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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 108 121 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -57
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 43 78 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 1.52% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.05% 9.77% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 53 116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.70 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +24.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
London

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
475 798 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.08% 15.53% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 597 667
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Average hourly rate £21.81 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.08 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 92 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.91%) Windows
3 19 (20.65%) Oracle
3 19 (20.65%) Finance
4 16 (17.39%) SQL
5 15 (16.30%) Linux
6 14 (15.22%) ITIL
6 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.04%) Service Management
7 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
9 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.70%) Unix
10 8 (8.70%) Firewall
10 8 (8.70%) Project Management
10 8 (8.70%) DV Cleared
10 8 (8.70%) DevOps
11 7 (7.61%) Migration
11 7 (7.61%) Scrum
11 7 (7.61%) VMware
12 6 (6.52%) Validation
12 6 (6.52%) ITSM
12 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
12 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
13 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
13 5 (5.43%) Puppet
13 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.26%) SAS
2 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.09%) Node.js
3 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.43%) MS Office
2 3 (3.26%) MS Project
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) SPSS
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.09%) Primavera
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) DHCP
2 3 (3.26%) DNS
2 3 (3.26%) LAN
2 3 (3.26%) WAN
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.09%) FTP
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) IPsec
4 1 (1.09%) LDAP
4 1 (1.09%) Network Security
4 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.09%) SMTP
4 1 (1.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) GIS
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) Maven
3 1 (1.09%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (15.22%) Architect
2 8 (8.70%) Consultant
3 7 (7.61%) Service Manager
4 6 (6.52%) Analyst
4 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.52%) Technical Leader
5 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Finance Manager
7 3 (3.26%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.26%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) CSS
1 2 (2.17%) HTML
1 2 (2.17%) HTML5
1 2 (2.17%) MCollective
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.09%) BAPI
2 1 (1.09%) CSS3
2 1 (1.09%) jQuery
2 1 (1.09%) JSF
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.09%) React
2 1 (1.09%) Sass
2 1 (1.09%) SOAP
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) XBRL
2 1 (1.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.09%) CESG
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) CMDB
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.09%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Linux
3 8 (8.70%) Unix
4 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.26%) Android
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) CentOS
8 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (15.22%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Service Management
3 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
4 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.70%) DevOps
5 8 (8.70%) Project Management
6 7 (7.61%) Migration
6 7 (7.61%) Scrum
7 6 (6.52%) ITSM
7 6 (6.52%) Validation
8 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.43%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.43%) Data Management
8 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.35%) Coaching
9 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) Java
3 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.17%) Python
3 2 (2.17%) Ruby
3 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.09%) C
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) C++
4 1 (1.09%) Perl
4 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.26%) CISSP
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.17%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) CISM
5 2 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.09%) CEH
6 1 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.09%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.26%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.09%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Puppet
1 5 (5.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.09%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) VMware
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco
5 4 (4.35%) Citrix
6 3 (3.26%) Bomgar
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.17%) Compaq
7 2 (2.17%) HP
7 2 (2.17%) IBM
7 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.09%) BMC
8 1 (1.09%) Dell
8 1 (1.09%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.09%) Google
8 1 (1.09%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.09%) Remedy
8 1 (1.09%) Symantec
8 1 (1.09%) webMethods
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Dome Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dome Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £450 - £510 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago