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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 130 149 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.23% 12.51% 12.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.80% 45.29% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 70 56
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£335 £308 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £199 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.79%
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
311 329 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.47% 27.62% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 175 111
Average daily rate £388 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.47 £9.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £29.00 £23.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -5 91 £355 +14.51% 8
Aylesbury +4 2 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 136 (50.75%) ITIL
3 106 (39.55%) Microsoft
4 91 (33.96%) DV Cleared
5 82 (30.60%) MS Office
6 74 (27.61%) MS Excel
7 68 (25.37%) Service Management
8 61 (22.76%) PRINCE2
9 60 (22.39%) Project Management
10 53 (19.78%) HP
11 50 (18.66%) Windows
12 45 (16.79%) SLA
13 39 (14.55%) MS Project
14 38 (14.18%) Finance
15 34 (12.69%) OVSD
16 33 (12.31%) Cisco
17 31 (11.57%) Incident Management
17 31 (11.57%) Service Delivery
17 31 (11.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 27 (10.07%) ITSM
19 26 (9.70%) VMware
20 25 (9.33%) Management Information System
20 25 (9.33%) Change Management
21 24 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (8.96%) Hyper-V
21 24 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (8.58%) Data Analysis
22 23 (8.58%) Active Directory
23 22 (8.21%) ITIL V3

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.24%) Lync
5 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.12%) IIS
8 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 82 (30.60%) MS Office
2 74 (27.61%) MS Excel
3 39 (14.55%) MS Project
4 20 (7.46%) MS Visio
5 16 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.48%) PaaS
2 5 (1.87%) IaaS
2 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.87%) SaaS
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.73%) LAN
1 10 (3.73%) VPN
1 10 (3.73%) Internet
1 10 (3.73%) Firewall
2 8 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.99%) WAN
3 7 (2.61%) iSCSI
4 6 (2.24%) VRRP
4 6 (2.24%) Wireless
4 6 (2.24%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 6 (2.24%) BIG-IP
4 6 (2.24%) Unified Communications
4 6 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.24%) HSRP
4 6 (2.24%) Multicast
4 6 (2.24%) WLAN
4 6 (2.24%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.24%) SSL
4 6 (2.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.75%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.37%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MSI
1 2 (0.75%) AdminStudio
1 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.37%) JDeveloper
General
1 38 (14.18%) Finance
2 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (0.37%) Back Office
4 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (14.18%) Analyst
2 30 (11.19%) Project Manager
3 26 (9.70%) Service Manager
4 23 (8.58%) Incident Manager
5 21 (7.84%) Consultant
6 16 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (4.10%) Architect
8 11 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (3.73%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.73%) Service Analyst
9 10 (3.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 8 (2.99%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.61%) Network Engineer
11 7 (2.61%) Citrix Consultant
11 7 (2.61%) Transition Manager
11 7 (2.61%) Service Transition Manager
11 7 (2.61%) Project Officer
11 7 (2.61%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) Middleware
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (0.37%) SAP PI
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.37%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 24 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.48%) PMI
4 7 (2.61%) Economics
4 7 (2.61%) User Experience
5 6 (2.24%) PKI
6 4 (1.49%) CMDB
7 3 (1.12%) CCTV
7 3 (1.12%) SCADA
7 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.75%) Open Source
8 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) Statistics
9 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.37%) HACMP
9 1 (0.37%) PDA
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.66%) Windows
2 24 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (6.72%) Linux
4 13 (4.85%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.24%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.24%) CentOS
6 6 (2.24%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.49%) UNIX
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (50.75%) ITIL
2 68 (25.37%) Service Management
3 61 (22.76%) PRINCE2
4 60 (22.39%) Project Management
5 31 (11.57%) Service Delivery
5 31 (11.57%) Incident Management
6 27 (10.07%) ITSM
7 25 (9.33%) Change Management
8 23 (8.58%) Data Analysis
9 22 (8.21%) ITIL V3
10 18 (6.72%) Matrix Management
11 15 (5.60%) Project Planning
11 15 (5.60%) Change Control
12 14 (5.22%) Risk Management
13 12 (4.48%) PRINCE
14 11 (4.10%) Problem Management
15 10 (3.73%) Performance Management
15 10 (3.73%) Migration
15 10 (3.73%) People Management
16 9 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.97%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.85%) C
2 13 (4.85%) SQL
3 4 (1.49%) Java
4 3 (1.12%) VB
4 3 (1.12%) C++
5 1 (0.37%) VBA
5 1 (0.37%) Python
5 1 (0.37%) Ruby
5 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.37%) Perl
5 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 268 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 91 (33.96%) DV Cleared
3 31 (11.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (7.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 18 (6.72%) APMP
6 14 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.48%) PMI Certification
7 12 (4.48%) CCNP
8 10 (3.73%) CCNA
9 9 (3.36%) PMP
10 7 (2.61%) HNC
10 7 (2.61%) HND
11 6 (2.24%) MCSE
11 6 (2.24%) CCIP
11 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.24%) MCP
11 6 (2.24%) Degree
12 5 (1.87%) CCIE
13 4 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.12%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (16.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) P3O
3 1 (0.37%) BS15000
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (8.96%) Hyper-V
2 23 (8.58%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.61%) NFS
3 7 (2.61%) XenApp
3 7 (2.61%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.12%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.75%) Docker
6 2 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (12.69%) OVSD
2 15 (5.60%) SCCM
3 13 (4.85%) OpenView
4 7 (2.61%) SCOM
4 7 (2.61%) SCOrch
4 7 (2.61%) XenMobile
4 7 (2.61%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.24%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 53 (19.78%) HP
3 33 (12.31%) Cisco
4 26 (9.70%) VMware
5 18 (6.72%) Citrix
6 16 (5.97%) NetApp
6 16 (5.97%) F5
7 9 (3.36%) Juniper
8 8 (2.99%) NetScout
9 7 (2.61%) BMC
10 6 (2.24%) Remedy
11 5 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.49%) Oracle
12 4 (1.49%) Lumension
12 4 (1.49%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.12%) SAP
13 3 (1.12%) Dell
13 3 (1.12%) McAfee
13 3 (1.12%) Sophos
13 3 (1.12%) AppSense
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