The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 28 11 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 71 76 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.84% 8.93% 3.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.20% 31.40% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 12
Average daily rate £320 £300 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £204 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £402 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £48.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 - £47.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -8.52%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
306 242 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.16% 28.44% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 125 96
Average daily rate £325 £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.55 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £10.11 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
DV Cleared
South East

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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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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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
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Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 59 £320 +18.51% 3
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 79 (75.24%) SC Cleared
3 45 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 42 (40.00%) ITIL
5 35 (33.33%) Windows
6 26 (24.76%) PRINCE2
7 24 (22.86%) VMware
7 24 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (21.90%) Linux
9 22 (20.95%) MS Excel
10 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 20 (19.05%) MS Project
12 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
12 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (18.10%) Hyper-V
13 18 (17.14%) HP
14 17 (16.19%) Finance
14 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (12.38%) UNIX
15 13 (12.38%) OVSD
16 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (11.43%) Citrix
16 12 (11.43%) PRINCE
16 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (10.48%) Cisco
17 11 (10.48%) Service Management
17 11 (10.48%) Lumension
18 10 (9.52%) ITIL V3
18 10 (9.52%) Project Planning
18 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
3 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (8.57%) Lync
5 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.86%) Apache
8 3 (2.86%) CMS
9 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.05%) MS Project
3 8 (7.62%) MS Office
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) iSCSI
2 6 (5.71%) Firewall
2 6 (5.71%) SAN
3 5 (4.76%) SMTP
3 5 (4.76%) Internet
4 4 (3.81%) NAS
5 3 (2.86%) LDAP
5 3 (2.86%) ICMP
6 2 (1.90%) Network Security
6 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.90%) LAN
6 2 (1.90%) WAN
7 1 (0.95%) VoIP
7 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.95%) DHCP
7 1 (0.95%) X.400
7 1 (0.95%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 14 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Consultant
4 7 (6.67%) Architect
4 7 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (3.81%) Project Officer
7 4 (3.81%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.81%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (3.81%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (3.81%) Project Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (3.81%) MI Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Security Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) LAMP
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
3 1 (0.95%) Servlets
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) XSL
3 1 (0.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.95%) LINQ
3 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) CESG
2 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.86%) PKI
4 3 (2.86%) Economics
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.95%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 23 (21.90%) Linux
3 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.38%) UNIX
5 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.81%) CentOS
8 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.95%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.00%) ITIL
2 26 (24.76%) PRINCE2
3 12 (11.43%) PRINCE
4 11 (10.48%) Service Management
5 10 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 10 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.52%) Change Management
5 10 (9.52%) Project Management
6 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (6.67%) CRM
7 7 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (4.76%) TOGAF
9 4 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.81%) Business Development
10 3 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (2.86%) Change Control
10 3 (2.86%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.86%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) SQL
2 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.81%) VBScript
4 2 (1.90%) VB
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) C
5 1 (0.95%) C#
5 1 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 79 (75.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.62%) MCSE
5 8 (7.62%) MCP
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.81%) CCNP
7 3 (2.86%) CCNA
7 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.90%) CITP
8 2 (1.90%) CISA
8 2 (1.90%) CISM
8 2 (1.90%) CISSP
9 1 (0.95%) HNC
9 1 (0.95%) HND
9 1 (0.95%) APMP
9 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) ISO 14001
3 3 (2.86%) BS15000
System Software
1 24 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.10%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.76%) NFS
5 3 (2.86%) Postfix
5 3 (2.86%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.86%) Squid
6 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) OVSD
2 9 (8.57%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.62%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.81%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (3.81%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (2.86%) OpenView
5 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (2.86%) HP NNM
6 2 (1.90%) SCCM
6 2 (1.90%) SCOM
6 2 (1.90%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 45 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.86%) VMware
3 18 (17.14%) HP
4 12 (11.43%) Citrix
5 11 (10.48%) Cisco
5 11 (10.48%) Lumension
6 9 (8.57%) Oracle
7 8 (7.62%) McAfee
7 8 (7.62%) Sophos
8 5 (4.76%) NetApp
9 4 (3.81%) Symantec
10 3 (2.86%) Sun
10 3 (2.86%) StorageTek
10 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.86%) OPNET
10 3 (2.86%) F5
10 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.95%) Veritas
11 1 (0.95%) Juniper
11 1 (0.95%) ICL
Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: Please Quote Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Managed Services Agency
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago