The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 45 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 929 784 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.98% 3.62% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.19% 23.79% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 414 385
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £257 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.75 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3841 3296 3905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.44% 15.23% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 1991 2296
Average daily rate £410 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.79 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Security Cleared
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 323 £425 -5.55% 7
Westminster - 6 - -
Docklands, London +8 3 - -
Greenford -12 2 £275 - 3
Enfield +1 1 - -
Southwark 0 1 £103 -
Harrow - 1 £50 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1158 (64.16%) SC Cleared
2 461 (25.54%) DV Cleared
3 249 (13.80%) Oracle
4 243 (13.46%) ITIL
5 217 (12.02%) Windows
6 210 (11.63%) SQL
7 203 (11.25%) Microsoft
8 202 (11.19%) Finance
9 189 (10.47%) Project Management
10 179 (9.92%) MS Excel
11 178 (9.86%) PRINCE2
12 175 (9.70%) Java
13 171 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
14 123 (6.81%) Linux
15 121 (6.70%) Service Delivery
16 118 (6.54%) Service Management
17 117 (6.48%) Migration
18 111 (6.15%) UNIX
19 108 (5.98%) SQL Server
20 106 (5.87%) Oracle Database
21 99 (5.48%) MS Office
22 96 (5.32%) Telecoms
23 94 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
24 92 (5.10%) Open Source
25 90 (4.99%) Change Management
25 90 (4.99%) Active Directory
26 87 (4.82%) SharePoint
27 85 (4.71%) Scrum
28 83 (4.60%) HTML
29 81 (4.49%) Cisco

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 87 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 47 (2.60%) Apache
4 44 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 33 (1.83%) Confluence
6 29 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 26 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 26 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (1.00%) IIS
9 18 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.00%) SAS
10 13 (0.72%) Lync
11 12 (0.66%) CMS
11 12 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
13 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 179 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 99 (5.48%) MS Office
3 58 (3.21%) MS Project
4 54 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.39%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 56 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.33%) Summit
10 6 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
14 2 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.78%) SaaS
2 13 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.66%) IaaS
4 10 (0.55%) PaaS
5 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.11%) Office 365
7 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.27%) Firewall
2 38 (2.11%) LAN
3 36 (1.99%) DNS
4 29 (1.61%) DHCP
5 27 (1.50%) WAN
6 25 (1.39%) SAN
7 21 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 18 (1.00%) Internet
9 15 (0.83%) Network Security
10 12 (0.66%) VPN
11 11 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (0.61%) Wireless
12 10 (0.55%) OSPF
12 10 (0.55%) NAS
12 10 (0.55%) HTTP
13 7 (0.39%) SDH
13 7 (0.39%) DWDM
13 7 (0.39%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.33%) MPLS
14 6 (0.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 106 (5.87%) Oracle Database
3 57 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 51 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 35 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
7 33 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (1.33%) Essbase
9 23 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
12 17 (0.94%) OLAP
12 17 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (0.94%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
14 15 (0.83%) Big Data
15 14 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
16 13 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (2.22%) Maven
1 40 (2.22%) JIRA
2 39 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 30 (1.66%) Selenium
5 29 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
7 27 (1.50%) JDeveloper
8 24 (1.33%) Toad
9 17 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 17 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
10 15 (0.83%) JUnit
10 15 (0.83%) JMeter
11 14 (0.78%) Subversion
12 13 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
12 13 (0.72%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (0.61%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.50%) Ant
16 7 (0.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 202 (11.19%) Finance
2 96 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 26 (1.44%) Back Office
4 17 (0.94%) Marketing
5 12 (0.66%) Legal
6 11 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.39%) Publishing
8 7 (0.39%) Law
8 7 (0.39%) Banking
9 4 (0.22%) Local Government
10 3 (0.17%) Billing
10 3 (0.17%) Military
10 3 (0.17%) Front Office
11 2 (0.11%) Electronics
11 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.055%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.055%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.055%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.055%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 238 (13.19%) Developer
2 217 (12.02%) Analyst
3 162 (8.98%) Consultant
4 148 (8.20%) Project Manager
5 138 (7.65%) Architect
6 87 (4.82%) Business Analyst
7 56 (3.10%) Tester
8 49 (2.71%) DBA
9 48 (2.66%) Java Developer
10 38 (2.11%) Network Engineer
10 38 (2.11%) SQL Developer
11 37 (2.05%) Administrator
12 36 (1.99%) Technical Architect
13 35 (1.94%) Test Analyst
13 35 (1.94%) Oracle DBA
14 32 (1.77%) Oracle Developer
14 32 (1.77%) Designer
15 30 (1.66%) Programme Manager
16 24 (1.33%) Change Manager
17 23 (1.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.60%) HTML
2 63 (3.49%) XML
3 59 (3.27%) .NET
4 58 (3.21%) CSS
5 54 (2.99%) Middleware
6 46 (2.55%) Web Services
7 37 (2.05%) J2EE
8 32 (1.77%) ASP.NET
9 29 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
10 26 (1.44%) Spring
11 23 (1.27%) Apache Camel
12 21 (1.16%) REST
13 20 (1.11%) Ajax
13 20 (1.11%) Hibernate
14 17 (0.94%) HTML5
15 16 (0.89%) Apache CXF
15 16 (0.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 16 (0.89%) XHTML
16 15 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
16 15 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.10%) Open Source
2 72 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 36 (1.99%) Blackberry
4 28 (1.55%) Thin Client
4 28 (1.55%) Statistics
4 28 (1.55%) Fat Client
5 24 (1.33%) CESG
6 16 (0.89%) Data Integration
7 14 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
8 12 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 12 (0.66%) CMDB
9 11 (0.61%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.55%) PKI
11 7 (0.39%) RMADS
11 7 (0.39%) Data Extraction
11 7 (0.39%) iPad
12 6 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.33%) CCTV
12 6 (0.33%) Biometrics
12 6 (0.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 217 (12.02%) Windows
2 123 (6.81%) Linux
3 111 (6.15%) UNIX
4 55 (3.05%) Windows 7
5 47 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (1.27%) Windows XP
9 20 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 18 (1.00%) Solaris
11 16 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.50%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.28%) AIX
15 5 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.28%) pSOS
16 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (13.46%) ITIL
2 189 (10.47%) Project Management
3 178 (9.86%) PRINCE2
4 171 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (6.70%) Service Delivery
6 118 (6.54%) Service Management
7 117 (6.48%) Migration
8 94 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (4.99%) Change Management
10 85 (4.71%) Scrum
11 75 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (3.88%) Configuration Management
13 59 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
14 57 (3.16%) SOA
14 57 (3.16%) Change Control
15 56 (3.10%) Business Analysis
16 53 (2.94%) Programme Management
17 52 (2.88%) Data Migration
18 46 (2.55%) Workflow
18 46 (2.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 210 (11.63%) SQL
2 175 (9.70%) Java
3 69 (3.82%) PL/SQL
4 63 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 63 (3.49%) C
5 33 (1.83%) PHP
6 30 (1.66%) Shell Script
7 28 (1.55%) C#
8 22 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 22 (1.22%) Python
9 21 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 15 (0.83%) Ruby
11 14 (0.78%) VB
11 14 (0.78%) C++
12 11 (0.61%) Scala
13 10 (0.55%) Perl
14 8 (0.44%) VBA
14 8 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 1158 (64.16%) SC Cleared
2 461 (25.54%) DV Cleared
3 69 (3.82%) CTC Cleared
4 66 (3.66%) Degree
5 47 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 38 (2.11%) ISEB
7 31 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (1.50%) ISTQB
9 26 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 21 (1.16%) CCNA
11 21 (1.16%) BC Cleared
12 16 (0.89%) CISSP
12 16 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.72%) RHCE
13 13 (0.72%) MCP
14 12 (0.66%) MCSE
14 12 (0.66%) CCNP
15 10 (0.55%) APMP
16 9 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.55%) QA
2 51 (2.83%) SLA
3 15 (0.83%) COBIT
4 11 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.44%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.33%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.33%) P3O
8 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.055%) BS25999
System Software
1 90 (4.99%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.44%) XenApp
3 41 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.44%) XenDesktop
5 15 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.61%) vSphere
8 9 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.39%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.39%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.28%) Squid
12 4 (0.22%) NFS
13 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.055%) NLBS
15 1 (0.055%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.055%) RACF
Systems Management
1 37 (2.05%) SCCM
2 16 (0.89%) Puppet
2 16 (0.89%) WSUS
3 15 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.44%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.33%) HP NNM
6 6 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.33%) HP SIM
7 5 (0.28%) SCOM
7 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (0.28%) OpenView
7 5 (0.28%) MOM
7 5 (0.28%) OVSD
7 5 (0.28%) DameWare
8 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.17%) Nagios
8 3 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.17%) DansGuardian
Vendors
1 249 (13.80%) Oracle
2 203 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 81 (4.49%) Cisco
4 78 (4.32%) HP
5 67 (3.71%) Citrix
6 63 (3.49%) VMware
7 53 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.66%) JBoss
9 28 (1.55%) IBM
10 26 (1.44%) Hyperion
10 26 (1.44%) CheckPoint
11 21 (1.16%) SAP
12 19 (1.05%) Remedy
13 17 (0.94%) Juniper
14 15 (0.83%) Informatica
15 14 (0.78%) BMC
15 14 (0.78%) Apple
15 14 (0.78%) Serena
15 14 (0.78%) F5
16 13 (0.72%) Talend
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
David Bruce Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £310 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Servoca
Rate: £20 per hour 3 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago