Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Driving Licence in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Driving Licence over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Drivers' Licence
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 477 536 453
Rank change year-on-year +59 -83 -1
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 397 392 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.08% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 209 262
UK median daily rate £200 £260 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £115 £100 £115
90th Percentile £470 £408 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £238
% change year-on-year -27.27% +15.79% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 88 118
UK median hourly rate £13.86 £13.86 £14.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +6.61%
10th Percentile £11.06 £10.93 £11.55
90th Percentile £27.25 £23.40 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £13.86 £14.67
% change year-on-year - -5.52% +4.79%

Driving Licence is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32016 36329 35937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.38% 33.02% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20859 23828 22327
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £231
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1053 1177 1368
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +15.16% -8.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.01
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.83 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.57% +20.00% -7.89%

Driving Licence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Driving Licence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Driving Licence.

Contractor daily rate trend for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Driving Licence over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Driving Licence.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Driving Licence over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Driving Licence within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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
England +47 356 £200 -20.00% 110
UK excluding London +47 327 £200 -27.27% 108
South East +3 108 £200 -36.00% 32
North of England +68 69 £375 +240.91% 33
London +28 55 £195 -8.24% 8
East of England +8 47 £200 +3.90% 11
Midlands +19 46 £148 -28.05% 16
North West +32 37 £375 +114.29% 21
South West +8 33 £340 -2.86% 9
Yorkshire +36 30 £475 +375.00% 10
East Midlands 0 28 £229 +11.59% 6
Scotland +44 22 £216 -32.50% 4
West Midlands +17 18 £133 -1.85% 10
Wales +7 5 £111 - 3
North East +43 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Driving Licence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Driving Licence.

1 112 (28.21%) Windows
2 96 (24.18%) Microsoft
3 85 (21.41%) Telecoms
4 58 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
5 54 (13.60%) Cisco
6 53 (13.35%) Active Directory
7 51 (12.85%) ITIL
8 50 (12.59%) Migration
9 48 (12.09%) Security Cleared
10 45 (11.34%) Windows 7
11 37 (9.32%) SC Cleared
12 36 (9.07%) Degree
13 34 (8.56%) WAN
14 30 (7.56%) LAN
15 29 (7.30%) Broadband
15 29 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
16 26 (6.55%) Firewall
17 25 (6.30%) PRINCE2
18 24 (6.05%) VMware
19 23 (5.79%) Project Management
19 23 (5.79%) JavaScript
19 23 (5.79%) HP
19 23 (5.79%) Data Centre
20 22 (5.54%) SharePoint
20 22 (5.54%) SCCM
21 21 (5.29%) Office 365
22 20 (5.04%) Oracle
22 20 (5.04%) SQL
22 20 (5.04%) Wireless
23 19 (4.79%) Change Management

Driving Licence
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.51%) IIS
4 6 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.01%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.01%) Confluence
7 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.76%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 58 (14.61%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.76%) ResourceLink
1 3 (0.76%) SAP CRM
1 3 (0.76%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.50%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.50%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.29%) Office 365
2 6 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.50%) G Suite
4 2 (0.50%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.56%) WAN
2 30 (7.56%) LAN
3 29 (7.30%) Broadband
4 26 (6.55%) Firewall
5 20 (5.04%) Wireless
6 18 (4.53%) DNS
6 18 (4.53%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (4.28%) VPN
8 12 (3.02%) DHCP
8 12 (3.02%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.77%) VoIP
10 8 (2.02%) ADSL
10 8 (2.02%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (1.76%) VLAN
12 6 (1.51%) Network Security
12 6 (1.51%) SAN
13 5 (1.26%) 3G
13 5 (1.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.02%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.51%) MS Access
3 6 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (1.26%) GIS
4 5 (1.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.50%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.25%) DTS
8 1 (0.25%) MySQL
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.25%) QGIS
8 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.25%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Selenium
2 6 (1.51%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.51%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (1.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.26%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.01%) JIRA
5 3 (0.76%) Protractor
5 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.25%) Grunt
7 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (21.41%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.28%) Finance
3 14 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.27%) Military
5 6 (1.51%) Marketing
5 6 (1.51%) Retail
6 3 (0.76%) Back Office
6 3 (0.76%) German Language
6 3 (0.76%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.76%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.50%) Billing
7 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (13.10%) Analyst
2 37 (9.32%) Field Engineer
3 33 (8.31%) Support Engineer
4 29 (7.30%) Installation Technician
5 24 (6.05%) Developer
5 24 (6.05%) Network Engineer
6 23 (5.79%) Desktop Support
7 20 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (5.04%) IT Support
7 20 (5.04%) Telecoms Engineer
8 18 (4.53%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.28%) Desktop Engineer
10 16 (4.03%) IT Engineer
11 14 (3.53%) Consultant
11 14 (3.53%) Hardware Engineer
12 13 (3.27%) Field Hardware Engineer
12 13 (3.27%) Printer Engineer
12 13 (3.27%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 10 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.28%) CSS
2 16 (4.03%) HTML
3 10 (2.52%) .NET
4 7 (1.76%) Spring
5 6 (1.51%) HTML5
6 4 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.01%) Django
6 4 (1.01%) JSON
6 4 (1.01%) Play Framework
6 4 (1.01%) RESTful
7 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.76%) REST
7 3 (0.76%) XML
8 2 (0.50%) AWT
8 2 (0.50%) EJB
8 2 (0.50%) Flash
8 2 (0.50%) J2EE
8 2 (0.50%) JDBC
8 2 (0.50%) JSP
8 2 (0.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.79%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.02%) NHS
6 6 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.01%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.76%) EPoS
8 3 (0.76%) PDA
8 3 (0.76%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.50%) Life Science
9 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.25%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.21%) Windows
2 45 (11.34%) Windows 7
3 19 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (3.78%) Windows XP
6 14 (3.53%) Windows 10
6 14 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.02%) Linux
8 8 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.51%) Unix
9 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.01%) Android
11 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.76%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.50%) AIX
12 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.50%) Solaris
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (12.85%) ITIL
2 50 (12.59%) Migration
3 25 (6.30%) PRINCE2
4 23 (5.79%) Project Management
5 19 (4.79%) Change Management
6 15 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (3.53%) Workflow
8 12 (3.02%) Content Management
8 12 (3.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (2.77%) Document Management
10 10 (2.52%) Enterprise Content Management
11 9 (2.27%) Asset Management
11 9 (2.27%) ITIL V3
11 9 (2.27%) Time Management
12 8 (2.02%) Break/Fix
12 8 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (2.02%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.02%) Service Management
12 8 (2.02%) Test Automation
13 6 (1.51%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (5.04%) SQL
3 16 (4.03%) Java
4 7 (1.76%) C#
4 7 (1.76%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.51%) Python
6 4 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.01%) Ruby
6 4 (1.01%) Scala
6 4 (1.01%) VB
7 3 (0.76%) C
8 2 (0.50%) ABAP
9 1 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.25%) VB6
9 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 36 (9.07%) Degree
4 29 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.79%) CCNA
6 13 (3.27%) CCNP
7 11 (2.77%) DBS Check
8 10 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.51%) MCSA
11 5 (1.26%) HNC
11 5 (1.26%) MCP
11 5 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.01%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.01%) CCIE
12 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.76%) CIPD
13 3 (0.76%) HND
13 3 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.03%) SLA
2 5 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.01%) QA
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) PMO
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (13.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.01%) vSphere
4 3 (0.76%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.25%) Docker
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (5.54%) SCCM
2 6 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.51%) Puppet
3 3 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.76%) SCOM
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.50%) DameWare
4 2 (0.50%) WSUS
5 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 96 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 54 (13.60%) Cisco
3 24 (6.05%) VMware
4 23 (5.79%) HP
5 20 (5.04%) Oracle
6 15 (3.78%) SAP
7 14 (3.53%) Dell
8 12 (3.02%) Citrix
9 10 (2.52%) Nintex
10 7 (1.76%) Huawei
10 7 (1.76%) Virgin Media
11 6 (1.51%) Apple
11 6 (1.51%) Juniper
11 6 (1.51%) Sophos
12 5 (1.26%) Avaya
12 5 (1.26%) EMC
13 4 (1.01%) BT
13 4 (1.01%) ESRI
13 4 (1.01%) NetApp
13 4 (1.01%) Nortel
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