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 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 48 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 220 271 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.73% 3.68% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.28% 24.37% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 187 102
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £253 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +24.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £12.90 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £55.92 £43.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
906 1112 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 15.11% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 777 699
Average daily rate £448 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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

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 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 241 (49.08%) SC Cleared
2 135 (27.49%) DV Cleared
3 91 (18.53%) ITIL
4 61 (12.42%) Windows
4 61 (12.42%) Finance
5 60 (12.22%) Oracle
6 53 (10.79%) Microsoft
7 50 (10.18%) HP
8 47 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (9.37%) PRINCE2
10 44 (8.96%) SQL
11 43 (8.76%) Service Management
12 42 (8.55%) MS Excel
13 41 (8.35%) Cisco
14 40 (8.15%) Java
15 38 (7.74%) Configuration Management
15 38 (7.74%) Service Delivery
16 35 (7.13%) Linux
17 34 (6.92%) Scrum
18 33 (6.72%) C
19 32 (6.52%) Project Management
20 29 (5.91%) MS Office
20 29 (5.91%) Migration
21 28 (5.70%) VMware
21 28 (5.70%) HTML
22 27 (5.50%) Management Information System
23 26 (5.30%) JavaScript
24 24 (4.89%) Active Directory
24 24 (4.89%) CTC Cleared
25 23 (4.68%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.43%) CMS
3 7 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.22%) Confluence
4 6 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.02%) Apache
5 5 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.61%) SAS
7 3 (0.61%) IIS
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.61%) nginx
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.91%) MS Office
3 13 (2.65%) MS Project
4 6 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (3.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (3.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (3.05%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (2.65%) Oracle iProcurement
5 13 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (2.65%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (2.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 10 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
10 1 (0.20%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.20%) HFM
10 1 (0.20%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.22%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) PaaS
2 3 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.48%) LAN
2 20 (4.07%) WAN
3 16 (3.26%) Firewall
4 11 (2.24%) SAN
4 11 (2.24%) HTTP
5 8 (1.63%) DNS
5 8 (1.63%) SSL
6 7 (1.43%) DHCP
7 6 (1.22%) Network Security
7 6 (1.22%) Internet
7 6 (1.22%) MPLS
8 5 (1.02%) VPN
8 5 (1.02%) VoIP
8 5 (1.02%) Broadband
9 4 (0.81%) OSPF
9 4 (0.81%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.81%) Wireless
10 3 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.61%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.46%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.02%) MySQL
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.61%) DB2
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.41%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.41%) Big Data
9 2 (0.41%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.43%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.43%) JIRA
3 6 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.22%) JMeter
4 5 (1.02%) Subversion
5 4 (0.81%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (0.81%) Maven
6 3 (0.61%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.61%) Ant
6 3 (0.61%) Selenium
6 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.41%) Grunt
7 2 (0.41%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.41%) Mercurial
General
1 61 (12.42%) Finance
2 23 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.24%) General Ledger
5 10 (2.04%) Back Office
6 8 (1.63%) Legal
7 6 (1.22%) Publishing
8 4 (0.81%) Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Front Office
9 3 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (14.46%) Analyst
2 53 (10.79%) Developer
3 38 (7.74%) Architect
4 37 (7.54%) Consultant
5 31 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 17 (3.46%) Support Engineer
7 14 (2.85%) Test Manager
7 14 (2.85%) Java Developer
8 13 (2.65%) Functional Consultant
8 13 (2.65%) Test Analyst
9 12 (2.44%) Oracle Consultant
10 11 (2.24%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 11 (2.24%) PHP Developer
10 11 (2.24%) Service Analyst
10 11 (2.24%) Administrator
10 11 (2.24%) Designer
11 10 (2.04%) DBA
12 9 (1.83%) Desktop Support
12 9 (1.83%) Tester
13 8 (1.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.70%) HTML
2 23 (4.68%) .NET
3 18 (3.67%) XML
4 16 (3.26%) CSS
5 14 (2.85%) REST
6 12 (2.44%) HTML5
7 10 (2.04%) jQuery
7 10 (2.04%) J2EE
8 9 (1.83%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.83%) Web Services
8 9 (1.83%) JSP
8 9 (1.83%) SOAP
9 8 (1.63%) JMS
10 7 (1.43%) Spring
10 7 (1.43%) CSS3
11 6 (1.22%) WSDL
11 6 (1.22%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.81%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.81%) JSON
12 4 (0.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.50%) Management Information System
2 23 (4.68%) Open Source
3 10 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 10 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.83%) CESG
4 9 (1.83%) CMDB
5 8 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.22%) PKI
7 5 (1.02%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.81%) Statistics
8 4 (0.81%) Social Network
8 4 (0.81%) RMADS
8 4 (0.81%) NHS
8 4 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.61%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.61%) Firmware
9 3 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.42%) Windows
2 35 (7.13%) Linux
3 18 (3.67%) UNIX
4 14 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.61%) zOS
8 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.41%) Android
9 2 (0.41%) CentOS
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.41%) Solaris
9 2 (0.41%) VMS
9 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.53%) ITIL
2 47 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (9.37%) PRINCE2
4 43 (8.76%) Service Management
5 38 (7.74%) Configuration Management
5 38 (7.74%) Service Delivery
6 34 (6.92%) Scrum
7 32 (6.52%) Project Management
8 29 (5.91%) Migration
9 21 (4.28%) Change Management
10 20 (4.07%) OO
10 20 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (3.87%) Test Scripting
12 18 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (3.46%) TDD
13 17 (3.46%) CRM
14 16 (3.26%) Risk Management
14 16 (3.26%) ITSM
15 15 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (3.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.96%) SQL
2 40 (8.15%) Java
3 33 (6.72%) C
4 26 (5.30%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.05%) PHP
6 13 (2.65%) C#
7 12 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.43%) Python
8 7 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.81%) PHP5
9 4 (0.81%) VB
9 4 (0.81%) Ruby
10 3 (0.61%) Perl
11 2 (0.41%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.41%) C++
11 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.20%) XAML
12 1 (0.20%) VBScript
12 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 241 (49.08%) SC Cleared
2 135 (27.49%) DV Cleared
3 24 (4.89%) CTC Cleared
4 16 (3.26%) ISTQB
5 15 (3.05%) Degree
6 14 (2.85%) BC Cleared
7 13 (2.65%) ISEB
8 11 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.63%) CISSP
9 8 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.22%) CCNA
11 5 (1.02%) CISM
11 5 (1.02%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.81%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.46%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) SLA
2 7 (1.43%) COBIT
3 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.61%) GPG13
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.20%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.81%) XenApp
5 3 (0.61%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.61%) NLBS
5 3 (0.61%) vSphere
6 2 (0.41%) Xen
6 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) Nmap
7 1 (0.20%) RACF
7 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.05%) SCCM
2 9 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.43%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.22%) Puppet
5 5 (1.02%) SCOM
5 5 (1.02%) WSUS
5 5 (1.02%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (0.81%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.41%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.41%) OpenView
8 2 (0.41%) Control-M
8 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.41%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.20%) DameWare
9 1 (0.20%) Nessus
9 1 (0.20%) OVSD
Vendors
1 60 (12.22%) Oracle
2 53 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 50 (10.18%) HP
4 41 (8.35%) Cisco
5 28 (5.70%) VMware
6 16 (3.26%) CheckPoint
6 16 (3.26%) Remedy
7 13 (2.65%) Citrix
8 12 (2.44%) BMC
9 10 (2.04%) Juniper
10 9 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.02%) IBM
11 5 (1.02%) Zend
12 4 (0.81%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.81%) F5
13 3 (0.61%) Google
13 3 (0.61%) Blue Coat
13 3 (0.61%) McAfee
13 3 (0.61%) Veritas
13 3 (0.61%) Apple
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