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 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 131 74 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.60% 6.16% 12.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.81% 31.76% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 53 64
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 24
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 - £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +106.57%
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
239 233 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.45% 19.38% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 150 176
Median daily rate £455 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 46
Median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +14 120 £450 +9.75% 6
High Wycombe - 2 £425 - 2
Newport Pagnell - 2 £465 -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 76 (34.23%) ITIL
3 68 (30.63%) Windows
4 66 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 66 (29.73%) DV Cleared
5 47 (21.17%) Service Management
6 43 (19.37%) MS Office
6 43 (19.37%) Finance
7 38 (17.12%) Active Directory
8 30 (13.51%) Project Management
8 30 (13.51%) SLA
9 29 (13.06%) Service Design
10 26 (11.71%) MS Excel
11 25 (11.26%) Management Information System
12 23 (10.36%) Oracle
13 22 (9.91%) PRINCE2
14 21 (9.46%) CISSP
15 20 (9.01%) Risk Management
15 20 (9.01%) ITIL V3
16 19 (8.56%) Service Delivery
17 18 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
18 17 (7.66%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (7.21%) SharePoint
19 16 (7.21%) Firewall
19 16 (7.21%) ITSM
19 16 (7.21%) IPsec
19 16 (7.21%) CESG
19 16 (7.21%) Cryptography
19 16 (7.21%) CESG Certified Professional
19 16 (7.21%) RMADS

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 16 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.35%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (19.37%) MS Office
2 26 (11.71%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.95%) MS Project
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Revit
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.25%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.45%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.41%) Office 365
2 6 (2.70%) IaaS
3 5 (2.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) Firewall
1 16 (7.21%) IPsec
2 11 (4.95%) VPN
2 11 (4.95%) Wireless
3 10 (4.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.70%) SMTP
5 5 (2.25%) Internet
5 5 (2.25%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.25%) WAN
6 4 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.80%) FTP
6 4 (1.80%) SSH
7 3 (1.35%) BGP
7 3 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.35%) FCoE
7 3 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.35%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.35%) Network Security
7 3 (1.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.70%) Essbase
2 6 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.25%) Big Data
4 4 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.80%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.35%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.35%) DataStax
5 3 (1.35%) HBase
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.45%) DB2
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.90%) MSI
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) JUnit
3 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.45%) Mockito
3 1 (0.45%) Moq
3 1 (0.45%) NUnit
3 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.45%) Redmine
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (19.37%) Finance
2 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.45%) Electronics
3 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (16.22%) Architect
2 35 (15.77%) Analyst
3 24 (10.81%) Consultant
4 18 (8.11%) Service Architect
5 16 (7.21%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.86%) SOC Analyst
7 12 (5.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 12 (5.41%) Security Advisor
8 9 (4.05%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (3.60%) Security Analyst
9 8 (3.60%) Test Manager
10 7 (3.15%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (3.15%) VMware Specialist
11 6 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.70%) Hyperion Architect
11 6 (2.70%) Service Manager
11 6 (2.70%) SharePoint Consultant
11 6 (2.70%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.25%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.25%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.35%) SAML
3 1 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.45%) J2EE
3 1 (0.45%) JavaFX
3 1 (0.45%) JPA
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) XML
3 1 (0.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.26%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.21%) CESG
2 16 (7.21%) Cryptography
3 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.80%) PKI
6 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.35%) Statistics
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Replication
7 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.45%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.63%) Windows
2 15 (6.76%) Linux
3 14 (6.31%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.31%) Windows Vista
4 13 (5.86%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.41%) Unix
6 9 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.70%) CentOS
9 5 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.35%) Android
10 3 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.90%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.23%) ITIL
2 47 (21.17%) Service Management
3 30 (13.51%) Project Management
4 29 (13.06%) Service Design
5 22 (9.91%) PRINCE2
6 20 (9.01%) ITIL V3
6 20 (9.01%) Risk Management
7 19 (8.56%) Service Delivery
8 18 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (7.21%) ITSM
10 15 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (6.31%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.31%) Migration
11 14 (6.31%) Problem Management
12 13 (5.86%) Information Assurance
12 13 (5.86%) Presales
13 12 (5.41%) Logistics
13 12 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (5.41%) Security Operations
14 10 (4.50%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.31%) SQL
2 5 (2.25%) Java
3 4 (1.80%) C
4 3 (1.35%) Python
4 3 (1.35%) Ruby
5 1 (0.45%) C#
5 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.45%) VB
5 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 222 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 66 (29.73%) DV Cleared
3 21 (9.46%) CISSP
4 17 (7.66%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (7.21%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (4.05%) APMP
7 8 (3.60%) CEH
7 8 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.15%) CCNP
8 7 (3.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.25%) CCNA
11 4 (1.80%) CREST Certified
11 4 (1.80%) OSCP
12 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.90%) CCIE
13 2 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.51%) SLA
2 16 (7.21%) RMADS
3 6 (2.70%) QA
4 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 38 (17.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.31%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (5.86%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.70%) vCloud
6 5 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.80%) Docker
7 4 (1.80%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.80%) vSphere
8 3 (1.35%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.35%) HDFS
8 3 (1.35%) NFS
8 3 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.90%) XenApp
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (6.31%) SCCM
2 9 (4.05%) OVSD
3 8 (3.60%) SCOM
4 4 (1.80%) Puppet
4 4 (1.80%) vRealize
5 3 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.35%) vMotion
5 3 (1.35%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.90%) Nessus
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) OpenView
7 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.36%) Oracle
3 15 (6.76%) VMware
4 14 (6.31%) Citrix
5 13 (5.86%) Cisco
6 11 (4.95%) HP
7 8 (3.60%) Symantec
8 7 (3.15%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.70%) Hyperion
9 6 (2.70%) Lumension
9 6 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.80%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.80%) F5
10 4 (1.80%) NetApp
11 3 (1.35%) Dell
11 3 (1.35%) Veeam
12 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.90%) Computacenter
12 2 (0.90%) Informatica
12 2 (0.90%) Juniper
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