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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 96 97 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 108 152 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 2.07% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.92% 13.67% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 108 64
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£447 £439 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £254 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.08 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £19.15 £137.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
SC Cleared
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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
906 1112 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 15.11% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 777 699
Average daily rate £448 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
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 39 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (15.77%) Oracle
3 37 (15.35%) Finance
4 34 (14.11%) ITIL
5 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
6 29 (12.03%) PRINCE2
7 28 (11.62%) Windows
8 26 (10.79%) SQL
8 26 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (10.37%) HP
10 22 (9.13%) Cisco
11 21 (8.71%) C
11 21 (8.71%) Scrum
12 19 (7.88%) MS Excel
12 19 (7.88%) Open Source
13 18 (7.47%) DV Cleared
13 18 (7.47%) Java
13 18 (7.47%) Project Management
14 17 (7.05%) Service Management
14 17 (7.05%) HTML
15 16 (6.64%) JavaScript
15 16 (6.64%) CTC Cleared
16 15 (6.22%) Linux
16 15 (6.22%) Active Directory
16 15 (6.22%) LAN
16 15 (6.22%) Service Delivery
16 15 (6.22%) Oracle EBS
17 14 (5.81%) VMware
17 14 (5.81%) CRM
17 14 (5.81%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.66%) Apache
5 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.24%) nginx
6 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.83%) IIS
7 2 (0.83%) Liferay
8 1 (0.41%) eRoom
8 1 (0.41%) Confluence
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.98%) MS Office
3 7 (2.90%) MS Project
4 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (6.22%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (4.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (4.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (4.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 11 (4.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (4.56%) Oracle Assets
4 10 (4.15%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (3.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.41%) HFM
8 1 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.41%) Findur
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.22%) LAN
2 13 (5.39%) WAN
2 13 (5.39%) Firewall
3 9 (3.73%) SAN
4 7 (2.90%) DNS
5 6 (2.49%) DHCP
6 5 (2.07%) Network Security
7 4 (1.66%) MPLS
7 4 (1.66%) OSPF
7 4 (1.66%) VPN
8 3 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.24%) Broadband
8 3 (1.24%) VoIP
8 3 (1.24%) DWDM
8 3 (1.24%) HSRP
9 2 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.83%) Junos
9 2 (0.83%) BGP
9 2 (0.83%) IPsec
9 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.66%) MySQL
4 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.83%) DB2
6 2 (0.83%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) IDOL
7 1 (0.41%) DataStage
7 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.49%) JMeter
3 5 (2.07%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.66%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (1.66%) Maven
5 3 (1.24%) JIRA
6 2 (0.83%) Grunt
6 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.83%) Toad
6 2 (0.83%) Ant
6 2 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.41%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 37 (15.35%) Finance
2 10 (4.15%) Back Office
3 9 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.32%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.24%) Banking
5 3 (1.24%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Publishing
6 2 (0.83%) Front Office
6 2 (0.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (12.03%) Analyst
2 28 (11.62%) Developer
3 24 (9.96%) Consultant
4 19 (7.88%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.47%) Architect
6 10 (4.15%) Functional Consultant
6 10 (4.15%) Test Manager
7 9 (3.73%) Test Analyst
7 9 (3.73%) DBA
7 9 (3.73%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.32%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (3.32%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 8 (3.32%) PHP Developer
9 7 (2.90%) Java Developer
9 7 (2.90%) Designer
9 7 (2.90%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.07%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (2.07%) Administrator
10 5 (2.07%) Tester
10 5 (2.07%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) HTML
2 14 (5.81%) .NET
3 8 (3.32%) HTML5
3 8 (3.32%) XML
3 8 (3.32%) JSP
4 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.90%) CSS
5 6 (2.49%) REST
5 6 (2.49%) J2EE
5 6 (2.49%) Spring
6 5 (2.07%) jQuery
6 5 (2.07%) Web Services
7 4 (1.66%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.66%) LAMP
8 3 (1.24%) JSF
8 3 (1.24%) Struts
8 3 (1.24%) XHTML
8 3 (1.24%) Laravel
8 3 (1.24%) CSS3
9 2 (0.83%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.88%) Open Source
2 11 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.49%) CESG
5 5 (2.07%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.66%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.66%) CMDB
6 4 (1.66%) Social Network
6 4 (1.66%) PKI
7 3 (1.24%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.24%) RMADS
7 3 (1.24%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.24%) Kindle
8 2 (0.83%) GIS
8 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.83%) Statistics
9 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.41%) CCTV
9 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.62%) Windows
2 15 (6.22%) Linux
3 9 (3.73%) UNIX
4 6 (2.49%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.07%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.83%) VMS
7 2 (0.83%) CentOS
7 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Solaris
8 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.11%) ITIL
2 29 (12.03%) PRINCE2
3 26 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (8.71%) Scrum
5 18 (7.47%) Project Management
6 17 (7.05%) Service Management
7 15 (6.22%) Service Delivery
8 14 (5.81%) CRM
9 13 (5.39%) OO
9 13 (5.39%) Migration
9 13 (5.39%) ITSM
9 13 (5.39%) Configuration Management
10 12 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.15%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.15%) Test Scripting
13 9 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.73%) Risk Management
14 8 (3.32%) Test Strategy
14 8 (3.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.79%) SQL
2 21 (8.71%) C
3 18 (7.47%) Java
4 16 (6.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.56%) PHP
6 7 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.49%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.66%) Python
9 4 (1.66%) C#
9 4 (1.66%) PHP5
10 2 (0.83%) Perl
10 2 (0.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) Groovy
11 1 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 241 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.47%) DV Cleared
3 16 (6.64%) CTC Cleared
4 12 (4.98%) Degree
4 12 (4.98%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.73%) ISEB
6 7 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.49%) CISSP
7 6 (2.49%) CCNA
7 6 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (2.07%) JNCIP
8 5 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.66%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.24%) MAPM
10 3 (1.24%) PMP
10 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.24%) CISM
11 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.66%) COBIT
4 3 (1.24%) SLA
4 3 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.83%) GPG13
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.24%) XenApp
3 3 (1.24%) ISA Server
3 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.83%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Nmap
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) NLBS
5 1 (0.41%) NFS
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.32%) SCCM
2 5 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.66%) SCOrch
3 4 (1.66%) Puppet
3 4 (1.66%) SCOM
4 3 (1.24%) WSUS
4 3 (1.24%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.83%) Control-M
5 2 (0.83%) OpenView
6 1 (0.41%) OVSD
6 1 (0.41%) Nessus
6 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.41%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.41%) DameWare
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 38 (15.77%) Oracle
2 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.37%) HP
4 22 (9.13%) Cisco
5 14 (5.81%) VMware
6 12 (4.98%) Remedy
7 10 (4.15%) BMC
8 9 (3.73%) Juniper
9 8 (3.32%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.49%) Citrix
11 3 (1.24%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.83%) Becrypt
12 2 (0.83%) F5
12 2 (0.83%) Clearswift
12 2 (0.83%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.83%) Apple
12 2 (0.83%) McAfee
12 2 (0.83%) Sophos
12 2 (0.83%) IBM
12 2 (0.83%) Intel
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