The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 45 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 916 800 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.93% 3.49% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.67% 21.95% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 487 378
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 38
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.75 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.85% -49.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.36 £16.58 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £51.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+24.60% +16.27%
Security 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
3568 3644 3421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.29% 15.90% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2296 2398 2075
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 110 129
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £15.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the London region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the London region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 203 £425 +3.34% 39
Croydon +13 25 £444 -1.38% 3
New Malden - 15 - -
Feltham - 11 £390 -
Northwood - 3 - -
Brentford - 3 £135 -
Hounslow +1 2 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 - -
Westminster -2 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Hendon - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 1056 (57.11%) SC Cleared
2 492 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (24.50%) DV Cleared
4 379 (20.50%) Windows
5 322 (17.41%) Java
6 302 (16.33%) Linux
7 253 (13.68%) Oracle
8 233 (12.60%) Microsoft
9 224 (12.11%) SQL
10 192 (10.38%) Finance
11 187 (10.11%) SQL Server
12 178 (9.63%) Scrum
13 176 (9.52%) ITIL
14 166 (8.98%) MS Excel
15 163 (8.82%) JavaScript
16 160 (8.65%) Project Management
17 153 (8.27%) VMware
18 141 (7.63%) HTML
19 137 (7.41%) .NET
20 128 (6.92%) UNIX
20 128 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
21 123 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
22 122 (6.60%) JIRA
23 117 (6.33%) PRINCE2
24 116 (6.27%) Puppet
25 115 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
26 112 (6.06%) Active Directory
27 109 (5.90%) C#
28 107 (5.79%) Configuration Management
29 105 (5.68%) Web Services

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 68 (3.68%) WebLogic
2 61 (3.30%) Confluence
3 57 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 52 (2.81%) SharePoint
5 49 (2.65%) JBoss
6 34 (1.84%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.51%) Apache
8 26 (1.41%) SAS
9 25 (1.35%) nginx
10 23 (1.24%) IIS
10 23 (1.24%) MS Exchange
10 23 (1.24%) Node.js
11 22 (1.19%) CMS
12 15 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.81%) Drupal
12 15 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.76%) WildFly
13 14 (0.76%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 166 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 96 (5.19%) MS Office
3 59 (3.19%) MS Project
4 21 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.16%) Revit
8 3 (0.16%) Vectorworks
8 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.054%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 31 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (0.92%) Maximo
6 16 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.32%) Agresso
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.22%) Primavera
9 4 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.16%) TRIRIGA
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle TCA
11 2 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.14%) PaaS
3 20 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (1.03%) Office 365
5 17 (0.92%) GitHub
5 17 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.59%) SaaS
8 9 (0.49%) IaaS
9 8 (0.43%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.38%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.054%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.08%) Firewall
2 64 (3.46%) DNS
3 59 (3.19%) SAN
4 53 (2.87%) LAN
5 47 (2.54%) WAN
5 47 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 44 (2.38%) Internet
7 42 (2.27%) HTTP
8 40 (2.16%) VPN
8 40 (2.16%) DHCP
9 25 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (1.19%) Network Security
11 21 (1.14%) AMQP
11 21 (1.14%) LDAP
12 13 (0.70%) Ethernet
12 13 (0.70%) Intranet
13 12 (0.65%) IPsec
13 12 (0.65%) NAS
13 12 (0.65%) FTP
14 11 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.54%) MySQL
3 69 (3.73%) MongoDB
4 68 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 57 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 47 (2.54%) Relational Database
8 44 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 34 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 29 (1.57%) Big Data
12 22 (1.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 22 (1.19%) Base SAS
13 21 (1.14%) WhereScape RED
14 18 (0.97%) Star Schema
15 16 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 122 (6.60%) JIRA
2 80 (4.33%) Jenkins
3 65 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 52 (2.81%) Maven
5 39 (2.11%) Selenium
6 38 (2.06%) JUnit
7 36 (1.95%) Gradle
8 34 (1.84%) Subversion
9 33 (1.78%) Ant
10 28 (1.51%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.41%) JMeter
11 26 (1.41%) Mercurial
12 25 (1.35%) Artifactory
12 25 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (1.03%) Visual Studio
15 18 (0.97%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.97%) SonarQube
16 16 (0.87%) Gerrit
16 16 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 192 (10.38%) Finance
2 60 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 30 (1.62%) Legal
4 29 (1.57%) Law
5 19 (1.03%) Banking
6 12 (0.65%) Marketing
7 10 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.49%) Military
9 5 (0.27%) Billing
9 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.22%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.22%) Publishing
11 3 (0.16%) Advertising
11 3 (0.16%) Back Office
12 2 (0.11%) Electronics
12 2 (0.11%) Local Government
12 2 (0.11%) Retail
13 1 (0.054%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.054%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.054%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 387 (20.93%) Developer
2 178 (9.63%) Analyst
3 150 (8.11%) Consultant
4 141 (7.63%) Java Developer
5 139 (7.52%) Architect
6 108 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 65 (3.52%) Business Analyst
8 53 (2.87%) Support Engineer
9 46 (2.49%) Technical Architect
10 43 (2.33%) Senior Developer
11 41 (2.22%) ETL Developer
12 40 (2.16%) Network Engineer
12 40 (2.16%) Test Analyst
12 40 (2.16%) Tester
12 40 (2.16%) DevOps Engineer
13 38 (2.06%) Administrator
14 29 (1.57%) Change Manager
15 27 (1.46%) .NET Developer
15 27 (1.46%) Applications Support
15 27 (1.46%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (7.63%) HTML
2 137 (7.41%) .NET
3 105 (5.68%) Web Services
4 99 (5.35%) CSS
5 96 (5.19%) J2EE
6 92 (4.98%) XML
7 75 (4.06%) HTML5
8 57 (3.08%) jQuery
8 57 (3.08%) JSP
9 55 (2.97%) Hibernate
10 51 (2.76%) Spring
11 45 (2.43%) ASP.NET
11 45 (2.43%) CSS3
12 43 (2.33%) JSON
13 42 (2.27%) Ajax
13 42 (2.27%) Middleware
13 42 (2.27%) RESTful
14 38 (2.06%) Apache Camel
14 38 (2.06%) JMS
15 35 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 128 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 56 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 53 (2.87%) User Experience
5 37 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 30 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.19%) CESG
8 20 (1.08%) NHS
9 18 (0.97%) Thin Client
9 18 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 17 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 17 (0.92%) Blackberry
11 16 (0.87%) Statistics
11 16 (0.87%) Data Integration
12 15 (0.81%) Replication
13 13 (0.70%) Mainframe
13 13 (0.70%) CMDB
14 12 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
15 11 (0.59%) CESG CLAS
15 11 (0.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 379 (20.50%) Windows
2 302 (16.33%) Linux
3 128 (6.92%) UNIX
4 73 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (3.24%) Windows 7
6 58 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (2.65%) CentOS
8 48 (2.60%) Ubuntu
9 45 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (1.46%) Windows XP
12 23 (1.24%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.76%) Solaris
14 13 (0.70%) AIX
15 11 (0.59%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.54%) Android
17 9 (0.49%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.32%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
18 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (9.63%) Scrum
3 176 (9.52%) ITIL
4 160 (8.65%) Project Management
5 123 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 117 (6.33%) PRINCE2
7 115 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
8 107 (5.79%) Configuration Management
9 104 (5.62%) Unit Testing
10 101 (5.46%) Migration
11 94 (5.08%) Change Management
12 90 (4.87%) ETL
12 90 (4.87%) DevOps
13 84 (4.54%) Open Source
14 82 (4.43%) TDD
15 73 (3.95%) Service Delivery
15 73 (3.95%) Service Management
16 64 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
17 63 (3.41%) SDLC
17 63 (3.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 322 (17.41%) Java
2 224 (12.11%) SQL
3 163 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 109 (5.90%) C#
5 91 (4.92%) Python
6 59 (3.19%) C
7 55 (2.97%) Bash Shell
8 45 (2.43%) Shell Script
9 44 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 42 (2.27%) Perl
11 40 (2.16%) Ruby
12 34 (1.84%) PHP
13 28 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 22 (1.19%) SAS Macro
15 17 (0.92%) Scala
16 14 (0.76%) C++
17 12 (0.65%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.59%) VBA
18 11 (0.59%) Groovy
19 8 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1056 (57.11%) SC Cleared
2 453 (24.50%) DV Cleared
3 79 (4.27%) CTC Cleared
4 50 (2.70%) Degree
5 48 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (1.68%) CISSP
8 29 (1.57%) BC Cleared
8 29 (1.57%) ISTQB
9 28 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 28 (1.51%) ISEB
10 25 (1.35%) CCNP
11 23 (1.24%) MCSE
12 19 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.97%) CCNA
14 17 (0.92%) MCSA
14 17 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (0.76%) MCITP
16 12 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 10 (0.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.22%) QA
2 31 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.57%) SLA
4 10 (0.54%) COBIT
5 7 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.27%) WAI
7 3 (0.16%) P3O
8 1 (0.054%) GPG13
8 1 (0.054%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.054%) HL7
8 1 (0.054%) DICOM
System Software
1 112 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 80 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (0.97%) vCloud
5 17 (0.92%) XenApp
6 16 (0.87%) Docker
7 14 (0.76%) vSphere
8 10 (0.54%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.43%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.38%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.38%) Samba
11 5 (0.27%) Squid
12 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.22%) Firmware
12 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.22%) Varnish
13 3 (0.16%) IAG
13 3 (0.16%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 116 (6.27%) Puppet
2 50 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (2.06%) Ansible
4 34 (1.84%) SCCM
5 27 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (1.30%) Salt
7 23 (1.24%) Rundeck
8 20 (1.08%) logstash
9 19 (1.03%) ZABBIX
10 16 (0.87%) Kibana
11 15 (0.81%) Vagrant
12 14 (0.76%) HAProxy
12 14 (0.76%) SCOM
13 12 (0.65%) WSUS
14 9 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 5 (0.27%) Nagios
15 5 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.27%) Nessus
16 4 (0.22%) Data Guard
16 4 (0.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 253 (13.68%) Oracle
2 233 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 153 (8.27%) VMware
4 96 (5.19%) Cisco
4 96 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 88 (4.76%) HP
6 66 (3.57%) Greenplum
7 50 (2.70%) Citrix
7 50 (2.70%) Tableau
8 43 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 40 (2.16%) Google
10 35 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 32 (1.73%) Juniper
11 32 (1.73%) IBM
12 28 (1.51%) Dell
13 23 (1.24%) Remedy
14 21 (1.14%) NetApp
15 18 (0.97%) Splunk
16 17 (0.92%) F5
16 17 (0.92%) Sybase
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £250.00 - £293.70 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £17.26 - £18.70 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago