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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 188 205 211
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 11 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 2.09% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.86%
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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
888 1051 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.08% 14.60% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 729 704
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.79 £48.00 £35.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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

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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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) HTTP
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) JMS
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) WSDL
4 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) SysML
4 4 (26.67%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
6 2 (13.33%) Google
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Google Maps API
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
2 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Database Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) JMS
1 4 (26.67%) WSDL
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (26.67%) SysML
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) ESRI
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Software AG
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy