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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 31 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1263 909 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.85% 3.88% 3.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.39% 25.07% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 520 522
Median daily rate £480 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 16
Median hourly rate £21.38 £47.83 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.31% +130.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.00 £16.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +23.60%
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
3673 3626 3781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.02% 15.48% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2530 2330 2523
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 93 117
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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
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 Security Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +20 148 £475 +11.76% 25
Croydon +5 77 £413 -4.34% 1
Westminster - 29 £506 -
Greenford - 5 £243 -
Harrow - 2 £251 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Feltham -9 1 £400 +2.56%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £403 - 4
Hillingdon - 1 £160 -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 1673 (65.05%) SC Cleared
2 817 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
3 492 (19.13%) DV Cleared
4 380 (14.77%) Java
5 365 (14.19%) Linux
6 328 (12.75%) ITIL
7 314 (12.21%) Windows
8 295 (11.47%) DevOps
9 268 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 257 (9.99%) Project Management
11 252 (9.80%) Finance
12 241 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 213 (8.28%) SQL
14 208 (8.09%) PRINCE2
15 199 (7.74%) Puppet
16 179 (6.96%) Scrum
16 179 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
17 176 (6.84%) Configuration Management
18 164 (6.38%) MS Excel
18 164 (6.38%) Open Source
19 157 (6.10%) Firewall
19 157 (6.10%) Jenkins
20 156 (6.07%) Git (software)
21 154 (5.99%) Migration
22 153 (5.95%) Active Directory
22 153 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
23 150 (5.83%) JavaScript
24 146 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
25 144 (5.60%) Ansible
26 143 (5.56%) Oracle

Security 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
1 122 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 90 (3.50%) Confluence
3 56 (2.18%) nginx
4 50 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 47 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 38 (1.48%) JBoss
7 35 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 33 (1.28%) SAS
9 32 (1.24%) Apache
9 32 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (1.09%) IIS
11 20 (0.78%) Skype for Business
12 19 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (0.70%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.54%) CMS
16 13 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 11 (0.43%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.35%) Alfresco
18 9 (0.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 164 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 120 (4.67%) MS Office
3 72 (2.80%) MS Project
4 47 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.43%) HipChat
6 11 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.27%) SPSS
7 7 (0.27%) Windchill
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.078%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.078%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.039%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 20 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.19%) SAP MDM
5 4 (0.16%) Maximo
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.12%) Primavera
7 2 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.078%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.078%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.039%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.039%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 122 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (3.23%) GitHub
3 69 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (2.57%) Office 365
5 29 (1.13%) IaaS
6 23 (0.89%) SaaS
7 16 (0.62%) PaaS
8 15 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.27%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.16%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.078%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.078%) Yammer
16 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 1 (0.039%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.039%) Google Play
16 1 (0.039%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 157 (6.10%) Firewall
2 106 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 79 (3.07%) HTTP
4 66 (2.57%) Network Security
4 66 (2.57%) WAN
5 59 (2.29%) VPN
6 55 (2.14%) Internet
7 48 (1.87%) DNS
8 46 (1.79%) LAN
9 43 (1.67%) Wireless
10 39 (1.52%) SSL
11 28 (1.09%) LDAP
12 24 (0.93%) BGP
12 24 (0.93%) OSPF
13 23 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
13 23 (0.89%) IPsec
14 21 (0.82%) DHCP
14 21 (0.82%) MPLS
15 20 (0.78%) Intranet
15 20 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (4.24%) MongoDB
3 107 (4.16%) SQL Server
4 85 (3.30%) Hadoop
5 84 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 74 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 69 (2.68%) Big Data
8 42 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (1.44%) Redis
10 32 (1.24%) MySQL
11 27 (1.05%) GIS
11 27 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 21 (0.82%) Neo4j
13 19 (0.74%) HBase
14 11 (0.43%) Apache Hive
14 11 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 10 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.39%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 157 (6.10%) Jenkins
2 156 (6.07%) Git (software)
3 138 (5.37%) JIRA
4 55 (2.14%) Artifactory
5 52 (2.02%) Selenium
6 47 (1.83%) GitLab
7 41 (1.59%) JUnit
8 39 (1.52%) Maven
9 26 (1.01%) JMeter
9 26 (1.01%) Visual Studio
10 24 (0.93%) Subversion
11 22 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
12 21 (0.82%) LoadRunner
13 15 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (0.58%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.54%) Toad
15 13 (0.51%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.51%) Gerrit
15 13 (0.51%) WebDriver
16 12 (0.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 252 (9.80%) Finance
2 74 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 53 (2.06%) Law
4 38 (1.48%) Legal
5 16 (0.62%) Banking
6 13 (0.51%) Marketing
7 12 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 12 (0.47%) Publishing
8 11 (0.43%) Retail
9 7 (0.27%) Advertising
9 7 (0.27%) Back Office
9 7 (0.27%) Electronics
10 4 (0.16%) Automotive
10 4 (0.16%) Games
11 3 (0.12%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.12%) Local Government
11 3 (0.12%) Military
12 2 (0.078%) French Language
12 2 (0.078%) German Language
12 2 (0.078%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 412 (16.02%) Architect
2 337 (13.10%) Developer
3 267 (10.38%) Analyst
4 184 (7.15%) Consultant
5 163 (6.34%) Project Manager
6 128 (4.98%) Java Developer
7 117 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 110 (4.28%) Business Analyst
9 81 (3.15%) Security Architect
10 71 (2.76%) Designer
10 71 (2.76%) Service Manager
11 67 (2.60%) Enterprise Architect
12 63 (2.45%) Test Manager
13 52 (2.02%) Technical Architect
14 51 (1.98%) Service Architect
15 50 (1.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 50 (1.94%) Technical Manager
15 50 (1.94%) Tester
16 48 (1.87%) Senior Manager
17 47 (1.83%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (5.48%) HTML
2 134 (5.21%) Web Services
3 119 (4.63%) CSS
4 93 (3.62%) .NET
5 88 (3.42%) Spring
6 75 (2.92%) J2EE
7 74 (2.88%) Hibernate
8 73 (2.84%) REST
8 73 (2.84%) RESTful
9 70 (2.72%) Node.js
10 64 (2.49%) jQuery
11 60 (2.33%) XML
12 59 (2.29%) Sensu
13 55 (2.14%) HTML5
14 48 (1.87%) JSON
14 48 (1.87%) SOAP
15 45 (1.75%) Spring MVC
16 39 (1.52%) AngularJS
16 39 (1.52%) Java EE
17 36 (1.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 153 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (4.59%) User Experience
3 77 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 60 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 57 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 40 (1.56%) CESG
6 40 (1.56%) Visualisation
7 34 (1.32%) PKI
8 32 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.13%) NHS
10 21 (0.82%) Data Integration
11 19 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (0.66%) Blackberry
13 15 (0.58%) Biometrics
13 15 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (0.58%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.51%) Computer Science
14 13 (0.51%) Reference Data
14 13 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.47%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 365 (14.19%) Linux
2 314 (12.21%) Windows
3 108 (4.20%) Unix
4 87 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 73 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (2.37%) CentOS
6 61 (2.37%) CoreOS
7 43 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 42 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 32 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (1.21%) Mac OS X
11 31 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 25 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 21 (0.82%) Android
14 19 (0.74%) Windows 10
15 17 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
16 16 (0.62%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.35%) AIX
17 9 (0.35%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (12.75%) ITIL
3 295 (11.47%) DevOps
4 257 (9.99%) Project Management
5 241 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 208 (8.09%) PRINCE2
7 179 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
7 179 (6.96%) Scrum
8 176 (6.84%) Configuration Management
9 164 (6.38%) Open Source
10 154 (5.99%) Migration
11 133 (5.17%) Change Management
12 120 (4.67%) Service Delivery
13 115 (4.47%) Mentoring
14 113 (4.39%) Service Management
15 109 (4.24%) Risk Management
16 107 (4.16%) TDD
17 101 (3.93%) Information Security
18 90 (3.50%) MVC
19 88 (3.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 380 (14.77%) Java
2 213 (8.28%) SQL
3 150 (5.83%) JavaScript
4 143 (5.56%) Ruby
5 116 (4.51%) Python
6 90 (3.50%) C
7 63 (2.45%) C#
8 62 (2.41%) Perl
9 61 (2.37%) Go
10 44 (1.71%) Scala
11 43 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 40 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 36 (1.40%) C++
14 34 (1.32%) Shell Script
15 30 (1.17%) Groovy
16 26 (1.01%) PHP
17 21 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.62%) SAS Macro
19 13 (0.51%) T-SQL
20 10 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 1673 (65.05%) SC Cleared
2 492 (19.13%) DV Cleared
3 146 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 126 (4.90%) CTC Cleared
5 85 (3.30%) ISEB
6 81 (3.15%) Degree
7 67 (2.60%) BC Cleared
7 67 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (2.26%) CISSP
9 53 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 52 (2.02%) ISTQB
11 40 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 37 (1.44%) CCNP
13 32 (1.24%) CISM
14 28 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 26 (1.01%) CLAS
16 25 (0.97%) CCNA
16 25 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
17 22 (0.86%) MBCS
18 18 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 66 (2.57%) QA
3 40 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.48%) SLA
5 33 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
7 13 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 12 (0.47%) COBIT
8 12 (0.47%) RMADS
9 9 (0.35%) GPG13
10 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.31%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.12%) P3O
11 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.12%) SDET
12 2 (0.078%) GxP
12 2 (0.078%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.078%) WCAG
13 1 (0.039%) BS7799
13 1 (0.039%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 153 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 141 (5.48%) Docker
3 75 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (2.18%) etcd
5 54 (2.10%) flannel
6 44 (1.71%) GlusterFS
7 43 (1.67%) Ceph
8 26 (1.01%) Hyper-V
9 19 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.58%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.35%) vCloud
12 8 (0.31%) XenApp
13 6 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.19%) HDFS
14 5 (0.19%) Samba
14 5 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.19%) vSphere
15 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 199 (7.74%) Puppet
2 144 (5.60%) Ansible
3 82 (3.19%) Kubernetes
4 73 (2.84%) logstash
5 53 (2.06%) HAProxy
6 51 (1.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 51 (1.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 51 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
7 44 (1.71%) Graphite
7 44 (1.71%) rkt
8 39 (1.52%) SCCM
9 32 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
9 32 (1.24%) Kibana
10 30 (1.17%) Salt
11 26 (1.01%) ZABBIX
12 21 (0.82%) SCOM
13 19 (0.74%) Grafana
14 16 (0.62%) Uchiwa
15 13 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
16 10 (0.39%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 268 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 143 (5.56%) Oracle
3 124 (4.82%) VMware
4 110 (4.28%) Cisco
5 75 (2.92%) Red Hat
6 71 (2.76%) HP
7 65 (2.53%) Atlassian
8 61 (2.37%) Juniper
9 55 (2.14%) CheckPoint
10 45 (1.75%) Citrix
11 35 (1.36%) IBM
12 28 (1.09%) Remedy
13 26 (1.01%) SolarWinds
14 25 (0.97%) Cognos
15 22 (0.86%) ServiceNow
16 19 (0.74%) SAP
16 19 (0.74%) Sitecore
17 18 (0.70%) F5
17 18 (0.70%) Google
18 16 (0.62%) BMC
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LA International
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