The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.36% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £430 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.33 £22.84
% change year-on-year +14.86% -6.59%  

DV Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 175 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.07% 21.26% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 127 129
Median daily rate £400 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +13.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Birmingham

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DV Cleared in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) CRM Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle