Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 226 213 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.34% 12.63% 14.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.93% 51.20% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 144 146
Milton Keynes median daily rate £363 £414 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.32% -3.94% +7.75%
10th Percentile £208 £162 £263
90th Percentile £466 £562 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £415 £431
% change year-on-year -12.53% -3.71% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +73.42% -42.40%
10th Percentile £11.55 £15.36 £10.23
90th Percentile £19.68 £19.73 £10.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £10.24
% change year-on-year -2.78% +75.87% -76.20%

SC 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 397 416 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.71% 24.67% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 253 283
Milton Keynes median daily rate £379 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £188 £218
90th Percentile £500 £547 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +70.90% -33.44%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £24.30 £34.75 £11.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -68.18%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

SC 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 SC Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 226 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 142 (62.83%) ITIL
3 83 (36.73%) ITIL V3
4 81 (35.84%) DV Cleared
5 76 (33.63%) Service Management
6 73 (32.30%) Microsoft
7 65 (28.76%) Windows
8 59 (26.11%) Microsoft Office
9 47 (20.80%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (19.47%) Active Directory
11 43 (19.03%) Change Management
12 41 (18.14%) ITSM
13 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (15.93%) Finance
15 34 (15.04%) SQL
16 33 (14.60%) Oracle
17 31 (13.72%) Problem Management
17 31 (13.72%) VMware
17 31 (13.72%) Office 365
18 28 (12.39%) MS Exchange
19 27 (11.95%) Virtual Environments
20 26 (11.50%) Citrix
20 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (11.06%) TCP/IP
21 25 (11.06%) Service Delivery
21 25 (11.06%) Windows Server
22 24 (10.62%) SharePoint
23 23 (10.18%) SLA
23 23 (10.18%) Linux
23 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification

SC 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 28 (12.39%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.62%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.52%) Skype for Business
4 16 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.54%) IIS
8 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 59 (26.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.72%) Office 365
2 15 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.65%) IaaS
5 5 (2.21%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.06%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.96%) Firewall
3 13 (5.75%) VPN
4 11 (4.87%) BGP
4 11 (4.87%) BIG-IP
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (4.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (4.87%) IPsec
5 8 (3.54%) Internet
5 8 (3.54%) WAN
6 7 (3.10%) LAN
6 7 (3.10%) SSL
6 7 (3.10%) Telepresence
7 5 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.21%) SAN
7 5 (2.21%) Skype
8 4 (1.77%) ICMP
8 4 (1.77%) OSPF
8 4 (1.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.21%) Power BI
3 5 (2.21%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.88%) MySQL
6 2 (0.88%) OLTP
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Maven
2 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (15.93%) Finance
2 6 (2.65%) Law
3 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (24.34%) Analyst
2 18 (7.96%) Incident Manager
3 17 (7.52%) Desktop Support
3 17 (7.52%) Service Manager
4 16 (7.08%) Service Analyst
4 16 (7.08%) Support Engineer
5 15 (6.64%) Major Incident Manager
6 13 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (5.31%) Project Officer
8 11 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.42%) Designer
9 10 (4.42%) Developer
9 10 (4.42%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 10 (4.42%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (3.98%) Applications Support
10 9 (3.98%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.31%) CSS
2 5 (2.21%) DHTML
2 5 (2.21%) Hibernate
2 5 (2.21%) HTML
2 5 (2.21%) J2EE
2 5 (2.21%) JSF
2 5 (2.21%) JSP
2 5 (2.21%) Spring
2 5 (2.21%) Struts
2 5 (2.21%) Struts2
2 5 (2.21%) Web Services
2 5 (2.21%) XML
3 4 (1.77%) .NET
4 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.88%) Node.js
5 2 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.44%) WCF
6 1 (0.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.73%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.33%) CMDB
7 2 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.44%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.44%) RIA
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.76%) Windows
2 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (11.06%) Windows Server
4 23 (10.18%) Linux
5 16 (7.08%) Unix
6 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.42%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.65%) CentOS
9 6 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.65%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (62.83%) ITIL
2 83 (36.73%) ITIL V3
3 76 (33.63%) Service Management
4 47 (20.80%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (19.03%) Change Management
6 41 (18.14%) ITSM
7 31 (13.72%) Problem Management
8 27 (11.95%) Virtual Environments
9 25 (11.06%) Service Delivery
10 20 (8.85%) Incident Management
11 19 (8.41%) CRM
11 19 (8.41%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.64%) Project Management
13 14 (6.19%) Capacity Management
13 14 (6.19%) Critical Thinking
14 13 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (5.75%) Configuration Management
14 13 (5.75%) ERP
15 10 (4.42%) Migration
15 10 (4.42%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.04%) SQL
2 21 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.65%) Java
5 4 (1.77%) C#
6 2 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.44%) C-shell
7 1 (0.44%) Korn
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 226 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (35.84%) DV Cleared
3 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.87%) CCNP
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.98%) CCNA
7 8 (3.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (3.54%) MCSA
8 7 (3.10%) ISEB
8 7 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.65%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (2.65%) MCITP
10 5 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (2.21%) MCDBA
11 4 (1.77%) CCIP
11 4 (1.77%) MCP
11 4 (1.77%) MCSE
11 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.18%) SLA
2 10 (4.42%) QA
3 5 (2.21%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.64%) NFS
3 15 (6.64%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (2.21%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.33%) vCloud
6 3 (1.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (7.08%) SCCM
2 12 (5.31%) OVSD
3 10 (4.42%) WSUS
4 7 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.65%) Nagios
6 5 (2.21%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.88%) Puppet
9 1 (0.44%) Ansible
9 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.44%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 73 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.60%) Oracle
3 31 (13.72%) VMware
4 26 (11.50%) Citrix
5 22 (9.73%) HP
6 14 (6.19%) F5
7 13 (5.75%) SAP
8 11 (4.87%) Cisco
8 11 (4.87%) Juniper
8 11 (4.87%) NetApp
8 11 (4.87%) Palo Alto
9 10 (4.42%) McAfee
10 7 (3.10%) Aruba
11 5 (2.21%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.77%) webMethods
13 3 (1.33%) BMC
13 3 (1.33%) Lumension
13 3 (1.33%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.44%) Centrify
14 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint