Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 5 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 215 202 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.26% 15.86% 7.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.06% 48.67% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 162 116
Milton Keynes median daily rate £414 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +10.29% +16.57%
10th Percentile £163 £263 £207
90th Percentile £547 £550 £555
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £416 £450 £409
% change year-on-year -7.56% +10.02% +16.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £30.12 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.89% +69.49% +18.47%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -21.74% -48.31% +196.67%

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 413 415 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.55% 32.57% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 305 294
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.70%
10th Percentile £196 £222 £209
90th Percentile £528 £550 £507
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 3 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £10.24 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.90% -33.44% +2.57%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.23 £13.48
90th Percentile £41.25 £44.05 £17.29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -43.75% +140.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (42.79%) ITIL
3 85 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 72 (33.49%) DV Cleared
5 55 (25.58%) Windows
6 44 (20.47%) Microsoft Office
6 44 (20.47%) Active Directory
7 37 (17.21%) Service Management
8 35 (16.28%) Finance
8 35 (16.28%) ITIL V3
9 33 (15.35%) Service Delivery
10 27 (12.56%) Change Management
11 26 (12.09%) PRINCE2
11 26 (12.09%) CRM
12 25 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
12 25 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (11.16%) Office 365
14 23 (10.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 22 (10.23%) Service Design
15 22 (10.23%) Project Management
16 21 (9.77%) ITSM
16 21 (9.77%) SQL
16 21 (9.77%) Dynamics CRM
16 21 (9.77%) Logistics
17 20 (9.30%) Windows Server
18 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (8.84%) SharePoint
18 19 (8.84%) HP
19 17 (7.91%) MS Exchange

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 19 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.91%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.98%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.72%) IIS
6 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.93%) Apache
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (20.47%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (7.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (5.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (5.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (9.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.79%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.16%) Office 365
2 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.40%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) Skype
2 5 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (2.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.86%) Firewall
3 4 (1.86%) VPN
4 2 (0.93%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.93%) NAS
4 2 (0.93%) SAN
4 2 (0.93%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) BGP
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.47%) ICMP
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) DataStage
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
5 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.47%) Informix
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Visual Studio
1 12 (5.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (16.28%) Finance
2 11 (5.12%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.47%) Billing
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) Marketing
4 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (17.67%) Analyst
2 31 (14.42%) Architect
3 15 (6.98%) Service Manager
4 13 (6.05%) Consultant
5 12 (5.58%) Service Analyst
6 11 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (5.12%) CRM Architect
6 11 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (4.19%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 9 (4.19%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.19%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.72%) Incident Manager
8 8 (3.72%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (3.26%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Designer
9 7 (3.26%) ITIL Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Lead Architect
9 7 (3.26%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.72%) .NET
2 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (0.93%) CSS
2 2 (0.93%) CSS3
2 2 (0.93%) HTML
2 2 (0.93%) HTML5
2 2 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.72%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.72%) PKI
4 6 (2.79%) CESG
5 5 (2.33%) CCTV
6 4 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.86%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.47%) CMDB
8 1 (0.47%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.58%) Windows
2 20 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (6.98%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.12%) Linux
7 10 (4.65%) Unix
8 8 (3.72%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.93%) Solaris
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (42.79%) ITIL
2 37 (17.21%) Service Management
3 35 (16.28%) ITIL V3
4 33 (15.35%) Service Delivery
5 27 (12.56%) Change Management
6 26 (12.09%) CRM
6 26 (12.09%) PRINCE2
7 25 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (10.23%) Project Management
8 22 (10.23%) Service Design
9 21 (9.77%) ITSM
9 21 (9.77%) Logistics
10 19 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (7.44%) Migration
12 14 (6.51%) Presales
13 13 (6.05%) Risk Management
13 13 (6.05%) Virtual Environments
14 12 (5.58%) Incident Management
15 10 (4.65%) People Management
15 10 (4.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.77%) SQL
2 14 (6.51%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.93%) C#
4 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 215 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (33.49%) DV Cleared
3 23 (10.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (6.05%) MCSE
4 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.12%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.79%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (2.79%) MCSA
7 5 (2.33%) APMP
7 5 (2.33%) MCP
7 5 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (1.40%) CCNA
9 3 (1.40%) CISSP
10 2 (0.93%) CCNP
10 2 (0.93%) MCITP
10 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.51%) SLA
2 12 (5.58%) QA
3 11 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 10 (4.65%) PMO
5 8 (3.72%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (1.40%) P3O
8 1 (0.47%) BS25999
8 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (20.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.58%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.26%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.79%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.47%) Firmware
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.58%) SCCM
2 8 (3.72%) OVSD
3 7 (3.26%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.93%) SCOM
5 2 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.93%) WSUS
6 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) OpenView
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.84%) HP
3 13 (6.05%) VMware
4 10 (4.65%) Oracle
5 9 (4.19%) McAfee
6 8 (3.72%) Citrix
6 8 (3.72%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.26%) Cisco
7 7 (3.26%) Symantec
8 6 (2.79%) Lumension
9 4 (1.86%) Computacenter
9 4 (1.86%) Remedy
10 3 (1.40%) SAP
11 2 (0.93%) Dell
11 2 (0.93%) F5
11 2 (0.93%) StorageTek
11 2 (0.93%) Sun
12 1 (0.47%) Aerohive Networks
12 1 (0.47%) Becrypt
12 1 (0.47%) Palo Alto