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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
London / City of London
Rank 37 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 144 93 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.98% 3.02% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.29% 19.38% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 61 121
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £17.89 £22.00 £18.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £18.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £22.00 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.50%

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
420 480 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.51% 15.59% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 344 626
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £644 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £17.89 £21.62 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% +54.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £35.60 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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.

1 164 (61.42%) SC Cleared
2 76 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (26.97%) DV Cleared
4 47 (17.60%) Java
5 45 (16.85%) Windows
5 45 (16.85%) Linux
6 43 (16.10%) Finance
7 36 (13.48%) DevOps
8 35 (13.11%) GitHub
8 35 (13.11%) VMware
9 33 (12.36%) Docker
10 31 (11.61%) Project Management
11 30 (11.24%) ITIL
12 28 (10.49%) Git (software)
12 28 (10.49%) Node.js
13 26 (9.74%) Microsoft
14 25 (9.36%) Puppet
14 25 (9.36%) Kubernetes
15 24 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (8.99%) Configuration Management
15 24 (8.99%) Service Management
16 21 (7.87%) Scrum
16 21 (7.87%) PRINCE2
16 21 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (7.12%) JIRA
18 18 (6.74%) PowerShell
18 18 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (6.74%) Web Services
18 18 (6.74%) PHP

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 11 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.75%) Confluence
3 9 (3.37%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.50%) Apache
4 4 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.12%) JBoss
5 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.75%) IIS
6 2 (0.75%) nginx
6 2 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.12%) MS Project
3 8 (3.00%) MS Office
3 8 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) HipChat
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) Revit
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
6 1 (0.37%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.75%) Primavera
2 2 (0.75%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.37%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.11%) GitHub
2 24 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.12%) IaaS
3 11 (4.12%) PaaS
4 8 (3.00%) Office 365
5 6 (2.25%) SaaS
6 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.75%) Trello
7 2 (0.75%) Yammer
8 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.37%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.62%) Firewall
3 14 (5.24%) SSL
4 12 (4.49%) HTTP
5 11 (4.12%) LAN
6 10 (3.75%) Internet
7 8 (3.00%) WAN
8 6 (2.25%) DNS
9 5 (1.87%) DMARC
10 3 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.12%) CTI
10 3 (1.12%) DHCP
10 3 (1.12%) DKIM
10 3 (1.12%) SMTP
10 3 (1.12%) VPN
10 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.12%) Wireless
11 2 (0.75%) SAN
11 2 (0.75%) Skype
11 2 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.62%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.12%) Big Data
4 11 (4.12%) Redis
5 8 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.12%) MySQL
8 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.75%) HBase
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.37%) OLTP
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 28 (10.49%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.12%) JIRA
3 18 (6.74%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.37%) Bitbucket
5 14 (5.24%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.87%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.12%) Ant
8 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.12%) JUnit
8 3 (1.12%) Selenium
9 2 (0.75%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (0.75%) Gradle
9 2 (0.75%) Hudson
9 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.75%) Subversion
9 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.37%) MSTest
General
1 43 (16.10%) Finance
2 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.12%) Legal
3 3 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (0.37%) Banking
4 1 (0.37%) Electronics
4 1 (0.37%) Law
4 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.37%) Publishing
4 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (15.73%) Developer
2 32 (11.99%) Architect
3 30 (11.24%) Analyst
4 25 (9.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (7.49%) Project Manager
6 16 (5.99%) Business Analyst
7 11 (4.12%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.75%) Consultant
8 10 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.37%) Change Manager
10 8 (3.00%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.00%) Support Officer
11 7 (2.62%) Administrator
11 7 (2.62%) Business Manager
11 7 (2.62%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
11 7 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (2.62%) Project Officer
11 7 (2.62%) Project Support Officer
11 7 (2.62%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 7 (2.62%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.49%) Node.js
2 18 (6.74%) Web Services
3 16 (5.99%) REST
3 16 (5.99%) Spring
4 15 (5.62%) Symfony
5 12 (4.49%) HTML
6 11 (4.12%) Akka
6 11 (4.12%) CSS
6 11 (4.12%) Play Framework
6 11 (4.12%) spray
7 9 (3.37%) .NET
7 9 (3.37%) Ember.js
8 8 (3.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.00%) JSON
9 6 (2.25%) Backbone.js
9 6 (2.25%) HTML5
9 6 (2.25%) LAMP
10 5 (1.87%) CSS3
10 5 (1.87%) ELK Stack
10 5 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
3 4 (1.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (1.50%) PMI
4 3 (1.12%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.12%) User Experience
5 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (0.75%) NHS
5 2 (0.75%) Replication
5 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.75%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.37%) CESG
6 1 (0.37%) Clustering
6 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.85%) Linux
1 45 (16.85%) Windows
2 14 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (4.87%) Windows 10
3 13 (4.87%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.12%) CoreOS
5 9 (3.37%) RancherOS
6 8 (3.00%) Unix
7 7 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.87%) CentOS
8 5 (1.87%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.12%) AIX
10 3 (1.12%) Android
10 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.12%) webOS
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.48%) DevOps
3 31 (11.61%) Project Management
4 30 (11.24%) ITIL
5 24 (8.99%) Configuration Management
5 24 (8.99%) Service Management
6 21 (7.87%) PRINCE2
6 21 (7.87%) Scrum
7 19 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (5.99%) Open Source
9 15 (5.62%) Business Analysis
9 15 (5.62%) Change Management
9 15 (5.62%) Pair Programming
10 13 (4.87%) Migration
10 13 (4.87%) OO
10 13 (4.87%) TDD
11 12 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.49%) ITSM
11 12 (4.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.60%) Java
2 18 (6.74%) PHP
2 18 (6.74%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.37%) Ruby
4 16 (5.99%) SQL
5 14 (5.24%) Python
5 14 (5.24%) Scala
6 13 (4.87%) Go
7 11 (4.12%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.12%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.87%) C#
9 3 (1.12%) C
9 3 (1.12%) ES6
9 3 (1.12%) Perl
9 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) Groovy
10 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.37%) R
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 164 (61.42%) SC Cleared
2 72 (26.97%) DV Cleared
3 13 (4.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (4.49%) CTC Cleared
5 11 (4.12%) ISEB
6 6 (2.25%) CBAP
6 6 (2.25%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (2.25%) Degree
7 5 (1.87%) CITP
7 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.50%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.12%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.12%) CISM
9 3 (1.12%) CISSP
10 2 (0.75%) CRISC
10 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.37%) PMP
11 1 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.25%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.75%) COBIT
3 2 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (12.36%) Docker
2 16 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.24%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.37%) etcd
4 9 (3.37%) flannel
5 6 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.75%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.75%) Firmware
6 2 (0.75%) NFS
6 2 (0.75%) Samba
6 2 (0.75%) vCloud
6 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.37%) Squid
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (9.36%) Kubernetes
1 25 (9.36%) Puppet
2 10 (3.75%) Rancher
3 9 (3.37%) Consul
3 9 (3.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (3.37%) Marathon
3 9 (3.37%) Mesos
3 9 (3.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (3.00%) Ansible
5 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.50%) SCCM
5 4 (1.50%) SELinux
6 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.75%) Kibana
6 2 (0.75%) logstash
6 2 (0.75%) Terraform
6 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.37%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (13.11%) VMware
2 26 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.87%) CheckPoint
4 11 (4.12%) Cisco
4 11 (4.12%) Oracle
5 9 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.25%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.50%) Remedy
8 3 (1.12%) HP
9 2 (0.75%) Google
9 2 (0.75%) Nuix
9 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.75%) Sybase
9 2 (0.75%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe
10 1 (0.37%) Becrypt
10 1 (0.37%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.37%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.37%) Fortinet
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago