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 3 months to 30 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 512 540 563
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23  
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 64 84 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.81% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 74 33
Median daily rate £440 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £268 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £465 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £288 £425
% change year-on-year +30.86% -32.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8654 10398 9760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.61% 20.81% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5473 6592 5642
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 375 437
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +59.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

CTC Cleared
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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CTC Cleared in England

CTC Cleared
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 53 £450 +28.57% 4
Yorkshire +21 5 £463 +88.77%
South East +22 4 £350 -30.00% 2
East of England 0 2 £200 -18.36%
North East - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £450 -
CTC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for CTC Cleared.

1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (31.34%) SC Cleared
4 31 (23.13%) Finance
5 30 (22.39%) Project Management
6 21 (15.67%) PRINCE2
7 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
8 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
10 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
11 14 (10.45%) .NET
11 14 (10.45%) Windows
11 14 (10.45%) Migration
11 14 (10.45%) Waterfall
12 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (9.70%) Programme Management
13 12 (8.96%) Scrum
13 12 (8.96%) SQL
14 11 (8.21%) JavaScript
14 11 (8.21%) Oracle
14 11 (8.21%) Workflow
14 11 (8.21%) Data Analysis
14 11 (8.21%) Business Analysis
14 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (8.21%) Analytics
15 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (7.46%) Service Management
15 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
16 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
17 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse

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 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.24%) Apache
3 3 (2.24%) Confluence
4 2 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) MS Project
3 6 (4.48%) MS Office
4 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.73%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.24%) HipChat
5 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.99%) Primavera
2 4 (2.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.48%) Office 365
4 5 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) G Suite
6 2 (1.49%) Google Drive
6 2 (1.49%) SaaS
6 2 (1.49%) Trello
6 2 (1.49%) Yammer
7 1 (0.75%) GitHub
7 1 (0.75%) IaaS
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Internet
2 5 (3.73%) Firewall
3 4 (2.99%) DNS
4 3 (2.24%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (2.24%) OpenVPN
4 3 (2.24%) SSH
5 2 (1.49%) CTI
5 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.75%) IPsec
6 1 (0.75%) LAN
6 1 (0.75%) Skype
6 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.73%) MS Access
3 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.49%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
7 1 (0.75%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.75%) DataStage
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) JIRA
2 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.73%) JUnit
2 5 (3.73%) Maven
2 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.99%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.24%) Ant
4 3 (2.24%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (2.24%) Liquibase
4 3 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.75%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.75%) Hudson
6 1 (0.75%) jMock
6 1 (0.75%) Mockito
6 1 (0.75%) NUnit
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Electronics
2 6 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.48%) Marketing
2 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.24%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (20.15%) Analyst
2 21 (15.67%) Project Manager
3 16 (11.94%) Developer
4 13 (9.70%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.96%) Architect
6 8 (5.97%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.97%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (5.22%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Change Manager
7 7 (5.22%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Business Architect
8 5 (3.73%) Planning Manager
8 5 (3.73%) VB Developer
8 5 (3.73%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) .NET
2 8 (5.97%) HTML
2 8 (5.97%) Web Services
3 7 (5.22%) CSS
3 7 (5.22%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.99%) boto
5 4 (2.99%) Django
5 4 (2.99%) REST
6 3 (2.24%) CSS3
6 3 (2.24%) HTML5
6 3 (2.24%) jQuery
6 3 (2.24%) LINQ
6 3 (2.24%) MCollective
6 3 (2.24%) Software Packaging
7 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.49%) NHibernate
7 2 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.45%) Windows
2 7 (5.22%) Linux
3 6 (4.48%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.24%) CentOS
6 2 (1.49%) Android
6 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.75%) Unix
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.39%) Project Management
3 21 (15.67%) PRINCE2
4 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (10.45%) Migration
5 14 (10.45%) Waterfall
6 13 (9.70%) Programme Management
6 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.96%) Scrum
8 11 (8.21%) Analytics
8 11 (8.21%) Business Analysis
8 11 (8.21%) Data Analysis
8 11 (8.21%) Workflow
9 10 (7.46%) Service Management
10 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.97%) Data Analytics
11 8 (5.97%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.22%) DevOps
13 6 (4.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) SQL
2 11 (8.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.48%) C#
3 6 (4.48%) VB
3 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
3 6 (4.48%) VB6
3 6 (4.48%) VBA
4 5 (3.73%) Python
5 4 (2.99%) Java
5 4 (2.99%) Ruby
6 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.49%) ES6
7 2 (1.49%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.75%) Go
8 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (31.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.73%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.24%) PMP
6 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CISSP
7 1 (0.75%) Degree
7 1 (0.75%) IIBA
7 1 (0.75%) ISEB
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) PMO
2 4 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.49%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Docker
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.24%) Postfix
2 3 (2.24%) Squid
2 3 (2.24%) vCloud
2 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.49%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.49%) vSphere
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) Kibana
1 7 (5.22%) logstash
2 3 (2.24%) Ansible
2 3 (2.24%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (2.24%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.24%) Puppet
2 3 (2.24%) Rancher
2 3 (2.24%) Terraform
2 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.21%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) SAP
3 7 (5.22%) VMware
4 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.99%) Google
5 4 (2.99%) NEC
5 4 (2.99%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.24%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.49%) Apple
7 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.49%) Avaya
7 2 (1.49%) Cognos
7 2 (1.49%) Genesys
7 2 (1.49%) NICE Systems
8 1 (0.75%) BMC
8 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Unisys
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