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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 397 425 404
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 31 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.026% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 8
Median daily rate £478 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £345 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +334.61%
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
3669 3619 3726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.98% 15.49% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2537 2332 2482
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 92 116
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £52.17 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

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
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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 - 11 £535 -
City of London +45 3 £168 -58.00%
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 68 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (48.53%) SC Cleared
3 26 (38.24%) DV Cleared
4 24 (35.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (35.29%) Linux
5 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (32.35%) DevOps
6 20 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
7 19 (27.94%) Ansible
7 19 (27.94%) Ruby
8 18 (26.47%) Docker
9 17 (25.00%) nginx
9 17 (25.00%) Puppet
9 17 (25.00%) SQL
9 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 16 (23.53%) NoSQL
10 16 (23.53%) logstash
10 16 (23.53%) HAProxy
10 16 (23.53%) GitHub
10 16 (23.53%) Artifactory
11 15 (22.06%) GlusterFS
12 14 (20.59%) Java
12 14 (20.59%) Kubernetes
12 14 (20.59%) Ceph
12 14 (20.59%) GitLab
12 14 (20.59%) Graphite
12 14 (20.59%) CoreOS
12 14 (20.59%) Security Hardening
12 14 (20.59%) Sensu

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 (25.00%) nginx
2 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) JBoss
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.94%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.53%) GitHub
3 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
3 3 (4.41%) SaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) DHCP
4 2 (2.94%) DMZ
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.94%) SAN
4 2 (2.94%) VLAN
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) LDAP
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) Redis
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.47%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) HBase
6 1 (1.47%) Impala
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.53%) Artifactory
3 14 (20.59%) GitLab
4 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.41%) Selenium
6 2 (2.94%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.94%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.94%) Subversion
7 1 (1.47%) Concordion
7 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 2 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 15 (22.06%) Consultant
2 15 (22.06%) DevOps Consultant
3 14 (20.59%) Linux Consultant
4 13 (19.12%) Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Designer
9 3 (4.41%) Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Automation Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.41%) User Experience Researcher
9 3 (4.41%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) Sensu
2 4 (5.88%) CSS
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) Java EE
3 3 (4.41%) Middleware
3 3 (4.41%) Node.js
3 3 (4.41%) RESTful
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.94%) HTML5
4 2 (2.94%) Java SE
4 2 (2.94%) JavaFX
4 2 (2.94%) JMS
4 2 (2.94%) LAMP
4 2 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.94%) Spring
4 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Psychology
4 2 (2.94%) Tandem
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) CoreOS
3 5 (7.35%) Unix
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) CentOS
4 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (32.35%) DevOps
2 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (20.59%) Security Hardening
4 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.29%) ITIL
6 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.82%) Open Source
6 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) Scrum
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.41%) Customer Insight
9 3 (4.41%) Market Research
9 3 (4.41%) Microservices
9 3 (4.41%) Service Management
9 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) Ruby
2 17 (25.00%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) Go
3 14 (20.59%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) Perl
6 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.94%) C
7 2 (2.94%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Scala
7 2 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (48.53%) SC Cleared
3 26 (38.24%) DV Cleared
4 24 (35.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Docker
2 15 (22.06%) GlusterFS
3 14 (20.59%) Ceph
3 14 (20.59%) etcd
3 14 (20.59%) flannel
4 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.94%) vCloud
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) Ansible
2 17 (25.00%) Puppet
3 16 (23.53%) HAProxy
3 16 (23.53%) logstash
4 14 (20.59%) Graphite
4 14 (20.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (20.59%) Kubernetes
4 14 (20.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 14 (20.59%) rkt
5 4 (5.88%) Salt
5 4 (5.88%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.94%) Kibana
7 2 (2.94%) Nagios
7 2 (2.94%) Rundeck
8 1 (1.47%) Ambari
8 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.47%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.35%) VMware
2 2 (2.94%) Black Duck
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco
2 2 (2.94%) Google
2 2 (2.94%) Lotus
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle
2 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.94%) Sonatype
2 2 (2.94%) Twitter
2 2 (2.94%) Veracode
3 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.47%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.47%) MapR
3 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow