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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 5 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 153 108 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.32% 8.79% 15.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.22% 43.90% 52.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 76 86
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £258 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 25
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £31.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.83% +65.52%
Security 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
242 246 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.98% 20.03% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 159 186
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 45
Median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 142 £450 +9.75% 9
High Wycombe - 2 £425 - 3
Newport Pagnell - 2 £465 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 229 (83.88%) SC Cleared
2 91 (33.33%) Windows
3 87 (31.87%) DV Cleared
4 86 (31.50%) ITIL
5 82 (30.04%) Microsoft
6 51 (18.68%) MS Office
7 49 (17.95%) Service Management
8 48 (17.58%) Finance
9 43 (15.75%) Active Directory
10 36 (13.19%) MS Excel
11 33 (12.09%) Project Management
12 32 (11.72%) SLA
13 31 (11.36%) Management Information System
14 30 (10.99%) Service Design
15 29 (10.62%) Oracle
16 27 (9.89%) CISSP
17 26 (9.52%) Risk Management
17 26 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
18 24 (8.79%) Information Assurance
18 24 (8.79%) ITIL V3
18 24 (8.79%) Service Delivery
18 24 (8.79%) PRINCE2
19 23 (8.42%) Unix
20 22 (8.06%) Linux
21 21 (7.69%) CESG
21 21 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
22 19 (6.96%) SCCM
22 19 (6.96%) RMADS
22 19 (6.96%) Cryptography

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 18 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.10%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.10%) Drupal
6 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (18.68%) MS Office
2 36 (13.19%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.49%) MS Project
4 6 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.83%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.76%) Office 365
2 6 (2.20%) IaaS
2 6 (2.20%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.96%) IPsec
2 17 (6.23%) Firewall
3 14 (5.13%) VPN
4 11 (4.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (4.03%) Wireless
5 9 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (2.93%) SMTP
6 8 (2.93%) WAN
7 7 (2.56%) Internet
8 6 (2.20%) BGP
8 6 (2.20%) EIGRP
8 6 (2.20%) FCoE
8 6 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.20%) FTP
8 6 (2.20%) OSPF
8 6 (2.20%) SSH
9 5 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (1.83%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.30%) Big Data
2 9 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.93%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.20%) Essbase
6 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.10%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.10%) DataStax
7 3 (1.10%) HBase
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.37%) DB2
9 1 (0.37%) GIS
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.47%) Ant
2 4 (1.47%) Gradle
2 4 (1.47%) JUnit
3 3 (1.10%) Hudson
3 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.73%) JIRA
4 2 (0.73%) MSI
5 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.37%) Mockito
5 1 (0.37%) Moq
5 1 (0.37%) NUnit
5 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.37%) Redmine
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (17.58%) Finance
2 3 (1.10%) Legal
2 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.37%) Billing
3 1 (0.37%) Electronics
3 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (15.75%) Analyst
2 38 (13.92%) Architect
3 30 (10.99%) Consultant
4 18 (6.59%) Project Manager
4 18 (6.59%) Service Architect
5 15 (5.49%) Security Advisor
6 13 (4.76%) SOC Analyst
7 12 (4.40%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 11 (4.03%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.30%) Service Manager
10 8 (2.93%) Security Analyst
10 8 (2.93%) Test Manager
11 7 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (2.56%) Security Consultant
11 7 (2.56%) VMware Specialist
12 6 (2.20%) Hyperion Architect
12 6 (2.20%) Information Assurance Leader
12 6 (2.20%) SharePoint Consultant
12 6 (2.20%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.93%) SailPoint
1 8 (2.93%) XML
2 7 (2.56%) EJB
2 7 (2.56%) JMS
2 7 (2.56%) Web Services
3 5 (1.83%) .NET
3 5 (1.83%) CSS
4 4 (1.47%) HTML
4 4 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (1.47%) J2EE
4 4 (1.47%) Java EE
4 4 (1.47%) SAML
4 4 (1.47%) XSLT
5 3 (1.10%) JSP
5 3 (1.10%) Servlets
6 1 (0.37%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.37%) JavaFX
6 1 (0.37%) JPA
6 1 (0.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.69%) CESG
3 19 (6.96%) Cryptography
4 15 (5.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.93%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.47%) PKI
8 4 (1.47%) Statistics
9 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.73%) Replication
9 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.37%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.37%) PMI
10 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.33%) Windows
2 23 (8.42%) Unix
3 22 (8.06%) Linux
4 16 (5.86%) Windows Vista
5 15 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 14 (5.13%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.93%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.56%) CentOS
10 4 (1.47%) Android
10 4 (1.47%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.73%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.50%) ITIL
2 49 (17.95%) Service Management
3 33 (12.09%) Project Management
4 30 (10.99%) Service Design
5 26 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 24 (8.79%) Information Assurance
6 24 (8.79%) ITIL V3
6 24 (8.79%) PRINCE2
6 24 (8.79%) Service Delivery
7 21 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (6.23%) Security Architecture
9 16 (5.86%) Incident Management
9 16 (5.86%) ITSM
10 15 (5.49%) ISMS
10 15 (5.49%) Migration
10 15 (5.49%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (5.49%) Security Operations
10 15 (5.49%) Security Testing
11 14 (5.13%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.13%) SQL
2 12 (4.40%) Java
3 6 (2.20%) C
3 6 (2.20%) Python
4 5 (1.83%) C#
5 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.10%) Perl
6 3 (1.10%) Ruby
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 229 (83.88%) SC Cleared
2 87 (31.87%) DV Cleared
3 27 (9.89%) CISSP
4 21 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 19 (6.96%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (5.86%) CEH
7 11 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (3.66%) CCNP
9 9 (3.30%) APMP
9 9 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (2.93%) CCNA
10 8 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.56%) CREST Certified
11 7 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.56%) OSCP
12 6 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (0.73%) CCIE
15 2 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.72%) SLA
2 19 (6.96%) RMADS
3 6 (2.20%) QA
4 5 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 43 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.56%) vCloud
6 6 (2.20%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.83%) Docker
7 5 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.47%) vSphere
9 3 (1.10%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.10%) HDFS
9 3 (1.10%) NFS
9 3 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.73%) XenApp
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (6.96%) SCCM
2 9 (3.30%) OVSD
3 8 (2.93%) SCOM
4 5 (1.83%) Puppet
4 5 (1.83%) vRealize
5 3 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.10%) vMotion
5 3 (1.10%) WSUS
6 2 (0.73%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.73%) Nessus
7 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (30.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.62%) Oracle
3 16 (5.86%) Cisco
3 16 (5.86%) Citrix
3 16 (5.86%) VMware
4 14 (5.13%) HP
5 12 (4.40%) Symantec
6 11 (4.03%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.56%) Intel Security
8 6 (2.20%) F5
8 6 (2.20%) Hyperion
8 6 (2.20%) Lumension
9 4 (1.47%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.47%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.47%) IBM
9 4 (1.47%) NetApp
10 3 (1.10%) BMC
10 3 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.10%) Dell
10 3 (1.10%) Veeam
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