Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 404 532 547
Rank change year-on-year +128 +15 -13
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 481 395 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 1.18% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 226 244
UK median daily rate £150 £165 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92% -3.70%
10th Percentile £110 £105 £94
90th Percentile £500 £525 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £165 £130
% change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 53 83
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +4.62%
10th Percentile £11.26 £13.00 £11.27
90th Percentile £21.75 £40.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.65 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.24% +7.93% +4.62%

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 26,193 33,447 33,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.25% 32.39% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,618 21,845 22,054
UK median daily rate £470 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £261 £275 £263
90th Percentile £670 £655 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,054 1,046 1,011
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.07 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +17.55% -2.26% -2.80%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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
UK excluding London +104 428 £150 -9.09% 759
England +140 417 £160 -5.88% 750
North of England +99 121 £150 +9.09% 205
South East +15 78 £139 -44.60% 177
North West +34 65 £150 -11.76% 111
Midlands +53 63 £185 +17.46% 170
South West +27 59 £175 +32.94% 69
Scotland +44 52 £115 -4.17% 33
West Midlands +50 51 £190 +8.57% 106
Yorkshire +67 50 £145 +7.41% 72
East of England +49 49 £230 +31.43% 82
London +59 40 £150 -6.25% 48
East Midlands +14 12 £150 +7.14% 64
North East +22 6 - - 22
Wales +21 5 £116 -25.00% 24
Northern Ireland +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 325 (67.57%) Windows
2 189 (39.29%) Windows 10
3 151 (31.39%) Microsoft
4 112 (23.28%) Windows 7
5 103 (21.41%) Active Directory
6 92 (19.13%) HP
7 91 (18.92%) ITIL
8 88 (18.30%) Security Cleared
9 75 (15.59%) Microsoft Office
10 74 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 70 (14.55%) Public Sector
12 67 (13.93%) Data Centre
13 61 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
13 61 (12.68%) Windows Server
14 58 (12.06%) Telecoms
15 47 (9.77%) Retail
16 45 (9.36%) Migration
17 42 (8.73%) Office 365
18 41 (8.52%) Break/Fix
19 39 (8.11%) Degree
20 38 (7.90%) Dell
20 38 (7.90%) Firewall
21 36 (7.48%) SCCM
22 34 (7.07%) SLA
23 32 (6.65%) Management Information System
24 31 (6.44%) Banking
25 30 (6.24%) Workflow
25 30 (6.24%) LAN
26 29 (6.03%) Cisco
27 27 (5.61%) NHS

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 26 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.49%) IIS
4 9 (1.87%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.04%) Apache
6 5 (1.04%) nginx
7 4 (0.83%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.83%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.42%) WinCC
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 75 (15.59%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.83%) Acrobat
3 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.73%) Office 365
2 11 (2.29%) Azure
3 5 (1.04%) SaaS
4 4 (0.83%) IaaS
4 4 (0.83%) PaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.21%) AWS
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.90%) Firewall
2 30 (6.24%) LAN
3 25 (5.20%) WAN
4 22 (4.57%) Wireless
5 17 (3.53%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.33%) DNS
7 12 (2.49%) VLAN
7 12 (2.49%) VoIP
8 11 (2.29%) VPN
9 9 (1.87%) Internet
9 9 (1.87%) MPLS
10 8 (1.66%) Ethernet
10 8 (1.66%) OSPF
11 7 (1.46%) PBX
11 7 (1.46%) SAN
12 6 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.25%) IGMP
12 6 (1.25%) Multicast
12 6 (1.25%) NAS
12 6 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.04%) MySQL
4 4 (0.83%) GIS
5 2 (0.42%) Big Data
5 2 (0.42%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.04%) GitLab
3 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 70 (14.55%) Public Sector
2 58 (12.06%) Telecoms
3 47 (9.77%) Retail
4 31 (6.44%) Banking
5 18 (3.74%) Finance
6 16 (3.33%) Local Government
7 11 (2.29%) Police
8 9 (1.87%) Automotive
9 4 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.83%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (17.26%) Field Engineer
2 58 (12.06%) Support Engineer
3 54 (11.23%) Windows Engineer
4 51 (10.60%) IT Support
5 50 (10.40%) Desktop Engineer
6 46 (9.56%) Desktop Support
7 42 (8.73%) Analyst
8 38 (7.90%) Deployment Engineer
9 33 (6.86%) Field Service Engineer
10 32 (6.65%) Rollout Engineer
11 30 (6.24%) IT Engineer
12 25 (5.20%) Hardware Engineer
13 24 (4.99%) Network Engineer
14 22 (4.57%) 1st Line Support
14 22 (4.57%) Build Engineer
14 22 (4.57%) Windows Deployment Engineer
15 21 (4.37%) Field Hardware Engineer
15 21 (4.37%) Support Officer
16 20 (4.16%) Break Fix Engineer
16 20 (4.16%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.49%) Web Services
2 10 (2.08%) .NET
3 9 (1.87%) .NET Framework
3 9 (1.87%) HTML
3 9 (1.87%) XML
4 6 (1.25%) WCF
4 6 (1.25%) XSLT
5 4 (0.83%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.42%) LDAP
7 1 (0.21%) BAPI
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BSP
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.21%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.21%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.21%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.93%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.61%) NHS
4 22 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.08%) Clustering
7 7 (1.46%) PKI
8 5 (1.04%) AS400
8 5 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.04%) CCTV
8 5 (1.04%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.04%) iPhone
8 5 (1.04%) Replication
8 5 (1.04%) SCADA
9 4 (0.83%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.83%) User Experience
10 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.42%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 325 (67.57%) Windows
2 189 (39.29%) Windows 10
3 112 (23.28%) Windows 7
4 61 (12.68%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.91%) Linux
6 14 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.87%) Android
7 9 (1.87%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.46%) Debian
8 7 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.25%) CentOS
9 6 (1.25%) Solaris
10 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) Fedora
12 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.92%) ITIL
2 61 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (9.36%) Migration
4 41 (8.52%) Break/Fix
5 30 (6.24%) Workflow
6 24 (4.99%) Incident Management
7 22 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
8 21 (4.37%) Service Management
9 17 (3.53%) ITSM
10 16 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 16 (3.33%) Time Management
11 15 (3.12%) Project Delivery
12 14 (2.91%) PRINCE2
12 14 (2.91%) Project Management
13 13 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (2.49%) Decision-Making
14 12 (2.49%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (2.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.70%) C
2 9 (1.87%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.66%) SQL
4 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.83%) Java
6 2 (0.42%) VB
7 1 (0.21%) ABAP
7 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.21%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (18.30%) Security Cleared
2 74 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 39 (8.11%) Degree
4 19 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.33%) DBS Check
7 15 (3.12%) CCNP
8 14 (2.91%) HND
9 10 (2.08%) CCNA
9 10 (2.08%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.46%) MCSE
12 6 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.25%) MCP
13 4 (0.83%) CCIE
13 4 (0.83%) CCIE Data Center
13 4 (0.83%) CCIE Security
13 4 (0.83%) GIAC
13 4 (0.83%) HNC
13 4 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.07%) SLA
2 12 (2.49%) PMO
3 6 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.25%) NIST
4 5 (1.04%) QA
5 3 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.62%) GDPR
6 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.42%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) COSHH
7 1 (0.21%) MISRA
System Software
1 103 (21.41%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.66%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.25%) vSphere
5 5 (1.04%) Corosync
5 5 (1.04%) DRBD
5 5 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (1.04%) Postfix
6 2 (0.42%) XenApp
6 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (7.48%) SCCM
2 7 (1.46%) vCenter Server
2 7 (1.46%) WSUS
3 5 (1.04%) Ansible
3 5 (1.04%) HAProxy
3 5 (1.04%) Pacemaker
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.62%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.62%) Clonezilla
5 3 (0.62%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.42%) vMotion
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.21%) SCOM
7 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 151 (31.39%) Microsoft
2 92 (19.13%) HP
3 38 (7.90%) Dell
4 29 (6.03%) Cisco
5 26 (5.41%) VMware
6 23 (4.78%) Fujitsu
7 18 (3.74%) Apple
7 18 (3.74%) McAfee
8 9 (1.87%) Lotus
9 8 (1.66%) Oracle
10 7 (1.46%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.25%) Avaya
11 6 (1.25%) SAP
12 5 (1.04%) Juniper
12 5 (1.04%) Remedy
12 5 (1.04%) Riverbed
13 4 (0.83%) Citrix
13 4 (0.83%) F5
13 4 (0.83%) Symantec
13 4 (0.83%) Veeam