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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 33 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 43 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.97% 4.26% 4.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.50% 16.89% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 16
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£338 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £171 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -35.18%
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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
200 225 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.09% 25.22% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 138 66
Average daily rate £378 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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 82 (78.10%) SC Cleared
3 65 (61.90%) ITIL
4 48 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 41 (39.05%) Service Management
6 33 (31.43%) HP
7 29 (27.62%) MS Office
8 25 (23.81%) OVSD
9 23 (21.90%) Windows
10 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 20 (19.05%) PRINCE2
11 19 (18.10%) SQL
11 19 (18.10%) ITIL V3
11 19 (18.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 18 (17.14%) ITSM
13 16 (15.24%) Project Management
13 16 (15.24%) VMware
14 15 (14.29%) Linux
15 14 (13.33%) Finance
15 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (12.38%) Hyper-V
17 12 (11.43%) MS Project
17 12 (11.43%) Cisco
17 12 (11.43%) APMP
18 11 (10.48%) Data Centre
18 11 (10.48%) SLA
18 11 (10.48%) Incident Management
19 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 10 (9.52%) SCCM

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) Lync
3 4 (3.81%) Confluence
3 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (27.62%) MS Office
2 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.43%) MS Project
4 8 (7.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) PaaS
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
3 4 (3.81%) LAN
3 4 (3.81%) WAN
3 4 (3.81%) AMQP
4 3 (2.86%) VPN
4 3 (2.86%) SNMP
4 3 (2.86%) Wireless
4 3 (2.86%) WLAN
4 3 (2.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.90%) Multicast
5 2 (1.90%) 4G
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.90%) HSRP
5 2 (1.90%) DHCP
5 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.90%) 3G
5 2 (1.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.81%) Big Data
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Subversion
2 4 (3.81%) JIRA
2 4 (3.81%) Ant
2 4 (3.81%) JUnit
2 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.81%) Mercurial
2 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.81%) Gradle
3 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.95%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.95%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.95%) SCons
5 1 (0.95%) GCC
5 1 (0.95%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Electronics
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Analyst
2 10 (9.52%) Incident Manager
3 9 (8.57%) Service Manager
4 8 (7.62%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.62%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Architect
7 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) SCCM Consultant
8 3 (2.86%) Network Specialist
8 3 (2.86%) Network Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (2.86%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) J2EE
1 4 (3.81%) EJB
1 4 (3.81%) Web Services
1 4 (3.81%) JMS
1 4 (3.81%) Java EE
1 4 (3.81%) JSON
2 3 (2.86%) XML Messaging
2 3 (2.86%) XML
2 3 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) User Experience
4 3 (2.86%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.90%) CMDB
5 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 2 (1.90%) CCTV
6 1 (0.95%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.95%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) Linux
3 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.57%) UNIX
5 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.86%) Android
8 2 (1.90%) CentOS
8 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.90%) ITIL
2 41 (39.05%) Service Management
3 20 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 19 (18.10%) ITIL V3
5 18 (17.14%) ITSM
6 16 (15.24%) Project Management
7 11 (10.48%) Incident Management
8 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 9 (8.57%) CRM
10 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.67%) OO
12 6 (5.71%) Logistics
13 5 (4.76%) Matrix Management
14 4 (3.81%) Test Scripting
14 4 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
14 4 (3.81%) Performance Management
14 4 (3.81%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) C#
3 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.71%) C
4 6 (5.71%) C++
4 6 (5.71%) Java
5 3 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.90%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (78.10%) SC Cleared
3 19 (18.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (11.43%) APMP
5 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.71%) CCNA
7 5 (4.76%) CCNP
7 5 (4.76%) MCP
7 5 (4.76%) MCSE
7 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.81%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (3.81%) ISEB
8 4 (3.81%) HNC
8 4 (3.81%) HND
9 3 (2.86%) Degree
9 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) CCIE
10 2 (1.90%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) BS25999
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.95%) BS15000
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.86%) XenApp
4 3 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) Firmware
5 2 (1.90%) NFS
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.95%) Snort
6 1 (0.95%) UAG
6 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (23.81%) OVSD
2 10 (9.52%) SCCM
3 8 (7.62%) OpenView
4 7 (6.67%) SCOM
5 6 (5.71%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.81%) Puppet
6 4 (3.81%) Vagrant
6 4 (3.81%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.81%) WSUS
7 3 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.86%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.86%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.90%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (31.43%) HP
3 16 (15.24%) VMware
4 12 (11.43%) Cisco
5 9 (8.57%) Citrix
6 8 (7.62%) F5
7 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle
9 4 (3.81%) NetApp
9 4 (3.81%) Symantec
9 4 (3.81%) McAfee
9 4 (3.81%) Lumension
9 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.90%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.90%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.95%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.95%) NetScout
11 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.95%) webMethods