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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 357 381 391
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 84 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 1.48% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 40
Median daily rate £440 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £494 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
4064 3638 3808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.75% 15.77% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2574 2423 2523
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 65 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 19 £450 +5.88%
City of London +11 5 £440 +13.18%
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (55.64%) SC Cleared
3 63 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (39.10%) Service Management
5 50 (37.59%) JIRA
6 49 (36.84%) Scrum
7 48 (36.09%) Amazon AWS
7 48 (36.09%) Confluence
7 48 (36.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (36.09%) Oracle
7 48 (36.09%) Puppet
7 48 (36.09%) Jenkins
7 48 (36.09%) Docker
7 48 (36.09%) Coaching
7 48 (36.09%) Kubernetes
8 47 (35.34%) Workflow
8 47 (35.34%) Atlassian
8 47 (35.34%) VMware
9 45 (33.83%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (33.83%) Configuration Management
9 45 (33.83%) Apache
9 45 (33.83%) DNS
10 44 (33.08%) Linux
10 44 (33.08%) Ant
10 44 (33.08%) JUnit
10 44 (33.08%) Git (software)
10 44 (33.08%) ZABBIX
10 44 (33.08%) OpenLDAP
10 44 (33.08%) Postfix
10 44 (33.08%) 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 48 (36.09%) Confluence
2 45 (33.83%) Apache
3 44 (33.08%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.26%) IIS
5 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (33.08%) HipChat
2 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.77%) MS Office
4 5 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.26%) MS Project
5 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.75%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Primavera
2 1 (0.75%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 48 (36.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.26%) Office 365
3 4 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.01%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (3.01%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.01%) Route 53
4 3 (2.26%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.50%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) IaaS
6 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (33.83%) DNS
2 44 (33.08%) OpenLDAP
2 44 (33.08%) OpenVPN
2 44 (33.08%) SSH
3 6 (4.51%) Firewall
4 2 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.75%) FTP
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) Intranet
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) NAS
5 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) VLAN
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.33%) Hadoop
1 43 (32.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 50 (37.59%) JIRA
2 48 (36.09%) Jenkins
3 44 (33.08%) Ant
3 44 (33.08%) Git (software)
3 44 (33.08%) JIRA Agile
3 44 (33.08%) JUnit
3 44 (33.08%) Liquibase
3 44 (33.08%) Maven
3 44 (33.08%) SonarQube
3 44 (33.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 43 (32.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (11.28%) Finance
2 3 (2.26%) Back Office
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (14.29%) Analyst
3 17 (12.78%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (12.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) Lead DevOps
5 8 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
6 7 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 7 (5.26%) Change Manager
7 6 (4.51%) Consultant
8 5 (3.76%) Developer
8 5 (3.76%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (3.01%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Junior
9 4 (3.01%) Migration Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Support Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.08%) ELK Stack
1 44 (33.08%) MCollective
2 43 (32.33%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.01%) Web Services
4 2 (1.50%) .NET
4 2 (1.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) CSS
5 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.75%) REST
5 1 (0.75%) Saxon XSLT
5 1 (0.75%) SOAP
5 1 (0.75%) Struts
5 1 (0.75%) XML
5 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.75%) Clustering
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.75%) NHS
4 1 (0.75%) PKI
4 1 (0.75%) Replication
4 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.08%) Linux
2 43 (32.33%) CentOS
3 19 (14.29%) Windows
4 8 (6.02%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.76%) Android
5 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.26%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) Unix
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.10%) Service Management
3 49 (36.84%) Scrum
4 48 (36.09%) Coaching
4 48 (36.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (35.34%) Workflow
6 45 (33.83%) Configuration Management
6 45 (33.83%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (33.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 44 (33.08%) DevOps
8 43 (32.33%) Case Management
8 43 (32.33%) Identity Management
9 17 (12.78%) Migration
10 12 (9.02%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.02%) Waterfall
11 11 (8.27%) Change Management
11 11 (8.27%) Project Management
12 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
13 6 (4.51%) ITIL
13 6 (4.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.33%) Ruby
1 43 (32.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (5.26%) SQL
3 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.50%) C
4 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 133 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (55.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (6.02%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.51%) ISEB
6 5 (3.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.75%) PMP
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (36.09%) Docker
2 44 (33.08%) Postfix
2 44 (33.08%) Squid
2 44 (33.08%) vCloud
3 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
5 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (36.09%) Kubernetes
1 48 (36.09%) Puppet
2 44 (33.08%) Ansible
2 44 (33.08%) Kibana
2 44 (33.08%) logstash
2 44 (33.08%) Rancher
2 44 (33.08%) Terraform
2 44 (33.08%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.26%) SCCM
4 2 (1.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (36.09%) Oracle
2 47 (35.34%) Atlassian
2 47 (35.34%) VMware
3 44 (33.08%) Sonatype
4 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.51%) Google
6 5 (3.76%) Cognos
7 2 (1.50%) Apple
7 2 (1.50%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) CODA
8 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Lotus
8 1 (0.75%) NetApp
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com