Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 227 253
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26 +22
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 9 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 1.34% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 14
City of London median daily rate £473 £450 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.76% +68.11%
10th Percentile £315 £206 £250
90th Percentile £650 £658 £661
Central London median daily rate £413 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -8.33% +38.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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 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 995 1042 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.94% 15.56% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 732 1007
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.81% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £262
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £442
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.81% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +1.60% +20.65%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.35
% change year-on-year - +3.54% +7.94%

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 November 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 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) RIA
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) QGIS
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Architect
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Chief Technology Officer
1 1 (11.11%) Database Architect
1 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Head of DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) Head of Digital
1 1 (11.11%) Head of Operations
1 1 (11.11%) Head of Technical Operations
1 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Senior User Researcher
1 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
1 1 (11.11%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Linked Data
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) R
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware