Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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
London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 239 286
Rank change year-on-year +4 +47 +22
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.015% 0.073% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
City of London median daily rate £375 £272 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.12% -32.13% -20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £159 £254
90th Percentile £388 £431 £460
London median daily rate £438 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £26.50 - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 922 1086 1684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.08% 15.77% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 794 1245
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £270 £285 £239
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 37
City of London median hourly rate £18.23 £21.78 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.29% +16.47% -15.00%
10th Percentile £13.20 £16.60 £12.41
90th Percentile £29.77 £76.45 £35.80
London median hourly rate £21.20 £20.00 £20.41
% change year-on-year +6.00% -1.98% +2.41%

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 21 July 2017, 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%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

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%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland