Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 May 2019 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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 69 81
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 -42
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 21 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.69% 2.24% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.83% 22.58% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £240 £300 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -25.47% +23.85%
10th Percentile £160 £125 £150
90th Percentile £588 £525 £524
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.63% +15.36% -
South East median hourly rate £16.77 £19.00 £18.18
% change year-on-year -11.74% +4.51% -51.19%

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 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 92 124 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.79% 9.94% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 74 127
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +25.00%
10th Percentile £156 £207 £150
90th Percentile £675 £546 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £30.25 £18.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.20% +60.18% -24.46%
10th Percentile £21.42 £15.07 £15.09
90th Percentile £39.35 £42.38 £28.70
South East median hourly rate £25.66 £31.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -17.22% +44.19% -34.35%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Oxfordshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2019. 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
Oxford +14 9 £240 -20.00% 4
Kidlington +8 2 £575 -8.00%
Wallingford - 1 £575 -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared.

1 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) IT Audit
5 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (9.52%) 4G
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement

Security 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) IT Support
2 4 (19.05%) Support Team Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Database Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Auditor
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (9.52%) IT Audit
1 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
2 1 (4.76%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (4.76%) DevOps
2 1 (4.76%) Ergonomics
2 1 (4.76%) Human Factors
2 1 (4.76%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) Validation
2 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Workday