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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK
Rank 530 562 512
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -50
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 57 68 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.65% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 67
Median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £568 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.50 £24.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +78.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £44.50 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £44.50 £35.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +17.10%

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
9134 10479 10312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.36% 20.97% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5831 6371 6019
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 494 487
Median hourly rate £28.58 £39.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.73% +110.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.54 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +14 48 £450 - 6
East of England - 14 £450 - 1
Basildon - 13 £450 -
Essex - 13 £450 -
London +3 11 £513 +24.39% 1
Scotland +32 9 £350 -
South West +7 9 £391 +9.82% 2
Edinburgh - 9 £350 -
South East +24 7 £475 -
Hampshire - 7 £475 -
Devon - 4 £375 - 1
Exeter - 4 £375 - 1
North West +19 2 £420 +20.00% 1
Lancashire +5 2 £420 -
Gloucestershire +2 2 £448 +19.33%
Preston -3 2 £420 -
North East -14 2 £300 -28.99%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 2 £300 -28.99%
Tyne and Wear -19 2 £300 -28.99%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £300 -
Bristol - 2 £403 - 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £400 +14.28%
Gloucester -6 1 £508 +35.33%
East Midlands -7 1 £380 -25.30% 1
West Midlands -10 1 £550 -
Derbyshire -11 1 £380 -25.30%
Andover - 1 £530 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £550 -

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (57.55%) SC Cleared
3 57 (41.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 54 (38.85%) DV Cleared
5 29 (20.86%) JIRA
5 29 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (19.42%) Java
7 25 (17.99%) Oracle
7 25 (17.99%) SAP
8 22 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (15.11%) Confluence
10 20 (14.39%) Linux
11 19 (13.67%) SAP BW
12 17 (12.23%) HTML
12 17 (12.23%) Docker
13 16 (11.51%) TDD
14 14 (10.07%) Migration
14 14 (10.07%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (10.07%) SAP BPC
14 14 (10.07%) BDD
15 13 (9.35%) Oracle Database
15 13 (9.35%) DevOps
15 13 (9.35%) Microservices
15 13 (9.35%) SQL
15 13 (9.35%) Cisco
15 13 (9.35%) Scrum
15 13 (9.35%) Spring
16 12 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing

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 21 (15.11%) Confluence
2 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.16%) Drupal
6 2 (1.44%) Apache
6 2 (1.44%) FileNet
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) HipChat
1 2 (1.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.72%) MS Project
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.07%) SAP BPC
2 7 (5.04%) SAP MII
3 4 (2.88%) SAP PS
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.72%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.44%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) Firewall
2 9 (6.47%) LAN
2 9 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.47%) WAN
3 8 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (5.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (5.76%) LDAP
4 5 (3.60%) Internet
5 3 (2.16%) Network Security
5 3 (2.16%) VPN
6 2 (1.44%) DNS
6 2 (1.44%) IPsec
6 2 (1.44%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.44%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.44%) SSH
6 2 (1.44%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.72%) BGP
7 1 (0.72%) MPLS
7 1 (0.72%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (13.67%) SAP BW
3 14 (10.07%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (9.35%) Oracle Database
5 12 (8.63%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
7 10 (7.19%) HBase
8 9 (6.47%) Big Data
9 7 (5.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.32%) MaxDB
10 6 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.88%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (2.88%) SAP HANA
13 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
13 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.72%) QlikView
14 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (20.86%) JIRA
2 11 (7.91%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.19%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.47%) IntelliJ
5 7 (5.04%) NWDI
6 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.32%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (2.88%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.16%) JUnit
9 2 (1.44%) Ant
9 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.44%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.44%) Maven
9 2 (1.44%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.44%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.72%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.72%) Log4j
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (4.32%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (25.18%) Developer
2 26 (18.71%) Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) Architect
4 12 (8.63%) SAP Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) Functional Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 10 (7.19%) Consultant
7 9 (6.47%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (5.76%) SAP BI Analyst
9 7 (5.04%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Administrator
10 6 (4.32%) SAP Administrator
10 6 (4.32%) SAP Basis Administrator
11 5 (3.60%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.60%) Scrum Master
11 5 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.88%) Security Manager
12 4 (2.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.23%) HTML
2 13 (9.35%) Spring
3 12 (8.63%) CSS
4 11 (7.91%) AngularJS
4 11 (7.91%) HTML5
5 10 (7.19%) REST
6 9 (6.47%) Apache Camel
6 9 (6.47%) CSS3
6 9 (6.47%) Spring Boot
6 9 (6.47%) Web Services
7 7 (5.04%) SAP Basis
8 6 (4.32%) XML
9 5 (3.60%) RESTful
10 4 (2.88%) .NET
10 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (2.88%) WSDL
11 3 (2.16%) SAML
11 3 (2.16%) XML Messaging
12 2 (1.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.16%) BYOD
3 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.16%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.16%) User Experience
4 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) ASIC
5 1 (0.72%) Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Linux
2 6 (4.32%) Unix
2 6 (4.32%) Windows
3 4 (2.88%) CentOS
3 4 (2.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (11.51%) TDD
4 14 (10.07%) BDD
4 14 (10.07%) Migration
5 13 (9.35%) DevOps
5 13 (9.35%) Microservices
5 13 (9.35%) Scrum
6 12 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (7.91%) Data Migration
7 11 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.76%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (5.76%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.76%) Patch Management
9 8 (5.76%) Security Operations
9 8 (5.76%) SIEM
9 8 (5.76%) System Testing
9 8 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.42%) Java
2 13 (9.35%) SQL
3 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.60%) C
4 5 (3.60%) C#
5 4 (2.88%) ABAP
5 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.88%) Groovy
5 4 (2.88%) Python
5 4 (2.88%) Scala
6 2 (1.44%) PHP
6 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 139 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (57.55%) SC Cleared
3 57 (41.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 54 (38.85%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.47%) Degree
6 5 (3.60%) CCNP
6 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.16%) CCIE
7 3 (2.16%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.16%) JNCIE
7 3 (2.16%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.44%) CISA
8 2 (1.44%) CITP
9 1 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (5.76%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.76%) RMADS
4 5 (3.60%) ISO22301
5 2 (1.44%) BS25999
6 1 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.72%) QA
6 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (12.23%) Docker
2 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.76%) vSphere
4 4 (2.88%) Corosync
5 2 (1.44%) Postfix
5 2 (1.44%) Squid
5 2 (1.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Nessus
1 8 (5.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (5.76%) Puppet
1 8 (5.76%) ZABBIX
2 4 (2.88%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.88%) Pacemaker
3 2 (1.44%) Ansible
3 2 (1.44%) Consul
3 2 (1.44%) Kibana
3 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.44%) logstash
3 2 (1.44%) Packer
3 2 (1.44%) Rancher
3 2 (1.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) Oracle
1 25 (17.99%) SAP
2 13 (9.35%) Cisco
3 11 (7.91%) VMware
4 9 (6.47%) Hortonworks
5 8 (5.76%) AlienVault
6 7 (5.04%) Sybase
7 6 (4.32%) Atlassian
7 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.88%) ForgeRock
9 3 (2.16%) Juniper
10 2 (1.44%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.44%) Informatica
10 2 (1.44%) Remedy
10 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.44%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.72%) Actian
11 1 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.72%) ParAccel
11 1 (0.72%) PayPal
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