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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 58 28 67
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +39
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 177 324 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.49% 5.48% 2.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.49% 32.89% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 192 90
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.00 £19.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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
787 985 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.50% 16.66% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 667 580
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 31
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.04 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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.

1 206 (51.24%) SC Cleared
2 77 (19.15%) DV Cleared
3 60 (14.93%) Windows
4 53 (13.18%) Microsoft
5 49 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (11.69%) Finance
6 47 (11.69%) ITIL
7 44 (10.95%) SQL
8 40 (9.95%) Oracle
9 37 (9.20%) MS Excel
10 35 (8.71%) Linux
11 33 (8.21%) Migration
12 32 (7.96%) CTC Cleared
13 30 (7.46%) SharePoint
14 29 (7.21%) SQL Server
14 29 (7.21%) Project Management
15 26 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (6.47%) PRINCE2
16 25 (6.22%) Java
16 25 (6.22%) VMware
17 23 (5.72%) Scrum
18 22 (5.47%) Service Delivery
19 21 (5.22%) Service Management
19 21 (5.22%) Active Directory
20 20 (4.98%) HP
21 19 (4.73%) Cisco
21 19 (4.73%) .NET
21 19 (4.73%) MS Office
21 19 (4.73%) Firewall
21 19 (4.73%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.74%) CMS
4 7 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.00%) IIS
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.75%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.75%) SAS
7 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.75%) nginx
8 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.50%) Lync
8 2 (0.50%) Node.js
8 2 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.73%) MS Office
3 11 (2.74%) MS Project
4 10 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.00%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
1 12 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (1.99%) Oracle iProcurement
2 8 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.99%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Office 365
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.00%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.73%) Firewall
2 15 (3.73%) LAN
3 14 (3.48%) WAN
4 11 (2.74%) VPN
5 10 (2.49%) DHCP
5 10 (2.49%) DNS
6 9 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.74%) SAN
8 6 (1.49%) LDAP
8 6 (1.49%) HTTP
9 5 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.24%) Internet
9 5 (1.24%) SSL
9 5 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.00%) Broadband
10 4 (1.00%) VoIP
10 4 (1.00%) Network Security
11 3 (0.75%) Intranet
12 2 (0.50%) NAS
12 2 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.24%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.24%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.00%) Big Data
7 4 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.00%) MySQL
7 4 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.75%) MS Access
8 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.50%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (2.24%) JIRA
2 6 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.75%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.50%) Ant
5 2 (0.50%) JUnit
5 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.50%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.50%) Subversion
5 2 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
6 1 (0.25%) MSI
6 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 47 (11.69%) Finance
2 14 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.49%) Legal
3 10 (2.49%) General Ledger
4 7 (1.74%) Banking
5 6 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.24%) Law
6 5 (1.24%) Publishing
7 3 (0.75%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Advertising
8 2 (0.50%) Military
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
8 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (11.94%) Analyst
2 47 (11.69%) Architect
3 41 (10.20%) Developer
4 39 (9.70%) Consultant
5 22 (5.47%) Project Manager
6 19 (4.73%) Business Analyst
7 15 (3.73%) DBA
8 14 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
9 13 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 11 (2.74%) Desktop Support
11 10 (2.49%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (2.24%) Technical Architect
13 8 (1.99%) Designer
13 8 (1.99%) Test Analyst
13 8 (1.99%) Java Developer
13 8 (1.99%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (1.99%) Change Manager
13 8 (1.99%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (1.74%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.73%) .NET
2 15 (3.73%) HTML
2 15 (3.73%) XML
3 9 (2.24%) jQuery
3 9 (2.24%) CSS
4 8 (1.99%) REST
4 8 (1.99%) Web Services
5 7 (1.74%) JMS
5 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.74%) HTML5
6 5 (1.24%) Spring
6 5 (1.24%) JSON
6 5 (1.24%) Hibernate
6 5 (1.24%) Middleware
6 5 (1.24%) XSLT
6 5 (1.24%) J2EE
7 4 (1.00%) RESTful
7 4 (1.00%) SOAP
7 4 (1.00%) WSDL
8 3 (0.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.73%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.48%) RMADS
3 14 (3.48%) CESG
4 11 (2.74%) CESG CLAS
4 11 (2.74%) Open Source
5 7 (1.74%) Replication
6 6 (1.49%) User Experience
6 6 (1.49%) Biometrics
6 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.24%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.24%) NHS
8 4 (1.00%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.00%) PKI
9 3 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.75%) Human Factors
9 3 (0.75%) CMDB
9 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.75%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.75%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.93%) Windows
2 35 (8.71%) Linux
3 13 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.74%) UNIX
6 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.24%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.24%) Solaris
9 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.75%) Android
11 2 (0.50%) CentOS
11 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.50%) SUSE
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (11.69%) ITIL
3 33 (8.21%) Migration
4 29 (7.21%) Project Management
5 26 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (6.47%) PRINCE2
6 23 (5.72%) Scrum
7 22 (5.47%) Service Delivery
8 21 (5.22%) Service Management
9 18 (4.48%) Information Assurance
10 17 (4.23%) Change Management
10 17 (4.23%) Information Security
11 16 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (3.73%) TOGAF
13 14 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (3.48%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.23%) TDD
14 13 (3.23%) Configuration Management
15 12 (2.99%) Data Migration
15 12 (2.99%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.95%) SQL
2 25 (6.22%) Java
3 18 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.23%) C
4 13 (3.23%) C#
5 11 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.99%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.99%) PHP
6 8 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.24%) Python
7 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.24%) C++
7 5 (1.24%) VBA
8 4 (1.00%) VB
9 3 (0.75%) Perl
10 2 (0.50%) Scala
11 1 (0.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) Korn
11 1 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 206 (51.24%) SC Cleared
2 77 (19.15%) DV Cleared
3 32 (7.96%) CTC Cleared
4 16 (3.98%) Degree
5 15 (3.73%) BC Cleared
6 9 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.99%) ISEB
7 8 (1.99%) CISSP
8 5 (1.24%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.75%) CCNP
10 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.50%) MCP
10 2 (0.50%) CCNA
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.50%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.99%) QA
2 7 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.24%) COBIT
3 5 (1.24%) SLA
4 4 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.50%) GAAP
7 1 (0.25%) WCAG
7 1 (0.25%) GPG13
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.74%) vSphere
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.25%) Corosync
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (2.99%) Puppet
2 9 (2.24%) SCCM
3 7 (1.74%) SCOM
4 5 (1.24%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.24%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.75%) WSUS
6 3 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.25%) logstash
8 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 53 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.95%) Oracle
3 25 (6.22%) VMware
4 20 (4.98%) HP
5 19 (4.73%) Cisco
6 10 (2.49%) Google
7 8 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.99%) Juniper
7 8 (1.99%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.49%) BMC
8 6 (1.49%) Remedy
9 5 (1.24%) McAfee
10 3 (0.75%) ESRI
10 3 (0.75%) Sophos
10 3 (0.75%) NetApp
10 3 (0.75%) Citrix
10 3 (0.75%) SAP
10 3 (0.75%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.50%) F5
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