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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / London
Rank 27 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1264 1139 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.61% 5.44% 4.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.03% 30.12% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 732 633
Median daily rate £475 £459 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.77 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.02% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.08 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.58 £48.26 £19.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.50%

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
3158 3782 3613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.51% 18.06% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2175 2502 2492
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 68 63
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +28 144 £450 -5.26% 14
Croydon 0 105 £475 +15.85% 2
Westminster +2 19 £475 +18.01%
Feltham +7 11 £463 - 1
New Malden +4 10 - -
Hammersmith - 10 £525 -
Hounslow - 5 - -
Dagenham - 3 - -
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Uxbridge 0 1 £300 -3.22%
Hendon 0 1 £250 -48.45%
Docklands, London -4 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 £265 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 1810 (70.51%) SC Cleared
2 820 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 505 (19.67%) DV Cleared
4 491 (19.13%) Linux
5 434 (16.91%) DevOps
6 347 (13.52%) Windows
7 325 (12.66%) Java
8 324 (12.62%) VMware
9 314 (12.23%) Scrum
10 313 (12.19%) Docker
11 302 (11.76%) Puppet
12 298 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
13 279 (10.87%) Microsoft
14 278 (10.83%) JIRA
15 275 (10.71%) ITIL
16 268 (10.44%) Jenkins
17 266 (10.36%) PostgreSQL
18 261 (10.17%) Finance
19 258 (10.05%) Project Management
19 258 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
20 246 (9.58%) Git (software)
21 245 (9.54%) Service Management
22 236 (9.19%) Configuration Management
23 213 (8.30%) Ansible
24 211 (8.22%) MS Excel
25 206 (8.02%) BPSS Clearance
26 204 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
27 203 (7.91%) Oracle
28 197 (7.67%) Hadoop
29 193 (7.52%) Firewall

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
1 182 (7.09%) Confluence
2 146 (5.69%) Apache
3 132 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
4 109 (4.25%) SharePoint
5 60 (2.34%) nginx
6 49 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 35 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 28 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 20 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (0.70%) JBoss
10 18 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.55%) Drupal
12 13 (0.51%) Jetty
13 12 (0.47%) CMS
13 12 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.39%) WildFly
15 9 (0.35%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.35%) Mule ESB
16 8 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 211 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 98 (3.82%) MS Office
3 96 (3.74%) MS Project
4 67 (2.61%) HipChat
5 66 (2.57%) MS Visio
6 61 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 22 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.74%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.078%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.078%) Revit
9 2 (0.078%) SPSS
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.039%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 47 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.16%) Primavera
6 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.12%) SystmOne
8 2 (0.078%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.039%) Maximo
9 1 (0.039%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.039%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.039%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.039%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 298 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (3.27%) Office 365
4 66 (2.57%) GitHub
5 48 (1.87%) IaaS
6 47 (1.83%) PaaS
7 40 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 27 (1.05%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.93%) SaaS
11 19 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (0.58%) Route 53
15 13 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.39%) Heroku
17 9 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
18 7 (0.27%) Datadog
19 6 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 193 (7.52%) Firewall
2 155 (6.04%) DNS
3 115 (4.48%) VPN
4 105 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 100 (3.90%) WAN
6 97 (3.78%) LAN
7 79 (3.08%) SSH
8 72 (2.80%) OpenLDAP
9 71 (2.77%) OpenVPN
10 64 (2.49%) Network Security
11 60 (2.34%) Internet
12 59 (2.30%) HTTP
13 54 (2.10%) LDAP
14 53 (2.06%) SSL
15 44 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
16 41 (1.60%) DHCP
16 41 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
17 35 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
18 31 (1.21%) IPsec
18 31 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (10.36%) PostgreSQL
2 197 (7.67%) Hadoop
3 122 (4.75%) SQL Server
4 119 (4.64%) Big Data
5 79 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 77 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 71 (2.77%) MySQL
8 50 (1.95%) Relational Database
9 41 (1.60%) HBase
9 41 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 36 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
11 35 (1.36%) NoSQL
12 32 (1.25%) Redis
13 25 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (0.55%) Data Mining
16 14 (0.55%) Neo4j
17 12 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 278 (10.83%) JIRA
2 268 (10.44%) Jenkins
3 246 (9.58%) Git (software)
4 101 (3.93%) Bitbucket
5 92 (3.58%) Maven
6 88 (3.43%) JUnit
7 86 (3.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 82 (3.19%) Ant
9 75 (2.92%) JIRA Agile
9 75 (2.92%) SonarQube
10 70 (2.73%) Liquibase
11 55 (2.14%) Cucumber
12 40 (1.56%) Subversion
13 32 (1.25%) Vagrant
14 29 (1.13%) Mercurial
15 27 (1.05%) IntelliJ
15 27 (1.05%) Jasmine
16 23 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
17 22 (0.86%) Selenium
18 20 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 261 (10.17%) Finance
2 65 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 57 (2.22%) Marketing
4 48 (1.87%) Electronics
4 48 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 43 (1.68%) Law
6 35 (1.36%) Legal
7 25 (0.97%) Military
8 14 (0.55%) Banking
9 10 (0.39%) Retail
10 6 (0.23%) Publishing
11 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.16%) Local Government
12 2 (0.078%) Advertising
12 2 (0.078%) Back Office
12 2 (0.078%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.039%) Billing
13 1 (0.039%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 384 (14.96%) Architect
2 381 (14.84%) Developer
3 261 (10.17%) Analyst
4 233 (9.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 160 (6.23%) Consultant
6 131 (5.10%) Business Analyst
7 124 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 119 (4.64%) Java Developer
9 81 (3.16%) Technical Architect
10 68 (2.65%) Network Engineer
11 67 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
12 57 (2.22%) DevOps Consultant
13 51 (1.99%) AWS DevOps
14 47 (1.83%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
14 47 (1.83%) Senior DevOps
15 46 (1.79%) Change Manager
15 46 (1.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 46 (1.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 46 (1.79%) Security Architect
15 46 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (6.93%) HTML
2 163 (6.35%) CSS
3 140 (5.45%) ELK Stack
4 137 (5.34%) Web Services
5 121 (4.71%) HTML5
5 121 (4.71%) REST
6 101 (3.93%) CSS3
7 89 (3.47%) AngularJS
8 85 (3.31%) Software Packaging
8 85 (3.31%) Spring
9 80 (3.12%) Node.js
10 78 (3.04%) MCollective
11 73 (2.84%) .NET
12 66 (2.57%) RESTful
13 60 (2.34%) XML
14 59 (2.30%) JSON
15 48 (1.87%) Spring Boot
16 45 (1.75%) Ajax
16 45 (1.75%) Apache Camel
17 40 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 174 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 62 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 49 (1.91%) PKI
5 45 (1.75%) User Experience
6 29 (1.13%) Public Cloud
7 26 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 26 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 24 (0.93%) CESG
9 22 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 18 (0.70%) Clustering
10 18 (0.70%) Replication
11 16 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 16 (0.62%) Private Cloud
12 15 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
13 14 (0.55%) NHS
13 14 (0.55%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.47%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.47%) Driving Licence
14 12 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 491 (19.13%) Linux
2 347 (13.52%) Windows
3 154 (6.00%) CentOS
4 135 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 122 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 103 (4.01%) Unix
7 68 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (2.18%) Windows 10
10 51 (1.99%) Ubuntu
11 37 (1.44%) CoreOS
12 24 (0.93%) Windows 7
13 23 (0.90%) RancherOS
14 21 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (0.74%) Apple iOS
16 18 (0.70%) Android
17 16 (0.62%) AIX
18 13 (0.51%) VyOS
19 11 (0.43%) Solaris
20 10 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 820 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (16.91%) DevOps
3 314 (12.23%) Scrum
4 275 (10.71%) ITIL
5 258 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
5 258 (10.05%) Project Management
6 245 (9.54%) Service Management
7 236 (9.19%) Configuration Management
8 204 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 175 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 169 (6.58%) Migration
11 164 (6.39%) Open Source
12 158 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 144 (5.61%) TDD
14 123 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
15 100 (3.90%) Service Delivery
16 99 (3.86%) Programme Management
17 95 (3.70%) Change Management
18 91 (3.54%) Risk Management
19 85 (3.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 325 (12.66%) Java
2 164 (6.39%) Ruby
3 156 (6.08%) Python
4 142 (5.53%) JavaScript
4 142 (5.53%) SQL
5 141 (5.49%) C
6 106 (4.13%) Bash Shell
7 86 (3.35%) PowerShell
8 85 (3.31%) Shell Script
9 68 (2.65%) PHP
10 59 (2.30%) Go
11 57 (2.22%) C#
12 51 (1.99%) Scala
13 36 (1.40%) Perl
14 22 (0.86%) VB
15 17 (0.66%) Groovy
15 17 (0.66%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.55%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.47%) VBA
18 11 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 1810 (70.51%) SC Cleared
2 505 (19.67%) DV Cleared
3 206 (8.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 126 (4.91%) CTC Cleared
5 92 (3.58%) Degree
6 59 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (2.26%) BC Cleared
8 51 (1.99%) CCNP
9 47 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (1.79%) CISSP
11 40 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 36 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
13 32 (1.25%) ISEB
14 28 (1.09%) CISM
15 27 (1.05%) PMP
16 24 (0.93%) CCNA
16 24 (0.93%) CLAS
17 20 (0.78%) MCSA
18 18 (0.70%) CBAP
19 17 (0.66%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.73%) QA
2 59 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 59 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.82%) SLA
6 20 (0.78%) RMADS
7 16 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (0.43%) COBIT
9 10 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (0.19%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.16%) ISO20022
11 4 (0.16%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.12%) GDPR
12 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 2 (0.078%) BS25999
14 1 (0.039%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.039%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 313 (12.19%) Docker
2 189 (7.36%) Active Directory
3 166 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (4.13%) vCloud
5 76 (2.96%) Squid
6 70 (2.73%) Postfix
7 31 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
8 30 (1.17%) vSphere
9 27 (1.05%) HDFS
10 23 (0.90%) Hyper-V
10 23 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (0.82%) XenDesktop
12 18 (0.70%) Corosync
13 14 (0.55%) XenApp
14 12 (0.47%) etcd
14 12 (0.47%) flannel
14 12 (0.47%) KVM
14 12 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.47%) Xen
15 10 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 302 (11.76%) Puppet
2 213 (8.30%) Ansible
3 189 (7.36%) Kubernetes
4 159 (6.19%) Terraform
5 142 (5.53%) ZABBIX
6 123 (4.79%) logstash
7 108 (4.21%) Kibana
8 87 (3.39%) Rancher
9 57 (2.22%) SCCM
10 46 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
11 41 (1.60%) Consul
12 36 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 33 (1.29%) HAProxy
14 32 (1.25%) Packer
15 31 (1.21%) SCOM
16 29 (1.13%) Nessus
17 28 (1.09%) yum
18 24 (0.93%) Sysdig
19 18 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
19 18 (0.70%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 324 (12.62%) VMware
2 279 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 203 (7.91%) Oracle
4 170 (6.62%) Cisco
5 112 (4.36%) Atlassian
6 89 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 76 (2.96%) Sonatype
8 59 (2.30%) CheckPoint
9 57 (2.22%) SAP
10 45 (1.75%) Citrix
11 38 (1.48%) AppDynamics
12 36 (1.40%) Hortonworks
13 34 (1.32%) Juniper
14 33 (1.29%) IBM
15 27 (1.05%) AlienVault
16 26 (1.01%) HP
16 26 (1.01%) ServiceNow
17 24 (0.93%) Google
18 22 (0.86%) Adobe
19 21 (0.82%) Remedy
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