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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England / East Midlands
Rank 92 89 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.37% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 2.01% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £55.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year -55.44% +85.16%  

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 272 299 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.47% 18.42% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 191 158
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -4 2 £400 -1.84%
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) MS Project
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (57.14%) Logistics
4 4 (57.14%) APMP
4 4 (57.14%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Design
6 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE

DV Cleared
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Service Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 4 (57.14%) Logistics
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) APMP
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware