Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 519 537 520
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -66
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 389 366 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.07% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 227 268
UK median daily rate £175 £140 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.75% -32.14%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £100
90th Percentile £525 £390 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £133 £130
% change year-on-year +32.08% +1.92% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 110 92
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.01% +2.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.00 £33.05 £17.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.94 £14.15 £13.86
% change year-on-year +5.62% +2.06% +4.60%

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 34,968 34,176 36,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 34.40% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,893 22,520 23,792
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £660 £650 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,071 1,058 1,252
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.90% - +7.99%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.62
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.09 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% - +11.11%

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 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 335 £175 +25.00% 895
UK excluding London -24 325 £175 +32.08% 896
South East +1 104 £315 +135.51% 236
Midlands -14 62 £175 +34.62% 173
North of England -39 53 £170 +33.33% 204
London 0 51 £160 -11.11% 69
East of England +7 42 £175 +75.00% 119
West Midlands -4 39 £175 +40.00% 111
Scotland -14 31 £120 +4.35% 38
North West -17 30 £175 +34.62% 108
South West -47 24 £133 -8.09% 96
East Midlands +2 22 £188 +87.50% 62
Yorkshire -33 19 £135 +3.85% 64
Wales -19 8 £135 -3.57% 27
North East +4 4 £105 +5.00% 32
Northern Ireland - 2 £123 - 5

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 113 (29.05%) Windows
2 89 (22.88%) Microsoft
3 64 (16.45%) Telecoms
4 61 (15.68%) ITIL
5 54 (13.88%) PRINCE2
6 53 (13.62%) ATM
7 49 (12.60%) Cisco
8 47 (12.08%) Windows 10
9 46 (11.83%) Security Cleared
9 46 (11.83%) Active Directory
10 43 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
11 35 (9.00%) EPoS
11 35 (9.00%) SC Cleared
12 34 (8.74%) Windows 7
12 34 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (8.48%) Firewall
14 31 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (7.71%) Data Centre
15 30 (7.71%) Management Information System
16 29 (7.46%) SLA
17 28 (7.20%) Microsoft Excel
18 27 (6.94%) Degree
19 26 (6.68%) Project Management
19 26 (6.68%) SCCM
20 25 (6.43%) HP
21 24 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (6.17%) Windows Server
22 23 (5.91%) Office 365
22 23 (5.91%) Wireless
23 22 (5.66%) CCNP

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 (2.57%) IIS
2 9 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.03%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.77%) Apache
5 2 (0.51%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Documentum
6 1 (0.26%) JBoss
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (7.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.26%) Simulink
5 1 (0.26%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.77%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.51%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Primavera
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.91%) Office 365
2 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.77%) G Suite
5 3 (0.77%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.26%) Boomi
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.62%) ATM
2 33 (8.48%) Firewall
3 23 (5.91%) Wireless
4 21 (5.40%) WAN
5 20 (5.14%) VPN
6 18 (4.63%) LAN
7 13 (3.34%) Network Security
7 13 (3.34%) TCP/IP
8 12 (3.08%) VoIP
9 10 (2.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.06%) BGP
11 7 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.54%) OSPF
13 5 (1.29%) DHCP
13 5 (1.29%) DNS
13 5 (1.29%) Internet
13 5 (1.29%) NFC
13 5 (1.29%) tcpdump
13 5 (1.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.54%) GIS
3 3 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) MySQL
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.26%) Power BI
5 1 (0.26%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.26%) QlikView
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.57%) SonarQube
2 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.03%) JIRA
4 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 64 (16.45%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.63%) Finance
3 16 (4.11%) Retail
4 11 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.57%) Automotive
6 7 (1.80%) Military
7 6 (1.54%) Marketing
8 4 (1.03%) Back Office
8 4 (1.03%) Banking
9 3 (0.77%) German Language
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (23.65%) Field Engineer
2 49 (12.60%) ATM Engineer
3 34 (8.74%) EPoS Engineer
4 32 (8.23%) IT Engineer
5 30 (7.71%) Field Service Engineer
6 28 (7.20%) IT Support
7 27 (6.94%) Network Engineer
8 26 (6.68%) Analyst
9 25 (6.43%) Architect
9 25 (6.43%) Deployment Engineer
10 18 (4.63%) Support Engineer
11 17 (4.37%) Break Fix Engineer
11 17 (4.37%) Support Analyst
12 16 (4.11%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.60%) Desktop Support
14 12 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.83%) Desktop Engineer
15 11 (2.83%) IT Manager
16 10 (2.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.80%) Web Services
2 4 (1.03%) .NET
3 3 (0.77%) HTML
4 2 (0.51%) jQuery
4 2 (0.51%) Middleware
4 2 (0.51%) REST
4 2 (0.51%) SOAP
4 2 (0.51%) XML
5 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) EJB
5 1 (0.26%) Qt
5 1 (0.26%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.26%) RESTful
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.26%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.26%) Sass
5 1 (0.26%) Struts
5 1 (0.26%) WCF
5 1 (0.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.00%) EPoS
2 30 (7.71%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.71%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.60%) NHS
5 13 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (1.54%) SCADA
7 6 (1.54%) Smartcard
7 6 (1.54%) User Experience
8 4 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.03%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.03%) iPhone
8 4 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.51%) PKI
10 2 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 113 (29.05%) Windows
2 47 (12.08%) Windows 10
3 34 (8.74%) Windows 7
4 24 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.60%) Windows XP
6 11 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.31%) Linux
7 9 (2.31%) Unix
8 8 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.29%) AIX
9 5 (1.29%) Android
9 5 (1.29%) Solaris
10 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.77%) HPUX
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (15.68%) ITIL
2 54 (13.88%) PRINCE2
3 31 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (6.68%) Project Management
5 24 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (5.40%) Break/Fix
7 20 (5.14%) Migration
8 19 (4.88%) ITIL V3
9 17 (4.37%) Service Delivery
9 17 (4.37%) TOGAF
10 16 (4.11%) Information Security
11 14 (3.60%) Change Management
11 14 (3.60%) Incident Management
11 14 (3.60%) Mathematics
11 14 (3.60%) Security Management
12 13 (3.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (3.34%) Waterfall
13 12 (3.08%) Service Management
14 11 (2.83%) PRINCE
14 11 (2.83%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (2.31%) SQL
2 9 (2.31%) VB
3 8 (2.06%) Java
4 6 (1.54%) C#
5 5 (1.29%) ABAP
6 4 (1.03%) C
7 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.26%) C++
9 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.26%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 46 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 35 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 34 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (6.94%) Degree
5 22 (5.66%) CCNP
6 21 (5.40%) CCNA
7 20 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (3.86%) DBS Check
11 14 (3.60%) CISM
11 14 (3.60%) CISSP
11 14 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.57%) CISA
12 10 (2.57%) CREST Certified
12 10 (2.57%) IISP
12 10 (2.57%) MCSE
13 9 (2.31%) MCP
13 9 (2.31%) MCSA
13 9 (2.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.46%) SLA
2 16 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.83%) GDPR
3 11 (2.83%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.57%) ISAE 3402
4 10 (2.57%) ISO 22301
4 10 (2.57%) ISO 31000
4 10 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 10 (2.57%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.51%) PMO
6 2 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 46 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.03%) ISA Server
2 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.77%) vSphere
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (6.68%) SCCM
2 10 (2.57%) Nessus
2 10 (2.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.26%) Grafana
4 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.26%) MOM
4 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.60%) Cisco
3 25 (6.43%) HP
4 18 (4.63%) Oracle
4 18 (4.63%) VMware
5 15 (3.86%) Citrix
5 15 (3.86%) IBM
5 15 (3.86%) McAfee
6 14 (3.60%) Dell
7 11 (2.83%) Centrify
7 11 (2.83%) Splunk
8 10 (2.57%) ArcSight
8 10 (2.57%) Barracuda Networks
8 10 (2.57%) Imperva
8 10 (2.57%) Qualys
8 10 (2.57%) Trend Micro
8 10 (2.57%) Tripwire
9 9 (2.31%) Altiris
9 9 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 9 (2.31%) Fujitsu