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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 52 41 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 191 274 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.39% 4.03% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.42% 26.47% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 163 100
Average daily rate
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£418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -14.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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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
852 1035 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.10% 15.23% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 708 607
Average daily rate £420 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 214 (52.20%) SC Cleared
2 80 (19.51%) DV Cleared
3 58 (14.15%) Windows
4 54 (13.17%) ITIL
4 54 (13.17%) Finance
5 53 (12.93%) Oracle
6 48 (11.71%) Microsoft
7 46 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (10.73%) SQL
9 36 (8.78%) MS Excel
9 36 (8.78%) Migration
10 34 (8.29%) Linux
11 29 (7.07%) Service Delivery
11 29 (7.07%) CTC Cleared
12 28 (6.83%) VMware
13 27 (6.59%) HP
14 25 (6.10%) SharePoint
15 24 (5.85%) PRINCE2
16 22 (5.37%) SQL Server
16 22 (5.37%) Active Directory
16 22 (5.37%) Service Management
17 21 (5.12%) Oracle EBS
17 21 (5.12%) JavaScript
17 21 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (4.88%) Scrum
18 20 (4.88%) Java
18 20 (4.88%) Firewall
18 20 (4.88%) Information Assurance
19 19 (4.63%) Management Information System
19 19 (4.63%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.22%) CMS
4 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.22%) nginx
4 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.98%) SAS
5 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.98%) IIS
6 3 (0.73%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.49%) Lync
7 2 (0.49%) Node.js
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.90%) MS Office
3 8 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.71%) MS Project
5 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.98%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (5.12%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (4.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (3.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (3.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (3.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 13 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (2.93%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (2.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 9 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.73%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.49%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
12 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
12 1 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.46%) Office 365
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.73%) SaaS
3 3 (0.73%) IaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.88%) Firewall
2 16 (3.90%) LAN
2 16 (3.90%) WAN
3 12 (2.93%) VPN
4 10 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.44%) DNS
5 9 (2.20%) DHCP
5 9 (2.20%) SAN
6 8 (1.95%) SSL
7 7 (1.71%) HTTP
8 6 (1.46%) LDAP
9 5 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.22%) Broadband
9 5 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.98%) Network Security
10 4 (0.98%) VoIP
10 4 (0.98%) Internet
11 3 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.73%) Intranet
11 3 (0.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.98%) Big Data
8 3 (0.73%) MySQL
8 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.49%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.49%) MS Access
9 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (2.44%) JIRA
2 9 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.98%) Ant
5 3 (0.73%) Maven
5 3 (0.73%) Subversion
5 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.73%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.73%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.49%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.49%) Toad
6 2 (0.49%) JUnit
6 2 (0.49%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.49%) MSI
7 1 (0.24%) Selenium
7 1 (0.24%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
General
1 54 (13.17%) Finance
2 17 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.93%) General Ledger
4 11 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.95%) Legal
5 8 (1.95%) Banking
6 5 (1.22%) Back Office
6 5 (1.22%) Law
6 5 (1.22%) Publishing
7 3 (0.73%) Local Government
7 3 (0.73%) Military
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (11.95%) Analyst
2 44 (10.73%) Consultant
3 41 (10.00%) Architect
4 35 (8.54%) Developer
5 21 (5.12%) Project Manager
6 16 (3.90%) DBA
6 16 (3.90%) Business Analyst
7 15 (3.66%) Support Engineer
8 14 (3.41%) Deployment Engineer
9 12 (2.93%) Functional Consultant
10 11 (2.68%) Designer
11 10 (2.44%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 10 (2.44%) Oracle Consultant
12 9 (2.20%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (2.20%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (2.20%) Technical Architect
12 9 (2.20%) Administrator
12 9 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (1.95%) Security Consultant
13 8 (1.95%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.63%) .NET
2 15 (3.66%) HTML
3 14 (3.41%) XML
4 10 (2.44%) jQuery
5 8 (1.95%) REST
5 8 (1.95%) JMS
5 8 (1.95%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.95%) CSS
5 8 (1.95%) Web Services
6 7 (1.71%) HTML5
7 6 (1.46%) SOAP
7 6 (1.46%) JSON
8 5 (1.22%) Middleware
8 5 (1.22%) JSP
8 5 (1.22%) WSDL
9 4 (0.98%) J2EE
9 4 (0.98%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.98%) Spring
10 3 (0.73%) WPF
10 3 (0.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.63%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.41%) CESG
4 10 (2.44%) RMADS
4 10 (2.44%) Open Source
4 10 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.46%) User Experience
5 6 (1.46%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.46%) Replication
6 5 (1.22%) PKI
7 4 (0.98%) Kindle
7 4 (0.98%) Data Extraction
7 4 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (0.98%) CMDB
8 3 (0.73%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.49%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.15%) Windows
2 34 (8.29%) Linux
3 13 (3.17%) UNIX
4 12 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.93%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.46%) Solaris
7 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.22%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.49%) CentOS
9 2 (0.49%) Android
9 2 (0.49%) VMS
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.49%) SUSE
9 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.17%) ITIL
2 46 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (8.78%) Migration
4 29 (7.07%) Service Delivery
5 24 (5.85%) PRINCE2
6 22 (5.37%) Service Management
7 21 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (4.88%) Scrum
8 20 (4.88%) Information Assurance
9 19 (4.63%) Project Management
10 16 (3.90%) Risk Management
10 16 (3.90%) Change Management
10 16 (3.90%) Information Security
11 15 (3.66%) TOGAF
11 15 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.41%) Data Modelling
13 13 (3.17%) CRM
14 12 (2.93%) Data Migration
14 12 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (2.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.73%) SQL
2 21 (5.12%) JavaScript
3 20 (4.88%) Java
4 18 (4.39%) PL/SQL
5 12 (2.93%) C
5 12 (2.93%) C#
6 10 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.95%) PHP
9 6 (1.46%) Python
10 4 (0.98%) Perl
11 3 (0.73%) VB
12 2 (0.49%) PHP5
12 2 (0.49%) VBA
12 2 (0.49%) XAML
13 1 (0.24%) Korn
13 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.24%) Scala
13 1 (0.24%) Golang
Qualifications
1 214 (52.20%) SC Cleared
2 80 (19.51%) DV Cleared
3 29 (7.07%) CTC Cleared
4 18 (4.39%) Degree
5 14 (3.41%) BC Cleared
6 11 (2.68%) CISSP
7 8 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.95%) ISEB
7 8 (1.95%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.98%) CISM
11 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.73%) CCNP
12 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.49%) ACCA
12 2 (0.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.68%) QA
2 9 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.46%) SLA
4 5 (1.22%) COBIT
4 5 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) GPG13
5 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) GAAP
6 1 (0.24%) WCAG
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.46%) vSphere
4 5 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.24%) NLBS
8 1 (0.24%) Xen
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.24%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 13 (3.17%) SCCM
2 12 (2.93%) Puppet
3 9 (2.20%) SCOM
4 7 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.71%) SCOrch
4 7 (1.71%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.98%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.98%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.49%) Control-M
8 2 (0.49%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) logstash
9 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 53 (12.93%) Oracle
2 48 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.83%) VMware
4 27 (6.59%) HP
5 19 (4.63%) Cisco
6 9 (2.20%) Google
6 9 (2.20%) Remedy
6 9 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.20%) BMC
7 6 (1.46%) Citrix
7 6 (1.46%) Juniper
8 5 (1.22%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.22%) SaltStack
9 4 (0.98%) McAfee
10 3 (0.73%) ESRI
10 3 (0.73%) Apple
10 3 (0.73%) Sophos
10 3 (0.73%) SAP
10 3 (0.73%) EMC
10 3 (0.73%) IBM
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