The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 363 375 389
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 49 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 0.42% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 22
Average daily rate £420 £220 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.34% -43.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £192 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £478 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £538 £363
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+514.03% -3.38%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CTC Cleared
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 12 £383 +40.75%
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
3 16 (23.88%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Windows
5 11 (16.42%) Java
6 9 (13.43%) Oracle
6 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.94%) Finance
7 8 (11.94%) Open Source
8 7 (10.45%) Service Management
8 7 (10.45%) SQL
9 6 (8.96%) Linux
9 6 (8.96%) Cisco
9 6 (8.96%) Firewall
9 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.96%) Scrum
9 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
10 5 (7.46%) Performance Management
10 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (7.46%) Validation
10 5 (7.46%) Wireless
10 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
10 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
10 5 (7.46%) XML
10 5 (7.46%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
10 5 (7.46%) HTML
10 5 (7.46%) CSS
11 4 (5.97%) J2EE

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (4.48%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (4.48%) Liferay
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (4.48%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) LiveLink
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) MS Project
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) Wireless
3 3 (4.48%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (4.48%) LAN
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) LDAP
4 2 (2.99%) SAN
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.49%) Broadband
5 1 (1.49%) PBX
5 1 (1.49%) MPLS
5 1 (1.49%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.48%) JasperReports
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Maven
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.99%) JMeter
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.49%) Xcode
3 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.93%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Programme Office Support
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Tester
7 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Programme Office Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 2 (2.99%) IT Support
7 2 (2.99%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) XML
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
1 5 (7.46%) CSS
2 4 (5.97%) J2EE
3 3 (4.48%) Spring
3 3 (4.48%) JSF
3 3 (4.48%) Struts2
3 3 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.48%) XML Schema
3 3 (4.48%) DHTML
3 3 (4.48%) JSP
3 3 (4.48%) Struts
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) Lucene
5 1 (1.49%) HTML5
5 1 (1.49%) CSS3
5 1 (1.49%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Open Source
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) GIS
4 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) UNIX
6 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Project Management
2 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.45%) Service Management
4 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.96%) Scrum
4 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.46%) Performance Management
5 5 (7.46%) Validation
6 4 (5.97%) ITIL
6 4 (5.97%) ERP
6 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.97%) Document Management
6 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.97%) Change Control
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Logistics
7 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Java
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.49%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) CIPD
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.48%) Squid
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) KVM
3 1 (1.49%) NLBS
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) DansGuardian
2 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Cisco
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Hyperion
4 3 (4.48%) Apple
4 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.99%) Open Text
6 1 (1.49%) SAP