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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 169 169 170
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 812 783 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.37% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.03% 7.17% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 408 288
Median daily rate £440 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £417 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 4
Median hourly rate £26.75 £25.81 £25.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.64% +0.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.19 £21.55 £17.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.64 £37.46 £34.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.81 £17.07
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +51.20%

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
11556 10913 10459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.40% 19.16% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7210 6502 5915
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 542 457
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.24 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -5 792 £450 +5.88% 103
South East +16 246 £420 +2.43% 21
South West +6 240 £450 +5.88% 32
London +19 239 £500 +5.26% 32
Gloucestershire 0 169 £450 +2.85% 27
Hampshire +13 121 £400 +2.56% 5
Berkshire 0 76 £438 +4.91% 4
Cheltenham +1 38 £450 +5.88% 4
Wiltshire -9 35 £363 -13.69% 1
Basingstoke -1 34 £350 -18.60% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 33 £390 +4.00% 3
Milton Keynes 0 30 £380 +8.57% 3
Reading -13 27 £488 +16.90% 3
Gosport +7 23 £380 +15.15%
City of London +5 21 £588 +23.68% 3
Hook 0 19 £475 +21.79% 3
Gloucester +6 18 £450 +2.85% 14
North East -27 18 £250 +31.57% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 18 £250 +31.57% 1
Tyne and Wear -37 18 £250 +31.57% 1
East of England +24 15 £425 -1.16% 4
Cambridgeshire +23 15 £425 +1.19% 2
Bracknell +1 15 £267 - 1
Bristol -3 14 £500 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -27 14 £350 -16.66% 3
Swindon -13 12 £381 -19.73%
Salisbury +1 11 £378 -10.11%
Herefordshire -2 10 £325 -21.68%
Hereford 0 9 £388 -6.62%
North West -30 8 £475 - 9

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 1677 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 573 (34.17%) SC Cleared
3 342 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (18.90%) Windows
5 300 (17.89%) Linux
6 280 (16.70%) Java
7 253 (15.09%) Oracle
8 251 (14.97%) Microsoft
9 244 (14.55%) ITIL
10 225 (13.42%) SQL
11 182 (10.85%) Active Directory
12 177 (10.55%) C
13 172 (10.26%) Project Management
14 156 (9.30%) HP
15 155 (9.24%) SQL Server
16 151 (9.00%) Cisco
17 146 (8.71%) JavaScript
18 133 (7.93%) Unix
19 131 (7.81%) PRINCE2
20 130 (7.75%) Migration
21 121 (7.22%) VMware
22 117 (6.98%) MS Excel
23 116 (6.92%) Windows Server
24 111 (6.62%) Finance
25 109 (6.50%) HTML
26 107 (6.38%) Scrum
27 104 (6.20%) Python
28 100 (5.96%) SharePoint
29 95 (5.66%) PowerShell
29 95 (5.66%) 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
1 100 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 48 (2.86%) Confluence
4 45 (2.68%) JBoss
5 36 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 30 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 30 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.67%) IIS
8 27 (1.61%) Apache
9 26 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (1.43%) Skype for Business
11 23 (1.37%) GlassFish
12 16 (0.95%) nginx
13 15 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (0.83%) SAS
15 13 (0.78%) Documentum
15 13 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 117 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.82%) MS Office
3 23 (1.37%) MS Project
4 17 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.72%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.12%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.12%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.12%) Simulink
9 1 (0.060%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.60%) Primavera
5 6 (0.36%) Maximo
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (1.49%) Office 365
2 16 (0.95%) GitHub
3 9 (0.54%) SaaS
4 7 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.18%) IaaS
7 3 (0.18%) PaaS
8 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.060%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.71%) SAN
2 77 (4.59%) Firewall
3 70 (4.17%) WAN
4 58 (3.46%) VPN
5 54 (3.22%) TCP/IP
6 47 (2.80%) DNS
7 44 (2.62%) DHCP
8 41 (2.44%) Internet
9 36 (2.15%) Network Security
10 35 (2.09%) IPsec
11 34 (2.03%) OSPF
12 31 (1.85%) BGP
12 31 (1.85%) MPLS
13 20 (1.19%) Broadband
13 20 (1.19%) ISDN
13 20 (1.19%) Wireless
14 19 (1.13%) EIGRP
15 16 (0.95%) LAN
15 16 (0.95%) LDAP
16 15 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.77%) Hadoop
3 62 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 50 (2.98%) Big Data
5 42 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 41 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 23 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 20 (1.19%) MySQL
11 19 (1.13%) OrientDB
12 18 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.01%) Neo4j
14 16 (0.95%) GIS
14 16 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 91 (5.43%) JIRA
2 49 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 44 (2.62%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.62%) Visual Studio
4 43 (2.56%) Selenium
5 33 (1.97%) Eclipse
5 33 (1.97%) Subversion
6 32 (1.91%) JUnit
7 31 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (1.31%) Ant
8 22 (1.31%) Maven
9 18 (1.07%) Eclipse RCP
10 17 (1.01%) Artifactory
11 16 (0.95%) Bitbucket
11 16 (0.95%) GitLab
11 16 (0.95%) WebDriver
12 15 (0.89%) Hudson
13 14 (0.83%) LoadRunner
14 13 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 111 (6.62%) Finance
2 32 (1.91%) Telecoms
3 29 (1.73%) Military
4 21 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 15 (0.89%) Marketing
6 12 (0.72%) Electronics
7 11 (0.66%) Legal
8 10 (0.60%) Back Office
8 10 (0.60%) Law
9 9 (0.54%) Billing
10 8 (0.48%) Local Government
11 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.060%) Avionics
12 1 (0.060%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.060%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.060%) Retail
Job Titles
1 319 (19.02%) Developer
2 161 (9.60%) Analyst
3 158 (9.42%) Architect
4 155 (9.24%) Consultant
5 125 (7.45%) Java Developer
6 82 (4.89%) Project Manager
7 68 (4.05%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 60 (3.58%) Business Analyst
8 60 (3.58%) Support Engineer
9 45 (2.68%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 44 (2.62%) Designer
11 42 (2.50%) Administrator
12 39 (2.33%) Network Engineer
13 32 (1.91%) Integration Engineer
14 31 (1.85%) Applications Developer
14 31 (1.85%) Delivery Manager
14 31 (1.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 31 (1.85%) Test Engineer
15 30 (1.79%) C++ Developer
15 30 (1.79%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (6.50%) HTML
2 88 (5.25%) Web Services
3 83 (4.95%) jQuery
4 81 (4.83%) CSS
5 72 (4.29%) .NET
6 67 (4.00%) J2EE
7 52 (3.10%) XML
8 51 (3.04%) Java EE
9 41 (2.44%) Spring
10 37 (2.21%) EJB
10 37 (2.21%) JSON
11 33 (1.97%) HTML5
12 26 (1.55%) ASP.NET
13 24 (1.43%) CSS3
14 22 (1.31%) Hibernate
15 21 (1.25%) JSF
16 19 (1.13%) REST
17 18 (1.07%) AngularJS
17 18 (1.07%) SOAP
17 18 (1.07%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 74 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 44 (2.62%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.09%) Visualisation
5 32 (1.91%) User Experience
6 28 (1.67%) PKI
7 27 (1.61%) CESG
7 27 (1.61%) Clustering
7 27 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
8 20 (1.19%) Wiki
9 18 (1.07%) Fat Client
9 18 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.07%) Thin Client
10 17 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
11 15 (0.89%) Statistics
12 13 (0.78%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
14 11 (0.66%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.60%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 317 (18.90%) Windows
2 300 (17.89%) Linux
3 133 (7.93%) Unix
4 116 (6.92%) Windows Server
5 95 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (2.80%) Windows 7
9 41 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
11 29 (1.73%) Windows 10
12 28 (1.67%) AIX
13 27 (1.61%) HPUX
14 20 (1.19%) Windows Vista
15 16 (0.95%) CoreOS
15 16 (0.95%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.83%) Android
16 14 (0.83%) Apple iOS
17 11 (0.66%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (14.55%) ITIL
3 172 (10.26%) Project Management
4 131 (7.81%) PRINCE2
5 130 (7.75%) Migration
6 107 (6.38%) Scrum
7 93 (5.55%) Change Management
8 90 (5.37%) Service Delivery
9 89 (5.31%) Service Management
10 88 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (4.47%) DevOps
12 72 (4.29%) Configuration Management
13 64 (3.82%) Information Assurance
14 62 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
15 60 (3.58%) Software Engineering
16 59 (3.52%) TDD
17 58 (3.46%) Test Scripting
18 53 (3.16%) Open Source
19 49 (2.92%) SDLC
20 46 (2.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 280 (16.70%) Java
2 225 (13.42%) SQL
3 177 (10.55%) C
4 146 (8.71%) JavaScript
5 104 (6.20%) Python
6 95 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 79 (4.71%) C++
8 74 (4.41%) C#
9 51 (3.04%) Perl
10 47 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 46 (2.74%) VBScript
12 45 (2.68%) Ruby
13 44 (2.62%) PL/SQL
14 39 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.55%) VB
16 21 (1.25%) Scala
17 18 (1.07%) PHP
17 18 (1.07%) T-SQL
18 17 (1.01%) Go
19 16 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1677 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 573 (34.17%) SC Cleared
3 83 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 68 (4.05%) ISEB
6 59 (3.52%) BC Cleared
7 52 (3.10%) ISTQB
8 51 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (2.74%) CISSP
10 42 (2.50%) CCNP
11 38 (2.27%) CLAS
12 34 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 33 (1.97%) Degree
14 27 (1.61%) CCNA
15 23 (1.37%) MCSE
16 22 (1.31%) APMP
16 22 (1.31%) CESG Certified Professional
17 21 (1.25%) RHCE
18 19 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 19 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (2.80%) SLA
3 41 (2.44%) QA
4 33 (1.97%) JSP 440
5 25 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 24 (1.43%) RMADS
7 7 (0.42%) GPG13
8 5 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) GxP
9 2 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.060%) GAAP
10 1 (0.060%) GCP
10 1 (0.060%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.060%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 182 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 94 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
5 24 (1.43%) Docker
6 21 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (1.07%) vSphere
8 17 (1.01%) etcd
8 17 (1.01%) flannel
8 17 (1.01%) KVM
8 17 (1.01%) XenApp
9 16 (0.95%) Ceph
9 16 (0.95%) GlusterFS
9 16 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.78%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.48%) Firmware
13 8 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 53 (3.16%) SCCM
2 43 (2.56%) Puppet
3 29 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 25 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
6 21 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 18 (1.07%) Kubernetes
9 17 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 17 (1.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 17 (1.01%) SCOM
10 16 (0.95%) Ansible
10 16 (0.95%) Graphite
10 16 (0.95%) HAProxy
10 16 (0.95%) logstash
10 16 (0.95%) rkt
11 15 (0.89%) WSUS
12 11 (0.66%) Netcool
13 10 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (0.54%) OVSD
Vendors
1 253 (15.09%) Oracle
2 251 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 156 (9.30%) HP
4 151 (9.00%) Cisco
5 121 (7.22%) VMware
6 88 (5.25%) Juniper
7 82 (4.89%) Red Hat
8 53 (3.16%) Citrix
9 49 (2.92%) EMC
10 45 (2.68%) Atlassian
11 32 (1.91%) IBM
11 32 (1.91%) SAP
12 29 (1.73%) Intel Security
13 23 (1.37%) Lumension
13 23 (1.37%) Splunk
14 20 (1.19%) ArcSight
15 19 (1.13%) SolarWinds
16 18 (1.07%) CA
16 18 (1.07%) Sybase
17 17 (1.01%) Symantec
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £70 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
LA International
Rate: £450 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Excellent Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £500 per annum + +
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £373 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £0.0 - £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: 380
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 325-400 Per Day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago