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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 83 138 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.00% 10.57% 7.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.51% 41.95% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 71 46
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£402 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £44.25 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.00% -60.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+66.26% -3.48%
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
272 329 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.93% 25.21% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 185 92
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Average hourly rate £46.00 £15.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.06% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £11.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 July 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
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 July 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 -10 64 £400 +23.07% 8
Aylesbury - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 130 (55.56%) ITIL
3 95 (40.60%) DV Cleared
4 91 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 74 (31.62%) MS Office
6 72 (30.77%) Service Management
7 59 (25.21%) MS Excel
8 58 (24.79%) Project Management
9 56 (23.93%) HP
10 53 (22.65%) PRINCE2
11 43 (18.38%) Windows
12 39 (16.67%) OVSD
13 38 (16.24%) Finance
14 36 (15.38%) SLA
15 32 (13.68%) Incident Management
16 31 (13.25%) VMware
17 30 (12.82%) MS Project
18 29 (12.39%) Hyper-V
19 27 (11.54%) Cisco
20 26 (11.11%) Service Delivery
20 26 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 25 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (10.68%) Data Analysis
21 25 (10.68%) ITSM
22 24 (10.26%) SharePoint
22 24 (10.26%) SQL
23 23 (9.83%) ITIL V3
24 21 (8.97%) Active Directory
24 21 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
24 21 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 24 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.42%) Lync
4 5 (2.14%) IIS
5 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 74 (31.62%) MS Office
2 59 (25.21%) MS Excel
3 30 (12.82%) MS Project
4 19 (8.12%) MS Visio
5 13 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) PaaS
2 4 (1.71%) Office 365
3 3 (1.28%) IaaS
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) Internet
2 8 (3.42%) VPN
3 6 (2.56%) DNS
3 6 (2.56%) LAN
3 6 (2.56%) Firewall
4 5 (2.14%) iSCSI
4 5 (2.14%) BIG-IP
4 5 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.71%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.71%) WLAN
5 4 (1.71%) WAN
5 4 (1.71%) SSL
5 4 (1.71%) MPLS
5 4 (1.71%) OSPF
5 4 (1.71%) BGP
5 4 (1.71%) EIGRP
5 4 (1.71%) VRRP
5 4 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.71%) HSRP
5 4 (1.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.28%) MySQL
3 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.85%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.43%) Informix
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.43%) OLAP
5 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
General
1 38 (16.24%) Finance
2 3 (1.28%) Marketing
3 2 (0.85%) Electronics
3 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (14.10%) Analyst
2 26 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 26 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 22 (9.40%) Service Manager
4 16 (6.84%) Consultant
5 12 (5.13%) Architect
5 12 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (4.70%) Services Delivery Manager
7 9 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 9 (3.85%) PMO Manager
8 7 (2.99%) Citrix Specialist
8 7 (2.99%) Developer
9 6 (2.56%) Service Analyst
9 6 (2.56%) Process Analyst
9 6 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.14%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.28%) X-Windows
1 3 (1.28%) jQuery
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.85%) XML Messaging
2 2 (0.85%) SOAP
2 2 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.43%) Middleware
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) MFC
3 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (0.43%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.43%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.13%) PMI
4 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.42%) User Experience
6 7 (2.99%) Clustering
6 7 (2.99%) Economics
7 4 (1.71%) PKI
8 3 (1.28%) CMDB
8 3 (1.28%) CCTV
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.85%) HACMP
9 2 (0.85%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.43%) PDA
10 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.38%) Windows
2 21 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (5.56%) Linux
3 13 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.85%) UNIX
6 6 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.14%) CentOS
7 5 (2.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.85%) AIX
9 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (55.56%) ITIL
2 72 (30.77%) Service Management
3 58 (24.79%) Project Management
4 53 (22.65%) PRINCE2
5 32 (13.68%) Incident Management
6 26 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 25 (10.68%) ITSM
7 25 (10.68%) Data Analysis
8 23 (9.83%) ITIL V3
9 20 (8.55%) Matrix Management
10 17 (7.26%) CRM
11 16 (6.84%) Change Management
11 16 (6.84%) Change Control
12 13 (5.56%) Problem Management
13 12 (5.13%) Project Planning
14 11 (4.70%) Logistics
14 11 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (4.70%) Risk Management
15 10 (4.27%) Migration
15 10 (4.27%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.26%) SQL
2 20 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.42%) C
4 6 (2.56%) Java
5 4 (1.71%) C++
6 3 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.43%) VBA
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.43%) C++/CLI
7 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 234 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 95 (40.60%) DV Cleared
3 26 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 21 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 18 (7.69%) APMP
6 12 (5.13%) PMI Certification
7 10 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.85%) CCNA
8 9 (3.85%) PMP
9 8 (3.42%) CCNP
10 6 (2.56%) HNC
10 6 (2.56%) HND
10 6 (2.56%) ISEB
11 5 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.71%) Degree
12 4 (1.71%) MCP
12 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.71%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (1.71%) MCSE
12 4 (1.71%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) P3O
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) BS15000
System Software
1 29 (12.39%) Hyper-V
2 25 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.97%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.42%) XenApp
4 8 (3.42%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.14%) NFS
6 4 (1.71%) UAG
7 3 (1.28%) vSphere
7 3 (1.28%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.85%) Docker
9 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 39 (16.67%) OVSD
2 19 (8.12%) OpenView
3 17 (7.26%) SCCM
4 12 (5.13%) SCOM
5 8 (3.42%) SCOrch
5 8 (3.42%) XenMobile
5 8 (3.42%) AirWatch
6 6 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.71%) WSUS
7 4 (1.71%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.85%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.85%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 91 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 56 (23.93%) HP
3 31 (13.25%) VMware
4 27 (11.54%) Cisco
5 17 (7.26%) Citrix
6 15 (6.41%) NetApp
7 12 (5.13%) F5
8 8 (3.42%) NetScout
9 7 (2.99%) Oracle
10 5 (2.14%) Juniper
10 5 (2.14%) BMC
10 5 (2.14%) Lumension
11 4 (1.71%) SAP
12 3 (1.28%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.28%) Symantec
13 2 (0.85%) Remedy
13 2 (0.85%) Blue Coat
14 1 (0.43%) Northgate
14 1 (0.43%) Veritas
14 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
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