The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / England
Rank 23 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2898 2632 2447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.97% 5.75% 5.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.43% 27.33% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1900 1578 1246
Median daily rate £438 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 146 124
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.90 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.50% +124.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.68 £47.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +123.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8418 9631 9391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.26% 21.04% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5341 5911 5560
Median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 450 434
Median hourly rate £29.00 £36.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +95.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the England region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in England

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in England

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the England region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in England

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 905 £480 +2.26% 27
South East +1 866 £425 +3.65% 86
South West +4 456 £410 +2.50% 41
North West +2 158 £475 +14.73% 16
West Midlands +9 143 £410 -4.09% 11
North East +8 138 £324 -5.81% 9
East of England -5 84 £400 +8.10% 8
East Midlands 0 82 £400 +3.89% 7
Yorkshire -29 51 £425 -5.55% 4
Midlands +6 7 £250 -50.00%
South Coast - 1 £500 -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 England region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 5685 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1116 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
3 995 (17.50%) Windows
4 921 (16.20%) Linux
5 877 (15.43%) Microsoft
6 794 (13.97%) ITIL
7 679 (11.94%) VMware
8 656 (11.54%) Oracle
9 600 (10.55%) Cisco
10 536 (9.43%) Java
11 522 (9.18%) Active Directory
12 514 (9.04%) Firewall
13 509 (8.95%) Project Management
14 501 (8.81%) DevOps
15 500 (8.80%) Finance
16 474 (8.34%) DV Cleared
17 462 (8.13%) SQL
18 451 (7.93%) Migration
19 449 (7.90%) Scrum
20 443 (7.79%) Service Management
21 421 (7.41%) Unix
22 406 (7.14%) Windows Server
23 387 (6.81%) MS Excel
24 385 (6.77%) LAN
25 371 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
26 363 (6.39%) Configuration Management
27 362 (6.37%) Puppet
28 353 (6.21%) DNS
29 345 (6.07%) WAN
30 336 (5.91%) Amazon AWS

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 250 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 190 (3.34%) Apache
3 187 (3.29%) Confluence
4 132 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
5 123 (2.16%) MS Exchange
6 85 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 83 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 78 (1.37%) Skype for Business
9 73 (1.28%) JBoss
10 66 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 62 (1.09%) nginx
11 62 (1.09%) WebSphere
12 61 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 60 (1.06%) OpenStack
14 55 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 48 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
16 46 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
17 45 (0.79%) IIS
18 34 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
18 34 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 387 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 310 (5.45%) MS Office
3 182 (3.20%) MS Project
4 104 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 82 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 67 (1.18%) HipChat
7 19 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.21%) Simulink
9 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.088%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.053%) Revit
12 3 (0.053%) Stateflow
13 2 (0.035%) Siemens NX
13 2 (0.035%) Windchill
14 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.018%) Pixelmator
14 1 (0.018%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 1 (0.018%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 80 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 75 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 65 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 53 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 44 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
6 32 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
7 27 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
8 21 (0.37%) Primavera
9 17 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
10 13 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (0.23%) SAP HR
11 12 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
12 10 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
14 8 (0.14%) SAP CO
14 8 (0.14%) SAP FI
14 8 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
15 7 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
15 7 (0.12%) Teamcenter
16 6 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 336 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (4.13%) Office 365
3 165 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 129 (2.27%) IaaS
5 114 (2.01%) PaaS
6 79 (1.39%) GitHub
7 45 (0.79%) SaaS
8 35 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (0.26%) Route 53
14 14 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (0.16%) Heroku
17 9 (0.16%) OneDrive
18 7 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
18 7 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 514 (9.04%) Firewall
2 385 (6.77%) LAN
3 353 (6.21%) DNS
4 345 (6.07%) WAN
5 278 (4.89%) TCP/IP
6 198 (3.48%) VPN
7 162 (2.85%) DHCP
8 156 (2.74%) Network Security
9 124 (2.18%) SAN
10 123 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
11 118 (2.08%) HTTP
12 106 (1.86%) SSH
13 105 (1.85%) LDAP
14 102 (1.79%) SSL
15 101 (1.78%) Wireless
16 97 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 88 (1.55%) Internet
18 83 (1.46%) VoIP
19 72 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
19 72 (1.27%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
2 262 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 226 (3.98%) Hadoop
4 202 (3.55%) Oracle Database
5 107 (1.88%) Big Data
6 105 (1.85%) MySQL
7 94 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 90 (1.58%) MongoDB
9 74 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 56 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 49 (0.86%) HBase
12 49 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 48 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
14 45 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 43 (0.76%) Redis
16 39 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
17 38 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 37 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
19 35 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 336 (5.91%) Jenkins
2 325 (5.72%) Git (software)
3 324 (5.70%) JIRA
4 114 (2.01%) JUnit
5 113 (1.99%) Maven
6 105 (1.85%) Bitbucket
7 93 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 82 (1.44%) Ant
9 79 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 78 (1.37%) SonarQube
11 77 (1.35%) JIRA Agile
12 73 (1.28%) Visual Studio
13 71 (1.25%) Selenium
14 70 (1.23%) Liquibase
15 65 (1.14%) Cucumber
16 62 (1.09%) Subversion
17 46 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
18 41 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
19 34 (0.60%) SpecFlow
20 33 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 500 (8.80%) Finance
2 198 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 127 (2.23%) Manufacturing
4 91 (1.60%) Electronics
5 83 (1.46%) Marketing
6 75 (1.32%) Legal
7 68 (1.20%) Military
8 67 (1.18%) Law
9 52 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 31 (0.55%) Retail
11 13 (0.23%) Publishing
12 10 (0.18%) Banking
12 10 (0.18%) Local Government
13 9 (0.16%) Advertising
13 9 (0.16%) Back Office
14 7 (0.12%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.11%) Billing
16 5 (0.088%) Automotive
16 5 (0.088%) Avionics
17 4 (0.070%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 744 (13.09%) Developer
2 713 (12.54%) Architect
3 531 (9.34%) Analyst
4 433 (7.62%) Consultant
5 302 (5.31%) Project Manager
6 239 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 239 (4.20%) Network Engineer
7 185 (3.25%) Business Analyst
7 185 (3.25%) Java Developer
8 152 (2.67%) Support Engineer
9 126 (2.22%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 116 (2.04%) Administrator
10 116 (2.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 103 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
12 101 (1.78%) Technical Architect
13 100 (1.76%) Software Engineer
14 98 (1.72%) Infrastructure Architect
15 97 (1.71%) Security Architect
16 86 (1.51%) Network Architect
17 83 (1.46%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (4.42%) HTML
2 221 (3.89%) CSS
3 220 (3.87%) .NET
3 220 (3.87%) Web Services
4 177 (3.11%) XML
5 153 (2.69%) ELK Stack
6 146 (2.57%) Spring
7 144 (2.53%) REST
8 135 (2.37%) AngularJS
9 126 (2.22%) HTML5
10 103 (1.81%) CSS3
11 98 (1.72%) Node.js
12 94 (1.65%) RESTful
13 92 (1.62%) Middleware
14 87 (1.53%) jQuery
15 83 (1.46%) MCollective
16 82 (1.44%) Software Packaging
17 75 (1.32%) Ajax
18 73 (1.28%) SOAP
19 67 (1.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 282 (4.96%) Data Centre
2 280 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 100 (1.76%) PKI
5 74 (1.30%) CESG
6 71 (1.25%) User Experience
7 67 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 63 (1.11%) Replication
9 55 (0.97%) Clustering
10 46 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 45 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 42 (0.74%) Private Cloud
13 41 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 41 (0.72%) CMDB
13 41 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 40 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
15 39 (0.69%) Driving Licence
16 38 (0.67%) VCE vBlock
17 35 (0.62%) EMC VNX
18 31 (0.55%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 995 (17.50%) Windows
2 921 (16.20%) Linux
3 421 (7.41%) Unix
4 406 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 258 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 204 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 192 (3.38%) CentOS
8 178 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 140 (2.46%) Windows 7
10 138 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 96 (1.69%) Windows 10
12 91 (1.60%) Solaris
13 87 (1.53%) AIX
14 80 (1.41%) Ubuntu
15 46 (0.81%) CoreOS
16 43 (0.76%) Android
17 40 (0.70%) Apple iOS
18 34 (0.60%) Windows XP
19 32 (0.56%) RancherOS
20 28 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1116 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (13.97%) ITIL
3 509 (8.95%) Project Management
4 501 (8.81%) DevOps
5 451 (7.93%) Migration
6 449 (7.90%) Scrum
7 443 (7.79%) Service Management
8 363 (6.39%) Configuration Management
9 300 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
10 277 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 261 (4.59%) PRINCE2
12 229 (4.03%) Open Source
13 223 (3.92%) Change Management
14 213 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
15 210 (3.69%) Software Engineering
16 209 (3.68%) Risk Management
17 206 (3.62%) Programme Management
18 186 (3.27%) Cybersecurity
19 182 (3.20%) Service Delivery
20 179 (3.15%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 536 (9.43%) Java
2 462 (8.13%) SQL
3 309 (5.44%) JavaScript
4 240 (4.22%) C
5 232 (4.08%) C#
6 222 (3.91%) PowerShell
7 199 (3.50%) Python
8 184 (3.24%) Shell Script
9 164 (2.88%) Ruby
10 136 (2.39%) C++
11 131 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 111 (1.95%) Perl
13 91 (1.60%) PHP
14 78 (1.37%) VB
15 72 (1.27%) PL/SQL
16 64 (1.13%) Go
17 57 (1.00%) Scala
18 55 (0.97%) VBScript
19 28 (0.49%) T-SQL
20 24 (0.42%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5685 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 474 (8.34%) DV Cleared
3 289 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 254 (4.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 211 (3.71%) Degree
6 187 (3.29%) CCNP
7 130 (2.29%) CCNA
8 119 (2.09%) CISSP
9 117 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 107 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
11 80 (1.41%) BC Cleared
12 74 (1.30%) CCIE
13 65 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
14 57 (1.00%) ISEB
15 51 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
16 49 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 47 (0.83%) PMP
17 47 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 44 (0.77%) APMP
19 43 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (2.36%) SLA
2 118 (2.08%) QA
3 99 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 63 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 50 (0.88%) RMADS
7 43 (0.76%) Data Quality
8 37 (0.65%) JSP 440
9 24 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
12 11 (0.19%) Def Stans
13 9 (0.16%) COBIT
14 8 (0.14%) DO-178B
14 8 (0.14%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.12%) ISO22301
16 6 (0.11%) MISRA
17 5 (0.088%) ISO20022
17 5 (0.088%) ISO27002
17 5 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 522 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 371 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 324 (5.70%) Docker
4 121 (2.13%) vCloud
4 121 (2.13%) vSphere
5 99 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 79 (1.39%) Squid
7 71 (1.25%) XenApp
8 70 (1.23%) Postfix
9 68 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 50 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 48 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 41 (0.72%) XenDesktop
13 30 (0.53%) VMware ESX
14 28 (0.49%) HDFS
15 27 (0.47%) Firmware
16 22 (0.39%) etcd
16 22 (0.39%) flannel
17 19 (0.33%) Corosync
18 18 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 362 (6.37%) Puppet
2 232 (4.08%) Ansible
3 186 (3.27%) Kubernetes
4 172 (3.03%) ZABBIX
5 155 (2.73%) SCCM
6 153 (2.69%) Terraform
7 127 (2.23%) logstash
8 114 (2.01%) Kibana
9 90 (1.58%) Rancher
10 58 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 57 (1.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 54 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
13 50 (0.88%) Consul
13 50 (0.88%) SCOM
14 42 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
15 39 (0.69%) Nessus
16 37 (0.65%) Packer
17 34 (0.60%) HAProxy
18 32 (0.56%) QRadar
18 32 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 877 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 679 (11.94%) VMware
3 656 (11.54%) Oracle
4 600 (10.55%) Cisco
5 280 (4.93%) HP
6 249 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 239 (4.20%) Juniper
8 164 (2.88%) CheckPoint
9 156 (2.74%) SAP
10 138 (2.43%) IBM
11 133 (2.34%) Citrix
12 128 (2.25%) F5
13 107 (1.88%) Atlassian
14 104 (1.83%) Intel Security
15 84 (1.48%) EMC
16 81 (1.42%) Remedy
17 76 (1.34%) Sonatype
18 74 (1.30%) CA
19 70 (1.23%) ServiceNow
20 57 (1.00%) Splunk
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Yoh
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £50 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cumbria
Spring Technology
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £17 - £17.77 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £314 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £335.76 - £377.73 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + Highly Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £18 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £335.76 - £419.70 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago