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 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 89 115 96
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 92 72 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.69% 1.55% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.43% 9.78% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 88
Median daily rate £453 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £320 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £546 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £20.60 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +47.72%
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
560 736 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.37% 15.86% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 547 644
Median daily rate £450 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.25 £26.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (26.04%) DevOps
3 46 (23.96%) Java
3 46 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.35%) Linux
5 37 (19.27%) Docker
6 33 (17.19%) GitHub
7 32 (16.67%) Node.js
7 32 (16.67%) ITIL
8 31 (16.15%) Puppet
8 31 (16.15%) Jenkins
8 31 (16.15%) Kubernetes
9 27 (14.06%) Configuration Management
10 26 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (13.54%) VMware
11 25 (13.02%) Git (software)
12 23 (11.98%) Finance
13 22 (11.46%) Microsoft
13 22 (11.46%) Ruby
13 22 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (9.90%) Open Source
14 19 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (9.90%) CoreOS
14 19 (9.90%) etcd
14 19 (9.90%) flannel
15 18 (9.38%) Go
15 18 (9.38%) Redis
15 18 (9.38%) MongoDB
15 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (9.38%) TCP/IP

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 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.29%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.69%) IIS
4 7 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.13%) Confluence
6 5 (2.60%) Apache
7 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.08%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.08%) nginx
8 3 (1.56%) SAS
9 2 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.52%) Drupal
10 1 (0.52%) Jetty
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) HipChat
4 2 (1.04%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.52%) Revit
5 1 (0.52%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (6.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.19%) GitHub
2 22 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.56%) IaaS
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.04%) Office 365
4 2 (1.04%) PaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Trello
5 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.38%) HTTP
1 18 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.33%) SSL
3 14 (7.29%) Firewall
4 4 (2.08%) Network Security
5 3 (1.56%) Internet
5 3 (1.56%) IPsec
5 3 (1.56%) LDAP
6 2 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.04%) CTI
6 2 (1.04%) DNS
6 2 (1.04%) NAS
6 2 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.04%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.04%) SSH
6 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) 4G
7 1 (0.52%) AMQP
7 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 18 (9.38%) Redis
3 11 (5.73%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.65%) Big Data
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.56%) MySQL
6 3 (1.56%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.04%) HBase
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (16.15%) Jenkins
2 25 (13.02%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.29%) JIRA
4 13 (6.77%) Bitbucket
5 11 (5.73%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.60%) GitLab
6 5 (2.60%) JMeter
6 5 (2.60%) NeoLoad
6 5 (2.60%) Selenium
6 5 (2.60%) Zephyr
7 4 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.56%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.56%) Maven
9 2 (1.04%) Ant
9 2 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.04%) JUnit
9 2 (1.04%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.04%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (11.98%) Finance
2 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.56%) Law
3 3 (1.56%) Legal
4 2 (1.04%) French Language
4 2 (1.04%) German Language
4 2 (1.04%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.04%) Polish Language
4 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (16.67%) Architect
2 31 (16.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (15.10%) Developer
4 11 (5.73%) Consultant
5 8 (4.17%) Administrator
5 8 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 7 (3.65%) Analyst
6 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (3.65%) Project Manager
6 7 (3.65%) Security Architect
7 6 (3.13%) Programme Manager
7 6 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 6 (3.13%) Test Manager
8 5 (2.60%) Change Manager
8 5 (2.60%) Coordinator
8 5 (2.60%) Data Architect
8 5 (2.60%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (2.60%) SharePoint Administrator
8 5 (2.60%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.08%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.67%) Node.js
2 18 (9.38%) Web Services
3 15 (7.81%) Spring
4 14 (7.29%) REST
5 13 (6.77%) Symfony
6 12 (6.25%) Akka
6 12 (6.25%) Play Framework
7 9 (4.69%) spray
8 6 (3.13%) MCollective
9 5 (2.60%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.08%) .NET
10 4 (2.08%) Ember.js
11 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.56%) ELK Stack
11 3 (1.56%) jBPM
11 3 (1.56%) Middleware
11 3 (1.56%) Sensu
11 3 (1.56%) Software Packaging
12 2 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.08%) Biometrics
4 3 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (1.56%) PKI
4 3 (1.56%) User Experience
5 2 (1.04%) CESG
5 2 (1.04%) CMDB
5 2 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.04%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.04%) YubiKey
6 1 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.52%) Handset
6 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.35%) Linux
2 19 (9.90%) CoreOS
3 17 (8.85%) Windows
4 13 (6.77%) RancherOS
5 6 (3.13%) CentOS
6 5 (2.60%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.08%) Unix
7 4 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.04%) AIX
9 2 (1.04%) Android
9 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.04%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.04%) DevOps
2 46 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.67%) ITIL
4 27 (14.06%) Configuration Management
5 19 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (9.90%) Open Source
6 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.33%) Information Security
8 13 (6.77%) Security Hardening
9 12 (6.25%) ITSM
10 11 (5.73%) Migration
10 11 (5.73%) Pair Programming
11 10 (5.21%) Change Management
12 9 (4.69%) Data Management
12 9 (4.69%) Project Management
12 9 (4.69%) Scrum
13 8 (4.17%) Network Design
13 8 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (4.17%) TDD
13 8 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.96%) Java
2 22 (11.46%) Ruby
3 18 (9.38%) Go
4 15 (7.81%) Scala
4 15 (7.81%) SQL
5 14 (7.29%) PHP
6 10 (5.21%) Python
7 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.56%) C
9 3 (1.56%) C#
9 3 (1.56%) Erlang
9 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) ES6
10 1 (0.52%) Groovy
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 192 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.21%) CISM
2 10 (5.21%) CISSP
3 9 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.17%) IISP
5 7 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (2.60%) Degree
7 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.56%) CISMP
8 3 (1.56%) ISEB
9 2 (1.04%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.04%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.04%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.52%) CIPD
10 1 (0.52%) CLAS
10 1 (0.52%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.69%) QA
3 7 (3.65%) GPG13
3 7 (3.65%) SLA
4 4 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.56%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.04%) WCAG
7 1 (0.52%) COBIT
7 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.52%) ISO20022
System Software
1 37 (19.27%) Docker
2 19 (9.90%) etcd
2 19 (9.90%) flannel
3 11 (5.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.56%) Ceph
5 3 (1.56%) GlusterFS
6 2 (1.04%) Postfix
6 2 (1.04%) Squid
6 2 (1.04%) vCloud
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.52%) HDFS
7 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (16.15%) Kubernetes
1 31 (16.15%) Puppet
2 16 (8.33%) Ansible
2 16 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 16 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (7.81%) Rancher
4 13 (6.77%) Consul
4 13 (6.77%) Marathon
4 13 (6.77%) Mesos
5 7 (3.65%) SCOM
6 6 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.60%) logstash
7 5 (2.60%) rkt
8 4 (2.08%) Graphite
8 4 (2.08%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.56%) Terraform
9 3 (1.56%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.04%) Kibana
10 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.52%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 26 (13.54%) VMware
2 22 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.77%) Remedy
4 9 (4.69%) Oracle
5 7 (3.65%) BMC
6 6 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.60%) Cisco
8 4 (2.08%) Juniper
8 4 (2.08%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.56%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (1.56%) F5
9 3 (1.56%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.04%) Google
10 2 (1.04%) Sonatype
10 2 (1.04%) Tripwire
11 1 (0.52%) Adobe
11 1 (0.52%) Citrix
11 1 (0.52%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.52%) Fujitsu
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Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago