The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 185 219 216
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 10 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.028% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.19% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Average daily rate
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£485 £333 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.86% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £299 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £367 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £538 £397
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +35.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.13
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
916 1049 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.04% 14.82% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 721 641
Average daily rate £420 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 59 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) J2EE
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) GIS
7 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) LAN
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) XML Schema
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (13.64%) Liferay
1 3 (13.64%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (13.64%) JasperReports
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Office Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) JSP
3 3 (13.64%) Struts
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) XML Schema
3 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) JSF
3 3 (13.64%) Struts2
3 3 (13.64%) DHTML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) UML
3 3 (13.64%) RUP
3 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
3 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.55%) BCP
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) CIPD
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Hyperion