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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 40 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 35 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.59% 4.06% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.91% 17.45% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 16
Average daily rate £390 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £226 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £448 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
DV Cleared
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
207 275 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.25% 23.29% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 123 101
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £15.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.80 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 34 £400 +13.47% 1
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 79 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (74.68%) SC Cleared
3 39 (49.37%) ITIL
4 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
5 29 (36.71%) PRINCE2
6 27 (34.18%) Project Management
7 23 (29.11%) Service Management
8 21 (26.58%) Finance
8 21 (26.58%) Windows
8 21 (26.58%) ITIL V3
9 19 (24.05%) SharePoint
10 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
11 14 (17.72%) Service Delivery
11 14 (17.72%) ITSM
11 14 (17.72%) SQL
12 13 (16.46%) Oracle
12 13 (16.46%) HP
12 13 (16.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.92%) CRM
14 11 (13.92%) Change Management
14 11 (13.92%) VMware
14 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (12.66%) OVSD
15 10 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
15 10 (12.66%) MS Office
16 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
16 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
17 8 (10.13%) iSCSI

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (24.05%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.06%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.66%) MS Office
3 7 (8.86%) MS Project
4 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (10.13%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.59%) Internet
3 6 (7.59%) SMTP
4 5 (6.33%) NAS
4 5 (6.33%) SAN
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless
6 3 (3.80%) Firewall
6 3 (3.80%) FTP
6 3 (3.80%) LAN
6 3 (3.80%) WAN
7 2 (2.53%) IPsec
7 2 (2.53%) SSH
8 1 (1.27%) HTTP
8 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.27%) LDAP
8 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.27%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.27%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) Architect
3 11 (13.92%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.66%) Service Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Process Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Project Officer
7 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Project Control Officer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) WAP
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) JMS
2 3 (3.80%) SOAP
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.06%) iPad
2 4 (5.06%) iPhone
2 4 (5.06%) PMI
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Statistics
4 2 (2.53%) CESG
4 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.27%) SCADA
5 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.33%) CentOS
3 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) ITIL
2 29 (36.71%) PRINCE2
3 27 (34.18%) Project Management
4 23 (29.11%) Service Management
5 21 (26.58%) ITIL V3
6 14 (17.72%) ITSM
6 14 (17.72%) Service Delivery
7 11 (13.92%) Change Management
7 11 (13.92%) CRM
8 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.86%) People Management
10 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.59%) Analytics
11 6 (7.59%) Data Analytics
11 6 (7.59%) High Availability
11 6 (7.59%) Validation
12 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.33%) TOGAF
12 5 (6.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) C
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) C++
5 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (74.68%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (8.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.06%) APMP
6 4 (5.06%) HNC
6 4 (5.06%) HND
6 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.53%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.53%) Cyber Scheme
7 2 (2.53%) MCP
7 2 (2.53%) MCSE
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.53%) OSCP
7 2 (2.53%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (1.27%) CCNA
8 1 (1.27%) CCSP
8 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.33%) NFS
5 2 (2.53%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) OVSD
2 5 (6.33%) SCCM
3 3 (3.80%) OpenView
3 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.53%) WSUS
5 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) HP
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 11 (13.92%) VMware
4 5 (6.33%) Cisco
5 4 (5.06%) Aruba
5 4 (5.06%) FireEye
6 3 (3.80%) StorageTek
6 3 (3.80%) Sun
7 2 (2.53%) Citrix
7 2 (2.53%) webMethods
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe
8 1 (1.27%) FatWire
8 1 (1.27%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.27%) hybris
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Pega
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire