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 26 June 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 34 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 56 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.46% 3.97% 5.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.79% 14.69% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 35
Median daily rate £416 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.53% -8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £285 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.33 £22.84
% change year-on-year +5.48% -6.59%  

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 209 177 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 27.83% 27.02% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 127 136
Median daily rate £405 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +2.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.62 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 26 June 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 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 26 June 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
2 108 (76.06%) SC Cleared
3 53 (37.32%) ITIL
4 45 (31.69%) Microsoft
5 39 (27.46%) Windows
6 34 (23.94%) Finance
7 28 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (19.01%) Service Management
9 26 (18.31%) Cisco
10 25 (17.61%) CRM
11 24 (16.90%) Dynamics CRM
12 20 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (14.08%) PRINCE2
12 20 (14.08%) Citrix
13 19 (13.38%) Project Management
13 19 (13.38%) F5
14 17 (11.97%) Firewall
14 17 (11.97%) HP
14 17 (11.97%) VMware
14 17 (11.97%) Risk Management
15 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
15 16 (11.27%) ITIL V3
16 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Office
16 15 (10.56%) ITSM
16 15 (10.56%) SCCM
17 14 (9.86%) Linux
17 14 (9.86%) Oracle
17 14 (9.86%) PowerShell
17 14 (9.86%) Protective Monitoring
18 13 (9.15%) Unix

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 9 (6.34%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.52%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.11%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (16.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.75%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (7.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) Office 365
2 4 (2.82%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (11.97%) Firewall
3 11 (7.75%) BIG-IP
3 11 (7.75%) WAN
4 10 (7.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (5.63%) LAN
5 8 (5.63%) Wireless
6 5 (3.52%) IPsec
6 5 (3.52%) Network Security
6 5 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.82%) SAN
7 4 (2.82%) VPN
8 3 (2.11%) BGP
8 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.41%) DHCP
9 2 (1.41%) DNS
9 2 (1.41%) ICMP
9 2 (1.41%) SNMP
9 2 (1.41%) SSL
9 2 (1.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.34%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.70%) Big Data
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MSI
2 9 (6.34%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.34%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.70%) Ant
3 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.70%) Gradle
3 1 (0.70%) Hudson
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (23.94%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.23%) Electronics
4 2 (1.41%) Legal
4 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (21.83%) Architect
2 14 (9.86%) Consultant
3 11 (7.75%) Test Manager
4 10 (7.04%) Analyst
4 10 (7.04%) Developer
5 9 (6.34%) CRM Developer
5 9 (6.34%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (4.93%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.52%) CRM Architect
9 5 (3.52%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Designer
9 5 (3.52%) E-Business Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Security Advisor
9 5 (3.52%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.75%) .NET
2 10 (7.04%) CSS
2 10 (7.04%) HTML
3 9 (6.34%) .NET Framework
3 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (6.34%) WCF
4 2 (1.41%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.70%) EJB
5 1 (0.70%) Java EE
5 1 (0.70%) JMS
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.63%) CESG
3 8 (5.63%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.63%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.52%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) CCTV
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.46%) Windows
2 14 (9.86%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) Unix
4 12 (8.45%) Windows Vista
5 11 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.93%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.11%) CentOS
11 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.70%) Solaris
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) ITIL
2 28 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.01%) Service Management
4 25 (17.61%) CRM
5 20 (14.08%) PRINCE2
6 19 (13.38%) Project Management
7 17 (11.97%) Risk Management
8 16 (11.27%) ITIL V3
9 15 (10.56%) ITSM
10 14 (9.86%) Protective Monitoring
11 12 (8.45%) DevOps
11 12 (8.45%) Service Delivery
12 11 (7.75%) Change Management
12 11 (7.75%) Virtual Environments
13 10 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.34%) Application Packaging
14 9 (6.34%) Release Management
14 9 (6.34%) Service Design
14 9 (6.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (5.63%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.34%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.34%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) C
3 1 (0.70%) C#
3 1 (0.70%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) Perl
3 1 (0.70%) Python
3 1 (0.70%) VB
3 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 108 (76.06%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (7.04%) CCNP
4 10 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.34%) CREST Certified
5 9 (6.34%) OSCP
6 8 (5.63%) CISSP
6 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.93%) CEH
7 7 (4.93%) ISEB
7 7 (4.93%) MCP
8 6 (4.23%) MCSE
8 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (2.11%) CHECK Team Leader
11 3 (2.11%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (2.11%) SANS
12 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 8 (5.63%) GPG13
3 6 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (3.52%) QA
4 5 (3.52%) RMADS
5 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.70%) COBIT
6 1 (0.70%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.70%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.34%) XenApp
5 8 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (5.63%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.23%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.41%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.70%) UAG
9 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) SCCM
2 9 (6.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (5.63%) AppDNA
4 7 (4.93%) OVSD
5 3 (2.11%) Nagios
6 2 (1.41%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.41%) Puppet
7 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) OpenView
7 1 (0.70%) SCOM
7 1 (0.70%) vMotion
7 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (31.69%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.31%) Cisco
3 20 (14.08%) Citrix
4 19 (13.38%) F5
5 17 (11.97%) HP
5 17 (11.97%) VMware
6 14 (9.86%) Oracle
7 9 (6.34%) Palo Alto
8 8 (5.63%) AppSense
9 7 (4.93%) Juniper
10 6 (4.23%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.11%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.11%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.41%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.41%) Lumension
12 2 (1.41%) McAfee
12 2 (1.41%) Nokia
12 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.41%) Remedy
12 2 (1.41%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
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