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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 402 361 408
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +47
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 10 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.85% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £600 £472 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +57.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £494 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.62% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -64.00%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) CRM
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) NAS
6 5 (23.81%) XenApp
6 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (23.81%) Lync
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Service Management
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
10 1 (4.76%) Summit
10 1 (4.76%) Incident Management

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (23.81%) Lync
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Summit
2 1 (4.76%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) NAS
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Email Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Information Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) XenApp
2 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) SAP