The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 95 84 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 104 160 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 2.25% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.34% 14.72% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 115 68
Average daily rate
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£380 £443 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.12% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £238 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £534 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £18.85 £13.58 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.85% -6.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.92 £12.08 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £19.05 £126.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
917 1087 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.75% 15.29% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 740 677
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 62 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.16 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SC Cleared
London

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 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 250 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (16.40%) Oracle
3 34 (13.60%) Finance
4 33 (13.20%) ITIL
4 33 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (12.80%) PRINCE2
6 31 (12.40%) Microsoft
7 26 (10.40%) Project Management
8 25 (10.00%) Windows
8 25 (10.00%) C
8 25 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 24 (9.60%) SQL
10 23 (9.20%) Service Delivery
10 23 (9.20%) Java
11 22 (8.80%) MS Excel
12 21 (8.40%) Scrum
12 21 (8.40%) Open Source
13 20 (8.00%) Linux
13 20 (8.00%) HP
14 19 (7.60%) Cisco
15 17 (6.80%) Migration
16 16 (6.40%) Active Directory
17 15 (6.00%) MS Office
17 15 (6.00%) Service Management
18 14 (5.60%) Oracle EBS
18 14 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (5.60%) HTML
18 14 (5.60%) CTC Cleared
18 14 (5.60%) Degree
19 13 (5.20%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (5.20%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.20%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (2.40%) Apache
3 6 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.20%) SAS
6 3 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.20%) Liferay
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.80%) Confluence
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.80%) IIS
7 2 (0.80%) nginx
8 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.00%) MS Office
3 8 (3.20%) MS Project
4 6 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (5.60%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.60%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.40%) HFM
9 1 (0.40%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.20%) LAN
2 11 (4.40%) WAN
3 8 (3.20%) Firewall
3 8 (3.20%) SAN
4 7 (2.80%) DNS
5 5 (2.00%) DHCP
6 4 (1.60%) MPLS
6 4 (1.60%) OSPF
6 4 (1.60%) Network Security
7 3 (1.20%) DWDM
7 3 (1.20%) VoIP
7 3 (1.20%) HSRP
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.80%) Broadband
8 2 (0.80%) SDH
8 2 (0.80%) HTTP
8 2 (0.80%) BGP
8 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.80%) VPN
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.60%) MySQL
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.20%) JasperReports
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.80%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) DataStage
7 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.80%) JMeter
3 6 (2.40%) Maven
3 6 (2.40%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.20%) Toad
7 2 (0.80%) Subversion
7 2 (0.80%) JIRA
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) Ant
7 2 (0.80%) JUnit
7 2 (0.80%) Grunt
7 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (13.60%) Finance
2 10 (4.00%) Back Office
2 10 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (0.80%) Local Government
5 2 (0.80%) Publishing
5 2 (0.80%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Military
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (12.80%) Analyst
2 28 (11.20%) Developer
3 24 (9.60%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.80%) Consultant
5 12 (4.80%) Architect
6 9 (3.60%) Test Manager
7 8 (3.20%) Test Analyst
7 8 (3.20%) DBA
7 8 (3.20%) Java Developer
7 8 (3.20%) PHP Developer
8 7 (2.80%) Business Analyst
8 7 (2.80%) Tester
8 7 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (2.40%) Administrator
9 6 (2.40%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.40%) Performance Tester
9 6 (2.40%) HR Specialist
10 5 (2.00%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (2.00%) Project Planner
10 5 (2.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.60%) HTML
2 10 (4.00%) .NET
2 10 (4.00%) XML
3 8 (3.20%) CSS
3 8 (3.20%) Spring
4 7 (2.80%) Middleware
4 7 (2.80%) JSP
4 7 (2.80%) J2EE
5 6 (2.40%) Web Services
5 6 (2.40%) HTML5
5 6 (2.40%) REST
6 5 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (1.60%) jQuery
7 4 (1.60%) LAMP
7 4 (1.60%) JSF
7 4 (1.60%) Struts
8 3 (1.20%) DHTML
8 3 (1.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.40%) Open Source
2 11 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.60%) PKI
5 4 (1.60%) Statistics
5 4 (1.60%) Social Network
5 4 (1.60%) Biometrics
5 4 (1.60%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.20%) CESG
6 3 (1.20%) GIS
7 2 (0.80%) New Media
7 2 (0.80%) Kindle
7 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.80%) RMADS
7 2 (0.80%) CMDB
8 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.00%) Windows
2 20 (8.00%) Linux
3 11 (4.40%) UNIX
4 7 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.40%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.00%) Solaris
6 5 (2.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.80%) VMS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) CentOS
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.20%) ITIL
1 33 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (12.80%) PRINCE2
3 26 (10.40%) Project Management
4 23 (9.20%) Service Delivery
5 21 (8.40%) Scrum
6 17 (6.80%) Migration
7 15 (6.00%) Service Management
8 14 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (5.20%) OO
10 12 (4.80%) CRM
10 12 (4.80%) Configuration Management
10 12 (4.80%) Test Strategy
11 10 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.60%) Performance Testing
12 9 (3.60%) Programme Management
12 9 (3.60%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.60%) ITSM
12 9 (3.60%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.00%) C
2 24 (9.60%) SQL
3 23 (9.20%) Java
4 12 (4.80%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.00%) PHP
6 7 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.60%) PHP5
9 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.80%) Ruby
10 2 (0.80%) C#
10 2 (0.80%) Python
11 1 (0.40%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 250 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (5.60%) CTC Cleared
3 14 (5.60%) Degree
4 12 (4.80%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.60%) ISEB
6 8 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.40%) CCNA
9 5 (2.00%) CISSP
9 5 (2.00%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.60%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.60%) CISM
11 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.20%) MCP
11 3 (1.20%) MAPM
11 3 (1.20%) PMP
11 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.80%) SLA
2 5 (2.00%) COBIT
2 5 (2.00%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.60%) XenApp
4 3 (1.20%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) NFS
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) Nmap
6 1 (0.40%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.00%) SCCM
3 3 (1.20%) WSUS
4 2 (0.80%) OpenView
4 2 (0.80%) Control-M
4 2 (0.80%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.40%) DameWare
5 1 (0.40%) OVSD
5 1 (0.40%) Nessus
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (16.40%) Oracle
2 31 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.00%) HP
4 19 (7.60%) Cisco
5 10 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (3.60%) VMware
7 7 (2.80%) Remedy
7 7 (2.80%) Citrix
7 7 (2.80%) Juniper
8 5 (2.00%) BMC
8 5 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.80%) Apple
9 2 (0.80%) McAfee
9 2 (0.80%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.80%) Huawei
9 2 (0.80%) Zend
9 2 (0.80%) F5
9 2 (0.80%) Becrypt
9 2 (0.80%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.80%) Clearswift
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 25 days ago