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 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 499 503 421
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -82
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 70 36 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.077% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.39% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 41
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £202 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £13.35 -
% change year-on-year
+184.64% -
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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
10465 9126 7522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.94% 19.61% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6129 4987 4041
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 432 456
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.87% -27.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 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 2 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 +23 22 £405 -31.06%
South West -4 16 £350 -6.66% 1
South East -16 16 £406 +88.95% 2
North West -11 2 £507 +15.28%
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (26.75%) SC Cleared
3 29 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.10%) Telecoms
4 19 (12.10%) Migration
5 18 (11.46%) Linux
6 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
6 17 (10.83%) Project Management
7 16 (10.19%) Cisco
7 16 (10.19%) Windows
7 16 (10.19%) Java
8 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.92%) Oracle
9 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (8.28%) SQL
10 13 (8.28%) HTML
11 12 (7.64%) MPLS
11 12 (7.64%) OSPF
11 12 (7.64%) BGP
11 12 (7.64%) WAN
11 12 (7.64%) CCNP
11 12 (7.64%) CCNA
11 12 (7.64%) Business Continuity
12 11 (7.01%) Finance
12 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
12 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
12 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.01%) LAN
13 10 (6.37%) ADSL
13 10 (6.37%) Ethernet

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 4 (2.55%) CMS
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.91%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.27%) JBoss
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.64%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
4 1 (0.64%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.64%) Drupal
4 1 (0.64%) WordPress
4 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.64%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Project
2 6 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.18%) MS Office
4 3 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.27%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.64%) Magento
4 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) PaaS
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
1 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.64%) WAN
1 12 (7.64%) MPLS
1 12 (7.64%) OSPF
1 12 (7.64%) BGP
2 11 (7.01%) LAN
3 10 (6.37%) ADSL
3 10 (6.37%) Ethernet
3 10 (6.37%) RIP
3 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.37%) VPN
3 10 (6.37%) Internet
3 10 (6.37%) DSL
3 10 (6.37%) EIGRP
3 10 (6.37%) xDSL
4 9 (5.73%) SDH
5 7 (4.46%) ATM
5 7 (4.46%) Intranet
5 7 (4.46%) Frame Relay
6 5 (3.18%) SAN
7 3 (1.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Essbase
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.64%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.82%) Subversion
3 4 (2.55%) Maven
3 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.27%) JMeter
4 2 (1.27%) Selenium
4 2 (1.27%) Hudson
5 1 (0.64%) QUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (12.10%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.01%) Finance
3 3 (1.91%) Publishing
4 2 (1.27%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) Avionics
5 1 (0.64%) Games
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (13.38%) Developer
2 20 (12.74%) Analyst
3 18 (11.46%) Project Manager
4 15 (9.55%) Architect
5 14 (8.92%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Consultant
6 8 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.10%) IP Network Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) IP Engineer
7 6 (3.82%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.18%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.18%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.55%) Business Continuity Manager
9 4 (2.55%) Operations Project Manager
9 4 (2.55%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (2.55%) Operations Manager
10 3 (1.91%) Support Engineer
10 3 (1.91%) Security Analyst
10 3 (1.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) HTML
2 8 (5.10%) .NET
2 8 (5.10%) Web Services
3 7 (4.46%) SOAP
4 6 (3.82%) XML
4 6 (3.82%) CSS
5 5 (3.18%) Spring
5 5 (3.18%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.18%) RESTful
6 4 (2.55%) jQuery
6 4 (2.55%) HTML5
6 4 (2.55%) JSP
7 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.91%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.27%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.27%) Underscore.js
8 2 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.82%) Open Source
3 4 (2.55%) User Experience
4 2 (1.27%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.27%) NHS
4 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.64%) GIS
5 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.64%) BBC
5 1 (0.64%) Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Economics
5 1 (0.64%) PKI
5 1 (0.64%) SCADA
5 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.64%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.64%) Social Network
5 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.46%) Linux
2 16 (10.19%) Windows
3 8 (5.10%) UNIX
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.27%) HPUX
5 2 (1.27%) Solaris
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.64%) CentOS
6 1 (0.64%) VMS
6 1 (0.64%) VME
6 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (12.10%) Migration
3 17 (10.83%) Project Management
4 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (7.64%) Business Continuity
6 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.37%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.73%) ITIL
8 9 (5.73%) Change Management
9 8 (5.10%) Business Continuity Management
10 7 (4.46%) SOA
11 6 (3.82%) MVC
11 6 (3.82%) Analytics
12 5 (3.18%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.18%) Workflow
12 5 (3.18%) TOGAF
12 5 (3.18%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.18%) ETL
12 5 (3.18%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.19%) Java
2 13 (8.28%) SQL
3 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.10%) C#
5 7 (4.46%) Python
6 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.55%) PHP
8 3 (1.91%) C
9 2 (1.27%) Ruby
9 2 (1.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.64%) C++
10 1 (0.64%) COBOL
10 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.64%) VB
10 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.64%) XPath
10 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 157 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (26.75%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.64%) CCNA
4 12 (7.64%) CCNP
5 8 (5.10%) ISEB
6 6 (3.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (3.82%) Degree
7 5 (3.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.55%) CCIP
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.27%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.27%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.27%) MCP
10 2 (1.27%) CCIE
10 2 (1.27%) VCP4
11 1 (0.64%) APMP
11 1 (0.64%) APMG
11 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) P3O
4 1 (0.64%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.27%) Squid
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.64%) XenApp
3 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) yum
3 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.19%) Cisco
3 14 (8.92%) Oracle
4 7 (4.46%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.82%) Juniper
6 5 (3.18%) HP
7 4 (2.55%) VMware
8 3 (1.91%) IBM
8 3 (1.91%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.91%) Remedy
9 2 (1.27%) Nortel
9 2 (1.27%) Brocade
9 2 (1.27%) Twitter
10 1 (0.64%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.64%) Tufin
10 1 (0.64%) Mitel
10 1 (0.64%) Google
10 1 (0.64%) Adobe
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