Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 519 479
Rank change year-on-year -16 -40 -27
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 358 396 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.11% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 268 249
UK median daily rate £140 £140 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.43% -6.00%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £112
90th Percentile £396 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £130 £230
% change year-on-year - -43.48% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 85 161
UK median hourly rate £14.17 £13.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +2.67% -5.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £30.60 £18.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £13.77 £13.25
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.92% -5.36%

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 32551 35561 36742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.44% 33.34% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21366 23347 23128
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 966 1192 1428
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £20.38 £18.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +7.89% -3.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.51 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +35 320 £130 - 81
England -4 320 £140 +7.69% 89
South East -20 97 £130 -53.20% 26
Midlands +39 58 £115 +15.00% 8
North of England +65 56 £140 +40.00% 32
South West +16 47 £145 +26.09% 5
East of England 0 39 £100 - 5
North West +21 32 £140 +40.00% 20
London -16 32 £200 +6.67% 13
East Midlands +17 30 £130 +30.00% 1
West Midlands +25 26 £115 +15.00% 7
Scotland +34 25 £110 -57.07% 2
Yorkshire +35 23 £140 +40.00% 10
Wales +1 7 £140 - 3
North East +67 3 £100 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 107 (29.89%) Windows
2 85 (23.74%) Microsoft
3 63 (17.60%) Microsoft Office
4 56 (15.64%) Active Directory
5 54 (15.08%) Windows 7
6 53 (14.80%) ITIL
7 52 (14.53%) Cisco
7 52 (14.53%) Security Cleared
8 51 (14.25%) Telecoms
9 45 (12.57%) Migration
10 41 (11.45%) SC Cleared
11 40 (11.17%) Degree
12 32 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (8.66%) WAN
14 29 (8.10%) LAN
15 28 (7.82%) Broadband
16 26 (7.26%) PRINCE2
17 25 (6.98%) Firewall
17 25 (6.98%) VMware
17 25 (6.98%) Windows Server
18 24 (6.70%) Break/Fix
18 24 (6.70%) CCNA
19 23 (6.42%) SCCM
20 22 (6.15%) Office 365
20 22 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (5.87%) Data Centre
21 21 (5.87%) Project Management
21 21 (5.87%) HP
22 20 (5.59%) Management Information System

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 19 (5.31%) MS Exchange
1 19 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.35%) IIS
3 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.12%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
7 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (17.60%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.84%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.56%) SAP FI-AP
2 2 (0.56%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.15%) Office 365
2 5 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) G Suite
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.66%) WAN
2 29 (8.10%) LAN
3 28 (7.82%) Broadband
4 25 (6.98%) Firewall
5 19 (5.31%) DNS
6 18 (5.03%) Wireless
7 17 (4.75%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (4.19%) VPN
9 14 (3.91%) DHCP
10 12 (3.35%) TCP/IP
11 9 (2.51%) ADSL
12 8 (2.23%) Structured Cabling
12 8 (2.23%) VoIP
13 7 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (1.96%) SAN
14 6 (1.68%) 3G
14 6 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.68%) Internet
15 5 (1.40%) ATM
15 5 (1.40%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.12%) MS Access
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (0.84%) GIS
4 3 (0.84%) MySQL
4 3 (0.84%) TimesTen
5 2 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.28%) DTS
6 1 (0.28%) Power BI
6 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.28%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.12%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.12%) NetBeans
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.12%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.84%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.84%) Grunt
3 3 (0.84%) Selenium
3 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (14.25%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.47%) Military
3 12 (3.35%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.79%) Finance
5 4 (1.12%) Retail
6 3 (0.84%) Advertising
6 3 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.56%) Automotive
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) German Language
7 2 (0.56%) Local Government
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (14.53%) Analyst
2 41 (11.45%) Support Engineer
3 28 (7.82%) Desktop Support
4 27 (7.54%) Field Engineer
5 24 (6.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 24 (6.70%) Telecoms Engineer
6 23 (6.42%) IT Support
7 22 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (6.15%) Network Engineer
8 18 (5.03%) IT Engineer
9 17 (4.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (4.47%) Developer
11 15 (4.19%) Installations Engineer
12 14 (3.91%) EPoS Engineer
12 14 (3.91%) EPoS Installation Engineer
12 14 (3.91%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.63%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (3.63%) Project Manager
14 12 (3.35%) Cisco Engineer
14 12 (3.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.47%) CSS
2 14 (3.91%) HTML
3 8 (2.23%) .NET
4 2 (0.56%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.56%) Django
4 2 (0.56%) Flash
4 2 (0.56%) HTML5
4 2 (0.56%) JSON
4 2 (0.56%) Play Framework
4 2 (0.56%) RESTful
4 2 (0.56%) Spring
5 1 (0.28%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.87%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.47%) EPoS
5 8 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.23%) NHS
6 6 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.84%) PDA
8 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.56%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.56%) Life Science
9 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.28%) BYOD
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 107 (29.89%) Windows
2 54 (15.08%) Windows 7
3 25 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.91%) Windows 10
7 13 (3.63%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.79%) Unix
9 8 (2.23%) Linux
10 6 (1.68%) Android
10 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.12%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.56%) Solaris
14 1 (0.28%) AIX
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.80%) ITIL
2 45 (12.57%) Migration
3 26 (7.26%) PRINCE2
4 24 (6.70%) Break/Fix
5 21 (5.87%) Project Management
6 17 (4.75%) Change Management
7 15 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (3.91%) Content Management
9 12 (3.35%) Document Management
9 12 (3.35%) Enterprise Content Management
9 12 (3.35%) Workflow
10 11 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (3.07%) Incident Management
11 10 (2.79%) Asset Management
12 9 (2.51%) PRINCE
12 9 (2.51%) Service Delivery
13 8 (2.23%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.23%) Service Management
13 8 (2.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.03%) SQL
2 16 (4.47%) JavaScript
3 13 (3.63%) Java
4 7 (1.96%) VB
5 5 (1.40%) C#
6 4 (1.12%) Lua
6 4 (1.12%) Perl
6 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.84%) AWK
7 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.84%) Korn
7 3 (0.84%) PHP
7 3 (0.84%) Python
7 3 (0.84%) sed
7 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.56%) C
8 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.56%) Ruby
8 2 (0.56%) Scala
8 2 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.45%) SC Cleared
3 40 (11.17%) Degree
4 32 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (6.70%) CCNA
6 14 (3.91%) CCNP
7 13 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.07%) DBS Check
9 8 (2.23%) MCSA
10 7 (1.96%) MCP
11 6 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.12%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.12%) CCDP
13 4 (1.12%) CCIE
13 4 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.12%) HND
14 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.84%) MCITP
14 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.47%) SLA
2 6 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.12%) PMO
4 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.56%) QA
6 1 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (15.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.12%) vSphere
5 3 (0.84%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (6.42%) SCCM
2 6 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.68%) Puppet
3 4 (1.12%) SCOM
4 3 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.84%) WSUS
5 2 (0.56%) DameWare
6 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 85 (23.74%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.53%) Cisco
3 25 (6.98%) VMware
4 21 (5.87%) HP
5 17 (4.75%) Dell
6 16 (4.47%) SAP
7 13 (3.63%) Citrix
7 13 (3.63%) Oracle
8 12 (3.35%) Nintex
9 6 (1.68%) Sophos
10 5 (1.40%) Huawei
10 5 (1.40%) Juniper
11 4 (1.12%) Avaya
11 4 (1.12%) Compaq
11 4 (1.12%) EMC
11 4 (1.12%) Nortel
11 4 (1.12%) Novell
11 4 (1.12%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.12%) Veeam
11 4 (1.12%) Virgin Media