Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 231 241
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 +34
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% 0.048% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.100% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
City of London median daily rate £393 £364 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.90% -36.74% +26.37%
10th Percentile £384 £352 £478
90th Percentile £401 £384 £683
Central London median daily rate £393 £364 £575
% change year-on-year +7.90% -36.74% +15.00%
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 1,002 921 1,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.18% 14.76% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 639 809
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £274 £240
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 19
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.29% -6.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.43 £13.65
90th Percentile £30.75 £21.70 £30.08
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.44% -5.90% +18.18%

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 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared