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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 12 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4842 3729 3251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 7.23% 6.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.26% 37.64% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2924 2140 1682
Median daily rate £415 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 222 114
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.02 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.72 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
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
10698 9908 9125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.43% 19.21% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6717 5990 5234
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 486 399
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +19 1358 £475 +10.14% 101
South East +3 1217 £411 +3.05% 115
South West 0 740 £413 +3.12% 88
North East +1 576 £310 -4.61% 17
North West -4 308 £425 +1.19% 33
West Midlands +16 283 £400 +6.66% 29
East Midlands +1 120 £400 - 11
East of England +4 118 £400 -6.97% 12
Yorkshire +14 113 £430 +26.47% 21
Midlands -12 4 £405 -22.85% 2
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 6862 (70.92%) SC Cleared
2 1789 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
3 1718 (17.76%) Windows
4 1617 (16.71%) DV Cleared
5 1564 (16.16%) Linux
6 1511 (15.62%) Microsoft
7 1296 (13.39%) ITIL
8 1203 (12.43%) Oracle
9 1183 (12.23%) Java
10 1102 (11.39%) SQL
11 996 (10.29%) Migration
12 990 (10.23%) Active Directory
12 990 (10.23%) Project Management
13 813 (8.40%) Unix
14 809 (8.36%) Finance
15 793 (8.20%) VMware
16 759 (7.84%) Cisco
17 738 (7.63%) Windows Server
18 717 (7.41%) MS Excel
19 669 (6.91%) HP
20 663 (6.85%) Firewall
21 641 (6.62%) SQL Server
22 582 (6.01%) DevOps
23 569 (5.88%) Configuration Management
24 566 (5.85%) PRINCE2
25 565 (5.84%) JavaScript
26 562 (5.81%) SharePoint
27 521 (5.38%) Service Management
28 516 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
29 508 (5.25%) 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
1 562 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 286 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 215 (2.22%) Confluence
4 208 (2.15%) Apache
5 180 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 177 (1.83%) JBoss
7 163 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 145 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 144 (1.49%) Skype for Business
10 143 (1.48%) IIS
11 110 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 106 (1.10%) WebSphere
13 104 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
14 100 (1.03%) OpenStack
15 99 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
16 98 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
17 89 (0.92%) nginx
18 59 (0.61%) SAS
19 48 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
20 43 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 717 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 446 (4.61%) MS Office
3 189 (1.95%) MS Project
4 126 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 94 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (0.35%) HipChat
7 28 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 18 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.17%) SPSS
10 12 (0.12%) Windchill
11 7 (0.072%) PaintShop Pro
12 6 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.052%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.052%) Simulink
14 4 (0.041%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.041%) UserZoom
15 3 (0.031%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.031%) LaTeX
16 2 (0.021%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 151 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 121 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 69 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 54 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 53 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
6 38 (0.39%) Primavera
7 34 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 33 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
9 26 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
10 22 (0.23%) Maximo
11 20 (0.21%) SAP ERP
12 18 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
13 17 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
14 15 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
15 12 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
16 10 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 10 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
17 9 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
18 7 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
18 7 (0.072%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 284 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 246 (2.54%) Office 365
3 212 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 133 (1.37%) GitHub
5 77 (0.80%) IaaS
6 75 (0.78%) SaaS
7 60 (0.62%) PaaS
8 59 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (0.20%) Google Apps
11 15 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.13%) Trello
14 11 (0.11%) OneDrive
15 10 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
16 9 (0.093%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.052%) Google App Engine
18 4 (0.041%) OpenShift
19 3 (0.031%) Google Analytics
19 3 (0.031%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 663 (6.85%) Firewall
2 420 (4.34%) DNS
3 409 (4.23%) WAN
4 350 (3.62%) LAN
5 345 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 316 (3.27%) DHCP
7 296 (3.06%) SAN
8 221 (2.28%) VPN
9 208 (2.15%) Network Security
10 187 (1.93%) Internet
11 180 (1.86%) Wireless
12 173 (1.79%) HTTP
13 156 (1.61%) SSL
14 148 (1.53%) BGP
15 141 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
16 128 (1.32%) MPLS
17 122 (1.26%) VoIP
18 120 (1.24%) IPsec
19 119 (1.23%) OSPF
20 108 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 323 (3.34%) Oracle Database
3 237 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 233 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 220 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 179 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 151 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 150 (1.55%) Big Data
9 147 (1.52%) MySQL
10 143 (1.48%) NoSQL
11 132 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 106 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
13 101 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 97 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
15 94 (0.97%) DB2
16 83 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
17 78 (0.81%) RDBMS
18 72 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
19 68 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 62 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 398 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 383 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 360 (3.72%) JIRA
4 181 (1.87%) Subversion
5 178 (1.84%) Maven
6 163 (1.68%) Selenium
7 146 (1.51%) JUnit
8 141 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 117 (1.21%) Ant
10 116 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 102 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 99 (1.02%) Artifactory
13 87 (0.90%) GitLab
14 77 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 76 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
16 72 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
17 68 (0.70%) Bitbucket
17 68 (0.70%) SoapUI
18 62 (0.64%) ClearCase
19 60 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 809 (8.36%) Finance
2 313 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 147 (1.52%) Military
4 115 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 99 (1.02%) Legal
6 60 (0.62%) Law
7 50 (0.52%) Marketing
8 48 (0.50%) Electronics
9 44 (0.45%) Publishing
10 39 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 37 (0.38%) Back Office
12 32 (0.33%) Banking
13 30 (0.31%) Billing
14 27 (0.28%) Retail
15 25 (0.26%) Advertising
16 22 (0.23%) Local Government
17 11 (0.11%) Automotive
18 8 (0.083%) Avionics
18 8 (0.083%) Games
19 6 (0.062%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1360 (14.06%) Developer
2 1240 (12.82%) Architect
3 935 (9.66%) Analyst
4 762 (7.88%) Consultant
5 552 (5.70%) Project Manager
6 394 (4.07%) Java Developer
7 337 (3.48%) Network Engineer
8 328 (3.39%) Support Engineer
9 266 (2.75%) Business Analyst
10 237 (2.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 228 (2.36%) Designer
12 227 (2.35%) Technical Architect
13 219 (2.26%) Administrator
14 185 (1.91%) Test Analyst
15 179 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
16 167 (1.73%) Tester
17 158 (1.63%) Delivery Manager
18 156 (1.61%) SC Cleared Project Manager
19 153 (1.58%) Security Architect
20 151 (1.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (4.82%) Web Services
2 437 (4.52%) HTML
3 405 (4.19%) .NET
4 360 (3.72%) CSS
5 335 (3.46%) XML
6 225 (2.33%) jQuery
7 217 (2.24%) J2EE
8 211 (2.18%) REST
9 195 (2.02%) Middleware
10 191 (1.97%) Spring
11 157 (1.62%) SOAP
12 156 (1.61%) HTML5
13 154 (1.59%) JSON
14 149 (1.54%) ASP.NET
15 142 (1.47%) Node.js
16 133 (1.37%) AngularJS
17 127 (1.31%) RESTful
18 109 (1.13%) Java EE
19 104 (1.07%) Hibernate
20 95 (0.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 516 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 452 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 337 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 210 (2.17%) User Experience
5 195 (2.02%) PKI
6 180 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 148 (1.53%) Clustering
8 131 (1.35%) CESG
9 113 (1.17%) Visualisation
10 93 (0.96%) NHS
11 88 (0.91%) Replication
12 73 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 70 (0.72%) Mainframe
14 67 (0.69%) Cryptography
15 62 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 56 (0.58%) Blackberry
16 56 (0.58%) Client/Server
17 53 (0.55%) Algorithms
17 53 (0.55%) Driving Licence
18 49 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1718 (17.76%) Windows
2 1564 (16.16%) Linux
3 813 (8.40%) Unix
4 738 (7.63%) Windows Server
5 401 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 353 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 349 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 253 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 229 (2.37%) AIX
10 207 (2.14%) Windows 7
11 198 (2.05%) Solaris
12 171 (1.77%) CentOS
13 127 (1.31%) Windows 10
14 99 (1.02%) Windows XP
15 92 (0.95%) CoreOS
16 73 (0.75%) HPUX
16 73 (0.75%) Ubuntu
17 67 (0.69%) Windows 8
18 62 (0.64%) Mac OS X
19 58 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1789 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1296 (13.39%) ITIL
3 996 (10.29%) Migration
4 990 (10.23%) Project Management
5 582 (6.01%) DevOps
6 569 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 566 (5.85%) PRINCE2
8 521 (5.38%) Service Management
9 508 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 470 (4.86%) Scrum
11 467 (4.83%) Change Management
12 438 (4.53%) Service Delivery
13 359 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
14 357 (3.69%) Open Source
15 346 (3.58%) Software Engineering
16 311 (3.21%) Risk Management
17 297 (3.07%) Mentoring
18 273 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
19 272 (2.81%) UML
20 260 (2.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1183 (12.23%) Java
2 1102 (11.39%) SQL
3 565 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 428 (4.42%) C
5 374 (3.87%) PowerShell
6 360 (3.72%) Python
7 353 (3.65%) C#
8 312 (3.22%) Ruby
9 310 (3.20%) C++
10 253 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 251 (2.59%) Perl
12 234 (2.42%) PL/SQL
13 166 (1.72%) VB
14 155 (1.60%) Bash Shell
15 128 (1.32%) VBScript
16 116 (1.20%) Scala
17 97 (1.00%) T-SQL
18 91 (0.94%) PHP
19 90 (0.93%) Go
20 46 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6862 (70.92%) SC Cleared
2 1617 (16.71%) DV Cleared
3 495 (5.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 471 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
5 465 (4.81%) Degree
6 326 (3.37%) CCNP
7 267 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 230 (2.38%) CCNA
9 214 (2.21%) CISSP
10 207 (2.14%) ISEB
11 165 (1.71%) ISTQB
12 160 (1.65%) BC Cleared
13 153 (1.58%) CTC Cleared
14 134 (1.38%) MCSE
15 133 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
16 104 (1.07%) CLAS
17 100 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 93 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
19 74 (0.76%) PMI Certification
20 70 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 264 (2.73%) SLA
3 208 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 202 (2.09%) QA
5 69 (0.71%) RMADS
6 67 (0.69%) JSP 440
7 66 (0.68%) Data Quality
8 56 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 46 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 25 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
11 21 (0.22%) HL7
12 17 (0.18%) COBIT
13 15 (0.16%) GPG13
14 14 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 14 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 12 (0.12%) PCI DSS
16 9 (0.093%) Def Stans
17 7 (0.072%) GCP
17 7 (0.072%) SDET
17 7 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 990 (10.23%) Active Directory
2 468 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 282 (2.91%) Docker
4 188 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 153 (1.58%) XenApp
6 123 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 116 (1.20%) vSphere
8 105 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 99 (1.02%) XenDesktop
10 84 (0.87%) etcd
11 82 (0.85%) flannel
12 74 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
13 64 (0.66%) GlusterFS
14 63 (0.65%) Ceph
14 63 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
15 60 (0.62%) XenServer
16 54 (0.56%) Firmware
17 52 (0.54%) vCloud
18 41 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
19 38 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 432 (4.46%) Puppet
2 322 (3.33%) SCCM
3 275 (2.84%) Ansible
4 158 (1.63%) Kubernetes
5 150 (1.55%) SCOM
6 133 (1.37%) logstash
7 118 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 104 (1.07%) Tivoli
9 97 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
10 84 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 80 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 80 (0.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 77 (0.80%) HAProxy
12 77 (0.80%) ZABBIX
13 73 (0.75%) Graphite
14 71 (0.73%) Kibana
15 66 (0.68%) rkt
16 64 (0.66%) NetBackup
17 54 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
18 52 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1511 (15.62%) Microsoft
2 1203 (12.43%) Oracle
3 793 (8.20%) VMware
4 759 (7.84%) Cisco
5 669 (6.91%) HP
6 413 (4.27%) Citrix
7 354 (3.66%) Red Hat
8 339 (3.50%) Juniper
9 278 (2.87%) IBM
10 232 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 202 (2.09%) SAP
12 174 (1.80%) EMC
13 147 (1.52%) Atlassian
14 121 (1.25%) CA
15 120 (1.24%) Remedy
16 110 (1.14%) Intel Security
17 104 (1.07%) BMC
18 102 (1.05%) F5
19 96 (0.99%) ServiceNow
20 88 (0.91%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250.00 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400.00 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £3325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £396.88 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £42 to £45 per hour Dep On Exp
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day Rates up to £565/day, 6 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Networkers
Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago