Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 95 100
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.32% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 2.04% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £230 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.65% -8.00% -28.57%
South East median daily rate £425 £351 £413
% change year-on-year +21.00% -14.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £32.00
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £39.69
% change year-on-year +15.71% -11.81% +60.77%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 126 196 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.14% 16.78% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 148 152
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +18.67% -
10th Percentile £202 £212 £275
90th Percentile £588 £525 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -28.92% +11.11%
10th Percentile £15.20 £16.35 £16.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £23.05 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +90.48% -10.64% -2.57%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Oxfordshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Oxfordshire

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Banbury - 1 £450 -
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
1 3 (75.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (75.00%) OAuth
1 3 (75.00%) OAuth2
1 3 (75.00%) DBS Check
1 3 (75.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Python Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
1 3 (75.00%) OAuth
1 3 (75.00%) OAuth2
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google