Period
to 25 March 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 25 March 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 522 568 466
Rank change year-on-year +46 -102 +9
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 375 305 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 0.90% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 187 217
UK median daily rate £145 £150 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -45.45% +22.22%
10th Percentile £100 £91 £113
90th Percentile £488 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £148 £275
% change year-on-year -5.08% -46.36% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 62 168
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £13.88 £11.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.32% +22.09% -22.95%
10th Percentile £9.41 £11.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £21.50 £46.18 £19.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £11.33
% change year-on-year +8.47% +30.19% -26.90%

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 31,577 33,741 30,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.72% 33.31% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,730 22,355 19,959
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £256
90th Percentile £666 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1,022 1,108
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.79 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.07% +9.43% -5.20%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.61 £11.30
90th Percentile £49.18 £50.00 £49.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year -9.52% +14.29% -10.91%

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 25 March 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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 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
England +57 327 £145 -1.69% 182
UK excluding London +30 319 £140 -5.08% 181
South East +12 93 £200 -4.76% 43
North of England -8 66 £140 +40.00% 22
South West -1 50 £125 -16.67% 31
Midlands +7 49 £140 -6.67% 54
London +41 41 £160 +6.67% 17
North West +8 36 £140 +47.37% 13
West Midlands -12 35 £138 -8.33% 28
East of England +18 27 £165 -0.02% 16
Yorkshire -8 22 £113 -7.76% 6
Scotland +5 15 £129 -13.91% 11
Wales +3 13 £165 -12.48% 5
East Midlands +4 12 £140 +40.00% 26
North East -2 8 £105 - 3
Northern Ireland +21 6 £128 -

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 144 (38.40%) Windows
2 109 (29.07%) Microsoft
3 63 (16.80%) Windows 10
4 61 (16.27%) ITIL
5 55 (14.67%) EPoS
6 51 (13.60%) Active Directory
7 50 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
8 44 (11.73%) Break/Fix
9 43 (11.47%) Security Cleared
10 37 (9.87%) Windows Server
11 34 (9.07%) Degree
12 33 (8.80%) SC Cleared
12 33 (8.80%) Cisco
13 32 (8.53%) PRINCE2
14 31 (8.27%) SCCM
14 31 (8.27%) Office 365
14 31 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (8.00%) HP
16 29 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
17 28 (7.47%) Migration
17 28 (7.47%) Windows 7
18 26 (6.93%) Data Centre
18 26 (6.93%) Management Information System
18 26 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
19 25 (6.67%) Firewall
20 21 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (5.33%) LAN
22 18 (4.80%) Oracle
22 18 (4.80%) Service Management
22 18 (4.80%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (2.40%) IIS
2 8 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.07%) ArcGIS
3 4 (1.07%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.53%) Apache
4 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.27%) JBoss
5 1 (0.27%) OpenWhisk
5 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.27%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.20%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.07%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.27%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.27%) Snagit
8 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.27%) Office 365
2 14 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.27%) Boomi
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.67%) Firewall
2 20 (5.33%) LAN
3 16 (4.27%) WAN
3 16 (4.27%) Wireless
4 10 (2.67%) VPN
5 8 (2.13%) NFC
5 8 (2.13%) VoIP
6 6 (1.60%) ATM
6 6 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.60%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.60%) Skype
6 6 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.33%) BIG-IP
7 5 (1.33%) DNS
7 5 (1.33%) MPLS
8 4 (1.07%) Network Security
9 3 (0.80%) BGP
9 3 (0.80%) SAN
10 2 (0.53%) CTI
10 2 (0.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.13%) GIS
3 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.27%) DTS
5 1 (0.27%) MS Access
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL
5 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.27%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (2.13%) JIRA
1 8 (2.13%) SonarQube
1 8 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.07%) WebLogic Workshop
3 2 (0.53%) Hudson
General
1 17 (4.53%) Back Office
2 16 (4.27%) Finance
3 15 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.20%) Retail
5 5 (1.33%) Automotive
5 5 (1.33%) Billing
5 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.07%) Local Government
7 3 (0.80%) Marketing
7 3 (0.80%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (21.07%) Field Engineer
2 60 (16.00%) IT Engineer
3 44 (11.73%) Deployment Engineer
4 41 (10.93%) Field Service Engineer
5 40 (10.67%) EPoS Engineer
6 35 (9.33%) Analyst
7 33 (8.80%) Break Fix Engineer
8 25 (6.67%) IT Support
9 24 (6.40%) Support Engineer
10 21 (5.60%) Network Engineer
10 21 (5.60%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (4.53%) Field Hardware Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) Hardware Engineer
12 16 (4.27%) Project Manager
13 15 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
14 14 (3.73%) Installations Engineer
15 13 (3.47%) Desktop Support
15 13 (3.47%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.20%) Web Services
2 5 (1.33%) HTML
2 5 (1.33%) XML
3 4 (1.07%) EJB
3 4 (1.07%) JDBC
3 4 (1.07%) JSP
3 4 (1.07%) Struts
3 4 (1.07%) WSDL
4 3 (0.80%) Dropwizard
4 3 (0.80%) Play Framework
5 2 (0.53%) BAPI
5 2 (0.53%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.53%) SAPUI5
5 2 (0.53%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.27%) .NET
6 1 (0.27%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) EDI
6 1 (0.27%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.27%) Flash
6 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.67%) EPoS
2 26 (6.93%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.20%) NHS
6 10 (2.67%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.40%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.13%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.13%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.60%) CCTV
10 4 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.80%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.53%) CMDB
12 2 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.53%) Life Science
12 2 (0.53%) SCADA
12 2 (0.53%) Social Media
12 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 144 (38.40%) Windows
2 63 (16.80%) Windows 10
3 37 (9.87%) Windows Server
4 28 (7.47%) Windows 7
5 14 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.47%) Linux
7 12 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.13%) Solaris
9 6 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.33%) Android
11 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.53%) Unix
13 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.27%) ITIL
2 44 (11.73%) Break/Fix
3 32 (8.53%) PRINCE2
4 31 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (7.47%) Migration
6 18 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (4.80%) Service Management
7 16 (4.27%) ITIL V3
8 15 (4.00%) Security Management
9 13 (3.47%) Mathematics
9 13 (3.47%) Project Management
9 13 (3.47%) Waterfall
10 12 (3.20%) Data Protection
10 12 (3.20%) TOGAF
11 11 (2.93%) Change Management
11 11 (2.93%) Information Security
12 10 (2.67%) DevOps
12 10 (2.67%) Quality Management
13 9 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (2.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.47%) SQL
2 12 (3.20%) Java
3 9 (2.40%) C#
4 4 (1.07%) C
4 4 (1.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.80%) Scala
6 2 (0.53%) ABAP
6 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.53%) SAPscript
6 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (11.47%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.07%) Degree
3 33 (8.80%) SC Cleared
4 29 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.47%) CCNA
7 10 (2.67%) A+ Certification
7 10 (2.67%) CCNP
8 9 (2.40%) CISM
8 9 (2.40%) CISSP
9 8 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (2.13%) CCSP
9 8 (2.13%) CISA
9 8 (2.13%) CLAS
9 8 (2.13%) CREST Certified
9 8 (2.13%) IISP
10 6 (1.60%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.33%) ECDL
11 5 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.73%) SLA
3 10 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.40%) GDPR
4 9 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.13%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (2.13%) ISO 22301
5 8 (2.13%) ISO 31000
5 8 (2.13%) ISO 9001
5 8 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.07%) PMO
8 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.53%) QA
8 2 (0.53%) RMADS
9 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.13%) ISA Server
3 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.80%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Firmware
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (8.27%) SCCM
2 8 (2.13%) Nessus
2 8 (2.13%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 4 (1.07%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.80%) WSUS
5 2 (0.53%) SCOM
5 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.27%) Grafana
6 1 (0.27%) Istio
6 1 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.27%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 109 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.80%) Cisco
3 30 (8.00%) HP
4 18 (4.80%) Oracle
5 14 (3.73%) Citrix
6 13 (3.47%) McAfee
6 13 (3.47%) VMware
7 11 (2.93%) Google
7 11 (2.93%) IBM
8 9 (2.40%) F5
9 8 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 8 (2.13%) Avaya
9 8 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (2.13%) Centrify
9 8 (2.13%) Imperva
9 8 (2.13%) Okta
9 8 (2.13%) Qualys
9 8 (2.13%) Splunk
9 8 (2.13%) Trend Micro
9 8 (2.13%) Tripwire