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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 53 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 809 638 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.48% 2.63% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.07% 18.04% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 353 389
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 40 35
Average hourly rate £18.70 £34.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.40% +128.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £51.42 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3666 3537 3718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.79% 14.59% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 2162 2213
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 124 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.91% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -5 203 £410 -6.01% 48
Croydon +6 11 £475 +6.74%
Hayes -3 7 - -
Isleworth - 1 £200 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Greenford - - - - 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 1120 (63.46%) SC Cleared
2 343 (19.43%) DV Cleared
3 241 (13.65%) Oracle
4 233 (13.20%) Microsoft
5 228 (12.92%) ITIL
6 215 (12.18%) Windows
7 207 (11.73%) SQL
8 193 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
9 180 (10.20%) Project Management
10 177 (10.03%) Finance
11 169 (9.58%) PRINCE2
12 167 (9.46%) MS Excel
13 166 (9.41%) Java
14 141 (7.99%) Linux
15 126 (7.14%) Scrum
16 123 (6.97%) Service Delivery
17 114 (6.46%) Service Management
18 112 (6.35%) Open Source
19 110 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
20 109 (6.18%) HP
21 108 (6.12%) HTML
22 107 (6.06%) SQL Server
23 106 (6.01%) Migration
24 96 (5.44%) UNIX
25 95 (5.38%) MS Office
26 94 (5.33%) CTC Cleared
27 92 (5.21%) Active Directory
28 89 (5.04%) Cisco
29 88 (4.99%) Telecoms
30 86 (4.87%) JavaScript

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 71 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 62 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.15%) Apache
4 36 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 31 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (1.64%) Confluence
7 28 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 26 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (0.79%) IIS
13 13 (0.74%) SAS
14 11 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.62%) Lync
15 10 (0.57%) CMS
16 9 (0.51%) WordPress
16 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 167 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 95 (5.38%) MS Office
3 52 (2.95%) MS Project
4 47 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.87%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 56 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
1 56 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.11%) Agresso
10 2 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.42%) SaaS
2 18 (1.02%) PaaS
3 13 (0.74%) IaaS
4 12 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.17%) Office 365
6 2 (0.11%) GitHub
6 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.72%) LAN
2 44 (2.49%) Firewall
3 41 (2.32%) WAN
4 40 (2.27%) SAN
5 39 (2.21%) DNS
6 36 (2.04%) HTTP
7 34 (1.93%) TCP/IP
8 24 (1.36%) SSL
9 23 (1.30%) DHCP
10 22 (1.25%) VPN
11 18 (1.02%) Internet
12 17 (0.96%) Wireless
13 14 (0.79%) NAS
14 12 (0.68%) Network Security
14 12 (0.68%) MPLS
15 10 (0.57%) OSPF
16 8 (0.45%) BGP
16 8 (0.45%) VoIP
17 7 (0.40%) IPv4
18 6 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 76 (4.31%) Oracle Database
3 49 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 47 (2.66%) Relational Database
5 38 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 25 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 22 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (1.19%) MySQL
10 21 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (0.79%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.79%) Big Data
13 13 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (0.62%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.57%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 59 (3.34%) Jenkins
2 33 (1.87%) JIRA
3 31 (1.76%) Maven
4 30 (1.70%) Git (software)
5 23 (1.30%) Selenium
6 21 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
6 21 (1.19%) Toad
7 17 (0.96%) JDeveloper
7 17 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
8 15 (0.85%) Subversion
8 15 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 15 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.85%) JMeter
9 14 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.68%) LoadRunner
10 12 (0.68%) Ant
10 12 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.62%) JUnit
12 10 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 177 (10.03%) Finance
2 88 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 42 (2.38%) Back Office
4 23 (1.30%) Legal
5 16 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 14 (0.79%) Publishing
7 12 (0.68%) Banking
8 11 (0.62%) Retail
8 11 (0.62%) Marketing
9 8 (0.45%) Military
10 7 (0.40%) Law
10 7 (0.40%) Billing
11 6 (0.34%) Front Office
12 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.23%) Local Government
14 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.11%) Electronics
15 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.11%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 238 (13.48%) Developer
2 202 (11.44%) Analyst
3 155 (8.78%) Architect
4 151 (8.56%) Consultant
5 132 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 58 (3.29%) Business Analyst
7 54 (3.06%) Java Developer
8 43 (2.44%) Designer
9 38 (2.15%) Tester
10 37 (2.10%) DBA
11 34 (1.93%) Support Engineer
11 34 (1.93%) Administrator
12 31 (1.76%) Technical Architect
13 30 (1.70%) Test Analyst
14 28 (1.59%) Network Engineer
14 28 (1.59%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (1.59%) Oracle Developer
15 26 (1.47%) Desktop Engineer
15 26 (1.47%) Test Manager
16 25 (1.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (6.12%) HTML
2 84 (4.76%) .NET
3 79 (4.48%) CSS
4 77 (4.36%) XML
5 50 (2.83%) Middleware
6 43 (2.44%) Web Services
7 37 (2.10%) HTML5
8 34 (1.93%) Spring
9 33 (1.87%) REST
10 32 (1.81%) ASP.NET
10 32 (1.81%) J2EE
11 27 (1.53%) CSS3
12 25 (1.42%) jQuery
13 22 (1.25%) JSP
13 22 (1.25%) XHTML
14 21 (1.19%) Hibernate
15 19 (1.08%) Ajax
16 17 (0.96%) SOAP
17 16 (0.91%) JSON
18 15 (0.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.35%) Open Source
2 71 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 32 (1.81%) CESG
4 24 (1.36%) Blackberry
4 24 (1.36%) Data Integration
5 22 (1.25%) Statistics
6 17 (0.96%) Thin Client
6 17 (0.96%) Fat Client
7 16 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
8 15 (0.85%) Clustering
9 14 (0.79%) PKI
9 14 (0.79%) Visualisation
10 13 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.62%) CMDB
12 10 (0.57%) Replication
13 9 (0.51%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.45%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.45%) Firmware
15 7 (0.40%) Speech Recognition
Operating Systems
1 215 (12.18%) Windows
2 141 (7.99%) Linux
3 96 (5.44%) UNIX
4 52 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (2.89%) Windows 7
6 47 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (2.44%) Windows XP
9 23 (1.30%) Solaris
10 17 (0.96%) Windows 8
11 15 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 11 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.51%) CentOS
14 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.34%) AIX
16 5 (0.28%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.28%) Android
17 4 (0.23%) pSOS
17 4 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (12.92%) ITIL
2 193 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (10.20%) Project Management
4 169 (9.58%) PRINCE2
5 126 (7.14%) Scrum
6 123 (6.97%) Service Delivery
7 114 (6.46%) Service Management
8 110 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (6.01%) Migration
10 80 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 78 (4.42%) CRM
12 77 (4.36%) Configuration Management
13 73 (4.14%) Change Management
14 60 (3.40%) TDD
15 49 (2.78%) Risk Management
15 49 (2.78%) Business Analysis
16 48 (2.72%) OO
17 45 (2.55%) ETL
17 45 (2.55%) Programme Management
18 43 (2.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 207 (11.73%) SQL
2 166 (9.41%) Java
3 86 (4.87%) JavaScript
4 63 (3.57%) C
5 57 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 47 (2.66%) PHP
7 41 (2.32%) C#
8 30 (1.70%) Shell Script
8 30 (1.70%) Ruby
9 17 (0.96%) Python
10 15 (0.85%) VB
11 14 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 12 (0.68%) Scala
13 11 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.62%) C++
14 10 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.57%) VBA
15 9 (0.51%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.40%) Perl
17 4 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1120 (63.46%) SC Cleared
2 343 (19.43%) DV Cleared
3 94 (5.33%) CTC Cleared
4 57 (3.23%) Degree
5 35 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 34 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 28 (1.59%) ISEB
8 24 (1.36%) BC Cleared
9 22 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (0.96%) CISSP
13 15 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (0.79%) CCNA
15 13 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 13 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (0.68%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.62%) CISM
18 9 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.85%) QA
2 62 (3.51%) SLA
3 16 (0.91%) COBIT
4 12 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.28%) P3O
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.057%) WCAG
9 1 (0.057%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.057%) GPG13
System Software
1 92 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.42%) XenApp
4 13 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.51%) vSphere
8 8 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.28%) NFS
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.23%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.23%) NLBS
11 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.17%) Xen
12 2 (0.11%) Nmap
12 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 42 (2.38%) SCCM
2 41 (2.32%) Puppet
3 21 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.68%) WSUS
5 11 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (0.62%) OpenView
6 10 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.57%) SCOM
6 10 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.51%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.45%) YUM
9 7 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (0.34%) Nagios
10 6 (0.34%) OVSD
10 6 (0.34%) DameWare
10 6 (0.34%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.34%) HP NNM
11 5 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.28%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 241 (13.65%) Oracle
2 233 (13.20%) Microsoft
3 109 (6.18%) HP
4 89 (5.04%) Cisco
5 81 (4.59%) VMware
6 57 (3.23%) Citrix
7 50 (2.83%) Red Hat
8 32 (1.81%) IBM
9 31 (1.76%) CheckPoint
10 20 (1.13%) SAP
11 19 (1.08%) Remedy
12 18 (1.02%) JBoss
13 16 (0.91%) Apple
14 15 (0.85%) Juniper
14 15 (0.85%) Siebel
14 15 (0.85%) Serena
14 15 (0.85%) Talend
15 14 (0.79%) Zend
15 14 (0.79%) BMC
16 13 (0.74%) F5
London
Comtecs
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Good consultancy rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £160 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £460.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Rate: £48 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago