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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 72 135 97
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -38
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 109 76 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.10% 1.38% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.69% 9.12% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 54 77
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +77.50%
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
616 833 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.52% 15.12% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 605 632
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £12.50 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £45.81 £32.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (26.32%) DevOps
2 50 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (23.68%) Java
4 39 (20.53%) Linux
5 35 (18.42%) Docker
6 32 (16.84%) GitHub
7 31 (16.32%) Node.js
7 31 (16.32%) ITIL
8 30 (15.79%) Kubernetes
9 29 (15.26%) Jenkins
9 29 (15.26%) Puppet
10 26 (13.68%) Configuration Management
11 24 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (12.11%) VMware
12 23 (12.11%) Git (software)
13 22 (11.58%) Open Source
13 22 (11.58%) Finance
13 22 (11.58%) Ruby
14 21 (11.05%) Microsoft
14 21 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (10.53%) CoreOS
15 20 (10.53%) etcd
15 20 (10.53%) flannel
16 19 (10.00%) Go
16 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (9.47%) TCP/IP
17 18 (9.47%) HTTP
17 18 (9.47%) Web Services
17 18 (9.47%) Redis

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 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.37%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.74%) IIS
4 7 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.63%) Confluence
5 5 (2.63%) nginx
6 4 (2.11%) Apache
6 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.58%) SAS
8 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.53%) Drupal
9 1 (0.53%) Jetty
9 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.26%) MS Office
3 3 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.53%) HipChat
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Revit
4 1 (0.53%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.84%) GitHub
2 21 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.58%) IaaS
3 3 (1.58%) SaaS
4 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.05%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.05%) Office 365
4 2 (1.05%) PaaS
4 2 (1.05%) Trello
5 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.47%) HTTP
1 18 (9.47%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.42%) SSL
3 14 (7.37%) Firewall
4 4 (2.11%) Network Security
5 3 (1.58%) Internet
5 3 (1.58%) IPsec
5 3 (1.58%) LDAP
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.05%) NAS
6 2 (1.05%) WAN
7 1 (0.53%) 4G
7 1 (0.53%) AMQP
7 1 (0.53%) LTE
7 1 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.53%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.53%) Skype
7 1 (0.53%) SSH
7 1 (0.53%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (9.47%) MongoDB
2 18 (9.47%) Redis
3 8 (4.21%) Big Data
3 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.58%) MySQL
6 3 (1.58%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) HBase
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (15.26%) Jenkins
2 23 (12.11%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.37%) JIRA
4 12 (6.32%) Bitbucket
5 10 (5.26%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.68%) JMeter
6 7 (3.68%) NeoLoad
6 7 (3.68%) Selenium
6 7 (3.68%) Zephyr
7 6 (3.16%) GitLab
8 4 (2.11%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.05%) Maven
10 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.53%) Ant
11 1 (0.53%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.53%) JUnit
11 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.53%) Mocha
11 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (11.58%) Finance
2 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.58%) Law
3 3 (1.58%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) French Language
4 2 (1.05%) German Language
4 2 (1.05%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.05%) Polish Language
4 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (16.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (15.79%) Architect
3 28 (14.74%) Developer
4 14 (7.37%) Consultant
5 9 (4.74%) Analyst
5 9 (4.74%) Java Developer
6 8 (4.21%) Administrator
6 8 (4.21%) Security Architect
7 7 (3.68%) Coordinator
7 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (3.68%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.68%) Test Manager
8 6 (3.16%) Test Coordinator
9 5 (2.63%) Change Manager
9 5 (2.63%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.63%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.63%) SharePoint Administrator
10 4 (2.11%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.11%) Security Consultant
10 4 (2.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.32%) Node.js
2 18 (9.47%) Web Services
3 13 (6.84%) REST
3 13 (6.84%) Spring
4 11 (5.79%) Akka
4 11 (5.79%) Play Framework
4 11 (5.79%) Symfony
5 8 (4.21%) spray
6 5 (2.63%) MCollective
7 4 (2.11%) .NET
7 4 (2.11%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.11%) Ember.js
7 4 (2.11%) Sensu
8 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.58%) J2EE
8 3 (1.58%) jBPM
8 3 (1.58%) Middleware
8 3 (1.58%) RESTful
8 3 (1.58%) SOAP
9 2 (1.05%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.32%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.63%) User Experience
4 4 (2.11%) Biometrics
4 4 (2.11%) CESG
5 3 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.58%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.58%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (1.58%) PKI
6 2 (1.05%) CMDB
6 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.05%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.05%) YubiKey
7 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.53%) Economics
7 1 (0.53%) Handset
7 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.53%) Linux
2 20 (10.53%) CoreOS
3 16 (8.42%) Windows
4 13 (6.84%) RancherOS
5 5 (2.63%) CentOS
5 5 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.58%) Unix
7 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) Android
8 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.05%) Solaris
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 50 (26.32%) DevOps
2 31 (16.32%) ITIL
3 26 (13.68%) Configuration Management
4 22 (11.58%) Open Source
5 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (8.42%) Information Security
8 14 (7.37%) Security Hardening
9 12 (6.32%) ITSM
10 11 (5.79%) Migration
11 10 (5.26%) Change Management
11 10 (5.26%) Project Management
11 10 (5.26%) Test Automation
12 9 (4.74%) Analytics
12 9 (4.74%) Business Continuity
12 9 (4.74%) Pair Programming
12 9 (4.74%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.21%) Data Management
13 8 (4.21%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.68%) Java
2 22 (11.58%) Ruby
3 19 (10.00%) Go
4 16 (8.42%) SQL
5 15 (7.89%) Scala
6 11 (5.79%) PHP
7 9 (4.74%) Python
8 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.58%) C
10 3 (1.58%) C#
10 3 (1.58%) Erlang
11 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.53%) ES6
12 1 (0.53%) Groovy
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 190 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.26%) CISM
2 10 (5.26%) CISSP
3 9 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.21%) IISP
5 6 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.11%) CLAS
7 4 (2.11%) Degree
7 4 (2.11%) ISEB
8 3 (1.58%) CISMP
8 3 (1.58%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.05%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.05%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.53%) CIPD
10 1 (0.53%) MBCS
10 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.74%) QA
3 7 (3.68%) GPG13
4 6 (3.16%) Government Security Classifications
4 6 (3.16%) SLA
5 4 (2.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.05%) WCAG
7 1 (0.53%) COBIT
7 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (18.42%) Docker
2 20 (10.53%) etcd
2 20 (10.53%) flannel
3 10 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.11%) Ceph
5 4 (2.11%) GlusterFS
6 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.53%) HDFS
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) Postfix
7 1 (0.53%) Squid
7 1 (0.53%) vCloud
7 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (15.79%) Kubernetes
2 29 (15.26%) Puppet
3 17 (8.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (8.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (8.42%) Ansible
5 14 (7.37%) Rancher
6 13 (6.84%) Consul
6 13 (6.84%) Marathon
6 13 (6.84%) Mesos
7 7 (3.68%) SCOM
8 6 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (3.16%) rkt
9 5 (2.63%) Graphite
9 5 (2.63%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.63%) logstash
10 2 (1.05%) Terraform
10 2 (1.05%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.53%) Ambari
11 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (12.11%) VMware
2 21 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.84%) Remedy
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle
5 7 (3.68%) BMC
6 6 (3.16%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.11%) Cisco
7 4 (2.11%) Juniper
7 4 (2.11%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.58%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (1.58%) F5
8 3 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.05%) Google
9 2 (1.05%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.53%) Apple
10 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.53%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.53%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.53%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.53%) TOWER Software
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