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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 142 190 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.99% 15.21% 16.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.13% 54.44% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 106 73
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £184 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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
289 349 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.41% 27.94% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 201 107
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £13.47 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.80 £29.60 £27.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 -3 106 £390 +20.00% 18
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 247 (81.52%) SC Cleared
2 140 (46.20%) ITIL
3 118 (38.94%) DV Cleared
4 106 (34.98%) Microsoft
5 88 (29.04%) MS Office
6 76 (25.08%) MS Excel
7 69 (22.77%) Service Management
8 64 (21.12%) HP
9 63 (20.79%) Windows
10 62 (20.46%) Project Management
11 60 (19.80%) PRINCE2
12 45 (14.85%) SLA
13 40 (13.20%) Finance
13 40 (13.20%) OVSD
14 39 (12.87%) VMware
14 39 (12.87%) Cisco
15 37 (12.21%) Hyper-V
15 37 (12.21%) Incident Management
16 34 (11.22%) Data Centre
17 33 (10.89%) MS Project
18 30 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 29 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (9.57%) Linux
20 28 (9.24%) SharePoint
20 28 (9.24%) Active Directory
20 28 (9.24%) ITSM
20 28 (9.24%) PowerShell
21 27 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (8.91%) Service Delivery
22 26 (8.58%) Data Analysis

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 28 (9.24%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.63%) Lync
3 8 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.31%) IIS
5 5 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.32%) Confluence
7 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 88 (29.04%) MS Office
2 76 (25.08%) MS Excel
3 33 (10.89%) MS Project
4 19 (6.27%) MS Visio
4 19 (6.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.63%) PaaS
2 5 (1.65%) IaaS
2 5 (1.65%) SaaS
3 4 (1.32%) Office 365
4 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.95%) Internet
1 15 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.29%) DNS
3 12 (3.96%) LAN
4 11 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (3.63%) VPN
4 11 (3.63%) Firewall
5 10 (3.30%) WAN
6 8 (2.64%) EIGRP
6 8 (2.64%) OSPF
6 8 (2.64%) Wireless
7 7 (2.31%) Multicast
7 7 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (2.31%) Unified Communications
7 7 (2.31%) WLAN
7 7 (2.31%) DHCP
7 7 (2.31%) BGP
8 6 (1.98%) VRRP
8 6 (1.98%) MPLS
8 6 (1.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.65%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.32%) MySQL
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.32%) Big Data
5 2 (0.66%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.66%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.33%) Informix
6 1 (0.33%) OLAP
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Subversion
2 5 (1.65%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.32%) Ant
3 4 (1.32%) JUnit
3 4 (1.32%) JIRA
3 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
3 4 (1.32%) Gradle
4 2 (0.66%) MSI
4 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.66%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.33%) SCons
5 1 (0.33%) GCC
5 1 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.33%) JDeveloper
General
1 40 (13.20%) Finance
2 6 (1.98%) Electronics
3 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.99%) Marketing
5 2 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (12.21%) Analyst
2 30 (9.90%) Project Manager
3 27 (8.91%) Incident Manager
4 24 (7.92%) Consultant
4 24 (7.92%) Service Manager
5 13 (4.29%) Architect
6 12 (3.96%) Developer
7 10 (3.30%) Network Engineer
7 10 (3.30%) Support Analyst
8 8 (2.64%) Administrator
8 8 (2.64%) Citrix Consultant
8 8 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (2.64%) PMO Manager
9 7 (2.31%) Service Transition Manager
9 7 (2.31%) Citrix Specialist
9 7 (2.31%) Transition Manager
9 7 (2.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (2.31%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (2.31%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (2.31%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.32%) J2EE
1 4 (1.32%) EJB
1 4 (1.32%) Web Services
1 4 (1.32%) JMS
1 4 (1.32%) X-Windows
1 4 (1.32%) Java EE
1 4 (1.32%) JSON
2 2 (0.66%) jQuery
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (0.33%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (0.33%) XML
3 1 (0.33%) MFC
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) Middleware
3 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.28%) PMI
5 11 (3.63%) Clustering
6 10 (3.30%) User Experience
7 8 (2.64%) Economics
8 6 (1.98%) PKI
9 4 (1.32%) CMDB
10 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.99%) SCADA
10 3 (0.99%) CCTV
10 3 (0.99%) NHS
11 2 (0.66%) HACMP
11 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.33%) Ergonomics
12 1 (0.33%) Human Factors
12 1 (0.33%) PDA
12 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.79%) Windows
2 29 (9.57%) Linux
3 27 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.97%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.97%) UNIX
6 8 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.65%) CentOS
7 5 (1.65%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.99%) Android
10 2 (0.66%) AIX
10 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (46.20%) ITIL
2 69 (22.77%) Service Management
3 62 (20.46%) Project Management
4 60 (19.80%) PRINCE2
5 37 (12.21%) Incident Management
6 28 (9.24%) ITSM
7 27 (8.91%) Service Delivery
8 26 (8.58%) Data Analysis
9 25 (8.25%) Change Management
10 24 (7.92%) ITIL V3
11 21 (6.93%) Matrix Management
12 19 (6.27%) Change Control
13 18 (5.94%) Risk Management
14 16 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (5.28%) Project Planning
15 15 (4.95%) CRM
16 14 (4.62%) Problem Management
17 13 (4.29%) Configuration Management
18 12 (3.96%) People Management
19 11 (3.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.24%) PowerShell
2 23 (7.59%) SQL
3 15 (4.95%) C
4 11 (3.63%) Java
5 9 (2.97%) C#
5 9 (2.97%) C++
6 5 (1.65%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.99%) Python
7 3 (0.99%) VB
7 3 (0.99%) Embedded C
7 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.66%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.33%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 247 (81.52%) SC Cleared
2 118 (38.94%) DV Cleared
3 30 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (5.94%) APMP
5 17 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (5.28%) PMI Certification
7 15 (4.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (4.62%) CCNP
9 13 (4.29%) CCNA
9 13 (4.29%) PMP
10 7 (2.31%) Degree
10 7 (2.31%) HNC
10 7 (2.31%) HND
11 6 (1.98%) CCIP
12 5 (1.65%) CCIE
13 4 (1.32%) ISEB
14 3 (0.99%) MCSE
14 3 (0.99%) MCP
14 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.99%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) P3O
4 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.33%) BS15000
System Software
1 37 (12.21%) Hyper-V
2 29 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.24%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.30%) XenApp
4 10 (3.30%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.64%) vSphere
6 5 (1.65%) UAG
6 5 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.65%) NFS
7 3 (0.99%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.99%) Firmware
8 2 (0.66%) Docker
9 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (13.20%) OVSD
2 20 (6.60%) OpenView
3 18 (5.94%) SCCM
4 16 (5.28%) SCOM
5 10 (3.30%) AirWatch
5 10 (3.30%) XenMobile
6 8 (2.64%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.32%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.32%) Puppet
7 4 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (1.32%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.99%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.66%) WSUS
10 1 (0.33%) Cacti
10 1 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (34.98%) Microsoft
2 64 (21.12%) HP
3 39 (12.87%) VMware
3 39 (12.87%) Cisco
4 23 (7.59%) Citrix
5 16 (5.28%) NetApp
5 16 (5.28%) F5
6 9 (2.97%) Oracle
6 9 (2.97%) Juniper
7 8 (2.64%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.64%) NetScout
8 7 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.65%) SAP
9 5 (1.65%) BMC
10 4 (1.32%) McAfee
10 4 (1.32%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.32%) Lumension
11 3 (0.99%) Infoblox
11 3 (0.99%) AppSense
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