The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -24.00% +16.00%  

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 Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 100 209 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.82% 22.87% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 288 166
Median daily rate £313 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.59% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £303 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 44
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +193.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.75 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.25 £65.25 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Cheshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Cheshire