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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 399 397 405
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 20 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.10% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £377 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £137.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 £13.35 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+323.22% -
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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
3697 3764 3740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.36% 15.70% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2412 2358
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
City of London -12 2 £345 -8.00%
Croydon - 2 - -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) Service Management
5 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (17.86%) Apache Camel
6 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
6 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
6 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
6 5 (17.86%) Maven
6 5 (17.86%) JSON
6 5 (17.86%) JIRA
6 5 (17.86%) Servlets
6 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) J2EE
6 5 (17.86%) JMS
7 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
7 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (14.29%) CMDB
7 4 (14.29%) Open Source
7 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) WLAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Planner
5 2 (7.14%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planner
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) J2EE
1 5 (17.86%) Servlets
1 5 (17.86%) JMS
1 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
1 5 (17.86%) JSON
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Camel
2 4 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (7.14%) Java EE
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) CMDB
2 3 (10.71%) IVR
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) E-business
7 1 (3.57%) ITSM
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.57%) Security Management
7 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VB6
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Squid
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Avaya
1 3 (10.71%) Genesys
1 3 (10.71%) Verint
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Brocade
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) BMC