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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 544 531 558
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 87 81 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.77% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 53 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £192 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £538
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11268 10499 9250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6778 5971 5077
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 534 434 479
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015.

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 26 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 31 August 2015. 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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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 -36 71 £398 -6.47% 3
London +3 53 £400 +2.56% 2
Wales +5 15 £255 -40.00%
City of London -7 10 £510 +13.33%
South East -32 10 £381 -15.27%
North West -26 8 £150 -67.56% 1
Mid Wales - 8 £330 -
Aberystwyth - 8 £330 -
Ceredigion - 8 £330 -
Surrey -2 7 £350 -
Woking +6 6 £350 -
Cumbria - 6 £520 -
Croydon - 4 £425 -
West Wales - 3 £188 -
Liverpool -5 2 £143 -69.18%
Hampshire -8 2 £525 +153.01%
South Wales -10 2 - -
Merseyside -11 2 £143 -69.18%
Cardiff -12 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £135 -
Westminster 0 1 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 £500 +11.11%
Scotland -12 1 £378 +98.68%
Edinburgh -16 1 £378 +98.68%
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £500 +11.11%
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £520 -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (59.17%) SC Cleared
3 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.33%) Scrum
6 20 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (13.33%) Windows
7 16 (13.33%) DSDM
7 16 (13.33%) DV Cleared
8 15 (12.50%) ESRI
9 14 (11.67%) Project Management
9 14 (11.67%) TDD
9 14 (11.67%) GIS
10 13 (10.83%) Migration
10 13 (10.83%) MS Office
10 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (10.00%) Office 365
12 11 (9.17%) Confluence
12 11 (9.17%) Coaching
12 11 (9.17%) Finance
12 11 (9.17%) Data Analysis
12 11 (9.17%) JIRA
12 11 (9.17%) Atlassian
13 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
13 10 (8.33%) UML
14 9 (7.50%) XML
14 9 (7.50%) .NET
14 9 (7.50%) C#
14 9 (7.50%) Java
14 9 (7.50%) SharePoint

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (9.17%) Confluence
2 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.83%) JBoss
3 7 (5.83%) Apache
3 7 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.17%) ArcSDE
5 3 (2.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Office
2 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.17%) MS Project
4 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Agresso
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.83%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Office 365
2 6 (5.00%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.83%) VoIP
3 1 (0.83%) TETRA
3 1 (0.83%) LTE
3 1 (0.83%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.50%) MS Access
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.67%) HBase
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.83%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) JIRA
2 8 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.83%) Maven
3 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.67%) Spock
4 2 (1.67%) Geb
4 2 (1.67%) Subversion
4 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 1 (0.83%) Law
2 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Analyst
2 20 (16.67%) Developer
3 12 (10.00%) Consultant
3 12 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Solutions Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) GIS Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) GIS Developer
10 3 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) GIS Data Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.50%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) .NET
1 9 (7.50%) XML
1 9 (7.50%) Apache Camel
2 8 (6.67%) Spring
2 8 (6.67%) XSD
2 8 (6.67%) SOAP
3 7 (5.83%) Middleware
3 7 (5.83%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (5.83%) JSON
3 7 (5.83%) OSGi
3 7 (5.83%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.00%) Spring XD
4 6 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.00%) Spring Integration
5 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.50%) ArcObjects
6 3 (2.50%) HTML
6 3 (2.50%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.67%) JAX-RS
7 2 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) GIS
2 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.33%) Statistics
4 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) CESG
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (5.00%) Android
2 6 (5.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.67%) CentOS
4 2 (1.67%) Linux
4 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) Scrum
3 20 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (13.33%) DSDM
5 14 (11.67%) Project Management
5 14 (11.67%) TDD
6 13 (10.83%) Migration
7 11 (9.17%) Data Analysis
7 11 (9.17%) Coaching
8 10 (8.33%) UML
9 9 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (7.50%) Document Management
10 8 (6.67%) Release Management
10 8 (6.67%) CRM
10 8 (6.67%) Information Management
11 7 (5.83%) Pair Programming
11 7 (5.83%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.83%) RUP
11 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) C#
1 9 (7.50%) Java
2 6 (5.00%) SQL
3 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.67%) Groovy
5 2 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (59.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) Degree
4 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) CISM
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) P3O
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.50%) ESRI
3 11 (9.17%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.00%) Google
5 5 (4.17%) Apple
6 2 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.67%) Twitter
6 2 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Dell
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
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