Period
to 22 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 41 39
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 142 116 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 8.27% 4.91% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.74% 22.35% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 86 58
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £391 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.03% -9.13% +5.13%
10th Percentile £212 £144 £263
90th Percentile £488 £544 £553
South East median daily rate £400 £416 £425
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.12% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +66.67% -72.27% +40.06%

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 462 519 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.91% 21.96% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 307 331
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £389 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £210 £163 £230
90th Percentile £511 £524 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 59 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -51.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.01 £10.24
90th Percentile £41.50 £48.75 £36.30
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.06 £34.00
% change year-on-year +59.62% -26.29% +10.03%

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 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 November 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 +19 138 £375 -3.72% 8
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (65.49%) SC Cleared
3 83 (58.45%) ITIL
4 66 (46.48%) Microsoft
5 53 (37.32%) ITIL V3
6 50 (35.21%) Windows
7 48 (33.80%) Service Management
8 43 (30.28%) Change Management
9 35 (24.65%) Active Directory
10 33 (23.24%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (22.54%) ITSM
11 32 (22.54%) VMware
12 30 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
12 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
13 29 (20.42%) Citrix
13 29 (20.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (20.42%) Office 365
14 28 (19.72%) Windows Server
14 28 (19.72%) SQL
14 28 (19.72%) MS Exchange
14 28 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (18.31%) Project Management
16 21 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (14.79%) Skype for Business
16 21 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (14.08%) SCCM
17 20 (14.08%) Hyper-V
17 20 (14.08%) Service Delivery
18 19 (13.38%) Incident Management
18 19 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2007

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 28 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.79%) Skype for Business
3 19 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (11.97%) SharePoint
5 13 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (6.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (5.63%) IIS
8 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.42%) Office 365
2 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.52%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.82%) IaaS
6 2 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) Firewall
2 10 (7.04%) Skype
3 7 (4.93%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (4.93%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (4.93%) Unified Communications
4 6 (4.23%) BGP
4 6 (4.23%) BIG-IP
4 6 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.23%) IPsec
4 6 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.52%) LAN
5 5 (3.52%) WAN
6 4 (2.82%) DHCP
6 4 (2.82%) DNS
6 4 (2.82%) ICMP
6 4 (2.82%) OSPF
6 4 (2.82%) Wireless
7 2 (1.41%) Internet
7 2 (1.41%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.52%) Power BI
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.41%) MySQL
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (30.99%) Analyst
2 15 (10.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (7.04%) Consultant
3 10 (7.04%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.34%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (5.63%) Service Manager
5 8 (5.63%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.63%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.93%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.23%) SharePoint Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (3.52%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) MEAN Stack
1 3 (2.11%) Node.js
2 2 (1.41%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) ADSI
2 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.41%) CSS
2 2 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.97%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.34%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.63%) Clustering
5 6 (4.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.11%) PKI
9 2 (1.41%) CMDB
9 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.70%) CCTV
10 1 (0.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.21%) Windows
2 28 (19.72%) Windows Server
2 28 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (8.45%) Linux
4 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.75%) Unix
6 9 (6.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (58.45%) ITIL
2 53 (37.32%) ITIL V3
3 48 (33.80%) Service Management
4 43 (30.28%) Change Management
5 33 (23.24%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (22.54%) ITSM
7 26 (18.31%) Project Management
8 20 (14.08%) Service Delivery
9 19 (13.38%) Incident Management
10 16 (11.27%) PRINCE2
11 15 (10.56%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (9.86%) CRM
13 13 (9.15%) Patch Management
14 10 (7.04%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.04%) Presales
14 10 (7.04%) Risk Management
14 10 (7.04%) Server Building
14 10 (7.04%) Server Management
15 9 (6.34%) Problem Management
16 8 (5.63%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
2 28 (19.72%) SQL
3 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.82%) C
5 2 (1.41%) C#
5 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (65.49%) SC Cleared
3 29 (20.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.45%) MCSA
4 12 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (6.34%) CCNP
6 9 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.63%) CCNA
7 8 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (5.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (4.23%) APMP
8 6 (4.23%) CCA
8 6 (4.23%) HNC
8 6 (4.23%) HND
8 6 (4.23%) MCTS
8 6 (4.23%) VCAP
8 6 (4.23%) VCP4
8 6 (4.23%) VCP5
9 4 (2.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 8 (5.63%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (24.65%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.08%) Hyper-V
4 17 (11.97%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.23%) vCloud
5 6 (4.23%) vSphere
5 6 (4.23%) XenServer
6 4 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.11%) Docker
7 3 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.11%) UAG
7 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.41%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (14.08%) SCCM
2 12 (8.45%) SCVMM
2 12 (8.45%) WSUS
3 11 (7.75%) OVSD
4 6 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.23%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.11%) SCOM
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.70%) Ansible
7 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.70%) Nagios
7 1 (0.70%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (46.48%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.54%) VMware
3 29 (20.42%) Citrix
4 16 (11.27%) HP
5 15 (10.56%) Cisco
6 14 (9.86%) McAfee
7 10 (7.04%) F5
7 10 (7.04%) Oracle
8 7 (4.93%) Juniper
9 6 (4.23%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.52%) NetApp
11 3 (2.11%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.11%) Remedy
11 3 (2.11%) webMethods
12 2 (1.41%) Aruba
12 2 (1.41%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.41%) Lumension
13 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint