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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 363 380 377
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 68 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 1.26% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 25
Median daily rate £380 £430 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £231 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £631 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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
3851 3637 3667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.38% 15.41% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2608 2380 2377
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 96 112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 9 £450 -14.28%
Croydon - 8 - -
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (36.03%) SC Cleared
3 40 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
5 27 (19.85%) Windows
6 24 (17.65%) Oracle
6 24 (17.65%) Finance
7 23 (16.91%) VMware
7 23 (16.91%) MS Office
7 23 (16.91%) Coaching
8 22 (16.18%) DNS
8 22 (16.18%) Service Management
8 22 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (15.44%) Migration
9 21 (15.44%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (14.71%) Workflow
11 19 (13.97%) Apache
11 19 (13.97%) Scrum
11 19 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (13.24%) JIRA
12 18 (13.24%) SSH
12 18 (13.24%) Maven
12 18 (13.24%) Squid
12 18 (13.24%) Linux
12 18 (13.24%) Ant
12 18 (13.24%) JUnit
12 18 (13.24%) Configuration Management
12 18 (13.24%) MCollective
12 18 (13.24%) Puppet
12 18 (13.24%) OpenVPN

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 (15.44%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (13.97%) Apache
3 18 (13.24%) Confluence
4 15 (11.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.21%) IIS
5 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.74%) JBoss
7 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (16.91%) MS Office
2 18 (13.24%) HipChat
3 15 (11.03%) MS Excel
4 10 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.41%) MS Project
6 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.74%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.50%) Office 365
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.47%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) DNS
2 18 (13.24%) OpenLDAP
2 18 (13.24%) OpenVPN
2 18 (13.24%) SSH
3 6 (4.41%) Firewall
3 6 (4.41%) Network Security
4 4 (2.94%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.21%) LAN
5 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.21%) WAN
6 2 (1.47%) DHCP
6 2 (1.47%) Intranet
7 1 (0.74%) FTP
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.74%) SAN
7 1 (0.74%) VLAN
7 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.74%) Wireless
7 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 17 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.47%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.47%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.74%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (13.24%) Ant
1 18 (13.24%) Git (software)
1 18 (13.24%) Jenkins
1 18 (13.24%) JIRA
1 18 (13.24%) JIRA Agile
1 18 (13.24%) JUnit
1 18 (13.24%) Liquibase
1 18 (13.24%) Maven
1 18 (13.24%) SonarQube
1 18 (13.24%) Sonatype Nexus
2 17 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.21%) Toad
4 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.21%) Back Office
3 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Analyst
2 12 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (8.09%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.35%) Architect
4 10 (7.35%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Change Manager
5 9 (6.62%) Consultant
6 8 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
6 8 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 8 (5.88%) Support Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Designer
7 7 (5.15%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (3.68%) IT Support
9 5 (3.68%) IT Support Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.24%) ELK Stack
1 18 (13.24%) MCollective
2 17 (12.50%) Software Packaging
3 7 (5.15%) Web Services
4 2 (1.47%) .NET
4 2 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) CSS
5 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.74%) REST
5 1 (0.74%) Saxon XSLT
5 1 (0.74%) SOAP
5 1 (0.74%) Struts
5 1 (0.74%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) User Experience
2 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.21%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.47%) Psychology
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.85%) Windows
2 18 (13.24%) Linux
3 17 (12.50%) CentOS
4 14 (10.29%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.62%) Windows 8
6 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.21%) Android
9 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.74%) Unix
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.91%) Coaching
3 22 (16.18%) Service Management
3 22 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (15.44%) Migration
5 20 (14.71%) Workflow
6 19 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.97%) Scrum
7 18 (13.24%) Case Management
7 18 (13.24%) Configuration Management
7 18 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (13.24%) DevOps
8 17 (12.50%) Identity Management
9 15 (11.03%) Project Management
10 13 (9.56%) Change Management
10 13 (9.56%) Data Migration
11 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.62%) ITIL
13 8 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) Ruby
1 17 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 11 (8.09%) SQL
3 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.47%) C
4 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.47%) VBA
5 1 (0.74%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.74%) VB
5 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 136 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (36.03%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.62%) ISEB
5 8 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.21%) Degree
7 3 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.47%) PMP
8 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
9 1 (0.74%) MCSE
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) Docker
1 18 (13.24%) Postfix
1 18 (13.24%) Squid
1 18 (13.24%) vCloud
2 17 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.21%) XenApp
5 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (13.24%) Ansible
1 18 (13.24%) Kibana
1 18 (13.24%) Kubernetes
1 18 (13.24%) logstash
1 18 (13.24%) Puppet
1 18 (13.24%) Rancher
1 18 (13.24%) Terraform
1 18 (13.24%) ZABBIX
2 5 (3.68%) SCCM
3 4 (2.94%) SCOM
4 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.65%) Oracle
3 23 (16.91%) VMware
4 18 (13.24%) Sonatype
5 17 (12.50%) Atlassian
6 8 (5.88%) HP
7 7 (5.15%) Cognos
8 6 (4.41%) Citrix
9 4 (2.94%) Cisco
9 4 (2.94%) IBM
10 3 (2.21%) Google
10 3 (2.21%) Remedy
11 2 (1.47%) BMC
11 2 (1.47%) Sophos
12 1 (0.74%) Adobe
12 1 (0.74%) Apple
12 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.74%) CODA
12 1 (0.74%) Lotus
12 1 (0.74%) NetApp