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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 48 54 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 902 848 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.84% 3.61% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.59% 22.73% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 508 344
Average daily rate
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£430 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £254 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 40
Average hourly rate £35.75 £19.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.15% -44.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £51.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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
3668 3730 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.63% 15.86% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2395 2164
Average daily rate £425 £423 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 107 121
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 199 £425 +2.71% 38
Croydon +2 45 £450 -5.26%
New Malden - 15 - -
Feltham - 5 £390 - 1
Brentford - 3 £135 -
Northwood - 3 - -
Uxbridge 0 1 - -
Westminster 0 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Hendon - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1076 (59.32%) SC Cleared
2 520 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
3 405 (22.33%) DV Cleared
4 350 (19.29%) Windows
5 337 (18.58%) Java
6 295 (16.26%) Linux
7 209 (11.52%) Oracle
8 208 (11.47%) SQL
9 199 (10.97%) Microsoft
10 180 (9.92%) Finance
11 177 (9.76%) Scrum
11 177 (9.76%) SQL Server
12 169 (9.32%) JavaScript
13 157 (8.65%) ITIL
14 153 (8.43%) MS Excel
14 153 (8.43%) VMware
15 150 (8.27%) Project Management
16 149 (8.21%) HTML
17 146 (8.05%) JIRA
18 128 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
19 127 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
20 124 (6.84%) .NET
21 122 (6.73%) PRINCE2
22 121 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
23 111 (6.12%) CSS
23 111 (6.12%) TDD
23 111 (6.12%) Puppet
24 110 (6.06%) Web Services
24 110 (6.06%) UNIX
25 107 (5.90%) XML

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (4.63%) Confluence
2 69 (3.80%) JBoss
3 62 (3.42%) WebLogic
4 57 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 49 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 46 (2.54%) Apache
7 29 (1.60%) SAS
7 29 (1.60%) nginx
7 29 (1.60%) Node.js
8 27 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.21%) CMS
9 22 (1.21%) IIS
10 19 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 19 (1.05%) Drupal
11 18 (0.99%) Jetty
11 18 (0.99%) Mule ESB
12 17 (0.94%) WildFly
12 17 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (0.94%) Alfresco
13 15 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 153 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.91%) MS Office
3 61 (3.36%) MS Project
4 22 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.17%) Revit
8 3 (0.17%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.055%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 32 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.99%) Maximo
5 15 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.33%) Agresso
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.28%) Primavera
10 4 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.17%) TRIRIGA
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle TCA
12 2 (0.11%) Magento
12 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (1.10%) Office 365
4 17 (0.94%) GitHub
5 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.72%) SaaS
7 12 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.61%) PaaS
9 10 (0.55%) IaaS
10 7 (0.39%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.39%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.28%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) Heroku
14 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 93 (5.13%) Firewall
2 65 (3.58%) SAN
3 60 (3.31%) DNS
4 57 (3.14%) LAN
5 47 (2.59%) WAN
5 47 (2.59%) HTTP
6 42 (2.32%) TCP/IP
6 42 (2.32%) Internet
7 38 (2.09%) VPN
7 38 (2.09%) DHCP
8 25 (1.38%) Network Security
8 25 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (1.27%) LDAP
10 18 (0.99%) AMQP
11 14 (0.77%) Intranet
12 13 (0.72%) Ethernet
13 12 (0.66%) Kerberos
13 12 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
13 12 (0.66%) IPsec
14 11 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.41%) MySQL
3 78 (4.30%) MongoDB
4 68 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 52 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 47 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 43 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (2.15%) Relational Database
10 26 (1.43%) Big Data
10 26 (1.43%) HBase
11 24 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (1.27%) Base SAS
12 23 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 21 (1.16%) WhereScape RED
14 18 (0.99%) Redis
15 17 (0.94%) Star Schema
16 15 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 146 (8.05%) JIRA
2 95 (5.24%) Jenkins
3 75 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 69 (3.80%) Maven
5 46 (2.54%) Selenium
6 41 (2.26%) JUnit
7 39 (2.15%) Subversion
8 38 (2.09%) Cucumber
9 37 (2.04%) Gradle
9 37 (2.04%) Ant
10 31 (1.71%) Artifactory
11 29 (1.60%) JMeter
12 28 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (1.43%) Eclipse
14 25 (1.38%) Mercurial
15 22 (1.21%) IntelliJ
15 22 (1.21%) Spock
15 22 (1.21%) Geb
16 21 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (1.10%) SonarQube
General
1 180 (9.92%) Finance
2 62 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 32 (1.76%) Law
4 28 (1.54%) Legal
5 21 (1.16%) Banking
6 11 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 11 (0.61%) Marketing
7 10 (0.55%) Military
8 6 (0.33%) Publishing
9 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.28%) Retail
9 5 (0.28%) Billing
10 4 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.17%) Advertising
11 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.055%) Electronics
12 1 (0.055%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.055%) Local Government
12 1 (0.055%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 419 (23.10%) Developer
2 177 (9.76%) Analyst
3 165 (9.10%) Java Developer
4 133 (7.33%) Architect
5 115 (6.34%) Consultant
6 110 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 74 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 52 (2.87%) Support Engineer
9 44 (2.43%) Network Engineer
10 42 (2.32%) Senior Developer
11 41 (2.26%) Technical Architect
11 41 (2.26%) ETL Developer
12 38 (2.09%) Tester
13 36 (1.98%) Test Analyst
13 36 (1.98%) Administrator
14 32 (1.76%) UI Developer
15 31 (1.71%) DevOps Engineer
16 27 (1.49%) UI Programmer
16 27 (1.49%) Web Developer
16 27 (1.49%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (8.21%) HTML
2 124 (6.84%) .NET
3 111 (6.12%) CSS
4 110 (6.06%) Web Services
5 107 (5.90%) XML
6 97 (5.35%) J2EE
7 88 (4.85%) HTML5
8 77 (4.24%) Spring
9 73 (4.02%) Apache Camel
10 66 (3.64%) jQuery
11 58 (3.20%) Hibernate
12 56 (3.09%) CSS3
13 55 (3.03%) JSON
14 52 (2.87%) RESTful
15 51 (2.81%) JSP
16 49 (2.70%) Middleware
17 47 (2.59%) AngularJS
18 43 (2.37%) Ajax
19 39 (2.15%) ASP.NET
20 37 (2.04%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.69%) Data Centre
3 61 (3.36%) User Experience
4 56 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (1.93%) Visualisation
7 22 (1.21%) CESG
8 18 (0.99%) W3C
8 18 (0.99%) Blackberry
9 17 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 17 (0.94%) NHS
9 17 (0.94%) Fat Client
10 16 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 16 (0.88%) Statistics
11 12 (0.66%) Replication
12 11 (0.61%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
12 11 (0.61%) CMDB
13 10 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 350 (19.29%) Windows
2 295 (16.26%) Linux
3 110 (6.06%) UNIX
4 62 (3.42%) Ubuntu
4 62 (3.42%) CentOS
5 61 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 40 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (1.38%) Windows XP
10 24 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 15 (0.83%) Solaris
12 10 (0.55%) AIX
13 9 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.39%) Android
16 6 (0.33%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
17 5 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (9.76%) Scrum
3 157 (8.65%) ITIL
4 150 (8.27%) Project Management
5 128 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
6 127 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 122 (6.73%) PRINCE2
8 111 (6.12%) TDD
9 105 (5.79%) Configuration Management
9 105 (5.79%) Unit Testing
10 88 (4.85%) Change Management
10 88 (4.85%) ETL
11 87 (4.80%) Migration
11 87 (4.80%) Open Source
12 76 (4.19%) DevOps
13 70 (3.86%) Service Management
14 64 (3.53%) Requirements Analysis
15 63 (3.47%) CRM
15 63 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
16 61 (3.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 337 (18.58%) Java
2 208 (11.47%) SQL
3 169 (9.32%) JavaScript
4 97 (5.35%) C#
5 92 (5.07%) Python
6 51 (2.81%) C
7 45 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 44 (2.43%) Perl
9 42 (2.32%) Shell Script
10 37 (2.04%) Ruby
11 35 (1.93%) PHP
12 28 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 28 (1.54%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.38%) Groovy
14 22 (1.21%) Scala
14 22 (1.21%) SAS Macro
15 13 (0.72%) C++
16 10 (0.55%) VBA
17 8 (0.44%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1076 (59.32%) SC Cleared
2 405 (22.33%) DV Cleared
3 89 (4.91%) CTC Cleared
4 49 (2.70%) Degree
5 41 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 29 (1.60%) CISSP
9 28 (1.54%) ISEB
10 27 (1.49%) CCNP
11 25 (1.38%) ISTQB
12 24 (1.32%) BC Cleared
12 24 (1.32%) MCSE
13 19 (1.05%) MCSA
14 18 (0.99%) CCNA
15 16 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.88%) APMP
16 10 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 8 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.37%) QA
2 33 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.54%) SLA
4 10 (0.55%) COBIT
5 9 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.28%) P3O
6 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.28%) WAI
7 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.055%) HL7
7 1 (0.055%) DICOM
7 1 (0.055%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.055%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.055%) GPG13
System Software
1 104 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.27%) vCloud
4 20 (1.10%) Docker
4 20 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (0.88%) XenApp
6 14 (0.77%) vSphere
7 13 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.44%) Squid
10 7 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.39%) Samba
10 7 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.39%) Varnish
11 6 (0.33%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.17%) IAG
13 3 (0.17%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 111 (6.12%) Puppet
2 38 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.04%) Ansible
3 37 (2.04%) SCCM
4 31 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
5 27 (1.49%) ZABBIX
5 27 (1.49%) Salt
6 25 (1.38%) Rundeck
7 23 (1.27%) logstash
8 19 (1.05%) Kibana
9 18 (0.99%) HAProxy
10 16 (0.88%) SCOM
11 13 (0.72%) Vagrant
12 12 (0.66%) WSUS
13 9 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 5 (0.28%) Nagios
14 5 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.28%) Nessus
14 5 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
15 4 (0.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 209 (11.52%) Oracle
2 199 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 153 (8.43%) VMware
4 98 (5.40%) Cisco
5 92 (5.07%) Red Hat
6 87 (4.80%) HP
7 66 (3.64%) Greenplum
8 50 (2.76%) Tableau
9 45 (2.48%) Atlassian
10 43 (2.37%) Citrix
11 37 (2.04%) IBM
11 37 (2.04%) Google
12 34 (1.87%) Juniper
13 32 (1.76%) CheckPoint
14 30 (1.65%) Dell
15 23 (1.27%) Splunk
16 19 (1.05%) Remedy
17 17 (0.94%) NetApp
17 17 (0.94%) F5
18 16 (0.88%) Apple
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