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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 50 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 938 599 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.83% 2.38% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.70% 15.94% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 337 355
Average daily rate
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£438 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £32.75 £46.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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
3797 3757 3804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.49% 14.95% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2391 2279
Average daily rate £425 £415 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +6 221 £450 +5.26% 41
Croydon +5 23 £470 +29.65% 1
Westminster - 7 £576 - 1
Hounslow - 2 £525 - 1
Uxbridge -6 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Greenford - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1118 (63.49%) SC Cleared
2 301 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (15.73%) DV Cleared
4 272 (15.45%) ITIL
5 241 (13.69%) Oracle
6 232 (13.17%) Windows
7 219 (12.44%) Microsoft
8 194 (11.02%) SQL
9 179 (10.16%) PRINCE2
10 173 (9.82%) Project Management
11 160 (9.09%) Linux
11 160 (9.09%) Java
12 155 (8.80%) Finance
13 149 (8.46%) Service Management
14 141 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
15 133 (7.55%) HP
16 128 (7.27%) MS Excel
17 120 (6.81%) Migration
18 119 (6.76%) HTML
19 118 (6.70%) Service Delivery
19 118 (6.70%) Scrum
20 110 (6.25%) JavaScript
20 110 (6.25%) Active Directory
21 106 (6.02%) CTC Cleared
22 104 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
23 103 (5.85%) Cisco
24 102 (5.79%) .NET
25 92 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
26 91 (5.17%) VMware
27 88 (5.00%) Open Source

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 66 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.12%) MS Exchange
3 34 (1.93%) WebLogic
4 28 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (1.42%) Confluence
6 21 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
8 18 (1.02%) IIS
8 18 (1.02%) Apache
8 18 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.57%) SAS
12 10 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
13 9 (0.51%) CMS
13 9 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 128 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 82 (4.66%) MS Office
3 55 (3.12%) MS Project
4 30 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 68 (3.86%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 31 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
6 24 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 24 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
7 20 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
8 16 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (0.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
13 3 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.25%) SaaS
2 16 (0.91%) PaaS
3 10 (0.57%) IaaS
4 5 (0.28%) Office 365
5 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.057%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.057%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.057%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.46%) Firewall
2 58 (3.29%) LAN
3 53 (3.01%) WAN
4 51 (2.90%) DNS
5 47 (2.67%) SAN
6 46 (2.61%) HTTP
7 45 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 41 (2.33%) SSL
9 36 (2.04%) DHCP
10 32 (1.82%) VPN
11 23 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (1.25%) Network Security
13 19 (1.08%) LDAP
14 18 (1.02%) Wireless
15 16 (0.91%) Internet
16 14 (0.80%) MPLS
17 12 (0.68%) IPsec
18 10 (0.57%) VoIP
19 9 (0.51%) Broadband
19 9 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 52 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
4 36 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (1.87%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.02%) MySQL
10 13 (0.74%) Big Data
11 12 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.45%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.45%) EDRMS
13 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 7 (0.40%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.40%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 73 (4.15%) Jenkins
2 46 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 30 (1.70%) Maven
4 27 (1.53%) JIRA
5 18 (1.02%) Subversion
6 16 (0.91%) Selenium
6 16 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 14 (0.80%) LoadRunner
9 12 (0.68%) JUnit
9 12 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (0.62%) Toad
10 11 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.62%) Ant
11 10 (0.57%) ClearCase
11 10 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (0.51%) JMeter
12 9 (0.51%) RSpec
12 9 (0.51%) Grunt
General
1 155 (8.80%) Finance
2 72 (4.09%) Telecoms
3 38 (2.16%) Back Office
4 33 (1.87%) Legal
5 28 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 22 (1.25%) Law
7 17 (0.97%) Publishing
8 15 (0.85%) General Ledger
9 14 (0.80%) Banking
10 13 (0.74%) Local Government
10 13 (0.74%) Marketing
11 11 (0.62%) Retail
12 10 (0.57%) Military
13 7 (0.40%) Billing
14 6 (0.34%) Front Office
15 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.17%) Electronics
17 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.11%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.057%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 223 (12.66%) Developer
2 221 (12.55%) Analyst
3 157 (8.92%) Architect
4 150 (8.52%) Consultant
5 121 (6.87%) Project Manager
6 59 (3.35%) Java Developer
7 47 (2.67%) Business Analyst
8 41 (2.33%) Support Engineer
9 38 (2.16%) Test Manager
10 36 (2.04%) Designer
11 35 (1.99%) Technical Architect
12 33 (1.87%) Test Analyst
13 32 (1.82%) Service Analyst
13 32 (1.82%) Desktop Engineer
14 30 (1.70%) Administrator
15 28 (1.59%) DBA
15 28 (1.59%) Senior Developer
15 28 (1.59%) Desktop Support
16 25 (1.42%) DevOps Engineer
17 24 (1.36%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (6.76%) HTML
2 102 (5.79%) .NET
3 73 (4.15%) XML
4 71 (4.03%) CSS
5 43 (2.44%) REST
6 39 (2.21%) HTML5
6 39 (2.21%) jQuery
7 37 (2.10%) ASP.NET
8 35 (1.99%) JSP
8 35 (1.99%) Web Services
9 31 (1.76%) SOAP
10 30 (1.70%) J2EE
11 28 (1.59%) Spring
12 26 (1.48%) CSS3
13 23 (1.31%) Middleware
14 21 (1.19%) Hibernate
15 20 (1.14%) WSDL
16 17 (0.97%) XSD
16 17 (0.97%) JSON
17 16 (0.91%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (5.00%) Open Source
3 71 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 67 (3.80%) CESG
5 37 (2.10%) CESG CLAS
5 37 (2.10%) User Experience
6 29 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 29 (1.65%) RMADS
7 28 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.36%) Statistics
9 23 (1.31%) Data Integration
10 20 (1.14%) Replication
11 19 (1.08%) Clustering
12 18 (1.02%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.02%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.85%) CMDB
14 14 (0.80%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.57%) NHS
16 9 (0.51%) Firmware
16 9 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 232 (13.17%) Windows
2 160 (9.09%) Linux
3 76 (4.32%) UNIX
4 51 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 46 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 43 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 16 (0.91%) CentOS
11 15 (0.85%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.68%) Solaris
14 11 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.45%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.40%) Android
17 6 (0.34%) AIX
18 5 (0.28%) HPUX
18 5 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (15.45%) ITIL
3 179 (10.16%) PRINCE2
4 173 (9.82%) Project Management
5 149 (8.46%) Service Management
6 120 (6.81%) Migration
7 118 (6.70%) Scrum
7 118 (6.70%) Service Delivery
8 104 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
9 92 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 85 (4.83%) Configuration Management
11 69 (3.92%) CRM
12 66 (3.75%) Information Assurance
13 64 (3.63%) TOGAF
14 59 (3.35%) Risk Management
15 58 (3.29%) Change Management
16 57 (3.24%) TDD
17 56 (3.18%) OO
17 56 (3.18%) Data Migration
18 53 (3.01%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 194 (11.02%) SQL
2 160 (9.09%) Java
3 110 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 69 (3.92%) C
5 62 (3.52%) C#
6 53 (3.01%) PHP
6 53 (3.01%) PL/SQL
7 41 (2.33%) Ruby
8 28 (1.59%) Python
9 27 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 22 (1.25%) PowerShell
11 19 (1.08%) VB
12 17 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 12 (0.68%) Perl
14 10 (0.57%) C++
14 10 (0.57%) VBA
14 10 (0.57%) Scala
15 8 (0.45%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.23%) VBScript
16 4 (0.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1118 (63.49%) SC Cleared
2 277 (15.73%) DV Cleared
3 106 (6.02%) CTC Cleared
4 74 (4.20%) Degree
5 49 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 44 (2.50%) ISEB
7 40 (2.27%) BC Cleared
8 35 (1.99%) CISSP
9 25 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 24 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 21 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 17 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (0.80%) CCNA
15 13 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (0.74%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.57%) PMP
16 10 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.69%) QA
2 57 (3.24%) SLA
3 32 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.42%) COBIT
5 11 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.40%) GPG13
6 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.34%) P3O
8 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.11%) WCAG
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.057%) BS7799
10 1 (0.057%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.057%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 110 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 57 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.02%) vSphere
4 16 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.40%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.34%) NFS
6 6 (0.34%) XenApp
7 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.28%) Nmap
8 4 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.17%) Xen
9 3 (0.17%) NLBS
10 2 (0.11%) Samba
10 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.057%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.057%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 58 (3.29%) Puppet
2 43 (2.44%) SCCM
3 27 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (1.42%) SCOM
5 21 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.91%) SCOrch
7 15 (0.85%) Vagrant
8 11 (0.62%) YUM
8 11 (0.62%) OpenView
9 10 (0.57%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.45%) Nagios
10 8 (0.45%) Nessus
11 7 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (0.40%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.40%) WSUS
12 6 (0.34%) OVSD
12 6 (0.34%) DameWare
12 6 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 241 (13.69%) Oracle
2 219 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 133 (7.55%) HP
4 103 (5.85%) Cisco
5 91 (5.17%) VMware
6 41 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 39 (2.21%) Remedy
8 37 (2.10%) Citrix
9 35 (1.99%) BMC
10 33 (1.87%) Juniper
11 30 (1.70%) CheckPoint
12 29 (1.65%) IBM
13 17 (0.97%) Symantec
14 16 (0.91%) EMC
15 15 (0.85%) Zend
16 12 (0.68%) SAP
16 12 (0.68%) Apple
16 12 (0.68%) Siebel
16 12 (0.68%) McAfee
16 12 (0.68%) Google
Central London / West End
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Rate: neg.
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £90 - £120 per day
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Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: 220-270
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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SmartSourcing plc
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