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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 12 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4250 4324 4333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.23% 8.55% 8.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.82% 41.43% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2692 2504 2453
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 227 196
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.90 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +62.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £31.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.83% +65.52%
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
9276 10438 10744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.65% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5861 6363 6180
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 506 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +52.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +13 1340 £488 +8.33% 103
South East -1 964 £419 +2.07% 132
South West 0 678 £420 +7.69% 104
North East +5 345 £350 +2.94% 11
West Midlands +9 300 £400 -1.99% 25
North West -6 273 £478 +19.37% 39
East Midlands -4 126 £380 +1.33% 7
East of England -12 117 £400 - 15
Yorkshire -5 110 £425 -10.52% 19
Midlands -2 3 £475 +18.75% 1
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 6092 (70.62%) SC Cleared
2 1782 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
3 1484 (17.20%) DV Cleared
4 1483 (17.19%) Windows
5 1471 (17.05%) Linux
6 1314 (15.23%) Microsoft
7 1119 (12.97%) Oracle
8 1103 (12.79%) ITIL
9 978 (11.34%) Java
10 920 (10.67%) VMware
11 833 (9.66%) SQL
12 825 (9.56%) Migration
13 805 (9.33%) Active Directory
14 761 (8.82%) Finance
15 752 (8.72%) Project Management
16 745 (8.64%) Cisco
17 713 (8.27%) DevOps
18 665 (7.71%) Scrum
19 657 (7.62%) Unix
20 643 (7.45%) Firewall
21 629 (7.29%) MS Excel
22 597 (6.92%) Service Management
22 597 (6.92%) Windows Server
23 555 (6.43%) BPSS Clearance
24 546 (6.33%) SQL Server
25 540 (6.26%) Configuration Management
26 538 (6.24%) JavaScript
27 511 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
28 508 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
29 507 (5.88%) Jenkins

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
1 414 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 283 (3.28%) Confluence
3 273 (3.16%) Apache
4 188 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
5 177 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 152 (1.76%) WebLogic
7 129 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 120 (1.39%) JBoss
9 118 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 103 (1.19%) Skype for Business
11 95 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 93 (1.08%) OpenStack
13 83 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 75 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
14 75 (0.87%) nginx
15 70 (0.81%) IIS
16 69 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
17 64 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 51 (0.59%) CMS
19 44 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 629 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 412 (4.78%) MS Office
3 200 (2.32%) MS Project
4 128 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 123 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 97 (1.12%) HipChat
7 37 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 29 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.12%) Simulink
11 6 (0.070%) CPLEX
11 6 (0.070%) SPSS
12 5 (0.058%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.058%) Windchill
13 4 (0.046%) UserZoom
14 3 (0.035%) Pixelmator
14 3 (0.035%) Revit
14 3 (0.035%) Stateflow
15 2 (0.023%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 126 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 99 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 87 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 59 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 58 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 40 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
6 40 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 39 (0.45%) Primavera
8 22 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 19 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 16 (0.19%) SAP HR
11 14 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
11 14 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 14 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 14 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
12 13 (0.15%) Maximo
13 11 (0.13%) SAP BPC
14 10 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
14 10 (0.12%) SAP CO
15 9 (0.10%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 411 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 282 (3.27%) Office 365
3 246 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 154 (1.79%) IaaS
5 132 (1.53%) PaaS
6 102 (1.18%) GitHub
7 88 (1.02%) SaaS
8 46 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 41 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 40 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
14 20 (0.23%) G Suite
14 20 (0.23%) OneDrive
15 15 (0.17%) Route 53
16 14 (0.16%) Trello
17 13 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
18 12 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 643 (7.45%) Firewall
2 474 (5.50%) DNS
3 407 (4.72%) LAN
4 378 (4.38%) WAN
5 360 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 253 (2.93%) DHCP
7 242 (2.81%) VPN
8 227 (2.63%) SAN
9 216 (2.50%) Network Security
10 158 (1.83%) Internet
11 157 (1.82%) HTTP
12 149 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
13 137 (1.59%) LDAP
14 132 (1.53%) SSH
15 128 (1.48%) Wireless
16 126 (1.46%) VoIP
17 122 (1.41%) SSL
18 111 (1.29%) OpenLDAP
19 106 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
20 101 (1.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 392 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
3 321 (3.72%) Hadoop
4 306 (3.55%) Oracle Database
5 198 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 189 (2.19%) Big Data
7 187 (2.17%) MySQL
8 147 (1.70%) MongoDB
9 128 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 126 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
11 112 (1.30%) NoSQL
12 88 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 85 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
14 80 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 71 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
16 69 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 63 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
17 63 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 59 (0.68%) DB2
18 59 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 507 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 470 (5.45%) JIRA
3 461 (5.34%) Git (software)
4 182 (2.11%) Maven
5 177 (2.05%) JUnit
6 173 (2.01%) Ant
7 157 (1.82%) Bitbucket
8 156 (1.81%) Selenium
9 134 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 122 (1.41%) Subversion
11 116 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
12 110 (1.28%) Visual Studio
13 109 (1.26%) SonarQube
14 108 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
15 104 (1.21%) Cucumber
16 98 (1.14%) Liquibase
17 87 (1.01%) Eclipse
18 63 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 63 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
19 57 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 761 (8.82%) Finance
2 269 (3.12%) Telecoms
3 195 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 126 (1.46%) Military
5 99 (1.15%) Marketing
6 96 (1.11%) Electronics
7 88 (1.02%) Legal
8 64 (0.74%) Aerospace
8 64 (0.74%) Law
9 39 (0.45%) Publishing
10 33 (0.38%) Retail
11 29 (0.34%) Banking
12 27 (0.31%) Back Office
13 19 (0.22%) Advertising
13 19 (0.22%) Billing
14 13 (0.15%) Local Government
15 12 (0.14%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.081%) Automotive
17 4 (0.046%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.035%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1249 (14.48%) Developer
2 1019 (11.81%) Architect
3 806 (9.34%) Analyst
4 681 (7.89%) Consultant
5 441 (5.11%) Project Manager
6 364 (4.22%) Java Developer
7 320 (3.71%) Network Engineer
8 316 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 244 (2.83%) Support Engineer
10 230 (2.67%) Business Analyst
11 192 (2.23%) Administrator
12 162 (1.88%) Technical Architect
13 139 (1.61%) Solutions Architect
14 137 (1.59%) SC Cleared Project Manager
15 136 (1.58%) Security Architect
15 136 (1.58%) Senior Developer
16 135 (1.57%) Software Engineer
17 133 (1.54%) Tester
18 131 (1.52%) Infrastructure Architect
19 127 (1.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (5.29%) HTML
2 401 (4.65%) CSS
3 369 (4.28%) .NET
4 362 (4.20%) Web Services
5 301 (3.49%) XML
6 201 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 189 (2.19%) Spring
8 182 (2.11%) HTML5
8 182 (2.11%) REST
9 171 (1.98%) ELK Stack
9 171 (1.98%) jQuery
10 144 (1.67%) J2EE
11 137 (1.59%) Middleware
11 137 (1.59%) Node.js
12 129 (1.50%) CSS3
12 129 (1.50%) JSON
13 127 (1.47%) Software Packaging
14 118 (1.37%) ASP.NET
15 113 (1.31%) MCollective
16 111 (1.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 495 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 402 (4.66%) Data Centre
3 335 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 136 (1.58%) User Experience
5 121 (1.40%) CESG
6 119 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 119 (1.38%) PKI
7 94 (1.09%) Clustering
8 92 (1.07%) Replication
9 87 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 71 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
11 65 (0.75%) Public Cloud
12 61 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 61 (0.71%) NHS
13 58 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 55 (0.64%) CMDB
15 54 (0.63%) Driving Licence
16 53 (0.61%) Blackberry
17 50 (0.58%) Private Cloud
18 49 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1483 (17.19%) Windows
2 1471 (17.05%) Linux
3 657 (7.62%) Unix
4 597 (6.92%) Windows Server
5 381 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 308 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 254 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 252 (2.92%) CentOS
9 190 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 189 (2.19%) Windows 7
11 184 (2.13%) Solaris
12 177 (2.05%) AIX
13 126 (1.46%) Windows 10
14 80 (0.93%) Ubuntu
15 77 (0.89%) Android
16 65 (0.75%) Apple iOS
16 65 (0.75%) HPUX
17 63 (0.73%) CoreOS
18 60 (0.70%) Windows XP
19 45 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1782 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1103 (12.79%) ITIL
3 825 (9.56%) Migration
4 752 (8.72%) Project Management
5 713 (8.27%) DevOps
6 665 (7.71%) Scrum
7 597 (6.92%) Service Management
8 540 (6.26%) Configuration Management
9 511 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
10 498 (5.77%) PRINCE2
11 453 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 376 (4.36%) Change Management
13 352 (4.08%) Service Delivery
14 345 (4.00%) Open Source
15 339 (3.93%) Software Engineering
16 307 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
17 283 (3.28%) TDD
18 273 (3.16%) Cybersecurity
19 267 (3.10%) Risk Management
20 257 (2.98%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 978 (11.34%) Java
2 833 (9.66%) SQL
3 538 (6.24%) JavaScript
4 458 (5.31%) C
5 413 (4.79%) Python
6 395 (4.58%) C#
7 314 (3.64%) Ruby
8 305 (3.54%) PowerShell
9 280 (3.25%) Shell Script
10 246 (2.85%) C++
11 226 (2.62%) Perl
12 215 (2.49%) Bash Shell
13 137 (1.59%) PHP
14 131 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 122 (1.41%) VB
16 97 (1.12%) Scala
17 75 (0.87%) Go
18 71 (0.82%) T-SQL
19 69 (0.80%) VBScript
20 45 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6092 (70.62%) SC Cleared
2 1484 (17.20%) DV Cleared
3 555 (6.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 389 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
5 366 (4.24%) Degree
6 241 (2.79%) CCNP
7 219 (2.54%) CCNA
8 203 (2.35%) CISSP
9 193 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 165 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
11 158 (1.83%) ISEB
12 144 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
13 134 (1.55%) BC Cleared
14 100 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 91 (1.05%) ISTQB
16 88 (1.02%) MCSE
17 76 (0.88%) CISM
18 73 (0.85%) CLAS
19 70 (0.81%) PMP
20 69 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 234 (2.71%) SLA
3 189 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 180 (2.09%) QA
5 68 (0.79%) JSP 440
5 68 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 61 (0.71%) RMADS
7 50 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 43 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 31 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 21 (0.24%) COBIT
10 21 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
11 11 (0.13%) Def Stans
11 11 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.10%) GPG13
12 9 (0.10%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.081%) ISO22301
13 7 (0.081%) ISO27002
14 6 (0.070%) DO-178B
14 6 (0.070%) GCP
System Software
1 805 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 508 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 465 (5.39%) Docker
4 151 (1.75%) vCloud
5 140 (1.62%) vSphere
6 133 (1.54%) Hyper-V
7 108 (1.25%) Squid
7 108 (1.25%) XenApp
8 100 (1.16%) Postfix
9 87 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
10 71 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 60 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 58 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 53 (0.61%) Firmware
14 49 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
15 44 (0.51%) etcd
16 43 (0.50%) flannel
17 36 (0.42%) HDFS
17 36 (0.42%) KVM
17 36 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 500 (5.80%) Puppet
2 315 (3.65%) Ansible
3 249 (2.89%) Kubernetes
4 232 (2.69%) SCCM
5 196 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 190 (2.20%) Terraform
7 164 (1.90%) logstash
8 147 (1.70%) Kibana
9 132 (1.53%) Rancher
10 102 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
11 85 (0.99%) SCOM
12 75 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 73 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 66 (0.77%) Tivoli
15 54 (0.63%) Consul
16 52 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
17 51 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 50 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
19 46 (0.53%) Nessus
20 45 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1314 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 1119 (12.97%) Oracle
3 920 (10.67%) VMware
4 745 (8.64%) Cisco
5 448 (5.19%) HP
6 336 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 269 (3.12%) Juniper
8 234 (2.71%) Citrix
9 233 (2.70%) SAP
10 215 (2.49%) IBM
11 213 (2.47%) CheckPoint
12 185 (2.14%) Atlassian
13 152 (1.76%) EMC
14 128 (1.48%) F5
14 128 (1.48%) Intel Security
15 105 (1.22%) Sonatype
16 99 (1.15%) CA
17 91 (1.05%) Remedy
18 83 (0.96%) ServiceNow
19 79 (0.92%) Splunk
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £17 - £18 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £100 - £101 per day + Expense allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £460 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £42 - £55 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Network ITR
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Network ITR
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £425 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £210 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £25000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.91 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago