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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 27 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1453 973 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.31% 4.10% 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.74% 26.23% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 565 538
Median daily rate £475 £434 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 22
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £14.92 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £51.30 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +54.50%
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
4065 3710 3814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.66% 15.62% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2698 2441 2444
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 100
Median hourly rate £19.23 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 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 +8 152 £475 +11.76% 20
Croydon +1 82 £450 - 7
Westminster +2 37 £525 +16.66%
Feltham +6 10 £425 +0.59% 2
Docklands, London +14 3 £563 +25.00%
Greenford - 2 £259 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Harrow - 1 £138 -
Hayes - 1 £193 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1821 (67.17%) SC Cleared
2 885 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
3 533 (19.66%) DV Cleared
4 462 (17.04%) Linux
5 436 (16.08%) DevOps
6 365 (13.46%) Java
7 329 (12.14%) Windows
8 314 (11.58%) ITIL
9 308 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 291 (10.73%) Puppet
11 265 (9.77%) Docker
11 265 (9.77%) Project Management
12 257 (9.48%) Scrum
13 254 (9.37%) Finance
14 253 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 253 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
15 247 (9.11%) Jenkins
16 228 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
16 228 (8.41%) Oracle
17 226 (8.34%) VMware
17 226 (8.34%) JIRA
18 221 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
19 220 (8.12%) Configuration Management
20 219 (8.08%) Git (software)
21 208 (7.67%) SQL
22 204 (7.52%) Ansible
22 204 (7.52%) BPSS Clearance
23 203 (7.49%) Migration
24 197 (7.27%) Open Source
25 195 (7.19%) PRINCE2

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
1 157 (5.79%) Confluence
2 147 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 118 (4.35%) Apache
4 110 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (2.40%) nginx
6 58 (2.14%) MS Exchange
7 55 (2.03%) Tomcat
8 48 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 35 (1.29%) JBoss
10 29 (1.07%) IIS
10 29 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 23 (0.85%) Skype for Business
13 17 (0.63%) SAS
14 16 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.52%) CMS
16 13 (0.48%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.44%) Apache Pig
17 12 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 12 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 155 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 119 (4.39%) MS Office
3 63 (2.32%) HipChat
3 63 (2.32%) MS Project
4 40 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.26%) Windchill
9 4 (0.15%) UserZoom
10 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.074%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.074%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.074%) SPSS
12 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.037%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.037%) Revit
12 1 (0.037%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 23 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.18%) SAP MDM
8 4 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.11%) Primavera
10 2 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.074%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.074%) SAP GTS
10 2 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.037%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.037%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 221 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (3.36%) GitHub
4 74 (2.73%) Office 365
5 41 (1.51%) IaaS
6 36 (1.33%) SaaS
7 25 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (0.77%) Google Apps
9 19 (0.70%) PaaS
10 15 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.55%) Trello
11 14 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.26%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.18%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.074%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.074%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 182 (6.71%) Firewall
2 119 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 97 (3.58%) DNS
4 72 (2.66%) HTTP
5 69 (2.55%) Network Security
6 67 (2.47%) SSH
6 67 (2.47%) VPN
7 66 (2.43%) OpenLDAP
8 62 (2.29%) OpenVPN
9 61 (2.25%) WAN
10 55 (2.03%) Internet
11 48 (1.77%) SSL
12 42 (1.55%) Wireless
13 40 (1.48%) LAN
14 36 (1.33%) LDAP
15 34 (1.25%) IPsec
16 29 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
18 22 (0.81%) OSPF
18 22 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
2 170 (6.27%) Hadoop
3 126 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 108 (3.98%) MongoDB
5 98 (3.61%) Big Data
6 93 (3.43%) NoSQL
7 68 (2.51%) Relational Database
8 65 (2.40%) MySQL
9 52 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 44 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.40%) Redis
12 25 (0.92%) HBase
13 23 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (0.63%) Neo4j
15 16 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.48%) Apache Hive
17 12 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
19 10 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 247 (9.11%) Jenkins
2 226 (8.34%) JIRA
3 219 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 84 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 82 (3.02%) Maven
6 78 (2.88%) JUnit
7 76 (2.80%) Bitbucket
8 68 (2.51%) SonarQube
9 65 (2.40%) Ant
10 61 (2.25%) JIRA Agile
11 59 (2.18%) Liquibase
12 58 (2.14%) Selenium
13 53 (1.95%) Artifactory
14 42 (1.55%) GitLab
15 32 (1.18%) Subversion
16 25 (0.92%) Visual Studio
17 24 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 24 (0.89%) WebDriver
18 23 (0.85%) Cucumber
18 23 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 254 (9.37%) Finance
2 65 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 47 (1.73%) Law
4 29 (1.07%) Legal
5 27 (1.00%) Publishing
6 13 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.48%) Marketing
7 12 (0.44%) Banking
8 11 (0.41%) Back Office
9 10 (0.37%) Retail
10 8 (0.30%) Electronics
11 5 (0.18%) Advertising
11 5 (0.18%) Military
12 4 (0.15%) Local Government
13 3 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.074%) French Language
14 2 (0.074%) Games
14 2 (0.074%) German Language
14 2 (0.074%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.074%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 410 (15.12%) Architect
2 394 (14.53%) Developer
3 255 (9.41%) Analyst
4 227 (8.37%) Consultant
5 200 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 129 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 123 (4.54%) Java Developer
8 99 (3.65%) Business Analyst
9 68 (2.51%) Security Architect
10 65 (2.40%) Technical Architect
11 57 (2.10%) DevOps Consultant
12 56 (2.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 55 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
14 54 (1.99%) Delivery Manager
15 53 (1.95%) Service Manager
15 53 (1.95%) Tester
16 49 (1.81%) Designer
17 47 (1.73%) Data Architect
17 47 (1.73%) Technical Manager
17 47 (1.73%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (6.31%) Web Services
2 169 (6.23%) HTML
3 153 (5.64%) CSS
4 103 (3.80%) .NET
5 97 (3.58%) REST
6 91 (3.36%) HTML5
7 90 (3.32%) Node.js
8 83 (3.06%) Spring
9 80 (2.95%) ELK Stack
10 73 (2.69%) AngularJS
11 68 (2.51%) XML
12 67 (2.47%) J2EE
13 66 (2.43%) Software Packaging
14 65 (2.40%) CSS3
14 65 (2.40%) MCollective
15 62 (2.29%) RESTful
16 57 (2.10%) jQuery
17 48 (1.77%) JSON
18 45 (1.66%) SOAP
19 42 (1.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 158 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (3.80%) User Experience
3 94 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 72 (2.66%) Data Centre
5 53 (1.95%) CESG
6 40 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 40 (1.48%) PKI
7 30 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
9 24 (0.89%) NHS
10 23 (0.85%) Public Cloud
11 20 (0.74%) Data Integration
11 20 (0.74%) Visualisation
12 19 (0.70%) Blackberry
12 19 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 17 (0.63%) Computer Science
14 15 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
15 14 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
15 14 (0.52%) Reference Data
16 13 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 462 (17.04%) Linux
2 329 (12.14%) Windows
3 127 (4.68%) CentOS
4 94 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 83 (3.06%) Unix
6 82 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (2.47%) CoreOS
8 43 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 36 (1.33%) Windows 10
10 34 (1.25%) Android
11 30 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (0.96%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.81%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.74%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.52%) RancherOS
19 10 (0.37%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (16.08%) DevOps
3 314 (11.58%) ITIL
4 265 (9.77%) Project Management
5 257 (9.48%) Scrum
6 253 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
6 253 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 220 (8.12%) Configuration Management
8 203 (7.49%) Migration
9 197 (7.27%) Open Source
10 195 (7.19%) PRINCE2
11 186 (6.86%) Service Management
12 143 (5.27%) TDD
13 123 (4.54%) Change Management
14 116 (4.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 111 (4.09%) Service Delivery
16 107 (3.95%) Mentoring
17 102 (3.76%) Information Security
18 96 (3.54%) Coaching
19 95 (3.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 365 (13.46%) Java
2 208 (7.67%) SQL
3 190 (7.01%) Ruby
4 167 (6.16%) JavaScript
5 146 (5.39%) Python
6 99 (3.65%) C
7 77 (2.84%) C#
8 72 (2.66%) Shell Script
9 67 (2.47%) Scala
10 61 (2.25%) Go
11 60 (2.21%) Bash Shell
12 59 (2.18%) PowerShell
13 51 (1.88%) PHP
14 46 (1.70%) Perl
15 27 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 19 (0.70%) C++
17 16 (0.59%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.55%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.48%) Groovy
20 11 (0.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1821 (67.17%) SC Cleared
2 533 (19.66%) DV Cleared
3 204 (7.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 116 (4.28%) CTC Cleared
5 96 (3.54%) ISEB
6 91 (3.36%) Degree
7 75 (2.77%) CISSP
8 70 (2.58%) BC Cleared
9 66 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
10 51 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 49 (1.81%) ISTQB
12 48 (1.77%) CISM
13 36 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 35 (1.29%) CCNP
15 28 (1.03%) CLAS
16 27 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (0.89%) CCNA
18 22 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
19 19 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 18 (0.66%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (3.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 83 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (2.77%) QA
4 36 (1.33%) SLA
5 30 (1.11%) Government Security Classifications
6 29 (1.07%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.55%) COBIT
9 12 (0.44%) RMADS
10 10 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (0.33%) GPG13
12 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.30%) JSP 440
13 6 (0.22%) GCP
13 6 (0.22%) WCAG
14 3 (0.11%) ISO20022
15 2 (0.074%) GxP
16 1 (0.037%) BS7799
16 1 (0.037%) HL7
16 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 265 (9.77%) Docker
2 164 (6.05%) Active Directory
3 112 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (2.91%) vCloud
5 63 (2.32%) Squid
6 62 (2.29%) etcd
7 60 (2.21%) flannel
7 60 (2.21%) Postfix
8 47 (1.73%) Hyper-V
9 36 (1.33%) GlusterFS
10 35 (1.29%) Ceph
11 33 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
12 21 (0.77%) vSphere
13 17 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (0.55%) HDFS
15 14 (0.52%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.37%) Corosync
16 10 (0.37%) XenApp
17 8 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
17 8 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 291 (10.73%) Puppet
2 204 (7.52%) Ansible
3 169 (6.23%) Kubernetes
4 123 (4.54%) logstash
5 93 (3.43%) ZABBIX
6 90 (3.32%) Kibana
7 82 (3.02%) Terraform
8 75 (2.77%) Rancher
9 67 (2.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 56 (2.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 56 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
11 52 (1.92%) HAProxy
12 42 (1.55%) SCCM
13 37 (1.36%) rkt
14 32 (1.18%) Graphite
15 30 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
16 28 (1.03%) SCOM
17 22 (0.81%) Salt
18 18 (0.66%) Consul
19 16 (0.59%) Mesos
Vendors
1 308 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 228 (8.41%) Oracle
3 226 (8.34%) VMware
4 131 (4.83%) Atlassian
5 109 (4.02%) Cisco
6 75 (2.77%) Red Hat
7 68 (2.51%) Sonatype
8 55 (2.03%) HP
9 52 (1.92%) Juniper
10 49 (1.81%) CheckPoint
11 38 (1.40%) Google
11 38 (1.40%) IBM
12 36 (1.33%) Citrix
13 35 (1.29%) Remedy
14 28 (1.03%) F5
14 28 (1.03%) Hortonworks
15 25 (0.92%) ServiceNow
16 24 (0.89%) Apple
16 24 (0.89%) SAP
17 23 (0.85%) Palo Alto
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