The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 21 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.70% 1.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.59% 33.01% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 23
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £256 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
Oxfordshire

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 1 August 2014.

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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (26.67%) CMDB
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (13.33%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) XenApp
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (13.33%) VB Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft