Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 151 160
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +40
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 38 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 1.05% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.93% 5.46% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 14
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +1.14%
10th Percentile £388 £360 £375
90th Percentile £713 £680 £480
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
East of England median hourly rate £20.50 £18.94 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.22% - -
England median hourly rate £32.40 £20.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year +58.94% -18.46% -9.09%

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 966 897 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.36% 19.16% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 482 533
East of England median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% +5.20% -3.23%
10th Percentile £177 £207 £200
90th Percentile £578 £559 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 101 68
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.39 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.61% -25.71% +35.72%
10th Percentile £10.39 £11.75 £10.06
90th Percentile £42.63 £46.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.35 £26.50
% change year-on-year -20.62% +6.96% +17.78%

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 20 August 2018.

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

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 August 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 - 22 £425 -
Hertfordshire -31 9 £600 +26.32% 2
Essex +7 5 - -
Bedfordshire +2 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £550 +15.79%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (50.00%) C
3 15 (39.47%) SDLC
4 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (36.84%) Cisco
5 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.95%) VMware
7 10 (26.32%) Firewall
7 10 (26.32%) Test Planning
8 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
8 9 (23.68%) IPsec
8 9 (23.68%) VPN
8 9 (23.68%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) VoIP
8 9 (23.68%) DHCP
8 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
8 9 (23.68%) PKI
8 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (23.68%) Network Security
8 9 (23.68%) vSphere
8 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (23.68%) Network Management
9 8 (21.05%) Linux
10 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
11 6 (15.79%) McAfee
11 6 (15.79%) Information Security
11 6 (15.79%) Python
11 6 (15.79%) CCNA
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.26%) IBM Domino
1 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) DHCP
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
2 9 (23.68%) IPsec
2 9 (23.68%) Network Security
2 9 (23.68%) VoIP
2 9 (23.68%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) Skype
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) FTP
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) DataStage
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Informix
2 1 (2.63%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
1 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Test Leader
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) SIEM Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Engineering Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Messaging Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.63%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.68%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) CESG
5 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) CentOS
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) SDLC
2 10 (26.32%) Test Planning
3 9 (23.68%) Network Management
3 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.79%) Information Security
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.16%) SIEM
7 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
9 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.26%) Document Management
9 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C
2 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 6 (15.79%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) CCNA
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) CEH
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) GIAC
5 1 (2.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (23.68%) vSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) EnCase
1 1 (2.63%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) McAfee
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Juniper
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) Teradata