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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 29 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1282 1036 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.00% 4.58% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.68% 27.47% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 642 756
Median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
- +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 21
Median hourly rate £18.24 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £30.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.95% +62.63%
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
3495 3771 3980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.37% 16.68% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2492 2773
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 68 67
Median hourly rate £32.25 £21.03 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.35% +30.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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 +13 127 £450 - 15
Croydon +6 119 £488 +8.33% 5
Westminster -1 19 £500 +56.25%
Feltham +5 10 £475 +21.79%
New Malden - 7 - -
Hounslow - 5 £350 - 1
Teddington - 5 - -
Dagenham 0 3 - -
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £325 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Greenford - 1 £360 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 1918 (69.64%) SC Cleared
2 912 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
3 588 (21.35%) DV Cleared
4 542 (19.68%) Linux
5 507 (18.41%) DevOps
6 362 (13.14%) Windows
7 361 (13.11%) Docker
8 359 (13.04%) Puppet
9 348 (12.64%) Scrum
9 348 (12.64%) VMware
10 332 (12.06%) Jenkins
11 329 (11.95%) Java
12 319 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
13 315 (11.44%) JIRA
14 312 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
15 287 (10.42%) Git (software)
16 286 (10.38%) ITIL
16 286 (10.38%) Microsoft
17 278 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
18 268 (9.73%) Configuration Management
19 267 (9.69%) Oracle
20 256 (9.30%) Project Management
20 256 (9.30%) Service Management
21 253 (9.19%) Ansible
22 246 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
23 239 (8.68%) Finance
24 228 (8.28%) Kubernetes
24 228 (8.28%) Hadoop
25 226 (8.21%) BPSS Clearance
26 221 (8.02%) Confluence

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
1 221 (8.02%) Confluence
2 170 (6.17%) Apache
3 158 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
4 122 (4.43%) SharePoint
5 61 (2.21%) nginx
6 45 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 41 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 36 (1.31%) OpenStack
9 32 (1.16%) JBoss
10 24 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (0.80%) MS Exchange
12 18 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 14 (0.51%) Drupal
14 13 (0.47%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.44%) CMS
16 11 (0.40%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.40%) Jetty
16 11 (0.40%) Mule ESB
16 11 (0.40%) WildFly
17 10 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 194 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 106 (3.85%) MS Office
3 97 (3.52%) HipChat
4 78 (2.83%) MS Project
5 73 (2.65%) MS Visio
6 49 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (0.87%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.15%) UserZoom
10 3 (0.11%) Windchill
11 2 (0.073%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.036%) Revit
12 1 (0.036%) SPSS
12 1 (0.036%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 35 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.073%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.073%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.073%) Primavera
9 2 (0.073%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.073%) SystmOne
10 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.036%) Maximo
10 1 (0.036%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.036%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 312 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (3.09%) Office 365
4 73 (2.65%) GitHub
5 48 (1.74%) IaaS
6 40 (1.45%) PaaS
7 33 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (1.09%) SaaS
9 29 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (0.65%) G Suite
13 17 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (0.51%) Trello
16 13 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.44%) Route 53
18 10 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
18 10 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
19 9 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 219 (7.95%) Firewall
2 164 (5.95%) DNS
3 110 (3.99%) SSH
4 105 (3.81%) OpenLDAP
4 105 (3.81%) VPN
5 104 (3.78%) TCP/IP
6 101 (3.67%) OpenVPN
7 96 (3.49%) LAN
8 88 (3.20%) WAN
9 71 (2.58%) Network Security
10 69 (2.51%) Internet
11 51 (1.85%) HTTP
12 46 (1.67%) LDAP
12 46 (1.67%) SSL
13 45 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (1.38%) IPsec
15 36 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
16 31 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
18 27 (0.98%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
2 228 (8.28%) Hadoop
3 118 (4.28%) Big Data
4 114 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 86 (3.12%) Oracle Database
6 85 (3.09%) MySQL
7 74 (2.69%) MongoDB
8 54 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 50 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 45 (1.63%) Relational Database
11 35 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.13%) HBase
13 29 (1.05%) Redis
14 23 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (0.54%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
20 9 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 332 (12.06%) Jenkins
2 315 (11.44%) JIRA
3 287 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 131 (4.76%) Maven
5 120 (4.36%) JUnit
6 119 (4.32%) Bitbucket
7 113 (4.10%) Ant
7 113 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
8 106 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
8 106 (3.85%) SonarQube
9 98 (3.56%) Liquibase
10 49 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 46 (1.67%) Subversion
12 36 (1.31%) Jasmine
12 36 (1.31%) Selenium
13 34 (1.23%) Vagrant
14 29 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
15 27 (0.98%) Mercurial
16 26 (0.94%) IntelliJ
17 25 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 239 (8.68%) Finance
2 65 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 43 (1.56%) Marketing
4 38 (1.38%) Law
4 38 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 36 (1.31%) Electronics
6 23 (0.84%) Legal
7 22 (0.80%) Military
7 22 (0.80%) Publishing
8 20 (0.73%) Banking
9 10 (0.36%) Retail
10 7 (0.25%) Back Office
11 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.15%) Advertising
13 3 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.073%) Automotive
14 2 (0.073%) Local Government
15 1 (0.036%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.036%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.036%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 411 (14.92%) Architect
2 389 (14.12%) Developer
3 257 (9.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 251 (9.11%) Analyst
5 218 (7.92%) Consultant
6 122 (4.43%) Project Manager
7 119 (4.32%) Java Developer
8 110 (3.99%) Business Analyst
9 83 (3.01%) Technical Architect
10 78 (2.83%) Network Engineer
11 74 (2.69%) DevOps Consultant
12 67 (2.43%) Security Architect
13 66 (2.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 63 (2.29%) Senior DevOps
15 56 (2.03%) Infrastructure Architect
16 54 (1.96%) AWS DevOps
17 50 (1.82%) Change Manager
17 50 (1.82%) Tester
18 48 (1.74%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
19 45 (1.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (6.43%) HTML
2 167 (6.06%) CSS
3 147 (5.34%) Web Services
4 146 (5.30%) ELK Stack
5 121 (4.39%) HTML5
6 117 (4.25%) Software Packaging
7 108 (3.92%) MCollective
7 108 (3.92%) REST
8 104 (3.78%) CSS3
9 99 (3.59%) AngularJS
10 84 (3.05%) .NET
11 82 (2.98%) Node.js
12 75 (2.72%) Spring
13 68 (2.47%) XML
14 62 (2.25%) RESTful
15 55 (2.00%) JSON
16 50 (1.82%) Ajax
17 48 (1.74%) jQuery
18 43 (1.56%) J2EE
19 37 (1.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 166 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 81 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 55 (2.00%) User Experience
5 43 (1.56%) PKI
5 43 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 33 (1.20%) CESG
7 25 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 22 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 21 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 21 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 20 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 18 (0.65%) Blackberry
11 18 (0.65%) Mobile App
12 16 (0.58%) NHS
13 15 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (0.47%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.47%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
15 12 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 542 (19.68%) Linux
2 362 (13.14%) Windows
3 188 (6.83%) CentOS
4 127 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 124 (4.50%) Windows Server
6 88 (3.20%) Unix
7 65 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (1.89%) CoreOS
10 50 (1.82%) Windows 10
11 41 (1.49%) Ubuntu
12 36 (1.31%) Android
13 30 (1.09%) Apple iOS
14 28 (1.02%) RancherOS
14 28 (1.02%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.54%) AIX
17 14 (0.51%) webOS
17 14 (0.51%) Windows Phone
17 14 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 912 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (18.41%) DevOps
3 348 (12.64%) Scrum
4 319 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
5 286 (10.38%) ITIL
6 268 (9.73%) Configuration Management
7 256 (9.30%) Project Management
7 256 (9.30%) Service Management
8 246 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 214 (7.77%) PRINCE2
10 191 (6.94%) Migration
11 190 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 162 (5.88%) Open Source
13 137 (4.97%) TDD
14 120 (4.36%) Identity Management
15 119 (4.32%) Change Management
16 108 (3.92%) Service Design
17 106 (3.85%) Coaching
17 106 (3.85%) Workflow
18 103 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 329 (11.95%) Java
2 209 (7.59%) Ruby
3 159 (5.77%) Python
4 153 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 142 (5.16%) SQL
6 125 (4.54%) C
7 107 (3.89%) Bash Shell
8 106 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 83 (3.01%) PowerShell
10 68 (2.47%) C#
11 63 (2.29%) PHP
12 60 (2.18%) Go
13 56 (2.03%) Scala
14 38 (1.38%) Perl
15 18 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 17 (0.62%) Groovy
17 16 (0.58%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.51%) C++
18 14 (0.51%) TypeScript
19 11 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1918 (69.64%) SC Cleared
2 588 (21.35%) DV Cleared
3 226 (8.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 152 (5.52%) CTC Cleared
5 81 (2.94%) Degree
6 70 (2.54%) CISSP
7 68 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (2.25%) ISEB
9 60 (2.18%) BC Cleared
10 52 (1.89%) CCNP
11 49 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 45 (1.63%) CISM
13 37 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (0.94%) PMP
15 25 (0.91%) CLAS
16 23 (0.84%) APMP
16 23 (0.84%) ISTQB
17 22 (0.80%) CBAP
17 22 (0.80%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 77 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (2.43%) QA
4 36 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.09%) SLA
6 19 (0.69%) RMADS
7 16 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
9 13 (0.47%) COBIT
9 13 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.22%) GCP
11 5 (0.18%) WCAG
12 4 (0.15%) ISO20022
13 3 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.11%) GPG13
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.11%) ISO22301
14 2 (0.073%) BS25999
14 2 (0.073%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.036%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 361 (13.11%) Docker
2 190 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 168 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 129 (4.68%) vCloud
5 103 (3.74%) Squid
6 100 (3.63%) Postfix
7 40 (1.45%) Hyper-V
8 39 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (1.20%) etcd
9 33 (1.20%) vSphere
10 32 (1.16%) flannel
11 23 (0.84%) HDFS
11 23 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (0.76%) XenDesktop
13 20 (0.73%) Corosync
14 14 (0.51%) KVM
14 14 (0.51%) XenApp
15 12 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 359 (13.04%) Puppet
2 253 (9.19%) Ansible
3 228 (8.28%) Kubernetes
4 176 (6.39%) Terraform
5 169 (6.14%) ZABBIX
6 149 (5.41%) logstash
7 131 (4.76%) Kibana
8 121 (4.39%) Rancher
9 56 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
10 54 (1.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 47 (1.71%) SCCM
12 44 (1.60%) HAProxy
13 42 (1.53%) Consul
14 31 (1.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 30 (1.09%) Packer
16 29 (1.05%) Nessus
17 26 (0.94%) SCOM
18 24 (0.87%) rkt
19 20 (0.73%) Pacemaker
20 18 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 348 (12.64%) VMware
2 286 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 267 (9.69%) Oracle
4 167 (6.06%) Cisco
5 151 (5.48%) Atlassian
6 106 (3.85%) Sonatype
7 72 (2.61%) Red Hat
8 65 (2.36%) CheckPoint
9 48 (1.74%) SAP
10 45 (1.63%) Juniper
11 39 (1.42%) IBM
12 38 (1.38%) HP
13 35 (1.27%) Citrix
13 35 (1.27%) Google
14 34 (1.23%) Hortonworks
15 29 (1.05%) Palo Alto
16 28 (1.02%) AppDynamics
16 28 (1.02%) Remedy
17 27 (0.98%) AlienVault
18 26 (0.94%) Adobe
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