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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 395 404 366
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -38
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 13 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.038% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.23% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £600 £472
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £440 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £620 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £397
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.33 £15.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+210.36% +12.96%
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
3585 3896 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.10% 16.48% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2620 2045
Average daily rate £413 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.79 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +20 3 £338 -46.00%
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.80%) MS Project
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Puppet
5 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.84%) Java
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Brocade
7 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.88%) Change Management
7 3 (5.88%) Windows
7 3 (5.88%) SAN
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
8 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Dependency Management
8 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Drupal
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.96%) WordPress
2 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Sage Pay
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) VLAN
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Architect
2 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Project Planner
3 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Programme Planner
4 3 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (3.92%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) RESTful
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) Spring
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) MDX
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
2 1 (1.96%) JSP
2 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.96%) HTML5
2 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.96%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.96%) SCADA
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.92%) HPUX
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.80%) Project Management
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Dependency Management
6 2 (3.92%) DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.92%) SOA
6 2 (3.92%) Information Management
6 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management
6 2 (3.92%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MOS
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.96%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.96%) yum
4 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Brocade
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Mitel
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee
4 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter