Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 145 132
Rank change year-on-year -54 -13 +81
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 55 82 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 1.33% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 9.22% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 58
City of London median daily rate £575 £428 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.35% -15.46% +12.50%
10th Percentile £361 £312 £268
90th Percentile £780 £550 £713
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 954 889 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.59% 14.41% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 618 699
City of London median daily rate £505 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £290 £266 £257
90th Percentile £715 £644 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 16
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.89 £21.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.03% -18.30% +25.09%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.90 £16.31
90th Percentile £38.49 £28.82 £44.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.83 £21.98
% change year-on-year +12.19% -18.87% +19.75%

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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 19 April 2018.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 55 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) ISEB
3 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
4 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (20.00%) Finance
5 9 (16.36%) Programme Management
5 9 (16.36%) Windows
5 9 (16.36%) Project Management
6 8 (14.55%) ITIL
7 7 (12.73%) Linux
7 7 (12.73%) Java
7 7 (12.73%) ETL
8 6 (10.91%) PMI
8 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
8 6 (10.91%) Oracle
8 6 (10.91%) Python
8 6 (10.91%) Resource Management
8 6 (10.91%) Migration
8 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (10.91%) Decision-Making
9 5 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
9 5 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
9 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.09%) XML
9 5 (9.09%) Microsoft

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 4 (7.27%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Moodle
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.64%) AutoCAD
3 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.64%) Revit
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
1 3 (5.45%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) Broadband
2 2 (3.64%) ISDN
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.27%) Big Data
2 4 (7.27%) HBase
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) MSI
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 5 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
4 5 (9.09%) Support Officer
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Designer
5 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Data Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Customer Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) JMS
2 4 (7.27%) JSON
2 4 (7.27%) Kafka
3 2 (3.64%) REST
3 2 (3.64%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.82%) RFC 2822
4 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) PMI
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.36%) Programme Management
3 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) ETL
6 6 (10.91%) Decision-Making
6 6 (10.91%) Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Resource Management
7 5 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
7 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Coaching
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.27%) MapReduce
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Java
2 6 (10.91%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) R
5 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) ISEB
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
3 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CBAP
5 2 (3.64%) CCNA
5 2 (3.64%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CITP
6 1 (1.82%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP ALM
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Apple
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.64%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.64%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.64%) Juniper
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) Splunk
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Acunetix
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy
6 1 (1.82%) Reuters
6 1 (1.82%) Tradeweb