Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 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 Clearance
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 261 244 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.81% 19.06% 10.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.89% 58.80% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 187 149
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £450 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.94% +14.86%
10th Percentile £158 £257 £202
90th Percentile £570 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £402
% change year-on-year -11.11% +11.87% +14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £10.87 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.59% -38.83% +18.47%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +56.52% -74.16% +196.67%

Security 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 415 415 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.55% 32.42% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 303 296
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £219 £210
90th Percentile £528 £550 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 4 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £10.87 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.99% -29.35% +2.57%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.23 £13.48
90th Percentile £44.50 £40.28 £17.29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -51.39% +140.00%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security 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 Security Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 215 (82.38%) SC Cleared
2 115 (44.06%) ITIL
3 113 (43.30%) DV Cleared
4 97 (37.16%) Microsoft
5 70 (26.82%) Windows
6 52 (19.92%) Active Directory
7 46 (17.62%) Service Management
8 45 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
9 41 (15.71%) ITIL V3
10 40 (15.33%) Service Delivery
11 37 (14.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 36 (13.79%) Finance
13 33 (12.64%) Change Management
14 31 (11.88%) Windows Server
14 31 (11.88%) Service Design
15 30 (11.49%) Office 365
15 30 (11.49%) PRINCE2
16 27 (10.34%) SQL
17 26 (9.96%) Microsoft Project
17 26 (9.96%) CRM
17 26 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (9.58%) ITSM
18 25 (9.58%) Logistics
19 24 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (9.20%) HP
20 23 (8.81%) Project Management
21 22 (8.43%) MS Exchange
22 21 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
22 21 (8.05%) Risk Management
22 21 (8.05%) Windows 10

Security 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 22 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.66%) Skype for Business
3 14 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.07%) IIS
6 5 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.77%) Apache
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (9.96%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (7.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (4.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.30%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.49%) Office 365
2 11 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.68%) Skype
2 6 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (1.92%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.53%) LAN
4 4 (1.53%) SAN
4 4 (1.53%) VPN
5 3 (1.15%) Firewall
6 2 (0.77%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.77%) NAS
6 2 (0.77%) SNMP
6 2 (0.77%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.38%) FTP
7 1 (0.38%) Internet
7 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.77%) Big Data
4 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.38%) DataStage
5 1 (0.38%) DB2
5 1 (0.38%) GIS
5 1 (0.38%) Informix
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Visual Studio
1 12 (4.60%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.38%) Ant
2 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.38%) Gradle
2 1 (0.38%) Hudson
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (13.79%) Finance
2 13 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.68%) Electronics
4 3 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.38%) Billing
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (16.86%) Analyst
2 35 (13.41%) Architect
3 25 (9.58%) Service Manager
4 19 (7.28%) Consultant
5 16 (6.13%) Service Analyst
6 15 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (4.21%) CRM Architect
7 11 (4.21%) Designer
7 11 (4.21%) Project Manager
8 10 (3.83%) Service Transition Manager
8 10 (3.83%) Services Delivery Manager
8 10 (3.83%) Transition Manager
9 9 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Architect
9 9 (3.45%) Lead Architect
9 9 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.07%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.07%) Service Design Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.45%) .NET
2 3 (1.15%) CSS
2 3 (1.15%) HTML
2 3 (1.15%) Web Services
3 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (0.77%) CSS3
3 2 (0.77%) HTML5
4 1 (0.38%) EJB
4 1 (0.38%) Java EE
4 1 (0.38%) JMS
4 1 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.45%) PKI
4 8 (3.07%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.30%) CESG
6 5 (1.92%) CCTV
7 4 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.77%) Clustering
8 2 (0.77%) CMDB
8 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.38%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.82%) Windows
2 31 (11.88%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.05%) Windows 10
4 18 (6.90%) Linux
4 18 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.21%) Unix
6 11 (4.21%) Windows Vista
7 6 (2.30%) Android
7 6 (2.30%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (44.06%) ITIL
2 46 (17.62%) Service Management
3 41 (15.71%) ITIL V3
4 40 (15.33%) Service Delivery
5 33 (12.64%) Change Management
6 31 (11.88%) Service Design
7 30 (11.49%) PRINCE2
8 26 (9.96%) CRM
8 26 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (9.58%) ITSM
9 25 (9.58%) Logistics
10 24 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (8.81%) Project Management
12 21 (8.05%) Risk Management
13 16 (6.13%) Migration
14 14 (5.36%) Presales
15 13 (4.98%) Incident Management
16 12 (4.60%) Virtual Environments
17 11 (4.21%) People Management
17 11 (4.21%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.34%) SQL
2 19 (7.28%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.15%) C#
3 3 (1.15%) Java
3 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.77%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) C
5 1 (0.38%) C++
5 1 (0.38%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 215 (82.38%) SC Cleared
2 113 (43.30%) DV Cleared
3 37 (14.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (4.98%) MCSE
4 13 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.83%) CCNA
7 7 (2.68%) CCIE
7 7 (2.68%) CCNP
7 7 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.30%) APMP
8 6 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (2.30%) MCSA
9 5 (1.92%) MCP
9 5 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (1.15%) CISSP
10 3 (1.15%) ISEB
10 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.66%) SLA
2 17 (6.51%) ISO 9001
3 15 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 14 (5.36%) QA
5 10 (3.83%) PMO
6 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (1.15%) P3O
8 2 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.38%) BS25999
9 1 (0.38%) COBIT
9 1 (0.38%) GDPR
9 1 (0.38%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 52 (19.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.60%) Hyper-V
2 12 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.07%) Firmware
4 7 (2.68%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.30%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.36%) SCCM
2 12 (4.60%) OVSD
3 7 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.53%) SCOM
6 3 (1.15%) WSUS
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.38%) OpenView
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 97 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.20%) HP
3 14 (5.36%) VMware
4 12 (4.60%) Cisco
5 11 (4.21%) Oracle
6 10 (3.83%) Citrix
6 10 (3.83%) McAfee
7 8 (3.07%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.68%) Symantec
9 6 (2.30%) Apple
9 6 (2.30%) Lumension
10 4 (1.53%) Computacenter
10 4 (1.53%) Remedy
11 3 (1.15%) SAP
11 3 (1.15%) Sun
12 2 (0.77%) Dell
12 2 (0.77%) F5
12 2 (0.77%) StorageTek
13 1 (0.38%) Aerohive Networks
13 1 (0.38%) Atlassian