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 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 2 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 170 67 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.42% 9.34% 13.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.39% 44.67% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 35 42
Median daily rate £436 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £145 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £523 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.37 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.51% -23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.67 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £14.07 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +126.66%

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
245 150 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 39.52% 20.92% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 85 115
Median daily rate £440 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.18% +15.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £145 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.24 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.25 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 242 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 91 (37.60%) Windows
3 74 (30.58%) Microsoft
3 74 (30.58%) DV Cleared
4 71 (29.34%) ITIL
5 56 (23.14%) Active Directory
6 41 (16.94%) Service Management
7 38 (15.70%) MS Office
8 37 (15.29%) Finance
9 33 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 32 (13.22%) SLA
11 30 (12.40%) Cisco
12 29 (11.98%) Hyper-V
13 28 (11.57%) Project Management
14 26 (10.74%) Management Information System
14 26 (10.74%) WAN
14 26 (10.74%) Office 365
14 26 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (9.92%) Risk Management
16 24 (9.92%) Service Design
17 23 (9.50%) Windows 10
17 23 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (9.09%) CISSP
19 21 (8.68%) MS Excel
19 21 (8.68%) CESG
19 21 (8.68%) CESG Certified Professional
20 20 (8.26%) Cybersecurity
21 19 (7.85%) Incident Management
21 19 (7.85%) PRINCE2

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (3.72%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.31%) IIS
3 8 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.07%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.65%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.24%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (15.70%) MS Office
2 21 (8.68%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.79%) MS Project
4 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.74%) Office 365
2 6 (2.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.74%) WAN
2 17 (7.02%) Firewall
2 17 (7.02%) IPsec
2 17 (7.02%) LAN
3 15 (6.20%) DHCP
3 15 (6.20%) Wireless
4 12 (4.96%) Unified Communications
5 11 (4.55%) VPN
6 9 (3.72%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (3.31%) VLAN
8 7 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (2.89%) DNS
9 6 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.65%) SAN
11 4 (1.65%) Skype
11 4 (1.65%) SMTP
12 3 (1.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (1.24%) Network Security
12 3 (1.24%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.89%) Big Data
1 7 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.07%) Essbase
2 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.24%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.24%) DataStax
4 3 (1.24%) HBase
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.41%) GIS
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.83%) MSI
2 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.41%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) JUnit
3 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.41%) Mockito
3 1 (0.41%) Moq
3 1 (0.41%) NUnit
3 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 37 (15.29%) Finance
2 3 (1.24%) Electronics
2 3 (1.24%) Legal
2 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (18.18%) Analyst
1 44 (18.18%) Architect
2 25 (10.33%) Consultant
3 15 (6.20%) Project Manager
3 15 (6.20%) Security Advisor
4 12 (4.96%) Service Architect
5 10 (4.13%) Technical Architect
6 8 (3.31%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 8 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (3.31%) Wintel Analyst
7 7 (2.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (2.89%) CRM Architect
7 7 (2.89%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 7 (2.89%) Service Analyst
7 7 (2.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (2.89%) Test Manager
8 6 (2.48%) Lead Architect
8 6 (2.48%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 6 (2.48%) Network Architect
8 6 (2.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.24%) .NET
2 3 (1.24%) CSS
2 3 (1.24%) SAML
3 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.83%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.83%) HTML
3 2 (0.83%) WCF
4 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.41%) JavaFX
4 1 (0.41%) JPA
4 1 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.74%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.68%) CESG
3 17 (7.02%) Cryptography
4 11 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.72%) Replication
7 7 (2.89%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.24%) CCTV
10 3 (1.24%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.24%) Statistics
11 2 (0.83%) User Experience
12 1 (0.41%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.41%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (37.60%) Windows
2 33 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 26 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (9.50%) Windows 10
6 18 (7.44%) Windows Vista
7 12 (4.96%) Linux
7 12 (4.96%) Unix
8 11 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.72%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.31%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.48%) CentOS
12 3 (1.24%) Android
13 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.34%) ITIL
2 41 (16.94%) Service Management
3 28 (11.57%) Project Management
4 24 (9.92%) Risk Management
4 24 (9.92%) Service Design
5 20 (8.26%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (7.85%) Incident Management
6 19 (7.85%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (7.02%) CRM
7 17 (7.02%) Logistics
8 15 (6.20%) Change Management
8 15 (6.20%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (5.79%) Information Assurance
10 13 (5.37%) ITIL V3
11 12 (4.96%) ISMS
11 12 (4.96%) ITSM
11 12 (4.96%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.37%) SQL
2 9 (3.72%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.07%) VB
3 5 (2.07%) VBScript
4 4 (1.65%) Java
5 3 (1.24%) C
5 3 (1.24%) Python
5 3 (1.24%) Ruby
6 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 242 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (30.58%) DV Cleared
3 23 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (9.09%) CISSP
5 21 (8.68%) CESG Certified Professional
6 16 (6.61%) CCNP
7 12 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.72%) APMP
8 9 (3.72%) CCIE
8 9 (3.72%) CCNA
8 9 (3.72%) CEH
8 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.31%) MCSA
10 7 (2.89%) CREST Certified
10 7 (2.89%) OSCP
11 5 (2.07%) CISM
12 3 (1.24%) CCSA
12 3 (1.24%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.22%) SLA
2 18 (7.44%) RMADS
3 3 (1.24%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.83%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 56 (23.14%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.98%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.37%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.48%) vCloud
6 5 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (2.07%) UAG
6 5 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.65%) Docker
7 4 (1.65%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.65%) vSphere
8 3 (1.24%) HDFS
9 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.83%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.44%) SCCM
2 8 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.89%) WSUS
4 6 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.07%) SCOM
6 4 (1.65%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.65%) OVSD
6 4 (1.65%) Puppet
6 4 (1.65%) vRealize
7 3 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.24%) vMotion
8 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.41%) Nessus
9 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (30.58%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.40%) Cisco
3 17 (7.02%) Oracle
4 16 (6.61%) VMware
5 9 (3.72%) Citrix
5 9 (3.72%) HP
6 7 (2.89%) F5
6 7 (2.89%) Forcepoint
6 7 (2.89%) Remedy
7 6 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.07%) Hyperion
8 5 (2.07%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.07%) Juniper
8 5 (2.07%) Symantec
9 4 (1.65%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.65%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.65%) Lumension
9 4 (1.65%) Nokia
10 3 (1.24%) Riverbed
10 3 (1.24%) Veeam
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