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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 180 197 195
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 16 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.21% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 1.19% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 4
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£331 £340 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +25.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £281 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £495 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +514.03%
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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
848 1091 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.09% 17.44% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 734 607
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 31
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £18.70 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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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 31 March 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 31 March 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 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Google
5 7 (26.92%) MS Office
5 7 (26.92%) Google Apps
6 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) Apple
8 4 (15.38%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) Service Management
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
8 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 4 (15.38%) ITSM
8 4 (15.38%) Android
9 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) XSLT
9 3 (11.54%) VBA
9 3 (11.54%) SQL
10 2 (7.69%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) Broadband
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) XSLT
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) XSD
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
2 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) CRM
1 4 (15.38%) Service Management
1 4 (15.38%) ITSM
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Coaching
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Test Management
3 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) VBA
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 8 (30.77%) Google
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos