The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England / London
Rank 254 190 204
Rank change year-on-year -64 +14  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 152 273 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.79% 1.24% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 7.07% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 132 119
Median daily rate £460 £525 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.38% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £622 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.90% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £55.55 £32.50
% change year-on-year -60.39% +70.92%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3286 3862 3535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.11% 17.56% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2719 2318
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 49 82
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
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 DV Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -25 31 £475 -7.22% 9
Feltham - 7 £438 - 1
New Malden - 3 - - 1
Westminster +8 2 £500 +85.18%
West End of London - 2 - - 5
Croydon -8 1 - - 1
DV Cleared
England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 415 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 150 (36.14%) SC Cleared
3 103 (24.82%) Windows
4 81 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (19.28%) Linux
6 66 (15.90%) Microsoft
7 62 (14.94%) VMware
8 60 (14.46%) MS Excel
9 59 (14.22%) Active Directory
10 57 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (13.01%) C
11 54 (13.01%) ITIL
12 50 (12.05%) PRINCE2
13 49 (11.81%) Windows Server
13 49 (11.81%) DevOps
14 48 (11.57%) Project Management
14 48 (11.57%) JIRA
15 43 (10.36%) Java
16 41 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (9.64%) Service Management
17 40 (9.64%) Big Data
18 39 (9.40%) Oracle
19 37 (8.92%) Scrum
20 34 (8.19%) Hadoop
21 33 (7.95%) Confluence
22 32 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
23 31 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (7.47%) Docker
24 30 (7.23%) Citrix
25 29 (6.99%) Finance

DV Cleared
Top Related 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 33 (7.95%) Confluence
2 13 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.41%) Apache
4 9 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.45%) JBoss
6 6 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.20%) nginx
8 4 (0.96%) IIS
8 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Qpid
10 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 60 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.02%) MS Office
3 21 (5.06%) MS Project
4 13 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Primavera
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (1.45%) GitHub
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.34%) Firewall
2 14 (3.37%) DNS
3 13 (3.13%) LAN
4 12 (2.89%) VPN
4 12 (2.89%) WAN
5 11 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.93%) SNMP
7 7 (1.69%) IPsec
7 7 (1.69%) SSH
8 6 (1.45%) Internet
9 5 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.20%) Network Security
9 5 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (1.20%) OpenVPN
9 5 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.96%) AMQP
11 3 (0.72%) ATM
11 3 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.72%) MPLS
11 3 (0.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.64%) Big Data
2 34 (8.19%) Hadoop
3 26 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (5.06%) Oracle Database
5 20 (4.82%) SQL Server
6 11 (2.65%) HBase
7 9 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.93%) GIS
9 7 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.45%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.96%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.48%) dBASE
14 2 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.48%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (11.57%) JIRA
2 17 (4.10%) Bitbucket
2 17 (4.10%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.93%) Ant
5 8 (1.93%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.93%) IntelliJ
6 6 (1.45%) JUnit
6 6 (1.45%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.20%) JIRA Agile
7 5 (1.20%) Liquibase
7 5 (1.20%) Maven
7 5 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.20%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.96%) Rational Software Modeler
8 4 (0.96%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.72%) Gradle
General
1 29 (6.99%) Finance
2 28 (6.75%) Military
3 15 (3.61%) Law
4 6 (1.45%) Legal
5 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.24%) Electronics
6 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.24%) Local Government
6 1 (0.24%) Marketing
6 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (11.57%) Analyst
2 45 (10.84%) Architect
3 39 (9.40%) Developer
4 28 (6.75%) Business Analyst
4 28 (6.75%) Consultant
5 25 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 24 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (3.86%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 16 (3.86%) Integration Engineer
9 15 (3.61%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.13%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 13 (3.13%) Project Officer
11 11 (2.65%) Project Support Officer
11 11 (2.65%) Support Officer
11 11 (2.65%) Systems Integration Engineer
12 10 (2.41%) Applications Support
12 10 (2.41%) Systems Integrator
13 9 (2.17%) DBA
13 9 (2.17%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.30%) HTML
2 20 (4.82%) Web Services
3 19 (4.58%) CSS
4 18 (4.34%) Software Packaging
5 14 (3.37%) .NET
6 12 (2.89%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (2.89%) HTML5
7 10 (2.41%) CSS3
7 10 (2.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 10 (2.41%) XML
8 9 (2.17%) REST
8 9 (2.17%) Spring
8 9 (2.17%) Spring Boot
9 8 (1.93%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.93%) Apache Camel
10 6 (1.45%) LAMP
11 5 (1.20%) J2EE
11 5 (1.20%) JMS
11 5 (1.20%) XML Schema
11 5 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.86%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.89%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (1.69%) Cybercrime
4 7 (1.69%) Replication
5 6 (1.45%) PKI
5 6 (1.45%) PMI
6 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.96%) User Experience
8 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.48%) CMDB
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.24%) NHS
10 1 (0.24%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 103 (24.82%) Windows
2 80 (19.28%) Linux
3 49 (11.81%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.78%) Unix
5 23 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.86%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.93%) CoreOS
9 7 (1.69%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.45%) CentOS
11 5 (1.20%) FreeBSD
11 5 (1.20%) RancherOS
11 5 (1.20%) VyOS
12 1 (0.24%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (13.01%) ITIL
3 50 (12.05%) PRINCE2
4 49 (11.81%) DevOps
5 48 (11.57%) Project Management
6 40 (9.64%) Service Management
7 37 (8.92%) Scrum
8 32 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (6.75%) Change Management
10 28 (6.75%) SDLC
11 27 (6.51%) Programme Management
12 24 (5.78%) Business Analysis
12 24 (5.78%) Service Delivery
12 24 (5.78%) UML
13 21 (5.06%) Information Security
13 21 (5.06%) Risk Management
14 20 (4.82%) Configuration Management
14 20 (4.82%) Migration
15 19 (4.58%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.01%) C
2 43 (10.36%) Java
3 26 (6.27%) SQL
4 19 (4.58%) C#
4 19 (4.58%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.86%) Python
6 13 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.41%) Perl
8 9 (2.17%) Ruby
9 8 (1.93%) C++
9 8 (1.93%) Go
9 8 (1.93%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.72%) tcsh
11 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.48%) VB
13 1 (0.24%) PHP
13 1 (0.24%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 415 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 150 (36.14%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.51%) Degree
4 16 (3.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (3.86%) ISEB
5 15 (3.61%) CBAP
6 13 (3.13%) BC Cleared
7 12 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
8 9 (2.17%) CITP
8 9 (2.17%) HNC
8 9 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.69%) CEH
9 7 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.69%) OSCP
10 6 (1.45%) IIBA
10 6 (1.45%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.20%) CISSP
11 5 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.61%) JSP 440
2 6 (1.45%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) PMO
4 4 (0.96%) COBIT
4 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.96%) Def Stans
4 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.72%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 2 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.48%) RMADS
7 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (14.22%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.47%) Docker
4 16 (3.86%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (3.13%) vCloud
6 11 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.93%) HDFS
9 6 (1.45%) Samba
10 5 (1.20%) Corosync
10 5 (1.20%) Postfix
10 5 (1.20%) Squid
10 5 (1.20%) vSphere
11 4 (0.96%) XenApp
12 3 (0.72%) NFS
12 3 (0.72%) Snort
12 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (6.02%) Puppet
2 17 (4.10%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.10%) SCCM
3 16 (3.86%) Terraform
4 14 (3.37%) ZABBIX
5 12 (2.89%) Ansible
6 8 (1.93%) Consul
6 8 (1.93%) Kibana
6 8 (1.93%) logstash
6 8 (1.93%) Packer
6 8 (1.93%) Sysdig
7 7 (1.69%) Data Guard
7 7 (1.69%) rkt
8 6 (1.45%) SELinux
9 5 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.20%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.20%) Nessus
9 5 (1.20%) Pacemaker
9 5 (1.20%) Rancher
10 4 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.94%) VMware
3 39 (9.40%) Oracle
4 30 (7.23%) Citrix
5 17 (4.10%) CheckPoint
5 17 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.86%) Hortonworks
7 13 (3.13%) Cisco
8 12 (2.89%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.17%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.20%) Google
10 5 (1.20%) HP
10 5 (1.20%) OpenText
10 5 (1.20%) Sonatype
10 5 (1.20%) Vyatta
11 4 (0.96%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.72%) AlienVault
12 3 (0.72%) IBM
12 3 (0.72%) Juniper
12 3 (0.72%) Tableau
West End
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Networkers
Posted: 22 hours ago
West End
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago