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 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 of England
Rank 109 115 122
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 19 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.89% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 2.27% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Median daily rate £450 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 466 485 476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.88% 19.74% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 258 227
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 59
Median hourly rate £37.25 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.02% +104.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.93 £60.00 £42.50
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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

DV Cleared
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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Hertfordshire +4 7 £195 -
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £600 -
Essex - 4 £438 -
Norfolk +2 3 - - 5
Bedfordshire - 3 £175 -
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 of England region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.88%) JSP 440
5 7 (21.88%) WAN
5 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.88%) Firewall
5 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 6 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco
6 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.63%) Requirements Management
7 5 (15.63%) LAN

DV Cleared
Top Related 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 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) Broadband
3 4 (12.50%) ISDN
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) Extranet
5 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Analyst
1 4 (12.50%) Architect
1 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
1 4 (12.50%) Network Support
1 4 (12.50%) System Design Authority
2 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.25%) Developer
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Migration Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) JSF
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) Loki
1 1 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) SignalR
1 1 (3.13%) Spring
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) CCTV
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
2 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
2 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Requirements Management
5 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 4 (12.50%) Network Design
5 4 (12.50%) Network Management
5 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) XPath
3 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CLAS
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.13%) GPG13
2 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.13%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.63%) Juniper
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Capita
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto