Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 241 187
Rank change year-on-year +21 -54 -28
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 20 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.28% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 2.04% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 23
City of London median daily rate £525 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +50.00% -25.58%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £230
90th Percentile £729 £825 £593
Central London median daily rate £538 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -2.27% +22.22% -11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +30.00% - -

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 867 980 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.33% 13.91% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 671 639
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £311 £275 £287
90th Percentile £688 £699 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 59 22
City of London median hourly rate £27.72 £18.70 £18.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% +1.64% -11.93%
10th Percentile £10.63 £14.00 £13.32
90th Percentile £55.08 £28.84 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £22.06 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +17.94% - -14.14%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.00%) Ansible
5 3 (15.00%) Docker
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) Broadband
6 2 (10.00%) ISDN
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) CISSP

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%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Jetty
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Broadband
2 2 (10.00%) ISDN
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) FishEye
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.00%) Leiningen
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Poseidon for UML
3 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (5.00%) Russian Language
2 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Payroll Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Malware Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Project Support Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.00%) GWT
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) React
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Debian
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Clojure
3 1 (5.00%) ClojureScript
3 1 (5.00%) Go
3 1 (5.00%) Groovy
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase