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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 548 532 540
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 65 60 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.59% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £450 £538
% change year-on-year
-36.11% -16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
10437 10204 8844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.69% 19.28% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6117 5810 4731
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 464 498
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.94 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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 23 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 3 July 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 -40 48 £430 -9.47% 4
London -11 44 £440 -8.33% 4
Wales +19 16 £255 -38.18%
City of London -4 12 £545 +14.73%
Aberystwyth - 8 £330 -
Ceredigion - 8 £330 -
Mid Wales - 8 £330 -
South Wales -3 3 - -
West Wales - 3 £188 -
Cardiff +3 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £135 -
Liverpool - 2 £350 -
Merseyside - 2 £350 -
North West - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £500 +11.11%
Milton Keynes -8 1 £500 +11.11%
South East -22 1 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 55 (51.89%) SC Cleared
3 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
4 22 (20.75%) Windows
5 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.09%) GIS
7 15 (14.15%) ESRI
7 15 (14.15%) MS Office
7 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
8 14 (13.21%) Finance
9 13 (12.26%) Project Management
10 12 (11.32%) Migration
11 11 (10.38%) .NET
11 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
12 10 (9.43%) CRM
13 9 (8.49%) C#
13 9 (8.49%) SQL
13 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
13 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
13 9 (8.49%) Google
13 9 (8.49%) Google Apps
14 8 (7.55%) Android
14 8 (7.55%) Mac OS
14 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
14 8 (7.55%) .NET Framework
14 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.55%) HTML
14 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (6.60%) CSS

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (4.72%) ArcSDE
2 4 (3.77%) Confluence
3 3 (2.83%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.89%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) Liferay
4 2 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.94%) Lync
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MS Office
2 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.72%) MS Project
4 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Agresso
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Google Apps
2 5 (4.72%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.83%) Intranet
3 2 (1.89%) Extranet
3 2 (1.89%) Broadband
3 2 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.94%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.94%) VoIP
4 1 (0.94%) TETRA
4 1 (0.94%) LTE
4 1 (0.94%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.83%) MS Access
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.89%) HBase
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.89%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.94%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) IntelliJ
2 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.89%) Spock
2 2 (1.89%) Geb
2 2 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (0.94%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.94%) Subversion
3 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Military
2 1 (0.94%) Back Office
2 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (16.98%) Analyst
2 17 (16.04%) Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Tester
6 5 (4.72%) Programme Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Architect
7 4 (3.77%) Software Tester
7 4 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) GIS Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.83%) GIS Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.83%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) .NET
2 8 (7.55%) HTML
2 8 (7.55%) .NET Framework
3 7 (6.60%) CSS
3 7 (6.60%) XML
4 4 (3.77%) Spring
5 3 (2.83%) XSLT
5 3 (2.83%) ArcObjects
5 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.83%) jQuery
5 3 (2.83%) RESTful
5 3 (2.83%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.89%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.89%) JAX-RS
6 2 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.89%) Struts2
6 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.89%) HTML5
6 2 (1.89%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) GIS
2 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Statistics
3 5 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.94%) CESG
5 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Android
2 8 (7.55%) Mac OS
2 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.89%) CentOS
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.26%) Project Management
3 12 (11.32%) Migration
4 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
5 10 (9.43%) CRM
6 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
7 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.60%) ITSM
8 7 (6.60%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.60%) TDD
8 7 (6.60%) Service Management
8 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.66%) Scrum
10 5 (4.72%) UML
10 5 (4.72%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.72%) Coaching
11 4 (3.77%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.77%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.77%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) C#
1 9 (8.49%) SQL
2 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.77%) Java
4 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.83%) VBA
5 2 (1.89%) Groovy
5 2 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 55 (51.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) CISM
7 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) SLA
1 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.15%) ESRI
3 9 (8.49%) Google
4 7 (6.60%) Apple
5 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.89%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.89%) Twitter
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle
6 2 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (0.94%) Dell
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
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Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago