The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 50 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 155 182 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.40% 3.29% 3.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.84% 21.74% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 134 144
Median daily rate £475 £425 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +54.50%
Security 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
624 837 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.70% 15.15% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 605 622
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 £306 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% +12.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £12.50 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £44.12 £32.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security 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 Security Cleared across the City of London region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Security 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 Security Cleared across the City of London region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 189 (60.77%) SC Cleared
2 89 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (27.33%) DV Cleared
4 65 (20.90%) Java
5 54 (17.36%) DevOps
6 48 (15.43%) ITIL
6 48 (15.43%) Linux
7 42 (13.50%) Microsoft
8 39 (12.54%) Finance
9 38 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (10.93%) Windows
10 34 (10.93%) Docker
11 33 (10.61%) GitHub
12 32 (10.29%) Node.js
13 31 (9.97%) Configuration Management
14 30 (9.65%) Kubernetes
15 29 (9.32%) Puppet
15 29 (9.32%) MS Excel
16 28 (9.00%) Jenkins
17 26 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (8.36%) SQL
17 26 (8.36%) ISEB
17 26 (8.36%) Open Source
18 25 (8.04%) Ruby
18 25 (8.04%) JIRA
18 25 (8.04%) VMware
19 24 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (7.72%) Project Management
19 24 (7.72%) PRINCE2
19 24 (7.72%) Git (software)

Security 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 20 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.50%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.89%) IIS
4 7 (2.25%) Confluence
5 6 (1.93%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.29%) nginx
6 4 (1.29%) SAS
6 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.96%) Apache
7 3 (0.96%) CMS
7 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.96%) JBoss
7 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.64%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.11%) MS Office
3 8 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.93%) MS Project
4 6 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.32%) HipChat
6 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Revit
6 1 (0.32%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 12 (3.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.61%) GitHub
2 22 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.96%) IaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Office 365
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.64%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.64%) PaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Trello
5 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.43%) HTTP
2 19 (6.11%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.14%) SSL
4 15 (4.82%) Firewall
5 8 (2.57%) Internet
6 5 (1.61%) LDAP
6 5 (1.61%) Network Security
7 3 (0.96%) IPsec
7 3 (0.96%) WAN
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.64%) Intranet
8 2 (0.64%) NAS
8 2 (0.64%) Wireless
9 1 (0.32%) 4G
9 1 (0.32%) AMQP
9 1 (0.32%) LTE
9 1 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.32%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (6.11%) MongoDB
3 18 (5.79%) Redis
4 12 (3.86%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.54%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.22%) Big Data
7 8 (2.57%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.93%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.96%) MySQL
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.96%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.64%) HBase
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.64%) QlikView
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 28 (9.00%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.04%) JIRA
3 24 (7.72%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.82%) Selenium
5 13 (4.18%) Bitbucket
6 10 (3.22%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.57%) JMeter
7 8 (2.57%) Zephyr
8 7 (2.25%) NeoLoad
9 6 (1.93%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.61%) GitLab
11 4 (1.29%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.29%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.96%) Selenium IDE
12 3 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.64%) JUnit
13 2 (0.64%) Maven
13 2 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 39 (12.54%) Finance
2 4 (1.29%) Law
2 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.96%) Legal
3 3 (0.96%) Publishing
4 2 (0.64%) Back Office
4 2 (0.64%) French Language
4 2 (0.64%) German Language
4 2 (0.64%) Italian Language
4 2 (0.64%) Marketing
4 2 (0.64%) Polish Language
4 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.32%) Advertising
5 1 (0.32%) Electronics
5 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (14.47%) Developer
2 35 (11.25%) Architect
3 32 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (7.40%) Consultant
5 21 (6.75%) Analyst
6 15 (4.82%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.50%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.50%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.22%) Security Architect
8 10 (3.22%) Support Officer
8 10 (3.22%) Test Manager
9 9 (2.89%) Administrator
9 9 (2.89%) Project Officer
10 8 (2.57%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (2.57%) Project Support Officer
10 8 (2.57%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.25%) Change Manager
11 7 (2.25%) Coordinator
11 7 (2.25%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
12 6 (1.93%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.29%) Node.js
2 20 (6.43%) Web Services
3 17 (5.47%) REST
4 14 (4.50%) Spring
5 11 (3.54%) Akka
5 11 (3.54%) Play Framework
5 11 (3.54%) Symfony
6 9 (2.89%) J2EE
7 8 (2.57%) spray
8 6 (1.93%) .NET
8 6 (1.93%) HTML
9 5 (1.61%) CSS
9 5 (1.61%) MCollective
10 4 (1.29%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.29%) Ember.js
10 4 (1.29%) jQuery
10 4 (1.29%) Sensu
10 4 (1.29%) SOAP
11 3 (0.96%) RESTful
11 3 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.25%) User Experience
4 6 (1.93%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.61%) Replication
6 4 (1.29%) Biometrics
6 4 (1.29%) CESG
6 4 (1.29%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.29%) NHS
6 4 (1.29%) PKI
6 4 (1.29%) PMI
7 3 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (0.96%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.64%) Blog
8 2 (0.64%) CMDB
8 2 (0.64%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.64%) Social Media
8 2 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.43%) Linux
2 34 (10.93%) Windows
3 20 (6.43%) CoreOS
4 13 (4.18%) RancherOS
5 11 (3.54%) Unix
6 6 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.29%) CentOS
7 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.64%) Android
9 2 (0.64%) Solaris
9 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.36%) DevOps
3 48 (15.43%) ITIL
4 38 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (9.97%) Configuration Management
6 26 (8.36%) Open Source
7 24 (7.72%) PRINCE2
7 24 (7.72%) Project Management
8 23 (7.40%) Change Management
9 20 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.11%) Information Security
10 19 (6.11%) Test Automation
11 15 (4.82%) Analytics
11 15 (4.82%) Migration
11 15 (4.82%) Scrum
12 14 (4.50%) Defect Management
12 14 (4.50%) ITSM
12 14 (4.50%) Security Hardening
13 13 (4.18%) Business Analysis
13 13 (4.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.90%) Java
2 26 (8.36%) SQL
3 25 (8.04%) Ruby
4 19 (6.11%) Go
5 15 (4.82%) Scala
6 14 (4.50%) Python
7 12 (3.86%) PHP
8 11 (3.54%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.57%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.61%) C
11 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.29%) C#
11 4 (1.29%) C++
11 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.29%) VBScript
12 3 (0.96%) Erlang
12 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 189 (60.77%) SC Cleared
2 85 (27.33%) DV Cleared
3 26 (8.36%) ISEB
4 14 (4.50%) CISSP
5 13 (4.18%) ISTQB
6 12 (3.86%) CISM
6 12 (3.86%) CTC Cleared
7 11 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (2.57%) Degree
8 8 (2.57%) IISP
9 6 (1.93%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.61%) BC Cleared
10 5 (1.61%) CBAP
10 5 (1.61%) CITP
10 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.29%) CLAS
11 4 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.18%) QA
3 9 (2.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (2.25%) GPG13
5 6 (1.93%) Government Security Classifications
5 6 (1.93%) SLA
6 4 (1.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.64%) WCAG
8 1 (0.32%) COBIT
8 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (10.93%) Docker
2 21 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.43%) etcd
3 20 (6.43%) flannel
4 8 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.29%) Ceph
5 4 (1.29%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.32%) Firmware
7 1 (0.32%) HDFS
7 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) Postfix
7 1 (0.32%) Squid
7 1 (0.32%) vCloud
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (9.65%) Kubernetes
2 29 (9.32%) Puppet
3 17 (5.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (5.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 15 (4.82%) Ansible
5 14 (4.50%) Rancher
6 13 (4.18%) Consul
6 13 (4.18%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (4.18%) Marathon
6 13 (4.18%) Mesos
7 7 (2.25%) SCOM
8 6 (1.93%) rkt
9 5 (1.61%) Graphite
9 5 (1.61%) logstash
9 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.29%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.96%) SCCM
12 2 (0.64%) Terraform
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.04%) VMware
3 20 (6.43%) Oracle
4 15 (4.82%) HP
5 14 (4.50%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.86%) Remedy
7 8 (2.57%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.25%) BMC
9 6 (1.93%) Cisco
10 4 (1.29%) Citrix
10 4 (1.29%) Juniper
10 4 (1.29%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.96%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (0.96%) Apple
11 3 (0.96%) F5
11 3 (0.96%) Google
11 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.64%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.64%) IBM
12 2 (0.64%) Sybase
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