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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
UK / England
Rank 10 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4010 4061 3888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.67% 8.73% 8.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.74% 41.46% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2398 2143
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 202 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +111.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.41 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.22%

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
8399 9794 9522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.26% 21.06% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5315 6007 5661
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 450 434
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +7 1298 £475 +2.04% 75
South East +2 1065 £425 +4.29% 115
South West +1 628 £425 +6.25% 80
North West +1 213 £470 +11.24% 27
West Midlands +5 202 £413 -0.72% 20
North East +2 201 £335 -0.74% 11
East of England +7 148 £400 - 16
Yorkshire -7 109 £425 -5.55% 8
East Midlands -3 101 £400 +4.57% 15
Midlands +7 9 £300 -40.00%
South Coast - 3 £550 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 5712 (70.45%) SC Cleared
2 1739 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1414 (17.44%) Windows
4 1347 (16.61%) DV Cleared
5 1264 (15.59%) Linux
6 1245 (15.36%) Microsoft
7 1052 (12.97%) ITIL
8 907 (11.19%) Java
9 884 (10.90%) Oracle
10 865 (10.67%) VMware
11 757 (9.34%) Cisco
12 747 (9.21%) Active Directory
13 736 (9.08%) Finance
14 715 (8.82%) Project Management
15 701 (8.65%) SQL
16 693 (8.55%) Migration
17 661 (8.15%) DevOps
18 653 (8.05%) Scrum
19 614 (7.57%) MS Excel
20 611 (7.54%) Firewall
21 579 (7.14%) Service Management
22 576 (7.10%) Windows Server
23 558 (6.88%) Unix
24 501 (6.18%) JavaScript
25 489 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
26 488 (6.02%) BPSS Clearance
27 480 (5.92%) C
28 472 (5.82%) Configuration Management
29 468 (5.77%) SQL Server
29 468 (5.77%) Analytical Skills

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
1 378 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 247 (3.05%) Confluence
3 223 (2.75%) Apache
4 167 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 155 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 118 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 115 (1.42%) WebLogic
8 110 (1.36%) JBoss
9 104 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 100 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 95 (1.17%) Skype for Business
12 81 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 72 (0.89%) OpenStack
14 71 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
15 70 (0.86%) nginx
16 65 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
16 65 (0.80%) IIS
17 57 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 48 (0.59%) CMS
19 39 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 614 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 404 (4.98%) MS Office
3 234 (2.89%) MS Project
4 136 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 113 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 68 (0.84%) HipChat
7 34 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.15%) Simulink
10 9 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.074%) CPLEX
12 5 (0.062%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.062%) SPSS
13 3 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.037%) Revit
13 3 (0.037%) Stateflow
14 2 (0.025%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.025%) Pixelmator
14 2 (0.025%) Siemens NX
14 2 (0.025%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 94 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 86 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 80 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 71 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 54 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
6 38 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
7 37 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
8 32 (0.39%) Primavera
9 19 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
10 17 (0.21%) SAP HR
11 15 (0.19%) SAP BPC
12 14 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
13 13 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
14 12 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
15 11 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
15 11 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
16 10 (0.12%) SAP FI
17 9 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
17 9 (0.11%) SAP CO
17 9 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 398 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 289 (3.56%) Office 365
3 221 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 172 (2.12%) IaaS
5 152 (1.87%) PaaS
6 92 (1.13%) GitHub
7 79 (0.97%) SaaS
8 46 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 44 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 42 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
14 18 (0.22%) Route 53
15 16 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (0.19%) OneDrive
17 13 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
18 12 (0.15%) Google Drive
19 10 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
19 10 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 611 (7.54%) Firewall
2 431 (5.32%) DNS
3 426 (5.25%) LAN
4 405 (5.00%) WAN
5 341 (4.21%) TCP/IP
6 231 (2.85%) VPN
7 217 (2.68%) DHCP
8 185 (2.28%) Network Security
9 164 (2.02%) SAN
10 152 (1.87%) HTTP
11 145 (1.79%) Internet
12 134 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
13 131 (1.62%) LDAP
14 121 (1.49%) Wireless
15 116 (1.43%) SSL
16 109 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
17 108 (1.33%) SSH
18 97 (1.20%) VoIP
19 88 (1.09%) VLAN
20 77 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 367 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
3 311 (3.84%) Hadoop
4 263 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 197 (2.43%) Big Data
6 177 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 156 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 149 (1.84%) MySQL
9 100 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 96 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 90 (1.11%) NoSQL
12 80 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 76 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 68 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
15 66 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 62 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
17 55 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
17 55 (0.68%) HBase
18 49 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
18 49 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 443 (5.46%) Jenkins
2 437 (5.39%) JIRA
3 423 (5.22%) Git (software)
4 150 (1.85%) JUnit
5 148 (1.83%) Selenium
6 141 (1.74%) Bitbucket
6 141 (1.74%) Maven
7 124 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 123 (1.52%) Ant
9 115 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 112 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 98 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
12 93 (1.15%) Subversion
13 80 (0.99%) SonarQube
14 79 (0.97%) JIRA Agile
15 71 (0.88%) Liquibase
16 67 (0.83%) Eclipse
17 65 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
18 56 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 51 (0.63%) Gradle
General
1 736 (9.08%) Finance
2 263 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 168 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 117 (1.44%) Legal
5 105 (1.30%) Electronics
5 105 (1.30%) Marketing
6 101 (1.25%) Military
7 74 (0.91%) Law
8 71 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 36 (0.44%) Retail
10 28 (0.35%) Publishing
11 17 (0.21%) Banking
12 16 (0.20%) Billing
13 15 (0.19%) Back Office
14 13 (0.16%) Local Government
15 11 (0.14%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.12%) Advertising
17 7 (0.086%) Automotive
17 7 (0.086%) Avionics
17 7 (0.086%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1195 (14.74%) Developer
2 942 (11.62%) Architect
3 799 (9.85%) Analyst
4 588 (7.25%) Consultant
5 425 (5.24%) Project Manager
6 364 (4.49%) Java Developer
7 305 (3.76%) Network Engineer
8 294 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 264 (3.26%) Business Analyst
10 225 (2.78%) Support Engineer
11 164 (2.02%) Administrator
12 150 (1.85%) Software Engineer
13 142 (1.75%) Technical Architect
14 133 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
15 129 (1.59%) SC Cleared Project Manager
16 122 (1.50%) Infrastructure Architect
17 121 (1.49%) Systems Engineer
18 117 (1.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
19 116 (1.43%) Security Architect
20 110 (1.36%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (5.29%) HTML
2 375 (4.63%) CSS
3 356 (4.39%) .NET
4 349 (4.30%) Web Services
5 295 (3.64%) XML
6 207 (2.55%) Spring
7 196 (2.42%) REST
8 170 (2.10%) AngularJS
9 161 (1.99%) HTML5
10 160 (1.97%) ELK Stack
11 139 (1.71%) jQuery
12 136 (1.68%) RESTful
13 132 (1.63%) Middleware
14 131 (1.62%) J2EE
15 128 (1.58%) Node.js
16 118 (1.46%) CSS3
17 117 (1.44%) JSON
18 105 (1.30%) SOAP
19 100 (1.23%) Software Packaging
20 99 (1.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 468 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 351 (4.33%) Data Centre
3 323 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 132 (1.63%) User Experience
5 129 (1.59%) PKI
6 100 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 87 (1.07%) CESG
8 80 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 78 (0.96%) Replication
10 77 (0.95%) Clustering
11 60 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
12 56 (0.69%) Public Cloud
13 55 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 55 (0.68%) NHS
14 53 (0.65%) Client/Server
15 51 (0.63%) CMDB
16 50 (0.62%) Driving Licence
17 49 (0.60%) Blackberry
18 45 (0.56%) Private Cloud
19 44 (0.54%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1414 (17.44%) Windows
2 1264 (15.59%) Linux
3 576 (7.10%) Windows Server
4 558 (6.88%) Unix
5 349 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 308 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 257 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 222 (2.74%) CentOS
9 206 (2.54%) Windows 7
10 197 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 140 (1.73%) Windows 10
12 125 (1.54%) Solaris
13 107 (1.32%) AIX
14 91 (1.12%) Ubuntu
15 59 (0.73%) Windows XP
16 57 (0.70%) Android
17 52 (0.64%) Apple iOS
18 47 (0.58%) CoreOS
19 38 (0.47%) HPUX
20 36 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1739 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1052 (12.97%) ITIL
3 715 (8.82%) Project Management
4 693 (8.55%) Migration
5 661 (8.15%) DevOps
6 653 (8.05%) Scrum
7 579 (7.14%) Service Management
8 472 (5.82%) Configuration Management
9 465 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
10 446 (5.50%) PRINCE2
11 414 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 365 (4.50%) Open Source
13 350 (4.32%) Software Engineering
14 336 (4.14%) Change Management
15 295 (3.64%) Service Delivery
16 289 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
17 279 (3.44%) Risk Management
18 276 (3.40%) TDD
19 260 (3.21%) Cybersecurity
20 258 (3.18%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 907 (11.19%) Java
2 701 (8.65%) SQL
3 501 (6.18%) JavaScript
4 480 (5.92%) C
5 389 (4.80%) C#
6 386 (4.76%) Python
7 330 (4.07%) PowerShell
8 256 (3.16%) Ruby
9 223 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 213 (2.63%) C++
11 211 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 189 (2.33%) Perl
13 133 (1.64%) PHP
14 113 (1.39%) VB
15 100 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 87 (1.07%) Scala
17 70 (0.86%) Go
17 70 (0.86%) VBScript
18 48 (0.59%) T-SQL
19 37 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5712 (70.45%) SC Cleared
2 1347 (16.61%) DV Cleared
3 488 (6.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 375 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
5 352 (4.34%) Degree
6 233 (2.87%) CCNP
7 198 (2.44%) CCNA
8 173 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 165 (2.04%) CISSP
10 149 (1.84%) CTC Cleared
11 127 (1.57%) BC Cleared
12 124 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
13 116 (1.43%) ISEB
14 102 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 79 (0.97%) CCIE
16 73 (0.90%) ISTQB
17 68 (0.84%) MCSE
18 67 (0.83%) PMP
19 66 (0.81%) APMP
20 62 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 193 (2.38%) SLA
3 190 (2.34%) QA
4 148 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 59 (0.73%) JSP 440
6 59 (0.73%) RMADS
7 57 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 43 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 19 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 17 (0.21%) COBIT
11 13 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
12 11 (0.14%) Def Stans
12 11 (0.14%) ISO22301
13 9 (0.11%) ISO 9000
14 8 (0.099%) DO-178B
15 7 (0.086%) ISO27002
16 6 (0.074%) MISRA
16 6 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 5 (0.062%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 747 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 489 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 407 (5.02%) Docker
4 147 (1.81%) vSphere
5 125 (1.54%) vCloud
6 123 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 94 (1.16%) XenApp
8 81 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
9 79 (0.97%) Squid
10 71 (0.88%) Postfix
11 66 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 63 (0.78%) XenDesktop
13 61 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
14 38 (0.47%) Firmware
15 37 (0.46%) VMware ESX
16 36 (0.44%) HDFS
17 27 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
18 23 (0.28%) etcd
18 23 (0.28%) flannel
18 23 (0.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 426 (5.25%) Puppet
2 275 (3.39%) Ansible
3 217 (2.68%) SCCM
4 209 (2.58%) Kubernetes
5 175 (2.16%) Terraform
5 175 (2.16%) ZABBIX
6 135 (1.67%) logstash
7 123 (1.52%) Kibana
8 98 (1.21%) Rancher
9 77 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
10 75 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 67 (0.83%) SCOM
12 57 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 52 (0.64%) Consul
14 44 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
14 44 (0.54%) WSUS
15 42 (0.52%) Nessus
16 41 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
17 39 (0.48%) Packer
18 38 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1245 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 884 (10.90%) Oracle
3 865 (10.67%) VMware
4 757 (9.34%) Cisco
5 373 (4.60%) HP
6 336 (4.14%) Red Hat
7 287 (3.54%) Juniper
8 222 (2.74%) SAP
9 210 (2.59%) CheckPoint
10 195 (2.41%) Citrix
11 180 (2.22%) IBM
12 153 (1.89%) Atlassian
13 148 (1.83%) F5
14 128 (1.58%) Intel Security
15 103 (1.27%) EMC
16 95 (1.17%) Remedy
17 87 (1.07%) CA
18 79 (0.97%) ServiceNow
19 77 (0.95%) Sonatype
20 73 (0.90%) Splunk
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £335.76 - £377.73 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + Highly Competitive Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £17 - £17.77 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Spring Technology
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £335.76 - £419.70 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol Area
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £18 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
Adteq
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago