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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 37 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 30 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.24% 4.71% 4.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.55% 17.79% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 16
Average daily rate £390 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
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Buckinghamshire

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
146 208 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.65% 26.46% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 107 86
Average daily rate £411 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 2016.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

DV Cleared
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 14 February 2016, 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 78 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 39 (50.00%) ITIL
4 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
5 30 (38.46%) PRINCE2
5 30 (38.46%) Project Management
6 23 (29.49%) Service Management
7 21 (26.92%) ITIL V3
8 20 (25.64%) Finance
9 19 (24.36%) Windows
10 18 (23.08%) SharePoint
11 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
12 15 (19.23%) Service Delivery
13 14 (17.95%) ITSM
13 14 (17.95%) SQL
13 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (16.67%) HP
15 12 (15.38%) Change Management
15 12 (15.38%) Oracle
15 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.10%) VMware
16 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (12.82%) OVSD
17 10 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (12.82%) MS Office
17 10 (12.82%) CRM
18 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
18 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
18 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
3 7 (8.97%) MS Project
4 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (10.26%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.69%) Internet
3 6 (7.69%) SMTP
4 5 (6.41%) NAS
4 5 (6.41%) SAN
5 4 (5.13%) Wireless
6 3 (3.85%) Firewall
6 3 (3.85%) FTP
6 3 (3.85%) LAN
6 3 (3.85%) WAN
7 2 (2.56%) IPsec
7 2 (2.56%) SSH
8 1 (1.28%) HTTP
8 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.28%) LDAP
8 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.28%) VPN
8 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Analyst
1 14 (17.95%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Service Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (6.41%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.41%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Project Officer
7 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Project Control Officer
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) WAP
2 3 (3.85%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) JMS
2 3 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.13%) Clustering
2 4 (5.13%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.13%) PMI
3 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) iPad
3 3 (3.85%) iPhone
3 3 (3.85%) Statistics
4 2 (2.56%) CESG
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.28%) SCADA
5 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) CentOS
3 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) Unix
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) ITIL
2 30 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 30 (38.46%) Project Management
3 23 (29.49%) Service Management
4 21 (26.92%) ITIL V3
5 15 (19.23%) Service Delivery
6 14 (17.95%) ITSM
7 12 (15.38%) Change Management
8 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.82%) CRM
10 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.97%) People Management
11 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.69%) Analytics
12 6 (7.69%) Data Analytics
12 6 (7.69%) High Availability
12 6 (7.69%) Validation
13 5 (6.41%) PRINCE
13 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) C
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.13%) APMP
6 4 (5.13%) HNC
6 4 (5.13%) HND
6 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.56%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.56%) Cyber Scheme
7 2 (2.56%) MCP
7 2 (2.56%) MCSE
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.56%) OSCP
7 2 (2.56%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.28%) MCTS
8 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.41%) NFS
5 2 (2.56%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) OVSD
2 5 (6.41%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) OpenView
3 3 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) HP
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle
4 11 (14.10%) VMware
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) Aruba
7 3 (3.85%) FireEye
7 3 (3.85%) StorageTek
7 3 (3.85%) Sun
8 2 (2.56%) Citrix
8 2 (2.56%) webMethods
9 1 (1.28%) Adobe
9 1 (1.28%) FatWire
9 1 (1.28%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.28%) hybris
9 1 (1.28%) IBM
9 1 (1.28%) Pega
9 1 (1.28%) SAP
9 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.28%) Sourcefire