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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 552 552 523
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 58 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.63% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 62
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £361 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £602 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.25 £44.50 £74.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.22% -40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £44.50 £24.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £44.50 £124.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year
-28.65% -
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
9206 10429 10996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.14% 20.59% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5764 6353 6279
Median daily rate £420 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 507 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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 -11 20 £525 +16.66%
East of England - 8 £450 - 2
South East +30 6 £300 -
South West +11 6 £459 +20.72%
Yorkshire +11 6 £463 +1.64%
North West +3 6 £575 +26.37% 3
North East -29 4 £375 -14.77%
East Midlands -12 1 £380 -15.55% 1
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
BC Cleared
UK

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 88 (65.19%) SC Cleared
3 69 (51.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 64 (47.41%) DV Cleared
5 28 (20.74%) Oracle
6 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (19.26%) JIRA
8 23 (17.04%) Linux
9 21 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (14.81%) Java
10 20 (14.81%) Migration
11 18 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (13.33%) Confluence
12 16 (11.85%) DevOps
12 16 (11.85%) HTML
13 15 (11.11%) Unix
14 13 (9.63%) SQL
14 13 (9.63%) SAP
14 13 (9.63%) TDD
14 13 (9.63%) Docker
15 12 (8.89%) Jenkins
15 12 (8.89%) BDD
15 12 (8.89%) Scrum
15 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
15 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (8.89%) Cisco
16 11 (8.15%) CSS
16 11 (8.15%) Shell Script
16 11 (8.15%) Firewall
16 11 (8.15%) VMware

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 18 (13.33%) Confluence
2 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.22%) Drupal
6 2 (1.48%) Apache
6 2 (1.48%) FileNet
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) HipChat
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.70%) SAP BPC
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.22%) SAP PS
4 2 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.74%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.48%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) Firewall
2 9 (6.67%) LAN
2 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.67%) WAN
3 8 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (5.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (5.93%) LDAP
4 5 (3.70%) Internet
5 4 (2.96%) Network Security
6 3 (2.22%) VPN
7 2 (1.48%) DNS
7 2 (1.48%) IPsec
7 2 (1.48%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.48%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.48%) PuTTY
7 2 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.48%) SSH
7 2 (1.48%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.74%) MPLS
8 1 (0.74%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (6.67%) SAP BW
4 8 (5.93%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (4.44%) HBase
6 5 (3.70%) Big Data
6 5 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.96%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (2.96%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.22%) Essbase
8 3 (2.22%) Hyperion Smart View
8 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) JIRA
2 12 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.19%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.44%) JIRA Agile
5 5 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.96%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.22%) JUnit
7 3 (2.22%) Maven
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.48%) Ant
8 2 (1.48%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.48%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.74%) JMeter
9 1 (0.74%) Log4j
General
1 5 (3.70%) Finance
1 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.96%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (18.52%) Developer
2 20 (14.81%) Consultant
3 18 (13.33%) Architect
4 16 (11.85%) Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 7 (5.19%) Functional Analyst
6 7 (5.19%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (5.19%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 6 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.44%) OBIEE Consultant
7 6 (4.44%) Oracle BI Consultant
8 5 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) SAP BI Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Scrum Master
8 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.96%) E-Business Consultant
9 4 (2.96%) Security Manager
9 4 (2.96%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) HTML
2 11 (8.15%) CSS
2 11 (8.15%) HTML5
3 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.93%) CSS3
4 8 (5.93%) Web Services
5 7 (5.19%) RESTful
6 6 (4.44%) REST
7 5 (3.70%) Apache Camel
7 5 (3.70%) Spring
7 5 (3.70%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.96%) .NET
8 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (2.22%) Dojo
9 3 (2.22%) SAML
10 2 (1.48%) Behat
10 2 (1.48%) MCollective
10 2 (1.48%) Node.js
10 2 (1.48%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.96%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.22%) BYOD
4 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) DataPower
5 2 (1.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) ASIC
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Linux
2 15 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (2.96%) CentOS
3 4 (2.96%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.22%) AIX
4 3 (2.22%) Windows
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (14.81%) Migration
4 16 (11.85%) DevOps
5 13 (9.63%) TDD
6 12 (8.89%) BDD
6 12 (8.89%) Scrum
6 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 10 (7.41%) ITIL
7 10 (7.41%) Microservices
8 8 (5.93%) ETL
8 8 (5.93%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (5.93%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (5.93%) Patch Management
8 8 (5.93%) Security Operations
8 8 (5.93%) SIEM
8 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) Java
2 13 (9.63%) SQL
3 11 (8.15%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.70%) C
5 5 (3.70%) C#
6 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.96%) Groovy
6 4 (2.96%) Python
6 4 (2.96%) Scala
7 2 (1.48%) ABAP
7 2 (1.48%) PHP
7 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 88 (65.19%) SC Cleared
3 69 (51.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 64 (47.41%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.44%) Degree
6 4 (2.96%) CCNP
6 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.22%) CCIE
7 3 (2.22%) JNCIE
7 3 (2.22%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.48%) CISA
8 2 (1.48%) CITP
8 2 (1.48%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.93%) RMADS
3 3 (2.22%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.48%) BS25999
4 2 (1.48%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.63%) Docker
2 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.93%) vSphere
3 4 (2.96%) Corosync
4 2 (1.48%) Postfix
4 2 (1.48%) Squid
4 2 (1.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Puppet
2 9 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 8 (5.93%) Nessus
3 8 (5.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.96%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.96%) Pacemaker
6 3 (2.22%) Ansible
6 3 (2.22%) logstash
7 2 (1.48%) Consul
7 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.48%) Kibana
7 2 (1.48%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.48%) Packer
7 2 (1.48%) Rancher
7 2 (1.48%) Terraform
8 1 (0.74%) Nagios
8 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.74%) Salt
8 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) Oracle
2 13 (9.63%) SAP
3 12 (8.89%) Cisco
4 11 (8.15%) VMware
5 8 (5.93%) AlienVault
5 8 (5.93%) Informatica
6 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.70%) Hortonworks
9 4 (2.96%) ForgeRock
9 4 (2.96%) HP
10 3 (2.22%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.22%) Juniper
10 3 (2.22%) Tableau
11 2 (1.48%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.48%) IBM
11 2 (1.48%) Remedy
11 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.48%) Sonatype
12 1 (0.74%) Adobe