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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 59 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 199 210 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.40% 3.62% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.03% 23.00% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 140 183
Average daily rate
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£425 £414 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 29
Average hourly rate £17.49 £19.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.94% -54.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £15.08 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £31.80 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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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
864 913 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.76% 15.73% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 640 737
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £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 21 15 61
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.16 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £33.49 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 165 (43.65%) SC Cleared
2 102 (26.98%) DV Cleared
3 83 (21.96%) Windows
4 78 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (14.81%) Java
6 55 (14.55%) Linux
7 51 (13.49%) Oracle
8 49 (12.96%) Finance
9 48 (12.70%) Microsoft
10 40 (10.58%) Scrum
11 39 (10.32%) SQL
11 39 (10.32%) ITIL
12 36 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (9.26%) MS Excel
14 33 (8.73%) TDD
15 32 (8.47%) SQL Server
16 31 (8.20%) PRINCE2
17 28 (7.41%) HTML
17 28 (7.41%) .NET
17 28 (7.41%) Configuration Management
17 28 (7.41%) Project Management
17 28 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (7.14%) Puppet
18 27 (7.14%) VMware
19 26 (6.88%) CTC Cleared
20 25 (6.61%) Open Source
20 25 (6.61%) C#
20 25 (6.61%) JavaScript
21 23 (6.08%) MS Office
21 23 (6.08%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 12 (3.17%) Confluence
3 11 (2.91%) CMS
4 10 (2.65%) Apache
5 9 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.12%) JBoss
7 7 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.59%) Kentico
8 6 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.32%) SAS
10 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.79%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.79%) Node.js
11 3 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.08%) MS Office
3 12 (3.17%) MS Project
4 8 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.79%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.53%) Magento
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.26%) Agresso
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.26%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.59%) SaaS
3 5 (1.32%) Google Apps
4 4 (1.06%) Office 365
4 4 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.53%) Heroku
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.03%) Firewall
2 15 (3.97%) DNS
3 14 (3.70%) Internet
4 11 (2.91%) SAN
5 10 (2.65%) LAN
5 10 (2.65%) Network Security
5 10 (2.65%) AMQP
6 7 (1.85%) VoIP
6 7 (1.85%) WAN
6 7 (1.85%) DHCP
6 7 (1.85%) HTTP
7 6 (1.59%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.32%) VPN
9 4 (1.06%) LDAP
10 3 (0.79%) PBX
10 3 (0.79%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.79%) SSL
10 3 (0.79%) Intranet
10 3 (0.79%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 17 (4.50%) NoSQL
3 17 (4.50%) MySQL
4 15 (3.97%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.44%) Big Data
6 12 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.79%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.79%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (5.82%) JIRA
2 14 (3.70%) Subversion
3 13 (3.44%) Ant
3 13 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.91%) JUnit
6 10 (2.65%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.65%) Mercurial
7 8 (2.12%) Maven
8 7 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.32%) Gradle
10 4 (1.06%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.79%) Selenium
11 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.53%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.53%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 49 (12.96%) Finance
2 14 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.91%) Banking
4 7 (1.85%) Legal
5 5 (1.32%) Billing
6 4 (1.06%) Retail
6 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 72 (19.05%) Developer
2 42 (11.11%) Analyst
3 26 (6.88%) Java Developer
4 25 (6.61%) Architect
5 18 (4.76%) Consultant
6 13 (3.44%) Project Manager
6 13 (3.44%) Support Engineer
7 12 (3.17%) Business Analyst
8 10 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (2.38%) Project Officer
9 9 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 9 (2.38%) Administrator
10 8 (2.12%) .NET Developer
10 8 (2.12%) Project Support Officer
11 7 (1.85%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (1.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (1.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (1.85%) Technical Architect
12 6 (1.59%) Test Analyst
12 6 (1.59%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.41%) HTML
1 28 (7.41%) .NET
2 23 (6.08%) CSS
3 22 (5.82%) Web Services
3 22 (5.82%) XML
4 15 (3.97%) .NET Framework
5 14 (3.70%) HTML5
5 14 (3.70%) J2EE
5 14 (3.70%) JMS
6 13 (3.44%) RESTful
7 11 (2.91%) Spring
7 11 (2.91%) JSP
8 10 (2.65%) jQuery
8 10 (2.65%) JSON
8 10 (2.65%) WCF
8 10 (2.65%) REST
8 10 (2.65%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.38%) CSS3
9 9 (2.38%) Java EE
9 9 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.65%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.85%) User Experience
6 7 (1.85%) NHS
7 6 (1.59%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.59%) iPad
8 5 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.32%) CMDB
8 5 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.32%) Biometrics
8 5 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.06%) CESG
9 4 (1.06%) IVR
9 4 (1.06%) Derivative
9 4 (1.06%) iPhone
9 4 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.79%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.96%) Windows
2 55 (14.55%) Linux
3 18 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 14 (3.70%) UNIX
4 14 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.12%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.32%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.32%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.32%) Android
9 3 (0.79%) CentOS
10 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) AIX
11 1 (0.26%) Solaris
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (10.58%) Scrum
3 39 (10.32%) ITIL
4 33 (8.73%) TDD
5 31 (8.20%) PRINCE2
6 28 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 28 (7.41%) Project Management
6 28 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (6.61%) Open Source
8 23 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (5.56%) CRM
10 18 (4.76%) Migration
11 17 (4.50%) OO
11 17 (4.50%) Service Management
11 17 (4.50%) Risk Management
12 15 (3.97%) Programme Management
12 15 (3.97%) Change Control
13 14 (3.70%) Software Engineering
13 14 (3.70%) SDLC
14 13 (3.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.81%) Java
2 39 (10.32%) SQL
3 25 (6.61%) C#
3 25 (6.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.17%) Python
5 9 (2.38%) Perl
6 8 (2.12%) PHP
6 8 (2.12%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.59%) Ruby
8 6 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.32%) C++
9 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.06%) C
11 3 (0.79%) SAS Macro
11 3 (0.79%) Scala
11 3 (0.79%) VBA
12 2 (0.53%) XPath
12 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 165 (43.65%) SC Cleared
2 102 (26.98%) DV Cleared
3 26 (6.88%) CTC Cleared
4 14 (3.70%) Degree
5 12 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.12%) CISSP
7 8 (2.12%) BC Cleared
8 6 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.06%) MCSE
9 4 (1.06%) CCNP
9 4 (1.06%) CISMP
10 3 (0.79%) CCIE
10 3 (0.79%) ISEB
10 3 (0.79%) APMP
11 2 (0.53%) CCNA
11 2 (0.53%) MCSA
11 2 (0.53%) MCPD
11 2 (0.53%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.38%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) SLA
3 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.59%) XenApp
5 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.79%) vCloud
5 3 (0.79%) Docker
5 3 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.26%) Samba
7 1 (0.26%) Snort
7 1 (0.26%) Squid
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (7.14%) Puppet
2 11 (2.91%) SCCM
3 9 (2.38%) Vagrant
4 7 (1.85%) SCOM
5 6 (1.59%) WSUS
5 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.32%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.06%) Ansible
7 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.79%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.79%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.53%) logstash
9 2 (0.53%) Salt
9 2 (0.53%) Kibana
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.26%) Control-M
10 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 51 (13.49%) Oracle
2 48 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.14%) VMware
4 19 (5.03%) Cisco
5 15 (3.97%) HP
5 15 (3.97%) Red Hat
5 15 (3.97%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.65%) Google
6 10 (2.65%) CheckPoint
6 10 (2.65%) Citrix
7 8 (2.12%) Apple
8 7 (1.85%) Dell
8 7 (1.85%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.59%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.59%) McAfee
10 5 (1.32%) IBM
10 5 (1.32%) NetApp
11 4 (1.06%) Juniper
12 3 (0.79%) Avaya
12 3 (0.79%) Software AG
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