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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 53 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 179 330 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.49% 5.44% 4.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.33% 31.16% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 206 140
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.85 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +32.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £16.11 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.88 £50.05 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
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
839 1059 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.34% 17.46% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 709 605
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 33
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £18.70 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 164 (45.81%) SC Cleared
2 79 (22.07%) DV Cleared
3 68 (18.99%) Windows
4 51 (14.25%) Microsoft
5 47 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (11.17%) SQL
7 39 (10.89%) Finance
8 38 (10.61%) SQL Server
8 38 (10.61%) Linux
9 36 (10.06%) MS Excel
10 33 (9.22%) Project Management
10 33 (9.22%) Oracle
11 31 (8.66%) ITIL
12 30 (8.38%) Java
13 29 (8.10%) Migration
14 28 (7.82%) VMware
14 28 (7.82%) PRINCE2
15 27 (7.54%) CTC Cleared
16 25 (6.98%) MS Office
16 25 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (5.59%) Scrum
18 20 (5.59%) .NET
19 19 (5.31%) Active Directory
20 18 (5.03%) HTML
20 18 (5.03%) SharePoint
20 18 (5.03%) Change Management
20 18 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (5.03%) Windows 7
21 17 (4.75%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.23%) CMS
4 7 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.40%) SAS
7 4 (1.12%) Kentico
7 4 (1.12%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.84%) Apache
9 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.98%) MS Office
3 14 (3.91%) MS Project
4 8 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.56%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.96%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.12%) IaaS
3 3 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.19%) LAN
2 13 (3.63%) WAN
2 13 (3.63%) DNS
3 12 (3.35%) Firewall
4 11 (3.07%) DHCP
5 10 (2.79%) SAN
6 8 (2.23%) VPN
7 7 (1.96%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.40%) Internet
9 5 (1.40%) HTTP
10 3 (0.84%) VoIP
10 3 (0.84%) LDAP
10 3 (0.84%) Broadband
10 3 (0.84%) Network Security
11 2 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.56%) NAS
11 2 (0.56%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.56%) SSL
12 1 (0.28%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.63%) MySQL
2 13 (3.63%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.07%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.07%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.79%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.51%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.96%) Big Data
7 6 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.12%) MS Access
8 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.84%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (1.68%) JIRA
1 6 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.40%) Ant
2 5 (1.40%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.84%) JUnit
4 3 (0.84%) MSI
4 3 (0.84%) Subversion
4 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.56%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.28%) Behat
6 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
General
1 39 (10.89%) Finance
2 12 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.07%) Legal
4 4 (1.12%) Banking
5 3 (0.84%) Publishing
6 2 (0.56%) Military
6 2 (0.56%) Billing
6 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.56%) Advertising
6 2 (0.56%) Law
6 2 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (13.13%) Analyst
2 45 (12.57%) Architect
3 36 (10.06%) Developer
4 22 (6.15%) Consultant
5 18 (5.03%) Project Manager
6 16 (4.47%) Business Analyst
6 16 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (3.91%) DBA
8 11 (3.07%) Administrator
9 9 (2.51%) Java Developer
9 9 (2.51%) Test Analyst
9 9 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (2.23%) Project Officer
10 8 (2.23%) Desktop Support
10 8 (2.23%) Technical Architect
10 8 (2.23%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.23%) Security Architect
11 7 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (1.96%) Applications Architect
11 7 (1.96%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.59%) .NET
2 18 (5.03%) HTML
3 16 (4.47%) XML
4 11 (3.07%) CSS
5 9 (2.51%) XSLT
5 9 (2.51%) .NET Framework
5 9 (2.51%) Web Services
5 9 (2.51%) RESTful
6 8 (2.23%) HTML5
7 7 (1.96%) J2EE
8 6 (1.68%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (1.40%) REST
9 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.40%) JSP
9 5 (1.40%) WCF
10 4 (1.12%) LINQ
10 4 (1.12%) Spring
10 4 (1.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.75%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.75%) Open Source
3 9 (2.51%) RMADS
4 8 (2.23%) NHS
5 7 (1.96%) Biometrics
6 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.40%) User Experience
7 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.12%) Replication
7 4 (1.12%) CESG
7 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.84%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.84%) Kindle
8 3 (0.84%) Clustering
8 3 (0.84%) Human Factors
8 3 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.99%) Windows
2 38 (10.61%) Linux
3 18 (5.03%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.35%) UNIX
6 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.40%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.40%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.12%) Android
10 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.56%) Solaris
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (9.22%) Project Management
3 31 (8.66%) ITIL
4 29 (8.10%) Migration
5 28 (7.82%) PRINCE2
6 25 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (5.59%) Scrum
8 18 (5.03%) Change Management
8 18 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (4.75%) TDD
10 16 (4.47%) Configuration Management
11 15 (4.19%) Information Security
11 15 (4.19%) Programme Management
11 15 (4.19%) Information Assurance
12 14 (3.91%) Risk Management
13 13 (3.63%) Service Management
13 13 (3.63%) Project Planning
13 13 (3.63%) DevOps
14 12 (3.35%) OO
15 11 (3.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.17%) SQL
2 30 (8.38%) Java
3 17 (4.75%) C#
4 13 (3.63%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.51%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.96%) C
6 7 (1.96%) PHP
6 7 (1.96%) C++
7 6 (1.68%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.68%) VBA
8 5 (1.40%) Python
8 5 (1.40%) Perl
8 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.84%) Scala
10 2 (0.56%) VB
10 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.56%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 164 (45.81%) SC Cleared
2 79 (22.07%) DV Cleared
3 27 (7.54%) CTC Cleared
4 11 (3.07%) Degree
5 9 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.96%) CISSP
7 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.68%) BC Cleared
8 5 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.40%) ISEB
9 4 (1.12%) CISMP
10 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.56%) ACCA
11 2 (0.56%) CCA
11 2 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.56%) MCP
11 2 (0.56%) MCSE
11 2 (0.56%) MCSA
11 2 (0.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.12%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) GAAP
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) HL7
4 1 (0.28%) DICOM
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.12%) XenApp
5 2 (0.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.28%) Samba
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.28%) Squid
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) Corosync
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (4.47%) Puppet
2 8 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.23%) SCCM
3 6 (1.68%) WSUS
4 5 (1.40%) SCOM
5 3 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.56%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.28%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.28%) vMotion
7 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 51 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.22%) Oracle
3 28 (7.82%) VMware
4 14 (3.91%) Cisco
5 13 (3.63%) Google
6 11 (3.07%) HP
7 8 (2.23%) Citrix
7 8 (2.23%) Apple
7 8 (2.23%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.96%) McAfee
9 5 (1.40%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.40%) Juniper
9 5 (1.40%) NetApp
10 4 (1.12%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.84%) SAP
12 2 (0.56%) Siebel
12 2 (0.56%) EMC
12 2 (0.56%) BMC
12 2 (0.56%) CommVault
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