Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 22 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 111 91 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.54% 7.38% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.21% 21.41% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 67
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £436 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.15% +6.22% +17.14%
10th Percentile £144 £304 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £579
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £430 £410
% change year-on-year -6.98% +5.01% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 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 408 425 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.04% 34.47% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 302 241
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +6.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £260 £277 £210
90th Percentile £550 £588 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.64 £11.34
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.70 £17.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% +20.00%

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

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (66.67%) ITIL
2 74 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 49 (44.14%) Microsoft
4 40 (36.04%) Windows
5 30 (27.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 26 (23.42%) Service Delivery
6 26 (23.42%) Service Management
7 25 (22.52%) ITIL V3
8 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
8 22 (19.82%) Windows Server
9 20 (18.02%) Service Design
10 18 (16.22%) PRINCE2
10 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (14.41%) HP
11 16 (14.41%) ISO 9001
11 16 (14.41%) Change Management
12 15 (13.51%) ITSM
12 15 (13.51%) Finance
12 15 (13.51%) Linux
13 14 (12.61%) SLA
14 13 (11.71%) SQL
15 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
15 12 (10.81%) Office 365
16 11 (9.91%) Lumension
16 11 (9.91%) Logistics
16 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Project
16 11 (9.91%) Risk Management
17 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (9.01%) VMware

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 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.50%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Office 365
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (2.70%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.70%) SAN
2 3 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.80%) Skype
3 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.80%) Wireless
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Ant
1 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.90%) Gradle
1 1 (0.90%) Hudson
1 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.90%) JIRA
1 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.90%) Selenium
1 1 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Electronics
2 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (18.02%) Service Manager
2 14 (12.61%) Analyst
3 11 (9.91%) Architect
4 10 (9.01%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (9.01%) Consultant
5 8 (7.21%) Service Transition Manager
5 8 (7.21%) Transition Manager
6 7 (6.31%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.31%) ITIL Manager
6 7 (6.31%) ITIL Service Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Service Design Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.60%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) CSS
2 1 (0.90%) EJB
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) Java EE
2 1 (0.90%) JMS
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
1 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.60%) PKI
1 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
2 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) CCTV
2 3 (2.70%) CESG
3 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.04%) Windows
2 22 (19.82%) Windows Server
3 15 (13.51%) Linux
4 10 (9.01%) Windows 10
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.50%) Android
5 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.80%) Solaris
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (66.67%) ITIL
2 26 (23.42%) Service Delivery
2 26 (23.42%) Service Management
3 25 (22.52%) ITIL V3
4 20 (18.02%) Service Design
5 18 (16.22%) PRINCE2
6 16 (14.41%) Change Management
7 15 (13.51%) ITSM
8 11 (9.91%) Logistics
8 11 (9.91%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.21%) Line Management
10 8 (7.21%) People Management
11 7 (6.31%) Disk Encryption
11 7 (6.31%) Project Management
11 7 (6.31%) Ticket Management
12 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
13 5 (4.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.80%) Java
3 2 (1.80%) Python
4 1 (0.90%) C
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) C++
4 1 (0.90%) Perl
4 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 30 (27.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.41%) CCIE
7 5 (4.50%) CCNA
7 5 (4.50%) MCSE
8 4 (3.60%) APMP
8 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.60%) MCSA
8 4 (3.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (2.70%) CCNP
9 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.80%) CCSP
10 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.90%) ISEB
11 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) ISO 9001
2 14 (12.61%) SLA
3 7 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (6.31%) QA
4 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.90%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) BitLocker
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.70%) NFS
4 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) OVSD
2 9 (8.11%) SCCM
3 8 (7.21%) SCOM
4 6 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) SCSM
6 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (44.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) HP
3 11 (9.91%) Lumension
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco
4 10 (9.01%) VMware
5 7 (6.31%) McAfee
6 5 (4.50%) Apple
6 5 (4.50%) NetApp
6 5 (4.50%) Symantec
7 4 (3.60%) Citrix
8 3 (2.70%) Oracle
8 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.80%) Sun
10 1 (0.90%) arcserve
10 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.90%) Dell
10 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.90%) StorageTek
10 1 (0.90%) Veeam