Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 November 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 > Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 214 160
Rank change year-on-year +6 -54 +28
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 30 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.37% 0.53% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 2.69% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 56 38
Midlands median daily rate £380 £330 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -26.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £296 £385
90th Percentile £650 £463 £700
England median daily rate £475 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.51% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £49.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -28.57% +24.60% +12.36%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1525 1896 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.61% 19.54% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 1130 850
Midlands median daily rate £400 £392 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +6.01% +5.71%
10th Percentile £212 £234 £212
90th Percentile £540 £550 £520
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 71 107
Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +18.64%
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.14 £11.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.18
% change year-on-year -1.96% +5.48% +27.24%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the Midlands

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the Midlands

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in the Midlands

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the Midlands

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in the Midlands

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +8 19 £375 +17.19% 2
East Midlands 0 11 £483 +20.63%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (23.33%) Unix
6 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (20.00%) Perl
8 5 (16.67%) Solaris
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) HP
8 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 5 (16.67%) Samba
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (13.33%) Break/Fix
9 4 (13.33%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.33%) Sun
9 4 (13.33%) DHCP
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) HPUX
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) X.500
4 2 (6.67%) Skype
4 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Senior Customer Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Unix
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (13.33%) HPUX
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Break/Fix
1 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.00%) Change Management
2 3 (10.00%) Demand Management
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.33%) Groovy
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) CCIE
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) CBAP
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
1 1 (3.33%) MISRA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Samba
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) Unicenter
1 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Sun
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Lumension
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
4 1 (3.33%) Meridio
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle