Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 -56
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 21 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.91% 2.66% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.95% 18.18% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £185 £133 £294
90th Percentile £638 £446 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £414 £424
% change year-on-year +2.66% -2.30% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.63% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.64 £37.50
% change year-on-year +98.47% -52.97% +21.36%

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 117 176 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.63% 14.63% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 141 126
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.73%
10th Percentile £185 £210 £189
90th Percentile £600 £538 £531
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £21.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -3.71% -42.46%
10th Percentile £15.63 £16.56 £17.05
90th Percentile £42.50 £36.80 £38.90
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £25.12 £27.50
% change year-on-year +45.30% -8.65% -11.00%

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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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +9 5 £425 +41.67% 1
Kidlington +3 3 £625 -
Carterton - 3 £190 - 1
Banbury - 2 £450 - 1
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South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (14.29%) Totara
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) IaaS
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) SaaS
6 3 (14.29%) PaaS
6 3 (14.29%) Office 365
6 3 (14.29%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) PMO
7 2 (9.52%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle

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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 (14.29%) Totara
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) InfluxDB
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) IT Support
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) ERP Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) scikit-learn
1 1 (4.76%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ERP
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
1 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
2 2 (9.52%) ETL
2 2 (9.52%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Science
3 1 (4.76%) Document Management
3 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (4.76%) User Stories
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) HNC
3 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
3 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Grafana
1 1 (4.76%) Icinga
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Nintex