Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 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
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 163 155
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8 +35
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 35 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.69% 0.90% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 4.76% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 19
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -2.70%
10th Percentile £388 £360 £375
90th Percentile £575 £680 £678
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
East of England median hourly rate £48.75 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.57% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +48.94% -14.55% -

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 970 945 925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.06% 18.91% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 480 541
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £186 £200 £189
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 99 83
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.15% +1.93% -4.78%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.45 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.50 £47.40
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.84% +10.87%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the East of England

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in the East of England

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the East of England

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 18 £425 - 3
Hertfordshire -25 11 £600 +26.32% 1
Essex - 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire +7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £550 +22.22%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 East of England region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (57.14%) C
3 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (37.14%) SDLC
4 12 (34.29%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) vSphere
6 9 (25.71%) Test Planning
6 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
7 8 (22.86%) Network Security
7 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 8 (22.86%) PKI
7 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) VoIP
7 8 (22.86%) DHCP
7 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
7 8 (22.86%) VPN
7 8 (22.86%) DNS
7 8 (22.86%) IPsec
7 8 (22.86%) Network Management
8 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (20.00%) Python
8 7 (20.00%) CCNA

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Domino
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) DHCP
2 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
2 8 (22.86%) IPsec
2 8 (22.86%) Network Security
2 8 (22.86%) VoIP
2 8 (22.86%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) Skype
4 2 (5.71%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.86%) CodeSonar
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) git-flow
4 1 (2.86%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Engineering Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Messaging Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) Django
2 1 (2.86%) Java EE
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
3 8 (22.86%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) CESG
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) CentOS
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) SDLC
2 9 (25.71%) Test Planning
3 8 (22.86%) Network Management
3 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.71%) NsoIT
7 2 (5.71%) Presales
7 2 (5.71%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.71%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) C
2 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 2 (5.71%) GIAC
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CCA
6 1 (2.86%) CEH
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) MCTS
6 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) OSCP
6 1 (2.86%) SSCP
6 1 (2.86%) VCAP
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) vSphere
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) Docker
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) vCloud
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) EnCase
3 1 (2.86%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) Lotus
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy