The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 19 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.48% 0.56% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.39% 2.67% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 2
Average daily rate £320 £324 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% -19.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £285 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 75 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.57% 21.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 61 18
Average daily rate £320 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £289 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £588 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.25 £19.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.67% -16.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Oxford region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Oxford region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) Migration
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (36.11%) Data Migration
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) CRM
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (16.67%) Release Management
8 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 6 (16.67%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco
9 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.89%) LAN
9 5 (13.89%) WAN
9 5 (13.89%) Web Services
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (13.89%) CCNA
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) Firewall
9 5 (13.89%) Wireless
9 5 (13.89%) SCCM
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
10 4 (11.11%) WCF
10 4 (11.11%) SDLC

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
1 5 (13.89%) LAN
1 5 (13.89%) WAN
1 5 (13.89%) Wireless
2 3 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.56%) tcpdump
3 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Release Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Migration
2 13 (36.11%) Data Migration
3 10 (27.78%) CRM
4 6 (16.67%) Release Management
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 3 (8.33%) Information Security
7 3 (8.33%) ISMS
7 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) High Availability
8 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) Network Planning
8 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.11%) JNCIP
4 3 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (8.33%) CISSP
5 2 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (11.11%) vSphere
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) AppSense
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) Juniper
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.56%) McAfee
4 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
4 2 (5.56%) Websense
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft