Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 583 487 551
Rank change year-on-year -96 +64 -77
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 331 394 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.21% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 161 208
UK median daily rate £200 £200 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.57% +2.00%
10th Percentile £100 £115 £100
90th Percentile £538 £470 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £203 £200 £275
% change year-on-year +1.64% -27.27% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 170 85
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £13.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% -1.00% -5.72%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.06 £10.87
90th Percentile £52.50 £27.25 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.86 £14.17
% change year-on-year +29.87% -2.19% -2.28%

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 35,377 32,575 37,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.95% 34.19% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,003 21,170 24,586
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,118 1,109 1,237
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% -9.52% +20.00%

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 20 July 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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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
England -84 287 £207 +3.29% 736
UK excluding London -77 272 £203 +1.64% 740
South East -35 95 £215 +7.50% 159
Midlands +4 61 £189 +27.97% 154
London -58 46 £230 +17.95% 58
West Midlands -5 37 £175 +32.08% 103
East of England -7 37 £188 -6.25% 99
Scotland -35 30 £130 -39.81% 43
North of England -58 30 £175 -53.33% 197
East Midlands -1 24 £230 +0.55% 51
South West -10 16 £110 -67.65% 69
North West -34 14 £175 -53.33% 100
Yorkshire -39 13 £175 -63.16% 64
Wales -10 4 £232 +108.54% 18
North East -3 3 £115 - 33

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 90 (27.19%) Windows
2 70 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 57 (17.22%) Telecoms
4 53 (16.01%) ITIL
4 53 (16.01%) ATM
5 52 (15.71%) Security Cleared
6 48 (14.50%) Cisco
7 46 (13.90%) PRINCE2
8 42 (12.69%) Active Directory
9 41 (12.39%) SC Cleared
10 38 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
11 35 (10.57%) Windows 10
12 33 (9.97%) Windows Server
13 29 (8.76%) HP
13 29 (8.76%) Windows 7
14 27 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (8.16%) SLA
14 27 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (8.16%) Firewall
14 27 (8.16%) Data Centre
15 26 (7.85%) EPoS
15 26 (7.85%) Degree
16 25 (7.55%) Project Management
17 24 (7.25%) Management Information System
17 24 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 23 (6.95%) Wireless
19 22 (6.65%) Citrix
19 22 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
20 21 (6.34%) CCNA
20 21 (6.34%) VPN

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 8 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.11%) IIS
2 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.91%) Apache
4 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Documentum
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.30%) Simulink
7 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.30%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.91%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.30%) Primavera
4 1 (0.30%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.23%) Office 365
2 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (0.91%) G Suite
3 3 (0.91%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.30%) Boomi
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.01%) ATM
2 27 (8.16%) Firewall
3 23 (6.95%) Wireless
4 21 (6.34%) VPN
5 15 (4.53%) LAN
6 14 (4.23%) Network Security
6 14 (4.23%) WAN
7 10 (3.02%) DHCP
7 10 (3.02%) DNS
8 9 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (2.42%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.81%) 2G
10 6 (1.81%) 3G
10 6 (1.81%) 4G
10 6 (1.81%) Internet
10 6 (1.81%) TETRA
10 6 (1.81%) VoIP
10 6 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.51%) 802.11
11 5 (1.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.60%) GIS
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.30%) Big Data
4 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.30%) DTS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.30%) Power BI
4 1 (0.30%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.30%) QlikView
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.11%) SonarQube
2 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.60%) Protractor
3 2 (0.60%) Selenium
3 2 (0.60%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.60%) Subversion
3 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (17.22%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.44%) Finance
2 18 (5.44%) Retail
3 11 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.11%) Automotive
5 6 (1.81%) Marketing
6 4 (1.21%) Banking
7 3 (0.91%) Back Office
7 3 (0.91%) German Language
7 3 (0.91%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 2 (0.60%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
9 1 (0.30%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (17.82%) Field Engineer
2 51 (15.41%) ATM Engineer
3 35 (10.57%) IT Engineer
4 24 (7.25%) Support Engineer
5 23 (6.95%) EPoS Engineer
5 23 (6.95%) IT Support
6 21 (6.34%) Deployment Engineer
7 17 (5.14%) Architect
8 16 (4.83%) Network Engineer
9 13 (3.93%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (3.63%) Analyst
11 11 (3.32%) Desktop Support
12 10 (3.02%) Consultant
12 10 (3.02%) IT Manager
12 10 (3.02%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.02%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (2.72%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (2.72%) Trainer
14 8 (2.42%) Administrator
14 8 (2.42%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.81%) .NET
2 5 (1.51%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.21%) REST
4 2 (0.60%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.60%) HTML
4 2 (0.60%) Qt
4 2 (0.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.30%) jQuery
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.30%) SOAP
5 1 (0.30%) Spring
5 1 (0.30%) WCF
5 1 (0.30%) WinForms
5 1 (0.30%) XML
5 1 (0.30%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.85%) EPoS
3 24 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.72%) NHS
8 7 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.81%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.81%) SCADA
9 6 (1.81%) Smartcard
10 5 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.21%) CCTV
11 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.91%) Handset
13 2 (0.60%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.60%) Chip and PIN
13 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.60%) PDA
13 2 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.19%) Windows
2 35 (10.57%) Windows 10
3 33 (9.97%) Windows Server
4 29 (8.76%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.83%) Windows XP
6 14 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.02%) Unix
8 9 (2.72%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.11%) AIX
9 7 (2.11%) Linux
10 4 (1.21%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.91%) HPUX
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.60%) Android
12 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.60%) Solaris
13 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.01%) ITIL
2 46 (13.90%) PRINCE2
3 27 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (7.55%) Project Management
5 22 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (5.14%) Change Management
6 17 (5.14%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.23%) Information Security
7 14 (4.23%) Security Management
8 13 (3.93%) Incident Management
8 13 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (3.63%) ERP
9 12 (3.63%) Migration
10 11 (3.32%) Break/Fix
10 11 (3.32%) ITIL V3
10 11 (3.32%) QMS
10 11 (3.32%) Risk Management
10 11 (3.32%) Waterfall
11 10 (3.02%) Mathematics
11 10 (3.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.42%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.11%) SQL
2 7 (2.11%) VB
3 4 (1.21%) ABAP
3 4 (1.21%) C#
3 4 (1.21%) Java
3 4 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.60%) C
4 2 (0.60%) C++
4 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 52 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.39%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (7.85%) Degree
5 24 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 21 (6.34%) CCNA
7 18 (5.44%) CCNP
8 16 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (3.63%) CISM
9 12 (3.63%) CISSP
9 12 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (3.32%) HNC
10 11 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.72%) MCSE
12 8 (2.42%) MCP
13 7 (2.11%) CISA
13 7 (2.11%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.11%) HND
13 7 (2.11%) MCSA
13 7 (2.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.16%) SLA
2 12 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.72%) GDPR
3 9 (2.72%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.42%) ISO 22301
4 8 (2.42%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.11%) ISAE 3402
5 7 (2.11%) ISO 31000
5 7 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 7 (2.11%) PMO
5 7 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.21%) QA
8 1 (0.30%) GMP
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.21%) vSphere
4 3 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.83%) SCCM
2 7 (2.11%) Nessus
2 7 (2.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.30%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.30%) MOM
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.50%) Cisco
3 29 (8.76%) HP
4 22 (6.65%) Citrix
5 16 (4.83%) Oracle
6 14 (4.23%) VMware
7 12 (3.63%) McAfee
8 10 (3.02%) Fujitsu
8 10 (3.02%) IBM
9 8 (2.42%) Centrify
9 8 (2.42%) Splunk
9 8 (2.42%) Sun
10 7 (2.11%) Altiris
10 7 (2.11%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.11%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (2.11%) Imperva
10 7 (2.11%) Qualys
10 7 (2.11%) SAP
10 7 (2.11%) Trend Micro
10 7 (2.11%) Tripwire