The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 25 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 54 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.51% 3.86% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.00% 15.24% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 11
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£350 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £199 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £419 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £27.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
+12.36% +37.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
200 210 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.41% 25.30% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 116 74
Average daily rate £375 £338 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.16% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DV Cleared.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 60 (57.14%) ITIL
4 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
5 34 (32.38%) Service Management
6 26 (24.76%) HP
7 25 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 20 (19.05%) SQL
9 20 (19.05%) MS Office
10 19 (18.10%) Finance
11 18 (17.14%) Project Management
11 18 (17.14%) ITIL V3
11 18 (17.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 17 (16.19%) OVSD
13 16 (15.24%) ITSM
13 16 (15.24%) Windows
14 14 (13.33%) CRM
14 14 (13.33%) VMware
15 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
15 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
16 12 (11.43%) Cisco
16 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (10.48%) Hyper-V
17 11 (10.48%) Linux
18 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
18 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
18 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 10 (9.52%) APMP
19 9 (8.57%) SCCM

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) Lync
3 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.05%) MS Office
3 9 (8.57%) MS Project
4 8 (7.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) WAN
2 6 (5.71%) LAN
3 4 (3.81%) Internet
3 4 (3.81%) Wireless
4 3 (2.86%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.86%) LDAP
4 3 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.86%) tcpdump
4 3 (2.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.86%) WLAN
4 3 (2.86%) FTP
4 3 (2.86%) HTTP
4 3 (2.86%) SNMP
4 3 (2.86%) SMTP
5 2 (1.90%) DHCP
5 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.90%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) DNS
5 2 (1.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (2.86%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.95%) GCC
3 1 (0.95%) Ant
3 1 (0.95%) JUnit
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.95%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.95%) SCons
3 1 (0.95%) Gradle
3 1 (0.95%) Robot Framework
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Electronics
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Analyst
2 11 (10.48%) Service Manager
3 10 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (8.57%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (7.62%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Process Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Report Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) SCCM Consultant
10 3 (2.86%) Incident Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Network Specialist
10 3 (2.86%) Citrix Specialist
10 3 (2.86%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) SOAP
1 3 (2.86%) XML Messaging
1 3 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (0.95%) JMS
2 1 (0.95%) WAP
2 1 (0.95%) Java EE
2 1 (0.95%) JSON
2 1 (0.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
2 1 (0.95%) J2EE
2 1 (0.95%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) User Experience
4 3 (2.86%) Biometrics
4 3 (2.86%) CCTV
5 2 (1.90%) Statistics
5 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 2 (1.90%) CMDB
6 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.95%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.95%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) UNIX
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.14%) ITIL
2 34 (32.38%) Service Management
3 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 18 (17.14%) Project Management
4 18 (17.14%) ITIL V3
5 16 (15.24%) ITSM
6 14 (13.33%) CRM
7 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.57%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.76%) Supplier Management
11 4 (3.81%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.81%) Network Management
11 4 (3.81%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (3.81%) Migration
11 4 (3.81%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) C
3 7 (6.67%) C#
3 7 (6.67%) C++
3 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.86%) Java
4 3 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.90%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (17.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (9.52%) APMP
5 7 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.71%) CCNA
7 5 (4.76%) CCNP
8 4 (3.81%) MCP
8 4 (3.81%) MCSE
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.81%) ISEB
8 4 (3.81%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (2.86%) Degree
9 3 (2.86%) HNC
9 3 (2.86%) HND
10 2 (1.90%) CCIE
10 2 (1.90%) CCIP
10 2 (1.90%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.81%) BS25999
4 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.86%) XenApp
3 3 (2.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) Snort
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.90%) Firmware
4 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) OVSD
2 9 (8.57%) SCCM
3 8 (7.62%) SCOM
3 8 (7.62%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.81%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.81%) WSUS
5 3 (2.86%) OpenView
5 3 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.86%) XenMobile
5 3 (2.86%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.95%) Puppet
7 1 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.95%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.76%) HP
3 14 (13.33%) VMware
4 12 (11.43%) Cisco
5 8 (7.62%) Citrix
6 6 (5.71%) F5
7 4 (3.81%) Lumension
7 4 (3.81%) Symantec
7 4 (3.81%) McAfee
8 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.86%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle
9 2 (1.90%) NetApp
9 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.90%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.90%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.95%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.95%) Aruba
10 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint