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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 544 571 583
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 80 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.66% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 61
Median daily rate £450 £369 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £201 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £484 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +39.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 - -

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
10143 11425 11976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 20.64% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6395 6899 6771
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 559 560
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +15 80 £450 +20.00% 6
London +2 72 £450 +24.13% 6
Croydon -12 9 £425 -25.60%
City of London -12 5 £488 +62.50%
South East +21 3 £460 -3.15%
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Liverpool +8 1 £450 +233.33%
North West +4 1 £450 +233.33%
Merseyside +1 1 £450 +233.33%
East of England - 1 £435 -
South West - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 £460 -
Surrey - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £435 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Gatwick - 1 £460 -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (54.39%) SC Cleared
3 87 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (34.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (33.92%) JIRA
6 57 (33.33%) Service Management
7 55 (32.16%) Oracle
8 54 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 54 (31.58%) Docker
8 54 (31.58%) Coaching
9 53 (30.99%) Scrum
9 53 (30.99%) VMware
10 52 (30.41%) Workflow
10 52 (30.41%) Kubernetes
10 52 (30.41%) Jenkins
10 52 (30.41%) Confluence
10 52 (30.41%) Puppet
11 51 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 51 (29.82%) Atlassian
12 50 (29.24%) Configuration Management
12 50 (29.24%) Linux
12 50 (29.24%) Elasticsearch
12 50 (29.24%) logstash
12 50 (29.24%) Kibana
12 50 (29.24%) ELK Stack
13 49 (28.65%) DevOps
13 49 (28.65%) Apache
13 49 (28.65%) DNS
14 48 (28.07%) Ant
14 48 (28.07%) JUnit

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 52 (30.41%) Confluence
2 50 (29.24%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (28.65%) Apache
4 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (28.07%) HipChat
2 12 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.43%) MS Office
4 5 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.58%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 54 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.92%) Office 365
4 4 (2.34%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.34%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.34%) Google Drive
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.34%) Route 53
5 3 (1.75%) G Suite
6 2 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) IaaS
7 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (28.65%) DNS
2 48 (28.07%) OpenLDAP
2 48 (28.07%) OpenVPN
2 48 (28.07%) SSH
3 10 (5.85%) Firewall
4 4 (2.34%) Internet
5 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.58%) IPsec
6 1 (0.58%) LAN
6 1 (0.58%) NAS
6 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
6 1 (0.58%) VLAN
6 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.49%) Hadoop
1 47 (27.49%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (6.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.17%) MS Access
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.58%) DataStage
6 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 58 (33.92%) JIRA
2 52 (30.41%) Jenkins
3 48 (28.07%) Ant
3 48 (28.07%) Git (software)
3 48 (28.07%) JIRA Agile
3 48 (28.07%) JUnit
3 48 (28.07%) Liquibase
3 48 (28.07%) Maven
3 48 (28.07%) SonarQube
3 48 (28.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 47 (27.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 29 (16.96%) Finance
2 4 (2.34%) Marketing
3 3 (1.75%) Electronics
3 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.17%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (15.20%) Analyst
3 19 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 19 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.02%) Lead DevOps
6 11 (6.43%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) Architect
8 7 (4.09%) Change Manager
8 7 (4.09%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.09%) Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (3.51%) Business Manager
9 6 (3.51%) Consultant
9 6 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Business Change Manager
10 5 (2.92%) DevOps Consultant
11 4 (2.34%) IT Support
11 4 (2.34%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.24%) ELK Stack
2 48 (28.07%) MCollective
3 47 (27.49%) Software Packaging
4 6 (3.51%) .NET
5 3 (1.75%) Web Services
6 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.17%) boto
6 2 (1.17%) Django
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.58%) HTML
7 1 (0.58%) jQuery
7 1 (0.58%) LINQ
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.34%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.17%) Statistics
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) CMDB
5 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) NHS
5 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.58%) Replication
5 1 (0.58%) Social Media
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.24%) Linux
2 47 (27.49%) CentOS
3 17 (9.94%) Windows
4 7 (4.09%) Android
4 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.58%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (33.33%) Service Management
4 54 (31.58%) Coaching
5 53 (30.99%) Scrum
6 52 (30.41%) Workflow
7 51 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 50 (29.24%) Configuration Management
9 49 (28.65%) DevOps
10 48 (28.07%) Case Management
10 48 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (27.49%) Identity Management
12 21 (12.28%) PRINCE2
12 21 (12.28%) Project Management
13 16 (9.36%) Migration
14 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.60%) Waterfall
15 12 (7.02%) Change Management
15 12 (7.02%) Software Engineering
16 8 (4.68%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.49%) Ruby
1 47 (27.49%) Shell Script
2 12 (7.02%) SQL
3 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.75%) VB
3 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
3 3 (1.75%) VB6
3 3 (1.75%) VBA
4 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.17%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (54.39%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (7.02%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.34%) ISEB
6 3 (1.75%) PMP
6 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.17%) CCNP
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.58%) CCIE
8 1 (0.58%) IIBA
8 1 (0.58%) MCP
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 54 (31.58%) Docker
2 48 (28.07%) Postfix
2 48 (28.07%) Squid
2 48 (28.07%) vCloud
3 10 (5.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (30.41%) Kubernetes
1 52 (30.41%) Puppet
2 50 (29.24%) Kibana
2 50 (29.24%) logstash
3 48 (28.07%) Ansible
3 48 (28.07%) Rancher
3 48 (28.07%) Terraform
3 48 (28.07%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (32.16%) Oracle
2 53 (30.99%) VMware
3 51 (29.82%) Atlassian
4 48 (28.07%) Sonatype
5 19 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.09%) Google
7 6 (3.51%) SAP
8 5 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.34%) Cisco
10 2 (1.17%) Apple
10 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.17%) Citrix
10 2 (1.17%) Cognos
10 2 (1.17%) HP
10 2 (1.17%) IBM
10 2 (1.17%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.58%) BMC
11 1 (0.58%) F5
11 1 (0.58%) NetApp
11 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
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