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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 16 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3818 2925 2229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.22% 6.65% 5.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.88% 35.14% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 1407 1013
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 138 175
Average hourly rate £19.45 £18.55 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% -37.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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
9340 8325 7316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.11% 18.93% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 4589 3894
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 375 511
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £41.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +1 1348 £393 +10.02% 231
London +2 977 £443 +4.11% 134
South West +2 698 £413 +10.00% 81
North West +1 253 £400 -5.32% 38
West Midlands +25 172 £330 -3.22% 31
North East -1 103 £345 +40.81% 3
East of England -21 98 £402 +23.53% 19
Yorkshire +14 87 £363 +61.11% 8
East Midlands +2 81 £350 -1.40% 23
Midlands +14 11 £340 +126.66% 2
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5306 (66.52%) SC Cleared
2 1683 (21.10%) Windows
3 1604 (20.11%) DV Cleared
4 1477 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 1174 (14.72%) ITIL
6 1107 (13.88%) Oracle
7 1012 (12.69%) SQL
8 934 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
9 926 (11.61%) Linux
10 793 (9.94%) Project Management
11 788 (9.88%) Java
12 761 (9.54%) MS Excel
13 749 (9.39%) VMware
14 714 (8.95%) HP
15 698 (8.75%) Active Directory
16 657 (8.24%) Finance
17 618 (7.75%) UNIX
18 566 (7.10%) Cisco
19 562 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
20 516 (6.47%) Service Management
21 511 (6.41%) Migration
22 509 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
23 486 (6.09%) Firewall
24 485 (6.08%) .NET
25 461 (5.78%) PRINCE2
26 460 (5.77%) MS Office
27 443 (5.55%) Telecoms
28 434 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
29 433 (5.43%) JavaScript
30 426 (5.34%) Configuration Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 412 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 289 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 194 (2.43%) WebLogic
4 130 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 113 (1.42%) JBoss
6 106 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 99 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 96 (1.20%) Apache
9 92 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 88 (1.10%) IIS
11 78 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 71 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
13 64 (0.80%) Lync
14 53 (0.66%) Tomcat
15 47 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
15 47 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 47 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
16 45 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
17 40 (0.50%) CMS
18 36 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 761 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 460 (5.77%) MS Office
3 252 (3.16%) MS Project
4 91 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 77 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 18 (0.23%) SPSS
9 13 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
11 7 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.088%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.050%) Simulink
13 3 (0.038%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.038%) Mingle
13 3 (0.038%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.025%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.025%) Windchill
15 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 256 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
2 134 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 69 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 57 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 55 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
6 45 (0.56%) Summit
7 41 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
8 35 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 28 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
9 28 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 27 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
11 24 (0.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 19 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
13 18 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
14 17 (0.21%) assyst
15 15 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
16 14 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
16 14 (0.18%) Google Analytics
16 14 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
17 12 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 68 (0.85%) PaaS
2 44 (0.55%) Office 365
3 37 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.44%) SaaS
5 34 (0.43%) IaaS
6 33 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.14%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.10%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.050%) GitHub
10 4 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.038%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.013%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.013%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 486 (6.09%) Firewall
2 316 (3.96%) LAN
3 293 (3.67%) WAN
4 254 (3.18%) DNS
5 250 (3.13%) SAN
6 247 (3.10%) TCP/IP
7 171 (2.14%) DHCP
8 162 (2.03%) Network Security
9 160 (2.01%) Internet
10 137 (1.72%) VPN
11 132 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 111 (1.39%) SSL
13 95 (1.19%) HTTP
14 93 (1.17%) LDAP
15 90 (1.13%) OSPF
16 74 (0.93%) MPLS
17 73 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
18 64 (0.80%) SMTP
19 61 (0.76%) BGP
20 58 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 336 (4.21%) Oracle Database
3 173 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 132 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 113 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 107 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 97 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 97 (1.22%) MySQL
8 93 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 88 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 79 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 71 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
12 66 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 58 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 55 (0.69%) MS Access
15 54 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 54 (0.68%) NoSQL
16 46 (0.58%) Big Data
17 44 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
18 41 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 197 (2.47%) Subversion
2 193 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 160 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 151 (1.89%) Maven
5 138 (1.73%) ClearCase
6 126 (1.58%) JIRA
7 110 (1.38%) Ant
8 101 (1.27%) JUnit
9 97 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 91 (1.14%) Eclipse
11 86 (1.08%) Selenium
12 83 (1.04%) MSI
13 74 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
14 69 (0.87%) LoadRunner
15 63 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 57 (0.71%) StarTeam
16 57 (0.71%) ClearQuest
17 52 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
18 47 (0.59%) Cucumber
18 47 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 657 (8.24%) Finance
2 443 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 161 (2.02%) Military
4 95 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 70 (0.88%) Publishing
6 66 (0.83%) Law
7 60 (0.75%) Legal
8 39 (0.49%) Local Government
9 36 (0.45%) Billing
10 34 (0.43%) Marketing
11 33 (0.41%) Back Office
12 32 (0.40%) General Ledger
13 30 (0.38%) Banking
14 29 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 26 (0.33%) Electronics
16 24 (0.30%) Retail
17 23 (0.29%) Avionics
18 7 (0.088%) Advertising
19 6 (0.075%) Multimedia
20 3 (0.038%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1107 (13.88%) Developer
2 852 (10.68%) Analyst
3 653 (8.19%) Architect
4 632 (7.92%) Consultant
5 523 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 272 (3.41%) Java Developer
7 223 (2.80%) Support Engineer
8 201 (2.52%) Administrator
9 199 (2.49%) Network Engineer
10 189 (2.37%) Business Analyst
11 162 (2.03%) Test Analyst
12 160 (2.01%) Service Manager
13 145 (1.82%) Software Engineer
14 143 (1.79%) Designer
14 143 (1.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 127 (1.59%) Tester
16 126 (1.58%) Service Analyst
17 121 (1.52%) Oracle Developer
18 118 (1.48%) Solutions Architect
19 116 (1.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (6.08%) .NET
2 418 (5.24%) HTML
3 298 (3.74%) XML
4 278 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 234 (2.93%) Web Services
6 229 (2.87%) CSS
7 217 (2.72%) JSP
8 172 (2.16%) J2EE
9 135 (1.69%) jQuery
10 125 (1.57%) Middleware
11 121 (1.52%) Spring
12 100 (1.25%) Hibernate
13 83 (1.04%) HTML5
14 75 (0.94%) SOAP
15 72 (0.90%) Java EE
16 69 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 68 (0.85%) Ajax
18 66 (0.83%) CSS3
19 65 (0.81%) JSON
20 63 (0.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 562 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 293 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 195 (2.44%) Open Source
4 151 (1.89%) PKI
5 107 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 99 (1.24%) Clustering
6 99 (1.24%) CESG
7 90 (1.13%) Blackberry
8 83 (1.04%) User Experience
9 65 (0.81%) Replication
9 65 (0.81%) NHS
10 64 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 59 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 55 (0.69%) RMADS
13 52 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
14 48 (0.60%) Smart Meter
14 48 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
15 42 (0.53%) Mathematics
16 41 (0.51%) Economics
17 40 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1683 (21.10%) Windows
2 926 (11.61%) Linux
3 618 (7.75%) UNIX
4 509 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 410 (5.14%) Windows 7
6 381 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 221 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 217 (2.72%) Windows XP
9 156 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 140 (1.76%) Solaris
11 115 (1.44%) CentOS
12 84 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 74 (0.93%) Windows 8
14 69 (0.87%) Windows Vista
15 52 (0.65%) AIX
16 38 (0.48%) HPUX
17 35 (0.44%) Android
18 30 (0.38%) Windows 2000
18 30 (0.38%) Mac OS X
19 28 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1174 (14.72%) ITIL
2 934 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
3 793 (9.94%) Project Management
4 516 (6.47%) Service Management
5 511 (6.41%) Migration
6 461 (5.78%) PRINCE2
7 426 (5.34%) Configuration Management
8 400 (5.02%) Service Delivery
9 340 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 329 (4.12%) Change Management
11 327 (4.10%) Scrum
12 280 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
13 255 (3.20%) Test Scripting
14 247 (3.10%) Risk Management
15 237 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
16 235 (2.95%) Software Engineering
17 219 (2.75%) OO
18 213 (2.67%) CRM
19 205 (2.57%) Incident Management
20 204 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1012 (12.69%) SQL
2 788 (9.88%) Java
3 433 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 356 (4.46%) C
5 345 (4.33%) C#
6 295 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 289 (3.62%) PowerShell
8 250 (3.13%) C++
9 227 (2.85%) Python
10 186 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 172 (2.16%) Ruby
12 163 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 133 (1.67%) Perl
14 126 (1.58%) PHP
15 123 (1.54%) VB
16 113 (1.42%) VBScript
17 90 (1.13%) VBA
18 60 (0.75%) T-SQL
19 47 (0.59%) VB.NET
20 29 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5306 (66.52%) SC Cleared
2 1604 (20.11%) DV Cleared
3 329 (4.12%) Degree
4 324 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
5 268 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 221 (2.77%) ISTQB
7 187 (2.34%) CCNP
8 183 (2.29%) ISEB
9 178 (2.23%) CISSP
10 169 (2.12%) BC Cleared
11 167 (2.09%) CCNA
12 155 (1.94%) MCSE
13 132 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
14 118 (1.48%) MCP
15 112 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 100 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
17 88 (1.10%) MCITP
18 79 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 73 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 63 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (3.65%) SLA
2 150 (1.88%) QA
3 94 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 80 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 53 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 45 (0.56%) ISO 14001
7 39 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 29 (0.36%) COBIT
9 18 (0.23%) DO-178B
10 14 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 14 (0.18%) ISO 9000
11 11 (0.14%) DO-254
12 10 (0.13%) BS15000
13 9 (0.11%) BS7799
13 9 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.088%) P3O
15 6 (0.075%) TickIT
16 5 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (0.063%) IEC 61508
17 3 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 698 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 434 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (1.96%) vSphere
4 150 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 82 (1.03%) XenApp
6 62 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 57 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 56 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 52 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 50 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 37 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
12 35 (0.44%) Firmware
13 34 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
14 27 (0.34%) XenServer
15 24 (0.30%) vCloud
16 19 (0.24%) Nmap
16 19 (0.24%) Samba
17 13 (0.16%) NFS
17 13 (0.16%) Terminal Services
17 13 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 240 (3.01%) SCCM
2 200 (2.51%) Puppet
3 176 (2.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 165 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
5 82 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (0.95%) SCOM
7 64 (0.80%) Ansible
8 54 (0.68%) Tivoli
9 53 (0.66%) Backup Exec
10 52 (0.65%) NetBackup
11 51 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 40 (0.50%) OpenView
13 37 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 34 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
15 31 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
16 28 (0.35%) Nagios
17 25 (0.31%) Nessus
18 24 (0.30%) Vagrant
18 24 (0.30%) ARCserve
19 23 (0.29%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1477 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 1107 (13.88%) Oracle
3 749 (9.39%) VMware
4 714 (8.95%) HP
5 566 (7.10%) Cisco
6 352 (4.41%) Citrix
7 241 (3.02%) Red Hat
8 175 (2.19%) McAfee
8 175 (2.19%) Juniper
9 158 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 128 (1.60%) Remedy
11 125 (1.57%) IBM
12 105 (1.32%) SAP
13 99 (1.24%) F5
14 86 (1.08%) NetApp
15 83 (1.04%) Symantec
16 77 (0.97%) CA
17 70 (0.88%) Lumension
17 70 (0.88%) EMC
18 64 (0.80%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £200 per day + .
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £208 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day + Expenses
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
SLR Consultants
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £315 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £43 to £47 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £39 to £42 per hour + Dep On Exp
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday