Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 21 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 +29 -15
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 132 158 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.53% 7.74% 3.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.09% 25.12% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 96 44
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £433 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +6.79% +1.25%
10th Percentile £249 £320 £320
90th Percentile £520 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £398 £411 £420
% change year-on-year -3.28% -2.14% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.42 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.76% - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £12.00 £55.55
% change year-on-year +133.33% -78.40% +157.77%

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 470 629 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.27% 30.80% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 376 319
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £371 £411 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -1.32% +11.07%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £263
90th Percentile £506 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.63% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +14.65% -56.69%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.85 £10.47
90th Percentile £51.80 £23.00 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% -44.83% +61.11%

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 24 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 June 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 -4 126 £364 -17.29% 5
Buckingham - 1 - -
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 88 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 84 (63.64%) ITIL
4 46 (34.85%) Change Management
5 38 (28.79%) Cisco
6 37 (28.03%) Service Management
7 36 (27.27%) ITIL V3
8 34 (25.76%) Windows
9 32 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 28 (21.21%) Office 365
11 27 (20.45%) Firewall
12 26 (19.70%) PowerShell
13 24 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
13 24 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
14 23 (17.42%) SharePoint
14 23 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (15.91%) Skype for Business
16 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
16 20 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (15.15%) Service Delivery
16 20 (15.15%) VMware
17 18 (13.64%) Finance
17 18 (13.64%) MS Exchange
17 18 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
18 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (12.88%) ITSM
19 16 (12.12%) F5

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 23 (17.42%) SharePoint
2 21 (15.91%) Skype for Business
3 18 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 18 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.06%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.45%) Firewall
2 24 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
3 18 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (7.58%) BGP
4 10 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (7.58%) OSPF
4 10 (7.58%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.58%) Wireless
5 9 (6.82%) ICMP
5 9 (6.82%) IPsec
6 7 (5.30%) BIG-IP
7 6 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (3.79%) LAN
8 5 (3.79%) VPN
8 5 (3.79%) WAN
9 4 (3.03%) DHCP
9 4 (3.03%) DNS
9 4 (3.03%) Internet
9 4 (3.03%) SAN
10 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 18 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (0.76%) Electronics
2 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (19.70%) Analyst
2 14 (10.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (10.61%) Network Engineer
3 9 (6.82%) Desktop Support
3 9 (6.82%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 8 (6.06%) Designer
5 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (5.30%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.30%) SharePoint Analyst
5 7 (5.30%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (4.55%) Project Officer
6 6 (4.55%) Release Manager
6 6 (4.55%) SharePoint Specialist
7 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Consultant
7 5 (3.79%) ITIL Service Designer
7 5 (3.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) EJB
1 1 (0.76%) Java EE
1 1 (0.76%) JMS
1 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.03%) CCTV
4 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Windows
2 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.58%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.06%) Linux
7 6 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (2.27%) Unix
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (63.64%) ITIL
2 46 (34.85%) Change Management
3 37 (28.03%) Service Management
4 36 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 32 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (15.15%) Service Delivery
7 18 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
8 17 (12.88%) ITSM
9 13 (9.85%) Project Management
10 11 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.82%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (6.82%) Network Virtualisation
11 9 (6.82%) Service Design
12 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.06%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (6.06%) Presales
13 6 (4.55%) CRM
13 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.70%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (0.76%) C
3 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 132 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 88 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 20 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (11.36%) CCNP
6 14 (10.61%) MCSA
7 9 (6.82%) CCNA
8 8 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (5.30%) MCSE
10 5 (3.79%) APMP
10 5 (3.79%) CCIE
10 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.27%) CCIP
11 3 (2.27%) ISEB
11 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.27%) MCP
12 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) SLA
2 10 (7.58%) QA
3 4 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.03%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (3.03%) UAG
5 4 (3.03%) vCloud
6 3 (2.27%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.27%) NFS
6 3 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) SCCM
2 10 (7.58%) OVSD
3 6 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.52%) SCOM
4 2 (1.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) Cisco
2 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.15%) VMware
4 16 (12.12%) F5
5 15 (11.36%) Juniper
6 13 (9.85%) Citrix
7 12 (9.09%) HP
8 11 (8.33%) McAfee
9 9 (6.82%) Palo Alto
10 8 (6.06%) NetApp
11 7 (5.30%) Forcepoint
11 7 (5.30%) Lumension
12 6 (4.55%) Oracle
13 4 (3.03%) Remedy
13 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
14 3 (2.27%) Aruba
14 3 (2.27%) Computacenter
15 2 (1.52%) arcserve
15 2 (1.52%) Symantec
15 2 (1.52%) Veeam