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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 103 53 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.13% 7.05% 14.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.19% 36.81% 48.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 56
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£350 £260 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £141 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £369 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +93.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.73 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -28.57%
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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
223 144 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.27% 19.15% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 75 111
Average daily rate £330 £268 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.36% -14.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.82 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% -29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £38.00 £19.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 75 (30.99%) DV Cleared
2 75 (30.99%) ITIL
3 68 (28.10%) Microsoft
4 56 (23.14%) PRINCE2
5 49 (20.25%) Windows
5 49 (20.25%) MS Project
6 48 (19.83%) MS Excel
7 39 (16.12%) Finance
8 34 (14.05%) Service Management
9 27 (11.16%) Project Management
9 27 (11.16%) SharePoint
9 27 (11.16%) HP
10 25 (10.33%) SLA
11 23 (9.50%) MS Exchange
11 23 (9.50%) SQL
12 21 (8.68%) Active Directory
13 20 (8.26%) Service Delivery
14 19 (7.85%) VMware
14 19 (7.85%) OVSD
14 19 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (7.85%) Hyper-V
15 18 (7.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (7.44%) Project Planning
16 16 (6.61%) MS Office
16 16 (6.61%) Oracle
16 16 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (6.20%) SQL Server
17 15 (6.20%) C
17 15 (6.20%) Citrix

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 27 (11.16%) SharePoint
2 23 (9.50%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.07%) Apache
5 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.24%) Lync
6 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 49 (20.25%) MS Project
2 48 (19.83%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.61%) MS Office
4 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (2.07%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) PaaS
1 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.79%) iSCSI
2 5 (2.07%) LDAP
3 4 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.24%) Network Security
4 3 (1.24%) VoIP
5 2 (0.83%) SSL
5 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.83%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.41%) TACACS
6 1 (0.41%) X.400
6 1 (0.41%) X.500
6 1 (0.41%) Firewall
6 1 (0.41%) IPsec
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.41%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.96%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.89%) MSI
2 4 (1.65%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.24%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.83%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.41%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.41%) JMeter
5 1 (0.41%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 39 (16.12%) Finance
2 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (16.53%) Analyst
2 25 (10.33%) Project Manager
3 22 (9.09%) Consultant
4 17 (7.02%) Project Officer
5 16 (6.61%) Project Support Officer
6 14 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (5.79%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.37%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.55%) Coordinator
9 10 (4.13%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (3.31%) Architect
12 7 (2.89%) Senior Manager
13 6 (2.48%) Applications Packager
13 6 (2.48%) Business Analyst
13 6 (2.48%) Data Analyst
13 6 (2.48%) Services Delivery Manager
13 6 (2.48%) Problem Manager
13 6 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.31%) .NET
2 5 (2.07%) LAMP
3 3 (1.24%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.24%) LINQ
3 3 (1.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (1.24%) CSS
3 3 (1.24%) Web Services
3 3 (1.24%) XML
3 3 (1.24%) XSL
3 3 (1.24%) HTML
4 2 (0.83%) WSH
4 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.83%) jQuery
4 2 (0.83%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.83%) WCF
5 1 (0.41%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) Servlets
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
1 5 (2.07%) CMDB
2 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (1.24%) CESG
2 3 (1.24%) Statistics
2 3 (1.24%) SCADA
3 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
3 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.41%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.41%) Replication
4 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.25%) Windows
2 19 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.79%) Linux
3 14 (5.79%) UNIX
4 8 (3.31%) CentOS
5 7 (2.89%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.41%) Android
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.99%) ITIL
2 56 (23.14%) PRINCE2
3 34 (14.05%) Service Management
4 27 (11.16%) Project Management
5 20 (8.26%) Service Delivery
6 18 (7.44%) Project Planning
7 14 (5.79%) CRM
8 12 (4.96%) ITSM
8 12 (4.96%) Problem Management
9 11 (4.55%) PRINCE
10 10 (4.13%) Risk Management
10 10 (4.13%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.31%) Migration
11 8 (3.31%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.89%) Performance Management
12 7 (2.89%) P3M3
13 6 (2.48%) Network Management
13 6 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (2.48%) Test Scripting
13 6 (2.48%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.50%) SQL
2 15 (6.20%) C
3 10 (4.13%) VBScript
4 6 (2.48%) Java
4 6 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.65%) VB
6 3 (1.24%) C#
6 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 242 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 75 (30.99%) DV Cleared
3 18 (7.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.13%) MCSE
5 10 (4.13%) ISEB
6 9 (3.72%) CTC Cleared
6 9 (3.72%) MCP
7 8 (3.31%) HNC
7 8 (3.31%) HND
8 7 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.24%) CCNP
11 3 (1.24%) CCNA
11 3 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.83%) CITP
12 2 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.33%) SLA
2 12 (4.96%) BS15000
3 5 (2.07%) P3O
4 4 (1.65%) QA
5 2 (0.83%) BS25999
System Software
1 21 (8.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.85%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.79%) NFS
5 9 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.07%) Squid
6 5 (2.07%) Postfix
6 5 (2.07%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.65%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.83%) XenApp
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.85%) OVSD
2 11 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 9 (3.72%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.65%) SCCM
6 3 (1.24%) OpenView
6 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.41%) SCOM
7 1 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.41%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 68 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.16%) HP
3 19 (7.85%) VMware
4 16 (6.61%) Oracle
5 15 (6.20%) Citrix
6 14 (5.79%) NetApp
7 8 (3.31%) Cisco
8 7 (2.89%) F5
9 6 (2.48%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.07%) SAP
10 5 (2.07%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.83%) AppSense
11 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.41%) Symantec
12 1 (0.41%) Wyse
12 1 (0.41%) ICL
12 1 (0.41%) IBM
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