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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 453 409
Rank change year-on-year +54 -44  
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 216 189 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 1.13% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 112 109
Median daily rate £300 £268 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% +12.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £399 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £278 £240
% change year-on-year +10.26% +15.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 40 55
Median hourly rate £11.43 £16.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.09% +9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £45.00 £26.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £16.75 £14.85
% change year-on-year -32.35% +12.79%  

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 14408 16675 16347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 31.12% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9314 10891 9856
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 564 695
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Driving Licence
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Driving Licence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 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
England +55 197 £250 -9.09% 97
South East +12 70 £380 +24.59% 21
London +35 32 £185 +23.33% 15
North West +45 27 £225 +28.57% 12
East of England +10 24 £200 +14.28% 12
Hampshire +7 22 £450 +34.32% 5
East Midlands -7 14 £315 +26.00% 3
Yorkshire +25 13 £139 +26.13% 13
Manchester +23 12 £375 +240.90% 7
Hertfordshire +13 12 £200 -9.09% 6
West Midlands +9 12 £190 -7.31% 6
Surrey +9 11 £340 +126.66% 2
Oxfordshire +6 11 £123 -57.57% 4
Berkshire +21 10 £368 +8.88% 5
Scotland +19 10 £373 +34.23% 17
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £195 -
South West -8 9 £345 -1.42% 10
West Yorkshire +18 8 £295 - 7
Lancashire +27 6 £115 - 1
Southampton +4 6 £425 +13.33% 1
Milton Keynes -3 6 £195 -
Leeds - 6 £295 - 3
Edinburgh +25 5 - - 3
Cheshire +24 5 £338 +92.85% 3
Reading +18 5 £450 +38.46% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 5 £315 +186.36%
Northamptonshire +6 5 £319 -1.92% 1
Northampton 0 5 £319 -8.92% 1
Watford - 5 £158 - 1
Bristol - 5 £190 - 3

Driving Licence
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (25.75%) Windows
2 109 (25.06%) Microsoft
3 97 (22.30%) Telecoms
4 73 (16.78%) MS Excel
5 72 (16.55%) MS Office
6 52 (11.95%) ITIL
6 52 (11.95%) Security Cleared
7 49 (11.26%) Cisco
8 42 (9.66%) Active Directory
9 39 (8.97%) SC Cleared
9 39 (8.97%) Data Centre
10 35 (8.05%) Degree
11 33 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (7.36%) Firewall
13 31 (7.13%) HP
14 30 (6.90%) WAN
14 30 (6.90%) Project Management
14 30 (6.90%) Windows 7
15 29 (6.67%) Management Information System
15 29 (6.67%) CCNA
15 29 (6.67%) PRINCE2
16 27 (6.21%) Linux
16 27 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (5.75%) LAN
18 23 (5.29%) VMware
19 22 (5.06%) Change Management
19 22 (5.06%) Java
19 22 (5.06%) SQL
20 21 (4.83%) DNS
21 19 (4.37%) SLA

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 16 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.84%) Confluence
3 8 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.38%) CMS
5 5 (1.15%) IIS
6 4 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.92%) JBoss
6 4 (0.92%) Joomla!
6 4 (0.92%) WordPress
7 3 (0.69%) Apache
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.46%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 73 (16.78%) MS Excel
2 72 (16.55%) MS Office
3 14 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.92%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.46%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.46%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.46%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Maximo
3 1 (0.23%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.37%) Office 365
2 6 (1.38%) SaaS
3 5 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.36%) Firewall
2 30 (6.90%) WAN
3 25 (5.75%) LAN
4 21 (4.83%) DNS
5 18 (4.14%) VoIP
6 17 (3.91%) MPLS
6 17 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (3.68%) Network Security
8 15 (3.45%) TCP/IP
9 14 (3.22%) Internet
10 12 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (2.76%) VLAN
11 11 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (2.53%) DHCP
11 11 (2.53%) Ethernet
12 9 (2.07%) Structured Cabling
12 9 (2.07%) VPN
13 8 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.84%) Wireless
14 7 (1.61%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.84%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.69%) MS Access
7 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.46%) GIS
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) DTS
9 1 (0.23%) MySQL
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.23%) QGIS
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.22%) Selenium
2 10 (2.30%) Cucumber
3 9 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.84%) JIRA
5 5 (1.15%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.92%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.69%) Protractor
7 3 (0.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.23%) Grunt
9 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (22.30%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.14%) Retail
3 15 (3.45%) Finance
4 11 (2.53%) Marketing
5 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.84%) Legal
7 5 (1.15%) Local Government
8 2 (0.46%) Billing
8 2 (0.46%) German Language
8 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.46%) Law
8 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (15.86%) Installation Technician
2 63 (14.48%) Analyst
3 45 (10.34%) Field Engineer
4 33 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 30 (6.90%) Developer
6 28 (6.44%) Network Engineer
7 25 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (4.14%) Field Hardware Engineer
8 18 (4.14%) Hardware Engineer
9 17 (3.91%) Project Manager
10 16 (3.68%) Consultant
10 16 (3.68%) Desktop Engineer
10 16 (3.68%) IT Engineer
10 16 (3.68%) Printer Engineer
11 14 (3.22%) Desktop Support
12 13 (2.99%) Administrator
12 13 (2.99%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.76%) IT Support
14 10 (2.30%) Service Analyst
14 10 (2.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.68%) .NET
2 12 (2.76%) HTML
2 12 (2.76%) Spring
3 10 (2.30%) HTML5
4 9 (2.07%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.84%) Django
5 8 (1.84%) JSON
5 8 (1.84%) Play Framework
5 8 (1.84%) RESTful
6 7 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (1.61%) jQuery
6 7 (1.61%) XML
7 6 (1.38%) Web Services
8 5 (1.15%) CSS
8 5 (1.15%) WSDL
8 5 (1.15%) XML Messaging
9 4 (0.92%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.92%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.69%) JDBC
10 3 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.07%) IVR
6 7 (1.61%) EPoS
7 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.38%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.15%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.15%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.92%) CCTV
9 4 (0.92%) NHS
9 4 (0.92%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.69%) Handset
11 2 (0.46%) e-Health
11 2 (0.46%) User Experience
11 2 (0.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (25.75%) Windows
2 30 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 27 (6.21%) Linux
4 15 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 13 (2.99%) Windows 8
5 13 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.76%) Windows 10
6 12 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.15%) Unix
10 3 (0.69%) Android
10 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.46%) AIX
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (11.95%) ITIL
2 30 (6.90%) Project Management
3 29 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 22 (5.06%) Change Management
5 18 (4.14%) Incident Management
6 17 (3.91%) Migration
7 16 (3.68%) Information Security
8 13 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (2.76%) Time Management
10 10 (2.30%) Data Protection
10 10 (2.30%) Mentoring
10 10 (2.30%) Risk Management
10 10 (2.30%) Workflow
11 9 (2.07%) ITIL V3
11 9 (2.07%) Open Source
11 9 (2.07%) Problem Management
11 9 (2.07%) Security Patching
12 8 (1.84%) Computer Security
12 8 (1.84%) Cryptography
12 8 (1.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.06%) Java
1 22 (5.06%) SQL
2 19 (4.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (3.22%) C#
4 12 (2.76%) Python
5 8 (1.84%) C
5 8 (1.84%) Ruby
5 8 (1.84%) Scala
6 3 (0.69%) Perl
6 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.69%) VB
7 2 (0.46%) ABAP
7 2 (0.46%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.05%) Degree
4 33 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (6.67%) CCNA
6 17 (3.91%) CCNP
7 9 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.84%) CISSP
8 8 (1.84%) DBS Check
8 8 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.61%) GCIH
9 7 (1.61%) GIAC
9 7 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.38%) ISEB
10 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.15%) HNC
11 5 (1.15%) MCSE
11 5 (1.15%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.37%) SLA
2 12 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.61%) QA
4 6 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.92%) PMO
6 3 (0.69%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.38%) vSphere
4 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.69%) XenApp
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) Docker
7 1 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.68%) Puppet
2 10 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.30%) SCCM
3 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (0.69%) WSUS
4 2 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.23%) DameWare
5 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 109 (25.06%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.26%) Cisco
3 31 (7.13%) HP
4 23 (5.29%) VMware
5 19 (4.37%) Oracle
6 11 (2.53%) Citrix
6 11 (2.53%) F5
6 11 (2.53%) Remedy
7 9 (2.07%) Avaya
7 9 (2.07%) SAP
8 8 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.84%) Samsung
9 6 (1.38%) Dell
10 5 (1.15%) Apple
10 5 (1.15%) EMC
10 5 (1.15%) Huawei
10 5 (1.15%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.15%) Symantec
11 4 (0.92%) BT
11 4 (0.92%) Virgin Media
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