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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 186 203 194
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.074% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 0.48% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £288 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £397 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £525 £440
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.50
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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
852 1035 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.10% 15.23% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 708 607
Average daily rate £420 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (79.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) MS Office
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
4 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.34%) Content Management
5 3 (10.34%) Google
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) PKI
5 3 (10.34%) Sophos
5 3 (10.34%) SCCM
6 2 (6.90%) Google Apps
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Publishing
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) InfoPath
6 2 (6.90%) Information Management
7 1 (3.45%) XAML
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (3.45%) Social Media
7 1 (3.45%) MVVM

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
1 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Deployment Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) WPF
2 1 (3.45%) Caliburn.Micro
2 1 (3.45%) AutoMapper
2 1 (3.45%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Blog
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Content Management
2 2 (6.90%) Coaching
2 2 (6.90%) Information Management
3 1 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (3.45%) MVVM
3 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) XAML
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (79.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Google
1 3 (10.34%) Sophos
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft