Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 - 254
Rank change year-on-year - +254 -16
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% - 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
City of London median daily rate £300 - £384
Central London median daily rate £325 - £384
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

BC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 849 955 1,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.43% 13.54% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 678 724
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £300
90th Percentile £694 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 47 31
City of London median hourly rate £21.72 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.63 £13.60 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.15 £25.50 £28.52
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +14.97% - -1.58%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in the City of London

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BC Cleared in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in the City of London

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Public Sector
4 3 (37.50%) Project Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) VPN

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
2 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) Converged Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IP Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Project Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (37.50%) CCDA
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) Radware