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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 53 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 795 494 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.72% 2.12% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.01% 13.67% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 277 327
Median daily rate £500 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £568 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 15
Median hourly rate £23.44 £37.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.48% +100.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.89 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +84.61%
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
3612 3613 3775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.92% 15.51% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2319 2519
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 91 119
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +31.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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
City of London +50 101 £481 +13.23% 10
Croydon +5 54 £400 -5.88%
Westminster - 26 £500 - 1
Greenford - 3 £243 -
Hounslow -1 2 - - 1
Greenwich - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £403 - 2
Hillingdon - 1 £160 -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1658 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 505 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (15.02%) Linux
4 228 (13.75%) DevOps
5 224 (13.51%) ITIL
6 216 (13.03%) Java
7 204 (12.30%) Windows
8 197 (11.88%) DV Cleared
9 178 (10.74%) Microsoft
10 167 (10.07%) Project Management
11 161 (9.71%) Puppet
12 156 (9.41%) Finance
13 155 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 149 (8.99%) PRINCE2
15 145 (8.75%) SQL
16 136 (8.20%) Configuration Management
17 133 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
18 128 (7.72%) Git (software)
19 127 (7.66%) Open Source
20 124 (7.48%) Jenkins
21 122 (7.36%) Firewall
22 118 (7.12%) Ansible
23 116 (7.00%) Docker
24 115 (6.94%) Ruby
25 108 (6.51%) Scrum
26 96 (5.79%) Migration
27 95 (5.73%) Active Directory
27 95 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
28 92 (5.55%) VMware
29 89 (5.37%) Service 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 71 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 66 (3.98%) Confluence
3 51 (3.08%) nginx
4 34 (2.05%) MS Exchange
5 26 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.51%) JBoss
7 22 (1.33%) Apache
7 22 (1.33%) IIS
8 20 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (1.21%) Skype for Business
9 19 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.90%) SAS
11 14 (0.84%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.54%) CMS
14 8 (0.48%) Alfresco
15 7 (0.42%) ArcGIS
16 5 (0.30%) Mule
16 5 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.74%) MS Office
3 53 (3.20%) MS Project
4 18 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.66%) HipChat
7 7 (0.42%) SPSS
8 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.060%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.12%) Primavera
5 2 (0.12%) SAP GTS
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (4.52%) GitHub
3 47 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.29%) Office 365
5 23 (1.39%) IaaS
6 16 (0.97%) SaaS
7 11 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.66%) PaaS
8 10 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.12%) Yammer
11 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.060%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.060%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.060%) Google Play
11 1 (0.060%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 122 (7.36%) Firewall
2 63 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 44 (2.65%) HTTP
4 42 (2.53%) WAN
5 41 (2.47%) LAN
6 36 (2.17%) DNS
6 36 (2.17%) VPN
7 33 (1.99%) SSL
8 31 (1.87%) Network Security
9 26 (1.57%) Internet
10 23 (1.39%) BGP
10 23 (1.39%) OSPF
10 23 (1.39%) Wireless
11 22 (1.33%) IPsec
12 21 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (1.27%) MPLS
13 20 (1.21%) LDAP
14 18 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (1.03%) Skype
16 14 (0.84%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 63 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 51 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 44 (2.65%) Hadoop
6 42 (2.53%) Big Data
7 33 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.93%) Redis
9 17 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.03%) MySQL
10 12 (0.72%) GIS
11 10 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.48%) HBase
12 8 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.36%) Base SAS
13 6 (0.36%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 128 (7.72%) Git (software)
2 124 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 86 (5.19%) JIRA
4 49 (2.96%) Artifactory
5 45 (2.71%) GitLab
6 33 (1.99%) Selenium
7 32 (1.93%) JUnit
8 30 (1.81%) Maven
9 23 (1.39%) JMeter
10 19 (1.15%) Visual Studio
11 15 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (0.66%) LoadRunner
12 11 (0.66%) Zephyr
13 10 (0.60%) NeoLoad
14 9 (0.54%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.54%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.54%) Gerrit
14 9 (0.54%) HP UFT
15 8 (0.48%) SonarQube
16 7 (0.42%) Jasmine
General
1 156 (9.41%) Finance
2 46 (2.77%) Law
3 35 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 18 (1.09%) Legal
5 14 (0.84%) Banking
6 7 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.30%) Publishing
8 4 (0.24%) Advertising
8 4 (0.24%) Automotive
8 4 (0.24%) Retail
9 3 (0.18%) Marketing
10 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.12%) Back Office
10 2 (0.12%) Electronics
10 2 (0.12%) French Language
10 2 (0.12%) German Language
10 2 (0.12%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.12%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.12%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.060%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 323 (19.48%) Architect
2 176 (10.62%) Developer
3 155 (9.35%) Analyst
4 122 (7.36%) Consultant
5 102 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 98 (5.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 71 (4.28%) Business Analyst
8 64 (3.86%) Java Developer
8 64 (3.86%) Service Manager
9 63 (3.80%) Security Architect
10 55 (3.32%) Enterprise Architect
11 47 (2.83%) Test Manager
12 46 (2.77%) Designer
13 45 (2.71%) Service Architect
14 40 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
15 39 (2.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 36 (2.17%) Change Manager
16 36 (2.17%) Senior Manager
17 34 (2.05%) Programme Manager
18 33 (1.99%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.76%) HTML
2 72 (4.34%) Web Services
3 70 (4.22%) CSS
4 68 (4.10%) .NET
5 56 (3.38%) Sensu
6 55 (3.32%) Node.js
7 44 (2.65%) REST
8 42 (2.53%) RESTful
9 39 (2.35%) jQuery
10 38 (2.29%) Spring
10 38 (2.29%) XML
11 36 (2.17%) SOAP
12 32 (1.93%) AngularJS
12 32 (1.93%) HTML5
13 29 (1.75%) Grails
14 27 (1.63%) Middleware
15 26 (1.57%) Hibernate
16 20 (1.21%) J2EE
17 19 (1.15%) JSON
18 17 (1.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 80 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (4.22%) User Experience
3 58 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 52 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 40 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 36 (2.17%) CESG
7 29 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 26 (1.57%) PKI
9 20 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (0.90%) Biometrics
11 12 (0.72%) Data Integration
12 11 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (0.60%) CMDB
13 10 (0.60%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
14 9 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
14 9 (0.54%) YubiKey
15 8 (0.48%) Computer Science
15 8 (0.48%) Freedom of Information Act
15 8 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 249 (15.02%) Linux
2 204 (12.30%) Windows
3 77 (4.64%) Unix
4 63 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 57 (3.44%) CoreOS
6 52 (3.14%) CentOS
7 48 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.81%) Ubuntu
10 27 (1.63%) Windows 7
11 25 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (1.27%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.90%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (0.66%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.54%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.48%) AIX
17 6 (0.36%) Android
17 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (13.75%) DevOps
3 224 (13.51%) ITIL
4 167 (10.07%) Project Management
5 155 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 149 (8.99%) PRINCE2
7 136 (8.20%) Configuration Management
8 133 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
9 127 (7.66%) Open Source
10 108 (6.51%) Scrum
11 96 (5.79%) Migration
12 89 (5.37%) Service Delivery
13 86 (5.19%) Change Management
14 82 (4.95%) Information Security
15 81 (4.89%) Risk Management
16 73 (4.40%) Service Management
17 65 (3.92%) Mentoring
18 63 (3.80%) TOGAF
19 61 (3.68%) UML
20 59 (3.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 216 (13.03%) Java
2 145 (8.75%) SQL
3 115 (6.94%) Ruby
4 89 (5.37%) JavaScript
5 63 (3.80%) Python
6 54 (3.26%) Go
7 42 (2.53%) Perl
8 40 (2.41%) C
8 40 (2.41%) C#
9 31 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 31 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 30 (1.81%) Groovy
11 27 (1.63%) Scala
12 22 (1.33%) PHP
12 22 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.21%) C++
14 7 (0.42%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.36%) SAS Macro
16 5 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 1658 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 197 (11.88%) DV Cleared
3 55 (3.32%) CISSP
4 53 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 46 (2.77%) ISEB
6 44 (2.65%) Degree
7 37 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 34 (2.05%) BC Cleared
8 34 (2.05%) CISM
9 30 (1.81%) CCNP
10 29 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
10 29 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (1.57%) CESG Certified Professional
12 25 (1.51%) CLAS
13 23 (1.39%) MBCS
14 18 (1.09%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.84%) CCNA
16 13 (0.78%) CCIE
17 11 (0.66%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.02%) QA
2 41 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 33 (1.99%) SLA
5 27 (1.63%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.97%) Government Security Classifications
7 14 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 13 (0.78%) RMADS
9 10 (0.60%) COBIT
10 8 (0.48%) GPG13
10 8 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.24%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.18%) SDET
13 2 (0.12%) GxP
14 1 (0.060%) BS7799
14 1 (0.060%) HL7
14 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.060%) ISO20022
System Software
1 116 (7.00%) Docker
2 95 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 53 (3.20%) etcd
4 52 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (3.08%) flannel
6 42 (2.53%) Ceph
6 42 (2.53%) GlusterFS
7 19 (1.15%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.36%) vCloud
9 6 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.30%) Samba
10 5 (0.30%) XenApp
10 5 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.24%) vSphere
12 3 (0.18%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 161 (9.71%) Puppet
2 118 (7.12%) Ansible
3 70 (4.22%) Kubernetes
4 68 (4.10%) logstash
5 50 (3.02%) HAProxy
6 48 (2.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 48 (2.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 43 (2.59%) Graphite
7 43 (2.59%) rkt
8 35 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (1.75%) Kibana
10 27 (1.63%) SCCM
11 26 (1.57%) Salt
12 21 (1.27%) ZABBIX
13 18 (1.09%) Grafana
14 16 (0.97%) Uchiwa
15 14 (0.84%) SCOM
16 11 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
17 7 (0.42%) FortiGate
17 7 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 178 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.55%) VMware
3 76 (4.58%) Cisco
4 73 (4.40%) Oracle
5 54 (3.26%) Juniper
6 52 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 42 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 35 (2.11%) Atlassian
9 28 (1.69%) Citrix
10 24 (1.45%) HP
11 22 (1.33%) Remedy
12 20 (1.21%) IBM
13 19 (1.15%) SolarWinds
14 16 (0.97%) F5
14 16 (0.97%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.90%) BMC
16 13 (0.78%) Intel Security
16 13 (0.78%) ServiceNow
17 11 (0.66%) Palo Alto
17 11 (0.66%) SAP
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AAP3
Rate: Attractive based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £48.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 375-425pd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago