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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / London
Rank 47 50 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +38
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 843 848 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.36% 4.02% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.79% 21.59% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 564 310
Median daily rate £475 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 11
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.19 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.13% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.83 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £33.89 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +60.36%

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
3269 3927 3573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.92% 18.61% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2275 2697 2373
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 60 83
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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
City of London +24 81 £460 +6.97% 7
Croydon 0 80 £470 +4.44% 2
Westminster +8 15 £475 +15.15%
Hammersmith +6 11 £525 +20.68% 1
New Malden +4 7 - -
Feltham - 4 - -
Hendon 0 2 £232 -52.16%
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 £300 -3.22%
Ruislip - 1 £265 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1754 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 566 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (19.50%) Linux
4 316 (18.02%) DevOps
5 248 (14.14%) Docker
6 240 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
7 230 (13.11%) Scrum
8 222 (12.66%) VMware
9 220 (12.54%) Java
10 218 (12.43%) Puppet
11 209 (11.92%) JIRA
12 206 (11.74%) Windows
13 205 (11.69%) Git (software)
14 198 (11.29%) ITIL
15 192 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
16 186 (10.60%) Finance
16 186 (10.60%) Jenkins
17 179 (10.21%) Project Management
17 179 (10.21%) Microsoft
18 173 (9.86%) Service Management
19 171 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
20 167 (9.52%) Configuration Management
21 163 (9.29%) Ansible
22 162 (9.24%) DV Cleared
23 148 (8.44%) Kubernetes
24 144 (8.21%) Firewall
25 142 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
26 136 (7.75%) MS Excel
26 136 (7.75%) Confluence
27 133 (7.58%) Oracle

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
1 136 (7.75%) Confluence
2 102 (5.82%) Apache
3 85 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (3.48%) SharePoint
5 40 (2.28%) nginx
6 28 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.31%) OpenStack
9 18 (1.03%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.46%) Jetty
14 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.34%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.34%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.34%) WildFly
15 5 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 136 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 77 (4.39%) MS Project
3 72 (4.10%) MS Office
4 59 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 52 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 40 (2.28%) HipChat
7 17 (0.97%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.11%) InVision
9 2 (0.11%) Revit
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.057%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 43 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.17%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.11%) Primavera
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.057%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.057%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 240 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (4.05%) Office 365
4 48 (2.74%) GitHub
5 44 (2.51%) PaaS
6 35 (2.00%) IaaS
7 34 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (1.20%) SaaS
10 20 (1.14%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.68%) Route 53
13 10 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.51%) Heroku
15 7 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
16 5 (0.29%) OneDrive
17 4 (0.23%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 144 (8.21%) Firewall
2 128 (7.30%) DNS
3 96 (5.47%) VPN
4 83 (4.73%) LAN
5 82 (4.68%) WAN
6 78 (4.45%) TCP/IP
7 52 (2.96%) LDAP
7 52 (2.96%) SSH
8 51 (2.91%) Network Security
9 46 (2.62%) HTTP
10 44 (2.51%) OpenLDAP
10 44 (2.51%) OpenVPN
11 41 (2.34%) SSL
12 40 (2.28%) DHCP
13 29 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (1.65%) Internet
13 29 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 26 (1.48%) SNMP
15 25 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
2 128 (7.30%) Hadoop
3 73 (4.16%) Oracle Database
4 60 (3.42%) Big Data
4 60 (3.42%) SQL Server
5 42 (2.39%) MySQL
6 41 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 35 (2.00%) HBase
9 27 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
9 27 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 25 (1.43%) Redis
11 16 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.68%) NoSQL
15 11 (0.63%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.63%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.29%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 209 (11.92%) JIRA
2 205 (11.69%) Git (software)
3 186 (10.60%) Jenkins
4 69 (3.93%) Maven
5 63 (3.59%) Bitbucket
6 61 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 57 (3.25%) JUnit
8 48 (2.74%) JIRA Agile
9 47 (2.68%) Ant
9 47 (2.68%) Cucumber
9 47 (2.68%) SonarQube
10 42 (2.39%) Liquibase
11 25 (1.43%) IntelliJ
12 23 (1.31%) Jasmine
12 23 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
13 22 (1.25%) Subversion
14 16 (0.91%) Grunt
15 12 (0.68%) Vagrant
16 10 (0.57%) Mercurial
16 10 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 186 (10.60%) Finance
2 61 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 47 (2.68%) Marketing
4 43 (2.45%) Electronics
4 43 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 39 (2.22%) Law
6 19 (1.08%) Legal
7 9 (0.51%) Retail
8 6 (0.34%) Banking
9 5 (0.29%) Military
10 4 (0.23%) Local Government
11 3 (0.17%) Publishing
12 2 (0.11%) Advertising
12 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.057%) Back Office
13 1 (0.057%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.057%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 280 (15.96%) Architect
2 237 (13.51%) Developer
3 194 (11.06%) Analyst
4 167 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 120 (6.84%) Business Analyst
6 112 (6.39%) Consultant
7 77 (4.39%) Project Manager
8 75 (4.28%) Java Developer
9 69 (3.93%) Technical Architect
10 62 (3.53%) Network Engineer
11 56 (3.19%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
12 50 (2.85%) Infrastructure Architect
13 46 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
14 45 (2.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 40 (2.28%) DevOps Consultant
16 38 (2.17%) Security Architect
17 37 (2.11%) Cloud Architect
17 37 (2.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
18 35 (2.00%) AWS DevOps
19 34 (1.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (6.73%) HTML
2 114 (6.50%) CSS
3 109 (6.21%) Elastic Stack
4 93 (5.30%) HTML5
5 91 (5.19%) REST
6 77 (4.39%) CSS3
7 74 (4.22%) Web Services
8 73 (4.16%) AngularJS
9 65 (3.71%) Spring
10 56 (3.19%) Node.js
11 53 (3.02%) RESTful
12 51 (2.91%) MCollective
13 49 (2.79%) Software Packaging
14 46 (2.62%) JSON
15 45 (2.57%) Spring Boot
16 40 (2.28%) Apache Camel
17 38 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 37 (2.11%) Ajax
18 37 (2.11%) XML
19 27 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (3.71%) Management Information System
3 54 (3.08%) PKI
4 49 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 27 (1.54%) User Experience
6 21 (1.20%) Replication
7 19 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 16 (0.91%) Clustering
9 15 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (0.74%) CESG
11 12 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.68%) Web 2.0
12 11 (0.63%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.57%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.51%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.51%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 342 (19.50%) Linux
2 206 (11.74%) Windows
3 118 (6.73%) CentOS
4 85 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 83 (4.73%) Windows Server
6 74 (4.22%) Unix
7 49 (2.79%) Ubuntu
8 45 (2.57%) Windows 10
9 40 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (1.88%) CoreOS
11 30 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.08%) RancherOS
13 15 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.74%) AIX
14 13 (0.74%) Android
14 13 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.74%) VyOS
15 10 (0.57%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.46%) webOS
16 8 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (18.02%) DevOps
3 230 (13.11%) Scrum
4 198 (11.29%) ITIL
5 179 (10.21%) Project Management
6 173 (9.86%) Service Management
7 171 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
8 167 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 142 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 123 (7.01%) Migration
11 110 (6.27%) PRINCE2
12 107 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
13 102 (5.82%) Open Source
14 90 (5.13%) Programme Management
15 88 (5.02%) TDD
16 83 (4.73%) Service Design
17 80 (4.56%) Microservices
18 79 (4.50%) Risk Management
19 78 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
20 64 (3.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 220 (12.54%) Java
2 98 (5.59%) JavaScript
2 98 (5.59%) Ruby
3 86 (4.90%) SQL
4 78 (4.45%) Python
5 74 (4.22%) C
6 72 (4.10%) Bash Shell
7 57 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 55 (3.14%) Shell Script
9 53 (3.02%) Go
10 38 (2.17%) PHP
11 30 (1.71%) Scala
12 22 (1.25%) C#
13 19 (1.08%) Perl
14 18 (1.03%) Groovy
15 6 (0.34%) ES6
16 5 (0.29%) C++
16 5 (0.29%) tcsh
16 5 (0.29%) VB
17 4 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1754 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 162 (9.24%) DV Cleared
3 95 (5.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 57 (3.25%) Degree
5 53 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (2.45%) CCNP
6 43 (2.45%) CTC Cleared
7 41 (2.34%) BC Cleared
8 32 (1.82%) CISSP
9 29 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (1.31%) PMP
12 21 (1.20%) CCNA
12 21 (1.20%) CISM
12 21 (1.20%) CLAS
13 16 (0.91%) CCIE
14 15 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (0.68%) ISEB
16 11 (0.63%) CRISC
16 11 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.91%) QA
2 31 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 20 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.80%) SLA
7 13 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.51%) RMADS
9 8 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.34%) COBIT
10 6 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
11 4 (0.23%) ISO22301
11 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.17%) EFQM
12 3 (0.17%) GDPR
13 2 (0.11%) BS25999
13 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
13 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.057%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.057%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 248 (14.14%) Docker
2 115 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (5.99%) Active Directory
4 72 (4.10%) vCloud
5 47 (2.68%) Squid
6 43 (2.45%) Postfix
7 28 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.97%) vSphere
10 16 (0.91%) HDFS
10 16 (0.91%) Hyper-V
11 15 (0.86%) Corosync
12 14 (0.80%) KVM
13 12 (0.68%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.51%) XenApp
15 7 (0.40%) Dovecot
15 7 (0.40%) Snort
15 7 (0.40%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.40%) Xen
16 6 (0.34%) etcd
Systems Management
1 218 (12.43%) Puppet
2 163 (9.29%) Ansible
3 148 (8.44%) Kubernetes
4 127 (7.24%) Terraform
5 111 (6.33%) ZABBIX
6 80 (4.56%) logstash
7 66 (3.76%) Kibana
8 49 (2.79%) Docker Swarm
8 49 (2.79%) Rancher
9 39 (2.22%) SCCM
10 35 (2.00%) Consul
11 33 (1.88%) yum
12 32 (1.82%) SCOM
13 30 (1.71%) HAProxy
13 30 (1.71%) Packer
14 28 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
15 24 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
15 24 (1.37%) Sysdig
16 21 (1.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 19 (1.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 222 (12.66%) VMware
2 179 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 133 (7.58%) Oracle
4 125 (7.13%) Cisco
5 75 (4.28%) Atlassian
6 69 (3.93%) Red Hat
7 48 (2.74%) Sonatype
8 46 (2.62%) SAP
9 36 (2.05%) AppDynamics
10 32 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 29 (1.65%) Hortonworks
12 28 (1.60%) Juniper
13 21 (1.20%) Citrix
13 21 (1.20%) Palo Alto
13 21 (1.20%) ServiceNow
14 20 (1.14%) Adobe
15 19 (1.08%) AlienVault
15 19 (1.08%) CA
15 19 (1.08%) Remedy
16 17 (0.97%) HP
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 25 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago