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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 27 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1231 942 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.90% 4.49% 4.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.27% 26.24% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 577 514
Average daily rate £458 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 7
Average hourly rate £19.89 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.62% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.17 £14.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.05 £22.50 £102.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
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
3815 3590 3784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.29% 17.12% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2604 2398 2365
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £14.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +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 13 February 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
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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 108 £463 +2.77% 24
Croydon +12 106 £450 +12.50% 5
Westminster -5 9 £400 -25.58%
Hendon 0 7 £485 +70.92%
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Edgware 0 1 £415 -21.69%
Uxbridge -5 1 £310 -1.58%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 - 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Northwood - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1375 (61.17%) SC Cleared
2 708 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
3 509 (22.64%) DV Cleared
4 419 (18.64%) Java
5 338 (15.04%) Linux
6 287 (12.77%) Windows
7 262 (11.65%) Project Management
8 245 (10.90%) ITIL
9 236 (10.50%) DevOps
10 232 (10.32%) Oracle
11 226 (10.05%) PRINCE2
12 215 (9.56%) Scrum
13 212 (9.43%) SQL
14 210 (9.34%) Finance
15 209 (9.30%) Microsoft
16 173 (7.70%) Unix
16 173 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
17 165 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 157 (6.98%) Puppet
19 153 (6.81%) CTC Cleared
20 151 (6.72%) Git (software)
21 146 (6.49%) Configuration Management
22 136 (6.05%) VMware
22 136 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
22 136 (6.05%) Jenkins
23 134 (5.96%) MS Excel
24 126 (5.60%) Ruby
25 125 (5.56%) Migration
25 125 (5.56%) Change Management
26 124 (5.52%) JIRA

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 85 (3.78%) Confluence
2 61 (2.71%) JBoss
3 59 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 39 (1.73%) Node.js
5 31 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 25 (1.11%) Apache
6 25 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 24 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 23 (1.02%) SAS
8 23 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 22 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
10 21 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (0.89%) Alfresco
11 20 (0.89%) IIS
12 16 (0.71%) ArcGIS
13 11 (0.49%) CMS
14 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.40%) nginx
15 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 134 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 94 (4.18%) MS Project
3 88 (3.91%) MS Office
4 29 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.02%) HipChat
5 23 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.31%) SPSS
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.089%) Mingle
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.44%) Maximo
8 8 (0.36%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.36%) SAP SRM
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.22%) Primavera
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.18%) TradeThru
11 2 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.089%) SystmOne
12 1 (0.044%) Oracle iProcurement
12 1 (0.044%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 1 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.73%) Office 365
3 31 (1.38%) IaaS
4 26 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.98%) PaaS
6 18 (0.80%) GitHub
7 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.27%) SaaS
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Trello
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.044%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.044%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 117 (5.20%) Firewall
2 61 (2.71%) LAN
3 57 (2.54%) WAN
4 51 (2.27%) DNS
5 49 (2.18%) HTTP
6 43 (1.91%) TCP/IP
7 40 (1.78%) VPN
8 36 (1.60%) Network Security
9 29 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 28 (1.25%) Internet
11 22 (0.98%) DHCP
11 22 (0.98%) Intranet
11 22 (0.98%) SAN
12 21 (0.93%) SSL
13 18 (0.80%) LDAP
14 15 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (0.58%) SMTP
16 9 (0.40%) NetScaler
16 9 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
2 90 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 75 (3.34%) Hadoop
4 61 (2.71%) MongoDB
5 47 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 47 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.69%) Big Data
7 32 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 31 (1.38%) GIS
8 31 (1.38%) HBase
8 31 (1.38%) MySQL
9 30 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
10 27 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.71%) Redis
14 14 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 13 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 151 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 136 (6.05%) Jenkins
3 124 (5.52%) JIRA
4 104 (4.63%) Maven
5 47 (2.09%) Cucumber
6 43 (1.91%) Selenium
7 24 (1.07%) Artifactory
7 24 (1.07%) JUnit
7 24 (1.07%) Spock
8 23 (1.02%) JMeter
9 22 (0.98%) Geb
9 22 (0.98%) IntelliJ
10 21 (0.93%) Subversion
11 18 (0.80%) LoadRunner
12 17 (0.76%) Gerrit
13 16 (0.71%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.62%) Gradle
15 14 (0.62%) SonarQube
16 13 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 210 (9.34%) Finance
2 52 (2.31%) Law
3 42 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 41 (1.82%) Banking
5 25 (1.11%) Legal
6 9 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 9 (0.40%) Marketing
7 8 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.36%) Publishing
7 8 (0.36%) Retail
8 6 (0.27%) Advertising
8 6 (0.27%) Local Government
9 5 (0.22%) Billing
10 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.089%) Automotive
11 2 (0.089%) Electronics
12 1 (0.044%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.044%) Back Office
12 1 (0.044%) Front Office
12 1 (0.044%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (14.41%) Architect
2 315 (14.01%) Developer
3 210 (9.34%) Analyst
4 167 (7.43%) Project Manager
5 154 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 145 (6.45%) Consultant
7 84 (3.74%) Technical Architect
8 79 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 78 (3.47%) Designer
10 68 (3.02%) Service Manager
11 66 (2.94%) Business Analyst
12 51 (2.27%) Change Manager
13 50 (2.22%) Security Architect
14 48 (2.14%) Tester
15 46 (2.05%) Infrastructure Architect
15 46 (2.05%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 43 (1.91%) Service Architect
16 43 (1.91%) Support Engineer
17 42 (1.87%) SC Cleared Project Manager
18 41 (1.82%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (5.03%) HTML
2 107 (4.76%) Web Services
3 100 (4.45%) Spring
4 89 (3.96%) RESTful
5 88 (3.91%) CSS
6 80 (3.56%) Hibernate
7 76 (3.38%) .NET
8 75 (3.34%) J2EE
9 66 (2.94%) XML
10 47 (2.09%) REST
11 43 (1.91%) Apache Camel
11 43 (1.91%) Middleware
12 40 (1.78%) MCollective
12 40 (1.78%) Spring MVC
13 39 (1.73%) HTML5
14 37 (1.65%) jQuery
15 35 (1.56%) SOAP
16 34 (1.51%) Grails
17 33 (1.47%) AngularJS
18 32 (1.42%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (3.56%) User Experience
3 64 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 60 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 30 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 27 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 21 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 20 (0.89%) CESG
10 19 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 17 (0.76%) Reference Data
12 16 (0.71%) Cryptography
13 15 (0.67%) Biometrics
13 15 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
14 14 (0.62%) PKI
15 13 (0.58%) Blog
15 13 (0.58%) NHS
16 12 (0.53%) Computer Science
16 12 (0.53%) Mainframe
16 12 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 338 (15.04%) Linux
2 287 (12.77%) Windows
3 173 (7.70%) Unix
4 78 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 72 (3.20%) CentOS
6 68 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (2.89%) Ubuntu
8 58 (2.58%) Windows 7
9 49 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (1.11%) AIX
12 24 (1.07%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.62%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.36%) Android
18 7 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.31%) Solaris
19 3 (0.13%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (11.65%) Project Management
3 245 (10.90%) ITIL
4 236 (10.50%) DevOps
5 226 (10.05%) PRINCE2
6 215 (9.56%) Scrum
7 173 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
8 165 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 146 (6.49%) Configuration Management
10 125 (5.56%) Change Management
10 125 (5.56%) Migration
11 113 (5.03%) Service Delivery
11 113 (5.03%) Service Management
12 108 (4.80%) Mentoring
13 103 (4.58%) TDD
14 97 (4.31%) Risk Management
15 91 (4.05%) Open Source
16 83 (3.69%) Information Security
17 72 (3.20%) Analytics
18 70 (3.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 419 (18.64%) Java
2 212 (9.43%) SQL
3 126 (5.60%) Ruby
4 112 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 103 (4.58%) C
5 103 (4.58%) Python
6 73 (3.25%) Bash Shell
7 68 (3.02%) C#
8 59 (2.62%) C++
9 52 (2.31%) Perl
10 44 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 44 (1.96%) Shell Script
11 40 (1.78%) Groovy
12 32 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 29 (1.29%) PHP
14 20 (0.89%) Scala
15 16 (0.71%) Go
16 15 (0.67%) VC++
17 12 (0.53%) SAS Macro
18 9 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 1375 (61.17%) SC Cleared
2 509 (22.64%) DV Cleared
3 153 (6.81%) CTC Cleared
4 77 (3.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 76 (3.38%) Degree
6 68 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 49 (2.18%) ISTQB
8 43 (1.91%) BC Cleared
9 42 (1.87%) CISSP
10 39 (1.73%) ISEB
11 30 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (1.29%) CLAS
13 26 (1.16%) CISM
13 26 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 24 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (1.02%) PMI Certification
16 22 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (0.85%) MBCS
18 18 (0.80%) CCNP
18 18 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 55 (2.45%) QA
3 47 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 41 (1.82%) SLA
5 30 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (0.40%) RMADS
8 8 (0.36%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.27%) ISO20022
10 5 (0.22%) COBIT
11 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.089%) SDET
14 1 (0.044%) P3O
14 1 (0.044%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.044%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.044%) WCAG
System Software
1 102 (4.54%) Active Directory
2 93 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.54%) Docker
4 16 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.62%) XenApp
6 13 (0.58%) vSphere
7 12 (0.53%) vCloud
7 12 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.27%) HDFS
10 5 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.13%) Ceph
11 3 (0.13%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.13%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.13%) Samba
11 3 (0.13%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.089%) Snort
12 2 (0.089%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 157 (6.98%) Puppet
2 76 (3.38%) Ansible
3 59 (2.62%) ZABBIX
4 28 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.25%) SCCM
5 26 (1.16%) logstash
6 25 (1.11%) Kibana
7 24 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
7 24 (1.07%) SCOM
8 21 (0.93%) Salt
9 18 (0.80%) Grafana
9 18 (0.80%) Uchiwa
10 11 (0.49%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.31%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.27%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.27%) Rundeck
13 5 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
13 5 (0.22%) Nessus
14 4 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
14 4 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 232 (10.32%) Oracle
2 209 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 136 (6.05%) VMware
4 83 (3.69%) Cisco
5 55 (2.45%) HP
6 40 (1.78%) Atlassian
7 39 (1.73%) CheckPoint
8 35 (1.56%) Citrix
8 35 (1.56%) Juniper
9 31 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 29 (1.29%) IBM
11 28 (1.25%) SAP
12 24 (1.07%) Remedy
12 24 (1.07%) SolarWinds
13 21 (0.93%) BMC
14 19 (0.85%) Cognos
15 17 (0.76%) ArcSight
15 17 (0.76%) Intel Security
16 16 (0.71%) Google
17 14 (0.62%) Sitecore
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £720 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £670 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £699 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Costello & Reyes Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ConSol Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £450 - £510 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
First Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago