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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 119 147 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.89% 11.94% 12.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.20% 43.11% 47.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 68
Average daily rate
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£343 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £30.75 £15.00 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -19.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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
296 341 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.61% 27.70% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 195 119
Average daily rate £389 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 7
Average hourly rate £41.25 £15.75 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.47 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £32.60 £25.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 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 22 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 22 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 87 £343 +7.03% 6
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 258 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 131 (50.78%) ITIL
3 103 (39.92%) Microsoft
4 91 (35.27%) DV Cleared
5 83 (32.17%) MS Office
6 70 (27.13%) MS Excel
7 68 (26.36%) Service Management
8 58 (22.48%) PRINCE2
8 58 (22.48%) Project Management
9 55 (21.32%) HP
10 51 (19.77%) Windows
11 42 (16.28%) SLA
12 37 (14.34%) OVSD
13 36 (13.95%) Finance
13 36 (13.95%) MS Project
14 33 (12.79%) VMware
14 33 (12.79%) Incident Management
15 31 (12.02%) Cisco
15 31 (12.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 29 (11.24%) Hyper-V
17 28 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (10.47%) ITSM
19 26 (10.08%) Service Delivery
20 25 (9.69%) Data Analysis
20 25 (9.69%) SharePoint
20 25 (9.69%) PowerShell
21 24 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (9.30%) Change Management
22 23 (8.91%) Active Directory
23 22 (8.53%) Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (9.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.04%) Lync
4 7 (2.71%) IIS
4 7 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.39%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 83 (32.17%) MS Office
2 70 (27.13%) MS Excel
3 36 (13.95%) MS Project
4 17 (6.59%) MS Visio
5 16 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.26%) PaaS
2 5 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.94%) SaaS
2 5 (1.94%) IaaS
3 4 (1.55%) Office 365
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.49%) Internet
1 9 (3.49%) VPN
1 9 (3.49%) LAN
1 9 (3.49%) Firewall
2 7 (2.71%) WAN
2 7 (2.71%) DNS
2 7 (2.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (1.94%) Wireless
3 5 (1.94%) BIG-IP
3 5 (1.94%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (1.94%) EIGRP
3 5 (1.94%) VRRP
3 5 (1.94%) MPLS
3 5 (1.94%) OSPF
3 5 (1.94%) BGP
3 5 (1.94%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.94%) SSL
3 5 (1.94%) WLAN
3 5 (1.94%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.16%) MySQL
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.78%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.39%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.39%) Informix
5 1 (0.39%) OLAP
5 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.78%) MSI
1 2 (0.78%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.39%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 36 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.16%) Marketing
3 2 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (12.40%) Analyst
2 30 (11.63%) Project Manager
3 26 (10.08%) Incident Manager
4 22 (8.53%) Service Manager
5 21 (8.14%) Consultant
6 11 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 10 (3.88%) Architect
8 8 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.10%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (2.71%) Support Engineer
9 7 (2.71%) Service Analyst
9 7 (2.71%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (2.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (2.71%) Project Officer
9 7 (2.71%) Citrix Consultant
9 7 (2.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (2.71%) PMO Manager
10 6 (2.33%) Service Transition Manager
10 6 (2.33%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (0.78%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.39%) Middleware
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) MFC
2 1 (0.39%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (0.39%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.53%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.65%) PMI
4 7 (2.71%) Economics
4 7 (2.71%) User Experience
5 6 (2.33%) Clustering
6 5 (1.94%) PKI
7 4 (1.55%) CMDB
8 3 (1.16%) CCTV
8 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.16%) SCADA
8 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.78%) Open Source
9 2 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.78%) HACMP
10 1 (0.39%) PDA
10 1 (0.39%) Statistics
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.77%) Windows
2 24 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (8.53%) Linux
4 11 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.71%) UNIX
7 5 (1.94%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.94%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.94%) CentOS
8 2 (0.78%) AIX
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (50.78%) ITIL
2 68 (26.36%) Service Management
3 58 (22.48%) PRINCE2
3 58 (22.48%) Project Management
4 33 (12.79%) Incident Management
5 27 (10.47%) ITSM
6 26 (10.08%) Service Delivery
7 25 (9.69%) Data Analysis
8 24 (9.30%) Change Management
9 22 (8.53%) ITIL V3
10 20 (7.75%) Matrix Management
11 17 (6.59%) Change Control
12 15 (5.81%) Project Planning
13 14 (5.43%) Risk Management
14 13 (5.04%) Problem Management
15 12 (4.65%) CRM
16 10 (3.88%) Performance Management
16 10 (3.88%) PRINCE
17 9 (3.49%) Migration
17 9 (3.49%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.69%) PowerShell
2 20 (7.75%) SQL
3 12 (4.65%) C
4 4 (1.55%) C++
4 4 (1.55%) Java
5 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (0.39%) Ruby
6 1 (0.39%) VBA
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.39%) Perl
6 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.39%) Python
6 1 (0.39%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 258 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 91 (35.27%) DV Cleared
3 31 (12.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (6.98%) APMP
5 15 (5.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.65%) PMI Certification
8 11 (4.26%) CCNP
9 9 (3.49%) PMP
9 9 (3.49%) CCNA
10 7 (2.71%) HNC
10 7 (2.71%) HND
11 6 (2.33%) Degree
12 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.94%) MCP
12 5 (1.94%) CCIP
12 5 (1.94%) MCSE
13 4 (1.55%) CCIE
14 2 (0.78%) CCDE
14 2 (0.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (16.28%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) BS15000
4 1 (0.39%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (11.24%) Hyper-V
2 28 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.91%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.71%) XenApp
4 7 (2.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.94%) NFS
6 3 (1.16%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.78%) UAG
7 2 (0.78%) vSphere
7 2 (0.78%) Docker
7 2 (0.78%) Firmware
8 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 37 (14.34%) OVSD
2 18 (6.98%) OpenView
3 15 (5.81%) SCCM
4 12 (4.65%) SCOM
5 7 (2.71%) SCOrch
5 7 (2.71%) XenMobile
5 7 (2.71%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.94%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.16%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.78%) WSUS
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 103 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 55 (21.32%) HP
3 33 (12.79%) VMware
4 31 (12.02%) Cisco
5 20 (7.75%) Citrix
6 15 (5.81%) NetApp
7 14 (5.43%) F5
8 9 (3.49%) Juniper
9 8 (3.10%) NetScout
10 7 (2.71%) Lumension
11 5 (1.94%) BMC
11 5 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.94%) Oracle
12 4 (1.55%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.16%) AppSense
13 3 (1.16%) McAfee
13 3 (1.16%) Sophos
13 3 (1.16%) Dell
13 3 (1.16%) SAP
14 2 (0.78%) Nokia
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