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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK
Rank 195 155 130
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -25
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 597 828 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 1.59% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.39% 7.48% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 390 455
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 5
Median hourly rate £38.50 £55.55 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% -0.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £55.55 £55.65
% change year-on-year
-30.69% -0.17%

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
9336 11066 10626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.85% 21.28% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6009 6879 6087
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 445 498
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -37 571 £450 - 79
South East -4 187 £425 +0.99% 27
London -40 173 £455 -9.00% 17
South West -12 152 £475 +6.74% 20
Buckinghamshire +32 79 £425 +8.97% 1
Gloucestershire -3 71 £475 - 10
Milton Keynes +23 68 £440 +6.66% 1
Hampshire -32 53 £425 +0.59% 16
Berkshire +20 47 £375 -12.79% 3
Wiltshire 0 41 £400 +10.34% 2
City of London -9 32 £450 -5.26% 11
West Midlands +20 20 £408 -6.85% 2
Bristol +12 20 £525 +27.27% 5
Reading +5 15 £400 +10.34% 3
East of England +5 13 £263 -27.58% 7
Gloucester -2 13 £460 -8.00% 2
Basingstoke -5 12 £269 -43.36% 5
Croydon -7 10 - -
Wales +13 9 £450 +57.89%
Salisbury 0 9 £400 +6.66%
Hook -14 9 £365 -16.09% 4
Birmingham - 9 £163 -
Corsham -6 8 £375 +44.92% 1
Scotland +20 7 £315 -19.23%
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £575 -
Bracknell +6 6 £275 -
Herefordshire -5 6 £625 +42.85%
Swindon -13 6 £510 +40.68%
West Wales - 6 £450 -
Swansea - 6 £450 -

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1343 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 522 (38.87%) SC Cleared
3 311 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (22.93%) Windows
5 238 (17.72%) Microsoft
6 218 (16.23%) Linux
7 207 (15.41%) ITIL
8 199 (14.82%) Java
9 198 (14.74%) C
10 167 (12.43%) Active Directory
11 152 (11.32%) Project Management
12 151 (11.24%) VMware
13 138 (10.28%) PRINCE2
13 138 (10.28%) Windows Server
14 137 (10.20%) MS Excel
15 136 (10.13%) Oracle
16 125 (9.31%) Scrum
16 125 (9.31%) Finance
17 116 (8.64%) Python
18 111 (8.27%) Cisco
19 107 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
20 105 (7.82%) JIRA
21 101 (7.52%) SQL
22 98 (7.30%) Unix
23 96 (7.15%) DevOps
23 96 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
24 95 (7.07%) Service Management
25 89 (6.63%) Risk Management
25 89 (6.63%) Hadoop
26 87 (6.48%) Continuous Integration

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 70 (5.21%) Confluence
2 64 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 28 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 28 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 19 (1.41%) JBoss
5 18 (1.34%) Apache
5 18 (1.34%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.89%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.74%) IIS
10 9 (0.67%) Apache Pig
10 9 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.67%) GlassFish
10 9 (0.67%) SAS
11 8 (0.60%) Apache Qpid
11 8 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 137 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 80 (5.96%) MS Office
3 49 (3.65%) MS Project
4 22 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.45%) CPLEX
8 5 (0.37%) HipChat
9 2 (0.15%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.074%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 41 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.60%) Primavera
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.22%) SAP GTS
5 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.27%) Office 365
3 15 (1.12%) IaaS
4 10 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.52%) GitHub
6 7 (0.52%) PaaS
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.22%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.22%) SaaS
9 2 (0.15%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.074%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.06%) Firewall
2 64 (4.77%) LAN
2 64 (4.77%) TCP/IP
3 51 (3.80%) WAN
4 47 (3.50%) DNS
5 29 (2.16%) Network Security
6 28 (2.08%) DHCP
7 26 (1.94%) SAN
8 24 (1.79%) Wireless
9 23 (1.71%) VLAN
10 22 (1.64%) Internet
10 22 (1.64%) VPN
11 18 (1.34%) IPsec
12 17 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (1.12%) NAS
13 15 (1.12%) VoIP
14 14 (1.04%) Ethernet
14 14 (1.04%) OSPF
15 13 (0.97%) SNMP
16 12 (0.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.63%) Hadoop
2 84 (6.25%) Big Data
3 80 (5.96%) SQL Server
4 43 (3.20%) Oracle Database
5 33 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 21 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.19%) HBase
10 14 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (0.82%) MySQL
13 9 (0.67%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.45%) GIS
15 6 (0.45%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
17 4 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 105 (7.82%) JIRA
2 53 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 49 (3.65%) Selenium
4 41 (3.05%) Ant
5 39 (2.90%) Bitbucket
6 37 (2.76%) Cucumber
7 32 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 26 (1.94%) Eclipse
8 26 (1.94%) JUnit
9 23 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (1.71%) Gradle
10 22 (1.64%) Maven
11 21 (1.56%) LoadRunner
12 17 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
13 15 (1.12%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (1.04%) Hudson
15 13 (0.97%) JMeter
16 10 (0.74%) Mercurial
16 10 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 125 (9.31%) Finance
2 38 (2.83%) Military
3 31 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.34%) Electronics
6 16 (1.19%) Legal
7 14 (1.04%) Marketing
8 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.52%) Law
9 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.15%) Avionics
10 2 (0.15%) Back Office
10 2 (0.15%) Games
10 2 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.074%) Advertising
11 1 (0.074%) Publishing
11 1 (0.074%) Retail
Job Titles
1 195 (14.52%) Developer
2 134 (9.98%) Architect
3 114 (8.49%) Analyst
4 108 (8.04%) Consultant
5 97 (7.22%) Java Developer
6 64 (4.77%) Project Manager
7 56 (4.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 56 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 51 (3.80%) Business Analyst
9 50 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
10 43 (3.20%) Support Engineer
11 37 (2.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 37 (2.76%) Integration Engineer
12 36 (2.68%) DV Cleared Project Manager
13 31 (2.31%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
14 30 (2.23%) Project Officer
15 26 (1.94%) DevOps Engineer
16 24 (1.79%) Project Support Officer
16 24 (1.79%) Support Officer
17 22 (1.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.29%) Web Services
2 70 (5.21%) HTML
3 66 (4.91%) CSS
4 64 (4.77%) XML
5 52 (3.87%) .NET
6 41 (3.05%) J2EE
7 34 (2.53%) EJB
7 34 (2.53%) XSD
8 29 (2.16%) Spring
9 25 (1.86%) JSON
9 25 (1.86%) REST
9 25 (1.86%) XSLT
10 23 (1.71%) Java EE
11 22 (1.64%) Middleware
12 18 (1.34%) Hibernate
12 18 (1.34%) JMS
12 18 (1.34%) RESTful
12 18 (1.34%) Software Packaging
12 18 (1.34%) WCF
13 17 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 33 (2.46%) CESG
5 22 (1.64%) PKI
6 17 (1.27%) Clustering
7 14 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 13 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
9 11 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (0.74%) Replication
11 9 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.67%) Fat Client
11 9 (0.67%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.60%) CCTV
12 8 (0.60%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.52%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.52%) CMDB
13 7 (0.52%) PMI
13 7 (0.52%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 308 (22.93%) Windows
2 218 (16.23%) Linux
3 138 (10.28%) Windows Server
4 98 (7.30%) Unix
5 76 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (3.95%) Windows 7
9 28 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.79%) CentOS
11 21 (1.56%) Windows 10
12 18 (1.34%) Solaris
13 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.60%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.60%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.52%) AIX
15 7 (0.52%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.45%) Android
16 6 (0.45%) HPUX
16 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (15.41%) ITIL
3 152 (11.32%) Project Management
4 138 (10.28%) PRINCE2
5 125 (9.31%) Scrum
6 96 (7.15%) DevOps
7 95 (7.07%) Service Management
8 89 (6.63%) Risk Management
9 87 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (6.03%) Software Engineering
11 73 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 72 (5.36%) Migration
13 66 (4.91%) Change Management
14 60 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 59 (4.39%) Configuration Management
16 56 (4.17%) Programme Management
16 56 (4.17%) SDLC
16 56 (4.17%) Service Delivery
17 55 (4.10%) Cybersecurity
18 51 (3.80%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (14.82%) Java
2 198 (14.74%) C
3 116 (8.64%) Python
4 101 (7.52%) SQL
5 84 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 75 (5.58%) Perl
7 60 (4.47%) PowerShell
8 55 (4.10%) Bash Shell
9 52 (3.87%) C#
10 38 (2.83%) C++
11 35 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 34 (2.53%) Ruby
13 18 (1.34%) VBScript
14 16 (1.19%) VB
15 14 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.04%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.67%) Go
17 7 (0.52%) PHP
18 5 (0.37%) Jython
18 5 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1343 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 522 (38.87%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.81%) Degree
4 61 (4.54%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 44 (3.28%) CCNA
7 42 (3.13%) ISEB
8 41 (3.05%) CISSP
9 40 (2.98%) BC Cleared
10 34 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 29 (2.16%) CCNP
12 28 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
12 28 (2.08%) CREST Certified
12 28 (2.08%) ISTQB
13 27 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (2.01%) OSCP
14 24 (1.79%) CEH
15 22 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (1.34%) BICSI Certification
16 18 (1.34%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.02%) JSP 440
2 27 (2.01%) QA
3 25 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.86%) RMADS
4 24 (1.79%) SLA
5 16 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 16 (1.19%) PMO
6 9 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.37%) COBIT
8 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 3 (0.22%) GPG13
10 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.15%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.074%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 167 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 107 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.10%) Docker
4 36 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.71%) vCloud
6 22 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (1.41%) vSphere
8 16 (1.19%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.04%) HDFS
10 10 (0.74%) Samba
10 10 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.45%) XenApp
12 5 (0.37%) Corosync
12 5 (0.37%) Postfix
12 5 (0.37%) Snort
12 5 (0.37%) Squid
12 5 (0.37%) XenServer
13 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (3.05%) Puppet
1 41 (3.05%) SCCM
2 22 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (1.41%) WSUS
4 18 (1.34%) Terraform
5 17 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.27%) SCOM
6 16 (1.19%) ZABBIX
7 14 (1.04%) Ansible
8 10 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
9 9 (0.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 9 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.67%) Kibana
9 9 (0.67%) Nessus
9 9 (0.67%) Netcool
10 8 (0.60%) Consul
10 8 (0.60%) logstash
10 8 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.60%) Packer
10 8 (0.60%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 238 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 151 (11.24%) VMware
3 136 (10.13%) Oracle
4 111 (8.27%) Cisco
5 71 (5.29%) HP
6 62 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 53 (3.95%) Citrix
8 42 (3.13%) Atlassian
9 40 (2.98%) Juniper
10 27 (2.01%) CheckPoint
11 25 (1.86%) SAP
12 24 (1.79%) Intel Security
13 19 (1.41%) Hortonworks
14 16 (1.19%) IBM
15 15 (1.12%) Cloudera
16 13 (0.97%) CA
16 13 (0.97%) Google
17 11 (0.82%) ArcSight
18 10 (0.74%) EMC
19 9 (0.67%) BMC
London
Prime Recruitment
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
83Zero
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 3 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook
PS Computer Services
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook
PS Computer Services
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 26 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 25 days ago