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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 185 171 189
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 752 829 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.43% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.85% 7.29% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 439 326
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £316 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £438 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.90 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -0.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £21.55 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.68 £37.50 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +12.36%

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
10981 11377 11557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.60% 19.66% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6808 6876 6383
Median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 526 491
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -15 737 £425 -5.55% 114
London +67 302 £450 - 20
South West +2 199 £450 - 42
South East -51 159 £425 +1.19% 30
Gloucestershire 0 143 £450 - 35
Hampshire -3 77 £400 -4.70% 8
Berkshire -36 44 £425 -10.52% 7
Cheltenham +1 35 £413 -8.33% 14
Hook +11 33 £400 -4.70% 1
City of London +7 33 £400 -15.78% 11
Buckinghamshire -7 29 £420 +12.00% 1
Milton Keynes -9 29 £420 +12.00% 1
West Midlands -21 27 £325 -27.77% 4
Wiltshire +11 22 £358 -26.66%
Croydon +6 22 - -
East of England +20 21 £480 +1.05%
Cambridgeshire +36 18 £480 -11.92%
North West -1 18 £475 - 15
Gloucester -3 18 £440 +0.57% 13
Reading -27 18 £550 +15.78% 6
Bristol -8 16 £450 +5.88% 5
Scotland +25 13 £393 +20.76%
North East -11 13 £320 +32.64% 2
Tyne and Wear -16 13 £320 +32.64% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 13 £320 +32.64% 1
Shropshire - 13 £320 -
Telford - 13 £320 -
Herefordshire +5 12 £400 -11.11% 1
Hereford +7 11 £400 -8.57%
Basingstoke -4 11 £388 -9.88% 2

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1551 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 482 (31.08%) SC Cleared
3 324 (20.89%) Windows
4 318 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
5 310 (19.99%) Linux
6 279 (17.99%) Java
7 253 (16.31%) ITIL
8 245 (15.80%) Oracle
9 237 (15.28%) Microsoft
10 205 (13.22%) C
11 176 (11.35%) SQL
12 175 (11.28%) Active Directory
13 150 (9.67%) Project Management
14 149 (9.61%) HP
15 146 (9.41%) Unix
16 145 (9.35%) PRINCE2
16 145 (9.35%) SQL Server
17 132 (8.51%) VMware
18 131 (8.45%) Windows Server
19 128 (8.25%) Python
20 124 (7.99%) Cisco
21 109 (7.03%) MS Excel
21 109 (7.03%) SharePoint
22 108 (6.96%) Scrum
23 106 (6.83%) Migration
24 103 (6.64%) JIRA
25 101 (6.51%) Red Hat
26 98 (6.32%) Hadoop
27 97 (6.25%) Finance
28 94 (6.06%) JavaScript

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
1 109 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.29%) Confluence
3 45 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 42 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 36 (2.32%) WebLogic
6 33 (2.13%) JBoss
7 32 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 29 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 28 (1.81%) Apache
9 28 (1.81%) GlassFish
10 25 (1.61%) Skype for Business
11 20 (1.29%) Documentum
11 20 (1.29%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.71%) Apache Pig
14 11 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.64%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 109 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 58 (3.74%) MS Office
3 27 (1.74%) MS Project
4 17 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.13%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.13%) HipChat
8 2 (0.13%) Simulink
9 1 (0.064%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.064%) Revit
9 1 (0.064%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.064%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.45%) Primavera
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.13%) Maximo
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.45%) Office 365
2 16 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.84%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.45%) SaaS
5 5 (0.32%) IaaS
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.19%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.064%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.064%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.064%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.96%) SAN
2 64 (4.13%) Firewall
3 62 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 50 (3.22%) WAN
5 49 (3.16%) DNS
6 43 (2.77%) DHCP
7 32 (2.06%) Internet
7 32 (2.06%) Network Security
8 29 (1.87%) LAN
8 29 (1.87%) VPN
9 21 (1.35%) LDAP
10 20 (1.29%) Wireless
11 18 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (1.10%) Broadband
12 17 (1.10%) ISDN
13 16 (1.03%) iSCSI
14 14 (0.90%) HTTP
15 13 (0.84%) VLAN
16 12 (0.77%) AMQP
16 12 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 98 (6.32%) Hadoop
3 66 (4.26%) Big Data
4 61 (3.93%) Oracle Database
5 49 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.64%) NoSQL
7 28 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 25 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (1.42%) MySQL
10 21 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (0.97%) OrientDB
13 13 (0.84%) HBase
13 13 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.77%) Apache Accumulo
14 12 (0.77%) GIS
14 12 (0.77%) Neo4j
14 12 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 103 (6.64%) JIRA
2 60 (3.87%) Jenkins
3 44 (2.84%) Eclipse
3 44 (2.84%) Selenium
4 36 (2.32%) Ant
4 36 (2.32%) Subversion
5 33 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (1.87%) Git (software)
7 25 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 24 (1.55%) Maven
9 23 (1.48%) JUnit
10 20 (1.29%) Eclipse RCP
10 20 (1.29%) Hudson
11 19 (1.23%) LoadRunner
11 19 (1.23%) WebDriver
12 15 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 13 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.84%) JMeter
14 13 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
General
1 97 (6.25%) Finance
2 32 (2.06%) Military
3 22 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 20 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 14 (0.90%) Electronics
5 14 (0.90%) Law
5 14 (0.90%) Marketing
6 9 (0.58%) Back Office
7 8 (0.52%) Billing
8 7 (0.45%) Legal
9 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.064%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.064%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.064%) Retail
Job Titles
1 265 (17.09%) Developer
2 143 (9.22%) Architect
3 139 (8.96%) Analyst
4 121 (7.80%) Java Developer
5 117 (7.54%) Consultant
6 71 (4.58%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 68 (4.38%) Support Engineer
8 60 (3.87%) Project Manager
9 50 (3.22%) Business Analyst
10 42 (2.71%) Network Engineer
11 36 (2.32%) Unix Engineer
12 34 (2.19%) 3rd Line Support
12 34 (2.19%) DV Cleared Project Manager
12 34 (2.19%) Test Engineer
13 33 (2.13%) Administrator
14 31 (2.00%) Tester
15 28 (1.81%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
15 28 (1.81%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
15 28 (1.81%) Integration Engineer
15 28 (1.81%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (4.96%) Web Services
2 64 (4.13%) HTML
3 63 (4.06%) .NET
3 63 (4.06%) J2EE
4 52 (3.35%) CSS
5 51 (3.29%) XML
6 49 (3.16%) jQuery
7 43 (2.77%) EJB
7 43 (2.77%) JSON
7 43 (2.77%) Spring
8 39 (2.51%) Java EE
9 29 (1.87%) ASP.NET
10 24 (1.55%) REST
11 22 (1.42%) Swing
11 22 (1.42%) SWT
12 21 (1.35%) HTML5
13 18 (1.16%) Hibernate
13 18 (1.16%) WCF
13 18 (1.16%) XSD
14 15 (0.97%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 58 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.26%) Clustering
5 29 (1.87%) CESG
6 25 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
7 23 (1.48%) PKI
8 19 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (1.03%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
10 15 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 15 (0.97%) Statistics
10 15 (0.97%) Thin Client
11 14 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 14 (0.90%) Visualisation
12 13 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.77%) Wiki
14 10 (0.64%) Physics
15 9 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
16 8 (0.52%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 324 (20.89%) Windows
2 310 (19.99%) Linux
3 146 (9.41%) Unix
4 131 (8.45%) Windows Server
5 93 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 49 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
10 30 (1.93%) AIX
11 28 (1.81%) Windows 10
12 27 (1.74%) HPUX
13 21 (1.35%) Windows XP
14 19 (1.23%) Solaris
15 16 (1.03%) Windows Vista
16 15 (0.97%) Apple iOS
17 14 (0.90%) Android
18 12 (0.77%) CentOS
19 11 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (16.31%) ITIL
3 150 (9.67%) Project Management
4 145 (9.35%) PRINCE2
5 108 (6.96%) Scrum
6 106 (6.83%) Migration
7 91 (5.87%) Service Management
8 89 (5.74%) Service Delivery
9 80 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 78 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
11 67 (4.32%) Change Management
12 66 (4.26%) DevOps
13 63 (4.06%) Open Source
14 61 (3.93%) Test Scripting
15 60 (3.87%) Software Engineering
16 57 (3.68%) TDD
17 56 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
18 52 (3.35%) Configuration Management
19 46 (2.97%) Information Assurance
19 46 (2.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 279 (17.99%) Java
2 205 (13.22%) C
3 176 (11.35%) SQL
4 128 (8.25%) Python
5 94 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 82 (5.29%) PowerShell
7 76 (4.90%) C#
8 68 (4.38%) Bash Shell
9 65 (4.19%) C++
10 57 (3.68%) Perl
11 45 (2.90%) Shell Script
12 36 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 34 (2.19%) Ruby
14 20 (1.29%) Scala
15 18 (1.16%) VBScript
16 17 (1.10%) VB
17 10 (0.64%) PHP
17 10 (0.64%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1551 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 482 (31.08%) SC Cleared
3 74 (4.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 67 (4.32%) ISEB
5 63 (4.06%) BC Cleared
6 55 (3.55%) Degree
7 52 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (3.35%) ISTQB
8 46 (2.97%) CISSP
8 46 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 27 (1.74%) APMP
10 27 (1.74%) CCNA
11 26 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.48%) CLAS
13 21 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
13 21 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (1.29%) RHCE
15 18 (1.16%) CCNP
16 17 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.93%) SLA
2 55 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.90%) JSP 440
4 29 (1.87%) RMADS
5 25 (1.61%) QA
6 17 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.52%) GPG13
9 3 (0.19%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.13%) GxP
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.064%) GAAP
11 1 (0.064%) GCP
11 1 (0.064%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.064%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.064%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.064%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 175 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 92 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.39%) Hyper-V
3 37 (2.39%) vSphere
4 35 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
5 28 (1.81%) Docker
6 23 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (1.16%) KVM
9 15 (0.97%) HDFS
10 13 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.77%) XenApp
11 12 (0.77%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.52%) NFS
13 8 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.45%) Apache Flume
14 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 57 (3.68%) SCCM
2 38 (2.45%) Puppet
3 30 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (1.68%) HP Data Protector
5 22 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 21 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 21 (1.35%) SCOM
7 20 (1.29%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.29%) WSUS
8 15 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
9 14 (0.90%) Netcool
10 12 (0.77%) Nessus
11 9 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 9 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
12 8 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (0.52%) QRadar
12 8 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 245 (15.80%) Oracle
2 237 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 149 (9.61%) HP
4 132 (8.51%) VMware
5 124 (7.99%) Cisco
6 101 (6.51%) Red Hat
7 45 (2.90%) EMC
8 44 (2.84%) Atlassian
8 44 (2.84%) Citrix
8 44 (2.84%) Juniper
9 37 (2.39%) IBM
10 33 (2.13%) Intel Security
11 26 (1.68%) ArcSight
12 22 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 22 (1.42%) Splunk
13 21 (1.35%) SAP
14 20 (1.29%) Sybase
15 19 (1.23%) Cloudera
16 16 (1.03%) Symantec
17 15 (0.97%) CA
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago