The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 71 95
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 193 247 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.49% 2.75% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.32% 9.77% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 100 118
Median daily rate £400 £411 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% -1.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.74% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.06 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.48% +5.36%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1871 2528 2322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.11% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1481 1310
Median daily rate £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 100 118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.18 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -9 82 £375 -6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 62 £416 +5.18% 3
Berkshire 0 46 £338 -22.41% 3
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 379 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 188 (49.60%) SC Cleared
3 118 (31.13%) Windows
4 110 (29.02%) Microsoft
5 75 (19.79%) ITIL
6 69 (18.21%) Active Directory
7 63 (16.62%) Cisco
8 55 (14.51%) VMware
9 53 (13.98%) HP
10 49 (12.93%) Firewall
11 45 (11.87%) Finance
12 42 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (10.82%) WAN
13 41 (10.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 40 (10.55%) SQL
14 40 (10.55%) LAN
15 39 (10.29%) PowerShell
15 39 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (10.03%) Citrix
17 37 (9.76%) Service Management
18 36 (9.50%) McAfee
19 35 (9.23%) Juniper
20 34 (8.97%) Oracle
20 34 (8.97%) Windows Server
21 33 (8.71%) SQL Server
21 33 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
22 32 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
23 29 (7.65%) Project Management

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 27 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.43%) IIS
4 11 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.64%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (2.11%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.06%) Documentum
10 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.53%) Apache
11 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.53%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.26%) SAS
12 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.96%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 26 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.32%) SAP GTS
4 5 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.17%) Office 365
2 6 (1.58%) IaaS
3 4 (1.06%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.79%) PaaS
5 2 (0.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.93%) Firewall
2 41 (10.82%) WAN
3 40 (10.55%) LAN
4 24 (6.33%) SAN
5 23 (6.07%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (5.54%) IPsec
7 17 (4.49%) TCP/IP
8 16 (4.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (4.22%) DNS
9 15 (3.96%) Wireless
10 14 (3.69%) BGP
11 13 (3.43%) BIG-IP
11 13 (3.43%) DHCP
11 13 (3.43%) Network Security
12 12 (3.17%) Internet
12 12 (3.17%) NAS
13 10 (2.64%) SMS
14 8 (2.11%) OSPF
15 7 (1.85%) Junos
15 7 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.32%) Big Data
5 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.79%) MS Access
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.26%) MySQL
9 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (5.01%) MSI
2 9 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.79%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.26%) Ant
5 1 (0.26%) AppScan
5 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.26%) Gradle
5 1 (0.26%) Hudson
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.26%) QUnit
5 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 45 (11.87%) Finance
2 16 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.37%) Military
4 8 (2.11%) Electronics
4 8 (2.11%) Legal
5 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.79%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (19.26%) Architect
2 33 (8.71%) Network Engineer
3 31 (8.18%) Analyst
4 24 (6.33%) Consultant
5 23 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (5.80%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 20 (5.28%) Support Engineer
8 16 (4.22%) Integration Engineer
9 15 (3.96%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.69%) Developer
11 13 (3.43%) Network Architect
12 12 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (2.90%) Test Manager
14 10 (2.64%) Operations Technician
14 10 (2.64%) Security Analyst
15 9 (2.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 9 (2.37%) 3rd Line Support
15 9 (2.37%) Enterprise Architect
15 9 (2.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.69%) .NET
2 11 (2.90%) HTML
3 10 (2.64%) CSS
3 10 (2.64%) XML
4 9 (2.37%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (2.37%) WCF
5 7 (1.85%) Web Services
6 3 (0.79%) JFC
7 2 (0.53%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.53%) J2EE
7 2 (0.53%) XSLT
8 1 (0.26%) EJB
8 1 (0.26%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.26%) Handlebars
8 1 (0.26%) Java EE
8 1 (0.26%) JMS
8 1 (0.26%) jQuery
8 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.12%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.43%) Clustering
5 12 (3.17%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.37%) CESG
8 6 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.58%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.32%) PKI
9 5 (1.32%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.79%) SCADA
11 2 (0.53%) CCTV
11 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.26%) CMDB
12 1 (0.26%) e-Health
12 1 (0.26%) PMI
12 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 118 (31.13%) Windows
2 39 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (8.97%) Windows Server
5 26 (6.86%) Linux
6 25 (6.60%) Unix
7 22 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (5.54%) Windows Vista
9 18 (4.75%) Windows 7
10 13 (3.43%) Solaris
11 8 (2.11%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.11%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.79%) CentOS
13 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.79%) ITIL
2 38 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (9.76%) Service Management
4 29 (7.65%) Project Management
4 29 (7.65%) Software Distribution
5 28 (7.39%) CRM
5 28 (7.39%) PRINCE2
6 25 (6.60%) Configuration Management
6 25 (6.60%) Network Design
7 24 (6.33%) Risk Management
8 22 (5.80%) Incident Management
8 22 (5.80%) ITIL V3
9 20 (5.28%) ITSM
9 20 (5.28%) Migration
10 19 (5.01%) Protective Monitoring
10 19 (5.01%) Release Management
11 18 (4.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 17 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (4.49%) Virtual Environments
13 15 (3.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.55%) SQL
2 39 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.11%) C
4 8 (2.11%) VBScript
5 4 (1.06%) C#
5 4 (1.06%) Java
6 2 (0.53%) C++
6 2 (0.53%) Perl
6 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.26%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (0.26%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) Python
7 1 (0.26%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 379 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 188 (49.60%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.07%) CCNP
5 17 (4.49%) CCNA
5 17 (4.49%) OSCP
6 16 (4.22%) CREST Certified
7 14 (3.69%) CEH
7 14 (3.69%) CISSP
8 13 (3.43%) ISEB
9 12 (3.17%) Degree
9 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.90%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (2.64%) MCP
11 10 (2.64%) MCSE
12 8 (2.11%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
14 5 (1.32%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.96%) SLA
2 12 (3.17%) QA
3 9 (2.37%) GPG13
4 6 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.58%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.32%) RMADS
6 4 (1.06%) PMO
7 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.26%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 69 (18.21%) Active Directory
2 42 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.69%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.37%) XenApp
5 8 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.32%) vSphere
8 3 (0.79%) vCloud
9 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.26%) UAG
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (10.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 23 (6.07%) SCCM
3 13 (3.43%) McAfee ePO
4 12 (3.17%) Netcool
4 12 (3.17%) SCOM
5 9 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.37%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.11%) AppDNA
7 7 (1.85%) OVSD
8 4 (1.06%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.79%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.79%) Nagios
9 3 (0.79%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.53%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.53%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.53%) Puppet
10 2 (0.53%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 110 (29.02%) Microsoft
2 63 (16.62%) Cisco
3 55 (14.51%) VMware
4 53 (13.98%) HP
5 38 (10.03%) Citrix
6 36 (9.50%) McAfee
7 35 (9.23%) Juniper
8 34 (8.97%) Oracle
9 21 (5.54%) F5
10 15 (3.96%) Lumension
11 13 (3.43%) Veritas
12 9 (2.37%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.37%) SAP
13 8 (2.11%) AppSense
13 8 (2.11%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.58%) ArcSight
14 6 (1.58%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.32%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.32%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.32%) Fortinet
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