Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 120 119
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.24% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.04% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £300 -
South East median daily rate £400 £369 £400
% change year-on-year +8.47% -7.81% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £46.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.48% -
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -34.78% +24.62% +44.44%

BPSS Clearance is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 353 480 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.64% 22.96% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 285 400
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -0.60%
10th Percentile £240 £233 £262
90th Percentile £625 £506 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.25 £15.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.75 £32.20
South East median hourly rate £25.66 £31.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -17.22% +44.19% -33.59%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Buckinghamshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Buckinghamshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Buckinghamshire