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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 51 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 831 523 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.82% 2.36% 2.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.04% 14.74% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 290 340
Median daily rate £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 17
Median hourly rate £18.19 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.03% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £15.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
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
3606 3547 3728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.59% 16.00% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2513 2298 2562
Median daily rate £450 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £561 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 91 119
Median hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £14.79 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +37 81 £463 +11.78% 13
Croydon +10 69 £410 -3.52% 1
Westminster -2 16 £475 - 1
Greenford +4 3 £243 -
Hounslow -1 2 - -
Northwood 0 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Hillingdon - 1 £160 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £403 - 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1673 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 525 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (14.94%) Linux
4 245 (14.64%) ITIL
5 234 (13.99%) Java
6 223 (13.33%) Windows
7 214 (12.79%) DevOps
8 209 (12.49%) DV Cleared
9 184 (11.00%) Microsoft
10 178 (10.64%) Project Management
11 165 (9.86%) Puppet
12 154 (9.21%) Finance
13 151 (9.03%) PRINCE2
14 150 (8.97%) SQL
15 147 (8.79%) Configuration Management
16 146 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 137 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
18 136 (8.13%) Git (software)
19 128 (7.65%) Ruby
20 118 (7.05%) Scrum
21 117 (6.99%) Open Source
22 113 (6.75%) Jenkins
23 111 (6.63%) Unix
23 111 (6.63%) Firewall
24 104 (6.22%) Service Delivery
24 104 (6.22%) VMware
25 102 (6.10%) Active Directory
26 101 (6.04%) Change Management
26 101 (6.04%) Risk Management
27 98 (5.86%) Ansible

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 83 (4.96%) Confluence
2 54 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 45 (2.69%) Node.js
4 43 (2.57%) nginx
5 39 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 31 (1.85%) JBoss
7 22 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.14%) Skype for Business
9 17 (1.02%) Apache
9 17 (1.02%) IIS
10 15 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (0.90%) SAS
11 10 (0.60%) CMS
11 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.54%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.42%) ArcGIS
14 7 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 91 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.65%) MS Project
3 57 (3.41%) MS Office
4 20 (1.20%) HipChat
5 18 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 17 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.42%) SPSS
8 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.12%) Primavera
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) TradeThru
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%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 81 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.35%) GitHub
3 40 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.09%) IaaS
5 31 (1.85%) Office 365
6 19 (1.14%) PaaS
7 16 (0.96%) SaaS
8 11 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.12%) Yammer
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.060%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.060%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.060%) Google Play
12 1 (0.060%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 111 (6.63%) Firewall
2 52 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 47 (2.81%) WAN
4 46 (2.75%) LAN
5 38 (2.27%) HTTP
6 36 (2.15%) DNS
7 31 (1.85%) VPN
8 28 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 28 (1.67%) SSL
9 27 (1.61%) Network Security
10 25 (1.49%) Internet
11 22 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (1.14%) BGP
12 19 (1.14%) OSPF
13 17 (1.02%) MPLS
14 15 (0.90%) DHCP
14 15 (0.90%) Skype
15 14 (0.84%) IPsec
15 14 (0.84%) LDAP
16 13 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
2 56 (3.35%) MongoDB
2 56 (3.35%) NoSQL
3 51 (3.05%) SQL Server
4 36 (2.15%) Hadoop
5 35 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 32 (1.91%) Big Data
7 21 (1.26%) Redis
8 19 (1.14%) MySQL
9 15 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (0.90%) HBase
10 13 (0.78%) GIS
11 9 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.54%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.36%) Base SAS
13 6 (0.36%) Neo4j
13 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 136 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 113 (6.75%) Jenkins
3 97 (5.80%) JIRA
4 43 (2.57%) Maven
5 42 (2.51%) Artifactory
6 40 (2.39%) GitLab
7 31 (1.85%) JUnit
8 27 (1.61%) Selenium
9 22 (1.32%) JMeter
10 19 (1.14%) Visual Studio
11 16 (0.96%) Cucumber
12 15 (0.90%) LoadRunner
13 11 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.54%) HP UFT
14 9 (0.54%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.54%) Zephyr
15 8 (0.48%) Geb
15 8 (0.48%) NeoLoad
15 8 (0.48%) Spock
16 6 (0.36%) SonarQube
General
1 154 (9.21%) Finance
2 43 (2.57%) Law
3 31 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 20 (1.20%) Legal
5 19 (1.14%) Banking
6 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.30%) Publishing
7 4 (0.24%) Marketing
7 4 (0.24%) Retail
8 3 (0.18%) Advertising
9 2 (0.12%) Automotive
9 2 (0.12%) Electronics
9 2 (0.12%) French Language
9 2 (0.12%) German Language
9 2 (0.12%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.12%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.12%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.060%) Billing
10 1 (0.060%) Local Government
10 1 (0.060%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (17.69%) Architect
2 178 (10.64%) Developer
3 157 (9.38%) Analyst
4 118 (7.05%) Consultant
5 105 (6.28%) Project Manager
6 87 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 85 (5.08%) Service Manager
8 67 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 63 (3.77%) Java Developer
10 60 (3.59%) Designer
11 56 (3.35%) Security Architect
12 49 (2.93%) Change Manager
13 48 (2.87%) Enterprise Architect
14 47 (2.81%) Service Architect
15 44 (2.63%) Test Manager
16 41 (2.45%) Infrastructure Architect
17 39 (2.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 35 (2.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
19 34 (2.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 32 (1.91%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (4.90%) HTML
2 70 (4.18%) CSS
3 65 (3.89%) Web Services
4 62 (3.71%) .NET
5 55 (3.29%) Sensu
6 45 (2.69%) RESTful
7 39 (2.33%) Spring
7 39 (2.33%) XML
8 38 (2.27%) REST
9 36 (2.15%) SOAP
10 34 (2.03%) Grails
11 32 (1.91%) jQuery
12 31 (1.85%) HTML5
13 27 (1.61%) Middleware
14 26 (1.55%) AngularJS
15 23 (1.37%) Hibernate
16 19 (1.14%) MCollective
17 17 (1.02%) JSON
18 16 (0.96%) ASP.NET
18 16 (0.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 89 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (4.54%) User Experience
3 60 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 57 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 46 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 37 (2.21%) CESG
7 33 (1.97%) Visualisation
8 20 (1.20%) PKI
9 17 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 16 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.90%) Biometrics
12 12 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
12 12 (0.72%) Data Integration
13 11 (0.66%) CMDB
13 11 (0.66%) Computer Science
13 11 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
15 8 (0.48%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.48%) Freedom of Information Act
16 7 (0.42%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 250 (14.94%) Linux
2 223 (13.33%) Windows
3 111 (6.63%) Unix
4 63 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.93%) CentOS
6 46 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (2.33%) CoreOS
8 39 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 30 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 29 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (1.20%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
13 14 (0.84%) Windows 10
14 13 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.72%) AIX
16 10 (0.60%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.48%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
19 5 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (14.64%) ITIL
3 214 (12.79%) DevOps
4 178 (10.64%) Project Management
5 151 (9.03%) PRINCE2
6 147 (8.79%) Configuration Management
7 146 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 137 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
9 118 (7.05%) Scrum
10 117 (6.99%) Open Source
11 104 (6.22%) Service Delivery
12 101 (6.04%) Change Management
12 101 (6.04%) Risk Management
13 95 (5.68%) Migration
14 86 (5.14%) Service Management
15 83 (4.96%) Information Security
16 65 (3.89%) UML
17 61 (3.65%) Mentoring
18 58 (3.47%) User Stories
19 56 (3.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 234 (13.99%) Java
2 150 (8.97%) SQL
3 128 (7.65%) Ruby
4 85 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 69 (4.12%) Python
6 47 (2.81%) Perl
7 46 (2.75%) Go
8 41 (2.45%) C
9 37 (2.21%) Groovy
10 36 (2.15%) C#
11 35 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 31 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 29 (1.73%) C++
14 25 (1.49%) Scala
15 24 (1.43%) PHP
15 24 (1.43%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.42%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.36%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.36%) SAS Macro
18 5 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 1673 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 209 (12.49%) DV Cleared
3 50 (2.99%) Degree
4 49 (2.93%) CISSP
5 43 (2.57%) ISEB
6 41 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 35 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 34 (2.03%) BC Cleared
9 33 (1.97%) CLAS
10 32 (1.91%) CISM
11 28 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
13 23 (1.37%) CCNP
13 23 (1.37%) MBCS
14 22 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
15 21 (1.26%) CCNA
16 19 (1.14%) ISTQB
17 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (2.33%) QA
3 35 (2.09%) SLA
4 33 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 30 (1.79%) Data Quality
6 17 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 15 (0.90%) Government Security Classifications
8 13 (0.78%) RMADS
9 8 (0.48%) COBIT
9 8 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.30%) GPG13
11 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.18%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
13 2 (0.12%) SDET
14 1 (0.060%) BS7799
14 1 (0.060%) GxP
14 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.060%) PMBOK
System Software
1 102 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 92 (5.50%) Docker
3 61 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (2.39%) etcd
4 40 (2.39%) flannel
5 37 (2.21%) Ceph
5 37 (2.21%) GlusterFS
6 19 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.60%) vSphere
8 6 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.30%) Samba
9 5 (0.30%) vCloud
9 5 (0.30%) XenApp
9 5 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.24%) HDFS
10 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.18%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 165 (9.86%) Puppet
2 98 (5.86%) Ansible
3 63 (3.77%) logstash
4 50 (2.99%) Kubernetes
5 41 (2.45%) HAProxy
6 39 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 39 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 38 (2.27%) Graphite
8 32 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (1.79%) ZABBIX
10 29 (1.73%) Kibana
10 29 (1.73%) SCCM
11 24 (1.43%) Salt
12 21 (1.26%) Grafana
12 21 (1.26%) Uchiwa
13 18 (1.08%) SCOM
14 7 (0.42%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.42%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.42%) WSUS
15 5 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 184 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 104 (6.22%) VMware
3 74 (4.42%) Oracle
4 71 (4.24%) Cisco
5 48 (2.87%) Red Hat
6 44 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 43 (2.57%) Juniper
8 34 (2.03%) CheckPoint
9 27 (1.61%) Citrix
10 25 (1.49%) SolarWinds
11 22 (1.32%) IBM
12 20 (1.20%) HP
12 20 (1.20%) Remedy
13 16 (0.96%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.84%) BMC
15 13 (0.78%) Intel Security
15 13 (0.78%) ServiceNow
16 12 (0.72%) F5
17 11 (0.66%) Apple
17 11 (0.66%) SAP
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