The table below looks at the statistics for CTC 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 CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 371 405 383
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 40 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 27
Average daily rate
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£378 £401 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +48.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £550 £388
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +41.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £18.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 - £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 - £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.68
CTC 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
3687 3720 3779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 14.82% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 2331 2241
Average daily rate £425 £420 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 105 147
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CTC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CTC Cleared across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CTC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in London

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CTC Cleared across the London region.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in London

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CTC Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in London

CTC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CTC Cleared across the London region.

CTC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in London

CTC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CTC Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

CTC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in London

CTC 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 CTC Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 +36 9 £501 +40.20%
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 95 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (51.58%) SC Cleared
3 19 (20.00%) Project Management
4 16 (16.84%) PRINCE2
5 15 (15.79%) Scrum
6 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.58%) Java
7 10 (10.53%) Windows
7 10 (10.53%) ITIL
8 9 (9.47%) XML
8 9 (9.47%) HTML
8 9 (9.47%) Service Management
9 8 (8.42%) Finance
9 8 (8.42%) Oracle
9 8 (8.42%) DV Cleared
9 8 (8.42%) Analytics
10 7 (7.37%) Open Source
10 7 (7.37%) Performance Management
10 7 (7.37%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
10 7 (7.37%) SQL
11 6 (6.32%) CSS
11 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.32%) Information Management
11 6 (6.32%) JIRA
12 5 (5.26%) Confluence
12 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (5.26%) Visualisation

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.16%) Liferay
2 3 (3.16%) Apache
2 3 (3.16%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.05%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) LAN
2 3 (3.16%) WAN
3 2 (2.11%) VPN
3 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.11%) SSL
3 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.11%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.05%) Junos
4 1 (1.05%) MPLS
4 1 (1.05%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.16%) JasperReports
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (1.05%) MS Access
3 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.05%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) JIRA
2 4 (4.21%) Maven
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.16%) JMeter
3 3 (3.16%) Selenium
4 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.11%) Xcode
5 1 (1.05%) Subversion
5 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (1.05%) JUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.05%) Gradle
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Legal
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Back Office
4 3 (3.16%) Law
5 2 (2.11%) Publishing
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.79%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.16%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (3.16%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Programme Office Support
10 2 (2.11%) Change Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) HTML
1 9 (9.47%) XML
2 6 (6.32%) CSS
3 5 (5.26%) Web Services
4 4 (4.21%) HTML5
4 4 (4.21%) JSP
4 4 (4.21%) Struts
4 4 (4.21%) J2EE
4 4 (4.21%) Spring
4 4 (4.21%) JSF
5 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.16%) XML Schema
5 3 (3.16%) DHTML
5 3 (3.16%) SOAP
5 3 (3.16%) REST
5 3 (3.16%) Struts2
5 3 (3.16%) JSON
6 2 (2.11%) jQuery
7 1 (1.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Open Source
2 5 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) GIS
4 3 (3.16%) CESG
5 2 (2.11%) PKI
5 2 (2.11%) Blog
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) RMADS
6 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) SecurID
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) Project Management
2 16 (16.84%) PRINCE2
3 15 (15.79%) Scrum
4 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
5 10 (10.53%) ITIL
6 9 (9.47%) Service Management
7 8 (8.42%) Analytics
8 7 (7.37%) Programme Management
8 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.37%) Performance Management
9 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.32%) Information Management
10 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.21%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.21%) Migration
11 4 (4.21%) Change Management
11 4 (4.21%) Change Control
11 4 (4.21%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) Java
2 7 (7.37%) SQL
3 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 95 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (51.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) CIPD
5 3 (3.16%) Degree
6 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.05%) PMP
7 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.05%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.05%) MAPM
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) COBIT
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) NLBS
2 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Nagios
2 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Oracle
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco
3 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.11%) Sophos
4 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.05%) Open Text
5 1 (1.05%) Remedy
5 1 (1.05%) Adobe
5 1 (1.05%) Sun
5 1 (1.05%) Juniper
5 1 (1.05%) BMC
5 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.05%) Apple
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £370 - £430 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £605 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day to £500 day
Posted: 5 days ago