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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK
Rank 171 152 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 667 785 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.57% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.31% 7.48% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 357 411
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 17 7
Median hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +12.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £25.04 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £58.53 £44.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £27.67
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +11.69%

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
9129 10493 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 21.03% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6368 6017
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 498 495
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -23 651 £450 - 80
London -15 228 £460 -8.00% 19
South East -5 188 £430 +0.58% 33
South West +2 152 £470 +4.44% 21
Gloucestershire -1 92 £475 +5.55% 13
Buckinghamshire +21 64 £428 +10.32% 1
Hampshire -21 64 £425 -1.16% 17
Milton Keynes +17 58 £440 +10.00% 1
City of London +7 45 £408 -14.21% 4
Berkshire -2 44 £508 +17.00% 6
Wiltshire +10 34 £390 +11.42% 3
Croydon +4 26 - -
Basingstoke -2 17 £350 -26.26% 3
East of England +15 15 £200 - 1
Gloucester +1 15 £460 +2.22% 7
Tyne and Wear -13 15 £358 +78.75%
North East -15 15 £358 +78.75%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 15 £358 +78.75%
Reading -9 14 £425 -8.60% 4
West Midlands -1 12 £176 -61.52% 2
Bristol +8 10 £500 +11.11% 5
Corsham -1 10 £350 +28.44%
North West -25 10 £650 +57.57% 4
Birmingham - 10 £163 - 2
Hook +10 9 £368 -11.12% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 9 £600 - 1
Devon - 9 £528 -
Feltham +5 8 £475 - 1
Swindon +13 7 £510 +13.33%
Wales +6 6 £425 +93.18%

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 1377 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 485 (35.22%) SC Cleared
3 321 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
4 309 (22.44%) Windows
5 256 (18.59%) Java
6 251 (18.23%) Linux
7 229 (16.63%) Microsoft
8 219 (15.90%) ITIL
9 208 (15.11%) C
10 154 (11.18%) Active Directory
11 153 (11.11%) VMware
12 151 (10.97%) Oracle
13 150 (10.89%) Project Management
14 148 (10.75%) PRINCE2
15 142 (10.31%) Scrum
16 136 (9.88%) Python
17 132 (9.59%) Windows Server
18 128 (9.30%) MS Excel
19 121 (8.79%) JIRA
20 112 (8.13%) Unix
21 111 (8.06%) SQL
22 108 (7.84%) Cisco
23 107 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
24 103 (7.48%) Finance
25 102 (7.41%) Hadoop
25 102 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
26 98 (7.12%) DevOps
27 96 (6.97%) Service Management
28 93 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
29 92 (6.68%) Big Data

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 83 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 78 (5.66%) Confluence
3 37 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 26 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 25 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 24 (1.74%) Apache
8 19 (1.38%) JBoss
9 15 (1.09%) Documentum
10 14 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.02%) GlassFish
11 12 (0.87%) Apache Pig
11 12 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.73%) IIS
13 9 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.51%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.51%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.44%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 128 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 70 (5.08%) MS Office
3 48 (3.49%) MS Project
4 24 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.51%) HipChat
8 6 (0.44%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.073%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.073%) Revit
9 1 (0.073%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.073%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.58%) Primavera
3 7 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.073%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.60%) Office 365
3 16 (1.16%) IaaS
4 15 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.51%) GitHub
6 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.51%) PaaS
7 3 (0.22%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.15%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.15%) SaaS
9 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.073%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.073%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.37%) Firewall
2 70 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 56 (4.07%) LAN
4 48 (3.49%) WAN
5 43 (3.12%) DNS
6 28 (2.03%) Network Security
7 27 (1.96%) DHCP
7 27 (1.96%) SAN
8 25 (1.82%) Internet
9 24 (1.74%) VPN
10 19 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (1.38%) VLAN
11 17 (1.23%) Wireless
12 14 (1.02%) Ethernet
12 14 (1.02%) IPsec
12 14 (1.02%) VoIP
13 12 (0.87%) LDAP
13 12 (0.87%) SNMP
13 12 (0.87%) Wireshark
14 11 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 92 (6.68%) Big Data
3 84 (6.10%) SQL Server
4 51 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 38 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 24 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (1.16%) HBase
11 15 (1.09%) MySQL
12 12 (0.87%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.65%) OrientDB
14 8 (0.58%) Neo4j
14 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.51%) Apache Accumulo
16 6 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.44%) GIS
16 6 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 121 (8.79%) JIRA
2 64 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 59 (4.28%) Selenium
4 48 (3.49%) Ant
5 43 (3.12%) Bitbucket
6 38 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 38 (2.76%) Git (software)
7 35 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 35 (2.54%) JUnit
8 34 (2.47%) Cucumber
9 27 (1.96%) Maven
10 24 (1.74%) LoadRunner
11 22 (1.60%) Gradle
12 20 (1.45%) JMeter
13 16 (1.16%) Subversion
14 14 (1.02%) Hudson
14 14 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
15 13 (0.94%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.87%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (7.48%) Finance
2 37 (2.69%) Military
3 20 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.02%) Legal
4 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 12 (0.87%) Electronics
6 9 (0.65%) Law
7 7 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.51%) Marketing
8 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.15%) Avionics
9 2 (0.15%) Back Office
9 2 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.073%) Advertising
10 1 (0.073%) Local Government
10 1 (0.073%) Retail
Job Titles
1 214 (15.54%) Developer
2 130 (9.44%) Architect
3 119 (8.64%) Analyst
4 115 (8.35%) Consultant
5 114 (8.28%) Java Developer
6 67 (4.87%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 60 (4.36%) Project Manager
8 53 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 51 (3.70%) Business Analyst
10 45 (3.27%) Network Engineer
11 43 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
12 35 (2.54%) Integration Engineer
13 33 (2.40%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
14 32 (2.32%) DV Cleared Project Manager
14 32 (2.32%) Project Officer
15 30 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 29 (2.11%) Test Engineer
17 27 (1.96%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
18 25 (1.82%) Project Support Officer
18 25 (1.82%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.65%) Web Services
2 62 (4.50%) HTML
3 61 (4.43%) XML
4 60 (4.36%) CSS
5 55 (3.99%) .NET
6 52 (3.78%) J2EE
7 40 (2.90%) Spring
8 37 (2.69%) EJB
8 37 (2.69%) XSD
9 36 (2.61%) JSON
10 30 (2.18%) Java EE
10 30 (2.18%) REST
11 21 (1.53%) Middleware
12 19 (1.38%) Software Packaging
12 19 (1.38%) XSLT
13 18 (1.31%) Hibernate
13 18 (1.31%) RESTful
14 17 (1.23%) JMS
15 15 (1.09%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 28 (2.03%) CESG
5 21 (1.53%) PKI
6 19 (1.38%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (1.16%) Clustering
8 16 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.02%) Physics
10 12 (0.87%) Cyber Attack
11 11 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (0.80%) Fat Client
11 11 (0.80%) Thin Client
12 10 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (0.65%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.65%) User Experience
13 9 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 309 (22.44%) Windows
2 251 (18.23%) Linux
3 132 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 112 (8.13%) Unix
5 74 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 45 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.74%) CentOS
11 18 (1.31%) Solaris
12 16 (1.16%) Windows 10
13 13 (0.94%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.80%) AIX
15 8 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.58%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.51%) Android
16 7 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.51%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (15.90%) ITIL
3 150 (10.89%) Project Management
4 148 (10.75%) PRINCE2
5 142 (10.31%) Scrum
6 98 (7.12%) DevOps
7 96 (6.97%) Service Management
8 93 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (6.61%) Software Engineering
10 76 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (5.37%) Cybersecurity
11 74 (5.37%) Migration
12 70 (5.08%) Risk Management
13 69 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 63 (4.58%) Change Management
15 61 (4.43%) Service Delivery
16 60 (4.36%) Open Source
17 54 (3.92%) SDLC
18 53 (3.85%) Configuration Management
19 52 (3.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 256 (18.59%) Java
2 208 (15.11%) C
3 136 (9.88%) Python
4 111 (8.06%) SQL
5 80 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 70 (5.08%) Perl
7 67 (4.87%) PowerShell
8 65 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 58 (4.21%) C#
10 52 (3.78%) C++
11 44 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 37 (2.69%) Ruby
13 17 (1.23%) VB
14 15 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.09%) VBScript
15 14 (1.02%) Scala
15 14 (1.02%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.65%) Go
17 5 (0.36%) Groovy
17 5 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1377 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 485 (35.22%) SC Cleared
3 77 (5.59%) Degree
4 63 (4.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 58 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (3.85%) BC Cleared
7 52 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 46 (3.34%) CISSP
9 43 (3.12%) ISEB
10 41 (2.98%) CCNA
11 30 (2.18%) ISTQB
12 28 (2.03%) CESG Certified Professional
13 27 (1.96%) APMP
14 26 (1.89%) CCNP
14 26 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.53%) CEH
15 21 (1.53%) CREST Certified
15 21 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 20 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (1.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (2.98%) JSP 440
3 35 (2.54%) SLA
4 28 (2.03%) RMADS
5 23 (1.67%) QA
6 17 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 13 (0.94%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.29%) COBIT
8 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.15%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.073%) GPG13
11 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.073%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.073%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.073%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 154 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 107 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (4.65%) Docker
4 30 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.89%) vSphere
6 19 (1.38%) vCloud
7 17 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.16%) HDFS
9 13 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.73%) Samba
11 10 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.51%) Postfix
12 7 (0.51%) Snort
12 7 (0.51%) Squid
12 7 (0.51%) XenApp
13 6 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.36%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 48 (3.49%) Puppet
2 45 (3.27%) SCCM
3 21 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 19 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.38%) Terraform
5 18 (1.31%) ZABBIX
6 17 (1.23%) SCOM
6 17 (1.23%) WSUS
7 15 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (1.09%) Nessus
8 14 (1.02%) Ansible
9 13 (0.94%) Kibana
10 10 (0.73%) Consul
10 10 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
10 10 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 10 (0.73%) Packer
11 9 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 9 (0.65%) logstash
11 9 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 229 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 153 (11.11%) VMware
3 151 (10.97%) Oracle
4 108 (7.84%) Cisco
5 80 (5.81%) HP
6 64 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 48 (3.49%) Atlassian
8 37 (2.69%) Citrix
9 36 (2.61%) Juniper
10 33 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 32 (2.32%) Intel Security
12 23 (1.67%) IBM
13 18 (1.31%) Cloudera
13 18 (1.31%) Hortonworks
14 16 (1.16%) SAP
15 14 (1.02%) Google
16 13 (0.94%) CA
17 11 (0.80%) ArcSight
17 11 (0.80%) EMC
17 11 (0.80%) Sybase
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Octopus Computer Associates
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £345 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
Acumin
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £825 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £441 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
LA International
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago