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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 13 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4230 4228 3818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.65% 8.05% 7.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.42% 40.67% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2525 2429 2137
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 216 162
Median hourly rate £28.25 £30.03 £21.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +37.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £46.50 £49.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +28.75%
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
9972 10395 10481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.38% 19.79% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6187 6330 5830
Median daily rate £410 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 485 439
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 +14 1409 £475 +8.26% 107
South East -2 931 £425 +3.65% 162
South West 0 558 £400 - 89
North East +5 387 £330 -2.94% 20
West Midlands +11 306 £363 -1.69% 35
North West -4 272 £425 - 42
East Midlands -4 125 £380 +1.33% 7
Yorkshire 0 123 £425 -2.85% 20
East of England +6 118 £380 -5.00% 42
Midlands -3 3 - - 1
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6394 (70.51%) SC Cleared
2 1749 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1631 (17.99%) Windows
4 1549 (17.08%) Linux
5 1489 (16.42%) DV Cleared
6 1432 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 1253 (13.82%) ITIL
8 1223 (13.49%) Oracle
9 1086 (11.98%) Java
10 1001 (11.04%) SQL
11 925 (10.20%) Migration
12 916 (10.10%) Active Directory
13 861 (9.49%) Project Management
14 837 (9.23%) VMware
15 787 (8.68%) Unix
16 731 (8.06%) Finance
17 729 (8.04%) Cisco
18 702 (7.74%) Windows Server
19 672 (7.41%) DevOps
20 657 (7.25%) SQL Server
21 654 (7.21%) MS Excel
22 643 (7.09%) Firewall
23 623 (6.87%) HP
24 609 (6.72%) BPSS Clearance
25 552 (6.09%) Service Management
26 546 (6.02%) Configuration Management
27 542 (5.98%) Scrum
28 532 (5.87%) JavaScript
29 510 (5.62%) SharePoint
30 487 (5.37%) Puppet

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
1 510 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 281 (3.10%) Apache
3 260 (2.87%) Confluence
4 255 (2.81%) MS Exchange
5 195 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 172 (1.90%) JBoss
7 156 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 150 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 148 (1.63%) IIS
10 140 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 127 (1.40%) Skype for Business
12 109 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 109 (1.20%) OpenStack
13 106 (1.17%) WebSphere
14 100 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
14 100 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
15 75 (0.83%) nginx
16 61 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
17 51 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
18 41 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 654 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 424 (4.68%) MS Office
3 150 (1.65%) MS Project
4 112 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 109 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 85 (0.94%) HipChat
7 31 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 30 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 13 (0.14%) Windchill
10 12 (0.13%) SPSS
11 10 (0.11%) Simulink
12 5 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.055%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.044%) UserZoom
14 3 (0.033%) Stateflow
15 2 (0.022%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.022%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.022%) CPLEX
15 2 (0.022%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 157 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 126 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 61 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 52 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 45 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 42 (0.46%) Primavera
7 37 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
8 35 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 33 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
10 25 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
11 17 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
12 13 (0.14%) Maximo
12 13 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
13 10 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
14 9 (0.099%) OpenText MBPM
15 8 (0.088%) SAP PS
16 7 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
16 7 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
16 7 (0.077%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 329 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (2.98%) Office 365
3 212 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 121 (1.33%) GitHub
5 116 (1.28%) IaaS
6 89 (0.98%) SaaS
7 84 (0.93%) PaaS
8 55 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 25 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 24 (0.26%) G Suite
12 21 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
14 18 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (0.17%) Trello
16 11 (0.12%) OneDrive
17 6 (0.066%) Google App Engine
18 5 (0.055%) Google Analytics
19 4 (0.044%) OpenShift
19 4 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 643 (7.09%) Firewall
2 472 (5.21%) DNS
3 364 (4.01%) TCP/IP
4 343 (3.78%) WAN
5 326 (3.60%) LAN
6 318 (3.51%) DHCP
7 282 (3.11%) SAN
8 197 (2.17%) Network Security
9 187 (2.06%) VPN
10 167 (1.84%) HTTP
11 165 (1.82%) Internet
12 149 (1.64%) Wireless
13 127 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
14 121 (1.33%) LDAP
15 119 (1.31%) SSL
16 110 (1.21%) SSH
17 100 (1.10%) VoIP
18 90 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
19 86 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
20 84 (0.93%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 332 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
3 320 (3.53%) Oracle Database
4 305 (3.36%) Hadoop
5 216 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 174 (1.92%) Big Data
7 172 (1.90%) MySQL
8 168 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 144 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 142 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 132 (1.46%) NoSQL
12 106 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 104 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 90 (0.99%) DB2
15 89 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 89 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 87 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 70 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
18 65 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
18 65 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 486 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 440 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 437 (4.82%) JIRA
4 194 (2.14%) Maven
5 174 (1.92%) Selenium
6 165 (1.82%) JUnit
7 161 (1.78%) Subversion
8 160 (1.76%) Ant
9 147 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 125 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 120 (1.32%) Bitbucket
12 118 (1.30%) Visual Studio
13 108 (1.19%) Eclipse
14 105 (1.16%) JIRA Agile
15 94 (1.04%) SonarQube
16 80 (0.88%) Liquibase
17 77 (0.85%) Cucumber
18 72 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
19 69 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
20 67 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 731 (8.06%) Finance
2 238 (2.62%) Telecoms
3 142 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 129 (1.42%) Military
5 86 (0.95%) Legal
6 68 (0.75%) Law
7 51 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 49 (0.54%) Electronics
9 45 (0.50%) Marketing
10 38 (0.42%) Back Office
11 36 (0.40%) Billing
11 36 (0.40%) Publishing
12 34 (0.37%) Retail
13 31 (0.34%) Banking
14 18 (0.20%) Advertising
15 12 (0.13%) Automotive
15 12 (0.13%) Local Government
16 7 (0.077%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.055%) Avionics
17 5 (0.055%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1368 (15.09%) Developer
2 1096 (12.09%) Architect
3 833 (9.19%) Analyst
4 686 (7.57%) Consultant
5 468 (5.16%) Project Manager
6 386 (4.26%) Java Developer
7 314 (3.46%) Support Engineer
8 297 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 297 (3.28%) Network Engineer
9 231 (2.55%) Business Analyst
10 217 (2.39%) Administrator
11 178 (1.96%) Technical Architect
12 166 (1.83%) Solutions Architect
13 151 (1.67%) Security Architect
14 150 (1.65%) Test Analyst
15 149 (1.64%) Tester
16 140 (1.54%) Delivery Manager
17 133 (1.47%) DBA
18 132 (1.46%) Senior Developer
18 132 (1.46%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (5.11%) Web Services
2 425 (4.69%) HTML
3 397 (4.38%) .NET
4 352 (3.88%) CSS
5 318 (3.51%) XML
6 220 (2.43%) REST
7 208 (2.29%) Spring
8 203 (2.24%) jQuery
9 197 (2.17%) J2EE
10 188 (2.07%) AngularJS
11 184 (2.03%) Middleware
12 183 (2.02%) HTML5
13 170 (1.87%) ASP.NET
14 145 (1.60%) Node.js
15 137 (1.51%) JSON
16 128 (1.41%) CSS3
17 121 (1.33%) Ajax
17 121 (1.33%) ELK Stack
17 121 (1.33%) SOAP
18 114 (1.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 458 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 421 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 332 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 189 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 154 (1.70%) PKI
6 149 (1.64%) Clustering
7 146 (1.61%) User Experience
8 124 (1.37%) CESG
9 88 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 83 (0.92%) Replication
11 78 (0.86%) Mainframe
12 73 (0.81%) NHS
13 69 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
14 62 (0.68%) Blackberry
15 58 (0.64%) Private Cloud
16 57 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
17 54 (0.60%) Cryptography
18 50 (0.55%) CMDB
19 48 (0.53%) Driving Licence
20 47 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1631 (17.99%) Windows
2 1549 (17.08%) Linux
3 787 (8.68%) Unix
4 702 (7.74%) Windows Server
5 376 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 366 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 289 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 233 (2.57%) AIX
8 233 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 220 (2.43%) Solaris
10 212 (2.34%) CentOS
11 188 (2.07%) Windows 7
12 103 (1.14%) Windows 10
13 87 (0.96%) Windows XP
14 82 (0.90%) HPUX
15 76 (0.84%) Ubuntu
16 74 (0.82%) Android
17 67 (0.74%) CoreOS
18 66 (0.73%) Apple iOS
19 54 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1749 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1253 (13.82%) ITIL
3 925 (10.20%) Migration
4 861 (9.49%) Project Management
5 672 (7.41%) DevOps
6 552 (6.09%) Service Management
7 546 (6.02%) Configuration Management
8 542 (5.98%) Scrum
9 468 (5.16%) PRINCE2
10 466 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
11 460 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 452 (4.98%) Change Management
13 419 (4.62%) Service Delivery
14 360 (3.97%) Open Source
15 287 (3.16%) TDD
16 285 (3.14%) Software Engineering
17 279 (3.08%) Mentoring
18 274 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
18 274 (3.02%) Risk Management
19 244 (2.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1086 (11.98%) Java
2 1001 (11.04%) SQL
3 532 (5.87%) JavaScript
4 442 (4.87%) C
5 393 (4.33%) C#
6 374 (4.12%) Python
7 323 (3.56%) PowerShell
8 315 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 286 (3.15%) Ruby
10 268 (2.96%) C++
11 248 (2.73%) Perl
12 192 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 188 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 158 (1.74%) VB
15 134 (1.48%) PHP
16 110 (1.21%) Scala
17 99 (1.09%) T-SQL
17 99 (1.09%) VBScript
18 65 (0.72%) Go
19 49 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6394 (70.51%) SC Cleared
2 1489 (16.42%) DV Cleared
3 609 (6.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 460 (5.07%) Degree
5 387 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
6 285 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 248 (2.73%) CCNP
8 213 (2.35%) CISSP
9 209 (2.30%) CCNA
10 186 (2.05%) ISEB
11 155 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
12 151 (1.67%) BC Cleared
12 151 (1.67%) MCSE
13 132 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
14 127 (1.40%) ISTQB
15 94 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 84 (0.93%) CLAS
17 83 (0.92%) PMI Certification
18 81 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
19 75 (0.83%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (3.36%) SLA
2 297 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 208 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 192 (2.12%) QA
5 69 (0.76%) JSP 440
6 60 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 60 (0.66%) RMADS
7 45 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 43 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 40 (0.44%) PCI DSS
10 25 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
11 21 (0.23%) HL7
12 20 (0.22%) COBIT
13 16 (0.18%) GPG13
14 12 (0.13%) Def Stans
14 12 (0.13%) ISO 14001
15 9 (0.099%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.077%) GCP
17 6 (0.066%) ISO22301
17 6 (0.066%) SDET
System Software
1 916 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 456 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 385 (4.25%) Docker
4 148 (1.63%) XenApp
5 140 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 125 (1.38%) vSphere
7 118 (1.30%) vCloud
8 108 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 98 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
10 91 (1.00%) XenDesktop
11 86 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
11 86 (0.95%) Postfix
11 86 (0.95%) Squid
12 75 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
13 63 (0.69%) etcd
14 59 (0.65%) flannel
15 58 (0.64%) Firmware
16 57 (0.63%) XenServer
17 45 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
18 43 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 487 (5.37%) Puppet
2 291 (3.21%) Ansible
3 269 (2.97%) SCCM
4 199 (2.19%) Kubernetes
5 155 (1.71%) logstash
6 148 (1.63%) ZABBIX
7 125 (1.38%) Kibana
8 108 (1.19%) Terraform
9 104 (1.15%) Rancher
10 103 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
11 101 (1.11%) SCOM
12 95 (1.05%) Tivoli
13 87 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 77 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 71 (0.78%) NetBackup
16 67 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
17 58 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 55 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
19 52 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 51 (0.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1432 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1223 (13.49%) Oracle
3 837 (9.23%) VMware
4 729 (8.04%) Cisco
5 623 (6.87%) HP
6 374 (4.12%) Citrix
7 367 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 291 (3.21%) Juniper
9 264 (2.91%) IBM
10 196 (2.16%) SAP
11 193 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 187 (2.06%) Atlassian
13 175 (1.93%) EMC
14 135 (1.49%) CA
15 128 (1.41%) F5
16 116 (1.28%) Intel Security
17 111 (1.22%) Remedy
18 106 (1.17%) BMC
19 104 (1.15%) ServiceNow
20 93 (1.03%) Sonatype
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Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
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London
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
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Harlow, Essex
LA International
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Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
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Teddington, Middlesex
Plan-net
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Hook, Hampshire
LA International
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
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Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
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London
Venturi
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London
Talent International
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Full expenses
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Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £540 - £635 per day
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City, London
LA International
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Burns Sheehan
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Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £400 per day
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