Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 84 27
Rank change year-on-year +11 -57 +19
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 29 12 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.35% 1.03% 6.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.77% 6.00% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 62
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% -32.29%
10th Percentile £133 £135 £143
90th Percentile £450 £513 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £17.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.36% - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.28 £37.30
% change year-on-year -9.21% -48.32% +96.29%

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 122 200 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.87% 17.18% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 131 186
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £205 £150 £130
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £21.29 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.10% -14.84% -9.09%
10th Percentile £14.88 £17.05 £13.95
90th Percentile £41.00 £39.50 £69.88
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £23.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year +6.78% -23.21% +49.75%

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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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -8 10 £300 +14.29% 3
Carterton - 2 £115 -
Kidlington - 1 £625 -
Witney - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £133 -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Hardware Maintenance
7 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (10.34%) Data Acquisition
7 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
7 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) VMware
7 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (10.34%) vSphere
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.34%) REST
7 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (6.90%) Acronis
8 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (6.90%) Office 365

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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 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) Totara
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSTest
1 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Junior
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Administration Assistant
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (10.34%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) LINQ
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
1 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (10.34%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.34%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Decision-Making
4 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) APMP
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Acronis
2 2 (6.90%) CA
2 2 (6.90%) McAfee
3 1 (3.45%) SAP