Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 135 218
Rank change year-on-year -11 +83 +2
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 12 11 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 2.27% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
10th Percentile £534 £460 £346
25th Percentile £543 £513 £434
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £605 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.22% +9.52% -8.70%
75th Percentile £691 £613 £659
90th Percentile £711 £639 £763
Central London median daily rate £580 £575 £538
% change year-on-year +0.87% +6.98% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 425 484 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.11% 17.35% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 331 597
10th Percentile £313 £308 £308
25th Percentile £413 £411 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £613
90th Percentile £719 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 12
10th Percentile £15.30 £16.85 £12.25
25th Percentile £17.50 £23.00 £12.44
Median hourly rate £27.50 £46.50 £24.82
Median % change year-on-year -40.86% +87.33% +32.74%
75th Percentile £33.00 £52.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £35.60 £52.70 £41.18
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £29.34 £20.91
% change year-on-year -25.01% +40.29% +11.83%

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 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021, 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 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (16.67%) Serverless
4 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (16.67%) DevSecOps
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Cloudera
4 2 (16.67%) Kafka
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (16.67%) Confluence
4 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (16.67%) Unix

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Serverless
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Apache NiFi
1 2 (16.67%) Kafka
1 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CESG
1 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (16.67%) DevSecOps
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (8.33%) Contract Negotiation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (8.33%) Runbook
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CLAS
3 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) GCFA
3 1 (8.33%) GCIH
3 1 (8.33%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) EnCase
2 1 (8.33%) FTK
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (8.33%) Cellebrite
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle