The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 51 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.69% 2.35% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 11.00% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£240 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £361 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.42% -3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -32.69%
SC Cleared
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 100 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.15% 21.32% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 40
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £147 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £48.50 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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
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 22 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 4 £240 -
Banbury - - - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) VB6
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.14%) User Experience
6 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (7.14%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.14%) Social Media
6 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Military
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) French Language
1 1 (7.14%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) VB Developer
4 2 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Omniture
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp