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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 6 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 159 87 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.95% 8.54% 16.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.03% 43.07% 54.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 59
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£350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £214 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.47 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.34% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.47 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £13.47 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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
274 202 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.04% 19.82% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 105 100
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.07 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +3 130 £350 -7.89% 10
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 291 (83.86%) SC Cleared
2 126 (36.31%) ITIL
3 125 (36.02%) Microsoft
4 100 (28.82%) DV Cleared
5 93 (26.80%) Windows
6 87 (25.07%) MS Excel
7 60 (17.29%) Service Management
8 52 (14.99%) MS Office
8 52 (14.99%) PRINCE2
9 49 (14.12%) MS Exchange
10 48 (13.83%) Service Delivery
10 48 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
11 43 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (12.39%) SLA
12 42 (12.10%) Finance
13 40 (11.53%) MS Project
14 39 (11.24%) VMware
14 39 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (10.95%) Hyper-V
16 37 (10.66%) Project Management
17 35 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2003
18 34 (9.80%) Active Directory
19 33 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
20 32 (9.22%) Change Management
21 30 (8.65%) Citrix
22 29 (8.36%) HP
22 29 (8.36%) Cisco
22 29 (8.36%) Incident Management
23 27 (7.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 27 (7.78%) SharePoint

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 35 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 27 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 20 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (4.32%) Lync
7 13 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (2.59%) IIS
10 5 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.29%) Moodle
12 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 87 (25.07%) MS Excel
2 52 (14.99%) MS Office
3 40 (11.53%) MS Project
4 14 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.59%) Office 365
2 8 (2.31%) PaaS
3 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.15%) SaaS
4 4 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.63%) Firewall
2 19 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (5.19%) LAN
4 16 (4.61%) WAN
5 10 (2.88%) DNS
6 9 (2.59%) iSCSI
6 9 (2.59%) TACACS
7 7 (2.02%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.73%) DHCP
8 6 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.73%) Wireless
8 6 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (1.44%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (1.44%) SSL
9 5 (1.44%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.44%) OSPF
9 5 (1.44%) Internet
10 4 (1.15%) BGP
10 4 (1.15%) VPN
10 4 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.32%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.15%) OLTP
4 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.15%) OLAP
5 3 (0.86%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.58%) Essbase
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.29%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Selenium
1 3 (0.86%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.58%) MSI
3 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.29%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) NUnit
3 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 42 (12.10%) Finance
2 11 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.86%) Legal
4 2 (0.58%) Military
4 2 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (17.87%) Analyst
2 34 (9.80%) Project Manager
3 33 (9.51%) Support Analyst
4 30 (8.65%) 1st Line Support
5 22 (6.34%) Support Engineer
5 22 (6.34%) Consultant
5 22 (6.34%) Service Manager
6 21 (6.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 19 (5.48%) Service Analyst
7 19 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (3.75%) Team Leader
9 12 (3.46%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (3.46%) Services Delivery Manager
9 12 (3.46%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.17%) Transition Manager
10 11 (3.17%) Project Officer
10 11 (3.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 11 (3.17%) Administrator
11 10 (2.88%) Service Transition Manager
12 9 (2.59%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.58%) .NET
1 2 (0.58%) jQuery
2 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (0.29%) PhoneGap
2 1 (0.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.29%) WCF
2 1 (0.29%) WSH
2 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.88%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.02%) User Experience
5 5 (1.44%) Statistics
5 5 (1.44%) SCADA
5 5 (1.44%) PKI
6 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.58%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.58%) CMDB
7 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.29%) Open Source
8 1 (0.29%) VLE
8 1 (0.29%) Replication
8 1 (0.29%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.29%) PMI
8 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (26.80%) Windows
2 43 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (7.49%) Linux
4 22 (6.34%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.75%) Windows 8
6 12 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.46%) Windows Vista
7 10 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.59%) UNIX
9 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.86%) CentOS
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Android
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (36.31%) ITIL
2 60 (17.29%) Service Management
3 52 (14.99%) PRINCE2
4 48 (13.83%) Service Delivery
5 37 (10.66%) Project Management
6 32 (9.22%) Change Management
7 29 (8.36%) Incident Management
8 19 (5.48%) ITSM
9 17 (4.90%) ITIL V3
10 16 (4.61%) Mentoring
11 13 (3.75%) People Management
11 13 (3.75%) Project Planning
11 13 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (3.46%) Risk Management
12 12 (3.46%) Change Control
13 11 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (3.17%) Line Management
13 11 (3.17%) PRINCE
13 11 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.49%) PowerShell
2 18 (5.19%) C
2 18 (5.19%) SQL
3 6 (1.73%) VB
3 6 (1.73%) Java
4 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.86%) C++
5 1 (0.29%) Ruby
5 1 (0.29%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) VBScript
5 1 (0.29%) Perl
5 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 291 (83.86%) SC Cleared
2 100 (28.82%) DV Cleared
3 33 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (7.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 27 (7.78%) MCP
4 27 (7.78%) MCSE
5 20 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.19%) CCNP
6 18 (5.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (3.17%) CCNA
7 11 (3.17%) HNC
7 11 (3.17%) HND
8 10 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.31%) CCSA
9 8 (2.31%) CCSE
10 6 (1.73%) Degree
11 5 (1.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (1.44%) CCIE
12 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.39%) SLA
2 6 (1.73%) BS15000
3 3 (0.86%) QA
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) P3O
5 1 (0.29%) BS25999
5 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (10.95%) Hyper-V
3 34 (9.80%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.17%) Firmware
5 9 (2.59%) NFS
6 8 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.02%) XenApp
7 7 (2.02%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.86%) UAG
9 1 (0.29%) Docker
9 1 (0.29%) vSphere
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (6.92%) Backup Exec
2 22 (6.34%) OVSD
3 13 (3.75%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (2.59%) SCCM
5 7 (2.02%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.29%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 125 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.24%) VMware
3 30 (8.65%) Citrix
4 29 (8.36%) HP
4 29 (8.36%) Cisco
5 17 (4.90%) CheckPoint
6 15 (4.32%) Lumension
6 15 (4.32%) Juniper
7 14 (4.03%) McAfee
7 14 (4.03%) F5
8 13 (3.75%) Oracle
8 13 (3.75%) NetApp
9 12 (3.46%) Sophos
9 12 (3.46%) Remedy
10 9 (2.59%) Nokia
11 8 (2.31%) Blue Coat
12 7 (2.02%) Computacenter
13 4 (1.15%) SAP
14 3 (0.86%) AppSense
14 3 (0.86%) Symantec
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