Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 183 196
Rank change year-on-year -62 +13 -3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 17 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.92% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 6.42% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 9
City of London median daily rate £500 £425 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.08% +5.37%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £286
90th Percentile £591 £670 £605
Central London median daily rate £500 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -
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 963 981 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.74% 14.31% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 706 757
City of London median daily rate £480 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -1.61% +5.61%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £16.14
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.15 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% +5.56%

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

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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 18 October 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 18 October 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 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Law
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas
5 2 (11.76%) Netcool
5 2 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Java

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) npm
1 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) AMQP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) IPv4
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (5.88%) Mocha
1 1 (5.88%) Protractor
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Chai
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) GraphQL
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) MODAF
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Netcool
1 2 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp