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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 31 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1251 897 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.75% 3.91% 3.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.66% 24.28% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 508 539
Median daily rate £475 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 20
Median hourly rate £17.89 £34.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.39% +85.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £15.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +39.78%
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
3609 3695 3778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.59% 16.09% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 2401 2576
Median daily rate £450 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 96 126
Median hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.72 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 162 £475 +11.76% 33
Croydon +7 82 £425 - 2
Westminster 0 17 £438 - 1
Greenford +5 4 £243 -
Canary Wharf +8 2 £600 -
Hounslow -2 2 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Hendon 0 1 £400 -
Northwood 0 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £365 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £403 - 4
Hillingdon - 1 £160 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1676 (64.66%) SC Cleared
2 815 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
3 510 (19.68%) DV Cleared
4 416 (16.05%) Java
5 369 (14.24%) Linux
6 350 (13.50%) ITIL
6 350 (13.50%) Windows
7 279 (10.76%) Microsoft
8 277 (10.69%) DevOps
9 271 (10.46%) Project Management
10 270 (10.42%) Finance
11 231 (8.91%) SQL
12 220 (8.49%) PRINCE2
13 218 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 189 (7.29%) Configuration Management
15 186 (7.18%) Puppet
16 185 (7.14%) Scrum
17 175 (6.75%) Oracle
18 170 (6.56%) Active Directory
19 169 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
20 166 (6.40%) Git (software)
21 165 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
22 163 (6.29%) MS Excel
23 158 (6.10%) Change Management
24 150 (5.79%) Migration
24 150 (5.79%) Unix
25 149 (5.75%) Ruby
26 146 (5.63%) JavaScript
26 146 (5.63%) Open Source
27 143 (5.52%) VMware

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
1 101 (3.90%) Confluence
1 101 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.24%) Node.js
3 52 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 46 (1.77%) nginx
5 44 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 43 (1.66%) JBoss
7 30 (1.16%) SAS
8 27 (1.04%) Apache
9 26 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (0.96%) IIS
11 22 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.81%) Skype for Business
13 17 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.50%) CMS
14 13 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
15 12 (0.46%) ArcGIS
15 12 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 163 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.78%) MS Office
3 86 (3.32%) MS Project
4 39 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.77%) HipChat
7 10 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.31%) SPSS
10 3 (0.12%) Windchill
11 2 (0.077%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.077%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.039%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 21 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.19%) Primavera
6 5 (0.19%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.15%) Maximo
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.077%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.077%) TradeThru
9 2 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.039%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.039%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.039%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 106 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.43%) Office 365
3 61 (2.35%) GitHub
3 61 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (1.47%) IaaS
5 22 (0.85%) PaaS
6 21 (0.81%) SaaS
7 15 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.15%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.077%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.077%) Yammer
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.039%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.039%) Google Play
13 1 (0.039%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 134 (5.17%) Firewall
2 90 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 77 (2.97%) WAN
4 72 (2.78%) HTTP
5 58 (2.24%) DNS
5 58 (2.24%) Network Security
6 57 (2.20%) LAN
7 54 (2.08%) VPN
8 48 (1.85%) Internet
9 32 (1.23%) SSL
10 29 (1.12%) Wireless
11 28 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
12 25 (0.96%) DHCP
13 24 (0.93%) Intranet
13 24 (0.93%) LDAP
14 22 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (0.81%) Broadband
16 19 (0.73%) BGP
16 19 (0.73%) OSPF
17 18 (0.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 97 (3.74%) MongoDB
4 77 (2.97%) Hadoop
5 74 (2.85%) NoSQL
6 70 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 56 (2.16%) Big Data
8 41 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (1.39%) GIS
10 33 (1.27%) MySQL
10 33 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 27 (1.04%) HBase
12 25 (0.96%) Redis
13 21 (0.81%) Neo4j
14 13 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.46%) Apache Hive
15 12 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 166 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 142 (5.48%) JIRA
3 134 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 56 (2.16%) Maven
5 47 (1.81%) Artifactory
6 45 (1.74%) Selenium
7 41 (1.58%) GitLab
8 39 (1.50%) JUnit
9 28 (1.08%) JMeter
10 24 (0.93%) LoadRunner
10 24 (0.93%) Subversion
11 23 (0.89%) Cucumber
11 23 (0.89%) Visual Studio
12 18 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (0.69%) Toad
13 17 (0.66%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (0.46%) IntelliJ
16 11 (0.42%) SoapUI
16 11 (0.42%) Zephyr
General
1 270 (10.42%) Finance
2 70 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 47 (1.81%) Law
4 41 (1.58%) Legal
5 24 (0.93%) Banking
6 13 (0.50%) Retail
7 11 (0.42%) Publishing
8 9 (0.35%) Marketing
9 7 (0.27%) Local Government
10 6 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.19%) Advertising
11 5 (0.19%) Back Office
12 4 (0.15%) Billing
12 4 (0.15%) Games
13 3 (0.12%) Electronics
14 2 (0.077%) Automotive
14 2 (0.077%) French Language
14 2 (0.077%) German Language
14 2 (0.077%) Military
14 2 (0.077%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 389 (15.01%) Architect
2 331 (12.77%) Developer
3 271 (10.46%) Analyst
4 170 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 160 (6.17%) Consultant
6 139 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 107 (4.13%) Business Analyst
8 95 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 92 (3.55%) Service Manager
10 83 (3.20%) Designer
11 72 (2.78%) Security Architect
12 62 (2.39%) Test Manager
13 59 (2.28%) Change Manager
14 58 (2.24%) Enterprise Architect
15 53 (2.04%) Service Architect
16 48 (1.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 47 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
17 47 (1.81%) Technical Architect
18 46 (1.77%) Delivery Manager
18 46 (1.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (5.48%) HTML
2 127 (4.90%) Web Services
3 112 (4.32%) CSS
4 104 (4.01%) Spring
5 87 (3.36%) Hibernate
6 86 (3.32%) J2EE
6 86 (3.32%) RESTful
7 85 (3.28%) .NET
8 69 (2.66%) REST
9 62 (2.39%) XML
10 56 (2.16%) HTML5
10 56 (2.16%) Sensu
11 53 (2.04%) Spring MVC
12 51 (1.97%) SOAP
13 47 (1.81%) jQuery
14 40 (1.54%) Middleware
15 39 (1.50%) JSON
16 36 (1.39%) AngularJS
16 36 (1.39%) Java EE
17 35 (1.35%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (4.75%) User Experience
3 82 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 66 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 63 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 43 (1.66%) Visualisation
7 39 (1.50%) CESG
8 33 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.16%) PKI
10 22 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 20 (0.77%) Public Cloud
12 19 (0.73%) NHS
13 17 (0.66%) Biometrics
13 17 (0.66%) Cryptography
13 17 (0.66%) Replication
14 16 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
15 15 (0.58%) Computer Science
16 14 (0.54%) Reference Data
17 13 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
18 12 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 369 (14.24%) Linux
2 350 (13.50%) Windows
3 150 (5.79%) Unix
4 101 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 58 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (2.01%) CentOS
6 52 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (1.97%) Windows 7
8 43 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (1.58%) Ubuntu
10 40 (1.54%) CoreOS
11 33 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 29 (1.12%) Windows 8
13 21 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 19 (0.73%) Windows 10
15 17 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
15 17 (0.66%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.50%) AIX
17 12 (0.46%) Android
18 8 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (13.50%) ITIL
3 277 (10.69%) DevOps
4 271 (10.46%) Project Management
5 220 (8.49%) PRINCE2
6 218 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 189 (7.29%) Configuration Management
8 185 (7.14%) Scrum
9 169 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 158 (6.10%) Change Management
11 150 (5.79%) Migration
12 146 (5.63%) Open Source
13 132 (5.09%) Service Delivery
14 128 (4.94%) Risk Management
15 121 (4.67%) Service Management
16 111 (4.28%) Mentoring
17 109 (4.21%) TDD
18 100 (3.86%) Information Security
19 91 (3.51%) MVC
20 88 (3.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 416 (16.05%) Java
2 231 (8.91%) SQL
3 149 (5.75%) Ruby
4 146 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 128 (4.94%) Python
6 98 (3.78%) C
7 64 (2.47%) Perl
8 60 (2.31%) C#
9 52 (2.01%) Bash Shell
10 50 (1.93%) Go
11 46 (1.77%) Scala
12 44 (1.70%) PowerShell
13 43 (1.66%) C++
14 39 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 38 (1.47%) Groovy
16 27 (1.04%) PHP
17 25 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.58%) SAS Macro
19 12 (0.46%) VB
20 10 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1676 (64.66%) SC Cleared
2 510 (19.68%) DV Cleared
3 135 (5.21%) CTC Cleared
4 114 (4.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 91 (3.51%) Degree
6 84 (3.24%) ISEB
7 72 (2.78%) ISTQB
8 69 (2.66%) BC Cleared
9 56 (2.16%) CISSP
10 55 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 53 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
12 42 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (1.43%) CLAS
14 35 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 33 (1.27%) CISM
16 29 (1.12%) CCNA
17 27 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
18 24 (0.93%) CCNP
18 24 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (0.89%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 61 (2.35%) QA
3 47 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.54%) SLA
5 39 (1.50%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 15 (0.58%) Government Security Classifications
8 14 (0.54%) RMADS
9 10 (0.39%) JSP 440
10 9 (0.35%) COBIT
11 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.19%) GPG13
13 4 (0.15%) P3O
14 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.077%) ISO20022
15 2 (0.077%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.077%) SDET
15 2 (0.077%) WCAG
16 1 (0.039%) GxP
16 1 (0.039%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 170 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 110 (4.24%) Docker
3 88 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (1.54%) etcd
4 40 (1.54%) flannel
5 38 (1.47%) GlusterFS
6 37 (1.43%) Ceph
7 29 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.50%) vSphere
10 10 (0.39%) vCloud
11 9 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.31%) HDFS
13 7 (0.27%) XenApp
14 6 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.19%) Samba
15 5 (0.19%) VMware ESX
16 4 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 186 (7.18%) Puppet
2 116 (4.48%) Ansible
3 65 (2.51%) logstash
4 53 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 43 (1.66%) HAProxy
6 42 (1.62%) SCCM
7 40 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 39 (1.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 39 (1.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 38 (1.47%) Graphite
10 33 (1.27%) ZABBIX
11 32 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
12 31 (1.20%) SCOM
13 30 (1.16%) Kibana
14 27 (1.04%) Salt
15 20 (0.77%) Grafana
15 20 (0.77%) Uchiwa
16 9 (0.35%) AirWatch
17 7 (0.27%) FortiGate
17 7 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 279 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 175 (6.75%) Oracle
3 143 (5.52%) VMware
4 99 (3.82%) Cisco
5 65 (2.51%) Atlassian
6 63 (2.43%) HP
6 63 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 49 (1.89%) Juniper
8 45 (1.74%) Citrix
9 43 (1.66%) CheckPoint
9 43 (1.66%) IBM
10 30 (1.16%) Cognos
11 29 (1.12%) SolarWinds
12 27 (1.04%) Remedy
13 20 (0.77%) ServiceNow
13 20 (0.77%) Sitecore
14 19 (0.73%) Google
15 17 (0.66%) BMC
16 16 (0.62%) NetApp
17 15 (0.58%) Apple
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