Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 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 Clearance
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 1 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 252 335 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.80% 27.02% 10.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.56% 69.79% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 252 126
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £431 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.08% +5.00% +17.14%
10th Percentile £232 £311 £258
90th Percentile £550 £575 £558
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £430 £410
% change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +50.00% -25.74%
10th Percentile £16.89 £13.95 £10.59
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.70 £14.20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £13.20
% change year-on-year -12.20% +55.30% -12.00%

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 373 480 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.39% 38.71% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 344 240
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £251
90th Percentile £541 £575 £515
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 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 £10.21 £13.95 £11.12
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.70 £17.38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +15.00%

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 19 February 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 203 (80.56%) SC Cleared
2 124 (49.21%) ITIL
3 106 (42.06%) DV Cleared
4 100 (39.68%) Microsoft
5 89 (35.32%) Windows
6 52 (20.63%) Change Management
7 51 (20.24%) Active Directory
8 50 (19.84%) ITIL V3
9 49 (19.44%) PRINCE2
10 44 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
10 44 (17.46%) Service Management
11 40 (15.87%) Service Delivery
12 37 (14.68%) VMware
13 36 (14.29%) Windows Server
14 34 (13.49%) Finance
15 33 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (12.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 29 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (11.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (11.51%) HP
18 28 (11.11%) ITSM
18 28 (11.11%) Office 365
19 27 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
19 27 (10.71%) MS Exchange
19 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
20 26 (10.32%) Cisco
20 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Project
20 26 (10.32%) Linux

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 27 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 16 (6.35%) IIS
5 14 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.98%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.19%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.11%) Office 365
2 15 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.14%) Firewall
2 15 (5.95%) Cisco ISE
3 14 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.16%) Wireless
5 10 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (3.57%) BIG-IP
7 8 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 7 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (2.78%) LAN
9 6 (2.38%) BGP
9 6 (2.38%) ICMP
9 6 (2.38%) IPsec
9 6 (2.38%) OSPF
10 5 (1.98%) Skype
10 5 (1.98%) WAN
11 4 (1.59%) DHCP
11 4 (1.59%) DNS
11 4 (1.59%) SAN
11 4 (1.59%) VPN
12 3 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.19%) Big Data
5 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.40%) DataStage
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Informix
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.79%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.40%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (13.49%) Finance
2 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.59%) Electronics
4 2 (0.79%) Military
5 1 (0.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.40%) Law
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (13.49%) Analyst
2 24 (9.52%) Architect
3 21 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (6.75%) Team Leader
5 16 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.95%) Service Manager
7 13 (5.16%) Service Analyst
7 13 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.37%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.97%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.97%) Project Officer
10 10 (3.97%) Services Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.57%) Desktop Support
12 8 (3.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (3.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 8 (3.17%) Network Team Leader
12 8 (3.17%) PMO Manager
12 8 (3.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
13 7 (2.78%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (0.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.40%) CSS
3 1 (0.40%) CSS3
3 1 (0.40%) EJB
3 1 (0.40%) HTML
3 1 (0.40%) HTML5
3 1 (0.40%) Java EE
3 1 (0.40%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (2.78%) PKI
6 4 (1.59%) Clustering
6 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.19%) CCTV
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
8 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.40%) CESG
9 1 (0.40%) CMDB
9 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.40%) Fintech
9 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 89 (35.32%) Windows
2 36 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 33 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (11.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (10.32%) Linux
6 25 (9.92%) Windows 10
7 10 (3.97%) Windows Vista
8 7 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (2.38%) Android
9 6 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.19%) Solaris
10 3 (1.19%) Unix
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (49.21%) ITIL
2 52 (20.63%) Change Management
3 50 (19.84%) ITIL V3
4 49 (19.44%) PRINCE2
5 44 (17.46%) Service Management
6 40 (15.87%) Service Delivery
7 28 (11.11%) ITSM
8 27 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
9 23 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (8.33%) CRM
10 21 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 16 (6.35%) Presales
11 16 (6.35%) Service Design
11 16 (6.35%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 15 (5.95%) Logistics
12 15 (5.95%) Network Virtualisation
12 15 (5.95%) People Management
13 14 (5.56%) Project Management
14 13 (5.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.73%) SQL
2 21 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (0.40%) C
4 1 (0.40%) C#
4 1 (0.40%) C++
4 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.40%) Python
4 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 203 (80.56%) SC Cleared
2 106 (42.06%) DV Cleared
3 32 (12.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.95%) MCSE
7 13 (5.16%) CCNA
8 12 (4.76%) CCNP
9 10 (3.97%) MCSA
9 10 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.38%) APMP
13 6 (2.38%) CCSP
13 6 (2.38%) MCITP
14 5 (1.98%) CCIE
15 4 (1.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 3 (1.19%) ISEB
16 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.54%) SLA
2 16 (6.35%) PMO
3 9 (3.57%) QA
4 5 (1.98%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.79%) P3O
6 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (20.24%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.16%) BitLocker
5 8 (3.17%) NFS
5 8 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.59%) UAG
8 3 (1.19%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (7.14%) SCCM
2 17 (6.75%) OVSD
3 15 (5.95%) SCOM
4 7 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.59%) SCSM
7 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 100 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.68%) VMware
3 29 (11.51%) HP
4 26 (10.32%) Cisco
5 18 (7.14%) NetApp
6 14 (5.56%) Citrix
6 14 (5.56%) Lumension
7 12 (4.76%) ServiceNow
8 11 (4.37%) Symantec
9 10 (3.97%) Oracle
10 9 (3.57%) F5
10 9 (3.57%) McAfee
11 7 (2.78%) Forcepoint
12 6 (2.38%) Apple
13 5 (1.98%) Juniper
13 5 (1.98%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.98%) Remedy
14 4 (1.59%) arcserve
14 4 (1.59%) Computacenter
14 4 (1.59%) Veeam