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 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 50 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 143 206 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.19% 3.48% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.36% 24.07% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 155 132
Median daily rate £475 £435 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £292 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Median hourly rate - £17.49 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
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
587 856 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.21% 14.45% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 625 634
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.50 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £38.64 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 170 (55.74%) SC Cleared
2 95 (31.15%) DV Cleared
3 84 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (17.70%) Java
5 48 (15.74%) Linux
6 47 (15.41%) Microsoft
7 46 (15.08%) ITIL
8 43 (14.10%) DevOps
9 41 (13.44%) Windows
10 38 (12.46%) Finance
10 38 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (10.16%) Change Management
11 31 (10.16%) SQL
12 30 (9.84%) MS Excel
13 28 (9.18%) ISEB
14 27 (8.85%) Project Management
14 27 (8.85%) Oracle
15 26 (8.52%) PRINCE2
16 25 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (8.20%) Open Source
17 24 (7.87%) Configuration Management
18 23 (7.54%) MS Office
18 23 (7.54%) Jenkins
19 22 (7.21%) Puppet
19 22 (7.21%) JIRA
20 21 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (6.89%) Active Directory
20 21 (6.89%) Docker
21 20 (6.56%) Kubernetes
21 20 (6.56%) PostgreSQL

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 14 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.95%) IIS
2 9 (2.95%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.95%) SAS
3 7 (2.30%) Confluence
4 6 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.31%) nginx
5 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) CMS
7 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.54%) MS Office
3 9 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.98%) MS Project
5 3 (0.98%) SPSS
6 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.33%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.33%) HipChat
7 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (2.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.23%) GitHub
2 16 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.97%) Office 365
4 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.66%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.66%) Trello
6 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.92%) Firewall
1 15 (4.92%) HTTP
2 14 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.28%) SSL
4 9 (2.95%) Internet
5 5 (1.64%) LDAP
5 5 (1.64%) Network Security
6 4 (1.31%) Intranet
7 3 (0.98%) IPsec
7 3 (0.98%) WAN
7 3 (0.98%) Wireless
8 2 (0.66%) DNS
8 2 (0.66%) NAS
8 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.66%) SMTP
9 1 (0.33%) 4G
9 1 (0.33%) AMQP
9 1 (0.33%) Broadband
9 1 (0.33%) DHCP
9 1 (0.33%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.93%) Big Data
3 12 (3.93%) Redis
4 11 (3.61%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.95%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.97%) MySQL
9 5 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.98%) GIS
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.98%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.66%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.66%) HBase
11 2 (0.66%) QlikView
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (7.54%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.21%) JIRA
3 18 (5.90%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.92%) Selenium
5 7 (2.30%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.30%) JMeter
5 7 (2.30%) NeoLoad
5 7 (2.30%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.30%) Zephyr
6 5 (1.64%) GitLab
7 4 (1.31%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.31%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.31%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.98%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.66%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.66%) MSI
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
General
1 38 (12.46%) Finance
2 4 (1.31%) Law
2 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.98%) Legal
4 2 (0.66%) Back Office
4 2 (0.66%) French Language
4 2 (0.66%) German Language
4 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
4 2 (0.66%) Marketing
4 2 (0.66%) Polish Language
4 2 (0.66%) Publishing
4 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.33%) Advertising
5 1 (0.33%) Electronics
5 1 (0.33%) Games
5 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (12.79%) Architect
2 33 (10.82%) Developer
3 24 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (7.21%) Consultant
5 21 (6.89%) Analyst
6 17 (5.57%) Project Manager
7 13 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 10 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
8 10 (3.28%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.28%) Test Manager
9 9 (2.95%) Security Architect
10 8 (2.62%) Coordinator
10 8 (2.62%) Project Officer
10 8 (2.62%) Support Officer
11 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
11 7 (2.30%) Project Support Officer
12 6 (1.97%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (1.97%) Designer
12 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared Project Manager
12 6 (1.97%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.90%) Node.js
2 14 (4.59%) Web Services
3 12 (3.93%) REST
4 8 (2.62%) HTML
4 8 (2.62%) J2EE
4 8 (2.62%) Spring
5 7 (2.30%) CSS
6 6 (1.97%) Akka
6 6 (1.97%) Play Framework
7 5 (1.64%) .NET
7 5 (1.64%) jQuery
7 5 (1.64%) MCollective
8 4 (1.31%) HTML5
8 4 (1.31%) Middleware
8 4 (1.31%) Sensu
8 4 (1.31%) SOAP
9 3 (0.98%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.98%) jBPM
9 3 (0.98%) Sass
9 3 (0.98%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.93%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.28%) User Experience
4 8 (2.62%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.64%) PMI
5 5 (1.64%) Replication
6 4 (1.31%) Biometrics
6 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.31%) PKI
7 3 (0.98%) CESG
7 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.98%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.98%) NHS
7 3 (0.98%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.98%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.66%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.66%) Statistics
8 2 (0.66%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.74%) Linux
2 41 (13.44%) Windows
3 15 (4.92%) CoreOS
4 10 (3.28%) Unix
4 10 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.62%) RancherOS
6 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.98%) CentOS
9 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.98%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.66%) Android
10 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) Solaris
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (15.08%) ITIL
3 43 (14.10%) DevOps
4 38 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (10.16%) Change Management
6 27 (8.85%) Project Management
7 26 (8.52%) PRINCE2
8 25 (8.20%) Open Source
9 24 (7.87%) Configuration Management
10 21 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.23%) Test Automation
12 17 (5.57%) Scrum
13 16 (5.25%) Information Security
13 16 (5.25%) Migration
14 14 (4.59%) Analytics
15 13 (4.26%) Business Analysis
15 13 (4.26%) Defect Management
15 13 (4.26%) Risk Management
16 12 (3.93%) Software Delivery
17 11 (3.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.70%) Java
2 31 (10.16%) SQL
3 18 (5.90%) Ruby
4 14 (4.59%) Go
4 14 (4.59%) Python
5 9 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.95%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.30%) Scala
7 5 (1.64%) C
7 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.31%) C#
8 4 (1.31%) PHP
8 4 (1.31%) VBScript
9 3 (0.98%) C++
9 3 (0.98%) Erlang
9 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.66%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) Groovy
11 1 (0.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 170 (55.74%) SC Cleared
2 95 (31.15%) DV Cleared
3 28 (9.18%) ISEB
4 15 (4.92%) CTC Cleared
4 15 (4.92%) ISTQB
5 14 (4.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (4.26%) CISSP
7 11 (3.61%) CISM
8 10 (3.28%) Degree
9 8 (2.62%) IISP
9 8 (2.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.64%) BC Cleared
11 5 (1.64%) CBAP
11 5 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (1.64%) CITP
11 5 (1.64%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.31%) CLAS
12 4 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (4.26%) QA
3 7 (2.30%) GPG13
4 6 (1.97%) SLA
5 5 (1.64%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (1.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (6.89%) Active Directory
1 21 (6.89%) Docker
2 15 (4.92%) etcd
2 15 (4.92%) flannel
3 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.31%) Ceph
4 4 (1.31%) GlusterFS
4 4 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) HDFS
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.33%) Postfix
7 1 (0.33%) Squid
7 1 (0.33%) vCloud
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (7.21%) Puppet
2 20 (6.56%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.59%) Ansible
3 14 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (3.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (3.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (2.95%) Rancher
6 8 (2.62%) Consul
6 8 (2.62%) Marathon
6 8 (2.62%) Mesos
7 6 (1.97%) rkt
7 6 (1.97%) SCOM
8 5 (1.64%) Graphite
8 5 (1.64%) logstash
8 5 (1.64%) SCCM
9 4 (1.31%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.66%) Terraform
11 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 47 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.85%) Oracle
3 17 (5.57%) HP
3 17 (5.57%) VMware
4 15 (4.92%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.95%) Remedy
6 8 (2.62%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.97%) BMC
8 6 (1.97%) Citrix
9 5 (1.64%) Cisco
9 5 (1.64%) IBM
9 5 (1.64%) Juniper
10 4 (1.31%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.98%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (0.98%) Apple
11 3 (0.98%) Blue Coat
11 3 (0.98%) F5
11 3 (0.98%) Google
12 2 (0.66%) Wyse
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