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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
London / City of London
Rank 72 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 86 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.97% 1.30% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.48% 8.21% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 22 47
Median daily rate £460 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +123.68%

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
420 487 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.51% 15.85% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 350 625
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £638 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £17.89 £21.62 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% +54.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £35.60 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (22.75%) Java
4 36 (21.56%) GitHub
5 35 (20.96%) Docker
6 33 (19.76%) Linux
7 31 (18.56%) DevOps
8 30 (17.96%) Node.js
9 29 (17.37%) Git (software)
10 28 (16.77%) VMware
11 27 (16.17%) Kubernetes
12 26 (15.57%) Windows
13 24 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (13.77%) Puppet
15 21 (12.57%) Finance
16 19 (11.38%) Configuration Management
16 19 (11.38%) PHP
17 18 (10.78%) Project Management
17 18 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (10.18%) Microsoft
18 17 (10.18%) Jenkins
19 16 (9.58%) REST
19 16 (9.58%) Web Services
19 16 (9.58%) ITIL
19 16 (9.58%) Pair Programming
19 16 (9.58%) Spring
19 16 (9.58%) Symfony
20 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
20 15 (8.98%) Service Management
20 15 (8.98%) Scala

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 10 (5.99%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.99%) Confluence
4 4 (2.40%) Apache
4 4 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.20%) nginx
6 2 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) Jetty
7 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.60%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) MS Office
2 4 (2.40%) MS Project
2 4 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.60%) HipChat
4 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.60%) Revit
4 1 (0.60%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.56%) GitHub
2 24 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.59%) IaaS
3 11 (6.59%) PaaS
4 8 (4.79%) Office 365
5 6 (3.59%) SaaS
6 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.20%) Trello
7 2 (1.20%) Yammer
8 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.78%) HTTP
2 13 (7.78%) SSL
3 10 (5.99%) Firewall
4 8 (4.79%) LAN
5 7 (4.19%) Internet
5 7 (4.19%) WAN
6 5 (2.99%) DMARC
7 3 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.80%) CTI
7 3 (1.80%) DKIM
7 3 (1.80%) DNS
7 3 (1.80%) SMTP
7 3 (1.80%) VPN
7 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.20%) Network Security
8 2 (1.20%) Skype
9 1 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (8.38%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.19%) Redis
4 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.99%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.40%) Big Data
7 3 (1.80%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.80%) MySQL
8 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.20%) HBase
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.38%) Vagrant
4 13 (7.78%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.59%) JIRA
6 2 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.60%) Ant
7 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.60%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.60%) Hudson
7 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.60%) Maven
7 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.60%) MSI
7 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (12.57%) Finance
2 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Electronics
4 1 (0.60%) Law
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (21.56%) Developer
2 22 (13.17%) Architect
3 20 (11.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.98%) Analyst
5 14 (8.38%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.99%) Consultant
7 9 (5.39%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Security Architect
10 5 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.40%) Change Manager
11 4 (2.40%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.96%) Node.js
2 16 (9.58%) REST
2 16 (9.58%) Spring
2 16 (9.58%) Symfony
2 16 (9.58%) Web Services
3 12 (7.19%) Akka
3 12 (7.19%) Play Framework
3 12 (7.19%) spray
4 9 (5.39%) Ember.js
5 8 (4.79%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.79%) CSS
5 8 (4.79%) HTML
6 6 (3.59%) Backbone.js
6 6 (3.59%) HTML5
6 6 (3.59%) JSON
6 6 (3.59%) LAMP
7 5 (2.99%) CSS3
7 5 (2.99%) ELK Stack
7 5 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.40%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.40%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.20%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.60%) CESG
5 1 (0.60%) CMDB
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.60%) PDA
5 1 (0.60%) Physics
5 1 (0.60%) PKI
5 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.76%) Linux
2 26 (15.57%) Windows
3 12 (7.19%) CoreOS
4 10 (5.99%) RancherOS
5 7 (4.19%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.99%) CentOS
7 5 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.40%) Unix
9 3 (1.80%) Android
9 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.80%) webOS
9 3 (1.80%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.80%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.20%) AIX
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.56%) DevOps
3 19 (11.38%) Configuration Management
4 18 (10.78%) Project Management
5 16 (9.58%) ITIL
5 16 (9.58%) Pair Programming
6 15 (8.98%) Service Management
7 14 (8.38%) Scrum
8 11 (6.59%) ITSM
9 10 (5.99%) Migration
9 10 (5.99%) Security Hardening
9 10 (5.99%) TDD
10 9 (5.39%) Microservices
10 9 (5.39%) OO
10 9 (5.39%) Open Source
11 8 (4.79%) BDD
11 8 (4.79%) Information Security
11 8 (4.79%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (3.59%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.75%) Java
2 19 (11.38%) PHP
3 15 (8.98%) Scala
4 14 (8.38%) Ruby
5 13 (7.78%) Go
6 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.39%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.79%) Python
9 6 (3.59%) SQL
10 5 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.80%) ES6
11 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.20%) C
12 2 (1.20%) C#
12 2 (1.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.60%) Groovy
13 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.78%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) CISM
5 2 (1.20%) CISSP
5 2 (1.20%) CRISC
5 2 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.60%) CIPD
6 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.60%) COBIT
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.60%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (20.96%) Docker
2 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.99%) etcd
3 10 (5.99%) flannel
4 8 (4.79%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.20%) vCloud
7 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.60%) Postfix
7 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.60%) Squid
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (16.17%) Kubernetes
2 23 (13.77%) Puppet
3 11 (6.59%) Rancher
4 10 (5.99%) Consul
4 10 (5.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (5.99%) Marathon
4 10 (5.99%) Mesos
4 10 (5.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (4.79%) Ansible
6 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.40%) SELinux
7 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.20%) Kibana
7 2 (1.20%) logstash
7 2 (1.20%) Terraform
7 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.60%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (16.77%) VMware
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.79%) Cisco
4 4 (2.40%) Remedy
5 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.20%) Nuix
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle
6 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.20%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.60%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.60%) Becrypt
7 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.60%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.60%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.60%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.60%) Lumension
7 1 (0.60%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.60%) Sonatype
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