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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 130 123 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.83% 14.75% 6.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.48% 51.68% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 68 29
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £11.04 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £17.72 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
306 238 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.50% 28.54% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 88
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 23
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.55 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £10.11 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 116 £320 -1.53% 7
High Wycombe -2 1 - - 1
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (42.41%) DV Cleared
3 62 (32.46%) Microsoft
4 59 (30.89%) ITIL
4 59 (30.89%) Windows
5 40 (20.94%) VMware
6 35 (18.32%) PRINCE2
7 34 (17.80%) MS Excel
7 34 (17.80%) MS Exchange
8 33 (17.28%) Linux
8 33 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (15.71%) Hyper-V
9 30 (15.71%) SharePoint
10 27 (14.14%) Finance
11 25 (13.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 25 (13.09%) HP
11 25 (13.09%) MS Project
12 21 (10.99%) Citrix
12 21 (10.99%) Active Directory
13 20 (10.47%) SQL
14 19 (9.95%) SLA
15 18 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (8.90%) UNIX
17 16 (8.38%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (8.38%) Oracle
17 16 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 15 (7.85%) iSCSI
18 15 (7.85%) Project Management
18 15 (7.85%) Service Delivery

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (17.80%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.71%) SharePoint
3 25 (13.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.81%) Lync
6 8 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.62%) Apache
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.05%) IIS
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 25 (13.09%) MS Project
3 13 (6.81%) MS Office
4 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.28%) SAP SRM
2 9 (4.71%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.85%) iSCSI
2 9 (4.71%) Firewall
2 9 (4.71%) Internet
3 6 (3.14%) SMTP
3 6 (3.14%) SAN
4 5 (2.62%) NAS
5 4 (2.09%) ICMP
5 4 (2.09%) LDAP
6 3 (1.57%) Intranet
6 3 (1.57%) DNS
6 3 (1.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.57%) VoIP
6 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.05%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.05%) VPN
7 2 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.05%) Network Security
8 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.52%) X.400
8 1 (0.52%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.38%) Crystal Reports
2 14 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.57%) Wise Package Studio
1 3 (1.57%) MSI
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (14.14%) Finance
2 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (14.66%) Analyst
1 28 (14.66%) Consultant
2 18 (9.42%) Project Manager
3 13 (6.81%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (6.28%) Support Engineer
4 12 (6.28%) SAP SRM Consultant
5 10 (5.24%) Coordinator
5 10 (5.24%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (5.24%) Project Officer
5 10 (5.24%) Project Support Officer
6 9 (4.71%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.66%) Architect
9 6 (3.14%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.62%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.62%) Systems Support
10 5 (2.62%) Security Consultant
10 5 (2.62%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (2.62%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.14%) .NET
2 5 (2.62%) XSL
3 4 (2.09%) LAMP
4 3 (1.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (1.57%) HTML
4 3 (1.57%) CSS
4 3 (1.57%) Web Services
4 3 (1.57%) XML
4 3 (1.57%) WSH
4 3 (1.57%) LINQ
4 3 (1.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.57%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.05%) jQuery
5 2 (1.05%) WCF
5 2 (1.05%) JDBC
5 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.52%) Middleware
6 1 (0.52%) OLE
6 1 (0.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.28%) CESG
2 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.62%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.62%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.09%) PKI
5 3 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.52%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.89%) Windows
2 33 (17.28%) Linux
3 30 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.90%) UNIX
5 14 (7.33%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.19%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.66%) CentOS
9 6 (3.14%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.14%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.52%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.89%) ITIL
2 35 (18.32%) PRINCE2
3 15 (7.85%) Project Management
3 15 (7.85%) Service Delivery
4 14 (7.33%) Service Management
4 14 (7.33%) Project Planning
4 14 (7.33%) Migration
5 13 (6.81%) ITIL V3
6 12 (6.28%) PRINCE
6 12 (6.28%) CRM
6 12 (6.28%) Workflow
7 9 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (4.19%) Change Management
9 7 (3.66%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.62%) Email Migration
10 5 (2.62%) TOGAF
10 5 (2.62%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (2.09%) Business Development
11 4 (2.09%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (2.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.47%) SQL
2 9 (4.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.71%) VBScript
3 5 (2.62%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.62%) VB
3 5 (2.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.09%) C
5 3 (1.57%) C#
5 3 (1.57%) Java
5 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 191 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (42.41%) DV Cleared
3 16 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (7.33%) CTC Cleared
5 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.71%) MCP
6 9 (4.71%) MCSE
7 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.57%) CCNP
8 3 (1.57%) CCNA
8 3 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.05%) CITP
9 2 (1.05%) ISEB
10 1 (0.52%) HNC
10 1 (0.52%) HND
10 1 (0.52%) GSAE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.95%) SLA
2 7 (3.66%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) BS15000
System Software
1 33 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (15.71%) Hyper-V
3 21 (10.99%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.76%) NFS
5 4 (2.09%) Squid
5 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.09%) Postfix
5 4 (2.09%) Sendmail
6 3 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.05%) UAG
8 1 (0.52%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.52%) Snort
8 1 (0.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) OVSD
2 9 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.19%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.66%) OpenView
5 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (2.09%) HP NNM
6 4 (2.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.09%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (2.09%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (1.57%) SCCM
8 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.52%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.52%) SCOM
9 1 (0.52%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.52%) Nessus
9 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (32.46%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.94%) VMware
3 25 (13.09%) HP
4 21 (10.99%) Citrix
5 16 (8.38%) Oracle
6 14 (7.33%) Lumension
7 13 (6.81%) SAP
8 11 (5.76%) Cisco
8 11 (5.76%) NetApp
9 9 (4.71%) McAfee
9 9 (4.71%) Sophos
10 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.09%) Sun
11 4 (2.09%) StorageTek
12 3 (1.57%) F5
12 3 (1.57%) OPNET
13 2 (1.05%) Teradata
13 2 (1.05%) Cognos
13 2 (1.05%) Symantec
13 2 (1.05%) Juniper
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