Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 97 131
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 -26
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 12 7 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.91% 0.57% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 1.82% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 43
North East median daily rate £429 £394 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.95% +23.05% +60.00%
10th Percentile £355 £332 £225
90th Percentile £485 £441 £419
England median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
North East median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.85% -39.25% +101.89%
10th Percentile £20.75 £30.80 £51.75
90th Percentile £22.25 £51.23 £60.65
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -29.87% +24.60%

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 380 384 1,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.85% 31.22% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 302 767
North East median daily rate £400 £362 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.50% +6.47% -9.33%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £220
90th Percentile £550 £525 £508
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 74
North East median hourly rate £12.75 £36.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.83% +34.26% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.49 £9.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.61 £36.00
England median hourly rate £26.35 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.96% +6.25%

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 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 15 December 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 12 £429 -4.67%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (66.67%) ITIL
5 8 (66.67%) HP
6 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) OO
6 7 (58.33%) Middleware
6 7 (58.33%) ITSM
6 7 (58.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (58.33%) Runbook
6 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (41.67%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (41.67%) NAS
7 5 (41.67%) Software Distribution
7 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) SAN
7 5 (41.67%) HTTP
7 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
8 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (33.33%) VMware
8 4 (33.33%) SCCM
8 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
1 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
1 5 (41.67%) NAS
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (8.33%) GitLab
General
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) ITSM
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (58.33%) Runbook
3 5 (41.67%) Software Distribution
3 5 (41.67%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Security Hardening
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (25.00%) BMC
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat