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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 44 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.82% 3.20% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 17.07% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £172 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +25.00%
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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 13.86% 18.72% 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 £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
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 September 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 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.52%) OO

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) EJB
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XHTML
1 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.76%) JSF
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) CESG
4 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CBAP
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat