Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 112 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.41% 6.27% 5.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.92% 19.38% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 59 83
Milton Keynes median daily rate £385 £430 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% +5.65% +16.29%
10th Percentile £144 £266 £165
90th Percentile £570 £548 £536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £430 £409
% change year-on-year -9.88% +5.13% +16.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 416 418 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.83% 32.35% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 308 300
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.46% +16.75%
10th Percentile £197 £226 £210
90th Percentile £527 £550 £501
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 3 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £10.24 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.90% -33.44% +2.57%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.23 £13.48
90th Percentile £41.25 £44.05 £17.29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -43.75% +140.00%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 69 (61.61%) ITIL
4 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
5 36 (32.14%) Windows
6 31 (27.68%) Service Management
7 29 (25.89%) ITIL V3
8 26 (23.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 25 (22.32%) Service Delivery
9 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
10 24 (21.43%) Windows Server
10 24 (21.43%) Service Design
11 22 (19.64%) Finance
12 19 (16.96%) SLA
13 18 (16.07%) HP
13 18 (16.07%) Change Management
13 18 (16.07%) ITSM
14 16 (14.29%) ISO 9001
14 16 (14.29%) SQL
15 15 (13.39%) Risk Management
16 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2
16 14 (12.50%) Office 365
17 12 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 12 (10.71%) Linux
17 12 (10.71%) Cisco
17 12 (10.71%) Project Management
18 11 (9.82%) QA
18 11 (9.82%) OVSD
18 11 (9.82%) Logistics

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 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.46%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.68%) IIS
7 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) LAN
1 3 (2.68%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (1.79%) SAN
2 2 (1.79%) SNMP
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
2 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.89%) GIS
3 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Ant
1 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.89%) Gradle
1 1 (0.89%) Hudson
1 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
1 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.89%) Selenium
1 1 (0.89%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.46%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (16.96%) Service Manager
2 16 (14.29%) Architect
3 12 (10.71%) Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Consultant
5 8 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
5 8 (7.14%) Transition Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Designer
6 7 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Service Design Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.36%) ITIL Manager
7 6 (5.36%) ITIL Service Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.57%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.89%) CSS
2 1 (0.89%) EJB
2 1 (0.89%) HTML
2 1 (0.89%) Java EE
2 1 (0.89%) JMS
2 1 (0.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) XML
2 1 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.46%) PKI
3 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.68%) CCTV
4 3 (2.68%) CESG
5 1 (0.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 24 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.71%) Linux
4 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.46%) Android
7 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.57%) Unix
8 4 (3.57%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.61%) ITIL
2 31 (27.68%) Service Management
3 29 (25.89%) ITIL V3
4 25 (22.32%) Service Delivery
5 24 (21.43%) Service Design
6 18 (16.07%) Change Management
6 18 (16.07%) ITSM
7 15 (13.39%) Risk Management
8 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 12 (10.71%) Project Management
10 11 (9.82%) Logistics
11 9 (8.04%) Disk Encryption
12 8 (7.14%) Presales
13 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (6.25%) Ticket Management
14 6 (5.36%) Line Management
14 6 (5.36%) Migration
14 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (4.46%) Contract Management
15 5 (4.46%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.79%) Java
3 2 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (0.89%) C
4 1 (0.89%) C#
4 1 (0.89%) C++
4 1 (0.89%) Perl
4 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 26 (23.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (8.04%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.25%) CCIE
6 7 (6.25%) CCNA
7 6 (5.36%) CCNP
7 6 (5.36%) MCSE
7 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (3.57%) MCSA
9 3 (2.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.79%) APMP
10 2 (1.79%) MCP
11 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.89%) OSCP
11 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.96%) SLA
2 16 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 12 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 11 (9.82%) QA
5 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.89%) COBIT
7 1 (0.89%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.89%) P3O
7 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.25%) Firmware
3 6 (5.36%) BitLocker
4 5 (4.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) OVSD
2 9 (8.04%) SCCM
3 6 (5.36%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.68%) WSUS
6 2 (1.79%) SCOM
7 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.07%) HP
3 12 (10.71%) Cisco
4 9 (8.04%) McAfee
5 6 (5.36%) Lumension
6 5 (4.46%) Apple
6 5 (4.46%) Citrix
6 5 (4.46%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.46%) VMware
7 4 (3.57%) Symantec
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle
9 2 (1.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.89%) Sun