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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 80 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 133 136 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.24% 1.86% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.63% 12.39% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 75
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £263 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £600 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £23.10 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.98% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.65 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £33.75 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -34.61%
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
909 1098 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.30% 15.03% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 747 711
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.65 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (15.95%) Oracle
3 34 (14.66%) Finance
4 31 (13.36%) Microsoft
5 30 (12.93%) SQL
6 27 (11.64%) ITIL
7 26 (11.21%) Windows
7 26 (11.21%) CTC Cleared
7 26 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (9.91%) HP
9 19 (8.19%) Linux
10 18 (7.76%) PRINCE2
10 18 (7.76%) SharePoint
10 18 (7.76%) LAN
11 17 (7.33%) Service Delivery
11 17 (7.33%) DV Cleared
12 16 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (6.90%) Migration
12 16 (6.90%) Cisco
12 16 (6.90%) .NET
13 15 (6.47%) WAN
13 15 (6.47%) VMware
13 15 (6.47%) Firewall
13 15 (6.47%) Service Management
14 14 (6.03%) Scrum
14 14 (6.03%) JavaScript
15 13 (5.60%) SQL Server
15 13 (5.60%) CRM
15 13 (5.60%) Active Directory
16 12 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.72%) nginx
4 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.29%) IIS
5 3 (1.29%) Apache
5 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.86%) CMS
6 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.43%) eRoom
Applications
1 11 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.45%) MS Office
3 4 (1.72%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (4.31%) Oracle iProcurement
3 10 (4.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (4.31%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (4.31%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (3.88%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.43%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.86%) SaaS
1 2 (0.86%) Office 365
1 2 (0.86%) IaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.76%) LAN
2 15 (6.47%) WAN
2 15 (6.47%) Firewall
3 9 (3.88%) SAN
4 8 (3.45%) DNS
5 7 (3.02%) DHCP
6 5 (2.16%) VPN
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.72%) Network Security
7 4 (1.72%) LDAP
8 3 (1.29%) Broadband
8 3 (1.29%) VoIP
8 3 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.29%) MPLS
8 3 (1.29%) OSPF
8 3 (1.29%) HSRP
9 2 (0.86%) BGP
9 2 (0.86%) IPsec
9 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.72%) MySQL
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.43%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.43%) DataStage
7 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.43%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.86%) Maven
3 2 (0.86%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.43%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.43%) Grunt
4 1 (0.43%) Ant
4 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.43%) Toad
4 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.43%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.43%) MSI
4 1 (0.43%) JMeter
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 34 (14.66%) Finance
2 9 (3.88%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.45%) General Ledger
4 7 (3.02%) Back Office
5 4 (1.72%) Local Government
6 3 (1.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Legal
7 2 (0.86%) Advertising
7 2 (0.86%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (12.50%) Consultant
2 23 (9.91%) Analyst
3 22 (9.48%) Architect
4 21 (9.05%) Developer
5 14 (6.03%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.60%) Deployment Engineer
7 10 (4.31%) DBA
7 10 (4.31%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.31%) Functional Consultant
8 9 (3.88%) Test Manager
9 8 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (3.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 8 (3.45%) Designer
10 7 (3.02%) Change Manager
11 6 (2.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (2.59%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (2.59%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (2.16%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.90%) .NET
2 12 (5.17%) HTML
3 9 (3.88%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.59%) jQuery
4 6 (2.59%) HTML5
5 5 (2.16%) JSP
6 4 (1.72%) CSS
6 4 (1.72%) XML
6 4 (1.72%) LAMP
6 4 (1.72%) REST
7 3 (1.29%) Spring
7 3 (1.29%) Laravel
7 3 (1.29%) Middleware
8 2 (0.86%) JSF
8 2 (0.86%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.86%) CSS3
8 2 (0.86%) Nutch
8 2 (0.86%) JSON
8 2 (0.86%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.74%) CESG
2 10 (4.31%) Open Source
3 8 (3.45%) RMADS
3 8 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.16%) User Experience
7 4 (1.72%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.72%) CMDB
7 4 (1.72%) PKI
8 3 (1.29%) Replication
8 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.29%) Kindle
9 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.21%) Windows
2 19 (8.19%) Linux
3 7 (3.02%) UNIX
4 6 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.72%) Solaris
6 3 (1.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.86%) VMS
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) AIX
8 1 (0.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.64%) ITIL
2 26 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (7.76%) PRINCE2
4 17 (7.33%) Service Delivery
5 16 (6.90%) Migration
6 15 (6.47%) Service Management
7 14 (6.03%) Scrum
8 13 (5.60%) CRM
9 12 (5.17%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (4.31%) Project Management
12 9 (3.88%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.88%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.88%) Information Assurance
13 8 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.45%) ITIL V3
13 8 (3.45%) Change Management
13 8 (3.45%) Information Security
14 7 (3.02%) Programme Management
14 7 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.93%) SQL
2 14 (6.03%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.74%) PL/SQL
4 10 (4.31%) Java
5 9 (3.88%) C
6 8 (3.45%) PHP
7 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.02%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.72%) PHP5
8 4 (1.72%) C#
9 3 (1.29%) Python
10 2 (0.86%) Perl
10 2 (0.86%) VB
11 1 (0.43%) XAML
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 232 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.21%) CTC Cleared
3 17 (7.33%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.88%) CISSP
5 6 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.59%) Degree
6 5 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.72%) ISEB
7 4 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.29%) CCNA
9 2 (0.86%) MCSE
9 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.86%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.86%) CISM
9 2 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.59%) SLA
3 5 (2.16%) QA
4 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.86%) GPG13
6 1 (0.43%) P3O
6 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.16%) vSphere
4 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.86%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.43%) Nmap
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.88%) SCCM
2 5 (2.16%) SCOM
2 5 (2.16%) Puppet
3 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.72%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.29%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.86%) Control-M
6 1 (0.43%) Nessus
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.43%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.43%) logstash
6 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 37 (15.95%) Oracle
2 31 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.91%) HP
4 16 (6.90%) Cisco
5 15 (6.47%) VMware
6 6 (2.59%) Remedy
7 5 (2.16%) Citrix
7 5 (2.16%) Juniper
7 5 (2.16%) BMC
8 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.72%) Siebel
8 4 (1.72%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.29%) Sophos
10 2 (0.86%) Apple
10 2 (0.86%) EMC
10 2 (0.86%) Intel
10 2 (0.86%) Zend
11 1 (0.43%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.43%) Becrypt
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 26 days ago