The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ClearTrust skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ClearTrust over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSA ClearTrust
UK
Rank - 637 622
Contract jobs citing ClearTrust 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category - 0.069% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £496 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ClearTrust is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4981 5782 5460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.14% 10.86% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3172 3510 3004
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 445 626
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

ClearTrust
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ClearTrust as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for ClearTrust in the UK

ClearTrust
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearTrust in the UK