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 24 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.33 £22.84
% change year-on-year +14.86% -6.59%  

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 208 263 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.22% 14.59% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 134
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -18.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Qt
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) SSCP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

DV Cleared
Co-occurring 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Qt
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) NCDA
3 1 (16.67%) NCIE
3 1 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (16.67%) SSCP
3 1 (16.67%) VCAP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kibana
1 1 (16.67%) logstash
1 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk
1 1 (16.67%) VMware