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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 27 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.17% 1.78% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.74% 10.00% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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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
76 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.11% 17.75% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 18 15
Average daily rate £450 £370 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £23.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% +39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £23.00 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (25.00%) CRM
7 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 2 (8.33%) SAN
10 2 (8.33%) NetApp
10 2 (8.33%) Project Management
10 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
10 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) VMware
10 2 (8.33%) Military
10 2 (8.33%) Marketing
10 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (8.33%) NAS
10 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.17%) Lync
6 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Military
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Chief Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Platform Architect
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Content Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Social Media
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
1 1 (4.17%) Blog
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Budget Control
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) NetApp
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Omniture
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint