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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 510 473 481
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +8
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 68 96 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 55
Average daily rate
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£403 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £311 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £137.50 £13.35 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+929.96% -64.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.86%
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
10011 8323 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.16% 17.26% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5633 4713 4945
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 391 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 27 £425 +19.71% 1
South East +1 15 £400 -1.23% 2
North West -13 5 £423 -0.58%
South West -65 5 £401 +17.98%
East of England -23 1 £300 - 1
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 20 (16.13%) Java
5 16 (12.90%) Scrum
5 16 (12.90%) ITIL
6 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
6 15 (12.10%) Finance
7 14 (11.29%) Web Services
7 14 (11.29%) SQL
7 14 (11.29%) C
8 13 (10.48%) OO
9 12 (9.68%) C#
9 12 (9.68%) Linux
9 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
10 11 (8.87%) MS Office
10 11 (8.87%) .NET
10 11 (8.87%) HTTP
10 11 (8.87%) Project Management
11 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
11 10 (8.06%) Red Hat
11 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
11 10 (8.06%) XML
12 9 (7.26%) SOAP
12 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
12 9 (7.26%) HTML
12 9 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.26%) Service Management
12 9 (7.26%) Management Information System

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.23%) CMS
2 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) Documentum
3 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.61%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Office
2 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.03%) MS Project
4 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.42%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.81%) Agresso
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) HTTP
2 7 (5.65%) SSL
3 6 (4.84%) LAN
4 5 (4.03%) WAN
5 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.42%) Internet
5 3 (2.42%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.61%) xDSL
6 2 (1.61%) NAS
6 2 (1.61%) Firewall
6 2 (1.61%) ADSL
6 2 (1.61%) RIP
6 2 (1.61%) MPLS
6 2 (1.61%) OSPF
6 2 (1.61%) SAN
6 2 (1.61%) BGP
6 2 (1.61%) DSL
6 2 (1.61%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.61%) VPN
6 2 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) DB2
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) LoadRunner
1 7 (5.65%) NUnit
1 7 (5.65%) MSTest
2 6 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.84%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (4.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.03%) RSpec
4 4 (3.23%) Subversion
5 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.42%) QUnit
6 2 (1.61%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.81%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) TestNG
7 1 (0.81%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (12.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Military
2 3 (2.42%) Publishing
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (16.94%) Analyst
2 19 (15.32%) Developer
3 7 (5.65%) C# Developer
4 6 (4.84%) Test Engineer
4 6 (4.84%) Architect
4 6 (4.84%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.03%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
5 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
5 5 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.23%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (3.23%) Administrator
6 4 (3.23%) Commercial Manager
6 4 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.23%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 3 (2.42%) Tester
7 3 (2.42%) Content Editor
7 3 (2.42%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) Web Services
2 11 (8.87%) .NET
3 10 (8.06%) XML
4 9 (7.26%) SOAP
4 9 (7.26%) HTML
5 7 (5.65%) WSDL
5 7 (5.65%) JMS
5 7 (5.65%) WCF
5 7 (5.65%) WPF
5 7 (5.65%) REST
6 4 (3.23%) CSS
7 3 (2.42%) Middleware
7 3 (2.42%) Spring
7 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.42%) jQuery
7 3 (2.42%) Dojo
7 3 (2.42%) JSON
8 2 (1.61%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (1.61%) RESTful
8 2 (1.61%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.03%) Open Source
4 4 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.23%) CMDB
5 3 (2.42%) BBC
5 3 (2.42%) Copywriting
5 3 (2.42%) User Experience
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
7 1 (0.81%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.81%) Tandem
7 1 (0.81%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.68%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) Windows
3 5 (4.03%) CentOS
3 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.61%) UNIX
7 1 (0.81%) zOS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.90%) Scrum
2 16 (12.90%) ITIL
3 13 (10.48%) OO
4 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.87%) Project Management
5 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.26%) Service Management
6 9 (7.26%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.45%) UML
8 7 (5.65%) TDD
8 7 (5.65%) Automated Testing
8 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.65%) SysML
8 7 (5.65%) Migration
8 7 (5.65%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.65%) Test Strategy
9 6 (4.84%) DevOps
9 6 (4.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.13%) Java
2 14 (11.29%) SQL
2 14 (11.29%) C
3 12 (9.68%) C#
4 8 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.61%) Python
6 2 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.81%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) C++
7 1 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 124 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) Degree
4 4 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.23%) ISEB
4 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.42%) CCNA
5 3 (2.42%) CCNP
5 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.61%) MCTS
6 2 (1.61%) MCSA
6 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
7 1 (0.81%) CISSP
7 1 (0.81%) CCDP
7 1 (0.81%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) vCloud
3 1 (0.81%) NFS
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.65%) Puppet
3 5 (4.03%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.42%) SCCM
4 3 (2.42%) SCOM
5 2 (1.61%) YUM
6 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.45%) EMC
4 7 (5.65%) HP
4 7 (5.65%) Oracle
5 6 (4.84%) VMware
5 6 (4.84%) Remedy
5 6 (4.84%) Cisco
6 5 (4.03%) IBM
6 5 (4.03%) BMC
6 5 (4.03%) Google
7 3 (2.42%) Software AG
7 3 (2.42%) SAP
8 2 (1.61%) ESRI
8 2 (1.61%) Apple
8 2 (1.61%) Sun
9 1 (0.81%) Juniper
9 1 (0.81%) CA
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix
9 1 (0.81%) Nortel
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