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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 90 112 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.58% 9.40% 5.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.36% 42.59% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 39
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£381 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £446 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+242.30% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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
287 263 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.98% 22.06% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 145 102
Average daily rate £375 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Average hourly rate £45.50 £15.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £25.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 71 £388 +10.71% 14
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 107 (53.23%) ITIL
3 95 (47.26%) DV Cleared
4 72 (35.82%) Microsoft
5 55 (27.36%) Service Management
6 52 (25.87%) MS Excel
7 47 (23.38%) Project Management
8 44 (21.89%) HP
9 43 (21.39%) Finance
10 40 (19.90%) MS Office
10 40 (19.90%) PRINCE2
11 31 (15.42%) SharePoint
12 29 (14.43%) Service Delivery
13 27 (13.43%) SQL
14 26 (12.94%) Windows
14 26 (12.94%) ITSM
15 25 (12.44%) OVSD
16 24 (11.94%) SLA
17 23 (11.44%) Hyper-V
17 23 (11.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 22 (10.95%) Cisco
18 22 (10.95%) CRM
19 21 (10.45%) MS Project
19 21 (10.45%) ITIL V3
20 20 (9.95%) VMware
20 20 (9.95%) Incident Management
21 19 (9.45%) Data Analysis
21 19 (9.45%) Data Centre
22 17 (8.46%) Management Information System
22 17 (8.46%) MS Visio

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (15.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.98%) Lync
3 4 (1.99%) IIS
4 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (25.87%) MS Excel
2 40 (19.90%) MS Office
3 21 (10.45%) MS Project
4 17 (8.46%) MS Visio
5 14 (6.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) SAP SRM
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) Internet
2 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.48%) LAN
3 7 (3.48%) WAN
4 5 (2.49%) Wireless
5 4 (1.99%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (1.99%) VPN
5 4 (1.99%) DNS
5 4 (1.99%) SSL
5 4 (1.99%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.99%) HSRP
5 4 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.99%) LDAP
5 4 (1.99%) Multicast
5 4 (1.99%) WLAN
5 4 (1.99%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.99%) MPLS
5 4 (1.99%) OSPF
5 4 (1.99%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.99%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.49%) MySQL
5 2 (1.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.50%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 43 (21.39%) Finance
2 2 (1.00%) Military
2 2 (1.00%) Marketing
3 1 (0.50%) Retail
3 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.50%) Electronics
3 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (16.92%) Analyst
2 23 (11.44%) Service Manager
3 17 (8.46%) Consultant
4 13 (6.47%) Delivery Manager
5 12 (5.97%) Services Delivery Manager
5 12 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.47%) Incident Manager
7 10 (4.98%) PMO Manager
8 8 (3.98%) Architect
8 8 (3.98%) Service Analyst
8 8 (3.98%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (3.48%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.48%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Process Analyst
10 6 (2.99%) Citrix Specialist
10 6 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Consultant
11 5 (2.49%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.99%) SAP PI
2 3 (1.49%) jQuery
2 3 (1.49%) .NET
2 3 (1.49%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.49%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.00%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.00%) MFC
3 2 (1.00%) SOAP
3 2 (1.00%) XML
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (0.50%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.50%) WAP
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.50%) Middleware
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.47%) PMI
4 7 (3.48%) Clustering
4 7 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.49%) User Experience
5 5 (2.49%) Economics
6 4 (1.99%) PKI
7 3 (1.49%) CCTV
7 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.49%) CMDB
8 2 (1.00%) Statistics
8 2 (1.00%) HACMP
8 2 (1.00%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.50%) PDA
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.94%) Windows
2 12 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (4.98%) Linux
4 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.98%) UNIX
5 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.99%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.00%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (53.23%) ITIL
2 55 (27.36%) Service Management
3 47 (23.38%) Project Management
4 40 (19.90%) PRINCE2
5 29 (14.43%) Service Delivery
6 26 (12.94%) ITSM
7 22 (10.95%) CRM
8 21 (10.45%) ITIL V3
9 20 (9.95%) Incident Management
10 19 (9.45%) Data Analysis
11 11 (5.47%) People Management
12 10 (4.98%) Business Continuity
12 10 (4.98%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.98%) Performance Management
13 9 (4.48%) Information Assurance
14 8 (3.98%) Change Control
14 8 (3.98%) Project Planning
14 8 (3.98%) Matrix Management
14 8 (3.98%) Change Management
15 7 (3.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.43%) SQL
2 15 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.98%) C
4 5 (2.49%) C++
5 4 (1.99%) Java
6 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.49%) ABAP
7 2 (1.00%) C++/CLI
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 201 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 95 (47.26%) DV Cleared
3 23 (11.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 14 (6.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (5.97%) APMP
6 11 (5.47%) PMI Certification
7 10 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.48%) PMP
8 9 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.48%) CCNA
9 8 (3.98%) CCNP
10 4 (1.99%) CCIP
10 4 (1.99%) HNC
10 4 (1.99%) HND
10 4 (1.99%) ISEB
10 4 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.99%) Degree
11 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.94%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.49%) BS25999
4 3 (1.49%) P3O
5 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 23 (11.44%) Hyper-V
2 16 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.98%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.49%) XenApp
4 5 (2.49%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.99%) UAG
6 3 (1.49%) Snort
6 3 (1.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (12.44%) OVSD
2 14 (6.97%) SCCM
3 13 (6.47%) SCOM
4 11 (5.47%) SCOrch
5 9 (4.48%) OpenView
6 6 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (2.49%) XenMobile
7 5 (2.49%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.99%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.49%) WSUS
10 2 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.50%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 72 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 44 (21.89%) HP
3 22 (10.95%) Cisco
4 20 (9.95%) VMware
5 11 (5.47%) Citrix
6 8 (3.98%) Oracle
6 8 (3.98%) NetApp
6 8 (3.98%) NetScout
6 8 (3.98%) F5
7 7 (3.48%) SAP
8 5 (2.49%) Juniper
8 5 (2.49%) BMC
8 5 (2.49%) Symantec
9 4 (1.99%) IBM
9 4 (1.99%) Lumension
10 3 (1.49%) Wind River
10 3 (1.49%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.49%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.00%) McAfee
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