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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 33 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 27 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.94% 0.32% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.45% 1.60% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 5
Average daily rate £323 £324 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
132 125 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.13% 19.94% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 89 38
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £245 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £27.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 19 £320 -1.15%
Bicester - 1 £125 -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
4 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 16 (30.77%) Migration
5 14 (26.92%) Windows
6 13 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 12 (23.08%) CRM
8 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
8 11 (21.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (13.46%) Finance
11 6 (11.54%) Change Management
11 6 (11.54%) Release Management
11 6 (11.54%) .NET
11 6 (11.54%) C#
11 6 (11.54%) SCCM
11 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
11 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
12 5 (9.62%) Web Services
12 5 (9.62%) ETL
12 5 (9.62%) LAN
12 5 (9.62%) WAN
12 5 (9.62%) Cisco
12 5 (9.62%) CCNA
12 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) LAN
1 5 (9.62%) WAN
1 5 (9.62%) Wireless
2 3 (5.77%) VPN
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.85%) tcpdump
3 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Developer
3 5 (9.62%) ETL Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Release Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Software Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) CESG
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Migration
2 13 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 12 (23.08%) CRM
4 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.54%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Release Management
6 5 (9.62%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) High Availability
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) Information Assurance
8 3 (5.77%) Information Security
8 3 (5.77%) ISMS
8 3 (5.77%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.77%) Software Licensing
9 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Network Planning
9 2 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) C#
3 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) CCNA
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.69%) JNCIP
4 3 (5.77%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (5.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.85%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (7.69%) vSphere
2 4 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 4 (7.69%) AppSense
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) Juniper
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.85%) McAfee
5 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.85%) WatchGuard
5 2 (3.85%) Websense
6 1 (1.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) Lotus
6 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft