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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 47 56 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 216 243 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.66% 3.39% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.13% 23.16% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 158 100
Average daily rate
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£425 £435 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £602 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.15 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +32.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £50.67 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -38.46%
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
895 1049 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.15% 14.65% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 721 725
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.10% +27.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £37.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 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 September 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 September 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.

1 246 (50.93%) SC Cleared
2 120 (24.84%) DV Cleared
3 91 (18.84%) ITIL
4 79 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (13.04%) Oracle
6 62 (12.84%) Windows
7 60 (12.42%) Finance
8 56 (11.59%) Microsoft
9 51 (10.56%) HP
10 48 (9.94%) SQL
11 47 (9.73%) PRINCE2
12 46 (9.52%) MS Excel
13 44 (9.11%) Service Management
14 42 (8.70%) Service Delivery
15 41 (8.49%) Cisco
16 40 (8.28%) Java
17 39 (8.07%) Linux
17 39 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (7.04%) Scrum
19 31 (6.42%) Configuration Management
19 31 (6.42%) C
20 30 (6.21%) Project Management
20 30 (6.21%) Migration
21 29 (6.00%) MS Office
22 28 (5.80%) VMware
22 28 (5.80%) Management Information System
23 27 (5.59%) HTML
24 26 (5.38%) CTC Cleared
25 25 (5.18%) JavaScript
25 25 (5.18%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.24%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.24%) Confluence
5 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.04%) CMS
5 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.04%) IIS
5 5 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.83%) Apache
6 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.83%) SAS
7 3 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.62%) nginx
8 2 (0.41%) Liferay
8 2 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 46 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.00%) MS Office
3 14 (2.90%) MS Project
4 6 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.62%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (3.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (3.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 16 (3.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 15 (3.11%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (2.90%) Oracle iProcurement
6 13 (2.69%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (2.07%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
13 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
13 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.04%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) PaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Office 365
2 2 (0.41%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.93%) LAN
2 17 (3.52%) WAN
2 17 (3.52%) Firewall
3 11 (2.28%) HTTP
4 10 (2.07%) DNS
5 9 (1.86%) DHCP
5 9 (1.86%) SAN
6 8 (1.66%) SSL
7 7 (1.45%) VPN
8 6 (1.24%) Network Security
8 6 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.04%) VoIP
9 5 (1.04%) LDAP
9 5 (1.04%) Broadband
9 5 (1.04%) MPLS
9 5 (1.04%) OSPF
10 4 (0.83%) Internet
10 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.83%) HSRP
11 3 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.52%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.66%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.04%) MySQL
7 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.41%) DB2
9 2 (0.41%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.41%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.41%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.45%) LoadRunner
2 7 (1.45%) JIRA
3 6 (1.24%) JMeter
3 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.04%) Subversion
5 4 (0.83%) Maven
5 4 (0.83%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.62%) Selenium
6 3 (0.62%) Ant
6 3 (0.62%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.41%) Toad
7 2 (0.41%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.41%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.41%) JUnit
7 2 (0.41%) Jasmine
General
1 60 (12.42%) Finance
2 23 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.28%) General Ledger
5 10 (2.07%) Back Office
6 9 (1.86%) Legal
7 6 (1.24%) Publishing
8 5 (1.04%) Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Billing
9 3 (0.62%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Local Government
10 2 (0.41%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (14.29%) Analyst
2 52 (10.77%) Developer
3 41 (8.49%) Consultant
4 32 (6.63%) Project Manager
5 31 (6.42%) Architect
6 16 (3.31%) Support Engineer
7 13 (2.69%) Functional Consultant
7 13 (2.69%) Test Manager
7 13 (2.69%) Java Developer
7 13 (2.69%) Designer
8 12 (2.48%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (2.48%) Service Analyst
9 11 (2.28%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 10 (2.07%) Test Analyst
10 10 (2.07%) Tester
11 9 (1.86%) Desktop Support
11 9 (1.86%) DBA
11 9 (1.86%) Administrator
11 9 (1.86%) PHP Developer
11 9 (1.86%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.59%) HTML
2 23 (4.76%) .NET
3 17 (3.52%) XML
4 15 (3.11%) CSS
4 15 (3.11%) REST
5 12 (2.48%) HTML5
6 11 (2.28%) jQuery
7 9 (1.86%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.86%) J2EE
7 9 (1.86%) JSP
7 9 (1.86%) SOAP
8 8 (1.66%) JMS
9 7 (1.45%) Spring
9 7 (1.45%) Web Services
9 7 (1.45%) CSS3
10 6 (1.24%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.24%) WSDL
11 5 (1.04%) JSON
12 4 (0.83%) WPF
12 4 (0.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.76%) Open Source
4 11 (2.28%) User Experience
4 11 (2.28%) CESG
4 11 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.07%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.66%) CMDB
6 8 (1.66%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (1.45%) RMADS
8 5 (1.04%) PKI
8 5 (1.04%) Statistics
9 4 (0.83%) Social Network
9 4 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.83%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.83%) NHS
9 4 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.62%) Social Media
10 3 (0.62%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.84%) Windows
2 39 (8.07%) Linux
3 16 (3.31%) UNIX
4 13 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.83%) Solaris
8 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.41%) VMS
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) pSOS
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.84%) ITIL
2 79 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (9.73%) PRINCE2
4 44 (9.11%) Service Management
5 42 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 34 (7.04%) Scrum
7 31 (6.42%) Configuration Management
8 30 (6.21%) Project Management
8 30 (6.21%) Migration
9 20 (4.14%) OO
9 20 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (3.73%) Risk Management
12 17 (3.52%) Test Scripting
13 16 (3.31%) Information Assurance
13 16 (3.31%) ITIL V3
13 16 (3.31%) TOGAF
14 15 (3.11%) TDD
15 14 (2.90%) Change Management
15 14 (2.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.94%) SQL
2 40 (8.28%) Java
3 31 (6.42%) C
4 25 (5.18%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.11%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.69%) PHP
7 12 (2.48%) C#
8 9 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.24%) VB
9 6 (1.24%) Python
9 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.83%) PHP5
11 3 (0.62%) Ruby
11 3 (0.62%) Perl
12 2 (0.41%) C++
12 2 (0.41%) VBA
12 2 (0.41%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.21%) Groovy
13 1 (0.21%) XAML
13 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 246 (50.93%) SC Cleared
2 120 (24.84%) DV Cleared
3 26 (5.38%) CTC Cleared
4 15 (3.11%) BC Cleared
4 15 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.11%) Degree
5 13 (2.69%) ISEB
6 11 (2.28%) CISSP
7 10 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.24%) CCNA
10 5 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.04%) CISM
10 5 (1.04%) JNCIP
10 5 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.83%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.52%) QA
2 10 (2.07%) SLA
3 9 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.66%) COBIT
5 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.62%) GPG13
7 1 (0.21%) P3O
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.04%) vSphere
5 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.62%) XenApp
7 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.41%) Xen
7 2 (0.41%) NLBS
7 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.21%) Samba
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.21%) Nmap
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.90%) SCCM
2 8 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.66%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.24%) SCOM
3 6 (1.24%) Puppet
4 5 (1.04%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.04%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.62%) WSUS
6 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.41%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.41%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.41%) Control-M
7 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.41%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.21%) DameWare
Vendors
1 63 (13.04%) Oracle
2 56 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 51 (10.56%) HP
4 41 (8.49%) Cisco
5 28 (5.80%) VMware
6 15 (3.11%) Remedy
7 13 (2.69%) Juniper
8 12 (2.48%) BMC
8 12 (2.48%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.48%) Citrix
9 11 (2.28%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.83%) Google
10 4 (0.83%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.62%) F5
11 3 (0.62%) Veritas
11 3 (0.62%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.62%) Infoblox
11 3 (0.62%) PlateSpin
11 3 (0.62%) Zend
11 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £314.15 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago