Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 66 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -8
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.86% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 2.73% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Oxford median daily rate £300 £150 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.00% -38.46%
10th Percentile £275 £138 £180
90th Percentile £350 £295 £348
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £175 £325
% change year-on-year +71.43% -46.15% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

BPSS Clearance 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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 110 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.75% 16.25% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 116
Oxford median daily rate £425 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.93% -21.13%
10th Percentile £228 £150 £126
90th Percentile £533 £536 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Oxford median hourly rate £20.50 £18.72 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.54% -65.97% +185.71%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.74 £18.50
90th Percentile £42.15 £22.60 £76.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £30.25 £20.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year +46.52% -54.12% +133.77%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Oxford

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Oxford

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Oxford region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (50.00%) Back Office
3 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter