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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 12 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 101 160 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.35% 13.83% 8.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.33% 59.48% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 61 44
Average daily rate £411 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £132 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 1
Average hourly rate £14.40 £18.50 £13.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +37.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
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
209 269 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.41% 23.25% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 120 101
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £144 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £15.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.80 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 84 £401 +14.57% 10
High Wycombe - 3 £171 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 164 (77.00%) SC Cleared
2 79 (37.09%) DV Cleared
3 64 (30.05%) ITIL
4 59 (27.70%) Microsoft
5 51 (23.94%) Finance
6 50 (23.47%) Service Management
7 49 (23.00%) PRINCE2
8 47 (22.07%) Project Management
9 45 (21.13%) SharePoint
10 41 (19.25%) Windows
11 37 (17.37%) MS Excel
12 36 (16.90%) Oracle
13 34 (15.96%) Service Delivery
14 29 (13.62%) SQL
15 27 (12.68%) ITIL V3
16 22 (10.33%) SQL Server
16 22 (10.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 21 (9.86%) MS Office
18 19 (8.92%) Risk Management
19 18 (8.45%) ITSM
19 18 (8.45%) HP
19 18 (8.45%) Hyper-V
19 18 (8.45%) People Management
20 17 (7.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 17 (7.98%) SAP
20 17 (7.98%) CRM
20 17 (7.98%) Change Management
21 16 (7.51%) MS Project
21 16 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
22 15 (7.04%) Business Analysis

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (21.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.16%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.35%) CICS
5 4 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.88%) Lync
5 4 (1.88%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.94%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.86%) MS Office
3 16 (7.51%) MS Project
4 9 (4.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.35%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.47%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.47%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (4.69%) iSCSI
3 7 (3.29%) Internet
3 7 (3.29%) SMTP
3 7 (3.29%) WAN
4 6 (2.82%) NAS
4 6 (2.82%) SAN
5 5 (2.35%) IPsec
5 5 (2.35%) LAN
6 4 (1.88%) Firewall
6 4 (1.88%) FTP
6 4 (1.88%) Wireless
7 2 (0.94%) SSH
8 1 (0.47%) HTTP
8 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.47%) SMS
8 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.47%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.47%) VPN
8 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.82%) Easytrieve
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.88%) Essbase
6 4 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (1.88%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.94%) DataStage
7 2 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.94%) QualityStage
7 2 (0.94%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.41%) Subversion
3 2 (0.94%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.94%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.94%) JUnit
4 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (23.94%) Finance
2 3 (1.41%) Banking
3 2 (0.94%) Law
3 2 (0.94%) Legal
3 2 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.47%) Billing
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) Military
4 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (15.96%) Analyst
2 26 (12.21%) Service Manager
3 25 (11.74%) Architect
4 24 (11.27%) Project Manager
5 22 (10.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 21 (9.86%) Delivery Manager
7 16 (7.51%) Consultant
8 13 (6.10%) Project Officer
9 11 (5.16%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 11 (5.16%) Technical Manager
10 9 (4.23%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.76%) Process Analyst
11 8 (3.76%) Project Support Officer
12 7 (3.29%) Developer
12 7 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (2.82%) Data Analyst
13 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
13 6 (2.82%) Programme Manager
14 5 (2.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) .NET
2 5 (2.35%) ISPF
2 5 (2.35%) SAP PI
2 5 (2.35%) SOAP
3 4 (1.88%) JMS
3 4 (1.88%) Middleware
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.88%) SAP XI
3 4 (1.88%) WAP
3 4 (1.88%) XML
4 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.29%) CESG
3 7 (3.29%) Cryptography
3 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.82%) Clustering
4 6 (2.82%) PMI
5 5 (2.35%) Statistics
6 4 (1.88%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.88%) iPad
6 4 (1.88%) iPhone
6 4 (1.88%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.41%) VSAM
8 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.25%) Windows
2 11 (5.16%) Linux
2 11 (5.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.82%) CentOS
5 6 (2.82%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.82%) Unix
5 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.41%) zOS
7 2 (0.94%) AIX
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.47%) pSOS
8 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.05%) ITIL
2 50 (23.47%) Service Management
3 49 (23.00%) PRINCE2
4 47 (22.07%) Project Management
5 34 (15.96%) Service Delivery
6 27 (12.68%) ITIL V3
7 19 (8.92%) Risk Management
8 18 (8.45%) ITSM
8 18 (8.45%) People Management
9 17 (7.98%) Change Management
9 17 (7.98%) CRM
10 15 (7.04%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (5.63%) Coaching
12 12 (5.63%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (5.16%) Analytics
14 10 (4.69%) Data Analytics
14 10 (4.69%) Incident Management
15 8 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.62%) SQL
2 9 (4.23%) C++
3 7 (3.29%) C#
4 6 (2.82%) COBOL
5 5 (2.35%) ABAP
5 5 (2.35%) Assembly Language
5 5 (2.35%) CLIST
5 5 (2.35%) JCL
5 5 (2.35%) REXX
6 4 (1.88%) C
6 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.41%) Perl
7 3 (1.41%) VBA
8 2 (0.94%) Java
8 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.47%) Delphi
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 164 (77.00%) SC Cleared
2 79 (37.09%) DV Cleared
3 22 (10.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (7.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (4.23%) HND
5 9 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.76%) HNC
7 7 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.82%) APMP
8 6 (2.82%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.35%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (2.35%) CISSP
10 4 (1.88%) Degree
10 4 (1.88%) ISEB
11 3 (1.41%) CEH
11 3 (1.41%) Cyber Scheme
11 3 (1.41%) OSCP
12 2 (0.94%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.94%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.41%) RMADS
3 2 (0.94%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (8.45%) Hyper-V
2 12 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.82%) NFS
5 3 (1.41%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.94%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.47%) RACF
7 1 (0.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (5.63%) OVSD
2 5 (2.35%) SCCM
3 4 (1.88%) OpenView
3 4 (1.88%) SCOrch
3 4 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.94%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.90%) Oracle
3 18 (8.45%) HP
4 17 (7.98%) SAP
5 14 (6.57%) VMware
6 8 (3.76%) Informatica
7 6 (2.82%) CA
7 6 (2.82%) Cisco
8 4 (1.88%) Aruba
8 4 (1.88%) Citrix
8 4 (1.88%) FireEye
8 4 (1.88%) IBM
8 4 (1.88%) StorageTek
8 4 (1.88%) Sun
9 3 (1.41%) Micro Focus
9 3 (1.41%) webMethods
10 2 (0.94%) Adobe
11 1 (0.47%) Compaq
11 1 (0.47%) Juniper
11 1 (0.47%) Lotus
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