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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 13 41 29
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 98 35 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.60% 3.40% 5.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.59% 14.64% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 25 42
Median daily rate £450 £420 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +15.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £370 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £55.55 £32.50
% change year-on-year -60.39% +70.92%  

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 383 239 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.51% 23.20% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 152 163
Median daily rate £425 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.40% +64.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 +25 88 £450 +1.12% 2
Newport Pagnell - 2 £465 -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 118 (75.64%) SC Cleared
3 59 (37.82%) Microsoft
4 54 (34.62%) Windows
5 44 (28.21%) ITIL
6 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (21.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 33 (21.15%) CRM
7 33 (21.15%) Risk Management
8 27 (17.31%) Finance
9 25 (16.03%) Unix
9 25 (16.03%) OSCP
9 25 (16.03%) CREST Certified
10 23 (14.74%) CEH
11 22 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (14.10%) Protective Monitoring
12 21 (13.46%) Security Testing
13 20 (12.82%) MS Office
14 18 (11.54%) MS Excel
14 18 (11.54%) Service Management
15 17 (10.90%) Incident Management
16 16 (10.26%) Oracle
17 15 (9.62%) .NET
17 15 (9.62%) HTML
17 15 (9.62%) CSS
17 15 (9.62%) PRINCE2
17 15 (9.62%) CISSP
17 15 (9.62%) Management Information System
18 14 (8.97%) Cisco
18 14 (8.97%) SCCM

DV Cleared
Top Related 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 3 (1.92%) IIS
1 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) MS Office
2 18 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.05%) MS Project
4 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (21.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.92%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Office 365
2 4 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.69%) Wireless
2 11 (7.05%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (5.77%) BIG-IP
3 9 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (5.77%) IPsec
4 6 (3.85%) Firewall
5 5 (3.21%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (3.21%) VPN
5 5 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.56%) Network Security
6 4 (2.56%) WAN
7 3 (1.92%) BGP
8 2 (1.28%) DHCP
8 2 (1.28%) DNS
8 2 (1.28%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.28%) FCoE
8 2 (1.28%) LAN
8 2 (1.28%) OSPF
8 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.56%) Big Data
4 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.92%) Essbase
5 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Visual Studio
1 11 (7.05%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (3.85%) MSI
3 4 (2.56%) Ant
3 4 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.56%) Gradle
4 3 (1.92%) Hudson
4 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (17.31%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Legal
3 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (16.67%) Architect
2 22 (14.10%) Analyst
3 17 (10.90%) Consultant
4 14 (8.97%) Developer
5 11 (7.05%) CRM Developer
5 11 (7.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Developer
6 10 (6.41%) Security Analyst
7 9 (5.77%) Security Advisor
8 8 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.13%) Security Consultant
9 7 (4.49%) CRM Architect
9 7 (4.49%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Lead Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) .NET
1 15 (9.62%) CSS
1 15 (9.62%) HTML
2 11 (7.05%) .NET Framework
2 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (7.05%) WCF
3 5 (3.21%) XML
4 4 (2.56%) EJB
4 4 (2.56%) Java EE
4 4 (2.56%) JMS
4 4 (2.56%) Web Services
4 4 (2.56%) XSLT
5 2 (1.28%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.64%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.97%) CESG
3 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.21%) CCTV
4 5 (3.21%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.28%) CMDB
6 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.62%) Windows
2 25 (16.03%) Unix
3 10 (6.41%) Linux
3 10 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.49%) Windows Vista
5 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.92%) CentOS
9 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.64%) Android
10 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.21%) ITIL
2 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.15%) CRM
3 33 (21.15%) Risk Management
4 22 (14.10%) Protective Monitoring
4 22 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 21 (13.46%) Security Testing
6 18 (11.54%) Service Management
7 17 (10.90%) Incident Management
8 15 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (8.33%) Project Management
11 12 (7.69%) ISMS
11 12 (7.69%) ITIL V3
12 11 (7.05%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (6.41%) Change Management
13 10 (6.41%) Cryptography
13 10 (6.41%) Test Strategy
14 9 (5.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.49%) SQL
3 4 (2.56%) C#
3 4 (2.56%) Java
3 4 (2.56%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.92%) C
4 3 (1.92%) Perl
4 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 156 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 118 (75.64%) SC Cleared
3 25 (16.03%) CREST Certified
3 25 (16.03%) OSCP
4 23 (14.74%) CEH
5 15 (9.62%) CISSP
6 14 (8.97%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (4.49%) CCNP
7 7 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.92%) CCNA
11 3 (1.92%) CHECK Team Leader
11 3 (1.92%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (1.92%) ISEB
11 3 (1.92%) MCP
11 3 (1.92%) MCSE
11 3 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) RMADS
2 8 (5.13%) GPG13
3 7 (4.49%) SLA
4 5 (3.21%) QA
5 2 (1.28%) FedRAMP
5 2 (1.28%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (5.13%) XenApp
2 8 (5.13%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.92%) Docker
5 3 (1.92%) vCloud
5 3 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.28%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.64%) UAG
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) SCCM
2 8 (5.13%) AppDNA
3 5 (3.21%) OVSD
3 5 (3.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.92%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.92%) Puppet
4 3 (1.92%) SCOM
4 3 (1.92%) vRealize
4 3 (1.92%) WSUS
5 2 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 59 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle
3 14 (8.97%) Cisco
4 13 (8.33%) VMware
5 12 (7.69%) Citrix
5 12 (7.69%) F5
6 9 (5.77%) HP
7 8 (5.13%) AppSense
7 8 (5.13%) Palo Alto
8 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.56%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.56%) Lumension
10 3 (1.92%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.28%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.28%) BMC
11 2 (1.28%) Remedy
11 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.64%) Forcepoint
12 1 (0.64%) IFS
12 1 (0.64%) NetApp