The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 149 185 202
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +17
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.058% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £513 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.36% -0.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.72% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
- +184.64%
BC Cleared
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
470 797 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.94% 15.50% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 597 686
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.44 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the City of London region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the City of London region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware