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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 129 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.32% 7.77% 15.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.24% 36.60% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £210 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.13 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -36.57%
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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
279 153 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.97% 21.22% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 76 71
Average daily rate £350 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 2 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 240 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 102 (42.50%) ITIL
3 87 (36.25%) Microsoft
4 61 (25.42%) DV Cleared
5 60 (25.00%) Windows
6 56 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 51 (21.25%) Service Management
8 43 (17.92%) Service Delivery
9 40 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 37 (15.42%) SLA
10 37 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (14.58%) MS Exchange
12 31 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (12.08%) MS Project
14 29 (12.08%) OVSD
14 29 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2003
15 28 (11.67%) MS Office
16 27 (11.25%) MCSE
16 27 (11.25%) Finance
17 26 (10.83%) MCP
18 23 (9.58%) Citrix
18 23 (9.58%) Change Management
18 23 (9.58%) Backup Exec
19 22 (9.17%) Incident Management
19 22 (9.17%) Project Management
20 21 (8.75%) Windows 7
20 21 (8.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 21 (8.75%) HP
21 20 (8.33%) VMware

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.00%) Lync
5 11 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 56 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.08%) MS Project
3 28 (11.67%) MS Office
4 11 (4.58%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) Office 365
2 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.25%) PaaS
4 2 (0.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.75%) Firewall
2 8 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (2.92%) LAN
3 7 (2.92%) WAN
4 6 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.50%) TACACS
5 4 (1.67%) Wireless
5 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.67%) SSL
6 2 (0.83%) VPN
6 2 (0.83%) DNS
6 2 (0.83%) WLAN
6 2 (0.83%) MPLS
6 2 (0.83%) OSPF
6 2 (0.83%) BGP
6 2 (0.83%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.83%) VRRP
6 2 (0.83%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (0.83%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.67%) OLAP
3 4 (1.67%) OLTP
3 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.83%) Essbase
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.08%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.67%) AdminStudio
2 4 (1.67%) MSI
3 2 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.42%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.42%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (0.42%) JMeter
4 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (11.25%) Finance
2 10 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.42%) Back Office
3 1 (0.42%) Legal
3 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (21.67%) Analyst
2 32 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 30 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 24 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 22 (9.17%) Service Manager
5 22 (9.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 17 (7.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (7.08%) Service Analyst
7 15 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
7 15 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 14 (5.83%) Consultant
9 12 (5.00%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 8 (3.33%) Senior Manager
13 7 (2.92%) Transition Manager
13 7 (2.92%) Project Officer
14 6 (2.50%) Incident Manager
14 6 (2.50%) Service Transition Manager
14 6 (2.50%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) SOAP
2 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.92%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.08%) SCADA
5 4 (1.67%) PKI
5 4 (1.67%) Statistics
6 3 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.25%) CMDB
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) User Experience
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.00%) Windows
2 30 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (8.75%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.50%) Linux
5 11 (4.58%) Windows Vista
5 11 (4.58%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.33%) UNIX
6 8 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) CentOS
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (42.50%) ITIL
2 51 (21.25%) Service Management
3 43 (17.92%) Service Delivery
4 40 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 23 (9.58%) Change Management
6 22 (9.17%) Project Management
6 22 (9.17%) Incident Management
7 16 (6.67%) ITSM
8 15 (6.25%) People Management
9 12 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 12 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 11 (4.58%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.17%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.75%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.33%) Cyber Security
14 7 (2.92%) Validation
15 6 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (2.50%) Line Management
16 5 (2.08%) Vulnerability Management
16 5 (2.08%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.50%) C
2 15 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.83%) SQL
4 6 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (0.83%) C++
5 2 (0.83%) VB
6 1 (0.42%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 240 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (25.42%) DV Cleared
3 31 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (11.25%) MCSE
5 26 (10.83%) MCP
6 21 (8.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 18 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (4.58%) HNC
8 11 (4.58%) HND
9 9 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.92%) CCNP
12 5 (2.08%) CCSA
12 5 (2.08%) CCSE
13 4 (1.67%) Degree
14 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (1.25%) CCIE
14 3 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.42%) SLA
2 9 (3.75%) BS15000
3 3 (1.25%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) BS25999
System Software
1 19 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.08%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (3.75%) Firmware
6 3 (1.25%) XenApp
7 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.83%) NFS
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (12.08%) OVSD
2 23 (9.58%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.58%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.92%) SCCM
5 4 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.25%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.58%) Citrix
3 21 (8.75%) HP
4 20 (8.33%) VMware
5 12 (5.00%) Cisco
6 11 (4.58%) Remedy
6 11 (4.58%) McAfee
6 11 (4.58%) Lumension
7 10 (4.17%) Sophos
7 10 (4.17%) Oracle
8 9 (3.75%) Juniper
9 8 (3.33%) F5
10 7 (2.92%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.50%) Computacenter
12 5 (2.08%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.08%) Nokia
13 4 (1.67%) NetApp
13 4 (1.67%) AppSense
14 3 (1.25%) IBM
15 2 (0.83%) BMC
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