The table below looks at the statistics for CTC 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 CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 546 560 528
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 77 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.60% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 40
Median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £610 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
10673 9913 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.40% 19.21% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6699 5990 5297
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 486 403
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

CTC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CTC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CTC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CTC Cleared across the England region.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in England

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CTC Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in England

CTC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CTC Cleared across the England region.

CTC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in England

CTC 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 CTC Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +20 70 £390 -9.30%
West Midlands -25 4 £550 +57.14%
South East 0 2 £550 +37.50%
Yorkshire - 2 £227 -
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CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 48 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.78%) Windows
5 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
6 28 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (16.88%) VMware
7 26 (16.88%) Finance
7 26 (16.88%) Oracle
8 25 (16.23%) DNS
8 25 (16.23%) Coaching
9 24 (15.58%) Service Management
10 23 (14.94%) MS Office
11 22 (14.29%) Workflow
11 22 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (13.64%) Jenkins
12 21 (13.64%) Puppet
12 21 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (13.64%) Scrum
12 21 (13.64%) Linux
12 21 (13.64%) Apache
12 21 (13.64%) Configuration Management
13 20 (12.99%) Ant
13 20 (12.99%) JUnit
13 20 (12.99%) Migration
13 20 (12.99%) SSH
13 20 (12.99%) Maven
13 20 (12.99%) Squid
13 20 (12.99%) JIRA
13 20 (12.99%) ZABBIX

CTC 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 22 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (13.64%) Apache
3 20 (12.99%) Confluence
4 17 (11.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.95%) IIS
6 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (14.94%) MS Office
2 20 (12.99%) HipChat
3 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
4 10 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (4.55%) MS Visio
6 6 (3.90%) MS Project
7 1 (0.65%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.65%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.39%) Office 365
3 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.30%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.23%) DNS
2 20 (12.99%) OpenLDAP
2 20 (12.99%) OpenVPN
2 20 (12.99%) SSH
3 6 (3.90%) Firewall
3 6 (3.90%) Network Security
4 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.60%) Intranet
5 4 (2.60%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.95%) DHCP
6 3 (1.95%) LAN
6 3 (1.95%) WAN
7 1 (0.65%) DMZ
7 1 (0.65%) FTP
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.65%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) Hadoop
1 19 (12.34%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.30%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.30%) MS Access
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 20 (12.99%) Ant
2 20 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.99%) JIRA
2 20 (12.99%) JIRA Agile
2 20 (12.99%) JUnit
2 20 (12.99%) Liquibase
2 20 (12.99%) Maven
2 20 (12.99%) SonarQube
2 20 (12.99%) Sonatype Nexus
3 19 (12.34%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.95%) Toad
5 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
General
1 26 (16.88%) Finance
2 3 (1.95%) Back Office
3 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (15.58%) Analyst
2 16 (10.39%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (7.79%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.84%) Architect
5 9 (5.84%) Change Manager
5 9 (5.84%) Consultant
5 9 (5.84%) Senior DevOps
5 9 (5.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.19%) Business Change Manager
6 8 (5.19%) Business Manager
6 8 (5.19%) Developer
6 8 (5.19%) IT Manager
6 8 (5.19%) Support Manager
7 7 (4.55%) Designer
8 6 (3.90%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (3.25%) IT Support
9 5 (3.25%) IT Support Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.99%) ELK Stack
1 20 (12.99%) MCollective
2 19 (12.34%) Software Packaging
3 7 (4.55%) Web Services
4 3 (1.95%) .NET
5 2 (1.30%) COM
5 2 (1.30%) HTML
6 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.65%) REST
6 1 (0.65%) Saxon XSLT
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) Struts
6 1 (0.65%) XML
6 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) User Experience
2 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.95%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.30%) Clustering
5 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.30%) Psychology
5 2 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.65%) iPhone
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.78%) Windows
2 21 (13.64%) Linux
3 19 (12.34%) CentOS
4 14 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 9 (5.84%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.19%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.95%) Android
9 3 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.30%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.65%) Unix
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (16.23%) Coaching
4 24 (15.58%) Service Management
5 22 (14.29%) Workflow
6 21 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 21 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (13.64%) Scrum
7 20 (12.99%) Case Management
7 20 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (12.99%) DevOps
7 20 (12.99%) Migration
8 19 (12.34%) Identity Management
8 19 (12.34%) Project Management
9 16 (10.39%) PRINCE2
10 15 (9.74%) Change Management
11 13 (8.44%) Waterfall
12 12 (7.79%) Data Migration
13 10 (6.49%) ITIL
14 8 (5.19%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.34%) Ruby
1 19 (12.34%) Shell Script
2 12 (7.79%) SQL
3 4 (2.60%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.30%) C
4 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.30%) VBA
5 1 (0.65%) C#
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) VB
5 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.79%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.84%) ISEB
5 8 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (5.19%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.90%) PMP
7 3 (1.95%) Degree
7 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.65%) MCSA
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) Docker
1 20 (12.99%) Postfix
1 20 (12.99%) Squid
1 20 (12.99%) vCloud
2 18 (11.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.95%) XenApp
5 2 (1.30%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (13.64%) Puppet
2 20 (12.99%) Ansible
2 20 (12.99%) Kibana
2 20 (12.99%) Kubernetes
2 20 (12.99%) logstash
2 20 (12.99%) Rancher
2 20 (12.99%) Terraform
2 20 (12.99%) ZABBIX
3 6 (3.90%) SCCM
4 4 (2.60%) SCOM
5 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.95%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.88%) Oracle
2 26 (16.88%) VMware
3 20 (12.99%) Sonatype
4 19 (12.34%) Atlassian
5 9 (5.84%) HP
6 7 (4.55%) Cognos
7 6 (3.90%) Citrix
8 4 (2.60%) Cisco
8 4 (2.60%) IBM
9 3 (1.95%) Google
9 3 (1.95%) Remedy
10 2 (1.30%) BMC
10 2 (1.30%) Sophos
11 1 (0.65%) Apple
11 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.65%) CODA
11 1 (0.65%) Lotus
11 1 (0.65%) NetApp
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat