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 3 months to 23 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 128 157
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 36 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 1.06% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 6.34% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 36
Median daily rate £381 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.60% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £320 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £595 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.33 £21.55
% change year-on-year +14.86% -1.02%  

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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 476 568 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.42% 16.78% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 421 572
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 19
Median hourly rate £18.70 £21.78 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.15% -11.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.75 £16.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £89.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

DV Cleared
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

DV Cleared
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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

DV Cleared
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 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 19 (28.36%) PRINCE2
3 17 (25.37%) Windows
4 14 (20.90%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.91%) ISEB
7 11 (16.42%) Change Management
7 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.93%) CheckPoint
9 8 (11.94%) UML
9 8 (11.94%) SQL
9 8 (11.94%) Finance
9 8 (11.94%) Use Case
9 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (10.45%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (10.45%) CITP
10 7 (10.45%) SWOT Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) CBAP
10 7 (10.45%) Swim Lanes
10 7 (10.45%) Service Management
10 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.45%) Six Sigma
10 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
11 6 (8.96%) Spreadsheet

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 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) DHCP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.49%) IPv4
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.49%) Skype
3 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.49%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) AllegroGraph
4 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) QlikView
4 1 (1.49%) Stardog
4 1 (1.49%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) NUnit
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.49%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Law
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Change Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Project Officer
4 6 (8.96%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (8.96%) Support Officer
5 5 (7.46%) Business Change Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Business Manager
5 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Architect
6 4 (5.97%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) XML
2 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) XSLT
3 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.99%) CSS
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) WF
3 2 (2.99%) XHTML
4 1 (1.49%) DOM
4 1 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) SAX
4 1 (1.49%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.49%) XMPP
4 1 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) PMI
3 2 (2.99%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (2.99%) Cybercrime
3 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
1 19 (28.36%) PRINCE2
2 14 (20.90%) Project Management
2 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.42%) Change Management
4 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.94%) UML
5 8 (11.94%) Use Case
6 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (10.45%) Service Management
6 7 (10.45%) Six Sigma
6 7 (10.45%) Swim Lanes
6 7 (10.45%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Release Management
8 5 (7.46%) Business Change Management
8 5 (7.46%) Programme Delivery
9 4 (5.97%) Change Control
9 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.48%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.99%) C
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) VBA
5 2 (2.99%) XPath
6 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) ISEB
3 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) CBAP
4 7 (10.45%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) CITP
4 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (7.46%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Firmware
2 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.49%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) Wyse
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