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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 29 35 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 48 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.33% 3.44% 10.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.90% 16.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 22
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£350 £263 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £247 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £385 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -25.69%
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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
284 151 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.52% 20.77% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 77 65
Average daily rate £350 £325 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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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

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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

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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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (71.60%) SC Cleared
3 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
4 28 (34.57%) ITIL
5 25 (30.86%) Windows
6 20 (24.69%) MS Exchange
7 16 (19.75%) Service Management
8 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
8 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (13.58%) Cisco
10 11 (13.58%) Project Management
11 10 (12.35%) Firewall
11 10 (12.35%) VMware
11 10 (12.35%) Linux
11 10 (12.35%) MCSE
11 10 (12.35%) MCP
11 10 (12.35%) MS Project
11 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (11.11%) SLA
12 9 (11.11%) Backup Exec
12 9 (11.11%) OVSD
13 8 (9.88%) CCNP
13 8 (9.88%) CCNA
13 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (24.69%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.41%) Lync
6 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.70%) IIS
7 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (8.64%) LAN
4 6 (7.41%) WAN
5 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.17%) DNS
6 3 (3.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.70%) HSRP
6 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.70%) Multicast
6 3 (3.70%) MPLS
6 3 (3.70%) OSPF
6 3 (3.70%) BGP
6 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.70%) SSL
6 3 (3.70%) VPN
6 3 (3.70%) WLAN
6 3 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) OLTP
2 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.47%) OLAP
2 2 (2.47%) SQLPlus
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (14.81%) Project Manager
1 12 (14.81%) Analyst
2 8 (9.88%) Network Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) Team Leader
4 5 (6.17%) Problem Manager
4 5 (6.17%) Service Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.94%) SQL DBA
5 4 (4.94%) DBA
5 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (3.70%) Incident Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (3.70%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) PKI
2 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) CCTV
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.35%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.47%) UNIX
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) ITIL
2 16 (19.75%) Service Management
3 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
4 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.58%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.17%) Migration
9 4 (4.94%) Validation
9 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 4 (4.94%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.94%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Fault Management
10 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.47%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (2.47%) ITSM
11 2 (2.47%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.17%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.23%) VBScript
4 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (71.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (12.35%) MCSE
4 10 (12.35%) MCP
5 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (9.88%) CCNP
6 8 (9.88%) CCNA
6 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (8.64%) HNC
7 7 (8.64%) HND
8 3 (3.70%) CCIE
8 3 (3.70%) CCDP
8 3 (3.70%) CCIP
9 2 (2.47%) CCSA
9 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (2.47%) CCSE
10 1 (1.23%) MCITP
10 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) BS15000
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.88%) Firmware
2 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 9 (11.11%) OVSD
2 6 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) Cisco
3 10 (12.35%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) Citrix
4 6 (7.41%) McAfee
4 6 (7.41%) Sophos
4 6 (7.41%) Lumension
5 5 (6.17%) F5
5 5 (6.17%) Juniper
5 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.70%) HP
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (2.47%) Websense
7 2 (2.47%) Remedy
7 2 (2.47%) Nokia
7 2 (2.47%) Symantec
7 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.23%) ICL
8 1 (1.23%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat