The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 98 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 3 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.56% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 4.07% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 11
Median daily rate £400 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 206 246 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.83% 13.86% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 125 114
Median daily rate £409 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Manchester

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Manchester

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester 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
Salford - 2 £338 - 1
DV Cleared
North West

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) SSCP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Swing
2 1 (20.00%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) NCIE
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VCAP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) VMware