Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 97 36
Rank change year-on-year +28 -61 +31
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 36 7 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.99% 0.57% 5.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.50% 4.17% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 63
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -27.78%
10th Percentile £133 £218 £208
90th Percentile £450 £505 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £423 £410
% change year-on-year +0.59% +3.05% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £32.46 £35.00
% change year-on-year -44.54% -7.27% +105.88%

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 160 168 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.29% 13.69% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 115 216
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -4.61%
10th Percentile £205 £163 £173
90th Percentile £530 £533 £525
South East median daily rate £402 £403 £400
% change year-on-year -0.25% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £21.40 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.18% -41.38% +94.67%
10th Percentile £17.55 £17.05 £15.77
90th Percentile £44.90 £38.60 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £23.27 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.42% -33.53% +105.88%

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Oxfordshire

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
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 January 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 -2 17 £300 -7.69% 1
Abingdon - 4 £133 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £625 -
Witney - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 22 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 8 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 5 (13.89%) .NET
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
8 4 (11.11%) REST
8 4 (11.11%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.11%) C#
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 4 (11.11%) Change Management
8 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (8.33%) Intranet
9 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (8.33%) CSS
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (8.33%) vSphere

Security Cleared
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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Totara
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) IaaS
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Intranet
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSTest
1 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Junior
4 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Junior Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.78%) LINQ
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) React
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.11%) Change Management
2 4 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
2 4 (11.11%) MVC
2 4 (11.11%) SDLC
3 3 (8.33%) Document Management
3 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.78%) Demand Management
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) APMP
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Acronis
3 2 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Lumension
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) OpenText
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter