Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 37 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -17
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 110 130 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.84% 5.77% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.59% 25.79% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 91 43
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £200 £144 £252
90th Percentile £450 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £412
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.85% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 £56.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% - -
South East median hourly rate £47.75 £12.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +297.92% -43.74% -14.68%

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 487 504 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.88% 22.37% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 301 308
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £215 £200 £206
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -74.73%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.81 £10.24
90th Percentile £53.87 £54.50 £21.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +86.05% -8.51% -2.57%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +6 107 £365 -5.19% 8
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (73.64%) SC Cleared
3 78 (70.91%) ITIL
4 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
4 47 (42.73%) Service Management
5 45 (40.91%) ITIL V3
6 38 (34.55%) Change Management
7 33 (30.00%) Office 365
8 30 (27.27%) Windows
9 26 (23.64%) ITSM
9 26 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 22 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 21 (19.09%) Finance
12 21 (19.09%) Project Management
13 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
13 20 (18.18%) Skype for Business
13 20 (18.18%) PowerShell
14 19 (17.27%) Firewall
15 18 (16.36%) VMware
15 18 (16.36%) Citrix
15 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (16.36%) F5
16 17 (15.45%) SharePoint
17 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (14.55%) Virtual Environments
18 15 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
18 15 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (13.64%) Cisco

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 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 20 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 17 (15.45%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.00%) Office 365
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.64%) IaaS
4 4 (3.64%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) Firewall
2 15 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
3 10 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (8.18%) Skype
5 6 (5.45%) BGP
5 6 (5.45%) BIG-IP
5 6 (5.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (5.45%) IPsec
5 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.64%) ICMP
6 4 (3.64%) OSPF
6 4 (3.64%) SAN
6 4 (3.64%) Wireless
7 2 (1.82%) DHCP
7 2 (1.82%) DNS
7 2 (1.82%) Internet
7 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.82%) LAN
7 2 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Power BI
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Analyst
2 13 (11.82%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.27%) Service Manager
6 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Designer
6 6 (5.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.64%) Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
1 2 (1.82%) ADSI
1 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.82%) CSS
1 2 (1.82%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) Clustering
5 2 (1.82%) CMDB
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.91%) CCTV
6 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.27%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.18%) Linux
4 9 (8.18%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.27%) Unix
5 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) CentOS
7 1 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (70.91%) ITIL
2 47 (42.73%) Service Management
3 45 (40.91%) ITIL V3
4 38 (34.55%) Change Management
5 26 (23.64%) ITSM
5 26 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 21 (19.09%) Project Management
8 16 (14.55%) Virtual Environments
9 13 (11.82%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.18%) CRM
11 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.27%) Presales
12 7 (6.36%) Problem Management
12 7 (6.36%) Service Design
13 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 5 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
14 5 (4.55%) Release Management
15 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (2.73%) C
4 2 (1.82%) C#
4 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (73.64%) SC Cleared
3 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.18%) MCSA
5 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (6.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (5.45%) CCNP
7 6 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.55%) APMP
8 5 (4.55%) CCNA
9 4 (3.64%) CCIP
9 4 (3.64%) HNC
9 4 (3.64%) HND
10 3 (2.73%) ISEB
10 3 (2.73%) MCDBA
10 3 (2.73%) MCITP
11 2 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.82%) MCP
11 2 (1.82%) MCSE
11 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 8 (7.27%) SLA
3 3 (2.73%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.64%) vCloud
5 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.73%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.91%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) SCCM
1 9 (8.18%) WSUS
2 6 (5.45%) OVSD
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.91%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.36%) Citrix
2 18 (16.36%) F5
2 18 (16.36%) VMware
3 15 (13.64%) Cisco
3 15 (13.64%) Juniper
4 11 (10.00%) McAfee
5 9 (8.18%) HP
6 8 (7.27%) Oracle
7 6 (5.45%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.55%) NetApp
9 2 (1.82%) Aruba
9 2 (1.82%) Lumension
10 1 (0.91%) arcserve
10 1 (0.91%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.91%) Symantec
10 1 (0.91%) Veeam