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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 531 547 542
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 81 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.051% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 33
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£425 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% +6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £538 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +34.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £19.68
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 - £14.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.68

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
10493 9241 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.86% 17.55% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5969 5069 5210
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 479 624
Average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

CTC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CTC Cleared within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

CTC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CTC Cleared
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +38 77 £425 +5.98% 7
London +40 53 £390 -2.74% 5
City of London +30 14 £450 +25.87% 3
South East +3 12 £450 -16.27% 1
Surrey - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £450 -16.27%
Milton Keynes 0 5 £450 -16.27%
Woking - 4 - -
North West - 4 £463 -
Hampshire - 1 £208 - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Guildford - - - -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (48.63%) SC Cleared
3 24 (16.44%) PRINCE2
4 23 (15.75%) Project Management
5 21 (14.38%) ITIL
6 19 (13.01%) Windows
6 19 (13.01%) SQL
7 17 (11.64%) Java
7 17 (11.64%) Oracle
7 17 (11.64%) Service Delivery
8 16 (10.96%) Finance
8 16 (10.96%) Programme Management
9 15 (10.27%) Scrum
10 14 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.22%) Migration
11 12 (8.22%) XML
12 11 (7.53%) HTML
13 10 (6.85%) Microsoft
13 10 (6.85%) SQL Server
13 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
13 10 (6.85%) Workflow
13 10 (6.85%) Data Migration
14 9 (6.16%) Analytics
14 9 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (6.16%) Data Analysis
14 9 (6.16%) Information Management
14 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
15 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
15 8 (5.48%) CSS
15 8 (5.48%) Service Management

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) Apache
2 5 (3.42%) Confluence
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.74%) Liferay
3 4 (2.74%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
5 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.74%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) SAP SRM
2 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) WAN
3 3 (2.05%) LAN
4 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.37%) Wireless
4 2 (1.37%) VPN
4 2 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.37%) SSL
4 2 (1.37%) SAN
5 1 (0.68%) Intranet
5 1 (0.68%) MPLS
5 1 (0.68%) DSL
5 1 (0.68%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.68%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.74%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) MS Access
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Maven
1 5 (3.42%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) Selenium
2 3 (2.05%) JDeveloper
2 3 (2.05%) JMeter
2 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.68%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.68%) Gradle
4 1 (0.68%) Ant
4 1 (0.68%) Xcode
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 16 (10.96%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Legal
3 4 (2.74%) Law
3 4 (2.74%) Back Office
3 4 (2.74%) Banking
3 4 (2.74%) Retail
3 4 (2.74%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.37%) Publishing
4 2 (1.37%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (14.38%) Project Manager
2 19 (13.01%) Consultant
3 17 (11.64%) Analyst
4 11 (7.53%) Programme Manager
5 10 (6.85%) Developer
5 10 (6.85%) Architect
6 8 (5.48%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.11%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.11%) Data Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.42%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (3.42%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 4 (2.74%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) SharePoint Consultant
11 3 (2.05%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.05%) Oracle Consultant
11 3 (2.05%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) XML
2 11 (7.53%) HTML
3 8 (5.48%) CSS
4 7 (4.79%) Web Services
5 5 (3.42%) Struts
5 5 (3.42%) XML Schema
5 5 (3.42%) JSP
5 5 (3.42%) .NET
5 5 (3.42%) J2EE
5 5 (3.42%) Spring
5 5 (3.42%) JSF
5 5 (3.42%) jQuery
6 4 (2.74%) Struts2
6 4 (2.74%) HTML5
6 4 (2.74%) DHTML
6 4 (2.74%) SOAP
6 4 (2.74%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.05%) REST
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Open Source
2 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.42%) GIS
3 5 (3.42%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.05%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.05%) Social Media
4 3 (2.05%) CESG
5 2 (1.37%) Blog
5 2 (1.37%) PKI
5 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) CMDB
6 1 (0.68%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) RMADS
6 1 (0.68%) SecurID
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Linux
2 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.37%) CentOS
3 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.44%) PRINCE2
2 23 (15.75%) Project Management
3 21 (14.38%) ITIL
4 17 (11.64%) Service Delivery
5 16 (10.96%) Programme Management
6 15 (10.27%) Scrum
7 14 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.22%) Migration
9 10 (6.85%) Workflow
9 10 (6.85%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.16%) Information Management
10 9 (6.16%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.16%) Analytics
11 8 (5.48%) Service Management
11 8 (5.48%) Performance Management
12 7 (4.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.79%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.01%) SQL
2 17 (11.64%) Java
3 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.42%) C#
5 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.05%) C
7 2 (1.37%) VBA
7 2 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (48.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.74%) CIPD
4 4 (2.74%) Degree
5 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.68%) MAPM
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.68%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.68%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) KVM
3 1 (0.68%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
2 1 (0.68%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (11.64%) Oracle
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.42%) SAP
4 4 (2.74%) Cisco
4 4 (2.74%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.05%) VMware
6 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.37%) Sophos
7 1 (0.68%) Open Text
7 1 (0.68%) Remedy
7 1 (0.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) JBoss
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Sun
7 1 (0.68%) Juniper
7 1 (0.68%) BMC
7 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
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