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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / London
Rank 30 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1190 1323 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.12% 6.25% 4.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.98% 33.63% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 925 556
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.89 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.58% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.22 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £48.48 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +30.31%

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
3307 3934 3566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.00% 18.60% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2297 2738 2344
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 82
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.66% -0.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 +11 132 £450 -2.70% 16
Croydon 0 88 £470 +14.63% 1
Westminster +6 19 £463 +15.62%
Hammersmith +3 13 £523 +19.77% 1
West End of London - 13 £500 - 3
New Malden +2 9 - - 2
Feltham - 6 £438 -
Hendon 0 2 £232 -52.16%
Canary Wharf -3 2 £450 -
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Uxbridge +6 1 £300 -3.22%
Bexley - 1 £450 -
Ruislip - 1 £265 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 1751 (70.35%) SC Cleared
2 788 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (18.20%) DV Cleared
4 446 (17.92%) Linux
5 378 (15.19%) DevOps
6 357 (14.34%) Windows
7 292 (11.73%) Java
8 289 (11.61%) ITIL
9 278 (11.17%) Docker
10 271 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
10 271 (10.89%) VMware
11 269 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 267 (10.73%) Finance
12 267 (10.73%) Scrum
13 252 (10.12%) Project Management
14 238 (9.56%) Puppet
15 234 (9.40%) JIRA
16 223 (8.96%) Git (software)
17 222 (8.92%) Service Management
18 214 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
19 212 (8.52%) MS Excel
20 210 (8.44%) Jenkins
21 198 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
22 197 (7.91%) Configuration Management
23 194 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
24 193 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
25 185 (7.43%) Firewall
25 185 (7.43%) Active Directory
26 183 (7.35%) Ansible
27 181 (7.27%) 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
1 149 (5.99%) Confluence
2 104 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 102 (4.10%) Apache
4 84 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (1.73%) nginx
6 40 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 21 (0.84%) MS Exchange
10 19 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (0.60%) JBoss
13 14 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.40%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.40%) IIS
15 10 (0.40%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 212 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 101 (4.06%) MS Project
3 99 (3.98%) MS Office
4 71 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 60 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (1.37%) HipChat
7 23 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.68%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.16%) InVision
10 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.040%) Revit
11 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.24%) Primavera
3 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.16%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.080%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.080%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.080%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.080%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.080%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.080%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.080%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.040%) Aligne
7 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 271 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (3.54%) Office 365
4 55 (2.21%) GitHub
5 53 (2.13%) PaaS
6 43 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 40 (1.61%) IaaS
8 39 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (0.92%) SaaS
10 21 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (0.52%) Route 53
15 11 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
15 11 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (0.40%) Heroku
17 9 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
18 7 (0.28%) Datadog
19 6 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 185 (7.43%) Firewall
2 136 (5.46%) DNS
3 118 (4.74%) VPN
4 97 (3.90%) WAN
5 91 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 88 (3.54%) LAN
7 61 (2.45%) Network Security
8 57 (2.29%) Internet
9 55 (2.21%) LDAP
10 53 (2.13%) HTTP
11 48 (1.93%) DHCP
12 46 (1.85%) SSH
13 41 (1.65%) SSL
14 39 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
15 38 (1.53%) OpenVPN
16 30 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (1.21%) Wireless
17 29 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
18 27 (1.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
2 152 (6.11%) Hadoop
3 119 (4.78%) SQL Server
4 97 (3.90%) Big Data
5 80 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 59 (2.37%) MongoDB
7 45 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 42 (1.69%) MySQL
8 42 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 39 (1.57%) HBase
10 35 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 25 (1.00%) Redis
13 24 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (0.64%) Neo4j
18 14 (0.56%) Data Mining
19 11 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 234 (9.40%) JIRA
2 223 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 210 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 71 (2.85%) Bitbucket
5 69 (2.77%) Maven
6 58 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 53 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 52 (2.09%) JUnit
9 49 (1.97%) Ant
10 42 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
11 41 (1.65%) SonarQube
12 36 (1.45%) Liquibase
13 30 (1.21%) Subversion
14 25 (1.00%) IntelliJ
15 23 (0.92%) Jasmine
15 23 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
16 22 (0.88%) Mercurial
17 19 (0.76%) Vagrant
18 16 (0.64%) Grunt
19 15 (0.60%) Gradle
General
1 267 (10.73%) Finance
2 76 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 61 (2.45%) Marketing
4 54 (2.17%) Electronics
5 53 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 52 (2.09%) Law
7 36 (1.45%) Legal
8 28 (1.12%) Military
9 10 (0.40%) Banking
9 10 (0.40%) Retail
10 6 (0.24%) Publishing
11 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.16%) Local Government
12 3 (0.12%) Back Office
13 2 (0.080%) Advertising
14 1 (0.040%) Billing
14 1 (0.040%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.040%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.040%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 348 (13.98%) Architect
2 333 (13.38%) Developer
3 291 (11.69%) Analyst
4 198 (7.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 157 (6.31%) Business Analyst
6 146 (5.87%) Consultant
7 109 (4.38%) Project Manager
8 104 (4.18%) Java Developer
9 83 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 76 (3.05%) Network Engineer
11 61 (2.45%) Infrastructure Architect
12 56 (2.25%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
13 53 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
14 49 (1.97%) AWS DevOps
15 48 (1.93%) DevOps Consultant
16 47 (1.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
17 45 (1.81%) Change Manager
18 44 (1.77%) Senior DevOps
19 43 (1.73%) Administrator
19 43 (1.73%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (6.95%) HTML
2 152 (6.11%) CSS
3 116 (4.66%) Elastic Stack
3 116 (4.66%) Web Services
4 108 (4.34%) HTML5
5 100 (4.02%) REST
6 84 (3.37%) CSS3
7 79 (3.17%) Spring
8 78 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 71 (2.85%) .NET
10 61 (2.45%) RESTful
11 58 (2.33%) XML
12 57 (2.29%) Software Packaging
13 55 (2.21%) Node.js
14 52 (2.09%) JSON
15 48 (1.93%) Spring Boot
16 45 (1.81%) MCollective
17 42 (1.69%) Apache Camel
18 40 (1.61%) Ajax
19 38 (1.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 194 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 61 (2.45%) PKI
4 59 (2.37%) Data Centre
5 55 (2.21%) User Experience
6 31 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 24 (0.96%) Clustering
7 24 (0.96%) Replication
8 19 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 18 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 16 (0.64%) CESG
11 16 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
12 15 (0.60%) NHS
13 14 (0.56%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.52%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.48%) Web 2.0
16 11 (0.44%) Blackberry
16 11 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 446 (17.92%) Linux
2 357 (14.34%) Windows
3 148 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 130 (5.22%) CentOS
5 126 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 89 (3.58%) Unix
7 72 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (2.69%) Windows 10
9 61 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (2.01%) Ubuntu
11 34 (1.37%) CoreOS
12 25 (1.00%) Windows 7
13 24 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.80%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.68%) Android
15 17 (0.68%) RancherOS
16 16 (0.64%) AIX
17 13 (0.52%) VyOS
18 10 (0.40%) webOS
18 10 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (15.19%) DevOps
3 289 (11.61%) ITIL
4 267 (10.73%) Scrum
5 252 (10.12%) Project Management
6 222 (8.92%) Service Management
7 214 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
8 197 (7.91%) Configuration Management
9 193 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 181 (7.27%) Migration
11 177 (7.11%) PRINCE2
12 143 (5.75%) Open Source
13 115 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
13 115 (4.62%) Programme Management
14 113 (4.54%) Service Design
15 112 (4.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 112 (4.50%) Service Delivery
16 111 (4.46%) TDD
17 103 (4.14%) Risk Management
18 102 (4.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 292 (11.73%) Java
2 140 (5.62%) SQL
3 139 (5.58%) C
3 139 (5.58%) JavaScript
4 128 (5.14%) Python
5 122 (4.90%) Ruby
6 99 (3.98%) Bash Shell
7 84 (3.37%) PowerShell
8 63 (2.53%) C#
9 59 (2.37%) Go
10 52 (2.09%) Shell Script
11 40 (1.61%) PHP
12 35 (1.41%) Scala
13 31 (1.25%) Perl
14 23 (0.92%) VB
15 19 (0.76%) Groovy
16 17 (0.68%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.48%) C++
18 11 (0.44%) VBA
19 10 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1751 (70.35%) SC Cleared
2 453 (18.20%) DV Cleared
3 168 (6.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 122 (4.90%) CTC Cleared
5 100 (4.02%) Degree
6 77 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (2.29%) CCNP
8 43 (1.73%) BC Cleared
8 43 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
9 40 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (1.57%) CISSP
11 30 (1.21%) CCNA
11 30 (1.21%) PMP
11 30 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 28 (1.12%) ISEB
13 24 (0.96%) CISM
14 22 (0.88%) CCIE
14 22 (0.88%) MCP
15 21 (0.84%) CLAS
16 19 (0.76%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (2.89%) QA
2 69 (2.77%) PMO
3 52 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 38 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 25 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.84%) SLA
8 17 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 13 (0.52%) JSP 440
10 9 (0.36%) RMADS
11 8 (0.32%) COBIT
11 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
14 4 (0.16%) EFQM
14 4 (0.16%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.12%) GDPR
15 3 (0.12%) ISO22301
15 3 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 278 (11.17%) Docker
2 185 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 154 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (2.69%) vCloud
5 41 (1.65%) Squid
6 37 (1.49%) Postfix
7 30 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (1.08%) Hyper-V
8 27 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.84%) HDFS
10 18 (0.72%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.64%) vSphere
12 14 (0.56%) KVM
12 14 (0.56%) VMware ESX
13 13 (0.52%) Corosync
13 13 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.40%) XenApp
15 9 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (0.32%) Samba
17 7 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 238 (9.56%) Puppet
2 183 (7.35%) Ansible
3 167 (6.71%) Kubernetes
4 145 (5.83%) Terraform
5 107 (4.30%) ZABBIX
6 80 (3.21%) logstash
7 66 (2.65%) Kibana
8 60 (2.41%) SCCM
9 47 (1.89%) Rancher
10 41 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
11 36 (1.45%) yum
12 35 (1.41%) Consul
13 34 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
13 34 (1.37%) SCOM
14 32 (1.29%) Packer
15 29 (1.17%) HAProxy
16 27 (1.08%) Sysdig
17 25 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
18 22 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
19 19 (0.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 271 (10.89%) VMware
2 269 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 168 (6.75%) Oracle
4 163 (6.55%) Cisco
5 105 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 83 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 60 (2.41%) SAP
8 58 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 48 (1.93%) Citrix
10 42 (1.69%) Sonatype
11 37 (1.49%) AppDynamics
12 36 (1.45%) Juniper
13 31 (1.25%) Hortonworks
13 31 (1.25%) HP
13 31 (1.25%) SolarWinds
14 27 (1.08%) Google
14 27 (1.08%) IBM
15 24 (0.96%) ServiceNow
16 22 (0.88%) CA
16 22 (0.88%) Palo Alto
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