Period
to 23 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 119 218
Rank change year-on-year -56 +99 +32
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 3 2 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.078% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.60% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
10th Percentile £603 " £249
25th Percentile £606 £525 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £345
Median % change year-on-year +13.68% +59.42% -40.00%
75th Percentile £656 £575 £436
90th Percentile £668 " £646
Central London median daily rate £625 £550 £373
% change year-on-year +13.68% +47.65% -25.50%

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 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 483 333 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.51% 18.46% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 238 648
10th Percentile £310 £306 £300
25th Percentile £413 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.39% +2.50% +4.17%
75th Percentile £636 £588 £613
90th Percentile £688 £650 £694
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
10th Percentile £17.58 £23.58 £10.50
25th Percentile £22.50 £32.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -18.37% +79.27% +9.63%
75th Percentile £35.25 £40.94 £38.51
90th Percentile £44.98 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -21.68% +66.28% +14.97%

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in the City of London

CTC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for CTC Cleared in the City of London

CTC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for CTC Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Packer
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) Java 8
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python

CTC 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Facilities Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java 8
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Packer
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft