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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 528 553 547
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 85 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.34% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 38
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£363 £406 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £212 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £513 £285
% change year-on-year
-25.85% +79.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £19.68
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 - £33.00
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
11049 8997 10181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.20% 17.31% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6157 5026 5263
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 430 615
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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
Top 11 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 18 September 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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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 +23 80 £376 -7.21% 12
London +27 53 £350 -12.71% 5
City of London +32 15 £161 -57.00% 2
South East +5 13 £450 -12.19% 1
Surrey - 7 - - 1
Woking - 5 - - 1
North West - 4 £463 -
Hampshire -11 1 £208 +38.33%
Bolton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (48.67%) SC Cleared
3 25 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 25 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.67%) SQL
5 21 (14.00%) Project Management
6 20 (13.33%) Windows
7 19 (12.67%) ITIL
8 18 (12.00%) Oracle
9 16 (10.67%) Java
10 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (10.00%) Scrum
11 14 (9.33%) Programme Management
11 14 (9.33%) Service Delivery
12 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
12 13 (8.67%) XML
12 13 (8.67%) HTML
12 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
13 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
13 12 (8.00%) Finance
14 11 (7.33%) Migration
14 11 (7.33%) C#
15 10 (6.67%) CSS
15 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
15 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
15 10 (6.67%) Workflow
15 10 (6.67%) Data Migration
15 10 (6.67%) Analytics
16 9 (6.00%) Information Management
16 9 (6.00%) Data Analysis

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.33%) Apache
2 5 (3.33%) Confluence
3 4 (2.67%) Liferay
3 4 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.33%) CMS
5 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.67%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS Office
3 4 (2.67%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) SAP SRM
2 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) Firewall
2 3 (2.00%) SAN
3 2 (1.33%) Intranet
3 2 (1.33%) VPN
3 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.33%) SSL
3 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.33%) Wireless
3 2 (1.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.67%) Junos
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.67%) JasperReports
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.67%) MS Access
6 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Maven
1 5 (3.33%) JIRA
2 3 (2.00%) Selenium
2 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.00%) JDeveloper
2 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.00%) JMeter
2 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.67%) Ant
3 1 (0.67%) Xcode
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.67%) Gradle
3 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.67%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 12 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Legal
3 4 (2.67%) Back Office
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
3 4 (2.67%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Law
5 2 (1.33%) Publishing
5 2 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (14.00%) Project Manager
2 20 (13.33%) Consultant
3 17 (11.33%) Analyst
4 13 (8.67%) Developer
4 13 (8.67%) Architect
5 9 (6.00%) Programme Manager
6 8 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.00%) Data Manager
8 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (3.33%) SAP SRM Consultant
9 4 (2.67%) Deployment Team Leader
9 4 (2.67%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.67%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.67%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.67%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.67%) HTML
1 13 (8.67%) XML
2 10 (6.67%) CSS
3 8 (5.33%) .NET
3 8 (5.33%) jQuery
4 7 (4.67%) Web Services
5 5 (3.33%) Struts
5 5 (3.33%) XML Schema
5 5 (3.33%) J2EE
5 5 (3.33%) JSP
5 5 (3.33%) HTML5
5 5 (3.33%) Spring
5 5 (3.33%) JSF
6 4 (2.67%) Struts2
6 4 (2.67%) DHTML
6 4 (2.67%) SOAP
6 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) Open Source
2 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.33%) GIS
4 4 (2.67%) CESG
5 3 (2.00%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.00%) Social Media
5 3 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.33%) PKI
6 2 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.33%) Blog
6 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.33%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) RMADS
7 1 (0.67%) SecurID
7 1 (0.67%) iPad
7 1 (0.67%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (3.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.00%) CentOS
4 2 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) UNIX
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 25 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.00%) Project Management
3 19 (12.67%) ITIL
4 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (10.00%) Scrum
5 14 (9.33%) Programme Management
5 14 (9.33%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.33%) Migration
7 10 (6.67%) Workflow
7 10 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 10 (6.67%) Analytics
8 9 (6.00%) Information Management
8 9 (6.00%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.33%) Service Management
10 7 (4.67%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (4.00%) Data Transformation
11 6 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.67%) SQL
2 16 (10.67%) Java
3 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.33%) C#
5 7 (4.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.00%) C
8 2 (1.33%) VBA
8 2 (1.33%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 150 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (48.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) Degree
5 4 (2.67%) CIPD
6 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.00%) PMP
6 3 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.67%) MAPM
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.67%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.67%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.67%) MCP
8 1 (0.67%) MCSE
8 1 (0.67%) ISEB
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) SCOM
2 1 (0.67%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (12.00%) Oracle
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.33%) SAP
3 5 (3.33%) VMware
4 3 (2.00%) Telerik
5 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.33%) Cisco
5 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.33%) Sophos
6 1 (0.67%) Open Text
6 1 (0.67%) Remedy
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe
6 1 (0.67%) Sun
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Juniper
6 1 (0.67%) BMC
6 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £90 - £120 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Antrim, County Antrim
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: 20.00 - 22.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Antrim, County Antrim
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: 20.00 - 22.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £180.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago