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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 11 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4712 3545 3483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.55% 7.19% 7.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.87% 37.26% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2840 1947 1910
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £264 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 202 180
Median hourly rate £33.83 £27.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.55 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.52 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +39.87%
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
10501 9514 9410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.29% 19.30% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6594 5521 5573
Median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 470 475
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +16 1259 £475 +11.76% 95
South East 0 1240 £425 +9.67% 116
South West +2 696 £400 -4.76% 104
North East +4 500 £302 -7.23% 29
North West +4 401 £438 +5.42% 28
West Midlands +18 293 £375 -9.36% 26
East of England 0 117 £350 -12.50% 22
Yorkshire +19 108 £450 +28.57% 10
East Midlands -6 87 £395 -7.00% 8
Midlands -4 7 £503 -4.28%
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6249 (68.81%) SC Cleared
2 1793 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1561 (17.19%) DV Cleared
4 1491 (16.42%) Windows
5 1359 (14.96%) Linux
6 1342 (14.78%) Microsoft
7 1213 (13.36%) Java
8 1160 (12.77%) ITIL
9 994 (10.94%) Oracle
10 969 (10.67%) SQL
11 962 (10.59%) Project Management
12 873 (9.61%) Active Directory
13 833 (9.17%) Migration
14 781 (8.60%) Finance
15 778 (8.57%) Unix
16 700 (7.71%) VMware
17 677 (7.45%) Cisco
18 643 (7.08%) MS Excel
19 584 (6.43%) Windows Server
20 576 (6.34%) HP
21 570 (6.28%) PRINCE2
22 558 (6.14%) Firewall
23 545 (6.00%) Configuration Management
24 544 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
25 532 (5.86%) SQL Server
26 508 (5.59%) JavaScript
27 504 (5.55%) DevOps
28 493 (5.43%) SharePoint
29 463 (5.10%) Scrum
30 450 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 493 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 248 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 207 (2.28%) Confluence
4 188 (2.07%) JBoss
5 149 (1.64%) Apache
6 135 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 126 (1.39%) IIS
8 122 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 121 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 115 (1.27%) Node.js
11 109 (1.20%) Skype for Business
12 99 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 89 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 85 (0.94%) WebSphere
15 80 (0.88%) nginx
16 75 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
17 65 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
18 56 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
19 52 (0.57%) SAS
20 45 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 643 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 386 (4.25%) MS Office
3 220 (2.42%) MS Project
4 128 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 80 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.23%) HipChat
8 17 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 16 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
10 15 (0.17%) SPSS
11 14 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 7 (0.077%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.066%) AutoCAD
13 6 (0.066%) LaTeX
13 6 (0.066%) Windchill
14 5 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (0.055%) Simulink
15 4 (0.044%) FrameMaker
16 3 (0.033%) Fireworks
17 2 (0.022%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 129 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 94 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 70 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 38 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 36 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 34 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 34 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 34 (0.37%) Primavera
7 24 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 22 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
9 19 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 14 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 12 (0.13%) Maximo
11 12 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
11 12 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
11 12 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.077%) OpenText MBPM
12 7 (0.077%) SAP PSCD
13 6 (0.066%) SAP MDM
14 5 (0.055%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 223 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (1.97%) Office 365
3 143 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 110 (1.21%) GitHub
5 78 (0.86%) IaaS
6 56 (0.62%) PaaS
7 48 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (0.50%) SaaS
9 14 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.077%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.044%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.044%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.044%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.033%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.033%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.022%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.022%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.022%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 558 (6.14%) Firewall
2 379 (4.17%) WAN
3 347 (3.82%) LAN
4 332 (3.66%) DNS
5 271 (2.98%) TCP/IP
6 232 (2.55%) DHCP
7 217 (2.39%) SAN
8 199 (2.19%) VPN
9 170 (1.87%) Internet
10 169 (1.86%) Network Security
11 164 (1.81%) HTTP
12 154 (1.70%) SSL
13 127 (1.40%) BGP
14 126 (1.39%) Wireless
15 107 (1.18%) MPLS
16 104 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
17 103 (1.13%) IPsec
18 101 (1.11%) OSPF
19 91 (1.00%) VoIP
20 83 (0.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 279 (3.07%) Oracle Database
3 212 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 196 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
5 175 (1.93%) MongoDB
6 165 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 144 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 130 (1.43%) Big Data
9 128 (1.41%) MySQL
10 125 (1.38%) NoSQL
11 105 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 87 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
13 82 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 79 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
15 66 (0.73%) DB2
15 66 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 56 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 53 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
18 51 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 50 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 410 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 355 (3.91%) Jenkins
3 338 (3.72%) JIRA
4 204 (2.25%) Maven
5 190 (2.09%) Subversion
6 154 (1.70%) Selenium
7 138 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 130 (1.43%) JUnit
9 113 (1.24%) Cucumber
10 101 (1.11%) Eclipse
11 86 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 80 (0.88%) GitLab
13 78 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
14 77 (0.85%) SoapUI
15 73 (0.80%) Artifactory
16 72 (0.79%) ClearCase
17 66 (0.73%) Ant
18 54 (0.59%) JMeter
18 54 (0.59%) LoadRunner
19 50 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 781 (8.60%) Finance
2 286 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 131 (1.44%) Military
4 96 (1.06%) Legal
5 78 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 62 (0.68%) Law
7 58 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 39 (0.43%) Publishing
9 38 (0.42%) Banking
10 36 (0.40%) Retail
11 33 (0.36%) Billing
11 33 (0.36%) Electronics
12 32 (0.35%) Marketing
13 26 (0.29%) Back Office
14 24 (0.26%) Local Government
15 17 (0.19%) Advertising
16 9 (0.099%) Automotive
16 9 (0.099%) Avionics
17 8 (0.088%) Games
18 5 (0.055%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1292 (14.23%) Developer
2 1151 (12.67%) Architect
3 884 (9.73%) Analyst
4 634 (6.98%) Consultant
5 578 (6.36%) Project Manager
6 405 (4.46%) Java Developer
7 301 (3.31%) Network Engineer
8 278 (3.06%) Support Engineer
9 249 (2.74%) Business Analyst
10 235 (2.59%) Designer
11 196 (2.16%) Test Analyst
12 190 (2.09%) Administrator
13 189 (2.08%) Technical Architect
14 175 (1.93%) DevOps Engineer
15 173 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
16 156 (1.72%) Service Manager
17 153 (1.68%) SC Cleared Project Manager
18 147 (1.62%) Tester
19 144 (1.59%) Software Engineer
20 141 (1.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (4.83%) Web Services
2 400 (4.40%) HTML
3 378 (4.16%) .NET
4 348 (3.83%) XML
5 313 (3.45%) CSS
6 202 (2.22%) J2EE
7 198 (2.18%) SOAP
8 195 (2.15%) Spring
9 189 (2.08%) REST
10 170 (1.87%) Middleware
11 165 (1.82%) jQuery
12 156 (1.72%) RESTful
13 135 (1.49%) HTML5
13 135 (1.49%) JSON
14 127 (1.40%) ASP.NET
15 122 (1.34%) Hibernate
16 104 (1.15%) Java EE
17 93 (1.02%) AngularJS
18 92 (1.01%) Sensu
19 79 (0.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 544 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 398 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 353 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 196 (2.16%) User Experience
5 195 (2.15%) PKI
6 146 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 111 (1.22%) Visualisation
8 106 (1.17%) CESG
9 101 (1.11%) Clustering
10 84 (0.92%) Replication
11 82 (0.90%) Cryptography
12 79 (0.87%) Mobile App
13 71 (0.78%) NHS
14 64 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
15 55 (0.61%) Algorithms
16 49 (0.54%) Client/Server
16 49 (0.54%) Mainframe
17 46 (0.51%) Statistics
18 42 (0.46%) Driving Licence
18 42 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1491 (16.42%) Windows
2 1359 (14.96%) Linux
3 778 (8.57%) Unix
4 584 (6.43%) Windows Server
5 346 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 309 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 296 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 209 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 198 (2.18%) Windows 7
10 172 (1.89%) AIX
11 147 (1.62%) Solaris
12 122 (1.34%) CentOS
13 98 (1.08%) Windows 10
14 95 (1.05%) Windows XP
15 76 (0.84%) Ubuntu
16 70 (0.77%) Mac OS X
17 60 (0.66%) CoreOS
18 55 (0.61%) HPUX
19 48 (0.53%) Windows 8
20 43 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1793 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1160 (12.77%) ITIL
3 962 (10.59%) Project Management
4 833 (9.17%) Migration
5 570 (6.28%) PRINCE2
6 545 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 504 (5.55%) DevOps
8 463 (5.10%) Scrum
9 445 (4.90%) Service Management
10 422 (4.65%) Change Management
11 416 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 394 (4.34%) Service Delivery
13 366 (4.03%) Software Engineering
14 317 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
15 312 (3.44%) Risk Management
16 300 (3.30%) Open Source
17 270 (2.97%) UML
18 256 (2.82%) Mentoring
19 241 (2.65%) Test Scripting
20 229 (2.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1213 (13.36%) Java
2 969 (10.67%) SQL
3 508 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 445 (4.90%) C
5 369 (4.06%) Python
6 336 (3.70%) C++
7 324 (3.57%) C#
8 318 (3.50%) PowerShell
9 308 (3.39%) Ruby
10 225 (2.48%) Perl
11 215 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 183 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 170 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 123 (1.35%) VB
15 108 (1.19%) Scala
16 103 (1.13%) VBScript
17 86 (0.95%) PHP
18 70 (0.77%) Go
19 65 (0.72%) T-SQL
20 58 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6249 (68.81%) SC Cleared
2 1561 (17.19%) DV Cleared
3 418 (4.60%) Degree
4 395 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 361 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 253 (2.79%) CCNP
7 221 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 199 (2.19%) CCNA
9 191 (2.10%) ISTQB
10 188 (2.07%) CISSP
11 183 (2.01%) ISEB
12 165 (1.82%) BC Cleared
13 151 (1.66%) CTC Cleared
14 121 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
15 119 (1.31%) CLAS
16 107 (1.18%) MCSE
17 106 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
18 95 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 86 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 82 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 209 (2.30%) QA
3 194 (2.14%) SLA
4 185 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 80 (0.88%) RMADS
6 72 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 70 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 66 (0.73%) JSP 440
9 56 (0.62%) ISO 9001
10 23 (0.25%) ISO 14001
11 22 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
12 17 (0.19%) HL7
13 14 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 12 (0.13%) COBIT
15 9 (0.099%) GPG13
15 9 (0.099%) PCI DSS
16 8 (0.088%) Def Stans
16 8 (0.088%) IEC 61508
17 7 (0.077%) DO-178B
18 6 (0.066%) TickIT
System Software
1 873 (9.61%) Active Directory
2 450 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (1.98%) Docker
4 173 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 112 (1.23%) XenApp
6 103 (1.13%) vSphere
7 94 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 79 (0.87%) XenDesktop
9 59 (0.65%) etcd
9 59 (0.65%) flannel
10 57 (0.63%) GlusterFS
11 56 (0.62%) Ceph
12 48 (0.53%) XenServer
13 46 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
14 43 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
15 40 (0.44%) Firmware
16 39 (0.43%) VMware ESX
17 31 (0.34%) Samba
18 27 (0.30%) Terminal Services
19 24 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 394 (4.34%) Puppet
2 287 (3.16%) SCCM
3 204 (2.25%) Ansible
4 132 (1.45%) SCOM
5 110 (1.21%) logstash
6 100 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
7 92 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
8 74 (0.81%) Kubernetes
9 70 (0.77%) Graphite
10 67 (0.74%) Tivoli
11 65 (0.72%) HAProxy
11 65 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 61 (0.67%) ZABBIX
13 60 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 60 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 45 (0.50%) Kibana
15 44 (0.48%) WSUS
16 42 (0.46%) NetBackup
17 41 (0.45%) Uchiwa
18 37 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1342 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 994 (10.94%) Oracle
3 700 (7.71%) VMware
4 677 (7.45%) Cisco
5 576 (6.34%) HP
6 341 (3.75%) Citrix
7 314 (3.46%) Red Hat
8 297 (3.27%) Juniper
9 235 (2.59%) IBM
10 189 (2.08%) CheckPoint
11 173 (1.90%) SAP
12 135 (1.49%) Atlassian
13 126 (1.39%) EMC
14 91 (1.00%) SolarWinds
15 90 (0.99%) CA
16 88 (0.97%) Remedy
17 83 (0.91%) BMC
18 80 (0.88%) Intel Security
19 75 (0.83%) F5
20 71 (0.78%) ServiceNow
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £447 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £326.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £416 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £346.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Flexible, competitive rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £269 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £525.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago