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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 30 June 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
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 108 72
Rank change year-on-year -8 -36 +80
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 22 14 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 0.71% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 3.02% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 35
10th Percentile £425 £411 £400
25th Percentile £488 £440 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £580 £550
Median % change year-on-year -5.09% +5.36% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £725 £663
90th Percentile £713 £900 £748
England median daily rate £588 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +11.90% - +5.00%

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 736 463 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.31% 23.42% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 223 290
10th Percentile £233 £225 £262
25th Percentile £385 £350 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £450 £473
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% -4.94% +5.20%
75th Percentile £587 £526 £538
90th Percentile £676 £599 £600
England median daily rate £528 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.60% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 72 25
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £14.75
25th Percentile £14.25 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate £19.81 £27.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.96% -31.25% +100.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £46.69 £55.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.50 £60.96
England median hourly rate £42.50 £34.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year +23.29% +25.35% -15.38%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in the East of England.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +8 12 £519 -5.68% 2
Suffolk -3 5 £713 +5.59% 3
Cambridgeshire -28 3 £631 +1.86% 2
Bedfordshire -8 2 £500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 6 (27.27%) Bash
4 6 (27.27%) DevOps
5 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
5 5 (22.73%) CI/CD
5 5 (22.73%) Threat Detection
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Prometheus
6 4 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (18.18%) Grafana
6 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Observability
6 4 (18.18%) GitLab
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (18.18%) Kibana
6 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Ansible
6 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 4 (18.18%) Build Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Jenkins

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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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.55%) VSAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) GitLab
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Public Sector
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) GraphQL
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
1 1 (4.55%) React
1 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) CI/CD
3 5 (22.73%) Threat Detection
4 4 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Observability
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (4.55%) Cost Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Bash
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) APMP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) CISMP
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (18.18%) Ansible
2 4 (18.18%) Grafana
2 4 (18.18%) Kibana
2 4 (18.18%) Prometheus
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.64%) McAfee
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos