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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 10 39 25
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 88 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.80% 4.12% 6.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.19% 17.22% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 34
Median daily rate £450 £445 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +21.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £370 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £55.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year -60.39% +85.16%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 336 180 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 45.04% 23.94% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 128 131
Median daily rate £425 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -35.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 111 (78.17%) SC Cleared
3 58 (40.85%) Microsoft
4 46 (32.39%) Windows
5 44 (30.99%) ITIL
6 34 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (23.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 33 (23.24%) CRM
8 27 (19.01%) Finance
8 27 (19.01%) Risk Management
9 19 (13.38%) MS Office
10 18 (12.68%) MS Excel
10 18 (12.68%) Service Management
11 17 (11.97%) Unix
11 17 (11.97%) OSCP
11 17 (11.97%) Protective Monitoring
11 17 (11.97%) CREST Certified
12 16 (11.27%) Oracle
13 15 (10.56%) .NET
13 15 (10.56%) HTML
13 15 (10.56%) CSS
13 15 (10.56%) PRINCE2
13 15 (10.56%) Management Information System
13 15 (10.56%) CEH
14 14 (9.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 14 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (9.86%) CESG
14 14 (9.86%) Security Testing
14 14 (9.86%) SCCM
14 14 (9.86%) Cisco

DV 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 3 (2.11%) IIS
1 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (13.38%) MS Office
2 18 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.75%) MS Project
4 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (23.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.11%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) IaaS
1 4 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) Wireless
2 11 (7.75%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (6.34%) BIG-IP
3 9 (6.34%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (6.34%) IPsec
4 5 (3.52%) Firewall
4 5 (3.52%) VPN
4 5 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.82%) WAN
6 3 (2.11%) BGP
7 2 (1.41%) DHCP
7 2 (1.41%) DNS
7 2 (1.41%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.41%) FCoE
7 2 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.41%) LAN
7 2 (1.41%) OSPF
8 1 (0.70%) Skype
8 1 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.82%) Big Data
4 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.11%) Essbase
5 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Visual Studio
1 11 (7.75%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (4.23%) MSI
3 4 (2.82%) Ant
3 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.82%) Gradle
4 3 (2.11%) Hudson
4 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (19.01%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Legal
3 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (17.61%) Architect
2 18 (12.68%) Analyst
3 15 (10.56%) Consultant
4 14 (9.86%) Developer
5 11 (7.75%) CRM Developer
5 11 (7.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Security Advisor
7 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.93%) CRM Architect
8 7 (4.93%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Lead Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.23%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.56%) .NET
1 15 (10.56%) CSS
1 15 (10.56%) HTML
2 11 (7.75%) .NET Framework
2 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (7.75%) WCF
3 5 (3.52%) XML
4 4 (2.82%) EJB
4 4 (2.82%) Java EE
4 4 (2.82%) JMS
4 4 (2.82%) Web Services
4 4 (2.82%) XSLT
5 2 (1.41%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.86%) CESG
3 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.63%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.63%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.52%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.41%) CMDB
5 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.70%) CCTV
6 1 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.39%) Windows
2 17 (11.97%) Unix
3 10 (7.04%) Linux
3 10 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.93%) Windows Vista
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.11%) CentOS
9 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.70%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) ITIL
2 34 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (23.24%) CRM
4 27 (19.01%) Risk Management
5 18 (12.68%) Service Management
6 17 (11.97%) Protective Monitoring
7 15 (10.56%) PRINCE2
8 14 (9.86%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (9.86%) Security Testing
8 14 (9.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (9.15%) Project Management
10 12 (8.45%) ISMS
10 12 (8.45%) ITIL V3
11 11 (7.75%) Incident Management
11 11 (7.75%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (7.04%) Change Management
12 10 (7.04%) Cryptography
12 10 (7.04%) Test Strategy
13 9 (6.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.93%) SQL
3 4 (2.82%) C#
3 4 (2.82%) Java
3 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.11%) Perl
4 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.11%) Python
5 2 (1.41%) C
6 1 (0.70%) C++
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 111 (78.17%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.97%) CREST Certified
3 17 (11.97%) OSCP
4 15 (10.56%) CEH
5 14 (9.86%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (9.86%) CISSP
6 7 (4.93%) CCNP
6 7 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.11%) CCNA
10 3 (2.11%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (2.11%) CHECK Team Member
10 3 (2.11%) CISM
10 3 (2.11%) ISEB
10 3 (2.11%) MCP
10 3 (2.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) RMADS
2 8 (5.63%) GPG13
3 7 (4.93%) SLA
4 5 (3.52%) QA
5 2 (1.41%) FedRAMP
5 2 (1.41%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (5.63%) XenApp
2 8 (5.63%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.11%) Docker
5 3 (2.11%) vCloud
5 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.41%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.70%) UAG
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) SCCM
2 8 (5.63%) AppDNA
3 5 (3.52%) OVSD
3 5 (3.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.11%) Puppet
4 3 (2.11%) SCOM
4 3 (2.11%) vRealize
4 3 (2.11%) WSUS
5 2 (1.41%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 58 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) Oracle
3 14 (9.86%) Cisco
4 12 (8.45%) Citrix
4 12 (8.45%) F5
4 12 (8.45%) VMware
5 8 (5.63%) AppSense
5 8 (5.63%) HP
5 8 (5.63%) Palo Alto
6 7 (4.93%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.82%) Intel Security
7 4 (2.82%) Lumension
8 3 (2.11%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.41%) BMC
9 2 (1.41%) Remedy
9 2 (1.41%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.70%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.70%) IFS