The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 30 30 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 +44
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 347 313 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.24% 4.96% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.06% 31.21% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 180 80
Average daily rate £425 £450 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £588 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.85 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £12.50 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.05 £40.75 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1194 1003 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.02% 15.90% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 649 656
Average daily rate £418 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 38
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £135.00 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Security Cleared
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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.

1 311 (49.05%) SC Cleared
2 274 (43.22%) DV Cleared
3 86 (13.56%) ITIL
4 82 (12.93%) Windows
5 80 (12.62%) Oracle
6 70 (11.04%) PRINCE2
6 70 (11.04%) Project Management
7 69 (10.88%) Finance
8 64 (10.09%) Microsoft
9 63 (9.94%) MS Excel
10 57 (8.99%) SQL
11 55 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (8.36%) Java
13 50 (7.89%) Linux
14 43 (6.78%) HP
15 40 (6.31%) Service Delivery
15 40 (6.31%) Migration
16 39 (6.15%) Change Management
17 38 (5.99%) C
17 38 (5.99%) SQL Server
18 37 (5.84%) MS Office
18 37 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 36 (5.68%) Service Management
20 35 (5.52%) Telecoms
21 34 (5.36%) Configuration Management
22 32 (5.05%) Programme Management
23 31 (4.89%) Cisco
24 30 (4.73%) Business Analysis
24 30 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 29 (4.57%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 26 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.15%) Apache
3 18 (2.84%) WebLogic
4 14 (2.21%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.05%) SAS
6 12 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.42%) IIS
8 8 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.26%) Confluence
9 6 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.95%) CMS
10 4 (0.63%) Liferay
11 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.47%) Drupal
11 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.32%) CICS
12 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 63 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.84%) MS Office
3 20 (3.15%) MS Project
4 16 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (3.79%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.32%) Agresso
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.16%) HFM
8 1 (0.16%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.79%) SaaS
2 4 (0.63%) IaaS
2 4 (0.63%) PaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.42%) LAN
2 8 (1.26%) WAN
2 8 (1.26%) Firewall
3 7 (1.10%) SAN
4 6 (0.95%) SDH
4 6 (0.95%) DNS
4 6 (0.95%) DWDM
4 6 (0.95%) OSPF
5 5 (0.79%) Internet
5 5 (0.79%) 3G
6 4 (0.63%) Network Security
7 3 (0.47%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.32%) FTP
8 2 (0.32%) HTTP
8 2 (0.32%) VoIP
8 2 (0.32%) DHCP
8 2 (0.32%) Wireless
8 2 (0.32%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.32%) SSH
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.94%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (1.58%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.26%) EDRMS
7 5 (0.79%) Big Data
7 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.63%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.47%) MySQL
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.32%) OLAP
10 2 (0.32%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 15 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (2.05%) JIRA
3 11 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.74%) JDeveloper
4 10 (1.58%) Maven
5 9 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.26%) Toad
7 7 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.95%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.95%) JMeter
9 5 (0.79%) Selenium
9 5 (0.79%) Rational Performance Tester
9 5 (0.79%) Subversion
10 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.47%) jMock
11 3 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (10.88%) Finance
2 35 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.58%) Marketing
4 6 (0.95%) Back Office
4 6 (0.95%) Legal
5 5 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.32%) Front Office
8 1 (0.16%) Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.16%) Billing
8 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (14.04%) Analyst
2 69 (10.88%) Developer
3 55 (8.68%) Project Manager
4 43 (6.78%) Consultant
5 40 (6.31%) Architect
6 31 (4.89%) Business Analyst
7 21 (3.31%) Tester
8 16 (2.52%) SQL Developer
9 14 (2.21%) Programme Manager
9 14 (2.21%) Administrator
9 14 (2.21%) Agile Project Manager
10 13 (2.05%) Service Analyst
10 13 (2.05%) DBA
11 12 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (1.89%) Test Manager
12 11 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (1.58%) Project Planner
13 10 (1.58%) Technical Architect
13 10 (1.58%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (1.58%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.63%) HTML
2 21 (3.31%) .NET
3 18 (2.84%) Middleware
4 16 (2.52%) XML
5 15 (2.37%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.05%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 12 (1.89%) J2EE
8 11 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (1.42%) CSS
9 9 (1.42%) Web Services
10 6 (0.95%) Spring
11 4 (0.63%) JSP
11 4 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (0.63%) REST
12 3 (0.47%) jQuery
12 3 (0.47%) Symfony
12 3 (0.47%) Apache CXF
12 3 (0.47%) ISPF
12 3 (0.47%) JSF
12 3 (0.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.94%) Management Information System
2 19 (3.00%) Open Source
3 11 (1.74%) CESG
4 9 (1.42%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.10%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.10%) PKI
5 7 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (0.95%) CMDB
7 5 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.79%) Statistics
7 5 (0.79%) Biometrics
8 4 (0.63%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.63%) RMADS
8 4 (0.63%) Social Network
8 4 (0.63%) Kindle
9 3 (0.47%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.47%) Firmware
9 3 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.47%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.93%) Windows
2 50 (7.89%) Linux
3 22 (3.47%) UNIX
4 21 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.10%) Solaris
9 5 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.63%) zOS
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.32%) AIX
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (13.56%) ITIL
2 70 (11.04%) PRINCE2
2 70 (11.04%) Project Management
3 55 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (6.31%) Service Delivery
4 40 (6.31%) Migration
5 39 (6.15%) Change Management
6 37 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (5.68%) Service Management
8 34 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 32 (5.05%) Programme Management
10 30 (4.73%) Business Analysis
11 24 (3.79%) Change Control
12 23 (3.63%) Data Migration
13 21 (3.31%) Scrum
14 20 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (2.84%) System Testing
15 18 (2.84%) Test Scripting
15 18 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (2.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (8.99%) SQL
2 53 (8.36%) Java
3 38 (5.99%) C
4 15 (2.37%) Shell Script
4 15 (2.37%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.21%) VB.NET
6 13 (2.05%) PHP
7 12 (1.89%) C#
8 11 (1.74%) Python
9 10 (1.58%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.42%) C++
11 8 (1.26%) Perl
12 7 (1.10%) VB
13 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.63%) Ruby
13 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.47%) VBScript
15 2 (0.32%) COBOL
15 2 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 311 (49.05%) SC Cleared
2 274 (43.22%) DV Cleared
3 30 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (2.84%) Degree
4 18 (2.84%) CTC Cleared
5 17 (2.68%) ISEB
6 13 (2.05%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.89%) CCNA
8 8 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.95%) CCNP
10 5 (0.79%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.79%) MAPM
10 5 (0.79%) JNCIA
10 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.79%) PMP
10 5 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.63%) MCP
11 4 (0.63%) JNCIP
11 4 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.00%) SLA
2 13 (2.05%) QA
3 6 (0.95%) COBIT
4 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.32%) P3O
5 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 29 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.79%) XenApp
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.47%) NFS
6 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.16%) NLBS
7 1 (0.16%) Squid
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.16%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (2.37%) SCCM
2 9 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.10%) Puppet
4 6 (0.95%) WSUS
5 5 (0.79%) HP SIM
5 5 (0.79%) HP NNM
6 4 (0.63%) SCOM
7 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.47%) MOM
7 3 (0.47%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.16%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.16%) OVSD
8 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 80 (12.62%) Oracle
2 64 (10.09%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.78%) HP
4 31 (4.89%) Cisco
5 18 (2.84%) VMware
6 17 (2.68%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.21%) CheckPoint
8 13 (2.05%) Citrix
9 9 (1.42%) IBM
10 8 (1.26%) Juniper
11 7 (1.10%) Infoblox
12 6 (0.95%) Huawei
13 5 (0.79%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.79%) webMethods
13 5 (0.79%) Telcordia
13 5 (0.79%) SAP
13 5 (0.79%) Software AG
14 4 (0.63%) JBoss
14 4 (0.63%) Remedy
14 4 (0.63%) Clearswift
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £468.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £469.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £270 - £290 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The 100 Company
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago