Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 +27 -13
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 127 140 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.27% 9.64% 3.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.83% 25.88% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 79 34
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.83% +9.37% +2.75%
10th Percentile £249 £325 £231
90th Percentile £537 £575 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £433 £411
% change year-on-year -16.07% +5.36% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.42 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.76% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.42 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +72.76% - -

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 412 541 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.84% 37.23% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 324 242
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £415 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.08% -0.90% +11.67%
10th Percentile £219 £282 £288
90th Percentile £506 £550 £537
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £411 £420
% change year-on-year -8.76% -2.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +63.64% -40.54%
10th Percentile £11.37 £12.28 £10.24
90th Percentile £55.00 £18.00 £12.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year -2.78% +25.00% -44.08%

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

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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 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

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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

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 85 (66.93%) SC Cleared
3 81 (63.78%) ITIL
4 43 (33.86%) Change Management
5 38 (29.92%) Service Management
6 35 (27.56%) Windows
6 35 (27.56%) ITIL V3
7 34 (26.77%) Cisco
8 33 (25.98%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
9 29 (22.83%) Office 365
10 26 (20.47%) PowerShell
11 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Office
12 23 (18.11%) SharePoint
12 23 (18.11%) Firewall
13 22 (17.32%) Skype for Business
13 22 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (16.54%) Cisco ISE
14 21 (16.54%) VMware
15 20 (15.75%) Service Delivery
15 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
16 19 (14.96%) MS Exchange
17 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (14.17%) Finance
17 18 (14.17%) ITSM
17 18 (14.17%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
20 15 (11.81%) SLA
20 15 (11.81%) Cisco ASA

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 23 (18.11%) SharePoint
2 22 (17.32%) Skype for Business
3 19 (14.96%) MS Exchange
4 18 (14.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (6.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.11%) Firewall
2 21 (16.54%) Cisco ISE
3 15 (11.81%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (7.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.51%) Wireless
6 6 (4.72%) BGP
6 6 (4.72%) ICMP
6 6 (4.72%) IPsec
6 6 (4.72%) OSPF
7 4 (3.15%) BIG-IP
7 4 (3.15%) DHCP
7 4 (3.15%) DNS
7 4 (3.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (3.15%) Internet
7 4 (3.15%) LAN
7 4 (3.15%) SAN
7 4 (3.15%) VPN
7 4 (3.15%) WAN
8 3 (2.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Electronics
2 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) Analyst
2 14 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.09%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.09%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Designer
7 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.51%) SharePoint Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Project Officer
8 6 (4.72%) Release Manager
8 6 (4.72%) SharePoint Specialist
8 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 5 (3.94%) ITIL Service Designer
9 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) EJB
1 1 (0.79%) Java EE
1 1 (0.79%) JMS
1 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.15%) CCTV
4 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.56%) Windows
2 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.66%) Windows 7
4 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.87%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.09%) Linux
7 6 (4.72%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.36%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (2.36%) Unix
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (63.78%) ITIL
2 43 (33.86%) Change Management
3 38 (29.92%) Service Management
4 35 (27.56%) ITIL V3
5 33 (25.98%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (15.75%) Service Delivery
7 18 (14.17%) ITSM
8 15 (11.81%) Virtual Environments
9 11 (8.66%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.66%) Project Management
10 9 (7.09%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (7.09%) Service Design
11 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.30%) Presales
12 7 (5.51%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.51%) Network Virtualisation
13 6 (4.72%) CRM
13 6 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (4.72%) Release Management
13 6 (4.72%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.47%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.66%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 127 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 85 (66.93%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (11.02%) MCSA
6 11 (8.66%) CCNP
7 8 (6.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (5.51%) MCSE
9 6 (4.72%) CCNA
10 5 (3.94%) APMP
10 5 (3.94%) CCIE
10 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.36%) ISEB
11 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.36%) MCP
12 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) SLA
2 10 (7.87%) QA
3 4 (3.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.57%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.02%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.15%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.15%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (3.15%) UAG
5 4 (3.15%) vCloud
6 3 (2.36%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.36%) NFS
6 3 (2.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) SCCM
2 10 (7.87%) OVSD
3 6 (4.72%) WSUS
4 3 (2.36%) SCOM
5 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (26.77%) Cisco
2 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.54%) VMware
4 13 (10.24%) Citrix
4 13 (10.24%) F5
5 12 (9.45%) HP
5 12 (9.45%) Juniper
6 11 (8.66%) McAfee
7 9 (7.09%) NetApp
8 7 (5.51%) Forcepoint
8 7 (5.51%) Lumension
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle
10 5 (3.94%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.15%) Remedy
11 4 (3.15%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.36%) Aruba
12 3 (2.36%) Computacenter
13 2 (1.57%) arcserve
13 2 (1.57%) Symantec
13 2 (1.57%) Veeam