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 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 558 598 553
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -45
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 82 37 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.34% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 54
Average daily rate £350 £405 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £189 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £750 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-30.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £175.00

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
11863 10927 10747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 19.60% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7461 6192 6109
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 538 533
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 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 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 79 £350 -13.04% 2
London +27 70 £350 -12.50% 1
City of London +36 7 £400 +20.75%
Westminster -10 4 £400 -
East of England - 4 £210 -
Norfolk - 3 £210 -
Yorkshire - 3 £245 -
Norwich - 3 £210 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £245 -
South East -15 1 £680 +29.52% 1
West Midlands - 1 £90 -
Home Counties - 1 £680 -
Mid Wales - 1 £400 -
Worcestershire - 1 £90 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Wakefield - 1 £90 -
Worcester - 1 £90 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £365 -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 £400 -
Aberystwyth - 1 £400 -
Ceredigion - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (25.42%) Windows
3 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
4 42 (23.73%) SC Cleared
5 40 (22.60%) SQL
6 36 (20.34%) Finance
7 35 (19.77%) MS Office
8 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (16.95%) SharePoint
10 25 (14.12%) Oracle
11 23 (12.99%) DV Cleared
12 22 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (12.43%) Active Directory
13 21 (11.86%) Migration
13 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (11.30%) Office 365
15 19 (10.73%) HP
16 18 (10.17%) Project Management
16 18 (10.17%) SQL Server
16 18 (10.17%) Cognos
17 16 (9.04%) MS Excel
17 16 (9.04%) PL/SQL
18 15 (8.47%) ISEB
18 15 (8.47%) Windows Server
18 15 (8.47%) ISTQB
19 14 (7.91%) Data Migration
19 14 (7.91%) Windows 7
19 14 (7.91%) ITIL
19 14 (7.91%) Oracle EBS
20 12 (6.78%) VMware

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 30 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.82%) JBoss
4 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.13%) IIS
5 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.13%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (19.77%) MS Office
2 16 (9.04%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.39%) MS Project
5 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (6.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (4.52%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.56%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.30%) Office 365
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.78%) DNS
2 9 (5.08%) DHCP
3 6 (3.39%) Intranet
3 6 (3.39%) Network Security
3 6 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.69%) NAS
4 3 (1.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.13%) Broadband
5 2 (1.13%) DMZ
5 2 (1.13%) LAN
5 2 (1.13%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) FTP
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.21%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (5.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.69%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.13%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.13%) MS Access
7 2 (1.13%) Power BI
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Toad
2 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) JUnit
3 1 (0.56%) Maven
3 1 (0.56%) MSI
3 1 (0.56%) Selenium
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (20.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.26%) Banking
3 3 (1.69%) Billing
4 2 (1.13%) Back Office
4 2 (1.13%) Publishing
4 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (18.64%) Analyst
2 24 (13.56%) Developer
3 14 (7.91%) Test Analyst
4 12 (6.78%) Architect
4 12 (6.78%) Business Analyst
4 12 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (5.65%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.52%) Consultant
6 8 (4.52%) Software Analyst
6 8 (4.52%) Software Test Analyst
7 7 (3.95%) Designer
7 7 (3.95%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.39%) Change Manager
8 6 (3.39%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.39%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.39%) IT Support
8 6 (3.39%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.39%) PL/SQL Developer
8 6 (3.39%) SOA Developer
8 6 (3.39%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.95%) XML
1 7 (3.95%) XSLT
2 5 (2.82%) .NET
2 5 (2.82%) HTML
3 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (1.69%) Apache Camel
4 3 (1.69%) Code First Entity Framework
4 3 (1.69%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.69%) HTML5
4 3 (1.69%) Middleware
4 3 (1.69%) Web Services
4 3 (1.69%) WSDL
4 3 (1.69%) XSD
5 2 (1.13%) COM
6 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.56%) Saxon XSLT
6 1 (0.56%) SOAP
6 1 (0.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.21%) User Experience
3 7 (3.95%) Reference Data
4 6 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.26%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.69%) Clustering
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.13%) Psychology
7 2 (1.13%) Social Media
7 2 (1.13%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.56%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.42%) Windows
2 15 (8.47%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.91%) Windows 7
4 12 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.95%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.69%) Linux
8 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.13%) Android
9 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.56%) NetWare
10 1 (0.56%) Unix
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (11.86%) Migration
4 18 (10.17%) Project Management
5 14 (7.91%) Data Migration
5 14 (7.91%) ITIL
6 12 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.21%) Change Management
8 10 (5.65%) Workflow
9 9 (5.08%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.52%) Integration Testing
10 8 (4.52%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.52%) Test Scripting
11 7 (3.95%) ETL
11 7 (3.95%) Information Management
11 7 (3.95%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.95%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.95%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (3.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.60%) SQL
2 16 (9.04%) PL/SQL
3 10 (5.65%) Java
4 6 (3.39%) VBA
5 4 (2.26%) C#
6 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.69%) XPath
7 1 (0.56%) ABAP
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) VB
7 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 177 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.99%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.47%) ISEB
4 15 (8.47%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (3.39%) Degree
7 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.13%) CITP
8 2 (1.13%) MCSE
8 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.56%) MCITP
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.69%) QA
4 2 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.13%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.13%) XenApp
4 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.52%) SCOM
3 6 (3.39%) SCCM
4 3 (1.69%) Puppet
4 3 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) SCSM
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.12%) Oracle
3 19 (10.73%) HP
4 18 (10.17%) Cognos
5 12 (6.78%) VMware
6 11 (6.21%) IBM
7 6 (3.39%) NetApp
8 5 (2.82%) Citrix
9 4 (2.26%) Cisco
10 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.69%) Remedy
11 2 (1.13%) BMC
11 2 (1.13%) Dell
11 2 (1.13%) Facebook
11 2 (1.13%) Sophos
11 2 (1.13%) Twitter
12 1 (0.56%) Adobe
12 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.56%) Google
12 1 (0.56%) Juniper
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