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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 82 98 115
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 120 148 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.04% 2.01% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.41% 13.47% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 103 67
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£450 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £600 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.60 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +48.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £23.55 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.92%
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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
895 1099 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.19% 14.93% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 764 711
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 35
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.43 £48.00 £39.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 251 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.94%) Oracle
2 40 (15.94%) ITIL
3 37 (14.74%) Finance
4 30 (11.95%) PRINCE2
5 28 (11.16%) Windows
5 28 (11.16%) SQL
5 28 (11.16%) Microsoft
6 27 (10.76%) HP
7 25 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (9.56%) Cisco
9 21 (8.37%) Scrum
10 20 (7.97%) Service Management
10 20 (7.97%) C
10 20 (7.97%) CTC Cleared
11 19 (7.57%) Open Source
11 19 (7.57%) Service Delivery
12 18 (7.17%) Java
12 18 (7.17%) MS Excel
12 18 (7.17%) DV Cleared
13 17 (6.77%) HTML
13 17 (6.77%) Project Management
14 16 (6.37%) JavaScript
14 16 (6.37%) Active Directory
15 15 (5.98%) Linux
15 15 (5.98%) Oracle EBS
15 15 (5.98%) VMware
16 14 (5.58%) Migration
16 14 (5.58%) Firewall
16 14 (5.58%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.59%) Apache
5 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.20%) nginx
5 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.80%) Liferay
6 2 (0.80%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.38%) MS Office
3 7 (2.79%) MS Project
4 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.80%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (5.98%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (4.38%) Oracle iProcurement
3 11 (4.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (4.38%) Oracle Assets
3 11 (4.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (3.98%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (3.98%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (3.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.40%) HFM
9 1 (0.40%) Findur
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.58%) LAN
1 14 (5.58%) Firewall
2 12 (4.78%) WAN
3 9 (3.59%) DNS
4 8 (3.19%) SAN
4 8 (3.19%) DHCP
5 6 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.99%) Network Security
7 4 (1.59%) VPN
7 4 (1.59%) OSPF
7 4 (1.59%) LDAP
8 3 (1.20%) Broadband
8 3 (1.20%) DWDM
8 3 (1.20%) MPLS
8 3 (1.20%) VoIP
8 3 (1.20%) HSRP
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.80%) SDH
9 2 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.59%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.59%) MySQL
5 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.80%) DB2
6 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) DataStage
7 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.40%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.39%) JMeter
3 5 (1.99%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.59%) Maven
4 4 (1.59%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (1.20%) JIRA
6 2 (0.80%) Subversion
6 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.80%) Toad
6 2 (0.80%) Ant
6 2 (0.80%) Grunt
7 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.40%) Hudson
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.40%) Artifactory
General
1 37 (14.74%) Finance
2 10 (3.98%) Back Office
3 9 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.19%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.20%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Publishing
6 2 (0.80%) Front Office
6 2 (0.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (11.55%) Analyst
1 29 (11.55%) Developer
2 27 (10.76%) Consultant
3 20 (7.97%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.77%) Architect
5 10 (3.98%) Functional Consultant
5 10 (3.98%) Designer
6 9 (3.59%) Test Manager
6 9 (3.59%) Test Analyst
6 9 (3.59%) DBA
7 8 (3.19%) Support Engineer
7 8 (3.19%) PHP Developer
7 8 (3.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (3.19%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 7 (2.79%) Desktop Support
8 7 (2.79%) Java Developer
9 6 (2.39%) Tester
9 6 (2.39%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (1.99%) Technical Architect
10 5 (1.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.77%) HTML
2 14 (5.58%) .NET
3 8 (3.19%) JSP
3 8 (3.19%) XML
3 8 (3.19%) HTML5
4 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.79%) CSS
5 6 (2.39%) J2EE
5 6 (2.39%) Spring
5 6 (2.39%) jQuery
5 6 (2.39%) REST
6 4 (1.59%) LAMP
6 4 (1.59%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.59%) Web Services
7 3 (1.20%) Struts
7 3 (1.20%) XHTML
7 3 (1.20%) JSF
7 3 (1.20%) CSS3
7 3 (1.20%) Laravel
8 2 (0.80%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.57%) Open Source
2 12 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.59%) CESG
5 6 (2.39%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (2.39%) RMADS
6 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.59%) CMDB
6 4 (1.59%) Social Network
6 4 (1.59%) PKI
7 3 (1.20%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.20%) Replication
7 3 (1.20%) Kindle
8 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) GIS
8 2 (0.80%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) Animation
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.16%) Windows
2 15 (5.98%) Linux
3 9 (3.59%) UNIX
4 5 (1.99%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.80%) VMS
7 2 (0.80%) CentOS
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.94%) ITIL
2 30 (11.95%) PRINCE2
3 25 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (8.37%) Scrum
5 20 (7.97%) Service Management
6 19 (7.57%) Service Delivery
7 17 (6.77%) Project Management
8 14 (5.58%) Migration
9 13 (5.18%) OO
9 13 (5.18%) CRM
9 13 (5.18%) Configuration Management
10 12 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.78%) Risk Management
11 11 (4.38%) ITSM
11 11 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.98%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.98%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.98%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.59%) Information Assurance
14 8 (3.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.16%) SQL
2 20 (7.97%) C
3 18 (7.17%) Java
4 16 (6.37%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.38%) PHP
6 9 (3.59%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.59%) PHP5
9 4 (1.59%) C#
10 3 (1.20%) Python
11 2 (0.80%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) C++
12 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
12 1 (0.40%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) Groovy
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 251 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.97%) CTC Cleared
3 18 (7.17%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.38%) Degree
4 11 (4.38%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.59%) CISSP
6 8 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.19%) ISEB
7 6 (2.39%) CCNA
8 5 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.99%) JNCIP
8 5 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.20%) CISM
10 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.20%) MAPM
10 3 (1.20%) PMP
11 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.39%) SLA
3 5 (1.99%) COBIT
3 5 (1.99%) QA
4 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.80%) GPG13
6 1 (0.40%) P3O
6 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.59%) vSphere
3 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.80%) XenApp
4 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.40%) Nmap
5 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.40%) NFS
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.79%) SCCM
2 4 (1.59%) SCOM
2 4 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.59%) Puppet
2 4 (1.59%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.80%) Control-M
4 2 (0.80%) OpenView
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.40%) DameWare
5 1 (0.40%) OVSD
5 1 (0.40%) Nessus
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.40%) logstash
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (15.94%) Oracle
2 28 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.76%) HP
4 24 (9.56%) Cisco
5 15 (5.98%) VMware
6 12 (4.78%) Juniper
7 11 (4.38%) Remedy
8 10 (3.98%) BMC
9 6 (2.39%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.99%) Citrix
11 3 (1.20%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.80%) F5
12 2 (0.80%) Huawei
12 2 (0.80%) Zend
12 2 (0.80%) Apple
12 2 (0.80%) Sophos
12 2 (0.80%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.80%) Siebel
12 2 (0.80%) Intel
12 2 (0.80%) IBM
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LA International
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago