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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 199 189 221
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +32
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.14% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 0.89% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £437 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £679 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £544
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
859 902 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.78% 15.64% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 627 743
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 61
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.16 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £33.49 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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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 3 August 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 3 August 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 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) CRM
6 6 (24.00%) MS Office
7 5 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (20.00%) Apple
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
7 5 (20.00%) ITSM
7 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Google
7 5 (20.00%) Mac OS
7 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 5 (20.00%) Android
7 5 (20.00%) Google Apps
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.00%) XSD
9 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (12.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) TETRA
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) XSD
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) Spring Integration
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (8.00%) Spring XD
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
3 2 (8.00%) OSGi
4 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Android
2 5 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) Service Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITSM
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) RUP
5 2 (8.00%) DSDM
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Apple
2 5 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian