Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CTC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 397 498 429
Rank change year-on-year +101 -69 +49
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 84 119 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 1.67% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 90 166
London median daily rate £458 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.88% +19.44% -
10th Percentile £310 £357 £200
90th Percentile £625 £700 £550
England median daily rate £425 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £14.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year -41.67% - -

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,103 7,132 8,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.21% 16.32% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,424 4,568 5,370
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 156 205
London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +28.89% -
10th Percentile £19.25 £12.75 £13.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.79 £52.45
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -9.09%

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CTC Cleared in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CTC Cleared in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CTC 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 CTC Cleared in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CTC 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 CTC Cleared within the London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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 +48 18 £420 -11.58% 4
CTC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for CTC Cleared.

1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 23 (27.38%) Public Sector
4 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.48%) Finance
6 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (11.90%) Azure
7 10 (11.90%) Python
7 10 (11.90%) CSS
8 9 (10.71%) Google
8 9 (10.71%) Project Management
8 9 (10.71%) Service Management
8 9 (10.71%) Node.js
8 9 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (9.52%) Project Delivery
9 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
10 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
10 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.33%) JIRA
10 7 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (8.33%) ITIL
10 7 (8.33%) HTML
10 7 (8.33%) Postman
10 7 (8.33%) GCP
10 7 (8.33%) Defect Management
10 7 (8.33%) Confluence
10 7 (8.33%) Data Architecture

CTC 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 7 (8.33%) Confluence
2 5 (5.95%) Drupal
3 4 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Azure
2 7 (8.33%) GCP
3 6 (7.14%) Office 365
4 5 (5.95%) AWS
5 4 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.76%) BlazeMeter
5 4 (4.76%) CloudFront
5 4 (4.76%) G Suite
5 4 (4.76%) Heroku
6 3 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (3.57%) GitHub
7 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.38%) Google Docs
7 2 (2.38%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Skype
2 3 (3.57%) Broadband
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) BigQuery
1 6 (7.14%) FileMaker
2 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) JIRA
1 7 (8.33%) Postman
2 5 (5.95%) Bitbucket
2 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.76%) gulp
3 4 (4.76%) JMeter
3 4 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.76%) Selenium
3 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) Moq
5 2 (2.38%) MSTest
General
1 23 (27.38%) Public Sector
2 13 (15.48%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Police
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Analyst
2 22 (26.19%) Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Architect
4 10 (11.90%) Data Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.95%) FileMaker Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Problem Manager
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Incident and Problem Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Incident Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) CSS
2 9 (10.71%) Node.js
3 7 (8.33%) HTML
4 6 (7.14%) Web Services
5 4 (4.76%) Flask
5 4 (4.76%) SQLAlchemy
6 3 (3.57%) .NET
6 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.57%) Guice
6 3 (3.57%) jQuery
6 3 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (3.57%) Spring
6 3 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.38%) CSS3
7 2 (2.38%) HTML5
7 2 (2.38%) JSON
7 2 (2.38%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.38%) OAuth
7 2 (2.38%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.57%) User Experience
3 3 (3.57%) W3C
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Mac OS X
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.19%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (10.71%) Project Management
3 9 (10.71%) Service Management
4 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 8 (9.52%) Project Delivery
5 7 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 7 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 7 (8.33%) ITIL
5 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 7 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.14%) Change Management
6 6 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 5 (5.95%) Analytics
7 5 (5.95%) ETL
7 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.95%) Scrum
7 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.90%) Python
3 5 (5.95%) PHP
3 5 (5.95%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) R
5 3 (3.57%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) Java 8
6 2 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) CEH
5 1 (1.19%) CISM
5 1 (1.19%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) CLAS
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) PMO
2 3 (3.57%) WCAG
3 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.19%) NIST
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Terraform
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Consul
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Google
3 5 (5.95%) Cognos
3 5 (5.95%) IBM
4 4 (4.76%) Apple
4 4 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.19%) F5
5 1 (1.19%) SAP