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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 41 44 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 974 893 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.64% 4.09% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.15% 24.72% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 473 231
Average daily rate
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£427 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.88 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £102.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -35.71%
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
3587 3613 2986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.09% 16.54% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2438 2290 1863
Average daily rate £425 £415 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 122
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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 -27 170 £443 +4.11% 46
Westminster - 14 £500 -
Uxbridge - 6 £315 -
Hounslow +4 3 £388 +127.94%
Greenwich - 2 £131 -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Feltham - - - -
Grays - - - -
Greenford - - - - 5
Harrow - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1172 (58.51%) SC Cleared
2 373 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (18.22%) DV Cleared
4 325 (16.23%) Windows
5 303 (15.13%) Oracle
6 298 (14.88%) ITIL
7 272 (13.58%) Java
8 271 (13.53%) Microsoft
9 252 (12.58%) Linux
10 218 (10.88%) SQL
11 204 (10.18%) Project Management
12 167 (8.34%) Finance
13 158 (7.89%) MS Excel
14 154 (7.69%) Service Management
15 149 (7.44%) PRINCE2
16 145 (7.24%) Scrum
17 144 (7.19%) UNIX
18 140 (6.99%) DevOps
19 139 (6.94%) Migration
19 139 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 136 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
21 134 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
22 133 (6.64%) Change Management
22 133 (6.64%) .NET
23 131 (6.54%) Puppet
24 129 (6.44%) HTML
25 128 (6.39%) VMware
26 121 (6.04%) Service Delivery
26 121 (6.04%) Active Directory
27 119 (5.94%) JavaScript

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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
1 106 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 76 (3.79%) WebLogic
3 43 (2.15%) JBoss
4 37 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 34 (1.70%) WebSphere
6 30 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 21 (1.05%) IIS
9 20 (1.00%) Node.js
10 19 (0.95%) Apache
11 18 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
13 16 (0.80%) SAS
14 14 (0.70%) Confluence
15 12 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.50%) nginx
18 9 (0.45%) Lync
18 9 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 158 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 102 (5.09%) MS Office
3 55 (2.75%) MS Project
4 23 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 67 (3.34%) Oracle EBS
2 41 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 34 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
6 15 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.65%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
8 12 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
11 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
13 2 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.75%) PaaS
2 13 (0.65%) IaaS
3 12 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.50%) Office 365
5 9 (0.45%) SaaS
6 8 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.100%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.050%) GitHub
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.39%) Firewall
2 69 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 59 (2.95%) LAN
4 57 (2.85%) WAN
5 56 (2.80%) DNS
6 52 (2.60%) SAN
7 48 (2.40%) VPN
8 43 (2.15%) DHCP
9 39 (1.95%) HTTP
10 35 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (1.75%) Internet
11 34 (1.70%) Network Security
12 32 (1.60%) SSL
13 25 (1.25%) LDAP
14 20 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.60%) Wireshark
15 12 (0.60%) VoIP
16 11 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (0.50%) Wireless
18 9 (0.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 79 (3.94%) Oracle Database
3 52 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 52 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 50 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 45 (2.25%) MySQL
6 44 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 37 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 35 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.20%) Big Data
10 20 (1.00%) NoSQL
11 18 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (0.75%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.60%) Redis
15 10 (0.50%) MS Access
15 10 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 93 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 83 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 68 (3.39%) Maven
4 39 (1.95%) JIRA
5 35 (1.75%) Subversion
6 25 (1.25%) JUnit
6 25 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 25 (1.25%) ClearCase
7 20 (1.00%) Toad
8 19 (0.95%) ClearQuest
9 17 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 17 (0.85%) LoadRunner
9 17 (0.85%) Selenium
10 16 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.75%) Ant
12 14 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (0.65%) Artifactory
13 13 (0.65%) Visual Studio
14 12 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
14 12 (0.60%) JMeter
General
1 167 (8.34%) Finance
2 77 (3.84%) Telecoms
3 40 (2.00%) Law
4 33 (1.65%) Legal
5 28 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.15%) Local Government
7 17 (0.85%) Publishing
8 14 (0.70%) General Ledger
8 14 (0.70%) Banking
9 9 (0.45%) Marketing
10 8 (0.40%) Military
11 7 (0.35%) Back Office
12 5 (0.25%) Electronics
13 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.20%) Advertising
14 2 (0.100%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.100%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.050%) Avionics
15 1 (0.050%) Front Office
15 1 (0.050%) Games
Job Titles
1 258 (12.88%) Developer
2 229 (11.43%) Analyst
3 191 (9.54%) Architect
4 173 (8.64%) Consultant
5 140 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 84 (4.19%) Java Developer
7 77 (3.84%) Business Analyst
8 54 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 50 (2.50%) Technical Architect
10 49 (2.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 48 (2.40%) Senior Developer
12 43 (2.15%) Administrator
13 37 (1.85%) Test Analyst
13 37 (1.85%) Enterprise Architect
14 36 (1.80%) Desktop Support
15 34 (1.70%) Security Consultant
16 31 (1.55%) Programme Manager
17 30 (1.50%) DBA
17 30 (1.50%) Desktop Engineer
18 29 (1.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (6.64%) .NET
2 129 (6.44%) HTML
3 79 (3.94%) Web Services
3 79 (3.94%) XML
4 70 (3.49%) J2EE
5 62 (3.10%) ASP.NET
5 62 (3.10%) JSP
6 59 (2.95%) CSS
7 47 (2.35%) Spring
8 46 (2.30%) Hibernate
9 43 (2.15%) jQuery
10 35 (1.75%) Middleware
11 29 (1.45%) SOAP
12 28 (1.40%) REST
13 24 (1.20%) HTML5
14 20 (1.00%) Java EE
14 20 (1.00%) RESTful
15 18 (0.90%) JMS
15 18 (0.90%) Struts
16 17 (0.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 134 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 72 (3.59%) Open Source
4 53 (2.65%) CESG
5 39 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 36 (1.80%) CESG CLAS
7 34 (1.70%) RMADS
8 27 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
9 25 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 24 (1.20%) Replication
11 21 (1.05%) PKI
12 19 (0.95%) User Experience
12 19 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 17 (0.85%) NHS
14 15 (0.75%) Clustering
14 15 (0.75%) CMDB
15 13 (0.65%) Statistics
16 11 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.50%) Data Integration
17 10 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 325 (16.23%) Windows
2 252 (12.58%) Linux
3 144 (7.19%) UNIX
4 87 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (3.54%) Windows 7
7 51 (2.55%) Ubuntu
8 50 (2.50%) CentOS
9 49 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 28 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 21 (1.05%) Solaris
14 13 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.45%) AIX
17 8 (0.40%) Android
18 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.30%) Windows 2000
20 5 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (14.88%) ITIL
3 204 (10.18%) Project Management
4 154 (7.69%) Service Management
5 149 (7.44%) PRINCE2
6 145 (7.24%) Scrum
7 140 (6.99%) DevOps
8 139 (6.94%) Migration
8 139 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 136 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
10 133 (6.64%) Change Management
11 121 (6.04%) Service Delivery
12 108 (5.39%) Configuration Management
13 69 (3.44%) Information Security
14 68 (3.39%) Information Assurance
15 66 (3.30%) TOGAF
15 66 (3.30%) Data Migration
16 64 (3.20%) Risk Management
16 64 (3.20%) Programme Management
17 61 (3.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 272 (13.58%) Java
2 218 (10.88%) SQL
3 119 (5.94%) JavaScript
4 88 (4.39%) C#
5 76 (3.79%) PL/SQL
6 75 (3.74%) Ruby
7 67 (3.34%) Bash Shell
8 62 (3.10%) C
9 59 (2.95%) Shell Script
10 57 (2.85%) Python
11 49 (2.45%) PHP
12 35 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 27 (1.35%) C++
14 26 (1.30%) VB
15 23 (1.15%) Perl
16 17 (0.85%) Scala
16 17 (0.85%) VBA
17 9 (0.45%) VC++
17 9 (0.45%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1172 (58.51%) SC Cleared
2 365 (18.22%) DV Cleared
3 111 (5.54%) Degree
4 99 (4.94%) CTC Cleared
5 72 (3.59%) BC Cleared
6 55 (2.75%) ISEB
7 51 (2.55%) CISSP
7 51 (2.55%) ISTQB
8 35 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 30 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 22 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 19 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 18 (0.90%) CCNA
16 16 (0.80%) MCITP
17 15 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
18 14 (0.70%) MCP
19 13 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.25%) QA
2 38 (1.90%) SLA
3 32 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.95%) COBIT
5 10 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.15%) GPG13
9 2 (0.100%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.100%) GAAP
9 2 (0.100%) P3O
10 1 (0.050%) BS7799
10 1 (0.050%) WCAG
10 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 121 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 72 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.65%) vSphere
4 14 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.45%) XenApp
9 8 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.30%) Nmap
11 6 (0.30%) Firmware
12 5 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.15%) vCloud
13 3 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.15%) NFS
13 3 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.15%) Xen
14 2 (0.100%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 131 (6.54%) Puppet
2 61 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (2.50%) SCCM
4 43 (2.15%) Ansible
5 31 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (1.20%) SCOM
7 15 (0.75%) Vagrant
8 13 (0.65%) SCOrch
9 12 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (0.55%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.55%) Nagios
11 8 (0.40%) Nessus
11 8 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.40%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.35%) WSUS
13 6 (0.30%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.30%) yum
14 5 (0.25%) Salt
14 5 (0.25%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 303 (15.13%) Oracle
2 271 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 128 (6.39%) VMware
4 110 (5.49%) HP
5 94 (4.69%) Cisco
6 50 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 46 (2.30%) Remedy
8 45 (2.25%) Google
9 40 (2.00%) Citrix
9 40 (2.00%) BMC
10 34 (1.70%) Juniper
11 31 (1.55%) CheckPoint
12 24 (1.20%) Atlassian
13 23 (1.15%) McAfee
14 21 (1.05%) IBM
15 20 (1.00%) Sophos
16 18 (0.90%) SAP
17 15 (0.75%) EMC
18 13 (0.65%) NetApp
19 12 (0.60%) Sybase
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £530 - £590 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £17 - £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago