The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 266 264
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.050% 0.011% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.039% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £500 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £288 £425
% change year-on-year +30.86% -32.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2249 2574 2684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.39% 27.37% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1587 1395
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 108 109
Median hourly rate £27.38 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.55 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CTC Cleared in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CTC Cleared in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CTC Cleared in the South East

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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 CTC Cleared in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CTC Cleared in the South East

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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 CTC Cleared within the South East 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
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £325 -35.00%
Kent - 2 £350 -
CTC Cleared
England

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 South East region with a requirement for CTC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Unisys
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

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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 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) DHTML
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) JSF
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) Struts2
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Unisys
1 1 (16.67%) VMware