The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 1 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 208 100 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.97% 10.35% 13.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.55% 51.55% 55.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 60 64
Median daily rate £425 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £523 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £12.37 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.72% -27.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £10.67 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £14.07 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.22%

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
279 194 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.49% 20.08% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 114 135
Median daily rate £440 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £218 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 29
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.24 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 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 +8 179 £428 +6.60% 9
Newport Pagnell - 7 £525 -
High Wycombe +1 4 £413 +312.50% 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 276 (87.62%) SC Cleared
2 122 (38.73%) Windows
3 102 (32.38%) DV Cleared
4 96 (30.48%) Microsoft
5 80 (25.40%) ITIL
6 63 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 47 (14.92%) MS Office
8 43 (13.65%) Finance
9 41 (13.02%) Service Management
10 40 (12.70%) Cisco
11 39 (12.38%) Windows Server
12 37 (11.75%) WAN
13 34 (10.79%) Project Management
14 33 (10.48%) MS Excel
14 33 (10.48%) SLA
15 32 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (10.16%) Risk Management
15 32 (10.16%) Hyper-V
16 31 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (9.52%) Office 365
18 28 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (8.89%) Management Information System
19 27 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (8.57%) Windows 10
20 26 (8.25%) SCCM
20 26 (8.25%) Unix
21 25 (7.94%) Service Design
22 24 (7.62%) CISSP
23 23 (7.30%) Oracle
23 23 (7.30%) CCNP

Security 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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.54%) IIS
4 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.95%) Drupal
Applications
1 47 (14.92%) MS Office
2 33 (10.48%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.35%) MS Project
4 7 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.59%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.52%) Office 365
2 6 (1.90%) IaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.75%) WAN
2 22 (6.98%) LAN
3 19 (6.03%) DHCP
3 19 (6.03%) IPsec
4 18 (5.71%) Firewall
5 16 (5.08%) VPN
6 15 (4.76%) Wireless
7 12 (3.81%) Unified Communications
8 11 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (3.49%) VLAN
9 8 (2.54%) DNS
10 7 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
11 6 (1.90%) BGP
11 6 (1.90%) EIGRP
11 6 (1.90%) FCoE
11 6 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.90%) OSPF
12 5 (1.59%) SMTP
12 5 (1.59%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.49%) Big Data
1 11 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.54%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.90%) Essbase
6 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.95%) DataStax
7 3 (0.95%) HBase
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.59%) MSI
3 4 (1.27%) Ant
3 4 (1.27%) Gradle
3 4 (1.27%) JIRA
4 3 (0.95%) Hudson
4 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.63%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.32%) Mockito
6 1 (0.32%) Moq
6 1 (0.32%) NUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 43 (13.65%) Finance
2 9 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.22%) Electronics
3 7 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (15.56%) Architect
2 48 (15.24%) Analyst
3 38 (12.06%) Consultant
4 19 (6.03%) Project Manager
5 17 (5.40%) Security Advisor
6 12 (3.81%) Service Architect
6 12 (3.81%) Technical Architect
7 10 (3.17%) Principal Consultant
8 9 (2.86%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 9 (2.86%) Security Consultant
9 8 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (2.54%) Test Manager
9 8 (2.54%) Wintel Analyst
10 7 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (2.22%) CRM Architect
10 7 (2.22%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.22%) Developer
10 7 (2.22%) Service Analyst
10 7 (2.22%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.54%) .NET
1 8 (2.54%) CSS
1 8 (2.54%) SailPoint
2 7 (2.22%) HTML
3 5 (1.59%) XML
4 4 (1.27%) EJB
4 4 (1.27%) Java EE
4 4 (1.27%) JMS
4 4 (1.27%) SAML
4 4 (1.27%) Web Services
4 4 (1.27%) XSLT
5 3 (0.95%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.95%) WCF
6 2 (0.63%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.32%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.32%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.32%) JPA
7 1 (0.32%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.30%) CESG
3 19 (6.03%) Cryptography
4 13 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.86%) Replication
7 8 (2.54%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.22%) CCTV
9 6 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.27%) Statistics
12 3 (0.95%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.95%) User Experience
13 1 (0.32%) CMDB
13 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.32%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.32%) PMI
13 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (38.73%) Windows
2 39 (12.38%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (8.57%) Windows 10
6 26 (8.25%) Unix
7 22 (6.98%) Windows Vista
8 19 (6.03%) Linux
9 15 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (4.44%) Windows 7
10 14 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.81%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.22%) CentOS
13 4 (1.27%) Android
14 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.40%) ITIL
2 41 (13.02%) Service Management
3 34 (10.79%) Project Management
4 32 (10.16%) Risk Management
5 27 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (7.94%) Service Design
7 22 (6.98%) Information Assurance
8 21 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 21 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 19 (6.03%) CRM
9 19 (6.03%) Security Testing
10 18 (5.71%) Logistics
11 16 (5.08%) Change Management
11 16 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (4.76%) ISMS
12 15 (4.76%) ITIL V3
12 15 (4.76%) Security Architecture
13 14 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.44%) SQL
2 9 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.54%) Java
4 6 (1.90%) Python
5 5 (1.59%) C
5 5 (1.59%) C#
5 5 (1.59%) VB
5 5 (1.59%) VBScript
6 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.95%) C++
7 3 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.95%) Perl
7 3 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 276 (87.62%) SC Cleared
2 102 (32.38%) DV Cleared
3 32 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (7.62%) CISSP
5 23 (7.30%) CCNP
5 23 (7.30%) CESG Certified Professional
6 17 (5.40%) CEH
7 15 (4.76%) CREST Certified
7 15 (4.76%) OSCP
8 14 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (4.13%) CCNA
9 13 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (3.81%) CCIE
11 9 (2.86%) APMP
11 9 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.54%) MCSA
13 5 (1.59%) CCSA
13 5 (1.59%) CCSE
13 5 (1.59%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.48%) SLA
2 19 (6.03%) RMADS
3 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.95%) QA
5 2 (0.63%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
System Software
1 63 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.16%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.22%) vCloud
6 5 (1.59%) Docker
6 5 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.59%) UAG
6 5 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.27%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.27%) vSphere
7 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.95%) HDFS
8 3 (0.95%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 26 (8.25%) SCCM
2 10 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (3.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (2.86%) WSUS
4 6 (1.90%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.59%) OVSD
5 5 (1.59%) Puppet
5 5 (1.59%) SCOM
5 5 (1.59%) vRealize
6 3 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.95%) vMotion
7 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.32%) OpenView
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 96 (30.48%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.70%) Cisco
3 23 (7.30%) Oracle
4 17 (5.40%) VMware
5 13 (4.13%) HP
6 12 (3.81%) Citrix
7 11 (3.49%) F5
7 11 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.86%) Symantec
9 7 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.22%) Forcepoint
9 7 (2.22%) Juniper
9 7 (2.22%) Remedy
10 6 (1.90%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.90%) Nokia
11 5 (1.59%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.59%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.27%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.27%) Computacenter
12 4 (1.27%) Lumension
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