The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CTC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 157 192
Rank change year-on-year -6 +35  
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.091% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 1.23% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £338 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £282 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £490 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £284
% change year-on-year -7.50% +76.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - -

CTC 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 476 568 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.42% 16.78% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 421 572
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 19
Median hourly rate £18.70 £21.78 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.15% -11.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.75 £16.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £89.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CTC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in the City of London

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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 CTC Cleared in the City of London.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CTC Cleared in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CTC Cleared in the City of London

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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 CTC Cleared in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) PMO
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) G Suite
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) G Suite
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) HR Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle