The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 City of 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 207 175 217
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +42
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.41% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 2.61% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £397 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -64.00%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1170 996 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.14% 15.66% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 645 643
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £42.46 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +123.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £135.00 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
BC Cleared
London

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
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 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) PPP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Procurement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) RAD
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft