Period
to

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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 158 158 127
Rank change year-on-year 0 -31 +99
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 38 10 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.31% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.18% 2.29% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 11
10th Percentile £493 £528 £450
25th Percentile £515 £543 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £585 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.84% +6.36% +4.76%
75th Percentile £725 £675 £600
90th Percentile £754 £713 £613
Central London median daily rate £588 £575 £575
% change year-on-year +2.17% - +6.98%

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 734 436 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.92% 13.64% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 292 330
10th Percentile £363 £323 £315
25th Percentile £475 £417 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -1.96%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £588
90th Percentile £738 £719 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 5
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.30 £16.85
25th Percentile £35.94 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate £44.50 £27.50 £37.50
Median % change year-on-year +61.82% -26.67% +44.43%
75th Percentile £52.25 £33.00 £39.25
90th Percentile £60.05 £35.60 £44.35
Central London median hourly rate £44.50 £22.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year +102.27% -25.01% +27.94%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022, 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 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 13 (34.21%) Agile
4 9 (23.68%) Social Skills
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.79%) DevOps
7 5 (13.16%) Public Sector
7 5 (13.16%) Oracle
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Project Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
9 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) IaaS
9 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) AWS
9 3 (7.89%) SaaS
9 3 (7.89%) PaaS
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.89%) Finance
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Service Management
9 3 (7.89%) Linux
10 2 (5.26%) WAN
10 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (5.26%) Juniper
10 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project

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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) AWS
1 3 (7.89%) IaaS
1 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
1 3 (7.89%) PaaS
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.26%) Route 53
2 2 (5.26%) Serverless
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) BGP
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) OSPF
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) Multicast
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) SD-WAN
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) Social Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Police
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) Architect
2 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) Business Change Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Business Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Change Manager
2 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Compliance Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Project Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Ajax
1 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) Kafka
1 1 (2.63%) Node.js
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) CESG
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile
2 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) Project Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
1 2 (5.26%) Java
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) APMP
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) NCSC
1 2 (5.26%) NIST
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Juniper
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.63%) VMware