Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 83 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18 -28
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.46% 1.69% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.84% 9.90% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 25
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +9.23% -22.39%
10th Percentile £113 £150 £270
90th Percentile £480 £525 £468
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £23.28
% change year-on-year +55.56% -22.68% +3.47%

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 128 202 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.82% 17.08% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 148 156
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +23.46% -11.64%
10th Percentile £215 £160 £250
90th Percentile £539 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.97 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.61% -28.92% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.95 £15.70 £16.00
90th Percentile £44.88 £23.95 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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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 23 July 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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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 23 July 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 -13 5 - -
Carterton - 3 £115 -
Banbury - 2 - - 1
Abingdon - 1 £650 - 1
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (15.79%) PMO
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
4 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 2 (10.53%) Skype
4 2 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) 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 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Administration Assistant
3 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) IT Assistant
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Trainer
3 2 (10.53%) Trainer
4 1 (5.26%) Assistant Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Trainer
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Project Assistant
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) OAuth
1 1 (5.26%) OAuth2
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Data Acquisition
1 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) CA
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) VMware