The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 134 58 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.84% 5.68% 12.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.08% 29.00% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 50
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £550 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.09%
SC 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
273 200 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.12% 19.57% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 103 99
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £13.07 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SC 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 SC Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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 +7 107 £350 -12.50% 5
High Wycombe - - - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 297 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 118 (39.73%) ITIL
3 114 (38.38%) Microsoft
4 74 (24.92%) Windows
5 72 (24.24%) MS Excel
6 70 (23.57%) DV Cleared
7 59 (19.87%) PRINCE2
8 54 (18.18%) Service Management
9 47 (15.82%) Service Delivery
9 47 (15.82%) MS Office
10 45 (15.15%) MS Project
11 43 (14.48%) Finance
12 41 (13.80%) MS Exchange
12 41 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (13.13%) SLA
14 36 (12.12%) Project Management
15 35 (11.78%) VMware
15 35 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (10.77%) Hyper-V
17 31 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2003
17 31 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 30 (10.10%) Change Management
19 29 (9.76%) HP
20 28 (9.43%) Citrix
21 27 (9.09%) Active Directory
21 27 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 26 (8.75%) MCP
22 26 (8.75%) SharePoint
22 26 (8.75%) MCSE

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (13.80%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (8.75%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.38%) Lync
7 11 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.36%) IIS
9 5 (1.68%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 72 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 47 (15.82%) MS Office
3 45 (15.15%) MS Project
4 14 (4.71%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.36%) PaaS
2 6 (2.02%) Office 365
3 5 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.35%) SaaS
4 4 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.04%) Firewall
2 9 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (3.03%) iSCSI
2 9 (3.03%) LAN
2 9 (3.03%) WAN
3 7 (2.36%) TACACS
4 6 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (1.68%) DNS
6 4 (1.35%) SSL
6 4 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.35%) Internet
6 4 (1.35%) Wireless
7 3 (1.01%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.01%) DHCP
8 2 (0.67%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.67%) VPN
8 2 (0.67%) WLAN
8 2 (0.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.35%) OLTP
3 4 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.35%) OLAP
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.67%) Essbase
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.67%) Selenium
3 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.34%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.34%) MSI
3 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (14.48%) Finance
2 10 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.34%) Legal
3 1 (0.34%) Back Office
3 1 (0.34%) Electronics
3 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (18.18%) Analyst
2 33 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 31 (10.44%) Project Manager
4 30 (10.10%) 1st Line Support
5 25 (8.42%) Service Manager
6 21 (7.07%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 21 (7.07%) Consultant
7 18 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 18 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.05%) Services Delivery Manager
8 15 (5.05%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (4.71%) Project Officer
10 12 (4.04%) Team Leader
11 11 (3.70%) Project Support Officer
12 10 (3.37%) Transition Manager
12 10 (3.37%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 9 (3.03%) Service Transition Manager
14 8 (2.69%) Senior Manager
14 8 (2.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) jQuery
2 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.69%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.36%) User Experience
5 5 (1.68%) Statistics
5 5 (1.68%) SCADA
6 4 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.35%) PKI
6 4 (1.35%) CMDB
7 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.34%) Open Source
8 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.34%) PMI
8 1 (0.34%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.92%) Windows
2 39 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (8.08%) Linux
4 20 (6.73%) Windows 7
5 12 (4.04%) Windows 8
5 12 (4.04%) Windows Vista
6 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.69%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.69%) UNIX
7 8 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.01%) CentOS
8 3 (1.01%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (39.73%) ITIL
2 59 (19.87%) PRINCE2
3 54 (18.18%) Service Management
4 47 (15.82%) Service Delivery
5 36 (12.12%) Project Management
6 30 (10.10%) Change Management
7 22 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 19 (6.40%) ITSM
9 16 (5.39%) People Management
10 15 (5.05%) Mentoring
10 15 (5.05%) ITIL V3
11 14 (4.71%) Project Planning
12 13 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (4.04%) Risk Management
13 12 (4.04%) Change Control
14 11 (3.70%) PRINCE
14 11 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (3.37%) Configuration Management
15 10 (3.37%) Line Management
16 8 (2.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.74%) PowerShell
2 17 (5.72%) C
3 16 (5.39%) SQL
4 6 (2.02%) Java
5 3 (1.01%) VB
5 3 (1.01%) C++
6 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) Ruby
7 1 (0.34%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 297 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (23.57%) DV Cleared
3 31 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 26 (8.75%) MCP
5 26 (8.75%) MCSE
6 22 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.70%) HNC
7 11 (3.70%) HND
8 9 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.03%) CCNP
9 6 (2.02%) CCSA
9 6 (2.02%) CCSE
10 5 (1.68%) Degree
11 4 (1.35%) CCIE
11 4 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.01%) ISEB
12 3 (1.01%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.13%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) BS15000
3 2 (0.67%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) P3O
4 1 (0.34%) BS25999
System Software
1 35 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (10.77%) Hyper-V
3 27 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.37%) Firmware
5 9 (3.03%) NFS
6 7 (2.36%) XenApp
6 7 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.34%) Docker
7 1 (0.34%) UAG
7 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (7.74%) Backup Exec
1 23 (7.74%) OVSD
2 12 (4.04%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.36%) SCCM
3 7 (2.36%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.01%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (38.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.78%) VMware
3 29 (9.76%) HP
4 28 (9.43%) Citrix
5 17 (5.72%) Cisco
6 13 (4.38%) Lumension
7 12 (4.04%) NetApp
7 12 (4.04%) McAfee
8 11 (3.70%) F5
8 11 (3.70%) Sophos
8 11 (3.70%) Remedy
8 11 (3.70%) Juniper
9 10 (3.37%) Oracle
10 9 (3.03%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.02%) Nokia
11 6 (2.02%) Computacenter
11 6 (2.02%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.01%) AppSense
12 3 (1.01%) Dell
13 2 (0.67%) SAP
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