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 23 August 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 97 87 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.80% 6.63% 10.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.50% 30.63% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 73
Median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £10.24 £44.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.00% +196.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £35.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +77.50%
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
223 284 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.83% 21.65% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 189 171
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £208 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £10.24 £45.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.49% +203.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £17.77 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £46.00 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 93 £445 +12.58% 6
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 201 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (34.83%) ITIL
3 55 (27.36%) Microsoft
4 52 (25.87%) Windows
5 50 (24.88%) DV Cleared
6 47 (23.38%) Service Management
7 43 (21.39%) Project Management
8 34 (16.92%) Finance
9 33 (16.42%) MS Office
10 30 (14.93%) Active Directory
11 26 (12.94%) PRINCE2
12 24 (11.94%) Oracle
12 24 (11.94%) CISSP
13 22 (10.95%) Service Delivery
13 22 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (10.45%) Migration
15 20 (9.95%) HP
15 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
15 20 (9.95%) ITIL V3
16 19 (9.45%) Service Design
16 19 (9.45%) MS Excel
17 17 (8.46%) Linux
17 17 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (8.46%) Firewall
17 17 (8.46%) ITSM
17 17 (8.46%) Management Information System
18 16 (7.96%) Risk Management
18 16 (7.96%) Citrix
19 15 (7.46%) NFS

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.47%) MS Exchange
1 13 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (3.48%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (16.42%) MS Office
2 19 (9.45%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.48%) SPSS
5 2 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) Office 365
2 5 (2.49%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.00%) IaaS
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.46%) Firewall
2 15 (7.46%) iSCSI
3 12 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (5.47%) IPsec
5 10 (4.98%) SMTP
6 9 (4.48%) Internet
7 7 (3.48%) FTP
7 7 (3.48%) SSH
8 5 (2.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (2.49%) Wireless
9 3 (1.49%) SAN
10 2 (1.00%) SNA
11 1 (0.50%) LAN
11 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.98%) DB2
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.49%) MySQL
6 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.99%) MS Access
7 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) JUnit
2 2 (1.00%) MSI
3 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (16.92%) Finance
2 4 (1.99%) Legal
3 2 (1.00%) Electronics
3 2 (1.00%) Military
3 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.50%) Automotive
4 1 (0.50%) Billing
4 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (19.90%) Analyst
2 27 (13.43%) Consultant
3 26 (12.94%) Architect
4 16 (7.96%) Developer
5 14 (6.97%) SOC Analyst
6 13 (6.47%) Service Manager
7 11 (5.47%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.47%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.98%) Service Architect
9 9 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (4.48%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (3.98%) Middleware Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Security Advisor
11 7 (3.48%) Data Scientist
11 7 (3.48%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 6 (2.99%) Commercial Manager
12 6 (2.99%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.99%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.97%) J2EE
2 11 (5.47%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (3.98%) Middleware
4 4 (1.99%) Web Services
4 4 (1.99%) XML
5 3 (1.49%) EJB
5 3 (1.49%) JMS
5 3 (1.49%) JSP
5 3 (1.49%) Servlets
6 1 (0.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.97%) CESG
2 14 (6.97%) Cryptography
2 14 (6.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (4.98%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.98%) Statistics
5 7 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.48%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.49%) Data Extraction
6 5 (2.49%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.99%) PKI
8 3 (1.49%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.00%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.87%) Windows
2 17 (8.46%) Linux
3 13 (6.47%) Windows Vista
4 8 (3.98%) Unix
4 8 (3.98%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.48%) CentOS
5 7 (3.48%) Data ONTAP
5 7 (3.48%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.48%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.00%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.83%) ITIL
2 47 (23.38%) Service Management
3 43 (21.39%) Project Management
4 26 (12.94%) PRINCE2
5 22 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (10.95%) Service Delivery
6 21 (10.45%) Migration
7 20 (9.95%) ITIL V3
8 19 (9.45%) Service Design
9 17 (8.46%) ITSM
10 16 (7.96%) Risk Management
11 14 (6.97%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (6.97%) Information Assurance
11 14 (6.97%) Security Operations
11 14 (6.97%) Virtual Environments
12 11 (5.47%) Problem Management
13 10 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (4.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (4.48%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.97%) Java
2 10 (4.98%) SQL
3 7 (3.48%) R
4 5 (2.49%) VBA
5 3 (1.49%) C
5 3 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 201 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (24.88%) DV Cleared
3 24 (11.94%) CISSP
4 17 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (6.97%) CESG Certified Professional
6 11 (5.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.99%) CEH
8 2 (1.00%) CCNP
8 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.00%) Dell Certification
8 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.00%) MCSE
8 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.50%) CISM
9 1 (0.50%) Degree
9 1 (0.50%) GSAE
9 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.46%) SLA
2 12 (5.97%) RMADS
3 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.49%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.46%) NFS
3 14 (6.97%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.48%) Sendmail
5 6 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.00%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.00%) XenApp
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (6.97%) SCOM
2 11 (5.47%) OVSD
3 6 (2.99%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.00%) Nessus
4 2 (1.00%) SCCM
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.94%) Oracle
3 20 (9.95%) HP
4 16 (7.96%) Citrix
5 15 (7.46%) VMware
6 11 (5.47%) IBM
7 10 (4.98%) Cisco
8 9 (4.48%) IFS
8 9 (4.48%) NetApp
9 5 (2.49%) Dell
9 5 (2.49%) F5
9 5 (2.49%) Forcepoint
10 3 (1.49%) Juniper
10 3 (1.49%) Symantec
11 2 (1.00%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.00%) Cognos
11 2 (1.00%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.00%) Informatica
11 2 (1.00%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.00%) Teradata
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