The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 51 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.73% 1.89% 4.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.52% 13.24% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £156 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £314 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £372
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £200.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1398.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -2.32%
Security 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
115 68 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.52% 14.26% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 103
Average daily rate £350 £331 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.06 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £66.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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 -23 2 £200 -31.03%
Banbury - 1 £400 - 1
Bicester - 1 £375 -
Kidlington - 1 £190 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 37 (56.06%) SC Cleared
2 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) Windows
3 17 (25.76%) Linux
3 17 (25.76%) Migration
4 15 (22.73%) WAN
4 15 (22.73%) Data Centre
5 14 (21.21%) Data Migration
5 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
6 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
7 11 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.67%) LAN
8 10 (15.15%) Firewall
9 9 (13.64%) CRM
9 9 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
9 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (12.12%) Juniper
10 8 (12.12%) Cisco
10 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
11 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
11 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (10.61%) ITIL
11 7 (10.61%) Open Source
11 7 (10.61%) CentOS
12 6 (9.09%) SCOM
12 6 (9.09%) Network Design

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) JBoss
5 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) CMS
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) WAN
2 11 (16.67%) LAN
3 10 (15.15%) Firewall
4 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.06%) DHCP
5 4 (6.06%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) Wireless
7 2 (3.03%) SSL
7 2 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) FTP
8 1 (1.52%) SAN
8 1 (1.52%) MPLS
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
1 2 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Architect
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (7.58%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (6.06%) IT Support
4 4 (6.06%) Test Leader
4 4 (6.06%) Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.03%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Specialist
6 2 (3.03%) Network Support
6 2 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) J2EE
1 2 (3.03%) EJB
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
1 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.03%) JSF
2 1 (1.52%) Ajax
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.52%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) XHTML
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.03%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.52%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.52%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.52%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
1 17 (25.76%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) CentOS
3 5 (7.58%) UNIX
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.52%) Fedora
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.52%) HPUX
7 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Migration
2 14 (21.21%) Data Migration
3 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) CRM
5 7 (10.61%) ITIL
5 7 (10.61%) Open Source
6 6 (9.09%) Network Design
7 5 (7.58%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps
9 3 (4.55%) Test Planning
9 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Python
2 2 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) C++
3 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) Ruby
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (56.06%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.09%) RHCE
3 6 (9.09%) CCNP
4 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) ISEB
6 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CBAP
7 1 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (1.52%) CCNA
7 1 (1.52%) CCDA
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCOM
1 6 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.52%) OpenView
3 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) Nessus
3 1 (1.52%) Nmap
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Cisco
2 8 (12.12%) Juniper
2 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.55%) EMC
4 2 (3.03%) NetApp
4 2 (3.03%) Lotus
4 2 (3.03%) Websense
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Coverity
5 1 (1.52%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.52%) Lumension
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Sophos
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) HP