The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 164 231 231
Rank change year-on-year
+67 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 685 407 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 0.80% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.57% 4.50% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 205 230
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £264 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £548 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 16
Average hourly rate £34.75 £51.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.86% +104.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £21.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £54.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.18% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10430 9053 9821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.08% 17.71% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5879 4854 5076
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 502 610
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 631 £400 - 85
South East +39 287 £400 +8.10% 25
South West +16 153 £375 -6.25% 27
Hampshire +15 148 £400 +5.82% 11
London +31 141 £473 +6.17% 29
Gloucestershire +4 87 £403 +3.87% 17
Berkshire +45 86 £400 - 8
City of London +17 54 £405 -10.00% 15
Buckinghamshire +4 48 £313 +17.92% 4
Milton Keynes +3 37 £300 +15.38% 4
Hook +3 27 £405 +8.00%
Reading +21 25 £400 - 2
Cheltenham +4 19 £382 +23.30% 7
Gosport -7 19 £365 -16.09%
Somerset - 15 £473 - 4
Basingstoke +29 13 £495 -
Bracknell +8 12 £378 +25.84%
Wales -16 12 £450 -18.18%
Taunton - 11 £465 - 2
South Wales -18 9 £450 -18.18%
Gloucester -12 7 - - 8
West Midlands -15 7 £425 -19.04%
East of England -23 7 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £450 -
North West -8 5 £500 +31.57% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 4 £341 -30.44%
North East -18 4 £341 -30.44%
Tyne and Wear -20 4 £341 -30.44%
Farnborough - 4 £475 - 1
Surrey -4 3 £469 - 1

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DV Cleared.

1 1346 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 494 (36.70%) SC Cleared
3 389 (28.90%) Windows
4 378 (28.08%) Microsoft
5 288 (21.40%) HP
6 240 (17.83%) Oracle
7 225 (16.72%) ITIL
8 186 (13.82%) MS Excel
9 156 (11.59%) Active Directory
10 151 (11.22%) VMware
11 148 (11.00%) SQL
11 148 (11.00%) ISTQB
12 147 (10.92%) Linux
13 146 (10.85%) .NET
14 139 (10.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 135 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
16 131 (9.73%) Project Management
17 127 (9.44%) JavaScript
17 127 (9.44%) UNIX
18 126 (9.36%) Java
19 115 (8.54%) Telecoms
20 113 (8.40%) HTML
20 113 (8.40%) ASP.NET
21 109 (8.10%) Citrix
22 106 (7.88%) Service Management
23 103 (7.65%) MS Exchange
24 102 (7.58%) JSP
25 99 (7.36%) Service Delivery
26 95 (7.06%) SQL Server
27 91 (6.76%) C#

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 103 (7.65%) MS Exchange
2 80 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 45 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 31 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 24 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
9 15 (1.11%) IIS
9 15 (1.11%) MS Project Server
10 14 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.97%) Lync
12 11 (0.82%) Apache
13 10 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
14 9 (0.67%) SAS
15 7 (0.52%) CMS
15 7 (0.52%) Confluence
16 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 186 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 89 (6.61%) MS Office
3 73 (5.42%) MS Project
4 22 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.37%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 79 (5.87%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.22%) Summit
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.074%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.89%) IaaS
2 7 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.30%) SaaS
4 3 (0.22%) PaaS
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.074%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.02%) DNS
2 70 (5.20%) SAN
3 64 (4.75%) TCP/IP
4 63 (4.68%) Firewall
5 46 (3.42%) DHCP
6 36 (2.67%) Internet
7 30 (2.23%) Network Security
8 29 (2.15%) Wireshark
9 27 (2.01%) X.400
9 27 (2.01%) LDAP
10 24 (1.78%) X.500
11 23 (1.71%) HTTPS
12 20 (1.49%) LAN
12 20 (1.49%) WAN
13 19 (1.41%) HTTP
14 17 (1.26%) SMTP
15 16 (1.19%) SSL
16 14 (1.04%) NAS
17 12 (0.89%) iSCSI
18 9 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 53 (3.94%) Oracle Reports
4 31 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.49%) Big Data
9 19 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.04%) MySQL
11 13 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.97%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.74%) OLAP
13 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.59%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 46 (3.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (1.78%) LoadRunner
3 16 (1.19%) Maven
3 16 (1.19%) ClearCase
4 14 (1.04%) Eclipse
4 14 (1.04%) MSI
5 13 (0.97%) Subversion
6 12 (0.89%) StarTeam
6 12 (0.89%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.82%) JIRA
8 10 (0.74%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.67%) Hudson
9 9 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.59%) QUnit
11 7 (0.52%) JUnit
12 6 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.37%) Ant
13 5 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 115 (8.54%) Telecoms
2 89 (6.61%) Finance
3 38 (2.82%) Military
4 25 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.82%) Retail
5 11 (0.82%) Legal
6 10 (0.74%) Billing
7 5 (0.37%) Marketing
8 4 (0.30%) Local Government
9 3 (0.22%) Electronics
10 2 (0.15%) Law
10 2 (0.15%) Publishing
10 2 (0.15%) Banking
11 1 (0.074%) Back Office
11 1 (0.074%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 158 (11.74%) Analyst
2 149 (11.07%) Developer
3 85 (6.32%) Architect
4 72 (5.35%) Consultant
5 61 (4.53%) Project Manager
6 55 (4.09%) Tester
7 51 (3.79%) Test Analyst
8 46 (3.42%) Administrator
9 39 (2.90%) Test Manager
10 38 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 34 (2.53%) Support Engineer
12 30 (2.23%) Service Manager
13 26 (1.93%) DBA
14 25 (1.86%) Software Developer
15 24 (1.78%) Build Engineer
16 23 (1.71%) Network Engineer
17 22 (1.63%) Systems Engineer
17 22 (1.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (1.63%) Test Specialist
18 21 (1.56%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (10.85%) .NET
2 113 (8.40%) ASP.NET
2 113 (8.40%) HTML
3 102 (7.58%) JSP
4 26 (1.93%) XML
5 25 (1.86%) Web Services
6 20 (1.49%) J2EE
7 18 (1.34%) Application Packaging
8 15 (1.11%) Java EE
8 15 (1.11%) RESTful
8 15 (1.11%) REST
8 15 (1.11%) CSS
9 14 (1.04%) jQuery
10 12 (0.89%) EJB
11 11 (0.82%) Middleware
12 10 (0.74%) JMS
12 10 (0.74%) Hibernate
12 10 (0.74%) JSF
12 10 (0.74%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 28 (2.08%) Clustering
3 22 (1.63%) PKI
4 21 (1.56%) Replication
5 20 (1.49%) CESG
6 16 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.04%) RMADS
8 13 (0.97%) Visualisation
8 13 (0.97%) CMDB
9 11 (0.82%) Economics
10 10 (0.74%) Open Source
11 9 (0.67%) RIA
11 9 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 8 (0.59%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.52%) Statistics
13 7 (0.52%) Web 2.0
13 7 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
14 6 (0.45%) GIS
14 6 (0.45%) Firmware
14 6 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 389 (28.90%) Windows
2 147 (10.92%) Linux
3 139 (10.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 135 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (9.44%) UNIX
6 68 (5.05%) Windows XP
7 61 (4.53%) Windows 7
8 35 (2.60%) Windows 2000
9 34 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.41%) Solaris
12 12 (0.89%) Windows Vista
12 12 (0.89%) Android
13 10 (0.74%) HPUX
14 9 (0.67%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.52%) AIX
16 6 (0.45%) CentOS
17 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (16.72%) ITIL
2 131 (9.73%) Project Management
3 106 (7.88%) Service Management
4 99 (7.36%) Service Delivery
5 89 (6.61%) Configuration Management
6 88 (6.54%) Test Scripting
7 70 (5.20%) PRINCE2
8 65 (4.83%) CRM
8 65 (4.83%) Migration
9 64 (4.75%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (4.68%) Knowledge Management
11 47 (3.49%) Change Management
11 47 (3.49%) Test Automation
12 45 (3.34%) Software Testing
13 43 (3.19%) Validation
14 39 (2.90%) Workflow
15 35 (2.60%) UML
16 34 (2.53%) Risk Management
16 34 (2.53%) ITIL V3
17 33 (2.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 148 (11.00%) SQL
2 127 (9.44%) JavaScript
3 126 (9.36%) Java
4 91 (6.76%) C#
5 66 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 62 (4.61%) C
7 53 (3.94%) VB
8 37 (2.75%) Python
9 34 (2.53%) C++
10 32 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 32 (2.38%) VBScript
11 25 (1.86%) VBA
12 23 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.41%) Perl
14 12 (0.89%) Ruby
15 10 (0.74%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.59%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.15%) XPath
18 2 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1346 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 494 (36.70%) SC Cleared
3 148 (11.00%) ISTQB
4 87 (6.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 60 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 56 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (2.90%) Degree
9 33 (2.45%) CCNA
10 29 (2.15%) MCSE
11 28 (2.08%) ISEB
12 27 (2.01%) CCNP
13 25 (1.86%) MCITP
14 23 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 20 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.49%) MCP
16 16 (1.19%) CISSP
17 12 (0.89%) MOS
18 9 (0.67%) MCTS
19 8 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.61%) SLA
1 62 (4.61%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (0.74%) JSP 440
3 7 (0.52%) ISO 9000
4 6 (0.45%) BS15000
5 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.30%) COBIT
6 4 (0.30%) P3O
7 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.074%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.074%) BS25999
8 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 156 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 84 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 43 (3.19%) vSphere
4 36 (2.67%) XenDesktop
5 28 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 21 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.26%) XenApp
9 16 (1.19%) Nmap
10 11 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.74%) NFS
11 10 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (0.67%) Sendmail
13 7 (0.52%) vCloud
14 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.37%) Postfix
15 5 (0.37%) Squid
15 5 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 74 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
2 60 (4.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 54 (4.01%) SCCM
4 30 (2.23%) NetBackup
5 27 (2.01%) SCOM
6 23 (1.71%) Backup Exec
6 23 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 21 (1.56%) HP SIM
8 20 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
8 20 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 16 (1.19%) Nessus
10 14 (1.04%) Tivoli
11 13 (0.97%) OVSD
11 13 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 12 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 12 (0.89%) WSUS
13 9 (0.67%) HP UCMDB
14 8 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
14 8 (0.59%) HP NNM
15 7 (0.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 378 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 288 (21.40%) HP
3 240 (17.83%) Oracle
4 151 (11.22%) VMware
5 109 (8.10%) Citrix
6 87 (6.46%) Cisco
7 52 (3.86%) Symantec
8 50 (3.71%) McAfee
9 34 (2.53%) Sophos
9 34 (2.53%) Lumension
10 31 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.63%) JBoss
12 19 (1.41%) NetApp
13 17 (1.26%) Veritas
14 16 (1.19%) Juniper
15 13 (0.97%) Clearswift
15 13 (0.97%) Remedy
15 13 (0.97%) AppSense
15 13 (0.97%) Altiris
15 13 (0.97%) Blue Coat
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 per day + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Talent International
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago