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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 555 575 539
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 66 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 35
Median daily rate £425 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £208 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £489 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £56.50 £137.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 £104.00
% change year-on-year
- -45.67%
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
10578 9997 9407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.24% 19.33% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6650 6070 5373
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 477 419
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.02 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +16 30 £478 +19.37% 2
South East +21 18 £525 +153.01% 1
South West +11 10 £375 -11.76%
North West -6 3 £400 -14.43%
Yorkshire -3 2 £385 -
East Midlands -4 2 - -
North East - 1 £474 -
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (53.29%) SC Cleared
3 57 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 51 (33.55%) DV Cleared
5 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (27.63%) Linux
7 30 (19.74%) Java
8 29 (19.08%) Git (software)
9 27 (17.76%) DevOps
10 26 (17.11%) SQL
11 24 (15.79%) Migration
12 22 (14.47%) Oracle
13 21 (13.82%) CSS
13 21 (13.82%) Ruby
13 21 (13.82%) Puppet
14 20 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 20 (13.16%) HTML
15 19 (12.50%) Unix
15 19 (12.50%) Configuration Management
15 19 (12.50%) Ansible
16 18 (11.84%) Docker
17 17 (11.18%) logstash
17 17 (11.18%) NoSQL
17 17 (11.18%) nginx
18 16 (10.53%) GitHub
18 16 (10.53%) Artifactory
18 16 (10.53%) HAProxy
18 16 (10.53%) Security Hardening
19 15 (9.87%) GlusterFS

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 17 (11.18%) nginx
2 9 (5.92%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.26%) Apache
4 7 (4.61%) JBoss
4 7 (4.61%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Confluence
7 2 (1.32%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.32%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) MS Project
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.53%) GitHub
3 4 (2.63%) PaaS
4 3 (1.97%) IaaS
4 3 (1.97%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) HTTP
2 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.63%) DNS
3 4 (2.63%) Firewall
4 3 (1.97%) VPN
5 2 (1.32%) DHCP
5 2 (1.32%) DMZ
5 2 (1.32%) FTP
5 2 (1.32%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.32%) SAN
5 2 (1.32%) VLAN
6 1 (0.66%) ADSL
6 1 (0.66%) ATM
6 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.66%) Frame Relay
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
6 1 (0.66%) Network Security
6 1 (0.66%) SDH
6 1 (0.66%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.95%) MySQL
5 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.97%) Essbase
6 3 (1.97%) Hyperion Smart View
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.32%) Redis
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.66%) Big Data
8 1 (0.66%) HBase
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.53%) Artifactory
3 14 (9.21%) GitLab
4 8 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.95%) JIRA
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.63%) Subversion
7 3 (1.97%) Maven
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.97%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.32%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.32%) NUnit
8 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.66%) Concordion
9 1 (0.66%) Hudson
9 1 (0.66%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 6 (3.95%) Finance
2 3 (1.97%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Legal
3 2 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Billing
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) Consultant
2 32 (21.05%) Developer
3 18 (11.84%) Architect
4 17 (11.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 15 (9.87%) DevOps Consultant
5 15 (9.87%) Java Developer
6 14 (9.21%) Linux Consultant
7 12 (7.89%) Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) Change Consultant
10 7 (4.61%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Communications Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) OBIEE Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Oracle BI Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Service Manager
12 5 (3.29%) E-Business Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) CSS
2 20 (13.16%) HTML
3 14 (9.21%) Sensu
4 13 (8.55%) HTML5
5 10 (6.58%) AngularJS
5 10 (6.58%) Middleware
5 10 (6.58%) RESTful
5 10 (6.58%) XML
6 9 (5.92%) JSON
6 9 (5.92%) SOAP
7 8 (5.26%) .NET
8 7 (4.61%) CSS3
8 7 (4.61%) J2EE
8 7 (4.61%) Web Services
9 6 (3.95%) jQuery
10 5 (3.29%) Java EE
10 5 (3.29%) REST
11 4 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (2.63%) Ajax
11 4 (2.63%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) User Experience
3 6 (3.95%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.29%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.97%) DataPower
6 3 (1.97%) Psychology
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) Tandem
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Linux
2 19 (12.50%) Unix
3 14 (9.21%) CoreOS
4 8 (5.26%) Windows
5 5 (3.29%) AIX
6 4 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) CentOS
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.76%) DevOps
3 24 (15.79%) Migration
4 19 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 16 (10.53%) Security Hardening
6 14 (9.21%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.89%) Open Source
8 12 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.58%) Change Management
9 10 (6.58%) ITIL
10 9 (5.92%) E-business
10 9 (5.92%) MVC
10 9 (5.92%) TDD
11 8 (5.26%) Front End Development
11 8 (5.26%) Project Management
11 8 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (5.26%) Web Design
12 7 (4.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.74%) Java
2 26 (17.11%) SQL
3 21 (13.82%) Ruby
4 20 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.21%) Go
6 10 (6.58%) Python
6 10 (6.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.95%) C++
8 4 (2.63%) C
8 4 (2.63%) C#
8 4 (2.63%) Perl
8 4 (2.63%) Scala
9 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.32%) PHP
10 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.66%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (53.29%) SC Cleared
3 57 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 51 (33.55%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCIE
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) CCNP
7 1 (0.66%) ISEB
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) ISO 14001
1 6 (3.95%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.63%) ISO22301
3 4 (2.63%) SLA
4 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.84%) Docker
2 15 (9.87%) GlusterFS
3 14 (9.21%) Ceph
3 14 (9.21%) etcd
3 14 (9.21%) flannel
4 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.32%) vCloud
6 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.66%) HDFS
7 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (13.82%) Puppet
2 19 (12.50%) Ansible
3 17 (11.18%) logstash
4 16 (10.53%) HAProxy
5 14 (9.21%) Graphite
5 14 (9.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 14 (9.21%) Kubernetes
5 14 (9.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 14 (9.21%) rkt
6 6 (3.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (3.29%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.63%) Salt
9 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.32%) Kibana
10 2 (1.32%) Nagios
10 2 (1.32%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Oracle
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.61%) Informatica
3 7 (4.61%) SAP
4 6 (3.95%) HP
4 6 (3.95%) IBM
4 6 (3.95%) VMware
5 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.63%) Cisco
6 4 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.97%) Google
7 3 (1.97%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.97%) Tableau
8 2 (1.32%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.32%) BMC
8 2 (1.32%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.32%) Lotus
8 2 (1.32%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.32%) Sun
8 2 (1.32%) Twitter