Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 124 109 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.87% 6.47% 5.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.69% 26.20% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 80 50
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £390 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% -5.86% +3.44%
10th Percentile £209 £144 £268
90th Percentile £450 £589 £543
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £394 £415
% change year-on-year -4.82% -5.06% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.04% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.04% - -

DV Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 404 416 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.90% 24.67% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 253 283
Milton Keynes median daily rate £379 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £188 £218
90th Percentile £499 £547 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +70.94% -33.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £24.30 £34.75 £10.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -2.78% +29.78% -67.74%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DV Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 124 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (66.13%) SC Cleared
2 82 (66.13%) ITIL
3 59 (47.58%) Microsoft
4 51 (41.13%) Service Management
5 50 (40.32%) ITIL V3
6 45 (36.29%) Windows
7 38 (30.65%) Change Management
8 33 (26.61%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
10 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 31 (25.00%) VMware
11 30 (24.19%) Office 365
12 29 (23.39%) ITSM
13 27 (21.77%) Windows Server
14 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (20.97%) MS Exchange
14 26 (20.97%) PowerShell
15 25 (20.16%) SQL
15 25 (20.16%) Citrix
16 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (17.74%) Service Delivery
18 21 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (16.13%) Finance
20 19 (15.32%) Firewall
20 19 (15.32%) Skype for Business
21 18 (14.52%) Project Management
21 18 (14.52%) Cisco
22 17 (13.71%) Hyper-V
22 17 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2007

DV Cleared
Co-occurring 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 26 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.32%) Skype for Business
3 17 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (11.29%) SharePoint
5 11 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (6.45%) IIS
7 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (5.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (4.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.19%) Office 365
2 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.03%) OneDrive
5 4 (3.23%) IaaS
6 2 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) Firewall
2 12 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (9.68%) Cisco ISE
3 10 (8.06%) Skype
4 7 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (4.84%) BGP
5 6 (4.84%) BIG-IP
5 6 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (4.84%) IPsec
5 6 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.03%) LAN
6 5 (4.03%) WAN
7 4 (3.23%) DHCP
7 4 (3.23%) DNS
7 4 (3.23%) ICMP
7 4 (3.23%) OSPF
7 4 (3.23%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.23%) Wireless
8 3 (2.42%) SAN
9 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.03%) Power BI
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.61%) MySQL
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Analyst
2 15 (12.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (8.06%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.26%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.84%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.03%) Designer
8 5 (4.03%) SharePoint Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) DBA
9 4 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) .NET
1 2 (1.61%) ADSI
1 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.61%) CSS
1 2 (1.61%) LDAP
1 2 (1.61%) MEAN Stack
1 2 (1.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.84%) Clustering
5 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.61%) CMDB
7 2 (1.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.81%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.29%) Windows
2 27 (21.77%) Windows Server
3 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.26%) Linux
6 9 (7.26%) Unix
6 9 (7.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (66.13%) ITIL
2 51 (41.13%) Service Management
3 50 (40.32%) ITIL V3
4 38 (30.65%) Change Management
5 33 (26.61%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (23.39%) ITSM
7 22 (17.74%) Service Delivery
8 18 (14.52%) Project Management
9 16 (12.90%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (11.29%) CRM
11 13 (10.48%) Incident Management
11 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.26%) Presales
13 8 (6.45%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.45%) Critical Thinking
14 7 (5.65%) Patch Management
14 7 (5.65%) Problem Management
14 7 (5.65%) Server Building
14 7 (5.65%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 25 (20.16%) SQL
3 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.42%) C
5 2 (1.61%) C#
5 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (66.13%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (9.68%) MCSA
5 9 (7.26%) CCNP
5 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.45%) CCNA
6 8 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (4.03%) APMP
9 4 (3.23%) CCA
9 4 (3.23%) CCIP
9 4 (3.23%) HNC
9 4 (3.23%) HND
9 4 (3.23%) MCTS
9 4 (3.23%) VCAP
9 4 (3.23%) VCP4
9 4 (3.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) SLA
2 9 (7.26%) QA
3 3 (2.42%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.71%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.10%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (5.65%) vCloud
6 4 (3.23%) vSphere
6 4 (3.23%) XenServer
7 3 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.42%) UAG
7 3 (2.42%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.61%) Docker
8 2 (1.61%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.81%) NFS
9 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) SCCM
2 9 (7.26%) OVSD
2 9 (7.26%) WSUS
3 8 (6.45%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.23%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.81%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) Nagios
6 1 (0.81%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.81%) SCSM
Vendors
1 59 (47.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.00%) VMware
3 25 (20.16%) Citrix
4 18 (14.52%) Cisco
5 15 (12.10%) F5
6 14 (11.29%) HP
7 12 (9.68%) Juniper
8 11 (8.87%) McAfee
9 8 (6.45%) Oracle
10 6 (4.84%) Palo Alto
11 5 (4.03%) NetApp
12 3 (2.42%) Forcepoint
12 3 (2.42%) Remedy
12 3 (2.42%) webMethods
13 2 (1.61%) Aruba
13 2 (1.61%) Computacenter
13 2 (1.61%) Lumension
14 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
14 1 (0.81%) Symantec
14 1 (0.81%) Veeam