The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 7 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 152 92 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.71% 9.08% 14.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.84% 48.17% 55.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 50 71
Average daily rate
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£344 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £19.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.56 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
299 191 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.04% 18.85% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 94 118
Average daily rate £325 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% -23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +3 132 £338 +5.46% 18
High Wycombe -2 1 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Chalfont St Giles - - - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 256 (78.05%) SC Cleared
2 127 (38.72%) DV Cleared
3 93 (28.35%) ITIL
3 93 (28.35%) Windows
4 74 (22.56%) Microsoft
5 55 (16.77%) MS Excel
6 52 (15.85%) MS Exchange
7 47 (14.33%) PRINCE2
8 46 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (13.41%) MS Project
9 44 (13.41%) HP
10 42 (12.80%) Finance
10 42 (12.80%) VMware
11 41 (12.50%) Service Management
12 40 (12.20%) Linux
12 40 (12.20%) SharePoint
13 39 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2003
14 38 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (11.59%) SQL
15 37 (11.28%) Hyper-V
16 35 (10.67%) Active Directory
17 33 (10.06%) Project Management
18 32 (9.76%) Citrix
19 28 (8.54%) SLA
20 27 (8.23%) UNIX
21 25 (7.62%) Cisco
22 24 (7.32%) iSCSI
23 23 (7.01%) Service Delivery
24 22 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
24 22 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 40 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 39 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.96%) Lync
6 10 (3.05%) Apache
7 9 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 55 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 44 (13.41%) MS Project
3 22 (6.71%) MS Office
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.52%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.32%) iSCSI
2 12 (3.66%) Firewall
3 9 (2.74%) Network Security
3 9 (2.74%) LDAP
3 9 (2.74%) SAN
4 8 (2.44%) Internet
5 7 (2.13%) DAB
5 7 (2.13%) SMTP
6 6 (1.83%) SNMP
6 6 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.83%) NAS
7 5 (1.52%) ICMP
8 4 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.91%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.91%) VoIP
10 2 (0.61%) WAN
10 2 (0.61%) LAN
10 2 (0.61%) DNS
10 2 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.35%) MSI
2 5 (1.52%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.22%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.91%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.91%) JDeveloper
4 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.30%) JMeter
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (12.80%) Finance
2 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.22%) Marketing
4 3 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.30%) Electronics
5 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (14.63%) Analyst
2 36 (10.98%) Consultant
3 25 (7.62%) Project Manager
4 21 (6.40%) Support Engineer
5 17 (5.18%) Support Analyst
5 17 (5.18%) Project Officer
6 16 (4.88%) Project Support Officer
6 16 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (3.96%) Coordinator
8 12 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (3.35%) Architect
9 11 (3.35%) Applications Packager
10 9 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (2.74%) Network Manager
11 7 (2.13%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.13%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (2.13%) Systems Support
11 7 (2.13%) Security Consultant
11 7 (2.13%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.74%) LAMP
2 7 (2.13%) .NET
3 6 (1.83%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.52%) WSH
5 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 3 (0.91%) XML
5 3 (0.91%) XSL
5 3 (0.91%) CSS
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.91%) LINQ
5 3 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (0.91%) HTML
6 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.61%) jQuery
6 2 (0.61%) WCF
6 2 (0.61%) JDBC
6 2 (0.61%) Servlets
7 1 (0.30%) SOAP
7 1 (0.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.66%) CESG
2 8 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 8 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.13%) Cryptography
4 6 (1.83%) PKI
5 4 (1.22%) CMDB
6 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.91%) Statistics
7 2 (0.61%) CCTV
8 1 (0.30%) DTV
8 1 (0.30%) MPEG
8 1 (0.30%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.30%) SCADA
8 1 (0.30%) Replication
8 1 (0.30%) VHDL
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 93 (28.35%) Windows
2 46 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (12.20%) Linux
4 27 (8.23%) UNIX
5 22 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.57%) CentOS
7 13 (3.96%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.66%) Ubuntu
9 9 (2.74%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.35%) ITIL
2 47 (14.33%) PRINCE2
3 41 (12.50%) Service Management
4 33 (10.06%) Project Management
5 23 (7.01%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.40%) CRM
7 19 (5.79%) Project Planning
8 17 (5.18%) Network Management
8 17 (5.18%) Change Management
8 17 (5.18%) Migration
9 14 (4.27%) ITIL V3
10 13 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (3.96%) Problem Management
11 12 (3.66%) PRINCE
12 11 (3.35%) ITSM
13 10 (3.05%) Performance Management
14 9 (2.74%) Information Assurance
14 9 (2.74%) Test Scripting
14 9 (2.74%) Configuration Management
15 8 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.59%) SQL
2 13 (3.96%) C
3 11 (3.35%) VBScript
4 10 (3.05%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.74%) Java
6 8 (2.44%) VB
7 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.91%) C#
9 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.61%) C++
10 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.30%) PHP
11 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 256 (78.05%) SC Cleared
2 127 (38.72%) DV Cleared
3 22 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.79%) MCSE
4 19 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (5.49%) MCP
6 13 (3.96%) CTC Cleared
7 10 (3.05%) ISEB
8 8 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.13%) CCNP
9 7 (2.13%) CCNA
10 6 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.52%) HNC
11 5 (1.52%) HND
12 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.61%) CITP
13 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.61%) APMP
14 1 (0.30%) CISA
14 1 (0.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.54%) SLA
2 16 (4.88%) QA
3 10 (3.05%) BS15000
4 7 (2.13%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.52%) P3O
6 2 (0.61%) BS25999
System Software
1 38 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.28%) Hyper-V
3 35 (10.67%) Active Directory
4 19 (5.79%) NFS
5 13 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.74%) Squid
6 9 (2.74%) Postfix
6 9 (2.74%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.61%) XenApp
8 2 (0.61%) UAG
9 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (6.10%) Backup Exec
2 19 (5.79%) OVSD
3 12 (3.66%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (2.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (2.44%) SCCM
6 6 (1.83%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.22%) OpenView
8 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.91%) SCOM
8 3 (0.91%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.61%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.30%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 74 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 44 (13.41%) HP
3 42 (12.80%) VMware
4 32 (9.76%) Citrix
5 25 (7.62%) Cisco
6 19 (5.79%) Oracle
6 19 (5.79%) NetApp
7 16 (4.88%) Lumension
8 13 (3.96%) F5
9 12 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.05%) McAfee
10 10 (3.05%) Blue Coat
11 9 (2.74%) Sophos
12 6 (1.83%) SAP
13 5 (1.52%) StorageTek
13 5 (1.52%) Sun
14 3 (0.91%) AppSense
14 3 (0.91%) Symantec
15 2 (0.61%) Veritas
15 2 (0.61%) Cognos
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