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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 371 402 375
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 49 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 0.94% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 30
Median daily rate £400 £440 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £210 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £643 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £284 £450
% change year-on-year
+76.21% -36.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
3612 3613 3775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.92% 15.51% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2319 2519
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 91 119
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +31.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 June 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 June 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
City of London +39 7 £450 -16.66%
Westminster - 1 £220 -
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.77%) SC Cleared
2 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (22.13%) Windows
4 25 (20.49%) MS Office
4 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (19.67%) Finance
6 21 (17.21%) SharePoint
7 18 (14.75%) Active Directory
8 16 (13.11%) Migration
9 15 (12.30%) Project Management
9 15 (12.30%) Office 365
10 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
11 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (9.84%) Windows 7
12 12 (9.84%) HP
13 11 (9.02%) ISEB
13 11 (9.02%) SQL
13 11 (9.02%) DV Cleared
13 11 (9.02%) Data Migration
13 11 (9.02%) User Experience
14 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
14 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
14 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
14 10 (8.20%) Change Management
15 9 (7.38%) ITIL
15 9 (7.38%) Cognos
15 9 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (7.38%) Windows Server

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 21 (17.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.46%) IIS
2 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.64%) WordPress
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.82%) JBoss
4 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (20.49%) MS Office
2 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.74%) MS Project
5 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.82%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) Office 365
2 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) DNS
1 6 (4.92%) Network Security
2 5 (4.10%) Intranet
3 4 (3.28%) DHCP
3 4 (3.28%) Firewall
3 4 (3.28%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.46%) LAN
4 3 (2.46%) NAS
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.46%) WAN
5 1 (0.82%) FTP
5 1 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.82%) SAN
5 1 (0.82%) VLAN
5 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.64%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.64%) MS Access
4 1 (0.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.82%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Toad
2 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (0.82%) Back Office
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (19.67%) Analyst
2 12 (9.84%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.02%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.38%) Architect
4 9 (7.38%) Change Manager
4 9 (7.38%) Test Analyst
5 8 (6.56%) Support Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Business Change Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Business Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Designer
6 7 (5.74%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) IT Support
8 5 (4.10%) IT Support Manager
8 5 (4.10%) SharePoint Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Digital Designer
9 4 (3.28%) UX Designer
9 4 (3.28%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) Web Services
2 2 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.82%) CSS
3 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.82%) REST
3 1 (0.82%) Saxon XSLT
3 1 (0.82%) SOAP
3 1 (0.82%) Struts
3 1 (0.82%) XML
3 1 (0.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) User Experience
3 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.64%) Psychology
6 2 (1.64%) Social Media
7 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) Clustering
7 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.82%) iPhone
7 1 (0.82%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) PKI
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
7 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.13%) Windows
2 12 (9.84%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.38%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.56%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.46%) Android
6 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.82%) Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Unix
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.11%) Migration
3 15 (12.30%) Project Management
4 11 (9.02%) Data Migration
5 10 (8.20%) Change Management
5 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.38%) ITIL
6 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.38%) Waterfall
7 7 (5.74%) Information Management
8 6 (4.92%) Coaching
8 6 (4.92%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.92%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.10%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.10%) Open Source
9 5 (4.10%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.10%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (4.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.10%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) C
2 2 (1.64%) VBA
3 1 (0.82%) Java
3 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.82%) Perl
3 1 (0.82%) VB
3 1 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 122 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) DV Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) ISEB
4 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.46%) Degree
7 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.64%) PMP
8 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.82%) CCNA
9 1 (0.82%) CCNP
9 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.82%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.82%) MCSA
9 1 (0.82%) MCSE
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.46%) XenApp
4 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.82%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (4.92%) SCOM
2 5 (4.10%) SCCM
3 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) HP
3 9 (7.38%) Cognos
4 7 (5.74%) Oracle
4 7 (5.74%) VMware
5 6 (4.92%) Citrix
5 6 (4.92%) IBM
6 3 (2.46%) Cisco
6 3 (2.46%) Google
6 3 (2.46%) NetApp
6 3 (2.46%) Remedy
7 2 (1.64%) BMC
7 2 (1.64%) Facebook
7 2 (1.64%) Sophos
7 2 (1.64%) Twitter
8 1 (0.82%) Apple
8 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.82%) Juniper
8 1 (0.82%) Lotus
8 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds