Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 179 161
Rank change year-on-year -64 -18 +30
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 20 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.94% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 6.47% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 23
City of London median daily rate £473 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +31.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £298 £260 £320
90th Percentile £550 £705 £594
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -2.56% +21.88% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.89% -
Central London median hourly rate - £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -38.89% -

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 987 1,036 1,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.83% 14.51% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 745 700
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £298 £275
90th Percentile £675 £688 £632
Central London median daily rate £475 £483 £450
% change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -0.52%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.08 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +7.89% +1.60%

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 10 December 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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Clustering
6 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Netcool
6 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) Unix
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.00%) Veritas
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Broadband
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) IPv4
2 1 (5.00%) ISDN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Project Support Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Epics
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (5.00%) HNC
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.00%) Netcool
1 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp