.91%) Netcool/Webtop
11 4 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 210 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 138 (25.18%) HP
3 79 (14.42%) Oracle
4 76 (13.87%) VMware
5 60 (10.95%) Citrix
6 49 (8.94%) Cisco
7 30 (5.47%) Lumension
8 28 (5.11%) McAfee
9 16 (2.92%) Sophos
10 13 (2.37%) NetApp
11 12 (2.19%) Symantec
11 12 (2.19%) Borland
12 11 (2.01%) AppSense
13 10 (1.82%) Blue Coat
13 10 (1.82%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.82%) Juniper
14 8 (1.46%) Clearswift
14 8 (1.46%) F5
15 7 (1.28%) EMC
16 5 (0.91%) Sun
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