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 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 78 158 122
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -36
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 573 358 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.36% 1.42% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.22% 9.60% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 214 237
Average daily rate
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£440 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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
3765 3731 3714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.51% 14.80% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2406 2344 2206
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 143
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the London 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
(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
City of London +1 108 £447 +1.88% 22
Croydon +9 10 £475 -3.06%
Hayes - 7 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 1087 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 174 (16.01%) Microsoft
3 147 (13.52%) Oracle
4 146 (13.43%) Windows
5 139 (12.79%) ITIL
6 111 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (10.03%) PRINCE2
8 106 (9.75%) Project Management
9 104 (9.57%) Finance
10 103 (9.48%) SQL
11 88 (8.10%) Java
12 87 (8.00%) MS Excel
13 83 (7.64%) Scrum
14 79 (7.27%) HP
15 77 (7.08%) DV Cleared
16 76 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
16 76 (6.99%) Linux
17 74 (6.81%) CRM
18 73 (6.72%) HTML
19 72 (6.62%) JavaScript
20 71 (6.53%) Active Directory
21 70 (6.44%) Open Source
22 69 (6.35%) .NET
22 69 (6.35%) Migration
23 68 (6.26%) Cisco
24 65 (5.98%) Service Management
25 61 (5.61%) Jenkins
26 60 (5.52%) Service Delivery
27 58 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
28 54 (4.97%) SharePoint

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 31 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (1.66%) Apache
4 18 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.10%) Confluence
8 11 (1.01%) Lync
8 11 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.83%) IIS
11 8 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.74%) nginx
11 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 87 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.14%) MS Office
3 34 (3.13%) MS Project
4 16 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 54 (4.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (2.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 25 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (2.21%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
6 20 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
7 17 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
8 15 (1.38%) Oracle Assets
9 12 (1.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 6 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.55%) Remedy AR System
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.18%) Summit
13 2 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.64%) IaaS
2 6 (0.55%) SaaS
2 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.28%) PaaS
4 2 (0.18%) Office 365
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.51%) LAN
2 40 (3.68%) WAN
2 40 (3.68%) Firewall
3 34 (3.13%) SAN
3 34 (3.13%) DNS
4 26 (2.39%) DHCP
5 25 (2.30%) VPN
6 21 (1.93%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.84%) SSL
8 14 (1.29%) Network Security
9 12 (1.10%) HTTP
10 11 (1.01%) IPsec
10 11 (1.01%) MPLS
11 10 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.83%) NAS
12 9 (0.83%) Wireless
13 8 (0.74%) DWDM
14 7 (0.64%) IPv4
14 7 (0.64%) Broadband
14 7 (0.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 40 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (1.66%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.20%) MySQL
8 12 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.92%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.55%) Big Data
14 5 (0.46%) DB2
15 4 (0.37%) EDRMS
15 4 (0.37%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 61 (5.61%) Jenkins
2 26 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.21%) Maven
4 18 (1.66%) JIRA
5 13 (1.20%) JMeter
6 12 (1.10%) Selenium
7 10 (0.92%) LoadRunner
7 10 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.92%) Toad
8 9 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.74%) Grunt
10 7 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (0.64%) RSpec
10 7 (0.64%) Jasmine
10 7 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.55%) Ant
11 6 (0.55%) JUnit
11 6 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (9.57%) Finance
2 38 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.40%) Back Office
4 16 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.38%) Legal
6 12 (1.10%) General Ledger
7 9 (0.83%) Local Government
8 8 (0.74%) Banking
9 7 (0.64%) Marketing
10 6 (0.55%) Military
11 5 (0.46%) Publishing
11 5 (0.46%) Front Office
11 5 (0.46%) Law
12 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.28%) Retail
13 1 (0.092%) Avionics
13 1 (0.092%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.092%) Games
13 1 (0.092%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.092%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (11.68%) Developer
2 121 (11.13%) Analyst
3 109 (10.03%) Consultant
4 108 (9.94%) Architect
5 82 (7.54%) Project Manager
6 32 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 29 (2.67%) Designer
8 28 (2.58%) Test Manager
9 27 (2.48%) Test Analyst
9 27 (2.48%) Business Analyst
9 27 (2.48%) Desktop Engineer
10 26 (2.39%) Support Engineer
11 25 (2.30%) Technical Architect
12 21 (1.93%) Desktop Support
13 19 (1.75%) Administrator
13 19 (1.75%) DBA
14 18 (1.66%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (1.56%) Tester
16 16 (1.47%) Project Planner
16 16 (1.47%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (6.72%) HTML
2 69 (6.35%) .NET
3 41 (3.77%) XML
3 41 (3.77%) CSS
4 31 (2.85%) HTML5
5 27 (2.48%) JSP
5 27 (2.48%) ASP.NET
6 23 (2.12%) REST
7 22 (2.02%) Spring
8 20 (1.84%) J2EE
8 20 (1.84%) Web Services
9 19 (1.75%) CSS3
10 17 (1.56%) jQuery
10 17 (1.56%) Middleware
11 14 (1.29%) XHTML
12 11 (1.01%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.92%) SOAP
13 10 (0.92%) Hibernate
13 10 (0.92%) Spring MVC
14 9 (0.83%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.44%) Open Source
2 47 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.13%) CESG
4 19 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
5 16 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 15 (1.38%) RMADS
6 15 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 10 (0.92%) CMDB
8 9 (0.83%) Statistics
8 9 (0.83%) PKI
9 8 (0.74%) Clustering
10 7 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.64%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.64%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.55%) Animation
12 5 (0.46%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.46%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.37%) Biometrics
13 4 (0.37%) Firmware
13 4 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (13.43%) Windows
2 76 (6.99%) Linux
3 54 (4.97%) UNIX
4 38 (3.50%) Windows XP
5 36 (3.31%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.20%) Windows 2000
10 12 (1.10%) CentOS
11 8 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.37%) VMS
13 4 (0.37%) Solaris
14 3 (0.28%) AIX
15 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.092%) Android
16 1 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (12.79%) ITIL
2 111 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (10.03%) PRINCE2
4 106 (9.75%) Project Management
5 83 (7.64%) Scrum
6 76 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (6.81%) CRM
8 69 (6.35%) Migration
9 65 (5.98%) Service Management
10 60 (5.52%) Service Delivery
11 58 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (3.96%) TDD
13 41 (3.77%) Change Management
14 38 (3.50%) Test Scripting
15 37 (3.40%) OO
15 37 (3.40%) Configuration Management
16 36 (3.31%) Risk Management
17 33 (3.04%) Data Migration
18 32 (2.94%) ITSM
19 29 (2.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 103 (9.48%) SQL
2 88 (8.10%) Java
3 72 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 40 (3.68%) C
5 33 (3.04%) PHP
6 28 (2.58%) C#
6 28 (2.58%) Ruby
7 24 (2.21%) PL/SQL
8 19 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.20%) Python
11 11 (1.01%) VB
12 8 (0.74%) Perl
13 7 (0.64%) Scala
14 6 (0.55%) C++
15 4 (0.37%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.37%) VBA
15 4 (0.37%) AWK
15 4 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1087 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (7.08%) DV Cleared
3 48 (4.42%) CTC Cleared
4 39 (3.59%) ISTQB
5 35 (3.22%) Degree
6 29 (2.67%) ISEB
7 20 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (1.75%) CISSP
9 16 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 11 (1.01%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.92%) CCNA
12 9 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (0.74%) PMP
13 8 (0.74%) BC Cleared
14 7 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.55%) CISM
15 6 (0.55%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.40%) QA
2 36 (3.31%) SLA
3 15 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.83%) COBIT
5 6 (0.55%) GPG13
6 5 (0.46%) P3O
6 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.092%) WCAG
10 1 (0.092%) JSP 440
System Software
1 71 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.56%) XenApp
4 13 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.74%) ISA Server
5 8 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.64%) vSphere
7 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.37%) Nmap
8 4 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (0.28%) NFS
10 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.092%) Varnish
11 1 (0.092%) vCloud
11 1 (0.092%) NLBS
11 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.092%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.092%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.092%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (3.13%) Puppet
2 21 (1.93%) SCCM
3 18 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (1.47%) SCOM
4 16 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.20%) SCOrch
6 10 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.83%) OpenView
8 8 (0.74%) YUM
9 7 (0.64%) Nessus
10 6 (0.55%) DameWare
10 6 (0.55%) OVSD
11 5 (0.46%) Nagios
12 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.37%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.37%) WSUS
12 4 (0.37%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
14 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 174 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 147 (13.52%) Oracle
3 79 (7.27%) HP
4 68 (6.26%) Cisco
5 51 (4.69%) VMware
6 33 (3.04%) Citrix
7 29 (2.67%) Remedy
8 27 (2.48%) BMC
9 21 (1.93%) CheckPoint
9 21 (1.93%) Juniper
10 17 (1.56%) IBM
11 16 (1.47%) Siebel
12 15 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.38%) Apple
13 12 (1.10%) Zend
14 9 (0.83%) EMC
15 8 (0.74%) Mercator
15 8 (0.74%) SAP
15 8 (0.74%) Adobe
15 8 (0.74%) F5
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified £ Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £370 - £430 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago