Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 166 162
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +26
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 28 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 3.72% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 15
East of England median daily rate £425 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £388 £296 £335
90th Percentile £594 £576 £683
England median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
East of England median hourly rate £48.75 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.15% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -32.50% +29.45%

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 991 968 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.17% 19.25% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 480 533
East of England median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £192 £205
90th Percentile £575 £563 £537
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 95 94
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £30.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -40.94% +41.74%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.25 £46.70
England median hourly rate £26.35 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.96% +7.37%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Hertfordshire -19 11 £625 +19.05% 1
Suffolk -1 10 £425 -14.14% 2
Essex - 4 - - 2
Bedfordshire +9 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +15 1 £550 +25.71% 2
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (46.43%) C
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) CCNA
6 6 (21.43%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (21.43%) VMware
6 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (17.86%) Selenium
7 5 (17.86%) vSphere
8 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
8 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.29%) CentOS
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Domino
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
2 3 (10.71%) IPsec
2 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 3 (10.71%) VoIP
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) CodeSonar
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) git-flow
4 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) Django
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) CESG
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) CentOS
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) SDLC
2 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Cryptography
5 3 (10.71%) Document Management
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.71%) Network Management
5 3 (10.71%) Presales
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C
2 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) GIAC
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCA
5 1 (3.57%) CEH
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) OSCP
5 1 (3.57%) SSCP
5 1 (3.57%) VCAP
5 1 (3.57%) VCP4
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) vSphere
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.57%) EnCase
3 1 (3.57%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.57%) Nexpose
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) QRadar
3 1 (3.57%) Salt
3 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Rapid7
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec