The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 384 404 399
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 27 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.084% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £305 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £261 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £447 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £137.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.86%
BC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3687 3720 3779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 14.82% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 2331 2241
Average daily rate £425 £420 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 105 147
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
City of London +26 11 £375 +18.11%
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.00%) C
4 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) NAS
5 6 (15.00%) Linux
5 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (15.00%) LAN
5 6 (15.00%) HTTP
5 6 (15.00%) SAN
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) VMware
6 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) Service Management
6 5 (12.50%) WAN
6 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (12.50%) Citrix
6 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.50%) CRM
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) XenApp
6 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (12.50%) Lync
6 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) Lync
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
1 6 (15.00%) NAS
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) SNMP
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) SMTP
5 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.50%) Intranet
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
5 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) DbUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Content Editor
5 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) SOAP
1 4 (10.00%) XML
1 4 (10.00%) JMS
1 4 (10.00%) WSDL
1 4 (10.00%) REST
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) Google Maps API
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.00%) BBC
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) CMDB
2 2 (5.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Change Management
2 6 (15.00%) Scrum
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.50%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (10.00%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.00%) SysML
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) ITSM
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) C
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCTS
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) PhD
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) NCDA
5 1 (2.50%) NCIE
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.50%) XenApp
1 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) YUM
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Citrix
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Google
4 3 (7.50%) Remedy
4 3 (7.50%) BMC
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) ESRI
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Software AG
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