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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 49 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 1.83% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 9.76% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£350 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.49% +5.57%
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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
51 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.75% 18.81% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 24
Average daily rate £330 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £236 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £480 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) ISMS
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support
2 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) EJB
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XHTML
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) JSF
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) CESG
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CBAP
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
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