The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 60 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.95% 0.68% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.06% 3.51% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 17
Median daily rate £355 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.44% +22.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 - -
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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 114 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 13.43% 19.39% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 84 77
Median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 13
Median hourly rate £17.77 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.97% +3.57%  
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Oxfordshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Oxfordshire

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Oxford +1 5 - - 1
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC

SC Cleared
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Document Management
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
1 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft