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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 192 199 214
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.28% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 1.84% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £104.00 £13.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+679.02% -66.62%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
917 1087 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.75% 15.29% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 740 677
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 62 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.16 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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

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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 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification