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 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 62 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 178 223 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.31% 3.84% 3.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.11% 24.86% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 146 187
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £597
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Average hourly rate £17.99 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £13.41 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £30.45 £55.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.09% +10.00%
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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
805 897 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.98% 15.43% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 626 763
Average daily rate £428 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 28 August 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 161 (45.74%) SC Cleared
2 90 (25.57%) DV Cleared
3 76 (21.59%) Windows
4 69 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (14.49%) Linux
6 49 (13.92%) Oracle
6 49 (13.92%) Finance
7 46 (13.07%) Java
8 43 (12.22%) ITIL
9 42 (11.93%) Microsoft
10 39 (11.08%) SQL
11 36 (10.23%) Scrum
12 32 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (8.81%) PRINCE2
13 31 (8.81%) MS Excel
14 29 (8.24%) TDD
15 26 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (7.10%) SQL Server
16 25 (7.10%) Configuration Management
17 24 (6.82%) Project Management
17 24 (6.82%) VMware
17 24 (6.82%) Puppet
18 23 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (6.53%) JIRA
18 23 (6.53%) JavaScript
18 23 (6.53%) HTML
19 22 (6.25%) .NET
20 20 (5.68%) C#
20 20 (5.68%) CSS
20 20 (5.68%) Cisco

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.41%) Confluence
3 11 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.84%) Apache
5 9 (2.56%) CMS
6 8 (2.27%) JBoss
7 7 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.70%) IIS
9 5 (1.42%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.42%) Kentico
10 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.14%) SAS
11 3 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.85%) Node.js
11 3 (0.85%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.83%) MS Office
3 9 (2.56%) MS Project
4 7 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.57%) Magento
3 2 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.28%) Agresso
4 1 (0.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.84%) SaaS
2 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.42%) Office 365
4 4 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.85%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.57%) Heroku
6 2 (0.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.40%) Firewall
2 14 (3.98%) DNS
3 13 (3.69%) LAN
4 12 (3.41%) Internet
5 11 (3.13%) Network Security
6 10 (2.84%) AMQP
7 9 (2.56%) SAN
7 9 (2.56%) WAN
8 8 (2.27%) DHCP
8 8 (2.27%) HTTP
9 7 (1.99%) VoIP
10 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.42%) VPN
12 3 (0.85%) Intranet
12 3 (0.85%) DPNSS
12 3 (0.85%) QSIG
12 3 (0.85%) PBX
12 3 (0.85%) SSL
12 3 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.11%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.69%) MySQL
4 13 (3.69%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.84%) Big Data
7 7 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.57%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.57%) HBase
11 2 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (6.53%) JIRA
2 14 (3.98%) Subversion
3 13 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.13%) Ant
6 10 (2.84%) Mercurial
7 9 (2.56%) JUnit
7 9 (2.56%) Maven
8 8 (2.27%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.99%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.42%) Gradle
10 5 (1.42%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.85%) Selenium
12 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.57%) MSI
13 2 (0.57%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.57%) SonarQube
General
1 49 (13.92%) Finance
2 17 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.13%) Banking
4 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.14%) Military
5 4 (1.14%) Legal
5 4 (1.14%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.14%) Retail
5 4 (1.14%) Billing
6 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 65 (18.47%) Developer
2 37 (10.51%) Analyst
3 22 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 21 (5.97%) Architect
5 17 (4.83%) Consultant
6 14 (3.98%) Project Manager
6 14 (3.98%) Support Engineer
7 12 (3.41%) Business Analyst
8 8 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (1.99%) Senior Developer
9 7 (1.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (1.99%) Administrator
9 7 (1.99%) Service Manager
9 7 (1.99%) .NET Developer
9 7 (1.99%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (1.70%) Business Manager
10 6 (1.70%) Project Officer
10 6 (1.70%) Network Engineer
10 6 (1.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (1.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.53%) HTML
2 22 (6.25%) .NET
3 20 (5.68%) CSS
4 19 (5.40%) Web Services
5 15 (4.26%) XML
6 14 (3.98%) JMS
7 13 (3.69%) HTML5
8 12 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.84%) JSON
9 10 (2.84%) jQuery
9 10 (2.84%) RESTful
9 10 (2.84%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.84%) Spring
9 10 (2.84%) J2EE
10 9 (2.56%) JSP
10 9 (2.56%) Java EE
10 9 (2.56%) WCF
11 8 (2.27%) REST
11 8 (2.27%) CSS3
11 8 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.69%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.27%) NHS
5 8 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.70%) iPad
7 5 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.42%) CMDB
7 5 (1.42%) IVR
7 5 (1.42%) User Experience
8 4 (1.14%) CESG
8 4 (1.14%) Derivative
8 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.14%) iPhone
9 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.85%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.57%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.59%) Windows
2 51 (14.49%) Linux
3 19 (5.40%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.69%) UNIX
5 12 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.42%) Android
10 5 (1.42%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.85%) CentOS
13 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (12.22%) ITIL
3 36 (10.23%) Scrum
4 31 (8.81%) PRINCE2
5 29 (8.24%) TDD
6 26 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (7.10%) Configuration Management
8 24 (6.82%) Project Management
9 23 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (5.40%) Service Management
10 19 (5.40%) Open Source
11 18 (5.11%) CRM
12 17 (4.83%) Migration
12 17 (4.83%) Risk Management
13 15 (4.26%) OO
14 14 (3.98%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.69%) Programme Management
15 13 (3.69%) Software Engineering
15 13 (3.69%) Test Scripting
15 13 (3.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.07%) Java
2 39 (11.08%) SQL
3 23 (6.53%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.68%) C#
5 11 (3.13%) Python
6 8 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.27%) PHP
7 7 (1.99%) Perl
7 7 (1.99%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.70%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.70%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.70%) Ruby
9 4 (1.14%) C
10 3 (0.85%) C++
11 2 (0.57%) VBA
11 2 (0.57%) XPath
11 2 (0.57%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.57%) Scala
12 1 (0.28%) Groovy
12 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 161 (45.74%) SC Cleared
2 90 (25.57%) DV Cleared
3 17 (4.83%) CTC Cleared
4 15 (4.26%) Degree
5 11 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (2.56%) CISSP
7 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.99%) BC Cleared
9 5 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.14%) ISEB
10 4 (1.14%) CISMP
11 3 (0.85%) APMP
11 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.85%) CCNP
11 3 (0.85%) MCSE
12 2 (0.57%) CCNA
12 2 (0.57%) CCIE
12 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.98%) SLA
2 9 (2.56%) QA
3 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (5.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.85%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.85%) XenApp
4 3 (0.85%) vCloud
4 3 (0.85%) Docker
4 3 (0.85%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.28%) Snort
6 1 (0.28%) Squid
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (6.82%) Puppet
2 12 (3.41%) SCCM
3 9 (2.56%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.70%) SCOM
5 5 (1.42%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.14%) WSUS
6 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.14%) Ansible
7 3 (0.85%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.85%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.57%) logstash
8 2 (0.57%) Salt
8 2 (0.57%) Kibana
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 49 (13.92%) Oracle
2 42 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.82%) VMware
4 20 (5.68%) Cisco
5 15 (4.26%) HP
5 15 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.26%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.84%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.27%) Dell
8 7 (1.99%) Google
9 6 (1.70%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.42%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.42%) Citrix
10 5 (1.42%) NetApp
10 5 (1.42%) McAfee
11 4 (1.14%) Sophos
11 4 (1.14%) Remedy
11 4 (1.14%) Apple
11 4 (1.14%) IBM
12 3 (0.85%) Avaya
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