Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for BC 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.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 559 592
Rank change year-on-year -67 +33 -38
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 9 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.77% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 23
London median daily rate £438 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £377 £197 £145
90th Percentile £523 £552 £563
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £50.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -66.83% -33.05%

BC 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7871 7753 7497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.71% 17.16% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 5015 4949
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 113 138
London median hourly rate £21.03 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -3.85% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.30 £12.02
90th Percentile £49.75 £49.84 £46.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in London

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BC Cleared in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BC Cleared in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London -2 2 £384 +47.45%
BC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 London region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scorecard
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) G Suite
5 1 (11.11%) CQRS
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) RESTEasy
5 1 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Kibana
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) G Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Protractor
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Scorecard
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) CQRS
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) SAP