The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 522 539 455
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -84
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 58 37 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.072% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.37% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £331 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% -16.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £217 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £620 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £328 £396
% change year-on-year
+16.70% -17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.33 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.36% +12.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.33 £15.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+210.36% +12.96%
BC Cleared
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9759 10051 8023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.56% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5743 4289
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 464
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the England region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in England

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in England

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the England region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in England

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 18 £413 +87.50% 2
London +11 15 £410 -31.66%
South West +2 8 £300 -
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 147 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.61%) Migration
5 18 (12.24%) Linux
6 17 (11.56%) Project Management
6 17 (11.56%) Telecoms
7 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (10.20%) Cisco
9 14 (9.52%) Oracle
10 13 (8.84%) SQL
10 13 (8.84%) Windows
10 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
10 13 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (8.16%) CCNP
11 12 (8.16%) MPLS
11 12 (8.16%) OSPF
11 12 (8.16%) BGP
11 12 (8.16%) Java
11 12 (8.16%) UNIX
12 11 (7.48%) Business Continuity
12 11 (7.48%) WAN
12 11 (7.48%) SQL Server
13 10 (6.80%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.80%) Web Services
13 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
13 10 (6.80%) LAN
13 10 (6.80%) CCNA
13 10 (6.80%) Change Management
14 9 (6.12%) Finance

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.04%) JBoss
1 3 (2.04%) Apache
1 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.04%) CMS
1 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.36%) Node.js
2 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.36%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.68%) Drupal
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
3 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Project
2 5 (3.40%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.04%) MS Office
4 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.36%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) PaaS
1 2 (1.36%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.68%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.68%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) MPLS
1 12 (8.16%) OSPF
1 12 (8.16%) BGP
2 11 (7.48%) WAN
3 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.80%) LAN
4 9 (6.12%) SDH
4 9 (6.12%) ADSL
4 9 (6.12%) VPN
4 9 (6.12%) RIP
4 9 (6.12%) Ethernet
4 9 (6.12%) DSL
4 9 (6.12%) EIGRP
4 9 (6.12%) Internet
4 9 (6.12%) xDSL
5 7 (4.76%) Frame Relay
5 7 (4.76%) ATM
5 7 (4.76%) Intranet
6 5 (3.40%) SAN
7 3 (2.04%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.72%) Subversion
2 4 (2.72%) Maven
3 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.36%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) QUnit
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.68%) ProC
5 1 (0.68%) JMeter
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 17 (11.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Legal
3 2 (1.36%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Avionics
4 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (13.61%) Developer
2 19 (12.93%) Analyst
3 18 (12.24%) Architect
4 15 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.16%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.76%) Consultant
6 7 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
6 7 (4.76%) IP Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.40%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.40%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (2.72%) Programme Planner
8 4 (2.72%) ETL Developer
8 4 (2.72%) Project Planner
8 4 (2.72%) Business Continuity Manager
9 3 (2.04%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (2.04%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (2.04%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) Web Services
2 8 (5.44%) HTML
3 7 (4.76%) SOAP
4 6 (4.08%) .NET
4 6 (4.08%) XML
5 5 (3.40%) CSS
6 4 (2.72%) Spring
6 4 (2.72%) RESTful
7 3 (2.04%) HTML5
7 3 (2.04%) Apache Flex
7 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.36%) JSP
8 2 (1.36%) J2EE
8 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.36%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.36%) Mustache
9 1 (0.68%) Sass
9 1 (0.68%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.40%) Open Source
3 4 (2.72%) User Experience
4 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) NHS
5 2 (1.36%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.36%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.68%) Social Network
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Economics
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.24%) Linux
2 13 (8.84%) Windows
3 12 (8.16%) UNIX
4 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.36%) HPUX
5 2 (1.36%) Solaris
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) VME
6 1 (0.68%) VMS
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.61%) Migration
3 17 (11.56%) Project Management
4 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (7.48%) Business Continuity
6 10 (6.80%) Change Management
6 10 (6.80%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.12%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.44%) ITIL
9 7 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
10 6 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.08%) ETL
11 5 (3.40%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.40%) DevOps
12 4 (2.72%) Test Scripting
12 4 (2.72%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.72%) Risk Management
12 4 (2.72%) Service Management
12 4 (2.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.84%) SQL
2 12 (8.16%) Java
3 9 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.40%) C#
6 3 (2.04%) C
6 3 (2.04%) Python
7 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.36%) Ruby
7 2 (1.36%) COBOL
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) XPath
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.16%) CCNP
5 10 (6.80%) CCNA
6 6 (4.08%) ISEB
6 6 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (3.40%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.72%) Degree
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (2.04%) CCIP
9 3 (2.04%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.04%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.04%) CCIE
10 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) APMP
10 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCITP
10 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.04%) Squid
3 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.68%) XenApp
4 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Puppet
2 3 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.04%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.68%) yum
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Cisco
2 14 (9.52%) Oracle
3 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.08%) VMware
5 6 (4.08%) Juniper
6 4 (2.72%) Remedy
6 4 (2.72%) HP
7 3 (2.04%) IBM
7 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.68%) Tufin
8 1 (0.68%) Twitter
8 1 (0.68%) Mitel
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) Nortel
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