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 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 44 37 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 944 983 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.45% 4.52% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.17% 26.54% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 529 271
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 28
Average hourly rate £17.63 £28.25 £19.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.61% +44.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £151.75 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.19 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.38% -36.84%
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
3906 3704 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.40% 17.04% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2316 1957
Average daily rate £425 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 86 103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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 -30 170 £450 +5.88% 37
Feltham - 8 £473 - 1
Uxbridge +7 6 £315 -
Hounslow +2 1 £575 +238.23%
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Wembley - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Greenford - - - - 2
Harrow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 2
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1157 (57.94%) SC Cleared
2 420 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (19.78%) DV Cleared
4 360 (18.03%) Windows
5 317 (15.87%) Oracle
6 311 (15.57%) Java
7 282 (14.12%) ITIL
8 279 (13.97%) Linux
9 272 (13.62%) Microsoft
10 246 (12.32%) SQL
11 191 (9.56%) Project Management
12 167 (8.36%) MS Excel
13 157 (7.86%) Finance
14 154 (7.71%) Scrum
14 154 (7.71%) UNIX
15 151 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
16 149 (7.46%) Change Management
16 149 (7.46%) DevOps
17 148 (7.41%) SQL Server
18 147 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
19 145 (7.26%) Puppet
20 139 (6.96%) VMware
21 136 (6.81%) .NET
22 135 (6.76%) PRINCE2
23 129 (6.46%) Service Management
24 125 (6.26%) Migration
25 124 (6.21%) Active Directory
26 123 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
27 117 (5.86%) HTML
28 111 (5.56%) MS Office

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 89 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 85 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 53 (2.65%) JBoss
4 37 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 36 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 32 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 24 (1.20%) IIS
8 22 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (1.05%) Confluence
10 20 (1.00%) Node.js
10 20 (1.00%) Apache
11 17 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
11 17 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (0.80%) SAS
13 15 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.50%) CMS
17 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (0.45%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 167 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 111 (5.56%) MS Office
3 54 (2.70%) MS Project
4 24 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.050%) Mingle
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 22 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.15%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.20%) PaaS
2 12 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.60%) IaaS
3 10 (0.50%) Google Apps
3 10 (0.50%) Office 365
4 7 (0.35%) SaaS
5 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.050%) GitHub
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.96%) Firewall
2 68 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 59 (2.95%) SAN
4 53 (2.65%) DNS
5 45 (2.25%) LAN
6 43 (2.15%) WAN
6 43 (2.15%) VPN
7 38 (1.90%) Internet
8 36 (1.80%) DHCP
9 34 (1.70%) Network Security
10 32 (1.60%) HTTP
11 27 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (1.05%) LDAP
13 20 (1.00%) SSL
13 20 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (0.55%) Wireshark
15 11 (0.55%) NAS
16 10 (0.50%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.16%) Oracle Database
3 59 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 54 (2.70%) MySQL
5 53 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 44 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 41 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
8 40 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (1.95%) RDBMS
10 32 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.45%) Big Data
12 27 (1.35%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.20%) NoSQL
14 22 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (0.60%) Redis
18 11 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 89 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 82 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 74 (3.71%) Maven
4 61 (3.05%) JIRA
5 38 (1.90%) Subversion
6 35 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 26 (1.30%) JUnit
8 24 (1.20%) ClearCase
9 23 (1.15%) Ant
10 20 (1.00%) Toad
11 18 (0.90%) ClearQuest
12 16 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (0.75%) Selenium
14 14 (0.70%) Visual Studio
14 14 (0.70%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.70%) Artifactory
15 13 (0.65%) LoadRunner
15 13 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 157 (7.86%) Finance
2 73 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 36 (1.80%) Law
4 32 (1.60%) Legal
5 17 (0.85%) Local Government
6 16 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 15 (0.75%) Banking
8 14 (0.70%) Publishing
9 8 (0.40%) Marketing
10 5 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.25%) Advertising
10 5 (0.25%) Back Office
10 5 (0.25%) Electronics
11 4 (0.20%) Military
12 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.10%) Billing
14 1 (0.050%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.050%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.050%) German Language
14 1 (0.050%) Games
Job Titles
1 280 (14.02%) Developer
2 223 (11.17%) Analyst
3 190 (9.51%) Consultant
4 169 (8.46%) Architect
5 122 (6.11%) Project Manager
6 91 (4.56%) Java Developer
7 80 (4.01%) Business Analyst
8 61 (3.05%) Support Engineer
9 49 (2.45%) Senior Developer
10 48 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 47 (2.35%) Technical Architect
12 46 (2.30%) Administrator
13 39 (1.95%) DBA
14 37 (1.85%) Test Analyst
15 36 (1.80%) Desktop Support
16 34 (1.70%) Enterprise Architect
17 31 (1.55%) Applications Support
17 31 (1.55%) Security Consultant
17 31 (1.55%) Support Consultant
18 28 (1.40%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (6.81%) .NET
2 117 (5.86%) HTML
3 92 (4.61%) Web Services
4 90 (4.51%) XML
5 80 (4.01%) J2EE
6 56 (2.80%) ASP.NET
6 56 (2.80%) CSS
7 55 (2.75%) JSP
8 50 (2.50%) Spring
9 49 (2.45%) Middleware
9 49 (2.45%) Hibernate
10 35 (1.75%) jQuery
11 26 (1.30%) SOAP
12 24 (1.20%) RESTful
12 24 (1.20%) REST
13 23 (1.15%) HTML5
14 21 (1.05%) .NET Framework
15 20 (1.00%) Java EE
16 19 (0.95%) Struts
17 17 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 147 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 78 (3.91%) Open Source
4 35 (1.75%) CESG
5 30 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 25 (1.25%) User Experience
7 24 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
8 22 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 21 (1.05%) RMADS
10 20 (1.00%) Replication
11 19 (0.95%) PKI
11 19 (0.95%) Blackberry
12 18 (0.90%) NHS
13 16 (0.80%) Visualisation
14 15 (0.75%) Clustering
15 13 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.60%) Data Structures
17 11 (0.55%) CMDB
17 11 (0.55%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 360 (18.03%) Windows
2 279 (13.97%) Linux
3 154 (7.71%) UNIX
4 95 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (4.01%) Windows 7
6 73 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (2.85%) Ubuntu
8 52 (2.60%) CentOS
9 50 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (1.55%) Windows XP
12 28 (1.40%) Windows 8
13 22 (1.10%) Solaris
14 12 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.45%) Android
16 9 (0.45%) AIX
17 6 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (14.12%) ITIL
3 191 (9.56%) Project Management
4 154 (7.71%) Scrum
5 151 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
6 149 (7.46%) Change Management
6 149 (7.46%) DevOps
7 135 (6.76%) PRINCE2
8 129 (6.46%) Service Management
9 125 (6.26%) Migration
10 123 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 110 (5.51%) Configuration Management
12 105 (5.26%) Service Delivery
13 74 (3.71%) Automated Testing
14 67 (3.36%) Information Security
15 63 (3.15%) Programme Management
15 63 (3.15%) OO
16 58 (2.90%) Risk Management
17 53 (2.65%) ITSM
17 53 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 311 (15.57%) Java
2 246 (12.32%) SQL
3 110 (5.51%) JavaScript
4 101 (5.06%) C#
5 81 (4.06%) PL/SQL
6 71 (3.56%) Bash Shell
7 69 (3.46%) Python
7 69 (3.46%) Shell Script
8 68 (3.41%) Ruby
9 57 (2.85%) C
10 42 (2.10%) PHP
11 29 (1.45%) Perl
12 28 (1.40%) C++
12 28 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 23 (1.15%) VB
14 21 (1.05%) VBA
15 18 (0.90%) Scala
16 13 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.45%) VC++
18 8 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1157 (57.94%) SC Cleared
2 395 (19.78%) DV Cleared
3 106 (5.31%) Degree
4 85 (4.26%) CTC Cleared
5 63 (3.15%) BC Cleared
6 45 (2.25%) ISEB
7 42 (2.10%) ISTQB
8 40 (2.00%) CISSP
9 39 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
11 33 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 30 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 20 (1.00%) CCNA
15 18 (0.90%) MCITP
16 16 (0.80%) VCP4
17 14 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 14 (0.70%) MCP
17 14 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.15%) QA
2 29 (1.45%) SLA
2 29 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.70%) COBIT
4 11 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.10%) GAAP
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.10%) P3O
9 1 (0.050%) GPG13
9 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.050%) HL7
9 1 (0.050%) DICOM
System Software
1 124 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 74 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.60%) vSphere
4 16 (0.80%) XenApp
5 15 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (0.55%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.35%) Samba
11 7 (0.35%) Firmware
12 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.15%) vCloud
13 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.15%) NFS
13 3 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 145 (7.26%) Puppet
2 62 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (2.55%) SCCM
4 48 (2.40%) Ansible
5 27 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (0.90%) SCOM
7 15 (0.75%) WSUS
8 14 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.55%) Nagios
10 10 (0.50%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.40%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.30%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.25%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.25%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.25%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 317 (15.87%) Oracle
2 272 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 139 (6.96%) VMware
4 97 (4.86%) HP
5 80 (4.01%) Cisco
6 61 (3.05%) Red Hat
7 49 (2.45%) Citrix
8 48 (2.40%) Google
9 35 (1.75%) Remedy
10 33 (1.65%) Tableau
11 28 (1.40%) Atlassian
11 28 (1.40%) BMC
12 26 (1.30%) CheckPoint
13 25 (1.25%) IBM
13 25 (1.25%) Greenplum
14 23 (1.15%) McAfee
15 20 (1.00%) Juniper
16 19 (0.95%) SAP
17 18 (0.90%) Sophos
18 16 (0.80%) EMC
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