Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 194 160
Rank change year-on-year -5 -34 +27
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 5 33 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.087% 0.48% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 2.56% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 29
North West median daily rate £425 £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +28.13% -17.95%
10th Percentile £413 £362 £325
90th Percentile £438 £713 £570
England median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £42.50 - £44.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £43.25
90th Percentile £43.75 - £45.75
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 North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1007 1287 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.60% 18.56% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 754 939
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £211 £227 £250
90th Percentile £550 £595 £568
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 110
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £26.25 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.24% -13.99% +45.33%
10th Percentile £14.87 £12.16 £15.62
90th Percentile £53.20 £54.08 £55.23
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the North West

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the North West

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Manchester +4 3 £425 -10.53%
Lancashire +16 1 - -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Snow
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) SSCP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Nmap
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) DOORS Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Case Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) SANS
3 2 (40.00%) SSCP
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MIL-STD-1553
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) Nexpose
1 2 (40.00%) Nmap
1 2 (40.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) AlienVault
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (40.00%) Intel
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (40.00%) Snow
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft