Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 23 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -11
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 117 133 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.75% 8.09% 4.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.77% 26.87% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 83 42
Milton Keynes median daily rate £363 £405 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.49% -0.12% +5.32%
10th Percentile £200 £224 £250
90th Percentile £450 £625 £524
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £415 £411
% change year-on-year -12.65% +0.97% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £56.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 £56.25 -
% change year-on-year -5.19% - -

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 437 495 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.96% 30.11% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 281 289
Milton Keynes median daily rate £364 £407 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.58% -3.10% +12.00%
10th Percentile £209 £250 £225
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.76% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £10.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +69.49% -44.11%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.94 £10.23
90th Percentile £50.75 £35.45 £11.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +24.14% -66.08%

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

DV Cleared
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 20 August 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

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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 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 90 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 79 (67.52%) ITIL
4 44 (37.61%) ITIL V3
5 43 (36.75%) Change Management
6 40 (34.19%) Service Management
7 37 (31.62%) Microsoft
8 33 (28.21%) Office 365
9 28 (23.93%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (21.37%) Windows
11 25 (21.37%) Finance
12 23 (19.66%) Service Delivery
12 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
13 22 (18.80%) ITSM
14 20 (17.09%) Cisco
14 20 (17.09%) Project Management
15 19 (16.24%) Citrix
15 19 (16.24%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (16.24%) Skype for Business
15 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
16 18 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (15.38%) SQL
16 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
16 18 (15.38%) Firewall
17 16 (13.68%) PRINCE2
17 16 (13.68%) F5
18 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010

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 26 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (16.24%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (16.24%) Skype for Business
3 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.21%) Office 365
2 3 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.38%) Firewall
2 14 (11.97%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
4 9 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.27%) BGP
5 5 (4.27%) Internet
5 5 (4.27%) IPsec
5 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.42%) BIG-IP
6 4 (3.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (3.42%) ICMP
6 4 (3.42%) OSPF
6 4 (3.42%) SAN
6 4 (3.42%) VPN
6 4 (3.42%) Wireless
7 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.85%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
7 1 (0.85%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 25 (21.37%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Electronics
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Analyst
2 12 (10.26%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.40%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (5.98%) Designer
5 7 (5.98%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 7 (5.98%) SharePoint Analyst
6 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) SharePoint Specialist
7 5 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.27%) Project Officer
7 5 (4.27%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.27%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) CCTV
4 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) CMDB
5 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.37%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.55%) Linux
4 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.98%) Unix
6 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.42%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (67.52%) ITIL
2 44 (37.61%) ITIL V3
3 43 (36.75%) Change Management
4 40 (34.19%) Service Management
5 28 (23.93%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (19.66%) Service Delivery
7 22 (18.80%) ITSM
8 20 (17.09%) Project Management
9 16 (13.68%) PRINCE2
10 15 (12.82%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.84%) Presales
11 8 (6.84%) Service Design
12 7 (5.98%) CRM
13 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 6 (5.13%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
14 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (4.27%) Project Planning
14 5 (4.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 90 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (11.11%) MCSA
5 11 (9.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (6.84%) APMP
6 8 (6.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (5.13%) MCSE
8 5 (4.27%) ISEB
9 4 (3.42%) CCNP
9 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.42%) HNC
9 4 (3.42%) HND
10 3 (2.56%) MCDBA
10 3 (2.56%) MCITP
11 2 (1.71%) CCIP
11 2 (1.71%) CCNA
11 2 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) QA
2 12 (10.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.42%) vCloud
6 3 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.71%) XenApp
8 1 (0.85%) NFS
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) SCCM
2 9 (7.69%) WSUS
3 7 (5.98%) OVSD
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 37 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.09%) Cisco
3 19 (16.24%) Citrix
4 16 (13.68%) F5
5 14 (11.97%) VMware
6 13 (11.11%) McAfee
7 12 (10.26%) HP
7 12 (10.26%) Juniper
8 9 (7.69%) Oracle
9 7 (5.98%) NetApp
10 4 (3.42%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.71%) Aruba
11 2 (1.71%) Lumension
11 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.85%) arcserve
12 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.85%) Symantec
12 1 (0.85%) Veeam