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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 394 392 400
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 34 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £355 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £140 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £462
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £137.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-25.83% -31.42%
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
3878 3790 3740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.74% 14.96% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2622 2444 2313
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 82 123
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £46.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +14 12 - -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) C
4 9 (18.75%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) ITIL
5 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 8 (16.67%) HTML
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 6 (12.50%) HTTP
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (10.42%) Google
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.42%) C#
8 5 (10.42%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) UML
9 4 (8.33%) SOAP
9 4 (8.33%) XML
9 4 (8.33%) CSS
9 4 (8.33%) SSL
9 4 (8.33%) WSDL
9 4 (8.33%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) ETL
9 4 (8.33%) Python

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) SNMP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) SMTP
4 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.08%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) Intranet
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) NAS
4 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.08%) JMeter
4 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Content Editor
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Operations Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Service Assurance Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.08%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) .NET
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) SOAP
3 4 (8.33%) XML
3 4 (8.33%) JMS
3 4 (8.33%) WSDL
3 4 (8.33%) jQuery
3 4 (8.33%) REST
4 3 (6.25%) JSP
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) Google Maps API
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.08%) Underscore.js
6 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Middleware
6 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Copywriting
2 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) BBC
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 6 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) SysML
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (8.33%) SOA
7 4 (8.33%) ETL
7 4 (8.33%) UML
7 4 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.25%) Analytics
8 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) C
2 9 (18.75%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCTS
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) APMP
4 1 (2.08%) NCDA
4 1 (2.08%) NCIE
4 1 (2.08%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) NFS
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) YUM
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
1 5 (10.42%) Google
2 3 (6.25%) Remedy
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (6.25%) BMC
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) ESRI
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
4 1 (2.08%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Software AG
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