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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 21 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3566 3429 2586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.13% 7.05% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.28% 37.14% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2022 1789 1311
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 126 169
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.35 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.37 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.60% +16.27%
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
9316 9233 8117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.63% 18.99% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5538 5342 4400
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 418 459
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -2 1175 £400 +10.34% 173
London +8 898 £425 - 125
South West -2 560 £400 +14.28% 63
North West +1 310 £398 +13.57% 53
East of England +6 152 £400 +6.66% 24
North East -2 149 £325 - 4
West Midlands -14 110 £403 +3.87% 39
East Midlands +1 106 £407 +16.28% 13
Yorkshire -4 82 £333 +7.25% 12
Midlands -6 11 £525 +50.00%
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4852 (65.29%) SC Cleared
2 1642 (22.09%) Windows
3 1515 (20.38%) DV Cleared
4 1307 (17.59%) Microsoft
5 1112 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
6 979 (13.17%) ITIL
7 951 (12.80%) SQL
8 922 (12.41%) Oracle
9 904 (12.16%) Linux
10 820 (11.03%) Java
11 719 (9.67%) Project Management
12 696 (9.36%) MS Excel
13 658 (8.85%) Active Directory
14 655 (8.81%) Finance
15 625 (8.41%) UNIX
16 612 (8.23%) VMware
17 611 (8.22%) HP
18 577 (7.76%) Migration
19 543 (7.31%) Cisco
20 510 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
21 483 (6.50%) SQL Server
22 477 (6.42%) PRINCE2
23 451 (6.07%) MS Office
24 445 (5.99%) .NET
25 429 (5.77%) Windows 7
26 423 (5.69%) JavaScript
27 414 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
28 408 (5.49%) HTML
29 400 (5.38%) Configuration Management
30 398 (5.36%) Service Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 355 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 188 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 130 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 126 (1.70%) JBoss
5 108 (1.45%) Apache
6 96 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 95 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 89 (1.20%) IIS
9 82 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 79 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
11 76 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 74 (1.00%) Confluence
13 72 (0.97%) Lync
14 58 (0.78%) CMS
15 55 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
16 40 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
17 36 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
18 35 (0.47%) SAS
19 33 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
20 31 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 696 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 451 (6.07%) MS Office
3 208 (2.80%) MS Project
4 143 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 104 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
10 14 (0.19%) Fireworks
11 11 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 7 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
13 7 (0.094%) Simulink
14 6 (0.081%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.054%) PowerPivot
16 3 (0.040%) Revit
16 3 (0.040%) Vectorworks
16 3 (0.040%) Mingle
17 2 (0.027%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 157 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 118 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 95 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 68 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
5 35 (0.47%) Primavera
6 32 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 25 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 25 (0.34%) Summit
8 23 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
9 20 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
10 19 (0.26%) Maximo
11 17 (0.23%) Teamcenter
11 17 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
12 15 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
13 13 (0.17%) SAP PS
14 12 (0.16%) SAP PP
14 12 (0.16%) SAP ERP
15 11 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
16 10 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 70 (0.94%) Office 365
2 43 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (0.47%) PaaS
6 29 (0.39%) GitHub
7 26 (0.35%) SaaS
8 21 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.27%) IaaS
10 10 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 8 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 8 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.040%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.027%) Google Drive
14 2 (0.027%) Taleo
14 2 (0.027%) HP Helion
14 2 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.013%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 363 (4.88%) Firewall
2 281 (3.78%) WAN
3 280 (3.77%) LAN
4 256 (3.44%) DNS
5 243 (3.27%) TCP/IP
6 193 (2.60%) SAN
7 163 (2.19%) DHCP
8 153 (2.06%) Internet
9 126 (1.70%) VPN
10 111 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
11 110 (1.48%) Network Security
12 92 (1.24%) HTTP
13 83 (1.12%) SSL
14 77 (1.04%) LDAP
15 73 (0.98%) MPLS
16 69 (0.93%) OSPF
17 56 (0.75%) Ethernet
18 54 (0.73%) BGP
19 53 (0.71%) IPsec
19 53 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 264 (3.55%) Oracle Database
3 153 (2.06%) MySQL
4 136 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 101 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 98 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
7 94 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 93 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
9 91 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 89 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 86 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 84 (1.13%) Hadoop
13 68 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 61 (0.82%) Big Data
15 51 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 48 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
17 46 (0.62%) MS Access
18 44 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
18 44 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
19 34 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 192 (2.58%) JIRA
2 151 (2.03%) Subversion
3 143 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 133 (1.79%) Ant
5 131 (1.76%) Jenkins
6 117 (1.57%) Maven
7 100 (1.35%) ClearCase
8 94 (1.26%) JUnit
9 93 (1.25%) Selenium
10 89 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 86 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 78 (1.05%) MSI
13 69 (0.93%) LoadRunner
14 68 (0.91%) SoapUI
15 64 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 58 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
17 57 (0.77%) Cucumber
18 47 (0.63%) JMeter
18 47 (0.63%) Gradle
19 44 (0.59%) HP UFT
General
1 655 (8.81%) Finance
2 289 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 130 (1.75%) Military
4 124 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 59 (0.79%) Law
6 54 (0.73%) Legal
7 39 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 35 (0.47%) Marketing
9 31 (0.42%) Electronics
9 31 (0.42%) Banking
10 30 (0.40%) Publishing
11 29 (0.39%) Local Government
12 25 (0.34%) Retail
13 18 (0.24%) Back Office
14 17 (0.23%) General Ledger
15 16 (0.22%) Billing
16 11 (0.15%) Avionics
17 6 (0.081%) Games
18 4 (0.054%) Multimedia
19 3 (0.040%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1130 (15.20%) Developer
2 839 (11.29%) Analyst
3 615 (8.28%) Architect
4 543 (7.31%) Consultant
5 476 (6.40%) Project Manager
6 352 (4.74%) Java Developer
7 214 (2.88%) Test Analyst
7 214 (2.88%) Network Engineer
8 209 (2.81%) Support Engineer
9 207 (2.79%) Business Analyst
10 188 (2.53%) Software Engineer
11 153 (2.06%) Administrator
12 149 (2.00%) Technical Architect
13 142 (1.91%) Tester
13 142 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
14 119 (1.60%) Systems Engineer
15 115 (1.55%) Test Manager
15 115 (1.55%) Service Manager
16 111 (1.49%) .NET Developer
17 109 (1.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (5.99%) .NET
2 408 (5.49%) HTML
3 352 (4.74%) XML
4 319 (4.29%) Web Services
5 251 (3.38%) CSS
6 244 (3.28%) J2EE
7 189 (2.54%) ASP.NET
8 158 (2.13%) JSP
9 157 (2.11%) jQuery
10 148 (1.99%) HTML5
11 135 (1.82%) Spring
12 116 (1.56%) SOAP
13 112 (1.51%) Middleware
14 111 (1.49%) Hibernate
15 100 (1.35%) .NET Framework
16 98 (1.32%) CSS3
17 81 (1.09%) JSON
18 73 (0.98%) Java EE
19 71 (0.96%) Ajax
19 71 (0.96%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 510 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 375 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 299 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 132 (1.78%) User Experience
5 94 (1.26%) PKI
6 80 (1.08%) Clustering
6 80 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 63 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 62 (0.83%) Computer Science
10 55 (0.74%) NHS
11 53 (0.71%) Replication
11 53 (0.71%) CESG
12 49 (0.66%) GIS
13 47 (0.63%) Statistics
14 45 (0.61%) Blackberry
15 44 (0.59%) Economics
16 40 (0.54%) Mobile App
17 36 (0.48%) CMDB
18 34 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1642 (22.09%) Windows
2 904 (12.16%) Linux
3 625 (8.41%) UNIX
4 429 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 414 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 289 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 216 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 164 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 159 (2.14%) Windows XP
10 150 (2.02%) Solaris
11 83 (1.12%) CentOS
12 69 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 53 (0.71%) AIX
14 40 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 33 (0.44%) HPUX
15 33 (0.44%) Windows Vista
16 26 (0.35%) Android
17 22 (0.30%) VME
18 19 (0.26%) Apple iOS
19 17 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1112 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
2 979 (13.17%) ITIL
3 719 (9.67%) Project Management
4 577 (7.76%) Migration
5 477 (6.42%) PRINCE2
6 400 (5.38%) Configuration Management
7 398 (5.36%) Service Management
8 393 (5.29%) Scrum
9 342 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 304 (4.09%) Software Engineering
11 279 (3.75%) Service Delivery
12 274 (3.69%) Change Management
13 269 (3.62%) Test Scripting
14 243 (3.27%) UML
15 226 (3.04%) Incident Management
16 222 (2.99%) CRM
17 220 (2.96%) Risk Management
18 219 (2.95%) Continuous Integration
19 211 (2.84%) SDLC
20 207 (2.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 951 (12.80%) SQL
2 820 (11.03%) Java
3 423 (5.69%) JavaScript
4 369 (4.97%) C#
5 363 (4.88%) C
6 267 (3.59%) Python
7 243 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 242 (3.26%) C++
9 214 (2.88%) PowerShell
10 189 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 167 (2.25%) Perl
12 125 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 98 (1.32%) Ruby
14 97 (1.31%) VB
15 94 (1.26%) PHP
16 77 (1.04%) VBA
17 72 (0.97%) VBScript
18 39 (0.52%) VB.NET
19 36 (0.48%) T-SQL
20 25 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4852 (65.29%) SC Cleared
2 1515 (20.38%) DV Cleared
3 288 (3.88%) Degree
4 258 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 233 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 175 (2.35%) ISTQB
7 174 (2.34%) ISEB
8 160 (2.15%) CCNP
9 138 (1.86%) CCNA
10 107 (1.44%) CISSP
11 104 (1.40%) MCSE
12 100 (1.35%) BC Cleared
13 90 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 88 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 84 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
16 82 (1.10%) MCITP
17 81 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
18 71 (0.96%) PMI Certification
19 70 (0.94%) APMP
20 66 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (3.15%) SLA
2 183 (2.46%) QA
3 98 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 38 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 19 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 17 (0.23%) ISO 9000
9 16 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.17%) COBIT
11 12 (0.16%) IEC 61508
12 11 (0.15%) DO-254
13 10 (0.13%) P3O
14 7 (0.094%) ARP4754
14 7 (0.094%) ARP4761
15 6 (0.081%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.067%) WAI
17 4 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 4 (0.054%) TickIT
17 4 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 658 (8.85%) Active Directory
2 375 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 133 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 113 (1.52%) vSphere
6 87 (1.17%) XenApp
7 61 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 53 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 50 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 28 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 28 (0.38%) vCloud
11 27 (0.36%) Samba
12 20 (0.27%) Firmware
13 19 (0.26%) NFS
14 18 (0.24%) Docker
15 16 (0.22%) XenServer
16 12 (0.16%) Xen
17 9 (0.12%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.12%) Sendmail
18 8 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 232 (3.12%) SCCM
2 178 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
3 162 (2.18%) Puppet
4 115 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 95 (1.28%) SCOM
6 66 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 54 (0.73%) OVSD
8 51 (0.69%) Ansible
9 42 (0.57%) WSUS
9 42 (0.57%) OpenView
10 36 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
11 30 (0.40%) Vagrant
12 28 (0.38%) Salt
13 27 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 26 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 25 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
16 24 (0.32%) Rundeck
17 22 (0.30%) SCVMM
18 21 (0.28%) Tivoli
19 20 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 1307 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 922 (12.41%) Oracle
3 612 (8.23%) VMware
4 611 (8.22%) HP
5 543 (7.31%) Cisco
6 273 (3.67%) Citrix
7 203 (2.73%) Juniper
8 196 (2.64%) Red Hat
9 171 (2.30%) SAP
10 163 (2.19%) McAfee
11 158 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 111 (1.49%) IBM
13 104 (1.40%) F5
14 99 (1.33%) NetApp
15 73 (0.98%) Dell
16 67 (0.90%) Remedy
16 67 (0.90%) Greenplum
17 61 (0.82%) Google
18 60 (0.81%) Symantec
19 59 (0.79%) Informatica
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