The first table below looks at the demand for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 387 379 392
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 15 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.71% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 11
Average daily rate
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£378 £288 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £261 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £447 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £104.00 £13.35 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+679.02% -66.20%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3666 3537 3718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.79% 14.59% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 2162 2213
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 124 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.91% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in London

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in London

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in London

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in London

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +14 3 £375 +29.31%
Greenford - - - -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) SAN
4 6 (25.00%) NAS
5 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (20.83%) Lync
5 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) XenApp
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) SLA
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LAN
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
1 6 (25.00%) NAS
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) BBC
2 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
1 5 (20.83%) CRM
1 5 (20.83%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Use Case
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience Design
4 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) NCDA
4 1 (4.17%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.83%) XenApp
1 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) YUM
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Sun
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
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