Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 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 > North East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 89 124
Rank change year-on-year -5 +35 -46
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 14 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.08% 1.53% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% 5.06% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 12
North East median daily rate £316 £364 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.26% +45.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £225
90th Percentile £750 £488 £324
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
North East median hourly rate £29.50 £29.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% +58.11% -32.73%
10th Percentile £22.45 £25.25 £18.25
90th Percentile £30.75 £43.50 £18.75
England median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +14.01%

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 North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 422 395 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.66% 30.22% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 268 745
North East median daily rate £335 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £177 £224 £221
90th Percentile £538 £519 £460
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 63
North East median hourly rate £15.49 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.44% +21.43% +73.27%
10th Percentile £8.38 £12.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.00 £36.40
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the North East

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the North East

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the North East over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in the North East

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the North East

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -10 14 £316 -13.26%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) HP
5 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (42.86%) Perl
6 6 (42.86%) HPUX
6 6 (42.86%) Solaris
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) Sun
6 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
6 6 (42.86%) Samba
6 6 (42.86%) Unix
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) X.500
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) McAfee
8 4 (28.57%) Clustering
8 4 (28.57%) PKI
8 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 4 (28.57%) PowerShell

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) X.500
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (7.14%) CESG
4 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) HPUX
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (21.43%) Server Building
1 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) CITP
4 1 (7.14%) IISP
4 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MBCS
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Samba
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) McAfee
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) SAP