Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 247 285 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.40% 17.38% 13.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.31% 57.69% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 181 141
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £416 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.87% -2.12% +13.33%
10th Percentile £207 £215 £250
90th Percentile £468 £550 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £415 £425
% change year-on-year -15.66% -2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +75.87% -46.13%
10th Percentile £13.23 £15.56 £10.23
90th Percentile £18.35 £18.28 £10.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -53.25% -9.94%

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 431 494 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.62% 30.12% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 279 284
Milton Keynes median daily rate £364 £411 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.45% -1.32% +11.07%
10th Percentile £207 £250 £217
90th Percentile £501 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £405 £415
% change year-on-year -7.41% -2.41% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £10.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +69.49% -44.11%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.94 £10.23
90th Percentile £55.00 £35.45 £11.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +24.14% -66.08%

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 14 August 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 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 120 (48.58%) ITIL
3 93 (37.65%) DV Cleared
4 68 (27.53%) Windows
5 64 (25.91%) Service Management
5 64 (25.91%) ITIL V3
6 63 (25.51%) Microsoft
7 58 (23.48%) Change Management
8 54 (21.86%) Microsoft Office
9 46 (18.62%) Finance
10 44 (17.81%) Active Directory
11 43 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (14.98%) Office 365
14 32 (12.96%) SharePoint
14 32 (12.96%) Service Delivery
15 30 (12.15%) SQL
15 30 (12.15%) Virtual Environments
16 28 (11.34%) PRINCE2
16 28 (11.34%) ITSM
16 28 (11.34%) VMware
17 25 (10.12%) Oracle
18 24 (9.72%) SLA
18 24 (9.72%) Citrix
19 23 (9.31%) HP
20 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (8.91%) MS Exchange
20 22 (8.91%) Project Management
20 22 (8.91%) PowerShell
20 22 (8.91%) Data Centre

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 32 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.91%) MS Exchange
3 21 (8.50%) Skype for Business
4 19 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.24%) IIS
8 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (21.86%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.98%) Office 365
2 6 (2.43%) IaaS
3 5 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.29%) Firewall
2 16 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.86%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (4.45%) BGP
4 11 (4.45%) IPsec
5 10 (4.05%) BIG-IP
6 9 (3.64%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (3.64%) VPN
7 8 (3.24%) Internet
7 8 (3.24%) Wireless
8 7 (2.83%) ICMP
8 7 (2.83%) OSPF
9 4 (1.62%) LAN
9 4 (1.62%) SAN
9 4 (1.62%) SSL
9 4 (1.62%) Telepresence
9 4 (1.62%) WAN
10 3 (1.21%) Skype
11 2 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.81%) MySQL
5 2 (0.81%) OLTP
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Maven
General
1 46 (18.62%) Finance
2 8 (3.24%) Law
3 1 (0.40%) Billing
3 1 (0.40%) Electronics
3 1 (0.40%) Legal
3 1 (0.40%) Marketing
3 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (23.48%) Analyst
2 25 (10.12%) Desktop Support
3 22 (8.91%) Support Engineer
4 16 (6.48%) Designer
5 15 (6.07%) Project Officer
6 13 (5.26%) Change Analyst
6 13 (5.26%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 11 (4.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (4.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (4.45%) Service Manager
8 10 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.05%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.64%) Applications Support
9 9 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
9 9 (3.64%) Developer
9 9 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.64%) SharePoint Analyst
10 8 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.24%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.05%) CSS
2 6 (2.43%) DHTML
2 6 (2.43%) Hibernate
2 6 (2.43%) HTML
2 6 (2.43%) JSF
2 6 (2.43%) JSP
2 6 (2.43%) Spring
2 6 (2.43%) Struts
2 6 (2.43%) Struts2
2 6 (2.43%) Web Services
2 6 (2.43%) XML
3 5 (2.02%) J2EE
4 2 (0.81%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.81%) Node.js
4 2 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.40%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.40%) WCF
5 1 (0.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.62%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.21%) CMDB
5 3 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.40%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.40%) RIA
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.53%) Windows
2 20 (8.10%) Linux
2 20 (8.10%) Windows Server
2 20 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.67%) Windows 7
5 12 (4.86%) Unix
6 10 (4.05%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (48.58%) ITIL
2 64 (25.91%) ITIL V3
2 64 (25.91%) Service Management
3 58 (23.48%) Change Management
4 40 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (12.96%) Service Delivery
6 30 (12.15%) Virtual Environments
7 28 (11.34%) ITSM
7 28 (11.34%) PRINCE2
8 22 (8.91%) Project Management
9 17 (6.88%) Service Design
10 15 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.26%) CRM
11 13 (5.26%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.86%) Risk Management
13 11 (4.45%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.45%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
13 11 (4.45%) Validation
14 10 (4.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.15%) SQL
2 22 (8.91%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.83%) Java
5 3 (1.21%) C
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 247 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (37.65%) DV Cleared
3 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.45%) MCSA
5 10 (4.05%) CCNP
5 10 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (3.24%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.83%) MCSE
8 6 (2.43%) ISEB
8 6 (2.43%) MCITP
8 6 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.02%) MCDBA
10 4 (1.62%) APMP
10 4 (1.62%) CCNA
10 4 (1.62%) MCP
10 4 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.72%) SLA
2 13 (5.26%) QA
3 6 (2.43%) PMO
4 4 (1.62%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 44 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.45%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.83%) NFS
6 6 (2.43%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.62%) vCloud
7 4 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.21%) vSphere
8 3 (1.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.29%) SCCM
2 10 (4.05%) WSUS
3 7 (2.83%) OVSD
4 4 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.21%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) SCSM
7 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 63 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.34%) VMware
3 25 (10.12%) Oracle
4 24 (9.72%) Citrix
5 23 (9.31%) HP
6 19 (7.69%) Cisco
7 14 (5.67%) McAfee
8 13 (5.26%) F5
9 12 (4.86%) NetApp
10 11 (4.45%) Palo Alto
11 10 (4.05%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.83%) Juniper
13 6 (2.43%) Aruba
14 5 (2.02%) SAP
15 4 (1.62%) Symantec
16 3 (1.21%) Lumension
17 2 (0.81%) Blue Coat
17 2 (0.81%) BMC
17 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
18 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint