The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 34 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 11 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.24% 5.53% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.44% 36.11% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.60% +16.27%
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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
45 36 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.24% 15.32% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 51
Average daily rate £375 £323 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £15.67 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (36.96%) SQL
4 16 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
5 15 (32.61%) Data Centre
6 14 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
8 12 (26.09%) CRM
8 12 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (21.74%) Migration
10 9 (19.57%) Windows
10 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
11 8 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (15.22%) Linux
12 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
13 6 (13.04%) WAN
13 6 (13.04%) Public Cloud
13 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (10.87%) ITIL
14 5 (10.87%) UNIX
14 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
15 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
15 4 (8.70%) LAN
16 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
16 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 14 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
5 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.35%) JBoss
7 1 (2.17%) CMS
7 1 (2.17%) Confluence
7 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) NAS
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Integration Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Network Support
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) J2EE
1 2 (4.35%) EJB
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
1 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 2 (4.35%) JSF
2 1 (2.17%) Ajax
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XHTML
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Statistics
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.17%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) HPUX
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (26.09%) CRM
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) Data Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CBAP
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) EMC
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec
2 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
2 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.17%) IBM