The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 July 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 98 63 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.50% 7.39% 11.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.97% 31.19% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 59
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £207 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.24 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.40% +18.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
SC Cleared
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
185 202 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.37% 23.71% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 137 139
Median daily rate £425 £391 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £10.24 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.40% +18.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 179 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (39.11%) ITIL
3 54 (30.17%) Microsoft
4 51 (28.49%) DV Cleared
5 44 (24.58%) Windows
6 41 (22.91%) Project Management
6 41 (22.91%) Service Management
7 33 (18.44%) MS Office
8 32 (17.88%) PRINCE2
8 32 (17.88%) Finance
9 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (12.85%) Active Directory
11 22 (12.29%) Migration
12 21 (11.73%) Service Delivery
13 20 (11.17%) HP
14 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
14 19 (10.61%) Oracle
15 18 (10.06%) Linux
15 18 (10.06%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (9.50%) Firewall
16 17 (9.50%) CISSP
16 17 (9.50%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (8.94%) SQL Server
17 16 (8.94%) VMware
17 16 (8.94%) ITIL V3
18 15 (8.38%) Service Design
18 15 (8.38%) Virtual Machines
19 14 (7.82%) Virtual Environments
19 14 (7.82%) Security Operations
19 14 (7.82%) Security Operations Centre

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (18.44%) MS Office
2 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Office 365
2 5 (2.79%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.12%) IaaS
3 2 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.50%) Firewall
2 13 (7.26%) iSCSI
3 12 (6.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.91%) IPsec
5 6 (3.35%) Internet
5 6 (3.35%) SMTP
6 5 (2.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (2.79%) FTP
6 5 (2.79%) SSH
7 3 (1.68%) SAN
8 2 (1.12%) Wireless
9 1 (0.56%) LAN
9 1 (0.56%) Network Security
9 1 (0.56%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) DB2
2 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (2.23%) MS Access
5 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) JUnit
2 1 (0.56%) MSI
2 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 32 (17.88%) Finance
2 4 (2.23%) Legal
3 1 (0.56%) Billing
3 1 (0.56%) Electronics
3 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.56%) Marketing
3 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (21.23%) Analyst
2 27 (15.08%) Consultant
3 23 (12.85%) Architect
4 18 (10.06%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.82%) SOC Analyst
6 12 (6.70%) Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 10 (5.59%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (5.59%) Service Architect
8 10 (5.59%) Service Manager
9 9 (5.03%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.47%) Middleware Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Commercial Manager
11 6 (3.35%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Storage Specialist
11 6 (3.35%) Systems Manager
12 5 (2.79%) DBA
12 5 (2.79%) Security Consultant
12 5 (2.79%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) J2EE
2 8 (4.47%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (4.47%) Middleware
3 2 (1.12%) Web Services
3 2 (1.12%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.56%) EJB
4 1 (0.56%) JMS
4 1 (0.56%) JSP
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.56%) Servlets
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.91%) CESG
3 7 (3.91%) Cryptography
3 7 (3.91%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.91%) Smartphone
4 6 (3.35%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.23%) PKI
5 4 (2.23%) Statistics
6 3 (1.68%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.58%) Windows
2 18 (10.06%) Linux
3 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.03%) CentOS
4 9 (5.03%) Ubuntu
4 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.47%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.91%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (3.91%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.91%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.79%) Unix
8 2 (1.12%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.11%) ITIL
2 41 (22.91%) Project Management
2 41 (22.91%) Service Management
3 32 (17.88%) PRINCE2
4 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.29%) Migration
6 21 (11.73%) Service Delivery
7 18 (10.06%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (8.94%) ITIL V3
9 15 (8.38%) Service Design
10 14 (7.82%) Security Operations
10 14 (7.82%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (6.15%) Ethical Hacking
12 11 (6.15%) ITSM
13 10 (5.59%) Logistics
13 10 (5.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (5.03%) Change Management
14 9 (5.03%) ERP
14 9 (5.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.59%) SQL
2 9 (5.03%) Java
3 2 (1.12%) C
4 1 (0.56%) C++
4 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 179 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (28.49%) DV Cleared
3 17 (9.50%) CISSP
3 17 (9.50%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (6.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (3.91%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.68%) CEH
8 2 (1.12%) CCNP
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) Dell Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCSE
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.56%) GSAE
9 1 (0.56%) HNC
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) SLA
2 5 (2.79%) RMADS
3 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.68%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (12.85%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.38%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (7.26%) NFS
5 9 (5.03%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.79%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.12%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) SCOM
2 11 (6.15%) OVSD
3 6 (3.35%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.23%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.68%) Nagios
6 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.12%) Nessus
6 2 (1.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 54 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.17%) HP
3 19 (10.61%) Oracle
4 16 (8.94%) VMware
5 13 (7.26%) Citrix
6 10 (5.59%) Cisco
7 9 (5.03%) IFS
7 9 (5.03%) NetApp
8 8 (4.47%) IBM
9 5 (2.79%) F5
9 5 (2.79%) Forcepoint
10 4 (2.23%) Dell
11 3 (1.68%) Juniper
11 3 (1.68%) Symantec
12 2 (1.12%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.12%) Cognos
12 2 (1.12%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.12%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.12%) Lumension
12 2 (1.12%) Teradata
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