The table below looks at the statistics for CTC Cleared in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 558 585 548
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -37
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 95 78 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.68% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 62
Median daily rate £450 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £506 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
11002 11389 11484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.61% 19.64% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6807 6865 6372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 526 486
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £46.70 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CTC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CTC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend

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

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CTC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CTC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CTC Cleared
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 95 £450 +12.50%
London +23 82 £445 +11.25%
Croydon +4 19 £450 +5.88%
City of London +12 5 £440 +13.18%
North West +4 5 £238 -29.10%
Liverpool +9 4 £238 +66.66%
Merseyside +6 4 £238 +66.66%
South East +11 3 £550 +37.50%
West Sussex - 3 £550 -
Shropshire - 2 £516 -
Telford - 2 £516 -
Worthing - 2 £550 -
West Midlands - 2 £516 -
South West - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Gatwick - 1 £460 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - 1 £300 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 156 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (55.13%) SC Cleared
3 72 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (36.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (34.62%) Service Management
6 53 (33.97%) JIRA
7 50 (32.05%) Scrum
7 50 (32.05%) Coaching
8 49 (31.41%) Docker
8 49 (31.41%) Kubernetes
8 49 (31.41%) Amazon AWS
8 49 (31.41%) Confluence
8 49 (31.41%) Puppet
8 49 (31.41%) Jenkins
8 49 (31.41%) VMware
8 49 (31.41%) Oracle
9 48 (30.77%) Workflow
9 48 (30.77%) Atlassian
10 47 (30.13%) Configuration Management
10 47 (30.13%) DNS
11 46 (29.49%) Apache
11 46 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (28.85%) Git (software)
12 45 (28.85%) ZABBIX
12 45 (28.85%) OpenLDAP
12 45 (28.85%) Postfix
12 45 (28.85%) Squid
12 45 (28.85%) SSH
12 45 (28.85%) Maven
12 45 (28.85%) Linux

CTC 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 49 (31.41%) Confluence
2 46 (29.49%) Apache
3 45 (28.85%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.92%) IIS
5 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (28.85%) HipChat
2 11 (7.05%) MS Office
3 10 (6.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.92%) MS Project
5 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.64%) Primavera
2 1 (0.64%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 49 (31.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.49%) Office 365
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.56%) Route 53
4 3 (1.92%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.28%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.13%) DNS
2 45 (28.85%) OpenLDAP
2 45 (28.85%) OpenVPN
2 45 (28.85%) SSH
3 7 (4.49%) Firewall
4 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.64%) Internet
6 1 (0.64%) Intranet
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.64%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) VLAN
6 1 (0.64%) Wireless
6 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.21%) Hadoop
1 44 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) GIS
4 1 (0.64%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 53 (33.97%) JIRA
2 49 (31.41%) Jenkins
3 45 (28.85%) Ant
3 45 (28.85%) Git (software)
3 45 (28.85%) JIRA Agile
3 45 (28.85%) JUnit
3 45 (28.85%) Liquibase
3 45 (28.85%) Maven
3 45 (28.85%) SonarQube
3 45 (28.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 44 (28.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 20 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (21.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (14.10%) Analyst
3 18 (11.54%) Senior DevOps
3 18 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
6 8 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Business Change Manager
7 7 (4.49%) Business Manager
7 7 (4.49%) Change Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Consultant
8 6 (3.85%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.21%) Developer
9 5 (3.21%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (3.21%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (2.56%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Data Migration Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Migration Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.85%) ELK Stack
1 45 (28.85%) MCollective
2 44 (28.21%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.56%) Web Services
4 2 (1.28%) .NET
4 2 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.64%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) Saxon XSLT
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
5 1 (0.64%) Struts
5 1 (0.64%) XML
5 1 (0.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.28%) Statistics
4 1 (0.64%) Clustering
4 1 (0.64%) CMDB
4 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.64%) NHS
4 1 (0.64%) PKI
4 1 (0.64%) Replication
4 1 (0.64%) Social Media
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.85%) Linux
2 44 (28.21%) CentOS
3 22 (14.10%) Windows
4 8 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.21%) Android
5 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.64%) Unix
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (34.62%) Service Management
4 50 (32.05%) Coaching
4 50 (32.05%) Scrum
5 48 (30.77%) Workflow
6 47 (30.13%) Configuration Management
7 46 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (28.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 45 (28.85%) DevOps
9 44 (28.21%) Case Management
9 44 (28.21%) Identity Management
10 19 (12.18%) Waterfall
11 17 (10.90%) Migration
11 17 (10.90%) Project Management
12 14 (8.97%) Change Management
13 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 11 (7.05%) PRINCE2
15 9 (5.77%) ITIL
16 8 (5.13%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.21%) Ruby
1 44 (28.21%) Shell Script
2 7 (4.49%) SQL
3 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.28%) C
4 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 156 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (55.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (6.41%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.49%) ISEB
6 6 (3.85%) PMP
7 5 (3.21%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CCIE
9 1 (0.64%) CCNP
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (31.41%) Docker
2 45 (28.85%) Postfix
2 45 (28.85%) Squid
2 45 (28.85%) vCloud
3 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.64%) XenApp
5 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (31.41%) Kubernetes
1 49 (31.41%) Puppet
2 45 (28.85%) Ansible
2 45 (28.85%) Kibana
2 45 (28.85%) logstash
2 45 (28.85%) Rancher
2 45 (28.85%) Terraform
2 45 (28.85%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.92%) SCCM
4 2 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (31.41%) Oracle
1 49 (31.41%) VMware
2 48 (30.77%) Atlassian
3 45 (28.85%) Sonatype
4 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.85%) Google
6 5 (3.21%) Cognos
7 3 (1.92%) Cisco
7 3 (1.92%) Citrix
8 2 (1.28%) Apple
8 2 (1.28%) HP
8 2 (1.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.64%) Adobe
9 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.64%) CODA
9 1 (0.64%) IBM
9 1 (0.64%) Lotus
9 1 (0.64%) NetApp
9 1 (0.64%) Remedy
9 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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