Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Government Security Classifications skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Government Security Classifications over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Government Security Classifications (GSC)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - +93 -
Contract jobs citing Government Security Classifications 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.56% - 0.080%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.78% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £442 - £525
10th Percentile £414 - £513
90th Percentile £458 - £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £442 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Government Security Classifications is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 185 286 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.87% 16.11% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 164 136
Milton Keynes median daily rate £403 £350 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -19.40% +24.07%
10th Percentile £210 £200 £210
90th Percentile £641 £546 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £350 £430
% change year-on-year +18.57% -18.60% +22.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +25.44% -13.54%
10th Percentile £10.80 £15.82 £9.31
90th Percentile £18.00 £18.60 £21.45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year -21.94% +22.66% -16.14%

Government Security Classifications
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Government Security Classifications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Government Security Classifications in Milton Keynes

Government Security Classifications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Government Security Classifications in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Government Security Classifications in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Government Security Classifications 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 Government Security Classifications.

1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Government Security Classifications
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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Telepresence
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Aruba
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix