Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 17 8
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 123 103 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 27.70% 9.16% 14.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.73% 35.64% 54.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 65 160
Median daily rate £500 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +35.38% -22.25%
10th Percentile £329 £218 £213
90th Percentile £638 £587 £458
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £494 £440 £330
% change year-on-year +12.22% +33.33% -20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -20.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £16.20 £13.55 £14.53
90th Percentile £42.00 £49.25 £18.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £38.50 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +175.00% -20.00% -2.78%

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 193 289 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 43.47% 25.69% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 187 268
Median daily rate £474 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.28% +24.14% -12.65%
10th Percentile £315 £240 £214
90th Percentile £638 £625 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £453 £450 £365
% change year-on-year +0.59% +23.29% -11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 43
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £40.60 £47.50 £50.75
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% -2.78%

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 14 July 2020.

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

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SC Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 78 (63.41%) Oracle
3 65 (52.85%) SQL
4 50 (40.65%) PL/SQL
5 39 (31.71%) Migration
6 35 (28.46%) Data Migration
7 31 (25.20%) Public Sector
8 29 (23.58%) Shell Script
9 27 (21.95%) Oracle Payables
10 26 (21.14%) DV Cleared
11 25 (20.33%) General Ledger
11 25 (20.33%) Unit Testing
12 24 (19.51%) Cash Management
12 24 (19.51%) E-business
12 24 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (19.51%) Oracle Cash Management
13 23 (18.70%) ERP
14 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
14 22 (17.89%) Windows
15 20 (16.26%) Oracle Receivables
16 17 (13.82%) ITIL
17 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
18 12 (9.76%) Coaching
18 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
18 12 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
19 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
19 11 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (8.94%) Windows Server
19 11 (8.94%) Collaborative Working
20 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008

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 8 (6.50%) IIS
2 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (21.95%) Oracle Payables
2 24 (19.51%) Oracle Cash Management
3 20 (16.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (6.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (4.88%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) DNS
1 2 (1.63%) VPN
2 1 (0.81%) DHCP
2 1 (0.81%) DMZ
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.81%) SMTP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.63%) PolyBase
5 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.63%) Ant
2 2 (1.63%) Hudson
2 2 (1.63%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (25.20%) Public Sector
2 25 (20.33%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.07%) Finance
4 3 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.63%) Electronics
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (24.39%) Developer
2 19 (15.45%) Oracle Specialist
3 16 (13.01%) Consultant
4 15 (12.20%) Technical Developer
5 13 (10.57%) ERP Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Analyst
6 10 (8.13%) Oracle Consultant
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.88%) DBA
9 5 (4.07%) SOC Manager
9 5 (4.07%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.25%) Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Integration Specialist
10 4 (3.25%) Migration Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) Data Migration Consultant
11 3 (2.44%) Operations Manager
11 3 (2.44%) Service Manager
11 3 (2.44%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) .NET
1 9 (7.32%) HTML
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (6.50%) CSS
2 8 (6.50%) XML
3 6 (4.88%) Middleware
3 6 (4.88%) Web Services
4 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.07%) Entity Framework
4 5 (4.07%) LINQ
4 5 (4.07%) XSL
5 2 (1.63%) JMS
5 2 (1.63%) React
5 2 (1.63%) SOAP
5 2 (1.63%) Spring
6 1 (0.81%) ADSI
6 1 (0.81%) HTML5
6 1 (0.81%) LDAP
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
6 1 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (3.25%) User Experience
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) CESG
5 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Windows
2 11 (8.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.50%) Linux
4 7 (5.69%) Unix
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) HPUX
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) Migration
2 35 (28.46%) Data Migration
3 25 (20.33%) Unit Testing
4 24 (19.51%) Cash Management
4 24 (19.51%) E-business
4 24 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (18.70%) ERP
6 17 (13.82%) ITIL
7 12 (9.76%) Coaching
8 11 (8.94%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.50%) Change Management
9 8 (6.50%) CRM
9 8 (6.50%) ETL
10 7 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (4.88%) MVC
11 6 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (4.88%) Scrum
11 6 (4.88%) Service Management
11 6 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.85%) SQL
2 50 (40.65%) PL/SQL
3 29 (23.58%) Shell Script
4 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.69%) C#
7 6 (4.88%) Java
8 5 (4.07%) VBScript
9 4 (3.25%) Python
10 3 (2.44%) VB
11 2 (1.63%) C
11 2 (1.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.14%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.07%) MCAD
4 5 (4.07%) MCITP
4 5 (4.07%) MCPD
5 3 (2.44%) MCSA
5 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.81%) NCSC
3 1 (0.81%) NIST
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) UAG
4 2 (1.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.81%) vCloud
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) BladeLogic
1 3 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (2.44%) SCCM
1 3 (2.44%) WSUS
2 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.81%) vMotion
Vendors
1 78 (63.41%) Oracle
2 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.69%) Computacenter
3 7 (5.69%) Remedy
4 6 (4.88%) HP
4 6 (4.88%) VMware
5 3 (2.44%) Google
6 2 (1.63%) BMC
6 2 (1.63%) IBM
6 2 (1.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) Lumension
7 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) Veeam