The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 138 108 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.65% 11.53% 6.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.23% 46.96% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 79 53
Median daily rate £388 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.24 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.86% -75.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

SC 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 237 230 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.44% 24.55% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 160 162
Median daily rate £400 £420 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -65.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.24 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £17.00 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Buckinghamshire

SC 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 SC Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 127 £409 -3.88% 4
High Wycombe 0 4 £275 -40.86%
Amersham - 1 £325 -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £338 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 390 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 138 (35.38%) Windows
3 118 (30.26%) ITIL
4 114 (29.23%) DV Cleared
5 93 (23.85%) Microsoft
6 70 (17.95%) Active Directory
7 65 (16.67%) Cisco
8 60 (15.38%) Finance
9 56 (14.36%) Service Management
10 53 (13.59%) Office 365
10 53 (13.59%) Windows 10
11 52 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
12 50 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (10.51%) Project Management
14 40 (10.26%) Citrix
14 40 (10.26%) WAN
14 40 (10.26%) VMware
15 37 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 36 (9.23%) Windows Server
17 35 (8.97%) Windows Vista
17 35 (8.97%) Firewall
17 35 (8.97%) SharePoint
18 34 (8.72%) CRM
18 34 (8.72%) CCNP
18 34 (8.72%) Change Management
19 32 (8.21%) PRINCE2
19 32 (8.21%) Dynamics CRM
20 31 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 31 (7.95%) HP

SC 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 35 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.36%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (3.08%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.56%) IIS
6 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 52 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.90%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (8.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.59%) Office 365
2 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.28%) IaaS
3 5 (1.28%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.03%) SaaS
5 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.26%) WAN
2 35 (8.97%) Firewall
3 30 (7.69%) LAN
4 28 (7.18%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (5.64%) Wireless
6 19 (4.87%) DHCP
7 17 (4.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (4.10%) VPN
9 14 (3.59%) BGP
10 13 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (3.08%) VLAN
12 10 (2.56%) TCP/IP
13 9 (2.31%) ICMP
14 8 (2.05%) Unified Communications
15 7 (1.79%) BIG-IP
15 7 (1.79%) DNS
15 7 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 6 (1.54%) IPsec
17 5 (1.28%) EIGRP
17 5 (1.28%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) QlikView
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.59%) MSI
2 13 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.03%) Maven
4 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 60 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (2.56%) Electronics
2 10 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.28%) Marketing
4 3 (0.77%) Law
4 3 (0.77%) Legal
5 2 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 79 (20.26%) Architect
2 60 (15.38%) Analyst
3 32 (8.21%) Consultant
4 30 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 27 (6.92%) Project Manager
6 21 (5.38%) Network Architect
7 19 (4.87%) Developer
8 14 (3.59%) Service Analyst
8 14 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (3.33%) CRM Developer
9 13 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 13 (3.33%) Incident Manager
10 12 (3.08%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.08%) Major Incident Manager
10 12 (3.08%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 12 (3.08%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.82%) Network Engineer
11 11 (2.82%) Office 365 Architect
12 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.87%) CSS
1 19 (4.87%) HTML
2 16 (4.10%) .NET
3 14 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 13 (3.33%) WCF
5 5 (1.28%) Web Services
5 5 (1.28%) XML
6 4 (1.03%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.03%) DHTML
6 4 (1.03%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.03%) JSF
6 4 (1.03%) JSP
6 4 (1.03%) Spring
6 4 (1.03%) Struts
6 4 (1.03%) Struts2
7 3 (0.77%) J2EE
8 2 (0.51%) Middleware
9 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.82%) CESG
5 10 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.54%) Replication
7 5 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.77%) BYOD
8 3 (0.77%) CCTV
8 3 (0.77%) Clustering
8 3 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.51%) PKI
9 2 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.26%) CMDB
10 1 (0.26%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 138 (35.38%) Windows
2 53 (13.59%) Windows 10
3 37 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (9.23%) Windows Server
5 35 (8.97%) Windows Vista
6 30 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (4.87%) Linux
9 18 (4.62%) Unix
10 9 (2.31%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.54%) CentOS
11 6 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.51%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.26%) ITIL
2 56 (14.36%) Service Management
3 50 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (10.51%) Project Management
5 34 (8.72%) Change Management
5 34 (8.72%) CRM
6 32 (8.21%) PRINCE2
7 30 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 30 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
8 29 (7.44%) ITIL V3
9 27 (6.92%) ITSM
10 22 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (5.13%) Risk Management
11 20 (5.13%) Service Design
12 19 (4.87%) Problem Management
13 18 (4.62%) Incident Management
13 18 (4.62%) Migration
14 17 (4.36%) Mentoring
15 16 (4.10%) Logistics
16 13 (3.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.92%) SQL
2 23 (5.90%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.79%) VB
5 5 (1.28%) Java
6 4 (1.03%) VBScript
7 2 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.26%) C
8 1 (0.26%) F#
8 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 390 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 114 (29.23%) DV Cleared
3 52 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (8.72%) CCNP
5 18 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (4.36%) CCIE
6 17 (4.36%) CCNA
7 16 (4.10%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (3.08%) MCP
8 12 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (2.56%) CISSP
10 9 (2.31%) MCSE
11 8 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.05%) MCSA
12 7 (1.79%) CREST Certified
12 7 (1.79%) OSCP
12 7 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.54%) CEH
13 6 (1.54%) Degree
14 5 (1.28%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.67%) SLA
2 12 (3.08%) PMO
3 11 (2.82%) QA
4 7 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.54%) RMADS
6 3 (0.77%) EFQM
7 2 (0.51%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.51%) GPG13
7 2 (0.51%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 70 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (1.79%) XenApp
7 6 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (1.28%) UAG
8 5 (1.28%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.03%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.03%) vSphere
10 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (7.18%) SCCM
2 14 (3.59%) OVSD
3 13 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (2.31%) AppDNA
5 8 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (1.54%) BladeLogic
6 6 (1.54%) WSUS
7 5 (1.28%) SCOM
8 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.77%) Nagios
9 3 (0.77%) vMotion
10 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.51%) Puppet
11 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.26%) OpenView
11 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 93 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 65 (16.67%) Cisco
3 40 (10.26%) Citrix
3 40 (10.26%) VMware
4 31 (7.95%) HP
5 26 (6.67%) F5
6 19 (4.87%) Oracle
7 16 (4.10%) Juniper
8 10 (2.56%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.31%) Remedy
10 8 (2.05%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.05%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.54%) Forcepoint
12 5 (1.28%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.28%) Computacenter
12 5 (1.28%) Nokia
12 5 (1.28%) SAP
13 4 (1.03%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (1.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (1.03%) Brocade
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