Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CTC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 721 633 687
Rank change year-on-year -88 +54 -1
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 128 209 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 1.19% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 161 99
England median daily rate £550 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +3.45% +10.83%
10th Percentile £361 £184 £297
90th Percentile £699 £550 £555
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
England median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
10th Percentile £10.90 - £11.80
90th Percentile £13.50 - £20.80
UK median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,374 17,569 18,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.20% 19.04% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,378 10,779 11,497
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £626 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 767 792
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.50 £25.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.34% -9.40% -1.19%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.08
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £25.69
% change year-on-year +14.58% -6.57% -6.59%

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CTC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CTC Cleared in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CTC Cleared in England

CTC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CTC Cleared in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CTC Cleared in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CTC Cleared in England

CTC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -84 115 £550 +18.92% 4
Yorkshire -7 4 - -
North of England -14 4 - -
South East -9 3 - - 2
South West - 3 £425 - 4
East of England - 3 £543 -
CTC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for CTC Cleared.

1 128 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (36.72%) SC Cleared
4 21 (16.41%) Java
5 17 (13.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (11.72%) Business Analysis
7 13 (10.16%) SQL
8 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.38%) Project Management
8 12 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 12 (9.38%) User Experience
8 12 (9.38%) NoSQL
8 12 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.59%) MarkLogic
9 11 (8.59%) XQuery
9 11 (8.59%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.59%) Python
10 10 (7.81%) SAP
10 10 (7.81%) Jaspersoft
10 10 (7.81%) RESTful
10 10 (7.81%) XPath
11 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
11 9 (7.03%) Docker
11 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
11 9 (7.03%) Finance
11 9 (7.03%) PMO
12 8 (6.25%) Workflow
12 8 (6.25%) HTML
12 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

CTC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.13%) Office 365
3 3 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.34%) Taleo
4 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.78%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Intranet
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.59%) MarkLogic
3 4 (3.13%) HBase
4 3 (2.34%) MySQL
5 2 (1.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.78%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.34%) JUnit
3 3 (2.34%) Katalon Studio
3 3 (2.34%) Mockito
3 3 (2.34%) Selenium
3 3 (2.34%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 9 (7.03%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Local Government
3 4 (3.13%) Legal
4 3 (2.34%) Publishing
5 2 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (16.41%) Analyst
2 20 (15.63%) Architect
3 18 (14.06%) Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.59%) Technical Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Designer
7 7 (5.47%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Programme Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.69%) Product Manager
9 5 (3.91%) Business Change Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Change Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Consultant
9 5 (3.91%) Content Designer
10 4 (3.13%) Business Transformation Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Digital Product Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) RESTful
2 8 (6.25%) HTML
3 7 (5.47%) Web Services
4 6 (4.69%) REST
5 5 (3.91%) Kafka
5 5 (3.91%) Spring
5 5 (3.91%) XML
6 4 (3.13%) .NET
6 4 (3.13%) JSON
7 3 (2.34%) Ajax
7 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.34%) CSS
7 3 (2.34%) jQuery
7 3 (2.34%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (2.34%) XHTML
8 2 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.56%) OAuth
8 2 (1.56%) OAuth2
8 2 (1.56%) OpenID
8 2 (1.56%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) User Experience
2 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.34%) Blog
4 3 (2.34%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.56%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.56%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.91%) Windows
2 3 (2.34%) Linux
2 3 (2.34%) Unix
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.72%) Business Analysis
3 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (9.38%) Programme Management
3 12 (9.38%) Project Management
4 11 (8.59%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.25%) Open Source
6 8 (6.25%) Product Management
6 8 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (6.25%) User Stories
6 8 (6.25%) Workflow
7 7 (5.47%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (5.47%) Data Security
7 7 (5.47%) Decision-Making
7 7 (5.47%) Service Management
7 7 (5.47%) TDD
8 6 (4.69%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (4.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.41%) Java
2 13 (10.16%) SQL
3 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.59%) Python
4 11 (8.59%) XQuery
5 10 (7.81%) XPath
6 6 (4.69%) Ruby
7 4 (3.13%) C#
7 4 (3.13%) Java 8
8 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 128 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (36.72%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (6.25%) Degree
5 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) CBAP
6 2 (1.56%) CLAS
7 1 (0.78%) MCP
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) PMO
2 4 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Docker
2 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.56%) Kibana
2 2 (1.56%) logstash
2 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.56%) SCCM
2 2 (1.56%) Terraform
2 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (7.81%) Jaspersoft
1 10 (7.81%) SAP
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle
4 3 (2.34%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.56%) BMC
5 2 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) Unisys