Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 130 105
Rank change year-on-year +18 -25 +24
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.089% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £260 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.92% -34.18% +21.54%
10th Percentile £488 £260 £350
90th Percentile £563 £260 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £60.00 -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £39.69
% change year-on-year -45.71% -11.81% +60.77%

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 469 496 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.22% 22.11% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 293 312
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £215 £188 £235
90th Percentile £500 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 54 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -68.18%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.85 £10.24
90th Percentile £47.85 £48.75 £21.88
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £24.38 £26.00
% change year-on-year +64.10% -6.25% -4.59%

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

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Marlow - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 -
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Workday HCM
1 3 (60.00%) DBS Check
1 3 (60.00%) Workday
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) SAML
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) OVSD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Workday HCM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Workday Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Data Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OVSD
1 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Workday
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Okta
3 1 (20.00%) VMware