The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 121 84 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.26% 8.12% 12.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.07% 41.38% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 62
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£350 £312 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £367 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.81% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £19.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
302 203 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.12% 19.61% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 110 119
Average daily rate £325 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.96 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SC Cleared
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +3 107 £350 +19.14% 18
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 99 (37.08%) DV Cleared
3 83 (31.09%) ITIL
4 73 (27.34%) Windows
5 68 (25.47%) Microsoft
6 53 (19.85%) PRINCE2
7 49 (18.35%) MS Excel
8 47 (17.60%) MS Project
9 43 (16.10%) MS Exchange
10 39 (14.61%) Finance
11 37 (13.86%) VMware
11 37 (13.86%) HP
12 36 (13.48%) Linux
12 36 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (13.11%) SharePoint
14 34 (12.73%) Service Management
14 34 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (12.73%) Hyper-V
15 31 (11.61%) Active Directory
16 30 (11.24%) SQL
16 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2003
17 28 (10.49%) Citrix
18 26 (9.74%) SLA
19 25 (9.36%) UNIX
20 24 (8.99%) Project Management
21 22 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (8.24%) Service Delivery
21 22 (8.24%) iSCSI
22 21 (7.87%) CRM
23 19 (7.12%) MCSE

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 43 (16.10%) MS Exchange
2 35 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.49%) Lync
6 10 (3.75%) Apache
7 9 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (18.35%) MS Excel
2 47 (17.60%) MS Project
3 16 (5.99%) MS Office
4 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.24%) iSCSI
2 9 (3.37%) Firewall
2 9 (3.37%) LDAP
3 7 (2.62%) Internet
3 7 (2.62%) Network Security
4 6 (2.25%) SAN
4 6 (2.25%) SMTP
5 5 (1.87%) SNMP
5 5 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.87%) NAS
6 4 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.50%) ICMP
7 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.12%) VoIP
8 2 (0.75%) DNS
8 2 (0.75%) SSL
8 2 (0.75%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.37%) IPsec
9 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.12%) MSI
2 5 (1.87%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.50%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.12%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.37%) JMeter
5 1 (0.37%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (14.61%) Finance
2 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (14.61%) Analyst
2 25 (9.36%) Consultant
3 22 (8.24%) Project Manager
4 18 (6.74%) Support Engineer
4 18 (6.74%) Project Officer
5 17 (6.37%) Project Support Officer
6 16 (5.99%) Support Analyst
6 16 (5.99%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (4.12%) Coordinator
8 10 (3.75%) Architect
8 10 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (3.37%) Applications Packager
10 7 (2.62%) Service Manager
10 7 (2.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 6 (2.25%) Problem Manager
11 6 (2.25%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.25%) Team Leader
11 6 (2.25%) Security Consultant
11 6 (2.25%) Technical Architect
12 5 (1.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.37%) LAMP
2 7 (2.62%) .NET
3 6 (2.25%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.87%) WSH
5 3 (1.12%) Web Services
5 3 (1.12%) XML
5 3 (1.12%) XSL
5 3 (1.12%) CSS
5 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.12%) LINQ
5 3 (1.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (1.12%) HTML
6 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.75%) jQuery
6 2 (0.75%) WCF
6 2 (0.75%) JDBC
7 1 (0.37%) Servlets
7 1 (0.37%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) Middleware
7 1 (0.37%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.12%) CESG
2 6 (2.25%) Cryptography
2 6 (2.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.87%) PKI
4 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.50%) CMDB
5 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.12%) Statistics
6 1 (0.37%) SCADA
6 1 (0.37%) Replication
6 1 (0.37%) CCTV
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 73 (27.34%) Windows
2 36 (13.48%) Linux
2 36 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (9.36%) UNIX
4 16 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.87%) CentOS
6 11 (4.12%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.75%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.25%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.09%) ITIL
2 53 (19.85%) PRINCE2
3 34 (12.73%) Service Management
4 24 (8.99%) Project Management
5 22 (8.24%) Service Delivery
6 21 (7.87%) CRM
7 18 (6.74%) Project Planning
8 12 (4.49%) PRINCE
8 12 (4.49%) ITIL V3
9 11 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.12%) Network Management
10 10 (3.75%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.37%) Change Management
11 9 (3.37%) ITSM
12 8 (3.00%) Migration
13 7 (2.62%) Risk Management
13 7 (2.62%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.62%) P3M3
14 6 (2.25%) Test Scripting
14 6 (2.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.24%) SQL
2 13 (4.87%) C
3 10 (3.75%) VBScript
4 9 (3.37%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.62%) VB
5 7 (2.62%) Java
6 6 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.12%) C#
9 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 267 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 99 (37.08%) DV Cleared
3 22 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.12%) MCSE
5 18 (6.74%) MCP
5 18 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (3.75%) ISEB
7 8 (3.00%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.25%) CCNP
9 6 (2.25%) CCNA
10 5 (1.87%) HNC
10 5 (1.87%) HND
11 4 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.75%) CITP
13 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.74%) SLA
2 8 (3.00%) BS15000
2 8 (3.00%) QA
3 5 (1.87%) P3O
4 2 (0.75%) BS25999
System Software
1 34 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 34 (12.73%) Hyper-V
2 31 (11.61%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.74%) NFS
4 13 (4.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (3.37%) Squid
5 9 (3.37%) Postfix
5 9 (3.37%) Sendmail
6 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.75%) XenApp
7 2 (0.75%) UAG
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (6.74%) Backup Exec
2 17 (6.37%) OVSD
3 11 (4.12%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (3.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (3.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.87%) SCCM
6 5 (1.87%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.12%) OpenView
8 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.37%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.37%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.86%) HP
2 37 (13.86%) VMware
3 28 (10.49%) Citrix
4 18 (6.74%) NetApp
5 17 (6.37%) Cisco
6 14 (5.24%) Oracle
7 13 (4.87%) Lumension
8 12 (4.49%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.37%) McAfee
9 9 (3.37%) Sophos
10 8 (3.00%) F5
11 6 (2.25%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.50%) Sun
12 4 (1.50%) StorageTek
12 4 (1.50%) SAP
13 3 (1.12%) AppSense
14 2 (0.75%) Teradata
14 2 (0.75%) Cognos
14 2 (0.75%) Juniper
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