Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 198 151
Rank change year-on-year -29 -47 -18
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 23 52 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.74% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 5.44% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 33
City of London median daily rate £475 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £252 £357 £311
90th Percentile £723 £795 £550
Central London median daily rate £523 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +30.00% - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 956 956 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.32% 13.65% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 671 600
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £276 £263
90th Percentile £688 £713 £644
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 13
City of London median hourly rate £23.13 £18.70 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.69% +4.56% -18.70%
10th Percentile £12.40 £14.45 £12.90
90th Percentile £37.80 £38.49 £28.82
Central London median hourly rate £22.16 £20.00 £17.83
% change year-on-year +10.78% +12.19% -18.92%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Broadband
4 5 (21.74%) ISDN
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Network Management
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
5 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (17.39%) Network Design
5 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Python
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 3 (13.04%) Ansible
6 3 (13.04%) Docker

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (8.70%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
1 2 (8.70%) Quay.io
2 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 5 (21.74%) Broadband
2 5 (21.74%) ISDN
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) GitLab
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.35%) Russian Language
2 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) REST
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) CoreOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) Network Management
2 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (17.39%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
4 2 (8.70%) BDD
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Hardening
4 2 (8.70%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Go
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) Python
1 3 (13.04%) Ruby
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Ceph
2 2 (8.70%) etcd
2 2 (8.70%) flannel
2 2 (8.70%) GlusterFS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.70%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Graphite
2 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
2 2 (8.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (8.70%) Prometheus
2 2 (8.70%) rkt
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Sysdig
3 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat