Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 43 28
Rank change year-on-year +27 -15 +22
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 143 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 8.96% 4.88% 6.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.57% 22.42% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 92 72
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £407 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.79% -5.35% +5.13%
10th Percentile £238 £144 £235
90th Percentile £505 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £37.10
% change year-on-year - -67.65% +20.05%

DV Cleared 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 439 495 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.51% 21.77% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 294 344
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.43% +6.88%
10th Percentile £218 £241 £275
90th Percentile £571 £546 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £407
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.68% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.59 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £36.25 £25.69 £23.00
% change year-on-year +41.11% +11.70% -36.11%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Buckinghamshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Buckinghamshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Buckinghamshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Buckinghamshire

DV Cleared
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 DV Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +19 141 £388 -3.13% 7
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared 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 DV Cleared.

1 143 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (60.14%) SC Cleared
3 71 (49.65%) ITIL
4 67 (46.85%) Microsoft
5 54 (37.76%) Windows
6 42 (29.37%) ITIL V3
7 39 (27.27%) Service Management
8 36 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (25.17%) Windows Server
9 35 (24.48%) VMware
10 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
10 34 (23.78%) Office 365
11 32 (22.38%) SQL
12 31 (21.68%) MS Exchange
12 31 (21.68%) Change Management
13 30 (20.98%) PowerShell
14 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2007
14 25 (17.48%) ITSM
14 25 (17.48%) Microsoft Office
14 25 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (16.78%) Citrix
15 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (16.08%) Hyper-V
16 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (15.38%) Project Management
18 21 (14.69%) Skype for Business
19 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (12.59%) Finance
19 18 (12.59%) Presales

DV Cleared
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 31 (21.68%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (14.69%) Skype for Business
4 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
5 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (6.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (5.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.20%) IIS
9 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.10%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (17.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.78%) Office 365
2 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.50%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.80%) IaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.09%) Firewall
2 10 (6.99%) Skype
3 7 (4.90%) Unified Communications
4 6 (4.20%) BGP
4 6 (4.20%) BIG-IP
4 6 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.20%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (4.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.20%) IPsec
4 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.50%) LAN
5 5 (3.50%) WAN
6 4 (2.80%) DHCP
6 4 (2.80%) DNS
6 4 (2.80%) ICMP
6 4 (2.80%) OSPF
6 4 (2.80%) Wireless
7 2 (1.40%) Internet
7 2 (1.40%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.50%) Power BI
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (27.97%) Analyst
2 18 (12.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Consultant
4 10 (6.99%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Office 365 Engineer
7 7 (4.90%) Security Consultant
7 7 (4.90%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) SharePoint Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Messaging Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) MEAN Stack
1 3 (2.10%) Node.js
2 2 (1.40%) .NET
2 2 (1.40%) ADSI
2 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.40%) CSS
2 2 (1.40%) LDAP
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.39%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.59%) Clustering
5 6 (4.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.10%) PKI
9 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.40%) CMDB
10 1 (0.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.76%) Windows
2 36 (25.17%) Windows Server
2 36 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.99%) Linux
6 9 (6.29%) Unix
7 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (49.65%) ITIL
2 42 (29.37%) ITIL V3
3 39 (27.27%) Service Management
4 31 (21.68%) Change Management
5 25 (17.48%) ITSM
5 25 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (15.38%) Project Management
7 18 (12.59%) Presales
8 17 (11.89%) Incident Management
9 15 (10.49%) CRM
10 13 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.09%) Patch Management
10 13 (9.09%) Service Delivery
11 12 (8.39%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.69%) Migration
12 11 (7.69%) Risk Management
13 10 (6.99%) Server Building
13 10 (6.99%) Server Management
13 10 (6.99%) Virtual Environments
14 9 (6.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.38%) SQL
2 30 (20.98%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.80%) C
5 2 (1.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 143 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (60.14%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (6.29%) CCNP
6 9 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.59%) CCNA
7 8 (5.59%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (4.20%) CCA
9 6 (4.20%) MCSA
9 6 (4.20%) MCTS
9 6 (4.20%) VCAP
9 6 (4.20%) VCP4
9 6 (4.20%) VCP5
10 4 (2.80%) CCIP
10 4 (2.80%) HNC
10 4 (2.80%) HND
10 4 (2.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.50%) SLA
3 3 (2.10%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (2.10%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.08%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.79%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.20%) vCloud
5 6 (4.20%) vSphere
5 6 (4.20%) XenServer
6 4 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.10%) Docker
7 3 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.10%) UAG
7 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.40%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) SCCM
2 12 (8.39%) SCVMM
3 11 (7.69%) OVSD
4 6 (4.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.20%) vCenter Server
4 6 (4.20%) WSUS
5 3 (2.10%) SCOM
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.70%) Ansible
7 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.70%) Nagios
7 1 (0.70%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (46.85%) Microsoft
2 35 (24.48%) VMware
3 24 (16.78%) Citrix
4 16 (11.19%) HP
5 15 (10.49%) Oracle
6 14 (9.79%) Cisco
7 9 (6.29%) F5
8 8 (5.59%) McAfee
9 6 (4.20%) Juniper
9 6 (4.20%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.80%) webMethods
11 3 (2.10%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.10%) NetApp
11 3 (2.10%) Remedy
12 2 (1.40%) Aruba
12 2 (1.40%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.40%) Lumension
13 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat