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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 49 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 901 599 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.72% 2.42% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.03% 16.33% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 340 355
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £577 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £51.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
3749 3669 3714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 14.81% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2394 2301 2204
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 102 143
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.62 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 +1 222 £450 +3.15% 36
Croydon +10 12 £475 -3.06%
Hayes - 7 - -
Westminster - 4 £690 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £200 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1091 (63.91%) SC Cleared
2 304 (17.81%) DV Cleared
3 248 (14.53%) ITIL
4 227 (13.30%) Oracle
5 224 (13.12%) Microsoft
6 213 (12.48%) Windows
7 178 (10.43%) Project Management
8 173 (10.13%) SQL
9 167 (9.78%) PRINCE2
9 167 (9.78%) Finance
10 163 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (8.79%) Java
12 143 (8.38%) Linux
12 143 (8.38%) MS Excel
13 127 (7.44%) Service Management
14 121 (7.09%) HP
15 117 (6.85%) Service Delivery
16 114 (6.68%) Migration
17 112 (6.56%) Scrum
18 103 (6.03%) Active Directory
18 103 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
19 100 (5.86%) HTML
20 96 (5.62%) CTC Cleared
21 93 (5.45%) Cisco
22 92 (5.39%) VMware
22 92 (5.39%) Open Source
23 90 (5.27%) JavaScript
24 89 (5.21%) .NET
25 88 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
26 86 (5.04%) Configuration Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 67 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 59 (3.46%) MS Exchange
3 36 (2.11%) WebLogic
4 32 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
5 24 (1.41%) Confluence
6 22 (1.29%) Apache
7 21 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 18 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (0.70%) CMS
12 12 (0.70%) IIS
12 12 (0.70%) Lync
13 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 143 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 84 (4.92%) MS Office
3 51 (2.99%) MS Project
4 31 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 57 (3.34%) Oracle EBS
2 54 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 29 (1.70%) Oracle Payables
5 25 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
5 25 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 20 (1.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 17 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
8 14 (0.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 7 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
10 6 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
13 2 (0.12%) Agresso
13 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.41%) SaaS
2 17 (1.00%) PaaS
3 13 (0.76%) IaaS
4 7 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.23%) Office 365
7 2 (0.12%) GitHub
7 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.63%) LAN
2 56 (3.28%) WAN
3 49 (2.87%) Firewall
4 44 (2.58%) SAN
5 43 (2.52%) DNS
6 42 (2.46%) HTTP
7 37 (2.17%) SSL
8 34 (1.99%) TCP/IP
9 29 (1.70%) VPN
10 28 (1.64%) DHCP
11 17 (1.00%) Wireless
12 16 (0.94%) Network Security
12 16 (0.94%) Internet
13 15 (0.88%) MPLS
14 14 (0.82%) NAS
15 12 (0.70%) IPsec
16 10 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (0.59%) LDAP
17 9 (0.53%) Broadband
18 8 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 48 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
4 36 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 29 (1.70%) MongoDB
7 22 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.05%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.00%) MySQL
9 17 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.82%) Big Data
12 12 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.53%) EDRMS
15 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.53%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 68 (3.98%) Jenkins
2 36 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.64%) Maven
4 27 (1.58%) JIRA
5 17 (1.00%) Selenium
6 14 (0.82%) Subversion
6 14 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
7 13 (0.76%) LoadRunner
7 13 (0.76%) JMeter
7 13 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 12 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.64%) Eclipse
9 11 (0.64%) Toad
9 11 (0.64%) Ant
10 9 (0.53%) JUnit
10 9 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (0.53%) Grunt
10 9 (0.53%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.47%) RSpec
General
1 167 (9.78%) Finance
2 75 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 39 (2.28%) Back Office
4 27 (1.58%) Legal
4 27 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 15 (0.88%) General Ledger
6 14 (0.82%) Marketing
6 14 (0.82%) Publishing
7 12 (0.70%) Law
8 11 (0.64%) Banking
8 11 (0.64%) Retail
9 10 (0.59%) Local Government
10 9 (0.53%) Military
11 7 (0.41%) Billing
12 6 (0.35%) Front Office
13 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Electronics
15 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Games
16 1 (0.059%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (12.19%) Analyst
2 201 (11.78%) Developer
3 165 (9.67%) Architect
4 146 (8.55%) Consultant
5 123 (7.21%) Project Manager
6 53 (3.10%) Java Developer
7 41 (2.40%) Business Analyst
8 40 (2.34%) Designer
9 37 (2.17%) Test Analyst
10 36 (2.11%) Support Engineer
11 34 (1.99%) Test Manager
12 33 (1.93%) Technical Architect
13 32 (1.87%) DBA
14 31 (1.82%) Administrator
14 31 (1.82%) Desktop Engineer
15 28 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (1.52%) Desktop Support
17 25 (1.46%) Senior Manager
18 24 (1.41%) DevOps Engineer
19 23 (1.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (5.86%) HTML
2 89 (5.21%) .NET
3 67 (3.93%) XML
4 61 (3.57%) CSS
5 39 (2.28%) REST
6 37 (2.17%) HTML5
7 31 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 31 (1.82%) J2EE
7 31 (1.82%) Web Services
8 28 (1.64%) JSP
8 28 (1.64%) Middleware
9 27 (1.58%) Spring
10 25 (1.46%) jQuery
11 24 (1.41%) SOAP
11 24 (1.41%) CSS3
12 19 (1.11%) Hibernate
13 17 (1.00%) JSF
14 15 (0.88%) WSDL
15 14 (0.82%) XHTML
15 14 (0.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.39%) Open Source
2 74 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.99%) CESG
4 23 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
4 23 (1.35%) Blackberry
4 23 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 19 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (1.11%) RMADS
6 18 (1.05%) CMDB
6 18 (1.05%) Statistics
7 17 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 16 (0.94%) Replication
8 16 (0.94%) Clustering
9 13 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 13 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 13 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.70%) PKI
11 9 (0.53%) Firmware
11 9 (0.53%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 213 (12.48%) Windows
2 143 (8.38%) Linux
3 82 (4.80%) UNIX
4 49 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (2.81%) Windows 7
6 47 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (2.69%) Windows XP
8 43 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.00%) Windows 2000
10 14 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.76%) CentOS
12 11 (0.64%) Solaris
13 10 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.35%) Android
15 6 (0.35%) AIX
16 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.23%) HPUX
17 4 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (14.53%) ITIL
2 178 (10.43%) Project Management
3 167 (9.78%) PRINCE2
4 163 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (7.44%) Service Management
6 117 (6.85%) Service Delivery
7 114 (6.68%) Migration
8 112 (6.56%) Scrum
9 103 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
10 88 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 86 (5.04%) Configuration Management
12 77 (4.51%) CRM
13 69 (4.04%) Change Management
14 57 (3.34%) TDD
15 53 (3.10%) Risk Management
16 51 (2.99%) OO
16 51 (2.99%) Data Migration
16 51 (2.99%) Information Assurance
17 50 (2.93%) Test Scripting
17 50 (2.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 173 (10.13%) SQL
2 150 (8.79%) Java
3 90 (5.27%) JavaScript
4 62 (3.63%) C
5 49 (2.87%) PHP
5 49 (2.87%) PL/SQL
6 44 (2.58%) C#
7 35 (2.05%) Ruby
8 27 (1.58%) Shell Script
9 23 (1.35%) Python
10 19 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 18 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.94%) VB
13 11 (0.64%) Perl
14 9 (0.53%) C++
14 9 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.53%) VBA
15 8 (0.47%) Scala
16 4 (0.23%) PHP5
16 4 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 1091 (63.91%) SC Cleared
2 304 (17.81%) DV Cleared
3 96 (5.62%) CTC Cleared
4 54 (3.16%) Degree
5 46 (2.69%) ISTQB
6 40 (2.34%) BC Cleared
7 35 (2.05%) ISEB
8 27 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 23 (1.35%) CISSP
10 21 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 17 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 13 (0.76%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (0.59%) PMP
18 10 (0.59%) CCNA
19 9 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.87%) QA
2 49 (2.87%) SLA
3 20 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.05%) COBIT
5 7 (0.41%) GPG13
6 6 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.29%) P3O
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.12%) WCAG
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.059%) BS7799
9 1 (0.059%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.059%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 103 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.11%) XenApp
4 16 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.53%) vSphere
7 8 (0.47%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.35%) NFS
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.23%) Nmap
10 4 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (0.23%) NLBS
11 3 (0.18%) Xen
12 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.12%) Samba
13 1 (0.059%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (2.99%) Puppet
2 38 (2.23%) SCCM
3 26 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (1.17%) SCOM
5 18 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.82%) SCOrch
6 14 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.64%) OpenView
8 10 (0.59%) YUM
9 9 (0.53%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.47%) WSUS
11 7 (0.41%) Nessus
12 6 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.35%) OVSD
12 6 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (0.35%) Nagios
12 6 (0.35%) DameWare
13 5 (0.29%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 227 (13.30%) Oracle
2 224 (13.12%) Microsoft
3 121 (7.09%) HP
4 93 (5.45%) Cisco
5 92 (5.39%) VMware
6 49 (2.87%) Citrix
7 40 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 37 (2.17%) Remedy
9 34 (1.99%) CheckPoint
10 32 (1.87%) BMC
11 28 (1.64%) IBM
12 22 (1.29%) Juniper
13 18 (1.05%) Apple
14 16 (0.94%) Siebel
15 15 (0.88%) Zend
16 13 (0.76%) SAP
17 12 (0.70%) EMC
18 11 (0.64%) JBoss
18 11 (0.64%) Adobe
18 11 (0.64%) Symantec
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 375 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £370 - £430 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-450pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
LA International
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago