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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 15 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 35 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.59% 1.48% -
As % of the Qualifications category 40.23% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 0
Average daily rate
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£480 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
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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
87 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.84% 14.78% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 18 25
Average daily rate £450 £388 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +31.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £313 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £11.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +99.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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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

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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

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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 27 March 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 27 March 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 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 15 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (35.90%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 12 (30.77%) CRM
6 12 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
9 8 (20.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (17.95%) Migration
10 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
11 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
11 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (12.82%) WAN
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL
12 5 (12.82%) Windows
13 3 (7.69%) LAN
13 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
13 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
13 3 (7.69%) UNIX
13 3 (7.69%) Linux
13 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
13 3 (7.69%) Time Management
13 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (35.90%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (20.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
5 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.13%) JBoss
7 1 (2.56%) CMS
7 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) NAS
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.56%) Military
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) Integration Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) J2EE
1 2 (5.13%) EJB
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.13%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
2 1 (2.56%) EMC Centera
2 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (30.77%) CRM
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.13%) UML
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.56%) OpenView
2 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) EMC
2 1 (2.56%) NetApp
2 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Symantec
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
2 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco
2 1 (2.56%) IBM