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 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 509 455 471
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +16
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 75 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 1.20% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 55
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £447
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £137.50 £13.35 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+929.96% -63.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.91%
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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
10293 8217 9360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.51% 17.31% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5746 4698 4947
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 361 547
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +17 34 £450 +12.50% 3
South East -8 19 £400 +1.58%
North West -20 5 £275 -39.15%
South West -48 4 £550 +62.02% 1
East of England - - - -
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.36%) SC Cleared
4 21 (15.67%) Java
5 17 (12.69%) ITIL
6 16 (11.94%) C
6 16 (11.94%) Scrum
7 15 (11.19%) Linux
7 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
8 14 (10.45%) Web Services
8 14 (10.45%) Finance
9 13 (9.70%) SQL
9 13 (9.70%) OO
9 13 (9.70%) Project Management
10 12 (8.96%) C#
10 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2
11 11 (8.21%) MS Office
11 11 (8.21%) .NET
11 11 (8.21%) HTTP
11 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.46%) HTML
12 10 (7.46%) XML
12 10 (7.46%) Configuration Management
12 10 (7.46%) Red Hat
12 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.72%) Service Management
13 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
13 9 (6.72%) TOGAF
13 9 (6.72%) SOAP
13 9 (6.72%) Windows

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.99%) CMS
2 3 (2.24%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.24%) IIS
2 3 (2.24%) Documentum
3 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.49%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) MS Office
2 9 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS Project
3 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.24%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.75%) Agresso
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) HTTP
2 7 (5.22%) SSL
3 5 (3.73%) LAN
4 4 (2.99%) WAN
5 3 (2.24%) Internet
5 3 (2.24%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.49%) VPN
6 2 (1.49%) RIP
6 2 (1.49%) ADSL
6 2 (1.49%) DNS
6 2 (1.49%) MPLS
6 2 (1.49%) OSPF
6 2 (1.49%) BGP
6 2 (1.49%) DSL
6 2 (1.49%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.49%) Firewall
6 2 (1.49%) xDSL
7 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.75%) ProClarity
3 1 (0.75%) DB2
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MSTest
1 7 (5.22%) NUnit
2 6 (4.48%) LoadRunner
2 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.73%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (3.73%) RSpec
3 5 (3.73%) Subversion
4 4 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.24%) QUnit
6 2 (1.49%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.75%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.75%) TestNG
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 14 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (2.24%) Military
2 3 (2.24%) Publishing
3 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Avionics
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (14.93%) Developer
2 19 (14.18%) Analyst
3 9 (6.72%) Project Manager
4 7 (5.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (5.22%) Test Engineer
5 6 (4.48%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.48%) Architect
5 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
5 6 (4.48%) Java Developer
6 5 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Coordinator
7 4 (2.99%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Operations Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Administrator
7 4 (2.99%) Commercial Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Network Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Performance Test Engineer
8 3 (2.24%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.24%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) Web Services
2 11 (8.21%) .NET
3 10 (7.46%) HTML
3 10 (7.46%) XML
4 9 (6.72%) SOAP
5 7 (5.22%) REST
5 7 (5.22%) WCF
5 7 (5.22%) WPF
5 7 (5.22%) WSDL
5 7 (5.22%) JMS
6 4 (2.99%) CSS
6 4 (2.99%) jQuery
7 3 (2.24%) Dojo
7 3 (2.24%) JSON
7 3 (2.24%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.24%) Spring
7 3 (2.24%) Middleware
7 3 (2.24%) JSP
8 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.49%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.73%) Open Source
4 4 (2.99%) CMDB
4 4 (2.99%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.24%) User Experience
5 3 (2.24%) Copywriting
5 3 (2.24%) BBC
6 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Physics
7 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.75%) Tandem
7 1 (0.75%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.19%) Linux
2 9 (6.72%) Windows
3 5 (3.73%) CentOS
3 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.49%) UNIX
5 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) zOS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.69%) ITIL
3 16 (11.94%) Scrum
4 13 (9.70%) OO
4 13 (9.70%) Project Management
5 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.46%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.72%) Service Management
7 9 (6.72%) TOGAF
8 8 (5.97%) UML
8 8 (5.97%) Migration
9 7 (5.22%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.22%) Change Management
9 7 (5.22%) TDD
9 7 (5.22%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.22%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.22%) SysML
9 7 (5.22%) SOA
10 6 (4.48%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.67%) Java
2 16 (11.94%) C
3 13 (9.70%) SQL
4 12 (8.96%) C#
5 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.99%) Python
7 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.24%) PHP
8 2 (1.49%) C++
8 2 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.75%) Delphi
9 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (28.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) Degree
4 4 (2.99%) ISEB
4 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.24%) CCNP
5 3 (2.24%) CCNA
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.24%) MCP
6 2 (1.49%) MCSA
6 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.49%) MCTS
6 2 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) APMG
7 1 (0.75%) NCDA
7 1 (0.75%) NCIE
7 1 (0.75%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) P3O
3 1 (0.75%) BS25999
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) vCloud
1 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.22%) Puppet
3 5 (3.73%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.24%) SCCM
4 3 (2.24%) SCOM
5 2 (1.49%) YUM
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.46%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.97%) EMC
4 7 (5.22%) HP
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle
5 6 (4.48%) Cisco
5 6 (4.48%) Remedy
6 5 (3.73%) VMware
6 5 (3.73%) Google
6 5 (3.73%) IBM
6 5 (3.73%) BMC
7 3 (2.24%) Software AG
8 2 (1.49%) SAP
8 2 (1.49%) Sun
8 2 (1.49%) Apple
8 2 (1.49%) ESRI
9 1 (0.75%) Primavera
9 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.75%) Nortel
9 1 (0.75%) Juniper
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