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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 34 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +22
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1140 762 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.92% 3.13% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.18% 20.27% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 444 307
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 26
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.65 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -58.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.24 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £41.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.96
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.67%
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
3907 3760 3279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.86% 15.44% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2728 2433 2064
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 85 128
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £42.40 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 -5 201 £413 +3.12% 46
Croydon +3 16 £470 +28.76%
Westminster - 12 £500 -
Greenwich - 4 £105 -
Hounslow +3 3 £388 -3.12%
Uxbridge - 3 £315 -
Greenford +6 1 £320 - 3
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Feltham - - - -
Grays - - - -
Ilford - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 1216 (59.84%) SC Cleared
2 368 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
3 320 (15.75%) DV Cleared
4 304 (14.96%) Oracle
5 303 (14.91%) Windows
6 290 (14.27%) ITIL
7 252 (12.40%) Microsoft
8 235 (11.56%) Linux
8 235 (11.56%) Java
9 229 (11.27%) SQL
10 203 (9.99%) Project Management
11 180 (8.86%) Finance
12 161 (7.92%) PRINCE2
13 155 (7.63%) Service Management
14 154 (7.58%) MS Excel
15 142 (6.99%) Migration
16 141 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
17 138 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 131 (6.45%) UNIX
19 130 (6.40%) HTML
19 130 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
20 129 (6.35%) Scrum
20 129 (6.35%) Change Management
21 127 (6.25%) .NET
22 125 (6.15%) HP
23 120 (5.91%) Puppet
24 119 (5.86%) VMware
25 118 (5.81%) Service Delivery
25 118 (5.81%) DevOps
26 114 (5.61%) Active Directory

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 92 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 70 (3.44%) WebLogic
3 45 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 35 (1.72%) JBoss
5 28 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.38%) WebSphere
6 20 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (0.98%) SAS
6 20 (0.98%) Apache
6 20 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (0.94%) IIS
7 19 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (0.89%) Node.js
8 18 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
8 18 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
9 16 (0.79%) Confluence
9 16 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (0.69%) nginx
11 12 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 154 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 105 (5.17%) MS Office
3 55 (2.71%) MS Project
4 25 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.34%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 76 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 36 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 23 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
4 23 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 19 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
6 16 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
6 16 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
7 14 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 13 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.36%) PaaS
2 16 (0.79%) SaaS
3 15 (0.74%) IaaS
4 7 (0.34%) Office 365
4 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.30%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.098%) GitHub
8 1 (0.049%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.049%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.38%) Firewall
2 69 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 68 (3.35%) LAN
4 66 (3.25%) WAN
5 59 (2.90%) DNS
6 53 (2.61%) SAN
7 52 (2.56%) VPN
8 47 (2.31%) HTTP
9 44 (2.17%) DHCP
10 36 (1.77%) SSL
11 34 (1.67%) Network Security
12 32 (1.57%) Internet
13 31 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (1.33%) LDAP
15 20 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (0.79%) Wireless
17 14 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (0.64%) Wireshark
18 13 (0.64%) MPLS
18 13 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 59 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
4 49 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 49 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 42 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 40 (1.97%) MySQL
7 38 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (1.57%) RDBMS
9 23 (1.13%) Big Data
10 21 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (0.94%) NoSQL
12 14 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (0.64%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.54%) Redis
15 11 (0.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 10 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 95 (4.68%) Jenkins
2 80 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 65 (3.20%) Maven
4 37 (1.82%) JIRA
5 36 (1.77%) Subversion
6 23 (1.13%) JUnit
6 23 (1.13%) ClearCase
6 23 (1.13%) Toad
7 21 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 19 (0.94%) ClearQuest
9 17 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 16 (0.79%) Ant
10 16 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.69%) Selenium
12 13 (0.64%) LoadRunner
13 12 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 11 (0.54%) Visual Studio
14 11 (0.54%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 180 (8.86%) Finance
2 83 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 41 (2.02%) Law
4 33 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 29 (1.43%) Legal
6 23 (1.13%) Local Government
7 19 (0.94%) Publishing
8 16 (0.79%) General Ledger
9 15 (0.74%) Banking
10 12 (0.59%) Military
10 12 (0.59%) Back Office
11 10 (0.49%) Marketing
12 5 (0.25%) Retail
13 4 (0.20%) Advertising
13 4 (0.20%) Electronics
13 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.098%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.098%) Games
14 2 (0.098%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.049%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 247 (12.16%) Analyst
2 245 (12.06%) Developer
3 201 (9.89%) Architect
4 163 (8.02%) Consultant
5 143 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 75 (3.69%) Business Analyst
7 68 (3.35%) Java Developer
8 60 (2.95%) Support Engineer
9 47 (2.31%) Senior Developer
10 45 (2.21%) Administrator
10 45 (2.21%) Technical Architect
11 44 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 36 (1.77%) Desktop Support
12 36 (1.77%) DBA
12 36 (1.77%) Enterprise Architect
13 35 (1.72%) Designer
13 35 (1.72%) Test Analyst
14 34 (1.67%) Security Consultant
15 33 (1.62%) Desktop Engineer
16 32 (1.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (6.40%) HTML
2 127 (6.25%) .NET
3 85 (4.18%) XML
4 68 (3.35%) Web Services
5 61 (3.00%) JSP
6 57 (2.81%) CSS
6 57 (2.81%) ASP.NET
7 53 (2.61%) J2EE
8 45 (2.21%) Spring
9 43 (2.12%) Hibernate
10 40 (1.97%) jQuery
11 35 (1.72%) Middleware
12 31 (1.53%) SOAP
13 30 (1.48%) REST
14 29 (1.43%) HTML5
15 23 (1.13%) XSD
16 17 (0.84%) WSDL
16 17 (0.84%) Servlets
16 17 (0.84%) Struts
16 17 (0.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 74 (3.64%) Open Source
4 62 (3.05%) CESG
5 38 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
7 31 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
7 31 (1.53%) RMADS
8 26 (1.28%) Clustering
9 25 (1.23%) Replication
9 25 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 24 (1.18%) User Experience
11 21 (1.03%) Blackberry
12 20 (0.98%) PKI
13 16 (0.79%) Statistics
14 13 (0.64%) CMDB
14 13 (0.64%) NHS
15 12 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
16 11 (0.54%) Freedom of Information Act
16 11 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 303 (14.91%) Windows
2 235 (11.56%) Linux
3 131 (6.45%) UNIX
4 74 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (3.25%) Windows 7
7 56 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 44 (2.17%) CentOS
9 41 (2.02%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 19 (0.94%) Solaris
12 18 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.74%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.39%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.34%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.34%) Android
16 6 (0.30%) AIX
16 6 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (14.27%) ITIL
3 203 (9.99%) Project Management
4 161 (7.92%) PRINCE2
5 155 (7.63%) Service Management
6 142 (6.99%) Migration
7 138 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 130 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
9 129 (6.35%) Scrum
9 129 (6.35%) Change Management
10 118 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 118 (5.81%) DevOps
11 102 (5.02%) Configuration Management
12 76 (3.74%) Information Assurance
13 70 (3.44%) Information Security
14 69 (3.40%) CRM
14 69 (3.40%) Risk Management
15 68 (3.35%) TOGAF
16 64 (3.15%) Programme Management
17 62 (3.05%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 235 (11.56%) Java
2 229 (11.27%) SQL
3 113 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 81 (3.99%) C#
5 79 (3.89%) PL/SQL
6 74 (3.64%) Ruby
7 58 (2.85%) Shell Script
8 57 (2.81%) Python
9 55 (2.71%) Bash Shell
10 53 (2.61%) C
11 52 (2.56%) PHP
12 35 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.23%) Perl
13 25 (1.23%) VB
14 22 (1.08%) C++
15 17 (0.84%) Scala
16 15 (0.74%) VBA
17 9 (0.44%) VC++
18 8 (0.39%) VBScript
19 6 (0.30%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1216 (59.84%) SC Cleared
2 320 (15.75%) DV Cleared
3 114 (5.61%) Degree
4 98 (4.82%) CTC Cleared
5 71 (3.49%) BC Cleared
6 55 (2.71%) ISTQB
7 54 (2.66%) ISEB
7 54 (2.66%) CISSP
8 38 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
9 31 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 31 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 25 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 21 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 20 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (0.84%) CCNA
15 15 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
16 14 (0.69%) CISM
17 13 (0.64%) CCNP
18 12 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.76%) QA
2 43 (2.12%) SLA
3 37 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.98%) COBIT
5 8 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.30%) GPG13
7 6 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.098%) P3O
8 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.098%) GAAP
9 1 (0.049%) WCAG
9 1 (0.049%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.049%) BS7799
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 114 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 66 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.38%) vSphere
4 16 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.54%) Firmware
7 8 (0.39%) XenApp
8 7 (0.34%) Nmap
8 7 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.34%) NFS
9 6 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.30%) Xen
10 4 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.15%) NLBS
11 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.098%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 120 (5.91%) Puppet
2 57 (2.81%) SCCM
3 52 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (1.77%) Ansible
5 32 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (1.43%) SCOM
7 18 (0.89%) Vagrant
8 17 (0.84%) SCOrch
9 13 (0.64%) Nagios
9 13 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.49%) Data Guard
10 10 (0.49%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.44%) Nessus
12 8 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.39%) WSUS
13 7 (0.34%) yum
14 6 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
14 6 (0.30%) ARCserve
15 5 (0.25%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 304 (14.96%) Oracle
2 252 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 125 (6.15%) HP
4 119 (5.86%) VMware
5 92 (4.53%) Cisco
6 42 (2.07%) Citrix
7 40 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 40 (1.97%) Google
8 39 (1.92%) Remedy
9 37 (1.82%) BMC
10 30 (1.48%) Juniper
11 28 (1.38%) IBM
11 28 (1.38%) CheckPoint
12 22 (1.08%) EMC
12 22 (1.08%) McAfee
13 18 (0.89%) SAP
13 18 (0.89%) Symantec
13 18 (0.89%) Sophos
13 18 (0.89%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.64%) Apple
London
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Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
LA International
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £512.77 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £850 - £900 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
LA International
Rate: £105 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 6 days ago