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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 83 102 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 123 127 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.10% 1.77% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.84% 12.05% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 85 71
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£450 £440 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £373
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £23.55 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.42% +71.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.97 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.18%
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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
889 1054 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.18% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 728 719
Average daily rate £438 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 40
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.43 £48.00 £34.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 251 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.33%) ITIL
4 40 (15.94%) Oracle
5 36 (14.34%) Finance
6 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
7 27 (10.76%) SQL
7 27 (10.76%) PRINCE2
7 27 (10.76%) Windows
8 26 (10.36%) HP
9 24 (9.56%) CTC Cleared
10 23 (9.16%) Cisco
11 21 (8.37%) C
11 21 (8.37%) Service Delivery
12 20 (7.97%) Service Management
13 19 (7.57%) Scrum
13 19 (7.57%) MS Excel
13 19 (7.57%) DV Cleared
14 17 (6.77%) Linux
14 17 (6.77%) Java
14 17 (6.77%) Open Source
14 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (6.37%) HTML
15 16 (6.37%) Oracle EBS
16 15 (5.98%) VMware
16 15 (5.98%) Project Management
16 15 (5.98%) JavaScript
17 14 (5.58%) .NET
17 14 (5.58%) Active Directory
17 14 (5.58%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.39%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.59%) IIS
5 4 (1.59%) Apache
5 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.20%) nginx
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.80%) Liferay
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) eRoom
Applications
1 19 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.19%) MS Office
3 6 (2.39%) MS Project
4 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (3.98%) Oracle iProcurement
3 10 (3.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (3.98%) Oracle Assets
3 10 (3.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (3.98%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (3.59%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (3.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 7 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.40%) Findur
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.58%) Firewall
2 13 (5.18%) LAN
3 11 (4.38%) WAN
4 9 (3.59%) DNS
5 8 (3.19%) SAN
5 8 (3.19%) DHCP
6 7 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.99%) Network Security
8 4 (1.59%) VPN
8 4 (1.59%) OSPF
8 4 (1.59%) LDAP
9 3 (1.20%) Broadband
9 3 (1.20%) DWDM
9 3 (1.20%) MPLS
9 3 (1.20%) VoIP
9 3 (1.20%) HSRP
10 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.80%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.80%) Junos
10 2 (0.80%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.59%) MySQL
5 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) DB2
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) DataStage
7 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.40%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.99%) JMeter
2 5 (1.99%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.59%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (1.59%) Maven
4 3 (1.20%) JIRA
5 2 (0.80%) Grunt
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
5 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.80%) Toad
5 2 (0.80%) Ant
6 1 (0.40%) JUnit
6 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.40%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.40%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.40%) MSI
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 36 (14.34%) Finance
2 10 (3.98%) Back Office
2 10 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.19%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.20%) Local Government
5 3 (1.20%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Publishing
6 2 (0.80%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (11.16%) Consultant
2 27 (10.76%) Analyst
2 27 (10.76%) Developer
3 18 (7.17%) Architect
4 15 (5.98%) Project Manager
5 10 (3.98%) Functional Consultant
5 10 (3.98%) Deployment Engineer
6 9 (3.59%) Designer
6 9 (3.59%) Test Manager
6 9 (3.59%) Support Engineer
7 8 (3.19%) PHP Developer
7 8 (3.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (3.19%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 7 (2.79%) DBA
8 7 (2.79%) Test Analyst
8 7 (2.79%) Desktop Support
8 7 (2.79%) Java Developer
9 6 (2.39%) Tester
9 6 (2.39%) Technical Architect
10 5 (1.99%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.37%) HTML
2 14 (5.58%) .NET
3 8 (3.19%) JSP
3 8 (3.19%) HTML5
4 7 (2.79%) XML
4 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.79%) REST
5 6 (2.39%) CSS
5 6 (2.39%) jQuery
5 6 (2.39%) Spring
6 5 (1.99%) J2EE
7 4 (1.59%) LAMP
7 4 (1.59%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.20%) XHTML
8 3 (1.20%) JSF
8 3 (1.20%) Struts
8 3 (1.20%) Web Services
8 3 (1.20%) CSS3
8 3 (1.20%) Laravel
8 3 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.77%) Open Source
1 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.38%) CESG
3 11 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.19%) RMADS
4 8 (3.19%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (2.39%) User Experience
6 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.59%) CMDB
6 4 (1.59%) Social Network
7 3 (1.20%) Kindle
7 3 (1.20%) Replication
7 3 (1.20%) PKI
7 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.80%) GIS
8 2 (0.80%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.80%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) Animation
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.76%) Windows
2 17 (6.77%) Linux
3 8 (3.19%) UNIX
4 6 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.59%) Solaris
5 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.80%) VMS
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.33%) ITIL
3 27 (10.76%) PRINCE2
4 21 (8.37%) Service Delivery
5 20 (7.97%) Service Management
6 19 (7.57%) Scrum
7 15 (5.98%) Project Management
8 13 (5.18%) OO
8 13 (5.18%) Migration
8 13 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.78%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.38%) CRM
10 11 (4.38%) ITSM
10 11 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (4.38%) ITIL V3
11 10 (3.98%) Unit Testing
11 10 (3.98%) Information Assurance
11 10 (3.98%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.59%) TOGAF
13 8 (3.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.76%) SQL
2 21 (8.37%) C
3 17 (6.77%) Java
4 15 (5.98%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.38%) PHP
6 9 (3.59%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.59%) PHP5
9 4 (1.59%) C#
10 3 (1.20%) Python
11 2 (0.80%) VB
11 2 (0.80%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) C++
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
12 1 (0.40%) XAML
12 1 (0.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) Groovy
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 251 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.56%) CTC Cleared
3 19 (7.57%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.98%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.98%) Degree
5 9 (3.59%) CISSP
6 8 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.79%) ISEB
8 6 (2.39%) CCNA
9 5 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.59%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.20%) PMP
11 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.20%) MAPM
11 3 (1.20%) CISM
11 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.80%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.79%) COBIT
2 7 (2.79%) SLA
3 5 (1.99%) QA
4 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.80%) GPG13
6 1 (0.40%) P3O
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.99%) vSphere
4 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.80%) XenApp
5 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) Nmap
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.19%) SCCM
2 5 (1.99%) SCOM
3 4 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.59%) Puppet
3 4 (1.59%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.80%) OpenView
5 2 (0.80%) Control-M
6 1 (0.40%) DameWare
6 1 (0.40%) OVSD
6 1 (0.40%) Nessus
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 40 (15.94%) Oracle
2 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.36%) HP
4 23 (9.16%) Cisco
5 15 (5.98%) VMware
6 11 (4.38%) Remedy
6 11 (4.38%) Juniper
7 10 (3.98%) BMC
8 5 (1.99%) Citrix
8 5 (1.99%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.20%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.80%) Huawei
11 2 (0.80%) Zend
11 2 (0.80%) Sophos
11 2 (0.80%) Apple
11 2 (0.80%) Siebel
11 2 (0.80%) Intel
11 2 (0.80%) IBM
12 1 (0.40%) Adobe
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago