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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 100 68 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.17% 8.75% 18.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.45% 36.76% 56.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £331 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £115 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £550 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £15.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+72.85% -33.33%
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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
220 185 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.76% 23.81% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 93 71
Average daily rate £350 £317 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £141 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 233 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 107 (45.92%) ITIL
3 91 (39.06%) Microsoft
4 66 (28.33%) DV Cleared
5 62 (26.61%) Windows
6 53 (22.75%) MS Excel
7 48 (20.60%) Service Management
8 46 (19.74%) MS Office
9 39 (16.74%) PRINCE2
10 37 (15.88%) SLA
11 36 (15.45%) Service Delivery
11 36 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (13.73%) MS Exchange
14 29 (12.45%) VMware
15 28 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
16 27 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (11.16%) Change Management
18 25 (10.73%) MS Project
19 24 (10.30%) MCSE
19 24 (10.30%) MCP
19 24 (10.30%) Citrix
19 24 (10.30%) Project Management
19 24 (10.30%) Incident Management
19 24 (10.30%) OVSD
19 24 (10.30%) Hyper-V
20 23 (9.87%) Linux
21 22 (9.44%) HP
21 22 (9.44%) Finance

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (6.87%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.72%) Lync
5 10 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.15%) IIS
7 5 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (22.75%) MS Excel
2 46 (19.74%) MS Office
3 25 (10.73%) MS Project
4 12 (5.15%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.86%) PaaS
2 5 (2.15%) Office 365
2 5 (2.15%) IaaS
2 5 (2.15%) SaaS
3 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.29%) Firewall
2 9 (3.86%) LAN
3 8 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (3.00%) WAN
4 7 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.15%) TACACS
6 4 (1.72%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.72%) Wireless
6 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.72%) VPN
6 4 (1.72%) DNS
7 3 (1.29%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (1.29%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.86%) VRRP
8 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.86%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.86%) HSRP
8 2 (0.86%) Multicast
8 2 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.01%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.15%) OLAP
4 4 (1.72%) OLTP
4 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.86%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.86%) Essbase
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.86%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.29%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.86%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.86%) Selenium
2 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.86%) MSI
2 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.43%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 22 (9.44%) Finance
2 11 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.43%) Back Office
3 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (21.89%) Analyst
2 31 (13.30%) Support Analyst
3 29 (12.45%) Project Manager
4 27 (11.59%) 1st Line Support
5 20 (8.58%) Service Manager
5 20 (8.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 18 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (7.73%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.15%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (4.72%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.72%) Consultant
8 11 (4.72%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (4.29%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.86%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 8 (3.43%) Transition Manager
11 8 (3.43%) Incident Manager
11 8 (3.43%) Service Transition Manager
11 8 (3.43%) Administrator
12 7 (3.00%) Architect
13 6 (2.58%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.15%) Statistics
4 5 (2.15%) User Experience
5 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.29%) PKI
6 3 (1.29%) SCADA
7 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.86%) Open Source
7 2 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.43%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.61%) Windows
2 34 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (9.87%) Linux
4 21 (9.01%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.72%) Windows 8
5 11 (4.72%) Windows Vista
6 7 (3.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.58%) UNIX
8 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.29%) CentOS
10 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (45.92%) ITIL
2 48 (20.60%) Service Management
3 39 (16.74%) PRINCE2
4 36 (15.45%) Service Delivery
5 26 (11.16%) Change Management
6 24 (10.30%) Project Management
6 24 (10.30%) Incident Management
7 15 (6.44%) ITSM
8 12 (5.15%) Risk Management
8 12 (5.15%) ITIL V3
8 12 (5.15%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.72%) People Management
10 10 (4.29%) Line Management
11 8 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.43%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.00%) Validation
13 6 (2.58%) PRINCE
13 6 (2.58%) Data Analysis
13 6 (2.58%) Transition Management
13 6 (2.58%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.15%) PowerShell
2 17 (7.30%) SQL
3 16 (6.87%) C
4 6 (2.58%) Java
5 2 (0.86%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) VBA
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) Ruby
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 233 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 66 (28.33%) DV Cleared
3 28 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (10.30%) MCP
4 24 (10.30%) MCSE
5 20 (8.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (7.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (4.29%) HNC
7 10 (4.29%) HND
8 9 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.00%) CCNP
10 6 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.15%) CCSA
11 5 (2.15%) CCSE
12 4 (1.72%) APMP
12 4 (1.72%) ISEB
12 4 (1.72%) CCIE
13 3 (1.29%) CNA
13 3 (1.29%) CNE
13 3 (1.29%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) BS15000
4 1 (0.43%) BS25999
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (10.30%) Hyper-V
3 19 (8.15%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.86%) Firmware
5 7 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.15%) XenApp
6 5 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.72%) NFS
8 2 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (10.30%) OVSD
2 21 (9.01%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.72%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (3.43%) SCCM
5 5 (2.15%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.72%) OpenView
7 3 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.45%) VMware
3 24 (10.30%) Citrix
4 22 (9.44%) HP
5 17 (7.30%) Cisco
6 12 (5.15%) Lumension
7 11 (4.72%) Remedy
7 11 (4.72%) McAfee
8 10 (4.29%) Sophos
8 10 (4.29%) Juniper
8 10 (4.29%) F5
9 8 (3.43%) NetApp
10 6 (2.58%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.58%) Oracle
10 6 (2.58%) Computacenter
11 5 (2.15%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.15%) Nokia
12 2 (0.86%) Dell
12 2 (0.86%) IBM
12 2 (0.86%) BMC
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