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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 105 32 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.77% 4.34% 10.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.26% 25.81% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 33
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£350 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £129 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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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
227 124 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.62% 16.82% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 68 80
Average daily rate £340 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.42 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (31.06%) ITIL
3 65 (27.66%) Microsoft
4 63 (26.81%) DV Cleared
5 60 (25.53%) PRINCE2
6 49 (20.85%) MS Project
7 47 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 46 (19.57%) Finance
9 42 (17.87%) Windows
10 36 (15.32%) Service Management
11 32 (13.62%) Project Management
12 29 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (10.64%) Service Delivery
14 23 (9.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 22 (9.36%) SLA
15 22 (9.36%) HP
16 21 (8.94%) SharePoint
17 19 (8.09%) MS Exchange
17 19 (8.09%) OVSD
18 18 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (7.66%) Project Planning
18 18 (7.66%) Active Directory
19 16 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (6.81%) Oracle
19 16 (6.81%) C
19 16 (6.81%) SQL
20 15 (6.38%) VMware
20 15 (6.38%) Risk Management
20 15 (6.38%) Citrix

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.09%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.13%) Apache
5 2 (0.85%) Lync
5 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 49 (20.85%) MS Project
2 47 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.53%) MS Office
4 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) IaaS
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.68%) iSCSI
2 7 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.13%) LDAP
4 4 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.28%) VoIP
6 2 (0.85%) Wireless
6 2 (0.85%) Internet
6 2 (0.85%) SSL
6 2 (0.85%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.43%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.43%) SNMP
7 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
7 1 (0.43%) TACACS
7 1 (0.43%) IPsec
7 1 (0.43%) Firewall
7 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.85%) Essbase
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.98%) MSI
2 6 (2.55%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.70%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.85%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.43%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.43%) JMeter
5 1 (0.43%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
General
1 46 (19.57%) Finance
2 1 (0.43%) Legal
2 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (15.32%) Analyst
2 31 (13.19%) Project Manager
3 22 (9.36%) Consultant
4 17 (7.23%) Project Officer
5 16 (6.81%) Project Support Officer
5 16 (6.81%) Support Analyst
6 15 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (5.53%) Service Manager
8 10 (4.26%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.26%) Coordinator
8 10 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 9 (3.83%) Applications Packager
10 8 (3.40%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.98%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.55%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (2.55%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.55%) Problem Manager
12 6 (2.55%) Incident Manager
13 5 (2.13%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.13%) LAMP
2 4 (1.70%) .NET
3 2 (0.85%) WSH
3 2 (0.85%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.13%) CMDB
3 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.28%) SCADA
4 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.43%) PKI
6 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.87%) Windows
2 18 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.11%) UNIX
4 10 (4.26%) Linux
5 8 (3.40%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.98%) CentOS
7 6 (2.55%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.06%) ITIL
2 60 (25.53%) PRINCE2
3 36 (15.32%) Service Management
4 32 (13.62%) Project Management
5 25 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 18 (7.66%) Project Planning
7 16 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.38%) Risk Management
9 14 (5.96%) People Management
10 13 (5.53%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.11%) CRM
12 11 (4.68%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.68%) ITSM
13 8 (3.40%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.40%) PRINCE
13 8 (3.40%) Performance Management
14 7 (2.98%) Business Analysis
14 7 (2.98%) P3M3
15 6 (2.55%) Network Management
15 6 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.81%) C
1 16 (6.81%) SQL
2 6 (2.55%) Java
3 2 (0.85%) VB
4 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.43%) VBScript
4 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.43%) C++
4 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 235 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 63 (26.81%) DV Cleared
3 23 (9.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.68%) MCSE
6 10 (4.26%) ISEB
6 10 (4.26%) MCP
6 10 (4.26%) HNC
6 10 (4.26%) HND
7 8 (3.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (3.40%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.28%) CCNP
10 3 (1.28%) CCNA
10 3 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.43%) CITP
12 1 (0.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.36%) SLA
2 13 (5.53%) BS15000
3 5 (2.13%) P3O
4 3 (1.28%) QA
5 2 (0.85%) BS25999
System Software
1 18 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.11%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.68%) NFS
4 5 (2.13%) Squid
4 5 (2.13%) Postfix
4 5 (2.13%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (8.09%) OVSD
2 12 (5.11%) Backup Exec
3 9 (3.83%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.55%) SCCM
5 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView
6 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 65 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.36%) HP
3 16 (6.81%) Oracle
4 15 (6.38%) VMware
4 15 (6.38%) Citrix
5 10 (4.26%) NetApp
6 7 (2.98%) Cisco
7 6 (2.55%) F5
7 6 (2.55%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.13%) Blue Coat
8 5 (2.13%) SAP
9 3 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.85%) Informatica
10 2 (0.85%) IBM
10 2 (0.85%) Endeca
10 2 (0.85%) AppSense
11 1 (0.43%) Symantec
11 1 (0.43%) Wyse
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