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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 44 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 902 981 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.20% 4.34% 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.39% 25.99% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 564 321
Average daily rate
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£428 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £544 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 26
Average hourly rate £21.63 £18.85 £18.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £88.00 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+90.52% -37.70%
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
3552 3775 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.54% 16.69% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 2442 1959
Average daily rate £413 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 106 102
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.00 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% -12.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -28.00%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 26 March 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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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 -23 178 £425 -5.55% 38
Feltham - 11 £473 -
Uxbridge +2 3 - -
Greenford +8 1 - - 6
Harrow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1176 (58.80%) SC Cleared
2 436 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (20.85%) DV Cleared
4 359 (17.95%) Windows
5 332 (16.60%) Java
6 316 (15.80%) Oracle
7 290 (14.50%) Linux
8 277 (13.85%) Microsoft
9 256 (12.80%) ITIL
10 244 (12.20%) SQL
11 187 (9.35%) Project Management
12 181 (9.05%) MS Excel
13 164 (8.20%) SQL Server
14 163 (8.15%) Finance
15 159 (7.95%) Scrum
16 158 (7.90%) DevOps
17 155 (7.75%) UNIX
18 154 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
18 154 (7.70%) Puppet
19 152 (7.60%) Change Management
20 147 (7.35%) VMware
21 146 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
22 132 (6.60%) PRINCE2
23 131 (6.55%) .NET
24 127 (6.35%) HTML
24 127 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
25 120 (6.00%) Migration
25 120 (6.00%) MS Office
26 116 (5.80%) JavaScript
27 115 (5.75%) Configuration Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (4.45%) WebLogic
2 80 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.85%) JBoss
4 44 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 34 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 31 (1.55%) MS Exchange
7 22 (1.10%) Apache
8 21 (1.05%) IIS
9 20 (1.00%) Confluence
10 19 (0.95%) Node.js
10 19 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
11 18 (0.90%) SAS
12 17 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.75%) CMS
14 14 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (0.45%) OpenStack
17 9 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 181 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 120 (6.00%) MS Office
3 65 (3.25%) MS Project
4 20 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.050%) Mingle
8 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 48 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 22 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.15%) SAP WM
12 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.10%) SAP SCM
12 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.10%) SAP FI-CA
12 2 (0.10%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.20%) PaaS
2 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.75%) IaaS
3 11 (0.55%) Google Apps
4 10 (0.50%) Office 365
5 9 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.40%) SaaS
7 6 (0.30%) GitHub
8 5 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.70%) Firewall
2 68 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 60 (3.00%) DNS
4 58 (2.90%) SAN
5 57 (2.85%) LAN
6 49 (2.45%) WAN
7 47 (2.35%) VPN
8 45 (2.25%) DHCP
9 41 (2.05%) HTTP
10 40 (2.00%) Internet
11 28 (1.40%) Network Security
12 24 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (1.15%) LDAP
14 22 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (0.95%) SSL
16 13 (0.65%) Intranet
17 12 (0.60%) Kerberos
18 11 (0.55%) NAS
18 11 (0.55%) Wireshark
18 11 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 71 (3.55%) MySQL
4 67 (3.35%) Relational Database
5 52 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 49 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 44 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 41 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
11 35 (1.75%) Big Data
12 32 (1.60%) NoSQL
13 27 (1.35%) Hadoop
14 25 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
18 14 (0.70%) WhereScape RED
19 12 (0.60%) Redis
20 11 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 91 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 75 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 72 (3.60%) Maven
4 65 (3.25%) JIRA
5 36 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 34 (1.70%) Subversion
7 27 (1.35%) Ant
7 27 (1.35%) JUnit
8 23 (1.15%) ClearCase
9 20 (1.00%) Toad
10 18 (0.90%) Selenium
10 18 (0.90%) ClearQuest
11 17 (0.85%) Visual Studio
12 16 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (0.75%) Artifactory
14 14 (0.70%) JMeter
15 13 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.60%) LoadRunner
16 12 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 163 (8.15%) Finance
2 69 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 29 (1.45%) Law
4 27 (1.35%) Legal
5 14 (0.70%) Local Government
5 14 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 11 (0.55%) Banking
7 10 (0.50%) Publishing
8 7 (0.35%) Marketing
9 6 (0.30%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.25%) Electronics
10 5 (0.25%) Back Office
10 5 (0.25%) Advertising
11 4 (0.20%) Military
12 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.10%) Billing
14 1 (0.050%) Games
14 1 (0.050%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.050%) Front Office
14 1 (0.050%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 282 (14.10%) Developer
2 219 (10.95%) Analyst
3 188 (9.40%) Consultant
4 169 (8.45%) Architect
5 122 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 99 (4.95%) Java Developer
7 79 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 58 (2.90%) Support Engineer
9 51 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 49 (2.45%) Administrator
11 45 (2.25%) Technical Architect
12 44 (2.20%) DBA
13 43 (2.15%) Senior Developer
14 38 (1.90%) Test Analyst
15 35 (1.75%) Desktop Support
16 31 (1.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 31 (1.55%) Applications Support
16 31 (1.55%) Support Consultant
16 31 (1.55%) Security Consultant
16 31 (1.55%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (6.55%) .NET
2 127 (6.35%) HTML
3 96 (4.80%) XML
4 89 (4.45%) Web Services
5 82 (4.10%) J2EE
6 69 (3.45%) JSP
7 63 (3.15%) CSS
8 55 (2.75%) ASP.NET
9 54 (2.70%) Hibernate
10 50 (2.50%) Spring
11 46 (2.30%) Middleware
12 40 (2.00%) HTML5
13 27 (1.35%) jQuery
14 25 (1.25%) Ajax
15 23 (1.15%) .NET Framework
16 22 (1.10%) REST
16 22 (1.10%) CSS3
17 21 (1.05%) Java EE
18 20 (1.00%) RESTful
19 19 (0.95%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.20%) Open Source
3 81 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 31 (1.55%) User Experience
5 28 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.25%) CESG
7 21 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 19 (0.95%) NHS
8 19 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
9 18 (0.90%) PKI
10 17 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 17 (0.85%) RMADS
10 17 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 16 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
11 16 (0.80%) Replication
12 14 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.60%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.60%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.60%) GIS
13 12 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 359 (17.95%) Windows
2 290 (14.50%) Linux
3 155 (7.75%) UNIX
4 93 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (3.65%) Windows 7
6 69 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (2.85%) Ubuntu
8 52 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (2.55%) CentOS
10 44 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (1.40%) Windows 8
12 27 (1.35%) Windows XP
13 19 (0.95%) Solaris
14 11 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.50%) Android
15 10 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.45%) AIX
17 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
18 5 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (12.80%) ITIL
3 187 (9.35%) Project Management
4 159 (7.95%) Scrum
5 158 (7.90%) DevOps
6 154 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (7.60%) Change Management
8 132 (6.60%) PRINCE2
9 127 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 120 (6.00%) Migration
11 115 (5.75%) Configuration Management
11 115 (5.75%) Service Management
12 102 (5.10%) Service Delivery
13 75 (3.75%) Automated Testing
14 73 (3.65%) Information Security
15 70 (3.50%) Risk Management
16 61 (3.05%) OO
17 60 (3.00%) Programme Management
18 57 (2.85%) ETL
18 57 (2.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 332 (16.60%) Java
2 244 (12.20%) SQL
3 116 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 90 (4.50%) C#
5 75 (3.75%) PL/SQL
6 74 (3.70%) Python
7 73 (3.65%) Bash Shell
8 71 (3.55%) Shell Script
9 65 (3.25%) Ruby
10 56 (2.80%) C
11 36 (1.80%) PHP
12 32 (1.60%) Perl
13 31 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.30%) C++
15 21 (1.05%) VB
16 20 (1.00%) VBA
17 16 (0.80%) Scala
18 14 (0.70%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.40%) VC++
19 8 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1176 (58.80%) SC Cleared
2 417 (20.85%) DV Cleared
3 95 (4.75%) Degree
4 75 (3.75%) CTC Cleared
5 62 (3.10%) BC Cleared
6 51 (2.55%) CISSP
7 44 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (2.05%) ISTQB
9 39 (1.95%) ISEB
10 33 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 31 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 23 (1.15%) CCNA
14 21 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 20 (1.00%) CCNP
16 19 (0.95%) MCITP
17 15 (0.75%) MCSE
18 14 (0.70%) MCP
18 14 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.15%) QA
2 31 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.45%) SLA
4 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.35%) COBIT
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.10%) GAAP
8 1 (0.050%) GPG13
8 1 (0.050%) P3O
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.050%) HL7
8 1 (0.050%) DICOM
System Software
1 113 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 74 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.15%) vSphere
4 19 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (0.90%) XenApp
6 16 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
9 7 (0.35%) Samba
9 7 (0.35%) Firmware
10 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.25%) vCloud
12 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.15%) IAG
12 3 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.15%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 154 (7.70%) Puppet
2 70 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (2.60%) Ansible
4 51 (2.55%) SCCM
5 28 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.95%) SCOM
7 15 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 14 (0.70%) WSUS
9 13 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.45%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.45%) Vagrant
10 9 (0.45%) Nagios
11 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle Flashback
12 6 (0.30%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.25%) yum
13 5 (0.25%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.25%) Salt
13 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 316 (15.80%) Oracle
2 277 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 147 (7.35%) VMware
4 91 (4.55%) HP
5 89 (4.45%) Cisco
6 60 (3.00%) Red Hat
7 54 (2.70%) Citrix
8 48 (2.40%) Google
9 44 (2.20%) Tableau
10 34 (1.70%) Greenplum
10 34 (1.70%) Remedy
11 29 (1.45%) Juniper
11 29 (1.45%) IBM
12 28 (1.40%) CheckPoint
13 27 (1.35%) BMC
13 27 (1.35%) Atlassian
14 21 (1.05%) SAP
15 17 (0.85%) McAfee
15 17 (0.85%) Apple
16 16 (0.80%) NetApp
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