Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 2 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 221 314 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.67% 24.70% 8.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.95% 63.69% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 239 100
Milton Keynes median daily rate £395 £431 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.35% +4.17% +18.64%
10th Percentile £251 £312 £260
90th Percentile £500 £575 £551
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £430 £413
% change year-on-year -6.98% +4.24% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £12.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +45.51% -23.45%
10th Percentile £17.13 £14.63 £10.64
90th Percentile £21.00 £35.25 £14.30
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £12.37
% change year-on-year - +45.51% -23.07%

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 395 493 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.43% 38.79% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 350 244
Milton Keynes median daily rate £395 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £234 £300 £254
90th Percentile £513 £575 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £395 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -7.06% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +30.91% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.32 £14.63 £11.12
90th Percentile £21.00 £35.25 £17.38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +15.00%

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 24 February 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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (52.04%) ITIL
3 90 (40.72%) Microsoft
4 83 (37.56%) DV Cleared
5 72 (32.58%) Windows
6 54 (24.43%) Change Management
7 46 (20.81%) PRINCE2
7 46 (20.81%) Microsoft Office
7 46 (20.81%) ITIL V3
8 43 (19.46%) Active Directory
9 40 (18.10%) Service Management
10 37 (16.74%) Service Delivery
11 35 (15.84%) SharePoint
12 33 (14.93%) Finance
12 33 (14.93%) Office 365
13 31 (14.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (13.12%) MS Exchange
15 28 (12.67%) VMware
16 27 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 26 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 26 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
18 25 (11.31%) Microsoft Project
19 24 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (10.41%) Skype for Business
21 21 (9.50%) Presales
21 21 (9.50%) HP
21 21 (9.50%) ITSM

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 (15.84%) SharePoint
2 29 (13.12%) MS Exchange
3 23 (10.41%) Skype for Business
4 17 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (6.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.07%) IIS
8 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.90%) Apache
10 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 46 (20.81%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (11.31%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.17%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.93%) Office 365
2 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.79%) Firewall
2 13 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.43%) Wireless
4 9 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.62%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.17%) BIG-IP
6 7 (3.17%) VPN
7 6 (2.71%) BGP
7 6 (2.71%) ICMP
7 6 (2.71%) Internet
7 6 (2.71%) IPsec
7 6 (2.71%) OSPF
8 5 (2.26%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (2.26%) Skype
9 3 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.36%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.36%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (1.36%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.36%) Big Data
4 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.45%) DataStage
5 1 (0.45%) DB2
5 1 (0.45%) Informix
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 33 (14.93%) Finance
2 7 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.45%) Billing
4 1 (0.45%) Law
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (15.84%) Analyst
2 19 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (6.79%) Architect
3 15 (6.79%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.33%) Team Leader
5 12 (5.43%) Service Manager
6 10 (4.52%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (4.52%) Project Officer
6 10 (4.52%) Services Delivery Manager
7 9 (4.07%) Service Analyst
7 9 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (4.07%) SharePoint Analyst
7 9 (4.07%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.62%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.62%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 7 (3.17%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.17%) Designer
9 7 (3.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 7 (3.17%) PMO Manager
9 7 (3.17%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.07%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
2 1 (0.45%) CSS3
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) HTML5
2 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.52%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (3.17%) PKI
4 4 (1.81%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.36%) CCTV
5 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.36%) Clustering
5 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.45%) CESG
7 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.45%) Fintech
7 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.58%) Windows
2 31 (14.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (8.60%) Windows 10
4 19 (8.60%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.14%) Linux
6 7 (3.17%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (2.26%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.36%) Unix
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (52.04%) ITIL
2 54 (24.43%) Change Management
3 46 (20.81%) ITIL V3
3 46 (20.81%) PRINCE2
4 40 (18.10%) Service Management
5 37 (16.74%) Service Delivery
6 26 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
7 24 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (9.50%) ITSM
8 21 (9.50%) Presales
9 20 (9.05%) CRM
9 20 (9.05%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 16 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (7.24%) Project Management
10 16 (7.24%) Service Design
10 16 (7.24%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 15 (6.79%) Mentoring
11 15 (6.79%) People Management
11 15 (6.79%) Risk Management
12 14 (6.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.60%) PowerShell
1 19 (8.60%) SQL
2 1 (0.45%) C
2 1 (0.45%) C#
2 1 (0.45%) C++
2 1 (0.45%) Java
2 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 221 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 83 (37.56%) DV Cleared
3 26 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 24 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.69%) MCSE
6 9 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.07%) MCSA
6 9 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.71%) APMP
7 6 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.26%) CCNA
8 5 (2.26%) CCNP
8 5 (2.26%) MCITP
8 5 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.81%) CCSP
9 4 (1.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.36%) MCP
11 2 (0.90%) HNC
11 2 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.24%) PMO
2 12 (5.43%) QA
3 8 (3.62%) SLA
4 6 (2.71%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.90%) P3O
6 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (19.46%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.43%) BitLocker
5 8 (3.62%) NFS
5 8 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (7.69%) SCCM
2 12 (5.43%) OVSD
2 12 (5.43%) SCOM
3 7 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.81%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.81%) SCSM
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 90 (40.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.67%) VMware
3 21 (9.50%) HP
4 17 (7.69%) NetApp
5 16 (7.24%) Cisco
6 13 (5.88%) Citrix
6 13 (5.88%) Lumension
7 11 (4.98%) McAfee
7 11 (4.98%) ServiceNow
7 11 (4.98%) Symantec
8 10 (4.52%) Oracle
9 7 (3.17%) F5
10 6 (2.71%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.81%) arcserve
11 4 (1.81%) Juniper
11 4 (1.81%) Veeam
12 3 (1.36%) Aerohive Networks
12 3 (1.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (1.36%) Brocade
13 2 (0.90%) Aruba