Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 28 23
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 140 111 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.97% 6.54% 7.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.27% 27.21% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 91 64
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £400 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -8.15% +6.22%
10th Percentile £237 £144 £304
90th Percentile £503 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £430
% change year-on-year -3.13% -6.98% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £17.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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 386 408 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.99% 24.04% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 251 304
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.43% +6.88%
10th Percentile £223 £260 £280
90th Percentile £575 £550 £588
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £430
% change year-on-year - -6.98% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.19 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -2.78% +24.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.00 £10.64
90th Percentile £48.38 £21.00 £38.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.75 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.48% +2.44% +13.89%

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 17 January 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 72 (51.43%) ITIL
4 66 (47.14%) Microsoft
5 54 (38.57%) Windows
6 42 (30.00%) ITIL V3
7 39 (27.86%) Service Management
8 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (25.71%) Windows Server
9 35 (25.00%) VMware
10 34 (24.29%) Active Directory
10 34 (24.29%) Office 365
11 32 (22.86%) SQL
12 31 (22.14%) MS Exchange
12 31 (22.14%) Change Management
13 30 (21.43%) PowerShell
14 26 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
15 25 (17.86%) ITSM
16 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (17.14%) Citrix
16 24 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (16.43%) Hyper-V
17 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (15.00%) Project Management
18 21 (15.00%) Skype for Business
19 19 (13.57%) Finance
20 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 18 (12.86%) Presales

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 31 (22.14%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (15.00%) Skype for Business
4 16 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (6.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.29%) IIS
9 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 34 (24.29%) Office 365
2 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.57%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.86%) IaaS
6 2 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) Firewall
2 10 (7.14%) Skype
3 7 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 6 (4.29%) BGP
4 6 (4.29%) BIG-IP
4 6 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.29%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (4.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.29%) IPsec
4 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.57%) LAN
5 5 (3.57%) WAN
6 4 (2.86%) DHCP
6 4 (2.86%) DNS
6 4 (2.86%) ICMP
6 4 (2.86%) OSPF
6 4 (2.86%) Wireless
7 2 (1.43%) Internet
7 2 (1.43%) SSL
7 2 (1.43%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.57%) Power BI
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (28.57%) Analyst
2 18 (12.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (10.71%) Consultant
4 10 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.71%) Service Manager
6 8 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.29%) SharePoint Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) MEAN Stack
1 3 (2.14%) Node.js
2 2 (1.43%) .NET
2 2 (1.43%) ADSI
2 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.43%) CSS
2 2 (1.43%) LDAP
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.71%) Clustering
5 6 (4.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.14%) PKI
9 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.43%) CMDB
10 1 (0.71%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.57%) Windows
2 36 (25.71%) Windows Server
2 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.14%) Linux
6 9 (6.43%) Unix
7 3 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.71%) CentOS
8 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.43%) ITIL
2 42 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 39 (27.86%) Service Management
4 31 (22.14%) Change Management
5 26 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (17.86%) ITSM
7 21 (15.00%) Project Management
8 18 (12.86%) Presales
9 17 (12.14%) Incident Management
10 16 (11.43%) CRM
11 14 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.29%) Patch Management
13 12 (8.57%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.86%) Migration
15 10 (7.14%) Risk Management
15 10 (7.14%) Server Building
15 10 (7.14%) Server Management
15 10 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
16 8 (5.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.86%) SQL
2 30 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.86%) C
5 2 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 140 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (6.43%) CCNP
6 9 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.71%) CCNA
7 8 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (4.29%) CCA
9 6 (4.29%) MCSA
9 6 (4.29%) MCTS
9 6 (4.29%) VCAP
9 6 (4.29%) VCP4
9 6 (4.29%) VCP5
10 4 (2.86%) APMP
10 4 (2.86%) CCIP
10 4 (2.86%) HNC
10 4 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.57%) SLA
3 3 (2.14%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (2.14%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.29%) vCloud
5 6 (4.29%) vSphere
5 6 (4.29%) XenServer
6 4 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.14%) Docker
7 3 (2.14%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.14%) UAG
7 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.43%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) SCCM
2 12 (8.57%) SCVMM
3 11 (7.86%) OVSD
4 6 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.29%) vCenter Server
4 6 (4.29%) WSUS
5 3 (2.14%) SCOM
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.71%) Ansible
7 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.71%) Nagios
7 1 (0.71%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.00%) VMware
3 24 (17.14%) Citrix
4 16 (11.43%) HP
5 15 (10.71%) Oracle
6 14 (10.00%) Cisco
7 9 (6.43%) F5
8 8 (5.71%) McAfee
9 6 (4.29%) Juniper
9 6 (4.29%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.86%) webMethods
11 3 (2.14%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.14%) NetApp
11 3 (2.14%) Remedy
12 2 (1.43%) Aruba
12 2 (1.43%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.43%) Lumension
13 1 (0.71%) Blue Coat