The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Milton Keynes region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 30 35 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 38 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.37% 4.79% 9.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.35% 22.70% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 28
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£300 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £218 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £367 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-68.38% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
219 141 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.17% 21.11% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 61 96
Average daily rate £325 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £38.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 40 (38.46%) ITIL
4 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
5 27 (25.96%) Windows
5 27 (25.96%) PRINCE2
6 22 (21.15%) MS Project
7 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 18 (17.31%) Finance
9 17 (16.35%) Service Management
10 16 (15.38%) Project Management
11 15 (14.42%) MS Exchange
11 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (13.46%) Hyper-V
13 13 (12.50%) HP
13 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
14 12 (11.54%) OVSD
15 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (9.62%) Project Planning
16 10 (9.62%) Linux
16 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
16 10 (9.62%) VMware
17 9 (8.65%) Cisco
18 8 (7.69%) PRINCE
18 8 (7.69%) UNIX
18 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
19 7 (6.73%) SQL
19 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (14.42%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.92%) Lync
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.96%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) MS Project
2 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.88%) SAN
3 2 (1.92%) Network Security
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) LAN
3 2 (1.92%) WAN
3 2 (1.92%) SMTP
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.96%) VoIP
4 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) X.400
4 1 (0.96%) X.500
4 1 (0.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) Project Manager
3 8 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 6 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (5.77%) Architect
4 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
4 6 (5.77%) Consultant
4 6 (5.77%) Network Manager
5 5 (4.81%) Problem Manager
5 5 (4.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (3.85%) MI Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Project Officer
6 4 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 3 (2.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (2.88%) Project Analyst
7 3 (2.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.96%) LAMP
2 1 (0.96%) HTML
2 1 (0.96%) CSS
2 1 (0.96%) Servlets
2 1 (0.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.96%) XML
2 1 (0.96%) XSL
2 1 (0.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.96%) LINQ
2 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) CESG
2 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.96%) VHDL
3 1 (0.96%) Replication
3 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.96%) CCTV
3 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.96%) Windows
2 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.62%) Linux
4 8 (7.69%) UNIX
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.92%) CentOS
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) ITIL
2 27 (25.96%) PRINCE2
3 17 (16.35%) Service Management
4 16 (15.38%) Project Management
5 10 (9.62%) Project Planning
6 8 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 7 (6.73%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.77%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.77%) Network Management
8 6 (5.77%) Information Assurance
9 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.81%) CRM
9 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.85%) Business Development
10 4 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (3.85%) P3M3
10 4 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
10 4 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) SQL
2 4 (3.85%) VBScript
3 2 (1.92%) VB
4 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.96%) C
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) Java
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 104 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.81%) MCSE
5 5 (4.81%) MCP
5 5 (4.81%) HNC
5 5 (4.81%) HND
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.85%) ISEB
6 4 (3.85%) CCNP
6 4 (3.85%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) CITP
7 2 (1.92%) APMP
8 1 (0.96%) CISA
8 1 (0.96%) CISM
8 1 (0.96%) CISSP
8 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) BS15000
2 5 (4.81%) SLA
3 4 (3.85%) P3O
4 1 (0.96%) QA
4 1 (0.96%) BS25999
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.81%) NFS
4 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.96%) Postfix
6 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) OVSD
2 6 (5.77%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) SCOM
3 2 (1.92%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.92%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) HP
3 10 (9.62%) VMware
4 9 (8.65%) Cisco
5 7 (6.73%) Citrix
6 6 (5.77%) Blue Coat
6 6 (5.77%) F5
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle
7 5 (4.81%) NetApp
8 3 (2.88%) Symantec
9 2 (1.92%) Lumension
9 2 (1.92%) McAfee
9 2 (1.92%) Sophos
10 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.96%) Juniper
10 1 (0.96%) ICL