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 28 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 Clearance
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.46% 1.34% 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 7.08% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 25
Median daily rate £440 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.80% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £302 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £480 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £380 £390
% change year-on-year +9.21% -2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +28.20% +0.86%  

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 78 113 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 12.66% 18.86% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 150 139
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 £243 £263 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 11
Median hourly rate £17.89 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.83% +15.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.85 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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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 3 months to 28 June 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 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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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 28 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 +2 6 £440 +41.36% 1
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) BMC
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Document Management
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.76%) Intranet
6 2 (11.76%) MCP
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint

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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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Field Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) SDLC
1 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Document Management
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) BMC
2 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO