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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 12 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 120 171 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.30% 13.12% 14.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 54.29% 55.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 94 86
Average daily rate £425 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £26.45 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.21% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £19.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.20 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +54.83%
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
270 315 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.42% 24.17% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 182 164
Average daily rate £410 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +153.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £56.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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 -3 100 £425 +13.33% 3
High Wycombe - 9 £465 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 177 (80.82%) SC Cleared
2 73 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 69 (31.51%) Microsoft
4 64 (29.22%) ITIL
5 58 (26.48%) Project Management
6 52 (23.74%) Windows
7 50 (22.83%) PRINCE2
8 43 (19.63%) Finance
9 40 (18.26%) Service Management
10 35 (15.98%) Oracle
10 35 (15.98%) MS Office
11 32 (14.61%) MS Excel
11 32 (14.61%) SharePoint
12 30 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (12.33%) HP
14 26 (11.87%) SQL Server
15 25 (11.42%) SQL
16 24 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (10.05%) MS Project
17 22 (10.05%) Migration
17 22 (10.05%) ITIL V3
18 21 (9.59%) Active Directory
19 18 (8.22%) MS Exchange
19 18 (8.22%) ITSM
19 18 (8.22%) Service Design
20 17 (7.76%) Windows Server
20 17 (7.76%) VMware
20 17 (7.76%) Linux
21 16 (7.31%) Service Delivery
21 16 (7.31%) Hyper-V

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.83%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.91%) CICS
5 2 (0.91%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (15.98%) MS Office
2 32 (14.61%) MS Excel
3 22 (10.05%) MS Project
4 11 (5.02%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.91%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.46%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.74%) Office 365
2 2 (0.91%) IaaS
2 2 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.48%) iSCSI
2 11 (5.02%) Internet
3 10 (4.57%) SMTP
4 9 (4.11%) IPsec
4 9 (4.11%) SAN
5 8 (3.65%) Firewall
6 7 (3.20%) WAN
7 6 (2.74%) FTP
7 6 (2.74%) NAS
7 6 (2.74%) SSH
8 5 (2.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (2.28%) LAN
9 3 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.46%) DHCP
10 1 (0.46%) DNS
10 1 (0.46%) Intranet
10 1 (0.46%) Network Security
10 1 (0.46%) NGN
10 1 (0.46%) SMS
10 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (3.65%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (2.28%) MySQL
6 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.83%) Essbase
6 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.83%) MS Access
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (1.37%) Easytrieve
7 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) JIRA
1 2 (0.91%) Selenium
1 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) Ant
2 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.46%) Gradle
2 1 (0.46%) JUnit
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (19.63%) Finance
2 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.37%) Military
4 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.91%) Law
4 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (16.89%) Analyst
2 28 (12.79%) Architect
3 23 (10.50%) Consultant
4 22 (10.05%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.39%) Service Manager
6 13 (5.94%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.94%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 12 (5.48%) Project Officer
8 10 (4.57%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (4.11%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (3.65%) Security Consultant
11 7 (3.20%) Data Scientist
11 7 (3.20%) DBA
11 7 (3.20%) Developer
11 7 (3.20%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.20%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (2.74%) Project Support Officer
12 6 (2.74%) SQL DBA
12 6 (2.74%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.28%) .NET
1 5 (2.28%) JMS
1 5 (2.28%) SOAP
2 3 (1.37%) Flash
3 2 (0.91%) ISPF
3 2 (0.91%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) EJB
4 1 (0.46%) GWT
4 1 (0.46%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.46%) Java EE
4 1 (0.46%) JDBC
4 1 (0.46%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.46%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.46%) Spring
4 1 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.46%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.94%) CESG
2 13 (5.94%) Cryptography
3 11 (5.02%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.57%) Statistics
5 6 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.74%) Data Extraction
6 5 (2.28%) Clustering
7 4 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.83%) iPad
7 4 (1.83%) iPhone
8 3 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.37%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.91%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.91%) User Experience
10 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.74%) Windows
2 17 (7.76%) Linux
2 17 (7.76%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.57%) Unix
4 10 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (4.11%) CentOS
5 9 (4.11%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.74%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.74%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.83%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (1.37%) zOS
10 1 (0.46%) Android
10 1 (0.46%) pSOS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.22%) ITIL
2 58 (26.48%) Project Management
3 50 (22.83%) PRINCE2
4 40 (18.26%) Service Management
5 30 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (10.05%) ITIL V3
6 22 (10.05%) Migration
7 18 (8.22%) ITSM
7 18 (8.22%) Service Design
8 16 (7.31%) Service Delivery
9 15 (6.85%) Logistics
10 14 (6.39%) ERP
11 13 (5.94%) Change Management
11 13 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (5.94%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.02%) ISMS
13 10 (4.57%) Business Analysis
13 10 (4.57%) CRM
13 10 (4.57%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (4.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.42%) SQL
2 7 (3.20%) R
3 6 (2.74%) C++
4 5 (2.28%) VBA
5 4 (1.83%) COBOL
5 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.37%) C
6 3 (1.37%) C#
6 3 (1.37%) Java
6 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.37%) JCL
7 2 (0.91%) ABAP
7 2 (0.91%) Assembly Language
7 2 (0.91%) CLIST
7 2 (0.91%) Embedded C
7 2 (0.91%) REXX
8 1 (0.46%) F#
8 1 (0.46%) Python
8 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 177 (80.82%) SC Cleared
2 73 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 15 (6.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (5.02%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (5.02%) CISSP
6 9 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (3.20%) APMP
7 7 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.28%) CEH
8 5 (2.28%) ISEB
9 3 (1.37%) CCNA
9 3 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.37%) Cyber Scheme
9 3 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.37%) OSCP
10 2 (0.91%) HND
10 2 (0.91%) MCP
10 2 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.20%) RMADS
1 7 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.31%) Hyper-V
3 15 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.65%) NFS
5 6 (2.74%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.46%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (5.94%) OVSD
2 7 (3.20%) SCOM
3 5 (2.28%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.83%) Nagios
4 4 (1.83%) OpenView
4 4 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.98%) Oracle
3 27 (12.33%) HP
4 17 (7.76%) VMware
5 11 (5.02%) IFS
6 10 (4.57%) SAP
7 8 (3.65%) Informatica
8 7 (3.20%) Citrix
9 5 (2.28%) F5
9 5 (2.28%) Forcepoint
9 5 (2.28%) NetApp
10 4 (1.83%) Cisco
10 4 (1.83%) FireEye
10 4 (1.83%) StorageTek
10 4 (1.83%) Sun
11 3 (1.37%) CA
11 3 (1.37%) Juniper
11 3 (1.37%) webMethods
12 2 (0.91%) Dell
12 2 (0.91%) IBM
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