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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 154 174 160
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 796 654 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.20% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.40% 6.16% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 310 343
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £245 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.63% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.74 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.25 £68.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -21.42%

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
10752 10619 8699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.49% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 6036 4636
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 528 473
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +14 749 £438 +2.94% 106
South East +9 305 £405 +15.54% 46
London -12 200 £460 +2.22% 27
South West +13 180 £473 +5.58% 27
Gloucestershire +8 149 £473 +11.17% 19
Berkshire +51 117 £417 +9.73% 19
Hampshire -2 109 £410 +17.14% 18
Reading +40 84 £400 -0.62% 14
Buckinghamshire -6 75 £400 +25.00% 5
Milton Keynes 0 63 £400 +25.00% 5
Cheltenham +2 48 £458 -8.40% 3
Hook -2 37 £420 +17.97%
City of London -63 37 £375 -21.05% 13
North West +4 27 £500 - 3
Wales +4 19 £460 +2.22%
East Midlands +12 17 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 15 £425 -
Northampton - 15 £425 -
Farnborough - 15 £350 - 1
Gloucester +16 14 £500 +38.88% 6
Bracknell +11 13 - - 3
Somerset +7 12 £520 -9.17%
Gosport +12 11 £377 +9.11%
Basingstoke +9 11 - -
Taunton +4 11 £500 -9.90%
Manchester 0 11 £500 -
Wiltshire -9 11 £430 +3.92% 3
Scotland +12 10 £600 +46.34%
South Wales +2 10 £460 +2.22%
West Midlands -12 9 £338 +11.57%

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1729 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 563 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 489 (28.28%) Windows
4 382 (22.09%) Microsoft
5 319 (18.45%) Oracle
6 293 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
7 268 (15.50%) Linux
8 262 (15.15%) SQL
9 254 (14.69%) VMware
10 233 (13.48%) Java
11 218 (12.61%) ITIL
12 202 (11.68%) HP
13 195 (11.28%) Active Directory
14 159 (9.20%) MS Excel
15 157 (9.08%) Configuration Management
16 156 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
17 155 (8.96%) UNIX
18 137 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
19 135 (7.81%) Scrum
20 132 (7.63%) Cisco
21 131 (7.58%) Project Management
22 126 (7.29%) C
23 119 (6.88%) Oracle Database
24 117 (6.77%) Finance
25 113 (6.54%) .NET
26 109 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
27 107 (6.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
28 106 (6.13%) Firewall
29 104 (6.02%) Citrix
30 102 (5.90%) PRINCE2

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 90 (5.21%) WebLogic
2 43 (2.49%) WebSphere
3 41 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 31 (1.79%) JBoss
6 28 (1.62%) OpenStack
7 20 (1.16%) Confluence
8 16 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
9 14 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.81%) IIS
10 12 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (0.64%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.58%) CMS
12 10 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.52%) Apache
13 9 (0.52%) Documentum
14 7 (0.40%) Eucalyptus
15 6 (0.35%) Oracle BPEL
15 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.29%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 159 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 79 (4.57%) MS Office
3 44 (2.54%) MS Project
4 23 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.17%) Simulink
7 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.058%) Revit
8 1 (0.058%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.058%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 54 (3.12%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
4 16 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.58%) Maximo
7 4 (0.23%) Summit
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.12%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.058%) assyst
10 1 (0.058%) Primavera
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.058%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.46%) OpenShift
4 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.058%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.058%) Office 365
7 1 (0.058%) SaaS
7 1 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 106 (6.13%) Firewall
2 89 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 67 (3.88%) LAN
4 63 (3.64%) WAN
4 63 (3.64%) DNS
5 54 (3.12%) Internet
6 53 (3.07%) SAN
7 36 (2.08%) Wireshark
8 35 (2.02%) DHCP
9 34 (1.97%) SSL
10 31 (1.79%) Network Security
11 30 (1.74%) VPN
12 29 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (1.50%) Ethernet
14 24 (1.39%) VoIP
14 24 (1.39%) NetScaler
15 22 (1.27%) OSPF
16 21 (1.21%) BGP
16 21 (1.21%) AMQP
17 17 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (6.88%) Oracle Database
2 85 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 41 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 37 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 36 (2.08%) MySQL
6 34 (1.97%) NoSQL
6 34 (1.97%) Hadoop
7 24 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 24 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 23 (1.33%) Big Data
9 20 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.46%) MS Access
14 7 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.35%) OLTP
16 5 (0.29%) TKPROF
17 4 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
17 4 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 71 (4.11%) Subversion
2 66 (3.82%) JIRA
3 50 (2.89%) Ant
4 49 (2.83%) Eclipse
4 49 (2.83%) MSI
5 45 (2.60%) ClearCase
6 41 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 39 (2.26%) StarTeam
8 36 (2.08%) JUnit
9 29 (1.68%) Maven
10 28 (1.62%) Git (software)
11 23 (1.33%) Mercurial
12 22 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (1.27%) Visual Studio
13 19 (1.10%) LoadRunner
14 18 (1.04%) Gradle
14 18 (1.04%) Apache Ivy
15 17 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
16 16 (0.93%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 117 (6.77%) Finance
2 65 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 35 (2.02%) Military
4 13 (0.75%) Marketing
5 9 (0.52%) Electronics
6 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.23%) Billing
7 4 (0.23%) Legal
8 3 (0.17%) Retail
8 3 (0.17%) Publishing
8 3 (0.17%) Law
8 3 (0.17%) Back Office
9 2 (0.12%) Banking
9 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.058%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 260 (15.04%) Developer
2 146 (8.44%) Analyst
3 139 (8.04%) Architect
4 117 (6.77%) Consultant
5 113 (6.54%) Java Developer
6 75 (4.34%) Project Manager
7 60 (3.47%) Support Engineer
8 50 (2.89%) Business Analyst
9 46 (2.66%) Network Engineer
9 46 (2.66%) Applications Packager
10 44 (2.54%) Test Analyst
10 44 (2.54%) DBA
11 36 (2.08%) C++ Developer
12 35 (2.02%) Oracle DBA
12 35 (2.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 34 (1.97%) Tester
13 34 (1.97%) Wintel Engineer
14 33 (1.91%) Service Manager
15 32 (1.85%) Integration Engineer
16 30 (1.74%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (6.54%) .NET
2 96 (5.55%) J2EE
3 75 (4.34%) Web Services
4 67 (3.88%) HTML
5 50 (2.89%) XML
6 49 (2.83%) JSP
6 49 (2.83%) ASP.NET
7 47 (2.72%) Java EE
8 43 (2.49%) EJB
9 42 (2.43%) Hibernate
10 38 (2.20%) Middleware
11 30 (1.74%) JPA
12 29 (1.68%) JSF
13 26 (1.50%) CSS
14 23 (1.33%) JMS
15 21 (1.21%) JSON
16 20 (1.16%) .NET Framework
17 19 (1.10%) Application Packaging
18 17 (0.98%) Spring
18 17 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (3.99%) Open Source
3 64 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.66%) PKI
5 34 (1.97%) Client/Server
6 24 (1.39%) Replication
7 22 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 15 (0.87%) Clustering
9 14 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (0.75%) User Experience
11 11 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 11 (0.64%) Statistics
12 10 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (0.58%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.52%) Computer Science
13 9 (0.52%) CESG
14 8 (0.46%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.40%) GIS
15 7 (0.40%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 489 (28.28%) Windows
2 268 (15.50%) Linux
3 156 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 155 (8.96%) UNIX
5 109 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (5.67%) Windows 7
7 74 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (2.66%) Windows XP
9 41 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 23 (1.33%) Solaris
12 15 (0.87%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.69%) CentOS
15 9 (0.52%) HPUX
16 8 (0.46%) AIX
17 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.23%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (12.61%) ITIL
3 157 (9.08%) Configuration Management
4 135 (7.81%) Scrum
5 131 (7.58%) Project Management
6 102 (5.90%) PRINCE2
7 99 (5.73%) OO
8 97 (5.61%) Migration
9 90 (5.21%) Service Management
10 88 (5.09%) Test Scripting
11 82 (4.74%) Service Delivery
12 70 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
13 68 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (3.30%) Software Engineering
15 50 (2.89%) Release Management
16 49 (2.83%) Information Security
17 48 (2.78%) Incident Management
18 46 (2.66%) Change Control
19 45 (2.60%) Risk Management
20 44 (2.54%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 262 (15.15%) SQL
2 233 (13.48%) Java
3 126 (7.29%) C
4 101 (5.84%) C#
4 101 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 101 (5.84%) Python
5 90 (5.21%) PowerShell
6 86 (4.97%) PL/SQL
7 72 (4.16%) Bash Shell
8 69 (3.99%) Perl
9 65 (3.76%) C++
10 52 (3.01%) Shell Script
10 52 (3.01%) Ruby
11 31 (1.79%) VBA
12 29 (1.68%) VB
13 18 (1.04%) VBScript
14 17 (0.98%) PHP
15 16 (0.93%) Lua
16 11 (0.64%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1729 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 563 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 76 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (3.18%) CISSP
6 54 (3.12%) ISTQB
7 42 (2.43%) MCP
7 42 (2.43%) CCNP
7 42 (2.43%) CCNA
8 38 (2.20%) MCSE
9 32 (1.85%) Degree
10 31 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 28 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 25 (1.45%) ISEB
13 22 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 19 (1.10%) APMP
15 18 (1.04%) MCPD
15 18 (1.04%) Sun Certification
16 17 (0.98%) CCIE
16 17 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.72%) SLA
2 25 (1.45%) QA
3 24 (1.39%) JSP 440
4 18 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.17%) BS15000
10 2 (0.12%) GAAP
10 2 (0.12%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 195 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 137 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (3.99%) Hyper-V
4 48 (2.78%) vSphere
5 35 (2.02%) XenApp
5 35 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 20 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (1.04%) VMware ESX
9 17 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
11 13 (0.75%) Firmware
12 8 (0.46%) Oracle Clusterware
13 7 (0.40%) vCloud
13 7 (0.40%) Samba
14 6 (0.35%) NFS
15 5 (0.29%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.29%) Postfix
16 4 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 107 (6.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 98 (5.67%) SCCM
3 54 (3.12%) Puppet
4 53 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
5 33 (1.91%) SCOM
6 23 (1.33%) OVSD
7 19 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
8 16 (0.93%) Vagrant
9 13 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.58%) OpenView
11 9 (0.52%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (0.46%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (0.40%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.40%) Oracle Flashback
14 6 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 382 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 319 (18.45%) Oracle
3 254 (14.69%) VMware
4 202 (11.68%) HP
5 132 (7.63%) Cisco
6 104 (6.02%) Citrix
7 86 (4.97%) Red Hat
8 65 (3.76%) McAfee
9 44 (2.54%) Lumension
10 43 (2.49%) NetApp
11 35 (2.02%) Atlassian
12 29 (1.68%) Dell
13 27 (1.56%) Juniper
14 26 (1.50%) F5
15 23 (1.33%) Sun
16 22 (1.27%) AppSense
17 20 (1.16%) Wyse
18 19 (1.10%) IBM
19 17 (0.98%) Symantec
20 16 (0.93%) EMC
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 hours ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.55 per hour + n/a
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £45 - £60 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20 - £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago