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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 46 41
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 60 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.92% 3.06% 4.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.32% 12.45% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 40
Median daily rate £416 £390 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.53% -12.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £279 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.33 £22.84
% change year-on-year +14.86% -6.59%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 237 233 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.40% 24.58% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 163 162
Median daily rate £400 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -65.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.24 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £17.00 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 54 £416 +6.53% 4
Amersham - 1 £325 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £538 -
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 158 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 114 (72.15%) SC Cleared
3 53 (33.54%) ITIL
4 48 (30.38%) Microsoft
5 46 (29.11%) Windows
6 34 (21.52%) Finance
7 28 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (17.09%) Service Management
9 25 (15.82%) Cisco
9 25 (15.82%) CRM
10 24 (15.19%) Dynamics CRM
11 23 (14.56%) Risk Management
12 20 (12.66%) PRINCE2
12 20 (12.66%) Firewall
12 20 (12.66%) Citrix
12 20 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (12.03%) F5
13 19 (12.03%) Project Management
13 19 (12.03%) Unix
13 19 (12.03%) HP
13 19 (12.03%) VMware
14 18 (11.39%) Protective Monitoring
15 17 (10.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (10.76%) SCCM
15 17 (10.76%) Active Directory
16 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
17 15 (9.49%) Incident Management
17 15 (9.49%) ITIL V3
17 15 (9.49%) OSCP
17 15 (9.49%) CREST Certified

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 9 (5.70%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.16%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.53%) IIS
6 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.96%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (6.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.33%) Office 365
2 4 (2.53%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
1 20 (12.66%) Firewall
2 11 (6.96%) BIG-IP
2 11 (6.96%) WAN
3 10 (6.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (5.70%) Network Security
4 9 (5.70%) Wireless
5 8 (5.06%) LAN
6 6 (3.80%) IPsec
6 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.53%) SAN
8 4 (2.53%) VPN
9 3 (1.90%) BGP
9 3 (1.90%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.27%) ICMP
10 2 (1.27%) NAS
10 2 (1.27%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.63%) Big Data
5 1 (0.63%) GIS
5 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MSI
2 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.63%) Ant
3 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.63%) Gradle
3 1 (0.63%) Hudson
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (21.52%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.43%) Electronics
4 3 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (20.89%) Architect
2 16 (10.13%) Analyst
2 16 (10.13%) Consultant
3 11 (6.96%) Test Manager
4 10 (6.33%) Developer
5 9 (5.70%) CRM Developer
5 9 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (5.70%) Security Analyst
6 8 (5.06%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (4.43%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Security Advisor
7 7 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (3.80%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (3.80%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.80%) Tester
9 5 (3.16%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.16%) Designer
9 5 (3.16%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.96%) .NET
2 10 (6.33%) CSS
2 10 (6.33%) HTML
3 9 (5.70%) .NET Framework
3 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (5.70%) WCF
4 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.63%) EJB
5 1 (0.63%) Java EE
5 1 (0.63%) JMS
5 1 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) XML
5 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.33%) CESG
2 10 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.06%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.06%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.16%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.16%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.90%) CCTV
5 3 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.11%) Windows
2 19 (12.03%) Unix
3 14 (8.86%) Linux
4 12 (7.59%) Windows Vista
5 11 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.53%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.90%) CentOS
11 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.63%) Solaris
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.54%) ITIL
2 28 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.09%) Service Management
4 25 (15.82%) CRM
5 23 (14.56%) Risk Management
6 20 (12.66%) PRINCE2
7 19 (12.03%) Project Management
8 18 (11.39%) Protective Monitoring
9 17 (10.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 15 (9.49%) Incident Management
10 15 (9.49%) ITIL V3
11 14 (8.86%) ITSM
12 12 (7.59%) DevOps
13 11 (6.96%) Change Management
13 11 (6.96%) Security Testing
13 11 (6.96%) Service Delivery
13 11 (6.96%) Virtual Environments
14 10 (6.33%) Service Design
14 10 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.70%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.70%) JavaScript
2 9 (5.70%) SQL
3 3 (1.90%) C
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) Python
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 114 (72.15%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.49%) CREST Certified
3 15 (9.49%) OSCP
4 13 (8.23%) CEH
4 13 (8.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 13 (8.23%) CISSP
5 10 (6.33%) CCNP
5 10 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.43%) ISEB
7 7 (4.43%) MCP
8 6 (3.80%) MCSE
8 6 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (2.53%) GCIA
10 4 (2.53%) GCIH
11 3 (1.90%) CHECK Team Leader
11 3 (1.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) SLA
2 8 (5.06%) GPG13
3 6 (3.80%) RMADS
4 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (3.16%) QA
5 2 (1.27%) FedRAMP
5 2 (1.27%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.63%) COBIT
6 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.70%) XenApp
5 8 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (5.06%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.80%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.27%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.63%) UAG
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (10.76%) SCCM
2 9 (5.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (5.06%) AppDNA
4 7 (4.43%) OVSD
5 3 (1.90%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.90%) Nagios
6 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.27%) Puppet
6 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) OpenView
7 1 (0.63%) SCOM
7 1 (0.63%) vMotion
7 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.82%) Cisco
3 20 (12.66%) Citrix
4 19 (12.03%) F5
4 19 (12.03%) HP
4 19 (12.03%) VMware
5 14 (8.86%) Oracle
6 9 (5.70%) Palo Alto
7 8 (5.06%) AppSense
8 7 (4.43%) Juniper
9 6 (3.80%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.53%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.90%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.90%) McAfee
12 2 (1.27%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.27%) Nokia
12 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.27%) Remedy
12 2 (1.27%) SAP
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