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 2 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 173 265 254
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -11
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 667 376 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.27% 4.03% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 183 179
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.98% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Average hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.18% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £17.07 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.52 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.32% -19.90%

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
10631 9324 10121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.83% 17.44% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6028 5114 5218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 486 628
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +78 614 £423 +8.33% 85
South East +46 256 £400 +6.66% 42
South West +23 171 £425 +8.98% 15
London +40 154 £500 +11.11% 25
Hampshire +18 143 £450 +20.00% 27
Gloucestershire +5 101 £405 +30.64% 9
Berkshire +28 72 £390 -10.34% 12
Wiltshire +13 48 £325 -25.71% 5
City of London +18 47 £500 +17.64% 12
Hook +2 47 £471 +25.67% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 36 £325 -3.70% 1
Milton Keynes +12 32 £325 +30.00%
Reading +18 29 £400 - 4
Cheltenham +6 24 £403 +29.83% 4
Somerset +3 17 £474 +48.04% 1
Basingstoke +30 16 £278 - 7
Salisbury - 15 £105 - 2
West Midlands -14 12 £430 -21.81% 2
Taunton - 12 £465 - 1
Gosport -9 11 £420 -3.44%
Gloucester -3 10 £450 - 3
Bracknell +5 7 £378 -10.10% 4
East of England -16 7 £450 -
North East -18 7 £328 -33.03%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 7 £328 -33.03%
Tyne and Wear -23 7 £328 -33.03%
Wales - 7 £475 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 £450 -
South Wales - 6 £450 - 2
Birmingham +2 5 £438 -20.45% 1

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1278 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 477 (37.32%) SC Cleared
3 387 (30.28%) Windows
4 372 (29.11%) Microsoft
5 298 (23.32%) HP
6 238 (18.62%) Oracle
7 219 (17.14%) ITIL
8 176 (13.77%) MS Excel
9 163 (12.75%) VMware
10 158 (12.36%) ISTQB
11 154 (12.05%) Active Directory
12 141 (11.03%) .NET
13 134 (10.49%) SQL
14 133 (10.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 131 (10.25%) JavaScript
15 131 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 130 (10.17%) Linux
17 128 (10.02%) Java
18 122 (9.55%) UNIX
19 120 (9.39%) Project Management
20 119 (9.31%) JSP
21 116 (9.08%) HTML
22 115 (9.00%) ASP.NET
23 108 (8.45%) Citrix
24 103 (8.06%) Service Management
25 99 (7.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
26 97 (7.59%) MS Exchange
27 93 (7.28%) Test Scripting
28 92 (7.20%) Cisco
29 88 (6.89%) Telecoms

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 97 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 51 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 38 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 20 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (0.94%) IIS
9 12 (0.94%) Documentum
9 12 (0.94%) MS Project Server
10 11 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
11 10 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.78%) Apache
12 8 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.55%) Confluence
13 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.55%) CMS
14 6 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 176 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 77 (6.03%) MS Office
3 62 (4.85%) MS Project
4 20 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.47%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 82 (6.42%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.078%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.078%) Summit
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.94%) IaaS
2 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.39%) SaaS
2 5 (0.39%) PaaS
3 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.078%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (6.03%) SAN
2 75 (5.87%) DNS
3 69 (5.40%) TCP/IP
4 68 (5.32%) Firewall
5 44 (3.44%) DHCP
6 35 (2.74%) X.400
7 34 (2.66%) Network Security
8 33 (2.58%) X.500
9 31 (2.43%) Internet
10 28 (2.19%) WAN
11 27 (2.11%) LAN
12 24 (1.88%) HTTP
13 22 (1.72%) SMTP
13 22 (1.72%) Wireshark
14 21 (1.64%) HTTPS
15 17 (1.33%) SSL
16 16 (1.25%) LDAP
17 13 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (0.78%) SNMP
18 10 (0.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.54%) Oracle Reports
3 46 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 24 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 21 (1.64%) Big Data
7 19 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (0.86%) EDRMS
11 11 (0.86%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.78%) MySQL
12 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.70%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (3.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (1.72%) Subversion
3 21 (1.64%) LoadRunner
4 20 (1.56%) ClearCase
5 15 (1.17%) Maven
6 13 (1.02%) StarTeam
6 13 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 12 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (0.94%) MSI
8 11 (0.86%) JIRA
8 11 (0.86%) JUnit
8 11 (0.86%) Git (software)
9 10 (0.78%) Ant
10 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.47%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.39%) Hudson
12 5 (0.39%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 88 (6.89%) Telecoms
2 85 (6.65%) Finance
3 47 (3.68%) Military
4 20 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.86%) Legal
6 7 (0.55%) Billing
7 5 (0.39%) Banking
8 4 (0.31%) Retail
8 4 (0.31%) Electronics
8 4 (0.31%) Local Government
9 3 (0.23%) Marketing
10 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.16%) Law
10 2 (0.16%) Publishing
11 1 (0.078%) Back Office
11 1 (0.078%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 154 (12.05%) Analyst
2 123 (9.62%) Developer
3 80 (6.26%) Architect
4 69 (5.40%) Consultant
5 56 (4.38%) Project Manager
6 49 (3.83%) Tester
6 49 (3.83%) Test Analyst
7 48 (3.76%) Java Developer
8 44 (3.44%) Test Manager
9 43 (3.36%) Administrator
10 35 (2.74%) Support Engineer
11 30 (2.35%) Service Manager
12 29 (2.27%) Build Engineer
13 26 (2.03%) Test Leader
13 26 (2.03%) Network Engineer
14 25 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (1.88%) Test Specialist
16 23 (1.80%) DBA
17 22 (1.72%) Systems Administrator
17 22 (1.72%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (11.03%) .NET
2 119 (9.31%) JSP
3 116 (9.08%) HTML
4 115 (9.00%) ASP.NET
5 37 (2.90%) XML
6 29 (2.27%) Web Services
7 25 (1.96%) J2EE
8 19 (1.49%) Application Packaging
9 15 (1.17%) Java EE
9 15 (1.17%) REST
10 14 (1.10%) JSF
11 13 (1.02%) EJB
12 12 (0.94%) jQuery
13 10 (0.78%) JPA
13 10 (0.78%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.78%) CSS
14 9 (0.70%) Middleware
14 9 (0.70%) Hibernate
15 8 (0.63%) JMS
15 8 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (3.52%) Management Information System
2 33 (2.58%) Clustering
3 29 (2.27%) Replication
4 17 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.25%) RMADS
6 15 (1.17%) PKI
7 13 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 11 (0.86%) CMDB
8 11 (0.86%) Economics
9 10 (0.78%) Firmware
10 9 (0.70%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.63%) Statistics
12 7 (0.55%) Web 2.0
13 6 (0.47%) CESG
13 6 (0.47%) Open Source
13 6 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.39%) RIA
14 5 (0.39%) GIS
14 5 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 387 (30.28%) Windows
2 133 (10.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 131 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 130 (10.17%) Linux
5 122 (9.55%) UNIX
6 67 (5.24%) Windows XP
7 66 (5.16%) Windows 7
8 37 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (2.43%) Windows 2000
10 29 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.25%) Solaris
12 12 (0.94%) Android
13 11 (0.86%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.63%) AIX
15 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.39%) CentOS
17 4 (0.31%) HPUX
17 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (17.14%) ITIL
2 120 (9.39%) Project Management
3 103 (8.06%) Service Management
4 93 (7.28%) Test Scripting
5 86 (6.73%) Service Delivery
6 78 (6.10%) Migration
7 77 (6.03%) Configuration Management
8 68 (5.32%) Knowledge Management
9 60 (4.69%) CRM
10 59 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 50 (3.91%) Test Automation
12 44 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (3.21%) Validation
14 40 (3.13%) Software Testing
15 36 (2.82%) Functional Testing
16 35 (2.74%) Software Engineering
16 35 (2.74%) Risk Management
17 31 (2.43%) Workflow
17 31 (2.43%) Change Management
18 30 (2.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (10.49%) SQL
2 131 (10.25%) JavaScript
3 128 (10.02%) Java
4 84 (6.57%) C#
5 69 (5.40%) PowerShell
6 64 (5.01%) C
7 56 (4.38%) VB
8 46 (3.60%) VBScript
9 41 (3.21%) Python
10 33 (2.58%) PL/SQL
11 32 (2.50%) C++
12 23 (1.80%) VBA
13 14 (1.10%) Perl
13 14 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.10%) Ruby
14 11 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.23%) PHP
17 2 (0.16%) XPath
17 2 (0.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1278 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 477 (37.32%) SC Cleared
3 158 (12.36%) ISTQB
4 99 (7.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 60 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 60 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (2.82%) CCNA
8 34 (2.66%) ISEB
9 31 (2.43%) CCNP
10 30 (2.35%) Degree
11 26 (2.03%) MCSE
12 23 (1.80%) MCITP
13 21 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (1.41%) CISSP
16 16 (1.25%) MCP
17 12 (0.94%) MOS
18 10 (0.78%) CEH
19 8 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.93%) QA
2 54 (4.23%) SLA
3 13 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.86%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.70%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.55%) BS15000
7 6 (0.47%) COBIT
8 4 (0.31%) P3O
9 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.078%) BS25999
10 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.078%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 84 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.76%) vSphere
4 41 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.97%) XenDesktop
6 29 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 24 (1.88%) VMware ESX
8 23 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (1.49%) XenApp
10 15 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
10 15 (1.17%) Nmap
11 11 (0.86%) NFS
11 11 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (0.63%) vCloud
14 5 (0.39%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.39%) Squid
14 5 (0.39%) Postfix
14 5 (0.39%) Sendmail
15 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 76 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
2 71 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 54 (4.23%) SCCM
4 33 (2.58%) NetBackup
5 32 (2.50%) SCOM
6 23 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 23 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 22 (1.72%) HP SIM
8 15 (1.17%) Backup Exec
8 15 (1.17%) Nessus
8 15 (1.17%) Tivoli
9 14 (1.10%) OVSD
9 14 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (0.70%) Netcool
11 9 (0.70%) HP UCMDB
12 7 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.55%) HP NNM
12 7 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 372 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 298 (23.32%) HP
3 238 (18.62%) Oracle
4 163 (12.75%) VMware
5 108 (8.45%) Citrix
6 92 (7.20%) Cisco
7 56 (4.38%) Symantec
8 46 (3.60%) McAfee
9 30 (2.35%) Sophos
10 26 (2.03%) Red Hat
11 25 (1.96%) Lumension
12 20 (1.56%) Clearswift
13 19 (1.49%) NetApp
13 19 (1.49%) JBoss
14 18 (1.41%) Altiris
15 17 (1.33%) Juniper
16 16 (1.25%) Veritas
17 14 (1.10%) 3PAR
18 13 (1.02%) Brocade
18 13 (1.02%) AppSense
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £110 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £490 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago