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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / London
Rank 45 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 907 680 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.68% 3.31% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.36% 18.43% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 419 352
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.32 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.58 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.89 £20.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.48 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +129.62%

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
3198 3689 3660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.51% 17.97% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2442 2542
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 67 61
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £12.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Croydon +1 96 £475 +18.75% 1
City of London +39 86 £455 +4.59% 13
Westminster +2 14 £475 +18.01%
Hammersmith - 8 £525 -
Feltham +2 5 £450 - 1
New Malden 0 5 - - 1
Dagenham - 3 - -
Hounslow - 3 - - 1
Docklands, London 0 1 - -
Hendon 0 1 £250 -48.45%
Uxbridge -2 1 £300 -25.92%
Ruislip - 1 £265 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 1825 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 606 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (20.71%) Linux
4 361 (19.78%) DevOps
5 280 (15.34%) VMware
6 277 (15.18%) Docker
7 272 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
8 267 (14.63%) Puppet
9 256 (14.03%) Scrum
10 245 (13.42%) JIRA
11 237 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
11 237 (12.99%) Jenkins
12 236 (12.93%) Java
12 236 (12.93%) Git (software)
13 208 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
13 208 (11.40%) Windows
14 199 (10.90%) Configuration Management
15 196 (10.74%) Service Management
16 189 (10.36%) Microsoft
17 187 (10.25%) Ansible
18 186 (10.19%) ITIL
19 183 (10.03%) Project Management
19 183 (10.03%) Finance
20 175 (9.59%) Kubernetes
21 171 (9.37%) DV Cleared
22 166 (9.10%) Confluence
23 165 (9.04%) Hadoop
23 165 (9.04%) Firewall
24 164 (8.99%) Oracle
25 152 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 166 (9.10%) Confluence
2 139 (7.62%) Apache
3 126 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 53 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 52 (2.85%) nginx
6 27 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.42%) MS Exchange
7 26 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 13 (0.71%) Drupal
8 13 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (0.66%) Jetty
10 10 (0.55%) WildFly
11 9 (0.49%) Mule ESB
12 8 (0.44%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.38%) CMS
13 7 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 131 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 72 (3.95%) HipChat
2 72 (3.95%) MS Project
3 67 (3.67%) MS Office
4 57 (3.12%) MS Visio
5 51 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.11%) Revit
8 1 (0.055%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 39 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.055%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.055%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 272 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (3.62%) Office 365
4 61 (3.34%) GitHub
5 39 (2.14%) IaaS
6 38 (2.08%) PaaS
7 29 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (1.32%) Amazon S3
10 20 (1.10%) SaaS
11 18 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (0.66%) Route 53
14 10 (0.55%) G Suite
14 10 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (0.49%) Heroku
15 9 (0.49%) Trello
16 7 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 165 (9.04%) Firewall
2 147 (8.05%) DNS
3 95 (5.21%) TCP/IP
4 94 (5.15%) VPN
5 90 (4.93%) LAN
6 87 (4.77%) WAN
7 84 (4.60%) SSH
8 76 (4.16%) OpenLDAP
8 76 (4.16%) OpenVPN
9 61 (3.34%) Network Security
10 50 (2.74%) SSL
11 49 (2.68%) HTTP
12 47 (2.58%) LDAP
13 40 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
15 36 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 32 (1.75%) DHCP
17 30 (1.64%) Internet
17 30 (1.64%) IPsec
17 30 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
2 165 (9.04%) Hadoop
3 70 (3.84%) Big Data
3 70 (3.84%) Oracle Database
4 61 (3.34%) MySQL
5 52 (2.85%) MongoDB
6 49 (2.68%) SQL Server
7 39 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 36 (1.97%) HBase
9 30 (1.64%) Redis
10 26 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (1.42%) Relational Database
11 17 (0.93%) NoSQL
12 13 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.60%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.38%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.33%) Adabas
17 5 (0.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 245 (13.42%) JIRA
2 237 (12.99%) Jenkins
3 236 (12.93%) Git (software)
4 94 (5.15%) Maven
5 92 (5.04%) JUnit
6 90 (4.93%) Bitbucket
7 88 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 80 (4.38%) JIRA Agile
8 80 (4.38%) SonarQube
9 78 (4.27%) Ant
10 75 (4.11%) Liquibase
11 45 (2.47%) Cucumber
12 31 (1.70%) Subversion
13 26 (1.42%) IntelliJ
14 25 (1.37%) Jasmine
15 23 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
15 23 (1.26%) Vagrant
16 16 (0.88%) Grunt
16 16 (0.88%) Selenium
17 13 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 183 (10.03%) Finance
2 56 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.36%) Marketing
4 39 (2.14%) Electronics
4 39 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 38 (2.08%) Law
6 19 (1.04%) Legal
7 10 (0.55%) Banking
7 10 (0.55%) Retail
8 6 (0.33%) Military
9 4 (0.22%) Publishing
10 3 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.11%) Advertising
11 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.11%) Back Office
11 2 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.055%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 301 (16.49%) Architect
2 252 (13.81%) Developer
3 194 (10.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 169 (9.26%) Analyst
5 128 (7.01%) Consultant
6 91 (4.99%) Business Analyst
7 87 (4.77%) Project Manager
8 84 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 64 (3.51%) Technical Architect
10 63 (3.45%) Network Engineer
11 57 (3.12%) Infrastructure Architect
12 48 (2.63%) DevOps Consultant
12 48 (2.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 46 (2.52%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
14 41 (2.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 40 (2.19%) Security Architect
16 39 (2.14%) Administrator
17 38 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
18 37 (2.03%) SC Cleared Project Manager
19 36 (1.97%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (7.45%) ELK Stack
2 116 (6.36%) CSS
3 115 (6.30%) HTML
4 105 (5.75%) REST
5 94 (5.15%) HTML5
6 91 (4.99%) Web Services
7 88 (4.82%) CSS3
8 83 (4.55%) MCollective
9 82 (4.49%) AngularJS
10 79 (4.33%) Software Packaging
11 75 (4.11%) Node.js
12 66 (3.62%) Spring
13 53 (2.90%) RESTful
14 45 (2.47%) JSON
15 44 (2.41%) Spring Boot
16 40 (2.19%) Apache Camel
17 39 (2.14%) Ajax
18 36 (1.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 34 (1.86%) XML
20 26 (1.42%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 58 (3.18%) Data Centre
4 41 (2.25%) PKI
5 28 (1.53%) User Experience
6 21 (1.15%) CESG
7 20 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 18 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 17 (0.93%) Replication
10 16 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 15 (0.82%) Clustering
11 15 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 14 (0.77%) Computer Science
13 13 (0.71%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.55%) Driving Licence
14 10 (0.55%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.49%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (0.49%) Web 2.0
16 8 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 378 (20.71%) Linux
2 208 (11.40%) Windows
3 145 (7.95%) CentOS
4 85 (4.66%) Windows Server
5 83 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 81 (4.44%) Unix
7 47 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 44 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (2.19%) Windows 10
10 38 (2.08%) CoreOS
11 33 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (1.32%) RancherOS
13 15 (0.82%) Android
14 14 (0.77%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.71%) AIX
15 13 (0.71%) VyOS
16 11 (0.60%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.44%) webOS
17 8 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (19.78%) DevOps
3 256 (14.03%) Scrum
4 208 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
5 199 (10.90%) Configuration Management
6 196 (10.74%) Service Management
7 186 (10.19%) ITIL
8 183 (10.03%) Project Management
9 152 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 147 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 124 (6.79%) Migration
12 113 (6.19%) Open Source
13 104 (5.70%) PRINCE2
14 97 (5.32%) TDD
15 91 (4.99%) Identity Management
16 83 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
17 77 (4.22%) Programme Management
18 75 (4.11%) Workflow
19 72 (3.95%) Risk Management
20 71 (3.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 236 (12.93%) Java
2 132 (7.23%) Ruby
3 95 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 94 (5.15%) Python
5 85 (4.66%) Shell Script
6 78 (4.27%) SQL
7 74 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 67 (3.67%) C
9 62 (3.40%) PHP
10 56 (3.07%) Go
11 47 (2.58%) PowerShell
12 43 (2.36%) Scala
13 22 (1.21%) Perl
14 18 (0.99%) C#
15 16 (0.88%) Groovy
16 6 (0.33%) NATURAL
17 5 (0.27%) ES6
18 4 (0.22%) ActionScript
18 4 (0.22%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1825 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 171 (9.37%) DV Cleared
3 124 (6.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 59 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
5 54 (2.96%) BC Cleared
6 52 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (2.68%) Degree
8 44 (2.41%) CCNP
9 38 (2.08%) CISSP
10 30 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.32%) CISM
13 23 (1.26%) CLAS
14 22 (1.21%) PMP
15 19 (1.04%) CCNA
15 19 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (0.82%) CCIE
17 12 (0.66%) CESG Certified Professional
17 12 (0.66%) MCSA
18 11 (0.60%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (2.47%) QA
3 37 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 35 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 22 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 19 (1.04%) RMADS
7 15 (0.82%) SLA
8 12 (0.66%) Government Security Classifications
9 10 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.33%) COBIT
11 4 (0.22%) ISO20022
11 4 (0.22%) WCAG
12 3 (0.16%) GDPR
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.16%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.11%) BS25999
14 1 (0.055%) GCP
14 1 (0.055%) HMG Infosec
14 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 1 (0.055%) JSP 440
System Software
1 277 (15.18%) Docker
2 137 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (6.85%) Active Directory
4 109 (5.97%) vCloud
5 81 (4.44%) Squid
6 75 (4.11%) Postfix
7 30 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (1.64%) vSphere
8 24 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 19 (1.04%) HDFS
9 19 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.99%) Corosync
11 13 (0.71%) etcd
11 13 (0.71%) flannel
12 12 (0.66%) KVM
13 11 (0.60%) Xen
14 9 (0.49%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.49%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.49%) XenApp
15 7 (0.38%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 267 (14.63%) Puppet
2 187 (10.25%) Ansible
3 175 (9.59%) Kubernetes
4 146 (8.00%) Terraform
5 143 (7.84%) ZABBIX
6 120 (6.58%) logstash
7 106 (5.81%) Kibana
8 87 (4.77%) Rancher
9 40 (2.19%) Consul
10 37 (2.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 37 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
11 34 (1.86%) SCCM
12 32 (1.75%) HAProxy
12 32 (1.75%) SCOM
13 30 (1.64%) Packer
14 28 (1.53%) Nessus
15 24 (1.32%) Sysdig
16 22 (1.21%) yum
17 18 (0.99%) Pacemaker
18 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 280 (15.34%) VMware
2 189 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 164 (8.99%) Oracle
4 147 (8.05%) Cisco
5 97 (5.32%) Atlassian
6 81 (4.44%) Sonatype
7 55 (3.01%) Red Hat
8 43 (2.36%) CheckPoint
9 42 (2.30%) SAP
10 36 (1.97%) AppDynamics
11 34 (1.86%) Hortonworks
12 31 (1.70%) Juniper
13 27 (1.48%) AlienVault
14 25 (1.37%) Remedy
15 22 (1.21%) ServiceNow
16 21 (1.15%) Citrix
17 20 (1.10%) Adobe
17 20 (1.10%) Google
18 19 (1.04%) Palo Alto
19 18 (0.99%) Splunk
North London
Adteq
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Yoh
Rate: £900 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £456 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £320.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
New Malden
aap3
Rate: £40.00 - £47.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago