The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 85 74
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 4 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.59% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 3.50% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £324 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £451 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.33 £22.84
% change year-on-year +5.48% -6.59%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 288 257 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.71% 16.94% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 172 129
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -41.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the East Midlands

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DV Cleared in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +2 4 £400 +24.03%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (16.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) Veeam
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) APMP
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Migration

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Supplier Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) APMP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) OVSD
1 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam