The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 49 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 966 620 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.50% 2.75% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.44% 16.24% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 384 414
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £307 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.13 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.47 £17.35 £17.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +101.31%
SC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3521 3817 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.40% 16.92% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2291 2535 2729
Median daily rate £458 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 64 67
Median hourly rate £26.99 £22.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% +36.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.17 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in London

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the London region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in London

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in London

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the London region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in London

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Croydon +13 118 £483 +16.96% 1
City of London +29 77 £455 +1.11% 15
Westminster +5 18 £500 +96.07%
Hammersmith - 6 £525 -
Dagenham 0 3 - -
Feltham -2 3 £450 +15.38%
Hounslow - 3 £350 - 1
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Uxbridge +4 1 £300 -40.00%
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £325 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 1971 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 646 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (21.66%) DevOps
4 416 (21.11%) Linux
5 331 (16.79%) Docker
6 318 (16.13%) Puppet
7 313 (15.88%) VMware
8 284 (14.41%) Jenkins
9 281 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
10 277 (14.05%) JIRA
11 272 (13.80%) Scrum
12 269 (13.65%) Git (software)
13 253 (12.84%) PostgreSQL
14 251 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
15 224 (11.36%) Configuration Management
16 220 (11.16%) Windows
17 219 (11.11%) Java
17 219 (11.11%) Oracle
18 217 (11.01%) Ansible
19 211 (10.71%) Kubernetes
20 199 (10.10%) Microsoft
21 198 (10.05%) Service Management
21 198 (10.05%) Confluence
22 194 (9.84%) Hadoop
23 188 (9.54%) ITIL
24 185 (9.39%) DV Cleared
25 176 (8.93%) Firewall
26 175 (8.88%) Finance
27 173 (8.78%) Project Management
27 173 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 198 (10.05%) Confluence
2 162 (8.22%) Apache
3 154 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
4 70 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 57 (2.89%) nginx
6 34 (1.73%) OpenStack
7 29 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (1.12%) MS Exchange
10 17 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.66%) Drupal
12 12 (0.61%) JBoss
13 11 (0.56%) Jetty
13 11 (0.56%) WildFly
14 10 (0.51%) Mule ESB
15 9 (0.46%) CMS
16 8 (0.41%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.41%) Skype for Business
17 5 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 127 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 97 (4.92%) HipChat
3 82 (4.16%) MS Office
4 60 (3.04%) MS Visio
5 58 (2.94%) MS Project
6 39 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (1.07%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.20%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.10%) Revit
9 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.051%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 30 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.051%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.051%) Primavera
9 1 (0.051%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 281 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (3.75%) Office 365
4 71 (3.60%) GitHub
5 41 (2.08%) IaaS
6 35 (1.78%) PaaS
7 27 (1.37%) SaaS
8 26 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (0.86%) G Suite
12 15 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.71%) Trello
14 11 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
16 9 (0.46%) Route 53
17 8 (0.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 176 (8.93%) Firewall
2 158 (8.02%) DNS
3 109 (5.53%) SSH
4 105 (5.33%) OpenLDAP
5 101 (5.12%) OpenVPN
6 89 (4.52%) TCP/IP
7 88 (4.46%) LAN
8 83 (4.21%) VPN
9 78 (3.96%) WAN
10 67 (3.40%) Network Security
11 42 (2.13%) LDAP
12 40 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (1.98%) HTTP
14 38 (1.93%) SSL
15 37 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 37 (1.88%) Internet
16 35 (1.78%) IPsec
17 33 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
18 28 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
19 27 (1.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (12.84%) PostgreSQL
2 194 (9.84%) Hadoop
3 78 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 73 (3.70%) Big Data
4 73 (3.70%) MySQL
5 47 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 44 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 44 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 33 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 31 (1.57%) HBase
9 25 (1.27%) Redis
10 19 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (0.56%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.51%) Relational Database
13 10 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.30%) Adabas
16 5 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
16 5 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 284 (14.41%) Jenkins
2 277 (14.05%) JIRA
3 269 (13.65%) Git (software)
4 126 (6.39%) Maven
5 115 (5.83%) JUnit
6 109 (5.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 107 (5.43%) Bitbucket
8 106 (5.38%) JIRA Agile
9 105 (5.33%) SonarQube
10 102 (5.18%) Ant
11 98 (4.97%) Liquibase
12 42 (2.13%) Cucumber
13 36 (1.83%) Subversion
14 31 (1.57%) Jasmine
15 27 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
16 26 (1.32%) IntelliJ
17 25 (1.27%) Vagrant
18 22 (1.12%) Artifactory
19 21 (1.07%) Grunt
20 19 (0.96%) GitLab
General
1 175 (8.88%) Finance
2 55 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 36 (1.83%) Law
4 34 (1.73%) Marketing
5 30 (1.52%) Electronics
5 30 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 19 (0.96%) Publishing
7 12 (0.61%) Banking
7 12 (0.61%) Legal
8 10 (0.51%) Retail
9 5 (0.25%) Military
10 4 (0.20%) Advertising
11 3 (0.15%) Back Office
11 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.15%) Local Government
12 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.051%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 325 (16.49%) Architect
2 261 (13.24%) Developer
3 212 (10.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 172 (8.73%) Consultant
5 164 (8.32%) Analyst
6 86 (4.36%) Project Manager
7 81 (4.11%) Java Developer
8 80 (4.06%) Business Analyst
9 67 (3.40%) Network Engineer
10 66 (3.35%) Technical Architect
11 59 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
12 57 (2.89%) DevOps Consultant
13 54 (2.74%) Security Architect
14 53 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 49 (2.49%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 47 (2.38%) Senior DevOps
17 42 (2.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 37 (1.88%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
19 36 (1.83%) Change Manager
19 36 (1.83%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (7.31%) ELK Stack
2 128 (6.49%) HTML
3 127 (6.44%) CSS
4 108 (5.48%) MCollective
5 106 (5.38%) Software Packaging
6 102 (5.18%) HTML5
7 95 (4.82%) REST
8 89 (4.52%) AngularJS
8 89 (4.52%) Web Services
9 88 (4.46%) CSS3
10 74 (3.75%) Node.js
11 60 (3.04%) Spring
12 56 (2.84%) RESTful
13 40 (2.03%) Ajax
14 39 (1.98%) .NET
15 38 (1.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 37 (1.88%) JSON
16 37 (1.88%) Spring Boot
17 34 (1.73%) Apache Camel
17 34 (1.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 72 (3.65%) Data Centre
4 39 (1.98%) PKI
5 35 (1.78%) User Experience
6 26 (1.32%) CESG
6 26 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 18 (0.91%) Visualisation
8 17 (0.86%) Private Cloud
9 15 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (0.71%) Replication
11 13 (0.66%) Data Integration
11 13 (0.66%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.61%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.51%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.51%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.46%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.46%) Clustering
15 7 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.36%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 416 (21.11%) Linux
2 220 (11.16%) Windows
3 172 (8.73%) CentOS
4 89 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (3.81%) Windows Server
6 71 (3.60%) Unix
7 52 (2.64%) CoreOS
8 45 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 36 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 33 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (1.42%) RancherOS
13 25 (1.27%) Android
14 18 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.76%) Windows 7
16 13 (0.66%) VyOS
17 12 (0.61%) AIX
18 11 (0.56%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (21.66%) DevOps
3 272 (13.80%) Scrum
4 251 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 224 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 198 (10.05%) Service Management
7 188 (9.54%) ITIL
8 173 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 173 (8.78%) Project Management
9 171 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 158 (8.02%) Migration
11 125 (6.34%) PRINCE2
12 118 (5.99%) Identity Management
13 104 (5.28%) Open Source
14 96 (4.87%) TDD
14 96 (4.87%) Workflow
15 92 (4.67%) Service Design
16 88 (4.46%) Coaching
17 84 (4.26%) Case Management
18 77 (3.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (11.11%) Java
2 168 (8.52%) Ruby
3 114 (5.78%) JavaScript
4 104 (5.28%) Shell Script
5 94 (4.77%) SQL
6 92 (4.67%) Python
7 69 (3.50%) Bash Shell
8 60 (3.04%) Go
9 56 (2.84%) PHP
10 50 (2.54%) Scala
11 48 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 47 (2.38%) C
13 34 (1.73%) C#
14 19 (0.96%) Perl
15 17 (0.86%) Groovy
16 14 (0.71%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.41%) ES6
18 7 (0.36%) ECMAScript
18 7 (0.36%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1971 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 185 (9.39%) DV Cleared
3 128 (6.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 78 (3.96%) CTC Cleared
5 60 (3.04%) CISSP
6 56 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (2.69%) BC Cleared
8 46 (2.33%) CCNP
9 41 (2.08%) CISM
9 41 (2.08%) Degree
10 28 (1.42%) CLAS
11 23 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (1.12%) PMP
13 21 (1.07%) ISEB
14 18 (0.91%) CCNA
15 17 (0.86%) CRISC
16 16 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.66%) CCIE
18 12 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (2.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 45 (2.28%) QA
4 36 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 22 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.91%) Government Security Classifications
6 18 (0.91%) RMADS
6 18 (0.91%) SLA
7 10 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.46%) COBIT
9 6 (0.30%) GCP
10 4 (0.20%) ISO20022
10 4 (0.20%) WCAG
11 3 (0.15%) GPG13
11 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.15%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.10%) BS25999
13 1 (0.051%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.051%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.051%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 331 (16.79%) Docker
2 150 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (6.49%) vCloud
4 124 (6.29%) Active Directory
5 106 (5.38%) Squid
6 100 (5.07%) Postfix
7 36 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
8 34 (1.73%) Hyper-V
9 32 (1.62%) etcd
9 32 (1.62%) vSphere
10 31 (1.57%) flannel
11 23 (1.17%) Corosync
12 19 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (0.91%) HDFS
14 14 (0.71%) KVM
15 11 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.56%) Xen
16 9 (0.46%) Ceph
16 9 (0.46%) GlusterFS
16 9 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 318 (16.13%) Puppet
2 217 (11.01%) Ansible
3 211 (10.71%) Kubernetes
4 167 (8.47%) ZABBIX
5 160 (8.12%) Terraform
6 146 (7.41%) logstash
7 126 (6.39%) Kibana
8 116 (5.89%) Rancher
9 52 (2.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 44 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
11 41 (2.08%) Consul
11 41 (2.08%) HAProxy
12 30 (1.52%) Packer
12 30 (1.52%) SCCM
12 30 (1.52%) SCOM
13 29 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 28 (1.42%) Nessus
15 24 (1.22%) rkt
16 23 (1.17%) Pacemaker
17 22 (1.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 313 (15.88%) VMware
2 219 (11.11%) Oracle
3 199 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 148 (7.51%) Cisco
5 121 (6.14%) Atlassian
6 105 (5.33%) Sonatype
7 44 (2.23%) CheckPoint
7 44 (2.23%) Red Hat
8 36 (1.83%) Juniper
9 34 (1.73%) Hortonworks
9 34 (1.73%) SAP
10 27 (1.37%) AlienVault
10 27 (1.37%) AppDynamics
11 25 (1.27%) Palo Alto
11 25 (1.27%) Remedy
12 24 (1.22%) Google
13 22 (1.12%) IBM
14 21 (1.07%) Adobe
14 21 (1.07%) Splunk
15 20 (1.01%) Zend
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