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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 27 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1444 1013 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.38% 4.34% 3.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.86% 27.59% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 621 580
Median daily rate £475 £446 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
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
4027 3672 3864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.80% 15.72% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2556 2450 2558
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 79
Median hourly rate £17.93 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 September 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 September 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 +3 135 £425 - 28
Croydon +1 114 £450 -2.70% 5
Westminster -1 27 £513 +28.12% 2
Feltham +5 10 £425 +0.59% 1
Docklands, London +11 3 £563 +47.54%
Teddington - 3 - -
Hayes -1 1 £193 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £325 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Greenford - 1 £275 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1818 (67.99%) SC Cleared
2 890 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
3 522 (19.52%) DV Cleared
4 465 (17.39%) Linux
5 444 (16.60%) DevOps
6 342 (12.79%) Java
7 302 (11.29%) Windows
8 299 (11.18%) Puppet
9 297 (11.11%) Scrum
10 291 (10.88%) ITIL
11 285 (10.66%) Docker
12 278 (10.40%) Microsoft
13 277 (10.36%) Jenkins
14 276 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
15 269 (10.06%) Project Management
16 264 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 261 (9.76%) JIRA
18 247 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
18 247 (9.24%) VMware
19 240 (8.98%) Finance
20 239 (8.94%) Oracle
21 229 (8.56%) Configuration Management
21 229 (8.56%) Git (software)
22 228 (8.53%) BPSS Clearance
23 227 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
24 211 (7.89%) Ansible
25 206 (7.70%) Service Management
26 202 (7.55%) Hadoop
27 200 (7.48%) Firewall
28 199 (7.44%) Migration

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
1 188 (7.03%) Confluence
2 139 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 135 (5.05%) Apache
4 125 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
5 48 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 47 (1.76%) nginx
6 47 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 45 (1.68%) MS Exchange
8 36 (1.35%) JBoss
9 29 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 24 (0.90%) IIS
12 17 (0.64%) Skype for Business
12 17 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.56%) SAS
15 14 (0.52%) CMS
16 13 (0.49%) Mule ESB
17 12 (0.45%) Drupal
18 11 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 148 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 111 (4.15%) MS Office
3 82 (3.07%) HipChat
4 61 (2.28%) MS Project
5 47 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (1.31%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.26%) Windchill
10 4 (0.15%) UserZoom
11 2 (0.075%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.075%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.075%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.075%) 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 20 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 20 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.15%) Primavera
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.075%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.075%) SAP GTS
8 2 (0.075%) SystmOne
8 2 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.037%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.037%) Maximo
9 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.037%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 227 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (2.95%) GitHub
4 74 (2.77%) Office 365
5 40 (1.50%) IaaS
6 36 (1.35%) SaaS
7 25 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (0.79%) Google Apps
9 18 (0.67%) PaaS
10 17 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.56%) Trello
12 14 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.34%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.19%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.15%) Route 53
16 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 2 (0.075%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 200 (7.48%) Firewall
2 120 (4.49%) TCP/IP
3 108 (4.04%) DNS
4 86 (3.22%) SSH
5 84 (3.14%) OpenLDAP
6 81 (3.03%) OpenVPN
7 75 (2.80%) WAN
8 72 (2.69%) Network Security
9 67 (2.51%) VPN
10 60 (2.24%) HTTP
11 55 (2.06%) Internet
12 53 (1.98%) LAN
13 42 (1.57%) LDAP
13 42 (1.57%) SSL
13 42 (1.57%) Wireless
14 30 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (1.12%) IPsec
15 26 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
2 202 (7.55%) Hadoop
3 116 (4.34%) SQL Server
4 105 (3.93%) Big Data
5 93 (3.48%) MongoDB
6 75 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 73 (2.73%) MySQL
8 60 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 48 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 45 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.35%) Redis
12 27 (1.01%) HBase
13 24 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.49%) Neo4j
16 12 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (0.45%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
17 11 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
18 9 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 277 (10.36%) Jenkins
2 261 (9.76%) JIRA
3 229 (8.56%) Git (software)
4 106 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 105 (3.93%) Maven
6 95 (3.55%) JUnit
7 93 (3.48%) Bitbucket
8 90 (3.37%) Ant
9 89 (3.33%) SonarQube
10 88 (3.29%) JIRA Agile
11 77 (2.88%) Liquibase
12 50 (1.87%) Selenium
13 38 (1.42%) Subversion
14 36 (1.35%) Artifactory
15 28 (1.05%) Cucumber
16 27 (1.01%) Eclipse
16 27 (1.01%) Gradle
17 26 (0.97%) GitLab
17 26 (0.97%) Jasmine
17 26 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 240 (8.98%) Finance
2 57 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 50 (1.87%) Law
4 28 (1.05%) Legal
5 26 (0.97%) Publishing
6 16 (0.60%) Banking
7 13 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.49%) Marketing
8 11 (0.41%) Back Office
9 9 (0.34%) Electronics
10 7 (0.26%) Retail
11 5 (0.19%) Advertising
11 5 (0.19%) Military
12 4 (0.15%) Local Government
13 3 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.075%) French Language
14 2 (0.075%) German Language
14 2 (0.075%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.075%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.075%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 399 (14.92%) Developer
2 398 (14.88%) Architect
3 245 (9.16%) Analyst
4 216 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 204 (7.63%) Consultant
6 128 (4.79%) Java Developer
7 121 (4.53%) Project Manager
8 92 (3.44%) Business Analyst
9 67 (2.51%) Security Architect
9 67 (2.51%) Technical Architect
10 59 (2.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 56 (2.09%) Change Manager
12 51 (1.91%) Data Architect
13 48 (1.80%) DevOps Consultant
14 47 (1.76%) Enterprise Architect
14 47 (1.76%) Senior DevOps
14 47 (1.76%) Tester
15 46 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
16 44 (1.65%) Service Manager
16 44 (1.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (6.69%) HTML
2 174 (6.51%) Web Services
3 165 (6.17%) CSS
4 114 (4.26%) HTML5
5 104 (3.89%) REST
6 99 (3.70%) ELK Stack
7 95 (3.55%) .NET
7 95 (3.55%) AngularJS
8 90 (3.37%) Spring
9 88 (3.29%) CSS3
10 85 (3.18%) MCollective
10 85 (3.18%) Node.js
10 85 (3.18%) Software Packaging
11 73 (2.73%) XML
12 64 (2.39%) J2EE
13 62 (2.32%) RESTful
14 55 (2.06%) jQuery
15 51 (1.91%) Ajax
15 51 (1.91%) JSON
16 42 (1.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 151 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 79 (2.95%) User Experience
4 64 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 39 (1.46%) CESG
6 34 (1.27%) PKI
7 27 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 25 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 23 (0.86%) Data Integration
11 22 (0.82%) Blackberry
12 21 (0.79%) NHS
13 20 (0.75%) Computer Science
13 20 (0.75%) Mobile App
14 19 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
15 16 (0.60%) Visualisation
16 15 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
17 14 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
17 14 (0.52%) Private Cloud
18 13 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 465 (17.39%) Linux
2 302 (11.29%) Windows
3 145 (5.42%) CentOS
4 89 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 80 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 74 (2.77%) Unix
7 51 (1.91%) CoreOS
8 41 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (1.38%) Ubuntu
10 36 (1.35%) Android
11 32 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 31 (1.16%) Windows 10
12 31 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.75%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.56%) webOS
14 15 (0.56%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
14 15 (0.56%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.52%) RancherOS
15 14 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (16.60%) DevOps
3 297 (11.11%) Scrum
4 291 (10.88%) ITIL
5 276 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
6 269 (10.06%) Project Management
7 264 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 229 (8.56%) Configuration Management
9 206 (7.70%) Service Management
10 199 (7.44%) Migration
11 194 (7.26%) PRINCE2
12 188 (7.03%) Open Source
13 144 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
14 143 (5.35%) TDD
15 139 (5.20%) Change Management
16 114 (4.26%) Coaching
17 103 (3.85%) Identity Management
17 103 (3.85%) Mentoring
18 98 (3.66%) MVC
19 94 (3.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 342 (12.79%) Java
2 188 (7.03%) Ruby
3 171 (6.39%) SQL
4 164 (6.13%) JavaScript
5 153 (5.72%) Python
6 114 (4.26%) C
7 85 (3.18%) Shell Script
8 74 (2.77%) C#
9 69 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 66 (2.47%) Scala
11 55 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 52 (1.94%) PHP
13 45 (1.68%) Go
13 45 (1.68%) Perl
14 23 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 15 (0.56%) C++
15 15 (0.56%) Groovy
15 15 (0.56%) TypeScript
16 13 (0.49%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1818 (67.99%) SC Cleared
2 522 (19.52%) DV Cleared
3 228 (8.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 129 (4.82%) CTC Cleared
5 94 (3.52%) Degree
6 81 (3.03%) CISSP
7 80 (2.99%) ISEB
8 77 (2.88%) BC Cleared
9 68 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
10 52 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 51 (1.91%) CISM
12 39 (1.46%) ISTQB
13 38 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
14 35 (1.31%) CCNP
15 28 (1.05%) CCNA
16 27 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
18 23 (0.86%) CLAS
19 20 (0.75%) APMP
20 19 (0.71%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 84 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 83 (3.10%) QA
4 41 (1.53%) SLA
5 31 (1.16%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.82%) Government Security Classifications
8 17 (0.64%) RMADS
9 15 (0.56%) COBIT
10 9 (0.34%) GPG13
10 9 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (0.34%) JSP 440
11 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.22%) GCP
13 5 (0.19%) WCAG
14 4 (0.15%) ISO20022
15 2 (0.075%) GxP
16 1 (0.037%) BS7799
16 1 (0.037%) HL7
16 1 (0.037%) ISO22301
System Software
1 285 (10.66%) Docker
2 164 (6.13%) Active Directory
3 111 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 100 (3.74%) vCloud
5 82 (3.07%) Squid
6 79 (2.95%) Postfix
7 45 (1.68%) etcd
8 42 (1.57%) flannel
9 39 (1.46%) Hyper-V
10 32 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (0.90%) vSphere
12 20 (0.75%) HDFS
13 18 (0.67%) Ceph
13 18 (0.67%) GlusterFS
14 17 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.37%) Corosync
16 9 (0.34%) XenApp
17 8 (0.30%) KVM
17 8 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
17 8 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 299 (11.18%) Puppet
2 211 (7.89%) Ansible
3 174 (6.51%) Kubernetes
4 122 (4.56%) logstash
5 110 (4.11%) ZABBIX
6 104 (3.89%) Kibana
7 103 (3.85%) Terraform
8 94 (3.52%) Rancher
9 55 (2.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 50 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
11 39 (1.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 37 (1.38%) HAProxy
13 33 (1.23%) SCCM
14 28 (1.05%) SCOM
15 20 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
15 20 (0.75%) rkt
16 18 (0.67%) Consul
16 18 (0.67%) Salt
17 16 (0.60%) Nessus
18 15 (0.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 278 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 247 (9.24%) VMware
3 239 (8.94%) Oracle
4 152 (5.68%) Atlassian
5 130 (4.86%) Cisco
6 89 (3.33%) Sonatype
7 62 (2.32%) Red Hat
8 53 (1.98%) CheckPoint
8 53 (1.98%) Juniper
9 44 (1.65%) HP
10 38 (1.42%) Google
11 36 (1.35%) Hortonworks
11 36 (1.35%) IBM
12 29 (1.08%) Citrix
13 28 (1.05%) F5
14 27 (1.01%) Remedy
15 25 (0.93%) Palo Alto
16 24 (0.90%) SAP
17 23 (0.86%) Adobe
17 23 (0.86%) Splunk
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £15.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £515 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Ebury
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Excellent (£)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £530 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Catchfish
Rate: NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago