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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 29 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1370 897 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.19% 3.81% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.43% 24.24% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 522 502
Median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 30 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +88.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £15.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +69.13%
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
3867 3700 3790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.47% 15.71% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2611 2433 2444
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 91 112
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +6 137 £475 +11.76% 30
Croydon +1 81 £445 -1.11% 2
Westminster +2 31 £525 -
Greenford - 5 £243 -
Feltham -10 3 £450 +15.38%
Harrow - 2 £251 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £193 -
Hillingdon - 1 £160 -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1848 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 904 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 529 (19.08%) DV Cleared
4 436 (15.73%) Linux
5 394 (14.21%) Java
6 385 (13.89%) DevOps
7 356 (12.84%) Windows
8 342 (12.34%) ITIL
9 300 (10.82%) Microsoft
10 285 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 276 (9.96%) Project Management
12 258 (9.31%) Finance
13 249 (8.98%) Puppet
14 235 (8.48%) SQL
15 229 (8.26%) Scrum
16 219 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
16 219 (7.90%) Docker
17 214 (7.72%) Jenkins
18 212 (7.65%) Migration
18 212 (7.65%) PRINCE2
19 209 (7.54%) Oracle
20 207 (7.47%) Configuration Management
21 206 (7.43%) Git (software)
22 191 (6.89%) Ansible
23 188 (6.78%) Open Source
24 186 (6.71%) Ruby
25 183 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
26 182 (6.57%) JIRA
27 181 (6.53%) Firewall
27 181 (6.53%) JavaScript

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
1 133 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 130 (4.69%) Confluence
3 88 (3.17%) Apache
4 81 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
5 61 (2.20%) nginx
6 54 (1.95%) MS Exchange
6 54 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 40 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (1.30%) JBoss
9 29 (1.05%) SAS
10 28 (1.01%) IIS
10 28 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (0.83%) Skype for Business
12 21 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 18 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (0.47%) CMS
15 12 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (0.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 172 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 141 (5.09%) MS Office
3 69 (2.49%) MS Project
4 53 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (1.52%) HipChat
6 36 (1.30%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.25%) SPSS
9 7 (0.25%) Windchill
10 4 (0.14%) UserZoom
11 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.072%) CPLEX
12 2 (0.072%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.036%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.18%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.14%) Maximo
8 3 (0.11%) Primavera
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.072%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.072%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.036%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.036%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 181 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (3.25%) GitHub
4 82 (2.96%) Office 365
5 35 (1.26%) SaaS
6 32 (1.15%) IaaS
7 27 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (0.76%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.61%) PaaS
10 15 (0.54%) Trello
11 14 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.18%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.072%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.072%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.072%) Yammer
16 1 (0.036%) Google Play
16 1 (0.036%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 181 (6.53%) Firewall
2 114 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 87 (3.14%) DNS
4 80 (2.89%) HTTP
5 72 (2.60%) Network Security
6 62 (2.24%) Internet
7 60 (2.16%) VPN
8 54 (1.95%) WAN
9 48 (1.73%) SSH
10 46 (1.66%) Wireless
11 45 (1.62%) OpenLDAP
12 42 (1.52%) SSL
13 39 (1.41%) OpenVPN
14 35 (1.26%) LAN
15 32 (1.15%) LDAP
16 29 (1.05%) IPsec
17 23 (0.83%) OSPF
17 23 (0.83%) Skype
18 22 (0.79%) BGP
18 22 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
2 133 (4.80%) Hadoop
3 116 (4.18%) SQL Server
4 108 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 92 (3.32%) NoSQL
6 82 (2.96%) Big Data
7 75 (2.71%) Relational Database
8 49 (1.77%) MySQL
9 44 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 37 (1.33%) Redis
11 23 (0.83%) HBase
12 22 (0.79%) Neo4j
13 20 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (0.69%) GIS
15 15 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 10 (0.36%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 214 (7.72%) Jenkins
2 206 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 182 (6.57%) JIRA
4 85 (3.07%) JUnit
5 74 (2.67%) Maven
6 67 (2.42%) Artifactory
7 61 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 60 (2.16%) Selenium
9 50 (1.80%) GitLab
10 49 (1.77%) Bitbucket
10 49 (1.77%) SonarQube
11 46 (1.66%) Ant
12 39 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
13 36 (1.30%) Liquibase
14 35 (1.26%) Subversion
15 32 (1.15%) Visual Studio
16 27 (0.97%) JMeter
17 23 (0.83%) Eclipse
18 22 (0.79%) LoadRunner
18 22 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 258 (9.31%) Finance
2 73 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 43 (1.55%) Law
4 28 (1.01%) Legal
5 26 (0.94%) Publishing
6 13 (0.47%) Banking
6 13 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.47%) Marketing
7 11 (0.40%) Retail
8 10 (0.36%) Back Office
9 8 (0.29%) Electronics
10 6 (0.22%) Advertising
11 4 (0.14%) Automotive
11 4 (0.14%) Games
11 4 (0.14%) Local Government
11 4 (0.14%) Military
12 3 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.072%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.072%) French Language
13 2 (0.072%) German Language
Job Titles
1 418 (15.08%) Architect
2 387 (13.96%) Developer
3 264 (9.52%) Analyst
4 225 (8.12%) Consultant
5 164 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 144 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 130 (4.69%) Java Developer
8 113 (4.08%) Business Analyst
9 80 (2.89%) Security Architect
10 77 (2.78%) Designer
11 69 (2.49%) Service Manager
12 65 (2.34%) Enterprise Architect
12 65 (2.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 64 (2.31%) Technical Architect
14 57 (2.06%) Delivery Manager
15 56 (2.02%) Tester
16 54 (1.95%) Test Manager
17 51 (1.84%) DevOps Consultant
17 51 (1.84%) Programme Manager
18 50 (1.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (6.13%) HTML
2 154 (5.56%) Web Services
3 147 (5.30%) CSS
4 104 (3.75%) .NET
5 85 (3.07%) Spring
6 84 (3.03%) REST
7 81 (2.92%) Node.js
8 72 (2.60%) HTML5
9 71 (2.56%) J2EE
9 71 (2.56%) jQuery
9 71 (2.56%) RESTful
10 70 (2.53%) XML
11 62 (2.24%) Hibernate
12 57 (2.06%) AngularJS
13 55 (1.98%) ELK Stack
14 54 (1.95%) Sensu
15 52 (1.88%) SOAP
16 50 (1.80%) JSON
17 44 (1.59%) CSS3
18 43 (1.55%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 155 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (4.73%) User Experience
3 78 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 71 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 61 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 45 (1.62%) CESG
7 43 (1.55%) PKI
8 40 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 31 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.01%) NHS
11 25 (0.90%) Public Cloud
12 21 (0.76%) Data Integration
12 21 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
13 19 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
14 18 (0.65%) Blackberry
15 17 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
16 16 (0.58%) Computer Science
17 15 (0.54%) Reference Data
18 14 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
19 13 (0.47%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 436 (15.73%) Linux
2 356 (12.84%) Windows
3 104 (3.75%) CentOS
4 99 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 87 (3.14%) Unix
6 79 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 72 (2.60%) CoreOS
8 47 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 40 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 35 (1.26%) Windows 10
11 33 (1.19%) Android
12 32 (1.15%) Ubuntu
12 32 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 29 (1.05%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
14 17 (0.61%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.36%) webOS
15 10 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 904 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (13.89%) DevOps
3 342 (12.34%) ITIL
4 285 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 276 (9.96%) Project Management
6 229 (8.26%) Scrum
7 219 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
8 212 (7.65%) Migration
8 212 (7.65%) PRINCE2
9 207 (7.47%) Configuration Management
10 188 (6.78%) Open Source
11 156 (5.63%) Service Management
12 141 (5.09%) Change Management
13 125 (4.51%) TDD
14 124 (4.47%) Service Delivery
15 119 (4.29%) Risk Management
16 110 (3.97%) Mentoring
17 98 (3.54%) BDD
17 98 (3.54%) Information Security
18 95 (3.43%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 394 (14.21%) Java
2 235 (8.48%) SQL
3 186 (6.71%) Ruby
4 181 (6.53%) JavaScript
5 134 (4.83%) Python
6 91 (3.28%) C
7 78 (2.81%) C#
8 67 (2.42%) Go
9 62 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 59 (2.13%) Perl
11 58 (2.09%) Scala
12 54 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 47 (1.70%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.15%) Groovy
15 28 (1.01%) PHP
16 26 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 25 (0.90%) C++
18 17 (0.61%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.51%) TypeScript
20 13 (0.47%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1848 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 529 (19.08%) DV Cleared
3 177 (6.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 136 (4.91%) CTC Cleared
5 95 (3.43%) ISEB
6 89 (3.21%) Degree
7 69 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (2.49%) CISSP
8 62 (2.24%) BC Cleared
9 54 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 50 (1.80%) ISTQB
11 42 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (1.44%) CISM
13 36 (1.30%) CCNP
14 29 (1.05%) CLAS
15 27 (0.97%) CCNA
16 25 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
17 22 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 17 (0.61%) JNCIA
19 16 (0.58%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 72 (2.60%) QA
3 61 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.62%) SLA
5 28 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.87%) Government Security Classifications
7 12 (0.43%) COBIT
8 11 (0.40%) RMADS
9 10 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (0.32%) GPG13
11 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.29%) JSP 440
12 7 (0.25%) WCAG
13 6 (0.22%) GCP
14 3 (0.11%) P3O
14 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.072%) GxP
16 1 (0.036%) BS7799
16 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 219 (7.90%) Docker
2 165 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 89 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (2.34%) etcd
5 63 (2.27%) flannel
6 49 (1.77%) Hyper-V
7 47 (1.70%) vCloud
8 46 (1.66%) GlusterFS
9 45 (1.62%) Ceph
10 38 (1.37%) Postfix
10 38 (1.37%) Squid
11 32 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (0.54%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.25%) vSphere
15 7 (0.25%) XenApp
16 6 (0.22%) KVM
16 6 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
16 6 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 249 (8.98%) Puppet
2 191 (6.89%) Ansible
3 144 (5.19%) Kubernetes
4 110 (3.97%) logstash
5 67 (2.42%) Kibana
6 63 (2.27%) ZABBIX
7 59 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 59 (2.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 59 (2.13%) Terraform
8 56 (2.02%) HAProxy
9 54 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
10 47 (1.70%) Rancher
10 47 (1.70%) rkt
11 42 (1.52%) Graphite
11 42 (1.52%) SCCM
12 29 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
13 26 (0.94%) SCOM
14 24 (0.87%) Salt
15 14 (0.51%) Grafana
16 13 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 300 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 209 (7.54%) Oracle
3 178 (6.42%) VMware
4 113 (4.08%) Cisco
5 105 (3.79%) Atlassian
6 75 (2.71%) Red Hat
7 70 (2.53%) Juniper
8 67 (2.42%) HP
9 62 (2.24%) CheckPoint
10 45 (1.62%) Sonatype
11 42 (1.52%) Citrix
12 41 (1.48%) IBM
13 37 (1.33%) Remedy
14 35 (1.26%) Google
15 27 (0.97%) SolarWinds
16 26 (0.94%) Apple
17 25 (0.90%) F5
18 24 (0.87%) ServiceNow
19 21 (0.76%) Cognos
19 21 (0.76%) SAP
London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day Rates up to £565/day, 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £200 - £222 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250.00 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago