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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 3 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 192 80 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.38% 8.34% 12.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.57% 42.11% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 47 50
Median daily rate £431 £413 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +18.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £145 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £527 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 17
Median hourly rate £23.00 £12.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.93% -25.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.67 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £14.07 £25.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +126.66%

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
280 190 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.63% 19.81% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 110 136
Median daily rate £431 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 30
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.67 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +13 166 £431 +5.12% 3
Newport Pagnell - 6 £525 -
High Wycombe +1 3 £481 +381.25%
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 99 (36.67%) Windows
3 80 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 76 (28.15%) DV Cleared
5 73 (27.04%) ITIL
6 60 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 41 (15.19%) Service Management
8 39 (14.44%) Finance
9 37 (13.70%) Cisco
9 37 (13.70%) MS Office
10 36 (13.33%) Windows Server
11 34 (12.59%) WAN
12 32 (11.85%) SLA
13 30 (11.11%) Office 365
14 29 (10.74%) Hyper-V
14 29 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (10.37%) Project Management
15 28 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (9.63%) Windows 10
17 25 (9.26%) Management Information System
18 24 (8.89%) Risk Management
18 24 (8.89%) Service Design
19 23 (8.52%) MS Excel
20 22 (8.15%) LAN
20 22 (8.15%) Windows Vista
21 21 (7.78%) CISSP
22 20 (7.41%) CCNP
22 20 (7.41%) Oracle
22 20 (7.41%) Agile Software Development

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 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (3.33%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.96%) IIS
4 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.11%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (13.70%) MS Office
2 23 (8.52%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.81%) MS Project
4 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) Revit
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.85%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.11%) Office 365
2 6 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.59%) WAN
2 22 (8.15%) LAN
3 20 (7.41%) Firewall
4 19 (7.04%) DHCP
5 16 (5.93%) IPsec
6 13 (4.81%) VPN
6 13 (4.81%) Wireless
7 12 (4.44%) Unified Communications
8 11 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (4.07%) VLAN
9 8 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (2.96%) DNS
10 7 (2.59%) Structured Cabling
11 6 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.85%) SMTP
12 5 (1.85%) TACACS
13 4 (1.48%) Internet
13 4 (1.48%) Network Security
13 4 (1.48%) SAN
13 4 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.59%) Big Data
3 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.22%) Essbase
3 6 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.48%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.11%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.11%) DataStax
5 3 (1.11%) HBase
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.11%) JIRA
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.74%) MSI
3 2 (0.74%) Subversion
3 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.37%) JUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.37%) Mockito
4 1 (0.37%) Moq
4 1 (0.37%) NUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.37%) Redmine
General
1 39 (14.44%) Finance
2 8 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.59%) Electronics
4 3 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (17.41%) Architect
2 44 (16.30%) Analyst
3 31 (11.48%) Consultant
4 16 (5.93%) Security Advisor
5 15 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 12 (4.44%) Service Architect
6 12 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 9 (3.33%) Principal Consultant
7 9 (3.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 8 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (2.96%) Test Manager
8 8 (2.96%) Wintel Analyst
9 7 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (2.59%) CRM Architect
9 7 (2.59%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.22%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (2.22%) Service Analyst
10 6 (2.22%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.22%) Service Manager
10 6 (2.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.85%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.11%) .NET
2 3 (1.11%) CSS
2 3 (1.11%) SAML
3 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.74%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.74%) HTML
3 2 (0.74%) WCF
4 1 (0.37%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.37%) JavaFX
4 1 (0.37%) JPA
4 1 (0.37%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.41%) CESG
3 16 (5.93%) Cryptography
4 12 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.33%) Replication
6 7 (2.59%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.59%) CCTV
7 6 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.11%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.11%) Statistics
9 3 (1.11%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (36.67%) Windows
2 36 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 28 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (9.63%) Windows 10
5 22 (8.15%) Windows Vista
6 14 (5.19%) Unix
6 14 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.44%) Linux
8 11 (4.07%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.22%) CentOS
12 3 (1.11%) Android
13 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.74%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (27.04%) ITIL
2 41 (15.19%) Service Management
3 28 (10.37%) Project Management
4 24 (8.89%) Risk Management
4 24 (8.89%) Service Design
5 20 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.04%) Incident Management
7 18 (6.67%) CRM
7 18 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 16 (5.93%) Logistics
9 15 (5.56%) Change Management
9 15 (5.56%) Information Assurance
10 14 (5.19%) ITIL V3
11 13 (4.81%) Patch Management
11 13 (4.81%) Risk Assessment
12 12 (4.44%) ISMS
12 12 (4.44%) ITSM
12 12 (4.44%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.19%) SQL
2 9 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.85%) VB
3 5 (1.85%) VBScript
4 4 (1.48%) Java
5 3 (1.11%) C
5 3 (1.11%) Python
5 3 (1.11%) Ruby
6 2 (0.74%) C++
6 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 270 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 76 (28.15%) DV Cleared
3 29 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (7.78%) CISSP
5 20 (7.41%) CCNP
5 20 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
6 12 (4.44%) CCIE
6 12 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (3.70%) CCNA
8 10 (3.70%) CEH
9 9 (3.33%) APMP
9 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.96%) CREST Certified
10 8 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.96%) MCSA
10 8 (2.96%) OSCP
11 5 (1.85%) CCSA
11 5 (1.85%) CCSE
11 5 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.85%) SLA
2 16 (5.93%) RMADS
3 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.11%) QA
4 2 (0.74%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.74%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 60 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 29 (10.74%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.22%) vCloud
6 5 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.85%) UAG
6 5 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.48%) Docker
7 4 (1.48%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.48%) vSphere
8 3 (1.11%) HDFS
8 3 (1.11%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (7.41%) SCCM
2 10 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (3.33%) WSUS
4 6 (2.22%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.85%) OVSD
5 5 (1.85%) SCOM
6 4 (1.48%) Puppet
6 4 (1.48%) vRealize
7 3 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.11%) vMotion
8 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.37%) Nessus
9 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.37%) OpenView
9 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.70%) Cisco
3 20 (7.41%) Oracle
4 16 (5.93%) VMware
5 12 (4.44%) Citrix
5 12 (4.44%) HP
6 9 (3.33%) F5
7 7 (2.59%) Forcepoint
7 7 (2.59%) Juniper
7 7 (2.59%) Remedy
8 6 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.22%) Hyperion
8 6 (2.22%) Nokia
8 6 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.85%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.85%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.85%) Symantec
10 4 (1.48%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.48%) Computacenter
10 4 (1.48%) Lumension
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