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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 183 215 207
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -8
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 22 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 0.74% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Average daily rate
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£110 £333 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.91% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £270 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £450 £290
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +55.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.68
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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
901 1079 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.33% 14.86% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 739 692
Average daily rate £425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 37
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £42.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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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 October 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 22 October 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 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Sophos
6 3 (9.38%) XML
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
6 3 (9.38%) MS Office
6 3 (9.38%) Content Management
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (9.38%) PKI
6 3 (9.38%) SCCM
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) InfoPath
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) Publishing
7 2 (6.25%) Information Management
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.25%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) Liferay
2 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) VPN
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Deployment Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.13%) DHTML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) Struts
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) JSF
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.13%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) PKI
1 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) Blog
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Content Management
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Information Management
4 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) UML
5 1 (3.13%) RUP
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Process Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (81.25%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Sophos
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Telerik