The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 366 398 381
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 45 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.45% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 24
Average daily rate
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£475 £401 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% +17.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £280 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £397
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +38.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.68
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3745 3537 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.86% 14.59% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2411 2157 2220
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 138
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CTC Cleared
England

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 9 £498 +42.14%
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (50.53%) SC Cleared
3 19 (20.00%) Project Management
4 16 (16.84%) Scrum
4 16 (16.84%) PRINCE2
5 14 (14.74%) Java
6 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.63%) XML
8 11 (11.58%) HTML
9 10 (10.53%) SQL
9 10 (10.53%) Oracle
9 10 (10.53%) Windows
9 10 (10.53%) ITIL
9 10 (10.53%) Service Management
9 10 (10.53%) Open Source
10 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.42%) CSS
11 8 (8.42%) Analytics
12 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
12 7 (7.37%) DV Cleared
12 7 (7.37%) Performance Management
12 7 (7.37%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.37%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.37%) JIRA
13 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (6.32%) Finance
13 6 (6.32%) Web Services
14 5 (5.26%) Struts
14 5 (5.26%) JSP
14 5 (5.26%) J2EE

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (4.21%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (4.21%) Liferay
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
2 4 (4.21%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.11%) LiveLink
3 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Office
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Wireless
2 3 (3.16%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) LAN
2 3 (3.16%) WAN
3 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) MPLS
4 1 (1.05%) DSL
4 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.21%) JasperReports
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.16%) Big Data
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.11%) MySQL
4 2 (2.11%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) JIRA
2 5 (5.26%) Maven
3 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.16%) Selenium
5 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.11%) JMeter
5 2 (2.11%) Xcode
6 1 (1.05%) Subversion
6 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.05%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.05%) Gradle
6 1 (1.05%) Ant
6 1 (1.05%) JUnit
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Back Office
2 4 (4.21%) Legal
2 4 (4.21%) Banking
2 4 (4.21%) Retail
2 4 (4.21%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.63%) Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Architect
3 10 (10.53%) Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Data Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.21%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (3.16%) Search Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Programme Office Support
9 2 (2.11%) Change Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.11%) Wintel Specialist
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.11%) IT Support
9 2 (2.11%) Head of IT
9 2 (2.11%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) XML
2 11 (11.58%) HTML
3 8 (8.42%) CSS
4 6 (6.32%) Web Services
5 5 (5.26%) HTML5
5 5 (5.26%) JSP
5 5 (5.26%) Struts
5 5 (5.26%) J2EE
5 5 (5.26%) Spring
5 5 (5.26%) JSF
6 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.21%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (4.21%) XML Schema
6 4 (4.21%) DHTML
6 4 (4.21%) REST
6 4 (4.21%) Struts2
6 4 (4.21%) JSON
7 3 (3.16%) .NET
7 3 (3.16%) SOAP
8 2 (2.11%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Open Source
2 5 (5.26%) GIS
2 5 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) CESG
4 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.05%) CMDB
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) Project Management
2 16 (16.84%) Scrum
2 16 (16.84%) PRINCE2
3 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.53%) Service Management
4 10 (10.53%) ITIL
5 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.42%) Analytics
7 7 (7.37%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.37%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.37%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.26%) Information Management
9 5 (5.26%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Change Management
9 5 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.21%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) Java
2 10 (10.53%) SQL
3 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.05%) ABAP
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 95 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (50.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) CIPD
5 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.05%) MAPM
6 1 (1.05%) PMP
6 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) COBIT
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
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 1 (1.05%) Nagios
1 1 (1.05%) WSUS
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) SCOM
1 1 (1.05%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) Open Text
3 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe
4 1 (1.05%) Sun
4 1 (1.05%) BMC
4 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.05%) Apple
4 1 (1.05%) Remedy
4 1 (1.05%) SAP