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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 23 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 62 106 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.24% 11.78% 9.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.12% 46.09% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 43
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +13.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £224 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -60.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -13.09%
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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
193 230 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.55% 25.56% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 140 73
Average daily rate £375 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 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%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 97 (60.63%) ITIL
3 83 (51.88%) DV Cleared
4 65 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 54 (33.75%) Service Management
6 49 (30.63%) MS Office
7 42 (26.25%) HP
8 39 (24.38%) Project Management
9 35 (21.88%) MS Excel
10 32 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 30 (18.75%) OVSD
12 28 (17.50%) ITSM
13 25 (15.63%) Windows
13 25 (15.63%) Finance
14 23 (14.38%) ITIL V3
14 23 (14.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 22 (13.75%) VMware
15 22 (13.75%) SharePoint
15 22 (13.75%) SQL
16 19 (11.88%) Service Delivery
16 19 (11.88%) Hyper-V
17 18 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (11.25%) Incident Management
17 18 (11.25%) MS Project
18 16 (10.00%) MS Visio
18 16 (10.00%) SLA
18 16 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 15 (9.38%) PowerShell
19 15 (9.38%) Cisco
19 15 (9.38%) APMP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.00%) Lync
3 7 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 49 (30.63%) MS Office
2 35 (21.88%) MS Excel
3 18 (11.25%) MS Project
4 16 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 12 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Office 365
2 3 (1.88%) PaaS
3 2 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (1.88%) LAN
2 3 (1.88%) VPN
2 3 (1.88%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.25%) LDAP
3 2 (1.25%) DNS
3 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.25%) Network Security
3 2 (1.25%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.25%) SNMP
3 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.25%) WAN
3 2 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (0.63%) 3G
4 1 (0.63%) MPLS
4 1 (0.63%) OSPF
4 1 (0.63%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.88%) MySQL
4 2 (1.25%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.25%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.63%) Informix
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.63%) OLAP
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.63%) MSI
2 1 (0.63%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (17.50%) Analyst
2 15 (9.38%) Project Manager
2 15 (9.38%) Incident Manager
3 14 (8.75%) Service Manager
4 10 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (5.63%) Services Delivery Manager
6 8 (5.00%) Architect
6 8 (5.00%) Consultant
7 7 (4.38%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) PMO Manager
8 6 (3.75%) Citrix Specialist
8 6 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (2.50%) Process Analyst
9 4 (2.50%) Configuration Analyst
9 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (2.50%) Network Manager
9 4 (2.50%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) SOAP
1 2 (1.25%) XML
1 2 (1.25%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.63%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) PMI
1 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.38%) Economics
3 5 (3.13%) Clustering
3 5 (3.13%) User Experience
4 3 (1.88%) CMDB
4 3 (1.88%) CCTV
5 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.25%) HACMP
5 2 (1.25%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
6 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.63%) Windows
2 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.00%) UNIX
5 7 (4.38%) Linux
6 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.25%) CentOS
8 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (60.63%) ITIL
2 54 (33.75%) Service Management
3 39 (24.38%) Project Management
4 32 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 28 (17.50%) ITSM
6 23 (14.38%) ITIL V3
7 19 (11.88%) Service Delivery
8 18 (11.25%) Incident Management
9 14 (8.75%) CRM
10 11 (6.88%) Data Analysis
11 9 (5.63%) Business Continuity
11 9 (5.63%) Project Planning
11 9 (5.63%) Matrix Management
11 9 (5.63%) Change Control
11 9 (5.63%) People Management
12 7 (4.38%) Logistics
12 7 (4.38%) Network Management
13 6 (3.75%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.75%) Performance Management
14 5 (3.13%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.75%) SQL
2 15 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.13%) C
4 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 83 (51.88%) DV Cleared
3 23 (14.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 16 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (9.38%) APMP
6 10 (6.25%) PMI Certification
7 8 (5.00%) PMP
8 6 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.75%) CCNA
9 5 (3.13%) CCNP
9 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.50%) ISEB
10 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.50%) MCP
10 4 (2.50%) HNC
10 4 (2.50%) HND
10 4 (2.50%) MCSE
11 3 (1.88%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.88%) Degree
11 3 (1.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (3.13%) BS25999
3 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) P3O
4 1 (0.63%) BS15000
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (11.88%) Hyper-V
2 18 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.13%) XenApp
4 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.25%) NFS
5 2 (1.25%) UAG
6 1 (0.63%) Docker
6 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.63%) Snort
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (18.75%) OVSD
2 12 (7.50%) SCCM
3 11 (6.88%) OpenView
4 9 (5.63%) SCOM
5 7 (4.38%) SCOrch
6 5 (3.13%) XenMobile
6 5 (3.13%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.50%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.88%) WSUS
9 2 (1.25%) NetVault Backup
9 2 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.25%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.25%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (1.25%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (26.25%) HP
3 22 (13.75%) VMware
4 15 (9.38%) Cisco
5 14 (8.75%) Citrix
6 9 (5.63%) F5
7 6 (3.75%) NetApp
8 5 (3.13%) Oracle
9 4 (2.50%) SAP
9 4 (2.50%) Symantec
9 4 (2.50%) Lumension
9 4 (2.50%) NetScout
10 2 (1.25%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.63%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.63%) McAfee
11 1 (0.63%) Veritas
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.63%) IBM
11 1 (0.63%) Juniper
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