Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 401 432 542
Rank change year-on-year +31 +110 +2
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 113 452 374
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.64% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 245 198
Median daily rate £133 £175 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.85% - +27.26%
10th Percentile £100 £111 £100
90th Percentile £350 £500 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £163 £188
% change year-on-year -17.99% -13.33% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 105 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.76 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +4.03% +6.90%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.98 £13.00
90th Percentile £25.60 £22.15 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.76 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.70% +5.07% +5.63%

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 10,201 27,532 33,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.14% 31.43% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,470 17,477 21,465
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £255 £265 £275
90th Percentile £719 £668 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £418
% change year-on-year -0.35% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 1,042 1,044
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.16% +9.95% -3.40%
10th Percentile £13.43 £11.61 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £26.81 £20.50 £18.93
% change year-on-year +30.76% +8.31% -5.36%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +42 97 £133 -17.99% 303
England +54 90 £133 -27.96% 306
South East +155 29 £188 +7.14% 75
Midlands +67 19 £135 -30.77% 63
North of England +28 17 £120 -25.00% 71
Scotland +51 13 £118 +4.89% 10
West Midlands +48 13 £124 -31.98% 36
South West +57 11 £169 -10.98% 40
London +191 9 £133 -16.71% 34
North West +26 9 £120 -25.00% 42
East Midlands +56 7 £135 -58.46% 26
Yorkshire +48 7 £127 -9.55% 20
East of England +54 5 £190 -52.80% 24
Wales +39 4 £128 +6.25% 14
Work from Home -69 2 - - 25
North East +35 1 £100 -63.64% 9

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 53 (46.90%) Windows
2 44 (38.94%) Windows 10
3 26 (23.01%) Security Cleared
4 23 (20.35%) SC Cleared
4 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
5 17 (15.04%) Active Directory
5 17 (15.04%) Public Sector
6 14 (12.39%) Cisco
6 14 (12.39%) Office 365
7 13 (11.50%) Telecoms
8 12 (10.62%) Project Delivery
9 10 (8.85%) Retail
10 9 (7.96%) NEBOSH
10 9 (7.96%) Firewall
10 9 (7.96%) VMware
10 9 (7.96%) ITIL
11 8 (7.08%) EPoS
11 8 (7.08%) SCCM
11 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
11 8 (7.08%) Windows Server
12 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
12 7 (6.19%) Degree
12 7 (6.19%) HP
12 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (5.31%) ITSM
13 6 (5.31%) Service Management
13 6 (5.31%) Migration
13 6 (5.31%) HND

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 6 (5.31%) Confluence
2 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) nginx
4 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Office 365
2 4 (3.54%) AWS
3 2 (1.77%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Firewall
2 5 (4.42%) DHCP
2 5 (4.42%) LAN
2 5 (4.42%) WAN
3 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.65%) DNS
4 3 (2.65%) VoIP
4 3 (2.65%) VPN
4 3 (2.65%) VSAN
4 3 (2.65%) Wireless
5 2 (1.77%) BGP
5 2 (1.77%) OSPF
5 2 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.77%) Skype
5 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) 2G
6 1 (0.88%) 3G
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) MySQL
2 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Bitbucket
1 6 (5.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Hudson
2 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (15.04%) Public Sector
2 13 (11.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.85%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Local Government
5 2 (1.77%) Finance
5 2 (1.77%) Police
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) Field Engineer
2 13 (11.50%) Deskside Engineer
3 12 (10.62%) Deployment Engineer
4 11 (9.73%) Network Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) IT Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.19%) IT Support
7 7 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Network Field Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Senior Architect
10 3 (2.65%) Support Officer
10 3 (2.65%) Windows Deployment Engineer
11 2 (1.77%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
1 2 (1.77%) Flash
1 2 (1.77%) JSON
2 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) RESTful
2 1 (0.88%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.88%) Swagger
2 1 (0.88%) WCF
2 1 (0.88%) XML
2 1 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
1 8 (7.08%) EPoS
2 5 (4.42%) NHS
3 3 (2.65%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) PKI
4 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) Replication
4 2 (1.77%) SCADA
4 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Handset
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.90%) Windows
2 44 (38.94%) Windows 10
3 8 (7.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.77%) Linux
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.62%) Project Delivery
2 9 (7.96%) ITIL
3 6 (5.31%) DevOps
3 6 (5.31%) ITSM
3 6 (5.31%) Migration
3 6 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (5.31%) Service Management
4 5 (4.42%) Project Management
5 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.65%) Break/Fix
6 3 (2.65%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.77%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.77%) ERP
7 2 (1.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (1.77%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.77%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (1.77%) Power Management
7 2 (1.77%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.65%) C#
1 3 (2.65%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) C++
2 2 (1.77%) Java
2 2 (1.77%) VB
3 1 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (23.01%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.19%) Degree
3 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.31%) HND
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.54%) MCP
5 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.65%) CCNA
6 3 (2.65%) MCSE
7 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.77%) MCSA
8 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.88%) CCDA
8 1 (0.88%) CCDP
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) NEBOSH
2 4 (3.54%) NCSC
3 3 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) NIST
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) VMware NSX
4 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.77%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.77%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.39%) Cisco
3 9 (7.96%) VMware
4 7 (6.19%) HP
5 5 (4.42%) Dell
6 3 (2.65%) Juniper
6 3 (2.65%) Veeam
6 3 (2.65%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.77%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) 3Com
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe
8 1 (0.88%) Apple
8 1 (0.88%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.88%) Genesys
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee
8 1 (0.88%) Nokia
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle
8 1 (0.88%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow