The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 11 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4838 3601 3475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.86% 7.06% 7.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.61% 37.50% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2958 2019 1857
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 220 129
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.13 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £31.15 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.60%
Security Cleared
UK

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
10607 9603 9465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.63% 18.84% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6674 5689 5527
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 484 438
Median hourly rate £27.90 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in England

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Security 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 Security Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 1272 £480 +12.94% 105
South East +4 1255 £420 +7.55% 134
South West +2 724 £410 +2.50% 116
North East +2 658 £310 -4.61% 18
North West 0 337 £444 +11.69% 39
West Midlands +17 270 £400 - 51
East of England -2 113 £375 -6.25% 40
Yorkshire +11 110 £450 +32.35% 15
East Midlands -1 99 £400 -1.71% 9
Midlands -10 4 £503 -4.28% 3
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 6548 (70.03%) SC Cleared
2 1710 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1601 (17.12%) Windows
4 1576 (16.86%) DV Cleared
5 1434 (15.34%) Linux
6 1409 (15.07%) Microsoft
7 1247 (13.34%) ITIL
8 1159 (12.40%) Java
9 1090 (11.66%) Oracle
10 1031 (11.03%) SQL
11 961 (10.28%) Project Management
12 946 (10.12%) Active Directory
13 910 (9.73%) Migration
14 807 (8.63%) Unix
15 783 (8.37%) Finance
16 714 (7.64%) VMware
17 709 (7.58%) Cisco
18 689 (7.37%) MS Excel
19 674 (7.21%) Windows Server
20 652 (6.97%) HP
21 614 (6.57%) Firewall
22 592 (6.33%) SQL Server
23 547 (5.85%) PRINCE2
24 541 (5.79%) Configuration Management
25 536 (5.73%) SharePoint
26 525 (5.61%) JavaScript
27 511 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
28 509 (5.44%) DevOps
29 473 (5.06%) Service Management
29 473 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management

Security 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
1 536 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 280 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 183 (1.96%) Confluence
4 182 (1.95%) JBoss
5 156 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 155 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 153 (1.64%) Apache
8 143 (1.53%) IIS
9 130 (1.39%) Skype for Business
9 130 (1.39%) Tomcat
10 113 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 101 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 97 (1.04%) OpenStack
13 90 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
13 90 (0.96%) nginx
14 77 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
15 68 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
16 60 (0.64%) SAS
17 43 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
18 41 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 689 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 413 (4.42%) MS Office
3 184 (1.97%) MS Project
4 112 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 88 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.16%) SPSS
9 12 (0.13%) Windchill
10 11 (0.12%) HipChat
11 10 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
12 7 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.064%) Simulink
14 5 (0.053%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.053%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.043%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.043%) FrameMaker
15 4 (0.043%) LaTeX
16 3 (0.032%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 142 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 105 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 74 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 46 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 44 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 36 (0.39%) Primavera
7 33 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
8 30 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 28 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
10 27 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
11 24 (0.26%) SAP ERP
12 17 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
13 15 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
14 12 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 12 (0.13%) Maximo
15 9 (0.096%) OpenText MBPM
16 8 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
17 7 (0.075%) SAP PSCD
18 6 (0.064%) Oracle General Ledger
18 6 (0.064%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 238 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (2.34%) Office 365
3 169 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 134 (1.43%) GitHub
5 74 (0.79%) IaaS
6 62 (0.66%) SaaS
7 58 (0.62%) PaaS
8 45 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.096%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.096%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.075%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.064%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.053%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.043%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.032%) Yammer
18 2 (0.021%) Google Analytics
18 2 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 614 (6.57%) Firewall
2 401 (4.29%) WAN
3 374 (4.00%) DNS
4 348 (3.72%) LAN
5 322 (3.44%) TCP/IP
6 287 (3.07%) DHCP
7 278 (2.97%) SAN
8 216 (2.31%) VPN
9 186 (1.99%) Network Security
10 179 (1.91%) Internet
11 170 (1.82%) HTTP
12 162 (1.73%) SSL
13 160 (1.71%) Wireless
14 146 (1.56%) BGP
15 125 (1.34%) MPLS
16 122 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
17 114 (1.22%) IPsec
18 112 (1.20%) OSPF
19 99 (1.06%) VoIP
20 91 (0.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 592 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 295 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 236 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 199 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 182 (1.95%) Hadoop
6 181 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 144 (1.54%) Big Data
8 143 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 139 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 132 (1.41%) MySQL
11 114 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 99 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 97 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
14 95 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
15 92 (0.98%) DB2
16 83 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 70 (0.75%) RDBMS
18 62 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 62 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 60 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 372 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 348 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 320 (3.42%) JIRA
4 185 (1.98%) Subversion
5 160 (1.71%) Maven
6 150 (1.60%) Selenium
7 132 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 119 (1.27%) JUnit
9 101 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 91 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 90 (0.96%) Artifactory
12 86 (0.92%) GitLab
13 85 (0.91%) Ant
13 85 (0.91%) Cucumber
14 80 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
15 70 (0.75%) ClearCase
16 65 (0.70%) SoapUI
17 51 (0.55%) ClearQuest
17 51 (0.55%) LoadRunner
18 50 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 783 (8.37%) Finance
2 305 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 143 (1.53%) Military
4 102 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 94 (1.01%) Legal
6 65 (0.70%) Law
7 49 (0.52%) Marketing
8 48 (0.51%) Electronics
9 44 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 37 (0.40%) Back Office
11 34 (0.36%) Publishing
12 31 (0.33%) Banking
13 30 (0.32%) Billing
14 29 (0.31%) Retail
15 22 (0.24%) Advertising
16 20 (0.21%) Local Government
17 11 (0.12%) Automotive
18 9 (0.096%) Avionics
19 8 (0.086%) Games
20 6 (0.064%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1310 (14.01%) Developer
2 1212 (12.96%) Architect
3 906 (9.69%) Analyst
4 705 (7.54%) Consultant
5 558 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 389 (4.16%) Java Developer
7 323 (3.45%) Network Engineer
8 313 (3.35%) Support Engineer
9 255 (2.73%) Business Analyst
10 224 (2.40%) Designer
11 217 (2.32%) Technical Architect
12 210 (2.25%) Administrator
13 200 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
14 184 (1.97%) Test Analyst
15 172 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
16 153 (1.64%) SC Cleared Project Manager
16 153 (1.64%) Security Architect
17 152 (1.63%) Tester
18 141 (1.51%) Delivery Manager
19 138 (1.48%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (4.81%) Web Services
2 396 (4.24%) HTML
3 381 (4.07%) .NET
4 327 (3.50%) CSS
5 318 (3.40%) XML
6 213 (2.28%) J2EE
7 204 (2.18%) jQuery
8 196 (2.10%) REST
9 191 (2.04%) Middleware
10 185 (1.98%) Spring
11 167 (1.79%) SOAP
12 136 (1.45%) ASP.NET
13 133 (1.42%) JSON
14 132 (1.41%) Node.js
15 130 (1.39%) HTML5
16 129 (1.38%) RESTful
17 109 (1.17%) Hibernate
18 106 (1.13%) AngularJS
19 102 (1.09%) Java EE
20 95 (1.02%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 511 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 425 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 332 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 198 (2.12%) User Experience
5 196 (2.10%) PKI
6 165 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 139 (1.49%) Clustering
8 118 (1.26%) CESG
9 117 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 91 (0.97%) NHS
11 81 (0.87%) Replication
12 75 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 73 (0.78%) Cryptography
14 72 (0.77%) Mobile App
15 60 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 58 (0.62%) Algorithms
17 53 (0.57%) Client/Server
18 48 (0.51%) Driving Licence
19 47 (0.50%) Blackberry
20 45 (0.48%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1601 (17.12%) Windows
2 1434 (15.34%) Linux
3 807 (8.63%) Unix
4 674 (7.21%) Windows Server
5 383 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 332 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 324 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 235 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 216 (2.31%) AIX
10 202 (2.16%) Windows 7
11 183 (1.96%) Solaris
12 136 (1.45%) CentOS
13 116 (1.24%) Windows 10
14 99 (1.06%) Windows XP
15 84 (0.90%) CoreOS
16 78 (0.83%) HPUX
17 72 (0.77%) Ubuntu
18 61 (0.65%) Mac OS X
19 55 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
20 53 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1710 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1247 (13.34%) ITIL
3 961 (10.28%) Project Management
4 910 (9.73%) Migration
5 547 (5.85%) PRINCE2
6 541 (5.79%) Configuration Management
7 509 (5.44%) DevOps
8 473 (5.06%) Service Management
8 473 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 446 (4.77%) Change Management
10 424 (4.53%) Scrum
11 421 (4.50%) Service Delivery
12 355 (3.80%) Software Engineering
13 334 (3.57%) Open Source
14 327 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
15 295 (3.16%) Risk Management
16 280 (2.99%) Mentoring
17 278 (2.97%) UML
18 248 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
19 243 (2.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1159 (12.40%) Java
2 1031 (11.03%) SQL
3 525 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 432 (4.62%) C
5 350 (3.74%) PowerShell
6 349 (3.73%) Python
7 330 (3.53%) C#
8 328 (3.51%) C++
9 291 (3.11%) Ruby
10 241 (2.58%) Perl
11 231 (2.47%) PL/SQL
12 194 (2.07%) Shell Script
13 153 (1.64%) VB
14 148 (1.58%) Bash Shell
15 120 (1.28%) VBScript
16 103 (1.10%) Scala
17 86 (0.92%) PHP
18 85 (0.91%) T-SQL
19 84 (0.90%) Go
20 46 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6548 (70.03%) SC Cleared
2 1576 (16.86%) DV Cleared
3 448 (4.79%) Degree
4 436 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
5 434 (4.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 301 (3.22%) CCNP
7 245 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 213 (2.28%) CCNA
9 193 (2.06%) CISSP
10 191 (2.04%) ISEB
11 164 (1.75%) ISTQB
12 156 (1.67%) BC Cleared
13 143 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
14 136 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
15 118 (1.26%) MCSE
16 110 (1.18%) CLAS
17 100 (1.07%) CESG Certified Professional
18 97 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 79 (0.84%) PMI Certification
20 70 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 239 (2.56%) SLA
3 194 (2.07%) QA
4 175 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (0.81%) RMADS
6 65 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 54 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 54 (0.58%) JSP 440
8 53 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 22 (0.24%) ISO 14001
10 21 (0.22%) HL7
11 19 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
12 15 (0.16%) COBIT
12 15 (0.16%) GPG13
13 14 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 10 (0.11%) Def Stans
15 8 (0.086%) PCI DSS
15 8 (0.086%) SDET
16 7 (0.075%) DO-178B
16 7 (0.075%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 946 (10.12%) Active Directory
2 442 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (2.29%) Docker
4 172 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 135 (1.44%) XenApp
6 113 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 112 (1.20%) vSphere
8 102 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 87 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 77 (0.82%) etcd
11 75 (0.80%) flannel
12 69 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
13 64 (0.68%) GlusterFS
14 63 (0.67%) Ceph
15 52 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
15 52 (0.56%) XenServer
16 50 (0.53%) Firmware
17 42 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
18 41 (0.44%) VMware ESX
19 34 (0.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 395 (4.22%) Puppet
2 312 (3.34%) SCCM
3 236 (2.52%) Ansible
4 143 (1.53%) SCOM
5 113 (1.21%) logstash
6 109 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 108 (1.16%) Kubernetes
8 101 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
9 91 (0.97%) Tivoli
10 80 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 77 (0.82%) Graphite
12 76 (0.81%) HAProxy
13 74 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 74 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 65 (0.70%) rkt
15 60 (0.64%) NetBackup
16 59 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
17 51 (0.55%) ZABBIX
18 48 (0.51%) Kibana
19 46 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1409 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 1090 (11.66%) Oracle
3 714 (7.64%) VMware
4 709 (7.58%) Cisco
5 652 (6.97%) HP
6 393 (4.20%) Citrix
7 335 (3.58%) Red Hat
8 319 (3.41%) Juniper
9 262 (2.80%) IBM
10 208 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 195 (2.09%) SAP
12 165 (1.76%) EMC
13 126 (1.35%) Atlassian
14 109 (1.17%) CA
15 107 (1.14%) Remedy
16 99 (1.06%) Intel Security
17 96 (1.03%) BMC
18 88 (0.94%) F5
19 87 (0.93%) SolarWinds
20 85 (0.91%) ServiceNow
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £130.00 - £230.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Devon
LA International
Posted: 9 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Devon
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £260 - £320 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cumbria
LA International
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago