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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 366 357 354
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 34 48 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.27% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 12
Average daily rate
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£390 £383 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +74.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £280 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £568 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £18.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +514.03%
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
3566 3777 3203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.53% 16.67% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2325 2448 1961
Average daily rate £413 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 106 100
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +24 16 £331 +0.37%
CTC Cleared
England

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (56.34%) SC Cleared
3 20 (28.17%) Windows
4 15 (21.13%) Google
5 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.49%) Google Apps
7 9 (12.68%) Project Management
7 9 (12.68%) MS Office
8 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
8 8 (11.27%) XML
8 8 (11.27%) Service Management
8 8 (11.27%) Finance
8 8 (11.27%) Migration
8 8 (11.27%) Apple iOS
8 8 (11.27%) Android
8 8 (11.27%) Mac OS
8 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.86%) SQL
10 6 (8.45%) .NET
11 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.04%) IaaS
11 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (7.04%) DevOps
11 5 (7.04%) ITSM
11 5 (7.04%) ITIL
12 4 (5.63%) Apple

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (2.82%) Apache
1 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (2.82%) Liferay
1 2 (2.82%) Lync
1 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.82%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Google Apps
2 5 (7.04%) IaaS
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.23%) VPN
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
3 2 (2.82%) Broadband
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.82%) JasperReports
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Analyst
2 6 (8.45%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Designer
2 6 (8.45%) Designer
3 5 (7.04%) Developer
3 5 (7.04%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (7.04%) Programme Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Consultant
4 4 (5.63%) Administrator
4 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (4.23%) Tester
5 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Performance Tester
6 2 (2.82%) Service Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) XML
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
3 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) XSLT
5 3 (4.23%) CSS
5 3 (4.23%) jQuery
6 2 (2.82%) RESTful
6 2 (2.82%) Struts2
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.82%) JSP
6 2 (2.82%) Struts
6 2 (2.82%) Web Services
6 2 (2.82%) DHTML
6 2 (2.82%) J2EE
6 2 (2.82%) XML Schema
6 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.63%) iPhone
4 3 (4.23%) Statistics
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) GIS
5 2 (2.82%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Android
2 8 (11.27%) Mac OS
2 8 (11.27%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) Project Management
2 8 (11.27%) Service Management
2 8 (11.27%) Migration
3 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
4 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.04%) ITSM
4 5 (7.04%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) DevOps
5 4 (5.63%) Coaching
5 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.63%) CRM
5 4 (5.63%) Scrum
6 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Test Management
6 3 (4.23%) TDD
6 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.23%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) VBA
2 4 (5.63%) C#
2 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.82%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (56.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Google
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) Apple
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Sophos
6 1 (1.41%) Telerik
6 1 (1.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) BMC
6 1 (1.41%) LANDesk