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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 545 510 455
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -55
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 41 61 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.66% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £620 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.53% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £56.50 £13.00 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+334.61% -3.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 £13.00 £13.43
% change year-on-year
+334.61% -3.16%
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
9316 9233 8117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.63% 18.99% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5538 5342 4400
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 418 459
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 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 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 2 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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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 +1 11 £400 +6.31%
North West -17 8 £468 +10.65%
South East -26 7 £230 -45.88% 1
South West -1 5 £425 +41.66%
West Midlands +2 4 £325 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 - -
North East -20 1 - -
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (29.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.00%) SQL
5 14 (14.00%) Java
5 14 (14.00%) Migration
6 11 (11.00%) Oracle
6 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (10.00%) Windows
7 10 (10.00%) Cisco
7 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
8 9 (9.00%) Linux
8 9 (9.00%) Web Services
8 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (8.00%) BGP
9 8 (8.00%) MPLS
9 8 (8.00%) OSPF
9 8 (8.00%) PL/SQL
9 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (8.00%) CCNP
10 7 (7.00%) HP
10 7 (7.00%) SDH
10 7 (7.00%) XML
10 7 (7.00%) UNIX
10 7 (7.00%) Project Management
10 7 (7.00%) Change Management
10 7 (7.00%) JSON
10 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.00%) JBoss
2 2 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Project
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Summit
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) GitHub
2 2 (2.00%) PaaS
2 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.00%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) MPLS
1 8 (8.00%) OSPF
1 8 (8.00%) BGP
2 7 (7.00%) SDH
3 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.00%) VPN
4 5 (5.00%) DSL
4 5 (5.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (5.00%) WAN
4 5 (5.00%) ADSL
4 5 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (5.00%) LAN
4 5 (5.00%) RIP
4 5 (5.00%) Internet
4 5 (5.00%) xDSL
5 4 (4.00%) Frame Relay
5 4 (4.00%) ATM
6 3 (3.00%) RSVP
6 3 (3.00%) DWDM
6 3 (3.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.00%) Maven
4 5 (5.00%) JIRA
5 4 (4.00%) JUnit
5 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.00%) GitLab
6 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.00%) ProC
7 1 (1.00%) Subversion
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.00%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.00%) QUnit
7 1 (1.00%) Grunt
7 1 (1.00%) Bower
General
1 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Developer
2 13 (13.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.00%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) IP Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.00%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Business Continuity Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Programme Planner
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) Web Services
2 7 (7.00%) XML
2 7 (7.00%) JSON
3 6 (6.00%) Spring
3 6 (6.00%) Servlets
3 6 (6.00%) SOAP
3 6 (6.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (5.00%) JMS
4 5 (5.00%) J2EE
4 5 (5.00%) Apache Camel
5 4 (4.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (4.00%) HTML
5 4 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (3.00%) .NET
6 3 (3.00%) CSS
6 3 (3.00%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.00%) Mustache
7 2 (2.00%) Sass
7 2 (2.00%) JSP
7 2 (2.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) CMDB
2 4 (4.00%) User Experience
3 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.00%) W3C
5 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) Economics
5 1 (1.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Linux
3 7 (7.00%) UNIX
4 3 (3.00%) Solaris
4 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) HPUX
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) CentOS
6 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.00%) Migration
3 7 (7.00%) Project Management
3 7 (7.00%) Change Management
4 6 (6.00%) ETL
4 6 (6.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (6.00%) Open Source
5 5 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.00%) ITIL
5 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.00%) Service Management
5 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.00%) MVC
6 4 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.00%) Scrum
6 4 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) SQL
2 14 (14.00%) Java
3 8 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.00%) C
5 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (1.00%) COBOL
7 1 (1.00%) XPath
7 1 (1.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (29.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.00%) CCNP
3 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (5.00%) CCNA
5 5 (5.00%) ISEB
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (4.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.00%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.00%) JNCIE
7 3 (3.00%) CCIE
7 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.00%) MCITP
8 1 (1.00%) RHCE
8 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.00%) Squid
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Postfix
3 1 (1.00%) XenApp
3 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.00%) SELinux
4 1 (1.00%) Salt
4 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) Cisco
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.00%) HP
5 6 (6.00%) Juniper
6 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.00%) VMware
7 3 (3.00%) Brocade
7 3 (3.00%) Remedy
8 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.00%) Tufin
9 1 (1.00%) Informatica
9 1 (1.00%) NetApp
9 1 (1.00%) Nokia
9 1 (1.00%) Nortel
9 1 (1.00%) Citrix
9 1 (1.00%) IBM
9 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
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