Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 77 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -22
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.55% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 3.09% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Oxford median daily rate £240 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -25.93% +35.00%
10th Percentile £216 £250 £304
90th Percentile £355 £315 £359
Oxfordshire median daily rate £250 £250 £344
% change year-on-year - -27.27% +37.50%
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 108 97 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.75% 13.60% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 78 110
Oxford median daily rate £450 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -5.08% -4.84%
10th Percentile £243 £163 £133
90th Percentile £525 £532 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £439 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +9.69% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £20.65 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.37% -62.46% +223.53%
10th Percentile £17.39 £15.74 £39.45
90th Percentile £34.13 £26.15 £76.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £22.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -20.51% -39.19% +117.65%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Oxford region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter

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 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Compliance Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Compliance Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter