The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 22 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3344 2540 2807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.78% 5.45% 5.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.39% 30.58% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1753 1259 1428
Average daily rate
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£398 £377 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 165 224
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.00 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9190 8305 9096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.62% 17.82% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 4509 4797
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 455 566
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.96 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
UK

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 1 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 1 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1125 £380 +4.46% 182
London +28 849 £428 +0.58% 119
South West -1 553 £375 -6.25% 88
North West +9 212 £350 -7.89% 28
West Midlands +9 186 £375 +3.44% 25
East of England +19 145 £375 +4.16% 40
East Midlands +13 97 £330 -17.50% 12
North East +6 93 £350 -6.60% 4
Yorkshire -10 58 £375 +66.66% 17
Midlands +14 15 £350 -22.22%
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 4959 (70.07%) SC Cleared
2 1458 (20.60%) Windows
3 1337 (18.89%) Microsoft
4 1271 (17.96%) DV Cleared
5 1024 (14.47%) Oracle
6 934 (13.20%) ITIL
7 839 (11.86%) SQL
8 744 (10.51%) HP
9 689 (9.74%) MS Excel
10 684 (9.67%) Project Management
11 607 (8.58%) Finance
12 574 (8.11%) Active Directory
13 558 (7.88%) .NET
14 556 (7.86%) Linux
15 506 (7.15%) UNIX
16 491 (6.94%) PRINCE2
16 491 (6.94%) VMware
17 479 (6.77%) Java
18 476 (6.73%) SQL Server
19 473 (6.68%) Cisco
20 464 (6.56%) Telecoms
21 463 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
22 456 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
23 439 (6.20%) SharePoint
24 438 (6.19%) MS Office
25 414 (5.85%) Service Management
26 411 (5.81%) Migration
27 406 (5.74%) Windows 7
28 396 (5.60%) C#
29 380 (5.37%) JavaScript

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 439 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 299 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 119 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 101 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 99 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 89 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
7 80 (1.13%) Apache
8 79 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 74 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
10 72 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 68 (0.96%) IIS
12 65 (0.92%) Lync
13 54 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
14 50 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 47 (0.66%) WebSphere
16 45 (0.64%) Confluence
17 43 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 34 (0.48%) Tomcat
19 32 (0.45%) MS Project Server
19 32 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 689 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 438 (6.19%) MS Office
3 264 (3.73%) MS Project
4 111 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 92 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.18%) Simulink
9 10 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.099%) PaintShop Pro
10 7 (0.099%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.099%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.085%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.071%) Windchill
12 5 (0.071%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.057%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.042%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.042%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.028%) SPSS
16 1 (0.014%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 235 (3.32%) Oracle EBS
2 108 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 97 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 81 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
5 51 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
6 46 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
7 37 (0.52%) Summit
8 33 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
8 33 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 33 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
9 32 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 23 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
11 21 (0.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 19 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
13 17 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
14 15 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
14 15 (0.21%) ResourceLink
15 13 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
16 12 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
17 11 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (0.88%) SaaS
2 33 (0.47%) IaaS
3 31 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.34%) PaaS
6 16 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (0.099%) Office 365
8 5 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.057%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.028%) GitHub
10 2 (0.028%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (0.014%) Taleo
11 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 290 (4.10%) Firewall
2 273 (3.86%) DNS
3 257 (3.63%) LAN
4 253 (3.57%) SAN
5 205 (2.90%) WAN
6 197 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 173 (2.44%) DHCP
8 126 (1.78%) Network Security
9 117 (1.65%) VPN
10 107 (1.51%) Internet
11 87 (1.23%) LDAP
11 87 (1.23%) HTTP
12 80 (1.13%) SSL
13 76 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
14 57 (0.81%) MPLS
15 53 (0.75%) Wireless
16 51 (0.72%) SMTP
16 51 (0.72%) NAS
17 50 (0.71%) VLAN
18 49 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 309 (4.37%) Oracle Database
3 159 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
4 155 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 110 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 109 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 101 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 95 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 83 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 77 (1.09%) MySQL
10 77 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
11 72 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 70 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 57 (0.81%) RDBMS
14 52 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 49 (0.69%) MongoDB
16 41 (0.58%) Big Data
17 40 (0.57%) Hadoop
18 38 (0.54%) DB2
19 31 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 137 (1.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 89 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 89 (1.26%) Jenkins
3 82 (1.16%) MSI
4 80 (1.13%) LoadRunner
5 79 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 69 (0.97%) Maven
7 65 (0.92%) Subversion
8 64 (0.90%) Selenium
8 64 (0.90%) JIRA
9 59 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
10 58 (0.82%) Git (software)
11 47 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
12 42 (0.59%) Eclipse
13 40 (0.57%) ClearCase
13 40 (0.57%) Ant
14 39 (0.55%) StarTeam
15 36 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
16 34 (0.48%) JUnit
16 34 (0.48%) JMeter
General
1 607 (8.58%) Finance
2 464 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 208 (2.94%) Military
4 99 (1.40%) Back Office
5 95 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 64 (0.90%) Legal
7 40 (0.57%) Publishing
8 36 (0.51%) Retail
9 35 (0.49%) Electronics
10 30 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 29 (0.41%) Marketing
12 27 (0.38%) Billing
12 27 (0.38%) Banking
13 24 (0.34%) Local Government
14 23 (0.32%) Front Office
15 21 (0.30%) Law
15 21 (0.30%) Avionics
16 20 (0.28%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.14%) Automotive
18 6 (0.085%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 889 (12.56%) Analyst
2 847 (11.97%) Developer
3 543 (7.67%) Consultant
4 540 (7.63%) Architect
5 469 (6.63%) Project Manager
6 242 (3.42%) Test Analyst
7 212 (3.00%) Support Engineer
8 182 (2.57%) Administrator
9 175 (2.47%) Business Analyst
10 169 (2.39%) Network Engineer
11 163 (2.30%) Tester
12 144 (2.03%) DBA
13 138 (1.95%) Desktop Support
14 135 (1.91%) Test Manager
15 134 (1.89%) Java Developer
16 124 (1.75%) .NET Developer
17 119 (1.68%) Desktop Engineer
18 117 (1.65%) Solutions Architect
19 114 (1.61%) Technical Architect
20 105 (1.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (7.88%) .NET
2 339 (4.79%) HTML
3 311 (4.39%) ASP.NET
4 228 (3.22%) JSP
5 222 (3.14%) XML
6 201 (2.84%) Web Services
7 167 (2.36%) CSS
8 109 (1.54%) Middleware
9 85 (1.20%) .NET Framework
10 80 (1.13%) Spring
11 78 (1.10%) jQuery
12 73 (1.03%) HTML5
13 69 (0.97%) J2EE
14 67 (0.95%) REST
15 55 (0.78%) Application Packaging
16 54 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (0.71%) CSS3
18 49 (0.69%) SOAP
19 48 (0.68%) Hibernate
20 47 (0.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 284 (4.01%) Management Information System
2 157 (2.22%) Open Source
3 125 (1.77%) Blackberry
4 113 (1.60%) CESG
5 101 (1.43%) Clustering
6 76 (1.07%) PKI
7 74 (1.05%) CMDB
8 67 (0.95%) RMADS
9 62 (0.88%) Replication
9 62 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 60 (0.85%) Statistics
11 49 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
12 48 (0.68%) GIS
13 46 (0.65%) Economics
14 44 (0.62%) Data Integration
15 43 (0.61%) NHS
16 42 (0.59%) Fat Client
16 42 (0.59%) Thin Client
17 33 (0.47%) Visualisation
18 32 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1458 (20.60%) Windows
2 556 (7.86%) Linux
3 506 (7.15%) UNIX
4 463 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 456 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 406 (5.74%) Windows 7
7 312 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 113 (1.60%) Solaris
8 113 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 80 (1.13%) Windows 2000
9 80 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (0.93%) Windows Vista
11 40 (0.57%) Android
11 40 (0.57%) AIX
12 38 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 35 (0.49%) CentOS
14 32 (0.45%) HPUX
15 23 (0.32%) Ubuntu
16 19 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 19 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (13.20%) ITIL
2 684 (9.67%) Project Management
3 491 (6.94%) PRINCE2
4 414 (5.85%) Service Management
5 411 (5.81%) Migration
6 373 (5.27%) Service Delivery
7 362 (5.12%) Configuration Management
8 359 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
9 336 (4.75%) Test Scripting
10 308 (4.35%) Scrum
11 281 (3.97%) CRM
12 259 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 242 (3.42%) Change Management
14 222 (3.14%) Risk Management
15 196 (2.77%) Software Engineering
16 192 (2.71%) UML
17 186 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 177 (2.50%) Workflow
19 168 (2.37%) Change Control
20 166 (2.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 839 (11.86%) SQL
2 479 (6.77%) Java
3 396 (5.60%) C#
4 380 (5.37%) JavaScript
5 284 (4.01%) C
6 209 (2.95%) PL/SQL
7 166 (2.35%) VB
7 166 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 139 (1.96%) C++
9 120 (1.70%) Shell Script
10 101 (1.43%) Python
11 99 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 85 (1.20%) PHP
13 77 (1.09%) Perl
14 75 (1.06%) VBScript
15 63 (0.89%) VBA
16 62 (0.88%) Ruby
17 60 (0.85%) VB.NET
18 35 (0.49%) Bash Shell
19 26 (0.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4959 (70.07%) SC Cleared
2 1271 (17.96%) DV Cleared
3 329 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 234 (3.31%) Degree
5 201 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 180 (2.54%) ISEB
7 168 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 164 (2.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 129 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 125 (1.77%) CTC Cleared
11 115 (1.62%) CCNP
12 107 (1.51%) BC Cleared
12 107 (1.51%) CCNA
13 97 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
14 89 (1.26%) MCSE
14 89 (1.26%) MCP
15 85 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 82 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 71 (1.00%) CISSP
18 55 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (4.52%) SLA
2 227 (3.21%) QA
3 92 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (0.96%) JSP 440
5 59 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 38 (0.54%) ISO 14001
7 21 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.28%) COBIT
9 19 (0.27%) DO-178B
10 18 (0.25%) ISO 9000
11 15 (0.21%) P3O
12 14 (0.20%) PCI DSS
13 12 (0.17%) BS15000
14 6 (0.085%) GPG13
15 4 (0.057%) BS7799
16 3 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.042%) WCAG
17 2 (0.028%) BS25999
18 1 (0.014%) GxP
18 1 (0.014%) HL7
System Software
1 574 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 304 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 106 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 98 (1.38%) vSphere
6 96 (1.36%) XenApp
7 71 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 57 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 55 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
11 37 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
12 35 (0.49%) NFS
13 29 (0.41%) Nmap
13 29 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 26 (0.37%) XenServer
15 22 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 22 (0.31%) ISA Server
16 20 (0.28%) vCloud
17 15 (0.21%) Sendmail
18 13 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 254 (3.59%) SCCM
2 190 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
3 134 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 71 (1.00%) SCOM
5 54 (0.76%) Puppet
6 49 (0.69%) OpenView
7 45 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 43 (0.61%) WSUS
9 42 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
10 39 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 36 (0.51%) Backup Exec
11 36 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
12 34 (0.48%) OVSD
13 33 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 33 (0.47%) Data Guard
14 30 (0.42%) Tivoli
14 30 (0.42%) Nessus
15 29 (0.41%) HP SIM
16 25 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 24 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1337 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 1024 (14.47%) Oracle
3 744 (10.51%) HP
4 491 (6.94%) VMware
5 473 (6.68%) Cisco
6 359 (5.07%) Citrix
7 148 (2.09%) McAfee
8 143 (2.02%) SAP
9 141 (1.99%) Red Hat
10 128 (1.81%) CheckPoint
11 122 (1.72%) Juniper
12 116 (1.64%) IBM
13 106 (1.50%) EMC
14 86 (1.22%) Remedy
15 83 (1.17%) F5
16 79 (1.12%) Symantec
17 78 (1.10%) CA
17 78 (1.10%) Lumension
18 68 (0.96%) AppSense
19 62 (0.88%) Dell
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 55 minutes ago
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