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 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 93 122 106
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 71 37 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.23% 1.07% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.07% 7.03% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 76
Median daily rate £450 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £315 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £17.50 £17.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +94.73%
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
471 526 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.82% 15.17% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 393 677
Median daily rate £450 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.80 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.98%) DevOps
4 40 (23.39%) Java
5 37 (21.64%) Docker
6 36 (21.05%) Linux
7 34 (19.88%) GitHub
8 32 (18.71%) Node.js
8 32 (18.71%) VMware
9 31 (18.13%) Kubernetes
10 26 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (15.20%) Puppet
11 25 (14.62%) Git (software)
12 23 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (12.87%) Windows
13 22 (12.87%) Jenkins
14 19 (11.11%) Configuration Management
14 19 (11.11%) Finance
14 19 (11.11%) Ruby
15 18 (10.53%) ITIL
16 17 (9.94%) Web Services
16 17 (9.94%) PHP
17 16 (9.36%) HTTP
17 16 (9.36%) TCP/IP
17 16 (9.36%) SSL
17 16 (9.36%) Spring
17 16 (9.36%) Redis
17 16 (9.36%) CoreOS
17 16 (9.36%) Symfony
17 16 (9.36%) MongoDB

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 15 (8.77%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.68%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.51%) Confluence
4 5 (2.92%) Apache
4 5 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.75%) IIS
7 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.17%) SAS
7 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.58%) Drupal
8 1 (0.58%) Jetty
8 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.51%) MS Office
2 3 (1.75%) MS Project
2 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.17%) HipChat
3 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) Revit
4 1 (0.58%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.88%) GitHub
2 26 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.85%) IaaS
4 9 (5.26%) PaaS
5 5 (2.92%) SaaS
6 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.75%) Office 365
8 2 (1.17%) G Suite
8 2 (1.17%) Trello
9 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.36%) HTTP
1 16 (9.36%) SSL
1 16 (9.36%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.19%) Firewall
3 7 (4.09%) Internet
3 7 (4.09%) LAN
4 6 (3.51%) WAN
5 5 (2.92%) DMARC
6 3 (1.75%) CTI
6 3 (1.75%) DKIM
6 3 (1.75%) DNS
6 3 (1.75%) SMTP
6 3 (1.75%) VPN
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.17%) LDAP
7 2 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.17%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.17%) Skype
7 2 (1.17%) SSH
7 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (9.36%) MongoDB
2 16 (9.36%) Redis
3 8 (4.68%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.51%) Big Data
4 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.17%) HBase
7 2 (1.17%) MySQL
7 2 (1.17%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (14.62%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.87%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.19%) Vagrant
4 13 (7.60%) Bitbucket
5 12 (7.02%) JIRA
6 2 (1.17%) Ant
6 2 (1.17%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.17%) JUnit
6 2 (1.17%) Liquibase
6 2 (1.17%) Maven
6 2 (1.17%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.58%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.58%) Hudson
7 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.58%) JMeter
7 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 19 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.17%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (20.47%) Developer
2 26 (15.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (14.62%) Architect
4 15 (8.77%) Consultant
5 11 (6.43%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.85%) Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.51%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (2.34%) Administrator
10 4 (2.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (2.34%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (2.34%) PHP Developer
10 4 (2.34%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 4 (2.34%) Technical Architect
11 3 (1.75%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.71%) Node.js
2 17 (9.94%) Web Services
3 16 (9.36%) Spring
3 16 (9.36%) Symfony
4 14 (8.19%) REST
5 12 (7.02%) Akka
5 12 (7.02%) Play Framework
5 12 (7.02%) spray
6 8 (4.68%) Ember.js
7 7 (4.09%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.92%) Backbone.js
8 5 (2.92%) CSS
8 5 (2.92%) CSS3
8 5 (2.92%) HTML
8 5 (2.92%) HTML5
8 5 (2.92%) LAMP
9 4 (2.34%) .NET
10 3 (1.75%) Ajax
10 3 (1.75%) JSON
10 3 (1.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.75%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.17%) Biometrics
4 2 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.17%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.17%) PKI
4 2 (1.17%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.58%) CMDB
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.58%) User Experience
5 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.58%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.05%) Linux
2 22 (12.87%) Windows
3 16 (9.36%) CoreOS
4 14 (8.19%) RancherOS
5 5 (2.92%) Android
5 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.92%) CentOS
5 5 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.34%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.34%) Unix
6 4 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.75%) webOS
7 3 (1.75%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.75%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.17%) AIX
8 2 (1.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.98%) DevOps
3 19 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 18 (10.53%) ITIL
5 15 (8.77%) Pair Programming
6 14 (8.19%) Security Hardening
7 13 (7.60%) Scrum
8 12 (7.02%) Information Security
9 11 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.43%) ITSM
9 11 (6.43%) Project Management
9 11 (6.43%) Service Management
10 10 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.26%) Open Source
11 9 (5.26%) TDD
12 8 (4.68%) BDD
12 8 (4.68%) Migration
12 8 (4.68%) OO
12 8 (4.68%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.39%) Java
2 19 (11.11%) Ruby
3 17 (9.94%) PHP
4 15 (8.77%) Go
4 15 (8.77%) Scala
5 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.68%) Python
6 7 (4.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.51%) SQL
8 4 (2.34%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.17%) C#
9 2 (1.17%) ES6
9 2 (1.17%) Perl
10 1 (0.58%) Groovy
10 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.19%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.92%) CISM
4 5 (2.92%) CISSP
4 5 (2.92%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) CRISC
5 2 (1.17%) Degree
5 2 (1.17%) IISP
5 2 (1.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.58%) CIPD
6 1 (0.58%) CISMP
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.58%) MBCS
6 1 (0.58%) MCSA
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) GPG13
2 2 (1.17%) WCAG
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (21.64%) Docker
2 16 (9.36%) etcd
2 16 (9.36%) flannel
3 14 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.85%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.17%) Postfix
6 2 (1.17%) Squid
6 2 (1.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.58%) vSphere
7 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (18.13%) Kubernetes
2 26 (15.20%) Puppet
3 16 (9.36%) Rancher
4 14 (8.19%) Consul
4 14 (8.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (8.19%) Marathon
4 14 (8.19%) Mesos
4 14 (8.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (4.68%) Ansible
6 5 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.34%) SCOM
7 4 (2.34%) SELinux
8 3 (1.75%) Terraform
8 3 (1.75%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.17%) Kibana
9 2 (1.17%) logstash
9 2 (1.17%) rkt
9 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (18.71%) VMware
2 14 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.09%) Cisco
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle
5 5 (2.92%) Remedy
6 3 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.17%) BMC
7 2 (1.17%) Google
7 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.17%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.17%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (0.58%) Apple
8 1 (0.58%) Becrypt
8 1 (0.58%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.58%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.58%) Juniper
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