Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 158 188
Rank change year-on-year +4 +30 +15
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 49 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.96% 0.60% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.91% 3.10% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 13
East of England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £336 £408 £402
90th Percentile £675 £684 £700
England median daily rate £468 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.39% +0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £20.39 - £18.00
10th Percentile £17.93 - £17.00
90th Percentile £21.83 - £19.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -1.08% -10.03% +12.36%

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 997 935 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.51% 19.50% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 543 546
East of England median daily rate £386 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £180 £205 £211
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 92 148
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £28.56 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.97% +32.84% +8.86%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.37 £11.28
90th Percentile £46.58 £46.90 £49.83
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +28 37 £475 +15.15%
Cambridgeshire -34 8 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire -7 2 £475 -29.63% 1
Suffolk - 2 £495 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 49 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.90%) LAN
3 17 (34.69%) WAN
3 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
4 12 (24.49%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (24.49%) Cisco
4 12 (24.49%) Windows
4 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
5 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (18.37%) PKI
6 9 (18.37%) SNMP
7 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 8 (16.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (16.33%) Network Management
7 8 (16.33%) Compliance Management
8 7 (14.29%) ITIL
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (12.24%) Juniper
9 6 (12.24%) C
9 6 (12.24%) WSUS
10 5 (10.20%) VLAN
10 5 (10.20%) Migration
10 5 (10.20%) VMware
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
10 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (10.20%) VPN
10 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
11 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (8.16%) Network Security
11 4 (8.16%) Windows 10

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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) LAN
2 17 (34.69%) WAN
3 9 (18.37%) SNMP
4 5 (10.20%) VLAN
4 5 (10.20%) VPN
5 4 (8.16%) Firewall
5 4 (8.16%) Network Security
5 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) Wireless
5 4 (8.16%) X.500
6 3 (6.12%) Broadband
6 3 (6.12%) ISDN
6 3 (6.12%) SAN
7 2 (4.08%) BGP
7 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) DNS
7 2 (4.08%) DWDM
7 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Designer
2 6 (12.24%) Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Network Designer
3 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Build Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Network Support
5 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) PC Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) Loki
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.12%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.16%) HPUX
4 4 (8.16%) Solaris
4 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (16.33%) Compliance Management
3 8 (16.33%) Network Management
4 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Content Development
6 3 (6.12%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (6.12%) Network Design
6 3 (6.12%) Server Hardening
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.08%) MVC
7 2 (4.08%) Service Design
7 2 (4.08%) SIEM
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) C
2 4 (8.16%) Perl
2 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.16%) CCNP
5 3 (6.12%) CCNA
6 2 (4.08%) CCDP
6 2 (4.08%) CCIE
6 2 (4.08%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.04%) CCSA
7 1 (2.04%) CCSE
7 1 (2.04%) CEH
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.04%) OSCP
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Samba
2 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) WSUS
2 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Cisco
2 6 (12.24%) Juniper
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Sun
5 3 (6.12%) Lumension
5 3 (6.12%) McAfee
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Brocade
7 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.04%) Capita
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Nokia