Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 425 558 538
Rank change year-on-year +133 -20 -7
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 464 368 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 1.10% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 196 203
UK median daily rate £175 £180 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +30.90% -5.17%
10th Percentile £111 £105 £100
90th Percentile £509 £538 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £173 £188 £130
% change year-on-year -8.00% +44.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 53 116
UK median hourly rate £15.76 £15.30 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +7.75% +3.80%
10th Percentile £10.98 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.75 £40.50 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.76 £15.15 £14.20
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.69% +5.19%

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 28,023 33,423 32,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.39% 32.43% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,789 21,570 20,907
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £275 £263
90th Percentile £670 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,037 1,041 1,002
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £11.57 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% -2.44%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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
UK excluding London +104 421 £173 -8.00% 1,015
England +126 408 £188 -1.32% 990
North of England +103 127 £160 -8.57% 237
North West +65 74 £160 -8.57% 124
South East 0 73 £175 -51.39% 234
South West +29 64 £180 +35.06% 132
Midlands +29 59 £205 +7.89% 199
East of England +30 51 £340 +94.29% 117
West Midlands +44 50 £195 +6.85% 126
Yorkshire +66 46 £140 +3.70% 81
Scotland +49 42 £113 -10.00% 60
London +49 27 £170 -2.86% 71
East Midlands +9 9 £325 +44.44% 72
North East +27 7 £275 +140.17% 32
Wales +15 5 £164 +21.29% 34

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 261 (56.25%) Windows
2 150 (32.33%) Windows 10
3 120 (25.86%) Microsoft
4 102 (21.98%) Security Cleared
5 96 (20.69%) ITIL
6 89 (19.18%) Windows 7
7 85 (18.32%) Active Directory
8 81 (17.46%) SC Cleared
9 72 (15.52%) Data Centre
10 71 (15.30%) Public Sector
11 61 (13.15%) Windows Server
12 59 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
13 58 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
14 52 (11.21%) Firewall
14 52 (11.21%) Telecoms
15 50 (10.78%) Migration
16 48 (10.34%) HP
16 48 (10.34%) Degree
17 46 (9.91%) Cisco
18 44 (9.48%) Office 365
19 42 (9.05%) VMware
20 41 (8.84%) LAN
21 39 (8.41%) WAN
22 36 (7.76%) Management Information System
22 36 (7.76%) Capacity Planning
23 35 (7.54%) Retail
24 34 (7.33%) Dell
25 33 (7.11%) SLA
26 30 (6.47%) SCCM
27 29 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure

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 27 (5.82%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.80%) IIS
4 6 (1.29%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.08%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.65%) WinCC
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 58 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.48%) Office 365
2 12 (2.59%) Azure
3 5 (1.08%) SaaS
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.65%) IaaS
4 3 (0.65%) PaaS
5 2 (0.43%) AWS
6 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) GCP
6 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.21%) Firewall
2 41 (8.84%) LAN
3 39 (8.41%) WAN
4 28 (6.03%) Wireless
5 23 (4.96%) TCP/IP
6 20 (4.31%) OSPF
7 19 (4.09%) MPLS
7 19 (4.09%) VLAN
8 15 (3.23%) Ethernet
9 14 (3.02%) VPN
10 13 (2.80%) IGMP
10 13 (2.80%) Multicast
11 12 (2.59%) Network Security
12 10 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (2.16%) DNS
13 9 (1.94%) PBX
14 8 (1.72%) Internet
14 8 (1.72%) VoIP
15 7 (1.51%) Wireshark
16 6 (1.29%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.08%) GIS
4 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.43%) Big Data
5 2 (0.43%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 71 (15.30%) Public Sector
2 52 (11.21%) Telecoms
3 35 (7.54%) Retail
4 23 (4.96%) Banking
5 20 (4.31%) Police
6 19 (4.09%) Finance
7 16 (3.45%) Local Government
8 14 (3.02%) Automotive
9 5 (1.08%) Electronics
9 5 (1.08%) Military
10 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (9.70%) Analyst
2 44 (9.48%) Field Engineer
2 44 (9.48%) IT Support
3 43 (9.27%) Windows Engineer
4 41 (8.84%) Network Engineer
5 32 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 31 (6.68%) Rollout Engineer
7 29 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
7 29 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 28 (6.03%) Desktop Support
9 24 (5.17%) IT Engineer
10 23 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
11 22 (4.74%) Support Analyst
12 17 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (3.66%) Build Engineer
12 17 (3.66%) Support Officer
12 17 (3.66%) Windows Deployment Engineer
13 15 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (3.23%) Windows Rollout Engineer
14 14 (3.02%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.37%) Web Services
2 10 (2.16%) .NET
3 9 (1.94%) .NET Framework
3 9 (1.94%) HTML
3 9 (1.94%) XML
4 6 (1.29%) WCF
4 6 (1.29%) XSLT
5 3 (0.65%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.43%) LDAP
7 1 (0.22%) BAPI
7 1 (0.22%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BSP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.22%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.22%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.22%) XMPP
7 1 (0.22%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.53%) NHS
4 17 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.72%) CCTV
7 7 (1.51%) AS400
7 7 (1.51%) PKI
7 7 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.29%) SCADA
9 5 (1.08%) Clustering
9 5 (1.08%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.08%) iPhone
10 3 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.65%) User Experience
11 2 (0.43%) EPoS
11 2 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 261 (56.25%) Windows
2 150 (32.33%) Windows 10
3 89 (19.18%) Windows 7
4 61 (13.15%) Windows Server
5 20 (4.31%) Linux
6 14 (3.02%) Debian
7 13 (2.80%) Android
7 13 (2.80%) CentOS
8 12 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.51%) Solaris
12 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.29%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Fedora
14 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (20.69%) ITIL
2 59 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
3 50 (10.78%) Migration
4 36 (7.76%) Capacity Planning
5 25 (5.39%) PRINCE2
6 24 (5.17%) Workflow
7 23 (4.96%) Project Delivery
8 22 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (4.53%) Break/Fix
10 20 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (4.09%) Validation
12 18 (3.88%) Time Management
13 17 (3.66%) Decision-Making
13 17 (3.66%) Incident Management
13 17 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (3.66%) Project Management
14 15 (3.23%) Service Management
14 15 (3.23%) Supplier Relationship Management
15 14 (3.02%) High Availability
15 14 (3.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.59%) SQL
2 9 (1.94%) C
2 9 (1.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.65%) VB
4 2 (0.43%) Java
5 1 (0.22%) ABAP
5 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.22%) Python
5 1 (0.22%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 81 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 48 (10.34%) Degree
4 27 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.53%) CCNP
5 21 (4.53%) HND
6 16 (3.45%) CCNA
7 11 (2.37%) DBS Check
7 11 (2.37%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.29%) CCDP
9 6 (1.29%) CCSA
9 6 (1.29%) CCSE
9 6 (1.29%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (1.08%) GIAC
11 4 (0.86%) CCIE
11 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.86%) MCSE
11 4 (0.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.11%) SLA
2 10 (2.16%) PMO
3 9 (1.94%) QA
4 6 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.29%) NIST
5 4 (0.86%) IEC 61131
6 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.65%) GDPR
7 2 (0.43%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.22%) GMP
8 1 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) MISRA
8 1 (0.22%) NCSC
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.08%) vSphere
6 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.43%) XenApp
8 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.22%) Docker
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (6.47%) SCCM
2 7 (1.51%) vCenter Server
2 7 (1.51%) WSUS
3 5 (1.08%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.65%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.65%) vMotion
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.22%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 120 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.34%) HP
3 46 (9.91%) Cisco
4 42 (9.05%) VMware
5 34 (7.33%) Dell
6 14 (3.02%) McAfee
6 14 (3.02%) Oracle
7 12 (2.59%) Apple
8 10 (2.16%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.72%) Juniper
10 7 (1.51%) SAP
11 6 (1.29%) Avaya
11 6 (1.29%) Citrix
11 6 (1.29%) Lotus
12 5 (1.08%) BT
12 5 (1.08%) ESRI
12 5 (1.08%) Remedy
12 5 (1.08%) Riverbed
12 5 (1.08%) Sophos