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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 364 407 362
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -45
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 45 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.070% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 0.45% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £230 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £481 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £525 £440
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £16.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.50
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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
3848 3756 3256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.69% 15.49% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2673 2432 2052
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 129
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.40 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +17 14 £160 -46.66%
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 98 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 18 (18.37%) Windows
4 12 (12.24%) Project Management
5 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.18%) Google
8 8 (8.16%) Migration
8 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.16%) Programme Management
9 7 (7.14%) Change Management
9 7 (7.14%) SQL
9 7 (7.14%) jQuery
10 6 (6.12%) SCCM
10 6 (6.12%) Investment Management
10 6 (6.12%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.12%) WPF
10 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (6.12%) AutoMapper
10 6 (6.12%) Caliburn.Micro
10 6 (6.12%) Dapper ORM
10 6 (6.12%) Service Management
10 6 (6.12%) Oracle
10 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
10 6 (6.12%) C#
10 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
10 6 (6.12%) N-Tier
10 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
10 6 (6.12%) Telerik

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.02%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Office
2 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.04%) MS Project
2 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Google Apps
1 5 (5.10%) IaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (5.10%) VPN
2 4 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (2.04%) DNS
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.02%) SSL
4 1 (1.02%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) MS Access
3 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) JMeter
2 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Law
2 3 (3.06%) Legal
2 3 (3.06%) Publishing
3 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (16.33%) Analyst
2 11 (11.22%) Deployment Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.14%) Architect
4 7 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Consultant
4 7 (7.14%) Designer
5 6 (6.12%) Programme Manager
5 6 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Deployment Team Leader
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.08%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.06%) Rollout Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) jQuery
2 6 (6.12%) WPF
2 6 (6.12%) AutoMapper
2 6 (6.12%) Caliburn.Micro
2 6 (6.12%) Dapper ORM
3 5 (5.10%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.02%) CSS
4 1 (1.02%) Web Services
4 1 (1.02%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) ODBC
4 1 (1.02%) CSS3
4 1 (1.02%) HTML5
4 1 (1.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) PKI
4 3 (3.06%) CESG
4 3 (3.06%) iPhone
5 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.04%) Blog
5 2 (2.04%) Social Media
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) SecurID
6 1 (1.02%) Statistics
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) iPad
6 1 (1.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.06%) Android
2 3 (3.06%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.24%) Project Management
2 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.16%) Migration
4 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.16%) Programme Management
5 7 (7.14%) Change Management
6 6 (6.12%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.12%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.12%) Service Management
7 5 (5.10%) ITIL
7 5 (5.10%) DevOps
7 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.08%) Scrum
8 4 (4.08%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.06%) Content Management
9 3 (3.06%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.06%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) C#
2 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.04%) C
5 1 (1.02%) XAML
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (46.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) PMP
4 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.02%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.02%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Google
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle
2 6 (6.12%) Telerik
3 4 (4.08%) Sophos
4 3 (3.06%) VMware
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.04%) BMC
5 2 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (1.02%) Juniper
6 1 (1.02%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.02%) LANDesk