Period
to 22 February 2018

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 February 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 19 44
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25 -3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 120 130 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.39% 7.38% 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.44% 22.97% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 84 65
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £395 £431 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.25% +5.00% +13.89%
10th Percentile £145 £243 £278
90th Percentile £550 £550 £583
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £37.09
% change year-on-year -72.27% +16.69% +33.27%

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 491 566 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.04% 32.12% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 392 312
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £232 £293 £256
90th Percentile £537 £562 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +3.91% +2.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 9 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £16.74 £15.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £45.54 £45.50 £30.10
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% -27.14% +100.00%

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 February 2018.

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 February 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
Milton Keynes -5 119 £395 -10.23% 10
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 80 (66.67%) ITIL
3 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 48 (40.00%) Windows
5 29 (24.17%) Change Management
5 29 (24.17%) ITIL V3
6 28 (23.33%) Active Directory
6 28 (23.33%) Windows Server
7 27 (22.50%) Service Management
8 25 (20.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 19 (15.83%) Office 365
10 19 (15.83%) Service Delivery
10 19 (15.83%) VMware
11 18 (15.00%) PRINCE2
11 18 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 18 (15.00%) HP
11 18 (15.00%) Cisco
12 17 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (14.17%) ITSM
12 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (13.33%) Skype for Business
13 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (12.50%) SLA
14 15 (12.50%) SharePoint
14 15 (12.50%) Linux

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 18 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 15 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.50%) IIS
5 9 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.83%) Office 365
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Cisco ISE
2 9 (7.50%) Firewall
3 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.00%) Wireless
4 4 (3.33%) BGP
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.33%) DHCP
4 4 (3.33%) DNS
4 4 (3.33%) ICMP
4 4 (3.33%) IPsec
4 4 (3.33%) LAN
4 4 (3.33%) OSPF
4 4 (3.33%) WAN
5 3 (2.50%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.50%) SAN
6 2 (1.67%) Skype
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.83%) Selenium
1 1 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) Military
3 1 (0.83%) Electronics
3 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (15.00%) Analyst
2 16 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (10.83%) Architect
4 9 (7.50%) Service Manager
5 7 (5.83%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 7 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (5.83%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Consultant
6 6 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Designer
7 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.17%) SharePoint Specialist
7 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.33%) ITIL Service Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) EJB
2 1 (0.83%) Java EE
2 1 (0.83%) JMS
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) PKI
3 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) CCTV
6 1 (0.83%) CESG
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.00%) Windows
2 28 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.50%) Linux
6 11 (9.17%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.17%) Android
7 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.67%) Solaris
9 2 (1.67%) Unix
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (66.67%) ITIL
2 29 (24.17%) Change Management
2 29 (24.17%) ITIL V3
3 27 (22.50%) Service Management
4 19 (15.83%) Service Delivery
5 18 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 17 (14.17%) ITSM
7 13 (10.83%) Service Design
8 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (6.67%) People Management
9 8 (6.67%) Presales
9 8 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.83%) CRM
10 7 (5.83%) Project Management
10 7 (5.83%) Ticket Management
11 6 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.67%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 120 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 25 (20.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 17 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (8.33%) CCNP
7 9 (7.50%) MCSA
8 8 (6.67%) CCNA
9 7 (5.83%) MCSE
10 6 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (4.17%) CCIE
12 4 (3.33%) APMP
12 4 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (1.67%) CCSP
14 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.83%) CISSP
15 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) SLA
2 8 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 6 (5.00%) QA
4 2 (1.67%) PMO
5 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.33%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (3.33%) UAG
5 4 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.50%) NFS
6 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) OVSD
2 10 (8.33%) SCCM
3 8 (6.67%) SCOM
4 6 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) VMware
3 18 (15.00%) Cisco
3 18 (15.00%) HP
4 11 (9.17%) Lumension
5 7 (5.83%) Forcepoint
5 7 (5.83%) McAfee
6 6 (5.00%) NetApp
6 6 (5.00%) Symantec
7 5 (4.17%) Apple
7 5 (4.17%) Citrix
7 5 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle
8 4 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.33%) Remedy
9 3 (2.50%) Computacenter
9 3 (2.50%) F5
9 3 (2.50%) Juniper
10 2 (1.67%) Aruba
10 2 (1.67%) Sun