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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 131 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 15 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 2.22% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £433 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £391 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £26.79
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +15.36%
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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
663 450 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.04% 18.06% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 251 224
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.44 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 12 £425 +2.40%
Birmingham -12 1 £350 -22.22%
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - 1 £420 -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Symantec
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
9 4 (16.00%) CCNA
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (12.00%) SaaS
10 3 (12.00%) JSP 440
10 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (12.00%) CESG

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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) HBase
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) CESG
1 3 (12.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Attack Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Database Security
7 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.00%) Security Auditing
7 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.00%) SIEM
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.00%) CISSP
5 3 (12.00%) CLAS
5 3 (12.00%) ISEB
5 3 (12.00%) MCSA
5 3 (12.00%) MCSE
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.00%) APMP
7 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.00%) CCNP
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCAD
7 1 (4.00%) MCITP
7 1 (4.00%) MCSD
7 1 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) GPG13
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) HDFS
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (4.00%) Ganglia
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.00%) SCSM
3 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (12.00%) Becrypt
3 3 (12.00%) Lumension
4 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Crossbeam
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) VMware