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 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
London / City of London
Rank 78 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 75 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.57% 1.43% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.56% 9.52% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 51
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £626 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.69 £17.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.70 £44.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.78% +56.14%

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
427 483 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.64% 15.06% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 351 587
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.98 £19.50 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £16.00 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £33.80 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.93%) Linux
4 25 (17.24%) Java
5 23 (15.86%) Windows
6 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
6 22 (15.17%) Docker
7 21 (14.48%) GitHub
8 20 (13.79%) DevOps
8 20 (13.79%) Finance
9 18 (12.41%) Project Management
9 18 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (10.34%) VMware
10 15 (10.34%) Kubernetes
11 14 (9.66%) DV Cleared
11 14 (9.66%) Node.js
11 14 (9.66%) Scrum
11 14 (9.66%) Migration
11 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
12 13 (8.97%) Puppet
13 12 (8.28%) Service Management
13 12 (8.28%) ITIL
14 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
14 11 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (7.59%) PowerShell
15 10 (6.90%) REST
15 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
15 10 (6.90%) Pair Programming
15 10 (6.90%) JIRA
15 10 (6.90%) PHP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.45%) Confluence
3 4 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.76%) MS Project
1 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
2 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) HipChat
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.48%) GitHub
2 18 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.21%) IaaS
3 9 (6.21%) PaaS
4 8 (5.52%) Office 365
5 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.45%) SaaS
6 2 (1.38%) Trello
6 2 (1.38%) Yammer
7 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) Firewall
2 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.83%) LAN
4 6 (4.14%) HTTP
4 6 (4.14%) Internet
4 6 (4.14%) SSL
4 6 (4.14%) WAN
5 5 (3.45%) DMARC
6 3 (2.07%) DKIM
6 3 (2.07%) DNS
6 3 (2.07%) Network Security
6 3 (2.07%) SMTP
6 3 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.38%) VPN
8 1 (0.69%) DHCP
8 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.69%) LDAP
8 1 (0.69%) SAN
8 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.83%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.45%) Redis
4 4 (2.76%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.07%) Big Data
5 3 (2.07%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.38%) HBase
6 2 (1.38%) MySQL
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.69%) AllegroGraph
7 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.90%) JIRA
3 8 (5.52%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.14%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.38%) JUnit
5 2 (1.38%) Maven
5 2 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.69%) Ant
6 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.69%) Hudson
6 1 (0.69%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.69%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.69%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.69%) MSI
6 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.38%) Law
4 1 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (19.31%) Developer
2 20 (13.79%) Analyst
3 17 (11.72%) Architect
4 14 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Consultant
9 5 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Security Architect
9 5 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.76%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (2.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) Node.js
2 10 (6.90%) CSS
2 10 (6.90%) HTML
2 10 (6.90%) REST
3 9 (6.21%) Spring
3 9 (6.21%) Web Services
4 7 (4.83%) Symfony
5 6 (4.14%) Akka
5 6 (4.14%) Backbone.js
5 6 (4.14%) Ember.js
5 6 (4.14%) HTML5
5 6 (4.14%) JSON
5 6 (4.14%) Play Framework
5 6 (4.14%) spray
6 5 (3.45%) .NET
6 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.45%) CSS3
6 5 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (3.45%) LAMP
7 4 (2.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.38%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.69%) CESG
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.69%) PDA
5 1 (0.69%) PKI
5 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.93%) Linux
2 23 (15.86%) Windows
3 7 (4.83%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.14%) CoreOS
4 6 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.76%) RancherOS
6 4 (2.76%) Unix
7 3 (2.07%) Android
7 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.07%) CentOS
7 3 (2.07%) webOS
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) AIX
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.79%) DevOps
3 18 (12.41%) Project Management
4 14 (9.66%) Migration
4 14 (9.66%) Scrum
5 12 (8.28%) ITIL
5 12 (8.28%) Service Management
6 10 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 10 (6.90%) Pair Programming
6 10 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.52%) Open Source
9 7 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.14%) Change Management
10 6 (4.14%) Information Management
10 6 (4.14%) Information Security
10 6 (4.14%) TDD
10 6 (4.14%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.24%) Java
2 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.90%) PHP
4 6 (4.14%) Go
4 6 (4.14%) Ruby
4 6 (4.14%) Scala
5 5 (3.45%) Python
6 4 (2.76%) SQL
7 3 (2.07%) ES6
7 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.38%) C
8 2 (1.38%) C#
9 1 (0.69%) Groovy
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.66%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.07%) Degree
5 2 (1.38%) CCNA
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.38%) CISM
5 2 (1.38%) CISSP
5 2 (1.38%) CRISC
5 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.69%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) PMO
2 3 (2.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (2.07%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.69%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.17%) Docker
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) etcd
3 4 (2.76%) flannel
3 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.38%) vCloud
6 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.69%) Postfix
6 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.69%) Squid
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 13 (8.97%) Puppet
3 6 (4.14%) Ansible
4 5 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (3.45%) Rancher
5 4 (2.76%) Consul
5 4 (2.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.76%) Marathon
5 4 (2.76%) Mesos
5 4 (2.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.76%) SELinux
6 2 (1.38%) Kibana
6 2 (1.38%) logstash
6 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.38%) Terraform
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.69%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (10.34%) VMware
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.52%) Cisco
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle
5 2 (1.38%) Nuix
5 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.38%) Tripwire
6 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.69%) Becrypt
6 1 (0.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.69%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.69%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.69%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.69%) Lumension
6 1 (0.69%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.69%) Sonatype
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