Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 553 542 508
Rank change year-on-year -11 -34 -40
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 373 369 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.06% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 250 287
UK median daily rate £165 £130 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% - -35.00%
10th Percentile £105 £91 £100
90th Percentile £524 £400 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £129 £125
% change year-on-year +28.16% +3.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 77 115
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +4.62% +2.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.13
90th Percentile £21.50 £36.65 £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.40 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +6.21% +7.41% +3.85%

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,822 34,739 33,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.04% 33.64% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,967 23,075 22,141
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,043 1,007 1,194
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +7.99%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Top 16 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 11 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
England -14 321 £165 +29.41% 891
UK excluding London -46 314 £165 +28.16% 870
South East -1 98 £275 +111.54% 208
North of England -26 66 £140 +16.67% 200
Midlands -16 54 £175 +34.62% 184
London +35 42 £160 +6.67% 78
North West -19 42 £170 +70.00% 98
West Midlands -16 35 £175 +20.52% 110
South West -57 32 £130 -13.33% 101
East of England -5 28 £175 +75.00% 120
Scotland -15 21 £120 -17.24% 32
Yorkshire -25 20 £135 +8.00% 69
East Midlands -4 18 £140 +7.69% 74
Wales -18 11 £155 +10.71% 22
Northern Ireland +35 5 £123 - 3
North East -5 4 £120 +20.00% 33

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Driving Licence 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 with a requirement for Driving Licence.

1 147 (39.41%) Windows
2 109 (29.22%) Microsoft
3 58 (15.55%) ITIL
4 54 (14.48%) Windows 10
5 50 (13.40%) Active Directory
6 48 (12.87%) PRINCE2
6 48 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
7 42 (11.26%) Break/Fix
8 38 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (9.65%) EPoS
9 36 (9.65%) Windows 7
10 35 (9.38%) Cisco
11 33 (8.85%) Data Centre
11 33 (8.85%) Office 365
12 32 (8.58%) Management Information System
12 32 (8.58%) Windows Server
13 31 (8.31%) Telecoms
13 31 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
14 30 (8.04%) SCCM
14 30 (8.04%) Security Cleared
15 27 (7.24%) Degree
15 27 (7.24%) Migration
16 26 (6.97%) SLA
17 25 (6.70%) HP
18 23 (6.17%) Wireless
18 23 (6.17%) Firewall
18 23 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (5.90%) SC Cleared
19 22 (5.90%) VMware

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 10 (2.68%) IIS
2 9 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.34%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.07%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.27%) Documentum
7 1 (0.27%) JBoss
7 1 (0.27%) OpenWhisk
7 1 (0.27%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.27%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.27%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.27%) assyst
2 1 (0.27%) Primavera
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.85%) Office 365
2 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.80%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.54%) G Suite
7 1 (0.27%) Boomi
7 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.17%) Firewall
1 23 (6.17%) Wireless
2 20 (5.36%) WAN
3 18 (4.83%) LAN
4 17 (4.56%) ATM
4 17 (4.56%) VPN
5 13 (3.49%) VoIP
6 9 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (2.41%) Network Security
6 9 (2.41%) NFC
6 9 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.88%) BIG-IP
7 7 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (1.61%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.34%) BGP
9 5 (1.34%) Internet
9 5 (1.34%) MPLS
9 5 (1.34%) WLAN
10 4 (1.07%) Skype
11 3 (0.80%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.95%) GIS
2 9 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.54%) MySQL
4 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.27%) Big Data
5 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.27%) Power BI
5 1 (0.27%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.27%) QlikView
5 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.27%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.68%) SonarQube
2 9 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.14%) JIRA
4 4 (1.07%) WebLogic Workshop
5 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 31 (8.31%) Telecoms
2 19 (5.09%) Finance
3 12 (3.22%) Retail
4 8 (2.14%) Back Office
4 8 (2.14%) Marketing
5 6 (1.61%) Military
6 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.07%) Automotive
8 3 (0.80%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (23.06%) Field Engineer
2 46 (12.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 35 (9.38%) IT Engineer
4 34 (9.12%) Break Fix Engineer
5 33 (8.85%) IT Support
6 32 (8.58%) Analyst
7 28 (7.51%) EPoS Engineer
8 27 (7.24%) Deployment Engineer
9 23 (6.17%) Network Engineer
9 23 (6.17%) Project Manager
9 23 (6.17%) Support Engineer
10 20 (5.36%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (4.29%) Architect
12 13 (3.49%) ATM Engineer
12 13 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (3.49%) Hardware Engineer
13 12 (3.22%) Windows Engineer
14 11 (2.95%) IT Analyst
15 10 (2.68%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.49%) Web Services
2 5 (1.34%) HTML
2 5 (1.34%) XML
3 4 (1.07%) EJB
3 4 (1.07%) JDBC
3 4 (1.07%) JSP
3 4 (1.07%) Struts
3 4 (1.07%) WSDL
4 3 (0.80%) Dropwizard
4 3 (0.80%) Play Framework
5 2 (0.54%) .NET
5 2 (0.54%) BAPI
5 2 (0.54%) Middleware
5 2 (0.54%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.54%) SAPUI5
5 2 (0.54%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.27%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.65%) EPoS
2 33 (8.85%) Data Centre
3 32 (8.58%) Management Information System
4 23 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.41%) NHS
8 6 (1.61%) User Experience
9 5 (1.34%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.34%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.34%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.07%) CCTV
11 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.80%) PKI
11 3 (0.80%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.54%) SCADA
12 2 (0.54%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 147 (39.41%) Windows
2 54 (14.48%) Windows 10
3 36 (9.65%) Windows 7
4 32 (8.58%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.22%) Linux
5 12 (3.22%) Windows XP
6 11 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.14%) Solaris
7 8 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.34%) Android
10 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.54%) AIX
11 2 (0.54%) Unix
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.55%) ITIL
2 48 (12.87%) PRINCE2
3 42 (11.26%) Break/Fix
4 38 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (7.24%) Migration
6 20 (5.36%) Project Management
7 19 (5.09%) ITIL V3
8 18 (4.83%) TOGAF
9 16 (4.29%) Change Management
9 16 (4.29%) Mathematics
10 15 (4.02%) Data Protection
10 15 (4.02%) Service Management
11 14 (3.75%) Waterfall
12 13 (3.49%) Information Security
12 13 (3.49%) Quality Management
13 12 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.22%) Incident Management
14 11 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (2.95%) Computer Science
14 11 (2.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.75%) Java
1 14 (3.75%) SQL
2 9 (2.41%) C#
2 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
2 9 (2.41%) VB
3 4 (1.07%) C
3 4 (1.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.80%) Scala
5 2 (0.54%) ABAP
5 2 (0.54%) SAPscript
5 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.24%) Degree
4 22 (5.90%) SC Cleared
5 20 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (4.02%) DBS Check
6 15 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.75%) CCNP
8 11 (2.95%) CCNA
8 11 (2.95%) CISM
8 11 (2.95%) CISSP
8 11 (2.95%) MCSE
9 10 (2.68%) CISA
9 10 (2.68%) CREST Certified
9 10 (2.68%) IISP
10 9 (2.41%) A+ Certification
10 9 (2.41%) MCP
10 9 (2.41%) MCSA
10 9 (2.41%) MCTS
11 8 (2.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.97%) SLA
2 13 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.22%) GDPR
4 11 (2.95%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.95%) PCI DSS
5 10 (2.68%) ISAE 3402
5 10 (2.68%) ISO 22301
5 10 (2.68%) ISO 31000
5 10 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 10 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.54%) PMO
7 2 (0.54%) QA
8 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 50 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.14%) ISA Server
3 7 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.80%) vSphere
5 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (8.04%) SCCM
2 10 (2.68%) Nessus
2 10 (2.68%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (0.54%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.54%) SCOM
3 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.54%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.27%) Grafana
4 1 (0.27%) Istio
4 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 109 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.38%) Cisco
3 25 (6.70%) HP
4 22 (5.90%) VMware
5 19 (5.09%) Oracle
6 17 (4.56%) Citrix
6 17 (4.56%) McAfee
7 15 (4.02%) Dell
7 15 (4.02%) IBM
8 11 (2.95%) Centrify
8 11 (2.95%) Splunk
9 10 (2.68%) ArcSight
9 10 (2.68%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (2.68%) Google
9 10 (2.68%) Imperva
9 10 (2.68%) Qualys
9 10 (2.68%) Trend Micro
9 10 (2.68%) Tripwire
10 9 (2.41%) Altiris
10 9 (2.41%) BT