Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 243 -
Rank change year-on-year +66 - -
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 6 8 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Median daily rate £625 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.31% - -
Central London median daily rate £540 £325 -
% change year-on-year +66.15% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 634 960 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.11% 14.23% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 685 692
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £298
90th Percentile £675 £688 £712
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 34
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.65 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.31% -1.69% +12.30%
10th Percentile £18.86 £15.78 £14.53
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.80 £38.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.18 £22.02
% change year-on-year +65.25% -3.79% +19.97%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BC Cleared in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for BC Cleared in the City of London

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BC Cleared in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (50.00%) BYOD
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Epics

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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) AWS
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) RSpec
1 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Epics
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Sprint Planning
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware