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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 61 107 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.63% 13.58% 7.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.40% 50.47% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 28
Average daily rate £414 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £140 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £487 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 0
Average hourly rate £12.37 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
151 212 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.36% 26.90% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 104 85
Average daily rate £401 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £195 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (42.03%) DV Cleared
3 46 (33.33%) ITIL
4 39 (28.26%) Project Management
5 38 (27.54%) PRINCE2
5 38 (27.54%) Microsoft
6 37 (26.81%) Service Management
7 33 (23.91%) Finance
8 28 (20.29%) SharePoint
8 28 (20.29%) MS Excel
9 26 (18.84%) Oracle
10 24 (17.39%) Windows
10 24 (17.39%) ITIL V3
11 21 (15.22%) Service Delivery
12 20 (14.49%) SQL
13 19 (13.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (12.32%) ITSM
15 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
16 14 (10.14%) MS Office
16 14 (10.14%) HP
16 14 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
17 12 (8.70%) MS Project
18 11 (7.97%) OVSD
18 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
18 11 (7.97%) Hyper-V
19 10 (7.25%) Data Analytics
19 10 (7.25%) Analytics
19 10 (7.25%) People Management
19 10 (7.25%) Incident Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.90%) CICS
3 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.14%) MS Office
3 12 (8.70%) MS Project
4 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (5.07%) iSCSI
3 5 (3.62%) IPsec
4 4 (2.90%) Internet
4 4 (2.90%) LAN
4 4 (2.90%) SMTP
4 4 (2.90%) WAN
4 4 (2.90%) Wireless
5 3 (2.17%) FTP
5 3 (2.17%) NAS
5 3 (2.17%) SAN
6 2 (1.45%) SSH
7 1 (0.72%) Firewall
7 1 (0.72%) HTTP
7 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.72%) LDAP
7 1 (0.72%) SMS
7 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.72%) VPN
7 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.62%) Easytrieve
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.45%) DataStage
6 2 (1.45%) Essbase
6 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.45%) QualityStage
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) IDMS
7 1 (0.72%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Subversion
2 2 (1.45%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.45%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.45%) JUnit
2 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.45%) Banking
2 2 (1.45%) Law
2 2 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (19.57%) Analyst
2 19 (13.77%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.04%) Architect
4 16 (11.59%) Service Manager
5 12 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
6 11 (7.97%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (6.52%) Project Officer
7 9 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 7 (5.07%) Process Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.35%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.62%) Project Support Officer
11 5 (3.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (2.90%) Developer
12 4 (2.90%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (2.90%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) .NET
1 4 (2.90%) ISPF
1 4 (2.90%) Middleware
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (2.90%) WAP
2 3 (2.17%) XML
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.45%) SOAP
4 1 (0.72%) JMS
4 1 (0.72%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.72%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.62%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.17%) CESG
4 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.17%) PMI
4 3 (2.17%) Statistics
5 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.45%) Clustering
5 2 (1.45%) VSAM
6 1 (0.72%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.72%) CMDB
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) SCADA
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.39%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Linux
3 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.35%) CentOS
4 6 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.90%) Unix
6 3 (2.17%) zOS
7 2 (1.45%) AIX
7 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.72%) pSOS
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.33%) ITIL
2 39 (28.26%) Project Management
3 38 (27.54%) PRINCE2
4 37 (26.81%) Service Management
5 24 (17.39%) ITIL V3
6 21 (15.22%) Service Delivery
7 17 (12.32%) ITSM
8 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.25%) Analytics
9 10 (7.25%) CRM
9 10 (7.25%) Data Analytics
9 10 (7.25%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.25%) People Management
10 9 (6.52%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.07%) Change Management
11 7 (5.07%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.07%) High Availability
12 6 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.49%) SQL
2 5 (3.62%) COBOL
3 4 (2.90%) Assembly Language
3 4 (2.90%) C++
3 4 (2.90%) CLIST
3 4 (2.90%) JCL
3 4 (2.90%) REXX
4 3 (2.17%) C#
5 2 (1.45%) Java
5 2 (1.45%) Perl
5 2 (1.45%) VBA
6 1 (0.72%) ABAP
6 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (42.03%) DV Cleared
3 19 (13.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (5.07%) HNC
6 7 (5.07%) HND
6 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (4.35%) APMP
8 3 (2.17%) CEH
8 3 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.17%) CISSP
8 3 (2.17%) Cyber Scheme
8 3 (2.17%) OSCP
8 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.45%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.45%) Degree
9 2 (1.45%) ISEB
9 2 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.45%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.17%) RMADS
3 2 (1.45%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) NFS
4 2 (1.45%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.72%) RACF
5 1 (0.72%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) OVSD
2 5 (3.62%) SCCM
3 3 (2.17%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.45%) WSUS
5 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.72%) OpenView
5 1 (0.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.84%) Oracle
3 14 (10.14%) HP
4 10 (7.25%) VMware
5 7 (5.07%) SAP
6 6 (4.35%) Cisco
7 5 (3.62%) CA
8 4 (2.90%) Aruba
8 4 (2.90%) Citrix
8 4 (2.90%) IBM
8 4 (2.90%) Informatica
9 3 (2.17%) webMethods
10 2 (1.45%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.72%) Compaq
11 1 (0.72%) Juniper
11 1 (0.72%) Lotus
11 1 (0.72%) McAfee
11 1 (0.72%) StorageTek
11 1 (0.72%) Symantec
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