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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 513 530 431
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -99
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 59 33 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.070% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.36% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 27
Average daily rate
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£370 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £176 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £415 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £404
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £47.33 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.33 £13.35 -
% change year-on-year
+254.53% -
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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
9564 9146 7581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.67% 19.34% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5096 4065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 473 438
Average hourly rate £22.43 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +12 18 £393 -1.87%
South East -26 17 £406 +84.65% 1
South West -1 9 £338 +8.00%
BC Cleared
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (26.25%) SC Cleared
3 26 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.50%) Migration
4 20 (12.50%) Linux
4 20 (12.50%) Project Management
5 18 (11.25%) Telecoms
6 16 (10.00%) Windows
6 16 (10.00%) Oracle
7 15 (9.38%) Java
7 15 (9.38%) Cisco
7 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
9 13 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (8.13%) SQL
10 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
10 12 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 12 (7.50%) CCNP
10 12 (7.50%) BGP
10 12 (7.50%) MPLS
10 12 (7.50%) OSPF
10 12 (7.50%) Finance
10 12 (7.50%) Change Management
11 11 (6.88%) Business Continuity
11 11 (6.88%) UNIX
11 11 (6.88%) HTML
11 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
11 11 (6.88%) WAN
12 10 (6.25%) LAN
12 10 (6.25%) CCNA

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (1.88%) JBoss
1 3 (1.88%) Apache
1 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.88%) CMS
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.25%) Node.js
2 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.25%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.63%) Drupal
3 1 (0.63%) WordPress
3 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Project
2 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.88%) MS Office
4 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.25%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.63%) Magento
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) PaaS
1 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) MPLS
1 12 (7.50%) OSPF
1 12 (7.50%) BGP
2 11 (6.88%) WAN
3 10 (6.25%) LAN
4 9 (5.63%) SDH
4 9 (5.63%) ADSL
4 9 (5.63%) Ethernet
4 9 (5.63%) RIP
4 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.63%) VPN
4 9 (5.63%) Internet
4 9 (5.63%) DSL
4 9 (5.63%) EIGRP
4 9 (5.63%) xDSL
5 7 (4.38%) Intranet
5 7 (4.38%) ATM
5 7 (4.38%) Frame Relay
6 5 (3.13%) SAN
7 3 (1.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Essbase
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.13%) Subversion
4 4 (2.50%) Maven
4 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.25%) JMeter
5 2 (1.25%) Selenium
5 2 (1.25%) Hudson
6 1 (0.63%) QUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.63%) ProC
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.25%) Avionics
3 2 (1.25%) Legal
3 2 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (13.75%) Developer
2 20 (12.50%) Analyst
3 18 (11.25%) Project Manager
4 17 (10.63%) Architect
5 12 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Consultant
7 7 (4.38%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) IP Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (3.13%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.13%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (2.50%) Programme Planner
9 4 (2.50%) Operations Manager
9 4 (2.50%) Project Planner
9 4 (2.50%) Business Continuity Manager
9 4 (2.50%) Operations Project Manager
10 3 (1.88%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) HTML
2 9 (5.63%) Web Services
3 7 (4.38%) .NET
4 6 (3.75%) CSS
4 6 (3.75%) SOAP
5 5 (3.13%) XML
5 5 (3.13%) Spring
5 5 (3.13%) RESTful
6 4 (2.50%) HTML5
7 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.88%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.88%) JSP
8 2 (1.25%) J2EE
8 2 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.25%) jQuery
8 2 (1.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.25%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.25%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.75%) Open Source
1 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.50%) User Experience
3 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.25%) NHS
3 2 (1.25%) Human Factors
4 1 (0.63%) Social Network
4 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.63%) GIS
4 1 (0.63%) Replication
4 1 (0.63%) Economics
4 1 (0.63%) PKI
4 1 (0.63%) SCADA
4 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.50%) Linux
2 16 (10.00%) Windows
3 11 (6.88%) UNIX
4 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.25%) HPUX
6 2 (1.25%) Solaris
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) VME
7 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.50%) Migration
2 20 (12.50%) Project Management
3 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (7.50%) Change Management
4 12 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 11 (6.88%) Business Continuity
6 9 (5.63%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.00%) ITIL
8 7 (4.38%) Business Continuity Management
9 6 (3.75%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.13%) Workflow
10 5 (3.13%) TOGAF
10 5 (3.13%) ETL
10 5 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.50%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.50%) Programme Management
11 4 (2.50%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.50%) Service Management
11 4 (2.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.38%) Java
2 13 (8.13%) SQL
3 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.38%) C#
5 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.50%) Python
7 3 (1.88%) C
8 2 (1.25%) COBOL
8 2 (1.25%) Perl
8 2 (1.25%) PHP
8 2 (1.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) XPath
9 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (26.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.50%) CCNP
5 10 (6.25%) CCNA
6 6 (3.75%) ISEB
6 6 (3.75%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (3.13%) Degree
7 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.88%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.88%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.88%) CCIP
8 3 (1.88%) CCIE
9 2 (1.25%) MCP
10 1 (0.63%) CISSP
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.63%) PMP
10 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) Squid
3 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.63%) XenApp
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Puppet
2 3 (1.88%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (1.88%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.63%) yum
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (10.00%) Oracle
2 15 (9.38%) Cisco
3 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.75%) VMware
5 6 (3.75%) Juniper
6 4 (2.50%) Remedy
6 4 (2.50%) HP
7 3 (1.88%) IBM
7 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.88%) Brocade
8 2 (1.25%) Twitter
9 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.63%) Tufin
9 1 (0.63%) Mitel
9 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.63%) SAP
9 1 (0.63%) Nortel