Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 512 603
Rank change year-on-year +243 +91 -136
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 592 382 308
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 1.24% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 258 189
Median daily rate £150 £150 £150
10th Percentile £108 £100 £91
90th Percentile £338 £519 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £146 £150
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 61 62
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.22 £14.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.30% +14.67% +24.42%
10th Percentile £12.36 £9.41 £11.80
90th Percentile £19.11 £21.50 £46.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +8.10% +32.39%

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 19,693 30,834 33,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 31.80% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,225 20,041 21,707
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 960 996 1,021
Median hourly rate £25.53 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.57% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.85 £11.61
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.67
Median hourly rate £21.57 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.85% -4.76% +14.29%

Driving Licence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Driving Licence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Driving Licence.

Daily rate trend for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Driving Licence over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Driving Licence.

Hourly rate trend for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Driving Licence over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +209 540 £150 +2.56% 312
England +244 494 £160 +6.67% 320
North of England +134 157 £158 +12.86% 64
South East +106 107 £165 -17.50% 65
Yorkshire +107 79 £158 +39.38% 33
Midlands +88 79 £175 +25.00% 74
North West +60 67 £160 +3.23% 27
Scotland +79 64 £120 -4.00% 10
East of England +64 61 £155 -6.04% 39
London +168 45 £150 +7.14% 30
South West +17 44 £150 +7.53% 50
West Midlands +58 41 £170 +21.43% 56
East Midlands +57 38 £188 +33.93% 18
Wales +38 23 £165 +0.02% 12
North East +36 10 - - 4
Northern Ireland +10 5 £145 +13.73% 2

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 268 (45.27%) Windows
2 177 (29.90%) Fujitsu
3 141 (23.82%) Microsoft
4 138 (23.31%) Windows 10
5 131 (22.13%) BT
6 103 (17.40%) HP
7 87 (14.70%) Microsoft Office
8 83 (14.02%) Windows 7
9 72 (12.16%) Active Directory
10 67 (11.32%) ITIL
11 60 (10.14%) Break/Fix
12 46 (7.77%) Incident Management
13 45 (7.60%) Cybersecurity
14 44 (7.43%) Windows Server
14 44 (7.43%) Management Information System
14 44 (7.43%) Public Sector
15 43 (7.26%) Telecoms
16 40 (6.76%) SCCM
16 40 (6.76%) Office 365
16 40 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (6.25%) Security Cleared
18 34 (5.74%) Migration
19 32 (5.41%) Retail
19 32 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
20 31 (5.24%) Dell
21 28 (4.73%) Service Management
21 28 (4.73%) Internet
21 28 (4.73%) ITSM
21 28 (4.73%) SC Cleared
22 27 (4.56%) Data Centre

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 21 (3.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (0.84%) Apache
3 5 (0.84%) nginx
4 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.51%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.17%) Site Server
7 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 87 (14.70%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.35%) Acrobat
4 7 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.76%) Office 365
2 4 (0.68%) Azure
2 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) G Suite
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.73%) Internet
2 22 (3.72%) LAN
3 17 (2.87%) Firewall
3 17 (2.87%) WAN
4 15 (2.53%) VoIP
5 13 (2.20%) VPN
6 9 (1.52%) DNS
6 9 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.01%) WebEx
8 5 (0.84%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (0.84%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.84%) MPLS
8 5 (0.84%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.84%) Wireless
9 4 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.51%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.51%) Skype
10 3 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.84%) MongoDB
1 5 (0.84%) MySQL
2 4 (0.68%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.51%) GIS
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (1.01%) JIRA
1 6 (1.01%) Postman
2 5 (0.84%) GitLab
3 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 44 (7.43%) Public Sector
2 43 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.41%) Retail
4 23 (3.89%) Banking
5 7 (1.18%) Finance
6 6 (1.01%) Advertising
7 5 (0.84%) Automotive
7 5 (0.84%) Local Government
8 4 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (28.89%) IT Support
1 171 (28.89%) Trainee
2 128 (21.62%) Trainee IT Support
3 111 (18.75%) Field Engineer
4 72 (12.16%) Support Engineer
5 62 (10.47%) Desktop Support
6 58 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 51 (8.61%) Deployment Engineer
8 47 (7.94%) Field Service Engineer
9 41 (6.93%) Hardware Engineer
9 41 (6.93%) Windows Engineer
10 40 (6.76%) Field Hardware Engineer
11 39 (6.59%) IT Engineer
12 34 (5.74%) Break Fix Engineer
13 32 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 28 (4.73%) Rollout Engineer
15 25 (4.22%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
16 24 (4.05%) Field Support Engineer
17 20 (3.38%) Build Engineer
18 19 (3.21%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (0.34%) .NET
2 2 (0.34%) Web Services
3 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 40 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.56%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.39%) NHS
5 8 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.18%) PDA
6 7 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.01%) Clustering
7 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.01%) Replication
8 5 (0.84%) EPoS
9 4 (0.68%) W3C
10 3 (0.51%) iPhone
10 3 (0.51%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.51%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.51%) User Experience
11 2 (0.34%) CESG
11 2 (0.34%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.34%) iPad
11 2 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 268 (45.27%) Windows
2 138 (23.31%) Windows 10
3 83 (14.02%) Windows 7
4 44 (7.43%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (1.35%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.01%) Android
9 6 (1.01%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.01%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.34%) Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (11.32%) ITIL
2 60 (10.14%) Break/Fix
3 46 (7.77%) Incident Management
4 45 (7.60%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (5.74%) Migration
6 32 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (4.73%) ITSM
7 28 (4.73%) Service Management
8 20 (3.38%) Project Management
9 19 (3.21%) Workflow
10 15 (2.53%) Change Control
11 14 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (2.20%) PRINCE2
12 13 (2.20%) Service Delivery
13 10 (1.69%) Project Delivery
13 10 (1.69%) Statistics
14 9 (1.52%) Change Management
14 9 (1.52%) Data Migration
14 9 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (1.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (0.68%) SQL
2 3 (0.51%) C
3 2 (0.34%) C#
3 2 (0.34%) Java
3 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 28 (4.73%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.70%) Degree
4 10 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.69%) DBS Check
4 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.35%) CCNA
6 5 (0.84%) HNC
6 5 (0.84%) ISEB
6 5 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (0.84%) MCP
6 5 (0.84%) MCSE
7 4 (0.68%) CCNP
7 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.68%) HND
7 4 (0.68%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.36%) SLA
2 11 (1.86%) QA
3 4 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.51%) NEBOSH
4 3 (0.51%) PMO
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 72 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.84%) Corosync
3 5 (0.84%) DRBD
3 5 (0.84%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (0.84%) Postfix
4 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.68%) vSphere
5 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.34%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (6.76%) SCCM
2 6 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
2 6 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.84%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.84%) Ansible
3 5 (0.84%) HAProxy
3 5 (0.84%) Pacemaker
4 4 (0.68%) Kibana
4 4 (0.68%) logstash
4 4 (0.68%) Packer
4 4 (0.68%) Terraform
5 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.34%) Clonezilla
6 2 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.17%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 177 (29.90%) Fujitsu
2 141 (23.82%) Microsoft
3 131 (22.13%) BT
4 103 (17.40%) HP
5 31 (5.24%) Dell
6 25 (4.22%) Cisco
7 15 (2.53%) Apple
8 14 (2.36%) VMware
9 9 (1.52%) Citrix
10 8 (1.35%) Adobe
10 8 (1.35%) Meraki
11 6 (1.01%) Bomgar
11 6 (1.01%) McAfee
11 6 (1.01%) Peregrine
11 6 (1.01%) Remedy
12 4 (0.68%) IBM
12 4 (0.68%) MobileIron
13 3 (0.51%) ESRI
13 3 (0.51%) Juniper
13 3 (0.51%) VeriFone