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 6 May 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 562 569 541
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 75 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 31
Median daily rate £386 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £267 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £47.33 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.25% +210.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £47.33 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-67.25% +210.36%
BC Cleared
UK

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
10727 9901 9780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.04% 19.52% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6812 5673 5670
Median daily rate £410 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £535 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 485 494
Median hourly rate £26.38 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 29 £500 +13.63% 2
North West -4 14 £425 +2.53%
South West +5 12 £375 +27.65%
Yorkshire +6 6 £363 +11.53%
North East -29 5 £305 +22.00%
South East -23 4 £358 -24.73%
East Midlands +9 3 £450 -
West Midlands -11 3 £450 - 2
East of England +9 2 - -
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 155 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (47.10%) SC Cleared
3 51 (32.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 48 (30.97%) DV Cleared
5 44 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (25.81%) Java
7 33 (21.29%) Linux
7 33 (21.29%) Git (software)
8 28 (18.06%) JavaScript
9 22 (14.19%) DevOps
10 21 (13.55%) Puppet
11 20 (12.90%) CSS
12 19 (12.26%) SQL
13 17 (10.97%) HTML
13 17 (10.97%) MVC
13 17 (10.97%) Ruby
14 16 (10.32%) SOAP
14 16 (10.32%) XML
14 16 (10.32%) Configuration Management
14 16 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (10.32%) Security Hardening
15 15 (9.68%) GlusterFS
15 15 (9.68%) Ansible
15 15 (9.68%) Docker
15 15 (9.68%) nginx
15 15 (9.68%) JSON
15 15 (9.68%) Migration
16 14 (9.03%) HTML5
16 14 (9.03%) NoSQL

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (9.68%) nginx
2 6 (3.87%) Apache
3 5 (3.23%) JBoss
3 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.29%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.29%) SAS
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.94%) MS Office
2 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.03%) GitHub
3 4 (2.58%) PaaS
3 4 (2.58%) SaaS
4 3 (1.94%) IaaS
5 2 (1.29%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) HTTP
1 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.23%) DNS
3 2 (1.29%) DHCP
3 2 (1.29%) Firewall
3 2 (1.29%) Internet
3 2 (1.29%) LAN
3 2 (1.29%) SAN
3 2 (1.29%) VLAN
3 2 (1.29%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.65%) Frame Relay
4 1 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.65%) SDH
4 1 (0.65%) Skype
4 1 (0.65%) SMTP
4 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.65%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.03%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.58%) MySQL
3 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.29%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) HBase
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) OLAP
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) QlikView
6 1 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 33 (21.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.03%) Artifactory
2 14 (9.03%) GitLab
3 12 (7.74%) JIRA
4 6 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.58%) Maven
7 3 (1.94%) Selenium
8 2 (1.29%) NUnit
8 2 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.29%) Subversion
8 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.65%) Concordion
9 1 (0.65%) ERwin
9 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.65%) Hudson
9 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.65%) JUnit
9 1 (0.65%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (5.16%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Legal
2 4 (2.58%) Marketing
3 3 (1.94%) Banking
3 3 (1.94%) Billing
4 2 (1.29%) Law
4 2 (1.29%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (27.10%) Developer
2 25 (16.13%) Consultant
3 22 (14.19%) Java Developer
4 20 (12.90%) Architect
5 16 (10.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 15 (9.68%) Analyst
7 14 (9.03%) DevOps Consultant
7 14 (9.03%) Linux Consultant
8 10 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (5.16%) Change Consultant
9 8 (5.16%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.52%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Communications Consultant
10 7 (4.52%) HTML Developer
10 7 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.87%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (3.87%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.90%) CSS
2 17 (10.97%) HTML
3 16 (10.32%) SOAP
3 16 (10.32%) XML
4 15 (9.68%) JSON
5 14 (9.03%) HTML5
5 14 (9.03%) Sensu
6 13 (8.39%) jQuery
6 13 (8.39%) RESTful
7 11 (7.10%) Ajax
7 11 (7.10%) D3.js
7 11 (7.10%) Handlebars
7 11 (7.10%) Mustache
7 11 (7.10%) Underscore.js
8 8 (5.16%) .NET
9 7 (4.52%) J2EE
9 7 (4.52%) Middleware
10 6 (3.87%) CSS3
11 5 (3.23%) Java EE
11 5 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.58%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.94%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.94%) DataPower
3 3 (1.94%) User Experience
4 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.29%) Clustering
4 2 (1.29%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.29%) Linux
2 14 (9.03%) CoreOS
3 13 (8.39%) Windows
4 7 (4.52%) Unix
5 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.94%) AIX
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.29%) Solaris
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.19%) DevOps
3 17 (10.97%) MVC
4 16 (10.32%) Configuration Management
4 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (10.32%) Security Hardening
5 15 (9.68%) Migration
6 13 (8.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (8.39%) Web Design
7 12 (7.74%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.10%) Open Source
8 11 (7.10%) Web Development
9 10 (6.45%) Front End Development
10 9 (5.81%) Change Management
11 7 (4.52%) Communications Security
12 6 (3.87%) ITIL
12 6 (3.87%) Programme Management
12 6 (3.87%) SOA
12 6 (3.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.81%) Java
2 28 (18.06%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.26%) SQL
4 17 (10.97%) Ruby
5 14 (9.03%) Go
6 11 (7.10%) C++
7 10 (6.45%) Python
8 5 (3.23%) C
9 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.94%) C#
10 3 (1.94%) Perl
10 3 (1.94%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.29%) Scala
11 2 (1.29%) VB
12 1 (0.65%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (47.10%) SC Cleared
3 51 (32.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 48 (30.97%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.94%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.58%) ISO22301
3 3 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.94%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.94%) SLA
4 2 (1.29%) QA
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (9.68%) Docker
1 15 (9.68%) GlusterFS
2 14 (9.03%) Ceph
3 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.94%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) HDFS
6 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (13.55%) Puppet
2 15 (9.68%) Ansible
3 14 (9.03%) Graphite
3 14 (9.03%) HAProxy
3 14 (9.03%) Kubernetes
3 14 (9.03%) logstash
4 4 (2.58%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (2.58%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.65%) Ambari
5 1 (0.65%) Bareos
5 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.65%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.65%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.65%) Salt
5 1 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (7.74%) Microsoft
1 12 (7.74%) Oracle
2 7 (4.52%) SAP
3 6 (3.87%) VMware
4 4 (2.58%) BMC
4 4 (2.58%) IBM
5 3 (1.94%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco
5 3 (1.94%) HP
5 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.94%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.94%) Sun
6 2 (1.29%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.29%) Lotus
7 1 (0.65%) CA
7 1 (0.65%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.65%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.65%) Informatica
7 1 (0.65%) MapR
7 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
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