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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 58 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 175 275 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.23% 4.60% 4.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.32% 24.89% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 205 161
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 20
Average hourly rate £18.34 £19.85 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -52.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.43 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £53.75 £51.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.09%
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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
784 1105 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.45% 18.48% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 808 623
Average daily rate £426 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 53
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £26.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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
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 May 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 160 (46.51%) SC Cleared
2 79 (22.97%) DV Cleared
3 74 (21.51%) Windows
4 57 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (14.24%) Microsoft
6 46 (13.37%) Finance
7 42 (12.21%) Java
8 39 (11.34%) Linux
9 38 (11.05%) ITIL
10 37 (10.76%) Oracle
11 35 (10.17%) SQL Server
12 33 (9.59%) Project Management
13 32 (9.30%) SQL
14 29 (8.43%) MS Excel
15 28 (8.14%) PRINCE2
15 28 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (7.85%) Scrum
17 24 (6.98%) MS Office
18 23 (6.69%) .NET
18 23 (6.69%) TDD
18 23 (6.69%) CTC Cleared
19 22 (6.40%) VMware
19 22 (6.40%) Configuration Management
20 21 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (6.10%) HTML
20 21 (6.10%) Active Directory
21 20 (5.81%) C#
21 20 (5.81%) Windows 7
22 19 (5.52%) Open Source
22 19 (5.52%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.20%) CMS
4 7 (2.03%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (2.03%) Kentico
5 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.74%) SAS
5 6 (1.74%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.45%) Apache
7 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (0.87%) JBoss
8 3 (0.87%) Confluence
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.98%) MS Office
3 11 (3.20%) MS Project
4 7 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.87%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.29%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.62%) Google Apps
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) SaaS
3 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.07%) DNS
2 13 (3.78%) Firewall
3 9 (2.62%) LAN
3 9 (2.62%) DHCP
4 8 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.33%) SAN
5 7 (2.03%) WAN
6 6 (1.74%) Network Security
6 6 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.74%) Internet
7 5 (1.45%) VPN
7 5 (1.45%) VoIP
7 5 (1.45%) HTTP
8 3 (0.87%) Broadband
9 2 (0.58%) AMQP
9 2 (0.58%) LDAP
9 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.58%) SSL
9 2 (0.58%) Intranet
10 1 (0.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.65%) MySQL
3 13 (3.78%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.74%) Big Data
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.16%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (0.87%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.03%) Ant
2 7 (2.03%) Subversion
2 7 (2.03%) JIRA
3 6 (1.74%) JUnit
4 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.87%) MSI
5 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.87%) Gradle
5 3 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.58%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.58%) Maven
7 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.29%) Rational Robot
7 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 46 (13.37%) Finance
2 12 (3.49%) Legal
2 12 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.33%) Banking
4 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.58%) Billing
5 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.29%) Front Office
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Publishing
6 1 (0.29%) Military
6 1 (0.29%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (15.12%) Developer
2 43 (12.50%) Analyst
3 34 (9.88%) Architect
4 20 (5.81%) Java Developer
5 19 (5.52%) Consultant
6 16 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 11 (3.20%) .NET Developer
7 11 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (3.20%) Business Analyst
8 9 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (2.62%) Support Engineer
9 8 (2.33%) Senior Developer
9 8 (2.33%) Desktop Support
10 7 (2.03%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.03%) Technical Architect
10 7 (2.03%) Administrator
10 7 (2.03%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.03%) Project Officer
10 7 (2.03%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (1.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.69%) .NET
2 21 (6.10%) HTML
3 17 (4.94%) XML
4 15 (4.36%) RESTful
5 14 (4.07%) CSS
6 13 (3.78%) .NET Framework
6 13 (3.78%) Web Services
7 11 (3.20%) HTML5
8 10 (2.91%) Entity Framework
8 10 (2.91%) JSP
9 9 (2.62%) J2EE
9 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.62%) WCF
9 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.33%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.33%) XSLT
11 7 (2.03%) Spring
11 7 (2.03%) LINQ
11 7 (2.03%) Java EE
11 7 (2.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.52%) Open Source
3 14 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.62%) Biometrics
5 8 (2.33%) RMADS
5 8 (2.33%) NHS
6 7 (2.03%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.45%) iPad
8 4 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.16%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.16%) CMDB
8 4 (1.16%) CESG
8 4 (1.16%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.87%) Derivative
9 3 (0.87%) User Experience
9 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.87%) iPhone
10 2 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 74 (21.51%) Windows
2 39 (11.34%) Linux
3 20 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.78%) UNIX
5 12 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.03%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.03%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.74%) Android
9 6 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.58%) AIX
12 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (11.05%) ITIL
3 33 (9.59%) Project Management
4 28 (8.14%) PRINCE2
5 27 (7.85%) Scrum
6 23 (6.69%) TDD
7 22 (6.40%) Configuration Management
8 21 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (4.94%) CRM
10 17 (4.94%) Migration
11 16 (4.65%) OO
11 16 (4.65%) Service Management
12 15 (4.36%) Information Assurance
13 14 (4.07%) Unit Testing
14 13 (3.78%) Programme Management
14 13 (3.78%) MVC
14 13 (3.78%) Change Management
14 13 (3.78%) BDD
15 12 (3.49%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.21%) Java
2 32 (9.30%) SQL
3 20 (5.81%) C#
4 14 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.91%) C++
6 7 (2.03%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.74%) Perl
7 6 (1.74%) PHP
7 6 (1.74%) Python
8 5 (1.45%) C
8 5 (1.45%) VBA
8 5 (1.45%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.87%) VB
10 3 (0.87%) SAS Macro
10 3 (0.87%) Ruby
10 3 (0.87%) Scala
10 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 160 (46.51%) SC Cleared
2 79 (22.97%) DV Cleared
3 23 (6.69%) CTC Cleared
4 12 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.33%) CISSP
6 7 (2.03%) Degree
6 7 (2.03%) BC Cleared
7 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.45%) ISEB
9 4 (1.16%) CISMP
9 4 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.58%) MCSA
10 2 (0.58%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.58%) CCNP
10 2 (0.58%) CCNA
10 2 (0.58%) CISM
11 1 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.16%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) HL7
5 1 (0.29%) DICOM
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.16%) XenApp
5 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.87%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.29%) Samba
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.29%) Squid
6 1 (0.29%) Corosync
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (4.94%) Puppet
2 8 (2.33%) SCCM
3 7 (2.03%) WSUS
4 6 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.16%) SCOM
6 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.29%) Control-M
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.76%) Oracle
3 22 (6.40%) VMware
4 15 (4.36%) Cisco
5 12 (3.49%) HP
5 12 (3.49%) Google
6 11 (3.20%) CheckPoint
7 10 (2.91%) Apple
8 8 (2.33%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.33%) Citrix
8 8 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.03%) McAfee
9 7 (2.03%) NetApp
9 7 (2.03%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.45%) Juniper
11 4 (1.16%) IBM
12 3 (0.87%) Remedy
12 3 (0.87%) Dell
12 3 (0.87%) FatWire
12 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
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