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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 184 185 206
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 8 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.27% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 1.45% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
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£405 £438 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £282 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £538
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -23.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
784 1105 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.45% 18.48% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 808 623
Average daily rate £426 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 53
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £26.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Google
4 9 (39.13%) Google Apps
5 7 (30.43%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) Apple
6 6 (26.09%) CRM
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Android
6 6 (26.09%) Mac OS
6 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 6 (26.09%) ITSM
6 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) VBA
8 3 (13.04%) XSLT
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) CRM Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) XSLT
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) XSD
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Android
2 6 (26.09%) Mac OS
2 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) CRM
1 6 (26.09%) Service Management
1 6 (26.09%) ITSM
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Coaching
3 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Test Management
3 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VBA
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) Google
2 6 (26.09%) Apple