Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 286 381 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.57% 24.56% 14.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.10% 73.13% 54.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 236 166
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £211 £250 £249
90th Percentile £469 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -16.67% -1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +61.91% -41.49%
10th Percentile £11.65 £15.68 £10.41
90th Percentile £55.00 £57.75 £11.82
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year -2.78% +25.00% -53.17%

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 420 521 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 27.27% 33.59% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 307 292
Milton Keynes median daily rate £363 £414 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.44% -0.84% +11.33%
10th Percentile £215 £254 £250
90th Percentile £489 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £368 £411 £417
% change year-on-year -10.58% -1.44% +8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -39.47%
10th Percentile £11.58 £12.07 £10.31
90th Percentile £52.87 £57.50 £12.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year -2.78% +14.65% -63.06%

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

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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

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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 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

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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

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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 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 235 (82.17%) SC Cleared
2 120 (41.96%) ITIL
3 115 (40.21%) DV Cleared
4 71 (24.83%) Windows
5 68 (23.78%) Microsoft
6 61 (21.33%) Service Management
6 61 (21.33%) Change Management
7 60 (20.98%) Microsoft Office
8 57 (19.93%) Finance
8 57 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
9 53 (18.53%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (16.78%) ITIL V3
11 40 (13.99%) Active Directory
12 38 (13.29%) PRINCE2
13 36 (12.59%) Cisco
14 35 (12.24%) Office 365
15 34 (11.89%) Firewall
16 33 (11.54%) PowerShell
17 32 (11.19%) Service Delivery
18 31 (10.84%) SLA
19 29 (10.14%) SharePoint
19 29 (10.14%) Oracle
19 29 (10.14%) Project Management
20 27 (9.44%) VMware
21 26 (9.09%) Skype for Business
21 26 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
22 25 (8.74%) Windows Server
22 25 (8.74%) MS Exchange
23 24 (8.39%) ITSM
24 23 (8.04%) HP

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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 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 25 (8.74%) MS Exchange
4 20 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (6.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.20%) IIS
7 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.70%) Apache
8 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (20.98%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.64%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.24%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.89%) Firewall
2 21 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (6.29%) Cisco ISE
4 13 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.20%) Wireless
6 10 (3.50%) BGP
6 10 (3.50%) BIG-IP
6 10 (3.50%) ICMP
6 10 (3.50%) IPsec
6 10 (3.50%) OSPF
7 9 (3.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (3.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (3.15%) VPN
8 5 (1.75%) Internet
9 4 (1.40%) DHCP
9 4 (1.40%) DNS
9 4 (1.40%) LAN
9 4 (1.40%) SAN
9 4 (1.40%) WAN
10 3 (1.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.40%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.70%) Data Mart
4 2 (0.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.70%) OLTP
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Maven
2 2 (0.70%) JIRA
2 2 (0.70%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (19.93%) Finance
2 8 (2.80%) Law
3 2 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.35%) Billing
4 1 (0.35%) Electronics
4 1 (0.35%) Marketing
4 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (20.63%) Analyst
2 27 (9.44%) Desktop Support
3 23 (8.04%) Support Engineer
4 20 (6.99%) Project Officer
5 16 (5.59%) Designer
5 16 (5.59%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (4.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (4.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (4.55%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 12 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (4.20%) Change Analyst
10 10 (3.50%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Service Manager
11 9 (3.15%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (3.15%) Developer
11 9 (3.15%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 9 (3.15%) Project Support Officer
11 9 (3.15%) SharePoint Analyst
11 9 (3.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.10%) Web Services
2 5 (1.75%) CSS
2 5 (1.75%) DHTML
2 5 (1.75%) Hibernate
2 5 (1.75%) HTML
2 5 (1.75%) JSF
2 5 (1.75%) JSP
2 5 (1.75%) Spring
2 5 (1.75%) Struts
2 5 (1.75%) Struts2
2 5 (1.75%) XML
3 4 (1.40%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.40%) J2EE
3 4 (1.40%) Node.js
3 4 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.35%) EJB
4 1 (0.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.10%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.40%) CCTV
6 4 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.70%) CMDB
8 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.35%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.83%) Windows
2 25 (8.74%) Windows Server
3 20 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (4.90%) Linux
5 14 (4.90%) Windows 10
5 14 (4.90%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.80%) Unix
8 2 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (41.96%) ITIL
2 61 (21.33%) Change Management
2 61 (21.33%) Service Management
3 53 (18.53%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (16.78%) ITIL V3
5 38 (13.29%) PRINCE2
6 32 (11.19%) Service Delivery
7 29 (10.14%) Project Management
8 26 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
9 24 (8.39%) ITSM
10 20 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (5.94%) Service Design
12 14 (4.90%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.55%) Migration
13 13 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (4.55%) Risk Management
14 12 (4.20%) Network Virtualisation
14 12 (4.20%) Problem Management
15 11 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (3.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 23 (8.04%) SQL
3 9 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.45%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) C#
5 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 235 (82.17%) SC Cleared
2 115 (40.21%) DV Cleared
3 21 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.24%) MCSA
5 12 (4.20%) CCNP
5 12 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.50%) CTC Cleared
6 10 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (3.15%) MCSE
7 9 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (2.80%) ISEB
8 8 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.10%) APMP
10 5 (1.75%) MCP
11 4 (1.40%) CCNA
11 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.05%) HNC
12 3 (1.05%) HND
12 3 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.84%) SLA
2 14 (4.90%) QA
3 8 (2.80%) PMO
4 4 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (13.99%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.75%) NFS
6 4 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.40%) UAG
6 4 (1.40%) vCloud
6 4 (1.40%) XenApp
7 3 (1.05%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.05%) vSphere
8 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (6.64%) SCCM
2 11 (3.85%) OVSD
3 6 (2.10%) WSUS
4 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.05%) SCOM
5 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.35%) SCSM
6 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (23.78%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.59%) Cisco
3 29 (10.14%) Oracle
4 27 (9.44%) VMware
5 23 (8.04%) HP
6 19 (6.64%) F5
7 17 (5.94%) Citrix
8 14 (4.90%) Juniper
8 14 (4.90%) ServiceNow
9 13 (4.55%) McAfee
10 9 (3.15%) NetApp
10 9 (3.15%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.45%) Forcepoint
12 4 (1.40%) Computacenter
12 4 (1.40%) Lumension
12 4 (1.40%) Remedy
12 4 (1.40%) Symantec
13 3 (1.05%) Aruba
13 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.05%) SAP