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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 145 180 201
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +21
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.20% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.28% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate £413 £244 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -15.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -33.33%
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
469 779 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.95% 15.47% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 581 669
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Average hourly rate £21.81 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.08 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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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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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 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SCOM
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Back Office

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Integration Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
2 2 (11.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Web Tester
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Trainer
3 1 (5.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) E-Discovery
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware