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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 54 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 17 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.35% 1.45% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.53% 9.72% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 14
Average daily rate
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£319 £290 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £290 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £290 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -14.28%
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
117 72 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.18% 14.88% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 34 103
Average daily rate £350 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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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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 -22 4 £350 +20.68% 1
Bicester - 1 £375 -
Kidlington - 1 £190 -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (33.33%) WAN
5 11 (30.56%) Migration
6 10 (27.78%) LAN
7 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (25.00%) Firewall
7 9 (25.00%) Data Migration
8 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
9 7 (19.44%) Juniper
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco
10 6 (16.67%) SCOM
10 6 (16.67%) Open Source
10 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
11 5 (13.89%) Puppet
11 5 (13.89%) iptables
11 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
11 5 (13.89%) CentOS
11 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (13.89%) Network Design
11 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (13.89%) RHCE
11 5 (13.89%) CCNP
11 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) SSL
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) FTP
8 1 (2.78%) SAN
8 1 (2.78%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.78%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Architect
6 1 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
1 2 (5.56%) EJB
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.56%) JSF
2 1 (2.78%) Ajax
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XHTML
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.78%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) CentOS
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) HPUX
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (13.89%) Network Design
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.56%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) CCNP
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) RHCE
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.89%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCOM
2 5 (13.89%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Juniper
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Lotus
6 2 (5.56%) Websense
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.78%) Lumension
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) HP