Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 469 450
Rank change year-on-year -63 -19 +10
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 355 426 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.36% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 306 233
UK median daily rate £130 £145 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -27.50% -31.03%
10th Percentile £91 £100 £85
90th Percentile £413 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £128 £138 £200
% change year-on-year -7.27% -31.25% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 117 174
UK median hourly rate £13.63 £12.18 £13.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.91% -12.72% -7.00%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.19 £11.08
90th Percentile £33.35 £19.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £11.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year +17.60% -11.81% -10.00%

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 33,695 31,426 34,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.51% 32.70% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,566 20,508 22,333
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year +1.78% +3.42% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 1,106 1,415
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.65 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.01 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.05% - +14.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
UK excluding London -17 328 £128 -7.27% 581
England -66 322 £128 -1.92% 646
South East -55 97 £150 -47.28% 160
North of England +44 70 £120 +4.35% 107
Midlands +14 66 £138 +37.60% 145
South West +8 43 £148 +7.27% 47
North West +11 36 £100 -13.04% 51
East of England -19 36 £100 - 83
West Midlands +18 35 £100 - 99
East Midlands +4 30 £115 +15.00% 46
Yorkshire -1 29 £125 +25.00% 41
London -56 24 £150 +22.45% 104
Scotland -23 19 £145 -47.27% 32
Wales +16 8 £143 +9.62% 6
North East +50 7 £100 - 15
Northern Ireland -27 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 109 (30.70%) Windows
2 75 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 71 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 63 (17.75%) Microsoft Office
5 60 (16.90%) Windows 7
6 59 (16.62%) Security Cleared
7 51 (14.37%) EPoS
8 46 (12.96%) ITIL
9 41 (11.55%) SC Cleared
10 39 (10.99%) Telecoms
11 37 (10.42%) Windows 10
12 32 (9.01%) SCCM
13 29 (8.17%) Office 365
14 28 (7.89%) Cisco
15 25 (7.04%) Break/Fix
16 24 (6.76%) Migration
17 22 (6.20%) HP
18 21 (5.92%) PRINCE2
19 20 (5.63%) CCNA
19 20 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
20 19 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (5.07%) Degree
21 18 (5.07%) Oracle
21 18 (5.07%) DNS
21 18 (5.07%) MS Exchange
22 17 (4.79%) Military
22 17 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
22 17 (4.79%) Project Management
22 17 (4.79%) Windows Server
23 16 (4.51%) Unix

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 18 (5.07%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (2.54%) IIS
4 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.56%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (17.75%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
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
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.17%) Office 365
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.85%) G Suite
5 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.07%) DNS
2 12 (3.38%) DHCP
2 12 (3.38%) LAN
3 11 (3.10%) WAN
4 10 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.82%) VPN
5 9 (2.54%) Firewall
5 9 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.97%) Internet
7 5 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.13%) Broadband
8 4 (1.13%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.13%) MPLS
8 4 (1.13%) RS-232
8 4 (1.13%) SAN
8 4 (1.13%) SNMP
8 4 (1.13%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.85%) 802.11
9 3 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.85%) MySQL
2 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
2 3 (0.85%) TimesTen
3 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) DTS
4 1 (0.28%) GIS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.28%) Power BI
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.13%) NetBeans
1 4 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (1.13%) StarTeam
1 4 (1.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.85%) CruiseControl
2 3 (0.85%) Grunt
2 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.85%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.28%) Protractor
4 1 (0.28%) Selenium
4 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (10.99%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.79%) Military
3 13 (3.66%) Retail
4 8 (2.25%) Finance
4 8 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.56%) Advertising
5 2 (0.56%) Banking
5 2 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.28%) Automotive
6 1 (0.28%) Back Office
6 1 (0.28%) Billing
6 1 (0.28%) Electronics
6 1 (0.28%) German Language
6 1 (0.28%) Legal
6 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (14.65%) Field Engineer
2 43 (12.11%) Analyst
3 41 (11.55%) Support Engineer
4 33 (9.30%) Desktop Support
4 33 (9.30%) IT Engineer
5 24 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 21 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (5.92%) Installations Engineer
7 20 (5.63%) EPoS Engineer
7 20 (5.63%) EPoS Installation Engineer
8 19 (5.35%) IT Support
9 18 (5.07%) Support Analyst
10 17 (4.79%) Project Manager
11 16 (4.51%) Telecoms Engineer
12 15 (4.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 12 (3.38%) Consultant
13 12 (3.38%) Network Engineer
14 11 (3.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 11 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 11 (3.10%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.82%) .NET
2 6 (1.69%) HTML
3 5 (1.41%) CSS
4 3 (0.85%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.28%) Flash
5 1 (0.28%) jQuery
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.37%) EPoS
2 19 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.25%) CMDB
5 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.69%) HACMP
7 5 (1.41%) Clustering
7 5 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.41%) LPAR
7 5 (1.41%) PDA
8 4 (1.13%) NHS
8 4 (1.13%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.85%) iPhone
10 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.56%) iPad
10 2 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 109 (30.70%) Windows
2 60 (16.90%) Windows 7
3 37 (10.42%) Windows 10
4 17 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.51%) Unix
6 12 (3.38%) Linux
7 11 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.97%) AIX
9 7 (1.97%) Solaris
9 7 (1.97%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.69%) Android
10 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.41%) HPUX
11 5 (1.41%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.41%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.96%) ITIL
2 25 (7.04%) Break/Fix
3 24 (6.76%) Migration
4 21 (5.92%) PRINCE2
5 17 (4.79%) Project Management
6 15 (4.23%) Time Management
7 14 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (3.38%) Configuration Management
9 11 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (2.82%) Incident Management
10 10 (2.82%) Service Delivery
10 10 (2.82%) Software Engineering
11 9 (2.54%) Change Management
11 9 (2.54%) Data Migration
12 8 (2.25%) Proactive Monitoring
13 7 (1.97%) SDLC
13 7 (1.97%) TOGAF
13 7 (1.97%) Validation
14 6 (1.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.10%) SQL
2 8 (2.25%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.69%) C#
3 6 (1.69%) VB
4 5 (1.41%) Java
5 4 (1.13%) Lua
5 4 (1.13%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.85%) AWK
6 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.85%) Korn
6 3 (0.85%) Perl
6 3 (0.85%) PHP
6 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.85%) sed
7 2 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.28%) ABAP
8 1 (0.28%) VB6
8 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (16.62%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.55%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.63%) CCNA
3 20 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (5.07%) Degree
5 17 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.54%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.97%) CCNP
9 6 (1.69%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.69%) HNC
9 6 (1.69%) MCDST
10 5 (1.41%) MCSA
11 4 (1.13%) MCP
11 4 (1.13%) MCSE
12 3 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.85%) PMP
13 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.23%) SLA
2 4 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.13%) GDPR
2 4 (1.13%) PMO
3 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 71 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.69%) PowerHA
4 5 (1.41%) Firmware
4 5 (1.41%) KVM
4 5 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.41%) Xen
5 4 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (1.13%) XenApp
6 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (9.01%) SCCM
2 7 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.13%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.85%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.28%) Nagios
5 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.89%) Cisco
3 22 (6.20%) HP
4 18 (5.07%) Oracle
5 15 (4.23%) VMware
6 14 (3.94%) SAP
7 12 (3.38%) Citrix
8 8 (2.25%) Dell
9 7 (1.97%) Veritas
10 6 (1.69%) IBM
11 5 (1.41%) Apple
11 5 (1.41%) EMC
11 5 (1.41%) Nintex
12 4 (1.13%) Aruba
12 4 (1.13%) Juniper
12 4 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.85%) Comptel
13 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.85%) Splunk
13 3 (0.85%) Sun