Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 June 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 530 544 569
Rank change year-on-year +14 +25 +2
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 95 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.10% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 0.59% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 19 21
London median daily rate £374 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.60% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £105 £121 £106
90th Percentile £575 £595 £600
England median daily rate £373 £163 £275
% change year-on-year +129.54% -40.91% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £15.20 £9.80 £12.28
90th Percentile £29.06 £13.00 £18.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +37.93% - -12.70%

DBS Check 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,563 6,801 7,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.83% 17.09% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,891 4,533 5,306
London median daily rate £500 £467 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +3.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £266
90th Percentile £675 £638 £645
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 137 91
London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% +27.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.64 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBS Check in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DBS Check in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the London region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Central London -37 16 £263 +31.25% 6
West London -32 7 £130 -51.13% 4
East London -11 6 £138 +61.76% 1
South London -43 5 £135 -70.00% 4
North London +3 1 - - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check 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 London region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 37 (38.95%) Windows
2 34 (35.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
4 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.95%) Finance
6 15 (15.79%) Office 365
7 13 (13.68%) Windows 10
7 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
8 12 (12.63%) Project Management
9 10 (10.53%) ITIL
9 10 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
10 9 (9.47%) SQL
10 9 (9.47%) Apple
10 9 (9.47%) Migration
11 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.42%) Mac OS X
11 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
12 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.37%) User Experience
12 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
12 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
12 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
12 7 (7.37%) TDD
13 6 (6.32%) Change Management
13 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (6.32%) MCP
13 6 (6.32%) HTML
13 6 (6.32%) Java

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) Marvel
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.05%) InVision
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.79%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.11%) G Suite
4 2 (2.11%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) DHCP
1 4 (4.21%) DNS
1 4 (4.21%) LAN
1 4 (4.21%) WAN
2 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.16%) Wireless
3 2 (2.11%) Firewall
3 2 (2.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.05%) Skype
4 1 (1.05%) SMS
4 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) Neo4j
4 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Maven
2 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Mockito
2 3 (3.16%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) Grunt
3 1 (1.05%) gulp
3 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Mocha
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Local Government
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (13.68%) Support Engineer
2 12 (12.63%) Analyst
2 12 (12.63%) IT Support
3 11 (11.58%) Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 8 (8.42%) IT Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.37%) Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.32%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Database Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) HTML
2 5 (5.26%) REST
3 4 (4.21%) Dropwizard
3 4 (4.21%) JAX-RS
4 3 (3.16%) CSS
4 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.11%) Leaflet
6 1 (1.05%) Django
6 1 (1.05%) HTML5
6 1 (1.05%) jQuery
6 1 (1.05%) Middleware
6 1 (1.05%) Mustache
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
6 1 (1.05%) React
6 1 (1.05%) Sass
6 1 (1.05%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (1.05%) Web Services
6 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.37%) User Experience
2 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.16%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.11%) iPhone
4 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.95%) Windows
2 13 (13.68%) Windows 10
3 8 (8.42%) Mac OS X
3 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.26%) Linux
5 5 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.21%) Unix
6 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.63%) Project Management
3 10 (10.53%) ITIL
4 9 (9.47%) Migration
5 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.37%) TDD
7 6 (6.32%) Change Management
7 6 (6.32%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (6.32%) Decision-Making
7 6 (6.32%) Line Management
7 6 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.26%) Service Design
8 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.26%) Web Design
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.21%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) Java
3 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) Python
4 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (35.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.32%) MCP
5 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.16%) MCSA
6 3 (3.16%) MCSE
7 2 (2.11%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.11%) Degree
7 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.05%) CCA
8 1 (1.05%) CCNA
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) MCITP
8 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.16%) GDPR
4 2 (2.11%) PMO
4 2 (2.11%) SLA
5 1 (1.05%) QA
5 1 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.11%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.05%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Apple
3 5 (5.26%) Dell
4 4 (4.21%) VMware
5 3 (3.16%) Citrix
5 3 (3.16%) Progress
5 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.11%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) OpenText
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle
7 1 (1.05%) Polycom
7 1 (1.05%) Remedy
7 1 (1.05%) Sophos
7 1 (1.05%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.05%) Tableau
7 1 (1.05%) Veritas