The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 117 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 25 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.74% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 3.63% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 20
Median daily rate £320 £488 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.35% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £428 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £524 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £448
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+31.06% +12.36%
DV Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
599 523 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.64% 20.45% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 263 236
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 55
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £10.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared across the West Midlands region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the West Midlands region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Shropshire - 17 £320 -
Birmingham -8 5 - -
Herefordshire +9 3 £400 -13.51%
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
3 25 (62.50%) ITIL
4 22 (55.00%) PRINCE2
5 17 (42.50%) Project Management
5 17 (42.50%) Data Centre
6 16 (40.00%) BICSI Certification
6 16 (40.00%) BICSI RCDD
6 16 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (35.00%) Network Design
9 13 (32.50%) Degree
10 12 (30.00%) PRINCE
10 12 (30.00%) LAN
10 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (22.50%) Windows
12 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
14 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
14 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (15.00%) Cisco
14 6 (15.00%) HP
15 5 (12.50%) Symantec
15 5 (12.50%) .NET
15 5 (12.50%) HTML
15 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) LAN
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) NonStop SQL
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.00%) HBase
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Analyst
1 5 (12.50%) CRM Developer
1 5 (12.50%) Developer
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.00%) Administrator
3 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (5.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (12.50%) CSS
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) CESG
2 3 (7.50%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) ITIL
2 22 (55.00%) PRINCE2
3 17 (42.50%) Project Management
4 14 (35.00%) Network Design
5 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (30.00%) PRINCE
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.50%) Database Security
10 1 (2.50%) Information Assurance
10 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.50%) SIEM
10 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
10 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Jython
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
3 16 (40.00%) BICSI Certification
3 16 (40.00%) BICSI RCDD
3 16 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (32.50%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.50%) CISSP
7 3 (7.50%) CLAS
7 3 (7.50%) ISEB
7 3 (7.50%) MCSA
8 2 (5.00%) APMP
9 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.50%) IRCA
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) HDFS
3 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.50%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) SCSM
3 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco
2 6 (15.00%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Crossbeam
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) VMware