The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 June 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 257 274
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.056% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £509 £383 £377
% change year-on-year +33.00% +1.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £51.92

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1868 2526 2358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.19% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1477 1309
Median daily rate £407 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 97 124
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +16.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in the South East

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in the South East

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in the South East

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Berkshire +20 3 - -
BC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (26.67%) Power BI
4 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (26.67%) xDSL
4 4 (26.67%) R
4 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) ADSL
4 4 (26.67%) ATM
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) RIP
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) BGP

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (20.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) ADSL
1 4 (26.67%) ATM
1 4 (26.67%) BGP
1 4 (26.67%) DSL
1 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
1 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) MPLS
1 4 (26.67%) OSPF
1 4 (26.67%) RIP
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Power BI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
2 3 (20.00%) PC Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) PC Rollout Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) WFM
4 1 (6.67%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) R
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCA
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) VMware