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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 87 135 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.69% 15.12% 17.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.09% 49.63% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 73 59
Average daily rate
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£343 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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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
217 272 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.66% 30.46% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 163 92
Average daily rate £390 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (49.20%) ITIL
3 70 (37.43%) DV Cleared
4 69 (36.90%) Microsoft
5 54 (28.88%) MS Office
6 45 (24.06%) Service Management
7 40 (21.39%) HP
8 38 (20.32%) MS Excel
8 38 (20.32%) Project Management
9 36 (19.25%) PRINCE2
10 35 (18.72%) Windows
11 27 (14.44%) VMware
11 27 (14.44%) OVSD
12 25 (13.37%) ITSM
13 23 (12.30%) Hyper-V
13 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (11.76%) SLA
15 21 (11.23%) SharePoint
15 21 (11.23%) ITIL V3
16 20 (10.70%) PowerShell
16 20 (10.70%) Cisco
16 20 (10.70%) MS Project
17 19 (10.16%) Service Delivery
17 19 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (9.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 18 (9.63%) Finance
18 18 (9.63%) Incident Management
18 18 (9.63%) Linux
18 18 (9.63%) SQL
19 17 (9.09%) Citrix

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (11.23%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.88%) Lync
2 11 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.21%) IIS
4 5 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.53%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 54 (28.88%) MS Office
2 38 (20.32%) MS Excel
3 20 (10.70%) MS Project
4 14 (7.49%) MS Visio
5 12 (6.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) PaaS
2 5 (2.67%) IaaS
2 5 (2.67%) SaaS
3 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.14%) Office 365
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) LAN
1 6 (3.21%) Internet
1 6 (3.21%) Firewall
2 4 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.14%) WAN
2 4 (2.14%) VPN
2 4 (2.14%) DNS
3 3 (1.60%) BIG-IP
3 3 (1.60%) Network Security
3 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.60%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (1.60%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.07%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.07%) Multicast
4 2 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.07%) HSRP
4 2 (1.07%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.07%) TACACS
4 2 (1.07%) VRRP
4 2 (1.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) MySQL
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.07%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.07%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) OLAP
4 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.53%) Informix
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.07%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.07%) MSI
General
1 18 (9.63%) Finance
2 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.53%) Back Office
3 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (13.37%) Analyst
2 24 (12.83%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.02%) Consultant
3 15 (8.02%) Incident Manager
4 13 (6.95%) Service Manager
5 9 (4.81%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.28%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (3.74%) Support Engineer
7 7 (3.74%) Architect
7 7 (3.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (3.21%) Service Transition Manager
8 6 (3.21%) Transition Manager
8 6 (3.21%) PMO Manager
8 6 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.21%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.67%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (2.67%) Administrator
9 5 (2.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (0.53%) X-Windows
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.53%) SAP PI
1 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.35%) PMI
4 7 (3.74%) Economics
5 5 (2.67%) Clustering
5 5 (2.67%) User Experience
6 3 (1.60%) CCTV
6 3 (1.60%) SCADA
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) CMDB
7 2 (1.07%) Open Source
7 2 (1.07%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.07%) HACMP
7 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.07%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.72%) Windows
2 18 (9.63%) Linux
3 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.74%) UNIX
4 7 (3.74%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.60%) CentOS
8 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.07%) AIX
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (49.20%) ITIL
2 45 (24.06%) Service Management
3 38 (20.32%) Project Management
4 36 (19.25%) PRINCE2
5 25 (13.37%) ITSM
6 21 (11.23%) ITIL V3
7 19 (10.16%) Service Delivery
8 18 (9.63%) Incident Management
9 11 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.35%) Change Management
10 10 (5.35%) Change Control
11 9 (4.81%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.81%) Project Planning
11 9 (4.81%) Matrix Management
11 9 (4.81%) CRM
12 7 (3.74%) Network Management
12 7 (3.74%) People Management
13 6 (3.21%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.21%) Transition Management
13 6 (3.21%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.70%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.63%) SQL
3 10 (5.35%) C
4 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.60%) Java
5 2 (1.07%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) VBA
6 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
6 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 187 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (37.43%) DV Cleared
3 18 (9.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (8.02%) APMP
5 14 (7.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.35%) PMI Certification
7 8 (4.28%) CCNP
7 8 (4.28%) PMP
8 6 (3.21%) HNC
8 6 (3.21%) HND
8 6 (3.21%) CCNA
9 5 (2.67%) Degree
10 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.14%) CCIE
10 4 (2.14%) MCP
10 4 (2.14%) MCSE
11 2 (1.07%) CCDE
11 2 (1.07%) CCIP
11 2 (1.07%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) BS15000
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (12.30%) Hyper-V
1 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.67%) XenApp
3 5 (2.67%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.60%) NFS
6 2 (1.07%) Docker
7 1 (0.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.53%) UAG
7 1 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 27 (14.44%) OVSD
2 11 (5.88%) OpenView
3 9 (4.81%) SCCM
3 9 (4.81%) SCOM
4 6 (3.21%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.67%) XenMobile
5 5 (2.67%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (2.14%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.60%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.07%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 40 (21.39%) HP
3 27 (14.44%) VMware
4 20 (10.70%) Cisco
5 17 (9.09%) Citrix
6 12 (6.42%) F5
7 9 (4.81%) NetApp
8 6 (3.21%) Lumension
8 6 (3.21%) Juniper
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle
9 4 (2.14%) NetScout
9 4 (2.14%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.60%) SAP
10 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.07%) McAfee
11 2 (1.07%) Sophos
11 2 (1.07%) Nokia
11 2 (1.07%) Dell
11 2 (1.07%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.07%) AppSense
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