The first table below looks at the demand for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Oxfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 46 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.93% 1.11% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.49% 4.07% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £283 £315 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +46.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 123 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.34% 27.27% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 36
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.20 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Oxfordshire region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Oxfordshire region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) CIPD
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) GWT
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CIPD
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) VMware