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 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 35 64 32
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -32
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 164 176 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.70% 3.22% 5.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.97% 21.36% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 129 218
Average daily rate £481 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.75 £21.88 £19.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.42% +10.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +60.00%
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
513 824 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.69% 15.07% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 617 799
Average daily rate £450 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £569 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Average hourly rate £21.78 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.80 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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

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 April 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 April 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 April 2016, 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.

1 109 (42.25%) SC Cleared
2 105 (40.70%) DV Cleared
3 59 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (17.05%) Windows
5 43 (16.67%) Finance
6 41 (15.89%) Microsoft
7 32 (12.40%) ITIL
8 31 (12.02%) Java
9 30 (11.63%) Project Management
10 29 (11.24%) Linux
11 28 (10.85%) Change Management
12 27 (10.47%) Oracle
13 25 (9.69%) PRINCE2
14 24 (9.30%) ISEB
14 24 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (8.91%) MS Excel
15 23 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (8.53%) MS Office
17 21 (8.14%) SQL
18 18 (6.98%) Active Directory
18 18 (6.98%) HP
19 17 (6.59%) Risk Management
19 17 (6.59%) JIRA
20 15 (5.81%) DevOps
21 14 (5.43%) ISTQB
21 14 (5.43%) Test Automation
21 14 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
21 14 (5.43%) Unix
22 13 (5.04%) Service Delivery
22 13 (5.04%) CTC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.33%) SAS
3 5 (1.94%) Confluence
3 5 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.16%) IIS
5 3 (1.16%) Node.js
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.53%) MS Office
3 6 (2.33%) MS Project
4 5 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.16%) SPSS
7 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.39%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.49%) Office 365
2 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.16%) GitHub
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.71%) Internet
2 6 (2.33%) Firewall
2 6 (2.33%) Intranet
3 4 (1.55%) WAN
4 3 (1.16%) HTTP
4 3 (1.16%) LDAP
4 3 (1.16%) SMTP
4 3 (1.16%) Wireless
5 2 (0.78%) LAN
5 2 (0.78%) Network Security
5 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) Broadband
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) FTP
6 1 (0.39%) ISDN
6 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.39%) NAS
6 1 (0.39%) SSH
6 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.10%) Big Data
3 5 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.94%) MySQL
3 5 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.16%) GIS
5 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.78%) HBase
6 2 (0.78%) QlikView
6 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (6.59%) JIRA
2 10 (3.88%) Selenium
3 8 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.94%) JMeter
4 5 (1.94%) NeoLoad
4 5 (1.94%) Zephyr
5 4 (1.55%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.55%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (1.55%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.78%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.78%) GitLab
7 2 (0.78%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.78%) Maven
7 2 (0.78%) MSI
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.78%) Subversion
7 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (1.55%) Legal
3 3 (1.16%) Back Office
3 3 (1.16%) Banking
3 3 (1.16%) Law
3 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.78%) French Language
4 2 (0.78%) German Language
4 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
4 2 (0.78%) Polish Language
4 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.39%) Billing
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (12.79%) Architect
2 21 (8.14%) Developer
3 18 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.59%) Analyst
5 13 (5.04%) Consultant
6 11 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 9 (3.49%) Enterprise Architect
7 9 (3.49%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.10%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.10%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 8 (3.10%) Project Officer
9 7 (2.71%) Coordinator
9 7 (2.71%) Project Support Officer
9 7 (2.71%) Security Architect
9 7 (2.71%) Senior Manager
9 7 (2.71%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.33%) Business Manager
10 6 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.33%) Test Manager
11 5 (1.94%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.88%) HTML
2 7 (2.71%) HTML5
2 7 (2.71%) J2EE
3 6 (2.33%) CSS
4 4 (1.55%) .NET
4 4 (1.55%) jQuery
4 4 (1.55%) SOAP
4 4 (1.55%) Web Services
4 4 (1.55%) XML
5 3 (1.16%) Middleware
5 3 (1.16%) Spring
6 2 (0.78%) CSS3
6 2 (0.78%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.78%) MCollective
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (0.78%) REST
6 2 (0.78%) SAML
6 2 (0.78%) Sass
6 2 (0.78%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.39%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.10%) User Experience
5 5 (1.94%) PMI
6 4 (1.55%) CESG
6 4 (1.55%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.55%) Replication
6 4 (1.55%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.16%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.78%) Blog
8 2 (0.78%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.78%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.05%) Windows
2 29 (11.24%) Linux
3 14 (5.43%) Unix
4 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.55%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.16%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (12.40%) ITIL
3 30 (11.63%) Project Management
4 28 (10.85%) Change Management
5 25 (9.69%) PRINCE2
6 24 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (6.59%) Risk Management
8 15 (5.81%) DevOps
9 14 (5.43%) Test Automation
10 13 (5.04%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.65%) Defect Management
11 12 (4.65%) Migration
11 12 (4.65%) Test Scripting
12 11 (4.26%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.26%) Scrum
12 11 (4.26%) Service Management
13 9 (3.49%) Information Security
13 9 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (3.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.02%) Java
2 21 (8.14%) SQL
3 12 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.26%) Python
5 7 (2.71%) C#
6 6 (2.33%) C
6 6 (2.33%) Ruby
7 5 (1.94%) C++
7 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.55%) VBScript
9 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.78%) Go
9 2 (0.78%) Perl
9 2 (0.78%) SAS Macro
9 2 (0.78%) VB
10 1 (0.39%) Groovy
10 1 (0.39%) Scala
10 1 (0.39%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 109 (42.25%) SC Cleared
2 105 (40.70%) DV Cleared
3 24 (9.30%) ISEB
4 14 (5.43%) ISTQB
5 13 (5.04%) CTC Cleared
6 10 (3.88%) CISSP
7 9 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (3.49%) Degree
7 9 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (2.71%) CISM
10 5 (1.94%) BC Cleared
10 5 (1.94%) CLAS
10 5 (1.94%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.16%) IISP
13 2 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
13 2 (0.78%) CISMP
13 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (3.10%) QA
4 4 (1.55%) SLA
5 3 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.78%) GPG13
6 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.39%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.55%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.78%) Docker
5 1 (0.39%) Ceph
5 1 (0.39%) Firmware
5 1 (0.39%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.39%) HDFS
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.33%) Puppet
2 6 (2.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.78%) Graphite
3 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.78%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.39%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.39%) EnCase
4 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.39%) FTK
4 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.39%) logstash
4 1 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.47%) Oracle
3 18 (6.98%) HP
4 10 (3.88%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.10%) Citrix
5 8 (3.10%) VMware
6 7 (2.71%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.94%) IBM
7 5 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.55%) Cisco
9 3 (1.16%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.16%) Remedy
10 2 (0.78%) Apple
10 2 (0.78%) BMC
10 2 (0.78%) i2
10 2 (0.78%) Wyse
11 1 (0.39%) OpenText
11 1 (0.39%) Perforce
11 1 (0.39%) RedDot
11 1 (0.39%) TOWER Software
City, London
LA International
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Costello & Reyes Limited
Rate: Dictated by experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AAP3
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £350 - £368 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago