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 28 June 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 / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 220 231
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 195 228 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.05% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.72% 6.18% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 127 119
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.25 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.02% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -24.00% +16.00%  

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 3407 3689 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 16.99% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4516 5268 4405
Median daily rate £475 £457 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% +7.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 68 171
Median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.78% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared 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 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +6 37 £375 -25.96% 5
Croydon +13 19 £469 +45.57%
West End of London +1 2 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 355 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 131 (36.90%) SC Cleared
3 80 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (21.97%) Windows
5 70 (19.72%) Microsoft
6 62 (17.46%) ITIL
7 49 (13.80%) Linux
7 49 (13.80%) Active Directory
8 48 (13.52%) Java
9 47 (13.24%) PRINCE2
10 46 (12.96%) Project Management
11 40 (11.27%) VMware
12 37 (10.42%) C
13 35 (9.86%) SQL
13 35 (9.86%) Service Management
14 33 (9.30%) Finance
15 32 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (9.01%) DevOps
15 32 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (9.01%) Windows Server
16 30 (8.45%) JIRA
17 29 (8.17%) TDD
17 29 (8.17%) SQL Server
18 27 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
18 27 (7.61%) Change Management
18 27 (7.61%) Scrum
19 25 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
20 24 (6.76%) Oracle
20 24 (6.76%) C#
20 24 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure

DV Cleared
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 15 (4.23%) Confluence
2 10 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.97%) Apache
4 7 (1.97%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.13%) nginx
6 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Qpid
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.66%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.97%) Office 365
4 5 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.13%) SaaS
6 3 (0.85%) GitHub
7 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.56%) Quay.io
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) Datadog
8 1 (0.28%) G Suite
8 1 (0.28%) IaaS
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.07%) Firewall
2 11 (3.10%) WAN
3 8 (2.25%) SAN
3 8 (2.25%) SNMP
3 8 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.97%) LAN
5 6 (1.69%) DHCP
5 6 (1.69%) DNS
5 6 (1.69%) NAS
5 6 (1.69%) Skype
6 5 (1.41%) HTTP
6 5 (1.41%) Network Security
6 5 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (1.13%) IPsec
7 4 (1.13%) ISDN
7 4 (1.13%) SSH
7 4 (1.13%) VPN
8 3 (0.85%) AMQP
8 3 (0.85%) Multicast
8 3 (0.85%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (6.48%) Hadoop
4 21 (5.92%) Big Data
5 16 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.82%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.82%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.54%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.25%) GIS
9 8 (2.25%) HBase
10 7 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (1.41%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.13%) MySQL
14 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (8.45%) JIRA
2 15 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.82%) Selenium
5 9 (2.54%) JUnit
5 9 (2.54%) NUnit
5 9 (2.54%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 8 (2.25%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.97%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.69%) Ant
8 6 (1.69%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.13%) AppScan
10 4 (1.13%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (1.13%) Toad
11 3 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 33 (9.30%) Finance
2 21 (5.92%) Law
3 15 (4.23%) Military
4 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.13%) Legal
6 2 (0.56%) Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
6 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (10.99%) Analyst
2 30 (8.45%) Architect
3 29 (8.17%) Project Manager
4 27 (7.61%) Developer
5 24 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 16 (4.51%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 15 (4.23%) Programme Manager
8 14 (3.94%) Applications Support
9 13 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.38%) Applications Engineer
11 11 (3.10%) Applications Support Engineer
11 11 (3.10%) Consultant
11 11 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (2.82%) Desktop Support
12 10 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (2.54%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.54%) Technical Architect
14 8 (2.25%) Change Manager
14 8 (2.25%) Service Manager
14 8 (2.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.20%) HTML
2 20 (5.63%) CSS
3 19 (5.35%) .NET
4 14 (3.94%) XML
5 13 (3.66%) Web Services
6 12 (3.38%) REST
7 11 (3.10%) XSLT
8 10 (2.82%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (2.54%) WF
10 8 (2.25%) HTML5
10 8 (2.25%) Spring
11 7 (1.97%) CSS3
11 7 (1.97%) Node.js
12 6 (1.69%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.69%) Apache Camel
12 6 (1.69%) Spring Boot
13 5 (1.41%) EJB
13 5 (1.41%) Software Packaging
13 5 (1.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.97%) Cybercrime
4 7 (1.97%) Fat Client
4 7 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (1.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.97%) PKI
4 7 (1.97%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.69%) Clustering
5 6 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.41%) PMI
6 5 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (1.41%) User Experience
7 4 (1.13%) CMDB
7 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.85%) Replication
8 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.97%) Windows
2 49 (13.80%) Linux
3 32 (9.01%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.94%) Unix
8 9 (2.54%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.25%) CentOS
9 8 (2.25%) Solaris
10 7 (1.97%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.13%) CoreOS
11 4 (1.13%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.85%) Debian
13 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.28%) Android
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (17.46%) ITIL
3 47 (13.24%) PRINCE2
4 46 (12.96%) Project Management
5 35 (9.86%) Service Management
6 32 (9.01%) DevOps
6 32 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (8.17%) TDD
8 27 (7.61%) Change Management
8 27 (7.61%) Scrum
9 22 (6.20%) Programme Management
9 22 (6.20%) Risk Management
10 21 (5.92%) Configuration Management
10 21 (5.92%) Service Delivery
11 19 (5.35%) Change Control
11 19 (5.35%) SDLC
12 18 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (5.07%) Test Automation
13 17 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.52%) Java
2 37 (10.42%) C
3 35 (9.86%) SQL
4 24 (6.76%) C#
5 18 (5.07%) Python
6 15 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.82%) Perl
8 10 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.82%) Ruby
9 9 (2.54%) VBA
10 8 (2.25%) C++
10 8 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.69%) Groovy
11 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.41%) Go
12 5 (1.41%) XPath
13 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.85%) tcsh
14 3 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 355 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 131 (36.90%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.79%) Degree
4 13 (3.66%) ISEB
5 11 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.97%) CBAP
7 7 (1.97%) CCNA
7 7 (1.97%) CEH
7 7 (1.97%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (1.97%) CITP
8 6 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.69%) OSCP
9 5 (1.41%) BC Cleared
9 5 (1.41%) CISSP
9 5 (1.41%) MCITP
9 5 (1.41%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.23%) JSP 440
2 8 (2.25%) QA
3 5 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.13%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.85%) PMO
6 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.28%) GPG13
6 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (13.80%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.63%) Docker
4 9 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.97%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.41%) Squid
8 4 (1.13%) vCloud
8 4 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.13%) XenApp
9 3 (0.85%) etcd
9 3 (0.85%) Firmware
9 3 (0.85%) flannel
9 3 (0.85%) HDFS
9 3 (0.85%) Postfix
9 3 (0.85%) Samba
9 3 (0.85%) Snort
10 2 (0.56%) Ceph
10 2 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (5.07%) Puppet
2 17 (4.79%) SCCM
3 13 (3.66%) Ansible
4 12 (3.38%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.54%) Terraform
6 8 (2.25%) Kibana
6 8 (2.25%) logstash
7 7 (1.97%) Nagios
7 7 (1.97%) Sysdig
8 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.69%) SCOM
8 6 (1.69%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.13%) HP Fortify
10 4 (1.13%) Packer
10 4 (1.13%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.13%) rkt
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.85%) Rancher
11 3 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.27%) VMware
3 24 (6.76%) Oracle
4 23 (6.48%) Citrix
4 23 (6.48%) HP
5 19 (5.35%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.10%) CheckPoint
6 11 (3.10%) Cisco
7 8 (2.25%) Juniper
8 6 (1.69%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.41%) StorageTek
9 5 (1.41%) Sun
10 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.13%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.13%) Splunk
11 3 (0.85%) Apple
11 3 (0.85%) Google
11 3 (0.85%) Sonatype
12 2 (0.56%) Greenplum
12 2 (0.56%) Veritas
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