Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 519 454
Rank change year-on-year -8 -65 +40
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 369 411 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.17% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 278 255
UK median daily rate £130 £138 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -34.52% -22.94%
10th Percentile £94 £100 £85
90th Percentile £388 £388 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £125 £210
% change year-on-year +4.00% -40.48% -23.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 102 176
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £13.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.67% -8.47%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.80 £10.90
90th Percentile £38.83 £18.00 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.77 £13.00
% change year-on-year +5.30% +5.92% -9.72%

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 34549 35124 37370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.61% 33.14% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22925 23050 23744
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1204 1476
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.92 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +8.82% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.19% +10.53% +8.57%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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
UK excluding London +26 335 £130 +4.00% 72
England -13 332 £130 +4.00% 73
South East -31 88 £130 -46.39% 26
North of England +64 77 £125 +25.00% 16
Midlands +36 56 £130 +30.00% 13
South West +6 50 £145 +3.57% 8
East of England -13 44 £100 - 5
Yorkshire +30 38 £128 +27.50% 10
North West +25 36 £130 +30.00% 6
London -23 29 £150 -9.09% 5
East Midlands +10 28 £130 +30.00% 5
Scotland +2 27 £130 -56.30% 2
West Midlands +22 26 £100 - 8
North East +62 5 £100 -
Wales +9 5 £140 +7.69% 2

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 114 (30.89%) Windows
2 80 (21.68%) Microsoft
3 72 (19.51%) Active Directory
4 65 (17.62%) Microsoft Office
5 58 (15.72%) ITIL
5 58 (15.72%) Windows 7
6 52 (14.09%) Security Cleared
7 46 (12.47%) Cisco
8 42 (11.38%) Telecoms
8 42 (11.38%) SC Cleared
9 37 (10.03%) SCCM
10 36 (9.76%) Degree
11 33 (8.94%) EPoS
12 32 (8.67%) Migration
13 30 (8.13%) Office 365
14 28 (7.59%) WAN
15 27 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (7.32%) Windows 10
16 25 (6.78%) Break/Fix
16 25 (6.78%) LAN
17 24 (6.50%) HP
17 24 (6.50%) Firewall
17 24 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (6.23%) DNS
18 23 (6.23%) PRINCE2
19 22 (5.96%) MS Exchange
20 20 (5.42%) VMware
20 20 (5.42%) SharePoint
20 20 (5.42%) CCNA
20 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification

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 (5.96%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.25%) IIS
4 11 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.36%) GroupWise
7 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.54%) JBoss
9 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) Apache
10 1 (0.27%) Confluence
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (17.62%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.08%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.54%) SAP FI-AP
1 2 (0.54%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.13%) Office 365
2 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.54%) G Suite
4 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.59%) WAN
2 25 (6.78%) LAN
3 24 (6.50%) Firewall
4 23 (6.23%) DNS
5 18 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (4.34%) Wireless
7 14 (3.79%) Broadband
7 14 (3.79%) DHCP
7 14 (3.79%) TCP/IP
8 13 (3.52%) VPN
9 9 (2.44%) SAN
10 8 (2.17%) ADSL
10 8 (2.17%) Internet
11 7 (1.90%) VoIP
12 6 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.63%) VLAN
13 5 (1.36%) 3G
13 5 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.36%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (1.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.81%) MySQL
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (0.81%) TimesTen
4 2 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.54%) MS Access
4 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.27%) DTS
5 1 (0.27%) GIS
5 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.27%) Power BI
5 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.08%) NetBeans
1 4 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (1.08%) StarTeam
1 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.81%) CruiseControl
2 3 (0.81%) Grunt
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.54%) MSI
4 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) Selenium
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (11.38%) Telecoms
2 19 (5.15%) Military
3 11 (2.98%) Finance
3 11 (2.98%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.44%) Retail
5 4 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (0.81%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Automotive
7 2 (0.54%) Banking
7 2 (0.54%) German Language
7 2 (0.54%) Local Government
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (16.26%) Analyst
2 46 (12.47%) Field Engineer
3 45 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 36 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 29 (7.86%) Desktop Engineer
6 28 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (6.78%) IT Engineer
8 22 (5.96%) Network Engineer
9 21 (5.69%) Support Analyst
9 21 (5.69%) Telecoms Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Developer
10 16 (4.34%) EPoS Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) EPoS Installation Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Installations Engineer
11 14 (3.79%) IT Support
11 14 (3.79%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.52%) Cisco Engineer
13 11 (2.98%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.07%) CSS
2 14 (3.79%) HTML
3 9 (2.44%) .NET
4 2 (0.54%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.54%) Flash
5 1 (0.27%) Django
5 1 (0.27%) HTML5
5 1 (0.27%) jQuery
5 1 (0.27%) JSON
5 1 (0.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.27%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.27%) RESTful
5 1 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.94%) EPoS
2 24 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.61%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.17%) NHS
7 7 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.36%) PDA
8 5 (1.36%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.81%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.81%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.54%) IVR
11 2 (0.54%) Life Science
11 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (30.89%) Windows
2 58 (15.72%) Windows 7
3 27 (7.32%) Windows 10
4 20 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 19 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.52%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.71%) Unix
8 7 (1.90%) Linux
9 5 (1.36%) Android
9 5 (1.36%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.36%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.72%) ITIL
2 32 (8.67%) Migration
3 25 (6.78%) Break/Fix
4 23 (6.23%) PRINCE2
5 18 (4.88%) Project Management
6 14 (3.79%) Content Management
6 14 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (3.25%) Change Management
8 12 (3.25%) Document Management
8 12 (3.25%) Enterprise Content Management
8 12 (3.25%) Workflow
9 10 (2.71%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (2.71%) Software Engineering
10 9 (2.44%) Incident Management
10 9 (2.44%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.17%) Asset Management
11 8 (2.17%) PRINCE
11 8 (2.17%) Service Management
11 8 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.34%) SQL
2 15 (4.07%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.71%) Java
4 6 (1.63%) VB
5 5 (1.36%) C#
6 4 (1.08%) C
6 4 (1.08%) Lua
6 4 (1.08%) Perl
6 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.81%) AWK
7 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.81%) Korn
7 3 (0.81%) PHP
7 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.81%) sed
8 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.54%) VB6
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) Scala
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (14.09%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 36 (9.76%) Degree
4 27 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.42%) CCNA
5 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.52%) CCNP
7 9 (2.44%) DBS Check
7 9 (2.44%) MCSA
8 8 (2.17%) MCP
9 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.63%) MCDST
9 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.08%) HNC
11 3 (0.81%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.81%) CCDP
11 3 (0.81%) CCIE
11 3 (0.81%) MCSE
11 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.88%) SLA
2 4 (1.08%) PMO
3 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.54%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.08%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.08%) Firmware
4 4 (1.08%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (10.03%) SCCM
2 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.36%) Puppet
2 5 (1.36%) SCOM
3 3 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.81%) WSUS
4 2 (0.54%) DameWare
5 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 80 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.47%) Cisco
3 24 (6.50%) HP
4 20 (5.42%) VMware
5 16 (4.34%) SAP
6 15 (4.07%) Citrix
7 14 (3.79%) Dell
8 12 (3.25%) Nintex
9 9 (2.44%) Oracle
10 5 (1.36%) Aruba
10 5 (1.36%) Compaq
10 5 (1.36%) EMC
10 5 (1.36%) Nortel
10 5 (1.36%) Novell
11 4 (1.08%) Avaya
11 4 (1.08%) Juniper
11 4 (1.08%) Sophos
12 3 (0.81%) Apple
12 3 (0.81%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.81%) Red Hat