The table below looks at the statistics for CTC 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 CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 181 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.19% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 1.04% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 4
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£331 £383 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +40.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £709 £500 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £538
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -25.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +514.03%
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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
816 1155 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.03% 18.35% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 814 645
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 35
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CTC 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 CTC Cleared across the City of London region.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CTC Cleared across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 CTC Cleared across the City of London region.

CTC 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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Google
5 8 (33.33%) Google Apps
6 7 (29.17%) MS Office
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (20.83%) ITSM
8 5 (20.83%) Service Management
8 5 (20.83%) CRM
8 5 (20.83%) Apple
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
8 5 (20.83%) Android
8 5 (20.83%) Mac OS
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (12.50%) VBA
10 3 (12.50%) XSLT
10 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.50%) Coaching
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) XSLT
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) XSD
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 5 (20.83%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITSM
1 5 (20.83%) Service Management
1 5 (20.83%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Test Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VBA
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Google
3 5 (20.83%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) VMware