Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 43 105 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.82% 19.06% 11.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.05% 51.98% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 92 86
10th Percentile £360 £303 £236
25th Percentile £460 £404 £308
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £445
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% +1.12% +15.51%
75th Percentile £575 £601 £505
90th Percentile £606 £638 £571
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
10th Percentile £34.55 £14.30 £12.80
25th Percentile £35.38 £14.75 "
Median hourly rate £37.75 £16.00 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +135.94% +14.29% -20.00%
75th Percentile £39.13 £18.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £39.35 £19.70 £51.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.75 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +109.72% +28.57% -20.00%

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 113 202 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.80% 36.66% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 166 210
10th Percentile £281 £281 £213
25th Percentile £381 £389 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £450 £440
Median % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.27% +13.18%
75th Percentile £574 £575 £538
90th Percentile £600 £638 £607
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £523 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +22.94% -3.41% +10.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 36
10th Percentile £30.80 £15.53 £13.38
25th Percentile £32.00 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.75 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +114.93% -6.94% +2.86%
75th Percentile £38.75 £18.63 £42.50
90th Percentile £39.20 £25.59 £48.13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.75 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +116.18% -5.56% +1.41%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (48.84%) Social Skills
3 11 (25.58%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
4 10 (23.26%) Public Sector
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Windows
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) ERP
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Replication
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (11.63%) Nessus
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Docker
8 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.30%) Azure
8 4 (9.30%) People Management
8 4 (9.30%) Presales
8 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.30%) Logistics
8 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) JIRA

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 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Azure
2 3 (6.98%) AWS
2 3 (6.98%) GCP
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.33%) PowerApps
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Connectrix
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) 802.11
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) OSPF
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) WLAN
3 1 (2.33%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) GitLab
2 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Postman
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (48.84%) Social Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.98%) Billing
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Support Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Logistics Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Supply Chain Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Supply Chain Support
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Replication
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) CESG
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (4.65%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Symmetrix
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) ERP
3 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Logistics
5 4 (9.30%) People Management
5 4 (9.30%) Presales
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.98%) High Availability
6 3 (6.98%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Python
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.33%) ACCA
5 1 (2.33%) APMP
5 1 (2.33%) CIMA
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) NCSC
1 2 (4.65%) NIST
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) SRDF
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Nessus
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Packer
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) SnapMirror
2 2 (4.65%) Terraform
3 1 (2.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) Google
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) EMC
3 2 (4.65%) Isilon
3 2 (4.65%) NetApp
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) Databricks
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Meraki
4 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow