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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 19 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3938 3563 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.56% 6.99% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.51% 37.43% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2231 1919 1225
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 141 153
Average hourly rate £30.71 £22.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.59% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% +10.00%
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
9967 9519 8562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.13% 18.68% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6029 5461 4756
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 394 442
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.34 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 1294 £400 +6.66% 164
London +6 961 £438 -2.77% 135
South West 0 615 £400 - 98
North West +8 393 £425 +6.25% 44
North East +4 182 £325 -7.14% 10
West Midlands -2 150 £356 +2.66% 19
East of England -17 123 £400 +6.66% 37
Yorkshire +2 110 £400 +14.28% 34
East Midlands -8 99 £375 +13.63% 18
Midlands -10 3 £600 +71.42%
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4913 (64.76%) SC Cleared
2 1488 (19.62%) Windows
3 1475 (19.44%) DV Cleared
4 1276 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1234 (16.27%) Microsoft
6 978 (12.89%) Java
7 951 (12.54%) ITIL
8 908 (11.97%) Oracle
9 902 (11.89%) SQL
10 884 (11.65%) Linux
11 718 (9.46%) Project Management
12 665 (8.77%) MS Excel
13 633 (8.34%) Finance
14 600 (7.91%) HP
15 579 (7.63%) UNIX
15 579 (7.63%) Migration
16 578 (7.62%) VMware
17 575 (7.58%) Active Directory
18 554 (7.30%) Cisco
19 519 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
20 492 (6.49%) PRINCE2
21 491 (6.47%) HTML
22 454 (5.98%) JavaScript
22 454 (5.98%) MS Office
23 440 (5.80%) SQL Server
24 417 (5.50%) Scrum
25 404 (5.33%) Firewall
26 397 (5.23%) Service Management
27 395 (5.21%) Configuration Management
28 378 (4.98%) .NET

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 366 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 173 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 160 (2.11%) Apache
4 158 (2.08%) JBoss
5 138 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 130 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 124 (1.63%) IIS
8 107 (1.41%) Confluence
9 103 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 90 (1.19%) Lync
11 89 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 75 (0.99%) WebSphere
13 62 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
14 58 (0.76%) Node.js
15 53 (0.70%) SAS
16 48 (0.63%) CMS
17 46 (0.61%) nginx
18 44 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
19 36 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
20 32 (0.42%) Jetty
Applications
1 665 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 454 (5.98%) MS Office
3 218 (2.87%) MS Project
4 145 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 118 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 42 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
10 12 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.079%) Simulink
13 4 (0.053%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.053%) Siemens NX
13 4 (0.053%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.040%) Revit
14 3 (0.040%) Vectorworks
15 1 (0.013%) Mingle
15 1 (0.013%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 115 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 91 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 90 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 67 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
5 47 (0.62%) Primavera
6 43 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 29 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
8 26 (0.34%) Maximo
9 25 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
10 24 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
10 24 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
11 23 (0.30%) Summit
12 16 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
13 15 (0.20%) SAP PP
13 15 (0.20%) SAP PS
14 14 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
14 14 (0.18%) Teamcenter
15 12 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
16 11 (0.15%) SAP HR
17 10 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 75 (0.99%) Office 365
2 57 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.47%) SaaS
5 33 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.44%) GitHub
6 28 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (0.26%) IaaS
8 17 (0.22%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.16%) Google App Engine
9 12 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.13%) PaaS
11 9 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.066%) HP Helion
14 2 (0.026%) Heroku
14 2 (0.026%) Taleo
14 2 (0.026%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.013%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.013%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 404 (5.33%) Firewall
2 327 (4.31%) LAN
3 318 (4.19%) WAN
4 255 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 250 (3.30%) DNS
6 199 (2.62%) SAN
7 167 (2.20%) DHCP
8 152 (2.00%) Internet
9 134 (1.77%) VPN
10 132 (1.74%) Network Security
11 131 (1.73%) HTTP
12 110 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
13 100 (1.32%) SSL
14 90 (1.19%) MPLS
15 81 (1.07%) OSPF
16 80 (1.05%) LDAP
17 74 (0.98%) IPsec
18 73 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
19 72 (0.95%) VoIP
20 66 (0.87%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 261 (3.44%) Oracle Database
3 176 (2.32%) MySQL
4 159 (2.10%) MongoDB
5 129 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
5 129 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
6 119 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 110 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 102 (1.34%) Hadoop
9 94 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 86 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 85 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 80 (1.05%) NoSQL
13 56 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 54 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
15 53 (0.70%) Big Data
16 48 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 47 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
18 40 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
19 38 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 203 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 192 (2.53%) JIRA
3 188 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 159 (2.10%) Maven
5 154 (2.03%) Subversion
6 122 (1.61%) Selenium
7 106 (1.40%) Ant
8 104 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 91 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 89 (1.17%) JUnit
11 85 (1.12%) Visual Studio
12 84 (1.11%) Eclipse
13 81 (1.07%) ClearCase
14 80 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
15 79 (1.04%) SoapUI
16 74 (0.98%) LoadRunner
17 68 (0.90%) MSI
18 55 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
19 52 (0.69%) JMeter
20 51 (0.67%) Gradle
General
1 633 (8.34%) Finance
2 286 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 175 (2.31%) Military
4 120 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 56 (0.74%) Law
6 50 (0.66%) Legal
7 49 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 35 (0.46%) Marketing
9 33 (0.44%) Banking
10 30 (0.40%) Electronics
11 29 (0.38%) Publishing
12 26 (0.34%) Billing
13 22 (0.29%) Local Government
14 20 (0.26%) Retail
15 17 (0.22%) Back Office
16 11 (0.15%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.13%) Avionics
18 6 (0.079%) Automotive
18 6 (0.079%) Games
19 3 (0.040%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1181 (15.57%) Developer
2 929 (12.25%) Analyst
3 651 (8.58%) Architect
4 524 (6.91%) Project Manager
5 517 (6.82%) Consultant
6 442 (5.83%) Java Developer
7 263 (3.47%) Test Analyst
8 259 (3.41%) Network Engineer
9 247 (3.26%) Business Analyst
10 193 (2.54%) Support Engineer
11 173 (2.28%) Test Manager
12 161 (2.12%) Technical Architect
12 161 (2.12%) Software Engineer
13 150 (1.98%) Tester
14 148 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
15 145 (1.91%) Administrator
16 123 (1.62%) Service Manager
16 123 (1.62%) Designer
17 119 (1.57%) Systems Engineer
18 108 (1.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (6.47%) HTML
2 378 (4.98%) .NET
3 346 (4.56%) XML
4 305 (4.02%) Web Services
4 305 (4.02%) CSS
5 237 (3.12%) J2EE
6 192 (2.53%) Spring
7 181 (2.39%) jQuery
8 161 (2.12%) HTML5
9 156 (2.06%) SOAP
10 154 (2.03%) JSP
11 139 (1.83%) ASP.NET
12 132 (1.74%) Middleware
13 123 (1.62%) Hibernate
14 115 (1.52%) Apache Camel
15 106 (1.40%) JSON
16 93 (1.23%) RESTful
17 92 (1.21%) CSS3
18 87 (1.15%) Ajax
19 85 (1.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 519 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 352 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 306 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 157 (2.07%) User Experience
5 105 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
6 88 (1.16%) PKI
7 86 (1.13%) Clustering
8 78 (1.03%) Replication
9 74 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 68 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 58 (0.76%) CESG
12 52 (0.69%) Visualisation
13 50 (0.66%) Blackberry
14 49 (0.65%) Statistics
15 45 (0.59%) NHS
16 43 (0.57%) Economics
17 42 (0.55%) Data Integration
18 41 (0.54%) Mobile App
19 40 (0.53%) Mainframe
20 39 (0.51%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1488 (19.62%) Windows
2 884 (11.65%) Linux
3 579 (7.63%) UNIX
4 377 (4.97%) Windows 7
5 323 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 237 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 186 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 161 (2.12%) Windows XP
9 159 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 126 (1.66%) Solaris
11 112 (1.48%) CentOS
12 88 (1.16%) Ubuntu
13 55 (0.73%) AIX
14 35 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 31 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 30 (0.40%) Android
17 26 (0.34%) HPUX
18 21 (0.28%) Apple iOS
19 20 (0.26%) VME
20 18 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1276 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
2 951 (12.54%) ITIL
3 718 (9.46%) Project Management
4 579 (7.63%) Migration
5 492 (6.49%) PRINCE2
6 417 (5.50%) Scrum
7 397 (5.23%) Service Management
8 395 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 373 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 292 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 283 (3.73%) Service Delivery
12 272 (3.59%) TDD
13 261 (3.44%) Test Scripting
14 255 (3.36%) Change Management
15 251 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
16 229 (3.02%) UML
17 221 (2.91%) Incident Management
18 208 (2.74%) Risk Management
19 204 (2.69%) Mentoring
20 203 (2.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 978 (12.89%) Java
2 902 (11.89%) SQL
3 454 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 351 (4.63%) C
5 319 (4.21%) C#
6 293 (3.86%) C++
7 266 (3.51%) Python
8 209 (2.76%) PL/SQL
9 206 (2.72%) Perl
10 191 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 173 (2.28%) Shell Script
12 117 (1.54%) Bash Shell
13 114 (1.50%) Ruby
14 103 (1.36%) PHP
15 100 (1.32%) VB
16 83 (1.09%) VBScript
17 51 (0.67%) T-SQL
18 49 (0.65%) VBA
19 40 (0.53%) Scala
20 38 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4913 (64.76%) SC Cleared
2 1475 (19.44%) DV Cleared
3 339 (4.47%) Degree
4 268 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 203 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 193 (2.54%) ISTQB
7 187 (2.47%) ISEB
8 174 (2.29%) CCNP
9 151 (1.99%) CCNA
10 126 (1.66%) BC Cleared
11 113 (1.49%) CISSP
12 103 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
13 95 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 88 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 86 (1.13%) MCSE
16 83 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
17 82 (1.08%) PMI Certification
18 74 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 73 (0.96%) PMP
20 65 (0.86%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (3.03%) SLA
2 200 (2.64%) QA
3 98 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 39 (0.51%) JSP 440
6 23 (0.30%) ISO 14001
7 21 (0.28%) DO-178B
8 16 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.20%) IEC 61508
10 13 (0.17%) P3O
11 11 (0.15%) DO-254
12 10 (0.13%) Data Quality
13 9 (0.12%) COBIT
14 8 (0.11%) ARP4754
14 8 (0.11%) ARP4761
15 6 (0.079%) BS25999
15 6 (0.079%) TickIT
16 5 (0.066%) ISO 9000
16 5 (0.066%) WAI
17 1 (0.013%) HL7
System Software
1 575 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 342 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 131 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 91 (1.20%) vSphere
6 65 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 60 (0.79%) VMware ESX
8 58 (0.76%) XenApp
9 34 (0.45%) Docker
10 33 (0.44%) vCloud
11 31 (0.41%) XenDesktop
12 25 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
13 16 (0.21%) Xen
13 16 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 15 (0.20%) Firmware
15 14 (0.18%) NFS
16 12 (0.16%) Samba
16 12 (0.16%) Squid
16 12 (0.16%) XenServer
16 12 (0.16%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 215 (2.83%) SCCM
2 193 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
3 176 (2.32%) Puppet
4 89 (1.17%) SCOM
5 72 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 64 (0.84%) Ansible
7 61 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (0.62%) ZABBIX
9 42 (0.55%) OVSD
10 40 (0.53%) WSUS
11 36 (0.47%) Salt
12 35 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
13 34 (0.45%) logstash
14 31 (0.41%) OpenView
15 30 (0.40%) NetBackup
16 29 (0.38%) Rundeck
17 28 (0.37%) Kibana
18 26 (0.34%) Vagrant
19 24 (0.32%) SCOrch
19 24 (0.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1234 (16.27%) Microsoft
2 908 (11.97%) Oracle
3 600 (7.91%) HP
4 578 (7.62%) VMware
5 554 (7.30%) Cisco
6 236 (3.11%) Citrix
7 225 (2.97%) Juniper
8 198 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 184 (2.43%) SAP
10 153 (2.02%) IBM
11 151 (1.99%) CheckPoint
12 139 (1.83%) McAfee
13 122 (1.61%) F5
14 91 (1.20%) NetApp
15 74 (0.98%) Dell
15 74 (0.98%) Remedy
16 66 (0.87%) EMC
17 63 (0.83%) Google
18 62 (0.82%) Atlassian
19 61 (0.80%) Symantec
London
Templeton and Partners
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Good/negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £20 - 25 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorset
LA International
Rate: £40 - £43 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cumbria
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £21500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.90 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.90 - £43.28 per hour
Posted: Yesterday