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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 52 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 138 150 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.03% 3.23% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.64% 20.38% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 155
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.07 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £19.95 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +28.75%
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
560 736 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.37% 15.86% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 547 644
Median daily rate £450 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.25 £26.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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.

1 192 (68.57%) SC Cleared
2 71 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 59 (21.07%) Java
5 54 (19.29%) DevOps
6 47 (16.79%) Linux
7 43 (15.36%) ITIL
8 37 (13.21%) Docker
9 34 (12.14%) GitHub
10 33 (11.79%) Finance
10 33 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (11.79%) Puppet
11 32 (11.43%) Jenkins
11 32 (11.43%) Node.js
12 31 (11.07%) Kubernetes
12 31 (11.07%) Configuration Management
12 31 (11.07%) Microsoft
13 29 (10.36%) VMware
14 26 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (9.29%) Windows
15 25 (8.93%) Git (software)
16 24 (8.57%) Ruby
17 23 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (8.21%) Open Source
18 22 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (7.86%) SQL
18 22 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (7.50%) Web Services
19 21 (7.50%) MS Excel
20 20 (7.14%) TCP/IP

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 19 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 10 (3.57%) IIS
4 8 (2.86%) Confluence
5 7 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.79%) Apache
6 5 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.43%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.43%) nginx
7 4 (1.43%) SAS
8 3 (1.07%) CMS
8 3 (1.07%) JBoss
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.71%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.36%) MS Office
3 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) MS Project
5 4 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.71%) HipChat
8 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.36%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.36%) Revit
8 1 (0.36%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (4.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.71%) SystmOne
2 2 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.14%) GitHub
2 23 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.07%) IaaS
3 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.07%) Office 365
3 3 (1.07%) SaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.71%) PaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Trello
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.43%) HTTP
3 17 (6.07%) Firewall
3 17 (6.07%) SSL
4 5 (1.79%) Internet
4 5 (1.79%) Network Security
5 3 (1.07%) DNS
5 3 (1.07%) IPsec
5 3 (1.07%) LDAP
5 3 (1.07%) WAN
6 2 (0.71%) AMQP
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.71%) CTI
6 2 (0.71%) Intranet
6 2 (0.71%) NAS
6 2 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.71%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.71%) SSH
6 2 (0.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (6.79%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.43%) Redis
4 14 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.64%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.21%) Big Data
7 7 (2.50%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.43%) MySQL
11 3 (1.07%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.71%) HBase
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.71%) QlikView
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.36%) OLTP
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.36%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 32 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.14%) JIRA
4 14 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 12 (4.29%) Vagrant
6 11 (3.93%) Selenium
7 6 (2.14%) JMeter
7 6 (2.14%) Zephyr
8 5 (1.79%) GitLab
8 5 (1.79%) NeoLoad
8 5 (1.79%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.43%) JUnit
9 4 (1.43%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.07%) Ant
10 3 (1.07%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.07%) Maven
10 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (11.79%) Finance
2 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.43%) Law
4 3 (1.07%) Legal
4 3 (1.07%) Marketing
5 2 (0.71%) Back Office
5 2 (0.71%) French Language
5 2 (0.71%) German Language
5 2 (0.71%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.71%) Polish Language
5 2 (0.71%) Publishing
5 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (14.29%) Developer
2 35 (12.50%) Architect
3 33 (11.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (6.07%) Analyst
4 17 (6.07%) Consultant
5 14 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 11 (3.93%) Java Developer
7 10 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.21%) Administrator
8 9 (3.21%) Security Architect
9 8 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (2.86%) Support Officer
10 7 (2.50%) Change Manager
10 7 (2.50%) Project Officer
10 7 (2.50%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.50%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.14%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
11 6 (2.14%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (2.14%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.14%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.43%) Node.js
2 21 (7.50%) Web Services
3 17 (6.07%) REST
4 16 (5.71%) Spring
5 13 (4.64%) Symfony
6 12 (4.29%) Akka
6 12 (4.29%) Play Framework
7 9 (3.21%) spray
8 7 (2.50%) .NET
9 6 (2.14%) MCollective
10 5 (1.79%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.79%) HTML
10 5 (1.79%) J2EE
11 4 (1.43%) CSS
11 4 (1.43%) Ember.js
11 4 (1.43%) JSON
12 3 (1.07%) ELK Stack
12 3 (1.07%) jBPM
12 3 (1.07%) Sensu
12 3 (1.07%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.79%) User Experience
4 4 (1.43%) Biometrics
4 4 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (1.43%) PKI
4 4 (1.43%) PMI
5 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.07%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (1.07%) NHS
5 3 (1.07%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.71%) Blog
6 2 (0.71%) CESG
6 2 (0.71%) CMDB
6 2 (0.71%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.71%) Social Media
6 2 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.79%) Linux
2 26 (9.29%) Windows
3 19 (6.79%) CoreOS
4 13 (4.64%) RancherOS
5 7 (2.50%) Unix
5 7 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.14%) CentOS
6 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) AIX
10 2 (0.71%) Android
10 2 (0.71%) Solaris
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.29%) DevOps
3 43 (15.36%) ITIL
4 33 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (11.07%) Configuration Management
6 23 (8.21%) Open Source
7 22 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (7.14%) Project Management
9 19 (6.79%) Change Management
9 19 (6.79%) PRINCE2
10 18 (6.43%) Information Security
11 15 (5.36%) Migration
11 15 (5.36%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.00%) ITSM
12 14 (5.00%) Scrum
13 13 (4.64%) Analytics
13 13 (4.64%) Security Hardening
14 12 (4.29%) Service Management
15 11 (3.93%) OO
15 11 (3.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.07%) Java
2 24 (8.57%) Ruby
3 22 (7.86%) SQL
4 19 (6.79%) Go
5 15 (5.36%) PHP
5 15 (5.36%) Scala
6 13 (4.64%) Python
7 10 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.43%) C#
11 3 (1.07%) C
11 3 (1.07%) Erlang
11 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.71%) C++
12 2 (0.71%) VBScript
13 1 (0.36%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 192 (68.57%) SC Cleared
2 60 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 16 (5.71%) ISEB
4 12 (4.29%) CISSP
4 12 (4.29%) CTC Cleared
5 11 (3.93%) CISM
6 10 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (2.86%) Degree
7 8 (2.86%) IISP
8 6 (2.14%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (1.79%) BC Cleared
9 5 (1.79%) CBAP
9 5 (1.79%) CITP
9 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.43%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.07%) CISMP
12 2 (0.71%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.57%) QA
3 7 (2.50%) GPG13
3 7 (2.50%) SLA
4 5 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.07%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.71%) WCAG
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.36%) ISO20022
System Software
1 37 (13.21%) Docker
2 19 (6.79%) etcd
2 19 (6.79%) flannel
3 15 (5.36%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.07%) Ceph
5 3 (1.07%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.71%) Postfix
6 2 (0.71%) Squid
6 2 (0.71%) vCloud
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.36%) NFS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.36%) Samba
7 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (11.79%) Puppet
2 31 (11.07%) Kubernetes
3 16 (5.71%) Ansible
3 16 (5.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 16 (5.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 15 (5.36%) Rancher
5 13 (4.64%) Consul
5 13 (4.64%) Marathon
5 13 (4.64%) Mesos
6 7 (2.50%) SCOM
7 6 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.79%) logstash
8 5 (1.79%) rkt
9 4 (1.43%) Graphite
9 4 (1.43%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.07%) Terraform
10 3 (1.07%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.71%) Kibana
11 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.36%) VMware
3 16 (5.71%) Oracle
4 13 (4.64%) Remedy
5 10 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.50%) BMC
7 7 (2.50%) Cisco
7 7 (2.50%) HP
8 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.43%) Juniper
9 4 (1.43%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.07%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (1.07%) Apple
10 3 (1.07%) F5
10 3 (1.07%) Google
10 3 (1.07%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.71%) Sonatype
11 2 (0.71%) Sybase
11 2 (0.71%) Tripwire
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