Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 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.

Security Clearance
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 73 97
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 -39
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 23 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.89% 2.24% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.66% 14.29% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £355 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +6.77% +10.83%
10th Percentile £185 £133 £301
90th Percentile £638 £447 £531
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £30.50 £17.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.64% - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +122.22% -47.06% +10.03%

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 117 189 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.60% 15.68% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 152 142
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% -
10th Percentile £259 £231 £200
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.77 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -21.02% -9.09%
10th Percentile £15.63 £15.70 £15.69
90th Percentile £43.75 £26.10 £57.35
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £24.38 £26.00
% change year-on-year +64.10% -6.25% -4.59%

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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

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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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 October 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
Oxford 0 6 £425 +19.72% 1
Banbury - 3 £450 - 1
Carterton - 3 £190 -
Kidlington - 3 £625 - 3
Abingdon -15 1 £650 +387.73% 1
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South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
3 5 (21.74%) Office 365
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (13.04%) PMO
5 3 (13.04%) Totara
5 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) IaaS
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) SaaS
5 3 (13.04%) PaaS
6 2 (8.70%) vSphere
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Finance
6 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
6 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Hardware Maintenance

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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 3 (13.04%) Totara
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
2 3 (13.04%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) InfluxDB
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) ERP Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Architect
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ERP
1 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Government Security Classifications
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Grafana
1 1 (4.35%) Icinga
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Prometheus
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Nintex