The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 1 July 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 168 175 191
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 802 738 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.31% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 6.95% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 384 298
Median daily rate £440 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £302 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £554 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £420 £380
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.84 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £19.78 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £43.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.84 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -26.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11717 10619 10598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 18.92% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7295 6201 6095
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 552 495
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared within the UK.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared within the UK.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 771 £450 +5.88% 101
South East +26 247 £420 +0.71% 25
London +9 233 £500 +5.26% 18
South West +6 230 £450 - 41
Gloucestershire 0 172 £475 +5.55% 35
Hampshire +21 124 £400 +5.82% 4
Berkshire -1 73 £420 +0.71% 11
Basingstoke +18 47 £513 -
Buckinghamshire -3 33 £406 -2.87% 2
Wiltshire 0 31 £365 -13.09% 1
Reading -21 31 £463 +10.91% 8
Milton Keynes +3 30 £400 -2.43% 2
Cheltenham 0 30 £450 +5.88% 7
City of London +8 27 £525 +16.72% 5
Gloucester +10 22 £450 -10.22% 9
Gosport +2 22 £383 +15.90% 1
Scotland -14 19 £360 -20.00%
North East -44 19 £265 +51.42% 2
Tyne and Wear -45 19 £265 +51.42% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -50 19 £265 +51.42% 2
Bracknell +8 18 £267 - 2
Hook -12 15 £458 +17.30%
West Midlands -12 14 £375 +1.69% 4
Erskine - 13 £361 -
Renfrewshire - 13 £361 -
Salisbury +1 10 £365 -13.09%
Swindon -10 10 £381 -19.73% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 9 £420 - 1
East of England +12 9 £420 - 3
Herefordshire +1 9 £350 -

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 1634 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 570 (34.88%) SC Cleared
3 327 (20.01%) Agile Software Development
4 295 (18.05%) Windows
5 272 (16.65%) Linux
6 261 (15.97%) Java
7 241 (14.75%) Microsoft
8 237 (14.50%) Oracle
9 217 (13.28%) ITIL
10 210 (12.85%) SQL
11 179 (10.95%) Active Directory
12 173 (10.59%) C
13 163 (9.98%) HP
14 162 (9.91%) Project Management
15 157 (9.61%) Cisco
16 145 (8.87%) JavaScript
17 140 (8.57%) SQL Server
18 122 (7.47%) VMware
19 118 (7.22%) Migration
20 117 (7.16%) Unix
21 116 (7.10%) PRINCE2
22 113 (6.92%) MS Excel
23 109 (6.67%) Windows Server
24 108 (6.61%) Finance
25 106 (6.49%) HTML
26 104 (6.36%) Juniper
27 103 (6.30%) Python
28 95 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
29 92 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
29 92 (5.63%) Cisco Certification

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 87 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 45 (2.75%) JBoss
4 42 (2.57%) Confluence
5 30 (1.84%) WebSphere
6 29 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 28 (1.71%) IIS
8 23 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.29%) Apache
10 20 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (1.22%) Skype for Business
11 19 (1.16%) GlassFish
12 17 (1.04%) SAS
13 16 (0.98%) nginx
14 14 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
18 9 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 113 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.92%) MS Office
3 34 (2.08%) MS Project
4 15 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.73%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.24%) LaTeX
7 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.18%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.12%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.12%) Simulink
10 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.67%) Primavera
3 11 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.24%) Maximo
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.04%) Office 365
3 16 (0.98%) GitHub
4 6 (0.37%) SaaS
5 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.31%) IaaS
5 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.31%) PaaS
6 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.061%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.061%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.02%) SAN
2 79 (4.83%) Firewall
3 78 (4.77%) WAN
4 69 (4.22%) VPN
5 47 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 46 (2.82%) DNS
7 44 (2.69%) DHCP
8 41 (2.51%) IPsec
8 41 (2.51%) OSPF
9 39 (2.39%) Internet
10 38 (2.33%) BGP
10 38 (2.33%) MPLS
11 34 (2.08%) Network Security
12 22 (1.35%) EIGRP
13 21 (1.29%) Broadband
13 21 (1.29%) ISDN
14 20 (1.22%) Wireless
15 18 (1.10%) LAN
16 14 (0.86%) iSCSI
16 14 (0.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.59%) Hadoop
3 57 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 48 (2.94%) Big Data
5 36 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 34 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.47%) GIS
7 24 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 23 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.98%) MySQL
11 16 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (0.92%) Neo4j
12 15 (0.92%) OrientDB
12 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.61%) MS Access
14 10 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 78 (4.77%) JIRA
2 45 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 39 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 39 (2.39%) Jenkins
4 33 (2.02%) Selenium
5 30 (1.84%) JUnit
6 29 (1.77%) Eclipse
7 28 (1.71%) Subversion
8 25 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.22%) Maven
10 17 (1.04%) Ant
11 16 (0.98%) Artifactory
11 16 (0.98%) Eclipse RCP
11 16 (0.98%) GitLab
12 14 (0.86%) Bitbucket
12 14 (0.86%) Hudson
13 12 (0.73%) LoadRunner
13 12 (0.73%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.67%) MSI
15 10 (0.61%) ClearCase
General
1 108 (6.61%) Finance
2 31 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 28 (1.71%) Military
4 20 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.04%) Law
6 14 (0.86%) Marketing
7 12 (0.73%) Electronics
8 11 (0.67%) Back Office
8 11 (0.67%) Legal
9 9 (0.55%) Billing
10 8 (0.49%) Local Government
11 3 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.061%) Avionics
12 1 (0.061%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.061%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.061%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.061%) Retail
Job Titles
1 309 (18.91%) Developer
2 169 (10.34%) Architect
3 147 (9.00%) Analyst
4 136 (8.32%) Consultant
5 118 (7.22%) Java Developer
6 91 (5.57%) Project Manager
7 62 (3.79%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 62 (3.79%) Support Engineer
8 53 (3.24%) Business Analyst
9 51 (3.12%) Designer
10 45 (2.75%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 42 (2.57%) Administrator
12 41 (2.51%) Network Engineer
13 37 (2.26%) Network Designer
14 35 (2.14%) Applications Developer
15 32 (1.96%) Integration Engineer
16 31 (1.90%) C++ Developer
16 31 (1.90%) Unix Engineer
17 30 (1.84%) Software Engineer
17 30 (1.84%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (6.49%) HTML
2 84 (5.14%) Web Services
3 81 (4.96%) jQuery
4 76 (4.65%) CSS
5 66 (4.04%) .NET
6 62 (3.79%) J2EE
7 49 (3.00%) XML
8 46 (2.82%) Java EE
9 34 (2.08%) Spring
10 32 (1.96%) EJB
10 32 (1.96%) HTML5
11 31 (1.90%) JSON
12 23 (1.41%) CSS3
13 21 (1.29%) ASP.NET
14 20 (1.22%) JSF
15 19 (1.16%) AngularJS
15 19 (1.16%) Hibernate
16 16 (0.98%) Sensu
16 16 (0.98%) Swing
16 16 (0.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 47 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 36 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 31 (1.90%) User Experience
6 29 (1.77%) PKI
7 23 (1.41%) CESG
7 23 (1.41%) Clustering
8 19 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
9 18 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.04%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.04%) Thin Client
11 16 (0.98%) Statistics
11 16 (0.98%) Wiki
12 14 (0.86%) Algorithms
12 14 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (0.80%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.73%) Replication
15 9 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
15 9 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 295 (18.05%) Windows
2 272 (16.65%) Linux
3 117 (7.16%) Unix
4 109 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 92 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 45 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
11 31 (1.90%) HPUX
12 29 (1.77%) Windows 10
13 25 (1.53%) AIX
14 22 (1.35%) Windows Vista
15 16 (0.98%) CoreOS
16 15 (0.92%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.80%) Android
18 12 (0.73%) Apple iOS
19 10 (0.61%) Windows 8
20 9 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (20.01%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (13.28%) ITIL
3 162 (9.91%) Project Management
4 118 (7.22%) Migration
5 116 (7.10%) PRINCE2
6 92 (5.63%) Scrum
6 92 (5.63%) Service Management
7 89 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 82 (5.02%) Change Management
9 74 (4.53%) DevOps
10 71 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 69 (4.22%) Information Assurance
12 62 (3.79%) Configuration Management
13 59 (3.61%) TDD
14 57 (3.49%) Software Engineering
15 53 (3.24%) Risk Management
16 51 (3.12%) Cybersecurity
17 50 (3.06%) Open Source
17 50 (3.06%) Test Scripting
18 44 (2.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 261 (15.97%) Java
2 210 (12.85%) SQL
3 173 (10.59%) C
4 145 (8.87%) JavaScript
5 103 (6.30%) Python
6 87 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 80 (4.90%) C++
8 69 (4.22%) C#
9 49 (3.00%) Perl
10 48 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 47 (2.88%) VBScript
12 43 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 41 (2.51%) Ruby
14 26 (1.59%) VB
15 24 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.29%) PHP
17 17 (1.04%) T-SQL
18 16 (0.98%) Go
18 16 (0.98%) Groovy
19 15 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1634 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 570 (34.88%) SC Cleared
3 92 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 58 (3.55%) ISEB
6 51 (3.12%) BC Cleared
7 50 (3.06%) ISTQB
8 49 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (2.94%) CCNP
10 41 (2.51%) CISSP
11 40 (2.45%) CLAS
12 27 (1.65%) CCNA
13 25 (1.53%) CESG Certified Professional
14 24 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 23 (1.41%) MCSE
16 22 (1.35%) Degree
17 21 (1.29%) JNCIP
18 20 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 19 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
20 18 (1.10%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (2.39%) SLA
3 38 (2.33%) QA
4 30 (1.84%) JSP 440
5 27 (1.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 26 (1.59%) RMADS
7 7 (0.43%) GPG13
8 5 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) GxP
9 2 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.061%) GAAP
10 1 (0.061%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 179 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 95 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (1.04%) Docker
5 17 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (1.04%) vSphere
6 16 (0.98%) Ceph
6 16 (0.98%) etcd
6 16 (0.98%) flannel
6 16 (0.98%) GlusterFS
6 16 (0.98%) XenApp
7 14 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.80%) KVM
8 13 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 13 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.49%) HDFS
10 8 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 53 (3.24%) SCCM
2 41 (2.51%) Puppet
3 29 (1.77%) HP Data Protector
3 29 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 28 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 19 (1.16%) NetBackup
6 19 (1.16%) SCOM
7 16 (0.98%) Ansible
7 16 (0.98%) Graphite
7 16 (0.98%) HAProxy
7 16 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (0.98%) Kubernetes
7 16 (0.98%) logstash
7 16 (0.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (0.98%) rkt
8 14 (0.86%) WSUS
9 10 (0.61%) Netcool
9 10 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 241 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 237 (14.50%) Oracle
3 163 (9.98%) HP
4 157 (9.61%) Cisco
5 122 (7.47%) VMware
6 104 (6.36%) Juniper
7 71 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 54 (3.30%) Citrix
9 51 (3.12%) EMC
10 40 (2.45%) Atlassian
11 32 (1.96%) SAP
12 30 (1.84%) IBM
13 23 (1.41%) Intel Security
13 23 (1.41%) Lumension
14 21 (1.29%) SolarWinds
15 18 (1.10%) CA
16 16 (0.98%) BT
16 16 (0.98%) Sybase
17 14 (0.86%) ArcSight
17 14 (0.86%) Symantec
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Experis Ltd
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Gloucestershire
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Experis Ltd
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Gloucestershire
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £150 per day
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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LA International
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Reading, Berkshire
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
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London
Experis Ltd
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Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
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Gloucestershire
LA International
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Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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