Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 237 183
Rank change year-on-year +48 -54 +3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 31 19 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.27% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.63% 1.97% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 14
City of London median daily rate £600 £473 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +2.16% +15.63%
10th Percentile £414 £298 £270
90th Percentile £752 £550 £678
Central London median daily rate £538 £486 £463
% change year-on-year +10.54% +5.14% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £27.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 853 963 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.60% 13.60% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 685 722
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £292 £238 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 44 26
City of London median hourly rate £21.72 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.55 £13.30 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.15 £25.50 £29.64
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.97% -1.58% -

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019, 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 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) DevOps
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
5 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
5 7 (22.58%) Docker
6 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (19.35%) Ansible
6 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
8 4 (12.90%) AWS
8 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) Python
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Games
9 3 (9.68%) Law
9 3 (9.68%) JSON
9 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
9 3 (9.68%) XML
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
9 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL

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 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Jetty
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) SSH
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) FishEye
4 1 (3.23%) GitLab
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Leiningen
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) Poseidon for UML
4 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Architect
1 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) ERP Manager
3 2 (6.45%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Payroll Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Product Owner
3 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (9.68%) JSON
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) GWT
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) JMS
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) STL
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Robotics
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Debian
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) DevOps
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Robotic Process Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Clojure
5 1 (3.23%) ClojureScript
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CISA
3 2 (6.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CBAP
4 1 (3.23%) CCIE
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) etcd
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.23%) rkt
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase