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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 120 112 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 24 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.46% 2.82% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 8
Median daily rate £344 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £401 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £568 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +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
694 461 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.63% 18.24% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 232 230
Median daily rate £398 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 49 32
Median hourly rate £24.00 £29.26 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% +36.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £39.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 12 £400 -3.61% 3
Shropshire - 10 £320 - 2
Birmingham -10 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) ITIL
3 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
4 14 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (37.14%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) Project Management
7 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 9 (25.71%) BICSI Certification
8 9 (25.71%) BICSI RCDD
8 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
8 9 (25.71%) Network Design
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
9 8 (22.86%) LAN
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.00%) PRINCE
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.00%) Data Mining
11 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
11 6 (17.14%) WAN
11 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
12 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (14.29%) SQL
12 5 (14.29%) Symantec
12 5 (14.29%) HP

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 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) HBase
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Analyst
1 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 3 (8.57%) Administrator
2 3 (8.57%) Consultant
2 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) jQuery
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) CESG
2 3 (8.57%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Unix
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) Network Design
5 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Database Security
9 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
9 1 (2.86%) User Stories
9 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Jython
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) BICSI Certification
3 9 (25.71%) BICSI RCDD
3 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (22.86%) Degree
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (11.43%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.57%) A+ Certification
6 3 (8.57%) CISSP
6 3 (8.57%) CLAS
6 3 (8.57%) ISEB
6 3 (8.57%) MCSA
6 3 (8.57%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) APMP
8 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.86%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) HDFS
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) SCSM
3 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) HP
3 5 (14.29%) Symantec
4 3 (8.57%) Becrypt
4 3 (8.57%) Lumension
5 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Crossbeam
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) VMware
Telford, Shropshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £285 - £315 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago