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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 398 418 414
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 45 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.56% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 9
Median daily rate £500 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £203 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.35
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
4043 3723 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.71% 15.91% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2482 2576
Median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 77
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +12 25 £525 -
City of London +13 2 £364 -23.42% 1
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (64.47%) SC Cleared
3 40 (52.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 39 (51.32%) DV Cleared
5 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (26.32%) DevOps
7 19 (25.00%) JIRA
8 16 (21.05%) Linux
9 14 (18.42%) Java
9 14 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (18.42%) Scrum
9 14 (18.42%) VMware
10 12 (15.79%) Firewall
10 12 (15.79%) Docker
11 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
11 11 (14.47%) Confluence
11 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
12 10 (13.16%) Cisco
12 10 (13.16%) Puppet
12 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
13 9 (11.84%) ITIL
14 8 (10.53%) Python
14 8 (10.53%) LDAP
14 8 (10.53%) LAN
14 8 (10.53%) WAN
14 8 (10.53%) Project Management

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 11 (14.47%) Confluence
2 5 (6.58%) Apache
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.95%) Drupal
5 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.63%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.63%) nginx
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Project
2 2 (2.63%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) IaaS
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.63%) GitHub
4 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.63%) PaaS
4 2 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.53%) LAN
3 8 (10.53%) LDAP
3 8 (10.53%) WAN
4 5 (6.58%) HTTP
5 4 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (5.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.95%) Network Security
7 2 (2.63%) DMZ
7 2 (2.63%) DNS
7 2 (2.63%) FTP
7 2 (2.63%) IPsec
7 2 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (2.63%) OpenVPN
7 2 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.26%) HBase
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.63%) Redis
5 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.32%) Impala
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) JIRA
2 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (5.26%) SonarQube
4 4 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.95%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.63%) Ant
6 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.63%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.63%) JUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Liquibase
6 2 (2.63%) Maven
6 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.63%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Architect
2 13 (17.11%) Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Scrum Master
5 4 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 4 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Digital User Researcher
6 3 (3.95%) Operational Security Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Release Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Security Operations Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.95%) User Experience Researcher
6 3 (3.95%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) CSS
1 7 (9.21%) HTML
2 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
2 5 (6.58%) HTML5
2 5 (6.58%) Spring
2 5 (6.58%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) REST
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Camel
4 3 (3.95%) CSS3
4 3 (3.95%) Java EE
4 3 (3.95%) Node.js
4 3 (3.95%) RESTful
4 3 (3.95%) SAML
4 3 (3.95%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) J2EE
5 2 (2.63%) Java SE
5 2 (2.63%) JMS
5 2 (2.63%) LAMP
5 2 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) Psychology
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Tandem
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) CentOS
2 6 (7.89%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) DevOps
3 14 (18.42%) Scrum
4 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.84%) ITIL
6 8 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 8 (10.53%) Project Management
6 8 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 8 (10.53%) SIEM
6 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (9.21%) BDD
7 7 (9.21%) TDD
8 6 (7.89%) Information Security
8 6 (7.89%) Open Source
8 6 (7.89%) Service Management
8 6 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) Java
2 8 (10.53%) Python
3 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 6 (7.89%) Scala
4 5 (6.58%) Ruby
5 4 (5.26%) C
5 4 (5.26%) Groovy
6 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (64.47%) SC Cleared
3 40 (52.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 39 (51.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) Degree
6 2 (2.63%) CCIE
6 2 (2.63%) CCNP
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.63%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (10.53%) PCI DSS
1 8 (10.53%) RMADS
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Docker
2 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) vSphere
4 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.26%) vCloud
6 2 (2.63%) Postfix
6 2 (2.63%) Squid
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Puppet
2 8 (10.53%) Nessus
2 8 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (9.21%) ZABBIX
4 6 (7.89%) Ansible
5 4 (5.26%) Kibana
5 4 (5.26%) logstash
6 3 (3.95%) Salt
7 2 (2.63%) Consul
7 2 (2.63%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.63%) Nagios
7 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.63%) Packer
7 2 (2.63%) Rancher
7 2 (2.63%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.63%) Terraform
8 1 (1.32%) Ambari
8 1 (1.32%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) VMware
2 10 (13.16%) Cisco
3 8 (10.53%) AlienVault
4 6 (7.89%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.26%) ForgeRock
6 4 (5.26%) Hortonworks
6 4 (5.26%) Sonatype
7 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.63%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.63%) Black Duck
8 2 (2.63%) Google
8 2 (2.63%) Juniper
8 2 (2.63%) Lotus
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.63%) Remedy
8 2 (2.63%) Twitter
8 2 (2.63%) Veracode
9 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago