Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 50 76 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.37% 10.54% 15.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.87% 37.25% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 69 137
Median daily rate £525 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.51% +2.98% +0.75%
10th Percentile £313 £175 £230
90th Percentile £745 £575 £515
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £409 £401
% change year-on-year +28.51% +1.81% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +28.57% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £13.70
90th Percentile £33.10 £55.13 £55.20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% -25.93% +50.00%

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 109 204 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 31.32% 28.29% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 149 268
Median daily rate £425 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +6.33%
10th Percentile £233 £210 £230
90th Percentile £710 £583 £571
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £465 £415 £414
% change year-on-year +12.05% +0.35% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 26
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.30% -8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.50 £13.63
90th Percentile £35.60 £30.97 £49.38
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year +76.47% -7.48% -12.50%

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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 50 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) Oracle
3 13 (26.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.00%) ERP
5 9 (18.00%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (16.00%) Public Sector
7 6 (12.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Replication
8 5 (10.00%) Nessus
8 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (8.00%) Windows
9 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.00%) Finance
10 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.00%) VMware
10 3 (6.00%) JIRA
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.00%) Unix
10 3 (6.00%) Cisco
10 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.00%) Internet
10 3 (6.00%) Middleware
10 3 (6.00%) User Experience

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 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (2.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Azure
2 1 (2.00%) AWS
2 1 (2.00%) GCP
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.00%) PowerApps
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Connectrix
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.00%) NAS
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) 802.11
3 1 (2.00%) BGP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) OSPF
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) WLAN
3 1 (2.00%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) OLAP
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) GitLab
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (16.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Replication
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) CESG
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) CMDB
4 2 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (18.00%) ERP
3 6 (12.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.00%) Analytics
5 3 (6.00%) High Availability
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.00%) ETL
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ACCA
4 1 (2.00%) APMP
4 1 (2.00%) CIMA
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) NCSC
1 2 (4.00%) NIST
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (4.00%) SRDF
1 2 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Nessus
2 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.00%) SnapMirror
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) EMC
3 2 (4.00%) Isilon
3 2 (4.00%) NetApp
3 2 (4.00%) Remedy
3 2 (4.00%) Sparx
4 1 (2.00%) BMC
4 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.00%) Databricks
4 1 (2.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Meraki
4 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow