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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 127 90 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.26% 13.78% 7.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.25% 50.85% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 64 45
Median daily rate £409 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £525 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.24 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.86% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 204 177 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 27.72% 27.11% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 127 136
Median daily rate £405 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +2.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.62 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -73.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 355 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 130 (36.62%) Windows
3 114 (32.11%) ITIL
4 108 (30.42%) DV Cleared
5 88 (24.79%) Microsoft
6 66 (18.59%) Active Directory
7 59 (16.62%) Cisco
8 57 (16.06%) Finance
9 54 (15.21%) Service Management
10 52 (14.65%) Microsoft Office
11 50 (14.08%) Windows 10
12 49 (13.80%) Office 365
13 45 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
14 44 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (10.70%) VMware
15 38 (10.70%) Project Management
16 37 (10.42%) Citrix
17 35 (9.86%) SharePoint
17 35 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (9.58%) WAN
18 34 (9.58%) Change Management
18 34 (9.58%) Windows Server
19 33 (9.30%) Windows Vista
20 32 (9.01%) Firewall
20 32 (9.01%) PRINCE2
21 31 (8.73%) CCNP
22 30 (8.45%) Service Delivery
22 30 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (8.45%) Hyper-V
22 30 (8.45%) Virtual Environments

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 35 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.79%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.82%) IIS
6 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 52 (14.65%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.48%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.80%) Office 365
2 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.41%) IaaS
3 5 (1.41%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.13%) SaaS
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.58%) WAN
2 32 (9.01%) Firewall
3 26 (7.32%) LAN
4 25 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (5.92%) Wireless
6 18 (5.07%) DHCP
7 16 (4.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (4.23%) VPN
9 14 (3.94%) BGP
10 12 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (3.10%) VLAN
12 10 (2.82%) TCP/IP
13 9 (2.54%) ICMP
14 7 (1.97%) BIG-IP
14 7 (1.97%) DNS
14 7 (1.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (1.97%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.69%) IPsec
16 5 (1.41%) EIGRP
16 5 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.94%) MSI
2 11 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.13%) Maven
4 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 57 (16.06%) Finance
2 8 (2.25%) Electronics
2 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.41%) Marketing
4 3 (0.85%) Law
4 3 (0.85%) Legal
5 2 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (21.69%) Architect
2 54 (15.21%) Analyst
3 29 (8.17%) Technical Architect
4 28 (7.89%) Consultant
5 26 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 21 (5.92%) Network Architect
7 17 (4.79%) Developer
8 14 (3.94%) Service Analyst
8 14 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (3.38%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.38%) Test Manager
11 11 (3.10%) CRM Developer
11 11 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 11 (3.10%) Office 365 Architect
11 11 (3.10%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 10 (2.82%) Incident Manager
12 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Developer
12 10 (2.82%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.51%) CSS
1 16 (4.51%) HTML
2 13 (3.66%) .NET
3 12 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (3.10%) .NET Framework
4 11 (3.10%) WCF
5 5 (1.41%) Web Services
5 5 (1.41%) XML
6 4 (1.13%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.13%) DHTML
6 4 (1.13%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.13%) JSF
6 4 (1.13%) JSP
6 4 (1.13%) Spring
6 4 (1.13%) Struts
6 4 (1.13%) Struts2
7 3 (0.85%) J2EE
8 2 (0.56%) Middleware
9 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.10%) CESG
5 10 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.69%) Replication
7 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.85%) BYOD
8 3 (0.85%) Clustering
8 3 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.28%) CCTV
10 1 (0.28%) CMDB
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
10 1 (0.28%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 130 (36.62%) Windows
2 50 (14.08%) Windows 10
3 35 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (9.58%) Windows Server
5 33 (9.30%) Windows Vista
6 27 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (5.35%) Linux
9 16 (4.51%) Unix
10 7 (1.97%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.69%) CentOS
12 4 (1.13%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.13%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.56%) Solaris
14 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (32.11%) ITIL
2 54 (15.21%) Service Management
3 44 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (10.70%) Project Management
5 34 (9.58%) Change Management
6 32 (9.01%) PRINCE2
7 30 (8.45%) Service Delivery
7 30 (8.45%) Virtual Environments
8 29 (8.17%) ITIL V3
9 28 (7.89%) CRM
10 27 (7.61%) ITSM
11 22 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (5.35%) Service Design
13 18 (5.07%) Migration
13 18 (5.07%) Risk Management
14 17 (4.79%) Problem Management
15 16 (4.51%) Incident Management
15 16 (4.51%) Mentoring
16 15 (4.23%) Logistics
17 13 (3.66%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.32%) SQL
2 23 (6.48%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.97%) VB
5 4 (1.13%) Java
5 4 (1.13%) VBScript
6 2 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) C
7 1 (0.28%) F#
7 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 355 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 108 (30.42%) DV Cleared
3 45 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (8.73%) CCNP
5 18 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.51%) CCNA
6 16 (4.51%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (3.94%) CCIE
8 12 (3.38%) MCP
8 12 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (2.82%) CISSP
10 9 (2.54%) MCSE
11 8 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.25%) MCSA
12 7 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.69%) Degree
14 5 (1.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (1.41%) CREST Certified
14 5 (1.41%) ISEB
14 5 (1.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.76%) SLA
2 11 (3.10%) QA
3 7 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.69%) PMO
4 6 (1.69%) RMADS
5 3 (0.85%) EFQM
6 2 (0.56%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.56%) GPG13
6 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 66 (18.59%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.45%) Hyper-V
2 30 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.69%) XenApp
6 5 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (1.41%) UAG
6 5 (1.41%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.13%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.85%) vSphere
9 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (7.32%) SCCM
2 14 (3.94%) OVSD
3 11 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (2.25%) AppDNA
5 6 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (1.41%) SCOM
7 4 (1.13%) BladeLogic
7 4 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.13%) WSUS
8 3 (0.85%) Nagios
9 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.56%) Puppet
9 2 (0.56%) vMotion
10 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.28%) OpenView
10 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 59 (16.62%) Cisco
3 38 (10.70%) VMware
4 37 (10.42%) Citrix
5 29 (8.17%) HP
6 24 (6.76%) F5
7 19 (5.35%) Oracle
8 14 (3.94%) Juniper
9 10 (2.82%) Palo Alto
10 9 (2.54%) Remedy
11 8 (2.25%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.69%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.69%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.41%) SAP
14 4 (1.13%) Computacenter
15 3 (0.85%) Aerohive Networks
15 3 (0.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 3 (0.85%) Blue Coat
15 3 (0.85%) Nokia
15 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
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