The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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 Clearance
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 150 128 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.75% 13.29% 8.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.37% 53.33% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 98 64
Median daily rate £406 £440 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.72% +9.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £380 £390
% change year-on-year +9.21% -2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.24 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.86% -75.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £10.23 £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.14 £10.24 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +28.20% +0.86%  

Security 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 226 240 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.22% 24.92% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 402 424
Median daily rate £407 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -73.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.23 £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Buckinghamshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Buckinghamshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Buckinghamshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Buckinghamshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Buckinghamshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 -2 135 £411 -3.97% 6
High Wycombe -1 4 £275 -40.86%
Newport Pagnell - 2 £438 -
Amersham - 1 £325 -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 386 (85.59%) SC Cleared
2 160 (35.48%) Windows
3 156 (34.59%) DV Cleared
4 132 (29.27%) ITIL
5 104 (23.06%) Microsoft
6 76 (16.85%) Cisco
7 71 (15.74%) Finance
8 70 (15.52%) Active Directory
9 57 (12.64%) Service Management
9 57 (12.64%) Office 365
10 56 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (12.42%) Cisco Certification
11 55 (12.20%) Windows 10
12 54 (11.97%) Microsoft Office
13 50 (11.09%) Citrix
14 49 (10.86%) WAN
15 46 (10.20%) Project Management
15 46 (10.20%) Firewall
15 46 (10.20%) VMware
16 40 (8.87%) Windows Vista
17 38 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (8.43%) CCNP
17 38 (8.43%) PRINCE2
18 37 (8.20%) Service Delivery
19 36 (7.98%) LAN
19 36 (7.98%) HP
19 36 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
19 36 (7.98%) F5
20 35 (7.76%) SCCM
20 35 (7.76%) SharePoint

Security 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 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.99%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (2.66%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.00%) IIS
6 8 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 54 (11.97%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.32%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 57 (12.64%) Office 365
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.11%) IaaS
3 5 (1.11%) OneDrive
4 4 (0.89%) SaaS
5 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.86%) WAN
2 46 (10.20%) Firewall
3 38 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (7.98%) LAN
5 23 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (4.66%) Wireless
7 19 (4.21%) DHCP
8 16 (3.55%) VPN
9 14 (3.10%) BGP
9 14 (3.10%) TCP/IP
10 13 (2.88%) BIG-IP
10 13 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.66%) Network Security
11 12 (2.66%) VLAN
12 9 (2.00%) ICMP
13 7 (1.55%) DNS
13 7 (1.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (1.55%) Unified Communications
14 6 (1.33%) TACACS
15 5 (1.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.33%) Big Data
3 6 (1.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) GIS
8 1 (0.22%) MySQL
8 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.43%) MSI
2 13 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.89%) Maven
4 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.22%) Ant
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) Gradle
6 1 (0.22%) Hudson
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 71 (15.74%) Finance
2 15 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.66%) Electronics
4 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.55%) Marketing
5 3 (0.67%) Law
6 2 (0.44%) Billing
6 2 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (20.18%) Architect
2 66 (14.63%) Analyst
3 38 (8.43%) Consultant
4 35 (7.76%) Technical Architect
5 28 (6.21%) Project Manager
6 21 (4.66%) Network Architect
6 21 (4.66%) Test Manager
7 20 (4.43%) Developer
8 14 (3.10%) Network Engineer
9 13 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (2.88%) Business Analyst
9 13 (2.88%) CRM Developer
9 13 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 13 (2.88%) Incident Manager
9 13 (2.88%) Service Analyst
9 13 (2.88%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (2.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (2.66%) Major Incident Manager
10 12 (2.66%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 11 (2.44%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.43%) CSS
1 20 (4.43%) HTML
2 18 (3.99%) .NET
3 14 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (2.88%) .NET Framework
4 13 (2.88%) WCF
5 6 (1.33%) Web Services
5 6 (1.33%) XML
6 4 (0.89%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.89%) DHTML
6 4 (0.89%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.89%) JSF
6 4 (0.89%) JSP
6 4 (0.89%) Spring
6 4 (0.89%) Struts
6 4 (0.89%) Struts2
7 3 (0.67%) J2EE
8 2 (0.44%) Middleware
9 1 (0.22%) HTML5
9 1 (0.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.00%) CESG
5 9 (2.00%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.00%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.33%) Replication
7 5 (1.11%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.11%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.89%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.67%) BYOD
9 3 (0.67%) Clustering
9 3 (0.67%) PKI
10 2 (0.44%) CCTV
11 1 (0.22%) CMDB
11 1 (0.22%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 160 (35.48%) Windows
2 55 (12.20%) Windows 10
3 40 (8.87%) Windows Vista
4 36 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (7.76%) Windows Server
6 29 (6.43%) Unix
6 29 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (4.88%) Linux
9 9 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.33%) CentOS
10 6 (1.33%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.44%) Solaris
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (29.27%) ITIL
2 57 (12.64%) Service Management
3 56 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (10.20%) Project Management
5 38 (8.43%) PRINCE2
6 37 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 35 (7.76%) Change Management
8 33 (7.32%) CRM
9 31 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (6.65%) ITIL V3
10 30 (6.65%) Virtual Environments
11 28 (6.21%) Incident Management
11 28 (6.21%) ITSM
12 27 (5.99%) Risk Management
13 26 (5.76%) Service Design
14 25 (5.54%) Migration
15 21 (4.66%) DevOps
16 20 (4.43%) Protective Monitoring
17 18 (3.99%) Problem Management
17 18 (3.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.99%) SQL
2 24 (5.32%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.55%) VB
5 6 (1.33%) Java
6 4 (0.89%) C
6 4 (0.89%) VBScript
7 3 (0.67%) C#
8 1 (0.22%) F#
8 1 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.22%) Python
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 386 (85.59%) SC Cleared
2 156 (34.59%) DV Cleared
3 56 (12.42%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (8.43%) CCNP
5 18 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.77%) CCIE
6 17 (3.77%) CCNA
7 16 (3.55%) CREST Certified
7 16 (3.55%) OSCP
8 14 (3.10%) CEH
8 14 (3.10%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (2.66%) CISSP
9 12 (2.66%) MCP
9 12 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.00%) MCSE
11 8 (1.77%) ISEB
11 8 (1.77%) MCSA
12 7 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.76%) SLA
2 12 (2.66%) PMO
2 12 (2.66%) QA
3 10 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 9 (2.00%) GPG13
5 5 (1.11%) RMADS
6 3 (0.67%) EFQM
7 2 (0.44%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.22%) P3O
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (3.10%) XenApp
6 12 (2.66%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.11%) UAG
10 4 (0.89%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.89%) vSphere
11 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (7.76%) SCCM
2 16 (3.55%) AppDNA
3 14 (3.10%) OVSD
4 13 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (1.33%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.33%) WSUS
8 5 (1.11%) SCOM
9 3 (0.67%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.67%) Nagios
9 3 (0.67%) vMotion
10 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.44%) Puppet
10 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 104 (23.06%) Microsoft
2 76 (16.85%) Cisco
3 50 (11.09%) Citrix
4 46 (10.20%) VMware
5 36 (7.98%) F5
5 36 (7.98%) HP
6 29 (6.43%) Oracle
7 20 (4.43%) Juniper
8 16 (3.55%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.00%) AppSense
9 9 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (2.00%) Remedy
10 8 (1.77%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.55%) SAP
12 6 (1.33%) Blue Coat
12 6 (1.33%) Forcepoint
12 6 (1.33%) Nokia
13 5 (1.11%) Computacenter
14 4 (0.89%) Brocade
14 4 (0.89%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £18 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago