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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 46 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.59% 3.83% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 21.05% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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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 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.35% 18.18% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 42
Average daily rate £315 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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

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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 31 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 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 9 (25.71%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) CRM
7 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (17.14%) WAN
9 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) UNIX
9 5 (14.29%) Migration
10 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
10 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.43%) LAN
11 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
11 3 (8.57%) Project Management
11 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
11 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
11 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.57%) Time Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (25.71%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) NAS
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Network Support
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) EJB
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.71%) JSF
2 1 (2.86%) Ajax
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) XHTML
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.86%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.86%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.86%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.71%) UML
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CBAP
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) EMC
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
2 1 (2.86%) IBM