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 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 170 177 200
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 794 744 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.37% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 7.03% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 377 294
Median daily rate £435 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 8
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -21.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £16.95 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £45.39 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -21.63%

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
11781 10580 10416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.60% 19.44% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7313 6064 6080
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 541 533
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +20.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 -5 760 £440 -2.22% 80
South East -11 238 £420 +0.71% 27
London +25 233 £500 +5.26% 10
South West +1 221 £450 -2.70% 32
Gloucestershire 0 176 £463 +0.54% 23
Hampshire +18 125 £400 -0.62% 9
Berkshire -19 65 £430 +3.11% 11
Basingstoke +15 62 £450 - 1
City of London +53 55 £538 +19.44% 2
Cheltenham +1 32 £463 +2.77% 6
Buckinghamshire -13 31 £450 +5.88% 2
Milton Keynes -12 28 £453 +8.77% 2
Wiltshire +7 27 £363 -12.65% 3
Reading -24 25 £435 +4.31% 6
Gloucester +6 23 £420 -7.69% 13
North West -32 19 £425 -2.29% 6
Scotland -10 17 £360 -
Hook -12 15 £390 -4.29% 1
North East -32 15 £258 -20.76% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 15 £258 -20.76% 1
Tyne and Wear -36 15 £258 -20.76% 1
East of England +12 12 £460 +2.22% 1
Salisbury +1 12 £393 -1.87% 1
Bracknell -3 11 - - 4
West Midlands -10 10 £325 -11.86% 1
Renfrewshire - 10 £362 -
Erskine - 10 £362 -
Wales +6 8 £350 -12.50%
Cardiff +3 8 £350 +27.27%
South Wales +1 8 £350 -12.50%

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1620 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 567 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 310 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
4 281 (17.35%) Java
5 276 (17.04%) Windows
6 266 (16.42%) Linux
7 243 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 234 (14.44%) Oracle
9 202 (12.47%) SQL
10 194 (11.98%) C
11 192 (11.85%) ITIL
12 179 (11.05%) Project Management
13 173 (10.68%) Active Directory
14 168 (10.37%) Cisco
15 147 (9.07%) JavaScript
16 135 (8.33%) HP
16 135 (8.33%) SQL Server
17 133 (8.21%) PRINCE2
18 131 (8.09%) Migration
19 124 (7.65%) MS Excel
20 121 (7.47%) VMware
21 119 (7.35%) Finance
21 119 (7.35%) Python
22 114 (7.04%) Unix
22 114 (7.04%) Juniper
23 100 (6.17%) HTML
24 98 (6.05%) Windows Server
25 95 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
26 94 (5.80%) Service Management
27 93 (5.74%) Cisco Certification

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 80 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.78%) JBoss
3 41 (2.53%) Confluence
4 37 (2.28%) MS Exchange
5 33 (2.04%) IIS
6 32 (1.98%) WebLogic
7 28 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 24 (1.48%) Apache
8 24 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (0.99%) nginx
11 15 (0.93%) SAS
12 14 (0.86%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.80%) GlassFish
14 12 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
15 10 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.62%) Node.js
15 10 (0.62%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.49%) ArcGIS
16 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 124 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 59 (3.64%) MS Office
3 50 (3.09%) MS Project
4 16 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.80%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.37%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.19%) Gliffy
11 2 (0.12%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.80%) Primavera
3 12 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.25%) Maximo
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.99%) GitHub
3 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.43%) Office 365
5 6 (0.37%) IaaS
6 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.31%) PaaS
7 4 (0.25%) SaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.062%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.25%) Firewall
2 81 (5.00%) WAN
3 74 (4.57%) VPN
4 66 (4.07%) SAN
5 44 (2.72%) DNS
6 42 (2.59%) IPsec
7 41 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 39 (2.41%) OSPF
9 37 (2.28%) DHCP
10 36 (2.22%) BGP
10 36 (2.22%) MPLS
11 35 (2.16%) Internet
12 33 (2.04%) Network Security
13 28 (1.73%) LAN
14 21 (1.30%) Broadband
15 20 (1.23%) EIGRP
15 20 (1.23%) ISDN
15 20 (1.23%) Wireless
16 15 (0.93%) LDAP
17 14 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 78 (4.81%) Hadoop
3 60 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 50 (3.09%) Big Data
5 32 (1.98%) GIS
5 32 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 27 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 23 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (1.36%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.36%) Neo4j
8 22 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.99%) MySQL
11 15 (0.93%) OrientDB
11 15 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.80%) EDRMS
14 10 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 70 (4.32%) JIRA
2 43 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 40 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 34 (2.10%) JUnit
5 33 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 29 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 29 (1.79%) Selenium
7 26 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 24 (1.48%) Subversion
9 22 (1.36%) Maven
10 17 (1.05%) ClearCase
11 16 (0.99%) Artifactory
11 16 (0.99%) GitLab
12 15 (0.93%) Bitbucket
13 14 (0.86%) Ant
13 14 (0.86%) Cucumber
13 14 (0.86%) LoadRunner
14 12 (0.74%) MSI
15 11 (0.68%) Protractor
15 11 (0.68%) WiX
General
1 119 (7.35%) Finance
2 31 (1.91%) Telecoms
3 29 (1.79%) Military
4 16 (0.99%) Law
5 13 (0.80%) Legal
6 12 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.49%) Billing
7 8 (0.49%) Local Government
8 7 (0.43%) Back Office
9 6 (0.37%) Marketing
10 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.062%) Avionics
11 1 (0.062%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.062%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.062%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.062%) Retail
Job Titles
1 296 (18.27%) Developer
2 168 (10.37%) Architect
3 145 (8.95%) Consultant
4 144 (8.89%) Analyst
5 122 (7.53%) Java Developer
6 106 (6.54%) Project Manager
7 58 (3.58%) Support Engineer
8 57 (3.52%) Designer
8 57 (3.52%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 51 (3.15%) Business Analyst
10 48 (2.96%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 43 (2.65%) Administrator
12 42 (2.59%) Network Engineer
13 38 (2.35%) Software Developer
14 37 (2.28%) Integration Engineer
14 37 (2.28%) Network Architect
14 37 (2.28%) Test Engineer
15 35 (2.16%) Network Designer
16 34 (2.10%) Applications Developer
17 33 (2.04%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (6.17%) HTML
2 80 (4.94%) Web Services
3 67 (4.14%) CSS
3 67 (4.14%) jQuery
4 63 (3.89%) .NET
5 61 (3.77%) J2EE
6 51 (3.15%) XML
7 46 (2.84%) Java EE
8 41 (2.53%) Spring
9 30 (1.85%) HTML5
10 27 (1.67%) AngularJS
11 26 (1.60%) EJB
12 25 (1.54%) Hibernate
13 24 (1.48%) JSF
14 21 (1.30%) JSON
15 20 (1.23%) CSS3
16 19 (1.17%) Grails
17 18 (1.11%) SOAP
18 17 (1.05%) ASP.NET
18 17 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 47 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 38 (2.35%) PKI
5 37 (2.28%) Visualisation
6 36 (2.22%) User Experience
7 25 (1.54%) CESG
8 20 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
10 18 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.11%) Replication
11 17 (1.05%) Wiki
12 15 (0.93%) Fat Client
12 15 (0.93%) Statistics
12 15 (0.93%) Thin Client
13 14 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.62%) Ergonomics
15 9 (0.56%) Clustering
16 8 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 276 (17.04%) Windows
2 266 (16.42%) Linux
3 114 (7.04%) Unix
4 98 (6.05%) Windows Server
5 80 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (3.02%) Windows 7
7 42 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.42%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.42%) Windows Vista
11 22 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
12 21 (1.30%) AIX
13 20 (1.23%) HPUX
14 16 (0.99%) CoreOS
15 13 (0.80%) Windows XP
16 12 (0.74%) CentOS
17 11 (0.68%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.62%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (11.85%) ITIL
3 179 (11.05%) Project Management
4 133 (8.21%) PRINCE2
5 131 (8.09%) Migration
6 94 (5.80%) Service Management
7 89 (5.49%) Information Assurance
8 87 (5.37%) Change Management
9 81 (5.00%) DevOps
10 79 (4.88%) Scrum
11 78 (4.81%) Service Delivery
12 75 (4.63%) Risk Management
13 67 (4.14%) Configuration Management
14 65 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (3.83%) TDD
16 61 (3.77%) Software Engineering
17 52 (3.21%) Test Scripting
18 50 (3.09%) Open Source
19 49 (3.02%) Cybersecurity
20 48 (2.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 281 (17.35%) Java
2 202 (12.47%) SQL
3 194 (11.98%) C
4 147 (9.07%) JavaScript
5 119 (7.35%) Python
6 81 (5.00%) C++
7 79 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 64 (3.95%) C#
9 62 (3.83%) Bash Shell
10 48 (2.96%) Perl
11 45 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 43 (2.65%) Ruby
12 43 (2.65%) VBScript
13 25 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.54%) VB
14 21 (1.30%) Groovy
15 20 (1.23%) PHP
16 16 (0.99%) Go
16 16 (0.99%) Scala
16 16 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1620 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 567 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 93 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (4.51%) ISTQB
5 57 (3.52%) ISEB
6 55 (3.40%) BC Cleared
7 54 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 50 (3.09%) CLAS
8 50 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (2.78%) CCNP
10 44 (2.72%) CISSP
11 39 (2.41%) CESG Certified Professional
12 30 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 28 (1.73%) CCNA
14 27 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 25 (1.54%) Degree
16 22 (1.36%) APMP
17 20 (1.23%) MCSE
18 19 (1.17%) JNCIP
19 18 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (2.65%) QA
3 36 (2.22%) JSP 440
4 35 (2.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 32 (1.98%) RMADS
6 25 (1.54%) SLA
7 5 (0.31%) GPG13
8 4 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.062%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.062%) GxP
10 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 173 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 95 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.05%) Docker
4 17 (1.05%) vSphere
5 16 (0.99%) Ceph
5 16 (0.99%) etcd
5 16 (0.99%) flannel
5 16 (0.99%) GlusterFS
6 13 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.74%) XenApp
8 10 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.49%) Firmware
9 8 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.43%) HDFS
11 6 (0.37%) NFS
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.37%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (2.78%) SCCM
2 37 (2.28%) Puppet
3 28 (1.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 22 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
6 17 (1.05%) Ansible
7 16 (0.99%) Graphite
7 16 (0.99%) HAProxy
7 16 (0.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (0.99%) Kubernetes
7 16 (0.99%) logstash
7 16 (0.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 12 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 12 (0.74%) SCOM
9 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.56%) WSUS
11 7 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.43%) Netcool
11 7 (0.43%) Unicenter
11 7 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 243 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 234 (14.44%) Oracle
3 168 (10.37%) Cisco
4 135 (8.33%) HP
5 121 (7.47%) VMware
6 114 (7.04%) Juniper
7 52 (3.21%) Citrix
8 51 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 42 (2.59%) EMC
10 31 (1.91%) Atlassian
11 27 (1.67%) Lumension
12 25 (1.54%) IBM
12 25 (1.54%) SAP
13 22 (1.36%) SolarWinds
14 19 (1.17%) CA
14 19 (1.17%) Intel Security
15 16 (0.99%) BT
16 14 (0.86%) NetApp
17 13 (0.80%) CheckPoint
17 13 (0.80%) OpenText
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Flexible, competitive rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 11 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £424 - £466 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £269 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.00 - £24.12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Andover
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago