The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 130 105 85
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 78 106 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.80% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.96% 11.40% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 70 117
Average daily rate
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£425 £385 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.58 £19.00 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.73% +39.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £17.18 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.92 £39.00 £22.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
871 930 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.65% 15.77% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 645 747
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 63
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.10 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -23.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £34.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the City of London region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the City of London region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 165 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.03%) Windows
3 30 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (15.15%) Java
5 24 (14.55%) Finance
6 20 (12.12%) SQL
7 19 (11.52%) Linux
8 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
8 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
9 16 (9.70%) Oracle
10 15 (9.09%) Scrum
10 15 (9.09%) VMware
11 13 (7.88%) TDD
11 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.88%) Firewall
11 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
12 12 (7.27%) Risk Management
12 12 (7.27%) CTC Cleared
12 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (6.67%) CMS
13 11 (6.67%) Migration
13 11 (6.67%) CRM
13 11 (6.67%) HTML
14 10 (6.06%) C#
14 10 (6.06%) .NET
14 10 (6.06%) Web Services
14 10 (6.06%) Cisco
14 10 (6.06%) Project Management
14 10 (6.06%) Pair Programming
14 10 (6.06%) MVC

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.67%) CMS
2 7 (4.24%) Umbraco
2 7 (4.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (4.24%) Kentico
3 6 (3.64%) Apache
4 5 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.42%) JBoss
5 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.82%) Confluence
7 2 (1.21%) nginx
7 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.21%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.61%) Node.js
8 1 (0.61%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS Project
4 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.61%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.61%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.03%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.21%) Office 365
4 2 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.88%) Firewall
2 7 (4.24%) Network Security
3 6 (3.64%) LAN
3 6 (3.64%) WAN
4 5 (3.03%) VPN
4 5 (3.03%) DNS
4 5 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.42%) SAN
5 4 (2.42%) DHCP
6 3 (1.82%) PBX
6 3 (1.82%) VoIP
6 3 (1.82%) DPNSS
6 3 (1.82%) QSIG
7 2 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.21%) MPLS
7 2 (1.21%) LDAP
7 2 (1.21%) Intranet
7 2 (1.21%) IPv4
8 1 (0.61%) IPv6
8 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) MySQL
3 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.21%) Redis
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.21%) IDOL
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.61%) HBase
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.42%) JIRA
4 3 (1.82%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.21%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.21%) Subversion
5 2 (1.21%) JUnit
5 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.21%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.21%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.61%) Gradle
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.61%) Rational Robot
6 1 (0.61%) MSI
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Maven
General
1 24 (14.55%) Finance
2 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.03%) Banking
4 4 (2.42%) Legal
5 3 (1.82%) Billing
6 2 (1.21%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (21.21%) Developer
2 15 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 12 (7.27%) Analyst
3 12 (7.27%) Consultant
3 12 (7.27%) Architect
4 10 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 8 (4.85%) .NET Developer
6 6 (3.64%) Support Engineer
6 6 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (2.42%) Designer
7 4 (2.42%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (2.42%) Security Specialist
7 4 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (2.42%) Business Analyst
7 4 (2.42%) Technical Architect
7 4 (2.42%) Service Manager
7 4 (2.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (1.82%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (1.82%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (1.82%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) HTML
2 10 (6.06%) .NET
2 10 (6.06%) Web Services
2 10 (6.06%) RESTful
3 9 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.85%) CSS
4 8 (4.85%) J2EE
4 8 (4.85%) JSP
4 8 (4.85%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.85%) WCF
4 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.85%) HTML5
4 8 (4.85%) Entity Framework
5 7 (4.24%) Razor View Engine
5 7 (4.24%) LINQ
5 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (4.24%) Spring
6 5 (3.03%) Struts
6 5 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.24%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.03%) Biometrics
5 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.42%) RMADS
6 3 (1.82%) iPad
6 3 (1.82%) IVR
6 3 (1.82%) CESG
7 2 (1.21%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.21%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.61%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.61%) Handset
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.61%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.03%) Windows
2 19 (11.52%) Linux
3 9 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.64%) UNIX
6 5 (3.03%) Android
6 5 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.42%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (9.09%) Scrum
3 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (7.88%) TDD
4 12 (7.27%) Risk Management
5 11 (6.67%) Migration
5 11 (6.67%) CRM
6 10 (6.06%) MVC
6 10 (6.06%) Project Management
6 10 (6.06%) Pair Programming
6 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 9 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.85%) DevOps
8 8 (4.85%) BDD
8 8 (4.85%) Service Management
8 8 (4.85%) Information Security
8 8 (4.85%) ITIL
8 8 (4.85%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.24%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.15%) Java
2 20 (12.12%) SQL
3 10 (6.06%) C#
4 9 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.03%) C++
5 5 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.42%) Perl
6 4 (2.42%) Ruby
6 4 (2.42%) Python
6 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.21%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
9 1 (0.61%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 165 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.27%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (4.85%) CISSP
4 7 (4.24%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.42%) CISMP
6 3 (1.82%) MCSE
6 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.82%) CCNP
7 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.21%) IBM Certification
7 2 (1.21%) CISM
7 2 (1.21%) MCSA
7 2 (1.21%) Degree
7 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.21%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.61%) MCDST
8 1 (0.61%) MCTS
8 1 (0.61%) MCITP
8 1 (0.61%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) SLA
1 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) P3O
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.42%) XenApp
3 3 (1.82%) vCloud
3 3 (1.82%) Docker
3 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.61%) Samba
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.85%) Puppet
2 5 (3.03%) SCCM
3 4 (2.42%) Ansible
4 3 (1.82%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.82%) WSUS
5 2 (1.21%) SCOM
5 2 (1.21%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.21%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.21%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.21%) logstash
5 2 (1.21%) Salt
5 2 (1.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.61%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) Oracle
3 15 (9.09%) VMware
4 10 (6.06%) Cisco
5 8 (4.85%) Citrix
6 7 (4.24%) Google
6 7 (4.24%) EPiServer
6 7 (4.24%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.64%) Apple
8 4 (2.42%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.42%) Juniper
8 4 (2.42%) HP
9 3 (1.82%) Avaya
9 3 (1.82%) IBM
9 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.82%) McAfee
9 3 (1.82%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.82%) FatWire
10 2 (1.21%) Varonis
10 2 (1.21%) Greenplum
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