Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 561 433 389
Rank change year-on-year -128 -44 +150
Contract jobs citing Driving Licence 287 145 493
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.23% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 93 261
10th Percentile £109 £100 £110
25th Percentile £125 £118 £123
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £168 £133 £150
Median % change year-on-year +25.68% -11.15% -9.09%
75th Percentile £297 £230 £223
90th Percentile £400 £350 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £133 £150
% change year-on-year +20.06% -11.15% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 33 135
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.81 £11.35
25th Percentile £13.92 £12.36 £13.46
Median hourly rate £15.16 £15.46 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.94% -3.38% -1.58%
75th Percentile £18.75 £17.43 £18.70
90th Percentile £20.14 £18.00 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.82 £15.30 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.11% -4.41% -

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 26,681 11,812 23,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.04% 31.46% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,869 8,053 15,342
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 435 859
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.11 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.50 £14.94
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.65 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.19% +26.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £49.50 £45.13 £45.21
90th Percentile £65.00 £58.75 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.95% +10.81%

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 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Driving Licence in the UK

Driving Licence
Top 17 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 4 December 2021. 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 -53 239 £160 +20.06% 629
England -129 221 £185 +37.04% 636
North of England -33 73 £170 +41.67% 174
Yorkshire -10 45 £160 +26.35% 74
Scotland -40 40 £119 - 42
South East -65 40 £189 -5.63% 118
Midlands -67 37 £200 +42.86% 126
Work from Home -168 37 £213 +70.00% 60
London -168 32 £150 +12.55% 65
East Midlands -15 29 £200 +48.15% 63
East of England -32 25 £160 -33.33% 60
North West -44 22 £260 +116.67% 84
Northern Ireland 0 10 £103 - 4
South West -64 8 £327 +119.26% 94
West Midlands -65 7 £325 +132.14% 64
North East -4 6 £150 +50.00% 16
Wales -28 6 £130 +4.00% 13

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 120 (41.81%) Windows
2 110 (38.33%) Microsoft
3 79 (27.53%) Microsoft 365
4 73 (25.44%) Windows 10
5 68 (23.69%) Social Skills
6 63 (21.95%) Active Directory
6 63 (21.95%) ITIL
7 53 (18.47%) Public Sector
8 35 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
9 33 (11.50%) Service Management
10 32 (11.15%) Cisco
11 27 (9.41%) Dell
11 27 (9.41%) WAN
12 26 (9.06%) ITIL V3
13 24 (8.36%) Patch Management
14 23 (8.01%) Degree
15 22 (7.67%) Security Cleared
15 22 (7.67%) Windows 7
16 21 (7.32%) Azure
16 21 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (6.97%) Citrix
17 20 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (6.97%) Project Management
18 19 (6.62%) EPoS
18 19 (6.62%) DBS Check
18 19 (6.62%) Windows Server
19 18 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (6.27%) LAN
20 17 (5.92%) MCP
20 17 (5.92%) Wireless

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 16 (5.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.09%) IIS
3 4 (1.39%) Apache
4 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.70%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 79 (27.53%) Microsoft 365
2 21 (7.32%) Azure
3 7 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.39%) AWS
5 3 (1.05%) IaaS
5 3 (1.05%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) Boomi
6 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.41%) WAN
2 18 (6.27%) LAN
3 17 (5.92%) Wireless
4 12 (4.18%) NetScaler
5 10 (3.48%) Firewall
5 10 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.79%) VPN
7 7 (2.44%) DNS
7 7 (2.44%) Internet
7 7 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.09%) Broadband
8 6 (2.09%) Network Security
8 6 (2.09%) SD-WAN
9 5 (1.74%) NAS
9 5 (1.74%) SAN
9 5 (1.74%) VoIP
10 4 (1.39%) DHCP
10 4 (1.39%) VLAN
11 3 (1.05%) HTTP
11 3 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.39%) GIS
3 3 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.05%) JIRA
2 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.70%) Postman
2 2 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Katalon Studio
3 1 (0.35%) Selenium
3 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
General
1 68 (23.69%) Social Skills
2 53 (18.47%) Public Sector
3 21 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.14%) Local Government
6 7 (2.44%) Finance
6 7 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (2.09%) Back Office
8 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.39%) Billing
10 3 (1.05%) Front Office
10 3 (1.05%) Legal
10 3 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.05%) Retail
11 2 (0.70%) Law
11 2 (0.70%) Police
12 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (14.29%) IT Support
2 40 (13.94%) Analyst
2 40 (13.94%) Field Engineer
3 37 (12.89%) IT Engineer
4 31 (10.80%) Support Engineer
5 30 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (10.10%) Desktop Engineer
7 21 (7.32%) Desktop Support
7 21 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
8 19 (6.62%) Desktop Analyst
9 16 (5.57%) EPoS Engineer
10 15 (5.23%) Developer
10 15 (5.23%) Rollout Engineer
11 14 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.88%) Junior
11 14 (4.88%) Mobile Engineer
12 12 (4.18%) Junior Analyst
12 12 (4.18%) Support Analyst
12 12 (4.18%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.88%) .NET
2 4 (1.39%) JSON
2 4 (1.39%) XML
3 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.05%) RESTful
4 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.70%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (0.70%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.70%) Middleware
4 2 (0.70%) OAuth
4 2 (0.70%) OAuth2
4 2 (0.70%) OpenID
4 2 (0.70%) REST
4 2 (0.70%) ServiceStack
4 2 (0.70%) Swagger
5 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.35%) Django
5 1 (0.35%) Flask
5 1 (0.35%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.62%) EPoS
2 16 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (4.88%) NHS
4 11 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.83%) SCADA
5 9 (3.14%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.79%) Handset
7 6 (2.09%) Digital TV
8 5 (1.74%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.39%) Life Science
9 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.05%) Clustering
10 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) CCTV
11 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.70%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.35%) CMDB
12 1 (0.35%) FMCG
12 1 (0.35%) PMI
12 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 120 (41.81%) Windows
2 73 (25.44%) Windows 10
3 22 (7.67%) Windows 7
4 19 (6.62%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.18%) Android
6 9 (3.14%) Linux
6 9 (3.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.74%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.05%) Unix
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.95%) ITIL
2 33 (11.50%) Service Management
3 26 (9.06%) ITIL V3
4 24 (8.36%) Patch Management
5 20 (6.97%) Project Management
6 16 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (5.57%) Configuration Management
7 14 (4.88%) Full Stack Development
7 14 (4.88%) Migration
7 14 (4.88%) OO
7 14 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (4.18%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (4.18%) OOP
8 12 (4.18%) Project Delivery
9 11 (3.83%) Clean Code
9 11 (3.83%) OOD
9 11 (3.83%) Unit Testing
10 10 (3.48%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (3.14%) Break/Fix
11 9 (3.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.88%) C#
2 8 (2.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.09%) SQL
4 3 (1.05%) VBScript
5 2 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.35%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (8.01%) Degree
2 22 (7.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (6.62%) DBS Check
5 18 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (5.92%) MCP
7 16 (5.57%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.23%) CCNA
9 14 (4.88%) HND
10 7 (2.44%) CCNP
11 5 (1.74%) MCSE
12 4 (1.39%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.39%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.39%) HNC
12 4 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.09%) SLA
2 4 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.39%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 63 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.39%) BitLocker
3 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.05%) NFS
4 3 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.88%) SCCM
2 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (2.79%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.44%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.05%) Ansible
5 3 (1.05%) Terraform
6 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.70%) WSUS
7 1 (0.35%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.15%) Cisco
3 27 (9.41%) Dell
4 20 (6.97%) Citrix
5 16 (5.57%) VMware
6 13 (4.53%) HP
7 6 (2.09%) Aruba
7 6 (2.09%) Meraki
7 6 (2.09%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.74%) Fortinet
8 5 (1.74%) Ubiquiti
9 4 (1.39%) F5
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle
9 4 (1.39%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.05%) Apple
10 3 (1.05%) EMC
10 3 (1.05%) Mitel
10 3 (1.05%) NetApp
10 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.05%) Riverbed