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 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 30 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 0.98% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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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
45 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.79% 20.10% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 19
Average daily rate £330 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £198 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £507 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
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 19 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (7.69%) NAS
6 1 (7.69%) XenApp
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) Social Media
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
1 1 (7.69%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Blog
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Omniture
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp