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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 22 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3400 3515 2602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.02% 7.30% 6.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.37% 37.79% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1924 1351
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £372
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 180 151
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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
9097 9302 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.78% 19.32% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5496 4195
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 479 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 1162 £388 +9.92% 140
London +1 830 £425 -1.44% 112
South West -1 536 £403 +15.82% 83
North West -3 280 £415 +10.53% 36
East of England +9 137 £381 -0.97% 31
West Midlands -12 135 £425 +35.78% 14
East Midlands +10 110 £425 +13.33% 9
North East -4 107 £340 +28.90% 5
Yorkshire -7 84 £353 +9.30% 10
Midlands -1 10 £500 +11.11%
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4727 (65.33%) SC Cleared
2 1618 (22.36%) Windows
3 1553 (21.46%) DV Cleared
4 1312 (18.13%) Microsoft
5 1040 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
6 977 (13.50%) ITIL
7 969 (13.39%) Oracle
8 941 (13.00%) SQL
9 938 (12.96%) Linux
10 807 (11.15%) Java
11 691 (9.55%) MS Excel
12 689 (9.52%) Project Management
13 670 (9.26%) Active Directory
14 665 (9.19%) VMware
15 638 (8.82%) Finance
16 625 (8.64%) UNIX
17 583 (8.06%) HP
18 556 (7.68%) Cisco
19 549 (7.59%) Migration
20 484 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
21 481 (6.65%) SQL Server
22 447 (6.18%) .NET
23 441 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
24 427 (5.90%) MS Office
25 421 (5.82%) PRINCE2
25 421 (5.82%) HTML
26 415 (5.74%) Configuration Management
27 413 (5.71%) JavaScript
28 409 (5.65%) Service Management
29 407 (5.62%) Windows 7

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 340 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 194 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 177 (2.45%) WebLogic
4 130 (1.80%) JBoss
5 97 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 95 (1.31%) Apache
7 94 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 86 (1.19%) IIS
9 74 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 72 (1.00%) Tomcat
11 69 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 62 (0.86%) CMS
13 59 (0.82%) Lync
14 57 (0.79%) Confluence
15 46 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
16 44 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
17 42 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
18 38 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
19 32 (0.44%) Node.js
20 31 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 691 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 427 (5.90%) MS Office
3 197 (2.72%) MS Project
4 126 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 100 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 14 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
11 11 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 10 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
13 7 (0.097%) Simulink
14 6 (0.083%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.083%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.083%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.055%) SPSS
15 4 (0.055%) Mingle
16 3 (0.041%) Revit
16 3 (0.041%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 188 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 119 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 81 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 57 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 43 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 27 (0.37%) Summit
7 26 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 26 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
8 25 (0.35%) Primavera
9 18 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
10 16 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
10 16 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
11 15 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 14 (0.19%) Maximo
13 13 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
13 13 (0.18%) Teamcenter
14 12 (0.17%) SAP ERP
14 12 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
15 10 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
15 10 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (0.80%) Office 365
2 50 (0.69%) PaaS
3 45 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 38 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.36%) SaaS
5 26 (0.36%) GitHub
6 21 (0.29%) IaaS
7 17 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.097%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.055%) Google Drive
14 3 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.028%) HP Helion
16 1 (0.014%) iPaaS
16 1 (0.014%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 377 (5.21%) Firewall
2 274 (3.79%) LAN
3 271 (3.75%) WAN
4 249 (3.44%) DNS
5 235 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 198 (2.74%) SAN
7 164 (2.27%) DHCP
8 150 (2.07%) Internet
9 136 (1.88%) VPN
10 128 (1.77%) Network Security
11 123 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
12 98 (1.35%) SSL
13 88 (1.22%) HTTP
14 76 (1.05%) LDAP
15 74 (1.02%) OSPF
16 73 (1.01%) MPLS
17 63 (0.87%) IPsec
18 51 (0.70%) BGP
19 50 (0.69%) Ethernet
20 45 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 268 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 140 (1.93%) MySQL
4 135 (1.87%) MongoDB
5 108 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 108 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 89 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 87 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 85 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 85 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 82 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
10 68 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 67 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 54 (0.75%) MS Access
13 52 (0.72%) Big Data
14 51 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
15 47 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 46 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 42 (0.58%) RDBMS
18 41 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 176 (2.43%) Subversion
2 168 (2.32%) JIRA
3 142 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 140 (1.93%) Ant
5 137 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 130 (1.80%) ClearCase
7 118 (1.63%) Maven
8 102 (1.41%) JUnit
9 93 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 87 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 86 (1.19%) Selenium
12 80 (1.11%) MSI
13 59 (0.82%) LoadRunner
14 58 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
15 53 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
15 53 (0.73%) Cucumber
16 46 (0.64%) JMeter
16 46 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 46 (0.64%) StarTeam
17 43 (0.59%) GoogleTest
General
1 638 (8.82%) Finance
2 275 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 120 (1.66%) Military
4 104 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 65 (0.90%) Legal
6 59 (0.82%) Law
7 32 (0.44%) Banking
7 32 (0.44%) Marketing
8 31 (0.43%) Publishing
9 29 (0.40%) Local Government
9 29 (0.40%) Electronics
10 25 (0.35%) Retail
11 21 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 19 (0.26%) Back Office
13 15 (0.21%) Billing
14 14 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.17%) Avionics
16 6 (0.083%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.041%) Automotive
17 3 (0.041%) Games
Job Titles
1 1115 (15.41%) Developer
2 737 (10.19%) Analyst
3 611 (8.44%) Architect
4 509 (7.03%) Consultant
5 453 (6.26%) Project Manager
6 335 (4.63%) Java Developer
7 206 (2.85%) Network Engineer
8 191 (2.64%) Support Engineer
9 176 (2.43%) Software Engineer
10 172 (2.38%) Business Analyst
11 171 (2.36%) Test Analyst
12 164 (2.27%) Administrator
13 143 (1.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 134 (1.85%) Technical Architect
15 132 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
16 128 (1.77%) Tester
17 124 (1.71%) Service Manager
18 118 (1.63%) .NET Developer
19 116 (1.60%) DBA
20 114 (1.58%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (6.18%) .NET
2 421 (5.82%) HTML
3 349 (4.82%) XML
4 303 (4.19%) Web Services
5 261 (3.61%) J2EE
6 238 (3.29%) CSS
7 205 (2.83%) ASP.NET
8 171 (2.36%) JSP
9 139 (1.92%) HTML5
10 129 (1.78%) Spring
11 125 (1.73%) jQuery
12 123 (1.70%) Middleware
13 114 (1.58%) Hibernate
14 96 (1.33%) CSS3
15 92 (1.27%) .NET Framework
16 85 (1.17%) SOAP
17 72 (1.00%) Ajax
17 72 (1.00%) Application Packaging
18 68 (0.94%) JSON
18 68 (0.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 484 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 358 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 290 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 115 (1.59%) User Experience
5 109 (1.51%) PKI
6 75 (1.04%) Clustering
6 75 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 74 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 66 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 61 (0.84%) NHS
9 61 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 57 (0.79%) CESG
11 54 (0.75%) Replication
12 51 (0.70%) Blackberry
13 45 (0.62%) Economics
14 42 (0.58%) GIS
15 41 (0.57%) Mobile App
16 40 (0.55%) Statistics
17 37 (0.51%) CMDB
18 32 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1618 (22.36%) Windows
2 938 (12.96%) Linux
3 625 (8.64%) UNIX
4 441 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 407 (5.62%) Windows 7
6 294 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 206 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 190 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 158 (2.18%) Windows XP
10 155 (2.14%) Solaris
11 75 (1.04%) CentOS
12 67 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 53 (0.73%) AIX
14 44 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 31 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 28 (0.39%) HPUX
16 28 (0.39%) Android
17 22 (0.30%) VME
18 21 (0.29%) VMS
19 20 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1040 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
2 977 (13.50%) ITIL
3 689 (9.52%) Project Management
4 549 (7.59%) Migration
5 421 (5.82%) PRINCE2
6 415 (5.74%) Configuration Management
7 409 (5.65%) Service Management
8 365 (5.04%) Scrum
9 309 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 298 (4.12%) Software Engineering
11 288 (3.98%) Service Delivery
12 286 (3.95%) Change Management
13 241 (3.33%) UML
14 235 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
15 232 (3.21%) Test Scripting
16 223 (3.08%) OO
17 211 (2.92%) Risk Management
17 211 (2.92%) Incident Management
18 207 (2.86%) CRM
19 203 (2.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 941 (13.00%) SQL
2 807 (11.15%) Java
3 413 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 372 (5.14%) C#
5 356 (4.92%) C
6 272 (3.76%) Python
7 256 (3.54%) PL/SQL
8 239 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 238 (3.29%) C++
10 174 (2.40%) Shell Script
11 142 (1.96%) Perl
12 131 (1.81%) Bash Shell
13 115 (1.59%) Ruby
14 97 (1.34%) VB
15 90 (1.24%) VBA
16 77 (1.06%) PHP
17 75 (1.04%) VBScript
18 42 (0.58%) VB.NET
19 38 (0.53%) T-SQL
20 21 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4727 (65.33%) SC Cleared
2 1553 (21.46%) DV Cleared
3 300 (4.15%) Degree
4 258 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 213 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 151 (2.09%) ISTQB
7 150 (2.07%) CCNP
7 150 (2.07%) ISEB
8 133 (1.84%) CISSP
9 128 (1.77%) CCNA
10 107 (1.48%) BC Cleared
11 92 (1.27%) MCSE
12 91 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 89 (1.23%) MCITP
13 89 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 85 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
15 70 (0.97%) MCP
16 66 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
17 64 (0.88%) APMP
18 58 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (3.19%) SLA
2 154 (2.13%) QA
3 105 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 41 (0.57%) JSP 440
6 29 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 26 (0.36%) ISO 14001
8 17 (0.23%) DO-178B
9 16 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 12 (0.17%) Data Quality
11 11 (0.15%) COBIT
12 10 (0.14%) IEC 61508
13 9 (0.12%) DO-254
14 6 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 6 (0.083%) ARP4761
14 6 (0.083%) ARP4754
14 6 (0.083%) P3O
15 5 (0.069%) WAI
15 5 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.055%) TickIT
System Software
1 670 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 388 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 177 (2.45%) Hyper-V
4 117 (1.62%) vSphere
5 112 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 92 (1.27%) XenApp
7 62 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 52 (0.72%) XenDesktop
9 48 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 41 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
11 28 (0.39%) vCloud
12 25 (0.35%) Firmware
13 24 (0.33%) Samba
14 16 (0.22%) XenServer
15 13 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
16 11 (0.15%) NFS
16 11 (0.15%) Terminal Services
17 10 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (0.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 238 (3.29%) SCCM
2 167 (2.31%) Puppet
3 142 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 141 (1.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 89 (1.23%) SCOM
6 66 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 55 (0.76%) Ansible
8 49 (0.68%) OpenView
9 47 (0.65%) OVSD
10 36 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 36 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 31 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 30 (0.41%) WSUS
13 29 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
13 29 (0.40%) Tivoli
14 24 (0.33%) Vagrant
15 22 (0.30%) Salt
16 20 (0.28%) Backup Exec
17 19 (0.26%) Rundeck
18 18 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1312 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 969 (13.39%) Oracle
3 665 (9.19%) VMware
4 583 (8.06%) HP
5 556 (7.68%) Cisco
6 292 (4.04%) Citrix
7 218 (3.01%) Red Hat
8 195 (2.69%) Juniper
9 169 (2.34%) CheckPoint
10 168 (2.32%) McAfee
11 161 (2.22%) SAP
12 113 (1.56%) F5
13 112 (1.55%) IBM
13 112 (1.55%) NetApp
14 81 (1.12%) Remedy
15 76 (1.05%) Dell
16 60 (0.83%) Symantec
17 58 (0.80%) Google
18 57 (0.79%) Informatica
18 57 (0.79%) Greenplum
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 1 hour ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Reed Technology
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Fusion Experience
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £16.00 - £30.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.55 per hour + n/a
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
LA International
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £350 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
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Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £240 per day + .
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