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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 131 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 1.31% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -13.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.55 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -31.04%
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
592 458 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.74% 19.36% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 286 183
Median daily rate £380 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 42
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Herefordshire +1 6 £513 -
Birmingham - 3 £430 - 1
Worcestershire -7 1 £420 -
Shropshire -32 1 £275 -12.00%
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) VBScript
5 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) InfoPath
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Security Auditing
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) MCTS
6 4 (23.53%) MCITP
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) IIS
6 4 (23.53%) MCAD
6 4 (23.53%) MCSD
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification

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 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) InfoPath
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
1 5 (29.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Security Auditing
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) MCAD
3 4 (23.53%) MCITP
3 4 (23.53%) MCSD
3 4 (23.53%) MCTS
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) HDFS
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.88%) Ganglia
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Becrypt
2 3 (17.65%) Lumension
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat