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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 49 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 886 880 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.94% 3.77% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.01% 23.29% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 575 386
Average daily rate
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£413 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 20
Average hourly rate £21.88 £18.85 £26.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -28.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £16.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.75 £41.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £21.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -18.64%
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
3543 3778 3225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.76% 16.19% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2275 2570 1946
Average daily rate £413 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 119 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
(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 -26 175 £400 -5.88% 23
Feltham - 19 £398 - 1
Croydon +9 18 £425 -6.07% 1
Hounslow - 7 £413 -
New Malden - 7 - - 3
Westminster 0 2 £620 +60.00%
Brentford - 2 £305 -
Greenford +8 1 - - 6
Docklands, London -4 1 £165 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Northwood - 1 £160 -
Ruislip - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1073 (57.69%) SC Cleared
2 441 (23.71%) DV Cleared
3 439 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
4 373 (20.05%) Windows
5 337 (18.12%) Java
6 302 (16.24%) Linux
7 297 (15.97%) Oracle
8 245 (13.17%) Microsoft
9 237 (12.74%) SQL
10 225 (12.10%) ITIL
11 183 (9.84%) Finance
12 178 (9.57%) SQL Server
13 170 (9.14%) Project Management
14 168 (9.03%) Scrum
15 149 (8.01%) VMware
15 149 (8.01%) MS Excel
16 148 (7.96%) JavaScript
17 145 (7.80%) HTML
18 137 (7.37%) UNIX
19 131 (7.04%) Puppet
20 125 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
21 124 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
22 121 (6.51%) .NET
23 119 (6.40%) DevOps
24 116 (6.24%) Active Directory
25 109 (5.86%) Configuration Management
26 108 (5.81%) XML
27 107 (5.75%) WebLogic
27 107 (5.75%) Change Management
28 104 (5.59%) Migration

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 107 (5.75%) WebLogic
2 58 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 55 (2.96%) JBoss
4 53 (2.85%) WebSphere
5 35 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 28 (1.51%) MS Exchange
7 26 (1.40%) Apache
7 26 (1.40%) IIS
8 23 (1.24%) Confluence
9 21 (1.13%) CMS
10 20 (1.08%) Node.js
11 19 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
12 15 (0.81%) nginx
13 14 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.65%) Lync
15 12 (0.65%) SAS
16 11 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 149 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 102 (5.48%) MS Office
3 49 (2.63%) MS Project
4 13 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.16%) Revit
7 3 (0.16%) Vectorworks
7 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.054%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 41 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
4 25 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.65%) Maximo
7 10 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.16%) TRIRIGA
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
12 3 (0.16%) SAP WM
12 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.11%) SAP SCM
13 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.37%) PaaS
2 18 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.86%) GitHub
4 14 (0.75%) Office 365
5 12 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.59%) Google Apps
6 11 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.27%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.27%) SaaS
10 4 (0.22%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.22%) IaaS
11 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.11%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.054%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.84%) Firewall
2 62 (3.33%) DNS
3 61 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 54 (2.90%) SAN
5 49 (2.63%) LAN
6 46 (2.47%) DHCP
7 44 (2.37%) VPN
7 44 (2.37%) HTTP
8 40 (2.15%) WAN
9 39 (2.10%) Internet
10 32 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (1.40%) LDAP
12 25 (1.34%) Network Security
13 17 (0.91%) SSL
14 14 (0.75%) Intranet
14 14 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.75%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (0.70%) Kerberos
16 12 (0.65%) Ethernet
16 12 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 76 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 74 (3.98%) MySQL
4 54 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 50 (2.69%) MongoDB
6 42 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 36 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 35 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
11 31 (1.67%) Big Data
12 29 (1.56%) Hadoop
13 28 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.13%) WhereScape RED
15 20 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (0.86%) Star Schema
18 15 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 11 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (4.25%) Jenkins
2 73 (3.92%) JIRA
3 60 (3.23%) Maven
4 58 (3.12%) Git (software)
5 40 (2.15%) Eclipse
6 36 (1.94%) Subversion
7 35 (1.88%) JUnit
8 34 (1.83%) Ant
9 27 (1.45%) Selenium
10 22 (1.18%) ClearCase
10 22 (1.18%) Artifactory
11 19 (1.02%) JMeter
12 17 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
12 17 (0.91%) Gradle
13 15 (0.81%) Toad
14 14 (0.75%) Visual Studio
14 14 (0.75%) ClearQuest
14 14 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 183 (9.84%) Finance
2 69 (3.71%) Telecoms
3 32 (1.72%) Legal
4 24 (1.29%) Law
5 12 (0.65%) Banking
5 12 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.43%) Marketing
7 7 (0.38%) Publishing
8 5 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.22%) Electronics
10 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.16%) Military
11 2 (0.11%) Billing
11 2 (0.11%) Local Government
11 2 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.054%) Front Office
12 1 (0.054%) Back Office
12 1 (0.054%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 315 (16.94%) Developer
2 182 (9.78%) Analyst
3 162 (8.71%) Consultant
4 135 (7.26%) Architect
5 125 (6.72%) Java Developer
6 94 (5.05%) Project Manager
7 68 (3.66%) Business Analyst
8 60 (3.23%) Support Engineer
9 45 (2.42%) Administrator
10 43 (2.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 40 (2.15%) Network Engineer
12 38 (2.04%) Senior Developer
13 36 (1.94%) Tester
13 36 (1.94%) Technical Architect
14 34 (1.83%) Test Analyst
15 31 (1.67%) Desktop Support
15 31 (1.67%) DBA
15 31 (1.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 28 (1.51%) Systems Engineer
17 27 (1.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (7.80%) HTML
2 121 (6.51%) .NET
3 108 (5.81%) XML
4 100 (5.38%) Web Services
5 97 (5.22%) J2EE
6 82 (4.41%) CSS
7 78 (4.19%) JSP
8 59 (3.17%) Hibernate
8 59 (3.17%) HTML5
9 57 (3.06%) Middleware
10 52 (2.80%) ASP.NET
11 49 (2.63%) Spring
12 41 (2.20%) Ajax
13 38 (2.04%) jQuery
14 31 (1.67%) CSS3
15 25 (1.34%) RESTful
16 24 (1.29%) .NET Framework
16 24 (1.29%) Struts
17 23 (1.24%) Java EE
18 21 (1.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 124 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (4.73%) Open Source
3 77 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.20%) User Experience
5 28 (1.51%) CESG
6 25 (1.34%) Visualisation
7 20 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.02%) NHS
8 19 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 16 (0.86%) Replication
9 16 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 15 (0.81%) RMADS
10 15 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
11 13 (0.70%) Thin Client
11 13 (0.70%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.65%) CMDB
13 11 (0.59%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 373 (20.05%) Windows
2 302 (16.24%) Linux
3 137 (7.37%) UNIX
4 80 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (3.71%) Windows 7
6 63 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (2.47%) Ubuntu
9 45 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (2.42%) CentOS
10 26 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 24 (1.29%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.70%) Solaris
13 11 (0.59%) AIX
14 10 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.54%) Android
14 10 (0.54%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (12.10%) ITIL
3 170 (9.14%) Project Management
4 168 (9.03%) Scrum
5 125 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (6.40%) DevOps
7 109 (5.86%) Configuration Management
8 107 (5.75%) Change Management
9 104 (5.59%) Migration
9 104 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 102 (5.48%) PRINCE2
11 91 (4.89%) Service Management
12 85 (4.57%) Service Delivery
13 74 (3.98%) Unit Testing
14 66 (3.55%) Information Security
14 66 (3.55%) ETL
15 65 (3.49%) OO
16 60 (3.23%) Risk Management
17 58 (3.12%) Test Scripting
18 57 (3.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 337 (18.12%) Java
2 237 (12.74%) SQL
3 148 (7.96%) JavaScript
4 89 (4.78%) C#
5 85 (4.57%) Python
6 65 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 62 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 58 (3.12%) C
9 57 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 50 (2.69%) Ruby
11 38 (2.04%) Perl
12 31 (1.67%) PHP
12 31 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 30 (1.61%) C++
14 19 (1.02%) VB
15 16 (0.86%) VBA
16 11 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.48%) Scala
18 8 (0.43%) VC++
18 8 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1073 (57.69%) SC Cleared
2 441 (23.71%) DV Cleared
3 77 (4.14%) Degree
4 60 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
5 48 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (2.42%) CISSP
7 42 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (2.10%) BC Cleared
9 32 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (1.61%) ISEB
11 29 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 28 (1.51%) ISTQB
13 25 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 24 (1.29%) CCNA
15 23 (1.24%) CCNP
16 18 (0.97%) MCSE
16 18 (0.97%) MCITP
17 17 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 14 (0.75%) Sun Certification
19 13 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.10%) QA
2 33 (1.77%) SLA
3 31 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.54%) COBIT
5 8 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.27%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.22%) WAI
8 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.054%) GAAP
8 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.054%) HL7
8 1 (0.054%) DICOM
8 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.054%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.054%) GPG13
System Software
1 116 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 81 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.97%) vSphere
4 17 (0.91%) XenApp
4 17 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.59%) vCloud
7 10 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.38%) Samba
10 7 (0.38%) Firmware
10 7 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
10 7 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.22%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.22%) Squid
12 3 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.16%) IAG
12 3 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 131 (7.04%) Puppet
2 54 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (2.47%) SCCM
4 44 (2.37%) Ansible
5 22 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (1.02%) SCOM
7 14 (0.75%) ZABBIX
8 13 (0.70%) WSUS
8 13 (0.70%) Salt
9 11 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.43%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.38%) logstash
12 7 (0.38%) Oracle Flashback
12 7 (0.38%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.32%) Kibana
13 6 (0.32%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.27%) Nagios
14 5 (0.27%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 297 (15.97%) Oracle
2 245 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 149 (8.01%) VMware
4 102 (5.48%) Cisco
5 76 (4.09%) Red Hat
6 75 (4.03%) HP
7 58 (3.12%) Citrix
8 51 (2.74%) Tableau
9 47 (2.53%) Google
9 47 (2.53%) Greenplum
10 38 (2.04%) IBM
11 33 (1.77%) Remedy
12 32 (1.72%) CheckPoint
13 28 (1.51%) Atlassian
13 28 (1.51%) Juniper
14 22 (1.18%) BMC
15 20 (1.08%) NetApp
15 20 (1.08%) Dell
16 18 (0.97%) Apple
16 18 (0.97%) F5
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £52.17 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £52.17 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £240.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Croydon
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago