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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 114 66 110
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +44
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 74 169 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 2.83% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.57% 17.04% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 114 59
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£438 £432 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.27% +12.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £278 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.70 - £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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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
773 992 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.59% 16.59% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 671 580
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 31
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.24 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.90%) SQL
3 30 (14.42%) Finance
4 27 (12.98%) Windows
5 26 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
6 25 (12.02%) Oracle
7 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 21 (10.10%) ITIL
9 18 (8.65%) SharePoint
9 18 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (7.69%) VMware
10 16 (7.69%) Linux
11 15 (7.21%) Service Management
12 14 (6.73%) Service Delivery
12 14 (6.73%) Migration
12 14 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (6.73%) HP
12 14 (6.73%) PRINCE2
12 14 (6.73%) Information Assurance
13 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
13 13 (6.25%) LAN
13 13 (6.25%) Information Security
13 13 (6.25%) Firewall
14 12 (5.77%) CESG
14 12 (5.77%) WAN
14 12 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.77%) RMADS
15 11 (5.29%) Oracle EBS R12
15 11 (5.29%) Cisco
15 11 (5.29%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.44%) nginx
5 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.96%) CMS
6 2 (0.96%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.96%) IIS
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.48%) Kentico
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.88%) MS Office
3 4 (1.92%) MS Project
3 4 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.92%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (5.29%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (3.37%) Oracle iProcurement
4 6 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (2.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.96%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.96%) Office 365
2 2 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.25%) LAN
1 13 (6.25%) Firewall
2 12 (5.77%) WAN
3 10 (4.81%) DHCP
4 9 (4.33%) VPN
4 9 (4.33%) DNS
5 5 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.40%) LDAP
5 5 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.92%) SAN
7 3 (1.44%) Network Security
8 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.96%) Internet
9 1 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.48%) NAS
9 1 (0.48%) VLAN
9 1 (0.48%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.48%) VoIP
9 1 (0.48%) Broadband
9 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.37%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.96%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.96%) MS Access
7 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) QlikView
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.44%) JIRA
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.48%) Behat
4 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.48%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.48%) Ant
4 1 (0.48%) JUnit
4 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.48%) Toad
4 1 (0.48%) Maven
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 30 (14.42%) Finance
2 10 (4.81%) General Ledger
3 9 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.92%) Legal
6 3 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (0.96%) Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
7 2 (0.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Military
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (14.90%) Architect
2 29 (13.94%) Consultant
3 16 (7.69%) Analyst
4 15 (7.21%) Developer
5 12 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (4.81%) DBA
6 10 (4.81%) Deployment Engineer
6 10 (4.81%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.33%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (3.37%) Security Advisor
9 7 (3.37%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.37%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (3.37%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.37%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.40%) Designer
10 5 (2.40%) Infrastructure Designer
10 5 (2.40%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.40%) Change Manager
10 5 (2.40%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.81%) .NET
2 8 (3.85%) HTML
3 6 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.92%) Middleware
4 4 (1.92%) jQuery
4 4 (1.92%) HTML5
5 3 (1.44%) REST
5 3 (1.44%) JSP
6 2 (0.96%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.96%) XML
6 2 (0.96%) JSON
6 2 (0.96%) Symfony
7 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.48%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (0.48%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.48%) CSS3
7 1 (0.48%) Laravel
7 1 (0.48%) AutoMapper
7 1 (0.48%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.77%) CESG
1 12 (5.77%) RMADS
2 9 (4.33%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.88%) Biometrics
4 6 (2.88%) Open Source
5 4 (1.92%) Replication
5 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.44%) CMDB
6 3 (1.44%) PKI
6 3 (1.44%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (0.96%) Kindle
8 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.98%) Windows
2 16 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.44%) Solaris
6 3 (1.44%) UNIX
7 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.10%) ITIL
2 18 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (7.21%) Service Management
4 14 (6.73%) Service Delivery
4 14 (6.73%) Migration
4 14 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (6.73%) PRINCE2
4 14 (6.73%) Information Assurance
5 13 (6.25%) Information Security
6 12 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (4.33%) Project Management
8 9 (4.33%) TOGAF
8 9 (4.33%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.85%) Change Management
9 8 (3.85%) Scrum
9 8 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 8 (3.85%) OO
9 8 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 8 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.90%) SQL
2 10 (4.81%) PL/SQL
3 8 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.37%) Java
5 6 (2.88%) PHP
6 5 (2.40%) C
6 5 (2.40%) C#
6 5 (2.40%) C++
7 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.96%) Perl
8 2 (0.96%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) VB
9 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 208 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
3 10 (4.81%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.85%) CISSP
5 7 (3.37%) Degree
6 5 (2.40%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.92%) ISEB
8 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.96%) CIMA
9 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.96%) CCNA
9 2 (0.96%) ACCA
9 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.44%) COBIT
4 2 (0.96%) GAAP
4 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.96%) GPG13
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.37%) vSphere
3 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.48%) Corosync
4 1 (0.48%) XenApp
4 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) SCCM
1 7 (3.37%) SCOM
2 6 (2.88%) Puppet
3 5 (2.40%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.44%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.44%) WSUS
5 2 (0.96%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.48%) logstash
6 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (12.02%) Oracle
2 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.69%) VMware
4 14 (6.73%) HP
5 11 (5.29%) Cisco
6 7 (3.37%) Google
6 7 (3.37%) Juniper
6 7 (3.37%) BMC
7 6 (2.88%) Remedy
8 5 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.92%) McAfee
10 3 (1.44%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.44%) Sophos
11 2 (0.96%) Citrix
11 2 (0.96%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.96%) SAP
11 2 (0.96%) Siebel
12 1 (0.48%) F5
12 1 (0.48%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
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