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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 175 182 183
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 797 778 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.33% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.16% 6.91% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 418 309
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.34 £21.55 £17.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.64 £37.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-11.00% -15.34%

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
11139 11257 10772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 19.26% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6793 6111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 535 464
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +3 774 £450 +3.44% 99
London +57 303 £500 +5.26% 22
South West +6 208 £450 +2.85% 48
South East -6 208 £420 +1.81% 20
Gloucestershire 0 151 £450 +2.85% 38
Hampshire +8 107 £420 +1.81% 4
Berkshire -11 59 £425 -5.55% 3
Cheltenham +1 35 £450 +4.34% 9
City of London +13 29 £588 +23.68% 4
Hook +9 29 £458 +11.58% 1
Milton Keynes -6 27 £380 +24.08% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 27 £380 +8.57% 2
Wiltshire -6 26 £364 -16.37% 2
Gloucester +4 20 £450 +2.85% 18
Reading -20 20 £550 +22.22% 2
Gosport +11 18 £380 +8.57% 1
Basingstoke -4 18 £388 -9.88%
Cambridgeshire +35 17 £438 +4.16% 1
East of England +24 17 £438 +1.74% 1
Bristol -5 15 £500 -16.66% 6
West Midlands -30 12 £350 -15.66% 4
Scotland +18 10 £409 +9.00%
Bracknell 0 10 £260 - 1
Swindon -7 10 £425 -10.52% 1
North East -22 10 £245 +13.95%
Tyne and Wear -26 10 £245 +13.95%
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 10 £245 +13.95%
Herefordshire -1 9 £325 -21.68% 2
North West -13 9 £475 -2.56% 4
Corsham +8 8 £325 -7.14% 1

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1584 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 487 (30.74%) SC Cleared
3 327 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
4 323 (20.39%) Windows
5 304 (19.19%) Linux
6 287 (18.12%) Java
7 250 (15.78%) Oracle
8 244 (15.40%) Microsoft
9 240 (15.15%) ITIL
10 208 (13.13%) SQL
11 184 (11.62%) C
12 180 (11.36%) Active Directory
13 153 (9.66%) HP
14 151 (9.53%) Project Management
15 146 (9.22%) SQL Server
15 146 (9.22%) Unix
16 136 (8.59%) Cisco
17 132 (8.33%) PRINCE2
18 124 (7.83%) VMware
19 123 (7.77%) Migration
20 119 (7.51%) MS Excel
21 117 (7.39%) Windows Server
22 115 (7.26%) SharePoint
23 108 (6.82%) Python
23 108 (6.82%) JavaScript
24 107 (6.76%) Scrum
25 103 (6.50%) JIRA
26 94 (5.93%) PowerShell
26 94 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
26 94 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 115 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.22%) Confluence
3 48 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 40 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 38 (2.40%) JBoss
6 33 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 33 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 30 (1.89%) Apache
8 28 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 26 (1.64%) GlassFish
10 24 (1.52%) Skype for Business
11 23 (1.45%) Tomcat
12 20 (1.26%) Documentum
12 20 (1.26%) IIS
13 15 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 119 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 59 (3.72%) MS Office
3 23 (1.45%) MS Project
4 21 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.13%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.13%) HipChat
8 2 (0.13%) Simulink
9 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.063%) Revit
9 1 (0.063%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.063%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.44%) Primavera
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Maximo
7 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.08%) Office 365
2 25 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 10 (0.63%) GitHub
5 9 (0.57%) SaaS
6 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.25%) IaaS
8 3 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.063%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.063%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.86%) SAN
2 65 (4.10%) Firewall
3 57 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 53 (3.35%) WAN
5 50 (3.16%) DNS
6 46 (2.90%) DHCP
7 42 (2.65%) Internet
8 38 (2.40%) VPN
9 34 (2.15%) Network Security
10 20 (1.26%) Broadband
10 20 (1.26%) ISDN
10 20 (1.26%) LAN
11 19 (1.20%) Wireless
12 18 (1.14%) LDAP
13 17 (1.07%) IPsec
14 14 (0.88%) AMQP
15 13 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (0.82%) OSPF
16 12 (0.76%) iSCSI
17 11 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.37%) Hadoop
3 63 (3.98%) Oracle Database
4 55 (3.47%) Big Data
5 42 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 42 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 24 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (1.26%) OrientDB
8 19 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 18 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.07%) MySQL
10 17 (1.07%) Neo4j
11 15 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.82%) GIS
12 13 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.76%) Apache Accumulo
13 12 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (6.50%) JIRA
2 55 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 44 (2.78%) Selenium
4 40 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 37 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 37 (2.34%) Eclipse
6 36 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 34 (2.15%) Subversion
8 30 (1.89%) JUnit
9 24 (1.52%) Ant
10 20 (1.26%) Maven
11 19 (1.20%) Eclipse RCP
11 19 (1.20%) LoadRunner
12 18 (1.14%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.07%) Bitbucket
14 15 (0.95%) JMeter
14 15 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.88%) Hudson
16 12 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
17 11 (0.69%) Artifactory
General
1 90 (5.68%) Finance
2 31 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 30 (1.89%) Military
4 20 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 13 (0.82%) Electronics
5 13 (0.82%) Law
5 13 (0.82%) Marketing
6 9 (0.57%) Back Office
6 9 (0.57%) Billing
7 8 (0.51%) Local Government
8 7 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.063%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.063%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.063%) Retail
Job Titles
1 289 (18.24%) Developer
2 163 (10.29%) Analyst
3 160 (10.10%) Architect
4 131 (8.27%) Consultant
5 122 (7.70%) Java Developer
6 71 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 68 (4.29%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 63 (3.98%) Project Manager
9 58 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 44 (2.78%) Network Engineer
11 36 (2.27%) Administrator
11 36 (2.27%) DV Cleared Project Manager
12 34 (2.15%) 3rd Line Support
13 33 (2.08%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
14 31 (1.96%) Test Analyst
15 30 (1.89%) Delivery Manager
15 30 (1.89%) Test Engineer
15 30 (1.89%) Unix Engineer
16 29 (1.83%) C++ Developer
16 29 (1.83%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (5.30%) Web Services
2 82 (5.18%) HTML
3 73 (4.61%) .NET
4 64 (4.04%) CSS
4 64 (4.04%) J2EE
5 61 (3.85%) jQuery
6 54 (3.41%) XML
7 48 (3.03%) Java EE
8 41 (2.59%) JSON
8 41 (2.59%) Spring
9 40 (2.53%) EJB
10 30 (1.89%) ASP.NET
11 28 (1.77%) HTML5
12 21 (1.33%) CSS3
12 21 (1.33%) REST
12 21 (1.33%) Swing
12 21 (1.33%) SWT
13 19 (1.20%) WCF
14 18 (1.14%) JSF
15 17 (1.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 72 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 47 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 32 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
5 29 (1.83%) Clustering
6 28 (1.77%) CESG
7 24 (1.52%) PKI
8 23 (1.45%) Visualisation
9 22 (1.39%) User Experience
10 19 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (1.07%) Fat Client
11 17 (1.07%) Thin Client
11 17 (1.07%) Wiki
12 15 (0.95%) Statistics
13 14 (0.88%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.82%) Computer Science
15 11 (0.69%) Blackberry
15 11 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
16 10 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
17 9 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 323 (20.39%) Windows
2 304 (19.19%) Linux
3 146 (9.22%) Unix
4 117 (7.39%) Windows Server
5 94 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (3.35%) Windows 7
7 53 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (2.15%) Windows 10
10 32 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
11 28 (1.77%) AIX
11 28 (1.77%) HPUX
12 21 (1.33%) Windows XP
13 19 (1.20%) Windows Vista
14 15 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.88%) Android
16 12 (0.76%) Solaris
16 12 (0.76%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.63%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (15.15%) ITIL
3 151 (9.53%) Project Management
4 132 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 123 (7.77%) Migration
6 107 (6.76%) Scrum
7 85 (5.37%) Service Management
8 81 (5.11%) Service Delivery
8 81 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (4.67%) Cybersecurity
10 70 (4.42%) DevOps
11 67 (4.23%) Change Management
11 67 (4.23%) TDD
12 65 (4.10%) Software Engineering
13 64 (4.04%) Configuration Management
14 63 (3.98%) Open Source
14 63 (3.98%) Test Scripting
15 51 (3.22%) Information Assurance
16 47 (2.97%) Business Analysis
16 47 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 287 (18.12%) Java
2 208 (13.13%) SQL
3 184 (11.62%) C
4 108 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 108 (6.82%) Python
5 94 (5.93%) PowerShell
6 78 (4.92%) C++
7 77 (4.86%) C#
8 55 (3.47%) Bash Shell
9 47 (2.97%) Perl
10 43 (2.71%) Shell Script
11 42 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 41 (2.59%) Ruby
13 38 (2.40%) VBScript
14 23 (1.45%) VB
15 22 (1.39%) Scala
16 14 (0.88%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.76%) PHP
18 11 (0.69%) Go
18 11 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1584 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 487 (30.74%) SC Cleared
3 67 (4.23%) ISEB
4 64 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (3.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 53 (3.35%) BC Cleared
6 53 (3.35%) ISTQB
7 52 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (2.90%) CISSP
9 39 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 36 (2.27%) Degree
11 32 (2.02%) CCNA
12 27 (1.70%) CLAS
13 24 (1.52%) CCNP
14 21 (1.33%) RHCE
15 20 (1.26%) APMP
16 19 (1.20%) MCSE
17 18 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
18 17 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (3.47%) SLA
3 35 (2.21%) JSP 440
3 35 (2.21%) QA
4 25 (1.58%) RMADS
5 20 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (0.44%) GPG13
7 4 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) GxP
8 2 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.063%) GAAP
9 1 (0.063%) GCP
9 1 (0.063%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.063%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 180 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 94 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
5 28 (1.77%) Docker
6 23 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (1.39%) vSphere
8 19 (1.20%) XenApp
9 18 (1.14%) KVM
10 14 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.82%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.82%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.69%) etcd
12 11 (0.69%) flannel
13 10 (0.63%) Ceph
13 10 (0.63%) GlusterFS
13 10 (0.63%) HDFS
14 9 (0.57%) NFS
14 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
15 8 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 53 (3.35%) SCCM
2 40 (2.53%) Puppet
3 32 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
5 23 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 21 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 21 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 17 (1.07%) SCOM
8 15 (0.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 15 (0.95%) WSUS
9 14 (0.88%) Kubernetes
10 12 (0.76%) Ansible
10 12 (0.76%) logstash
10 12 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 11 (0.69%) Netcool
12 10 (0.63%) Graphite
12 10 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
12 10 (0.63%) HAProxy
12 10 (0.63%) rkt
Vendors
1 250 (15.78%) Oracle
2 244 (15.40%) Microsoft
3 153 (9.66%) HP
4 136 (8.59%) Cisco
5 124 (7.83%) VMware
6 87 (5.49%) Red Hat
7 65 (4.10%) Juniper
8 52 (3.28%) Citrix
9 49 (3.09%) EMC
10 47 (2.97%) Atlassian
11 32 (2.02%) Intel Security
12 31 (1.96%) IBM
13 23 (1.45%) SAP
14 21 (1.33%) Splunk
15 20 (1.26%) ArcSight
16 19 (1.20%) Lumension
16 19 (1.20%) Sybase
17 18 (1.14%) SolarWinds
18 16 (1.01%) CheckPoint
19 14 (0.88%) NetApp
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London
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Hook, Hampshire
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London
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