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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 22 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3559 2483 2874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.98% 5.10% 5.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.65% 29.03% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1229 1416
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 155 230
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
9453 8554 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 17.58% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4742 4877
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 442 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.26 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 1123 £375 +1.35% 167
London +38 909 £450 +5.88% 121
South West 0 619 £400 +6.66% 95
North West +17 256 £375 - 36
West Midlands +8 178 £330 -12.00% 28
East of England +20 174 £375 +5.63% 33
East Midlands +18 111 £330 +1.53% 7
North East +6 91 £350 +2.18% 10
Yorkshire +11 85 £359 +92.48% 18
Midlands +20 17 £350 -22.22% 1
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4946 (70.24%) SC Cleared
2 1425 (20.24%) Windows
3 1311 (18.62%) Microsoft
4 1191 (16.91%) DV Cleared
5 992 (14.09%) Oracle
6 957 (13.59%) ITIL
7 826 (11.73%) SQL
8 760 (10.79%) HP
9 682 (9.68%) Project Management
10 659 (9.36%) MS Excel
11 622 (8.83%) Finance
12 574 (8.15%) Active Directory
13 556 (7.90%) Linux
14 552 (7.84%) .NET
15 501 (7.11%) VMware
16 493 (7.00%) PRINCE2
17 476 (6.76%) Cisco
18 473 (6.72%) Java
19 464 (6.59%) UNIX
20 452 (6.42%) SQL Server
21 451 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
21 451 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
22 445 (6.32%) Service Management
23 439 (6.23%) Telecoms
24 428 (6.08%) MS Office
25 421 (5.98%) Migration
26 413 (5.86%) SharePoint
27 394 (5.60%) C#
28 386 (5.48%) Windows 7
29 385 (5.47%) JavaScript

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 413 (5.86%) SharePoint
2 301 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 111 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 95 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 95 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 81 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
6 75 (1.07%) Apache
7 72 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 65 (0.92%) IIS
8 65 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
9 59 (0.84%) Lync
9 59 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 57 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 52 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 45 (0.64%) Confluence
12 45 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 37 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
14 34 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 32 (0.45%) Tomcat
16 31 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 659 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 428 (6.08%) MS Office
3 268 (3.81%) MS Project
4 91 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 82 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.18%) Simulink
9 12 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.14%) Fireworks
11 7 (0.099%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.099%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.085%) PaintShop Pro
13 4 (0.057%) Windchill
14 3 (0.043%) SPSS
14 3 (0.043%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.043%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.028%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.014%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 239 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 104 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 101 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 74 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
5 54 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
6 49 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
7 48 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
8 47 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 43 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 33 (0.47%) Summit
10 33 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
11 28 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
12 21 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
12 21 (0.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 19 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
14 17 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
15 16 (0.23%) assyst
16 15 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
16 15 (0.21%) ResourceLink
17 14 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (0.84%) SaaS
2 39 (0.55%) IaaS
3 38 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (0.36%) PaaS
5 18 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (0.16%) Office 365
8 4 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.057%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.043%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (0.043%) GitHub
10 1 (0.014%) Taleo
10 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 309 (4.39%) Firewall
2 261 (3.71%) DNS
3 255 (3.62%) SAN
4 251 (3.56%) LAN
5 212 (3.01%) WAN
6 198 (2.81%) TCP/IP
7 173 (2.46%) DHCP
8 132 (1.87%) Network Security
9 117 (1.66%) VPN
10 99 (1.41%) Internet
11 98 (1.39%) HTTP
12 88 (1.25%) SSL
13 86 (1.22%) LDAP
14 76 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (0.81%) MPLS
16 53 (0.75%) Wireless
17 52 (0.74%) VLAN
18 51 (0.72%) SMTP
19 49 (0.70%) X.400
20 46 (0.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 275 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 164 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 132 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 107 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 100 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 96 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 89 (1.26%) Relational Database
9 77 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 75 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 71 (1.01%) MySQL
11 71 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
12 67 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (0.68%) MongoDB
15 45 (0.64%) RDBMS
15 45 (0.64%) Big Data
16 37 (0.53%) DB2
17 36 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
18 34 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 128 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 96 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 92 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (1.08%) LoadRunner
5 75 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 75 (1.07%) MSI
6 69 (0.98%) Subversion
7 67 (0.95%) Git (software)
7 67 (0.95%) Maven
8 63 (0.89%) JIRA
9 57 (0.81%) Selenium
10 50 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
11 45 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
12 43 (0.61%) ClearCase
13 42 (0.60%) Eclipse
14 39 (0.55%) Ant
15 37 (0.53%) JUnit
16 35 (0.50%) StarTeam
17 32 (0.45%) JMeter
18 27 (0.38%) NUnit
General
1 622 (8.83%) Finance
2 439 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 203 (2.88%) Military
4 103 (1.46%) Back Office
5 85 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 68 (0.97%) Legal
7 44 (0.62%) Publishing
8 33 (0.47%) Billing
9 32 (0.45%) Electronics
9 32 (0.45%) General Ledger
10 28 (0.40%) Local Government
10 28 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 27 (0.38%) Retail
11 27 (0.38%) Law
11 27 (0.38%) Marketing
12 25 (0.36%) Banking
13 24 (0.34%) Front Office
14 22 (0.31%) Avionics
15 10 (0.14%) Automotive
16 6 (0.085%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 864 (12.27%) Analyst
2 826 (11.73%) Developer
3 555 (7.88%) Architect
4 516 (7.33%) Consultant
5 483 (6.86%) Project Manager
6 236 (3.35%) Test Analyst
7 219 (3.11%) Support Engineer
8 180 (2.56%) Administrator
9 164 (2.33%) Network Engineer
10 158 (2.24%) Business Analyst
11 151 (2.14%) Tester
12 145 (2.06%) Java Developer
13 144 (2.04%) Desktop Support
14 138 (1.96%) Test Manager
15 131 (1.86%) DBA
16 129 (1.83%) .NET Developer
17 120 (1.70%) Technical Architect
18 119 (1.69%) Desktop Engineer
18 119 (1.69%) Service Manager
19 114 (1.62%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 552 (7.84%) .NET
2 352 (5.00%) HTML
3 325 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 237 (3.37%) XML
5 236 (3.35%) JSP
6 210 (2.98%) Web Services
7 159 (2.26%) CSS
8 103 (1.46%) Middleware
9 84 (1.19%) .NET Framework
10 79 (1.12%) REST
11 78 (1.11%) Spring
11 78 (1.11%) jQuery
12 73 (1.04%) HTML5
13 69 (0.98%) J2EE
14 60 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 59 (0.84%) SOAP
16 53 (0.75%) Application Packaging
17 51 (0.72%) CSS3
17 51 (0.72%) Hibernate
18 49 (0.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 286 (4.06%) Management Information System
2 153 (2.17%) Open Source
3 134 (1.90%) Blackberry
4 108 (1.53%) CESG
5 107 (1.52%) Clustering
6 77 (1.09%) RMADS
7 76 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 70 (0.99%) CMDB
9 65 (0.92%) PKI
10 63 (0.89%) Replication
11 58 (0.82%) Statistics
12 50 (0.71%) NHS
13 49 (0.70%) Data Integration
14 48 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
15 44 (0.62%) Economics
16 43 (0.61%) GIS
17 36 (0.51%) Fat Client
17 36 (0.51%) Thin Client
18 35 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
19 34 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1425 (20.24%) Windows
2 556 (7.90%) Linux
3 464 (6.59%) UNIX
4 451 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 451 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 386 (5.48%) Windows 7
6 305 (4.33%) Windows XP
7 117 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 96 (1.36%) Solaris
9 86 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (1.09%) Windows 2000
11 67 (0.95%) Windows Vista
12 54 (0.77%) CentOS
13 47 (0.67%) AIX
14 39 (0.55%) Android
15 32 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 30 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 24 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.33%) HPUX
19 21 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 957 (13.59%) ITIL
2 682 (9.68%) Project Management
3 493 (7.00%) PRINCE2
4 445 (6.32%) Service Management
5 421 (5.98%) Migration
6 376 (5.34%) Service Delivery
7 348 (4.94%) Configuration Management
8 329 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
9 320 (4.54%) Test Scripting
10 312 (4.43%) Scrum
11 284 (4.03%) CRM
12 264 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 230 (3.27%) Risk Management
14 227 (3.22%) Change Management
15 191 (2.71%) Software Engineering
16 179 (2.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 175 (2.49%) UML
17 175 (2.49%) Workflow
18 163 (2.31%) Validation
19 162 (2.30%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 826 (11.73%) SQL
2 473 (6.72%) Java
3 394 (5.60%) C#
4 385 (5.47%) JavaScript
5 264 (3.75%) C
6 187 (2.66%) PL/SQL
7 168 (2.39%) PowerShell
8 159 (2.26%) VB
9 122 (1.73%) C++
10 107 (1.52%) T-SQL
11 106 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 102 (1.45%) Python
13 89 (1.26%) VBScript
13 89 (1.26%) PHP
14 81 (1.15%) Perl
15 73 (1.04%) Ruby
16 65 (0.92%) VBA
17 49 (0.70%) VB.NET
18 38 (0.54%) Bash Shell
19 30 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4946 (70.24%) SC Cleared
2 1191 (16.91%) DV Cleared
3 334 (4.74%) ISTQB
4 240 (3.41%) Degree
5 221 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
6 187 (2.66%) ISEB
7 177 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 161 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 136 (1.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 135 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
11 129 (1.83%) CCNP
12 123 (1.75%) BC Cleared
13 119 (1.69%) CCNA
14 94 (1.33%) MCSE
14 94 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
15 88 (1.25%) MCP
16 86 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 79 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 79 (1.12%) CISSP
18 54 (0.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (4.80%) SLA
2 213 (3.02%) QA
3 93 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (0.94%) JSP 440
5 55 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 34 (0.48%) ISO 14001
7 23 (0.33%) DO-178B
8 22 (0.31%) COBIT
9 21 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.24%) BS15000
10 17 (0.24%) ISO 9000
11 14 (0.20%) P3O
12 13 (0.18%) PCI DSS
13 9 (0.13%) BS7799
14 7 (0.099%) GPG13
15 5 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 4 (0.057%) WCAG
17 2 (0.028%) BS25999
18 1 (0.014%) GxP
18 1 (0.014%) Solvency II
System Software
1 574 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 301 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 101 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 100 (1.42%) vSphere
6 90 (1.28%) XenApp
7 75 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 61 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 58 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (0.51%) XenServer
10 36 (0.51%) NFS
11 32 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
12 30 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
13 28 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 26 (0.37%) Nmap
15 21 (0.30%) vCloud
16 20 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 19 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
18 18 (0.26%) ISA Server
19 14 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 257 (3.65%) SCCM
2 176 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 125 (1.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 77 (1.09%) SCOM
5 75 (1.07%) Puppet
6 52 (0.74%) OpenView
7 43 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 39 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 37 (0.53%) OVSD
9 37 (0.53%) HP UCMDB
10 36 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 36 (0.51%) Backup Exec
11 35 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
12 32 (0.45%) WSUS
12 32 (0.45%) HP SIM
12 32 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 29 (0.41%) Nessus
14 28 (0.40%) Data Guard
14 28 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 27 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1311 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 992 (14.09%) Oracle
3 760 (10.79%) HP
4 501 (7.11%) VMware
5 476 (6.76%) Cisco
6 343 (4.87%) Citrix
7 147 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 135 (1.92%) McAfee
8 135 (1.92%) SAP
9 130 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 130 (1.85%) Juniper
10 120 (1.70%) IBM
11 99 (1.41%) EMC
12 85 (1.21%) F5
13 84 (1.19%) Symantec
14 83 (1.18%) Remedy
15 78 (1.11%) CA
16 69 (0.98%) Lumension
17 67 (0.95%) Dell
18 63 (0.89%) AppSense
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £347 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brough, North Humberside
Experis Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Somerset
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £25 to £30 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 22 hours ago