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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 130 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 74 116 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 1.99% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.16% 12.93% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 78 107
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£425 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £19.63 £16.00 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £13.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £23.40 £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.49% +5.57%
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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
808 897 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.91% 15.42% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 627 765
Average daily rate £430 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (22.36%) Windows
3 28 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.91%) Finance
5 23 (14.29%) Java
6 21 (13.04%) SQL
7 20 (12.42%) Linux
8 19 (11.80%) Oracle
9 15 (9.32%) SQL Server
9 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
10 14 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (8.07%) Scrum
11 13 (8.07%) VMware
11 13 (8.07%) Risk Management
11 13 (8.07%) Firewall
11 13 (8.07%) ITIL
12 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
12 12 (7.45%) Migration
12 12 (7.45%) TDD
13 11 (6.83%) Service Delivery
13 11 (6.83%) HTML
13 11 (6.83%) Windows 7
14 10 (6.21%) Mentoring
14 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
14 10 (6.21%) Project Management
14 10 (6.21%) Cisco
14 10 (6.21%) Blackberry
15 9 (5.59%) CMS
15 9 (5.59%) Information Security
15 9 (5.59%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (5.59%) CMS
2 8 (4.97%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.73%) Apache
4 5 (3.11%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.11%) Kentico
4 5 (3.11%) JBoss
5 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.48%) IIS
5 4 (2.48%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.86%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.86%) Confluence
6 3 (1.86%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.24%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Office
3 4 (2.48%) MS Project
4 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.62%) Agresso
3 1 (0.62%) Primavera
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.62%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.48%) SaaS
3 3 (1.86%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.86%) Office 365
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.07%) Firewall
2 8 (4.97%) Network Security
2 8 (4.97%) LAN
2 8 (4.97%) WAN
3 5 (3.11%) VPN
3 5 (3.11%) DNS
4 4 (2.48%) SAN
4 4 (2.48%) DHCP
4 4 (2.48%) HTTP
5 3 (1.86%) PBX
5 3 (1.86%) VoIP
5 3 (1.86%) QSIG
5 3 (1.86%) DPNSS
6 2 (1.24%) MPLS
6 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.24%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.62%) Internet
7 1 (0.62%) Extranet
7 1 (0.62%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.35%) MySQL
3 4 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.24%) Redis
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.24%) IDOL
5 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.62%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (0.62%) HBase
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.48%) JIRA
3 3 (1.86%) JUnit
3 3 (1.86%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.24%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.24%) Subversion
4 2 (1.24%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.62%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.62%) Gradle
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.62%) Maven
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.62%) MSI
5 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (14.91%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.11%) Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Military
5 3 (1.86%) Legal
5 3 (1.86%) Billing
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 31 (19.25%) Developer
2 14 (8.70%) Java Developer
3 13 (8.07%) Architect
4 12 (7.45%) Analyst
5 11 (6.83%) Consultant
6 10 (6.21%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.97%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.11%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (2.48%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (2.48%) Migration Consultant
10 4 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Designer
10 4 (2.48%) Technical Leader
11 3 (1.86%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (1.86%) Security Engineer
11 3 (1.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) HTML
2 8 (4.97%) CSS
2 8 (4.97%) JSP
2 8 (4.97%) Spring
2 8 (4.97%) RESTful
2 8 (4.97%) HTML5
3 7 (4.35%) Web Services
3 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.35%) .NET
3 7 (4.35%) J2EE
4 6 (3.73%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.73%) WCF
4 6 (3.73%) Entity Framework
4 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.11%) Struts
5 5 (3.11%) LINQ
5 5 (3.11%) REST
5 5 (3.11%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (3.11%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.86%) Biometrics
6 3 (1.86%) iPad
6 3 (1.86%) IVR
6 3 (1.86%) CESG
7 2 (1.24%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.62%) Economics
8 1 (0.62%) Statistics
8 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.62%) Blog
8 1 (0.62%) RMADS
8 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.62%) iPhone
8 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.36%) Windows
2 20 (12.42%) Linux
3 11 (6.83%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.73%) UNIX
5 5 (3.11%) Android
5 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.24%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Solaris
9 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (8.07%) Scrum
3 13 (8.07%) Risk Management
3 13 (8.07%) ITIL
4 12 (7.45%) Migration
4 12 (7.45%) TDD
5 11 (6.83%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.21%) Project Management
6 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.21%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.59%) Information Security
8 8 (4.97%) Pair Programming
8 8 (4.97%) MVC
8 8 (4.97%) CRM
8 8 (4.97%) Service Management
8 8 (4.97%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.35%) Data Protection
9 7 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.29%) Java
2 21 (13.04%) SQL
3 9 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.97%) C#
5 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.48%) Ruby
7 3 (1.86%) Python
7 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.86%) C++
7 3 (1.86%) PHP
8 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.24%) Perl
8 2 (1.24%) Scala
9 1 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.62%) XPath
9 1 (0.62%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.59%) CISSP
3 7 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.48%) CISMP
6 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.24%) IBM Certification
7 2 (1.24%) CISM
7 2 (1.24%) Degree
7 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.24%) MCSE
7 2 (1.24%) CCNP
8 1 (0.62%) CCNA
8 1 (0.62%) ISEB
8 1 (0.62%) MCSA
8 1 (0.62%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.24%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) P3O
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.86%) ISA Server
2 3 (1.86%) vCloud
2 3 (1.86%) Docker
2 3 (1.86%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) Puppet
2 6 (3.73%) SCCM
3 4 (2.48%) Ansible
4 3 (1.86%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.24%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.24%) logstash
5 2 (1.24%) Salt
5 2 (1.24%) Kibana
5 2 (1.24%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.62%) SCOM
6 1 (0.62%) Nessus
6 1 (0.62%) WSUS
6 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Oracle
2 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.07%) VMware
4 10 (6.21%) Cisco
5 5 (3.11%) Google
5 5 (3.11%) EPiServer
5 5 (3.11%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.48%) Sophos
6 4 (2.48%) HP
6 4 (2.48%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.86%) Citrix
7 3 (1.86%) Avaya
7 3 (1.86%) Juniper
7 3 (1.86%) FatWire
7 3 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.86%) Bomgar
7 3 (1.86%) F5
8 2 (1.24%) Varonis
8 2 (1.24%) Greenplum
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago