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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 500 457 472
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +15
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 69 97 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 1.15% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 53
Average daily rate
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£394 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £470 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £75.43 £13.35 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+464.98% -64.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £12.41 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £181.25 £37.40 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.68 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-9.02% -61.38%
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
9426 8436 9335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.53% 17.61% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5398 4671 4875
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 438 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.18 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.36 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 August 2014. 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
London +11 26 £425 +39.34% 2
South East -6 12 £334 -29.73% 3
North West -5 6 £411 -3.23%
South West -57 4 £357 +3.41% 1
East of England -26 2 £475 -
BC Cleared
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (34.13%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.29%) ITIL
4 17 (13.49%) Microsoft
4 17 (13.49%) Finance
5 16 (12.70%) Java
6 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
7 14 (11.11%) C
7 14 (11.11%) SQL
7 14 (11.11%) Web Services
8 13 (10.32%) Scrum
9 12 (9.52%) MS Office
9 12 (9.52%) Linux
9 12 (9.52%) OO
10 11 (8.73%) PRINCE2
10 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
10 11 (8.73%) LAN
11 10 (7.94%) C#
11 10 (7.94%) .NET
11 10 (7.94%) XML
11 10 (7.94%) Windows
11 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
11 10 (7.94%) Project Management
11 10 (7.94%) Service Management
12 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
12 9 (7.14%) WAN
12 9 (7.14%) HTTP
12 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
12 9 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.14%) Change Management

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.97%) Lync
3 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.38%) Documentum
3 3 (2.38%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.59%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.52%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) MS Project
4 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.79%) Agresso
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) LAN
2 9 (7.14%) WAN
2 9 (7.14%) HTTP
3 7 (5.56%) SAN
3 7 (5.56%) NAS
4 6 (4.76%) SSL
5 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.38%) VPN
5 3 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.38%) Internet
6 2 (1.59%) MPLS
6 2 (1.59%) OSPF
6 2 (1.59%) BGP
6 2 (1.59%) DSL
6 2 (1.59%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.59%) Firewall
6 2 (1.59%) Frame Relay
6 2 (1.59%) SDH
6 2 (1.59%) ADSL
6 2 (1.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.79%) Ingres
3 1 (0.79%) ProClarity
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) NUnit
1 7 (5.56%) MSTest
2 6 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.97%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.17%) RSpec
5 3 (2.38%) QUnit
6 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.59%) Maven
6 2 (1.59%) Selenium
6 2 (1.59%) TestNG
6 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.79%) JUnit
7 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.79%) MSI
7 1 (0.79%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Military
3 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (19.05%) Analyst
2 19 (15.08%) Developer
3 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 7 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 6 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 5 (3.97%) Service Manager
5 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (3.97%) Architect
5 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (3.97%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.17%) Software Engineer
6 4 (3.17%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.17%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.17%) Commercial Manager
6 4 (3.17%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (3.17%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) Web Services
2 10 (7.94%) XML
2 10 (7.94%) .NET
3 8 (6.35%) HTML
4 7 (5.56%) WCF
4 7 (5.56%) WPF
4 7 (5.56%) SOAP
5 6 (4.76%) REST
5 6 (4.76%) JMS
5 6 (4.76%) WSDL
6 5 (3.97%) CSS
7 4 (3.17%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.17%) Spring
8 3 (2.38%) JSON
8 3 (2.38%) Dojo
9 2 (1.59%) Google Maps API
9 2 (1.59%) Middleware
10 1 (0.79%) Swing
10 1 (0.79%) J2EE
10 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.17%) CMDB
2 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.17%) Open Source
3 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.59%) Copywriting
3 2 (1.59%) BBC
4 1 (0.79%) Replication
4 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.79%) Tandem
4 1 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.79%) Physics
4 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.79%) PMI
4 1 (0.79%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.52%) Linux
2 10 (7.94%) Windows
3 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.17%) CentOS
6 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) UNIX
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) ITIL
2 13 (10.32%) Scrum
3 12 (9.52%) OO
4 11 (8.73%) PRINCE2
5 10 (7.94%) Project Management
5 10 (7.94%) Service Management
6 9 (7.14%) Change Management
6 9 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.35%) Migration
7 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 7 (5.56%) UML
8 7 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 7 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.76%) SysML
9 6 (4.76%) ETL
9 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.70%) Java
2 14 (11.11%) C
2 14 (11.11%) SQL
3 10 (7.94%) C#
4 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) VBA
6 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (34.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.38%) CCNP
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.59%) CCNA
5 2 (1.59%) MCSA
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) ISEB
5 2 (1.59%) MCTS
6 1 (0.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) CISSP
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.79%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) XenApp
2 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.76%) Puppet
3 4 (3.17%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.17%) SCCM
4 3 (2.38%) SCOM
5 2 (1.59%) YUM
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 9 (7.14%) VMware
3 8 (6.35%) HP
4 7 (5.56%) EMC
5 6 (4.76%) Oracle
5 6 (4.76%) Remedy
6 5 (3.97%) BMC
6 5 (3.97%) Cisco
6 5 (3.97%) Citrix
7 4 (3.17%) Google
8 3 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) SAP
9 2 (1.59%) Software AG
9 2 (1.59%) CA
9 2 (1.59%) ESRI
10 1 (0.79%) Brocade
10 1 (0.79%) Apple
10 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.79%) NetApp
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