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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 35 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 56 52 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.57% 4.98% 9.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.73% 23.11% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -22.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £115 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £465 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £364 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.08 £37.85 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.46% -2.96%
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
299 225 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.39% 21.55% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 106 108
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £137 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £13.07 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £18.15 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -7 42 £385 +40.00%
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (72.88%) SC Cleared
3 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
4 52 (44.07%) ITIL
5 32 (27.12%) Windows
6 28 (23.73%) MS Excel
7 26 (22.03%) MS Office
7 26 (22.03%) Service Management
8 24 (20.34%) PRINCE2
9 22 (18.64%) Cisco
10 19 (16.10%) MS Exchange
11 18 (15.25%) Service Delivery
12 17 (14.41%) MS Project
13 16 (13.56%) Linux
13 16 (13.56%) Firewall
13 16 (13.56%) Project Management
13 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (12.71%) OVSD
14 15 (12.71%) Incident Management
15 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (11.86%) VMware
15 14 (11.86%) SLA
16 13 (11.02%) CCNP
16 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (11.02%) Hyper-V
16 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (10.17%) Data Analysis

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (16.10%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.93%) Lync
3 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.24%) IIS
5 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.54%) Confluence
5 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 26 (22.03%) MS Office
3 17 (14.41%) MS Project
4 7 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (5.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
2 3 (2.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) Firewall
2 13 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (9.32%) LAN
4 10 (8.47%) WAN
5 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.08%) DNS
7 5 (4.24%) Internet
7 5 (4.24%) OSPF
7 5 (4.24%) EIGRP
7 5 (4.24%) VPN
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (3.39%) Wireless
8 4 (3.39%) DHCP
8 4 (3.39%) BGP
8 4 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (3.39%) Multicast
9 3 (2.54%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (2.54%) HSRP
9 3 (2.54%) TACACS
9 3 (2.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.54%) Big Data
3 3 (2.54%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) OLAP
4 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.69%) OLTP
4 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Ant
1 3 (2.54%) JUnit
1 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.54%) Subversion
1 3 (2.54%) JIRA
1 3 (2.54%) Mercurial
1 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.54%) Gradle
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (17.80%) Analyst
2 12 (10.17%) Network Engineer
3 10 (8.47%) Project Manager
3 10 (8.47%) Service Manager
3 10 (8.47%) Incident Manager
4 6 (5.08%) Transition Manager
4 6 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (5.08%) Team Leader
4 6 (5.08%) DBA
4 6 (5.08%) Service Transition Manager
5 5 (4.24%) Administrator
5 5 (4.24%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (3.39%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (3.39%) SQL DBA
6 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) J2EE
1 3 (2.54%) EJB
1 3 (2.54%) Web Services
1 3 (2.54%) JMS
1 3 (2.54%) Java EE
1 3 (2.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.54%) PKI
3 3 (2.54%) Statistics
3 3 (2.54%) Open Source
4 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) Windows
2 16 (13.56%) Linux
2 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.54%) CentOS
5 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.07%) ITIL
2 26 (22.03%) Service Management
3 24 (20.34%) PRINCE2
4 18 (15.25%) Service Delivery
5 16 (13.56%) Project Management
6 15 (12.71%) Incident Management
7 12 (10.17%) Data Analysis
7 12 (10.17%) Change Management
8 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.78%) Project Planning
9 8 (6.78%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.93%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.93%) Matrix Management
11 6 (5.08%) Migration
12 5 (4.24%) CRM
12 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.24%) Fault Management
12 5 (4.24%) Problem Management
12 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.93%) SQL
1 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.54%) C#
2 3 (2.54%) Java
2 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.85%) VBScript
3 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 118 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (72.88%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (11.02%) CCNP
4 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.32%) CCNA
6 10 (8.47%) MCP
6 10 (8.47%) MCSE
7 6 (5.08%) HNC
7 6 (5.08%) HND
8 4 (3.39%) VCP4
9 3 (2.54%) APMP
9 3 (2.54%) CCIE
9 3 (2.54%) CCDP
9 3 (2.54%) CCIP
9 3 (2.54%) CCSA
9 3 (2.54%) CCSE
10 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.86%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.85%) BS15000
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.02%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.78%) Firmware
4 3 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.54%) UAG
4 3 (2.54%) NFS
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.71%) OVSD
2 9 (7.63%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.78%) OpenView
4 6 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.39%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (2.54%) Puppet
6 3 (2.54%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.85%) SCCM
7 1 (0.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.64%) Cisco
3 14 (11.86%) VMware
4 12 (10.17%) HP
5 9 (7.63%) CheckPoint
5 9 (7.63%) F5
6 8 (6.78%) Juniper
6 8 (6.78%) Oracle
7 7 (5.93%) Citrix
7 7 (5.93%) McAfee
8 6 (5.08%) Sophos
8 6 (5.08%) Lumension
9 4 (3.39%) Remedy
9 4 (3.39%) Nokia
9 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.54%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.54%) NetApp
10 3 (2.54%) Websense
10 3 (2.54%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.69%) Compuware