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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 159 176 181
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 859 784 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.38% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.24% 7.07% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 411 321
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £559 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 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 £13.70 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £47.50 £42.25
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
11871 11091 10725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.55% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6267 6098
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 557 544
Median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £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 1 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 1 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 +10 815 £450 +2.27% 49
London +40 283 £501 +5.36% 11
South West +9 235 £450 -4.76% 18
South East -34 232 £426 +5.71% 14
Gloucestershire +1 181 £475 +0.52% 16
Hampshire +12 127 £425 +4.93% 4
City of London +74 72 £513 +20.58% 6
Basingstoke +15 48 £450 -
Berkshire -45 43 £400 -4.07% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 39 £420 +5.00% 1
Wiltshire +18 38 £363 -15.69% 1
Milton Keynes -13 36 £445 +11.25% 1
Hook -4 30 £426 +0.11%
Cheltenham +1 24 £475 +3.71% 7
North West -14 24 £425 -15.00%
Gloucester +6 23 £438 -12.50% 6
Swindon +23 21 £363 -23.68%
Scotland -9 20 £362 -39.75%
Wales +5 18 £350 -23.91% 3
South Wales +1 18 £350 -23.91% 2
Cardiff -8 17 £350 +27.27%
Reading -47 17 £374 -8.50% 1
Cumbria +11 14 £355 -5.33%
Erskine - 13 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 13 £375 -
West Midlands -7 11 £375 +1.69% 2
East of England +13 9 £363 -19.44% 4
Bristol +6 9 £388 -22.50% 1
Salisbury +1 9 £558 +39.37%
Portsmouth - 9 £461 -

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 1619 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 608 (37.55%) SC Cleared
3 306 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (17.79%) Java
5 275 (16.99%) Windows
6 241 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 231 (14.27%) Linux
8 226 (13.96%) Oracle
9 210 (12.97%) SQL
10 195 (12.04%) Project Management
11 187 (11.55%) ITIL
12 186 (11.49%) C
13 158 (9.76%) Active Directory
14 153 (9.45%) Cisco
15 151 (9.33%) PRINCE2
16 149 (9.20%) JavaScript
17 131 (8.09%) Migration
18 124 (7.66%) MS Excel
19 123 (7.60%) SQL Server
20 122 (7.54%) HP
21 120 (7.41%) VMware
22 119 (7.35%) Finance
23 117 (7.23%) Python
24 106 (6.55%) Windows Server
25 102 (6.30%) Juniper
26 98 (6.05%) Unix
27 97 (5.99%) HTML
28 95 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
28 95 (5.87%) Information Assurance
29 92 (5.68%) SharePoint

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 92 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.84%) JBoss
3 42 (2.59%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.22%) IIS
4 36 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 34 (2.10%) Confluence
6 27 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 23 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (1.30%) Apache
10 16 (0.99%) nginx
10 16 (0.99%) SAS
11 14 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (0.86%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.80%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
13 12 (0.74%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 124 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.83%) MS Project
3 60 (3.71%) MS Office
4 18 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.99%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.68%) 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%) ArcView
11 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.12%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 34 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.74%) Primavera
3 12 (0.74%) SAP PM
4 11 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.43%) SAP CS
6 7 (0.43%) SAP SM
7 5 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.31%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.25%) Maximo
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.19%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.12%) SAP WM
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.99%) GitHub
3 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.68%) Office 365
4 6 (0.37%) IaaS
5 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.31%) PaaS
6 3 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.62%) Firewall
2 75 (4.63%) WAN
3 67 (4.14%) VPN
4 62 (3.83%) SAN
5 41 (2.53%) DNS
6 39 (2.41%) IPsec
7 36 (2.22%) Internet
7 36 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 35 (2.16%) OSPF
9 33 (2.04%) BGP
9 33 (2.04%) MPLS
10 30 (1.85%) LAN
11 29 (1.79%) DHCP
12 26 (1.61%) Network Security
13 19 (1.17%) NAS
14 17 (1.05%) EIGRP
15 16 (0.99%) Broadband
15 16 (0.99%) Wireless
16 15 (0.93%) HTTP
16 15 (0.93%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.51%) Hadoop
3 59 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 53 (3.27%) Big Data
5 31 (1.91%) GIS
5 31 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 27 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 26 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.24%) Neo4j
10 20 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.80%) HBase
12 13 (0.80%) MySQL
12 13 (0.80%) OrientDB
13 12 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.68%) EDRMS
14 11 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (3.58%) JIRA
2 37 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 34 (2.10%) JUnit
4 31 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 30 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 30 (1.85%) Selenium
6 24 (1.48%) Maven
7 23 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (1.42%) Subversion
8 19 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 18 (1.11%) ClearCase
10 16 (0.99%) Artifactory
10 16 (0.99%) GitLab
11 15 (0.93%) LoadRunner
12 14 (0.86%) Bitbucket
12 14 (0.86%) MSI
13 13 (0.80%) Ant
14 12 (0.74%) Spock
15 11 (0.68%) Protractor
General
1 119 (7.35%) Finance
2 29 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 25 (1.54%) Military
4 23 (1.42%) Law
5 12 (0.74%) Legal
6 10 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.49%) Local Government
8 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.19%) Back Office
9 3 (0.19%) Banking
9 3 (0.19%) Billing
9 3 (0.19%) Electronics
9 3 (0.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.062%) Advertising
10 1 (0.062%) Avionics
10 1 (0.062%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.062%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 285 (17.60%) Developer
2 188 (11.61%) Consultant
3 168 (10.38%) Architect
4 136 (8.40%) Analyst
5 122 (7.54%) Java Developer
5 122 (7.54%) Project Manager
6 61 (3.77%) Support Engineer
7 57 (3.52%) Designer
8 55 (3.40%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 52 (3.21%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 46 (2.84%) Business Analyst
11 42 (2.59%) Network Engineer
12 40 (2.47%) Administrator
12 40 (2.47%) Software Developer
12 40 (2.47%) Test Engineer
13 35 (2.16%) Test Manager
14 34 (2.10%) Integration Engineer
15 33 (2.04%) Network Designer
16 32 (1.98%) Software Engineer
17 31 (1.91%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (5.99%) HTML
2 68 (4.20%) .NET
2 68 (4.20%) Web Services
3 64 (3.95%) CSS
4 61 (3.77%) jQuery
5 58 (3.58%) J2EE
6 56 (3.46%) XML
7 41 (2.53%) Java EE
8 37 (2.29%) Spring
9 25 (1.54%) HTML5
10 24 (1.48%) AngularJS
11 23 (1.42%) EJB
12 21 (1.30%) Grails
12 21 (1.30%) Hibernate
12 21 (1.30%) JSF
13 20 (1.24%) SOAP
14 18 (1.11%) CSS3
15 17 (1.05%) RESTful
16 16 (0.99%) Sensu
17 15 (0.93%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (3.58%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.15%) User Experience
4 50 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 40 (2.47%) Visualisation
6 38 (2.35%) PKI
7 31 (1.91%) CESG
8 23 (1.42%) Replication
9 20 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
11 15 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 15 (0.93%) Wiki
12 13 (0.80%) Ergonomics
13 12 (0.74%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.74%) Thin Client
14 11 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
14 11 (0.68%) Statistics
15 10 (0.62%) Clustering
15 10 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 275 (16.99%) Windows
2 231 (14.27%) Linux
3 106 (6.55%) Windows Server
4 98 (6.05%) Unix
5 68 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 38 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.42%) AIX
11 22 (1.36%) Windows Vista
12 17 (1.05%) Windows 10
13 16 (0.99%) CoreOS
14 11 (0.68%) CentOS
15 10 (0.62%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.56%) HPUX
16 9 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.56%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.56%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (12.04%) Project Management
3 187 (11.55%) ITIL
4 151 (9.33%) PRINCE2
5 131 (8.09%) Migration
6 95 (5.87%) Information Assurance
7 91 (5.62%) Service Management
8 86 (5.31%) Change Management
9 80 (4.94%) Risk Management
10 79 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 76 (4.69%) DevOps
11 76 (4.69%) Scrum
12 70 (4.32%) Service Delivery
13 67 (4.14%) Configuration Management
14 66 (4.08%) TDD
15 60 (3.71%) Software Engineering
16 53 (3.27%) Information Security
17 49 (3.03%) Test Scripting
18 48 (2.96%) Cybersecurity
19 47 (2.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 288 (17.79%) Java
2 210 (12.97%) SQL
3 186 (11.49%) C
4 149 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 117 (7.23%) Python
6 83 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 77 (4.76%) C++
8 62 (3.83%) C#
9 60 (3.71%) Bash Shell
10 52 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 47 (2.90%) VBScript
12 44 (2.72%) Perl
13 40 (2.47%) Ruby
14 28 (1.73%) Shell Script
15 27 (1.67%) VB
16 24 (1.48%) Groovy
17 20 (1.24%) PHP
18 16 (0.99%) Go
19 15 (0.93%) Scala
20 13 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1619 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 608 (37.55%) SC Cleared
3 90 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 57 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 56 (3.46%) BC Cleared
7 55 (3.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 55 (3.40%) CLAS
8 52 (3.21%) ISEB
9 46 (2.84%) CISSP
10 43 (2.66%) CCNP
10 43 (2.66%) CESG Certified Professional
11 36 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 30 (1.85%) CCNA
13 29 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 24 (1.48%) APMP
14 24 (1.48%) Degree
15 23 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
15 23 (1.42%) MCSE
16 18 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (3.09%) QA
3 35 (2.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 32 (1.98%) RMADS
5 30 (1.85%) JSP 440
6 16 (0.99%) SLA
7 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.19%) GPG13
9 2 (0.12%) COSHH
9 2 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 158 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 95 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.05%) Docker
5 16 (0.99%) Ceph
5 16 (0.99%) GlusterFS
6 14 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.74%) vSphere
7 12 (0.74%) XenApp
8 11 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.49%) Firmware
9 8 (0.49%) HDFS
10 6 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.31%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.25%) Samba
13 3 (0.19%) NFS
13 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (2.41%) SCCM
2 33 (2.04%) Puppet
3 27 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 25 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (1.05%) Ansible
6 16 (0.99%) Graphite
6 16 (0.99%) HAProxy
6 16 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 16 (0.99%) logstash
7 12 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.56%) SCOM
8 9 (0.56%) WSUS
9 8 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (0.49%) OVSD
10 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.31%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.31%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 241 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 226 (13.96%) Oracle
3 153 (9.45%) Cisco
4 122 (7.54%) HP
5 120 (7.41%) VMware
6 102 (6.30%) Juniper
7 51 (3.15%) SAP
8 44 (2.72%) Citrix
9 37 (2.29%) EMC
10 28 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 26 (1.61%) Atlassian
12 25 (1.54%) Lumension
13 21 (1.30%) IBM
14 18 (1.11%) SolarWinds
15 17 (1.05%) CA
16 16 (0.99%) BT
16 16 (0.99%) Intel Security
16 16 (0.99%) OpenText
17 15 (0.93%) CheckPoint
18 12 (0.74%) ESRI
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Excellent daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.33 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago