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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
London / City of London
Rank 37 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 142 109 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.83% 3.42% 3.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.64% 23.00% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 120
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £227 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +4.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +46.66%

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
435 474 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.79% 14.89% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 344 607
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.98 £19.50 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £16.00 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £33.80 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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 23 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 152 (57.36%) SC Cleared
2 80 (30.19%) DV Cleared
3 77 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (17.74%) Finance
5 43 (16.23%) Windows
6 40 (15.09%) Linux
7 35 (13.21%) Java
7 35 (13.21%) Project Management
8 31 (11.70%) ITIL
9 29 (10.94%) DevOps
10 26 (9.81%) VMware
10 26 (9.81%) Docker
11 25 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (9.43%) GitHub
12 24 (9.06%) Microsoft
12 24 (9.06%) PRINCE2
12 24 (9.06%) Git (software)
13 23 (8.68%) Service Management
13 23 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (7.55%) Scrum
15 19 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (7.17%) Node.js
16 18 (6.79%) Change Management
16 18 (6.79%) BPSS Clearance
17 17 (6.42%) Kubernetes
17 17 (6.42%) Puppet
17 17 (6.42%) PowerShell
18 16 (6.04%) JIRA
18 16 (6.04%) Migration
18 16 (6.04%) PostgreSQL

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 9 (3.40%) Confluence
2 8 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.26%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.13%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.75%) IIS
6 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.75%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.38%) Jetty
7 1 (0.38%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.15%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (3.77%) MS Project
4 6 (2.26%) MS Office
5 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.38%) HipChat
7 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.38%) Revit
7 1 (0.38%) SPSS
7 1 (0.38%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Primavera
2 1 (0.38%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.43%) GitHub
2 19 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.77%) IaaS
3 10 (3.77%) PaaS
4 7 (2.64%) Office 365
5 6 (2.26%) SaaS
6 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.75%) Trello
7 2 (0.75%) Yammer
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.66%) Firewall
2 14 (5.28%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.15%) SSL
4 10 (3.77%) LAN
5 9 (3.40%) HTTP
5 9 (3.40%) Internet
6 7 (2.64%) DNS
6 7 (2.64%) WAN
7 5 (1.89%) DMARC
8 4 (1.51%) DHCP
9 3 (1.13%) DKIM
9 3 (1.13%) Network Security
9 3 (1.13%) SMTP
9 3 (1.13%) VPN
9 3 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.13%) Wireless
10 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.75%) SAN
10 2 (0.75%) VLAN
10 2 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (4.91%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.53%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.40%) Big Data
5 8 (3.02%) Redis
6 6 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.13%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.13%) MySQL
8 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.75%) HBase
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.38%) AllegroGraph
10 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.38%) Stardog
10 1 (0.38%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.38%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 24 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.04%) JIRA
3 15 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.28%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.64%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.51%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.13%) Ant
7 3 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.13%) JUnit
7 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.75%) Gradle
8 2 (0.75%) Hudson
8 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.75%) Subversion
9 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.38%) Maven
9 1 (0.38%) MSI
9 1 (0.38%) NUnit
General
1 47 (17.74%) Finance
2 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.13%) Law
3 3 (1.13%) Marketing
4 1 (0.38%) Banking
4 1 (0.38%) Electronics
4 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.38%) Legal
4 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.38%) Publishing
4 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (13.96%) Analyst
2 35 (13.21%) Developer
3 28 (10.57%) Architect
4 22 (8.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (7.92%) Project Manager
6 19 (7.17%) Business Analyst
7 11 (4.15%) Change Manager
8 9 (3.40%) Project Officer
8 9 (3.40%) Project Support Officer
8 9 (3.40%) Support Officer
9 8 (3.02%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
9 8 (3.02%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.02%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.64%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.64%) Consultant
10 7 (2.64%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.64%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (2.64%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 7 (2.64%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (2.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.17%) Node.js
2 14 (5.28%) HTML
3 13 (4.91%) CSS
4 12 (4.53%) Web Services
5 11 (4.15%) .NET
6 10 (3.77%) REST
6 10 (3.77%) Spring
7 8 (3.02%) Ember.js
7 8 (3.02%) JSON
7 8 (3.02%) Symfony
8 7 (2.64%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.64%) Backbone.js
9 6 (2.26%) Akka
9 6 (2.26%) HTML5
9 6 (2.26%) LAMP
9 6 (2.26%) Play Framework
9 6 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (2.26%) spray
10 5 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.51%) Blackberry
3 4 (1.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.51%) PMI
3 4 (1.51%) User Experience
4 3 (1.13%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.13%) NHS
5 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.75%) Replication
5 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (0.75%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.38%) PDA
6 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.23%) Windows
2 40 (15.09%) Linux
3 13 (4.91%) Windows 10
3 13 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.02%) CoreOS
6 6 (2.26%) RancherOS
7 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.51%) CentOS
8 4 (1.51%) Unix
9 3 (1.13%) Android
9 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.13%) webOS
9 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.75%) AIX
11 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (13.21%) Project Management
3 31 (11.70%) ITIL
4 29 (10.94%) DevOps
5 24 (9.06%) PRINCE2
6 23 (8.68%) Service Management
6 23 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.55%) Scrum
8 18 (6.79%) Change Management
9 16 (6.04%) Migration
10 15 (5.66%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.66%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.28%) Open Source
12 13 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.91%) Risk Management
13 12 (4.53%) Use Case
14 11 (4.15%) OO
14 11 (4.15%) Pair Programming
14 11 (4.15%) UML
15 10 (3.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.21%) Java
2 17 (6.42%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.91%) SQL
5 11 (4.15%) PHP
5 11 (4.15%) Ruby
6 10 (3.77%) Go
6 10 (3.77%) Python
7 8 (3.02%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.64%) Scala
9 6 (2.26%) C#
10 4 (1.51%) ES6
11 3 (1.13%) C
11 3 (1.13%) Perl
11 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.38%) Groovy
12 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 152 (57.36%) SC Cleared
2 80 (30.19%) DV Cleared
3 18 (6.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (4.53%) CTC Cleared
5 11 (4.15%) ISEB
6 10 (3.77%) Degree
7 7 (2.64%) CBAP
7 7 (2.64%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.26%) CITP
9 4 (1.51%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.75%) CCNA
11 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.75%) CISM
11 2 (0.75%) CISSP
11 2 (0.75%) CRISC
12 1 (0.38%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.38%) ISO22301
System Software
1 26 (9.81%) Docker
2 14 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.91%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.26%) etcd
5 6 (2.26%) flannel
6 2 (0.75%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.75%) Firmware
6 2 (0.75%) NFS
6 2 (0.75%) Samba
6 2 (0.75%) vCloud
6 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.38%) Squid
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (6.42%) Kubernetes
1 17 (6.42%) Puppet
2 8 (3.02%) Ansible
3 7 (2.64%) Docker Swarm
3 7 (2.64%) Rancher
4 6 (2.26%) Consul
4 6 (2.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (2.26%) Marathon
4 6 (2.26%) Mesos
4 6 (2.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.51%) SCCM
5 4 (1.51%) SELinux
6 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.75%) Kibana
6 2 (0.75%) logstash
6 2 (0.75%) Terraform
6 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.38%) Grafana
Vendors
1 26 (9.81%) VMware
2 24 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.66%) CheckPoint
4 11 (4.15%) Oracle
5 10 (3.77%) Cisco
6 8 (3.02%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.51%) Citrix
9 3 (1.13%) Remedy
10 2 (0.75%) Google
10 2 (0.75%) HP
10 2 (0.75%) Nuix
10 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.75%) Tripwire
11 1 (0.38%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.38%) Becrypt
11 1 (0.38%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.38%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.38%) PagerDuty
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 27 days ago