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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 43 49 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +36
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1001 945 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.16% 3.88% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.15% 24.82% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 556 344
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.07 £12.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £46.00 £48.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +25.00%
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
3687 3807 3739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 15.65% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2450 2356
Average daily rate £429 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 88 102
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -10 181 £425 - 34
Croydon +2 55 £463 -2.63% 1
New Malden -1 5 - -
Uxbridge +5 2 £450 +12.50%
Westminster -3 2 £450 -34.78%
Brentford - 2 £135 -
Feltham - 2 £423 -
Hayes +1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Lewisham - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1074 (58.78%) SC Cleared
2 540 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (21.89%) DV Cleared
4 360 (19.70%) Java
5 316 (17.30%) Windows
6 280 (15.33%) Linux
7 185 (10.13%) Microsoft
7 185 (10.13%) Scrum
8 182 (9.96%) Oracle
9 180 (9.85%) ITIL
9 180 (9.85%) Finance
10 178 (9.74%) SQL
11 175 (9.58%) JavaScript
12 152 (8.32%) MS Excel
12 152 (8.32%) Project Management
13 149 (8.16%) HTML
14 147 (8.05%) JIRA
15 144 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 143 (7.83%) VMware
17 134 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
18 132 (7.22%) TDD
19 130 (7.12%) PRINCE2
20 129 (7.06%) SQL Server
21 120 (6.57%) CSS
22 114 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
23 113 (6.19%) Configuration Management
24 110 (6.02%) Jenkins
25 109 (5.97%) Puppet
25 109 (5.97%) Web Services
26 108 (5.91%) .NET

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 99 (5.42%) Confluence
2 74 (4.05%) JBoss
3 66 (3.61%) Apache
4 63 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 58 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 57 (3.12%) WebLogic
7 39 (2.13%) Node.js
8 35 (1.92%) IIS
9 32 (1.75%) nginx
10 25 (1.37%) Jetty
10 25 (1.37%) Alfresco
10 25 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 25 (1.37%) SAS
11 24 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (1.26%) MS Exchange
12 23 (1.26%) Drupal
13 22 (1.20%) Mule ESB
14 21 (1.15%) WildFly
15 19 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 152 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 81 (4.43%) MS Office
3 62 (3.39%) MS Project
4 29 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 20 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.16%) Revit
9 3 (0.16%) Vectorworks
10 2 (0.11%) Mingle
11 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.48%) Maximo
3 24 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.71%) Primavera
6 8 (0.44%) Agresso
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.16%) TRIRIGA
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.11%) Magento
11 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.055%) SAP FI-CA
12 1 (0.055%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (1.15%) Office 365
4 19 (1.04%) GitHub
4 19 (1.04%) SaaS
5 16 (0.88%) IaaS
6 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.49%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.38%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.22%) PaaS
12 2 (0.11%) Heroku
13 1 (0.055%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 96 (5.25%) Firewall
2 62 (3.39%) LAN
3 59 (3.23%) SAN
4 56 (3.07%) WAN
5 54 (2.96%) DNS
6 50 (2.74%) HTTP
7 48 (2.63%) Internet
8 39 (2.13%) VPN
9 37 (2.03%) TCP/IP
9 37 (2.03%) DHCP
10 24 (1.31%) Network Security
11 21 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (0.93%) AMQP
12 17 (0.93%) LDAP
13 15 (0.82%) VoIP
14 13 (0.71%) Ethernet
14 13 (0.71%) Intranet
15 12 (0.66%) Kerberos
15 12 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
15 12 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 77 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 75 (4.11%) MySQL
5 62 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 49 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 45 (2.46%) NoSQL
8 35 (1.92%) HBase
9 33 (1.81%) Relational Database
10 25 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.20%) Base SAS
11 22 (1.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 22 (1.20%) Big Data
12 20 (1.09%) Redis
13 14 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.71%) Infinispan
15 12 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.55%) Star Schema
17 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 147 (8.05%) JIRA
2 110 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 95 (5.20%) Git (software)
4 84 (4.60%) Maven
5 61 (3.34%) Selenium
6 53 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 46 (2.52%) Gradle
8 43 (2.35%) JUnit
9 42 (2.30%) Artifactory
10 40 (2.19%) Subversion
11 33 (1.81%) JMeter
11 33 (1.81%) Spock
12 31 (1.70%) Geb
12 31 (1.70%) IntelliJ
13 30 (1.64%) Ant
14 28 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (1.48%) Mercurial
16 25 (1.37%) Gerrit
17 24 (1.31%) SonarQube
17 24 (1.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 180 (9.85%) Finance
2 64 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 32 (1.75%) Law
4 24 (1.31%) Legal
5 20 (1.09%) Banking
6 14 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.71%) Military
8 10 (0.55%) Marketing
9 7 (0.38%) Publishing
9 7 (0.38%) Retail
10 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.22%) Billing
11 4 (0.22%) Back Office
12 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.11%) Advertising
13 2 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.055%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.055%) Avionics
14 1 (0.055%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.055%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 416 (22.77%) Developer
2 185 (10.13%) Java Developer
3 183 (10.02%) Analyst
4 159 (8.70%) Architect
5 123 (6.73%) Project Manager
6 86 (4.71%) Consultant
7 71 (3.89%) Business Analyst
8 49 (2.68%) Technical Architect
9 44 (2.41%) Test Manager
9 44 (2.41%) Test Analyst
9 44 (2.41%) Support Engineer
10 42 (2.30%) Network Engineer
11 39 (2.13%) Senior Developer
12 36 (1.97%) DevOps Engineer
13 35 (1.92%) Tester
14 34 (1.86%) Administrator
14 34 (1.86%) Service Manager
15 33 (1.81%) Delivery Manager
16 29 (1.59%) Senior Manager
17 28 (1.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (8.16%) HTML
2 120 (6.57%) CSS
3 109 (5.97%) Web Services
4 108 (5.91%) .NET
5 105 (5.75%) Spring
6 96 (5.25%) J2EE
7 91 (4.98%) Apache Camel
8 90 (4.93%) HTML5
9 87 (4.76%) XML
10 75 (4.11%) jQuery
11 67 (3.67%) Hibernate
11 67 (3.67%) RESTful
12 61 (3.34%) JSON
13 58 (3.17%) CSS3
14 54 (2.96%) AngularJS
15 44 (2.41%) JAX-RS
15 44 (2.41%) Ajax
16 43 (2.35%) JSP
17 41 (2.24%) SOAP
17 41 (2.24%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (4.16%) Data Centre
3 70 (3.83%) User Experience
4 58 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.53%) Blackberry
7 22 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 21 (1.15%) W3C
9 16 (0.88%) NHS
10 15 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 15 (0.82%) CMDB
11 14 (0.77%) CESG
12 13 (0.71%) Statistics
13 12 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
13 12 (0.66%) Mainframe
14 11 (0.60%) Biometrics
14 11 (0.60%) Replication
15 10 (0.55%) PKI
16 9 (0.49%) IVR
16 9 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 316 (17.30%) Windows
2 280 (15.33%) Linux
3 102 (5.58%) UNIX
4 79 (4.32%) CentOS
5 73 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 58 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (2.79%) Windows 7
8 41 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 21 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.82%) Solaris
14 14 (0.77%) Android
15 13 (0.71%) AIX
16 10 (0.55%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.55%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.49%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.27%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (10.13%) Scrum
3 180 (9.85%) ITIL
4 152 (8.32%) Project Management
5 144 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 134 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
7 132 (7.22%) TDD
8 130 (7.12%) PRINCE2
9 113 (6.19%) Configuration Management
10 101 (5.53%) Service Management
11 92 (5.04%) Open Source
12 85 (4.65%) DevOps
12 85 (4.65%) Service Delivery
13 76 (4.16%) Migration
14 75 (4.11%) Unit Testing
15 71 (3.89%) Change Management
16 65 (3.56%) Mentoring
17 64 (3.50%) Microservices
18 61 (3.34%) User Stories
19 58 (3.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 360 (19.70%) Java
2 178 (9.74%) SQL
3 175 (9.58%) JavaScript
4 89 (4.87%) C#
5 80 (4.38%) Python
6 57 (3.12%) C
7 51 (2.79%) Ruby
8 50 (2.74%) Bash Shell
9 40 (2.19%) Perl
9 40 (2.19%) PHP
10 36 (1.97%) Groovy
11 31 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.42%) Scala
14 23 (1.26%) C++
15 21 (1.15%) SAS Macro
16 19 (1.04%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.38%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.38%) XPath
18 6 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1074 (58.78%) SC Cleared
2 400 (21.89%) DV Cleared
3 78 (4.27%) CTC Cleared
4 52 (2.85%) Degree
5 39 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 35 (1.92%) CISSP
7 33 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (1.81%) ISEB
8 32 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (1.48%) BC Cleared
9 27 (1.48%) ISTQB
10 25 (1.37%) CCNP
11 23 (1.26%) MCSE
12 20 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.09%) APMP
12 20 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 17 (0.93%) PMP
13 17 (0.93%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.88%) CCNA
15 14 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.85%) QA
2 46 (2.52%) SLA
3 27 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.49%) COBIT
5 8 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.27%) P3O
6 5 (0.27%) WAI
7 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.055%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 75 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.59%) Docker
4 28 (1.53%) vCloud
5 14 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.71%) vSphere
7 11 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.49%) Varnish
9 9 (0.49%) XenApp
9 9 (0.49%) Squid
10 7 (0.38%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.33%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.33%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.16%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 109 (5.97%) Puppet
2 44 (2.41%) Ansible
3 40 (2.19%) ZABBIX
4 37 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
5 34 (1.86%) SCCM
6 32 (1.75%) Salt
7 31 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (1.70%) logstash
8 29 (1.59%) Rundeck
9 28 (1.53%) Kibana
10 21 (1.15%) HAProxy
11 16 (0.88%) Vagrant
12 12 (0.66%) SCOM
12 12 (0.66%) Nessus
13 7 (0.38%) Kubernetes
14 5 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
14 5 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 5 (0.27%) Nagios
14 5 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 185 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 182 (9.96%) Oracle
3 143 (7.83%) VMware
4 94 (5.15%) Cisco
5 83 (4.54%) Red Hat
6 81 (4.43%) HP
7 51 (2.79%) Atlassian
8 38 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 37 (2.03%) Greenplum
10 36 (1.97%) Google
11 33 (1.81%) Remedy
12 32 (1.75%) Citrix
13 31 (1.70%) Juniper
14 30 (1.64%) IBM
15 29 (1.59%) Dell
16 22 (1.20%) BMC
17 21 (1.15%) Splunk
18 17 (0.93%) F5
18 17 (0.93%) McAfee
19 15 (0.82%) NetApp
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Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Synergize Consulting
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London
LA International
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London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
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London
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London
LA International
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City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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South West London
City Test Limited
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum Rate negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
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London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
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London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
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London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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City, London
Spinnaker Red
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Croydon
Quantica Technology - London
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City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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