The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 54 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 841 631 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.58% 2.60% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.61% 17.86% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 344 382
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 35
Average hourly rate £18.85 £34.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.96% +136.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £51.42 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3719 3534 3735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.56% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2151 2223
Average daily rate £420 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 122 140
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 208 £410 -6.55% 42
Croydon +10 11 £475 +6.74% 1
Hayes -2 7 - -
Greenford -11 1 - - 2
Isleworth - 1 £200 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1112 (64.02%) SC Cleared
2 327 (18.83%) DV Cleared
3 241 (13.87%) Microsoft
4 237 (13.64%) ITIL
5 234 (13.47%) Oracle
6 219 (12.61%) Windows
7 197 (11.34%) SQL
8 188 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
9 169 (9.73%) Project Management
10 168 (9.67%) Finance
11 164 (9.44%) Java
12 163 (9.38%) MS Excel
13 161 (9.27%) PRINCE2
14 139 (8.00%) Linux
15 128 (7.37%) Service Delivery
16 118 (6.79%) Scrum
17 115 (6.62%) Service Management
18 108 (6.22%) HTML
19 106 (6.10%) HP
19 106 (6.10%) Migration
20 105 (6.04%) Open Source
21 102 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
22 101 (5.81%) Active Directory
23 100 (5.76%) SQL Server
24 95 (5.47%) CTC Cleared
25 93 (5.35%) MS Office
25 93 (5.35%) UNIX
26 89 (5.12%) JavaScript
27 88 (5.07%) .NET
28 86 (4.95%) Cisco

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 60 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.19%) WebLogic
4 33 (1.90%) Apache
5 32 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 27 (1.55%) Confluence
8 23 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.75%) IIS
14 13 (0.75%) SAS
15 11 (0.63%) CMS
15 11 (0.63%) Lync
16 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.52%) WordPress
16 9 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 163 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 93 (5.35%) MS Office
3 51 (2.94%) MS Project
4 45 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 56 (3.22%) Oracle EBS
1 56 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
4 22 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.55%) SaaS
2 18 (1.04%) PaaS
3 13 (0.75%) IaaS
4 12 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.17%) Office 365
6 2 (0.12%) GitHub
6 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.058%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.40%) LAN
2 49 (2.82%) WAN
3 46 (2.65%) Firewall
4 44 (2.53%) DNS
5 41 (2.36%) SAN
6 35 (2.01%) HTTP
7 34 (1.96%) TCP/IP
8 31 (1.78%) SSL
9 29 (1.67%) VPN
9 29 (1.67%) DHCP
10 18 (1.04%) Internet
10 18 (1.04%) Wireless
11 16 (0.92%) Network Security
11 16 (0.92%) MPLS
12 14 (0.81%) NAS
13 12 (0.69%) IPsec
14 8 (0.46%) DWDM
14 8 (0.46%) OSPF
14 8 (0.46%) VoIP
15 7 (0.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 76 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 51 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 38 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.27%) MySQL
9 20 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.81%) Big Data
14 12 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.52%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 58 (3.34%) Jenkins
2 30 (1.73%) Maven
2 30 (1.73%) JIRA
3 29 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.21%) Selenium
4 21 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (1.21%) Toad
5 17 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
6 16 (0.92%) JDeveloper
6 16 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 14 (0.81%) JMeter
8 13 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 13 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.75%) Subversion
9 11 (0.63%) LoadRunner
9 11 (0.63%) Ant
10 10 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.52%) Jasmine
11 9 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 168 (9.67%) Finance
2 83 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 41 (2.36%) Back Office
4 23 (1.32%) Legal
5 17 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.75%) Marketing
7 12 (0.69%) Publishing
8 11 (0.63%) Banking
8 11 (0.63%) Retail
9 9 (0.52%) Military
10 7 (0.40%) Law
10 7 (0.40%) Billing
11 6 (0.35%) Front Office
11 6 (0.35%) Local Government
12 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.12%) Games
14 2 (0.12%) Electronics
14 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 232 (13.36%) Developer
2 205 (11.80%) Analyst
3 150 (8.64%) Architect
4 141 (8.12%) Consultant
5 127 (7.31%) Project Manager
6 54 (3.11%) Java Developer
7 51 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 38 (2.19%) Designer
9 35 (2.01%) Tester
9 35 (2.01%) Support Engineer
10 34 (1.96%) DBA
10 34 (1.96%) Administrator
11 32 (1.84%) Technical Architect
11 32 (1.84%) Test Analyst
12 27 (1.55%) Desktop Engineer
13 26 (1.50%) Test Manager
13 26 (1.50%) Network Engineer
13 26 (1.50%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (1.44%) Oracle Developer
15 24 (1.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (6.22%) HTML
2 88 (5.07%) .NET
3 79 (4.55%) XML
4 77 (4.43%) CSS
5 41 (2.36%) HTML5
6 40 (2.30%) Middleware
7 37 (2.13%) Web Services
8 33 (1.90%) REST
9 32 (1.84%) J2EE
9 32 (1.84%) Spring
10 31 (1.78%) ASP.NET
11 27 (1.55%) CSS3
12 26 (1.50%) jQuery
13 22 (1.27%) JSP
13 22 (1.27%) XHTML
14 19 (1.09%) Hibernate
15 18 (1.04%) SOAP
15 18 (1.04%) Ajax
16 17 (0.98%) JSF
17 15 (0.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.04%) Open Source
2 71 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.25%) CESG
4 24 (1.38%) Blackberry
5 22 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 20 (1.15%) Statistics
7 17 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
8 16 (0.92%) Thin Client
8 16 (0.92%) CMDB
8 16 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 15 (0.86%) Clustering
10 14 (0.81%) Visualisation
11 13 (0.75%) Computer Science
12 12 (0.69%) PKI
13 11 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.58%) Replication
15 9 (0.52%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.52%) RMADS
16 8 (0.46%) Speech Recognition
17 7 (0.40%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 219 (12.61%) Windows
2 139 (8.00%) Linux
3 93 (5.35%) UNIX
4 52 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 49 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (2.48%) Windows XP
8 20 (1.15%) Solaris
9 16 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 15 (0.86%) Windows 2000
11 12 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.52%) CentOS
13 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.29%) AIX
15 5 (0.29%) Android
16 4 (0.23%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.23%) HPUX
16 4 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (13.64%) ITIL
2 188 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (9.73%) Project Management
4 161 (9.27%) PRINCE2
5 128 (7.37%) Service Delivery
6 118 (6.79%) Scrum
7 115 (6.62%) Service Management
8 106 (6.10%) Migration
9 102 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 77 (4.43%) Configuration Management
11 77 (4.43%) CRM
12 69 (3.97%) Change Management
13 60 (3.45%) TDD
14 54 (3.11%) OO
15 46 (2.65%) Risk Management
16 44 (2.53%) Workflow
16 44 (2.53%) Programme Management
16 44 (2.53%) Data Migration
17 42 (2.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 197 (11.34%) SQL
2 164 (9.44%) Java
3 89 (5.12%) JavaScript
4 60 (3.45%) C
5 59 (3.40%) PL/SQL
6 49 (2.82%) PHP
7 48 (2.76%) C#
8 30 (1.73%) Shell Script
9 29 (1.67%) Ruby
10 20 (1.15%) Python
11 14 (0.81%) VB
11 14 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 13 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.69%) Scala
14 10 (0.58%) VBA
14 10 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.58%) C++
15 9 (0.52%) Perl
16 7 (0.40%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1112 (64.02%) SC Cleared
2 327 (18.83%) DV Cleared
3 95 (5.47%) CTC Cleared
4 56 (3.22%) Degree
5 36 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 29 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 28 (1.61%) ISEB
8 25 (1.44%) BC Cleared
9 19 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (0.98%) CISSP
11 16 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 13 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.69%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.63%) CISM
14 11 (0.63%) CCNA
15 9 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.03%) QA
2 64 (3.68%) SLA
3 16 (0.92%) COBIT
4 15 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.29%) GPG13
6 5 (0.29%) P3O
6 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.058%) WCAG
9 1 (0.058%) BS7799
9 1 (0.058%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 101 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.38%) XenApp
4 14 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.46%) vSphere
8 8 (0.46%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.29%) NFS
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.23%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.23%) NLBS
11 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.17%) Xen
12 2 (0.12%) Nmap
12 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (2.36%) SCCM
2 40 (2.30%) Puppet
3 21 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.92%) SCOM
5 12 (0.69%) WSUS
6 11 (0.63%) OpenView
7 10 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.58%) SCOrch
8 9 (0.52%) Vagrant
9 8 (0.46%) YUM
10 7 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (0.35%) Nagios
11 6 (0.35%) DameWare
11 6 (0.35%) OVSD
12 5 (0.29%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.29%) ARCserve
12 5 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.23%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 241 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 234 (13.47%) Oracle
3 106 (6.10%) HP
4 86 (4.95%) Cisco
5 83 (4.78%) VMware
6 56 (3.22%) Citrix
7 46 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 31 (1.78%) CheckPoint
9 30 (1.73%) IBM
10 29 (1.67%) Remedy
11 24 (1.38%) BMC
12 18 (1.04%) Apple
13 17 (0.98%) Zend
13 17 (0.98%) SAP
14 15 (0.86%) JBoss
14 15 (0.86%) Siebel
14 15 (0.86%) Serena
15 14 (0.81%) Juniper
16 13 (0.75%) F5
17 11 (0.63%) EMC
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago