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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 376 354 385
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +31
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 26 51 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.22% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 1.38% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 9
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £628 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £438 £538
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3449 3689 3257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.73% 16.19% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2238 2517 1934
Average daily rate £415 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 123 125
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £54.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +8 7 £453 +0.55% 1
Westminster - 1 - - 1
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England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (55.17%) SC Cleared
3 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
4 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (24.14%) Windows
6 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
6 11 (18.97%) Finance
7 10 (17.24%) Google
7 10 (17.24%) Google Apps
8 9 (15.52%) .NET
8 9 (15.52%) SQL
9 8 (13.79%) CRM
9 8 (13.79%) MS Office
9 8 (13.79%) XML
9 8 (13.79%) Project Management
9 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
9 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.79%) TDD
10 7 (12.07%) Migration
10 7 (12.07%) Apple iOS
10 7 (12.07%) Android
10 7 (12.07%) Mac OS
11 6 (10.34%) Service Management
11 6 (10.34%) ITSM
11 6 (10.34%) Apple
11 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
11 6 (10.34%) C#
11 6 (10.34%) HTML
11 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (3.45%) Liferay
2 2 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.45%) Broadband
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MS Access
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) HBase
3 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.45%) JasperReports
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.45%) Spock
2 2 (3.45%) Geb
2 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.07%) Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Programme Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.17%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Tester
5 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) XML
2 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.34%) HTML
4 5 (8.62%) CSS
5 4 (6.90%) RESTful
5 4 (6.90%) XSLT
5 4 (6.90%) Spring
6 3 (5.17%) jQuery
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) Grails
7 2 (3.45%) Struts2
7 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.45%) JAX-RS
7 2 (3.45%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Statistics
3 2 (3.45%) GIS
3 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.07%) Android
2 7 (12.07%) Mac OS
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) CRM
2 8 (13.79%) Project Management
2 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
2 8 (13.79%) TDD
3 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 6 (10.34%) Service Management
4 6 (10.34%) ITSM
4 6 (10.34%) Scrum
5 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.62%) Coaching
6 4 (6.90%) MVC
6 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.17%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Test Management
7 3 (5.17%) Information Management
7 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) VBA
3 4 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (55.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Google
3 6 (10.34%) Apple
4 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.45%) Twitter
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.72%) HP
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