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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 50 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 921 508 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.16% 2.15% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.89% 13.91% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 283 312
Median daily rate £485 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 15
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +100.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
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
3855 3653 3733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.41% 15.46% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2399 2412
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 95 114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +62 105 £481 +13.23% 14
Croydon +4 56 £413 -8.33% 3
Westminster - 29 £513 -
Greenford - 4 £243 -
Feltham -10 3 £450 +15.38%
Greenwich - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £193 -
Hillingdon - 1 £160 -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1832 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 578 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (16.81%) Linux
4 301 (16.43%) DevOps
5 234 (12.77%) ITIL
6 229 (12.50%) Java
7 225 (12.28%) Windows
8 208 (11.35%) Puppet
9 205 (11.19%) Microsoft
10 190 (10.37%) Docker
11 181 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 178 (9.72%) Project Management
13 177 (9.66%) DV Cleared
14 174 (9.50%) Git (software)
15 167 (9.12%) Finance
16 166 (9.06%) Jenkins
17 164 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
18 163 (8.90%) Configuration Management
18 163 (8.90%) SQL
19 159 (8.68%) Migration
20 158 (8.62%) Ansible
21 151 (8.24%) Open Source
22 150 (8.19%) Ruby
23 146 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
23 146 (7.97%) VMware
24 145 (7.91%) Scrum
25 139 (7.59%) Firewall
26 137 (7.48%) PRINCE2
27 133 (7.26%) Oracle
28 130 (7.10%) Kubernetes

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
1 104 (5.68%) Confluence
2 86 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 68 (3.71%) Apache
4 66 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
5 58 (3.17%) nginx
6 35 (1.91%) MS Exchange
7 26 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (1.15%) IIS
10 20 (1.09%) OpenStack
10 20 (1.09%) Skype for Business
11 19 (1.04%) JBoss
11 19 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (0.93%) SAS
13 10 (0.55%) CMS
14 9 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.38%) Mule ESB
16 6 (0.33%) Alfresco
16 6 (0.33%) ArcGIS
16 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 90 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 82 (4.48%) MS Office
3 45 (2.46%) MS Project
4 39 (2.13%) HipChat
5 23 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.38%) SPSS
9 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.22%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.22%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) Primavera
7 2 (0.11%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.055%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.055%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 146 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (4.59%) GitHub
4 51 (2.78%) Office 365
5 28 (1.53%) SaaS
6 25 (1.36%) IaaS
7 21 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (0.87%) Google Apps
10 13 (0.71%) Trello
11 10 (0.55%) PaaS
12 8 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.11%) Yammer
15 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.055%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.055%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.055%) Google Play
15 1 (0.055%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 139 (7.59%) Firewall
2 75 (4.09%) TCP/IP
3 74 (4.04%) DNS
4 46 (2.51%) HTTP
5 43 (2.35%) SSH
6 42 (2.29%) OpenLDAP
7 38 (2.07%) SSL
8 37 (2.02%) Network Security
9 36 (1.97%) OpenVPN
10 34 (1.86%) Internet
11 29 (1.58%) VPN
12 28 (1.53%) WAN
13 27 (1.47%) LAN
14 26 (1.42%) IPsec
14 26 (1.42%) Wireless
15 24 (1.31%) LDAP
15 24 (1.31%) OSPF
16 23 (1.26%) BGP
17 20 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 90 (4.91%) Hadoop
3 73 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 69 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 50 (2.73%) Big Data
5 50 (2.73%) SQL Server
6 33 (1.80%) Redis
7 30 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.58%) MySQL
9 23 (1.26%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (0.71%) HBase
11 13 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 9 (0.49%) GIS
14 7 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.38%) NonStop SQL
14 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.33%) Base SAS
15 6 (0.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 174 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 166 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 126 (6.88%) JIRA
4 72 (3.93%) JUnit
5 62 (3.38%) Artifactory
6 60 (3.28%) Maven
7 51 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 49 (2.67%) GitLab
9 44 (2.40%) SonarQube
10 43 (2.35%) Bitbucket
11 39 (2.13%) Ant
12 37 (2.02%) JIRA Agile
12 37 (2.02%) Selenium
13 34 (1.86%) Liquibase
14 24 (1.31%) Visual Studio
15 23 (1.26%) JMeter
16 13 (0.71%) Jasmine
17 11 (0.60%) Cucumber
17 11 (0.60%) Gerrit
17 11 (0.60%) Gradle
General
1 167 (9.12%) Finance
2 38 (2.07%) Telecoms
3 36 (1.97%) Law
4 22 (1.20%) Publishing
5 13 (0.71%) Legal
6 8 (0.44%) Banking
7 7 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.22%) Advertising
8 4 (0.22%) Automotive
8 4 (0.22%) Retail
9 3 (0.16%) Back Office
9 3 (0.16%) Marketing
10 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.11%) Electronics
10 2 (0.11%) French Language
10 2 (0.11%) German Language
10 2 (0.11%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.11%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.11%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.055%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 331 (18.07%) Architect
2 211 (11.52%) Developer
3 164 (8.95%) Analyst
4 163 (8.90%) Consultant
5 134 (7.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 85 (4.64%) Project Manager
7 78 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 72 (3.93%) Java Developer
9 67 (3.66%) Security Architect
10 60 (3.28%) Service Manager
11 55 (3.00%) Designer
12 51 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
13 45 (2.46%) Technical Architect
14 44 (2.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 43 (2.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 41 (2.24%) Change Manager
17 38 (2.07%) DevOps Consultant
17 38 (2.07%) Test Manager
17 38 (2.07%) Tester
18 37 (2.02%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (5.46%) HTML
2 90 (4.91%) CSS
3 83 (4.53%) Web Services
4 69 (3.77%) .NET
5 67 (3.66%) Node.js
6 52 (2.84%) ELK Stack
6 52 (2.84%) REST
6 52 (2.84%) Sensu
7 47 (2.57%) RESTful
8 46 (2.51%) HTML5
9 45 (2.46%) AngularJS
10 43 (2.35%) Spring
11 41 (2.24%) jQuery
11 41 (2.24%) MCollective
12 40 (2.18%) XML
13 39 (2.13%) Software Packaging
14 38 (2.07%) SOAP
15 29 (1.58%) Grails
16 26 (1.42%) Hibernate
16 26 (1.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 87 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.48%) User Experience
3 56 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 53 (2.89%) Data Centre
5 51 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 39 (2.13%) CESG
7 34 (1.86%) PKI
8 31 (1.69%) Visualisation
9 20 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 14 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
12 12 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
12 12 (0.66%) Data Integration
12 12 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (0.66%) Reference Data
12 12 (0.66%) YubiKey
13 11 (0.60%) Biometrics
14 9 (0.49%) Computer Science
15 8 (0.44%) CMDB
15 8 (0.44%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 308 (16.81%) Linux
2 225 (12.28%) Windows
3 87 (4.75%) CentOS
4 74 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 70 (3.82%) CoreOS
6 49 (2.67%) Unix
7 48 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.58%) Windows 10
9 29 (1.58%) Windows 8
10 28 (1.53%) Ubuntu
11 26 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (1.26%) Windows 7
13 17 (0.93%) Android
14 15 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.60%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.60%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.49%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.44%) RancherOS
18 7 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (16.43%) DevOps
3 234 (12.77%) ITIL
4 181 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 178 (9.72%) Project Management
6 164 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
7 163 (8.90%) Configuration Management
8 159 (8.68%) Migration
9 151 (8.24%) Open Source
10 145 (7.91%) Scrum
11 137 (7.48%) PRINCE2
12 109 (5.95%) Service Management
13 92 (5.02%) Change Management
14 89 (4.86%) Risk Management
15 85 (4.64%) Service Delivery
16 77 (4.20%) Information Security
17 69 (3.77%) Service Design
18 66 (3.60%) UML
19 65 (3.55%) TOGAF
20 63 (3.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 229 (12.50%) Java
2 163 (8.90%) SQL
3 150 (8.19%) Ruby
4 114 (6.22%) JavaScript
5 70 (3.82%) Python
6 64 (3.49%) Go
7 50 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 48 (2.62%) C#
9 43 (2.35%) Scala
10 37 (2.02%) C
10 37 (2.02%) PowerShell
11 36 (1.97%) Perl
12 32 (1.75%) Groovy
13 28 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 23 (1.26%) PHP
15 14 (0.76%) TypeScript
16 12 (0.66%) C++
17 10 (0.55%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.44%) ES6
19 7 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1832 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 177 (9.66%) DV Cleared
3 69 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 63 (3.44%) CISSP
5 53 (2.89%) CTC Cleared
6 48 (2.62%) Degree
6 48 (2.62%) ISEB
7 43 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (2.13%) CISM
9 32 (1.75%) CCNP
10 30 (1.64%) BC Cleared
11 29 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (1.53%) CLAS
13 25 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
14 23 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 19 (1.04%) CCNA
16 16 (0.87%) CISMP
16 16 (0.87%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.87%) JNCIA
17 14 (0.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.06%) QA
2 47 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 36 (1.97%) SLA
5 26 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 24 (1.31%) Government Security Classifications
7 11 (0.60%) COBIT
7 11 (0.60%) RMADS
8 9 (0.49%) GPG13
8 9 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.33%) GCP
11 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.16%) WCAG
13 2 (0.11%) GxP
14 1 (0.055%) BS7799
14 1 (0.055%) HL7
14 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 190 (10.37%) Docker
2 101 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 69 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (3.49%) etcd
5 62 (3.38%) flannel
6 45 (2.46%) Ceph
6 45 (2.46%) GlusterFS
7 42 (2.29%) vCloud
8 38 (2.07%) Hyper-V
9 36 (1.97%) Postfix
9 36 (1.97%) Squid
10 27 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.33%) KVM
13 5 (0.27%) Corosync
13 5 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
13 5 (0.27%) vSphere
13 5 (0.27%) Xen
13 5 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 208 (11.35%) Puppet
2 158 (8.62%) Ansible
3 130 (7.10%) Kubernetes
4 105 (5.73%) logstash
5 63 (3.44%) Kibana
6 57 (3.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 57 (3.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 55 (3.00%) ZABBIX
8 54 (2.95%) HAProxy
9 49 (2.67%) Terraform
10 47 (2.57%) rkt
11 44 (2.40%) Rancher
12 42 (2.29%) Graphite
13 39 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (1.64%) SCCM
15 20 (1.09%) Salt
15 20 (1.09%) SCOM
16 14 (0.76%) Grafana
17 13 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
18 10 (0.55%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 205 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 146 (7.97%) VMware
3 133 (7.26%) Oracle
4 83 (4.53%) Cisco
5 66 (3.60%) Atlassian
6 62 (3.38%) Juniper
7 54 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 48 (2.62%) CheckPoint
9 41 (2.24%) Sonatype
10 27 (1.47%) IBM
11 26 (1.42%) Remedy
12 24 (1.31%) F5
12 24 (1.31%) HP
13 23 (1.26%) Citrix
14 22 (1.20%) Google
15 21 (1.15%) SolarWinds
16 20 (1.09%) Apple
17 19 (1.04%) Palo Alto
18 16 (0.87%) Aerohive Networks
18 16 (0.87%) Splunk
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
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LA International
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LA International
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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McGregor Boyall
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Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Ebury
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Croydon
TDA Group
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London
Venturi
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LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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Croydon, Surrey
Square One Resources
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Interact Consulting
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