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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 117 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 91 129 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 2.24% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.48% 13.41% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 90 126
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£435 £400 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £269 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +39.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £17.18 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £39.00 £22.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -5.52%
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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
793 962 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 16.71% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 693 718
Average daily rate £438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 60
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.33 £53.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (23.30%) Windows
3 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.34%) Java
4 27 (15.34%) SQL
5 25 (14.20%) Finance
6 22 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 21 (11.93%) Linux
8 19 (10.80%) SQL Server
9 18 (10.23%) Oracle
10 15 (8.52%) Scrum
11 14 (7.95%) VMware
11 14 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (7.95%) Firewall
11 14 (7.95%) MS Excel
11 14 (7.95%) CTC Cleared
12 13 (7.39%) TDD
12 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (6.82%) Migration
13 12 (6.82%) Risk Management
13 12 (6.82%) Project Management
13 12 (6.82%) CRM
13 12 (6.82%) OO
14 11 (6.25%) PRINCE2
14 11 (6.25%) HTML
14 11 (6.25%) Cisco
14 11 (6.25%) CMS
14 11 (6.25%) Unit Testing
15 10 (5.68%) RESTful
15 10 (5.68%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (6.25%) CMS
2 7 (3.98%) Umbraco
2 7 (3.98%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (3.98%) Kentico
3 5 (2.84%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.84%) Apache
4 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.14%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.14%) nginx
6 2 (1.14%) Confluence
6 2 (1.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.55%) MS Office
3 6 (3.41%) MS Project
4 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.57%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.57%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.57%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.98%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.95%) Firewall
2 8 (4.55%) LAN
2 8 (4.55%) WAN
3 7 (3.98%) VPN
3 7 (3.98%) DNS
3 7 (3.98%) Network Security
4 6 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (3.41%) DHCP
5 3 (1.70%) PBX
5 3 (1.70%) VoIP
5 3 (1.70%) DPNSS
5 3 (1.70%) QSIG
6 2 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.14%) MPLS
6 2 (1.14%) LDAP
6 2 (1.14%) IPv4
6 2 (1.14%) SAN
6 2 (1.14%) Intranet
7 1 (0.57%) Internet
7 1 (0.57%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.55%) MySQL
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.14%) IDOL
5 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.14%) Redis
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.14%) Subversion
3 2 (1.14%) JIRA
3 2 (1.14%) Selenium
3 2 (1.14%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.14%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.14%) JUnit
3 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.14%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.57%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.57%) MSI
4 1 (0.57%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.57%) Behat
4 1 (0.57%) Gradle
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (14.20%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.84%) Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Legal
5 3 (1.70%) Billing
6 2 (1.14%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (19.89%) Developer
2 19 (10.80%) Architect
3 15 (8.52%) Consultant
4 13 (7.39%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.82%) Analyst
6 11 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.84%) Security Specialist
11 5 (2.84%) Desktop Support
11 5 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) Service Desk Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.27%) Designer
12 4 (2.27%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.27%) Business Analyst
13 3 (1.70%) Coordinator
13 3 (1.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) HTML
2 10 (5.68%) Web Services
2 10 (5.68%) RESTful
3 9 (5.11%) .NET
4 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.55%) JSP
4 8 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.55%) WCF
4 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.55%) HTML5
4 8 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 7 (3.98%) LINQ
5 7 (3.98%) Razor View Engine
5 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (3.98%) CSS
5 7 (3.98%) J2EE
6 6 (3.41%) Spring
6 6 (3.41%) REST
7 5 (2.84%) CSS3
7 5 (2.84%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.11%) Biometrics
3 8 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.84%) RMADS
5 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.70%) iPad
7 3 (1.70%) IVR
8 2 (1.14%) CESG
8 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) BYOD
9 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.57%) Economics
9 1 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.30%) Windows
2 21 (11.93%) Linux
3 9 (5.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.98%) UNIX
6 6 (3.41%) Android
6 6 (3.41%) Mac OS
6 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.84%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (8.52%) Scrum
3 14 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (7.39%) TDD
5 12 (6.82%) Risk Management
5 12 (6.82%) Migration
5 12 (6.82%) OO
5 12 (6.82%) CRM
5 12 (6.82%) Project Management
6 11 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 11 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 10 (5.68%) Service Management
7 10 (5.68%) MVC
7 10 (5.68%) SDLC
8 9 (5.11%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.11%) Pair Programming
8 9 (5.11%) Information Security
9 8 (4.55%) BDD
10 7 (3.98%) ITIL
10 7 (3.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.34%) Java
1 27 (15.34%) SQL
2 9 (5.11%) C#
2 9 (5.11%) C++
3 8 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.41%) PHP
5 5 (2.84%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.27%) Perl
6 4 (2.27%) Ruby
6 4 (2.27%) Python
6 4 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.14%) Scala
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.57%) XPath
9 1 (0.57%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.95%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (4.55%) CISSP
4 6 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.27%) CISMP
7 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.70%) MCSA
7 3 (1.70%) CCNP
8 2 (1.14%) CCNA
8 2 (1.14%) MCSE
8 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.14%) IBM Certification
8 2 (1.14%) CISM
8 2 (1.14%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.14%) MCITP
8 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.14%) Degree
9 1 (0.57%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) SLA
1 3 (1.70%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
3 1 (0.57%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.84%) XenApp
3 4 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.14%) vCloud
5 2 (1.14%) Docker
6 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.57%) Samba
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) Puppet
2 5 (2.84%) WSUS
2 5 (2.84%) SCCM
3 3 (1.70%) Ansible
4 2 (1.14%) logstash
4 2 (1.14%) Salt
4 2 (1.14%) Kibana
4 2 (1.14%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.14%) SCOM
4 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.23%) Oracle
3 14 (7.95%) VMware
4 11 (6.25%) Cisco
5 9 (5.11%) Citrix
5 9 (5.11%) Google
6 7 (3.98%) EPiServer
6 7 (3.98%) Apple
6 7 (3.98%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.41%) Juniper
8 5 (2.84%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.84%) McAfee
8 5 (2.84%) HP
9 3 (1.70%) Avaya
9 3 (1.70%) IBM
9 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.70%) FatWire
10 2 (1.14%) AppSense
10 2 (1.14%) Zend
10 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
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Rate: £150 - £210 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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