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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 400 393 369
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 11 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.35% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £376 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +30.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £234 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £608 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.53% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 £13.00 £13.43
% change year-on-year
+334.61% -3.16%
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
3575 3717 3442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.29% 15.98% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2463 2089
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 114 130
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.01% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -3 5 £400 -20.00%
Croydon - 2 - -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
4 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) J2EE
4 5 (17.24%) Servlets
4 5 (17.24%) JMS
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
5 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) CMDB
5 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) MS Project
6 3 (10.34%) Brocade
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Project Planner
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Programme Planner
4 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience Researcher
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) J2EE
1 5 (17.24%) Servlets
1 5 (17.24%) JMS
1 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
1 5 (17.24%) JSON
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
2 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.90%) Java EE
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) CMDB
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Human Factors
3 1 (3.45%) SCADA
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) HPUX
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Squid
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) Brocade
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) VMware