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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 6 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 148 55 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.61% 5.24% 11.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.30% 32.16% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 35 48
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£350 £260 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £132 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -28.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £49.15 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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
283 171 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.11% 16.29% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 95 102
Average daily rate £330 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -33.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £18.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 127 £350 +40.00% 13
High Wycombe -2 2 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 267 (80.18%) SC Cleared
2 102 (30.63%) DV Cleared
3 92 (27.63%) ITIL
4 80 (24.02%) Microsoft
5 67 (20.12%) Windows
6 65 (19.52%) PRINCE2
7 62 (18.62%) MS Excel
8 55 (16.52%) MS Project
9 52 (15.62%) Finance
10 49 (14.71%) Service Management
11 38 (11.41%) Project Management
11 38 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (10.81%) MS Exchange
13 34 (10.21%) HP
14 33 (9.91%) SharePoint
15 30 (9.01%) Service Delivery
16 29 (8.71%) Active Directory
17 25 (7.51%) SLA
17 25 (7.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 25 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2003
19 23 (6.91%) OVSD
20 22 (6.61%) MS Office
20 22 (6.61%) SQL
21 21 (6.31%) Oracle
21 21 (6.31%) VMware
21 21 (6.31%) Project Planning
22 19 (5.71%) Cisco
22 19 (5.71%) Citrix
23 18 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.91%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.70%) Apache
6 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.50%) Lync
8 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 62 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 55 (16.52%) MS Project
3 22 (6.61%) MS Office
4 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) IaaS
2 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.50%) iSCSI
2 9 (2.70%) LDAP
2 9 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (2.10%) Network Security
4 6 (1.80%) SNMP
4 6 (1.80%) DAB
5 5 (1.50%) Firewall
6 4 (1.20%) SSL
6 4 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.90%) SAN
7 3 (0.90%) Internet
7 3 (0.90%) VoIP
8 2 (0.60%) Wireless
8 2 (0.60%) IPsec
8 2 (0.60%) S/MIME
8 2 (0.60%) DNS
8 2 (0.60%) TACACS
9 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.30%) X.400
9 1 (0.30%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.60%) Essbase
6 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.70%) MSI
2 6 (1.80%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.20%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.90%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.90%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.30%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.30%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.30%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.30%) JMeter
General
1 52 (15.62%) Finance
2 3 (0.90%) Retail
2 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.60%) Legal
3 2 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (15.32%) Analyst
2 40 (12.01%) Project Manager
3 36 (10.81%) Consultant
4 21 (6.31%) Project Officer
5 20 (6.01%) Project Support Officer
6 19 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 17 (5.11%) Coordinator
8 17 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 13 (3.90%) Service Manager
10 12 (3.60%) Applications Packager
11 10 (3.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 9 (2.70%) Architect
12 9 (2.70%) Senior Manager
13 8 (2.40%) Services Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (2.40%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.40%) Service Analyst
14 7 (2.10%) Security Consultant
14 7 (2.10%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.70%) LAMP
2 4 (1.20%) .NET
2 4 (1.20%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.90%) WSH
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.30%) SOAP
4 1 (0.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.10%) CMDB
2 7 (2.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (0.90%) SCADA
5 2 (0.60%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.60%) PKI
5 2 (0.60%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.60%) CCTV
5 2 (0.60%) Statistics
5 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.30%) VHDL
6 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.12%) Windows
2 25 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (4.50%) Linux
4 13 (3.90%) UNIX
5 11 (3.30%) CentOS
5 11 (3.30%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.80%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.63%) ITIL
2 65 (19.52%) PRINCE2
3 49 (14.71%) Service Management
4 38 (11.41%) Project Management
5 30 (9.01%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.31%) Project Planning
7 17 (5.11%) People Management
8 16 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (4.80%) Problem Management
9 15 (4.50%) Risk Management
10 14 (4.20%) ITSM
10 14 (4.20%) Incident Management
10 14 (4.20%) Network Management
11 12 (3.60%) CRM
12 11 (3.30%) ITIL V3
12 11 (3.30%) Performance Management
12 11 (3.30%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.30%) Change Management
12 11 (3.30%) Migration
13 9 (2.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.61%) SQL
2 16 (4.80%) C
3 7 (2.10%) Java
4 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.90%) VB
6 2 (0.60%) C++
6 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.30%) Python
7 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.30%) PHP
7 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 267 (80.18%) SC Cleared
2 102 (30.63%) DV Cleared
3 25 (7.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 18 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.90%) MCSE
6 12 (3.60%) MCP
6 12 (3.60%) CTC Cleared
7 10 (3.00%) ISEB
7 10 (3.00%) HNC
7 10 (3.00%) HND
8 8 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.20%) CCNP
12 4 (1.20%) CCNA
13 3 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.60%) APMP
15 1 (0.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.51%) SLA
2 16 (4.80%) BS15000
3 9 (2.70%) QA
4 6 (1.80%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.50%) P3O
6 2 (0.60%) BS25999
System Software
1 29 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.50%) NFS
4 14 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.70%) Postfix
6 9 (2.70%) Sendmail
6 9 (2.70%) Squid
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.60%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (6.91%) OVSD
2 15 (4.50%) HP UCMDB
3 14 (4.20%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (2.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (2.40%) SCCM
6 6 (1.80%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 80 (24.02%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.21%) HP
3 21 (6.31%) Oracle
3 21 (6.31%) VMware
4 19 (5.71%) Cisco
4 19 (5.71%) Citrix
5 14 (4.20%) NetApp
6 10 (3.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.70%) F5
8 8 (2.40%) Blue Coat
9 6 (1.80%) SAP
10 3 (0.90%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.90%) AppSense
11 2 (0.60%) Endeca
11 2 (0.60%) IBM
11 2 (0.60%) Informatica
11 2 (0.60%) Veritas
11 2 (0.60%) Symantec
12 1 (0.30%) Lumension
12 1 (0.30%) ICL
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