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 6 May 2016 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 89 115 86
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 68 86 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.97% 1.56% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.18% 10.44% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 64 102
Median daily rate £459 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £214 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £547 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £390 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.15% +12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £18.70 £31.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +69.44%
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
516 824 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.97% 14.96% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 618 807
Median daily rate £459 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £577 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 16
Median hourly rate £20.89 £18.70 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.26 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.50 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 108 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.44%) Finance
3 19 (17.59%) Windows
3 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
5 15 (13.89%) Linux
5 15 (13.89%) ITIL
6 14 (12.96%) SQL
6 14 (12.96%) Risk Management
7 13 (12.04%) DV Cleared
8 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (9.26%) Oracle
9 10 (9.26%) DevOps
10 9 (8.33%) MS Office
11 8 (7.41%) Java
11 8 (7.41%) Unix
11 8 (7.41%) CISSP
11 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
12 7 (6.48%) Service Management
12 7 (6.48%) CISM
12 7 (6.48%) JIRA
12 7 (6.48%) Migration
12 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity
12 7 (6.48%) Information Security
13 6 (5.56%) Change Management
13 6 (5.56%) Project Management
13 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
13 6 (5.56%) Information Assurance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) IIS
2 4 (3.70%) SAS
3 3 (2.78%) Confluence
4 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Office
2 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.78%) SPSS
4 2 (1.85%) MS Project
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) IPsec
3 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) LDAP
3 1 (0.93%) NAS
3 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.93%) SMTP
3 1 (0.93%) SSH
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Big Data
2 4 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.85%) GIS
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) HBase
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) JIRA
2 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.63%) JMeter
2 5 (4.63%) NeoLoad
2 5 (4.63%) Selenium
2 5 (4.63%) Zephyr
3 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) GitLab
4 2 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.93%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Law
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) French Language
3 2 (1.85%) German Language
3 2 (1.85%) Italian Language
3 2 (1.85%) Polish Language
3 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Architect
2 9 (8.33%) Analyst
3 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (6.48%) Security Architect
3 7 (6.48%) Service Manager
4 6 (5.56%) Consultant
5 5 (4.63%) Coordinator
5 5 (4.63%) Developer
5 5 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) IT Manager
5 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.63%) Test Coordinator
6 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Head of Security
6 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (3.70%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Test Environment Coordinator
6 4 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 3 (2.78%) CLAS Architect
7 3 (2.78%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (1.85%) CSS
2 2 (1.85%) HTML
2 2 (1.85%) HTML5
2 2 (1.85%) MCollective
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (1.85%) REST
2 2 (1.85%) Web Services
2 2 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) CSS3
3 1 (0.93%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.93%) J2EE
3 1 (0.93%) JSF
3 1 (0.93%) React
3 1 (0.93%) Sass
3 1 (0.93%) Sensu
3 1 (0.93%) Spring
3 1 (0.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.70%) CESG
3 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.78%) User Experience
4 2 (1.85%) Biometrics
4 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Animation
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Economics
5 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.93%) Handset
5 1 (0.93%) Photography
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Windows
2 15 (13.89%) Linux
3 8 (7.41%) Unix
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.93%) CentOS
9 1 (0.93%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.89%) ITIL
3 14 (12.96%) Risk Management
4 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.26%) DevOps
6 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity
7 7 (6.48%) Information Security
7 7 (6.48%) Migration
7 7 (6.48%) Service Management
8 6 (5.56%) Analytics
8 6 (5.56%) Change Management
8 6 (5.56%) Defect Management
8 6 (5.56%) Information Assurance
8 6 (5.56%) Project Management
9 5 (4.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.63%) Open Source
9 5 (4.63%) Scrum
9 5 (4.63%) Security Architecture
9 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) Java
3 3 (2.78%) Ruby
4 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.85%) C
4 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.85%) Python
4 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Go
5 1 (0.93%) Groovy
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.93%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.93%) Scala
5 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) CISSP
4 7 (6.48%) CISM
5 4 (3.70%) CLAS
5 4 (3.70%) Degree
5 4 (3.70%) IISP
6 3 (2.78%) ISEB
7 2 (1.85%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.85%) CISMP
7 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CEH
8 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.93%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (3.70%) QA
3 3 (2.78%) GPG13
3 3 (2.78%) SLA
4 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) Ceph
3 1 (0.93%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.93%) HDFS
3 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Graphite
2 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.93%) logstash
3 1 (0.93%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.93%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.70%) Remedy
5 3 (2.78%) BMC
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco
5 3 (2.78%) Citrix
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Compaq
6 1 (0.93%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) i2
6 1 (0.93%) Juniper
6 1 (0.93%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec
6 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) webMethods
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