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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 1 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 259 98 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.61% 9.88% 13.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.85% 44.55% 58.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 66 80
Median daily rate £425 £414 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.20 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -28.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +30.31%

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
337 220 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 35.93% 22.18% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 134 157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +12 218 £425 +1.79% 7
Newport Pagnell - 9 £525 -
High Wycombe +2 4 £413 +70.10%
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 359 (90.66%) SC Cleared
2 131 (33.08%) DV Cleared
3 129 (32.58%) Windows
4 111 (28.03%) Microsoft
5 93 (23.48%) ITIL
6 65 (16.41%) Active Directory
7 58 (14.65%) Cisco
8 57 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (13.64%) Finance
10 52 (13.13%) MS Office
11 50 (12.63%) WAN
11 50 (12.63%) Service Management
12 49 (12.37%) Cisco Certification
13 46 (11.62%) Project Management
14 41 (10.35%) MS Excel
15 40 (10.10%) CRM
16 39 (9.85%) Dynamics CRM
16 39 (9.85%) Windows Server
17 38 (9.60%) Risk Management
18 36 (9.09%) Office 365
19 35 (8.84%) Windows 10
20 34 (8.59%) Hyper-V
20 34 (8.59%) CCNP
21 33 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
22 31 (7.83%) LAN
23 30 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
24 29 (7.32%) SLA
24 29 (7.32%) PRINCE2
25 28 (7.07%) Management Information System
26 27 (6.82%) Oracle

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 21 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.02%) IIS
6 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.76%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.76%) Drupal
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 52 (13.13%) MS Office
2 41 (10.35%) MS Excel
3 26 (6.57%) MS Project
4 11 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) Revit
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (9.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.26%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.09%) Office 365
2 10 (2.53%) IaaS
3 4 (1.01%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.63%) WAN
2 31 (7.83%) LAN
3 24 (6.06%) DHCP
3 24 (6.06%) VPN
4 21 (5.30%) Firewall
5 17 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (4.29%) IPsec
5 17 (4.29%) Wireless
6 16 (4.04%) VLAN
7 13 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (3.28%) Unified Communications
8 9 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (2.02%) BGP
9 8 (2.02%) DNS
9 8 (2.02%) EIGRP
9 8 (2.02%) FCoE
9 8 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (2.02%) Network Security
9 8 (2.02%) OSPF
10 7 (1.77%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.03%) Big Data
2 11 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.52%) Essbase
6 5 (1.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.76%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.76%) DataStax
8 3 (0.76%) HBase
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.25%) GIS
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.26%) Ant
4 5 (1.26%) Gradle
5 4 (1.01%) Hudson
5 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.01%) MSI
6 3 (0.76%) JIRA
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.51%) Subversion
8 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.25%) Mockito
8 1 (0.25%) Moq
8 1 (0.25%) NUnit
8 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 54 (13.64%) Finance
2 11 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.27%) Electronics
4 7 (1.77%) Legal
5 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (14.39%) Architect
2 54 (13.64%) Analyst
3 48 (12.12%) Consultant
4 28 (7.07%) Project Manager
5 16 (4.04%) Developer
5 16 (4.04%) Security Advisor
6 14 (3.54%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 12 (3.03%) Network Architect
7 12 (3.03%) Principal Consultant
7 12 (3.03%) Service Architect
7 12 (3.03%) Technical Architect
8 11 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (2.53%) CRM Developer
9 10 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 10 (2.53%) Network Engineer
9 10 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.27%) Business Analyst
10 9 (2.27%) CRM Architect
10 9 (2.27%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.27%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.04%) .NET
1 16 (4.04%) CSS
2 15 (3.79%) HTML
3 9 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 9 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (2.27%) WCF
4 8 (2.02%) SailPoint
5 7 (1.77%) XML
6 6 (1.52%) Web Services
7 5 (1.26%) EJB
7 5 (1.26%) Java EE
7 5 (1.26%) JMS
7 5 (1.26%) XSLT
8 4 (1.01%) 802.1X
8 4 (1.01%) SAML
9 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.25%) JSF
9 1 (0.25%) JSP
9 1 (0.25%) Spring
9 1 (0.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.07%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.05%) CESG
4 16 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.27%) Replication
6 8 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.77%) CCTV
8 5 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.76%) User Experience
11 2 (0.51%) BYOD
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) CMDB
12 1 (0.25%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.25%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.25%) PMI
12 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 129 (32.58%) Windows
2 39 (9.85%) Windows Server
3 35 (8.84%) Windows 10
4 33 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (6.57%) Unix
7 23 (5.81%) Windows Vista
8 22 (5.56%) Linux
9 16 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (3.54%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.03%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.77%) CentOS
13 4 (1.01%) Android
14 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.51%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (23.48%) ITIL
2 57 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (12.63%) Service Management
4 46 (11.62%) Project Management
5 40 (10.10%) CRM
6 38 (9.60%) Risk Management
7 29 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 25 (6.31%) Service Design
9 23 (5.81%) Change Management
9 23 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 21 (5.30%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (5.05%) Incident Management
12 19 (4.80%) Risk Assessment
12 19 (4.80%) Security Testing
13 18 (4.55%) Logistics
14 16 (4.04%) Cryptography
14 16 (4.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 15 (3.79%) ISMS
15 15 (3.79%) ITIL V3
15 15 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.29%) SQL
2 11 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.53%) Java
3 10 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.77%) C#
4 7 (1.77%) Python
5 5 (1.26%) C
5 5 (1.26%) VB
5 5 (1.26%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.26%) VBScript
6 4 (1.01%) Perl
7 3 (0.76%) C++
7 3 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.25%) F#
Qualifications
1 359 (90.66%) SC Cleared
2 131 (33.08%) DV Cleared
3 49 (12.37%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (8.59%) CCNP
5 20 (5.05%) CCIE
5 20 (5.05%) CESG Certified Professional
5 20 (5.05%) CISSP
5 20 (5.05%) CREST Certified
5 20 (5.05%) OSCP
6 19 (4.80%) CEH
7 18 (4.55%) CCNA
8 13 (3.28%) APMP
8 13 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (2.02%) MCSA
12 5 (1.26%) CCSA
12 5 (1.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.32%) SLA
2 17 (4.29%) RMADS
3 10 (2.53%) QA
4 5 (1.26%) PMO
5 3 (0.76%) EFQM
5 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.51%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.51%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) ISO22301
System Software
1 65 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.59%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.77%) vCloud
6 5 (1.26%) Docker
6 5 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.26%) UAG
6 5 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.01%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.01%) vSphere
7 4 (1.01%) XenApp
7 4 (1.01%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.76%) HDFS
9 2 (0.51%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (6.31%) SCCM
2 16 (4.04%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (2.27%) WSUS
5 6 (1.52%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.26%) OVSD
6 5 (1.26%) Puppet
6 5 (1.26%) SCOM
6 5 (1.26%) vRealize
7 4 (1.01%) AppDNA
8 3 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.76%) vMotion
9 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.25%) OpenView
10 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (28.03%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.65%) Cisco
3 27 (6.82%) Oracle
4 23 (5.81%) VMware
5 19 (4.80%) Citrix
6 18 (4.55%) F5
7 16 (4.04%) HP
8 12 (3.03%) Juniper
8 12 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.02%) Symantec
10 7 (1.77%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.77%) Forcepoint
10 7 (1.77%) Remedy
11 6 (1.52%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.52%) Nokia
12 5 (1.26%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.26%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.01%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.01%) Computacenter
13 4 (1.01%) Lumension
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