Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 38 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 116 80 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.91% 4.57% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.57% 17.17% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 58 90
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £391 £430 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.13% +5.13% +13.61%
10th Percentile £144 £263 £180
90th Percentile £544 £553 £630
South East median daily rate £416 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -2.12% +1.19% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £30.90
% change year-on-year -72.27% +40.06% +81.02%

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 514 466 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.76% 26.64% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 330 373
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £230 £213
90th Percentile £524 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 7 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -51.39% +140.00%
10th Percentile £12.01 £10.24 £16.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.30 £46.50
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £34.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year -26.29% +13.52% +76.18%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -4 112 £390 -9.42% 4
Amersham - 1 £325 -
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 75 (64.66%) SC Cleared
3 69 (59.48%) ITIL
4 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
5 39 (33.62%) Windows
6 30 (25.86%) Service Management
7 29 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 28 (24.14%) Active Directory
9 27 (23.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 26 (22.41%) Windows Server
10 26 (22.41%) Service Delivery
11 23 (19.83%) Finance
11 23 (19.83%) Service Design
12 18 (15.52%) Change Management
12 18 (15.52%) ITSM
12 18 (15.52%) HP
12 18 (15.52%) SLA
13 16 (13.79%) ISO 9001
13 16 (13.79%) SQL
14 15 (12.93%) PRINCE2
14 15 (12.93%) Risk Management
15 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (12.07%) Office 365
16 12 (10.34%) Project Management
16 12 (10.34%) Linux
16 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
17 11 (9.48%) OVSD

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 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.76%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.03%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.31%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.59%) IIS
7 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (6.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Office 365
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) LAN
1 3 (2.59%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (1.72%) Network Security
2 2 (1.72%) SAN
2 2 (1.72%) SNMP
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
2 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.86%) GIS
3 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Ant
1 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.86%) Gradle
1 1 (0.86%) Hudson
1 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
1 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.86%) Selenium
1 1 (0.86%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Electronics
4 3 (2.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Service Manager
2 18 (15.52%) Architect
3 13 (11.21%) Analyst
4 11 (9.48%) Consultant
5 8 (6.90%) Service Transition Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Transition Manager
6 7 (6.03%) ITIL Manager
6 7 (6.03%) ITIL Service Manager
6 7 (6.03%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Service Design Manager
6 7 (6.03%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.17%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Designer
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Wintel Architect
9 4 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) CSS
2 1 (0.86%) EJB
2 1 (0.86%) HTML
2 1 (0.86%) Java EE
2 1 (0.86%) JMS
2 1 (0.86%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) XML
2 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 8 (6.90%) PKI
2 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.59%) CCTV
3 3 (2.59%) CESG
4 1 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.62%) Windows
2 26 (22.41%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.34%) Linux
3 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.90%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.31%) Android
6 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.45%) Unix
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.86%) Solaris
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (59.48%) ITIL
2 30 (25.86%) Service Management
3 29 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 26 (22.41%) Service Delivery
5 23 (19.83%) Service Design
6 18 (15.52%) Change Management
6 18 (15.52%) ITSM
7 15 (12.93%) PRINCE2
7 15 (12.93%) Risk Management
8 12 (10.34%) Project Management
9 11 (9.48%) Logistics
10 9 (7.76%) Disk Encryption
11 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.03%) Presales
11 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.03%) Ticket Management
12 6 (5.17%) Line Management
12 6 (5.17%) Migration
12 6 (5.17%) Open Source
12 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) SQL
2 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.72%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (0.86%) C
4 1 (0.86%) C#
4 1 (0.86%) C++
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 75 (64.66%) SC Cleared
3 27 (23.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.90%) MCSE
4 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.03%) CCIE
5 7 (6.03%) CCNA
6 6 (5.17%) CCNP
6 6 (5.17%) MCSA
7 4 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (2.59%) APMP
8 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.72%) CISSP
9 2 (1.72%) MCP
9 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) SLA
2 16 (13.79%) ISO 9001
3 12 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 11 (9.48%) QA
5 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.86%) COBIT
7 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.86%) P3O
7 1 (0.86%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) Firmware
2 7 (6.03%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.17%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) OVSD
2 9 (7.76%) SCCM
3 6 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.59%) WSUS
5 2 (1.72%) SCOM
6 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.52%) HP
3 11 (9.48%) Cisco
4 10 (8.62%) McAfee
5 8 (6.90%) VMware
6 6 (5.17%) Lumension
6 6 (5.17%) Symantec
7 5 (4.31%) Apple
7 5 (4.31%) Citrix
8 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.59%) Oracle
10 2 (1.72%) Dell
11 1 (0.86%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.86%) NetApp
11 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.86%) Sun
11 1 (0.86%) Veritas