Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 2 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 226 372 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.26% 26.76% 10.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.12% 68.63% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 258 98
Milton Keynes median daily rate £381 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% - +23.91%
10th Percentile £228 £263 £259
90th Percentile £488 £550 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £393 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -7.65% - +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £12.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +45.51% -33.14%
10th Percentile £16.30 £17.16 £10.64
90th Percentile £18.00 £18.00 £14.30
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -32.08% +39.47%

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 410 542 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.87% 38.99% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 337 235
Milton Keynes median daily rate £383 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +1.82% +12.63%
10th Percentile £231 £281 £293
90th Percentile £507 £550 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £398 £413 £414
% change year-on-year -3.64% -0.30% +14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +50.00% -31.43%
10th Percentile £11.88 £15.35 £10.40
90th Percentile £55.00 £18.00 £17.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -13.16%

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 22 May 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 22 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 226 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 99 (43.81%) ITIL
3 77 (34.07%) DV Cleared
4 73 (32.30%) Microsoft
5 65 (28.76%) Windows
6 52 (23.01%) Change Management
7 45 (19.91%) Service Management
7 45 (19.91%) Microsoft Office
8 42 (18.58%) PRINCE2
9 41 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (16.81%) Finance
12 37 (16.37%) VMware
13 36 (15.93%) ITIL V3
14 33 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (13.72%) Service Delivery
16 29 (12.83%) SharePoint
17 27 (11.95%) Office 365
18 26 (11.50%) Virtual Environments
18 26 (11.50%) Active Directory
19 24 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (10.18%) Skype for Business
21 22 (9.73%) NetApp
21 22 (9.73%) Cisco
21 22 (9.73%) MS Exchange
22 21 (9.29%) Microsoft Project
22 21 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 21 (9.29%) Project Management
23 20 (8.85%) HP
23 20 (8.85%) Windows 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 29 (12.83%) SharePoint
2 23 (10.18%) Skype for Business
3 22 (9.73%) MS Exchange
4 16 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.33%) IIS
9 2 (0.88%) Apache
10 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (19.91%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (9.29%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.95%) Office 365
2 7 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.41%) Firewall
2 16 (7.08%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.64%) Wireless
4 12 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (4.42%) iSCSI
6 9 (3.98%) BGP
6 9 (3.98%) ICMP
6 9 (3.98%) IPsec
6 9 (3.98%) OSPF
7 8 (3.54%) BIG-IP
8 7 (3.10%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (3.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (2.65%) Skype
9 6 (2.65%) VPN
10 5 (2.21%) Internet
10 5 (2.21%) SAN
11 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.33%) Big Data
4 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.88%) OLTP
5 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Maven
2 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 38 (16.81%) Finance
2 4 (1.77%) Law
3 1 (0.44%) Billing
3 1 (0.44%) Electronics
3 1 (0.44%) Legal
3 1 (0.44%) Marketing
3 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (15.93%) Analyst
2 16 (7.08%) Desktop Support
2 16 (7.08%) Project Officer
3 14 (6.19%) Support Engineer
4 13 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (5.75%) Team Leader
5 12 (5.31%) Architect
5 12 (5.31%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.42%) Designer
6 10 (4.42%) Release Manager
7 9 (3.98%) SharePoint Analyst
7 9 (3.98%) Storage Specialist
8 8 (3.54%) Change and Release Manager
8 8 (3.54%) Change Manager
8 8 (3.54%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (3.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (3.54%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 8 (3.54%) Service Manager
8 8 (3.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) .NET
1 2 (0.88%) CSS
1 2 (0.88%) DHTML
1 2 (0.88%) Hibernate
1 2 (0.88%) HTML
1 2 (0.88%) JSF
1 2 (0.88%) JSP
1 2 (0.88%) Spring
1 2 (0.88%) Struts
1 2 (0.88%) Struts2
1 2 (0.88%) Web Services
1 2 (0.88%) XML
2 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.44%) J2EE
2 1 (0.44%) Node.js
2 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.33%) Clustering
8 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.88%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.76%) Windows
2 24 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (7.96%) Linux
5 17 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.64%) Windows 10
6 15 (6.64%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.98%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.21%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.88%) Unix
10 1 (0.44%) Solaris
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (43.81%) ITIL
2 52 (23.01%) Change Management
3 45 (19.91%) Service Management
4 42 (18.58%) PRINCE2
5 39 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (15.93%) ITIL V3
7 31 (13.72%) Service Delivery
8 26 (11.50%) Virtual Environments
9 21 (9.29%) Project Management
10 20 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (8.41%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 19 (8.41%) Portfolio Management
12 17 (7.52%) Network Virtualisation
13 15 (6.64%) Risk Management
13 15 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (5.75%) ITSM
15 12 (5.31%) Presales
15 12 (5.31%) Service Design
16 10 (4.42%) Mentoring
16 10 (4.42%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.96%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.31%) SQL
3 3 (1.33%) Java
3 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 226 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (34.07%) DV Cleared
3 21 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.75%) MCSE
5 10 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.65%) CCNP
8 5 (2.21%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (2.21%) MCITP
8 5 (2.21%) MCP
8 5 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.77%) CCNA
9 4 (1.77%) CCSP
9 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.33%) APMP
10 3 (1.33%) ISEB
10 3 (1.33%) MCSA
11 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.64%) PMO
2 10 (4.42%) SLA
3 4 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.33%) QA
5 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 33 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (11.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.64%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (4.42%) NFS
6 6 (2.65%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.77%) vCloud
7 4 (1.77%) XenApp
8 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.88%) vSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.75%) SCOM
2 11 (4.87%) SCCM
3 9 (3.98%) OVSD
4 6 (2.65%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.21%) SCSM
6 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.37%) VMware
3 22 (9.73%) Cisco
3 22 (9.73%) NetApp
4 20 (8.85%) HP
5 15 (6.64%) Citrix
6 12 (5.31%) ServiceNow
7 9 (3.98%) Oracle
7 9 (3.98%) Palo Alto
8 8 (3.54%) F5
8 8 (3.54%) Symantec
9 7 (3.10%) Lumension
10 5 (2.21%) arcserve
10 5 (2.21%) McAfee
10 5 (2.21%) Veeam
11 4 (1.77%) Juniper
12 3 (1.33%) Aruba
12 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.88%) Brocade
13 2 (0.88%) Computacenter