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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 20 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 78 138 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.98% 11.67% 5.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.79% 50.74% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 27
Average daily rate £420 £347 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £455 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 0
Average hourly rate £12.37 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
212 272 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.70% 22.99% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 125 104
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £140 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
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%

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 10 February 2016.

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
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 10 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 -11 65 £413 +17.85% 6
High Wycombe - 2 £171 -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (36.75%) DV Cleared
3 48 (28.92%) ITIL
4 45 (27.11%) Project Management
5 44 (26.51%) PRINCE2
6 41 (24.70%) Microsoft
7 40 (24.10%) Service Management
8 35 (21.08%) Finance
9 33 (19.88%) SharePoint
10 31 (18.67%) Oracle
11 29 (17.47%) MS Excel
12 25 (15.06%) Windows
12 25 (15.06%) ITIL V3
13 24 (14.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 24 (14.46%) Service Delivery
14 21 (12.65%) SQL
15 17 (10.24%) ITSM
16 16 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (9.64%) SQL Server
16 16 (9.64%) MS Project
16 16 (9.64%) SAP
17 15 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (8.43%) HP
18 14 (8.43%) MS Office
18 14 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (7.23%) Hyper-V
19 12 (7.23%) Management Information System
20 11 (6.63%) Business Analysis
20 11 (6.63%) OVSD
20 11 (6.63%) CRM

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 33 (19.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.41%) CICS
3 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (17.47%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.64%) MS Project
3 14 (8.43%) MS Office
4 7 (4.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) SAP SRM
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.60%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (4.22%) iSCSI
3 6 (3.61%) WAN
4 5 (3.01%) IPsec
5 4 (2.41%) Internet
5 4 (2.41%) LAN
5 4 (2.41%) SMTP
5 4 (2.41%) Wireless
6 3 (1.81%) FTP
6 3 (1.81%) NAS
6 3 (1.81%) SAN
7 2 (1.20%) SSH
8 1 (0.60%) HTTP
8 1 (0.60%) Intranet
8 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.60%) LDAP
8 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.60%) VPN
8 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.01%) Easytrieve
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.41%) Essbase
5 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (2.41%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.20%) DataStage
7 2 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.20%) QualityStage
7 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Subversion
1 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.20%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.20%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.20%) JUnit
3 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (21.08%) Finance
2 2 (1.20%) Banking
2 2 (1.20%) Law
3 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.60%) Billing
3 1 (0.60%) Legal
3 1 (0.60%) Military
3 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (15.66%) Analyst
2 25 (15.06%) Project Manager
3 20 (12.05%) Architect
4 16 (9.64%) Service Manager
5 14 (8.43%) Consultant
6 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 12 (7.23%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (7.23%) Project Officer
7 12 (7.23%) Services Delivery Manager
8 10 (6.02%) Technical Manager
9 9 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.82%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.82%) Project Support Officer
11 7 (4.22%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (4.22%) Process Analyst
12 6 (3.61%) Service Analyst
13 5 (3.01%) Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
14 4 (2.41%) Business Architect
14 4 (2.41%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.01%) SAP PI
2 4 (2.41%) .NET
2 4 (2.41%) ISPF
2 4 (2.41%) Middleware
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (2.41%) SAP XI
2 4 (2.41%) WAP
3 3 (1.81%) XML
4 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) JMS
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.60%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.22%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.01%) CESG
4 5 (3.01%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.81%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.81%) PMI
5 3 (1.81%) Statistics
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) Clustering
6 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.20%) VSAM
7 1 (0.60%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) SCADA
7 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.06%) Windows
2 10 (6.02%) Linux
3 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.61%) CentOS
4 6 (3.61%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.61%) Unix
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.81%) zOS
6 2 (1.20%) AIX
6 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.60%) pSOS
7 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.92%) ITIL
2 45 (27.11%) Project Management
3 44 (26.51%) PRINCE2
4 40 (24.10%) Service Management
5 25 (15.06%) ITIL V3
6 24 (14.46%) Service Delivery
7 17 (10.24%) ITSM
8 16 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.63%) Business Analysis
10 11 (6.63%) CRM
10 11 (6.63%) People Management
11 10 (6.02%) Analytics
11 10 (6.02%) Change Management
11 10 (6.02%) Data Analytics
11 10 (6.02%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.22%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.22%) High Availability
13 6 (3.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.65%) SQL
2 6 (3.61%) C++
3 5 (3.01%) ABAP
3 5 (3.01%) COBOL
4 4 (2.41%) Assembly Language
4 4 (2.41%) C#
4 4 (2.41%) CLIST
4 4 (2.41%) JCL
4 4 (2.41%) REXX
5 2 (1.20%) C
5 2 (1.20%) Java
5 2 (1.20%) Perl
5 2 (1.20%) VBA
6 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 166 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (36.75%) DV Cleared
3 24 (14.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (5.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (4.82%) HND
5 8 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.22%) HNC
7 6 (3.61%) APMP
8 5 (3.01%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (3.01%) CISSP
8 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.81%) CEH
9 3 (1.81%) Cyber Scheme
9 3 (1.81%) Degree
9 3 (1.81%) ISEB
9 3 (1.81%) OSCP
9 3 (1.81%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.20%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.20%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) RMADS
3 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.61%) NFS
4 2 (1.20%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.20%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.60%) RACF
5 1 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) OVSD
2 5 (3.01%) SCCM
3 4 (2.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.20%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.67%) Oracle
3 16 (9.64%) SAP
4 14 (8.43%) HP
5 10 (6.02%) VMware
6 8 (4.82%) Informatica
7 6 (3.61%) Cisco
8 5 (3.01%) CA
9 4 (2.41%) Aruba
9 4 (2.41%) Citrix
9 4 (2.41%) IBM
10 3 (1.81%) webMethods
11 2 (1.20%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.60%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.60%) FatWire
12 1 (0.60%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.60%) Lotus
12 1 (0.60%) StorageTek
12 1 (0.60%) Symantec
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