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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 381 390 395
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 70 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 1.40% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 31
Median daily rate £400 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £182 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £628 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £516 £350 £463
% change year-on-year
+47.47% -24.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4073 3708 3832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.69% 15.65% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2452 2457
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 100
Median hourly rate £19.23 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

CTC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CTC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 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 -2 12 - -
City of London +22 7 £338 -33.82% 1
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 116 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (52.59%) SC Cleared
3 50 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (34.48%) Oracle
5 38 (32.76%) Service Management
5 38 (32.76%) Coaching
6 37 (31.90%) Scrum
6 37 (31.90%) VMware
7 36 (31.03%) Workflow
7 36 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (31.03%) JIRA
7 36 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (31.03%) Confluence
7 36 (31.03%) Kubernetes
7 36 (31.03%) Docker
7 36 (31.03%) Puppet
7 36 (31.03%) Jenkins
8 35 (30.17%) Atlassian
8 35 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (30.17%) Apache
8 35 (30.17%) DNS
9 34 (29.31%) Linux
9 34 (29.31%) Ant
9 34 (29.31%) JUnit
9 34 (29.31%) Configuration Management
9 34 (29.31%) Git (software)
9 34 (29.31%) ZABBIX
9 34 (29.31%) OpenLDAP
9 34 (29.31%) Postfix
9 34 (29.31%) SSH

CTC 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 36 (31.03%) Confluence
2 35 (30.17%) Apache
3 34 (29.31%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (29.31%) HipChat
2 16 (13.79%) MS Office
3 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.17%) MS Project
4 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.86%) Primavera
3 1 (0.86%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 36 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.03%) Office 365
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.72%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.72%) Route 53
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
4 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.17%) DNS
2 34 (29.31%) OpenLDAP
2 34 (29.31%) OpenVPN
2 34 (29.31%) SSH
3 6 (5.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) FTP
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
4 1 (0.86%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) NAS
4 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) VLAN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) Hadoop
1 33 (28.45%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.86%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.86%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 36 (31.03%) Jenkins
1 36 (31.03%) JIRA
2 34 (29.31%) Ant
2 34 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 34 (29.31%) JIRA Agile
2 34 (29.31%) JUnit
2 34 (29.31%) Liquibase
2 34 (29.31%) Maven
2 34 (29.31%) SonarQube
2 34 (29.31%) Sonatype Nexus
3 33 (28.45%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.59%) Toad
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (14.66%) Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Senior DevOps
3 14 (12.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (9.48%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Business Change Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Business Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Change Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Consultant
6 5 (4.31%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (4.31%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Architect
7 4 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Junior
7 4 (3.45%) Migration Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.31%) ELK Stack
1 34 (29.31%) MCollective
2 33 (28.45%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (1.72%) .NET
4 2 (1.72%) HTML
5 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.86%) CSS
5 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.86%) REST
5 1 (0.86%) Saxon XSLT
5 1 (0.86%) SOAP
5 1 (0.86%) Struts
5 1 (0.86%) XML
5 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.86%) Clustering
4 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) iPhone
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.86%) NHS
4 1 (0.86%) PKI
4 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.86%) Replication
4 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.31%) Linux
2 33 (28.45%) CentOS
3 17 (14.66%) Windows
4 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) Android
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) Unix
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.76%) Coaching
2 38 (32.76%) Service Management
3 37 (31.90%) Scrum
4 36 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (31.03%) Workflow
5 35 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (29.31%) Case Management
6 34 (29.31%) Configuration Management
6 34 (29.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 34 (29.31%) DevOps
7 33 (28.45%) Identity Management
8 16 (13.79%) Migration
9 12 (10.34%) Project Management
10 11 (9.48%) Change Management
10 11 (9.48%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.03%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.17%) ITIL
13 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.45%) Ruby
1 33 (28.45%) Shell Script
2 9 (7.76%) SQL
3 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.72%) C
4 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.86%) Java
5 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.86%) Perl
5 1 (0.86%) VB
5 1 (0.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (52.59%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.76%) ISEB
4 8 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.90%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.86%) PMP
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (31.03%) Docker
2 34 (29.31%) Postfix
2 34 (29.31%) Squid
2 34 (29.31%) vCloud
3 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.86%) XenApp
5 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (31.03%) Kubernetes
1 36 (31.03%) Puppet
2 34 (29.31%) Ansible
2 34 (29.31%) Kibana
2 34 (29.31%) logstash
2 34 (29.31%) Rancher
2 34 (29.31%) Terraform
2 34 (29.31%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.45%) SCCM
4 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.59%) SCOM
5 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (34.48%) Oracle
2 37 (31.90%) VMware
3 35 (30.17%) Atlassian
4 34 (29.31%) Sonatype
5 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.03%) Cognos
7 4 (3.45%) HP
8 3 (2.59%) Google
8 3 (2.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) Citrix
10 1 (0.86%) Adobe
10 1 (0.86%) Apple
10 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.86%) Cisco
10 1 (0.86%) CODA
10 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.86%) Lotus
10 1 (0.86%) NetApp
10 1 (0.86%) Remedy
10 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
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