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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 174 159 150
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 731 842 881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.54% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.11% 7.46% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 393 404
Median daily rate £431 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £30.90 £27.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.68% +11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.55 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.90 £27.67
% change year-on-year
+31.06% +11.69%

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
10279 11291 11931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 20.64% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6486 6815 6762
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 554 564
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -23 719 £438 -2.23% 96
London +22 278 £475 +5.55% 29
South West +2 184 £450 - 26
South East -30 158 £431 +0.23% 33
Gloucestershire 0 115 £450 -1.36% 18
Hampshire -16 52 £425 - 9
Milton Keynes +15 51 £450 +9.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 51 £450 +9.75% 2
City of London +29 49 £395 -21.00% 8
Croydon - 40 - -
Wiltshire +19 39 £400 +10.34% 2
Berkshire -33 37 £520 +11.82% 16
Cheltenham 0 28 £488 +8.33% 3
North East -21 27 £330 +65.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -25 27 £330 +65.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 27 £330 +65.00%
West Midlands -10 25 £320 -36.00%
North West -22 22 £663 +86.61% 3
Shropshire - 17 £320 -
Telford - 17 £320 -
Hook +9 16 £370 -3.89%
Gloucester +3 16 £450 -10.00% 14
Corsham +2 15 £355 -27.17%
East of England +10 14 £550 +29.41% 1
Bristol +5 14 £420 +12.00% 5
Reading -33 14 £550 +15.78% 15
Scotland +12 12 £320 -22.42% 2
Devon - 12 £375 -
Basingstoke +4 11 £460 - 3
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £500 -23.07% 1

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 1518 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 510 (33.60%) SC Cleared
3 337 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (21.41%) Windows
5 314 (20.69%) Linux
6 280 (18.45%) Java
7 259 (17.06%) ITIL
8 235 (15.48%) Microsoft
9 204 (13.44%) Oracle
10 197 (12.98%) C
11 173 (11.40%) PRINCE2
12 160 (10.54%) Active Directory
13 156 (10.28%) Project Management
14 153 (10.08%) VMware
15 146 (9.62%) Scrum
15 146 (9.62%) SQL
16 141 (9.29%) Python
17 138 (9.09%) Windows Server
18 136 (8.96%) Unix
19 123 (8.10%) JIRA
20 122 (8.04%) MS Excel
21 118 (7.77%) HP
22 115 (7.58%) Finance
23 112 (7.38%) SharePoint
24 111 (7.31%) Cisco
24 111 (7.31%) SQL Server
25 108 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
26 106 (6.98%) Hadoop
27 105 (6.92%) Service Management
28 103 (6.79%) Analytical Skills

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
1 112 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 72 (4.74%) Confluence
3 55 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 40 (2.64%) MS Exchange
5 32 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 30 (1.98%) Apache
7 27 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 26 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 24 (1.58%) JBoss
10 22 (1.45%) GlassFish
11 21 (1.38%) Documentum
12 18 (1.19%) Skype for Business
13 17 (1.12%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (0.66%) Apache Pig
17 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (0.53%) Apache Spark
18 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 122 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 67 (4.41%) MS Office
3 41 (2.70%) MS Project
4 23 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.46%) HipChat
8 3 (0.20%) CPLEX
8 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.066%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.066%) Revit
9 1 (0.066%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.066%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.46%) Primavera
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Maximo
7 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.44%) Office 365
2 31 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.92%) IaaS
4 13 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.40%) GitHub
7 5 (0.33%) PaaS
7 5 (0.33%) SaaS
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.13%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.13%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.066%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.066%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.55%) Firewall
2 66 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 50 (3.29%) SAN
4 49 (3.23%) LAN
4 49 (3.23%) WAN
5 47 (3.10%) DNS
6 30 (1.98%) DHCP
7 27 (1.78%) Internet
8 22 (1.45%) VPN
9 21 (1.38%) Network Security
10 18 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (1.05%) VLAN
12 15 (0.99%) HTTP
12 15 (0.99%) LDAP
13 14 (0.92%) IPsec
14 13 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.79%) Wireless
15 12 (0.79%) Wireshark
16 11 (0.72%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 106 (6.98%) Hadoop
3 85 (5.60%) Big Data
4 61 (4.02%) Oracle Database
5 49 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 46 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 34 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (1.25%) MySQL
11 16 (1.05%) HBase
11 16 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.79%) OrientDB
13 11 (0.72%) Apache Accumulo
14 10 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.59%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.53%) Neo4j
17 7 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
17 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 123 (8.10%) JIRA
2 74 (4.87%) Jenkins
3 60 (3.95%) Selenium
4 50 (3.29%) Ant
5 48 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 38 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 37 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (2.44%) Bitbucket
8 30 (1.98%) JUnit
9 27 (1.78%) Maven
10 26 (1.71%) Subversion
11 25 (1.65%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.45%) Gradle
12 22 (1.45%) LoadRunner
13 19 (1.25%) Hudson
13 19 (1.25%) WebDriver
14 18 (1.19%) JMeter
15 16 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
16 15 (0.99%) Visual Studio
17 11 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 115 (7.58%) Finance
2 37 (2.44%) Military
3 24 (1.58%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.05%) Electronics
5 16 (1.05%) Marketing
6 9 (0.59%) Law
7 8 (0.53%) Legal
8 6 (0.40%) Back Office
9 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.066%) Advertising
10 1 (0.066%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 236 (15.55%) Developer
2 159 (10.47%) Architect
3 137 (9.03%) Analyst
4 129 (8.50%) Consultant
5 120 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 74 (4.87%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 60 (3.95%) Project Manager
8 57 (3.75%) Support Engineer
9 54 (3.56%) Business Analyst
10 46 (3.03%) Network Engineer
11 37 (2.44%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
12 36 (2.37%) SharePoint Developer
12 36 (2.37%) Test Engineer
13 35 (2.31%) Project Officer
13 35 (2.31%) Tester
14 33 (2.17%) DV Cleared Project Manager
14 33 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
15 31 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
15 31 (2.04%) Integration Engineer
16 27 (1.78%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.94%) Web Services
2 66 (4.35%) .NET
3 64 (4.22%) HTML
3 64 (4.22%) XML
4 63 (4.15%) CSS
5 57 (3.75%) J2EE
6 42 (2.77%) JSON
7 41 (2.70%) EJB
8 36 (2.37%) Spring
9 35 (2.31%) Java EE
10 32 (2.11%) jQuery
10 32 (2.11%) XSD
11 26 (1.71%) REST
12 19 (1.25%) JMS
12 19 (1.25%) Swing
12 19 (1.25%) WCF
13 18 (1.19%) Software Packaging
13 18 (1.19%) SWT
13 18 (1.19%) XSLT
14 16 (1.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 57 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 32 (2.11%) CESG
5 29 (1.91%) Clustering
6 23 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
6 23 (1.52%) PKI
7 21 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
8 18 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 16 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 15 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
11 14 (0.92%) Fat Client
11 14 (0.92%) Thin Client
12 13 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
12 13 (0.86%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 10 (0.66%) PMI
14 10 (0.66%) Wiki
15 9 (0.59%) User Experience
16 8 (0.53%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 325 (21.41%) Windows
2 314 (20.69%) Linux
3 138 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 136 (8.96%) Unix
5 91 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (2.96%) Windows 7
7 45 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (1.71%) AIX
10 23 (1.52%) CentOS
11 21 (1.38%) Windows 10
12 18 (1.19%) Solaris
13 16 (1.05%) HPUX
14 14 (0.92%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (0.66%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.59%) Android
18 7 (0.46%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (17.06%) ITIL
3 173 (11.40%) PRINCE2
4 156 (10.28%) Project Management
5 146 (9.62%) Scrum
6 105 (6.92%) Service Management
7 99 (6.52%) DevOps
8 96 (6.32%) Migration
9 94 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 87 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (5.53%) Service Delivery
12 78 (5.14%) Cybersecurity
13 76 (5.01%) Software Engineering
14 69 (4.55%) Open Source
15 66 (4.35%) Change Management
16 64 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 57 (3.75%) Configuration Management
18 54 (3.56%) SDLC
18 54 (3.56%) UML
19 52 (3.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 280 (18.45%) Java
2 197 (12.98%) C
3 146 (9.62%) SQL
4 141 (9.29%) Python
5 85 (5.60%) JavaScript
6 76 (5.01%) PowerShell
7 75 (4.94%) C#
8 73 (4.81%) Bash Shell
9 65 (4.28%) Perl
10 55 (3.62%) Shell Script
11 52 (3.43%) C++
12 37 (2.44%) Ruby
13 21 (1.38%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.19%) VB
15 16 (1.05%) Scala
15 16 (1.05%) VB.NET
16 13 (0.86%) VBScript
17 8 (0.53%) Go
18 7 (0.46%) PHP
19 5 (0.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1518 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 510 (33.60%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 67 (4.41%) ISEB
5 65 (4.28%) Degree
6 64 (4.22%) BC Cleared
7 57 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 50 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (3.03%) ISTQB
10 45 (2.96%) CISSP
11 36 (2.37%) CCNA
12 34 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
13 30 (1.98%) APMP
13 30 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 25 (1.65%) CESG Certified Professional
16 22 (1.45%) CCNP
17 20 (1.32%) CITP
18 19 (1.25%) CBAP
18 19 (1.25%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.49%) SLA
2 49 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (2.57%) JSP 440
4 30 (1.98%) QA
5 28 (1.84%) RMADS
6 14 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 11 (0.72%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.26%) COBIT
9 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.20%) GPG13
10 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.066%) GCP
11 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.066%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.066%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.066%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.066%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 160 (10.54%) Active Directory
2 108 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.62%) Docker
4 33 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.71%) vSphere
6 19 (1.25%) HDFS
6 19 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (1.19%) vCloud
8 17 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (1.12%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.99%) KVM
9 15 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.79%) XenApp
11 10 (0.66%) Samba
12 8 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.46%) Postfix
13 7 (0.46%) Snort
13 7 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 56 (3.69%) SCCM
2 51 (3.36%) Puppet
3 27 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
4 23 (1.52%) SCOM
5 19 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (1.25%) WSUS
6 18 (1.19%) Kubernetes
6 18 (1.19%) ZABBIX
7 17 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 16 (1.05%) Nessus
8 16 (1.05%) Terraform
9 13 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
10 12 (0.79%) Ansible
11 11 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
11 11 (0.72%) Kibana
11 11 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (0.66%) Consul
12 10 (0.66%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.66%) QRadar
12 10 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 235 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 204 (13.44%) Oracle
3 153 (10.08%) VMware
4 118 (7.77%) HP
5 111 (7.31%) Cisco
6 84 (5.53%) Red Hat
7 52 (3.43%) Atlassian
8 42 (2.77%) Citrix
9 36 (2.37%) CheckPoint
10 34 (2.24%) IBM
10 34 (2.24%) Juniper
11 31 (2.04%) Intel Security
12 28 (1.84%) EMC
13 25 (1.65%) SAP
14 18 (1.19%) ArcSight
14 18 (1.19%) Cloudera
14 18 (1.19%) Splunk
14 18 (1.19%) Sybase
15 14 (0.92%) CA
15 14 (0.92%) Hortonworks
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Networkers
Rate: £47.00 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.91 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £42 - £55 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £26 - £42 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sanderson
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago