Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 221 202
Rank change year-on-year +64 -19 -51
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 23 25 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.37% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 2.56% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 14
Median daily rate £538 £473 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.76% -14.09% +24.72%
10th Percentile £438 £252 £361
90th Percentile £740 £723 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
Central London median hourly rate - - £26.25

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 621 978 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.08% 14.32% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 696 686
Median daily rate £500 £500 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.49% +16.33%
10th Percentile £270 £256 £299
90th Percentile £675 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -1.69% +16.67%
10th Percentile £18.70 £15.78 £15.85
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.80 £38.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.18 £22.26
% change year-on-year +65.25% -4.84% +24.05%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in the City of London

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Law
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) MODAF
6 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.04%) Azure
6 3 (13.04%) AWS
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto

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%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Azure
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Postman
2 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
General
1 6 (26.09%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Product Owner
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Planner
4 1 (4.35%) Service Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Cyberattack
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Line Management
3 3 (13.04%) MODAF
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.70%) Data Encryption
4 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) OWASP
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) V-Model
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCENT
4 2 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (8.70%) SANS
5 1 (4.35%) CBAP
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
1 2 (8.70%) NIST
1 2 (8.70%) Web Application Security Consortium
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy