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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 20 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 71 101 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.25% 12.02% 6.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.50% 47.20% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 34
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£388 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £452 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -65.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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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
200 214 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.43% 25.48% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 120 76
Average daily rate £375 £338 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.16% -9.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 88 (57.89%) ITIL
3 84 (55.26%) DV Cleared
4 60 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 45 (29.61%) Service Management
6 41 (26.97%) MS Excel
7 40 (26.32%) Project Management
8 35 (23.03%) HP
9 33 (21.71%) MS Office
9 33 (21.71%) Finance
10 31 (20.39%) PRINCE2
11 28 (18.42%) SharePoint
12 26 (17.11%) SQL
13 25 (16.45%) ITSM
14 22 (14.47%) Service Delivery
14 22 (14.47%) OVSD
15 21 (13.82%) ITIL V3
15 21 (13.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (13.16%) Hyper-V
16 20 (13.16%) CRM
17 19 (12.50%) Windows
18 18 (11.84%) VMware
19 16 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (10.53%) MS Project
20 15 (9.87%) Cisco
21 14 (9.21%) MS Visio
21 14 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 14 (9.21%) Data Analysis
21 14 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
22 13 (8.55%) PowerShell

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 28 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.26%) Lync
3 6 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (26.97%) MS Excel
2 33 (21.71%) MS Office
3 16 (10.53%) MS Project
4 14 (9.21%) MS Visio
4 14 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) IaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) Internet
2 4 (2.63%) LDAP
2 4 (2.63%) LAN
2 4 (2.63%) WAN
2 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.97%) SMTP
3 3 (1.97%) FTP
3 3 (1.97%) HTTP
3 3 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.97%) tcpdump
3 3 (1.97%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
4 2 (1.32%) Wireless
4 2 (1.32%) SNMP
5 1 (0.66%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.66%) MPLS
5 1 (0.66%) OSPF
5 1 (0.66%) BGP
5 1 (0.66%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.66%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.97%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.66%) Informix
3 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.66%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.66%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (21.71%) Finance
2 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.66%) Retail
2 1 (0.66%) Marketing
2 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (21.71%) Analyst
2 16 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 12 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.89%) Consultant
3 12 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (7.24%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) PMO Manager
7 6 (3.95%) Citrix Specialist
7 6 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Process Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Incident Manager
8 5 (3.29%) Report Analyst
8 5 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.29%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.29%) Architect
9 4 (2.63%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.63%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) SOAP
1 2 (1.32%) XML
1 2 (1.32%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (0.66%) WAP
2 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.66%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.58%) PMI
4 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.29%) User Experience
5 5 (3.29%) Clustering
5 5 (3.29%) Economics
6 3 (1.97%) CCTV
6 3 (1.97%) CMDB
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) HACMP
7 2 (1.32%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (5.26%) Linux
4 7 (4.61%) UNIX
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (57.89%) ITIL
2 45 (29.61%) Service Management
3 40 (26.32%) Project Management
4 31 (20.39%) PRINCE2
5 25 (16.45%) ITSM
6 22 (14.47%) Service Delivery
7 21 (13.82%) ITIL V3
8 20 (13.16%) CRM
9 14 (9.21%) Data Analysis
10 11 (7.24%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.92%) Business Continuity
11 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.26%) People Management
12 8 (5.26%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.61%) Network Management
13 7 (4.61%) Change Control
14 6 (3.95%) Analytics
14 6 (3.95%) Performance Management
14 6 (3.95%) Business Analysis
15 5 (3.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.11%) SQL
2 13 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.95%) C
4 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (55.26%) DV Cleared
3 21 (13.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 14 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (7.89%) APMP
6 10 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (6.58%) PMI Certification
7 8 (5.26%) PMP
8 6 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.95%) CCNA
9 5 (3.29%) CCNP
10 4 (2.63%) HNC
10 4 (2.63%) HND
10 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.97%) Degree
11 3 (1.97%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.97%) MCSE
11 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.97%) MCP
11 3 (1.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) SLA
2 6 (3.95%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.29%) BS25999
4 1 (0.66%) P3O
4 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.16%) Hyper-V
2 16 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.29%) XenApp
4 5 (3.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.97%) Snort
6 2 (1.32%) UAG
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.66%) vSphere
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 22 (14.47%) OVSD
2 10 (6.58%) SCOrch
2 10 (6.58%) SCCM
2 10 (6.58%) SCOM
3 6 (3.95%) OpenView
4 5 (3.29%) XenMobile
4 5 (3.29%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.97%) WSUS
7 2 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.66%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 60 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.03%) HP
3 18 (11.84%) VMware
4 15 (9.87%) Cisco
5 11 (7.24%) Citrix
6 8 (5.26%) F5
7 5 (3.29%) Oracle
7 5 (3.29%) Symantec
8 4 (2.63%) NetApp
8 4 (2.63%) NetScout
8 4 (2.63%) Lumension
9 3 (1.97%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.97%) Sourcefire
9 3 (1.97%) SAP
9 3 (1.97%) IBM
10 2 (1.32%) Juniper
10 2 (1.32%) McAfee
10 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.66%) Veritas
11 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
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