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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 124 69 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.15% 6.30% 12.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.51% 34.85% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 42 65
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£350 £292 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -4.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £157 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -28.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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
285 198 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.32% 18.08% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 102 136
Average daily rate £340 £315 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.82 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £38.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +11 107 £350 +34.61% 4
Aylesbury - - - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 89 (32.60%) ITIL
3 86 (31.50%) DV Cleared
4 70 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 59 (21.61%) Windows
6 56 (20.51%) PRINCE2
7 53 (19.41%) MS Excel
8 50 (18.32%) MS Project
9 43 (15.75%) Finance
10 42 (15.38%) Service Management
11 34 (12.45%) HP
12 32 (11.72%) MS Exchange
13 29 (10.62%) SharePoint
13 29 (10.62%) Active Directory
14 28 (10.26%) Project Management
15 27 (9.89%) SQL
16 26 (9.52%) SLA
16 26 (9.52%) VMware
17 23 (8.42%) Linux
17 23 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (8.06%) Hyper-V
19 21 (7.69%) Service Delivery
20 20 (7.33%) Citrix
21 19 (6.96%) OVSD
22 18 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
22 18 (6.59%) Project Planning
22 18 (6.59%) NFS
22 18 (6.59%) Oracle
22 18 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (11.72%) MS Exchange
2 29 (10.62%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.30%) Apache
4 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.83%) Lync
6 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (19.41%) MS Excel
2 50 (18.32%) MS Project
3 17 (6.23%) MS Office
4 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.83%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.59%) iSCSI
2 9 (3.30%) LDAP
3 7 (2.56%) Network Security
4 5 (1.83%) SNMP
4 5 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.47%) SSL
6 3 (1.10%) Firewall
6 3 (1.10%) VoIP
7 2 (0.73%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.73%) IPsec
7 2 (0.73%) S/MIME
7 2 (0.73%) Internet
7 2 (0.73%) TACACS
8 1 (0.37%) X.400
8 1 (0.37%) X.500
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) SAN
8 1 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.93%) MSI
2 4 (1.47%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.10%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.73%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.37%) JMeter
5 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.37%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.37%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 43 (15.75%) Finance
2 2 (0.73%) Legal
2 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (15.02%) Analyst
2 27 (9.89%) Project Manager
2 27 (9.89%) Consultant
3 18 (6.59%) Project Officer
4 17 (6.23%) 1st Line Support
4 17 (6.23%) Project Support Officer
5 16 (5.86%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 11 (4.03%) Coordinator
7 11 (4.03%) Architect
8 10 (3.66%) Service Manager
9 9 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (2.93%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 7 (2.56%) Security Consultant
11 7 (2.56%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.20%) Incident Manager
12 6 (2.20%) Services Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.20%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.20%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.30%) .NET
1 9 (3.30%) LAMP
2 3 (1.10%) CSS
2 3 (1.10%) HTML
2 3 (1.10%) Web Services
2 3 (1.10%) XML
2 3 (1.10%) XSL
2 3 (1.10%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.10%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (1.10%) LINQ
3 2 (0.73%) jQuery
3 2 (0.73%) WCF
3 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.73%) WSH
3 2 (0.73%) JDBC
4 1 (0.37%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) Servlets
4 1 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (1.83%) Management Information System
1 5 (1.83%) CMDB
2 3 (1.10%) CESG
2 3 (1.10%) Statistics
2 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.10%) SCADA
2 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (0.73%) PKI
3 2 (0.73%) Cryptography
3 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
3 2 (0.73%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.37%) Replication
4 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.61%) Windows
2 23 (8.42%) Linux
2 23 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (6.23%) UNIX
4 12 (4.40%) CentOS
5 11 (4.03%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.60%) ITIL
2 56 (20.51%) PRINCE2
3 42 (15.38%) Service Management
4 28 (10.26%) Project Management
5 21 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 18 (6.59%) Project Planning
7 16 (5.86%) CRM
8 13 (4.76%) ITSM
9 12 (4.40%) PRINCE
9 12 (4.40%) Problem Management
10 11 (4.03%) Network Management
10 11 (4.03%) ITIL V3
11 10 (3.66%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.66%) Risk Management
12 8 (2.93%) Performance Management
12 8 (2.93%) Migration
12 8 (2.93%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.56%) Cyber Security
13 7 (2.56%) P3M3
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.89%) SQL
2 13 (4.76%) C
3 10 (3.66%) VBScript
4 6 (2.20%) Java
4 6 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.47%) VB
5 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.10%) C#
6 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 273 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (31.50%) DV Cleared
3 18 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (5.49%) MCSE
5 14 (5.13%) MCP
6 10 (3.66%) ISEB
7 9 (3.30%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.56%) HNC
8 7 (2.56%) HND
9 6 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.47%) CCNP
11 4 (1.47%) CCNA
12 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.73%) CITP
14 1 (0.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.52%) SLA
2 12 (4.40%) BS15000
3 5 (1.83%) P3O
4 4 (1.47%) QA
5 2 (0.73%) BS25999
System Software
1 29 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.59%) NFS
5 10 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (3.30%) Squid
6 9 (3.30%) Postfix
6 9 (3.30%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.73%) XenApp
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (6.96%) OVSD
2 14 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 12 (4.40%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (3.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.83%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.83%) SCCM
6 3 (1.10%) OpenView
6 3 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.37%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.37%) SCOM
8 1 (0.37%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 70 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.45%) HP
3 26 (9.52%) VMware
4 20 (7.33%) Citrix
5 18 (6.59%) Oracle
5 18 (6.59%) NetApp
6 15 (5.49%) Cisco
7 12 (4.40%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.93%) F5
9 6 (2.20%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.83%) SAP
11 3 (1.10%) McAfee
11 3 (1.10%) Sophos
11 3 (1.10%) AppSense
11 3 (1.10%) Lumension
12 2 (0.73%) Teradata
12 2 (0.73%) Cognos
12 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.37%) Symantec
13 1 (0.37%) IBM
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