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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 414 412 389
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 20 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.085% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.51% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 30
Median daily rate £525 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +25.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £74.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year
-28.65% -
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
3552 3753 3986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.37% 16.80% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2272 2485 2765
Median daily rate £453 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 68
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Croydon - 13 - -
City of London +3 1 - -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 London region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 60 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (88.33%) SC Cleared
3 46 (76.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 45 (75.00%) DV Cleared
5 25 (41.67%) JIRA
6 17 (28.33%) Confluence
7 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (23.33%) DevOps
9 12 (20.00%) Linux
10 11 (18.33%) Java
10 11 (18.33%) Scrum
10 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
10 11 (18.33%) Docker
11 10 (16.67%) VMware
11 10 (16.67%) Firewall
11 10 (16.67%) Cisco
12 9 (15.00%) ZABBIX
12 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
12 9 (15.00%) Puppet
13 8 (13.33%) vSphere
13 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
13 8 (13.33%) SIEM
13 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (13.33%) Patch Management
13 8 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (13.33%) AlienVault
13 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
13 8 (13.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 17 (28.33%) Confluence
2 3 (5.00%) Drupal
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (13.33%) LAN
2 8 (13.33%) LDAP
2 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (5.00%) Network Security
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) IPsec
4 2 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.33%) OpenVPN
4 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (3.33%) SSH
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.33%) HBase
5 4 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) JIRA
2 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.33%) Ant
6 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.33%) JUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Liquibase
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
6 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Architect
3 5 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 4 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 4 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (6.67%) DBA
4 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared DBA
4 4 (6.67%) Unix DBA
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Operational Security Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Release Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (10.00%) CSS
1 6 (10.00%) HTML
1 6 (10.00%) HTML5
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Camel
2 5 (8.33%) CSS3
2 5 (8.33%) REST
2 5 (8.33%) Spring
2 5 (8.33%) Spring Boot
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (5.00%) SAML
5 2 (3.33%) .NET
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) ELK Stack
5 2 (3.33%) MCollective
5 2 (3.33%) RESTful
5 2 (3.33%) Software Packaging
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.67%) Java EE
6 1 (1.67%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) ASIC
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) CentOS
2 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) DevOps
3 11 (18.33%) Scrum
4 8 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
4 8 (13.33%) SIEM
4 8 (13.33%) TDD
4 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (11.67%) BDD
5 7 (11.67%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (10.00%) Information Security
6 6 (10.00%) Microservices
6 6 (10.00%) Workflow
7 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.33%) ITSM
7 5 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.67%) C
2 4 (6.67%) Groovy
2 4 (6.67%) Scala
3 3 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (88.33%) SC Cleared
3 46 (76.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 45 (75.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) CISA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CITP
5 2 (3.33%) JNCIE
5 2 (3.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 8 (13.33%) RMADS
2 3 (5.00%) ISO22301
3 2 (3.33%) BS25999
4 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Docker
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) vSphere
3 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.67%) Corosync
5 2 (3.33%) Postfix
5 2 (3.33%) Squid
5 2 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
1 9 (15.00%) ZABBIX
2 8 (13.33%) Nessus
2 8 (13.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 4 (6.67%) Pacemaker
4 3 (5.00%) Ansible
5 2 (3.33%) Consul
5 2 (3.33%) Kibana
5 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.33%) logstash
5 2 (3.33%) Packer
5 2 (3.33%) Rancher
5 2 (3.33%) Terraform
6 1 (1.67%) Nagios
6 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Cisco
1 10 (16.67%) VMware
2 8 (13.33%) AlienVault
3 6 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) Hortonworks
5 4 (6.67%) ForgeRock
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.33%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper
7 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.33%) Sonatype