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 3 months to 27 March 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 Clearance
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 27 27
Rank change year-on-year -27 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.24% 5.03% 6.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.09% 23.36% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 40
Median daily rate £250 £320 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% -32.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.77 - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £43.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year -11.62% +18.13%  

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 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 115 107 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.39% 21.53% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 119
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £136 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 12
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Oxfordshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Oxfordshire

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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 3 months to 27 March 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 -9 5 £150 -46.66% 3
Security Cleared
South East

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (27.27%) BMC
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE

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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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) BMC
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) VMware