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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 541 510 467
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -43
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 56 61 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.66% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 31
Average daily rate
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£413 £376 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £306 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £56.50 £104.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.67% +679.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 £104.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +679.02%
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
9802 9232 8298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.97% 18.69% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5938 5277 4520
Average daily rate £400 £379 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 405 455
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.27 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -2 12 £400 +5.96% 1
South East -19 11 £208 -46.45% 4
North West -19 8 £471 +17.81%
West Midlands +2 6 £325 - 2
South West +2 4 £425 +36.00% 1
Yorkshire -24 4 - -
East Midlands -8 3 £450 -
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (30.48%) SC Cleared
3 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.29%) SQL
5 14 (13.33%) Java
6 13 (12.38%) Migration
7 11 (10.48%) Oracle
7 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
8 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 10 (9.52%) Windows
8 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (8.57%) Web Services
9 9 (8.57%) ITIL
9 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
9 9 (8.57%) DV Cleared
9 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
10 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (7.62%) Degree
10 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
10 8 (7.62%) Cisco
10 8 (7.62%) Linux
10 8 (7.62%) HP
11 7 (6.67%) MPLS
11 7 (6.67%) OSPF
11 7 (6.67%) BGP
11 7 (6.67%) SDH
11 7 (6.67%) CCNP
11 7 (6.67%) UNIX
12 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.90%) JBoss
2 2 (1.90%) Node.js
3 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.95%) WordPress
3 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (1.90%) Summit
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) GitHub
2 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.90%) PaaS
3 1 (0.95%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) SDH
1 7 (6.67%) MPLS
1 7 (6.67%) OSPF
1 7 (6.67%) BGP
2 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) VPN
3 5 (4.76%) Internet
3 5 (4.76%) DSL
3 5 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 5 (4.76%) WAN
3 5 (4.76%) ADSL
3 5 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.76%) LAN
3 5 (4.76%) RIP
3 5 (4.76%) xDSL
4 4 (3.81%) Frame Relay
4 4 (3.81%) ATM
5 3 (2.86%) DWDM
5 3 (2.86%) SAN
5 3 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.71%) Maven
4 5 (4.76%) JIRA
4 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.81%) GitLab
5 4 (3.81%) JUnit
6 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.90%) ProC
7 1 (0.95%) Subversion
7 1 (0.95%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.95%) Grunt
7 1 (0.95%) Bower
7 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (0.95%) Publishing
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Architect
3 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 5 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 4 (3.81%) ETL Developer
6 4 (3.81%) IP Engineer
6 4 (3.81%) Consultant
6 4 (3.81%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (2.86%) Project Planner
7 3 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (2.86%) Coordinator
7 3 (2.86%) Network Architect
7 3 (2.86%) Business Continuity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) Web Services
2 6 (5.71%) XML
2 6 (5.71%) Servlets
2 6 (5.71%) SOAP
2 6 (5.71%) JSON
3 5 (4.76%) Spring
3 5 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 5 (4.76%) JMS
3 5 (4.76%) J2EE
3 5 (4.76%) Apache Camel
4 4 (3.81%) Spring MVC
4 4 (3.81%) .NET
4 4 (3.81%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.86%) HTML
5 3 (2.86%) CSS
5 3 (2.86%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.90%) Mustache
6 2 (1.90%) Sass
6 2 (1.90%) JSP
6 2 (1.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) CMDB
3 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) W3C
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) BBC
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Economics
5 1 (0.95%) Statistics
5 1 (0.95%) SCADA
5 1 (0.95%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Linux
3 7 (6.67%) UNIX
4 3 (2.86%) Solaris
4 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.90%) HPUX
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.38%) Migration
3 9 (8.57%) ITIL
4 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.71%) ETL
4 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.71%) Change Management
4 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
4 6 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 6 (5.71%) Open Source
5 5 (4.76%) Analytics
5 5 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 5 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 5 (4.76%) Scrum
5 5 (4.76%) Service Management
6 4 (3.81%) MVC
6 4 (3.81%) Project Management
6 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (3.81%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) Java
3 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.86%) C
4 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.90%) C#
6 1 (0.95%) COBOL
6 1 (0.95%) XPath
6 1 (0.95%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (30.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.62%) Degree
5 7 (6.67%) CCNP
6 5 (4.76%) CCNA
7 4 (3.81%) ISEB
7 4 (3.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.81%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (3.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (2.86%) CISSP
9 2 (1.90%) CISM
9 2 (1.90%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.90%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.90%) CCIE
9 2 (1.90%) CCSP
10 1 (0.95%) CCIP
10 1 (0.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) BS25999
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.90%) Snort
3 1 (0.95%) Squid
3 1 (0.95%) Postfix
3 1 (0.95%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.95%) SELinux
4 1 (0.95%) Salt
4 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.95%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.62%) HP
3 8 (7.62%) Cisco
4 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.81%) VMware
5 3 (2.86%) Brocade
5 3 (2.86%) Juniper
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.90%) Remedy
7 1 (0.95%) Google
7 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) Informatica
7 1 (0.95%) Nortel
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