The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 32 61 23
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -38
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 57 12 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.55% 1.16% 6.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.70% 7.02% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 16
Average daily rate
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£377 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £244 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £398 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.53 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -3.82%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
363 171 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.99% 16.47% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 85 74
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £51.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +26 50 £355 -6.57%
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DV Cleared.

1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 37 (37.00%) ITIL
5 25 (25.00%) Windows
6 22 (22.00%) Service Management
7 21 (21.00%) MS Exchange
8 18 (18.00%) Service Delivery
9 17 (17.00%) PRINCE2
9 17 (17.00%) Cisco
10 15 (15.00%) MS Project
10 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 15 (15.00%) Project Management
10 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (13.00%) Firewall
12 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (10.00%) OVSD
14 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (10.00%) CCNP
14 10 (10.00%) MCSE
14 10 (10.00%) MCP
14 10 (10.00%) VMware
15 9 (9.00%) Backup Exec
15 9 (9.00%) HNC
15 9 (9.00%) HND
15 9 (9.00%) LAN

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (21.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.00%) Lync
6 4 (4.00%) IIS
7 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Project
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) Firewall
2 9 (9.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (9.00%) LAN
3 8 (8.00%) WAN
4 6 (6.00%) DNS
5 4 (4.00%) SNMP
5 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.00%) DHCP
6 3 (3.00%) TACACS
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (3.00%) Network Security
7 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.00%) HSRP
7 2 (2.00%) Multicast
7 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.00%) Wireless
7 2 (2.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (2.00%) VRRP
7 2 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) OLAP
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.00%) OLTP
2 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Analyst
2 17 (17.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.00%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Architect
6 5 (5.00%) Problem Manager
7 4 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.00%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (4.00%) DBA
7 4 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Administrator
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.00%) PKI
3 2 (2.00%) CCTV
3 2 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.00%) Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.00%) UNIX
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.00%) CentOS
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) ITIL
2 22 (22.00%) Service Management
3 18 (18.00%) Service Delivery
4 17 (17.00%) PRINCE2
5 15 (15.00%) Project Management
6 8 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.00%) Change Management
8 5 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.00%) Network Management
9 4 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (4.00%) Fault Management
9 4 (4.00%) ITSM
9 4 (4.00%) Migration
9 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.00%) People Management
10 3 (3.00%) Validation
10 3 (3.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) SQL
1 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.00%) VBScript
3 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (10.00%) MCP
5 10 (10.00%) MCSE
5 10 (10.00%) CCNP
6 9 (9.00%) HNC
6 9 (9.00%) HND
7 8 (8.00%) CCNA
8 3 (3.00%) CCSA
8 3 (3.00%) CCSE
9 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.00%) CCDP
9 2 (2.00%) CCIP
9 2 (2.00%) MCSA
9 2 (2.00%) CCIE
9 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) BS15000
3 1 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.00%) Firmware
4 3 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (3.00%) UAG
5 1 (1.00%) Squid
5 1 (1.00%) Postfix
5 1 (1.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) OVSD
2 9 (9.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.00%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (3.00%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.00%) Cisco
3 10 (10.00%) VMware
4 8 (8.00%) HP
4 8 (8.00%) Citrix
5 7 (7.00%) Juniper
5 7 (7.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.00%) McAfee
6 5 (5.00%) Sophos
6 5 (5.00%) F5
6 5 (5.00%) Lumension
7 4 (4.00%) Nokia
8 3 (3.00%) Websense
8 3 (3.00%) Symantec
8 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.00%) Remedy
9 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle
10 1 (1.00%) NetApp
10 1 (1.00%) Computacenter