The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK
Rank 532 537 538
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 63 91 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.82% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 48
Median daily rate £410 £405 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £415 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.72% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.06 - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.13 - £38.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9420 11061 10597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 21.25% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 6866 6058
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 445 496
Median hourly rate £30.91 £37.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
England +9 58 £450 +11.11% 1
London 0 16 £475 +18.75%
South West +14 12 £381 +1.66%
South East +26 11 £540 +71.42%
East of England - 11 £450 -
Basildon - 8 £400 -
Essex - 8 £400 -
Hampshire - 6 £503 -
Devon - 6 £375 -
Scotland +28 5 £350 +16.66%
Edinburgh - 5 £350 -
Exeter - 5 £375 -
Yorkshire +6 3 £475 +4.39% 1
West Sussex -4 3 £575 +82.53%
Worthing -8 3 £575 +82.53%
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Berkshire +18 2 - -
Bristol +3 2 £335 -10.66%
Gloucestershire +1 2 £448 +19.33%
Wiltshire 0 2 £308 -12.14%
Tyne and Wear -15 2 £300 -25.92%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 2 £300 -25.92%
North East -23 2 £300 -25.92%
Sheffield - 2 £475 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
Lancashire +9 1 £420 -
North West +7 1 £420 -1.17%
West Midlands +4 1 £550 -
Preston -1 1 £420 -

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 64 (47.76%) SC Cleared
3 44 (32.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 41 (30.60%) DV Cleared
5 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (20.90%) SAP
7 26 (19.40%) Java
8 24 (17.91%) Oracle
9 23 (17.16%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (17.16%) JIRA
10 21 (15.67%) Linux
11 20 (14.93%) HTML
11 20 (14.93%) SAP BW
12 19 (14.18%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (13.43%) Migration
13 18 (13.43%) Confluence
14 17 (12.69%) SQL
15 16 (11.94%) TDD
16 15 (11.19%) CSS
16 15 (11.19%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (11.19%) SAP BPC
17 14 (10.45%) Data Migration
18 13 (9.70%) Spring
18 13 (9.70%) BDD
18 13 (9.70%) Docker
19 12 (8.96%) Scrum
19 12 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
20 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
20 11 (8.21%) Cucumber

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills 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 18 (13.43%) Confluence
2 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.24%) SAS
4 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.49%) Drupal
5 2 (1.49%) FileNet
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Office
2 3 (2.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (11.19%) SAP BPC
2 8 (5.97%) SAP MII
3 4 (2.99%) SAP PS
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.75%) Primavera
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Internet
1 6 (4.48%) LAN
1 6 (4.48%) LDAP
1 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
1 6 (4.48%) WAN
2 4 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.99%) Firewall
2 4 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.99%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.49%) ADSL
3 2 (1.49%) BGP
3 2 (1.49%) DSL
3 2 (1.49%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.49%) HTTP
3 2 (1.49%) MPLS
3 2 (1.49%) OSPF
3 2 (1.49%) RIP
3 2 (1.49%) VPN
3 2 (1.49%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) SAP BW
2 19 (14.18%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (11.19%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (8.21%) Big Data
4 11 (8.21%) Oracle Database
4 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.46%) Hadoop
5 10 (7.46%) HBase
6 7 (5.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.22%) MaxDB
6 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.73%) Power BI
9 4 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (2.99%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.75%) OLAP
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) JIRA
2 11 (8.21%) Cucumber
3 9 (6.72%) IntelliJ
4 8 (5.97%) NWDI
5 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.99%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.75%) JMeter
8 1 (0.75%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.75%) JUnit
8 1 (0.75%) Log4j
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (7.46%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.99%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (29.85%) Developer
2 26 (19.40%) Analyst
3 13 (9.70%) SAP Analyst
4 12 (8.96%) Functional Analyst
4 12 (8.96%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 9 (6.72%) Big Data Developer
5 9 (6.72%) Consultant
5 9 (6.72%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Architect
6 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) SAP BI Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) Administrator
7 7 (5.22%) SAP Administrator
7 7 (5.22%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 5 (3.73%) Designer
8 5 (3.73%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (3.73%) Scrum Master
9 4 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (2.99%) PC Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) PC Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.93%) HTML
2 15 (11.19%) CSS
3 13 (9.70%) Spring
4 11 (8.21%) AngularJS
4 11 (8.21%) HTML5
5 10 (7.46%) REST
6 9 (6.72%) Apache Camel
6 9 (6.72%) CSS3
6 9 (6.72%) Spring Boot
7 8 (5.97%) SAP Basis
7 8 (5.97%) Web Services
8 6 (4.48%) XML
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (2.99%) WSDL
10 3 (2.24%) .NET
10 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.24%) RESTful
10 3 (2.24%) XML Messaging
11 2 (1.49%) Doctrine
11 2 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.73%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.24%) BYOD
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.24%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) ASIC
5 1 (0.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.67%) Linux
2 7 (5.22%) Unix
3 6 (4.48%) Windows
4 4 (2.99%) CentOS
4 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.16%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (13.43%) Migration
4 16 (11.94%) TDD
5 14 (10.45%) Data Migration
6 13 (9.70%) BDD
7 12 (8.96%) Scrum
7 12 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (8.21%) Microservices
9 9 (6.72%) DevOps
10 8 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.97%) Service Design
10 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.97%) System Testing
10 8 (5.97%) Visualisation
11 7 (5.22%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.22%) ETL
11 7 (5.22%) Post-Production
12 6 (4.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.40%) Java
2 17 (12.69%) SQL
3 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.72%) Python
5 5 (3.73%) ABAP
5 5 (3.73%) R
6 4 (2.99%) C#
6 4 (2.99%) Groovy
7 3 (2.24%) C
7 3 (2.24%) Ruby
7 3 (2.24%) Scala
8 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.49%) PHP
8 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) Go
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 64 (47.76%) SC Cleared
3 44 (32.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 41 (30.60%) DV Cleared
5 10 (7.46%) Degree
6 4 (2.99%) CCA
7 3 (2.24%) CCNP
7 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.24%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.49%) CCNA
8 2 (1.49%) CISA
8 2 (1.49%) CITP
9 1 (0.75%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.99%) ISO22301
3 4 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.99%) RMADS
4 2 (1.49%) BS25999
4 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (9.70%) Docker
2 6 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.99%) Corosync
4 4 (2.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) ZABBIX
2 4 (2.99%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.99%) Nessus
2 4 (2.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.99%) Pacemaker
2 4 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (20.90%) SAP
2 24 (17.91%) Oracle
3 9 (6.72%) Hortonworks
4 8 (5.97%) Sybase
5 7 (5.22%) Cisco
6 6 (4.48%) VMware
7 5 (3.73%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.99%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.49%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.49%) Informatica
10 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.75%) Actian
10 1 (0.75%) Adobe
10 1 (0.75%) Avaya
10 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.75%) PayPal
10 1 (0.75%) Remedy
10 1 (0.75%) Siebel
10 1 (0.75%) Teradata
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